Kathleen M. Martell Print E-mail

Kathleen M. (Desmarais) Martell

Beloved mother, grandmother, and sister-in-law;


Kathleen M. (Desmarais) Martell, 64, of Nashua, New Hampshire. Passed away unexpectedly on Saturday April 30, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH with her loving family by her side.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, February 10, 1958, the daughter of the late George and the late Lorraine (Hughes) Desmarais. She grew up in Lowell and was a graduate of Lowell High School in 1975.

Kathleen was a self-employed house cleaner, delivered the Lowell Sun for over 30 years and previously worked in the electronics industry. She enjoyed reading a good book, animals, gardening and especially loved spending time with her family.

Kathleen is survived by her sons John Ballou of Henderson,Nevada; Ronald H. Martell of Lowell, MA and his three sons, Shawn, Zachary, and Timothy Martell; sister-in-law Debra Chadwick-Desmarais; her long time partner Stuart Hannan; and her former husband Ronald A. Martell of Pelham, NH.

She was the beloved mother of the late Kara Martell who passed in 2003 and the sister of the late George R. Desmarais III who passed in 2014.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Funeral Mass to be held on Thursday May 12, 2022 at 10:00AM, at St. Francis Church in Dracut, MA. Burial to follow at Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing, may make contributions in her memory to the MSPCA, Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.

Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – MA (978) – 458-8768.

Condolences (2)
  • Trish  - Sorry
    Sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
  • Sue Brooks Gordon  - Sorry for your loss
    Kathy's dad & I were first cousins. I watched her grow up .
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