Judith A. (McCluskey) Flood Print E-mail

Judith A. (McCluskey) Flood

Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend;

Judith A. “Judy” (McCluskey) Flood, 77, of Lowell, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 8, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was the devoted wife of the late James W. “Jimmy” Flood, who died in 2018.

Born in Chelsea, MA, June 9, 1945, the daughter of the late William J. and the late Joan (Dolan) McCluskey.  She attended Matignon High School (class of 1962), Newton College of the Sacred Heart (class of 1966), and later completed a Master’s degree in psychology at Cambridge College.

Prior to her retirement, Judy worked as a Guidance Counselor in the Lowell Public School System and was the Founder and Past President of the Spindle City Garden Club of Lowell.

Devoted to her family and her faith, she was a longtime communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell and the Monastery of St. Clare in Andover.

Judy is survived by four children: James W. Flood III and his wife Alanna of Lowell, MA, Catherine J. Flood and her husband Christopher Huse of New Hampshire, William P. Flood of Lowell, MA, and Thomas F. Flood of Boston, MA; two grandchildren Patrick and Ainsley Flood of Lowell, MA; four siblings Richard McCluskey and his wife Wendy of Cambridge, MA, Maryliz McCluskey of Denver, CO, James McCluskey and his wife Christine of Holden, MA,  and Joanne McCluskey of CA; She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Funeral Mass on Thursday March 16, 2023, at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH in Lowell at 10 o’clock. Burial to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Judy’s memory to the Monastery of St. Clare, 445 River Rd, Andover, MA 01810. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – MA (978) 458-8768.



Condolences (7)
  • Lynne Ferriera  - Sorry for the loss of your mother.
    I worked in Lowell for over 24 years and remember Judy and her hard work.
  • Sean Lydon  - Sean Lydon to the Flood Family
    So sorry for your loss. Sean
  • Nancy Montbleau
    Deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved Mom. Prayers to all. Nancy Montbleau and Family
  • Brian Meade Jr  - Will and Family
    So sorry for your loss. I hope you find comfort in all the memories of her.
  • Rosemary Bubanas
    Our deepest condolences in the passing of your mom . I was just thinking of your mom as I drove by her home. Such a lovely lady. May she rest in peace with your dad.
  • Manny Silveira  - To the Flood Family
    Sorry to hear about the passing on your beloved mother. I was privileged to have known her. She was a ray of sunshine. Our deepest condolences to your family.
  • Jane and Jack Sullivan  - To the Flood Family
    We are so sad to hear of the passing of your beloved mother, Judy. She radiated warmth and loveliness always. Our deepest sympathies, with love.
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