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Louis T. Thamer

Former owner and operator the Chelmsford Pharmacy;

 Louis T. Thamer, 90, formerly of Lowell and Chelmsford, died Saturday, June 27th at the Palm Center in Chelmsford. He was the beloved husband of the late Edith M. (DiRocco) Thamer who died January 24, 2006.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, August 6, 1924, a son of the late Thomas and the late Cecelia (Soyden) Thamer, he attended St. Patrick Grammar School and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1941. Eager to further his education after the war, he then went to graduate from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in 1951.
 A veteran of World War II, Louis proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy as a Medic and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and the American Theatre Medal.
 Before retiring, Louis, a licensed pharmacist, was the owner and operator of the Chelmsford Pharmacy for over 42 years.
 Among his many activities, Louis was a life member of the Lowell Lodge of Elks BPOE #87, a past Commander of the American Legion Post #366 in Chelmsford, a member of the Chelmsford Rotary and the Tyngsboro Sportsman Club. He absolutely loved golf and was a former member of Vesper Country Club.
 Louis is survived by four daughters Donna Stansfield of Wakefield, MA, Sharon Dillon and her husband Brian of Lowell, MA, Deborah Kneeland of Chelmsford, MA and Carol Mayrand and her husband Mike of Aquinnah, MA; two sons Thomas Thamer and his wife Amanda of Methuen, MA and Larry Lanziere and his wife Pam of Ragley, LA; eight grandchildren Kelly Valdez and her husband Eddie, Kim Ahearn and her husband Brian, Linda Dillon, Michael Kneeland and his wife Kendra, George Stansfield IV and his wife Jeanine, Alyssa Mayrand, Sonya Mayrand and Noah Mayrand; eight great-grandchildren Amanda Dillon, Eric Sanborn, Seth Sanborn, Kaila Roberto, Sarah Valdez, Alexis Kneeland, Ryder Kneeland and Shelby Stansfield; 2 great-great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
 He was also brother of the late Joseph Tamir, Jennie Keville, Alice Morwood and Sophie Hestand.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 6 P.M. Wednesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass Thursday morning at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Lowell at 10 o’clock. Burial to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences/directions at
www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.

Condolences (2)
  • Kathleen Simon(Shay)  - Friend of Donna Thamer
    So sorry for your lost. I can remember going to the drug store when he first started out. He would take you and me. It has been many years but I can still remember you and I playing the record player on my porch. Boy were has the years gone. ? Again I am so sorry for your lost.
  • Atherton Family  - With our love..
    Our family is thinking of you. Words cannot express how sorry we are to hear about your loss. Louis was one of the kindest people I have ever met. To this day I look back fondly on the days I worked for him. He was always good to my family and a wonderful person to know. We are all thinking of you and our thoughts and prayers are with you. With love and respect, Jayson Atherton Meghan Atherton Myrtle Atherton David Atherton
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