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Nahil I. (Ansara) Zananiri Print E-mail

Nahil I. (Ansara) Zananiri

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

 Nahil I. (Ansara) Zananiri, 94, of Lowell, matriarch to a well-known Greater Lowell family, passed away Friday morning May 25, 2018, peacefully at home with her loving family by her side.
 Nahil was the beloved wife of the late Abraham E. Zananiri who died July 7, 1982.
 Born in Jerusalem, March 25, 1924, a daughter of the late Issa and the late Mary (Koutab) Ansara, she received her education while living in Jerusalem.
 In 1967, Nahil, her husband and children immigrated to the United States from Amman, Jordan, eventually relocating to Lowell, Massachusetts.
 The mother of nine, Nahil was a full-time homemaker whom enjoyed cooking for family and friends, gardening and traveling with her family.  However, her greatest joy in life was the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren who lovingly adored their “Tata”.
 Active with her church, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Lowell, Nahil was a proud member of the Ladies Society.
 Nahil is the devoted mother of five daughters, Hilda Zananiri of Lowell (whom would pass away later the same day), Nadia Hassey and her husband Donald, Henrietta Zananiri and Rema Lichtenstein and her husband Michael all of Dracut, Rhonda Murray and her husband Gregory of Tyngsboro; three sons, Elias Zananiri and his wife Martha Nelson of York Beach, ME, William Zananiri and his wife Gina of South Berwick, ME and Nabeel Zananiri and Victoria Gatsas of York Beach, ME; nine grandchildren, Sherine Halligan and her husband David, Jennifer Lowe and her husband Matthew, Eric Hassey and his wife Rona, Shaun and Arielle Lichtenstein, Danielle and Michelle Zananiri and Ryan and Tyler Murray; four great grandchildren, Brennan and Emerson Halligan and Eva and Matthew Lowe; a sister Huda Diekmann of Evansville, IN; and many nieces and nephews.
 Nahil was also the mother of the late Henry Zananiri.
 The family expresses their deep gratitude to Circle Home Health & Hospice Care and Lowell General Hospital for the loving care they gave to Nahil.
 
Friends may call at ST. GEORGE ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH 44 BOWERS ST. in Lowell from 4 to 8 P.M. Thursday. Her Funeral and her daughter Hilda’s Funeral will take place Friday morning at 10 o’clock at the Church followed by their burials at the Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 44 Bowers St., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME (978) – 458-8768.          

 
Dennis P. “Scooter” Moran Print E-mail

Dennis P. “Scooter” Moran

Loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend;

Dennis P. “Scooter” Moran, 76, of Lowell, died Monday morning May 21, 2018 at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston after a brief illness.

He was the husband of the late Carol A. (Lynch) Moran who died February 12, 2009.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, February 1, 1942, a son of the late Dominic and the late Charity (Copeland) Moran, he received his education in the Lowell school system.

Dennis worked as a groundskeeper for over 30 years at U/Mass Lowell until his retirement in 2009.

A handyman and mechanic in his spare time, Scooter helped many family and friends over the years. He had a passion for antique cars, motorcycles and go karts. However his greatest pleasure in life was the time he spent with youngest grandchild, Dennis Jr..

Dennis is survived by two daughters Beth A. Moran and her husband Jeremy Couillard of Lowell and Sheila Greenhalgh and her husband Russell of Christianburg, VA; eight grandchildren Jason, Shawn, Dennis, Wayne, Sabrina, Louis, Veronica and Dennis, Jr.; ten great grandchildren; two sisters Beatrice Wallace of Lowell and Lorraine Lounsbury and her husband Ronald of South Carolina; several nieces and nephews.

He was also the father of the late Jenny Cole and brother of the late Ada Baker and the late Arthur Moran.

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 5 to 8 P.M. Friday. Private Funeral Services will be held for the family at a later date. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com.  Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768.

  

 
Anna (Dadoly) Pappadopoulos Print E-mail

Anna (Dadoly) Pappadopoulos

Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend;

 Anna (Dadoly) Pappadopoulos, 96, a member of a well known Greater Lowell family, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Chelmsford with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late James “Jim Pappas” Pappadopoulos who died November 5, 2007.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 11, 1922, a daughter of the late Charles and the late Efthemia (Phousias) Dadoly, she attended Dracut Schools and was a graduate of Dracut High school Class of 1939.
 Prior to her retirement, Anna was the Co-Owner of the former Pappas Real Estate in Lowell for many years.
 A longtime and active member of the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, she was a member of the Philoptochos Society.
 Among her many interests, Anna enjoyed traveling, entertaining and needlework. However, her greatest joy was being with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
 Anna is survived by three daughters Thalia Loosigian and her husband Ralph of Chelmsford, Joanne Avakian and her husband Jerry of Scottsdale, Arizona and Elaine Daigle of Salem, NH; a son George Pappadopoulos and his wife Sylvia of Chelmsford;  nine grandchildren  Christopher Loosigian and his wife Lauren, Stephen Loosigian and his wife Kelly, Andrew Loosigian and his wife Hilde, Kristen Molin and her husband David, Raphael Avakian and his wife Heidi, Alyssa Schoenfeld and her husband Mike, Alex Daigle and his wife Amanda, James Pappadopoulos and his wife Sarah  and Nicholas Pappadopoulos; 14 great-grandchildren; three brothers  James Dadoly of Mont Vernon, NH, Nicholas Dadoly and his wife Constance of Harwich, MA and Leo Dadoly and his wife Gayle of Mont Vernon, NH; three sisters-in-law Marjorie Dadoly of Dracut, MA, Marion Dadoly of  Florida and Ellie Pappas of Lynn; and many nieces and nephews.
 She was also predeceased by her son in law Carl Daigle and her siblings Elizabeth Miliotis,  Milton Dadoly, Angelo Dadoly, Chris Dadoly, Thomas Dadoly and Georgia Dadoly.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in LOWELL from 9:30 to 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday morning followed by her Graveside Committal at the Westlawn Cemetery at 12 o’clock NOON. E-condolences/directions at 
www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Sunny Acres Employee Appreciation Fund, 254 Billerica Rd. Chelmsford, MA 01824, Attn. Judy Saba.  Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978)-458-8768.  

 
Dorothea (Daoulas) Husson Print E-mail

 

Dorothea (Daoulas) Husson 

Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend; 

Dorothea “Dottie”  (Daoulas) Husson, 91, of Lowell and formerly of Dracut, and  a member of a well known Greater Lowell family, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday morning May 15, 2018 surrounded by members of her loving family. 

She was the beloved wife of the late John Husson who died May 9, 1980.

Born in Dracut, Massachusetts, January 7, 1927, a daughter of the late Vasilios and the late Evangelia (Pappas) Daoulas, she attended Dracut schools and was a graduate of Dracut High School, Class of 1944.

Dottie retired as a bookkeeper for Nat Sergi Enterprises in Lowell after many years. As a younger woman she worked as a bookkeeper for the U.S. Navy in Washington, D.C.

She was a proud and longtime member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Lowell.  Devoted to her faith, she was an active parishioner who served on the Church Board in the role of treasurer for many years. Baptized in the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church she also attended Bible Study classes there regularly.

A woman of many interests, Dottie loved and wrote poetry throughout her life. She was also a puzzle enthusiast and enjoyed traveling with family and friends. However her greatest joy was the time she spent with her children, their families and especially her treasured grandchildren and great grandchildren who knew her as their devoted "Yia Yia."

Dottie  is survived by her daughter Roseanne (Husson) Galvin and her partner Joseph Frattaroli of Tyngsboro; three sons William G. Husson and his wife Barbara Jean Fehr of Chatham, NY, Michael A. Husson and his wife Mary Todd of Exton, PA and James J. Husson and his wife Laurie Smith of Arlington, MA; six grandchildren Michael “Mick” Galvin, Jr. and his wife Andrea, Jonathan Husson and his wife Catie, Kali Reed and her husband Chris, Elizabeth Husson and her husband Fabien, Jonah Husson and Anna Husson; three great grandchildren Moby, Marty and Henry; two brothers Arthur Daoulas and his wife Elaine of Alexandria, VA and James Daoulas of Pembroke, MA ; a brother–in-law Joseph Kadir of Chelmsford; and many nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Dr. Christos Daoulas, Effie Rombakis and Mary Daoulas and the great grandmother of the late Emma and Ava Galvin. 

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in LOWELL from 3 to 7 P.M. Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service Tuesday morning at ST. GEORGE ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH in LOWELL at 10 o’clock followed by her burial at the Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 44 Bowers St., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978)-458-8768. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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