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Theresa M. Kenney Print E-mail

Theresa M. Kenney

 
Loving mother and grandmother, 90
 
 Theresa M. (Tucke) Kenney, of Chelmsford, formerly of Lowell, died Monday, May 4th at Lowell General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis J. Kenney who died January 29, 2001.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, December 19, 1924, the daughter of the late Edward and the late Katherine (Nawn) Tucke, she attended the Morey School in Lowell and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1944.
 Before retiring, Mrs. Kenney was employed as a Sales Clerk at the former Wellwoods Store in Lowell for many years. Previously, she worked at the former Leggate Drug Company also in Lowell.
 Most recently, Theresa was a resident at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Chelmsford and was very active in various activities, especially always looking forward to bingo. In her earlier years, she enjoyed gardening, reading and the ocean, traveling to the beach with her husband Francis whenever time permitted. But above and beyond all else, being all about family, she loved the quality time she spent with her children and grandchildren.
 Mrs. Kenney is survived by two daughters Suzanne M. Fournier and her husband Marc of Littleton, MA and Mary C. Woods and her husband John of Nashua, NH; two sons Thomas F. Kenney and his wife Laura of Irvine, CA and Matthew J. Kenney and his wife Mary Anne of Tyngsboro, MA; eight grandchildren Thomas and Katie Woods, Steven and Alex Fournier, and Riley, Kara and Zadie Kenney and Corey Kenney; three step-grandchildren Melissa, Stephanie and Shannon; a sister-in-law Pauline Kenney of Lowell, MA; and a niece Kathleen Kenney of Lowell.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. from 4 to 8 P.M. Wednesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Thursday morning at ST. MICHAEL CHURCH in Lowell at 10 o’clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
 
Alphonse "Al" Milinazzo Print E-mail

 

Alphonse “Al” Milinazzo


 
Dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather
 
  Alphonse “Al” Milinazzo, 87, a well-known resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell, died Friday, May 1st at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Mary Jane (Bakey) Milinazzo with whom he would have celebrated 63 years of marriage on June 7th of this year.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, June 7, 1927, a son of the late Luigi and the late Maria (Ferrera) Milinazzo, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School with the Class of 1945.
  A veteran of World War II, Al enlisted in the U.S. Navy at 17 years old and proudly served as a Seaman, First Class aboard the Gearing class destroyer USS William M. Wood (DD-715) prior to his Honorable Discharge in 1948.
 He was an active and lifelong communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell and dedicated countless hours to charitable work throughout his life to various groups in and around the Greater Lowell community.  Al was a kind and compassionate man.
 Before retiring from Prelco Corporation in Lowell in 1997, Al had a long and distinguished career in sales with various local automobile companies. As a successful career sales representative, he was respected and admired by his countless customers and colleagues.
 Among his many activities and interests, Al was a member of the B.P.O.E. #87 Lowell Lodge of Elks, as well as the Centralville Social Club, the Italian American Club and the Lowell Rotary Club where he was recipient of the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award. He was also active in the Immaculate Conception Bowling League. Al loved the beach at North Hampton, dancing, cribbage league and traveling with his wife and family. 
 In addition to his wife Mary, Al is survived by six children and their spouses Jane Connell and her husband Steven of Westford, James Milinazzo and his wife Anabel of Lowell, Patricia Witts and her husband Mickey of Dracut, Beth Moffett and her husband Brian of Lowell, Alan Milinazzo and his wife Kerry Nelson of Boston and Moira Hubbard and her husband Brian of Sudbury; a very dear and special niece Patricia Burke Hayward of North Andover; eighteen grandchildren Jillian (Connell) Conway, Alex Connell, Julie (Milinazzo) Durkin, Elizabeth (Witts) Descheneaux, Jonathan Witts, Philip Witts, Michael Witts, Meghan (Moffett) Ferreira, Michael Moffett, Lauren Moffett, Kathryn Moffett, Emily (Milinazzo) Peck, Molly (Milinazzo) Donovan, Quinn (Milinazzo) Kolmar, Sam Milinazzo, Nathaniel Hubbard, Andrew A.J. Hubbard and Devin Hubbard; six great-grandchildren in Massachusetts Tyler Durkin, Jack Durkin, Jackson Ferreira, Gavin Ferreira, Sydney Ferreira and Finnegan Donovan;  one great grandchild in Maine Abigail Peck and her grandmother, Anne Lewis Barton; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. He was predeceased by his sisters Marion Amatisto and Ann Burke and by his brother Peter Milinazzo.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. from 3 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Wednesday morning at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH (Lower Church) in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial in Lowell Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in Al’s memory to the Immaculate Conception Building Fund 3 Fayette Street Lowell, MA 01852. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
 
Bertrand H. "Red" Durgin, III Print E-mail

Bertrand H. “Red” Durgin, III

Lifelong Lowell Resident, Korean War Veteran, 86
 
 Bertrand H. Durgin, III, 86, of Lowell and recently of Braintree, MA, peacefully left us on his birthday, Saturday, April 25th, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton. Beloved husband of the late Sophie (Kalogeropoulos) Durgin who died October 23, 1983, he was a loving and dedicated father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. 
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts on April 25th, 1929, the son of the late Bertrand H., Jr. and Mary (McNamara) Durgin, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School, Class of 1946. He also attended Lowell Technical Institute (now known as UMass-Lowell) where he studied Chemistry.
 A veteran of the Korean War, Bert proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force. His career with Joan Fabrics, Inc. of Lowell as a Traffic Manager spanned over 35 years where he also enjoyed participating in the company bowling league. His greatest passions were his family, especially his grandchildren and movies and musicals of the 1940’s, especially those featuring Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. He also enjoyed his beloved New England sports teams, especially the Boston Red Sox. His contagious smile, sense of humor and humility, along with his love of the Catholic faith and willingness to help those in need, were truly an inspiration to all.  
 Bert is survived by a daughter, Mary K. (Durgin) McCarthy, and her husband Brian of Henrico, VA; a son, John C. Durgin and his wife Maureen (Gralton) Durgin of Quincy, MA; five grandchildren, Lauren McCarthy, Timothy Durgin, Daniel McCarthy, Bridget Durgin and Eileen Durgin; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Mary (Durgin) Ross and the late Katherine Durgin.
 Heartfelt thanks to the staff and residents at Sunrise of Braintree, Assisted Living for their exceptional care and friendship.
 Relatives and friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 9 to 10:30 A.M. Friday. His Funeral Mass will follow at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial in Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the St. Patrick Church Renovation and Restoration Fund, 282 Suffolk St, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.  
 
Phillip F. O'Brien, Jr. Print E-mail

Phillip F. O’Brien, Jr.

 
 Phillip F. O’Brien, Jr., 73, a well known resident of Tyngsboro, died Wednesday, April 22nd at Lowell General Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis V. (Gilchrest) O’Brien who died May 13, 2006.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, September 7, 1941, the son of the late Phillip F. O’Brien, Sr. and the late Eileen E. (Nichols) O’Brien, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1959.
 After retiring from General Motors in Framingham, Phil established and was owner and operator of Borough Sewer Service and O’Brien Transportation both in Tyngsboro. Most recently he worked as a school bus driver with North Reading Transportation based in Dracut.
 An active member in his town government, he was also currently employed as an Assessor with the Town of Tyngsborough for over 30 years. He was also on the Board of Directors for the Tyngsboro Senior Center.
 Among his many enjoyments, Phil was an avid New England sports fan, especially of the Bruins and Patriots. He also loved traveling, in particular to Marco Island in Florida. He was a member of the Tyngsboro Sportsman’s Club as well as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in town.
 Phil is survived by a daughter Darleen A. Charland and her husband Roland of Dracut, MA; a son Daniel M. O’Brien and his wife Lynn of Tyngsboro, MA; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister Patricia A. Ciampa and her husband Joseph of Merrimack, NH; an aunt Virginia Gattenby of Lowell, MA; and several nieces and nephews.
 He was also father of the late Colleen M. O’Brien who died September 7, 2008.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. from 2 to 6 P.M. Sunday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Monday morning at ST. MARY MAGDALEN CHURCH in Tyngsboro at 9 o’clock. Burial in Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery.  E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to S.T.E.P. (Special Teams for Exceptional People), P.O. Box 8857, Lowell, MA 01853. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768. 
 
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