Alice P. Gormley
Member of a well-known Lowell family;
Alice P. (Flynn) Gormley, 93, a longtime resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell, died Sunday evening January 8, 2017 at D’Youville Senior Care in Lowell surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Raymond T. Gormley, with whom she worked at the former family restaurant, Gormley’s Luncheonette in Lowell for several years.
Born in Nashua, New Hampshire, January 9, 1923, a daughter of the late Michael and the late Mary (Lynch) Flynn, she attended Nashua Schools and was a graduate of Nashua High School.
Early in her career she worked at New England Telephone (nka Verizon) and then raised her four boys along with her husband.
Alice is survived by four sons Thomas Gormley and his wife Eileen of Methuen, Michael F. Gormley and his wife Denise of Venice, FL, Terrence Gormley and his wife Mary Beth of Lowell and Robert J. Gormley and his wife Laurie of Merrimack, NH; nine grandchildren Keith Gormley and his wife Kimberly, Melissa Mann and her husband Jeffrey, Mary Gormley, Margaret Bacich and husband Kyle, Kaitlin Cannata and her husband Michael, Michael F. Gormley, Jr., Lindsay Gormley, Julie Anne Gormley and Joanna Gormley; three great grandchildren; a sister-in-law Rita King of Pawtucket, RI; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also predeceased by her twin sister Irene Kilmartin and sisters Mary Sullivan and Rosemary Daly and her daughter-in-law Carol Anne (Sulick) Gormley.
The members of the Gormley family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the staff at D’Youville Senior Care for the compassion, care and concern that was given to their mother while she was a resident.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher for a Memorial Visitation from 3 to 7 P.M. Thursday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Friday morning at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 9:30 A.M. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH) followed by burial of her ashes at St. Mary Cemetery in No. Tewksbury. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to D’Youville Senior Care, 981 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768.
Anne B. Normandy
Anne B. (Callagy) Normandy, 93, of Amherst, NH, formerly of Lowell and Barefoot Bay, FL, died peacefully at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH Sunday morning with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert P. Normandy who died April 17, 2012.
Born in Somerville, MA, April 23, 1923, the daughter of the late John J. and the late Margaret (McAloon) Callagy, she attended Lawrence schools and was a graduate of Lawrence High School.
Among her many activities, Anne loved visiting her family and friends, playing bingo and crocheting afghans.
Anne is survived by two daughters Mary Jo Ferreira and her husband James of Amherst, NH and Susan M. Normandy of Tomball. TX; a son R. Paul Normandy, Jr. and his spouse Sabrina Zagrodnick of Kensington, NH; three grandchildren Eric, Kyle and Kathryn Ferreira; her many nieces and nephews: she is predeceased by her 2 sisters and 6 brothers.
Relatives and friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. Thursday morning. Her Funeral Mass will follow at ST. RITA CHURCH in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial in Edson Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to charity of your choice. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Peter S. Turcotte
Well known local Funeral Director;
Peter S. Turcotte, 76, a licensed Funeral Director in Lowell for over 50 years and a lifelong resident of the Pawtucketville section of the City, died Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Palm Manor in Chelmsford after a brief illness.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 12, 1940, a son of the late Frederick W. and the late Margaret M. (Savage) Turcotte, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of the Lowell Trade school (nka - Greater Lowell Vocational HS).
Peter went on to attend the New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in Boston. He then became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1963.
In career which spanned some 53 years in funeral service, Peter loved his profession and spent the majority of his time with the O’Donnell Funeral Home in Lowell where he was a Funeral Director and Embalmer for over 40 years.
A friendly and kind person, Peter often had a smile on his face and a good sense of humor. He enjoyed the company of others and for those who knew him, they knew him well. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his sister Martha Caulfield and her husband Jim of St. Peter’s Missouri; two brothers Frederick W. Turcotte, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Fountain Valley, CA and John E. Turcotte and his wife Erin of Boxford; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call for a Memorial Visitation at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 3 to 7 P.M. Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Funeral Mass to be celebrated Tuesday morning at ST. RITA CHURCH at 11 o’clock. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Private Committal Services will be held at a later date. E-condolences/directions at 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) 458-8768.
Doris R. Pratt
Longtime Lowell resident;
Doris (Remis) Pratt, 89, of Lowell died Saturday December 24, 2016 at Heritage Nursing Care Center in Lowell.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, September 2, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and the late Blanche (Bijol) Remis.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Committal Prayers to be celebrated Friday morning at St. Joseph Cemetery Chapel at 10 o’clock.
E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – Lowell (978 or 866) 458-8768.