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Andre J. "Andy" Coleman Print E-mail

Andre J. “Andy” Coleman

Beloved Father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend;

Andre J. “Andy” Coleman, 79, of Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 9, 2022, at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, MA.

He was the loving husband for 47 years of the late Patricia A. (McMillian) Coleman who died in 2016 and whom he still misses dearly.

Born in Lowell, MA, on December 9, 1942, the son of the late Walter and the late Grace (Chateauneuf) Coleman, Andy attended the Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School. He continued his education at Newbury College.

Andy proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam era and received the National Defense service medal.

Prior to his retirement, Andy worked as a supervisor for the Missile Defense Department at Raytheon Corporation, in the Lowell and Andover plants, for over 40 years.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 63 in Salem, New Hampshire.

Andy had a smile that lit up a room. He spent his final years in Tyngsborough, spending time with his beloved grandchildren.

Over the course of his life Andy enjoyed many trips and activities with family and friends highlighted by his trip to Ireland with his wife and two daughters.

He liked going to the beach with his wife Patti, camping and playing cribbage with his siblings, children, nieces and nephews, and playing golf during his retirement. He took great pride in cooking his French white beans, making his green pea soup and his famous barley soup.

Andy also enjoyed listening to his favorite shows on WCAP and WRKO radio each morning, watching Patriots games with family and his favorite horror movies.

He is survived by two daughters: June Coleman-Menezes and her husband Colin of Menezes of Pepperell, MA, Julie O’Malley and her husband Stephen of Tyngsborough, MA; six grandchildren Maya, Miles, Blake, and Lucie Menezes and Eiley and Shannah O’Malley; two sisters Nancy Theroux and her husband Norman of Lowell, MA, and Carol King of Dracut, MA; two brothers Gerald Coleman and his wife Candy of Salem, NH, and Danny Coleman and his wife Gail of Salem, NH; and many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

He was the brother of the late Normand Coleman, Richard Coleman, Kathleen Doyle, and Lorraine Daniels. He is also pre-deceased by his two best friends, his brother-in-law Tom King, and his cousin Richard “Butchy” Couture.

At his request all services were held privately for the family. E-condolences at  Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to American Legion Post 63, 38 Millville Street in Salem, NH, 03079. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – MA - (978) 458-8768.

Kenneth P. Bussiere Print E-mail

Kenneth P. Bussiere

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother;


Kenneth P. Bussiere passed away on Thursday July 21, 2022.

He is survived by his wife Mary, daughter Mary-Theresa Corcoran and husband Paul, son Edmond Bussiere and wife Dorothy. five wonderful grandchildren, Kaitlyn Hickey and husband Dan Ryan Corcoran, Meghan Tormay and husband Joe, Maura Bussiere and fiancé Luc Surette and Kiera Bussiere; three great-grandchildren Teagan, Finnley Hickey and Madison Tormay; and a brother Joe Bussiere and wife Doreen of PA.

It being his wishes the service was private. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Arrangements by O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – MA - (978) 458-8768.

Mary Kirwan Print E-mail

Mary Kirwan

Life-long Billerica resident passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 28th, 2022.

Mary was the beloved wife of William "Marty" Marshall.

In addition to her husband, she leaves behind her children, Gina and Dana Kirwan, and Knicki Foss, as well as her precious grand children Jerrell Sander, Dylan Freeland, and Jacob Freeland.

She is predeceased by her parents Giovanna Inferrera, of Sicily, and Alexander Brolin, of Sweden.

She is also predeceased by her son in law Edward C Freeland III, whose family, she loved very much.

Mary loved taking her children and grandchildren to the White Mountains, to visit Storyland, and several other parks yearly since 1971. She loved taking pictures and making memories.

Mary never missed an opportunity to go to the fireworks, a car ride (nout-nouts), a festival, a concert on the common, or a parade. She always had chairs in the trunk for everyone.

Anytime anyone was leaving, she would say "be safe, no fighting, no biting!" and we would all promise, giggling to ourselves.

Everyone who met her loved her immediately. She will be missed terribly.

All services were held privately.

Pamela A. Barry Print E-mail

Pamela A. Barry

April 9, 1956 – August 1, 2022

Pamela A. (O’Donnell) Barry, of Andover, Massachusetts, the beloved wife of Kevin J. Barry, passed away peacefully at the age of 66 on August 1, 2022.  Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Atty. Thomas J. and the late Ann M. (Muras) O’Donnell.

A graduate of Lowell High School (1974), Pam was the Colonel of the Girl Officers.  She earned a B.S. in Communication Disorders from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1978) and continued her education with advanced degrees from Northeastern University (M.S. Ed. in Speech and Hearing Science, 1981) and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell (CAGS in Reading and Language, 2001).  Pam was a speech and language pathologist for Tewksbury Public Schools for 5 years, before becoming a literacy specialist for Lowell Public Schools in 2000 and retiring in 2015.
Pam cherished her children and grandchildren.  She enjoyed spending time with family and friends on the beach in Seabrook, New Hampshire, and Jensen Beach, Florida, and had a lifelong love for reading and crossword puzzles.  Pam was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church, Lowell and St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Andover.

Besides her loving husband of 44 years, Kevin, she is survived by her five children, Kevin Barry (Robyn) of Newton, MA, Jacqueline (Barry) Druckman (Matthew) of Melrose, MA, Patrick Barry of Andover, MA, Michael Barry of Medford, MA, and Lauren Barry of Andover, MA; six grandchildren; Elliana, James and Vivienne Barry and Oliver, Charlie and Emma Druckman; three siblings, Thomas (Tod) O’Donnell (Gail Lantagne) of Tewksbury, MA, Debbie McLaughlin (Thomas) of Andover, MA and Mark O’Donnell and his late wife Virginia (Roper) of Lowell, MA.  Pam also leaves her nieces, nephews, and cousins as well as many dear friends, notably Nancy Burke of Andover, and Patricia Hayes of Chelmsford.

Pam’s family would like to express their appreciation to the excellent staff of Massachusetts General Hospital oncology department, including Dr. Colin D. Weekes, Laurie Miller, N.P., and Hilary D’Arcangelo, R.N. as well as the caregivers at Merrimack Valley Hospice.

Family and friends are invited to gather for her Memorial Visitation to be held on Friday, August 5, 2022, at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH  144 East Merrimack St. in Lowell, MA from 8:30 to 10:45 A.M., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. Her burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in North Tewksbury. E-condolences/directions at  Please consider a donation in her memory to either the Immaculate Conception Church Restoration Fund, 3 Fayette Street, Lowell, MA 01852 or the Monastery of Saint Clare, 445 River Road, Andover, MA 01810. Arrangements by O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME.

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