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DOROTHY A. FOSTER OF DRACUT
Mrs. Dorothy A. (Thorn) Foster of Dracut died October 3, 1998 at the Fairhaven Nursing Home in Lowell. She was married to the late Mr. Byron W. Foster. Born in Reading, MA, on Nov. 7, 1917, the daughter of the late Joseph E. and Alice E. (MacMonagle) Thorn. She worked as an out-reach worker for the Tyngsboro Council on Aging, retiring after 12 years. She attended the Tyngsboro Evangelical Church. She was the mother of the late Richard A. Foster of Dracut, who died Oct. 16, 1984, and Marsha Black of Dracut who died Nov. 19, 1975. She is survived by two sisters Mrs. Paul (Ruth) Hobart of Abbot Village, ME, and Barbara Wilson of Zephyrhills, FL. She is also survived by a dear friend Phyllis M. Ward of Spring Hill, FL. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
FOSTER, of Dracut, died October 3, 1998. Dorothy A. (Thorn) Foster. Funeral Mon. at 2:00 PM at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Visiting hour Mon. 1 to 2. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

VIOLA S. SIMMONS OF LOWELL
Mrs. Viola S. (Rigg) Simmons of Lowell died Oct. 10, 1998 at the Sun Rise Nursing Home (formerly the Clipper Home) in North Conway, N.H. She was married to the late Herbert F. Simmons who died Dec. 15, 1989. Born in Lowell, Ma. on Apr. 9, 1912, the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Neild) Rigg. She was educated in the Lowell School System. She and her family lived in the Wigginville section of Lowell, and attended the Lawrence Street Pilgrim Methodist Church and most recently, ST. John the Episcopal Church. In her early years she was employed as a Lowell Mill Girl. She is survived by a son and his wife Forest and Jean (MacFadyen) Simmons of North Conway, N.H., owners of the Toy Shop in North Conway, N.H. She was the sister of the late Mrs. Harriet Spinney of Chelmsford, John Henry Rigg of Lowell, and William Rigg of Concord, N.H. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
SIMMONS, of Lowell died Oct. 10, 1998. Viola S.(Rigg) Simmons. Funeral Wed. at 10 a.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Visiting hours Tue. 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Edson Cemetery, Lowell. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

MONA (HAINSWORTH) WOLKOWICH FORMERLY OF WESTFORD
Mona (Hainsworth) Wolkowich of Nashua, N.H., formerly of Tyngsboro and Westford, died Nov. 4, 1998 at the Sunny Acres Nursing Home Chelmsford. She was married to the late Andrew Wolkowick who died in 1960. Born in Tyngsboro, Ma. on Dec. 26, 1919 the daughter of the late Frederick and Florence (Wilkinson) Hainsworth. She was educated in the Tyngsboro School System. She worked for Digital of Maynard, Ma. and the Nashua Corp. of Nashua, N.H. for over 15 years retiring in 1983. She was a past member of the Tyngsboro Grange and UPIU Union Local # 270 in Nashua, N.H. She was an avid cat lover. She attended the Tyngsboro Evangelical Congregational Church and the Congregational church of North Chelmsford. She was the sister of the late James Hainsworth of North Chelmsford, Ma. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Edith (Machon) Hainsworth of North Chelmsford, Ma., and close friends Jane Glidden and Gary Glasz both of Nashua, N.H. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
WOLKOWICH, of Nashua, N.H., formerly of Tyngsboro & Westford died Nov. 4, 1998. Mrs. Mona (Hainsworth) Wolkowich. Friends may call Sat. from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford. With a funeral service Sat. at 10 a.m. Burial Riveside Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 508-251-4041. 

C. DOUGLAS PELLETIER RETIRED PLUMBER-PIPE FITTER
Mr. C. Douglas Pelletier of Windsor, NH, formerly of Tyngsboro, MA, died Nov. 8, 1998 at the the Hospice Center at the Concord Hospital in Concord, NH. He was married to Mrs. Anita (Lussier) (Cote) Pelletier with whom he would have celebrated their 27th anniversary on Jan. 18, 1998. Born in Tyngsboro, MA, on June 3, 1923, the son of Mrs. Vivian A. (Holt) Pelletier of Tyngsboro, and the late Leo Pelletier who died on Aug. 5, 1986. He was a graduate of Lowell High School with the class of 1940. He served with the U.S. Navy, during World War II. He was employed as a Massachusetts Licensed Master Pipe Fitter, with Shattuck Oil Co. and retiring from Family Products Co., Inc. in Tyngsboro, MA, in 1980. Mr. Pelletier was an avid gardener, and resided in Hillsboro, NH, for the past 15 years. He was a life-member of the Tyngsboro Sportsman's Club, and a very active life-member and Jr. Vice Commander of the Robert D. Pelletier American Legion, Post 247 in Tyngsboro, MA. The post was named after his brother who died in 1942 while serving his country during World War II. Besides his wife, and his mother, he is survived by three daughters and three sons-in-law, Sharyn and Wayne Farrow of Tyngsboro, Shari and Robert Pitre of Leominster, MA, and Ann and John Kappler of Lowell, three sons, and two daughters-in-law, Dwayne N. Pelletier of Florida, Wayne and Chris Pelletier of Dunstable, and Dennis R. and Julia (Roarty) Cote of Tyngsboro, a sister and her husband Arlene L. and Raymond Williams of Gardner, MA, two brothers, Joseph A. and his wife Mary Lou Pelletier, and David G. Pelletier both of Tyngsboro, 10 grandchildren, 2 great- grandchildren, and close friend Roy Morrison of Hillsboro, NH. He was the father of the late, Mark Cote of Nashua, NH, who died Sept. 22, 1987, and brother of the late Robert D. Pelletier who lost his life Nov. 3, 1942, while serving his country in World War II. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
PELLETIER, of Windsor, NH, died Nov. 8, 1998. C. Douglas Pelletier. Funeral services Thurs. at 10 a.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Visiting hours Wed. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his name to the Concord Hospice House, 240 Pleasant St., Concord, NH, 03302-1797. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

JANICE M. HOWIE FORMERLY OF DUNSTABLE
Janice M. (Drew) Howie of Kingston, N.H. died Nov. 11, 1998 at her home. She was the wife of Lawrence Howie, and was the former wife of Robert Tessier. Born in Lowell, Ma. on Sept. 6, 1943, the daughter of the late Alfred and Esther (Rynne) Drew. She was a graduate of Lowell High School with the class of 1961. Over the years she was employed with Symphonic Co. in Lowell, and was a self employed house keeper. Most of her life she has lived in Dunstable, Ma. and Newton, N.H. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in North Chelmsford, Ma. She enjoyed making many crafts. She is survived by a daughter Stacy and her husband Steven Smith of Plaistow, N.H., and three sons and two daughter-in-laws Robert and Anne DeFreitas Tessier Jr., Randy and Lisa Perkins Tessier all of Kingston, N.H. and Michael Duchemin of Newton, N.H., four sisters Patricia and her husband Raymond Blanchette, and Florence Reeves both of Lowell, Alice and Richard Sarrasin of Dracut, and Annmarie and David Niemala of Townsend, Ma.,and a brother Alfred Drew of Dunstable, Ma., and five grandchildren Shane and Tyler Smith of Plastow, N.H., and Zachary, Katie and MacKenzie Tessier all of Kingston, N.H. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
HOWIE-TESSIER of Kingston, N.H. formerly of Dunstable died Nov. 11, 1998. Janice M. (Drew)(Tessier) Howie. Funeral Sat. at 8 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in North Chelmsford, Ma. Visiting hours Fri. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Central Cemetery, Dunstable, Ma. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

HAROLD M. RICHARDSON OF TYNGSBORO
Mr. Harold M. Richardson of Tyngsboro, died Nov. 14, 1998 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was married to Mrs. Ida N. (McCutcheon) Richardson with whom he celebrated their 36th anniversary on Sept. 22. Born in Dracut, on Sept. 21, 1936, the son of the late Percy W. and Christena (MacKinnon) Richardson. He was educated in the Tyngsboro Grammar Schools, and a graduate of Lowell Trade High School with the class of 1955. He was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves from 1955 to 1963. He was employed as a machinist with Ingersoll Rand Industries for 26 years, who was then bought out by Beloit Industries in Nashua, NH., where he has been employed for the last 6 years. He was a former member of the Tyngsboro Evangelical Congregational Church. Besides his wife, he is survived by four sons and three daughters-in-law, Gerald W. and Sharon Richardson of Londonderry, NH, George W. and Joy Richardson of Dracut, Harold M. Richardson, Jr. of Hookset, NH, and Robert J. and Karen Richardson of Londonderry, NH, a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara A. and Michael Devou of Tyngsboro, two brothers, Ralph W. Richardson of Tyngsboro, and Daniel G. Richardson of Tyngsboro and New Port Richey, FL, two sisters, Pearl E. Richardson of Tyngsboro, and Eleanor J. Richardson of Nashua, NH, four grandchildren, Jessica Richardson, Kevin Richardson, and Brandon Richardson all of Londonderry, NH, and Cody Devou of Tyngsboro, and several nieces and nephews. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
RICHARDSON, of Tyngsboro, died Nov. 14, 1998. Harold M. Richardson. Funeral Wed. at 10 a.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Visiting hours Tue. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, 66-Y Concord St., Wilmington, MA 01887-2100. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

GRACE L. NOLET OF NORTH CHELMSFORD
Mrs. Grace L. (Marinel) Nolet of North Chelmsford, Ma. died Nov. 16, 1998 at the Palm Manor Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Nolet who died March 17, 1985. Born in Tyngsboro, on June 28, 1903, the daughter of the late Theodore and Nellie May (Brown) Marinel. She attended the Tyngsboro School System. Over the years she worked as a Floor Lady at the Abbott Worstered Co. in Forge Village. She resided in North Chelmsford for the past 25 years. She was a member of the North Chelmsford Congregational Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Rodney and Jeanne Mozingo of N. Chelmsford, three sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph and Linda Nolet of Naples, Fl., E. Warren and Alice Nolet of Lowell, and Edward and Ethel Nolet of N. Chelmsford, 15 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren, and 2 great- great-grandchildren. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
NOLET, of Chelmsford, Ma. died Nov. 16, 1998. Grace L. Nolet. Funeral Wed. at 2 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Visiting hours Tue. 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

GRACE L. EDWARDS OF WEST CHELMSFORD
Mrs. Grace Lottie (Morgan) Edwards of West Chelmsford died Nov. 16, 1998 at the Harbour Side Crestwood Home in Milford, NH. She was married to the late Sumner Woodward Edwards who died August 6, 1991. Born in Tamaqua, Pa. Jan. 15, 1907 the daughter of the late Dorie and Lottie (Miller) Morgan. She graduated from the Tamaqua High School with the class of 1925 and graduated from McCann's Business College in Mahoney City, Pa. Over the years she worked at the Tamaqua Underwear Co., the Majestic Hotel, and during World War II she worked for the Abbott Worstered Co. in Forge Village, Westford. She and her husband owned and operated Edward's Beach on Nabnasset Lake for many years. She attended the West Chelmsford United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Eastern Star & Esther office Lowell Lodge, and was the Conductress. She is survived by a son, John of South Lyndeborough, NH, a brother, John E. Morgan of Tamaqua, PA, and West Palm Beach, FL, two grandchildren, Cheryl A. Edwards of Lubbock, TX, and Brian J. Edwards of Brookline, NH, and three great-grandchildren, Renee Edwards, Nicole Edwards, and Morgan Edwards all of Brookline, NH. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
2 DAYS EDWARDS, of West Chelmsford. Grace L.(Morgan) Edwards. Died Nov. 16, 1998. Funeral service Thurs. at 10 a.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST, CHELMSFORD. Visiting Hours will be Wed. from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

LILLIAN ROUSSEAU OF CHELMSFORD
Mrs. Lillian A. (Loiselle) Rousseau, a life long resident of Chelmsford, Ma., died Nov. 26, 1998 at the Lowell General Hospital. She was the widow of Raymond T. Rousseau who died on Dec. 19, 1958. Born in Chelmsford, Ma. on June 22, 1914, a daughter of the late Arthur and Eva (Plouffe) Loiselle. She was educated in the local schools and was a graduate of Chelmsford High School with the class of 1932. After graduation she was employed at the Lowell Electric Corp. (Mass Electric) for 9 years. During World War II she was employed as an Executive Secretary at General Electric Co. in South Lowell. After the death of her husband in 1958, she was employed at Canada Dry Ginger Ale Co. in Chelmsford and Waltham, and Bennett & Hodge Travel Agency of Lowell. After her retirement from Paudel-Bradford (now Compo) as Executive Secretary to the President and Vice President, she was employed by Marshall's Dept. Store of Chemsford for 6 years as a Retail Clerk. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Chelmsford. She was a member of Chelmsford Senior Citizens Club. She is survived by a daughter Dorothy Dikmak of Chelmsford, and a son and his wife Robert P. and Carmen (Dube') Rousseau of Maryland and 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, and sisters Annette and her husband Conrad Rondeau of Dracut, Florence Molleur and Irene Bordeleau both of Lowell, Blanche Barry of Windham, N.H., and a brother and his wife Emery and Eileen Loiselle of Burlington, Ma., and sister-in-laws Doris Loiselle of Tyngsboro, and Dora Rousseau of Dracut. She was the sister of the late Lucien Loiselle of Tyngsboro, Arthur Loiselle of Canada, and George Loiselle of Dracut.
FUNERAL NOTICE
ROUSSEAU, of Chelmsford died Nov. 26, 1998. Mrs. Lillian (Loiselle) Rousseau. Funeral Tue. at 9 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Visiting hours Mon. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

E. FERN RICKER OF CHELMSFORD
Mrs. E. Fern (Anderton) Ricker of Chelmsford died Dec. 1, 1998 at her home. She was married to G. Ashton Ricker Jr. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 3, 1998. She was born in Gloucester, Mass. on March 1, 1911 the daughter of the late Roderick and Albertha (Hanspiker) Anderton. She was a graduate of Gloucester High School and Wilfred Hair Dressing Academy. In the 1940's she ran a kindergarten in her home. She worked at the North Chelmsford Post Office and was the postmaster at the West Chelmsford Post Office. She was active at the Chelmsford Senior Center and delivered Meals on Wheels. She was a member of West Chelmsford United Methodist Church and active in all its shows. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Puritan Chapter of Lowell. She was the mother of the late George A. Ricker III who died in 1996, and was the sister of the late J. Kenneth, Sherman, Bernard, Robert, William Anderton and Henrietta Christianson all of Gloucester, Ma. Besides her husband she is survived by a daughter and son in-law, Marcia and Dr. Albert Brown of Chelmsford; a daughter in-law, Mrs. Loretta (Niedzwiecki) Ricker of Hopkinton; three grandchildren, Dr. Susan Englund, Christopher Ricker, and Holly (Ricker) Sennott, two great-grandchildren, Alina Luke and Andrew Englund, and several nieces and nephews. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
RICKER, of Chelmsford. Mrs. E. Fern (Anderton) Ricker died Dec. 1, 1998. Memorial service will be Sat. at 10 a.m. at the West Chelmsford United Methodist Church. Visiting Hours Fri. 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford. Memorials may be made to the West Chelmsford United Methodist Church. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

DONALD D. DEARTH RETIRED RAYTHEON CORP.
Mr. Donald D. Dearth, formerly of Lowell, died Dec. 10, 1998 at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Donald was the loving husband of the late Gloria M. (Carroll) Dearth who died on July 27, 1993. Born in Lowell, Ma. on Dec. 12, 1930, the son of Mrs. Abbie L. (Chamberlin) (Dearth) Delehanty, and the late Asa F. Dearth. He was a graduate of Lowell High School with the Class of 1948. He also received an Associates Degree from the Lowell Commercial College and a Bachelors of the Arts Degree from Bentley College School of Accounting, and his M.B.A. Degree form Northeastern University. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed by Raytheon Corp. in So. Lowell and Tewksbury as the general accounting manager most of his working life until his retirement in 1992. He attended the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell, Ma. Besides his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Melissa M. Dearth of Lowell, MA, and Mrs. Debra A. and her husband Paul J. Sullivan of Lake Manassas, VA, a son, Anthony C. Dearth of Lowell, MA, a sister and brother of Calif. and a brother Clayton L. and his wife Beverly Dearth of Westford, MA, a step-brother, Art Palm of Bradington, FL., and two grandchildren Alexander Fuller Dearth and Nicholas Fuller Dearth, both of Lowell, MA. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
DEARTH, formerly of Lowell, MA, died Dec. 10, 1998. Donald D. Dearth. Funeral Tue. at 9:30 am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10:30 am at the Immaculate Conception Church. Visiting hours Mon. 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Tewksbury, Ma. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

CONSTANCE M. MURPHY OF DRACUT
Mrs. Constance M. (Dupuis) Murphy of Dracut, died Nov. 14, 1998 at the Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston. She was married to Mr. Stephen T. Murphy with whom she celebrated their 26th anniversary on July 29. Born in Lowell, on July 19, 1953, the daughter of Raymond W. Dupuis of Lowell, and the late Mrs. Marie (Lavoie) Dupuis. She was a graduate of the Lowell Trade High School with the class of 1971. In the past she was employed as a Nurses Aide with the Palm Manor Nursing Home in Chelmsford, and with the Westford House for R.A.R.A. She was a communicant of the Sacred Heart Church of Lowell. She was a member of Maries Knitting Club in Westford. Besides her husband and father, she is survived by two sons, Stephen R. Murphy and John R. Murphy, and a daughter, Tricia Murphy, all of Lowell, a brother R. Michael Murphy of Methuen, a sister, Patricia and her husband Paul Bigley, a step-mother and Mother-in-law, Mrs. Norma (Murphy) Dupuis of Lowell, a maternal grandmother, Mrs. Dora Lavoie of Lowell, many aunts and uncles, among them is Frances and Gerald McMahon of Lowell, three brother-in-laws, John Murphy of Dracut, Cornelius Murphy of Pelham, and Brian Murphy of Lowell, a grandson, Keith Couturier of Lowell, a niece, Renee Dupuis, a nephew, Shawn Dupuis, and a close friend Lois McClusky of Newburyport, MA, and many cousins. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
MURPHY, of Dracut, died Nov. 14, 1998. Constance M. (Dupuis) Murphy. Funeral Fri. at 10 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church, Lowell. Visiting hours Thur. 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

ROBERT E. GAGNON GAGNON BROS. OIL CO.
Mr. Robert E. Gagnon of North Chelmsford, died Dec. 18, 1998 at his home. He was married to Mrs. Nancy A. (Doherty) Gagnon with whom he celebrated their 42nd anniversary on July 21. Born in Lowell, on June 25, 1929, the son of the late George E. and Margaret (Conley) Gagnon. He was a graduate of Keith Academy High School with the class of 1947. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He owned and operated the Gagnon Bros. Oil Co. in North Chelmsford. He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church of North Chelmsford. He was a member of the Old Scouts, the Club Lafayette, H.E. Fletcher Athletic Association in Westford, A.W. Vinal American Legion Post 313 in North Chelmsford, D.A.V., Chelmsford Business Association, and past member of the Knights of Columbus, John Morrison Council in North Chelmsford. Besides his wife he is survived by a son, Robert E. Gagnon, Jr., and two daughters and sons-in-law, Martha A. and James Allard and Sheila A. and Alfred Guilmette all of North Chelmsford, a brother Gary and his wife Martha Gagnon of Chelmsford, a sister and her husband, Muriel and Francis Heroux of North Chelmsford, seven grandchildren, Robert E. Gagnon, III, Courtney A. Gagnon, and Kimberly Gagnon of North CHelmford, Marisa Allard and James Allard, Jr., and Andy Guilmette and Kevin Guilmette all of North Chelmsford, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late George E. Gagnon, Jr of Lowell who died July 6, 1998, Kevin J. Gagnon who died Nov. 9, 1987, and Donald Gagnon who died June 3, 1978.
FUNERAL NOTICE
GAGNON, of North Chelmsford, died Dec. 18, 1998. Robert E. Gagnon. Funeral Tue. at 8 am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9 am at St. John the Evangelist Church. Visiting hours Mon. 3 to 8 p.m. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

HENRY A. LIS OF LOWELL 
Mr. Henry A. Lis of Lowell died at his home Dec. 17, 1998. Born in Lowell, Ma. on Aug. 22, 1919 the son of the late Lawence and Josephine (Laba) Lis. He was a graduate of Lowell High School with the class of 1936. He served with the U.S.Army Air Corp. during World War II. He is survived by a son and his wife Brian and Linda (Perrell) Lis of Chelmsford and a sister Mrs. Charlotte Bonczar of Lowell, and four grandchildren Jennifer and her husband James Fay of Lowell, Stephanie Lis, Matthew Lis, and Christine Lis all of Chelmsford and a great granddaughter Natalie Lynn Fay of Lowell. He was the brother of the late Edward Lis , and Frank Lis both of Lowell. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
LIS, of Lowell, Ma. died Dec. 17, 1998. Henry A. Lis. Funeral private. No visiting hours. Burial in Holy Trinity Polish Cemetery, Lowell, Ma. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

ARCHER H. DAVIS DUNSTABLE SELECTMAN CHAIRMAN & RETIRED POLICE CHIEF 
Mr. Archer H. Davis of Dunsatable died Dec. 24, 1998 at his home. He was married to Mrs. Bertha F. (Climo) Davis with whom he would have celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on March 31, 1999. Born in Concord, Ma. on Jan. 28, 1923, the son of the late Clayton W. & Clara J. (Swallow) Davis. He was educated in the Dunstable school system. He was Dunstables Chief of Police for over 38 years retiring in 1983, also retired from I.B.M. Corp. in Concord, Ma., & Newton, Ma. after 20 years. At the present time he was the Chairman of the Board of Selectman, Dunstable Constable, Commissioner to Expend Proctor & Parkhurst Trust Fund, Commissioner to Expend Parkhurst Free Lecture Fund, Pound Keeper, Fence Viewer and Field Driver, Animal Inspector, Committee member of the Criminal Justice Advisory Board. He was a communicant of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua., N.H. He was a Life Member of the Nashua, N.H. Lodge of Elk's # 720, and a 55 year member of the Dunstable Grange # 31, Northern Middlesex County Police Assocation, Life Member of the Mass. Chief of Police Assocation. Besides his wife he is survived by two sons Archer H. Davis Jr and Alan and his wife Lisa (Johnson) Davis all of Dunstable, and two grandsons Ryan and Andrew Davis of Dunstable, five sisters Barbara Bacon of North Chelmsford, Ann and her husband John Butterfield of Dunstable, Sally and her husband William Seward of Lakeworth, Fl., Marjorie and her husband Lawence Shea of Westford, Martha and her husband Frederick Goss of Lincolnton, N.C., and a brother Clifton and his wife Theresa (Gronden) Davis of Dustable. He was the brother of the late Mary Pelletier of Dunstable. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
DAVIS of Dunstable, Ma. died Dec. 24, 1998. Archer H. Davis. Funeral Mon. at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua, N.H. Visiting hours Sun. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial in Central Cemetery, Dunstable. Memorials may be made to either the Dunstable Fire & Ambulance Service or the Dunstable Libary Fund. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

MARY N. DE MAURO OF TYNGSBORO 
Mary N. (Lynch) DeMauro of Tyngsboro formerly of Lowell and Foster City, Ca. died Dec. 26, 1998 at her home. She was the former wife of Joseph DeMauro of Palm Beach, Fl. Born in Lowell, Ma. on May 5, 1930, the daughter of the late Paul A. and Nora A. (Maloney) Lynch. She was a graduate of Lowell High School with the class of 1948. She moved to the Orient in 1961, and lived there for 15 years then moved to Foster City, Ca. for 23 years until recently when she moved to Tyngsboro. She volunteered at the Penninsula Blood Bank and Eclipse House for Aids patients in San Mateo, Ca. In the past she was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell, Ma., and St. John the Evangelist Church in North Chelmsford. Besides her former husband she is survived by a daughter Miss Deborah A. DeMauro of Sherborn, Ma., and two sons and a daughter-in-law Michael J. and his wife Mary (Mackey) DeMauro, and Nicholas P. DeMauro, and her former daughter-in-law Deborah A. (Regan) DeMauro and five grandchildren Melisa, Rosa, Joseph, Michael,, and Elizabeth DeMauro all of Tyngsboro, Ma., a sister Ann Lynch of Lowell, Ma., and two brothers and a sister- in-law John and his wife Mary Lynch of Lowell, Ma., and Paul Lynch of Wareham, Ma., and several nieces and nephews. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
DE MAURO, of Tynsboro, formerly of Lowell died Dec. 26, 1998. Mary N. (Lynch) De Mauro. Funeral Wed. 8 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Visiting hours Tue. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Cremation Linwood Crematory, Haverhill, Ma. Memorials may be to Greater Lowell V.N.A. Hospice P.O. Box 1965, Lowell. Ma. 01853. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

LINDA J. MURDOCH OF NORTH CHELMSFORD 
Linda J. Murdoch of North Chelmsford died Dec. 26, 1998 at the Lahey Medical Center in Burlington, Ma. She was married to Craig N. Lowe with whom she celebrated their 22 anniversary on June 19, 1998. Born in Ocean Side City, N.Y. on June 12, 1953, the daughter of John and Irene (Smith) Murdoch of New Smyrna Beach, Fl. She was a graduate of Kingston High School with the class of 1971, and received her B.S.in Education Magna Cum Laude from the University of Vermont with the class of 1975. She moved to Chelmsford from Syracuse, N.Y. in 1982, and was a member of the West Chelmsford United Methodist Church. In the past she was employed as the Assistant Director at the Waltham Y.M.C.A., and Director of Chelmsford Childrens School and was Chairperson of the Board at Chelmsford Public Charter Schools, and Vice President of the Board of Directors at Martha's Vinard Camp Meeting Assocation in Oak Bluffs, Ma. Besides her husband and parents she is survived by two sons Matthew Lowe, and Andrew Lowe both of North Chelmsford, two brothers Bruce Murdoch of Ock Bluffs, Ma. and Gary Murdoch of Rochester, N.Y., and aunt Mrs. Evelyn Paisolli of New Smyrna Beach, Fl., and and uncle Edwin Smith of Washington, D.C. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
MURDOCH, of North Chelmsford died Dec. 26, 1998. Linda J. Murdoch. Memorial service Wed. at 11 a.m. at the West Chelmsford United Methodist Church. Visiting hours Tue. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, Ma. Memorials may be made to the Chelmsford Public Charter School, 197 Littleton Rd., Chelmsford, Ma. 01824. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

CHARLES H. HASTINGS OF DRACUT 
Mr. Charles H. Hastings of Dracut, died Dec. 27, 1998 at the Lowell General Hospital. Born Jan. 28, 1939, the son of the late Charles and Ruth (Hartshom) Hastings. He was a graduate of Lowell High School with the class of 1957. He was employed with Bonnell Ford in Winchester until his retirement in 1994. He was a communicant of St. Mary Magdalen Church of Tyngsboro. He is survived by two sons, Charles Hastings and Robert Hastings both of Nashua, two brothers, William (Susan McCue) Lamb and Kenneth Lamb both of Lowell, three sisters, Mrs. Daniel (Cheryl A.) Wolfson of Lyndeborough, NH, Mrs. Daniel (Gail) Morency of Hudson, NH, and Mrs. Richard (Beverly) Williams of South Bridge, MA, a brother-in-law, George Dupras of Tyngsboro, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Thomas Hastings of Tyngsboro. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
HASTINGS, of Dracut, died Dec. 27, 1998. Charles H. Hastings. Funeral Thurs. at 11 a.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Visiting hours Wed. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his name to the Make-A-Wish Foundation 295 Devonshire St., 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02110. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

PHOEBE F. KILLELEA OF NORTH CHELMSFORD 
Mrs. Phoebe F. (Murphy) Killelea of North Chelmsford, died Dec. 28, 1998 at the Lowell General Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Chelmsford, the daughter of the late Edward P. and Bertha C. (Tucke) Murphy. She was a graduate of Chelmsford High School, and the Boston University, where she majored in Journalism and Business Administration. She was a member of the Boston University Alumni adn the Boston University Century Club. She worked as the Assistant to the Chief Stock Control Officer at Ft. Devens and Washington, D.C. For 31 years she was with the U.S. Postal Service having retired as Assistant Postmaster in 1979, and for many years she worked as a reporter on the staff of the Chelmsford Newsweekly, the Army Times, and the Lowell Evening Leader. She was a lifelong resident of North Chelmsford, a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church of North Chelmsford, and was an active participant in its Prayer Group. She was a Eucharistic Minister who faithfully served the sick and elderly of the parish, and a lector who read at numerous masses, funerals, and special services such as the Stations of the Cross. Besides her husband Henry L. Killelea, she is survived by a sister, Rita T. (Murphy) Dunlavey of North Chelmsford, a sister- in-law, Mildred Killelea of Northampton, MA, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is also the sister of the late Catherine (Murphy) Callahan, Robert F. Murphy, and Edward P. Murphy. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
KILLELEA, of North Chelmsford, died Dec. 28, 1998. Phoebe F. (Murphy) Killelea. Funeral Thurs. at 8 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Visiting hours Wed. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, North Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 

WALTER F. COAN OF DUNSTABLE 
Mr. Walter F. Coan of Dunstable, died Dec. 29, 1998 at the Willow Manor Nursing Home. He was married to the late Celestia (Sally)(Fitch) Coan who died Oct. 9, 1997. Born in Lowell, on Nov. 4, 1914, the son of the late William F. and Genevieve I. (Reed) Coan. He was educated in the Lowell School System and was a graduate of Lowell High School and the Lowell Textile Institute. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was employed with the Boott Mills in the late 30's, Lorrim Fiber Co., then with E.D. Dupont in Kansas City, MO in Research & Development of steel case amunition, he then transferred to Lowell Ordnance Co - Remington Arms in 1940, and again transferred to the Hanford Engineering Co. in Hanford, WA for Research of the Atomic Bomb. In 1944 he went back to work with the Boott Mills in the Locks and Canals Dept. as the Plant Engineer. He retired in 1980, and stayed on as a consultant until the closing of the Mill in 1996. He was a communicant of St. Michael's Church of Lowell. He was a member of the Dracut K of C - Bishop Delaney Assembly, 4th Degree, Veteran of Foreign Wars in Pepperell, MA, Dunstable Senior Citizens Club, Past President of the Town Travels Square Dance Club, and held the honor of being the oldest veteran residing in Dunstable. He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Harold F. and Yvette C. (Beaudoin) Coan of Lowell, a sister and brother-in-law, Frances E. and Robert E. Dupuis of Lowell, a sister-in-law, Eunice Aleshire of Wakefield, very special friends, Robert and Jeanette Iby of Dracut, and their daughter Robin Landsteiner of Chelmsford, and Michael and Patricia Bell of Dunstable, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Raymond E. Coan and Leo J. Coan. 
FUNERAL NOTICE
COAN, of Dunstable, died Dec. 29, 1998. Walter F. Coan. Funeral Sat. at 9 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Church, Lowell. Visiting hours Fri. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Central Cemetery, Dunstable. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. 


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