L. Wayne Lannon

May 31, 2024

Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather

L. Wayne Lannon, 77, a resident of Pelham, NH, formerly of Dracut, passed away on May 31, 2024, at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born January 28, 1947 in Lowell, MA, to the late Francis and Pauline (Bousquet) Lannon. He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanne Marie (Beshara) Lannon, to whom he...

Van Sithiratvongsa

May 27, 2024

Van Sithiratvongsa, age 97, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday, May 27, 2024. Her battle with serious medical conditions throughout the years showed her true strength and courage. Born in Savannakhet, Laos, she moved to the United States in the early 90's with her children after losing her spouse to illness. Van was a devout Christian...

Bernard B. Zannoni

May 25, 2024

Bernard B. Zannoni, age 67, a resident of Dracut died Saturday, May 25, 2024 at Lowell General Hospital.

He was born in Lowell on February 24, 1957 and was a son of the late Paul and Katherine (Golden) Zannoni. Bernard was employed for many years as a mechanic for the City of Lowell.

In his free time, he enjoyed the outdoors, especially...

Ursula P. "Pat" McNiff

May 24, 2024

Ursula P. “Pat” (Spinney) McNiff … former owner of Pelham Travel

LOWELL - Ursula P. “Pat” (Spinney) McNiff of Lowell, MA, died early Saturday, March 30, 2024, in Lowell, MA, after a long illness. She was 94.

She was a life long Lowell resident; born in the city on June 25, 1929, to Manuel J. Spinney and Ursula G. Ritchie. She graduated...

Richard J. Harrison

May 17, 2024

Richard J. Harrison, age 86, died at his home on Friday, May 17, 2024. He was the beloved husband for 58 years to the late Monique O. (Belanger) Harrison, until her passing in 2020.

He was born in Dorchester, MA on November 23, 1937, and was a son of the late Gertrude M. (Lausier) and George R. Harrison. Upon graduating from...

Katherine F. Draper

May 17, 2024

Katherine F. (Burley) Draper, age 85, died peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2024 at Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley of Billerica surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife for 47 years of the late Robert E. Draper, Sr., until his passing in 2008.

She was born in Everett, MA on June 22, 1938 and was a daughter of...

Barbara A. Coan

May 13, 2024

Barbara A. (Fleming) Coan, age 83, died on Monday, May 13, 2024. She was the beloved wife of the late William F. Coan, Sr, until his passing in 2017.

Born in Plattsburg, NY on April 24, 1941 she was the daughter of the late Florence (Daniels) and Carl Fleming.

She was a communicant of St. Michael Church. Her gift of hospitality and...

Mariette Hajali

May 11, 2024

Methuen - Mariette (Chakar) Hajali, beloved wife of George Hajali passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at the Steward Holy Family Hospital with her family by her side. She was 72.

Born in Aleppo, Syria on August 5, 1951, she was a daughter of the late Chucri and Olga (Madani) Chakar. 

Mariette grew up in Beirut, Lebanon and married George on June...

Edward J. "Little Joe" Basnett

May 8, 2024

Edward J. “Little Joe” Basnett, 82, a resident of Dracut, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Linda A. (Bouchard) Basnett, with whom he was married 52 years.

Born in Lowell, MA on July 2, 1941, he was the son of the late Rose (Kennedy) Basnett....

Eileen F. Toland

May 7, 2024

Eileen (Stroby) Toland, 77, of Nashua, NH, died Tuesday, May 7, surrounded by her family. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Eileen was a great friend to so many.

She was born Jan. 7, 1947, in Philadelphia, Pa., the middle child of Francis and Agnes (Dorsch) Stroby. She was raised in Drexel Hill, Pa., and graduated from Archbishop Prendergast High School...