Doris Louise Belanger of Lowell


Doris Louise Belanger, 84, a life-long resident of Lowell, died Friday December 9, 2016 at Palm Center, Chelmsford.

She was the beloved wife of Donald C. Belanger, with whom she celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary this past October 7th.

Doris was born on January 22, 1932 in Lowell, MA, the daughter of the late Jovite A. and Blanche A. LaJeunesse. She graduated Lowell High School with the class of 1950.

Doris was a crossing guard for Lowell for over 18 years. She worked as a real estate broker since 1974, at ERA Morrison Real Estate and ERA Renaissance, both of Lowell. Doris owned and operated Doris Daycare in Lowell.

She was a member of the Greater Lowell Real Estate Board.

Besides her husband she is survived by her son, Randy Richards of McKinney, TX, Scott and his wife, Jill Richards of Chelmsford, daughters, Donna and her husband, Robert Adams of Hudson, MA, Jan Gallagher and her husband, Fred of Chelmsford, Brenda and her husband, James Stewart of Nashua, NH, three stepchildren, Sharon Demers of Dracut, Donald G. and his wife, Pam Belanger of Derry, NH, and Linda Goff of Lowell, 25 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Doris was predeceased by a daughter, Karen Roberts of Lowell, who died in 2011, and a sister, Virginia Gaudette also of Lowell, who died in 2011 as well. She is also predeceased by a daughter in law, Maureen Richards who died in 2015.

Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 6 P.M. with a service at 6 P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


December 14, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dolan Funeral Home


December 14, 2016
6:00 PM
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. John Canney says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you

  2. Roland Richards says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  3. Sarah Hallock says:

    My deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of Doris. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

  4. Sara Huang says:

    Dear Jan and family,

    Wanting you to know that loving thoughts are with you. I’m so very sorry and sad about Jan’s mom’s passing and I’m sure that in the hearts of all who knew her, her memory lives and her love endures.

    May hope and peace touch your hearts and may the happy memories replace the sadness in them and comfort you. May you hold tightly to the thoughts of these special times shared.

    With Deepest Sympathy & Love,


  5. GAIL McMANMON says:

    We send our most sincere sympathies to the entire Richards family. May your many wonderful memories sustain you through this very difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Gail and Jim McManmon

  6. Dorothy Westwater says:

    Dear Jan…I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you!

  7. Jenn (Cossingham) Pelletier says:

    Dear Brenda & Jimmy,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts & prayers!


  8. Ronald Renaud says:

    “Wherever a beautiful soul has been
    there is a trail of beautiful memories.”

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