Jean E. Kareores of Tyngsboro
Jean E. (Melanson) Kareores of Tyngsboro, MA died Friday, August 17, 2018 at Windgate at Belvidere in Lowell.
She was married to the late Louis Kareores, who died on March 18, 1992.
Born in Brookfield, NH, she was the daughter of the late Carroll and Hazel Melanson. Jean graduated from Manchester Central High School in Manchester, NH with the class of 1943. She attended Keene College and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Home Economics.
She worked as a Civilian Financial Specialist at Hanscom USAF Base retiring in 1993.
Jean was a communicant of the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox in Lowell. She was a member of the Philoptochos Society and the Tyngsboro Friends of the Council of Aging.
She enjoyed quilting, knitting, cooking and reading.
She is survived by her son Dr. Christopher Kareores MD and his wife, Esperanza Sierra of Westford, MA; a sister-in-law, Virginia Melanson of Paramus, NJ; a brother-in-law, Richard Rosswaag of Lyndeborough, NH; two grandchildren, Catherine and Michael Kareores of Haverhill, MA and dear friends, Paul and Constance Thomas of Meredith, NH. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Linda Gravel, sister of the late Carroll and Lawrence Melanson, the late Gloria Kania and the late Margaret Rosswaag and sister-in-law of the late Stanley Kania.
Visiting hours Mon. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Tues. at 11am at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in the Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell. Memorials may be made in her name to the Friends of the Tyngsboro Counseling on Aging, PO Box 415. Tyngsboro, MA 01879 or the Transfiguration Philoptochos Scholarship Fund, 25 Fr. Sarantos Way, Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.