Muriel C. Salome, Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother
Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Lauretta Flory. She graduated from Lowell High in 1944 and from the Bradshaw Business School in Lowell.
She proudly served with the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII.
Muriel worked for many years with the IRS before retiring in 1978. After retiring she worked for the US Air Force until 1982.
Muriel lived most of her life in Lowell and was a communicant of St. Margaret Church. Muriel and John spent eighteen years living in Deltona, FL before moving back to the Lowell area.
Muriel’s personality and quick wit was admired, and her sense of style and fashion were envied by many. She enjoyed many trips to the beach with her family and truly loved sunbathing, even into her later years. She treated her family and friends to many years of wonderful cooking and baking.
Muriel cherished the many friends she made at The Choice Center in North Chelmsford and most recently at the Saab Residence in Lowell, including her special friend Joan Fenlon.
She is survived by two daughters Barbara and her husband, Michael Dowling of Dracut and Martha Shay of Lowell; two daughter in-laws, Kathi Salome and Chrissy Salome; two brothers George and his wife, Jean Flory and Walter and his wife, Geraldine Flory; Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late John J. Salome, Philip J. Salome and Kevin M. Salome, sister of the late Albert Flory, Evelyn Flory Miller, Lorraine Flory Marotte and the mother-in-law of the late Craig Shay.
Private services were held at her request. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Lowell General Hospital, 295 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854 c/o Philanthropy Department.