Noreen J. (Finn) Conlon of Lowell
She was married to the late John F. Conlon, who died in November of 2003.
Born in Kanturk, County Cork, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late James and Christina (Downey) Finn. She was a graduate of Northern Essex Community College. Noreen earned a B.A. in Education from the University of Lowell and a Master’s in Education from Fitchburg State University.
In her early years, Noreen was an elementary school teacher at St. Michael School, and later taught for 25 years for the Lowell Public Schools as a fourth grade teacher at the Shaughnessy Elementary School, retiring in 2005. She had previously taught St. Michael’s School in Lowell.
She was a parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church and a member of the Ladies Sodality.
Noreen was a member of the Spindle City Garden Club and Past President of Ladies Auxiliary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
She is survived by a son, James Conlon of Lowell; a daughter-in-law, Lori Conlon of Lowell; a sister, Mary Finn of Laguna Hills, CA; five brothers, Fr. Dan Finn of Dorchester, Eugene and his wife, Denise Finn of Lowell, Fr. Seamus Finn O.M.I of Washington, DC, Denis Finn of Lowell and Gerry and his wife, Ann Marie Finn of Mashpee; grandchildren, John Conlon, Aidan Conlon, Cole Conlon and Kiley Conlon, all of Lowell and many nieces and nephews. She has many cousins from Ireland and in the USA with whom she loved to spend time. Noreen loved the Tighe Family whom she considered family.
She was the mother of the late John Conlon of Lowell, who died in May of 2014.
The family would like to give their sincere thanks to the staff of D’Youville and all of Noreen’s caregivers.
Visiting hours Fri. 4 to 8 P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Sat. at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick Church, 282 Suffolk St, Lowell, MA 01854. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the Jack and Noreen Conlon Scholarship c/o Washington Savings Bank, 30 Middlesex St, Lowell, MA 01852. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.