Beatrice M. (Lapointe) Maher of Townsend


5822 MaherBeatrice Malvina Maher, 93 of Townsend, Mass passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 surrounded by family. Beatrice was the oldest of 12 Children originally from Lowell, MA, and was the widow to Thomas F. Maher Sr. who passed away in 2001.

Beatrice is survived by her son Thomas F. Maher Jr. and his wife, Kathleen of Pepperell, MA. She is also survived by 4 brothers and sisters, Maurice Lapointe of Cape Coral, FL, Jeanette Major of Dracut, MA, Alexander Lapointe and his wife, Lorraine of Deerfield Beach, FL and Mary Ann Grondine and her husband, Leo of Bretton Woods, NH.  Beatrice had 3 grandchildren, Maureen Maher-Killelea and her husband, Patrick of Leominster, MA, Christopher Maher and his wife Meaghan, of Bolton, MA and Kelly Bliss and her husband, Dan of Cohasset, MA.  She was also survived by 9 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews that loved her dearly.

Services will be held at Dolan Funeral home with a viewing from 2-5 on Sunday, June 26. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, June 27 at 9:00 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church of North Chelmsford, MA and internment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Chelmsford.  The family will host a gathering for family and loved ones following the cemetery at the Mt. Pleasant Country Club in Lowell.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at


June 26, 2016
Dolan Funeral Home


June 27, 2016
9A.M. Mass
St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford, MA
  1. Stephanie Trevethan says:

    Aunt Bea…
    You’ve brought so much joy to my family over the years. You were always quick to make a snappy comment or a clever joke. I find solace knowing that the memories we’ve created, will never fade. Love you always.

  2. Ronald & Eileen Bastien says:


    Our hearts go out to you and your family.
    Your mother was the best, fun loving person,
    we enjoyed having her at our lake house.
    She will always be in our prayers.

    Ron & Eileen

  3. Kathy Hamilton says:


    You were the best godmother ever.How I loved to talk with you and that laugh…I remember how hard and loud you laughed, when I told you about my wittle puppy (the love of my life) when I told you I named her Bea..after another love of my life.After you got done laughing you told me that was a 1st..Everytime I call Bea ,I remember that day and how you laugh,not to mention you telling me I was nuts..
    I’m gonna miss our talks,never,never forget the stories..You took a piece of my heart with you when you left,hold on to it till we meet again.
    Love you more !
    Kathy Bea H.

  4. Judy dinneen says:

    Love to all!!!

  5. Jeannine Hopkins says:

    FAMILY, how great it is! My sister Beatrice called me “the crazy one” but we had many laughs together. I will always treasure the times spent together when you needed me…memories I’ll never forget. You were good to everyone-you were there for us. I’m proud to have had you as my sister. I’m looking at the clock…it’s 6:30…I would be talking to you…..
    I love you Bea & will never forget what you were in my life.

  6. Ralph Hopkins says:

    I was blessed to have your presence at our home on occasions, you made me laugh many times. Your laughter made me so glad you made it to the house even days you weren’t up to par. But you always were a trooper. You will be missed R. I. P. B. B. Love Ralph

  7. Elise dirsa says:

    Bea u always made me laugh. It was always so nice to visit with you especially when the three sisters were involved, Jeanette, Mary Ann and you, what a crew. Enjoy your family reunion.

  8. Leann Trevethan says:

    What can I say…. I will always cherish those times we’ve shared,so so many laughs! Thank you for that…
    Trying to find comfort in the knowledge that you are finally reunited with so many people that Love You!
    I miss that I can’t just call and ask you about a recipe or whatever…LOVE YOU FOREVER Aunt Bea…

  9. MaryAnn Grondine says:

    My dear big sister,
    You were more than a sister you became my second mom. You were my rock. All I had to do was call and you made everything all right. I will miss you terribly but I know you are home.

  10. Misty Wilmot says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  11. Sharon and Bill Mauro says:

    Tom, Kathie and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  12. Maureen Maher-Killelea says:

    Until we meet again,
    may God Hold you
    in the palm of his hand.

    It was a blessing to have you in my life Memere, and I am grateful for all the special time we spent together over these last years especially. All our love


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