Christina M. (Flanders) Mechalides of Tyngsboro


5737- MechalidesChristina M. (Flanders) Mechalides, 67, a long-time resident of Tyngsboro died Thursday, February 25, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Sheldon and Anna Flanders. She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1967.

She was the Director of Administration at Innovative Products and Equipment of Tyngsboro for seventeen years; where she considered everyone to be a part of her family.

Christina was a member of the Tyngsboro Zoning Board of Appeals. She was an evaluator for the Therapy Dog International at Auntie Dog of Tewksbury.  She willing gave her time to volunteer for everything.

She enjoyed watching her son and his race team race all over New England, and spending time with her beloved dogs.

She is survived by a son, Louis Mechalides of Tyngsboro; a daughter, Diana “Dolly” Mechalides and her companion, Doric Routhier of Tyngsboro; and her children’s father, Louis Mechalides of Tyngsboro. Christina is also survived by two special boys, Jeremy Stec of Dracut, MA and Derek Griffith of Hudson, NH.

She was a close friend of the late Denise Cailler of Lowell.

A celebration of her life and reception will be Sat. 10:30am to 11:30 am. at the Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA.  Memorials may be made in her name to the Lowell Humane Society, 951 Broadway Street, Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


March 5, 2016
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Ted Gaudette says:

    To the Family of Christina (Flanders) Mechalides. I am sad to read of your mothers passing, she was a childhood friend and an associate in town government. She will be missed by the town and the old neighborhood. Please accept my sincere sympathy –

  2. Kimberley says:

    So sorry to hear about Chris. My condolences and thoughts go to her family and friends.



  4. Eddie Wilcox says:

    Louie and Dolly, sorry to hear about your mother she was always a great person to be around and will be missed.

  5. Tony Shaw says:

    Hello from the Shaw family. Sorry for your loss. my sincere condolences
    Tony Shaw

  6. Linda Gaeta says:

    Our hearts and prayers are with all the family and loved ones..we are so sorry for your loss..

  7. Jennifer, Zachary & Jeremy Stec says:

    Heaven has clearly gotten their angel. I can say with a very heavy heart that Chrissy will most definitely be missed by me and the boys. She was always there with for us. She was a grandmother to my boys… Especially Jeremy. She was one of the most kind and thoughtful person I had the pleasure of knowing. Our love and prayers are with the Mechalides family. (Breathe Dolly) xoxo

  8. Celeste and Kevin says:

    Dolly and Louie, we are so sorry about your Mom. She was a great person. We have many great/fun memories of her. She will be missed.

  9. Lisa & Dave Taylor says:

    DOLLY AND Louie I’M SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR MOM SHE WAS THE BEST WOMAN I EVER MEET! She will be forgotten. God gained another Angel to watch over us until we meet again.. R.I.P Dolly!!! Lisa & Dave Taylor

    • Lisa & Dave Taylor says:

      Dolly so sorry something was wrong with the auto correct on the last comment I left wtf.. sorry about mom she will always be missed and never forgotten. lisa & Dave

  10. The Barsorian Family says:

    So very sorry for this tragic loss. Chrissy, was always so kind, and fun to be around. May God bless you all.

  11. Lisa Redmond says:

    Dolly I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom sounded like a wonderful person

  12. Kristen Leoutsakos-Chamberland says:

    My heart goes out to you and your family. I will not, nor try to explain how I may feel the pain that each of you is feeling. Thinking of you all xo

  13. Kathleen & George Helliwell says:

    What a beautiful difference one single life made. With sympathy to your family and your racing family.

  14. Linda Heywood says:

    Sorry for your loss. Too young. Sending prayers and hugs. Linda Heywood

  15. Debbie Melendez says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family I’m very sorry for your loss

  16. Nancy jarek says:

    Pete and I are so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a wonderful woman. We will miss her.

  17. SteveMerrill says:

    Dolly,Louie,and Big Louie. I will always remember the good old days down on the Lake with Chrissy and all of you,She would always go the extra mile to make things work.We had some good times and lots of laughs along the way. She will always be remembered. R.I.P. Chrissy.Hopefully i will see you all on Saturday. God Bless

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