Florence E. (Drew) Reeves of Lowell, MA
Florence E. (Drew) Reeves, 74, of Lowell died Tuesday evening, September 20, 2016 at D’Youville Senior Health Care Center.
Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Esther Drew. She was raised in Dunstable and graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1960.
Florence was active in local Democratic politics including working as an aide to Congressman and Attorney General Jim Shannon and State Senator Paul Sheehy. She also worked for Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities, Boise Cascade and later at PDI and Chass Engineering.
She was a communicant of St. Rita’s Church and a former communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.
She is survived by sons, Mark Reeves of Shirley and Brian and his wife, Pamela Reeves of Shirley; daughters, Kelly and her husband, Steven LeCours of Bradford and Kristen Reeves of Lowell; brother, Alfred Drew Jr. of Dunstable; sisters, Patricia Blanchette of Lowell, Alice Sarrasin of Methuen and Annmarie Niemela of Townsend; grandchildren, Christopher, Kyle and Kayla Reeves, Ariann and Brynne LeCours and Briannagh Reeves
She was the sister of the late Janice Tessier Howie of Plaistow, NH. Florence was the longtime companion of the late James Dowling.
Visiting hours Fri. 3 to 7PM. Funeral Sat at 8am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9am at St. Rita Church in Lowell. Burial in the Central Cemetery, Dunstable. Memorials may be made in her name to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.