Ruth L. O’Hagan of Lowell


5839 OHaganRuth L. (Lowrey) O'Hagan of Lowell, 95, died Sunday evening, July 17, 2016 at Lowell General Hospital.

She was married to the late Thomas L. O’Hagan, who died on December 7, 2004.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Rosella Lowrey.  She graduated from Keith Hall in 1940 and from Lowell Commercial College in 1941.

She was a communicant of St. Margaret Church of Lowell, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and was involved in the Churches' Legion of Mary Group as well as St. Margaret Sodality.  Ruth was a member of the Middlesex Women's Club in Lowell, and the League of Catholic Women.

She is survived by 2 sons Donald T. O’Hagan and his partner, Sharon Welch of Westford, MA and Thomas L. Jr. and his wife, Sheila O'Hagan of Hopkinsville, KY; 2 daughters, Darryl Alexa of Tyngsboro and Sharon and her husband, James Davidson of Tyngsboro; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother-in-law, to the late John Alexa, and the sister of the late Harold, Chester and John Lowrey, the late Geraldine O'Brien, and the late Doris Tereshko.

There are no Visiting Hours. Funeral Sat. at 9A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. at St. Margaret Church, 374 Stevens Street, Lowell. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the St. Margaret Church Renovation Fund, 374 Stevens St., Lowell, MA 01851. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at


July 23, 2016
10:00 AM
St. Margaret Church
  1. Joe Quinlan says:

    Sharon and family,
    Please accept my condolences.

  2. Frank Duggan says:

    Sorry for your loss.

    A full life for your Mom.


  3. Carol, Bob and Rob (Jim's sister & family) says:

    WOW 95 YEARS. What a wonderful life, family and memories. Deepest Sympathy at this time of the loss to the family, friends and acquaintances. May you have comfort at this time in all the goodness Ruth has brought you in her life.

  4. Martha Jones says:

    Shalom to the best aunt and Godmother.

  5. greg Kuffner says:

    Don,Tommy, Sharon, Scott and Shannon, sorry for your loss. Greg, Mary and Leah Kuffner

  6. Dawn Trask says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire O’HAGAN family especially with Donald and Scott ,Michelle ,Taylor and Leslie O’Hagan we are deeply saddened for your loss and abouselty feel that saddens you all are going through. Buff will never be forgotten she’s in all of your hearts and memories she’s had a wonderful long life with so many memories with you all full of laughter and happiness . May THE Buff Rip with her sweet Buddy and all thoes loved ones who wait for her in heaven God Bless.
    With Love Dawn Trask,Chris Colleton ,Patrick, Cody our beloved Tyler who Rip and Cameron and Jesse we love you may God bless the O’Hagan family to find comfort in one another always and in God Amen .

  7. Sandra Lee Houle says:

    Deeply sorry for your loss of such a wonderful woman and cousin. She is back in the arms of her beloved husband Buddy…and with her son in law Jay and other beloved family members!
    Our hearts are heavy… Love and Hugs to all our O’Hagan cousins.
    Sandra (Smith) & David Houle, son Matthew Page, mother Pat (O’Hagan) Smith and daughter Our Angel Andrea Lee Page

  8. Rita (Lowrey) Bryand says:

    Hugs to all the O’Hagan Family. It’s comforting to imagine her back by Uncle Tom’s side. I know he was there to greet her with his trademark smile… and that he saw hers as well.

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