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Penny J. (Taylor) Lowe, 72, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester. She was the beloved wife of Charles J. Lowe to whom she was married for almost 50 years. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha (Penny) Taylor.
Penny, a graduate of Marblehead High School, Class of 1962, received her bachelor's degree from Salem State College. She continued her education at UMass Lowell, earning her Master's degree. Because of her love of children, Penny became a teacher. She taught at the Dutile Elementary School in Billerica for 14 years. Penny was an avid reader, enjoyed knitting, cross stitch, and just about any crafts project. Penny was a loving and supportive wife, mother, and grandmother.
She enjoyed family vacations in Maine, doting on her grandchildren. She was an active member with her husband, Charles, of the Burlington Church of Christ.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathryn (Katie) Gauthier and her husband, David and Elizabeth (Betsy) Lemmon and her husband, Michael; and seven grandchildren, Taylor, Victoria, Joshua, Rachel, and Jared Gauthier, and Michael and Brianna Lemmon, all of Nashua, N.H. She was also the sister of Robert Taylor of South Carolina and the sister-in-law of Laurence Lowe of Lynn.
Funeral services will be held in the Burlington Church of Christ, 344 Cambridge St., Burlington, Thursday, June 29, at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd. (Route 3A), Billerica, Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Penny’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.(alz.org). Interment, Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. www.burnsfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  June 26, 2017
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