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Obituary: Janice A. Martin, 81

Aug 08, 2017 09:01PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Janice A. Martin

LOWELL- Janice A. Martin, 81, passed away surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, August 3rd, at the Northwood Nursing and Rehab Center in Lowell. She was the wife of the late Roger F. Martin, who died April 6, 2016.

She was born in Lowell, February 18, 1936, a daughter of the late John and Rita (Gleason) Buchanan.

She belonged to Tops Club at Chelmsford Senior Center. She enjoyed bird watching, and very much enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. 

She is survived by five daughters, Paula Flaherty and her companion Gerald Kendall of Lowell, Linda Carvalho and her husband Carlos of Tyngsboro, Susan Dowling and her husband Stephen of Dracut, Laura Dows and her husband Joseph of Pepperell, and Nancy Walton and her husband William of Dracut, her sister, Joan Buchanan, and her brother-in-law Thomas Linscott, both of Bel Air, MD; as well as 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her son-in-law Michael C. Flaherty; her sister, Ruthann Linscott, and brother, John Roger Buchanan.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be sent to Circle Home Hospice; 847 Rogers Street; Suite 201; Lowell, MA 01852. For additional information and to leave an online condolence, story or message please visit or find us on Facebook under Dracut Funeral Home.
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