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Obituary: Kathleen “Kay” A. ( Henry) Gagnon, 78

May 29, 2018 06:21AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Kathleen “Kay” A. ( Henry) Gagnon

DRACUT, MA – Kathleen “Kay” A. ( Henry) Gagnon, 78, died with her loving family by her side on Thursday, May 24th at the Lowell General Hospital. She was the devoted companion of Gilberto Diaz.

Kay was born in Lowell on August 23, 1939 and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Aurore (Dubois) Henry. Kay was a giver that put others first and especially cherished the time spent with her grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna M. Gagnon and her partner, Daniel J. Hamelin; six grandchildren, Nicole Brady, Stephen and Matthew Andrade, Peter Molloy and his wife Amy, and Jarad and Brian Gagnon; five great-grandchildren, Tayla, Ava, Natalie, Frankie and Kevin; one great-great grandson, Kaleb; one daughter-in-law, Karen Gagnon of Dracut; four sister-in-laws, Theresa Fryns and her husband, Phillip of Lowell, Priscilla Dumont and her companion Bud Zwicker of Hampton, NH, Linda McMeniman and her husband John of Lowell and Charlene Henry Wright. She also leaves several nieces and nephews.

She was also predeceased by her son, Leo T. Gagnon, three siblings, Gloria Simard, Rosemarie Noon, Thomas Henry and her former husband, Leo J. Gagnon. 

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Thursday, May 31st from 4 – 7 p.m. at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut, MA. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on THURSDAY at 7 p.m. Burial will be private. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Kay’s name to the, Leo Gagnon Family Scholarship, c/o Dracut Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 117, Dracut, MA 01826. For directions, or to leave an online condolence, story or message, please visit, or find us on Facebook under “Dracut Funeral Home.”
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