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Judith Ann (Gath) Newell, 73

Jul 25, 2014 02:24PM ● By Bill Gilman

Judith Ann (Gath) Newell, 73

DRACUT - Judith Ann (Gath) Newell, age 73, a beloved member of a large well known area family, died peacefully Sunday evening, July 20, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Lowell, August 6, 1940, one of seven children of the late George J. Gath Sr. and Mabel (Gannon) Gath. She was raised in the Belvidere section of Lowell and graduated from Keith Hall with the Class of 1959. She lived the greater part of her life in Lowell where she was a Communicant of the Immaculate Conception Parish. She moved to Dracut ten years ago.

She is survived by five children, Judith A. Newell, Mabel E. Bond, John Newell, Tracey A. Newell, and George J. Newell all of Lowell; eleven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; three brothers, George J. Gath Jr., and his wife Esther (Gauthier) of Lowell, Daniel W. Gath and his wife Theresa (LaFlamme) of AZ, Cornelius L. “Connie” Gath of Tewksbury; a sister, Mabel E. Tully and her husband David of Dunstable; her beloved God daughter, Mary T. Wood of Dunstable; numerous nieces and nephews; and was predeceased by a brother, John E. Gath, and a sister, Mary T. Murphy.

Visiting hours Sunday, July 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, phone (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. Her funeral will begin Monday at 9:45 from the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, 144 East Merrimack St., Lowell, 01852. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Lowell. Memorials to the Immaculate Conception, Building Fund, at the above address, will be appreciated.

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