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Obituary: Joshua M. Marriott, 28

Jul 09, 2015 12:06AM ● By Bill Gilman
 Joshua M. Marriott, 28, the loving husband of Keely (Carroll) Marriott passed away on July 2, 2015 at the Lahey Clinic Hospital, following a sudden cardiac event. He was the adoring father of Kayla, Brayden, and Connor.

Josh was born in Boston on June 30, 1987, a son of William S. Marriott, III and Wendi Clayton. He attended the Lowell Schools and was a graduate of the Greater Lowell Vocational School. He was employed as an HVAC Technician and took great pride in his work.

Josh was a U.S. Army Veteran of the War in Iraq, serving two tours of duty. He received the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Army Service Medal, and the Overseas Service Ribbon. 

At home, Josh was a true family man. Everything in his life centered on his love of family. As a Dad, he loved playing with his little boys and spending time with his daughter. Family night watching movies, trips to the park, baseball games, hockey, camping, the beach, and countless other things with his children and family is what mattered most in life to Josh. He enjoyed walking his dog "Sargent", his trusted and loyal friend. Josh loved listening to Country Music and spending time with his many friends, including his good friend JB Culleton. 

Josh married his true love, Keely, in their flip flops, on Salisbury Beach, a place they both loved to spend time together. 

Josh's extended family was also very important to him. He loved to spend time with his nieces, nephews, and cousins. His uncle Phil was someone he enjoyed spending time with hanging out, fixing things, and talking about the military.

Josh was a devoted husband. He was Keely's rock and was supportive during her 10 month course and recent graduation from the LPN program at Greater Lowell Technical School. 

Josh is survived by his wife Keely, his sons, Brayden and Connor Marriott, his daughter Kayla Marriott; his parents William and Wendi; his brothers and sisters, Larry Clayton, Dereck Clayton, Richard Kandrotas, LaShanta Magnusson, Ashley Cenerizio, Melissa Kandrotas, Kerry Fantasia, and Jessie Kandrotas; his paternal grandmother Margaret Marriott; his maternal grandparents Philip and Cindy Clayton; his stepmother Debbie Kandrotas; his father and mother-in-law, Bob and Mary Carroll; brothers and sisters-in-law, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was the stepson of the late Francis Lyons and grandson of the late William S. Marriott, Jr.

MARRIOTT -- In Burlington, July 2, 2015, Joshua M. Marriott, 28, beloved husband of Keely (Carroll) Marriott. Family and friends may call at the FAY McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 105 MOORE ST., LOWELL, on THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015 from 4 until 8 PM. Josh's Funeral will begin on FRIDAY MORNING at 9 o'clock from the Funeral Home, followed by his FUNERAL MASS at 10 o'clock at THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, (Lower Church) 144 East Merrimack St., Lowell. His cemetery services with MILITARY HONORS will follow at the LOWELL CEMETERY, 77 Knapp Ave., Lowell. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, Josh's family has asked that donations be made to the "JOSHUA MARRIOTT CHILDRENS FUND". Donations can be made at any Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union Branch location. 

ARRANGEMENTS BY THE FAY McCABE FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 978-459-9222. www.faymccabe.com. - See more at: 
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