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Obituary: Daisy (DelValle) Karnell, 47

Nov 10, 2015 07:09AM ● Published by Bill Gilman

Daisy (Delvalle) Karnell, 47

TEWKSBURY: Daisy (DelValle) Karnell, age 47, a resident of Tewksbury for 15 years, passed away at home, with her family by her side on Saturday, November 7, 2015.

She was the beloved wife of 20 years to Ian J. Karnell.

Born in Boston on June 1, 1968, she was the daughter of Jacobo DelValle of Puerto Rico and the late Gloria (Estremera) DelValle.

Daisy was raised in the South End of Boston and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1987.

Following their marriage, Daisy dedicated her life to her husband and children.

She treasured spending time with friends and family, trips to the beach, dancing, music and traveling to St. Martin.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by three children,

Christina Donohue and her husband Jason of Tewksbury, Zachary Radcliffe Karnell and Alexander Michael Karnell both of Tewksbury; siblings, Iris Acosta and her husband Geraldo of Salem, NH and Jacob DelValle and his wife Lynn of Derry, NH; her nephews and nieces, Jerry and Vanessa Acosta, Michael, Jacob, and Jessica DelValle, Aviana and Grayson Karnell.

She also leaves many extended family members and friends.

Calling hours are Thursday, Nov. 12, from 4-8 p.m., at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St., Boston. Relatives and friends are asked to meet at the church. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery, 95 Forest Hills Avenue, Boston. In lieu of flowers, donations in Daisy’s memory may be made to The Pink Fund, P.O. Box 603, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303.

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