Barbara G. (Malonson) Bowe, 86, of Chelmsford, MA passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023, at Lowell General Hospital with her family by her side.
A daughter of the late Leo Malonson and the late Gladys R. (Lefebvre) Malonson, she was born October 13, 1936, in Lowell, and was raised and educated in the city.
Barb made her home in Chelmsford and was employed as a cook for the University of Lowell for many years prior to her retirement. Also, she loved to cook for family and friends as well throughout the years. Spending time with her family and friends is what brought her the most happiness, and she also loved the beach, the sun, taking cruises, trips to Florida, and of course she loved playing Keno.
Her survivors include her daughters, Kim M. Donnelly and her husband, Thomas, of Lowell and Karen A. Hastings and her husband, Scott, of Hudson, NH; her four grandchildren, Kristen S. Lange of Hudson, NH, Tara J. Donnelly of Lowell, and Johnathan C. Hastings and Alec C. Hastings of Hudson, NH; two great grandchildren, Anthony M. Lange and his wife, Megan of Nashua, NH, and Nathaniel J. Lange of Hudson, NH; her uncle, Allen Lefebvre of Pepperell; her companion, John Douglas of Lowell, as well as several cousins and many nieces and nephews including her cousin Priscilla Champagne of Lowell, MA to whom she was very close, as well as her Goddaughter Linda Malonson of NH.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Leo Malonson, Richard Malonson, Ruth Barton, Gladys Rowe, Dorothy Webb, George Malonson, and she was the longtime companion of the late Dr. Tom Sweeney.
You are invited to her visitation on Saturday March 18, 2023, from 1 until 4 p.m., at the MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 Nesmith Street, 978-452-6361. To leave the family a message of condolence, find us on Facebook or use our website at any time.