LOWELL Beverly (Rowe) Larkin, 74, of Lowell, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at Lowell General Hospital. She was the widow of the late James J. Larkin who died in 2005.
A daughter of the late John and the late Beatrice (Vincent) Rowe, she was born September 24, 1938, in Lowell, attended the local schools, and graduated from Lowell High School with the Class of 1957.
She made her home in Lowell, and was a communicant of St. Rita Church. Mrs. Larkin traveled all over the Country with her family following her husbands Military assignments and worked for banks throughout the Country. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and plants, and especially enjoyed trips to the Beach.
She is survived by her sons, James J. Larkin of Dracut, John E. Larkin of Peabody, and Michael P. Larkin of Lowell; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also a sister of the late Carol Burgoyne, the late Walter Rowe, the late Douglas Rowe, and the late Jean Rowe.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. TODAY, THURSDAY, SEPT. 27. ON FRIDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 8 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. RITA CHURCH, 158 MAMMOTH ST., LOWELL AT 9 A.M.. BURIAL WILL BE HELD PRIVATELY AT THE MASSACHUSETTS NATIONAL CEMETERY AT BOURNE WITH HER HUSBAND. MEMORIALS IN HER NAME TO BENEDICTINE MONKS, ST. BENEDICT ABBEY, BENET LAKE, WI 53102.