Beloved Sister and Aunt
CHELMSFORD Isabelle Gonsalves, died Friday, September 23, 2011, at D’Youville Senior Health Care Center after a brief illness.
Born in Chelmsford, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and the late Mary C (Goes) Gonsalves, and was educated in the Chelmsford School System graduating from Chelmsford High School.
Isabelle was a lifelong East Chelmsford resident and enjoyed working with the Adult Education Program in the Chelmsford School System. She was also an excellent at home seamstress, a trophy winning bowler, and enjoyed traveling. Her favorite pasttime was spending time with family and friends. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church.
She worked for more than thirty one years for A.T.&T in North Andover as a machine operator, manufacuting telephone equipment.
Her survivors include her sisters, Theresa Flynn of Worcester, and Rita M. Houston of Lowell;her brother, John Gonsalves and his wife, Sandra, of Chelmsford; her nieces, Karen Kennedy and her husband, David, of Marblehead, Kathleen Blackwell and her husband, James, of Needham, and Susan Burns and her husband, Mark, of Nashua, NH; John Gonsalves, Jr., of California, and Ricki Misitano of Lowell; and several grand nieces, grand nephews and cousins.
She was also a sister of the late Gabrielle Gonsalves and the late Mary Misitano.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON MONDAY, SEPT 26. ON TUESDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 9 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANTHONY’S CHURCH AT 10 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. PATRICK CEMETERY. MEMORIALS IN HER NAME TO ST. ANTHONY’S CHURCH, 893 CENTRAL ST., LOWELL MA 01852.