Joseph Thomas ‘Joe’ Surprenant
LOWELL Joseph Thomas ‘Joe’ Surprenant, 27, a lifelong Lowell resident, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 2, 2009. Born June 23, 1981, in Lowell, he was a son of Maribeth (Wright) Surprenant-Landry of Lowell and David R. Surprenant of Deering, NH. and was educated in the local schools.
Mr. Surprenant was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church, and when he wasn’t spending time with his family, he enjoyed online gaming and was a member of the SO-Squad, an internet gaming group specializing in map building for the game Black Hawk Down. Joe also enjoyed working on cars and loved tinkering and fixing with all types of things.
In his younger days, he worked for Roche Brothers in Lowell before working as a landscaper for the City of Lowell Housing Authority.
In addition to his mother, Maribeth, and her husband, Scott Landry, and his father, David Surprenant, and his wife, Mary, he is survived by a sister, Dawnmarie Dube and Pedro Tavares, of Lowell; three brothers, David R. Surprenant and his fiancee, Brenda Gagne, of Lowell, Christopher L. Surprenant of Lowell, and Eric R. Surprenant and his girlfriend, Sheila Fifer, of Lowell; his girlfriend, Heather Scales, of Lowell; a niece, Crystal Tavares of Lowell; two nephews, Pedro M. Tavares Jr. of Lowell and David R. Surprenant III of Lowell; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was the grandson of the late Thomas and Isabel Wright and the late Joseph and Irene Surprenant.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS CALLING HOURS ON TUESDAY BEGINING AT 8 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND ST., LOWELL 978-458-6816.
HIS FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH AT 10 A.M..
Church address for directions 543 Bridge Street Lowell, MA 01850
BURIAL IN ST. JOSEPH CEMETERY.