LOWELL Kamal Jain (45) of Lowell passed away doing something he loved, farming with his wife. He was the beloved husband of JoAnn Robichaud, with whom he had shared the past nine years.
Born May 25, 1969, in Camden, New Jersey, Kamal was a son of the late Naimchand and the late Indu (Kavi) Jain, and was raised and educated in Framingham and Marlboro MA. Kamal was always passionate about learning and was currently working towards his Master’s Degree.
During High School, Kamal was part of a search and rescue group and went on to work as an EMT soon after graduating. Kamal worked as an IT professional, in various capacities, over the past 25 years. He was a self-proclaimed ‘Nerd’ and shared a lot of memories geeking-out with his brother, Arun. Kamal was a proponent of sustainable agriculture and will be remembered as an active participant in the FarmHack Movement.
A strong advocate for community involvement, Kamal was a Co-Founder of Lowell Makes. He was a member of the Lowell Citizen’s Advisory Committee, E for All, and the Mentorship Program. Kamal was a member of the Entrepreneurship Board at Middlesex Community College, was on the Board at the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association, and was a member of the Coalition for a Better Acre. Mr. Jain also campaigned for Office both on the State Senate and as the State Auditor several times.
In addition to his cherished wife, JoAnn, Kamal is survived by his brothers, Arun Jain and his wife, Antonia, of Lowell and Sudhir; his sisters in law, Judith Robichaud of Roslindale and Jane Robichaud of Florida; his brother in law James Robichaud and his family; his nieces, Shanti, Natasha, and Jazmin; his aunt and uncle, Prabhakar and Vijay Jain of Shrewsbury, and their children, Navin and Shivani; his aunt Jai Devi Jain and her children, Pragya and Anurag; his cousin Vineet, who was like a brother to him; and several more cousins throughout the United States. He was also a beloved son in law of the late, Josephine Robichaud.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS VISITATION 3 UNTIL 7 P.M. ON FRIDAY, MAY 8, AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HIS FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT 7 P.M. AT THE FUNERAL HOME FOLLOWING THE VISITATION. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS IN HIS NAME TO LOWELL MAKES, 47 LEE ST., LOWELL MA 01852 OR DONATE DIRECTLY ON THEIR WEBSITE, LOWELLMAKES.COM/DONATE