Marilyn Ann Caruso


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Lowell - Marilyn Ann (McEnaney) (McGovern) Caruso, 81, a Lifelong Resident of Lowell, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 13, 2019 at High Pointe House in Haverhill, MA. Marilyn was born in Lowell, MA on July 10, 1938 the daughter of Peter and Ann (Dougherty) McEnaney. She was pre-deceased in 1999 by her husband Francis McGovern.
Marilyn attended Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsborough, MA, where she graduated in 1956. She received her B.A. in English from Emmanuel College and then a M.Ed. from Fitchburg State College.
For over 30 years she loved being an English teacher at the Daley School in Lowell and often recalled her many happy experiences there. She loved to travel, was an avid reader, proud of her Irish Heritage, enjoyed time with her cats, and particularly loved get-togethers with family and friends.
Marilyn is survived by her loving husband, Francis Caruso, whom she married in 2011 and enjoyed eight happy years.
She is also survived by a step-son, Anthony Caruso, of California, her brother Peter McEnaney and his wife MaryAlice of N. Chelmsford, MA, her sister-law, Mrs. Donald (Patricia) McGovern of Lowell, MA, and Paul Caruso of Phillips, ME, her nephew, Michael McGovern and his wife, Joan, of Chelmsford, MA, her niece, Patricia (McGovern) Gormley and her husband, Brian, of Hookset, NH (parents of Marilyn's great-niece, Faith) and Marilyn's niece, Nancy McGovern of Lowell, MA. She was predeceased by her brothers-in law Donald McGovern of Lowell, MA and Anthony Caruso of Stoughton, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her wake on Wednesday, July 17, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford. Her funeral Mass will be held Thursday, July 18, at 11 p.m., at St. John the Evangelist Church, 115 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Tewksbury. Online guestbook is available at
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Published on July 16, 2019
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Douglas and Donna D'Agata
Jul 18, 2019
Frank and Family;
Please accept our condolences for the loss of your beloved Marilyn. Although she is no longer with us, you can take comfort in the wonderful memories she helped to create.
Donna and Doug