Gwendolyn S. (Colbath) Dearth

Gwendolyn S. Dearth; 90
Lowell native

CHELMSFORD -- Gwendolyn S. (Colbath) Dearth, age 90, of Chelmsford, formerly of Lowell, passed away at home on Saturday, March 16th, 2013.

She was the beloved wife of of the late Emory R. Dearth.

Born in Lowell Massachusetts, November 25th, 1922, daughter of the late Ernest & Florence (Ohnemus) Colbath.

She retired from Raytheon after 38 years of work as a tester.

She was a member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Chelmsford.

She is survived by three daughters, Kathy J. Cole of Lowell, Linda S. Hannon and her husband, Paul of Vermont, and Nancy G. Camp of Vermont; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Bertha Baldwin of Chelmsford; also her beloved dog, Teddy.

DEARTH -- Gwendolyn, age 90, of Chelmsford: There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 242 Boston Rd., (Rte. 4) in Chelmsford. Burial will be private. Arrangements by the M.R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, donations in her memory may be made to the Aldersgate U.M. Church or the VNA of Greater Lowell Hospice, For Directions and Service info, Visit online memorial at

Funeral Home

M.R. Laurin & Son Funeral Home
295 Pawtucket Street Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 452-0121

Published in Lowell Sun on Mar. 18, 2013