Marian R. (Vincent) Irwin RN

Marian R. (Vincent) Irwin RN
of Chelmsford, formerly of Arlington

CHELMSFORD -- Marian R. (Vincent) Irwin, of Chelmsford, MA, died early Saturday morning, April 12, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family, after a long illness.

She was married to Edward L. Irwin with whom she would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on September 7, 2014.

Born in Cambridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Richard W. and Ruth Vincent. She graduated from Arlington High School in 1962 and from Mt. Auburn School of Nursing in 1965.

She proudly served with the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Marian worked as a nurse for the Lahey Clinic of Burlington, MA, retiring in 1990. She had previously worked for Symes Hospital of Arlington, MA.

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

Marian loved her dog, Scruffy.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Owens of Chelmsford, and Jennifer and husband, Norman Hartigan of Natick, MA; two sons, Charles Owens of Louisville, KY, and James Owens of SD; a sister, Elaine and her husband Michael Brennan of Arlington, MA; two brothers, Richard and his wife Nancy Vincent of Arlington, MA and Donald Vincent of Chelmsford; four grandchildren, Matthew Lubao, Devon Hartigan, Jenna Owens and Chloe Miller-Owens; and many loving nieces and nephews.

IRWIN -- Marian R. (Vincent) Irwin, RN, of Chelmsford, MA, died April 12, 2014. Visiting hours Tues. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Wed. at 9 AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA followed by a Funeral Service will be at 10 AM at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Chelmsford. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. Memorials may be made in her name to the Lowell VNA of Greater Lowell and Hospice, 336 Central St., Lowell, MA 01852 or the Lowell Humane Society 951 Broadway St., Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

Funeral Home

Dolan Funeral Home
106 Middlesex Street North Chelmsford, MA 01863
(978) 251-4041

Published in Lowell Sun from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014