John E. 'Jed' Driscoll, Jr.
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of Lowell, formerly of Westford;
Loving husband, father, and grandfather;
U.S. Navy Veteran
LOWELL -- John E. "Jed" Driscoll, Jr., of Lowell, formerly of Westford, died unexpectedly on April 17, 2013, aged 56 years.
He was the beloved husband of Lorna G. (Nielsen) Driscoll, with whom he celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary in March.
Born in Melrose, February 25, 1957, a son of the late John E. Sr., and June (Stebbins) Driscoll. He received his early education in the Westford school system, and graduated from Nashoba Valley Technical High School with the Class of 1975.
John enlisted in the U.S. Navy on March 14, 1976, serving as a System Organizational Maintenance Technician. He received the Good Conduct Award and the Meritorious Unit Commendation Award, Battle "E", and was honorably discharged on March 13, 1984.
He was a printer by trade, having been associated with the W. E. Andrews Company, of Bedford, and the former Murray Printing Company of Westford for many years.
Jed was a fanatical fan of all New England Pro Sports Teams, never missing a game. He also enjoyed both salt water and fresh water fishing with his brothers.
Mr. Driscoll was a kind, generous man who will always be remembered for his love of family, especially his cherished granddaughters - his beloved Ashlee and his "pumpkin", Morgan.
Besides his loving wife, he is survived by his son, Nathan Driscoll of Maine; daughters, Kelly Patterson and her husband, David of Billerica, and Tracy Colby and her companion, Kevin Shanahan of Lowell; sisters, Patricia Novel of Pepperell, and Brenda Cook and her husband, Michael of Tennessee; brothers, Paul Driscoll of Nashua, NH, and Edward Driscoll of Pepperell; and granddaughters, Ashlee Patterson and Morgan Colby. three sisters-in-law, Carol Prescott and Doreen Regan, both of Lowell, and Michelle Laurencio of Nashua, NH, and a brother-in-law, Lawrence Nielsen and his wife, Diana of Lowell.
He was the brother of the late Thomas Driscoll.
DRISCOLL -- In Nashua, NH, April 17, 2013. John E. "Jed" Driscoll, Jr., of Lowell, formerly of Westford, aged 56 years. Beloved husband of Lorna G. (Nielsen) Driscoll. Friends will be received at the MORSE-BAYLISS Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Blvd., Lowell, on Monday from 4 to 8 PM. John's funeral service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Interment is private. Funeral Directors, Frederick W. Healy and Walter F. Bayliss, Jr. Please visit John's memorial page at www.morsebaylissfuneralhome.com.
Morse-Bayliss Funeral Home - Lowell
122 Princeton Boulevard Lowell, MA 01851
Published in Lowell Sun on Apr. 21, 2013