Anita M. (Primeau) Camacho Longtime Lowell resident -- LOWELL -- Anita M. Camacho, age 87, a Lowell resident for most of her life, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Willow Manor Nursing Home on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Anita was born on June 1, 1926, the daughter of the late Daniel Joseph and Mary (Armstrong) Primeau. She was the sister of the late Donald Joseph Primeau who was killed while in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. Anita attended local schools and graduated from Lowell High School, and also attended St. Joseph's School of Nursing. She was married to the late John G. Camacho for 42 years before he passed in 1989. Anita worked many years in various local Nursing Homes and was a loving and caring nurse to all the elderly she tended. She and her family lived for over 25 years in North Chelmsford before returning to her family home in the Highlands of Lowell. She was a communicant of Notre Dame de Lourdes, St. John the Evangelist, and St. Margaret's churches over her lifetime, and was an active member of the Lowell Senior Citizens. She loved her family, her pets, and Hampton Beach. She was infinitely loving and giving to all of her family and friends. In her later years, she stayed in touch with her family and friends by mailing a package with her poems, cards, and letters. -- Anita is survived by two sons, Donald J. Camacho and his wife, Andrea of Powder Spring, GA, and Gary J. Camacho of Lowell; two daughters, Susan Marie Camacho, and Margaret Mary (Margee) Johnstone of Worcester, MA. She leaves five grandchildren, James, Jared, and Jessica Johnstone, and Francesca and Joseph Camacho; also two great-granddaughters, Kayla and Lexia Johnstone. A special friend of the family, Kerry McCallum of Gasonia, NC. Anita adored her children and grandchildren, they were the heart and soul, and light of her life. She will be sorely missed by all who know and loved her. -- CAMACHO -- Anita M. Camacho, age 87, a Lowell resident for most of her life, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Willow Manor Nursing Home on Saturday June 29, 2013. She was married to the late John G. Camacho for 42 years before he passed in 1989. Her Funeral Mass will be Monday, July 8, 2013, at 9:30 A.M. at St. Margaret's Church, Stevens St. Lowell. Burial at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Merrimack Valley Animal Shelter, 951 Broadway Street, Lowell, MA 978-452-7781. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Lowell Sun from July 6 to July 7, 2013