Griswold – Barbara Ann (Lutz) Lowell, 81, of Griswold, passed away on November 28, 2021 at her home surrounded by family. She was the wife of the late Francis Lowell who predeceased her in 2019.
Barbara was born on July 27, 1940 in Torrington, daughter of the late Victor J. and Catherine F. (Gruhuskas) Lutz. Barbara will be remembered for the immaculate upkeep of her home and yard. She also loved gardening and talking with family on the phone whenever given the chance.
She is survived by her children, Christopher P. Lowell and his wife Elizabeth, Daniel F. Lowell and his wife Bridget, and Dawn M. Plourde and her husband John, her six grandchildren, Mark Plourde and his wife Victoria, Timothy Plourde and his wife Shoko, Daniel Lowell II, Alexandria Lowell, Meghan Plourde and Ryan Lowell; her great-grandson Rei Plourde; siblings, Victor Lutz and his wife Rebecca, George Lutz and wife Katherine, Margaret Watson, Judy Benedict and her husband Tom, Cathy Torsiello and her husband Mike, and Elaine Harrison and her husband Bruce; her sister-in-law Eleanor Lowell; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother Raymond Lutz, and her daughter-in-law April Lowell.
A calling hour will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at Lyons Funeral Home, 467 High St., Thomaston. A service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow in Northfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to one of her favorite charities St Judes or Toys for Tots.
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