The Lowell Cemetery is a non-municipal and non-denominational cemetery. 

77 Knapp Ave, Lowell, MA 01852 | 978-454-5191

Board of Trustees

Robert S. McKittrick


Robert S. McKittrick is President of the Board of Trustees for the Proprietors of the Lowell Cemetery. He was elected a Trustee in 2003 and is the recent past Treasurer.

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Retired since 2018, he was the President of McKittrick Industrial Supply, Inc., a family business started in 1922. In addition, he is the past President of Abbott-Treat Inc. and Six-Zero Realty Corp., past Treasurer of Realty Professionals, Inc., and the founder of an auto storage business. Robert graduated from Northeastern University with a BSBA in Finance and attended a Boston University Commercial Real Estate program. Robert has served on the boards of Lowell General Hospital, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, The Merrimack River Valley House, Alternative House, and the Friends of the J. V. Fletcher Library in Westford, MA.

Frank Alexander Wilson

Vice President

Frank Alexander Wilson is retired from a long career with Courier Corporation and received his education at Lowell High School, Colby College, and Babson College where he received his MBA. 

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Alex’s community affiliations include the Ayer Home, The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, Lowell General Hospital, and Vesper Country Club where he is a Past President. On the Cemetery’s Board of Trustees since 1996, he contributes to the work of the Finance, Audit, Human Resources, and Grounds Committees.

Lewis T. Karabatsos


Lewis T. Karabatsos is retired from a successful career in corporate philanthropy and communications. He is currently a lecturer at Boston University’s Arts Administration Program.

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With degrees from University of Massachusetts (BA) and Boston University (MS), Lewis has served and/or held leadership positions on numerous local and state boards over the years, ranging from the Lowell Historical Society, the Lowell Art Association, the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation, and the Rye (NH) Historical Society, to the Boston Museum of Science, City Year Boston, and EarthShare New England. Elected as a Cemetery Trustee in 2008, he is a member of the Finance Committee and Chair of the Grounds Committee.

Darren H. Sykes


Darren H. Sykes is the owner and operator of Sykes the Florist and Greenhouses, which dates back in business to 1932. 

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A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, Darren is a Trustee of the Lawrence Street Primitive Methodist Church and an active member of the Massachusetts Flower Grower Association. He serves on the Marketing and Grounds Committees and has been a Trustee since 2011.

James D. Latham

James D. Latham is retired from corporate legal practice where he worked in the hotel industry and was Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel at the Sheraton Corporation.

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James is an alum of Saint Mark’s School, Dartmouth and Boston University where he received his law degree. He has been active in numerous organizations including Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank and Lowell General Hospital. He also serves on the Cemetery’s Finance and Human Resources Committees, having joined the Board in 1978.

George L. Duncan

George L. Duncan is the Chairman and Founder of Enterprise Bank and Trust Company who earned his BS in Financing and Accounting from Northeastern University and has been involved in the banking business since 1957. 

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Currently serving in different capacities with Lowell General Hospital, the Great Lowell Community Foundation, and Project Learn, George has been a Trustee of the Lowell Cemetery since 2005 and serves of the Finance Committee.

Rosemary Noon

Rosemary Noon has been a Trustee of the Lowell Cemetery since 2010.  She chairs the Human Resources Committee.  She is the former Assistant Director of the Lowell Plan, Inc., a nonprofit organization of private and public sector leaders who address the city’s economical, educational, and cultural development issues.

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A graduate of Regis College, she also has a master's degree in art history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a former Loeb Fellow at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. At Regis College, she was the first director of a new Fine Arts Center and later was appointed Director of Communications and Cultural Affairs. She taught art history and co-directed the Museum Studies Program. Rosemary served two terms as a Governor-appointed member of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which directs cultural policy and funds cultural groups in the state. Today, she is a board member of the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation and the New England Quilt Museum.

Ann Marie Page

Ann Marie Page is the former proprietor of Nana’s Embroidery and previous owner of other successful small businesses, and a former manager with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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A long-time community activist, Ann has been a leader with many local organizations including the Lowell Citywide Neighborhood Council, the Centralville Neighborhood Action Group, and the Academy of Notre Dame Alumnae. A Trustee since 2011, she is a member of the Marketing and Grounds Committees.

Brian Chapman

Brian Chapman is the President of Mill City Environmental Corporation and graduated with a BA in geology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Brian is involved in numerous charities and non-profits including the March of Dimes, Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust, and the Greater Lowell Boys and Girls Club. A Trustee since 2014 he serves on the Grounds Committee.

Richard P. Howe, Jr.

Richard P. Howe, Jr. is the Register of Deeds of the Middlesex North District. He is also the author of several books on Lowell history, the founder of Lowell Walks, and the creator of the hyperlocal website

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He holds a B.A. in political science from Providence College, an M.A. in history from Salem State University, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. He became a Cemetery Trustee in 2018 and serves on the Marketing Committee. He has also served as the official tour guide of the Lowell Cemetery since 2012.
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