Brenda M. (Wright) Nowell, 79, of Groveland passed away Sept. 22, 2018 at Haverhill Crossings.
She was born in Haverhill, July 7, 1939, daughter of the late Charles and Mae (Geyer) Wright. Nowell was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of 1956, and later from the Chandler School for Women in Boston.
She was a secretary for many years at the Groveland Congregational Church and had volunteered at the Groveland Library for more than 22 years. Nowell was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Georgetown.
She loved family parties and Christmas especially. She enjoyed going out to eat with family and friends and traveled extensively over the years with her husband.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Winford T. Nowell; son, W. Charles Nowell and his wife Wendy of Kennebunk, Maine; two grandchildren, Joshua and Alicia Nowell of Kennebunk, Maine, and her grandpuppy, Bonnie who she adored.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation Friday, Sept. 28, from noon to 1 p.m., at H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St,. Haverhill. A funeral service follows at 1:15 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial is in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Methuen. Contributions in her memory may be made to Animal Welfare Society in Kennebunk, Maine.