Obituaries

April E. Gaffney

July 13th, 2021

April Elizabeth Gaffney, age 23, of Tewksbury, passed away unexpectedly on July 6, 2021.

April was born on March 17, 1998; she was the beloved daughter of David Gaffney of Tewksbury and Nancy Fleury of Lowell, she is survived by her adoring son James Gaffney, her loving sisters Alyssa Gaffney & her fiancé Scotty McMahon, Stephanie Willey & her husband Paul of Ardmore, OK, and Emily Babcock of Billerica. She was “Auntie” to her nephews Leo Willey and Joseph McMahon, dear granddaughter of Henry and the late Patricia Fleury, the late Joseph and Shirley Gaffney and Great-Granddaughter of Dorothy Sheehan, niece of Joseph Gaffney, Jr., Debra & Richard Andrews, Debbie & Jim Surette, Marc & Holly Fleury, Laura Fleury and the late Wayne Fleury. April is also survived by many cousins and friends.

April was a beautiful girl inside and out; she had a beaming smile that would light up a room; she was fun loving, friendly, and she loved people; especially her family. April will forever be loved and missed by all who knew her.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA, on Wednesday, July 14th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

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6 Entries in Guest Book for “April E. Gaffney”

  1. Alicia Columbus says:

    April you were my friend and then you became my family. You were my sister in law no mater what anyone says. You gave me the greatest gift when you had my lovely nephew James. We had our ups and downs but nobody is perfect. I will love you and miss you everyday. I miss your laugh and that beautiful smile. You are my world BBG Always & Forever. I love you April Elizabeth Gaffney And I always will. ??????????????????????

  2. Christine (Fleury) Parrington says:

    Nancy, David, Stephanie, Alyssa and family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. So young and beautiful – such a tragedy all around. We can only hope that she’s in the arms of the angels and family members who were there to greet her. My heartfelt sympathies to you all…

  3. Nonnie Connie says:

    April is a shining Beacon for us. A beautiful Angel that her Creator has taken he home and greeted with her loved ones. April now has a purpose to protect and guide her family. James will feel his Mother’s love always; as will my Great grandson, Damian. I feel that April will guide and protect these two special ones through their journeys. Such a beautiful, young girl that I will cherish. Be at Peace and share your love. Love you, little girl. Nonnie Connie (Amanda’s Grandmother)

  4. Gretchen Cecere says:

    I will always remember April being at my house with my daughter, Alexandra. Always laughing and singing. What I will miss the most is that smile!!!! And her eating all my cookies! Beautiful girl inside and out. Sending love and prayers to her family.

  5. Jessica Prenney says:

    April was an amazing person for the short time I was close with her. I send my condolences to her family and her loving friends that have been working so hard to make sure she rests peacefully. I hope your soul is at ease. So sorry for the loss of everyone who loved her. She will be missed

  6. Alyssa Gaffney (Big Sis) says:

    April, you are my sun, my moon, & my stars. You are my rock, my whole entire world. The other half of my heart, & best of all my baby sister. I can’t let go yet & I wasn’t ready to say goodbye. I love you so much & Ill miss you forever. </3 :(

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