This Lowell Tribune obituary was found in the April 12, 1945, issue (page 2, column 5-6):
WELL KNOWN YOUNG LADY PASSED AWAY HERE MONDAY
Miss Jean Brownell, 20, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Brownell passed away at Mercy hospital, Gary, Monday, where she had been seriously ill the past two weeks. Born and reared here, she was well known to all.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her parents, one brother, S/Sgt. Jack Brownell, serving with the army in Italy, and one sister, Miss Betty, at home.
Funeral services will be held at the Weaver funeral home this (Thursday) afternoon.