Jean B. Demers age 81, of Middleton, MA and vacation homes in Isle of Capri, Naples Fl. and Harrison ME, passed on November 6, 2017.
Born in Lynn MA, she was the daughter of John Henry and Emma (Landry) Lucier.
She married John H Demers Jr. and they made their home in Middleton MA where she had 4 children; Barbara Demers (and Donald Wyman III) of Middleton, Patricia Demers (deceased), Linda (Demers) Klein (and Paul Klein) of Mexico ME and John Demers III (deceased). She has four wonderful grandchildren John, Stephen, Susan (deceased), and Sarah. Jean had three brothers. John (and Alice) of Lynn MA, Peter (and Barbara) of Barton VT, and Paul (deceased) (and Roberta) Lucier of Middleton MA. Also leaving her in-laws: Roland and Carole Demers of Topsfield, Janice (Demers) and Russel Rougier of Newton Junction NH, and Paul and Charlene (Demers) Kolodziej. Survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Jean attended St. Mary’s School and went to work as a typesetter and proofreader for local newspapers in Lynn and Boston, spending most of her career at the Salem Evening News and ending with the Cricket Press in Manchester MA.
She loved traveling the country, spending time with family, and exploring the ocean. She loved life and did most everything including dancing, horseback riding, reading, bingo, board and card games, creating arts of all forms, teaching ceramics, water and snow skiing, motorcycling, boating, fishing, walking, country music, animals, slots, and Mahjong.
Jean was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, the American Legion, the Moose Club, and the Lion’s Club. Jean worked in the family restaurant called Henry’s Restaurant in Lynn.
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