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Obituary for Gay L. Parsons

Gay L. (Avery) Parsons, 84, of East Hampstead, NH, peacefully died Tuesday, March 21, at Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Derry, NH.

She was born in Corinna, ME, August 14, 1932, daughter of the late George and Grace (Cossar) Avery and was educated there.

For several years, Mrs. Parsons was employed as a Sales Manager for the former Sarah Coventry Company during which she received numerous national awards and recognitions.

She treasured and valued time spent with her family and loved to share memories of her past experiences of her late husband and two boys. Mrs. Parsons was an avid reader of history and autobiographies.

She was the wife of the late Richard Parsons who died in 1981 and her survivors include two sons, Mark L. and his wife Diane Parsons of Derry, NH, Wade H. Parsons and his girlfriend Debbie Carver of Danville, NH, a brother, Arlie Avery of Ohio, a daughter-in-law, Cindy Parsons of Reading, six grandchildren, Matthew L. Parsons, Lindsay Rosati, Lauren Castellano, Melissa Parsons, Jennifer Harinandan and Amanda Donnelly, four great-grandchildren, Asia and Scarlett Rosati, Keely and Bruce Harinandan.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Saturday morning, March 25, from 10am to 10:45am at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 106 Summer ST., Haverhill, followed by a Funeral Service at 11am at the Funeral Home. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family in Atkinson Cemetery, Atkinson, NH. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. To share a memory or for more information please visit

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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830





11:00 AM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701


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