Jean B. Demers, 81

MIDDLETON, MASS. — Jean B. Demers, 81, of Middleton, Mass. and vacation homes in Isle of Capri, Naples, Fla. and Harrison, passed on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.

Born in Lynn, Mass., she was the daughter of John Henry and Emma (Landry) Lucier.

She married John H. Demers Jr. and they made their home in Middleton, Mass., where she had four children: Barbara Demers of Middleton, Mass., Patricia Demers (deceased), Linda (Demers) Klein of Mexico and John Demers III (deceased). She has three wonderful grandchildren; three brothers, John Lucier of Lynn, Mass., Peter Lucier of Barton, Vt. and Paul Lucier (deceased) of Middleton, Mass. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Jean attended St. Mary’s School in Lynn, Mass. and worked in the family restaurant, Henry’s Restaurant in Lynn. After graduating, Jean 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, Mass. While in Florida, Jean worked in the Urgent Care and participated in emergency evacuation training at the local fire department.

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.

Services were held in Middleton, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 11.

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