Mildred Fairburn, 82, of Haverhill, formerly of Andover, died on Wednesday, November 16 at the Methuen Health & Rehabilitation. Born in Lawrence on May 13, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Angeline (Bernard) Richards. Mildred was a graduate of Punchard High School in Andover. She was a retired Crossing Guard in Andover and had been an Andover resident before moving to Haverhill 27 years ago. While living in Andover she was a member of St. Augustine Church and was currently an active member of All Saints Parish in Haverhill where she was a member of the Lady of St. Ann. Mildred was the wife of John J. Fairburn. She was the mother of Jane Boyd and her partner Jerry Marchant of Sandown, NH, John R. Fairburn and his wife JoAnn of Westchester, CT and Cindy Boyle and her husband Larry of Stafford Springs, Ct. She was the sister of Lorraine Kenney of Lawrence, Anne Springer of ME, Ella Riley of Methuen, George Richards of FL, Charles Richards of North Andover and the late Harold, J. Wilfred and Francis Richards and M. Peggy Keyes. She was the stepsister of Barry Richards of Pembroke and Wayne Richards of North Andover. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Her funeral will be held at Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill at 10 o?clock. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at St. Augustine Cemetery in Andover. Memorial contributions may be made to the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.
Mildred Fairburn, 82, of Haverhill, formerly of Andover, died on Wednesday, November 16 at the Methuen Health & Rehabilitation. Born in Lawrence on May 13, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Angeline (Bernard) Richards. Mildred... View Obituary & Service Information
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