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SALEM, NH - Jean (Porras) Davis, 85, of Salem, N.H., died Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Salemhaven.
Jean was born in Boston, Mass., the daughter of the late Victoria (Salvato) and Ramiro Porras. She had lived in Cambridge, Mass., for many years and was very active in the community, including the PTA at her children's school. Jean was a true friend to many, and it was often said that she never knew a stranger. Jean was also one of the founders of the Tons of Fun Club in Cambridge, a group of local ladies that got together regularly to socialize. Jean loved to cook, and the kitchen at her house was never closed. She was a member of St. Matthew's Parish in Windham, N.H., and a member and former Chaplin for the American Legion Ernest W. Young Post #63 Ladies Auxiliary.
She will by sadly missed by her beloved husband, Roy Davis of Salem, N.H.; her four daughters, Victoria Duval of Raynham, Mass., Karen Davis of Cambridge, Mass., Cheryl Davis of Melbourne, Fla., and Jeanne MacAskill and husband, Skip of Los Gatos, Calif.; her sisters, Lucie Morande of Salem, N.H., and Beverly Call of Cambridge, Mass.; her two granddaughters, Sheighlin and Ariana MacAskill; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Ruth Vrettas.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon, followed by a funeral service at 12 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH.
Memorial contributions in Jean's memory may be sent to American Legion, Ernest W. Young Post #63, 38 Millville St., Salem, NH 03079; or to Salemhaven Resident Council Fund, 23 Geremonty Dr., Salem, NH 03079.
To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.
Published on January 9, 2018
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