Jessamine "Jessie"'s Story

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Jessamine “Jessie” Mae Moore, 78, of Salem, N.H., formerly of Lowell and Merrimack, N.H., died late Sunday night, November 26, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was married to her beloved husband, Alfred “Chuck” Moore, with whom she celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary on July 4, 2017.
She was born in Lowell, Mass., the daughter of the late Donald and Marjorie MacKenzie. She was raised in Lowell and graduated from Lowell High School with the Class of 1957. Jessamine was previously employed at Wang at both the Towers and the Tewksbury offices, as well as a waitress at the Glenview Restaurant in Chelmsford. She enjoyed playing softball, crafts, knitting and sewing. She was an avid reader and loved to do crossword puzzles. Jessamine enjoyed summers in North Hampton, N.H.
Besides her loving husband, Chuck, she is survived by her son, John Emerson of Chelmsford, Mass.; her daughter, Kelly-Jean Emerson of Bradford, Mass.; her stepdaughter, Debbie and her husband, Jim Sughrue of Methuen, Mass.; her daughter-in-law, Lisa Emerson of Chelmsford; and her niece, whom she loved like a daughter, Betsy and her husband, Michael Hamel of Salem, N.H. She was a loving and devoted grandmother to Kenneth Fillebrown, Jessica Richard, Emilia Emerson and Jillian Emerson, as well as Austin and Allison Hamel, Brittany Moore, and John, Kevin and Paul Sughrue, who were like grandchildren to her. She is also survived by her brother, C. William Mackenzie of Nashua, N.H., and her sister, Joyce Austin and her husband, Richard of Florence, S.C.
She was predeceased by her sister, Donna M. (Mackenzie) Gelinas.
A special thank you to her caregivers, Debbie Sughrue and Norma Grealish, who took wonderful care of Jessie for the past year.
Visiting hours Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m., followed by a Funeral Service at 6 p.m. at the Dolan Funeral Homes, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, MA. Private burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen, Mass. Memorials may be made in her name to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by Dolan Funeral Home (978-251-4041). Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.
Published on  November 28, 2017
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