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Marian (Peavey) Christensen, 87, of North Andover, Mass., died at the Prescott House on October 18, 2017. Marian was born in North Andover, Mass., February 11, 1930, to the late Alden and Edith (Turton) Peavey.
Marian attended schools in Milo, Maine, where she spent most of her childhood. Marian’s life revolved around the love for her family. She enjoyed reading, square dancing, puzzles, bird-watching and gardening, cruising around the world and many vacations at the beach with her own children as well as her grandchildren.
Marian is survived by her loving husband, David J. of 69 years of North Andover, Mass.; her son, David of North Andover, Mass.; her daughter, Mary of Bradford, Mass.; son, Donald of North Andover, Mass.; daughter, Donna of Weston, Mass., who is married to Dr. William Dec. Marian’s siblings include a sister, Eleanor Siopes of Hampstead, N.H., and Bernice Peavey of Tewksbury, Mass. She leaves three grandchildren, Jarod Christensen of Nashville, Tenn., Sarah Dec of Weston, and Jonathan Dec of Newark, N.J. Michael Christensen, her son of Haverhill, Mass., predeceased Marian in 2001.
Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third Street, North Andover, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. in St. Michael’s Church, 196 Main Street, North Andover, MA. Burial will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in North Andover, Mass. For online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.
Published on  October 22, 2017
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