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Mary K. (Keatings) Sice, 74, of East Hampstead, N.H. and formerly of Haverhill, died Sunday evening, November 5, at Lahey Clinic, Burlington.
She was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 15, 1943, daughter of the late Robert and Sarah (Johnston) Keatings and was educated in the Belfast school system.
Mrs. Sice came to the United States in 1963 and became a United States citizen in 1996.
While in Haverhill, she was employed at the former Eastern Canvas and was active in the Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, supporting its KidsFEST and Christmas Stroll for many years.
Her survivors include her husband of 54 years, Retired Haverhill Police Officer Martin Sice of East Hampstead, NH, a daughter, Eileen Xenakis and her husband Jeff of East Hampstead, N.H.; three sons, Timothy Sice and his wife, Suzanne of Newburyport, Michael Sice and his wife Karen of Nashua, N.H., Robert Sice and his wife, Casey of Hampton Falls, N.H.; three sisters, Bernadette McCormick and her husband Thomas of Toronto, Anne Dennis and her husband Allan of Haverhill, Patricia Lewis of England, a brother, Bryan Keatings and his wife, Stella of Liverpool, England, nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary will be especially remembered for her deep love of family. Her grandchildren were, in her words, "The Love and The Light of Her Life" filling her with joy every day.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her calling hours on Friday, November 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 So. Main St., Bradford. Funeral services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in memory of Mary Sice to support The Sophia Gordon Cancer Center. Please send your gift to: Philanthropy Office, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805. You also may donate at Giving.LaheyHealth.org/Donate. To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on November 9, 2017
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