HAVERHILL- Mary D. Noyes, 89, who was born October 18, 1928 and was raised in Haverhill, passed away on February 7, 2018. She was the daughter of the late David Noonan and Delia (Lavalley). She was a graduate of Haverhill High School and worked at various restaurants, Howard Johnson and Mal's Dept. store. She was also employed at the IRS before losing her sight. After losing her sight she went to Northern Essex College to continue to get her degree although it was a great challenge. Mary was always looking for challenges. Mary was very active in the Blind Guild and was the coordinator for bringing in various speakers to the group .She also loved to read, although blind since 1986, she was always listening to Books on Tape and kept up with current events.
She leaves her daughter, Carlene (Penney) DeMaris and her husband, John, of Bradford; granddaughter, Stacey A. Guptill of Plaistow, her grandsons, Tim Egan and Joshua Noyes of Haverhill; a sister, Kitty Moore and husband, Richard of Gloucester, Va. and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Carl R. Noyes who passed in 1985; her son, David C. Noyes who passed away 2013 and her brothers, David Noonan and Frederick Noonan.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Wingate Nursing home for all the great care that she received, especially Compassus Hospice Care, Rita with the daily care and Maureen. You were all a blessing to the family .
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services are private. Arrangements are by the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.
Published on February 7, 2018