Jean M.'s Story

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Jean M. (Kardek) Paulauskas, 94, of Amesbury, formerly of Haverhill, beloved mother, mother in-law, grandmother, sister, aunt passed away peacefully on March 23, surrounded by her loving family at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House.

Jean was born in Amesbury on September 29, 1922 to Nellie and Peter Kardek. She attended Amesbury schools. She worked in the accounting office of the Amesbury Hat Factory, the Henschel Company, and Towle Silver. After marriage she made her home in Haverhill working at Western Electric and then as a fancy stitcher and sample shoe maker for Allen Shoe and Samuel Roberts.

She married Joseph Daniel on February 4, 1951 and shared 61 wonderful years together.

Jean's favorite times were spent at the family's camp at Lake Attitash where she spent countless happy hours on the lake with her grandson, friends, nieces, and nephews. She loved sewing, cooking, gardening, and reading recipe books and sharing these loves with her daughter. She was also a true Red Sox and Patriots fan.

She will be remembered for her kind, loving, caring heart, putting others happily before herself, her sunny outlook on life and warm smile that made everyone and everything better.

Jean was welcomed into heaven by her loving husband, Danny, her parents, brothers and many friends and relatives.

Her daughter and son in-law would like to offer their thanks and deepest appreciation to the remarkable staff at the Lawrence General Hospital and the amazing staff and volunteers at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House for their loving care, friendship, and support.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, March 30, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main St. (Route 125), Haverhill from 3 to 7 p.m. Services beginning Friday morning in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish, Amesbury at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Lithuanian Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jean’s memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund. For online guestbook, please visit www.driscollcares.com.
Published on  March 28, 2017
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