GROVELAND - Jean E. (Gasper) Mansell, 83, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017, at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Bruce W. Mansell.
Born in Haverhill on October 23, 1934, Jean was the daughter of the late Harriet (York) Gasper.
Following her graduation from Haverhill High School, Class of 1952, Jean continued her education at MacIntosh Business School. Her work progression began at Western Electric working as a stitcher for six years. She then worked eight years as a Teacher's Aide at Pentucket High School. Jean joined the former Family Bank where she worked 20 years as a Customer Service Representative before retiring in 2000. Jean was a longtime member of the Groveland Congregational Church where she sang in the choir, was a member of the Mother's Club, and taught Sunday school. Her boundless love, support and devotion to her family was the focus of her life. Her family members and friends enjoyed countless hours of enjoyment at the family pool.
Jean is survived by her children, Barry Mansell and his wife, Carol of Haverhill, Karen Moughan and her husband, Paul of West Newbury, Darcy Gregoire and her husband, Jim of Revere, Mass.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Monday, December 11, at 11 a.m. at Groveland Congregational Church. Interment at Riverview Cemetery will be private. At the family's request the will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations in Jean's memory may be made to the Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King Street, Groveland, MA 01834, or the Pentucket Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 36, Groveland, MA 01834. Arrangements under the direction of Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 7, 2017