Joyce A. (Parady) Vickery, 85
of Emeritus, Cherry Hill, Danvers,
formerly of Beverly and of Ipswich, died Sunday, June 8, 2014 in
the her home following a long illness.
was the wife of the late John E. “Jack” Vickery who died in
October of 2012.
June 14, 1928 in Gloucester the daughter of the late
Alfred W. and
Ardrith M. (Morehouse) Parady,
she was raised and educated in Gloucester, 1946 graduate of
Gloucester High School. Following graduation she went to work at
Carroll Steele Insurance Co. In 1950 she married her teenage
sweetheart and love the love of her
life, John E. “Jack” Vickery. They went on to raise their family
in Beverly and lived in Ipswich before returning to Beverly.
Joyce’s chosen life’s role was the raising and
nuturing her extended family. For
many years she served as the manager and accountant of the
families successful businesses,
Willow-Rest Village Market in Gloucester. Her favorite joys were
family vacations and Saturday night dancing with “Jack.” She
will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She was a long
time communicant of Our Lady of Hope Church.
is survived by two sons, John P. Vickery and his wife Janet,
David M. Vickery and his wife Jennifer, all of Ipswich; a
daughter Nancy E. Popick and her
husband Patrick of CO; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Bernard
and her fiancé Steve Yates of Australia, Amy Bernard of
Ipswich, Daniel Vickery of China, Sara Vickery of Somerville,
Amanda Allalunis and her husband
George of NM, Michael Breen of CO, David A. Vickery of Waltham,
Kevin T. Vickery of Ipswich; a brother, Gerald
Parady and his wife Sophie of Essex;
three sisters, Shirley Saulnier of
Gloucester, Rose Lane of CA, Ardrith
F. Brophy and her husband Robert of
Essex: a son-in-law Elmer “Buddy” Bernard off Ipswich; three
great grandchildren; brother-in-laws, Walter Vickery of
Manchester, Robert Vickery of FL, Joseph
Trupiano of Beverly. and many
nephews and nieces. She was the mother of the late Linda J.
(Vickery) Bernard formerly of Ipswich and sister of the late
Alfred Parady, Jr. formerly of
Gloucester, Clifton “Kip” Parady
formerly of FL,
Evelyn Jeannette Harvey of FL
and Margaret Bolduc formerly of OH.
funeral will be held 9 am Friday,
June 13 from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street,
Ipswich followed by the celebration of a Funeral Mass of
Christian Burial in Our Lady of Hope Church,
Linebrook Road, Ipswich. Family and
friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours will be
Thursday 4 to 8 pm. Interment will be in the New Highland
Cemetery, Ipswich. Memorial contributions in her name may be
Care Dimensions 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers MA 01923.