Sally A. Soucy
Sally A. Soucy, 79, of Pond Street, Essex, wife of
the late George E. Soucy, died Sunday, September 8, 2019 in the Beverly
Hospital following her brief illness.
Born in Ipswich on August 22, 1940, she was the
only child of the late Ernest R. and Grace F. (Standley) Lord. Sally
attended the Rufus Choate School in Essex and graduated from Gloucester
High School, Class of 1958. Married in 1958 the Soucys made their home and
raised their family from their home of several generations on Pond Street.
For fifty years she worked as both a hostess and a
waitress at the Village Restaurant in Essex and for thirty-three years she
served as the Essex Town Clerk from which she retired. In retirement Sally
had served as a Eucharist minister at the Beverly Hospital, volunteered
with Meals on Wheels and was active with the Essex Senior Center.
Sally will fondly be
the walks she enjoyed along her nature
trail at Centennial Grove, her love for animals and horseback riding.
Since her marriage to George she has been a
longtime and faithful communicant of St. John the Baptist Church.
She is survived by a son, Glen Soucy and his wife
Margaret; a daughter, Carol L. Soucy; three grandchildren, Hannah, George
and William Soucy all of Essex; “choice grandson” James Harmison of GA and
several nephews and nieces
hours will be Sunday September 15 from 5 to 8 pm. Her funeral will be held
9 am Monday from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich
followed by the celebration of a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am
in St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Main St., Essex. Family and
friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment will be in the Spring Street,
Sally’s tradition Jeans and casual attire is encouraged. In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to Sweet Paws
Rescue, P.O. Box 752, Essex, MA 01929, American Heart Assoc., P.O. 3049,
Syracuse, NY 13220-3049
or a charity of one’s choice.
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