Amesbury, MA — Amesbury - Lois E. (Kennett) McAvoy , 73, of Amesbury , died peacefully on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Hunt Nursing Home in Danvers . She was the wife of the late William J. McAvoy who died in 1985.
Born in Madison, NH on October 30, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Doris (MacKenna ) Kennett. Lois was a long time resident of Kingston NH. She spent her retirement years in Hampstead, NH when she retired from Lucent . Lois enjoyed dancing, bingo and bible study.
She is survived by a son, Bill McAvoy and wife Eva of 30 years; a daughter, Patricia McAvoy; a granddaughter, Brianne; a sister Jacqueline Barnard of Sanford, ME; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Norma Sawyer South Hiram ME.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 1st, at 1:00 p.m. at the Highland Chapel of Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Avenue Amesbury . Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Kingston, NH. Donations can be made to Hunt Nursing Home & Rehab. Center Activities Fund, 90 Lindall St., Danvers, MA 01923 or to Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472.