Newburyport, MA — Mary C. (Barrett) Souther, 90, lifetime resident of Newburyport died Friday, April 19, 2013, at Port Healthcare in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Fred L. Souther, Jr.
Born in Newburyport on July 14, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Catherine (Barrett) Merrill and stepdaughter of the late Irving Merrill. She graduated from Newburyport High School and was a waitress.
She is survived by daughters, Diane Kuse and husband, Richard, of Salisbury, and Leslie A. Cohen, of Newburyport; a son, Daniel B. Souther, of Merrimac; a grandson, Mitch Cohen, Jr.; granddaughters, Melissa (Kuse)Look, Maranda (Kuse) LaFond and Brianna; great grandchildren, Rick Adams and Seraphina LaFond; also several cousins. She was predeceased by her children, Kerry P. Souther, Gerald Q. Souther, Fred L. Souther, III and Merry Sue Souther.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Wednesday, April 24 from 9 to 10:15 a.m., at Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Church, Newburyport. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newburyport.