NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

May 7, 2013

Anna M. (Harris) Locke


Amesbury, MA — Anna M. (Harris) Locke, age 80, of Amesbury, passed away peacefully at Maplewood Manor Nursing Home in Amesbury on Monday, May 6, 2013. She was the loving wife of 61 years of George A. Locke.

Born in Baltimore, Md., January 1, 1933, she was the daughter of the late William and Esther (Sibley) Harris, and after moving to Amesbury, where she lived most of her life, she worked at the former Louie Shoe Company in Amesbury for many years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her six daughters, Debbie and husband, Richard Benoski of Acton, Maine; Doris and husband, Luis Gonzalez of Manchester, N.H.; Diana and husband, Robert McCullen of Palmyra, Maine; Jacqueline and husband, Robert Fairbanks; Ann Marie Locke and Mary Rose Locke, all of Amesbury; her sister, Martha and husband, Harold Burke of Amesbury; her two brothers, Henry Harris and wife, Donna and Melvin Harris and wife, Sis, all of Amesbury; along with 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and several generations of nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church of the Holy Family Parish, 2 School Street, Amesbury, followed by interment in Union Cemetery, Amesbury. An hour of visitation will be held Wednesday morning from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the Highland Chapel of Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury.