Beverly, MA and Derry, NH — Lucille R. Heald, 57, of Derry, formerly of Beverly, passed away suddenly, on Friday, December 6, 2013, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Lucille was born on July 21, 1956, in Peabody, Mass., and was a daughter of the late Warren F. and Edith (Pelletier) Ames. She was raised and educated in the Ryalside neighborhood of Beverly, where she resided until relocating to Derry in 1997.
Lucille enjoyed fishing, jewelry and gardening. She was a longtime member of North Ridge Church of Derry and was a very active member. She will forever be remembered for her love of her family and the Lord.
Members of the family include her husband of 36 years, Martin S. Heald of Derry; two daughters, Theresa Dobson and her fiance’, Robert Blaisdell of Derry, and Katie Saidla and her husband, Christian, of Deerfield, N.H.; two grandchildren, Liam Dobson and Reid Saidla; three sisters, Wannetta Hussey and her husband, Scott, of Peabody, Mass., Bridget Kelly and Paula Cassidy, both of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one brother, Warren Ames and his wife, Teresa, of Kingston, N.H.; her father-in-law, George Heald of Peabody; and close friends, Diana and Kevin Murray of Beverly; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister, Mary Sultzbach.
ARRANGEMENTS: There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 14, at 10 a.m., at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, 185 Lake Street, Peabody, Mass. A memorial service will be celebrated on Sunday, December 15, at 2 p.m., at the North Ridge Church, 1 West Running Brook Lane, Derry, N.H. Memorial donations may be sent to North Ridge Church, P.O. Box 303, Derry, NH 03038. Donations may be made at Northridgechurchnh.com.
The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Derry is assisting the family. To send a condolence, or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.