, Salem, MA

January 28, 2013

Linda A. Farris, 63

Lynn — Ms. Linda A. (Despres) Farris, 63, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Beverly Hospital. Born and raised in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Christina (Gallant) Despres.

Mrs. Farris had been employed for many years as an x-ray technician at Beverly Hospital until the time of her retirement.

Surviving her are two sons, Dusty Farris and his fiancé, Theresa Soundis of Beverly and Everettt Farris III of Gloucester; two grandchildren, Elijah Farris and Patrick Soundis; four brothers, Robert Despres of Lynn, Donald Despres, Dennis Depres and Richard Despres, all of Canada; several nieces and nephews. She was also the mother of the late Deidre Farris and sister of the late John Despres.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service will be held in the Campbell–Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly location), Wednesday at 4 p.m. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Interment will be private. Information, directions and condolences at