Danvers, MA — Antoinette Clemence Guay, 96, died peacefully on Sunday morning, November 10, surrounded by her family.
Antoinette was born on September 6, 1917, in Lynn, Mass., to Henry and Emma Boucher. She was predeceased by her husband Raoul E. Guay, who passed away in December 1960. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Marie Hall and Helena Lash; and her brother, Bernard Boucher.
Antoinette attended school in Lynn, and after graduating, she went on to attend the Catherine Laboure School of Nursing, from which she graduated as a registered nurse.
She worked for the City of Lynn in the Public Health Department as a public health/school nurse.
She was a communicant and a Eucharistic Minister at St. Jean Baptiste Parish in Lynn. She also was a member of the St. Richard’s Parish family of Danvers, Mass. Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting and traveling. She enjoyed many summers at Lake Winnipesauke. Her greatest interest was always her family. “Mémère” will be greatly missed by all of them.
Antoinette was a loving mother of five children, Elaine R. Guay of Danvers, Lawrence A. Guay and his wife, Cynthia, of Newbury, Madeleine A. Ferro and her husband, John, of Andover, Norman H. Guay and his wife, Andrea, of Danvers, and Christine M. Guay of Danvers. She was also the loving grandmother of nine, and great-grandmother of 12, Jennifer Tymann and her husband, Benjamin, and their children, Hannah, Grace, Oliver, and Tristan of Wenham, Jared Guay and his wife, Amy, and their son, Calvin of Hamilton, Courtney Guay and her fiancé, Brian Warren of Woburn, Matthew Ferro and his wife, Heather, and their children, Tyler and Brooke of Andover, Kristin Costa and her husband, Thomas, and their daughters, Jocelyn and Sloan of Andover, Allyson Gangeme and her husband, Brian, and their daughters, Avary and Elena of Andover, Katherine Doty and her husband, Brian, and their son, Joshua of Salem, N.H., Meredith Sheldon and her husband, Jonathan, of Peabod, and Alexis Guay of Danvers.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation on Thursday evening, November 14, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Mackey Funeral Home, 22 Conant Street, Danvers. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 15, at 9 a.m., in St. Richard Parish, Forest Street, Danvers. Burial will be in St. Jean's cemetery, Lynn, Mass. Please visit www.mackeyfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence.