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ANDOVER, MA: Mary Margaret DeManche, 93, of Andover, Mass., died November 25, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born on May, 24 1921, in Milburn, N.J., to Alexander and Margaret Zembko. She was the beloved wife of Denis J. DeManche, who died in 2000. She is survived by her son, Joseph DeManche and daughter-in-law, Patricia Drake of Cambridge, Mass.; daughter, Barbara and son-in-law Mark Curtin of Andover, Mass.; grandchildren, Olivia DeManche and her husband, Paul Gorman, Paul DeManche, Madeleine DeManche, Nicholas Curtin, and Sophie Curtin. She is also survived by sisters, Julie Dombrowski and Barbara Falzarano.

Mary had worked in the business office of Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J., until she married in 1956, and focused on raising her children. She most enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, to whom she was devoted. Mary will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

A funeral Mass was held at St. Augustine Church, Andover, on Monday, December 1, at 10 a.m., followed by burial at West Parish Cemetery. To leave condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.
Published on  November 30, 2014
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