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Ann E. "Betty" Walker

HAVERHILL: Ann E. "Betty" Walker, 78, a lifelong resident of
Haverhill, died Thursday at The Oxford surrounded by her
loving family. Mrs. Walker was the wife of retired police
officer Bertram R. Walker.
Born in Haverhill December 19, 1927, Mrs. Walker was the
daughter of the late Ewan W. and Isabel K. (Gray) Glass.
She was a graduate of Haverhill High School class of 1945,
and continued her education graduating from McIntosh
Business School in Haverhill. Mrs. Walker had first worked
for United Shoe in Haverhill. For many years, prior to 2002,
she had been a faithful volunteer for the American Red Cross
of Merrimack Valley. As a lifetime member of Trinity
Episcopal Church she was fully involved in the church's
ministry. She served as Sunday School teacher, member of the
choir, president of St. Margaret's Guild, head of the Altar
Guild, a Vestry member, Senior Warden, Eucharistic Minister,
and in 1985 was acknowledged by the church as Woman of the
Year. Mrs. Walker served her community as a member of the
P.T.A., past treasurer of the Boy's Club Auxiliary, past
treasurer of the Band Parents Association at Haverhill High
School, had been a Cub and Brownie Leader at the White
Church, a member of the Women's City Club of Haverhill, and
Hale Hospital Auxiliary. She had been an anonymous
benefactor to many in the local community. In her lesieur
time she enjoyed knitting and was a avid reader.
Besides her husband of 55 years she is survived by her
children, Robert R. Walker and his wife Jean of Haverhill,
Elizabeth A. McCarthy and her husband James of Kensington,
NH, Thomas G. Walker of Haverhill; grandchildren,Jennifer &
Heather Walker, Scott & Colleen McCArthy, Megan, Valerie and
Jeffrey Walker, and great granddaughter Ava. She was
preceded in death by her children Sandra and Scott Walker.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass
Monday 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church. Interment at
Elmwood Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at
Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street,
Haverhill. Memorial contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA
01701.



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