OBITUARY: Mary Jane (Hodgkins) Downie, 81

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Mary Jane (Hodgkins) Downie, fondly known as “Jane” to her family and friends, of Haverhill formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2022. She was 81 years old.

Jane was the beloved wife of the late Alfred Drandson and the late David Downie, she was the devoted mother of Ellen (Drandson) Ryan and her husband Edward, Alfred Drandson Jr. and Robert Drandson and his wife Jolene. Step-mother of Elizabeth DeCamp and her husband Steve of Florida and the late Michael Downie. Cherished daughter of the late Francis W. and Mary Theresa (MacFarlane) Hodgkins, dear sister of Margaret Devoll, Linda Perdy, John Hodgkins and the late Edmund Hodgkins. Jane is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

At Jane’s request all services will be private.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington, MA.

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