Derry, Nh — Paula A. LeSage Erickson, 49, of Derry, died on Wednesday October 9, 2013, at Catholic Medical Center of Manchester, surrounded by her family, after a lengthy illness. Paula was born on August 8, 1964, in Lawrence, Mass., and was a daughter of George LeSage and the late Beverly (LeClair) Jackson. She was raised and educated in Lawrence, and had been a resident of Haverhill prior to relocating to Derry nine years ago. Among other positions, Paula had been employed as a cashier with Market Basket. She was an avid New England sports fan, and loved to play cards with her family.
In addition to her father of Derry, members of the family include three children, DuWayne S. Erickson Jr. of California, Chrystyna Erickson of Derry, and Samantha R.B. Erickson-Grenier and her husband, James, of Haverhill; four grandchildren, Andria Erickson, Ethan Grenier, Krystyn Erickson, and Bentley Duce; three siblings, Joseph D. LeSage of Derry, Penny-Jo LeSage of Nashua, and Catherine LeSage-Parent of Derry; her former husband, DuWayne S. Erickson and his wife, Pamela, of Raymond; as well as many aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: After cremation, a celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, October 20, at the VFW Post 8349, 26 River Street, Methuen, from 3 to 6 p.m. A private burial will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery of Derry at a later date. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Derry is assisting the family. To send a condolence, or for more information, please visit www.peabody funeralhome.com.