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March 26, 2013

Mary A. Antonelli, 99

Haverhill — Mary A. (Dudley) Antonelli, 99, died Monday at

Penacook Place Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born on January 25, 1914 in the family home on Woodrow Avenue, in Haverhill. She was the daughter of the late Alonzo P. and Jane Lavinia (Brine) Dudley.

Mary was a natural leader with a lively intellect and a gracious manner. Throughout her life she applied her energy and skills to promoting her favorite social, charitable and political causes. She was a member of the Haverhill Women’s Republican Club and Essex County Women’s Club. She served as the Vice President of the Women’s Republican Club of Massachusetts and was a delegate to national

conventions. She was a member of the Protestant Guild for the Blind, the Catholic Daughters of America and the Foster Parents of America.

The widow of Carl J. Antonelli Sr, survivors include one son, Carl J. Antonelli, Jr of Lakeland, Fla.; grandchildren, Dina and Danny Antonelli; and great-grandchildren, Dante and Arianna Antonelli and Sydney and Latisha Derepentigny, all of Haverhill. She also leaves

several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and her siblings, Elizabeth A. Rogers and Eugene C. Dudley.

ARRANGEMENTS: Mary was an attendant of Saint Monica and Saint James Church. Mass of Christian burial will take place on Wednesday morning at 10 in Saint Monica’s Chapel with burial to follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery of Lawrence.

Friends will be warmly received on Wednesday morning from 8 – 9:45 a.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street,,in Methuen. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is proud to assist the Antonelli family.

Donations may be made to Penacook Place, Haverhill.