Merrimac, MA — Elizabeth Mary (Shannon) Sowick, age 96, longtime Merrimac resident, died peacefully Thursday afternoon at Penacook Place in Haverhill.
Daughter of the late John and Elizabeth ((Moran) Shannon, she was born in Haverhill, on July 30, 1917, and attended St. James School in Haverhill.
Wife of the late Frank J. Sowick, Sr., Elizabeth and her husband owned Edgemont Oil Company in Merrimac from 1946 until Frank’s passing in 1983.
She was a longtime, faithful parishioner of the Holy Redeemer Parish in Merrimac.
Elizabeth enjoyed line dancing for many years and appeared in many productions.
She leaves her children, Patricia Oddie and husband, James, of Washington State; Kathleen Chamberlain and husband, Mark, of Arizona; John Sowick and wife, Carol, of Merrimac; Frank J. Sowick, Jr. and wife, Ellie, of Merrimac; along with six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family wishes to thank the Staff at Penacook Place for their kind and compassionate care.
ARRANGEMENTS: Services will be private per request of the family. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Home, 36 West Main St., Merrimac.