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October 25, 2013

Valerie Ann Schena, 53

Hampton, NH — Valerie Ann Schena, 53, of Hampton, NH, formerly of Groveland, passed away Monday, October 21.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of Pat and Peggy L. (Waning) Schena. Raised and educated in Groveland public schools, she was a graduate of Pentucket Regional High School, class of 1978.

Throughout Valerie’s career, she was a caregiver to the young and the elderly alike. She was employed as a Nanny for many families from the seacoast area to the greater Merrimack Valley. She was especially close to the Valhouli family with whom she shared so many years with. Such a caring and loving person, she had many lifelong friends. She loved the beach and felt her home was Hampton.

A devoted daughter, sister, aunt, and niece, she leaves her loving parents, Pat Schena of Groveland, and Peggy L. Schena of Merrimac; two sisters, Michele A. Schena of Tilton, NH, and Brenda J. Schena of Haverhill; cherished nephews, Addison A. Williams and Aaron R. Williams; uncle, John Schena of Nashua, NH; aunt, Rita Schena of Cupertino, CA; and several cousins and friends, all of whom will miss her dearly.

ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Friday from 4 until 7 PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., (Route 125), Haverhill. Funeral services will be held on Saturday morning at 10:00 AM in the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery, Mill St., Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.