Sunday, February 18, 2018


D. Jesselyn "Jesse" Driscoll

August 28, 1935 - March 18, 2017

Service Date: March 25, 2017

Saturday March 25 from 9:00AM until 10:30AM

Obituaries » D. Jesselyn "Jesse" Driscoll

Andover – D. Jesselyn “Jesse” Driscoll, 81, wife of the late Donald A. Driscoll, passed away March 18, 2017 at Atria Marland Place in Andover surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Mary D. (Harrigan) Surette. She was brought up by her aunt and uncle, Royal and Madeline (Surette) McKinney, with whom she lived with since she was a young girl. Jesse attended Sacred Heart School in Bradford, Haverhill High School (graduated 1953) and McIntosh Business School Lawerence, MA. She spent her career in the newspaper business, started with the Haverhill Gazette and retiring in 1997 from Scripps League newspapers (SLN Service Co) as a Newspaper Controller. She lived in Atkinson, NH and Plaistow, NH before moving to Andover. Jesse enjoyed hosting the holidays and was known in her family as a great cook and baker. She also enjoyed travelling. She had a strong faith and was a communicant of the St. Luke the Evangelist Church, formerly Holy Angels Church. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


She is survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00AM until 10:30AM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 8 Atkinson Depot Road, Plaistow, NH. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Salem Street, Bradford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus, 790 Turnpike St., Suite 302, North Andover, MA 01845.

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