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Marie C. Spaulding

May 15, 1935 - April 26, 2017

Service Date: May 2, 2017

Monday, May 1 from 4:00PM until 6:00PM

Obituaries » Marie C. Spaulding



Haverhill – Marie C. (Giroux) (Gallant) Spaulding, 81, passed away at Penacook Place in Haverhill on April 26, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Born on May 15, 1935 in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Hector L. and Helen H. (St.Pierre) Giroux. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1953. She married her first husband John Gallant in 1956 and later married the love of her life, the late Ken Spaulding, in 1967. They both were employed for many years at Haverhill radio station WHAV, where he was an on-air personality and she worked in the business and accounting office. She was later employed at Fruit Salad (aka Frosty Fresh) in Lawrence where she handled accounts payable & payroll. Marie was proud to be a Notary Public of Massachusetts. She enjoyed square dancing, gardening, photography, and many beloved cats over the years. Marie’s Catholic faith was a source of comfort to her, especially in her senior years, and she faithfully prayed the rosary and attended All Saints Parish. Her most precious moments were spent with her children and especially her beloved grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


Marie is survived by her children, Eric Gallant and his wife Paula of Haverhill; Wayne Gallant and his wife Denise of Rochester, NH; Valerie Cloutier and her husband Bryan of Londonderry, NH; Ken Spaulding of Philadelphia, PA; Christopher Spaulding and his wife Erin of Lexington, KY; eight grandchildren, Michael, Kevin and his spouse Elizabeth Gallant; Lucien Duval IV, Nicole “Shea” Cloutier and Matthew Cloutier; Brendon Spaulding, Alex Spaulding and Eden Marie Spaulding; sister Caroline Skillin of Deerfield, NH; sister-in-law Madeleine Giroux of Salem, NH; and nephews. In addition to her husband Ken she was predeceased by her brother Alfred Giroux.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Monday, May1 from 4:00PM until 6:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will begin at the funeral home on Tuesday May 2 at 11:00AM with a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00PM at All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Avenue, Haverhill. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery, John Ward Avenue, Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or