Essex County, Massachusetts
Miscellaneous Obituaries

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May 21, 1998
HAMPTON, N.H. Elsie (Seymour) Tedford, 82, of Tuck Road, formerly of Heather Lane, Seabrook, died on April 13, 1998 at the Seacoast Health Center. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Tedford.
She is survived by three sons and a daughter-in-law, Donald and Diane Tedford of Chaumont, N.Y., Christopher Tedford of Newton, N.H. and Lance Tedford of Derry, N.H.; one daughter, Penelope Baker of Auburn, Maine; a sister-in-law, Aida Tedford of Newburyport; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 at the Trinity United Church, Lafayette Road, Seabrook. Private burial will be in Belleville Cemetery, Newburyport. At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours.

May 21, 1998
GEORGETOWN Brian Francis Callahan, 15, of Baldpate Road, died Tuesday while riding his motor bike on a trail in Georgetown.
Born in Concord on April 25, 1983, he was the son of Michael and Karen (DiRuzzo) Callahan. He was a freshman at Whittier Vocational Technical High School in Haverhill. He was enrolled in the machine shop and was said to be a good student, well liked by teachers and classmates.
He worked at Giordano's Peppercorn Pub in Georgetown and was a news carrier for the Eagle Tribune newspaper.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Megan E. Callahan of Georgetown; and his grandparents, Margaret (Craig) Callahan of Barefoot Bay, Fla., and John and Jean (Strong) DiRuzzo of Concord.
A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Burial will follow in Harmony Cemetery.
Friends may call tomorrow from 7-9 p.m. at the Merton E. Roberts Jr. Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Brian F. Callahan Scholarship Fund, care of Joan Lane, Guidance Department, Georgetown High School, Winter Street, Georgetown, Mass. 01833.

May 22 , 1998
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. Marjorie (Collins) Kay, 86, of 3205 Lafayette Road, a retired nurse, died Wednesday afternoon at Portsmouth Hospital. 
She was the wife of the late James M. Kay, who died on Dec. 9, 1996.
Born in Amesbury on Dec. 6, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Jacob B. and Clara M. (Bartlett) Plunkett Collins. She was a graduate of Amesbury High School.
Mrs. Kay received nurse's training at the Boston City Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a private duty nurse until retiring.
She was a longtime member of the Central Congregational Church in Jamaica Plain.
She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth A. Kay of Portsmouth, N.H.; three sons, Daniel R. and his wife, Jean-Ann Kay, James M. Jr. and his wife, Patricia Kay, all of Walpole, and Roger C. Kay of Medford; brother, Harold "Bud" Plunkett of Charlton; two sisters, Vern Currier of Epping, N.H., and Janice McPherson of Beverly; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Paul C. Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury. Burial will be in Bartlett Cemetery, Amesbury. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Seacoast Visiting Nurse Association, 29 Lafayette Road, North Hampton, N.H. 03862.