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Sally Washburn Worthen

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Sally Washburn Worthen 64, formerly of Stoughton, Marblehead & Nahant, age 64, passed away peacefully Friday, July 29 at Rosewood Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Peabody. Born April 4, 1947 to the late Thomas Worthen & the late Nancy (England) Worthen she is survived by her sons Jonathan MacKerron of Renton, Washington & Andrew MacKerron of Stoughton, MA, brother Christopher Worthen of Manchester, NH, & sister Julie Worthen of Quincy, MA, as well as a large extended family. Sally grew up in Winchester, MA graduating from Colby-Sawyer College in 1967 & later earned her master's degree from Boston University. She was a speech therapist in the Chelsea, Weymouth & Lynn public school systems & cared deeply for all those handicapped, disadvantaged, and underprivileged. She enjoyed sharing the gift of music, both choral & instrumental, with family, & later sang with the Old Stoughton Musical Society, the New England Close Harmony Ensemble, & as a soloist with jazz artist Al Vega. She also cherished the many summers spent with family on Lake Memphremagog, Quebec, & at Kinderheim in North Sandwich, NH. The family expresses their appreciation for the care & comfort Sally received at the Atrium Assisted Living Facility, Rosewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, as well as the kind dedication of the staff at Hospice of the North Shore throughout many years of decline after having been diagnosed with Pick's disease. Her funeral service will be held at the Campbell - Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly location) Friday, August 19, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service on Friday, Aug. 19 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Interment will be private. Donations in her memory may be made to the , 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140 or Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. Information, directions and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.

Published in The Stoughton Journal from Aug. 2 to Aug. 16, 2011
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