Blanche M. Terry

November 14, 1937 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 81)


Blanche M. (Bourassa) Terry, 81, of East Kingston, NH, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, NH.

Born in Lawrence, MA on November 14, 1937 to the late Armand and Antoinette (Blanchette) Bourassa, Blanche was educated in local schools and was a graduate of McIntosh School of Business. She was employed as an administrative assistant at Osram Sylvania in Danvers, until her retirement. She enjoyed traveling, ceramics, bowling and knitting.

Blanche is survived by her loving husband, James E. Terry of East Kingston; and her three sons, Michael J. Terry and his wife Brenda of Chester, NH, David J. Terry and his wife Enza of Sandown, NH and Stephen D. Terry and his wife Jacqueline of Salem, NH. She was predeceased by her daughter, Elizabeth A. (Terry) Bilodeau. Also among her survivors are her son-in-law, Dennis Bilodeau of East Hampstead; and her siblings, Armand Bourassa of Derry NH, Rosemarie Aziz of Methuen and Normand Bourassa and his wife Denise of Winston-Salem, NC. Blanche is also survived by her six grandchildren, Justin Terry and his wife Erin, Jeremy Terry and his wife Kristyn, Kayla Bilodeau, Raymond Terry, Meghan Bilodeau, and Jake Terry; as well as three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street in Methuen. A funeral mass will be offered on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 200 Lawrence Road in Salem, NH. Burial will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery, 177 Salem Street in North Andover, MA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Blanche’s name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 or by visiting


May 10, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cataudella Funeral Home
126 Pleasant Valley Street
Methuen, MA 01844

May 11, 2019

10:00 AM
Mary Queen of Peace
200 Lawrence Road
Salem, NH 03079


Ridgewood Cemetery
177 Salem Street
North Andover, MA 01845

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