Pamela Purpura of S. Chelmsford
Mrs. Pamela Purpura, 70, of South Chelmsford, MA died Friday afternoon, November 23, 2018 at her home after a long illness surrounded by her family.
She was married to the late James Purpura who died September 26, 1991.
Pamela was the daughter of the late Roy and Charlotte Scherig. She was a graduate of Chelmsford High School with the class of 1966.
She retired earlier this year from Linear Technologies/ Analog Devices, and previously worked at Parexel of Lowell, MA and RCA of Burlington.
She was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Chelmsford, MA.
She loved animals especially cats, and volunteered at the Lowell Humane Society. Pamela enjoyed ballroom dancing, ice skating, and making ceramics. She was an avid seamstress; making her own clothes.
Pamela is survived her two daughters Trisha Purpura of Ionia, MI and Kelly Purpura of Chelmsford; a sister, Linda and her husband, Randall Helweg of Pelham, NH; two brothers, Kenneth and his wife, Elly Scherig of Methuen, MA and Paul Scherig of Sun City Center, FL, and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Karen Scherig who died May 1, 1973.
A special thank you to her care giver, Annie Pokumensah for her loving care and support provided to “Mrs. Pam”.
Visiting hours Thursday 4 to 7 P.M. Funeral Friday at 11AM at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial in Gibson Cemetery, Pelham, NH. Memorials may be made in her name to the Lowell Humane Society, 951 Broadway St. Lowell, MA 01854 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brain Cancer, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or the charity of your choice. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.