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HAVERHILL: Vallie V. (Swirka) Kench, 95, of Haverhill, died Sunday evening, October 4, at Penacook Place Nursing Home, Haverhill.

She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley F. Kench, Sr. who died in 1985 and her survivors are her loving children, Sonia Allicon and her husband, Joseph of Haverhill; a son, Stanley F. Kench, Jr. and his wife, Mary of Salem, N.H.; two brothers, Edward Swirka and his wife, Joyce of Rhode Island, and Charles Swirka of Florida, cherished grandmother to Mark Metcalfe and his wife, Laurie, Timothy Metcalfe, Joshua Metcalfe, Emily Metcalfe, Stanley F. Kench, III and his wife, Laurie, Christine Carey and her husband, Joseph, Thomas Kench and his wife, Maria and loving great-grandmother to 15 great-grandchildren. Vallie was also the sister of the late Anthony, Ferdinand, Alphonse, and Raymond Swirka and Lillian Carmody. Mrs. Kench also leaves behind a very dear friend, Bernard Gagne, of Haverhill.

Vallie’s funeral Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, October 14 at 11 a.m. at St. John The Baptist Church, Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home in Haverhill. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  October 15, 2015
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