Mara C. Pappalardo, 39, of Salem NH died Sunday, Nov. 7th in Auburn, NH along side her son, Mason.
Mara was born in Derry, the daughter of the late Gloria Pappalardo and Matthew Harris. She grew up in Salem and graduated from Salem High School. She received two Associates Degrees, one from Northern Essex Community College and one from Hesser College. Mara was working on her Bachelors Degree. She enjoyed reading and writing poetry. Mara was a spiritual person and lover of nature who valued learning and education.
Daughter: Mercey Smeltzer of Salem, NH
Grandmother: Mary Pappalardo of Salem, NH
Brothers: Michael Cubelli & Karen of So. Carolina
Matthew Harris of Lowell, MA
Marc Harris of Lowell, MA
Sisters: Maxine & Albert Woods of Lowell, MA
Michele Harris of Lawrence, MA
Melody Harris-Rivera & Joseph of Methuen, MA
Mona Harris of Lowell, MA
Dear family friends: Sandy Whittaker of Salem, NH and Julie Webb of Salem, NH
Aunt: Joanna Pappalardo
Uncle: Joseph "Pepe" Pappalardo of Salem, NH
Longtime friend: Lisa Dion
Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins
Calling hours will be Mon. Nov. 15th from 4 – 8PM at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. The Funeral Mass will be Tues. Nov. 16th at 10:30AM at Sts. Mary and Joseph Parish at Mary Queen of Peace in Salem. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Mercey Smeltzer Trust Fund c/o Salem Cooperative Bank,3 So. Broadway, Salem, NH 03079.