hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

April 17, 2014

Jessica E. Petkewich, 48

Bradford — Jessica E. (Newby) Petkewich, 48, of Bradford, died Saturday afternoon, April 12, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Anaheim, CA, January 29, 1966, daughter of Harold “Skip” Newby of Haverhill and the late Jane (Dunn) Clough.

Besides her father, her survivors include two daughters, Shawn A. and Jill E. Petkewich, both of Bradford; two sisters, Martha Towne of Kingston, NH, Amanda Newby of Newton, NH; a brother, Joel Newby and his wife, Gina, of Salem, NH; her former husband, Paul J. Petkewich of Littleton; a niece, Sarah Eudenbach and two nephews, Nicholas and Joseph Eudenbach.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her calling hours were held on Tuesday, April 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 So. Main St., Bradford. Her Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, April 16, at 11 a.m. in Scared Hearts Church, Bradford. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made online to http://main.events.org/strive2survive, or checks can be made out to The American Cancer Society, c/o H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, MA 01830, which supports her daughters’ fundraising efforts to participate in the Relay for Life, which was important to Jessica, Shawn and Jill. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.