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Avis F. Durham

July 7, 1922 November 11, 2017
Avis F. Durham
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Beverly – Avis F. (Hagen) Durham, Age 95, peacefully Saturday, November 11th at Brooksby Village in Peabody. She was the wife of the late William Durham. Born in Acton, she was the daughter of the late Swen & Linda (Johnsson) Hagen.
Avis was raised in Acton and graduated from Acton High School. She loved going on walks with her family, especially in the woods where she became an avid birder. Her family was her proudest accomplishment and was loved by everyone.
Avis leaves behind a daughter, Christina Kelsey and her husband Harvey Shapiro of Kingston NH. She also leaves behind her daughter-in-law, Rosemary Durham of Providence RI. As well as, four grandchildren; Elisabeth Thompson and her husband, John, C. Jason Kelsey and his wife Sandra, Brandon Durham and his wife Katrina, Jordan Durham and his wife Ann, seven great grandchildren; Benjamin, Gwenneth, Gabriella, Owen, Miles, Will and Hannah. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Durham, her son Jeffrey Durham and her siblings Robert Hagen, Gladys Hagan, and Evelyn Samson.
Services will be private. Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915. Contribution may be made in her name to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Information, direction, condolences at

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