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6/30/2012 1:59:00 PM
Ella Worrick - Deceased, June 27, 2012

ORANGE -- A graveside service for Ella L. (Johnson) Worrick, 93, of 324 Tully Rd. was held Friday, June 29, 2012 at South Cemetery with the Rev. Freda Maier, officiating. Several family and friends shared memories. Assisting as bearers were several friends.

Higgins-O'Connor Funeral Home, 146 Main St., Athol directed arrangements.

ORANGE -- Ella (Johnson) Worrick, 93, of 324 Tully Rd., died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester.

Ella was born in Orange, March 9, 1919, the daughter of J. Adolph and Ellen F. (Karlson) Johnson. She grew up in Orange living there for many years, moving to Athol in 1957 and since 2003 has resided in Tully.

Ella graduated from Orange High School in 1937. She worked as a bookkeeper in the Athol-Orange area for many years. She also worked for the town of Athol as assistant treasurer, later becoming the town treasurer for several years.

Ella was a former member of the Athol Rainbow Girls and the Grange. She enjoyed picture painting, square dancing and traveling with her husband.

She leaves her husband of 55 years, Jesse C. Worrick Jr.

She was predeceased by three sisters, Martha and Amy Johnson and Gurlie Ingram.

A graveside service will be held Friday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at South Cemetery, Orange with the Rev. Freda Maier officiating.

Higgins-O'Connor Funeral Home, 146 Main St., Athol is directing arrangements.

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