Memorial Calling HoursParadis-Givner Funeral Home
Oxford, MA 01540
OXFORD – Jean (Colp) Vezina, 83, of Church Street, died Sunday, October 21, 2018, in her home after a courageous battle with emphysema. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Richard G. Vezina who died in 2015. She is survived by three children, Mark C. Vezina of California, Cathleen J. Salapare and her husband Sennen of Silver Spring, MD, and Brent R. Vezina of Oxford; two grandchildren, Gabriel A. Salapare of Maryland and Jared M. Vezina of Washington, DC; and several nephews and nieces. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Ralph H. and Minnie S. (Weagle) Colp, and was a lifelong resident of Oxford. She graduated from Oxford High School.
Mrs. Vezina worked at Sears and Roebuck in Auburn for several years before retirement. Previously, she worked at MKM Hosiery, at Oxford Middle School as a library aide, and at J.E. Murray Construction as an office assistant. She was a member of the P.T.A. at the Allen Joslin School in Oxford when her children were young. She enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles, crafts, horseback riding, gardening, and traveling with her husband. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
The family would like to thank Flo and Elaine from Tri-Valley, Dr. Gaines from Reliant Medical, and Kerri from the Home Run program, for the exceptional care given to Jean throughout her illness.
Memorial calling hours are Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at the conclusion of the calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tri-Valley Inc., 10 Mill St., Dudley, MA 01571.