, Gloucester, MA

October 4, 2012

Marcia Torrey-Jay, 70

Idyllwild Calif. — Marcia (Parady) Torrey-Jay, of Idyllwild Calif., formerly of Manchester by-the-Sea, passed away August 27. She was 70. Marcia was born to the late Helen (Veara) and J. Eugene Parady of Rockport on June 6, 1942, and raised in Rockport and Manchester by-the-Sea. She leaves sons, Shawn and Christopher Leahy of Philadelphia Pa.; Christopher’s children, Jake and Chris, his wife Juanita and step-sons Chris and Dylan Hume; daughter Rachel Torrey of Idyllwild and sister, Linda Mahajan, her husband Subhash of Middleton and their daughters Shanti and Shauna.

Marcia will be remembered for her vibrant, outgoing personality, infectious laugh, and great sense of humor, as well as her compassionate mentoring of, and service to others. She showed great courage and steadfastness in facing her health-related issues in recent years.

A celebration of Marcia’s life was held in Idyllwild on September 8.

ARRANGEMENTS: A local memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 10 a.m., at the Crowell Chapel, Rosedale Ave., Manchester by-the-Sea.