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Call, Priscilla

Priscilla (Aitken) Call, a longtime resident of West Roxbury, died Monday, June 28, 2010 at the Newton Healthcare Center in Newton, Massachusetts after a long illness.  She was 86.  Priscilla was born October 22, 1923 in Boston, the only child of James Everett and Viola Louisa (Beal) Aitken.  She was an active member of both the former West Roxbury Congregational Church and the Stratford Street United Church where she was a member of the Women’s Union, the Mothers and Others Club, the Chairman of the Flower Committee, and ran a nursery class.  She also served on the Board of Directors of the Parkway Concert Orchestra, the West Roxbury YMCA, and the Sophia Snow House.  Priscilla was also a member of the West Roxbury Garden Club where she served as the Program Chairman for many years.  She also enjoyed spending her summers on Martha’s Vineyard.  Priscilla was the wife of the late Donald H. Call and is survived by her son, Donald H. Jr., and his wife Elizabeth, of Stowe; her daughter, Carolyn J. , and her husband Harry “Skip” Romsey, of Plainville; 5 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.  Visiting hours will be held Thursday, July 1st from 5-8 PM at the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Friday at 10 AM at the funeral home followed by burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Dorchester.  Donations in her memory to the Stratford Street United Church, 77 Stratford Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Kristen
    June 30th, 2010 | 8:22 am

    We love you, Nana and will miss you!! You were an amazing lady. Sweet, caring and someone we will never forget!!!

  2. Alberta & Don Morrison
    July 2nd, 2010 | 9:29 pm

    What a wonderful couple…Priscilla and Don.
    Since our years in Roslindale High School and the West Roxbury Church, you have only become sweeter.
    We will all meet again.
    Alberta & Don Morrison

  3. Susan Bell
    July 2nd, 2010 | 10:38 pm

    Nanna, You were such a wonderful grandmother! I am so blessed to have had you as my Nanna! You will be missed, but will always be remembered! Thank you, for all the love and wonderful memories! Until we meet again….

  4. Ruth Steeger
    July 3rd, 2010 | 11:14 am

    Pricilla and Don were always special people in my life.
    God Bless! Ruth

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