Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

January 2, 2014

Alexandra (Koren) Wholley, 95


Andover, MA — Alexandra (Koren) Wholley, 95, of Andover, formerly of Methuen, passed quietly in her sleep at Nevins Nursing Home in Methuen, Mass., on Saturday, December 28. She was the daughter of Julius and Fedora Koren ,and was born in New Market, N.H., on August 20, 1918. The family moved to Lawrence, Mass., and she attended Lawrence High School. She worked at Western Electric in North Andover, and Cherry, Webb, Touraine in Salem, N.H.

She married Raymond A. Wholley in Portland, Maine, on May 7, 1943, and they lived in Methuen. After her husband died, she lived at Atria Marland Place in Andover for the last 12 years.

Alexandra leaves her daughter, Diane (Wholley) Fox and her husband, Edward, of Riverside, Conn.; grandsons, Brendon and Ryan Fox; a sister, Gloria Guilmette; nephews, Stephen, David, Mark, and Rob Guilmette, and their families; and nieces, Cynthia Stickles and her husband, Gary, Barbara Mason, Julie Guilmette Jones and her husband, Jeff, and their daughters, Emily, Lindsey and Kelsie. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; and a sister, Eugenie and her husband, Ernest Gagnon.

ARRANGEMENTS: Services will be private, with burial to take place in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. Condolences may be made at www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Pollard Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Wholley family with arrangements.