Chieko (Wakata) McIntosh, 84

mcintoshChieko (Wakata) McIntosh, 84, wife of Gordon McIntosh, passed away Monday, Sept. 28, at Holy Family Hospital surrounded by her family.

Born in Japan, she was the daughter of the late Yataro and Kimi (Takata) Wakata. She was raised and educated in Japan and, after marrying her husband in 1958, moved to the United States. They lived in many locations as they moved for the Marine Corps. They settled in Haverhill in 1979 where she raised her family. McIntosh was a great sports buff and loved watching the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins. She enjoyed many kinds of crafts including knitting and ceramics. She loved spending time on the beach in Plum Island and driving through the mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont. More than anything, she cherished time spent with family.

In addition to her husband of 57 years, she is survived by children, Mabel M. McIntosh of Haverhill; James S. McIntosh and his wife Marie of Hudson, N.H.; William T. McIntosh of Windham, N.H.; and Glenn S. McIntosh and his wife Donna of Haverhill; grandchildren, Shannon Toomey; Stephen Toomey and his wife Joanne; Kathleen Toomey; Shara McIntosh; Christopher McIntosh; Thomas McIntosh; Kristina McIntosh; Matthew McIntosh and Michael McIntosh; her great grandchildren, Callie Petrycki; Declan McIntosh and Patrick Toomey. She was predeceased by her son Gordon K. McIntosh.

At the request of the family, all services are private. Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. Assisting the family with arrangements is Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill.