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“I am so sorry for your loss. Elaine was one of the first people I met (at Wilsons) when we moved to Littleton. Her warmth and friendliness will not...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Marie Cardoos - Littleton

“I am blessed to have known Miss Elaine for so many years...her infectious laugh, warmth, and kindness will remain in my heart forever. My thoughts...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Winnie

“I am so sorry for your loss, she was a great lady. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Barb Phillips - Medway, MA

“Dearest Jamie and Family, I feel very sad for your loss. Your Mom was a delight and I know from watching you and your family interact with her, how...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Phyllis Young - Westford, MA

“I was saddened to hear of your Mom's passing. I have such fond memories of her. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Joanne Cone - Devens, MA

“So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed her friendliness and wonderful smile when we would talk at CVS . And I missed her when she left. May she...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Denise Gibbons - Littleton, MA

“So sorry to hear of your loss, she was an amazing woman loved by so many. Love and Prayers to you All ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Lori Jackson (George) - Lunenburg, MA

“I hope that our Lord brings you and your family the much-needed peace during this sad time. My condolences to you and your family. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Kimberly Mitton - MA

“The world is missing one of its greatest Lights! Mom & I have lost a True Friend! It is with heavy hearts we say "Rest In Peace Elaine"!Love Always,...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Lorraine&Lorraine Malloy - MA


 Littleton Elaine (Downey) Sparks, 88, a long-time Littleton resident, passed away at her home on Saturday, March 26 surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Arthur W. Sparks.  She is survived by her four children, Linda Kane and her husband Robert of Marlborough; William Sparks and his wife Barbara of Chelmsford; Kimberly Taylor and her husband Gerald of Center Harbor, NH and Jami Byrne and her husband Thomas of Littleton.  She was a loving grandmother to Jason and Jarrod Taylor; Aubrey (Kelley) Gregory and Jennifer Sparks; Lindsay, Nicole, Aaron and Adam Byrne.


She was the daughter of the late Willard B. and Dorothy V. McSorley of Littleton, and the late Michael C. Downey of Cambridge; the loving sister of the late Margaret Benjamin of Schenectady, NY; the late Michael Downey of Cambridge; Olive Hebb and Dorothy McSorley of Ayer.  She was a dear friend and companion to the late Floyd Hartman of Littleton. And loving aunt to many nieces and nephews


 Elaine worked for Wilson’s Pharmacy in Littleton for over 40 years and for CVS Pharmacy in Littleton until she retired in 2005.  She loved spending time with her family, knitting, baking and playing bingo.  Her family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of Care Dimensions/Hospice of Danvers, MA; with special thanks to Marjorie Rogers, RN, for her loving care and devotion during their mother’s illness.

Visiting Hours will be held at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King Street, Littleton, on Wednesday March 30, at from 4-8 pm.  Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday at 11 am.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Care Dimensions/Hospice, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B102, Danvers, MA  01923 or on line at< ; Please see