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Frances Hanchett

Jul 12, 1946 - Oct 26, 2023

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Lebanon, NH

Frances "Frani" Hanchett, 77, of Lebanon, NH passed away on October 26, 2023. She was born July 12, 1946 to Helen (Stone) and Errold "Buster" Hanchett in Hanover, NH. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1964. She attended beauty school in Westbrook, Maine and then worked at the Modern Beauty Shop. She also worked for Decato and Cirone Law Office and then Dartmouth College in the Philosophy and Religion Dept. In 1965, she married Dennis Dupuis and they moved to Florida in 1994. They divorce...Read More

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Melynda Angel Follensbee

Jul 15, 1970 - Feb 23, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

Melynda Angel (Turcotte) Follensbee, 53, of Hooksett, NH died Friday February 23, 2024, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH surrounded by her loved ones. Melynda was born July 15, 1970, in Manchester, NH daughter of John Coleman and the late June (McManis) Joseph, who died in 1988. Melynda was the loving wife of William H. Follensbee, of Hooksett, NH and with whom she married on June 24, 2017. Melynda graduated from Pembroke Academy in Pembroke, NH. She was employed in the medical field as a program specialist and was employed with One Call Medical. Her hobbies included crocheting, puzzles, motorcycle rides to the beach and most importantly, Sunday dinners with family. Besides her loving husband, survivors include one son, Tyler Leeds and his wife Victoria Finley; two daughters, Kayla Leeds and her significant other Tyler Emery and Mackenzie Nassar; two brothers, Daniel Young and Bud Turcotte and his significant other Pam Sullivan Bettencourt; one sister, Stephanie Morrison and her husband Walter as well as several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. SERVICES: A funeral service will be held Saturday March 2, 2024, at 11:00am at The Emmanuel Church, 14 Mammoth Rd., Hooksett, NH 03106. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A visitation will be held at the church prior to the funeral service from 10:30 am – 11:00 am. Following the funeral service, all are invited to attend the bereavement luncheon at the Emmanuel Church Fellowship Hall. Those that wish to bring a particular dish for the luncheon are asked to contact Joy Bellemare at 1-904-248-2014 to keep track of the foods being provided. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER”

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Douglas Gene Whitcomb

Feb 04, 1940 - Feb 21, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

Hartland, VT- With deep sadness, we announce the passing of Douglas Gene Whitcomb on February 21, 2024 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Doug was born in Randolph Vermont at Gifford Memorial Hospital on February 4th, 1940. He was a son of Gladys E. and Raymond H. Whitcomb, who were from South Royalton at the time. At age two, his family moved to Windsor, VT. During his most youthful years, Doug was very active in all sports at Windsor High School, and Methodist Church youth groups. He also was an Eagle Scout in Troop 17. Doug loved to fish, hunt, and snowmobile. He also enjoyed archery, camping, and wildlife. He played clarinet and piano, was in the high school band, and loved playing pool. Also, he loved playing cards with his poker friends. Doug joined the VT Army National Guard, CO. G, 172nd infantry while a junior in high school. Two days after graduation in 1958, Doug went to Guard Camp at Camp Drum. Two days after Guard Camp, Doug joined the US Air Force. While serving in the Air Force, Doug attended schools in the Mechanical and Electrical fields. After graduation, he attended school to become a teacher. He then taught in the same school which he graduated from. He received credits from the University of Illinois. He also graduated from many USAFL courses in related fields. After teaching, Doug was sent to Okinawa to work on the flight lines at Naha Air Base. Next stop was Bangkok, Thailand during the buildup of the Vietnam War. After receiving his honorable discharge from the US Air Force, Doug returned to reside in Windsor with his parents. He then went to work for T&L Electric in White River Jct. and began a long 35-year employment with Cone Automatic in Windsor. Doug was a machinist, heat treater, electrician, and worked on assembly. Also, he was instrumental in organizing the United Electrical Union at Cones and become President of Local #258. He also became secretary of treasury of district II, which also gave him a seat with the national UE union, with an office in Pittsburg, PA. Doug was a skilled negotiator and arbitrator. Living most of his life in Windsor, he became very active, serving in many town organizations including Windsor Men’s League Softball. Doug played, coached, and managed teams that played in many state and regional championships. He always treasured going to the Nationals and finishing 13th, then 4th, in the Nation with the Snap-On tool team from Bow, NH. The game was major modified level. Doug was also an umpire for girl’s high school softball in both NH and VT. He was an umpire for ASA men’s softball for many years. Doug’s favorite sport was basketball. His highlighted experience was playing on a traveling team while stationed in Okinawa and winning all the PACAF Championship in Guam. Doug was also commissioner of the Paradise Park Commission in Windsor. He was a past post commander of Windsor Post #25 American Legion. Doug married Barbara Maxham in 1970. They were parents of David G. Whitcomb and Dean R. Whitcomb. Doug later married Suzanne Danyew Morse in 1992. Doug was predeceased by his parents and brothers, Robert J. Whitcomb and Donald G. Whitcomb, and baby Roger. Doug leaves behind Suzanne, his son David and his wife Rebeca, their 3 children, Nizhoni, Naomi, and Jack; his son Dean, step daughter Carrie Huppe and her husband Craig, and their 2 children Alicia and Gavin. He also leaves his great grandson Austin, and his beloved kitty Bramble Claw. Doug’s family wanted to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff, doctors, nurses, emergency department, and palliative care staff at Dartmouth Hitchcock for their loving care for Doug and his family. Services will be held in The Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Randolph Center, VT, Friday, April 26, 2024, at 1pm. A celebration of life will be held at the Windsor American Legion Saturday, April 27 from 1pm-4pm. Knight Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed in an online guestbook found at www.knightfuneralhomes.com

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Charles Otis Hunnewell III

Nov 14, 1935 - Feb 20, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

| | Charles Otis Hunnewell III, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, coach, and teacher, was called home to Jesus peacefully on February 20, 2024, at the age of 88, after battling dementia and cardiac issues. Rooted in faith, he lived a life packed full of love, family, and friendships. Charles was born on November 14, 1935, in Arlington, MA, to Charles Jr. and Alida Bierenbroodspot Hunnewell, and spent his formative years in Bedford MA, with much time spent on his grandparents’ farm. In Hudson, NH, he spent his high school years playing sports and working, mostly at Benson’s Animal Farm. He had to mature early to help support his family where he developed his strong sense of responsibility and work ethic. He cared deeply for his family and this formative experience in his upbringing instilled a sense of resilience, empathy, and determination to provide for his loved ones and create a better future for himself and those he cared for. He graduated from Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH in 1953, and was subsequently drafted into the US Air Force which left an indelible lifetime impression on him instilling values of discipline, commitment, and service. He was part of the military police stationed in Iceland and Alexandria, LA, which is where he met his future wife, Alean Hooge of Clinton, Louisiana. They married on June 6, 1958 and remained devoted partners, raising 7 children, while enduring times of heartache and celebration over an incredible 65 years of marriage. After completing his military service, Charles pursued higher education, attending LSU and then completing his bachelor’s degree at Plymouth State Teachers College. He furthered his studies, receiving a Master's degree in Physical Education from Michigan State University. After one year in Blissfield, Michigan, his passion for teaching and coaching led him to Hanover High School where he taught and coached for 31 years. He was devoted to the Hanover High School students and staff where he found his joy, inspiration, and motivation. He was called to develop teamwork, life lessons and fellowship through sports to countless numbers of students. Whether on the field, in the gym, in the dugout, on the sideline, or in his basement office where he thrived talking for hours with students and staff. The Hanover students respected his ability to teach, mentor, and coach which resulted in relationships that lasted throughout his life. He greeted people with an exuberant hello, big smile, and twinkle in the eye. He nurtured his family through faith attending church, Sunday school, and worshiping until his death. Among other experiences, time off included summer trips to Louisiana, visiting friends in Maine, day trips to visit his mother and siblings. He also enjoyed many trips and vacations. He had a constant influx of friends and family which gave him great pleasure. He cherished all 19 of his grandchildren and loved his family gatherings. Before and after his retirement, Charles and his wife operated a Bed and Breakfast for 18 years where he enjoyed meeting and exchanging stories with people from all over the world. Charles III was predeceased by his parents, Charles Jr. and Alida; brother, Albert; son, Charles Otis Hunnewell IV; and granddaughter, Briana Susan Mayes. He is survived by his beloved wife, Alean Hooge Hunnewell; children, Calvin E. Hunnewell (Theresa), Andrew Hunnewell (Rhonda Cutting), William Hunnewell (Lisa), Mary Hunnewell Mayes (Ben), Paul Hunnewell (Shannon), and Susan Hunnewell Duval (Dan); grandchildren, Caroline Hunnewell Mellish (Ramsay), Nathan Hunnewell, Justine Hunnewell (Scott Roberts), Calvin P. Hunnewell, Emily Hunnewell, Avery Hunnewell, Donka Hunnewell, Jacob Hunnewell, Lauren Hunnewell, Luke Hunnewell, Noah Mayes, Trevor Mayes, Leah Mayes, Reghan Hunnewell, Jocelyn Hunnewell, Alena Duval, Otis Duval, and Ashley Duval; great-grandchildren, Liam Bean and Kai Nugent; sisters, Alida Ballard, Mary Ford (Brad-deceased), and Betty Ledoux (Ralph); and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. Both flowers and contributions in Charles’ memory are welcome. For memorial contributions the family has designated Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer Street, Hanover NH, 03755; Hanover High School Alumni Legacy Fund, Warren Coughlin (acting treasurer), 61 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH 03755; CCBA (Youth Scholarship Fund), 1 Taylor Street, Lebanon, NH 03766. Calling hours Friday, March 1st, 5-7pm at Ricker Funeral Home, Lebanon, NH. Memorial services Saturday, March 2nd, 11am at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Hanover, NH. Burial at Valley Cemetery, Lebanon, NH, after service, with reception to follow at Our Savior Lutheran Church. To leave a message of remembrance or condolence, please visit the online guestbook at www.rickerfuneralhome.com.

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Albert Ira Pristaw

Jul 05, 1943 - Feb 20, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

| | Woodstock, Vermont Albert Ira Pristaw passed away at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, NH on February 20, 2024. He was surrounded by family and friends as he passed. Al was born on July 5, 1943 in Boston, MA. The child of immigrants, he revered education, hard work and working people. He found his place in the world and embraced a love of the outdoors attending the University of Vermont, graduating in 1965. After completing graduate school at Massachusetts College of Optometry, he married Judith Lewis Pristaw and moved to Vermont in 1973 where he started his own private optometry practice and ultimately became the President of the Vermont Board of Optometry. He loved every covered bridge, fishing hole and general store in Vermont and had a passion for rural America. He was deeply devoted to his oldest friends. Al is survived by his loving partner Pauline Drake Holt, his children Dara Sweatt and Josh Pristaw and by his grandchildren Finley and Wheeler Sweatt and Charles and Oscar Pristaw. The funeral will be at Cabot’s Funeral Home at 32 Rose Hill Woodstock, VT on Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00AM. The guestbook & zoom link for the memorial can be found at www.cabotfh.com Followed by a reception at Thompson Senior Center at 99 Senior Ln, Woodstock, VT 05091 No flowers by request, donations if desired to Vermont Food Bank ( in his memory.

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Mark Douglas Petersen

Aug 30, 1951 - Feb 04, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

Mark Douglas Petersen, 72, of Rochester passed away on Feb 4th at the Jack Byrne Center in LebanonHe was born in Springfield MA August 30, 1951 to Clint Petersen and Marie Williams Petersen. He attended schools in Tamarack NY and the Art Institute of Boston. Mark was a well known master gunsmith and engraver. He worked for New England Custom Guns in Claremont NH until his health forced his retirement. He leaves behind his partner of 28 years, Linda Wood, sons Michael Wood of Randolph and Adam Wood (Nancy) of Coatesville PA. A Sister Sherry Petersen Martin (Dale) of San Diego CA, niece Ashley Petersen Ess (Pete), nephews Matthew Petersen (Erica) and Joshua Petersen all of Wilmington NC. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother Jeffrey Petersen. There will be no service per his request. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Rochester at a later time. Days Funeral Home in Randolph is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Pamela Diane Corcoran

Nov 22, 1950 - Feb 15, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

Randolph, VT Pamela “Pam” Diane Corcoran, 73, died early Thursday, February 15, 2024 at Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care in Lebanon, NH. She was born on November 22, 1950 in Bridgeport, CT; the daughter of Lyman and Imogen (Lovell) Corcoran. She was raised in Stratford, CT and graduated from Stratford High School. Pam had also lived in Bridgeport, CT and Meriden, CT before moving to Randolph, VT. She called Joslyn House of Randolph her home. Pam loved the home-like atmosphere and the love and help she experienced there.Pam was affiliated with St. Anthony Catholic Church in Bethel, VT, the Randolph Senior Center, Third Order Carmelites of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She enjoyed reading, writing, book groups, bible study, watching the Red Sox and Patriots, and participating in activities at the Randolph Senior Center and Clara Martin Center.Pam thrived on participating in activities and keeping up with the lives of family and friends. She enjoyed volunteering at the Gifford Auxiliary Thrift Shop and Menig Nursing Home. Pam loved cats and cats loved Pam. Many people reached out to Pam to offer rides and other help. She had steadfast friends in Connecticut and loved living in Randolph because of the many people who befriended her and supported her.She is survived by Robin Turek, sister, and husband, William, Phippsburg, ME; Imogen Corcoran, sister, and husband, DeRoss, Bethel, VT; William Turek, nephew, and wife, Becky, Buxton, ME; Meghan Elkin, niece, and husband, Geoffrey, Niskayuna, NY; four grand nephews, and a grand niece.There will be a graveside service at Union Cemetery in Stratford, CT on Friday, March 1st at 1 PM. Contributions in her memory may be made to Randolph Community Development Corporation (RACDC) to be directed to Joslyn House, PO Box 409, Randolph, VT 05060 or to the Central Vermont Humane Society, 1589 VT RT 14 South, East Montpelier, VT 05651. The Day Funeral Home in Randolph is assisting with arrangements.

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Lynnett A. Wessells

Jan 26, 1945 - Feb 15, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

| | Lebanon, NH -- Lynnett A. Wessells, 79, of Lebanon, NH passed away peacefully after a brief illness on February 15, 2024. She was born on January 26, 1945, in Oklahoma City, OK, and was the daughter of the late Imogene Covert and Frank A. Robbins Jr. Lynnett met the love of her life, David E. Wessells, in high school and they married in January 1965. She is survived by daughter, Sherri (Scott) Ackerson; son, Dana (Kelly) Wessells; many loving grandchildren, Jessica (Kalleb) Becker, Joshua (Erin) Wessells, Jeremy (Samantha Barbarito) Ackerson, and Cody (Annie) Wessells; great-grandchildren, Linkoln, Stella, Madyson, Maximus, and Henry; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. She was predeceased by her loving husband, David. Lynnett was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, a friend to everyone, and will be greatly missed by all. Lynnett loved baseball, where her favorite team was the New York Yankees. She was a stay-at-home mom until her kids were in school full-time and then went to work for WTSL, as the traffic manager for many years until she started getting grandchildren. Which at that time she became a full-time grandmother and cherished every minute! Since she was a stickler for being fair, the kids frequently reminded her about her always counting their cheese doodles! She worked part-time (evenings) in the bakery at P&C in Lebanon until she started work at Mascoma Savings Bank in 2004. Upon her retirement in 2012 she spent her time with her husband, family, and friends. She was the Treasurer for Mascoma Meadows for many years and continued to support them with anything they needed for over 15 years. Lynnett enjoyed and was always there to help family and friends with any requests asked of her. A special thank you to the people at the ICU at DHMC in Lebanon for their loving care and support during her final days. Also, the family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to a few special friends who helped her with whatever she needed and have supported her family during this difficult time; Pam & Calvin, Linda, and Cheryl. Thank you to Ricker Funeral Home for being very accommodating and understanding during this difficult time. A private service will be held at a later date for family and close friends. To leave a message of remembrance or condolence, please visit the online guestbook at www.rickerfuneralhome.com.

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JoEllen Jacod

Sep 23, 1946 - Feb 13, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

JoEllen (nee Ryder) Jacod, 77, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2024 in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Born on September 23 , 1946 in Poughkeepsie, NY, as the 2 daughter of Edson and Marjorie Ryder. The family later relocated to Upper Saddle River NJ when she was very young where she remained until marriage. She met Edward W Jacod Sr. in August 1967 in Suffern, NY and they married on September 14 , 1968 in Upper Saddle River. After some years of renting homes in Lodi and Paramus NJ, they bought their first home in Haworth NJ where they lived there for 25 years. In her final years she resided in Gilsum NH. In 1972 she completed her Bachelor’s Degree at Farleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck NJ and shortly thereafter took a position at Wyssmont in Fort Lee NJ. Some years later she began a career in mortgage banking which lasted until 2000. Once settled in NH worked as a secretary for the firm of Bragdon, Baron and Kossayda before finally retiring. She enjoyed baking (family members eagerly awaited her Christmas cookies each holiday season), making beer and wine, refinishing antique furniture, running local marathons, gardening, reading and spending time with family and pets. When diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2010 she faced it head-on, researching and trying many treatments including Rock Steady Boxing for which was featured in a Boston evening TV news reel. Predeceased by her older sister Lynn Ryder and survived by her younger sister Melissa Ryder, husband Edward W Jacod Sr, son Edward W Jacod Jr, niece Deborah Chirgwin, nephew Robert Jacod Jr and niece Karen Finn. SERVICES: Visitation will be from 11am-1pm, with a Celebration of Life from 1-1:30 pm, on February 22, 2024 at Ker Phaneuf Funeral Home, 57 High Street in Brattleboro, VT. Family and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in her name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Cremation Society of New Hampshire has been entrusted with arrangements. To view an online tribute, leave a message of condolence or for more information please visit .

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Frank J. Bauer

Jul 22, 1950 - Feb 15, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

DEERFIELD- Frank J. Bauer passed on February 15, 2024 at the Jack Byrne Hospice in Lebanon, after declining health. He was born to Fred C and Misako (Seki) Bauer on July 22, 1950 in Yokahama, Japan. After his father, Fred, left the Army, they moved to Springfield, MA in the early 50’s, where Frank grew up with his three younger sisters. Frank graduated from Lowell Tech in Lowell, MA, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. It was at Lowell Tech that he met his wife on February 14, 1969. They married on September 12, 1970 and moved to Nashua NH, while Frank finished college. After college, he took a job with the NHDOT in 1972 and remained with them until he retired in 2007. After purchasing land in Deerfield, they built a house and moved into Deerfield, NH in 1974, where they raised their family of three children, with many loved dogs and cats. Frank enjoyed the outdoors and was active in the Northwood Crank Pullers Snowmobile Club, the Kinnicum Fish and Game Club and BSA Troop 138 (where his son became an Eagle Scout) attending weekly meetings, camping trips and events. He also helped out at Rochester Sports Center for friends. He enjoyed going snowmobiling, hunting and going north, just to hang out at a friend’s camp. The family took road trips to Disney World, Virginia, Pennsylvania and other sights. He was fond of building tree houses with the kids and bookcases for the house. He also took pleasure in attending skiing with the kids school group and took them to other skiing locations as well. He enjoyed cooking at home, particularly the family tradition of Polish pierogis for Christmas Eve and opening the house to family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Michele (Kolinski) Bauer, son Scott with wife Tiffany (Kenneally), and their children Ethan and Enola; daughter Christine (Bauer) with husband John Steman, and their children Anna and Cyrus; daughter Rebecca Bauer of Deerfield, NH and her dogs, Chloe, Charlie and Cora who absolutely loved Frank. He is also survived by sisters: Theresa (Bauer) with husband Christopher and their daughter Isabelle of Glen Ellyn, IL and Michelle (Bauer) and husband John Grasso and their children Joshua, Zachary, Matthew and Luke of Wilbraham, MA; and his brother-in-law, A.C. Kolinski of Dunbarton, NH. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Barbara Bauer Howley. Calling Hours will be at The Roan Family Funeral Home – Still Oaks Chapel, 1217 Suncook Valley Highway, Epsom NH on Thursday, February 22nd from 5 to 7 P.M. A family burial will be in the spring. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Deerfield Rescue Association, PO Box 9, Deerfield, NH 03037. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.roanfamilyfuneral.com

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Evelyn Audette Morse

Jul 18, 1926 - Feb 08, 2024

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Lebanon, NH

| | | Lebanon, NH -- Evelyn Audette Morse, 97, died peacefully at home on February 8 with her children at her bedside. She was born in Lebanon, NH on July 18, 1926, and lived and worked in the Upper Valley for most of her life. A daughter of Oscar and Adrienne (Demers) Audette, she was a first generation American. Her parents, young immigrants from Quebec, met and married in the United States and raised their family in Lebanon. Evelyn was one of eight Audette children and is survived by siblings Edward Audette, Annette Audette Jordan, and Oscar Audette, Jr.; her son David Morse; and daughters Susan Jamback (Jeff Nintzel) and Lynne Richards (Jeff Richards). She was predeceased by her sister Pauline Audette Wagner and brothers Paul, Louis, and Francis Audette. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Evelyn attended Sacred Heart School until she entered Lebanon High School where she was an enthusiastic student and field hockey player. She remained forever a proud and loyal member of the Class of 1944. After graduation, Evelyn moved to Washington DC to work for the Department of Veterans Affairs, but eventually returned to Lebanon where, on October 13, 1951, she married Royce Morse. They were married for 45 years, until his death in 1996. The couple welcomed three children: David, Susan, and Lynne. After the children entered school, Evelyn worked as a bookkeeper and was very active in local organizations, serving as Supervisor of the Ward Two Voter Checklist and as a devoted volunteer at the Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital Gift Shop and the Lebanon Information Booth in Colburn Park. In her 80’s she was a volunteer driver for “older people” for their medical appointments. She was a member of Martha’s Ministry at Sacred Heart Church for many years. While Royce and Evelyn had many friends, were close to their siblings, and enjoyed traveling around the country, their greatest joy began with the birth of three cherished grandchildren: Sara Jamback (Dan Miller), Ryan Richards (Brynne MacMurtry), and Timothy Richards. She was a devoted “Gram” to Ryan, Sara, and Timothy. Grandparent joy became great grandparent delight when Allison Rose Miller, Lyla Sunny Richards, and Emilia Lynne Miller entered the family. Her precious great-grandchildren, each born in the month of April, provided treasured hours of entertainment and pleasure; even they called her Gram. After Royce died her fierce independence paved the way for nearly thirty years of continued active life with her many friends and family. For years she enjoyed visiting her son David in Chicago. She learned to navigate the big city bus routes to get to her favorite stores, indulging her favorite pastime - shopping. She was an avid reader and collector of handbags, and enjoyed many hobbies, although one she might not have been quite so fond of was canning quarts and quarts of vegetables from Royce's garden at the Meriden Road homestead. Evelyn played Scrabble well and enjoyed puzzles. She was a good friend to many and kept close ties with multiple generations of her family. After 80+ years of New Hampshire cold and snow, she began wintering in Largo, Florida, where she made new friends and enjoyed the sun, the beach, theater performances and movies. She was an enthusiastic customer at Bealls Department Store, often joking that the store would probably close for lack of business when she returned north each spring. The family expresses our most sincere gratitude to Dianne Jordan, personal caregiver extraordinaire, and wishes to recognize Lee Clifford, Joan Demers, Paula Clark, Jimmy Vanier, Dr. Susannah Clark MD and Tracy Anderson RN at Alice Peck Day Primary Care, Bayada Hospice, and nieces, nephews and cousins for their love and support. In her youth and those of her siblings and her children, many hours of recreation and sports activities were spent at the original Carter Community Building in Lebanon. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the CCB Sneaker Fund, 1 Taylor Street, Lebanon, NH 03766, to support the CCB's founders' mission to serve local children and families. A private celebration of life will be held in July. To leave a message of remembrance or condolence, please visit the online guestbook at www.rickerfuneralhome.com.

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