Gertrude V. Ayer, age 92, of Milton Mills Road in Acton, Maine, died Sunday morning, October 9, 2005 at the Newton Center in Sanford, Maine.
Born October 11, 1912 in Quincy, Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Annie (Colbert) Boisclair. She moved to Milton Mills, New Hampshire in 1932 and resided in Acton, Maine since 1942.
A homemaker and mother, she loved to do crafts. In earlier years, she was a switchboard operator in Milton Mills, NH for New England Telephone and Telegraph Company. She also loved her German Shepherd dogs.
Gertrude was thrilled to have traveled to Ireland, where she has ancestors. She almost attained her 93rd birthday, which would have been on Tuesday.
The widow of the late Richard E. Ayer, who died in 1973, she is survived by 2 daughters: Mrs. Charles (Rita) Mee of Wassaic, New York and Mrs. Victor (Charlotte) Mee of Acton, Maine, 3 Grandchildren: Wendy & husband Tom Purcell of Wingdale, NY, Diane & husband Arthur Evans of Hesperus, CO and Chief Master Sergeant Douglas & his wife Carol Mee of Washington, Penn., and 4 Great Grandchildren, also several Nieces and Nephews.
A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday October 12, 2005 at 10:00 am at the Milton Mills Cemetery in Milton Mills, NH with Rev. Colin Gray, pastor of Liberty Chapel Congregational Church of Milton Mills, officiating. There are no calling hours, family and friends are welcome to the service. If desired, memorial donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are in the care of Peaslee Funeral Home, 24 Central St. Farmington, NH 03835. To express condolences, please visit: www.peasleefuneralhome.com