Dorothy F. Courchesne
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DOVER - Dorothy F. Courchesne, 95, of Elliott Park died on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Mass General Hospital with her family by her side.
She was born on April 25, 1918 in Dover; the daughter of Irving R. and Gladys Otis Foss.
Dorothy was a graduate of Dover High School class of 1937, Bryant and Stratton class of 1940. She served in the Mass Women's Defense Corp. She had recently celebrated 56 yrs. as an Avon lady. She loved to play cards every day with her friends at the Dover Senior Center as well as at her home. She was past president of the Emblem Club #4 and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. She also was a member of the Nile St. Seniors. She was baptized in St. John Church and had been a member since 1918.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter Ardith Turgeon Cade and her husband Alan Cade of Madbury, 4 grandchildren Jason, Justin Marc and Joshua Turgeon; 3 great grandchildren Jade, Julia and Jackson Turgeon and nieces, nephews; and many close friends, also her son-in-law Marc Turgeon; and two companions, her dog, Sassy and her cat, Tuxi.
She was predeceased by her husband Romeo W. Courchesne, her parents as well as her stepfather Fred Greenlaw and 2 step brothers.
Flowers are welcome, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Cocheco Valley Humane Society
Friends and family may call from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Wiggin Purdy McCooey Dion 655 Central Ave in Dover NH.
A funeral service will be held at 12 p. m. on Thursday February 20, 2014 at Wiggin Purdy McCooey Dion in Dover NH with Rev. Mark Monson Alley, officiating. Interment will be immediately following at Pine Hill Cemetery in Dover NH
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Published in Fosters from Feb. 14 to Feb. 21, 2014
Wiggin-Purdy-McCooey-Dion Funeral Home
655 Central Avenue Dover, NH 03820