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Doris Mary (King) Brackett

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Age 85, died in Burlington, MA, December 26th at the Lahey Clinic Hospital after an extended illness. Beloved wife of Frederick H. Brackett for 63 years. Mrs. Brackett resided in Pelham NH since 1978 and was formerly of Sommerville MA were she graduated in 1938. She was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, April 22, 1920, the daughter of George Alexander and Williamina (Adam) King. After graduating from Somerville High School she was employed at Carter's Ink, of Cambridge MA, from 1940 to 1942 as a typist in the shipping department, after that she was a Bookkeeper at Logo's and Salem Harvest Book Store in Nashua NH for several years. Mrs. Brackett was affiliated with the Salvation Army in Nashua and the Boston Central Corps in Boston MA for several years with her husband. She was an avid reader, enjoyed music, gardening, writing and working with stain glass ornaments for outside windows. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Sheila J. Currie and husband Andrew "Drew" of Georgetown MA; four grandchildren, Lauren, Heather, Meredith and Sarah; five great-grandchildren, Catherine, Elisabeth, Hayley, Alec, and Allison, and nieces and nephews. Calling hours will take place at the Goundrey Funeral Home, 42 Main St (Rt. 97), SALEM NH, Thursday 4-8 pm. Services will take place at the Funeral Home, Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in Boscawen NH Veterans Cemetery.
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