LACONIA - Jeannette Stevens (Goss) Morgan, 88, formerly of Pine Street, passed away at the Laconia Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. She was the widow of Donald W. Morgan who passed away in May 1986.
Mrs. Morgan was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Laconia, the eldest daughter of William and Dorothy (Stevens) Goss.
Mrs. Morgan was a lifetime resident of the Lakes Region and graduated from Laconia High School in 1942.
She had been employed at the Laconia State School and Training Center for 18 years and had also worked at the Belknap County Nursing Home and the Gove Nursing Home. She retired in 1986.
Growing up, Jeannette was involved in various sports and later in life enjoyed gardening and, for her love of animals, donated to the NH Humane Society whenever she could.
Survivors include sons Sheldon C. Morgan and wife Judith and Wayne D. Morgan and wife Donna of Gilford; three grandchildren, Heather L. Morgan-Chandonnait and husband Todd of Belmont, Jeffery C. Morgan and wife Jennifer of Knoxville, Tenn., and Jason D. Morgan of Manchester; great-grandchildren Olivia and Beckett Chandonnait of Belmont and Brady and Tyler Morgan of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sisters, Marilyn Grant and Constance Lowell of Gilford; and five nephews.
In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Morgan was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Donald L. Lowell of Gilford, and two stepsons, Donald W. Morgan Jr. and Leo Morgan.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be in the spring at the family lot in Union Cemetery.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 N. Main St., Laconia NH 03246; or to a
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.