Berthe Rita Warner(1923 - 2014)

PEMBROKE - Mrs. Berthe Rita (Tessier) Warner, 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Concord Hospital.

Born April 11, 1923, in Manchester, Betty (as she liked to be called) was the daughter of Francis and Cecile (Fournier) Tessier.

She attended the Brown School in Manchester and worked at a Manchester shoe company. She had also been employed by the Hartford Insurance Company in Connecticut for seven years.

Betty was a devout Catholic and an outstanding wife and mother, who enjoyed crocheting and knitting, as well as taking care of her family and home.

She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, John Marshall Warner in 2012; and her granddaughter, Laura Payeur.

Betty is survived by her children and their spouses, Patricia Payeur and Dennis of Waldo, Maine, Ellen Brown and Richard of Durham, Conn., and Gerard LeBlanc and Carol of Pine River, Minn.; her sister, Anita Amato of Manchester; niece, Nina Amato; and nephew, Tony Amato.

Friends and family may call on Sunday, March 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Petit Funeral Home, 167 Main St., Pembroke. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, March 31, at 11:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church in Allenstown, followed by burial at 1:30 p.m. in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.

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Petit-Roan Funeral Home
167 Main Street Pembroke, NH 03275
(603) 485-9573

Published in The Concord Monitor on Mar. 28, 2014