Aurorae Jeanne "Aura" (Compagna) Walsh (1933 - 2017)

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Aurorae "Aura" Jeanne (Compagna) Walsh, 84, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away surrounded by her family Saturday, December 30, 2017, at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen.

She was born in Manchester on May 12, 1933, the daughter of Joseph and Angeline (Sevigny) Compagna. She grew up in the Queen City.

Aura is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Angeline, as well as her siblings, Robert Compagna, Anita Compagna Staples, Estelle Compagna Tessier, Raoul (Ralph) Compagna and Marcel Compagna.

Aura is survived by her three loving daughters, Debra Walsh Nutter and her husband, Richard of Dover, Pamela Walsh Blais and her husband, Maurice of Errol and Robin Walsh Towsley and her husband, Dana of Boscawen. Her siblings, Andre Compagna, Irene Compagna Egan and Cecile Compagna Sullivan; as well as seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She raised her children in Exeter and then moved to Cape Coral, Fla. in 1984 where she lived until moving to Boscawen three years ago. Aura lived with her daughter, Robin before becoming ill. While in Florida she enjoyed bowling, collecting shells, playing bingo, and dancing to her nephew's band at various locales all with her sisters and her longtime companion, Gene Magnetti.

Family and friends are invited to gather Monday, January 8, from 11 to 12 noon, at the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 172 King Street in Boscawen. Memorial service will begin at noon in the funeral home chapel.

The family of Aura wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Merrimack County Nursing Home for the amazing care that was provided to her.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Merrimack County Nursing Home made payable to the Edna McKenna Fund, 325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303, Attn: Mary Heath.

The Cremation Society of NH is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information or to leave a message of condolence please go to
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Published in The Concord Monitor on Jan. 4, 2018