Dorothy S. (Schussler) Scheyd, 91, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at The Birches at Concord.
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Mrs. Scheyd was born on Feb, 3, 1923, in New Britain, Conn., the daughter of the late John J. and Elizabeth (Frederick) Schussler.
Her hobbies and interests include, knitting afghans and baby sweaters. She enjoyed playing scrabble and solitaire and was an avid reader.
Mrs. Scheyd was a fabulous cook and was known for her wonderful and delicious apple and pineapple pies. Her most favorite times were spent with her family.
Members of her family include her husband of 68 years, Louis A. Scheyd, of Concord; two sons, Jeffrey J. Scheyd and his wife, Linda, of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Wayne F. Scheyd and his wife, Jo-Ann, of Allenstown; a daughter, Barbara S. Sanel and her husband, Alfred, of Bedford; a granddaughter, Karey; a grandson, Travis; a great-granddaughter, Lyla; and three nephews.
She was predeceased by her son, David.
Calling hours will be Thursday, April 24, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 North Main St., in Concord.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. St. Peter Church, 135 N. State St., in Concord.
It has been suggested that those who wish may make memorial donations to the Concord Regional Visiting Nurses Hospice, 30 Pillsbury St., Concord, NH 03301, in memory of Mrs. Scheyd.
To view an online memorial please go to bennettfuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bennett Funeral Home, Concord.
Published in The Concord Monitor on Apr. 23, 2014