Rebecca "Becky" Galleshaw

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Rebecca Lynne Galleshaw

BERWICK, MAINE - Rebecca "Becky" Galleshaw, 63, of First Street died on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Massachusetts General Hospital with her family by her side. She was born on August 25, 1950 in Providence, Rhode Island; the daughter of William A. and Alice Roy Galleshaw. She attended Rhode Island Junior College and worked for many years in sales and marketing for several companies, bringing her joie de vivre and vibrant spirit to everything she did. She held the title of Miss Rhode Island Universe, 1970. She celebrated her great love of life and nature with the Seacoast Ski Club NH for many years, and consistently with friends and family.

Becky is survived by her daughter, Serena Galleshaw of Berwick, Maine; father, William Galleshaw, step-sister Kathy Smith, niece Kelly Dean and family of Massachusetts, first cousins Paula Phillips and Jeff Smith in Pawtucket Rhode Island, and many lifelong friends.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being set up; look to on Friday for more information. Friends and family may call from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, February 7, at Wiggen-Purdy-McCooey-Dion Funeral Home, 655 Central Ave., Dover, NH with a memorial service to be held at 5 o'clock at the same location. To sign our online guest book, please go to

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Published in Fosters from Feb. 6 to Feb. 9, 2014