GREENFIELD - Ann F. Dodge, 82, of Greenfield, died on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the Crestwood Center in Milford after a brief illness.
Mrs. Dodge was born in Louisville, N.Y. on Jan. 16, 1932, daughter of the late Leslie and Mabel (Derushie) Premo. She attended Massena (N.Y.) High School where she met her husband, James B. Dodge. They were married on Nov. 13, 1954. Mrs. Dodge, after many years of traveling with her husband in the Air Force, settled in Townsend, Mass., where she owned and operated Brookside Restaurant in Ashby, Mass., and later managed the White Knight Pharmacy in Townsend. Mrs. Dodge was an avid golfer and skier and enjoyed gardening. She also loved Walt Disney World.
Mrs.Dodge was predeceased by her husband in Dec. 2007 and by her brother, James Premo, in 2011.
She is survived by her daughter, Lesley-Ann and her husband, Joel Day, of Mont Vernon; her son Bruce and his wife, Linda Dodge, of Greenfield; her two grandsons, Jerid Day and his wife, Michelle, of Weare, and Jordan Day of Mont Vernon; her great-grandchildren, Grace Lillian and Liam Patrick Day, both of Weare; her two sisters, Doris Stickney of Albemarle, N.C. and Phyllis Gorman of Massena, N.Y.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions respectfully requested to be made to the Make a Wish Foundation, online at www.newhampshire.wish.org
, or Make A Wish Foundation of NH, 814 Elm St. Suite 300, Manchester NH 03101, or to the Greenfield, NH Fire and Rescue Dept. P.O. Box 146, Greenfield, NH 03047
At Mrs. Dodge's request, there will be no calling hours and services will be private and at the convenience of the family. To share memories, photos and condolences with Mrs. Dodge's family, please visit her permanent personal online memorial at www.cournoyerfh.com