Frances Souliere(1927 - 2014)

PETERBOROUGH - Frances Souliere, 86, died on March 20, 2014, surrounded by love. Frances was born in Monson, Mass. on Dec. 5, 1927, the daughter of Frank Haley and Pearl (Leonard) Haley.

Frances graduated from the Elms College with a master's degree in Education. She was a first grade teacher for 35 years in the towns of Charlton and Brimfield, Mass. Upon retirement, she and her husband moved to Florida, and spent the summers in New England with family. Frances later lived in Jaffrey for 14 years before moving a year ago to Summerhill Assisted Living in Peterborough.

She was an active member of the Red Hat Society and St. Patrick's Parish in Jaffrey. She enjoyed traveling, knitting, and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Frances is survived by her daughters, Michele Malnati, and her husband, Gil, of Hancock, and Joanne Ferrell, and her husband, Roy, of Brimfield, Mass., and her sister, Joan Conway, and husband, Andrew, of Penn. She will be missed by her five grandchildren, her six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her loving husband Richard Souliere, and by her two brothers Roger and Gerald.

Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Frances' name to Hospice at HCS, 312 Marlboro Street, Keene, N.H. 03431.

Jellison Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online obituary or leave the family a condolence, please visit

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Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on Mar. 27, 2014