Josephine Lorraine (Ball) Haaker
Of Westminster; 93
WESTMINSTER -- Josephine L. (Ball) Haaker, 93, of Westminster, died peacefully at her home, Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Mrs. Haaker was born on July 27, 1919, in Athol, MA, daughter of the late Clayton & Mary Ball. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Haaker in September of 1999, following 60 years of marriage.
Josephine leaves one daughter and son-in-law, Jo Ann and Robert Northrop of Pepperell; one brother, Jack Ball and wife June of Panama City, FL; 3 granddaughters, Jessica Murphy and husband Brian of Groton, Meghan Gamboa and husband Pablo of N. Smithfield, RI, and Alison Hutchings and husband Jake of Chesapeake, VA; four great-grandchildren, Owen and Cullen Murphy and Jackson and Sofi Gamboa. She also leaves a dear friend Lee Tucker.
She worked over 15 years at L. S. Starrett Tools in Athol before she and her husband moved to Pasadena, California. They later settled in Belmont, West Virginia, for over 20 years where Mrs. Haaker operated a small business. She retired with her husband in Westminster in 1975.
HAAKER -- of Westminster November 6, 2012. Josephine L. (Ball) Haaker. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday 9:30 AM November 10, at St. Joseph's Church, 777 West Hollis St., Nashua, New Hampshire. Visiting Hrs. Friday 4-7 P.M. at the Hamilton-McGaffigan FH, 37 Main St. Rte (113), Pepperell, MA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Fire Department Fire Recue Fund, 7 South St., Westminster, MA 01473. Please see www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com