BRENTWOOD, N.H. -Patricia C. Page, 96, longtime resident of Exeter, NH, died peacefully with family present at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood on Jan. 31, 2013.
She was born in Newfoundland, Canada, on March 17, 1916, the daughter of James and Ursula Tompkins. She moved to Nashua, NH, in 1936 to attend nursing school and received her registered nurse certification from the former Nashua Memorial Hospital. It was there that she met and married Robert Page Sr., who predeceased her in 1974.
She was a registered nurse at Exeter Hospital for many years.
Her children include Robert Page Jr. and wife Pamela of Greenfield, MA, Harriet Griffin and husband Robert Sr. of Frederick, MD, and Richard Page and wife Karen of Merrimack, NH. Grandchildren include Susan Page of Wiscasset, ME, Julie Page of Greenfield, MA, Patricia Griffin of Frederick, MD, Nancy (Griffin) Graves and husband Scott of Spearfish, SD, Robert Griffin Jr. and fiancé Kara Kirchen of Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Jennifer (Griffin) Shultz and husband Matthew of Frederick, MD, and Matthew Page and Kimberly Page of Merrimack, NH. Great-grandchildren include David Graves, Wesley Shultz and Cale Griffin. She is also survived by her brothers, James Tompkins of Peterborough, Ontario, John Tompkins of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and Stanislaus and wife Theresa Tompkins of Corner Brook, Newfoundland.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Church, Exeter, NH.
There are no calling hours.
Burial will follow in the Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the
, 5 Bedford Farms Dr., Suite 201, Bedford, NH 03110.
Brewitt Funeral Home in Exeter is handling the arrangements. To sign the online guest book, please visit: www.brewittfuneralhome.com.