WESTMORELAND, N.H. - Barbara Elizabeth Stetson, 88, formerly of Brattleboro Road in Hinsdale, died peacefully Saturday night, May 31, 2014, at Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland.
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Barbara was born in Hinsdale on Aug. 14, 1925, the daughter of William F. and Helen (Koski) Stetson. She was raised in Hinsdale where she attended public schools graduating from Hinsdale High School.
She had been employed for many years working as a personal secretary and bookkeeper at Ashuelot Paper Mill. A quiet unassuming woman, Barbara enjoyed reading, gardening, and time spent with her family.
Survivors include one brother, Wendell Stetson and his wife Jane of Rowe, Mass.; three nieces, Susan Paul, Melanie Harrison and Janet Cobb; five nephews, William Stetson, III, Barry Stetson, Mark Stetson, Thomas Stetson and Eric Stetson. Additionally, she leaves numerous grandnieces and grandnephews, and great-grandnieces and great-grand-nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Gordon E. and William F. Stetson, Jr.
Graveside committal services will be conducted Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery in Hinsdale. A reception will follow the services to be held at the Millstream Community Center downtown Hinsdale.
Memorial contributions in Barbara's name may be made to
, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011, or to Maplewood Nursing Home of Cheshire County, Activities Fund, 201 River Road, Westmoreland, N.H. 03467.
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Arrangements are under the direction of the Atamaniuk Funeral Home, Brattleboro, Vt.
Atamaniuk Funeral Home
40 Terrace Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Published in The Recorder on June 3, 2014