MEREDITH - Claudine M. Kane died on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Forestview Manor where she had been a resident since 2009.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1915, in Four Falls, New Brunswick, Canada, and is the daughter of Alexander and Beatrice (Brown) Grant who raised five daughters and five sons. Claudine and her late husband, Howard F. Kane, were married for more than 50 years and resided for many years in New Boston. They raised twin daughters, Beverly Fairhurst of Fort Myers, Fla., and Barbara French who is married to Charles B. French of Gilford.
Claudine was a longtime employee at the N.H. Ballbearing Company in Peterborough. She later retired from the Davidson Company in Manchester. She was a very accomplished seamstress and was known for her ability to create fantastic family dinners, especially on Thanksgiving Day. Her apple pies were one of her most popular creations. In her earlier days Claudine was also an avid golfer, and she thoroughly enjoyed her nine grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
services: A memorial service will celebrate Claudine's long life and will be held at the New Boston Community Church on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. A brief graveside service will then take place at the New Boston Cemetery, followed by a reception back at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations may be made in Claudine's honor to the New Boston Community Church Memorial Fund.