Cynthia H. Lamprey

MEREDITH - Cynthia H. Lamprey, 83, of Fuller Road, died on Jan. 9, 2013, at Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith, after battling a long illness.

She was born to Vinyl Ray and Esther (Thompson) Hurd on July 8, 1930, in Bow. She lived in New Hampshire her entire life, in Concord, Penacook and Moultonborough. She graduated from Concord High School where she loved music and being the drum major for the marching band. She attended Barbizon School of Modeling in New York City.

She was married to Stewart Lamprey of Moultonborough since 1998. Previously she was married to Edwin Kirby. Cynthia and Edwin had three children together, Scott Kirby (Michelle) of Key West, Fla., Kevin Kirby (Robin) of Loudon and Jill Kirby-Platts (Kevin) of Eagle, Idaho. She had two stepchildren, Diane Kemp (Tom) of Concord and George Lamprey of Center Harbor. She had three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband and granddaughter Jessica.

Cynthia retired as office manager from New Hampshire Business Sales. She worked for many years for the N.H. State Senate, served on the staff of Gov. Walter Peterson and was involved in a number of presidential campaigns. Cynthia loved adventure, travel and music. She was a wonderful mother and wife. She will be greatly missed, but we take comfort that she is no longer suffering.


services: Visitation hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home, routes 3 and 104, Meredith, on Monday, Jan. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. A private service will take place at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial donation to the Moultonborough Historical Society, P.O. Box 659, Moultonborough 03254, for the purpose of eliminating the mortgage.

For more information and to sign Cynthia's Book of Memories, go

Funeral Home

Mayhew Funeral Home
204 D.W. Highway Meredith, NH 03253-1136
(603) 279-4007

Published in Union Leader on Jan. 13, 2013