LINCOLN - Helen Marie Archambault, 91, of Pleasant Street passed away Dec. 1, 2012, surrounded by her family at Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth.
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Born in Johnson, Vt., on Nov. 10, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Linnie (Morse) Neill. She moved in 1942 to the Lincoln and Woodstock area, where she raised her family.
After raising her children, Helen went to work at many local seasonal attractions; such as Indian Head, Fantasy Farm, and Loon Mountain until Burndy's opened, where she worked for many years until retirement. In later years you would find Helen working in the deli at what is now known as Price Chopper.
Helen enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, camping, spending time at York Beach, Maine, playing cards, cooking, sewing, and knitting. Most of all, she enjoyed family time with her many grandchildren.
She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in Lincoln.
She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Max Archambault, in 1998; a granddaughter, Deanna Archambault; and her brother, Kenneth Neill.
She is survived by her daughter, Maxine Amos and her husband Donald, of Woodstock; her son, Roger Archambault and his wife Barbara, of Hinesville, Ga.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Florence Daniels of Montpelier, Vt., and Janice Blake of Bradford, Vt.; several nieces and nephews.
services: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at St. Joseph Church in Lincoln. The Rev. David Kneeland will officiate. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in the spring. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or the Salvation Army, 177 Union Ave., Laconia, 03246.
An online guestbook at www.fournier-hale.com. Arrangement are entrusted to Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main St., North Woodstock, 03262.
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 4, 2012