AUBURN - Joanne "JoJo" Helen (Cragin) MacIntyre, 75, of Auburn, died Nov. 30, 2012, surrounded by family after a brief illness.
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She was born in Concord, on Sept. 29, 1937, to Joseph and Helen (Bills) Cragin. Joanne graduated from New London High School and attended flight attendant school thereafter. In 1959, She married the love of her life, Angus "Angie" MacIntyre, who fondly referred to her as "St. Joanne", and they raised their family together in Auburn.
Joanne enjoyed gardening, playing cards, cooking, time spent at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and with her friends at Spatt's, who also referred to her as "St. Joanne", but most of all, she enjoyed spending time in her backyard with family, in the pool and barbecuing. Joanne was always eager to make everyone happy, a true "sweetheart." She was predeceased by her husband Angus in 2010. The family includes one son, James MacIntyre, of Auburn, and his wife Cathy; one daughter, Judith Paris, of Auburn, and her husband Donald; six grandchildren, Michael, Ryan and Kasey Kelliher and Adam, James and Kelley Paris; one great-grandchild, Noah Paris; and several nieces and nephews.
services: Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. A funeral service will be held in Lambert Funeral Home chapel, at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, followed by burial at Village Cemetery, Eaton Hill Road, Auburn. Memorial donations may be made to ICU at Elliot Hospital, 1 Elliot Way, Manchester, 03103, or to the Santa Fund, c/o New Hampshire Union Leader, P.O. Box 9555, Manchester, 03108. Go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com to sign the online guestbook.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 2, 2012