MANCHESTER - Rachel M. Royer, 88, of Manchester, died April16, 2014, at the Inn At Deerfield after a period of failing health.
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She was born in Manchester March 3, 1926, the daughter of Alide and Emelia (Mayette) Faucher. She lived most of her life in Manchester and had been a Deerfield resident the past three years.
Rachel had worked at Manchester Knitted Fashions for several years. She also volunteered at the Catholic Medical Center gift shop as well as the Cashin Senior Center. She was a member of the Alpine Club.
She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Ira "Jack" Royer in 2008 and by a son, David Royer in 2009.
She leaves a son, Dr. Ronald I. Royer and his wife, Linda of Northwood; a daughter- in-law, Lisa McCloskey; two grandchildren, Marc Royer and his wife, Melissa, and Steven Royer and his wife, Amy; two step-grandchildren, Andrew Dubisz and Caitlin Dubisz; four great-grandchildren, Reese, Rachel, Avery and Benjamin Royer; nieces, nephews and many friends.
Rachel will be remembered for having touched the lives and hearts of many people.
SERVICES: Calling hours are Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester.
Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery where a committal service will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. at Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, 474 Goffstown Road, Manchester.
Memorial donations may be made to the Inn At Deerfield, P.O. Box 87, Deerfield, 03037. To send message of condolence visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Apr. 17, 2014