BOW - Mary (Lugg) Foote, age 91, died on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Concord Hospital.She was born in Concord, the daughter of the late George and Rose A. (Mooney) Lugg. She was a graduate of St. John's High School class of 1939.Mary was employed by the JC Penney Co. for over 30 years, retiring as an assistant manager. She loved spending time with her family, beachcombing at York Beach with grandchildren and looked forward to trips to Twin Rivers Casino along with her brother Gene and his wife Nancy.She enjoyed reading historic novels, building jigsaw puzzles, doing counted cross stitch and working in her perennial garden. During her lifetime, she traveled to England, Hawaii and Prince Edward Island to name a few.Mary was an avid bowler and a volunteer in local area nursing homes for many years. She was an active member of Christ the King Parish, St. John Church, serving on the bereavement committee, working at the Christmas fair and taking part in Bible study groups.She was predeceased by her husband Paul G. Foote, a son, Gerald T. Foote, her sister Elizabeth Velma Moran, two brothers, William Vincent and George Andrew Lugg, and her grandson Mark Alosa.She is survived by her three children, Paul G. Foote Jr. and his wife Judy of Cherryfield Maine, and Florida, Carol F. Alosa and her husband Joseph of Concord, and David R. Foote and his wife Kathleen of Bow; her daughter-in-law, Ethel Waterman of Concord; 18 grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren; her siblings, Estelle Colby, Charles Eugene Lugg, Lenita Hoglund, and John Lugg, and many nieces and nephews.The family would like to thank the staff at the Merrimack County Nursing Home and Concord Hospital for their excellent care and compassion.
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SERVICES: Memorial visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 South Main St., Concord.A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday, May 5, at 10 a.m. at Christ the King, St. Johns Church, 72 South Main St., Concord.Burial will follow in the Evans Cemetery, Bow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to St. Vincent De Paul Society, 67 South State St., Concord, 03301, or to the charity of one' s choice.
Published in Union Leader on May 1, 2014