NEW BOSTON - Ella Daniels, 95, died Jan. 14, 2012, at Crestwood Nursing Home in Milford.
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She was born on June 26, 1916, in New Boston at the Greystone Cottage, the daughter of Burnham and Bessie Leavitt.
She married Leon Daniels in 1938, also at the Greystone Cottage. Ella graduated from New Boston High School and the Dental Hygiene School in Boston.
Leon and Ella owned and operated Daniels Garage, Daniels Drilling and Blasting, Daniels Oil and Propane and Daniels Lake Development.
After Leon's death in 2006, she continued to do the bookkeeping for these companies. Ella was on the New Boston Playground Association, planning board and the Joe English Grange.
She was predeceased by her husband Leon, son Ronald, brother Everett and sisters Marion Woodbury and Viola Kennedy.
Ella leaves a son, Wayne and his wife, Cathy, of New Boston; and a brother-in-law, Winston of Florida. Ella also has four grandsons: Jim and David of Weare and Travis and Colin of New Boston; five great-grandchildren: Errol, Reid, Rory, Abrah and Cory; many nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Calling hours are Friday, Jan. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. at French and Rising Funeral Home, 17 South Mast St., Goffstown. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. at the New Boston Community Church. Burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Boston Recreation Department, P.O. Box 382, New Boston 03070 or to the New Boston Community Church, 2 Meetinghouse Hill Road, New Boston.
For more information or to sign an online guestbook, go to frenchandrising.com.
Published in Union Leader on Jan. 19, 2012