Peterborough, NH Nancy E. Bryant, 57, of Union Street in Peterborough passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 after a long illness. She was born in Peterborough, NH on August 29, 1954, daughter of Gordon L. Kemp and the late Helen (Sawtelle) Kemp. Nancy was a 1972 graduate of ConVal Regional High School in Peterborough. Nancy was the Manager of the AP Grocery Store in Peterborough for many years before eventually becoming the Manager of the Cheshire Division of Laidlaw Transportation. Most recently, Nancy had been working in many different capacities at Sim’s Press. Nancy was very devoted to her hometown of Peterborough. She had served actively on the town’s Budget Committee and as the Supervisor of the Voter Checklist. She had even earned her certification as a part-time Police Officer and enjoyed serving on the Peterborough Police Department. Nancy loved the ocean and swimming. She had been a swimming instructor and a lifeguard for the town when she was younger. Her children brought Nancy her most cherished hobby later, as she truly enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren and spending as much time as possible with them. Nancy was predeceased by her mother, Helen S. Kemp in 2009, her sister Susan J. Schoch in 2003, and by 2 of her nephews, Daniel Schoch in 1990, and Craig Lane in 1989. She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Stephen Bryant of Peterborough; her 2 daughters, Jodi Boudreau of Jaffrey, NH and Amy Dimock of Weare, NH; her 3 sons, Shawn Murray of Holt, Fla, Chad Murray of Greenfield, NH, and Christopher Bryant of Manchester, NH; her 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Alyssa, Jack, and Sophie Boudreau, all of Jaffrey, NH, Samantha Murray of Holt, Fla, and Ava Dimock of Weare, NH; her 2 brothers, Lawrence Kemp and his wife Monika of Dublin, NH and David Kemp and his wife Edie of Jaffrey, NH, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in Nancy’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
At Nancy’s request, there will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Union Congregational Church, 33 Concord Street in Peterborough on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 2:00 PM. Rev. Polly Shamy, Pastor, will officiate.