Lena Morin Boudrieau, 98, of Peterborough passed away on May 26, 2016 at her home after a recent illness.
Born, July 15, 1917 in Peterborough, she was the daughter of Joseph and Claudia (Garneau) Morin. She was a 1935 graduate of the former Peterborough High School.
She worked at the American Guernsey Cattle club in Peterborough, Peterborough High School and NHBB cafeterias. From 1951 to 1959 she and her husband Bob owned and operated the Red & White Store in Greenfield, which became Delay's Market and now Harvester Market. She also worked at Honeywell in Peterborough and Fansteel in Hancock.
Mrs. Boudrieau was a member of the "Stitch & Chat" club in Greenfield and a member of the former St Peter's Church in Peterborough.
She loved fishing and the summer camp in Washington. She also loved to crochet and made numerous afghans and crafts over the years.
She enjoyed traveling to New Jersey, Kansas, Las Vegas and wintering in Florida with her daughter Jane and her husband Larry.
She is survived by her daughter Jane Handy and husband Larry Dustin of Bennington, NH; her son Robert M. Boudrieau of Clearwater, Florida; two grandchildren, Mark Boudrieau and wife Jennifer of Wilton, NH, and Lisa Boudrieau and her husband Andrew McGeorge of Portsmouth, NH; two great grandchildren, Julia and Nathaniel McGeorge; a sister, Rose-Anna McDermott of Peterborough; nieces, nephews and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Bob of 57 years and her sister Eva Donnelly and brothers Arthur Morin and Alfred Morin.
A very special "Thank You", from Jane and family, to three incredible girls who helped take care of Lena over the last two years of her life: Pam Voorhees of Bennington, NH; Nicole Brissette of Bennington, NH and Janet Donnelly of Jaffrey, NH. Because of these "special caregivers", Lena was able to stay in her home as long as she lived. Also, thank you to Gisele Meader (niece) and her husband, Bernie, for their help, and comfort in the final days of Lena's life. The family will be forever grateful for all your efforts and support.
A Calling hour will be held at Divine Mercy Church, 12 Church Street, Peterborough, NH 03458 on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 9:00am - 10:00am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will take place at St. Peter Cemetery following the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either Home Health Care & Hospice, PO Box 564, Keene, NH 03431, or to Peterborough Fire & Rescue, 16 Summer Street, Peterborough, NH 03458 or Monadnock Community Hospital, 452 Old Street Road, Peterborough, NH 03458.