Mary G. (Freeman) Gilmore 98, resident of Rindge, NH passed away November, 29 2016 at her home surrounded by her family.
Mary was born on November, 11 1918 in New York, New York to James and Beatrice (Kent) Freeman. She grew up in Harvard, MA and Exeter NH. Mary married Lewis D Gilmore Jr. July 15th 1941. She graduated from Robinson Female Seminary and the University of New Hampshire class of 1940. She obtained her Master’s degree from Fitchburg State College. She spent most her teaching and administrative career at Murdock High School in Winchendon, MA.
She was a charter member of the Rindge Women’s club. Girl Scout leader. Member of the National Education Association and Winchendon Teachers Association. She worked during WWII in the ammunitions factory in Watervliet, NY.
Mary was predeceased by her husband of 56 years Lewis D Gilmore Jr. and her son Thomas Rock Gilmore. Also, predeceased by her five brothers Howard, Richard, John, James and Dennis Freeman. Her three sisters Helen Leonard, Anne Pico and Ethel Welch.
She is survived by her children Sue Ellen Cady, Anne Elizabeth Tomasini (Sandy), Lewis Daniel Gilmore III (Donna), David Sean Gilmore (Karen) and Christopher Dean Gilmore (Kari), Her Grandsons Michael Tomasini (Emily), David Tomasini (Erin), Andrew Gilmore, Mathew Gilmore. Her Granddaughters Lisa Tomasini Allen (Daniel), Sarah Gilmore, Meghan Gilmore (Stuart), Laura Shirley (Andy), Caitlin Gilmore (Michael). Nicole Gilmore (Ryan), Peyton Gilmore, Great Grand Children Erin, Christopher Ryleigh, Olivia, Talia, Spencer, Oliver, Josie, Shepherd, McKayla, Michael, Eternity, Jayla, Thomas, Reese, Carter and Gavin, Great-Great Granddaughter Everly, Peter M. Keating his wife Shirley and their children Betsy, Eric and Sean and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their thanks to the family of Marge and Deanna Andrews and to Hospice HCS aids and Nurses for their kind and compassionate care. In addition, our family cannot thank Dr. John Harrington, MD enough for his loving care of our mother for the last 35 plus years. Your dedication and exceptional care to your patient and friend was truly amazing. You brought a smile to her face every time you walk in to see her.
Calling Hours will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 33 River Street Jaffrey, NH. A funeral service will be held Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the Cournoyer Funeral Home Chapel, 33 River Street, Jaffrey, NH, with burial to follow at the Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, NH.