Carole D. Kisselbach
Carole D. Kisselbach
  • May 2, 1943 - August 21, 2016
  • Manchester, New Hampshire

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Carole D. Kisselbach, 73, of Goffstown, widow, passed away August 21, 2016 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 2, 1943 the daughter of Ruth "Penny" Ferland and stepfather Maurice Ferland. She moved to Manchester with her family when she was 23 and spent her last several years in Goffstown.

She was employed for many years at Sprague Energy as a Workers Compensation Claims Administrator. The center of Carole's world revolved around spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren who affectionately called her "Biji". Carole also spent much of her time enjoying the company of lifelong companion, Harold Murphy of Manchester. Carole was an avid reader of a great mystery novel. She was an amazing, brilliant, incredible woman that everyone leaned on for advice, guidance and support, not only by her family but anyone who had the privilege of meeting her. She will be remembered as a strong, selfless, loving mother and grandmother.

Members of her family include her daughters Kristine Kisselbach and her companion Michael Ferro of New Boston and Natalie St. John and her husband Jeff of Goffstown, her five grandchildren Justin, Nicholas and Sam Levesque, Bridget Kisselbach and Tabitha St. John, her three sisters Karen Presutti and her husband Vincent of Londonderry, Ruthanne Boudreau and her husband Ron and Maria Philibert all of Manchester.

Calling hours were held on Monday August 29 from 4 to 7 pm at the McHugh Funeral Home 283 Hanover St. corner of Beech St. in Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday August 30 at 10 am in St. Hedwig Church 140 Orange St. Manchester. Burial followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.