Grace A. Bergeron
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Grace A. Bergeron
  • May 4, 1923 - April 12, 2017
  • Rochester, New Hampshire

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Grace A. Bergeron 93, of Whispering Wind Lane, Rochester, NH, passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, April 12, 2017 at the Rochester Manor.

She was born in Marlow, NH on May 4 1923, the daughter of Robert and Josephine (Murdough) Carpenter. She was a 1942 graduate of Keene High School.

Grace resided in Keene, NH, Florida, and Claremont, NH, before settling in Rochester in 2005.

She took great pride in creating a warm and nurturing home for her husband and children, and later, providing a special place to create wonderful memories with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She enjoyed traveling, and visited every state with the exception of Alaska, and also traveled throughout much of Mexico and Canada. Grace enjoyed creating woodworking projects with her husband Clarence, which they displayed and sold at craft fairs throughout Florida and New England. She also enjoyed bird watching and ceramics.

She will be greatly missed by many including her children, Clarence R. Bergeron, Jr. of Laconia, NH, Linda Perry and her husband, David, of York, PA, Theodore Bergeron of Keene, and Kevin Bergeron and his wife, Bonnie, of Rochester; Donna Bergeron of Laconia; her grandchildren, Carrie Lennon and Stacey Harrison of Laconia, Jennifer Perry of York, PA, Apryl Flick of Ridgeville, SC, Rebecca Lydon and Catherine Lavigne of Keene; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Clarence R. "Tuffy" Bergeron; granddaughter, Janice Barfield; daughter-in-law, Donna Bergeron; a brother, Robert Carpenter; and a sister, Margaret Bergeron.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1:00PM in St. Joseph Cemetery, Main Street, Keene. Family and friends are welcome. There are no public calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mrs. Bergeron's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.