Virginia  May Dore

Obituary for Virginia May Dore

June 4, 1924 - December 6, 2018
Alton, New Hampshire | Age 94


Virginia Dore (Kidder) passed on to be with her husband Rawland in heaven on December 6th 2018. Virginia (Ginny) was born 1924 in Pittsfield N.H. and grew up in Barnstead N.H. She married Rawland Dore of Alton in 1943. Virginia ran her own beauty shop (Ginny's Beauty Nook) for over 60 years out of her home in Alton. Ginny was active in her church, the Garden Club and the Republican Women's Club. She loved doing crafts and took up painting in her later years, producing excellent pieces treasured by friends and family. Virginia and Rawland loved to travel around New England taking pictures of all the covered bridges. Later in life they purchased an RV which they parked in York Beach Maine where they loved to walk the beach as well as explore up and down the coast.

She is survived by her son Dennis and wife Carol of Rochester Minnesota, Granddaughter Michelle and husband Ryan (Dearing) of Omaha Nebraska, Great-Grandson Mathew and wife Molly of Omaha Nebraska, Great Grandson Christopher of Minneapolis Minnesota, son Douglas and wife Cynthia of Alton Bay N.H., Grandson Aaron of Alton N.H. and Great-Grandsons Caden, Carter, Cameron and Declan, Granddaughter Sara and husband Jonah (Pike) of Meredith N.H. and two Great-Grandsons Tyler and Max. She is also survived by Sister-in-Law Joyce Peverly of Laconia N.H. along with several Nieces and Nephews.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to:

Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice
240 S. Main Street,
P.O. Box 1620,
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

There will be a celebration of life for Virginia and Rawland in the Spring and an announcement will be made at that time.

Services Pending. Please check back for further information.

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  • Central NH VNA & Hospice
    PO Box 1620
    Wolfeboro, NH 03894

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Boscawen , NH 03303
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