Frances J. Nute
Frances J. Nute
  • December 19, 1927 - December 30, 2013
  • New Hampshire

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Frances J. Nute, 86 of Nashua, NH passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013 at her son Stephen's 's home under hospice care. She was born December 19, 1927 in Nashua, a daughter of the late Henri and Albertine (Brunelle) Bibeau. She attended Nashua schools and graduated from St. Louis High School, class of 1947. Mrs. Nute was also a member of the Nashua Senior Center. She was a communicant of St. Joseph the Worker Parish.

Frances enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage, with her family every Sunday. She was a very independent woman who stressed the importance of family. Fran enjoyed traveling, and kept a detailed journal of all the places she visited. Many traveling experiences were shared with her sister's family and her first cousin and close friend, Gabriel Desjardins. She loved flowers and often could be seen tending her gardens.

Fran was a very active woman, who enjoyed walks at Benson Park in Hudson or with her sister. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting, including hats for newborns.

She is survived by three children; William Nute and his wife Susan of E. Hampstead, NH, Stephen Nute and his wife Lisa of Hudson, NH and Kevin Nute and his wife Deborah of Hudson. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and a sister; Yvette Dion of Manchester, NH and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband; Charles F. Nute in 1969, and a brother; Marcel Bibeau in 1973.

There will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, January 6, 2014 at 10:00 am in St. Joseph the Worker Church, 777 W. Hollis St., Nashua. Interment followed in St. Louis de Gonzague Cemetery, 752 W. Hollis St., Nashua. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Home Health and Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.