NORTHFIELD — Pearl E. Kenyon, 84, a longtime resident of Northfield, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen following a period of failing health.
She was born in Lakeport June 14, 1932, spending her youth there. She was the daughter of Emile and Melvina (Fifield) Racine.
Pearl lived in Florida for a time, later moving to Franklin. She had resided in Northfield for over 50 years. For many years, she was employed at the International Packing Corporation in Bristol and retired from the companies plant in Northfield.
She enjoyed the outdoors and enjoyed the time she spent during the summers at Paugus Bay in Laconia. She was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Tilton and sang in the choir there. Pearl was predeceased by her husband, Wallace L. Kenyon.
Her family includes her son, Christopher S. Pike of Northfield; two daughters, Sandra G. Descoteaux of Northfield and Brenda Lee Kenyon of West Palm Beach, Florida; grandchildren Corey Descoteaux and Sadie Fralic; great-grandchildren Liam and Jase Descoteaux; sisters Eva St. Jacques of Bedford and Arlene North of Tacoma, Washington; and nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday, July 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton.
A committal for Pearl and burial will be private for family.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Pearl's name to St. Mary of the Assumption Church of St. Gabriel Parish, P.O. Box 490, Franklin, NH 03235-0490.
For more information, go to www.smartfuneral home.com.
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