Published DateTILTON/MEREDITH — Dora Mae Gaudette, 70, a resident of Quinn Trailer Park, in Tilton, passed away at Lakes Region General Hospital, in Laconia, on Saturday, March 16, 2013, after a period of declining health.
Born on March 1, 1943 in West Stewartstown, NH, she was the daughter of Sidney G. and Dora Mae (Reynolds) Roby. Dora was a long time resident of the Lakes Region residing in Tilton for the last 15 years. She was formerly employed by Allen & Rogers, Fruedenburg, and for many years she babysat many young children in the greater Meredith area out of her home in Meredith.
Dora "The Explorer" (as she became known by loved ones) enjoyed many activities including: rooting for the Boston Red Sox, Friday and Saturday night races just about anywhere in New Hampshire or Vermont, Ten Pin bowling, laughing out loud, making a scene, and flirting with members of the opposite sex of any age.
Members of her family include her loving husband of 48 years, Leo J. Gaudette; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Joseph Cyr; Sons, Dennis and Tim Gaudette; granddaughter, Jennifer Gaudette, and two great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Rtes. 3 & 104), Meredith on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 10:00 am through 12:00 noon. A funeral service will follow the calling hours in the funeral home at 12:00 noon. The Very Rev. Dennis J. Audet, V.F., pastor of St. Charles-Borromeo Catholic Church will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Meredith Village Cemetery, Rte. 3, Meredith.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Dora's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com