Published DateHOLDERNESS — Marguerite "Midge" Ruth Brown, 92, of School St., died May 2, 2013, at the Genesis Elder Care Center, in Laconia, surrounded by her family.
Born in Concord, NH, on June, 6, 1920, she was the daughter of Chester Bernard and Myrtle Belle (Rollins) Clifford. She moved to Holderness at an early age and has resided in Holderness most all her life. Midge was a 1938 graduate of Plymouth High School and married her high school sweetheart, Earle "Trapper" Brown, who died in October of 2003.
Midge worked sewing baseball at the former Draper-Maynard Company, at O'Brien's Department Store and as a bookkeeper and school bus driver for the Holderness Central School. She also was the Secretary and Treasurer of Trapper Brown Construction Company.
Midge enjoyed golf, quilting, knitting, traveling, but her passion was her family. Midge has a long and beautiful life and is now reunited in heaven with her husband and other loved ones.
Marguerite was predeceased by her husband, her siblings, a son-in-law Elwin Melanson, grandsons, Michael and Tommy.
Midge is survived by her daughter Gale D. Melanson and Ed Boswell, son, Frederick E. Brown and Dawn Boomhower,of Holderness, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St, Plymouth on Saturday, May 4, from 4pm to 6pm. A funeral service will be held in the Holderness Community Church, Route #3, Holderness, on Sunday at 2pm. The Rev. Sidney Lovett will officiate. Burial will follow in the Trinity Churchyard Cemetery, Holderness.
To sign Midge's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com