Published DateBELMONT — Gladys H. Foote, 87, of 114 Mile Hill Road, died at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith on Monday, May 13, 2013.
Ginger was born May 26, 1925 in Beverly, Mass., the daughter of the late James and Ada Houston. She resided in Danvers, Mass. for several years before moving to Belmont, N.H. twelve years ago.
Following her graduation from high school, Ginger worked as a machinist during WWII. After marriage and raising a family, at age 40 she earned a degree as a medical technician and worked many years for the State of Massachusetts Division of Health and Human Services. During retirement, she enjoyed traveling and volunteering at local hospitals. She loved her family, friends and writing poetry. She also liked to garden and play scrabble.
Survivors include son, Daniel Foote, and his wife, Jean, a daughter, Cynthia Foote,; two grandchildren, Corey Foote and his wife, Melissa, and Alex Foote; one great grandchild, Willem Foote, ; a brother, Charlie Houston, and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Burak . In addition to her parents, Ginger was predeceased by her husband, Ellsworth H. Foote, and sisters-in-law, Loraine Houston and Gerrie Burnett.
Memorial calling hours will be held on Thursday May 16, 2013 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Reception will follow at the Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, N.H.
Instead of flowers, "Find A Happy Thought" and pass it on.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.