Published DateALTON — Ann B. Harris, age 87, formerly of Alton, died May 26, 2013 at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.
Born June 18, 1925 in Watertown, CT, the daughter of William and Alice (Norton) Bronson, most recently she resided at Sugar Hill Retirement Community in Wolfeboro, having previously resided in Alton for many years on Church Street and Monument Square.
Ann was retired, a former head cook in the cafeteria at Alton Central School.
She loved interior decorating, doing cross stitch, knitting, gardening flowers and loved her animals. A big Jazz enthusiast, she enjoyed dancing, back in the day.
Widow of the late Dana K. Franklin, 1976 and the late Neal L. Harris, 1998, she is survived by 5 children: Douglas P. Franklin of Northfield, VT, Scott N. Franklin of Bristol, Bradford Franklin of Meredith, Sandra A. Franklin of Sanford, Maine and Tracy L. Franklin Zazadze of Miami, Florida, 3 grandchildren: Nicholas D. Lance of New Durham, Luka Zazadze of Miami, Florida and Starr Lawton of Weirs Beach, also several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Virginia Tillson and grandson Anthony F. Lance.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Community Church of Alton on Church Street in Alton, NH. A reception will follow at 12:30 pm at the Wolfeboro Inn. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to the NH Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03246. Cremation arrangements by Peaslee Alton Funeral Home, to express condolences, please visit: www.peasleefuneralhome.com