GILMANTON IRON WORKS — Ricki Russell Vachon, 62, of 11 Old Main Street, Marlow, N.H. and formerly a long time resident of Gilmanton Iron Works, died at the Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, N.H., on Thursday, July 11, 2013.
Ricki was born June 23, 1951 in Wolfeboro, the daughter of Charles and Beatrice Ann (Thompson) Russell. She lived in Gilmanton Iron works for several years before moving to Marlow in 2008. Ricki was a member of the Gilmanton Community Church.
Survivors include her husband, Peter J. Vachon III, of Marlow; two daughters, Shiloh Simino, and her husband, Chris, of Gilsum and Rory Labbe, and her husband, Jon, of Alton Bay; five grandchildren, Austin Simonds, Kale Simino , Cody Simino, Emma Labbe and Elsey Labbe; a brother, Erich Russell, of Gilmanton Iron Works; four sisters, Rhonda Collette of Barnstead, Erin Palfrey of Laconia, Karel Russell of Alton Bay and Shaunee Parent of Gilford and many nieces. She was predeceased by a son, Mark Russell, in 1984.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 11:00AM at the Gilmanton Community Church, 1807 NH Route 140, Gilmanton Iron Works, with Rev. Christopher Stevens, Pastor of the Church will officiate.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
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.