LACONIA — Arline Rowe Garger, 86, of 33 Cedar St., died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.
Arline was born April 23, 1927, in Laconia, the daughter of the late Valere and Catherine (Bryson) Vachon.
Arline had been a resident of Laconia most of her life and was employed as an executive assistant with Normandin, Cheney & O'Neil for more than 30 years and eventually retired in New Hampshire in 1996.
Survivors include her brother, Lynn Vachon, and his wife, Nikki, of Moultonborough; one sister, Carol Hildreth, and her husband, Howard, of Rancho
Palos Verdes, Calif., her daughter, Elizabeth Gray, and her husband, James, of Laconia; son, David Rowe, and his wife, Kathleen, of Westfield, Vt., and son, Casey Rowe, of Laconia; and three grandchildren: Aliza Gray of Laconia, Jasmyn Gray of Laconia and Nikki Gaudreault of Goffstown as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband, Allan F. Rowe Jr.,; a son, Allan F. Rowe III; and elder brother, Donald Vachon.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at 1 p.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at St. Joseph Church 30 Church St., Laconia.
For those who wish, the family requests that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P0 Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
For more information and to view an online memorial go www.wilkinsonbeane.com