GILFORD — Annette "Britt" Breton, 95, of the Belknap County Nursing Home, Laconia and formerly of 12 Liscomb Circle, Gilford, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
Annette was born September 30, 1917 in Lakeport, N.H., the daughter of Aime E. and Anna M. (Morin) Breton and had been a long-time resident of Gilford, N.H.
Annette graduated from the one-room school house which was located at the bottom of Breton Road, Gilford. Annette worked at jobs paying only $2 and $3 per week until she was employed by Maurice and Rachel Sawyer of Gilford to help them run Sawyer farm. As the Sawyer farm got smaller, Annette found other jobs to supplement her pay. She retired at the age of 62 in 1979.
Annette enjoyed crocheting afghans and other items which she joyfully gave to family and friends.
Survivors include three brothers, Leo Armand and his wife, Barbara (Cochrane) Breton, of Lake Royale, N.C., Robert Edgar and his wife, Mary (Murray) Breton, of Cape Coral, Fla. and Gerard Aime and his wife, Ruth (Sewell) Breton, of Sanbornton, NH; two sisters-in-law, Florence (Genest) Breton Allard of Newport Beach, Calif. and Rita (Cote) Breton of Gilford; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, two great-great- nieces and one great-great nephew and her life-long friend, Marion Harris, of Gilford. Annette was predeceased by her parents, one sister, Helene D. Breton, and three brothers, Leo A. Breton, Andrew P. Breton and Roland Breton.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Belknap Mt. Road, Gilford, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Belknap County Nursing Home Activities Fund, 30 County Drive, Laconia, N.H. 03246.
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.