BELMONT — Margaret E. "Peg" Normandin, 89, of Belmont, died at her home on Thursday, June 5, 2014.
Margaret was born July 8, 1924 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Atty. Fortunat E. and Susie J. (Seymour) Normandin.
Margaret resided in the Laconia area for several years before moving and working in Boston, Mass. She returned to her native community fifty-seven years ago where she was a Title Examiner for Normandin, Cheney & O'Neil for over fifty years.
Margaret was a Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1963-1969, served as Clerk of the Judiciary Committee and was Chairperson of the New Hampshire Governor's Commission on the Status of Women from 1963-1969.
Margaret was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Laconia. She was a member of the Belmont Heritage Commission, a past member and president of Altrusa Club of Laconia, past trustee of Notre Dame College in Manchester, past trustee of New Hampshire Catholic Charities, served six years as a member of the college advisory committee of the New Hampshire Vocational-Technical Institute of New Hampshire, was past president and member of the BPW, past Board Member of Easter Seals New Hampshire and served on the Belknap County Cooperative Extension Board of Directors.
Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Atty. Paul L. and Linda D. Normandin and her sister-in-law, Helen "Pat" Normandin, all of Laconia; five nieces and two nephews. In addition to her parents, Margaret was predeceased by her brother, Robert F. Normandin, in 1996.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
Burial will follow in the family lot in St. John's Cemetery, Tilton, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Normandin Family Scholarship c/o Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 7312, Gilford, NH 03247-7312.
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