TILTON — Elsie Dora (Daniels) Deforge, 97, a longtime resident of Tilton, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at The Golden Crest in Franklin following a period of failing health.
Elsie had been a resident of the Crest since 2011. She was born in Franklin, May 10, 1917, daughter of Walter H. Daniels and Mary (Therrien) Daniels.
She enjoyed the outdoors and gardening and was often seen weeding in the floral gardens at the Crest. Elsie worked for many years at the former Tilton Leather and later Tilton Endless Belt.
She leaves a nephew, Thomas G. Daniels Sr. and his wife Sharon of Tilton, and grandnieces and grandnephews.
According to Elsie's wishes, there are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the family lot at Park Cemetery in Tilton.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Elsie's name to the Community Action Program (for Meals On Wheels), 82 Elkins St., Franklin, NH 03235.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton. For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com