MEREDITH — Geraldine "Gerry" Marie Metcalfe, 88, of 153 Parade Road and formerly of Gilford and West Alton, died at Forestview Manor, Meredith on Friday, June 13, 2014. She was the widow of Francis "Frank" Metcalfe who died March 4, 2009.
Mrs. Metcalfe was born April 26, 1926, in Cambridge, Mass., the daughter of the late Richard and Theresa (Campbell) McCormick. She resided in Watertown, Mass., for many years before moving to Alton where she lived for 30 years. She was a secretary at Buckley & Scott for 25 years before retiring in 1983.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Linda Metcalfe of Billerica, Mass., and Gilford, and Bruce and Patricia Metcalfe of Medway, Mass., and West Alton; six grandchildren, Jason Smith, Brian Smith, Francis Metcalfe, Jill Metcalfe, Michael Metcalfe and Matthew Metcalfe; four great-grandsons; a sister Paula MacAuley of Florida; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Metcalfe was predeceased by a daughter, Denise M. Smith, in 1996.
Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church St., Laconia. Burial will follow the Mass at noon at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, N.H. Office, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201, Bedford, NH
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 on line memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.