THORNTON — Ruth Elizabeth Brosseau, 81, formerly of Thornton, died April 15, 2013 at Laconia Genesis Elder Care Center, Laconia.

Born in Thornton, on February 14, 1932, she was the daughter of Harry and Hilma (Broad) Uhlman. Ruth grew up in Thornton and attended Thornton Schools. She resided in the Campton and Thornton area most all her life. She has been a resident of Laconia for the past several years.

Ruth worked as a babysitter for many years and for many families in the Campton and Thornton area.

Ruth was a past member of the Campton Baptist Church, where she was very active in many of the church affairs.

She was predeceased by her husband Leo P. Brosseau and her son Leo J. Brosseau.

Ruth is survived by her daughters, Ann M. Kenneson of Rumney, Yvette Ronney of Wilmington, MA, sons, Charles J. Brosseau of Campton, Fred D. Brosseau of Mecca, FL, six grandchildren, Brandon Kenneson, Ashley Clay, Rebecca Brosseau-Bickford, Brian K. Brosseau, Troy Brosseau, Denise Brosseau, sister, Priscilla U. Sleeper, of Thornton, many nieces and nephews.

A calling hour will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St, Plymouth, on Monday, April 22nd, 2 pm to3 pm. A funeral service will follow at 3 pm in the funeral home. The Rev. Raymond Bandi, pastor of the New Hope Fellowship Church, will officiate. Burial will be held in the Mad River Cemetery, Thornton.

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