Linda L. Gassett-Towne 59, of Westport Village Road, Winchester, NH, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at her home in Winchester, with her loving husband at her side.
She was born in Framingham, Mass., December
21, 1953, the daughter of Willard B. and Leona (Thompson) Gassett. She
grew up in Natick, Mass. and was a graduate of Natick High School.
resident of the area for the past 15 years and of Winchester for the
past seven years, Linda worked for the past 12 years in quality control
with Teleflex of Jaffrey.
She enjoyed floral and vegetable
gardening, and was an accomplished seamstress. She enjoyed listening to
music, especially the 60's and 70's, of which, her favorite was Cher.
She also enjoyed her companionship with her dog "Chubby" and her cat
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Francis
"Michael" Towne of Winchester; brother, Steven Gassett of Massachusetts;
mother-in-law, Thelma R. Towne of Holliston, MA; brother-in-law,
Stephen P. Towne of Temple, NH; sister-in-law, Patti Gipps of Holliston;
and several nieces and nephews including, James Towne, Joseph Towne and
Hannah Towne; two aunts; an uncle; and many cousins. She was
predeceased by a brother, William Gassett.
A memorial service
will be held Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 1:30PM in the Foley Funeral Home
(www.foleyfuneralhome.com), 49 Court Street, Keene. Burial will be
private. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on
Sunday from 1:00 – 1:30PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that donations be made in Mrs. Gassett-Towne's memory to the
Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One
Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, or to the American Cancer
Society, New Hampshire Division, 2 Commerce Drive, Bedford, NH 03110.
The Foley Funeral Home of Keene, NH is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Rest in peace dear Linda, may God hold you in his hands for all eternity and may his love bring peace to your family and loved ones.