Friday, May 24, 2013

In Memory of Linda L. Gassett-Towne

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.

A 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 "Maxwell".

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 (, 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.


Anonymous said...

So sorry to learn of Linda passing and extend my sympathy to Mike, her family and friends. May you find peace.

Michael Towne said...

To all of you who sent cards of sympathy and those who attended Linda's service; thank you for helping me get through this very difficult time in my life.

Kim Gordon said...

Linda was a very beautiful lady! She will be missed by all that knew her. My deepest sympathy, Mike!