1943 – 2014
Strafford, NH and Thompson, CT – Beatrice M. Gardner, 70, of 1stCrown Point Rd., formerly of Hillside Ave. Thompson, died Saturday, January 25, 2014 in FrisbieMemorialHospital. Born in Webster, MA, she was the daughter of the late Alpherie and Jeanette (Lucier) Forcier and the loving wife of Harold C. Gardner, Sr.
Mrs. Gardner worked as a paper carrier for the Telegram & Gazette in the Webster and Thompson area. Beatrice volunteered as a Den Mother for Cub Scouts. She enjoyed fishing and spoiling her grandchildren and her pets.
In addition to her husband, Beatrice is survived by her sons, Harold C. Gardner, Jr. and his wife Cheryle of Chester, NH and James Gardner and his wife Nilda of Willimantic; daughter, Linda A. Sylvester and her husband Brad of Strafford, NH; and 5 grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Beatrice’s family from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on Friday, January 31, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, February 1, 2014 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. JosephChurch, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. JosephCemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.