Linda M. Gaffney
Mrs. Gaffney was born July 14, 1950, in Nashua, daughter of Raymond and Theresa (Simard) Desjardins. She lived in Northfield for several years before moving to Laconia 12 years ago.
She had been employed at Whittemore’s Flower
Shop and was an at-home child care provider.
Mrs. Gaffney was a communicant and Eucharistic Minister of St. Joseph Parish, Belmont. She was passionate about her faith, family, friends, and animals.
Survivors include her loving husband of 41 years, Thomas P. Gaffney Jr.; son Sean Stephen Gaffney; daughters Jennifer Lynn Fifield and Heather Marie Gaffney; grandchildren
Katherine Marie Fifield, Kevin Thomas Fifield, and Melinda Marie Gaffney; her parents, Raymond and Theresa Desjardins; brothers Daniel Desjardins and Bruce Desjardins; sister Gail Desjardins; and five nieces and two nephews.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, April 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, April 27, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 96 Main St., Belmont.
Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Hudson, at 2:30 p.m.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the NH Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia NH 03247.
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 online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.