Blanche R. Downing

February 27, 1936 –  November 19, 2013 

Thornton, NH

Blanche R. (Avery) Downing, 77, of Thornton died Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth, NH.

Born on Feb 27, 1936 in Plymouth,NH, she was the daughter of Harold and Mona Avery.

Blance retired from Burndy’s in Lincoln where she worked for many years.

Her husband Bernard Downing died in 1998.

She is survived by a sister in law Barbara and her husband Robert McGee of Thornton with whom she made her home; nieces: Sharon Avery and husband Jim of Thornton, Judy Tetley and husband Paul of Lincoln, and Brenda Downing of Thornton; grand nephews: Corey Avery of Thornton and Ryan Avery and his children Noah and Abby of Campton; a special cousin Rose Zimmer of Holderness.

A private graveside service will be held at Thornton Cemetery, Thornton, NH.

Arrangements are by Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main St, No Woodstock, NH.

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