Rose Alma Strickland

October 8, 1925 –  August 27, 2012 

Lincoln, NH

Rose Alma Strickland of West Street died Monday afternoon (August 27, 2012) at Grafton County Nursing Home in Haverhill, NH where she had resided for the past 2 1/2 years. She was 86.

Born on October 8, 1925 in West Rumney, NH, she was the daughter of Leon and Rose (Poitras) Simpson.

Rose grew up in Plymouth, NH.

She married Henry Strickland and they made their home in Lincoln, NH. In addition to being a homemaker, she was employed as head housekeeper at Middisell in Franconia and also worked at Indianhead and Burndys in Lincoln, NH.

Rose was an avid reader.

Besides her parents, she is pre-deceased by her husband Henry who died March 13, 2010 and sons Gerry Simpson and William Strickland, and a brother George Simpson.

Survivors include a son Hank Strickland II of Arizona, several grandchildren & great-grandchildren, a sister Elizabeth Simpson of Lincoln, NH and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 am, Friday August 31 at the family plot at Riverside Cemetery, Town of Lincoln, NH.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to the Resident Activity Fund, c/o Grafton County Nursing Home, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, No. Haverhill, NH 03774.

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