Jeannette Theresa Benware, 92, of Roberts Hill in Claremont, NH, died April 20, 2021, at the Sullivan County Health Care.
She was born in Chicopee Falls, MA, on April 10, 1929, the daughter of Donat P. and Roseanna (St. Germain) LaRoche and lived in Claremont since 1940.
She attended St. Mary School.
Mrs. Benware babysat for over 40 children over her lifetime.
She was the widow of Arthur L. Benware whom she married on August 30, 1947 in St. Mary Church in Claremont.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband on April 21, 1987; her son, Roger, on May 22, 2008; and by her sister, Lucille Merchant on July 30, 1978.
The family include two daughters, Lucille R. Tewksbury and her husband, Tharon, of Unity; and Linda J. Mosher and her husband, John, of Claremont; also eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren.
Walk-through calling hours will be held at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Friday evening, April 23rd from 5 to 7PM.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday morning, April 24th at St Mary Church in Claremont at 11AM. Burial will follow in St Mary Cemetery.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stringer Funeral Home and Benware family ask all attending the visitation and service to abide with all regulations and please wear a mask and use social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Sullivan County Health Care McConnell Unit or the American Heart Association.
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