December 22, 1928 - January 21, 2009
Berthe (Maurice) Gowdy, 80, of Hudson, died Wed. Jan. 21, 2009 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH surrounded by her loving family. Berthe was born in Central Falls, RI on Dec. 22, 1928 daughter of the late Ronaldo and Suzanne (Miller) Maurice. For 57 years she was happily married to Donald Gowdy of Hudson. Berthe was formerly an RN in Burbank Hospital in Fitchburg, MA. Berthe enjoyed quilting and belonged to the Catholic Daughters of America for over 40 years. She played an active role in the Meals on Wheels program among many other volunteer organizations that she contributed to throughout her life. Besides her loving husband, Berthe is survived by three sons and three daughters-in-law; Marc and Rebecca Gowdy of South Berwick, ME, Bruce Gowdy and his wife Eve of Oakland, CA and Scott and Michelle Gowdy of Wilmington, NC. Two daughters and a son-in-law; Patricia and Mustafa Malik of Cheverly, MD and Mary Gowdy of Keene, NH. Four brothers; Roland and Onide Maurice, both of New Brunswick, Noel Maurice of Waltham, MA and Ronald Maurice also of New Brunswick. Six sisters; Therese Geneau of Marlboro, MA, Pauline Smith of Quebec, Fernande April of New Brunswick, Norea Maurice of Quebec, Bernette Black of Paris, TX and Blondine Phoebus of British Columbia. Seven grandchildren; Benjamin Gowdy of South Berwick, ME, Stuart Gowdy of Chapel Hill, NC, Alia Malik (active Peace Corps: El Salvador), Jaheed Malik of St. Paul, MN, Alyssa Gowdy of Wilmington, NC, Brendan Gowdy of Las Vegas, NV and Heather Gowdy of Millersville, PA and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visiting Hours will be held on Sun. Jan. 25th from 5-8pm in the DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 FERRY ST., HUDSON. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Mon. Jan. 26th at 10am in St. Kathryn’s Church, 6 Dracut Rd., Hudson. All To Meet At Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Hudson.
Berthe (Maurice) Gowdy, 80, of Hudson, died Wed. Jan. 21, 2009 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH surrounded by her loving family. Berthe was born in Central Falls, RI on Dec. 22, 1928 daughter of the late Ronaldo and Suzanne... View Obituary & Service Information
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