Carole M. (Batchelder) Gould

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Carole M. (Batchelder) Gould, 90, a resident of Hinsdale and formerly of Keene and Stoddard, passed away peacefully with the love of family by her side on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at the Keene Center Genesis.

She was born the second daughter to the late Avis (Cole) and Alfred Batchelder on October 10, 1933, in Natick, MA. Carole was educated and graduated from Southborough High School in Southborough, MA. After high school, Carole continued her education at Keene State College.

Carole enjoyed her time driving for the American Red Carole Gould 2Cross for 20 years, until she retired in 2008. Prior to this, she worked as a home aid and companion, and as a real estate broker. In addition, she worked as a waitress at various establishments over the years.

Along with working, Carole enjoyed spending her free time working in her flower gardens, and going on country drives. She loved tilling the soil at the Lily B. Pendleton Gardens in Swanzey and Chesterfield, NH.

Mrs. Gould is survived by her two children, Fred Batchelder and wife, Pat of Gilsum, and James Gould and wife, Kim of Wesley, ME. She is also survived by her two siblings, Joan Bartlett of Fayville, MA., and Marjorie Ann Goad and husband, Steven of Ware, MA., a grandchild, Adam Carlin and wife, Margaret of Augusta, WV., along with many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Carole is predeceased by her parents, and her grandchild, Luke Carlin who passed away in 2011.

There will be no services at this time, a celebration of life will be held at a future date. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446.

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