Priscilla A. (Fontaine) Purrington

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Priscilla A. (Fontaine) Purrington, 82, of Richmond and formerly of Troy and Swanzey, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 3, 2023, at the Pheasant Wood Care and Rehabilitation Center in Peterborough.

She was born October 25, 1940, in Sharon, N.H. to the late John Fontaine and Clara (Reed) Fontaine. She attended public schools and graduated from Keene High School, class of 1958.

Priscilla worked for Sims Medical as their senior assembler for 30 years until her retirement in 2006.

Priscilla enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She liked doing yard work, gardening, and reading. Priscilla also enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Old Western movies. She looked forward to meeting former co-workers monthly at the pub for breakfast.

Mrs. Purrington is survived by her four children, Alan L. Purrington and wife Diane of Troy, Tammy M. Pearsall and husband Michael of Richmond, Deborah L. Wilson and husband Timothy of Troy, and Lisa J. Hackney and husband Tim of Mechanicsville, MD. She is also survived by her brother Charles Fontaine of Swanzey, 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren, along with many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Priscilla is predeceased by her parents, and siblings Arlene, Edward, Donald, Edna and their spouses.

A gathering will be held from 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at the Troy Community Center, 61 S. Street, Troy, NH. 03465. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew St. Springfield, MA. 01104. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431.

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