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Frances M. Donovan, 85

Concord, N.H. – Frances M. Donovan, 85, a longtime Concord, N.H. resident, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Havenwood Nursing Home.

She was born on May 14, 1928, in East Angus, Quebec. After graduating from nursing school in Montreal, she was a nurse at various hospitals in Quebec before moving to Concord in 1952 to marry her husband Philip. They were married for 40 years until his death on Aug. 10, 1992.

She was a nurse at Concord Hospital from 1952 until 1973. She then worked for the State of New Hampshire as a Medicaid Nurse Consultant until her retirement in 1987. Even after retirement, she volunteered her nursing skills in the community.

Frances was an active member of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Concord for more than 50 years. She enjoyed knitting and donated many beautiful sweaters, mittens, hats, and afghans to various local organizations.

She is survived by her five children and 11 grandchildren, including Kathleen Rocheleau and her husband, David, of Shrewsbury and their children, Anne and Mary.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 12 and burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Concord.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Concord VNA Hospice Program, 30 Pillsbury St., Concord, NH 03301.

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