Thelma Joyce Kittery, 79, of Deerfield NH passed away peacefully on Saturday March 21, 2020 in Mapleleaf Healthcare Center, Manchester NH.
Thelma was born in Wakefield MA on November 8, 1940, daughter of the late William and Pauline (Julian) Kittery.
Thelma held many positions over the years: Nurse's Asst., waitress, bartender, shoemaker, and as a Technician for Jewell Instruments for 15 years.
She enjoyed traveling. She lived in and had been to many places in the US and also lived in England. She was a wonderful Mom, talented crafter and seamstress, winning many ribbons at the Deerfield Fair. She was a terrific cook, Italian food was her specialty. She had a beautiful operatic voice and loved singing with her Mother and Aunt Lillian.
She is survived by three children, Larry Edwards and wife Debra of Hooksett, Mark Edwards and wife Son Tok of Waddell AZ and Lisa (Edwards) Kezer and husband Jason of Raymond; one granddaughter Heather Kezer of Manchester, great grandkids Nevaeh and Jayden, one brother David Kittery and wife Diana of Derry, many cousins including Shirley Iandolo of Malden MA who was like a sister to her. She was predeceased by granddaughter Amanda Kezer.
Following cremation, a graveside service will be held at a later date in the Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Labre Indian School, East Tongue River Road, Ashland, MT 59003.