Louise (Gravel) Rossiter of Bedford, NH died at home unexpectedly on August 8, 2019, at the age of 78.
Louise was born in Manchester, NH on March 4, 1941, to Alphee and Georgette (Beaupre) Gravel. She married Scott I. Rossiter on August 17, 1961, at which time they settled in Bedford, NH.
Louise is survived by her sister, Clarisse Charland of Bradford, NH, her brother John Gravel and wife, Diane of Greenville, WI, and her brother Leo Gravel of Concord, NH. Louise is also survived by her daughter, Lynn E. Renaud, and Lynn’s husband, John, their children, Nathan Callanan, Ethan Callanan, John C. Renaud, III and Samantha L. Renaud, of Bedford, NH. She is predeceased by her husband, Scott I. Rossiter, and her brother George Gravel of Manchester, NH.
In 1958, Louise graduated from St. Marie High School in Manchester, NH. She attended Rivier College from 1958-1960 with a major in Biology. She also attended Notre Dame Hospital medical technology training program (now known as CMC) from 1960-1962 and received her MTASCP certification and also attended Notre Dame College from 1966-1968. When Lynn was born she put her medical technology career plans on hold and stayed home to care for her. In 1970, Louise returned to work in the insurance industry working for Cigna Corporation (formerly INA) from 1970-1986. From 1986 until her retirement in 2006 she worked at AIG and the Travelers enjoying various positions including Senior Claims Specialist and Director of Complex Claims. Once retired Louise enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She had a special bond with her 8-year-old grand-daughter, Samantha. Upon learning of her Memere’s passing, Samantha said: “…it feels like the whole world just stopped – she was my favorite person in the world…”
SERVICES: Calling hours will be held at Goodwin Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester, on Thursday, August 15 from 4-6 pm with a memorial service starting at 6 pm in the chapel. Interment will be private.Funeral Home
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