Westmoreland, NH- Mabel Emily, “Mabe” Blodgett, 78, formerly of Pierce Road in Hinsdale died early Tuesday morning, May 15, 2018 at Maplewood Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Blodgett was born in Westmoreland, NH on May 3, 1940, the daughter of Richard and Myrtle (Farr) Howell. She was raised and educated in West Chesterfield and was a graduate of Brattleboro High School, Class of 1959
She had been employed for many years as an assembler working at the former Bridgeport Metal Goods in Hinsdale. She was also a devoted homemaker whose life centered around her family.
Mrs. Blodgett enjoyed nature and the outdoors and loved working in her flower garden and taking nature walks on her property. She also loved canning, crocheting and time spent with her family that included her children, grandson and her three sisters.
In her earlier years she attended the Universalist Church in West Chesterfield where she was baptized.
On February 12, 1966 at the Congregational Church in Winchester, NH she was married to Jerome Blodgett who predeceased her in 1999.
Survivors include one son, Scott Blodgett and his wife Hope of Hinsdale, two daughters, Bonnie Blodgett of Swanzey and Becky Blodgett of Hinsdale, three sisters, Beverly Cleveland and Beulah Reardon both of Brattleboro and Joanne Abel of Springfield, MA, and her grandson, Ethan Dix.
Additionally, she leaves many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was predeceased by one sister and three brothers and most recently a nephew.
Graveside committal services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. in Pine Grove Cemetery in Hinsdale where she will be laid to rest beside her husband with Pastor Bill Steele of the Green Mountain Chapel in Brattleboro officiating.
Friends are invited to call at the Atamaniuk Funeral Home on Monday from 4 to 6 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Blodgett’s name may be made to, The Maplewood Nursing Home Activities Fund, 201 River Road, Westmoreland, NH.