Lois M. Dow

Monday, June 19, 2017

Hartford, Vt. — .Lois M. Dow, 76, died Thursday morning, June 15, 2017 at the Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born April 13, 1941 in Enosburg Falls, Vt. the daughter of Harry and Annabelle (Pope) Billado.

Lois was married at a very young age. She lived most of her life in South Charlestown, N.H. She loved caring for her family and stayed home to raise her children. As the kids grew older and started to leave the house Lois worked for a short time at Grobet File Company in Charlestown and then later at Keylock Industries and the Woolen Mill, both in Charlestown.

In 1992 she married Frank J. Dow Sr. They made their home in White River Jct., Vt. for the past 25 years. As mentioned she loved to take care of her family and continued to do so for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a good cook who loved to bake. Lois also enjoyed crocheting and working on puzzles. She and Frank also loved to go dancing at the local American Legions, VFW’s and Elks Clubs. More recently she liked to sneak away with her daughter to Dunkin Donuts and get her two old fashion donuts and a cup of coffee. She also liked to go out to eat Chinese with her granddaughter.

Lois was predeceased by four brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by her husband, Frank J. Dow Sr. of White River Jct.; three daughters, Maryanne “Cookie” Rosenauer of  Missouri, Tami Hancock of Alstead, NH, Grace Smith of Charlestown, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, a sister, Maggie Nash, as well as many nieces an nephews and several step children.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bayada Hospice, P.O. Box 1590, Norwich, Vt 05055.

Condolences may be expressed to her family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com.

The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. has been entrusted with arrangements.