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Terry L. Jillson

West Lebanon, N.H. — Terry L. (Swett) Jillson, 55, died at her home on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

She was born Sept. 25, 1957, in Hanover, N.H. a daughter of Leonard F. and Dorothy A. (Dunham) Swett and grew up throughout the Upper Valley. Terry graduated with high honors from Lebanon High School Class of 1975. She then went to work for Hanover Bank and Trust for a short time before starting her career with the Hanover Water Works / Town of Hanover in 1984 until her passing. She will be remembered as a very skilled and dedicated employee, who truly loved her job.

In her spare time Terry loved to travel with her husband, especially to Ogunquit, Maine and Key West, Fla. and also enjoyed shopping, kayaking, dining out and working on home improvements with her husband, Marty and flower gardening. She will be remembered as someone who loved her family, especially her children, and being part of the Swett family. It would bring great joy to her heart to hold her families gatherings in her home.

She is survived by her husband, Marty Gibson of West Lebanon; her children, Stephanie Jillson-Creed and her husband Billy of Nashua, NH and Nick Jillson of West Lebanon; her parents, Len and Dot Swett of West Lebanon; three sisters, Dianne Swett of Warner, N.H., Deb Hathaway of Swanzy, N.H. and Lori Parks of Cornish, N.H. as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Meriden Congregational Church in Meriden, N.H. Messages of sympathy for the family can be shared at www.rickerfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Bayada Hospice, PO Box 1590, Norwich, VT 05055-1590 or the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH 03756.