Linda Jean Lamarre Beaulieu

Hartford, Vt. — Linda Jean Lamarre Beaulieu, 58, formerly of Bath, N.H., died unexpectedly while traveling in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

She was born in Woodsville, N.H., on April 5, 1954, the daughter of Albert and Caroline (Tewksbury) Lamarre.

Linda graduated from Woodsville High School, Class of 1972, and Keene State Teaching College, Class of 1976. She was working on her master’s degree at the University of Vermont. Linda had been an English teacher at Stevens High School in Claremont, N.H., since 1984.

Linda was married to George Beaulieu on July 10, 1982. She loved to travel, and traveled extensively to various parts of the world and visited 48 states. Linda enjoyed dancing. She loved her two dogs, Bagel and Eddie. She especially loved teaching at Stevens High School. She participated in all the activities at the school, from sporting events, special activities, and any activity including her “kids” (students). Linda had a special affection for her family. Her niece and nephew were very special to her and she always talked about their accomplishments as if they were her own children. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary Unit No. 20, Ross-Wood Post of Woodsville, N.H.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years, George Beaulieu, of Hartford, Vt.; her parents, Albert and Caroline (Tewksbury) Lamarre, of Bath, N.H.; her sister, Mary Lamarre Gardner, and husband, Fredric Jr., of Bradford, Vt.; a very special niece, Cara L. Gardner, of Bradford, Vt.; a very special nephew, Zackary W. Gardner and wife, Emelene C.L. Bark, of Washington D.C.; very special cousins, Sarah Lee Tewksbury, of Bath, N.H., and Bryan Santy, of Lyman, N.H.; an uncle, Alfred Lamarre, of Woodsville, N.H., and several cousins.

Calling hours will be on Monday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Ricker Funeral Home, 1 Birch St., Woodsville, N.H.

A funeral service will be on Tuesday, March 5, at 11 a.m., at the Bath Congregational Church, Route 302, Bath, N.H.

Burial will held at the convenience of the family at the Bath Village Cemetery in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Linda Lamarre Beaulieu Scholarship, in care of Stevens High School, 175 Broad St., Claremont, N.H. 03743; or Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, N.H. 03756.

Ricker Funeral Home, Woodsville, N.H., is in charge of arrangements. For more information or to offer an online condolence, please visit