Jeanne C. Sanderson

West Lebanon, N.H. — Jeanne C. Sanderson, 86, died at the Laconia Genesis in Laconia, N.H. on Thursday, April 4, 2013.

She was born on April 28, 1926, in West Lebanon, daughter of George W. and Eloise currier. Jeanne graduated from West Lebanon High School, and made her home in West Lebanon her entire life.

Jeanne was well loved by her family, the community, and the West Lebanon Congregational Church. She was very active in her church and served in many capacities for many years. Jeanne may be best know for her sewing and alterations business she ran out of the home, many would come from miles around to have her make a wedding dress or alter an outfit. She also had one of the most beautiful flower and rock gardens in the neighborhood. She was known to go into the woods and drag rocks home to add to her garden. She loved to read and it was a blessing that the new library was built because she had read all the books in the old library. She also loved to study the bible, take bible classes and talk about it. She was a gifted writer and wrote prayers and readings for the church. Jeanne loved to travel and her two favorite places were Arizona and Nova Scotia. She was able to travel most of her life. Jeanne was a loving and caring woman with a ready smile and a positive thought.

Jeanne is survived by her devoted husband, Talbert (Ike) Hartson of West Lebanon, her loving children, Robert C. Sanderson of West Lebanon, Judith Lee Sanderson and her husband, Bruce Farr of Northwood, N.H., Janet Keith and her husband, William F. Keith, of West Lebanon, John S. Sanderson and his wife, Kristine Sanderson, of West Lebanon; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents, her first husband, Harold Sanderson and her sister, Eloise Carr.

Jeanne has requested that there be no visiting hours. A funeral service will be held at the West Lebanon Congregational Church on April 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. There will be a social hour emmediately following.

Memorial contributions can be made to the West Lebanon Congregational Church.

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