EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 2, 2013

Elsie M. (Railton) Rushton, 88

Salem, N.H. — Elsie M. (Railton) Rushton, 88, of Salem, N.H., died Saturday, August 31st at Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Derry, N.H.

Elsie grew up in Salem and graduated from Woodbury High School and Plymouth State College, where she was an active alumna for many years. She was a teacher for the Salem School District. Elsie enjoyed crossword puzzles, Scrabble and spending summers at Hampton Beach. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Elsie was predeceased by her husband Thomas Rushton. She is survived by her children, Shirley “Sunny” Cole and her husband Stephan of Jupiter, Fla.; David Rushton and his wife Deborah of Windham, N.H.; Douglas Rushton and his wife Carolina of Pemaquid, Maine; and Marsha Lawlor and her husband Sean of Salem, N.H.; her twin sister, Nancy Jones of Virginia Beach, Va., and her sister, Dorothy Dickie of Wolfeboro, N.H.; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3rd from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, N.H. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, N.H. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com