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November 4, 2013

Margaret E. (Perrault) Blackburn, 89

— Margaret E. (Perrault) Blackburn, 89, of Kingston, died on Friday, November 1, 2013, in Newton, N.H., surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Haverhill, Mass., she was the daughter the late Allie E. and Bessie (Smith) Perrault. She was raised in Haverhill, Plaistow and Newton, and attended local schools. She worked as a wood heel coverer for the local shoe industry.

She was a member of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish and the former Parish of Mary Mother of the Church, Newton, and the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the VFW of Kingston. An avid reader, she enjoyed crocheting and jigsaw puzzles.

The wife of the late Robert W. Blackburn, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary P. and Ralph E. Fellows of Newton; four grandchildren, Doug, Jason, Melendy, and Jana; and 11 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her son, Steven R. Blackburn; five sisters, Pauline Garrity, Louise Surrette, Elizabeth Thibodeau, Mary Jameson, and Theresa Merrifield; and six brothers, Frank, Russell, Alfred, John, Ralph, and Robert Perrault.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Monday, November 4, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, N.H. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 5, at 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Haverhill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Rockingham VNA and Hospice.

To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.