Plaistow, NH — Joan A. (Genereux) Minton, 77, of Plaistow, N.H., died on Saturday, July 6, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, surrounded by her family. Joan was born and educated in Lowell, Mass., and was the daughter of the late Marietta (Perigny) and Andrew Genereux. She was a cashier at Shaw’s Supermarket in Plaistow and Gilford, N.H., for many years. Joan was a member of Plaistow Fish and Game Ladies Organization. She enjoyed Bingo, camping, puzzles, and crafts. Joan was a wonderful cook and she was happiest when spending time with her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Minton, and her sister, Connie Edwards. Joan is survived by her children, Cindy and husband, Ken Higgins of Plaistow, Kathleen Hill of Nashua, Marlene and husband, Frank Baggett of Lake Milton, Ohio, Richard Minton IV and wife, Tracie, of Gardner, Mass., and Sheila and husband, Kevin Fancy of Salem, N.H.; her sisters, Andrea Genereux. and Georgette Aubrey and husband, Roger, all of Pelham, N.H.; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Tuesday, July 9, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. The Funeral Mass will be Wednesday at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Church, Pelham, N.H. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830, or Holy Family Oncology, 70 East St., Methuen, MA 01844.
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