Sandown, NH — June F. Aquilino, 88, of Sandown, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Parkland Medical Center of Derry.
Mrs. Aquilino was born July 7, 1925, in Rangeley, ME, and was the daughter of the late Francis and Estelle (Harnden) Pillsbury, and was married for 29 happy years to her beloved husband, Ersilio R. (Essie) Aquilino, until his death in 1976. She was raised and educated in Rangeley, and was a graduate of Rangeley High School.
Mrs. Aquilino was employed as the secretary to the Dean of the Graduate School at Tufts University, from 1963, until her retirement in 1993. During her retirement in Sandown, she enjoyed gardening, watching her grandchildren’s sporting events, long visits to Hampton Beach and Rangeley, Maine, and preparing for all holiday seasons to enjoy with her family, especially Christmas and Easter. She will also long be remembered as a “Die Hard” Red Sox fan.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane Thompson of Sandown; her son and his wife, Michael and Dale Aquilino of Londonderry; three grandsons, Brian Thompson and his wife, Erica, of Raymond, NH, Mark Aquilino of Manchester, NH and David Aquilino of Londonderry, NH; and her great-grandson, William Thompson of Raymond, NH.
ARRANGEMENTS: After cremation, a memorial service will be celebrated Sunday, October 6, 2013, at 1 pm at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, NH. To send a condolence, or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.