|Birth: ||Apr. 20, 1921|
New Hampshire, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 13, 2013|
The Caledonian Record 18 Apr 2013
Althea "Sally" Haskell, 91, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on April 13, 2013, at the Overlook of Northampton. She was born in Danbury, N.H., on April 20, 1921, to Rand C. Ford and Agnes L. Ford. Sally had four brothers: Stanley Ford, Charles Ford, John Ford and Arthur Ford. Growing up, Sally and her brothers were raised on a dairy farm, and attended a one-room school house. Her stepmother, Grace Ford, was their school teacher. Sally later graduated from Concord High School (N.H.) , and was the valedictorian of her class.
Sally was a graduate of Plymouth State College, in Plymouth N.H., and earned her bachelor's degree in teaching. She was a third grade teacher for many years, and was loved by her students and fellow teachers. She also enjoyed working as a library assistant at the Littleton Public Library for many years.
Sally married Royce Haskell in 1945, and moved to Littleton, N.H., where they raised their family, and spent many happy years. Sally and Royce had four children: Anne Barr of Tempe, Ariz., Paul Haskell of Helena, Mont., Carol Rose of Oakland, Maine, and Jeanne Moriarty of Haydenville, Mass. Sally is also survived by her grandchildren: Hayley Clifford of Newmarket, N.H., Colin Clifford of Portland, Maine, Kathleen Moriarty of Boston, Mass., Beth Moriarty of Medford, Mass., and Dylan Barr of Tempe, Ariz., as well as many nieces and nephews.
Sally was an avid reader, an excellent cook, and an accomplished knitter, knitting many beautiful sweaters for her children and grandchildren. She always kept well informed about current events and was a member of the League of Women Voters.
Sally loved spending time with her family and friends, always thinking of others before herself. She and her husband were members of the Littleton Congregational Church for many years. She is predeceased by her brothers Stanley Ford, John Ford, Charles Ford, and her husband Royce Haskell. A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held in the summer. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be private.
Donations in Sally's memory may be made to The Littleton Congregational Church, 189 Main St. Littleton, NH 03561, or VNA Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060.
Royce Addisson Haskell (1922 - 2000)
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Record added: Oct 27, 2013
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