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Dorothy V. (Nelson) Giguere

December 21, 1931 ~ September 20, 2020 (age 88)


Dorothy V. Giguere, 88 of Lower Guinea Road, passed away peacefully at her home on September 20, 2020.

 She was born in Dorchester, MA on December 21, 1931, the daughter of William and Elsie (Normand) Nelson.  She graduated from Strafford High School in Strafford, NH then raised her family in Gonic, NH.  Dorothy worked for various shoe shops and also as kitchen staff at the Riverside Rest Home in Dover, NH.

 Virginia worked hard and enjoyed having fun.  She enjoyed trying her luck at both Foxwoods and Oxford Casino.  She and her family had several memorable trips to Las Vegas as well.  She’ll be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother with lots of spunk.

 She was pre-deceased by her husband, Andrew Giguere; her brother Bill and sisters Shirla and Debbie.  Surviving are her son, Bryan Giguere and his wife Georgie of Lebanon, ME; 2 grandchildren, Tory Blanchette of Somersworth, NH and Bryan Giguere, Jr of Missouri; 3 great grandchildren, Brendan, Joshua and Kayla; and 3 great-great grandchildren, Grace, Sawyer and Charles.

 At her request, there will be no services.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME where condolences may be expressed at

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