Obituary: Florence A. (Crisp) Gilmore of Strafford

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Florence A. Gilmore

STRAFFORD, N.H. – Florence Audrey (Crisp) Gilmore, 90, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 18, 2020.

She was born in Boston on April 23, 1930, to Agusta (Seeger) and Frederick Crisp. She married Arnold Gilmore on June 2, 1951, and they were married for 64 loving years until his passing in 2015.

Flo was raised in Strafford and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1947. She worked for General Electric in Somersworth for 40 years and retired in 1990.

Flo was artistically talented and enjoyed painting, sewing and needlepoint for many years.

The family includes a son, David Gilmore and wife, Kimberley, of Milton, N.H.; a daughter, Gina Gilmore of Newington, N.H.; four grandchildren, Scott Gilmore, wife Krista, of Lee, N.H., and Callie, Tyler and Torey Aspinwall, all of Newington, N.H.; a brother, George Crisp, and wife, Barbara and a sister, Mary Smith, both of Rochester; and several nieces and

Flo was predeceased by her husband, Arnold, and sisters, Dorothy, Ruth, and Louise.

Services: A celebration of life will be held in the spring of 2021. The family would like to thank Cornerstone Hospice for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ready Rides, PO Box 272,
Northwood, NH 03261.

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