BOSCAWEN, NH: Mary Walker of Boscawen, NH passed away peacefully on October 9, 2019.
Mary was born on October 29, 1927 in Manchester, England to Peter and Frances Crook.
Mary moved to the United States following World War II. Mary was a hardworking and independent woman who was determined to provide for her children. In order to provide best future for her family, she moved them from Elizabeth, NJ to Hillsborough, NH in 1974 where she coached cheerleading for the high school and worked for Frameworks. In her retirement she worked in the rectory at Saint Mary’s Church in Hillsborough, NH. Mary moved to Concord, NH in the late 2000s to allow her to continue her independence despite using a wheelchair.
Mary was an active participant in her grandchildren’s lives. Mary enjoyed gardening, crocheting, sewing, baking and spending time with her cat, Calico.
Mary is predeceased by her parents and brother, Peter Crook, Jr. Mary is survived by her children, Joann Marziano of Hillsborough, NH; Kevin Murphy and wife Jennifer of Chester, NH; Erica Sheppard and husband David of Concord, NH; Brian Murphy of Georgia; and, Joanne Fahber of Cherry Hill, NJ. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nyah Sheppard, Nicholas Marziano, Melissa Noyes, Lauren Murphy, Lindsay Murphy, Ryan Murphy, Colin Murphy, Lauren Sickles and Jim Sickles, and her great-grandchildren, Adessa, Zachary, Elena, Sebastiano, Elijah, Brayden and Dominic.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service Hillsboro, NH is assisting the family.