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Eleanor Doris Rathburn

Eleanor Doris Rathburn

Female 1932 - 2016  (84 years)

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  • Name Eleanor Doris Rathburn 
    Born 16 Jan 1932  Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1940  Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1987  Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 20 Jun 2016  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Agency: UMASS Medical Center 
    Obituary say 22 Jun 2016  [3
    Obituary for Eleanor D. Chicoine

    Eleanor D. Chicoine, 84, resident of Gardner, MA died on June 20, 2016 at UMASS Medical Center, Worcester, after a period of declining health.

    She was born on January 16, 1932, in Fitzwilliam, NH a daughter of the late John and Doris (Shepardson) Rathburn.

    Eleanor was raised and educated in the Fitzwilliam, Rindge and Jaffrey area and graduated from Conant High School.

    She held many jobs over her working years, for most of those years she worked for Simplex as a time stamp ribboner. She also worked as a nurse’s aid in Gardner for a few years.

    Eleanor enjoyed time spent with her family, especially time spent with her grandchildren. She loved being outdoors and always could be found in her garden tending to what was growing at that particular time of year.

    In addition to her parents and siblings Eleanor was predeceased by a grandchild.

    Survivors include her husband, Edward Chicoine of Gardner, her children; Sylvia Chicoine of Gardner, John and Lisa Chicoine of Milford, MA, Kenneth and Lisa Chicoine of North Carolina, a brother, Walter Hood of Rindge, NH and a sister Oloose Rathburn of Northfield, MA and many niece’s nephews and cousins.

    Services: In accordance with her wishes there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Hillside Cemetery, Rindge, NH.

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    Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center 
    Buried Hillside Cemetery, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Grave Marker of Eleanor D. Rathburn
    Grave Marker of Eleanor D. Rathburn
    Person ID I1250  Delvee Family | Clan of Lucy, Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Hannah
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2018 

    Father John Everett Rathburn,   b. 9 Sep 1883, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1953, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Doris Mary Shepardson,   b. 1 Mar 1896, Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1972, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Marriage Intentions 28 Dec 1928  [5
    Married 5 Jan 1929  Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Marriage Record of Doris M. S. Hood and John E. Rathburn
    Marriage Record of Doris M. S. Hood and John E. Rathburn
    Family ID F726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward John Chicoine 
    Children 
     1. Sylvia Neva Chicoine
     2. John Edward Chicoine
     3. Kenneth Lee Chicoine
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1932 - Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1940 - Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    16 Edgell Avenue - 1987 - Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: UMASS Medical Center - 20 Jun 2016 - Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hillside Cemetery, Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Eleanor Doris (Rathburn) Chicoine
    Eleanor Doris (Rathburn) Chicoine

  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 170827710 Eleanor Doris Chicoine

    2. [S500] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestory.com, (Online www.ancestory.com, Ancestory.com. Provo, Utah. 2005).

    3. [S1284] Obituary of Eleanor D. Chicoine, (Jaffrey, New Hampshire: Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 2016).

    4. [S804] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - New Hampshire, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Rindge, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll: m-t0627-02284; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 3-30

    5. [S803] New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Doris M. S. Hood and John E. Rathburn

    6. [S211] Rathburn, John. email: 2000-03-27 "Delvee Information Request", (Email from Peterborough, NH, 27 March 2000).

    7. [S230] Chiconie, Eleanor D. letter: 2000-03-28, (Letter to Robert Roy, 28 March 2000).

    8. [S747] New Hampshire Marriage Records Index 1637-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).