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Memorial for Betty Christine McKinnon

Born in Amherst, NH on Jul. 23, 1929
Departed on Jul. 9, 2019 and resided in Goffstown, NH.
Visitation: Monday, Jul. 15, 2019
Service: Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2019
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Betty Christine (Whittemore) McKinnon, 89, of Goffstown, NH passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019. She was 2 weeks shy of her 90th birthday.

Betty was born on July 23, 1929 in Amherst, NH to the late Ralph L. Whittemore and Mary (Richardson) Whittemore. She was also predeceased by her beloved husband of 51 years, David H. McKinnon, and her forever mother, Mona Harriman Whittemore.

Betty was a graduate of Antrim High School and the Elliot Hospital School of Nursing. She spent her career working as a registered nurse in various hospitals and other venues throughout the greater Manchester area. She was a parishioner and volunteer of the Congregational Church.

Betty loved to garden, enjoyed the company of friends, and most importantly spending time with her family.

Betty is survived by 2 sons and 2 daughters; D. Michael McKinnon and wife Ginny of Goffstown, Gail S. Thomas and husband Daniel of Goffstown, Mark McKinnon and wife Carolyn of La Jolla CA, and Rebecca McKinnon and partner Alan Talbot of Lebanon, 6 grandchildren; Erin McKinnon and husband Rob Otto of New Boston, Meagan Nelson of Weare, Patrick McKinnon of Goffstown, Daniel Thomas and wife Kelly of Weare, David Thomas of Dorchester, MA, Kesila Childers of Glendale, CA, and 4 great grandchildren; Hunter Nelson, Brynn Nelson, Ashley Bunnell, and Lillian Thomas, 3 sisters; Gail Sawyer of Peterborough, Judith Whittemore of Peterborough, Barbara Anderson of Millbridge, ME, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hours will be on Monday, July 15 from 4 PM to 8 PM at French and Rising Funeral Home,17 So. Mast St., Goffstown. Services will be at 11 AM on Tuesday, July 16 at the First Congregational Church, 508 Union St., Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Goffstown Public Library, 2 High St., Goffstown, NH, or Pulmonary Research and Fellowship Education in memory of Betty McKinnon, attn: UMMF Office of Advancement, 333 South St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.

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