Mary C. Kivikoski
Beloved mother, grandmother; and great grandmother;
Mary C. (Boyle) Kivikoski, 87, of Windham, New Hampshire, passed away on Monday evening, December 27, 2021, at the Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Brentwood, NH.
She was the loving wife of the late Paul L. Kivikoski, Jr. who died January 14, 2003.
Born in North Andover, Massachusetts, May 14, 1934, the daughter of the late William A. and the late Mary C. (Lane) Boyle, Mary attended North Andover Schools and was a graduate of Johnson High School Class of 1951.
Mary went on to graduate from Lowell State Teachers College with a Bachelor of Science in Education and earned her Master of Education from the State Teachers College at Fitchburg in 1957.
For over 35 years, Mary was a highly respected educator in the Windham New Hampshire school district.
The proud mother of six children, she balanced her role as a loving mother with that of a dedicated educator. Among her several interests, she enjoyed reading, baking, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mary was a longtime communicant of St. Matthews Church in Windham.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy J. Seligman and her husband Michael of Derry, NH and Ann M. Vaughn of Derry, NH; four sons, Alan P. Kivikoski and his wife Jean of Pelham, NH, Robert W. Kivikoski and his wife Alison of Manchester, NH, David E. Kivikoski of Windham, NH, and James S. Kivikoski of Woodstock, GA; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a sister Joan McQuade of Hampton, NH, and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Tuesday morning, January 4, 2022, at ST. MATTHEW’S CHURCH in WINDHAM, NH at 11 o’clock. Burial to follow at the Cemetery on the Plains in Windham. E-condolences/directions at www.pelhamfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME – PELHAM – NH - (603) 635-3333.
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