Laura Diane Botting, 63, of Conway passed away suddenly on April 15, 2017, at home.
She was the daughter of Rita and James Botting.
Laura leaves behind three children, Michael Cox and his wife, Sheila, of Madison; Trisha Armelin of Conway; and Jeremy Cox and his wife, Janet, of Madison; and grandchilren, Kayla DiRenzo Brackett, Todd Cox, Michael Cox, Jacalyn Cox and Samuel Savage; as well as three great-grandchildren. As well as an extensive number of family members who were not her own, be she treated them like they were.
She also leaves behind longtime companion, Chris Crooker; 10 siblings, Donna Wiggin of Rochester; Debra Botting of Tavernier, Fla.; William Botting of Walpole; Susan Lowd of Conway; Kathy Botting of Conway; Tracy Botting of Stoddard; Jean DeVoss of St. Mary’s, Ga.; Wendy Holmes of Center Conway; Jeff Howard of West Baldwin; and Michele Budney of Brownfield, Maine.
She was predeceased by her parents and brother, Arthur James Botting.
Laura studied accounting at Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute and was formerly employed by DiRenzo Construction and Baybutt Foundations. In recent years, she split her time between full-time care for her mother and volunteering. She was past president of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Post 46 in Conway and was the current president of Post 36 in Berlin. She was an avid crocheter and loved to play games and puzzles.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion Post 36 Women’s Auxiliary.
Final arrangements are being handled by Lords Funeral Home of Ossipee. A celebration of life will take place later this summer.