Jeannette V. Roberge, known as "Mim" by her grandsons and great grandsons, passed away at The Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin, at 11:45 a.m. on October 11, 2016, 20 minutes after receiving The Last Rights. She was born on May 19, 1923. Formerly of 775 Third Ave, she'd been a resident at the nursing home for the past four and half years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
She was born in Berlin on May 19, 1923, to the late Frank and Matilda (Rabidas) Beaupre, and attended St. Regis Academy with her siblings and many lifelong friends.
Jeannette married her husband Henry Roberge and together they raised three children, Henry (Trooper, Pepper) Jeanne and Susan. For many years she worked at the St. Louis Hospital in the laundry Room and later transferred to the cafeteria, leaving her loved position to care for her ailing husband and aging mother. After her husband Henrys' passing, Jeannette at the age of 50, in 1977 she attended the VoTech in Berlin and graduated as a Licensed Nurses Aide, after her training and graduation she started working at Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin, until her retirement worked briefly for the AARP program at the Salvation Army Thrift Store and coming full circle later at the age of 88, she entered the same nursing home as a resident and received the same loving and professional care that she once had given to the residents she had cared for during her employment.
She loved her Bingo, playing cards, playing LCR dice game with her family and friends. One of her many talents showed through in her families favorite meals, crepes with Strawberry Rhubarb jam, meat and salmon pies, Chicken fricassee and her peanut butter fudge, she also loved sharing her recipes to anyone who asked, another one of her many talents was her crochet and tatting projects which she proudly gave away to many family members and friends.
Jeannette is predeceased by her parents Frank and Matilda Beaupre, her husband Henry, her beloved son Trooper in 2009, her siblings, Maurice and Leo Beaupre, Noella Mercier, Blanche Lamontagne and Irene Letourneau and several sister and brother in laws, cousins and friends.
She leaves behind all who knew and loved her, including her daughters, Susan F. Roberge of Berlin and Jeanne Holtby of New Mexico, three grandsons, Corey Roberge, Jesse Chapman and Ricky Roberge, two grand daughters, Lori Hill and Michelle Neiber, a son in law, David Holtby and grand-daughter Michelles husband Chris three great grandsons, Dustin and Jason Roberge (Corey's two sons), and Keith Whitten (Lori's son), Corey's partner Alicia Goddard and her daughter Ava, sister Emelda Bowen, sister in law Ida Roberge and daughter in law, Erma Roberge. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her special nephew, Bob Roberge, her room mate, Ramona Marois, and all the staff at Coos Nursing Home and Amanda Dustin NP.
No calling hours, at her requests, because she felt that the time to see someone is when they are alive. Jeannette and her son Trooper will be laid to rest with her husband Henry and sister Noella at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Cremation is under the direction of The N.H. Cremation Society in Littleton.
Anyone wishing in making a memorial donation in her name, may do so to: Coos County Nursing Home, Cates Hill Road Berlin NH 03570, attn: "BINGO" Game fund.
The family at this time wishes to thank everyone who kindly visited her and sent her cards through the years, which she proudly displayed in her room, and the kindness and loving care she received as a resident of Coos Nursing Home. She'll be sadly missed by everyone until we all come full circle and meet again.