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Evelyn M. MacKenzie, 99, of Londonderry, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 4, 1917 in New York City, N.Y., a daughter of the late Peter and Margaret (Mitchell) MacArthur. Evelyn had been a resident of Londonderry since 2000, formerly living in Barre, Vt., Middleboro, Mass. and Wilmot, N.H. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading and art. Evelyn’s greatest joy was the time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also was an ovarian cancer survivor.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Butler of Londonderry; one granddaughter, Christine McGovern of Londonderry; one grandson, Thomas Butler of Londonderry, two great-granddaughters, Arianna Carpentier of Nashua, N.H. and Alyssa Carpentier, of Londonderry; as well as several nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours. Graveside services were held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Penacook, N.H. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry, is handling the arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  April 14, 2016
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