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Thelma M. (Ells) Heddemon

HAVERHILL: Thelma M. (Ells) Heddemon, 101, formerly of Atkinson, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2014 at Hannah Duston LTC. Mrs. Heddemon was the wife of the late Gerald J. "Benny" Heddemon.

Born in Saugus, MA on July 31, 1912, Mrs. Heddemon was the daughter of the late Lemuel W. and Ethel (Holmes) Ells.

Educated in Melrose she graduated from Melrose High School. Following her husband's death she worked ten years as a clerk for AT&T. Mrs. Heddemon was an active member of Atkinson Congregational Church where she taught Sunday school, played the cello, was a member of the bell choir, and, as a talented photographer, photographed many church functions.

Mrs. Heddemon is survived by her; nieces and nephews, Virginia Smith and husband Fred of Haverhill, Gail Craver and husband Donald of Hartville, OH, Marilyn Chaput of Kingston, NH, Caroline Amazeen and husband Paul of Fl, Muriel Gordon, Karen Hubner and husband Paul, Beth Elliot and husband James and Robert Morse. She was the sister of the late Warren H. Ells and Eleanor (Goodrich) Sample.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 10:00, at Lakeview Cemetery in Hampstead. At the family's request there will be no calling hours. Arrangements by Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. Donations in her memory may be made to Atkinson Congregational Church, 101 Main Street, Atkinson, NH 03811.

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