January 13, 1951 - September 23, 2021
Hampton – Elizabeth Harris Gagnon, 70, of Hampton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro after a period of failing health. Betsy was born in Melrose, MA on January 13, 1951, a daughter of the late Robert B. and Marcia E. (Wells) Harris. She grew up in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High with the Class of 1969. Betsy then entered the University of New Hampshire where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1973 and subsequently her Master’s Degree in Education in 1974. She loved children and taught 3rd and 4th grades at both the Centre and Marston Schools in Hampton. Betsy retired from teaching in 2003 after more than 29 years in the classroom. Family was always most important to Betsy and she loved the summers at the family cottage on Long Island in Lake Winnipesaukee. These were very special times at the cottage that had been in her family for generations. Betsy was also active in her seacoast community. She was a faithful parishioner of Hampton’s First Congregational Church and a member of the Seacoast Education Association and the Seacoast Community Women’s Group. She is survived by her husband of over 46years, Brooks D. Gagnon of Hampton and also leaves her daughter, Amy Angove and her husband, Philip of Sacramento, CA , her grandchildren, Gabrielle and Jamison, her brother, Robert B. Harris and his wife, Lori of Hanover and her sister, Kathryn Richardson and her husband, Irv of Peterborough, as well as several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Hampton's First Congregational Church, 127 Winnacunnet Road, Hampton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to God’s Baby Closet, c/o Hampton Congregation Church, 127 Winnacunnet Rd., Hampton, 03842.
Hampton – Elizabeth Harris Gagnon, 70, of Hampton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro after a period of failing health. Betsy was born in Melrose, MA on January 13, 1951, a daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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