Brenda Lee (Caza) Kalpokis, 64, of Derry, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 23, 2023.
Born on September 12, 1958, she is the daughter of, and pre-deceased by, her father, Joseph Roger Caza and her mother, Marjorie Louise Caza. She is survived by her daughter Meagan Kalpokis; her sisters, Lynda Caza and husband Alden Moore, Karen Caza and Paul Gagnon, and Dorothy Cazamichaud and husband Ron Michaud; her niece Julie Dion and grand-niece Ivy Rae Marques; and her nephew Randy Dion, partner Lauren Carroll, and grand-niece Averah Dion.
Brenda was born and raised in Manchester and lived in New Hampshire all her life. She attended West High School in Manchester with great academic success. She achieved an Associate’s Degree at NHTI prior to pursuing a career in nursing. For decades, she worked as a dedicated and skilled registered nurse, specializing in geriatric, psychiatric, and home health care. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening, baking, and spending time with family. She had a keen appreciation for good craftsmanship of handmade goods, and enjoyed visiting craft fairs with her daughter. She loved animals, especially cats and birds, and enjoyed spending time in nature. Above all else, she was a selfless and deeply loving mother.
SERVICES: Calling hours are Thursday (6/29) from 4 to 6:30 p.m. followed immediately at 6:30p.m. by a funeral ceremony, all at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to a charity of the donor’s choosing.