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Lois Ruth Shea

September 15, 1945 — November 19, 2022



            Lois Ruth Shea, 77, of Manchester, NH died peacefully Saturday, November 19, 2022 surrounded by her family.

            Born in St. Johnsbury, VT, she was the daughter of William C. and Ruth E. (Moulton) Austin.  She loved being a hairdresser and operated her own Beauty Salon – Lois’s Ultra Styling - in Manchester, NH for many years.

            Prior to retirement, she pursued her passion for helping others and worked as an elder care provider for Child & Family Services through the Moore Center in Manchester.

            Lois enjoyed boating on Lake Winnipesaukee, riding her motorcycle and spending time in the pool and just enjoying the sunshine.

            Family members include her children, Pamela Beaudoin and husband Roger, Patricia McGrail and husband Thomas, Thomas Florence Jr. and wife Christina, six grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.      

            A visiting hour will be held at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St, corner of North St, on Saturday from 3 to 4 pm followed by a service in the funeral home chapel at 4 pm. 

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Dementia Society of America at Donate - Dementia Society of America (

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104

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