Kathryn Elizabeth Jaquith, born in Plymouth NH on April 19, 1954 to Arthur and Elizabeth (Shields) Boisvert of Ashland went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 9th, 2019. She was one of 9 children and the only one to live her entire life in Ashland.
Early on, Kathy was employed by Adams Supermarket in the meat room and Sprague Electric Co as a parts assembler. She also worked for 14 years in food service between Ashland, Plymouth and Inter-lakes schools.
She spent many, many hours and years volunteering in the Ashland community as a Sunday school teacher, a deaconess, trustee, hospitality, choir member and financial secretary at the Ashland Baptist Church. For several years she was the treasurer for the Ashland 4th of July committee, treasurer for the Ashland Memorial Park and the Ashland Area Recreation Association. She volunteered for over 10 years for the children’s Save for America program through Meredith Village Savings Bank. Kathy also assisted her husband Steve with the Youth League T-Ball and girls ages 9-12 softball teams for a few years.
In 2018 during the 4th of July parade, Kathy and Steve were recognized as Grand Marshall for all their dedicated community service over the years.
Kathy enjoyed fishing with her grandchildren, car racing, photographing covered bridges all over New England and traveling with her husband Steve. She also enjoyed crafting and knitting. She knitted many blankets to donate to veterans as well as many baby blankets for family and friends.
Kathy, aka #7, is predeceased by her parents, her sisters Pauline M Thompson, Janice M Ray and brothers Raymond L Boisvert and Wayne F Boisvert.
Kathy is survived by Stephen Jaquith her husband of 44 years, her daughter Angela Jaquith Bellamy and husband Paul Bellamy of Rumney and her son Jeremy Jaquith Sr. and wife Tami MacDonald Jaquith of Ashland, one granddaughter Pepper Bellamy, three grandsons Jeremy Jaquith Jr, Kieran Bellamy and Finnian Bellamy, her one brother Philip C Boisvert of Rome NY and three sisters, Carol L Stark of Meriden CT, Sarah Jane Vittum of Wentworth, Winnifred L Boynton of Center Harbor and many nieces and nephews.
Kathy had a huge heart for the Samaritan Purse shoe box program through Franklin Graham Ministries to send a gift at Christmas time and the love of Christ to as many needy children around the world as possible. By teaming up on this special program throughout the communities, she and countless others have touched the lives of thousands of children over the years.
Calling hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral home, 12 Langdon St., Plymouth, on Sunday, Dec. 15th, from 3-5 pm. AS funeral service will take place at the Rumney Baptist Church, Main St., Rumney on Monday, Dec. 16th, at 2:00 pm, with reception to follow. A graveside service will be held in the spring in Green Grove Cemetery, Ashland.
In lieu of flowers, Kathy has asked that donations be made in her memory to; Samaritan Purse Foundation, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC. 28607