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Kathryn A (Sorois) Galipeau

May 27, 1954 ~ April 3, 2019 (age 64)


Kathryn A. Galipeau, 64, Dalton, died suddenly at home on Wednesday, April, 3rd 2019. She was born in Nashua, NH to Marcel and Marguerite (Moran) Sirois on May 27, 1954. She was a member of St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church, attended Mount St. Mary’s Catholic High School and graduated from Nashua High School in 1973. After graduating Kathryn found work as a waitress at Greenridge Turkey Farm Restaurant in Nashua and later Cafe Island Chinese Restaurant.

Kathryn met David Galipeau in June 1979 at Stan’s Bar and Grill, and they married a short time later at Kathryn’s family home on March 14, 1980, honeymooned at Niagara Falls and had two children together. The family moved to Dalton in 1992 where she continued to work as a waitress, first at The Dutch Treat in Franconia, and later at Barbara’s Restaurant in Whitefield until retirement in 2015. Barbara enjoyed the outdoors, hiking, swimming and camping, especially summer vacations camping in Ogunquit, ME. Kathryn had a green thumb, she maintained an impressive vegetable garden as well as flower gardens. She enjoyed having songbirds visit and kept the bird feeders full.

Kathryn is predeceased by her parents, a brother Danny Sirois, and her daughter, Shelly Galipeau. She is survived by her husband, David Galipeau of Dalton, her son Steven Galipeau of New Bedford, MA, a brother John Sirois of Peterborough, NH, and a sister Maurine Sirois of Toronto, Canada. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

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