Maxine Vera Philbrick, 79, passed away unexpectedly on September 8, 2019 at her home in Raymond, NH after a period of declining health.
She was born October 26, 1939 in Northwood, NH, daughter of the late Jesse George Hodgdon and Vera (Drew) Hodgdon.
Maxine grew up in Northwood, NH and was a graduate of Coe-Brown Academy. On October 11, 1959, she married Douglas Philbrick and they enjoyed nearly 40 years of marriage until his passing on June 2, 1999. Maxine had been a longtime resident in Raymond, NH,where she and Douglas raised their 7 children. Maxine was a devoted homemaker for her husband, children and grandchildren. She was a talented quilt and doll maker. Maxine also enjoyed gardening and berry picking. Her family fondly remembered her as a good cook, especially enjoying her donuts. Maxine will be lovingly missed by all her family.
In addition to her husband, Maxine was predeceased by an infant son, Daniel Philbrick, her two sisters, Helen Eaton, Barbara Thompson, and two brothers, Royce Hodgdon and Robert Drew.
She is survived by her daughter, Eleanor McGahey of Raymond, NH, 6 sons all of Raymond, NH, James Philbrick, Timothy Philbrick, Daron Philbrick, Mathew Philbrick, Nathan Philbrick, William Philbrick, 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, 4 sisters, Gwendolyn Hodgdon of Raymond, NH, Karla Gorman of Raymond, NH, Flora Heath of Northwood, NH, Carolyn Cameron of Farmington, NH, and generations of nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Brewitt Funeral Home, Raymond, NH.
Burial will follow in the New Pine Grove Cemetery, Raymond, NH.
For more information, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com
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