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Rita  Poliquin
Rita Poliquin

June 9, 1923 - July 2, 2017
Born in Epping, NH
Resided in Epping, NH


Dateline-Epping, NH

Marion Rita Poliquin, 94, died July 2, 2017 at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont, NH. She was the daughter of the late Theodore and Georgiana (Dauphine) Morel. Mrs. Poliquin was a native of Epping, NH born on June 9, 1923 and lived all of her life in Epping. She was a graduate of Epping High School and McIntosh Business College. She was the wife of the late Alfred D. Poliquin (1916-1975) from 1947 until 1975, who was a WWII veteran and retired Foreman from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
She was mother to five children, Alfred T. Poliquin (better known as Ted), Thomas G. Poliquin, Timothy J. Poliquin, Terrence L. Poliquin and Tracy R. (Poliquin) Lang. She was Grandmother to Aaron, Adam, Jeremy, Joel, Suzanne, Heidi, Timmy, Kyle, Jenny Poliquin and Corey Lang. She was Great-Grandmother to Mirelle Poliquin, Ellamina and Zephrin Ehrheart, Savannah Jankowski, Noah Poliquin, Dakota Currier, Gracie O'Neil, Nevaeh, Desiree and Kaylin Lang.
Mrs. Poliquin was a member of Saint Joseph's Parish where she was a member of the choir earlier in life. She was very active as a teacher within the Epping School system for many years as a substitute teacher and teacher's aide including teaching Title One. She also was a member, and performer, within the Upstairs and Downstairs Theater group. Mrs. Poliquin was also a Reading Tester for the Boy Scouts Of America.
Mrs. Poliquin was preceded in death by her husband Alfred D. Poliquin, her son Ted, and her grandsons Joel and Aaron Poliquin, in addition to all of her brothers and sisters.

Her Favorite Poem was "How Do I Love Thee" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of being and ideal grace.
I love thee to the level of every day's
Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.
I love thee freely, as men strive for right.
I love thee purely, as they turn from praise.
I love thee with the passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints. I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM at the Brewitt Funeral Home, Epping, NH.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Church, Epping.
Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Epping.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society.
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Brewitt Funeral Home - Epping
9 Pleasant Street
Epping, NH US 03042
Sunday, July 9, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Joseph Church
200 Pleasant Street
Epping, NH US 03042
Monday, July 10, 2017
10:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
160 Exeter Road
Epping, NH US 03042
Monday, July 10, 2017
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