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NEWTON, NH - Elinor R. (Newman) Bragg, age 86, of Newton, N.H., former longtime West Newbury resident, died peacefully Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018 at Baker-Katz Nursing Home in Haverhill. She was the beloved wife of Philip K. Bragg.
Born in Malden on August 27, 1931, she was one of two children of the late Charles and Mildred (Chisholm) Newman and was a graduate of Malden High School.
For many years Elinor worked at the Family Mutual Savings Bank in Groveland.
She enjoyed her years as a member of the West Newbury Garden Club and her years attending the West Newbury Congregational Church.
In addition to her husband of 61 years, Philip, she leaves behind two sons, Douglas of Oregon and Steven of Colorado; several grandchildren, her brother, Earl Newman, along with extended family members and dear friends. She will be missed by them all, but the memories that she shared with them throughout her life will forever warm their heart and put a smile on their face.
Private burial will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery, West Newbury, in the Spring. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, 36 West Main Street, Merrimac.
Published on January 10, 2018
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