Rilla M Moineau, 90, of Goffstown, NH, passed away surrounded by her family Saturday, Dec 16, 2017. She was the widow of Eddie Moineau. She is survived by her four children, Lynn Bissonnette and her husband Fern from Allenstown, NH; Gerald Moineau from Goffstown, NH; Bonnie Peaslee and her husband George (Sonny) from Dunbarton, NH; Kenneth Moineau and his wife Sandi from Manchester, NH; 18 grandchildren, 25 great-children and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Born in Dunbarton, NH Sept 5, 1927, she was the youngest of eight children, and graduated from Manchester West High School, Class of 1945. She worked at ARMS Textiles until her children were born. She also worked at Dunbarton Test Center and then Goffstown Cleaners until her retirement.
She and Ed enjoyed years of travel and camping around the USA and Canada. They settled down for the winters at Seahorse Trailer Park, Big Pine Key, FL for 25 years where she was lovingly known as the wife of the “Mayor”. After Ed’s death she moved to Lady Lake, FL and spent 6 winters with loving friends before moving back to NH permanently.
She was known and well respected for her baking talent including cake decorating, homemade bread, and the BEST whoopie pies around. She lovingly welcomed everyone to her home and anyone that entered as a stranger, left as her friend. She especially enjoyed hosting family and friends for scrabble, cards, conversation and the yearly Fish Fry. She has touched many lives throughout her years and will greatly be missed by all who have been blessed to have known her.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the French & Rising Funeral Home, 17 S. Mast St. Goffstown, NH, Saturday Dec 30, 2017; 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM with a funeral service immediately following . A graveside service will be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Goffstown Fire Rescue Association, 18 Church Street, Goffstown NH 03045.
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