HILLSBORO, NH: Rita J. Allard, 97, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2022 at the Hillsboro House surrounded by family. Rita was born September 20, 1925 in Dracut, MA, to the late Clara and Alexandre Goudreau. She was married to the late Jules N. Allard.
Rita grew up in Dracut, Massachusetts, met her husband in Lowell and later moved to Tyngsboro where they raised their family. She held part-time employment while being a homemaker and raising her children. She loved spending time as a “snowbird” traveling back and forth between her New Hampshire to Florida homes. She was very active in both communities and her favorite past time was playing cards. Rita was one of a kind and loved by family and many friends.
Rita is survived by her three children, Karen Allard (daughter) of Lowell, Massachusetts, Gerald Allard (son and wife Cynthia) of Hillsboro, New Hampshire and David Allard (son and wife Valerie) of Sequim, Washington.
Rita is now at peace, joining her parents and brothers. She wished to be remembered and acknowledged as having a strong work ethic and being a loving mother and wife.
No formal funeral service is being planned at this time.
The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service Hillsboro, NH is assisting the family.