ANTRIM, NH: Leatrice P. (Cuddihy) Bezio, 80, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2019 at Pheasant Wood Nursing Home in Peterborough, NH.
She was born in Southbridge, MA on March 7, 1939 to the late Hilary and Cora Lillian (Letendre) Cuddihy, of Southbridge, MA.
She was a loving and supportive mother and wife, a woman of many talents. While a stay-at-home mom taking care of her family, she owned and ran a yarn shop. She knitted and sewed for others, while keeping a few vegetable gardens. She canned and preserved the food from her gardens, to help provide for and support her family. Later in life, she developed a passion for woodworking in scroll sawing. She enjoyed going to craft fairs and meeting people who enjoyed their own passions as well. She also enjoyed playing cards with family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved sister, Margaret C. Pettengill of Arundal, ME, beloved brother, Edmund R. Cuddihy of Augusta, ME and beloved son, William C. Bezio of Fitzwilliam, NH.
Leatrice is survived by her husband, William C. Bezio of Antrim, NH, her daughter, Tammie L. Anderson of Surry, ME, her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J. Bezio of Fort Walton Beach, FL, her daughter, Beth A Bezio of Antrim, NH, her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Bezio of Manchester, NH, three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday July 27, 2019 at 2 pm at the Antrim Baptist Church in Antrim, NH.
Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Hillsboro, NH is assisting the family.