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ATKINSON - Bette Ann (Yeo) Pyne, 72, of Atkinson, N.H., passed away peacefully, Wednesday, February 28, at her home.
She was born in Haverhill, on May 4, 1945, daughter of the late William and Miriam (Soolich) Yeo.
Bette was a registered nurse, specializing in pediatrics. The latter part of her career was spent at Pentucket Area Early Intervention, giving hope and encouragement to many children and their parents. Bette was an extremely thoughtful person that would go above and beyond to help someone in need. Bette enjoyed traveling with her family, and Siamese cat Minh-Chung Wei. She also loved to bake. Her kitchen was often filled with the delicious aroma of freshly baked bread, cookies, cakes and pies. Bette enjoyed gardening and especially loved daffodils. She was an animal lover, and was also an avid reader.
Bette is survived by her husband of 47 years, Richard W. Pyne; daughter Erin-Elizabeth and her husband William Hanson of Haverhill; son Gregory W. Pyne of Orlando, Fla.; sister Alice E. Whetsel of Haverhill; five grandchildren, Isabelle and Laila Hanson, Rowan, Brennan and Corin Pyne.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visitation on Tuesday, March 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons, Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., (Route 125) Bradford. Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday March 7, at 11 a.m. in West Church, 767 Broadway Haverhill. Interment will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Contributions in her memory may be made to Common Ground Ministries, Inc. 6 Birchwood Terrace, Groveland, MA 01834-1606, (www.commongroundne.org/donate), Sweet Paws Rescue, P.O. Box 752, Essex, MA 01929, (www.sweetpawsrescue.org/donate) or Kimball Public Library, 3 Academy Ave. Atkinson, NH 03811.
To share a memory, or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on March 6, 2018
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