Bonnie C.'s Story

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Bonnie C. (Durling) Broyles, 65, of Danville, died July 2, 2017, at her home, following a courageous battle with cancer and surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Derry, daughter of the late Charles and Lena (MacGregor) Durling, she was raised in Sandown and attended Sandown schools, the Pollard School, and was a member of the Timberlane Regional High School, Class of 1970, where she was a member of the school band as drum majorette.
She attended Saint Matthew’s Methodist Church and Sunday School of Sandown and served as a member of the church choir. She was also a member of the Sandown 4-H Club, The Brownies and Girl Scouts of Sandown, The Methodist Fellowship Youth Group, and a 50-year member of the Sandown Grange and East Kingston Grange.
She was a longtime employee of James R. Rosencrantz and Sons, Inc., working as the assistant parts manager.
A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and a gracious and loving friend to her large extended family and many friends, Bonnie enjoyed gardening, and planning and hosting the yearly family reunions and many other family events.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her best friend and husband of 43 years, Thomas E. Broyles; three daughters, Ann Marie Day and her husband, Donny of Missouri, Heather A. Campbell of Manchester, and Dianna Broyles of Danville; two brothers, Wendell Durling of Warner, and Orrin Durling of Delaware; a sister, Esther West of Ossipee; also eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by brothers, Clifford and Douglas Durling, and a sister, Heather Durling.
Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Plaistow. Her funeral service will follow at 5:15 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Rockingham VNA and Hospice. To send a message of condolence to the family, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.
Published on  July 5, 2017
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