Margaret M. Brown

Margaret M. Brown, 75, of Hollis, NH passed away January 24, 2018 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center of complications from pneumonia. She was surrounded by her family and dear friend Maida Sengupta.

Margaret was born March 21, 1942 in Hartford, CT, to William B. and Edith (Garrett) Hodgdon. She graduated from Elmira College and taught fourth grade for many years at Mastricola Elementary School in Merrimack, NH.

Family, quilting, and animals were Margaret’s loves. She was active at the Nashua Senior Center and very much enjoyed volunteering for the Humane Society for Greater Nashua. She was also active in the Hannah Dustin Quilt Guild and the Bedford Friendship Quilt Guild.

She is predeceased by her parents, Bill and Edith Hodgdon, and her brother, Robert Hodgdon. She is survived by her sister, Marilyn Giangregorio, of South Dennis, MA.

Margaret is survived by her husband of 53 years, Benjamin Brown of Hollis, NH. She is also survived by her daughter, Erica Brown and her husband Armand Frigon of Rochester, NH; her son Eric Brown and his wife Amy Brown of Brentwood, NH; her daughter Heather Brown of Milford, NH; and her daughter Emily Brown of Norwood, MA. In addition, she is survived by her grandchildren Lucy and Riley Frigon, Carter and Nathaniel Brown, and Lucas Brown. She also leaves behind her beloved cats Squeaky, Spot, Roscoe, and Moonie.

In lieu of flowers, her family requests that memorial donations be made to the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Street, Nashua, NH 03064, or at

A memorial service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 110 Concord Street, Nashua, NH 03064 on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 11:00 am.