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Evelyn Paulette Holden

Evelyn Paulette (Stewart) Holden, 76, widow of Gordon A. “Sonny” Holden, Jr., passed away February 15, 2019 in Zephyrhills, Florida, with her family by her side.

Mrs. Holden was born in Pepperell, Massachusetts on March 24, 1942, a daughter of the late Calvin Austin and Evelyn Mae (Neagle) Stewart.

A resident of Nashua for many years, Paulette moved with her family to Zephyrhills, FL in 1986 She will be lovingly remembered as devoted Grandma to everyone.

Paulette and Sonny were married in Nashua on May 20, 1962 and shared over 37 years together until his passing in October of 1999.

Members of her family include her daughter, Coral (Holden) Voorhees and her husband Thomas; her son, Stewart Holden Sr. and his wife Melissa; six grandchildren, Stewart Holden Jr., Gordon “Spencer” Holden, Mara Rice, Sarah Holden, Holden Voorhees and Sonny Voorhees; also survived by Roberta Fernandez and her husband Walter, Madalaine Shank, Sheryl Soutra, Robert Fitch and his wife Patricia, Susan Brooks and her husband David; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Paulette was predeceased by a son, Gordon A. Holden III; and her siblings, Calvin Stewart, G. Daniel Stewart and Sherry Moody.

Her family will receive relatives and friends at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Sunday, June 23rd from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by a Celebration Service from Noon to 1:00 p.m. Interment will take place in Edgewood Cemetery, 107 Amherst Street, Nashua, Monday, June 24th at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com.