Carol A. Burdick 80, a Franklin resident for many years, died at the Merrimack County Home on April 2, 2023. She was born at home in the middle of a snowstorm, in Springfield, N.H. on February 18, 1943 daughter of Marion and Norman Macie Sr.
She leaves her five children; a son Robert Burdick Sr. and wife Nancy; a daughter Barbara Patten; sons William Burdick and Ernest Burdick III and wife Judy; a daughter Bonnie Clark and husband Frank Clark Sr. She also leaves 15 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Ernest Burdick Jr. in 2018 and a grandson and great grandson. Carol and Ernest married on April 27, 1963, they created many memories together including: building a log cabin in Franklin and wintering in Florida, where she was a member of the Red Hat Society. Carol and Ernest lived to love each other which brings great comfort to the family knowing they have been reunited.
Carol enjoyed baking cookies, playing scrabble, embroidering, especially baby quilts for her great grandchildren, spending time outside, camping, sharing stories of growing up on the farm riding cows and learning to drive the tractors.
Visiting hours will be on Thursday, April 6th at Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin, from 5 to 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Penacook on Friday, April 7th at noon.
Donations in memory of Carol Burdick may be made to the Franklin Animal Shelter, 19 Rescue Road, Franklin NH 03235 as she loved her cats and many Boston Terriers.
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