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Fay (Gilman) Kulus

January 23, 1927
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Fay (Gilman) Kulus

Fay Kulus, 91, a longtime resident of Franklin, died Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Franklin Regional Hospital in Franklin following a period of failing health.  Fay was born in Franklin, January 23, 1927, daughter of Warren S. Gilman and Ellen F. (Lees) Gilman.  She married her husband, Chet, June 22, 1946.  Other than living two years in Wisconsin,  Fay lived in Northfield before moving to Franklin and lived there for 38 years until her death.  For most of her working years, Fay was employed as an Administrative Assistant and bookkeeper, working with the former Arthur S. Brown Company in Tilton for over 23 years and prior to her retirement in1985 was employed with the Gale Insurance Agency in Tilton for several years.  Fay was known to be a quiet lady with a warm smile.  She enjoyed reading, watching sports and golf on TV  with her husband and  playing cribbage.   She and her husband were parishioners at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Tilton.

   She leaves,

Her husband of 72 years, Chester “Chet” F. Kulus of Franklin

Her son, Pastor Chester W. Kulus and his wife, Nancy of Bridgewater

Daughters, Ellen M. Sawyer and her husband, Rodney of Ocala, FL

                   Peggy A. Dimond and her husband Lee of Laconia

                   Theresa L. Starkweather and her husband, Ross of Northfield

Six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and several, great, great-grandchildren

Respecting Fay’s wishes, there are no calling hours.   A Mass to celebrate Fay’s life will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 10:00 A. M. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Chestnut St. in Tilton.  Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Sanborn Road in Tilton.  Following a brief interment service,  Fay’s family will return to the Fr. Boutin Center and join friends for a Mercy Meal there.

The William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home of Tilton is assisting the Kulus family with arrangements.

Rather than flowers; for those who wish, may make a memorial contribution in Fay Kulus’ memory to the Franklin VNA and Hospice, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235.

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