June E. Weeks, 94, a longtime resident of Tilton, died at the Mountain Ridge Center in Franklin on Thursday, February 13, 2020. June was born on June 18, 1925 in Franklin, the daughter of the late Maitland F. and Mary (Rego) Downing. She was employed in the laundry department at the McKerly Nursing Home now Mountain Ridge Center in Franklin for many years. June was a resident of Northfield for 19 years prior to moving to Tilton. She enjoyed growing various plants and crocheting blankets for family and friends. June traveled throughout New Hampshire and her favorite was the ocean. She was predeceased by her parents, husbands George A. Bridges and Ira M. Weeks Jr. and a stepson George L. Bridges.
Her family includes her son William Ricketts of Tilton, her three daughters, Linda Clogston of Belmont, Mary Brinkdopke of Colorado Springs, CO, Jean Schwabenbauer of Oil City, PA, and a stepbrother, Arthur Downing of Kentucky. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. According to June's wishes there will be no calling hours. Burial will be held at a later date when family gathers in Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord. Memorial contributions in memory of June, may be made to the Tilton-Northfield Fire Department/EMS at 12 Center St. Tilton, N.H. 03276. The William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton is assisting the family with arrangements.
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