Audrey Kelso Winn
December 20, 1940 – May 25, 2018
Audrey Marion (Kelso) Winn, 77, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2018, surrounded by her family, at Harris Hill Center, Concord, NH. Audrey was born December 20, 1940 in St. Johnsbury, VT. She was the daughter of the late Russell and Helena (Mitchell) Kelso, of Monroe, NH. She had two siblings, twin brothers, Richard and Robert Kelso, who preceded her.
She graduated from high school at McIndoes Academy, McIndoes Falls, VT, in 1958. Then attended Franklin Pierce Secretarial School, Concord, NH. She was employed with New Hampshire State Police, where she worked for 14 years, retiring as a certified fingerprint clerk. Audrey married Roland Winn on November 18, 1961. They settled in Concord where they raised their three children.
Audrey had a very giving nature and was a natural caretaker. She had many gifts and talents. She enjoyed cooking, baking for social functions, square dancing, babysitting, flower gardening, knitting, crocheting and sewing, making many baby quilts for grandchildren and extended family members. She was very active at West Congregational Church for over 50 years, serving on several committees. She loved the beach and she and Roland spent many happy summers at York beach, Maine, with the grandchildren. She was best known, in these parts, for her homemade donuts. She always made plenty to go around and they were often served when she hosted guests.
She is survived by her husband, Roland, of 56 plus years, daughters, Tracey Petsinger, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Kimberley (and William) Wilson, South Chesterfield, VA and son, Kevin Winn, Dover, NH. Grandchildren; Zechariah and Brittany (Nason) Petsinger, Austin Petsinger, Hailey Petsinger, Elizabeth Wilson. Great-Grandchildren; Ashlynn, Gunnar, Xander Petsinger and Luke and Aurora Holland. Sister-in-law Joanie Kelso and many In-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018, 11:30am, West Congregational Church, 499 North State St, Concord, NH. Church will be open to receive guests at 10 am, allowing time to offer your condolences and sign the guest book. Reception immediately following the service, in the same building.
A committal service will follow on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at 1:00pm at the Monroe Cemetery located on Plains Road, Monroe, NH.
Arrangements have been entrusted by Bennett Funeral Home. To share your memories and expression of sympathy with the Winn family, please visit https://www.BennettFuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Many thanks to the staff and volunteers at Harris Hill center for all the love and support given to Audrey while she was under their care. She impacted many lives and she will be truly missed by those who knew her. We love you Audrey!
- Greetings Saturday, June 16, 2018
- Celebration of Life Service Saturday, June 16, 2018
- Committal Service Sunday, June 17, 2018
Audrey Kelso Winn
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June 14, 2018
Dear Roland & Family. Although haven’t seen you for many years but have memories of seeing both of you in my childhood. My dad was Murray Kelso & had seen Rich & Joanie thru the years too. My deepest sympathy for your loss. RIP dear Audrey ❤️❤️Hugs
June 11, 2018
Roland and family,
Audrey was such a beautiful woman with such a kind heart. She was a caring and loving roommate to my mother, Evelyn. I enjoyed my visits with my mother and Audrey and the meals we spent with the other ladies as well as you Roland. She was truly blessed with a devoted and loving husband and children. Prayers for you all. She will be missed.
Love, Michele LeBrun
May 30, 2018
Having seen you so often at Harris Hill as I visited with Emily has given me an insight into the depth of your love for Audrey. Emily shed a tear tonight when she told me of your loss and how she will miss her friend.
My thoughts are with you and your family.
Mike & Charlotte Grandmont
May 30, 2018
Dear Roland, It was always nice to see you and Audrey sitting outside or in the hall at Harris Hill. We will always remember Audrey s sweet smile and kind eyes.We will miss her.
May God be with you and your family as you comfort each other.
Mike & Charlotte
(Jackie s friends)
May 28, 2018
Roland and family, We are very sorry for your loss. Audrey was a gracious lady; often reaching out to hold my mothers hand at HH. She was beautiful. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. (Loretta Clark family)