Bennett Funeral Home


Margaret Louisa Whittier

August 31, 1922February 11, 2021

Margaret Whittier passed away peacefully at home on February 11, 2021. She was born August 31, 1922 in Concord, NH to Harold and Ruth (Bachelder) Chamberlin. In October 1946 Margaret married the love of her life, Bernard Scott Whittier. Together they raised three children Gretchen, Rebecca and Carl.

Margaret is predeceased by her husband of 62 years Bernard Whittier and her sister Mara Chamberlin and brothers William Chamberlin, John Chamberlin, David Chamberlin and Henry Chamberlin.

Margaret is survived by her daughters Rebecca Whittier of Concord and Gretchen Gaskell and her husband Jim of Norway, Maine and her son Carl Whittier of Penacook, NH, and grandchildren Christina Colbert of Somersworth, NH, Stephanie Gaskell Carlson and her husband Stephen of Eliot, Maine, Karyn Linchey and her husband Kevin of Portsmouth, NH, Justin Whittier of Allenstown, NH, Hannah Burdick and her husband Matt of Boscawen, NH, Amy Burdick and her husband Rob of Loudon, NH, Alexa Phinney and her husband Scott of New Hampton, NH, Jason Southwick and Wendy Workman of Concord, NH, and fifteen great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren and her sister-in-law Miriam Chamberlin and several nieces and nephews.

Interment will be a private service later this year at Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord, NH and a private celebration of Margaret’s life will be held later this year.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Bennett Funeral Home of Concord, NH.


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Alexa Phinney

February 23, 2021

Dianne Carpenter (née Whittier)

February 15, 2021

The sweetest woman and best mother-in-law/love ever. Being part of your family was a blessing. That Justin had his Gram for more than 40 years was such a gift. And her potato candy! Yum! Praying God’s comfort over you all, Carl, Becky, Gretchen and families. ❤️