Nancy T. Borders

March 27, 1931March 3, 2018

MEREDITH, NH - Nancy T. Borders, 86, of Meredith, NH, died March 3, 2018 at Concord Hospital. She was born on March 27, 1931 in Putnam, CT, to Norman and Elizabeth (Butterworth) Tennett of Danielson, CT. Nancy grew up in Danielson, attending school there and graduating from Killingly High School. She married the love of her life, husband Fred, in April of 1950. During the early years of their marriage, Fred served in the Army. They lived in Virginia for a short time until Fred left to serve in the Korean Conflict. At that time, Nancy returned to Danielson, where she and Fred settled and raised their family. Nancy was a longtime Eastern Star Member, and a former Matron. For many years, Nancy ran the office of the Tennett Tree Service, first for her father and then after she and husband Fred purchased the business. Nancy also worked as a remedial reading instructor at Killingly Central School. She was an active member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Danielson, serving on numerous committees in a variety of positions. After moving to Northwood, NH in 1976, Nancy worked as a district manager for the Concord Monitor. She then worked for Rich’s Department Store until she retired in 1991. Nancy is pre-deceased by her beloved husband of 63 years, Frederick C. Borders, who passed away in 2014, her loving son Carl D. Borders with whom she lived until he passed away suddenly in the fall of 2015, and her sister Norma Snider of Wayne, NJ. Nancy moved to Meredith in 2015, where she lived with her son and daughter-in-law. She leaves behind her loving children, Norman and Laurice Borders of Danielson, CT, and Paul and Sue Borders of Meredith, NH; four precious grandchildren, Rhiannon Borders of St. Louis, MO, Nathan Borders and wife Kristy of Moosup, CT, Megan Borders of Fremont, NH and Brian Borders of Portland, ME; four great-grandchildren, Cassady Anderson of St. Louis, MO, and Olivia, Bryn and Laney Borders of Moosup, CT; a sister Valerie Caron of Westborough, MA; and many nieces and nephews. A service honoring Nancy’s life will be held at 2:30 on Friday, March 9, 2018 in the Chapel at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association (please indicate Hospice Care) at The Slusser Center, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH 03301 or Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association (please indicate Home Care) at 186 Waukewan Street, Meredith, NH 03253. Arrangements are entrusted to the Bennett Funeral Home of Concord.


  • Chapel Service Friday, March 9, 2018

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Marla Tripp

March 7, 2018

I met Nancy when we both worked at Rich's. She was such a warm, wonderful woman, and friend. I am so sorry for your loss, but know that she will be fondly remembered.


Pauline Lacasse

March 7, 2018

Nancy loved Freddie, her children, grand and great grandchildren. They were her life and she was devoted to them.

For over 40 years Nancy & Fred were family to us, we love them and we have a lifetime of happy memories which will live in our hearts forever.

Nancy will truly be missed.

We love you Nancy and know that you are at peace with Freddie and Carl beside you.