Anita C. Gravel

November 28, 1929March 1, 2019

Anita C.Gravel, 89, died March 1, 2019 at Holy Cross Health Center following a period of declining health. She was born in Lowell, MA, November 28, 1929 the daughter of Joseph and Maria (Hamel) Gravel. She graduated St. Anthony High School and was a longtime communicant of St. Anthony Church. Prior to moving to HCHC, she resided at Varney School apartments for over 12 years.

She was a kind person, always willing and ready to help her neighbor. Some of her fondest memories were holidays spent with her siblings, surrounded by nieces and nephews. She enjoyed bingo, making jigsaw puzzles, and watching timeless classic movies.

She is predeceased by her parents, her twin sister Rita, and 13 other brothers and sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday March 11 at 9 am at the St. George Manor Chapel 357 Island Pond Rd. in Manchester. Urn burial was private in Mount Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Anita’s name be made to the Holy Cross Health Center, 357 Island Pond Road, Manchester, NH 03109. The McHugh Funeral Home has been entrusted by the family with her care.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, March 11, 2019

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