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“Jon and Julie, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. We had lost touch but I remember some nice times in the past. I'll remember her in my...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Patti Welch - Goffstown,, NH

“A mutual friend called me tonight with the news that Carol had passed. We went to Central together and were often caught up in fits of laughter re:...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: JANE H PRESTON

“To Miss Eldridge`s Children, I am truly sorry for the loss of your mother. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the entire family. Please know that the...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: D Beckett

“Dearest Jonathan and Julie, I am so very sorry to hear about your Mom. I only wish I had kept in touch with her through the years. She was a such...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Tricia Williamson Bonenfant

Carol LaPlante Eldridge, 66, formerly of Bedford, New Hampshire, died on March 18, 2012 in Hanover, NH, with her two children by her side.

Our loving mother was born in Holyoke, MA on February 8, 1946, the daughter of William and Julia (Curran) LaPlante.

With her military family, she lived in many places around the world until high school when her family settled in Manchester, New Hampshire where she graduated from Central High School. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Masters in Reading from the University of New Hampshire and a Juris Doctorate from Franklin Pierce Law School. Carol took great pride in being part of a group of educators who were instrumental in bringing new teaching methods to the forefront of education, including "team teaching".

She enjoyed going to the beach, walking, reading, singing, and spending time with her family.

Carol was predeceased by her youngest son, Nathan, in 2006. Surviving members of her family include a son, Jonathan, of Narragansett, Rhode Island; a daughter and son- in- law, Julie (Eldridge) and Robert Brown of N. Hartland, Vermont; grandchildren Tobias and Evelyn Brown; a sister and brother- in -law, Judith (LaPlante) and James Frain; a niece, Carolyn Berry and a nephew, Jay Frain. Carol leaves behind many wonderful family and friends in NH, VT, Olympia, WA and Honolulu, HI.

A service was held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St. Committal prayers and burial followed in Bedford Center Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carol's memory may be made to The Alzheimer's Association at