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Sr. Marie-Marthe Rita Couture, PM

Obituary for Sr. Marie-Marthe Rita Couture, PM

December 3, 1925 - August 24, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 92


Sr. Marie-Marthe Rita Couture, PM (Sr. Ste-Marie de l'Emmanuel), 92, of Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, died August 24, 2018 at her residence.

She was born in Chisholm, ME on December 3, 1925 to Rosaire and Anais (Shank) Couture. She made her religious profession on February 2, 1946. Sister Marie-Marthe obtained her BA degree in Education at Rivier University. She taught and was a principal in various schools in New Hampshire. For 10 years she was involved in CCD. She retired at PMA in Hudson in 1990 and in Manchester in 2015.

She was predeceased by her parents; 5 brothers, Emmanuel Couture, Toussaint Couture, Placide Couture, Aurelien Couture, Athanase Couture; and three sisters, Cecile Dupont, Carmel Garneau, Blanche Bilodeau.

The family includes five sisters, Marguerite Slovak, Muriel Desjardins, Georgette Sutton, Grace Hodge, and Patricia Couture all of ME; brother Gilles and Anita Couture of Livermore Falls, ME; sister in law Jeanne Couture of ME; 67 nieces and nephews, and many grandnieces and grandnephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, August 27, 2018 in the Resurrection Chapel of St. Marie Residence, 495 Mammoth Rd., Manchester. Private burial will be in Presentation of Mary Cemetery in Hudson.

In lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to the Presentation of Mary Retirement Fund, 495 Mammoth Rd., Manchester, NH 03104.

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    495 Mammoth Rd.
    Manchester, NH 03104

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Manchester, NH 03104
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