, Derry, New Hampshire

April 18, 2013

Sue A. Finney, 78

Chester, N.H. — Sue A. Finney, 78, of Chester, N.H., died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home, Fremont, N.H., surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 15, 1935, in Wakefield, Mass., a daughter of the late Frank and Hilma (Alquist) Rowell. She was a resident of Chester for 50 years.

She is survived by her two beloved children, Michael W. Finney and his wife, Jennifer, of Chester, and Suzanne Cowdrey and her husband, Frederick, of Lempster, N.H; a grandson, Daniel Winsor, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Norman W. Finney, two sons, Scott Finney and Peter Finney, her sister, Barbara Pierce and brother, Warren Rowell.

She was a warm, funny, giving woman who loved her many animals, camping, gardening and cooking.

ARRANGEMENTS: There are no calling hours. Following cremation, memorial services will be held by the family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to N.H. Farm Museum, Rte. 125, White Mountain Hwy., Milton, N.H., 03851. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry, is assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit