DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

July 18, 2013

Lynn Gerrish Moquin, 56


Derry, NH — Lynn G. Moquin, 56, of Derry, N.H., died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on July 10, 2013, surrounded by her husband and two children. She was born May 19, 1957, in North Kingstown, R.I., to Scott and the late Marion (White) Gerrish. Lynn grew up in Derry, graduating from Pinkerton Academy in 1975. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Lesley College, Cambridge, Mass., and her Master’s Degree in Learning Disabilities from Rivier College, Nashua, N.H. With four teaching certificates and more than 28 years of teaching experience between Raymond, Pinkerton Academy and Hampstead Middle School, she was thoroughly enjoying her latest position as a Reading Specialist.

A member of the Congregational Baptist Church of Chester, N.H., for more than 25 years, she served as a Deacon, the Church School Superintendent, a Sunday School Teacher, and a Christmas Fair crafter. She also participated in a Pastoral Search Committee and the Prayer Shawl Ministry.

She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Randall K. Moquin; a daughter, Jennifer L. (Moquin) Kofler and her husband, Kurtis, of Auburn, N.H.; a son, David J. Moquin of Memphis, Tenn.; and a grandson, Blake E. Kofler. She is also survived by her father, Scott Gerrish and stepmother, Amalia; a brother, Scott Gerrish, Jr., and his wife, Leah; a brother, Glenn Gerrish; as well as a sister, Caren Perdigao and her husband, Mike; along with several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held on Thursday, July 18, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 19, at 11 a.m. in the Chester Congregational Baptist Church, 4 Chester St., Chester. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in her memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, via www.dfci.org/gift or P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. She asked that you direct your gift to “Lung Cancer” or “Research,” by indicating on the memo of the check or through the website. Donations may also be sent to the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway, Derry, NH 03038. To send a condolence or for more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.