, Derry, New Hampshire

October 25, 2012

Rita M. Gosselin, 73

Londonderry, N.H. — Rita (Pellerin) Gosselin of Londonderry, N.H., passed away on Wednesday October 17, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous 20 month battle against inflammatory breast cancer. She had been a resident of Londonderry for the past 28 years, formerly living in Derry, N.H. and Lawrence, Mass. She and her husband have run RG Upolstery in Londonderry for many years. Rita was a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church in Derry.

She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Richard Gosselin of Londonderry; three children, Debra Thompson and her husband Jack of Londonderry, Richard Gosselin and his wife Kathy of Sabattus, Maine, and Brenda Gillespie and her husband Michael of Londonderry; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; her sister, Lucille Bergeron of Ashburn, Va.; and her brother, Edward Pellerin of Lawrence. She was predeceased by four of her brothers.

ARRANGEMENTS: There are no calling hours. Following cremation, a memorial service was held on Saturday, October 20 at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Assembly of God Church, 53 North Main St., Derry. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Assembly of God Church, 53 North Main St., Derry, NH 03038. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Derry and Londonderry are handling the arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit,