Margaret K. (Farquhar) Sinibaldi, 86, passed away peacefully Friday, February 5, 2010 at St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Facility in Berlin, NH. She was born in Townsville, Queensland, Australia the daughter of William and Effie (Yeoman) Farquhar on February 9, 1923. She met and married her husband Orry while he was serving in the Army in Australia. They lived briefly in Australia before returning to the Berlin-Gorham area where they opened the family's business Orry's Market on Exchange Street and Main Street in Gorham where she worked with him until their retirement in the 1980's. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren, painting and the trips she took back to Australia to visit her family. In her early years in Australia she won ribbons and trophies for dancing. She is survived by her husband of 65 years Oreste P. Sinibaldi, two sons Dennis Sinibaldi and wife Lillian of Nashua, NH, Gary Sinibaldi and wife Gail of Gorham, NH, a daughter Cheryl Lafferty and husband Ron of Litchfield Park, AZ, two grandchildren Kerri Pike and husband Christopher of Berwick, ME, Ryan Lafferty and wife Sandy of Dunbarton, NH, three great grandchildren Andrew Pike of Berwick, ME, Marissa and Adam Lafferty of Dunbarton, NH. She is also survived by two sisters Beryl Hanran of Townsville, Australia, Beverly Mullins of Chancellor Park, Australia, one brother Neville Farquhar of Townsville, Australia, four sister-in-laws Sister M. Antoinetta Sinibaldi of the Sisters of Mercy in Windham, NH, Yvonne Sinibaldi of Bath, ME, Doris Sinibaldi of New Port Richey, FL and Patricia Sinibaldi of Gorham, NH as well as many nieces and nephews.Calling hours will be held at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home on Exchange Street in Gorham, NH on Friday, February 12, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
As Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at the Holy Family Church Saturday February 13th at 11:00 AM with Father Daniel Sinibaldi Officating.
Internment will follow in the Holy Family Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of ones choice.
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