Linda A. (Hurd) Demeis

November 24, 1941 ~ October 10, 2020 (age 78)


Newport, NH:  Linda A. (Hurd) Demeis, 78, passed away on October 10, 2020.

Born on November  24, 1941 to Robert and Virginia (Farmer) Hurd, Linda was a life-long resident of Newport.  She graduated from Towle High School with the class of 1959. A couple years later, on December 30, 1961, she married the love of her life, Arthur Demeis.

She worked for the Town of Newport Assessing Department for fourteen years , Kid's Corner Kindergarten for twelve years, the NSO, and assisted her daughter with her business, Universal Physical Therapy.  She was actively involved in Booster Club for many years.

Above all, Linda cared about her family.  Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were the light of her life and the driving force behind every warm smile she shared.  The love and memories she shared with each of them was what she considered her biggest accomplishment.

She is predeceased by her parents;  sister, Donna Page;  and her grandparents, Arthur and Florence Hurd and Frank and Mary Farmer.

Surviving family includes her husband of almost 59 years, Artie Demeis;  daughters,  Tracey Bevilacqua and husband Kevin of Goshen, NH, and Sandra Cherry and husband Daniel of Newport, NH;  son, Michael Demeis and wife Kristi of Newport, NH;  grandchildren, Brianne and Cory Bevilacqua, Aaron and Danielle Cherry, Alexis Demeis, and Koner Demeis and his wife, Shannon;  great-grandchildren, Kensley Ayotte, Chase and Avery Bevilacqua; and many loved extended family members.

Calling hours will take place from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home on Saturday October 17, 2020.  A memorial service will immediately follow at 3 pm with Fr. Michael Sartori officiating.  All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Linda's name may be made to David's House, 461 Mt. Support Rd, Lebanon, NH 03766 or to Make-A-Wish New Hampshire, 814 Elm Street, Suite 300, Manchester, NH 03101.

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Memorial Calling Hours
October 17, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home
42 Main Street
Newport, NH 03773

Memorial Service
October 17, 2020

3:00 PM
Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home
42 Main Street
Newport, NH 03773


David’s House
PO Box 660, Lebanon, NH,

Make-A-Wish New Hampshire
814 Elm Street, Suite 300,, Manchester NH 03101

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