Laconia-Mrs. Marjorie Keirstead Hart, RN, 86, of 8 Taylor Home Drive, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2002. She was the widow of William T. Hart who died in 1984.\par
Mrs. Hart was born May 2, 1915 in Presque isle, County of Aroostook, Maine the daughter of Freeman T. and Edith Mabelle (Day) Keirstead. She graduated from Presque Isle High School in 1932, Aroostook State Normal School in 1934 and N. E. Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1939.
Mrs. Hart lived in the Saranac Lake, New York area from 1947 to 1978. She moved to Tilton, NH in 1979. She was a Resident Nurse, Director of Health Services, and a teacher of Health Education at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Sciences from 1960-1978. She was a member of the American Nurses Association; New York State Nurses Association and the N. E. Baptist Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association. She was active in the Saranac Lake-Lake Placid Chapter of the American Red Cross for 25 years; the Saranac Lake Chapter of the American Cancer Society and the American College Health Association.
Mrs. Hart was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church.
She is survived by a brother, Forest Keirstead, of Reserve, N.M.; 10 nephews and nieces and their families, including Lois Butler of Belmont, NH.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 27, 2002 at 1:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH. Rev. David A Travers, Interim Senior Pastor of the Laconia Congregational Church, will officiate.
Burial will be in the family lot in Park Cemetery, Tilton, NH
Memorial donations may be made to the Dorcas Fund The Congregational Church, 18 Veterans Square, Laconia, NH 03246