Lori A. (Jackson) Dongas, 59, of New Boston, NH passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.
Lori was born on March 19, 1962, in Lebanon, NH, the daughter of the late Robert Jackson and Barbara (Allard) Gagnon. She was a 1980 graduate of Lebanon High School and also a graduate of Cosmetology School of Hanover, NH.
She was employed for several years as a lead chair at Hildie’s Vienna Salon in Hanover NH. Her most famous client was Jill Ireland the wife of Charles Bronson.
Upon relocating to Manchester, she worked in the Medical Records Department at Dartmouth Hitchcock, Manchester for several years, and also at New England Heart Institute as well.
Later, the family moved to New Boston, and Lori worked at Dodge’s Country Store, where she was well loved by the entire Community.
When she wasn’t at work, she enjoyed much quality time with her family, especially the trips to Hampton Beach and shopping and yard sale days with her mother Barbara. She was a gifted knitter, loved to crochet and made beautiful blankets for so many friends and family.
Members of her family include; her loving husband of 23 years, Demetrios “Jimmy” Dongas, of New Boston, NH; her beautiful daughter, Alexia Dongas, also of New Boston, NH; several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Robert Jackon and Jeffrey Jackson.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 10:00 am – 12:00pm at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, in Manchester. A funeral service will follow at 12 pm in the funeral home chapel. Committal prayers and interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester.
Donations can be made to one’s favorite charity in memory of Lori Dongas.
Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium assisted the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to www.phaneuf.net