Brigida Valiquet 1925-2012

Exeter- Brigida Valiquet, 87, our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.

Born in Bagnoli , Italy, on Oct. 8, 1925, Mom was the daughter of Stefano and Anna (Capuano) Addea. In 1951, while on break from her studies at the University of Naples, she met our father, Rene Valiquet, in Brookline, Mass. It was love at first sight. They enjoyed 42 wonderful years together and raised three sons.

Mom leaves behind a family who will miss her very much, Her family members include three sons, James Valiquet and his wife Carolyn, Rene Valiquet Jr., Albert Valiquet, and two stepdaughters, Marie Metheny and her husband Robert and Alice Rager and her husband Larry. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Stephen Valiquet, Melissa Jautaikis, Jared Valiquet, Joshua Valiquet, Justin Valiquet, in addition to 18 step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren..

services:Calling hours will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. at the All Saints Anglican Church of Amesbury, Mass., 67 Friend St. Burial will follow in the Exeter Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the New Hampshire Police, Fire and EMS Foundation, P.O. Box 520, Epping 03042, nhpfef.com