Viola B. Dickey

PETERBOROUGH, NH – Viola B. Dickey, 88, resident of Peterborough, NH, died on June 4, 2014, at Pheasant Wood Nursing Home in Peterborough.

She was born in Blackstone, MA, on August 29, 1925, a daughter of Pierre O. and Alice M. (Stevens) Blais. She lived most of her life in Woonsocket, RI, and graduated from Woonsocket High School. While living in Rhode Island, she had been employed for Uniroyal Company as a supervisor until the late 1960s.

Viola made her home in Milford, NH, for the past several years and formerly lived in Las Vegas, NV, for more than 10 years.

She was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing bridge and painting in watercolor.

Viola was predeceased by her first husband, Francis L. Tetreault, who died in 1967, her second husband, E. Howard Dickey, who died in 1999 and two grandsons, Jurgen Tetreault and Charles Himes, Jr.

Family members include a son, J. Peter Tetreault III and his wife, Regine of DeSoto, TX; two daughters, Susan E. Himes of Milford, NH, and E. Heidi Wiggins of Henderson, NV; three granddaughters, Sandra Dumont and her husband, Nathan of Springfield, MA, Natalie Huff and her husband, Steven of Dallas, TX, Amity Geddes and her husband, Derek of Weare, NH; four grandsons, Andreas Tetreault of CA, Jared Himes of Huntington, PA, Brandon Wiggins and Adam Wiggins, both of Henderson, NV; eight great-grandchildren, Katarina Anderson and Cody Thornton, Haley-Ray and Floyd Dumont, Michaela and Alexander Huff, Brady and Carter Geddes.

There are no services. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to