Nancy H. Jean

Nancy H. Jean, 71, resident of Dublin, NH, died on April 28, 2015 at Concord Hospital, Concord, NH surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Nashua, NH on December 22, 1943, a daughter of Charles P. and Fredericka (Gallop) Hayward, former owners of Hayward’s Ice Cream & Dairy, Nashua. Prior to moving to Dublin ten years ago, she made her home in Milford for most of her life where she raised her family and had worked as a hairdresser.

A loving wife, a devoted mother and grandmother, Nancy loved spending time with her family, volunteering at her grandchildren’s school and dance organizations and bird watching.

Family members include her husband of 52 years, Robert G. Jean, Sr. of Dublin, NH; her son, Robert G. Jean, Jr. of Milford, NH; her daughter, Becky Stapleton of Dublin, NH; their children, Michael, Kelsey and Cole Jean and Dylan and Kylee Stapleton; a daughter-in-law, Rhonda Jean and her family.

Funeral services were private. Donations in her memory may be made to New Hampshire Dance Institute at NHDI, P.O. Box 1116, Keene, NH 03431, giving more kids the opportunity to shine.

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