Elaine V. Heaney

Elaine V. Heaney, 89, resident of Peterborough, NH died on September 20, 2016 at the Pheasant Wood Center in Peterborough.

She was born in Salem, MA on July 23, 1927, a daughter of Arthur A. and Inez (Col­well) Proctor.

Elaine resided in Peterborough for several years and formerly made her home in New­port, VT, Mont Ver­non, NH, Rowley, MA and Glendale, CA. She was a former resi­dent of Ojai, CA. While living in California, she had worked as an LPN at Ventura Community Me­morial Hospital.

She attended the Acade­my Awards with her daugh­ter. Elaine was an avid reader, enjoyed listening to music, talking politics and going antiquing. She most especially loved be­ing a mother and spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by three children, Julianne Heaney, Joseph P. Heaney, Jr. and Janet Heaney; and her former husband, Jo­seph P. Heaney Sr.

Family members in­clude two sons, Sean Heaney of Newport, VT and Jeb A. Heaney of Mont Vernon, NH; two daughters, Joc­elyn Heaney of Los Angeles, CA and Joellen Heaney of Pleasant Hill, CA.

There are no vis­iting hours. A memorial service will be held Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. in the Mont Vernon Congregational Church, 4 South Main St., Mont Vernon. Burial will be private in Green Lawn Cemetery, Mont Vernon. 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 www.smith-heald.com.