HAMPSTEAD, NH: Sonja Shirley (Andersen) Larkin, age 78, of Hampstead, N.H., died February 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Melrose, Mass. on July 19, 1936, daughter of Olaf and Lillian (Hansen) Andersen.
She married Gerald Larkin in 1959 and resided in North Reading, Mass. until 1973, when she moved to Danville, N.H. to raise her family. She later moved to Hampstead. She spent her time between N.H. and Nova Scotia, Canada.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Gerald; sons, Erik Larkin of Danville, Dwight and Sonja Larkin of Sandown, and daughter, Lilly and Donald Martin of Danville. She leaves 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and her sister, Lillian DeBerardiniss. She was predeceased by her brothers, Olaf Andersen, Karl Andersen, and her sister, Ruth Svendbye.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 6 Church Street, Kingston, N.H. Donations in her memory can be made to the First Congregational Church in Kingston.
Published on  March 1, 2015