CLAREMONT — Darlene Kebalka, 58, of Claremont, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 18, 2019, surrounded by family, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Claremont on June 17, 1961. Darlene enjoyed being with her loved ones the most, spending time in nature and making memories to last forever. She had the best sense of humor. She always put everyone else before herself, even in her last moments. Her kindness touched countless people. She is survived by her husband Michael Kebalka of 37 years; her three daughters, Melissa Gumm, Kristen Kebalka and Lynette Benton; son-in-law Damon Benton; her three grandchildren, Caleb Gumm, Aalea Gumm and Odin Benton. She is also survived by her sister Terry Westover and husband Charles Westover; brother Robert Richardson and wife Beverly Richardson; nephews and nieces, Timothy Temple, Andrew Temple, Adam Temple, Robin Monaghan, Robbie Richardson, Todd Richardson, Travis Richardson, and all of their spouses and children; Brandi Kebalka and family; along with many other dear cousins and their children. She was predeceased by her brother John; her mother Marjorie; and her father Lyle. Calling hours will be held Sunday, Nov. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad St. in Claremont. Funeral services and burial will be held privately. The family suggest donations can be made in her memory to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital or The Darlene Kay Neilsen Paulette Memorial Foundation. Arrangements are with Stringer Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 146 Broad St., Claremont, NH 03743. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit www.stringerfh.com.

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