Priscilla Evelyn Bowles Falardeau, RN, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, NH. Born on June22, 1927, to Evelyn (Stenberg) Bowles and Leonard Bowles in Berlin, NH. She was 85. Priscilla attended St. Patrick Grammar School and graduated from Berlin High School, Class of 1945. She and her sister graduates of St. Louis Hospital School of Nursing in Berlin, class of 1948, were the last class to be designated WWII Cadet Nurses of the Army Nurse Corps. As a registered nurse, from 1948 to 1974, she worked as a full and part time staff nurse at St. Louis Hospital and a private duty nurse in Berlin and the surrounding communities. From 1974-1979, she was the night supervisor at St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Home in Berlin. Throughout her professional career, she continued to complete college courses to obtain a BS degree in Nursing. Priscilla was a very active member of the St. Louis Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association serving in positions of president and secretary. She also served as secretary and treasurer for the North Country Registered Nurses Association. She was an active member of the Androscoggin Valley Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and the Berlin Womens Club. She loved to play bridge and was a member of the Berlin Bridge Club. She volunteered at the cancer clinic in Berlin and was an American Red Cross Bloodmobile nurse for many years in Berlin. As her children grew, she participated in and volunteered at their schools and activities. As a member of St. Kieran parish, she taught CCD and actively participated in all facets of parish life. In 1949, she married Theodore Ted Falardeau, a BHS class of 45 classmate. Together, they raised four children, Evelyn, George, Anne and Thomas. When Teds employment took them to Sanford, Me, she again was an American Red Cross Bloodmobile volunteer. She worked from 1983-1990 as a nursing supervisor at the Sanford Health Care Facility, Sanford, Me. For four years, she, Ted and son Tom, owned and operated the Anchor Motel in South Portland. She was also a member of the Harriet D. Goodall Hospital Auxiliary. Upon retirement, Priscilla and Ted moved back to NH to the Town of Tamworth and became snowbirds travelling up and down the East Coast from Maine to Florida in their RV making new friends and enjoying the closeness of friends and family nearby. Priscilla was an active member of the Red Hat Society and Ladies Aid Society of Tamworth. She and Ted celebrated almost 60 years together until his death in January, 2009. Due to failing health, she spent the last year and a half as a resident of Mineral Springs Nursing Home, North Conway, NH and Coos County Nursing Home, Berlin, NH. At Coos County, she served as the vice president of the residents council until her death. Priscilla was predeceased by her parents, her loving husband Ted, and son Thomas. She is survived by her children, Evelyn and her husband Terry Bale, Anne and her husband Patrick Swanson, and George. Eight grandchildren: Kathryn and her husband Mike Estrella and Steven Bale, Stacey, Nathan and Trisha Falardeau, Thomas, Shelbi and Sydni Swanson. Six great grandchildren: Louis and Gabrielle Estrella, Landyn Croteau and Avery Blais, and Jayden and Tiara Falardeau. Calling hours will be held on Monday, July 16, 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave, Berlin, NH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 17 at 10am at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the Russian City Cemetery, Berlin. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tamworth Community Nurses Association, Inc., PO Box 352, Tamworth, NH 03886.