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Christine Mackensen

1972 ~ 2023 (age 51) 51 Years Old

Christine Mackensen Obituary

Christine Jean (Bakunas) Mackensen, 51, of Temple, NH, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2023.

A native of Nashua, Christine was born in May of 1972, to Alfred and Gloria (Johnston) Bakunas. She graduated from Nashua High School, class of 1991. Christine earned an associate degree in early childhood education from Nashua Community College. Christine was a paraprofessional within the Contoocook Valley School District, specializing in helping students achieve personal success in all areas and subjects.

By far, her favorite pastime was attending and supporting her children’s endeavors: dance, soccer (rain or shine), and theatre.

With endless giving of life, love, friendship, family and education, Christine is survived by her husband, Christoper, two daughters Adeline and Chloe, and her brother Raymond of Pepperell, MA. She will be profoundly missed by her parents-in-law, Warren and Patricia of Hampton, NH.

Calling hours will be held on Friday September 15th, from 5 to 8PM at Jellison Funeral Home, 25 Concord Street, Peterborough, NH.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 12 Church Street, Peterborough, NH, on Saturday September 16th, 2023, at 11AM. A graveside service will immediately follow at Miller Cemetery, Temple NH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Christine’s memory to:  The River Center, 9 Vose Farm Road, Suite 115, Peterborough, NH 03458, to sustain individuals and families throughout the Eastern Monadnock Region.  For more information, please visit: Donate - The River Center (

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September 15, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jellison Funeral Home and Cremation Services
25 Concord Street
Peterborough, NH 03458

Mass of Christian Burial
September 16, 2023

11:00 AM
Divine Mercy Catholic Church (Peterborough)


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