Jessie Claire Larter, 93, of Hopkinton, passed away June 6 at Golden Pond Assisted Living in Hopkinton. Born in East Brookfield, she was the daughter of the late Ellen (Elstrom) and Waldo W. Simpson. She was the wife of the late Howard C. Larter.
Jessie devoted her life to her husband, family and friends. She enjoyed entertaining, especially hosting parties and holiday gatherings at her home.
She is survived by two sons: John Larter and his wife, Pamela, and Paul Larter and his wife, Brenda, all of Woodville, as well as four siblings: Chloris Simpson of Alexandria, Virginia, Jane Rathburn of Hopkinton, and Waldo and John Simpson, both of North Grafton. She also leaves behind four grandchildren: Darcey and her husband, Daniel, David and his wife, Justine, Alexis, and Jason and his wife, Nikki, as well as five great-grandchildren: Noah, Gabrielle, Joshua, Evelyn and Harry. She is predeceased by her sister, Lola Connaughton.
A funeral service was held June 11 at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton (ChesmoreFuneralHome.com), with burial following in Evergreen Cemetery in Hopkinton.