Lorna Tupper Dyatt was born in Shirley, Mass. to Loren and Edith Tupper on October 19, 1933. She passed away at her home with her husband by her side on July 19 at the age of 70. She married James Dyatt in Nevada in 1952. They came to Exeter in the mid 1970s. She had worked as a sales associate for J.C. Penney Co. for 22 years.

She is survived by her husband, James Dyatt of Exeter; children, Deborah Wilkens of Vista, James Dyatt of Bakersfield, Alec Dyatt of Lancaster; one brother, Eldon Tupper of Red Bluff; two sisters, Fay Wireman of Fallbrook, Calif. and Eileen Easton of Arizona; and three grandchildren, Sarah, Jaime and Heather.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilychapel.com. Private arrangements are under the direction of Smith Family Chapel of Exeter.

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