Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:59:45 EDT en Denise Welch http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060445-466/denise-welch.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060445-466/denise-welch.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:48 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Denise R. (Desbois) Welch, 63, a resident of Nashua for the past 34 years, passed away on Friday March 27, 2015 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Denise was born in Norwalk, CT on January 18, 1952, a daughter of the late J. Paul and Ruth (Anderson) Desbois. She was the beloved wife of Michael R. Welch of Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Denise was employed with Kerk Motion Supplies. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, camping and visiting with friends. Denise will be missed by all.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her husband of 45 years, Denise is survived by two daughters, Tammy Demanche of Nashua, Lesa Phipps and her husband Rick of Weare; four grandchildren, Jon and Caly Demanche, Ricky and Crystal Phipps; two sisters, Janet DeCarlo of Dover Plains, NY, Diane Bedini of Danbury, CT; one brother, Gary Desbois of Watertown, CT; three nieces, Alissa, Kristi, Jennifer; two nephews, Robert, Ricky.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Saturday April 4, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley Street Nashua, NH 03060, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at 4:00 PM in the funeral home. All are invited to continue joining with the family at a reception in the Holiday Inn, 9 Northeastern Blvd., Nashua following the service. Interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the: American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Drive #110 Bedford NH 03110. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=nJ_UmvpmrKPMLX_wu15z3s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv31krLFlNpPWQq4c5txScuWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Denise R. (Desbois) Welch, 63, a resident of Nashua for the past 34 years, passed away on Friday March 27, 2015 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Denise was born in Norwalk, CT on January 18, 1952, a daughter of the late J. Paul and Ruth (Anderson) Desbois. She was the beloved wife of Michael R. Welch of Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Denise was employed with Kerk Motion Supplies. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, camping and visiting with friends. Denise will be missed by all.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her husband of 45 years, Denise is survived by two daughters, Tammy Demanche of Nashua, Lesa Phipps and her husband Rick of Weare; four grandchildren, Jon and Caly Demanche, Ricky and Crystal Phipps; two sisters, Janet DeCarlo of Dover Plains, NY, Diane Bedini of Danbury, CT; one brother, Gary Desbois of Watertown, CT; three nieces, Alissa, Kristi, Jennifer; two nephews, Robert, Ricky.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Saturday April 4, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley Street Nashua, NH 03060, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at 4:00 PM in the funeral home. All are invited to continue joining with the family at a reception in the Holiday Inn, 9 Northeastern Blvd., Nashua following the service. Interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the: American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Drive #110 Bedford NH 03110. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> Elizabeth McGovern http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060446-466/elizabeth-mcgovern.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060446-466/elizabeth-mcgovern.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:53 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Elizabeth E. (Whittaker) McGovern, 83, of Amherst, and formerly of Auburn, Mass., died Monday, March 30, in St. Joseph Hospital, in Nashua after a brief illness.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She leaves three sons, Hugh M. McGovern of New York City, Terrance J. McGovern of South Yarmouth, Mass. and Christopher P. McGovern of Westborough, Mass.; a daughter, Elizabeth D. Yessin of Centerville, Mass.; her brother, Lee Whittaker of Franklin, N.C.; three sisters, Judy Clay of Worcester, Mass., Susan Gilchrist of Whitinsville, Mass. and Beverly Griffin of Leicester, Mass.; and ten grandchildren. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Her husband, Hugh M. McGovern, died in 1984. Her son, retired Air Force Lt. Col. Francis Xavier McGovern, died in 2011. Her sister, Barbara Chase, also predeceased her.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Elizabeth was born in Auburn, daughter of Lee and Emma (Freeman) Whittaker and grew up in Worcester. She returned to Auburn, where she lived for more than 25 years, before moving to New Hampshire. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She graduated from South High School in Worcester in three years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Elizabeth was a founding member of North American Martyrs Church in Auburn. She was a hospice volunteer for many years. She also enjoyed spending time with her beloved dog, Lily.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Calling hours are Wednesday, April 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester. The funeral will be Thursday, April 2, from the funeral home with a Liturgy at 11 a.m. in North American Martyrs Church, 8 Wyoma Drive, Auburn. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Worcester.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=vj1z9hseqsadubc9Gznfr8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs4l3k2lG0fT39c5BvJJrSgWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Elizabeth E. (Whittaker) McGovern, 83, of Amherst, and formerly of Auburn, Mass., died Monday, March 30, in St. Joseph Hospital, in Nashua after a brief illness.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She leaves three sons, Hugh M. McGovern of New York City, Terrance J. McGovern of South Yarmouth, Mass. and Christopher P. McGovern of Westborough, Mass.; a daughter, Elizabeth D. Yessin of Centerville, Mass.; her brother, Lee Whittaker of Franklin, N.C.; three sisters, Judy Clay of Worcester, Mass., Susan Gilchrist of Whitinsville, Mass. and Beverly Griffin of Leicester, Mass.; and ten grandchildren. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Her husband, Hugh M. McGovern, died in 1984. Her son, retired Air Force Lt. Col. Francis Xavier McGovern, died in 2011. Her sister, Barbara Chase, also predeceased her.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Elizabeth was born in Auburn, daughter of Lee and Emma (Freeman) Whittaker and grew up in Worcester. She returned to Auburn, where she lived for more than 25 years, before moving to New Hampshire. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She graduated from South High School in Worcester in three years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Elizabeth was a founding member of North American Martyrs Church in Auburn. She was a hospice volunteer for many years. She also enjoyed spending time with her beloved dog, Lily.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Calling hours are Wednesday, April 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester. The funeral will be Thursday, April 2, from the funeral home with a Liturgy at 11 a.m. in North American Martyrs Church, 8 Wyoma Drive, Auburn. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Worcester.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064.</p> Frank Guevin http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060447-466/frank-guevin.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060447-466/frank-guevin.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:58 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Frank Godfrey Guevin, 79, a long time resident of Nashua, NH passed away on Friday March 27, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born August 22, 1935 in Manchester, NH, he was the son of the late Ernest and Clara (Chevrette) Guevin. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by one brother, Richard Guevin and one nephew, John Guevin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Frank was a graduate of Manchester West HS, class of 1953. He served in the United States Army from October 1957-October 1959 in the signal research unit. He also served in the US Army Reserve from October 1959-October 1962.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Blue Seal Feeds Inc. Previous employers included Producers Dairy, Nashua Housing Authority, Megatech Corporation, and Nashua Corporation.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Survivors include his wife of almost fifty years, Larna (Shattuck) Guevin of Nashua; two sons, Peter Guevin and Thomas Guevin of Nashua, NH; two nephews, Fr. Benedict Guevin of, Manchester NH and Mark Guevin and his wife Wendy and daughter Nicole of Goffstown, NH; and one niece, Robin Guevin of Decatur, GA.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Services: There were no visiting hours. A private chapel service was held Tuesday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Manchester, NH. Donations may be made in Frank’s memory to a charity of one’s choice. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 was in charge of arrangements. An online guest-book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=4$Tl5AqJmTjNtzSSBN$84s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsa1yDV1TkFpkIEUDyz51U0WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Frank Godfrey Guevin, 79, a long time resident of Nashua, NH passed away on Friday March 27, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born August 22, 1935 in Manchester, NH, he was the son of the late Ernest and Clara (Chevrette) Guevin. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by one brother, Richard Guevin and one nephew, John Guevin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Frank was a graduate of Manchester West HS, class of 1953. He served in the United States Army from October 1957-October 1959 in the signal research unit. He also served in the US Army Reserve from October 1959-October 1962.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Blue Seal Feeds Inc. Previous employers included Producers Dairy, Nashua Housing Authority, Megatech Corporation, and Nashua Corporation.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Survivors include his wife of almost fifty years, Larna (Shattuck) Guevin of Nashua; two sons, Peter Guevin and Thomas Guevin of Nashua, NH; two nephews, Fr. Benedict Guevin of, Manchester NH and Mark Guevin and his wife Wendy and daughter Nicole of Goffstown, NH; and one niece, Robin Guevin of Decatur, GA.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Services: There were no visiting hours. A private chapel service was held Tuesday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Manchester, NH. Donations may be made in Frank’s memory to a charity of one’s choice. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 was in charge of arrangements. An online guest-book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> James H. Flaherty III http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060448-466/james-h.-flaherty-iii.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060448-466/james-h.-flaherty-iii.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:01:03 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">James H. Flaherty III, 76, of Merrimack, NH, formerly of Hollis and Medford, MA, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, with his family by his side, after a short battle with AML.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born in Boston, MA on January 16, 1939, Jim was the son of the late James H. Jr. and Marguerite (Choquette) Flaherty. Jim graduated from Malden Catholic High School Class of 1956 and Providence College receiving his B.S. in business in 1960. He played hockey as a defenseman throughout those years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jim retired after 30 years in the oil industry. He worked at Northeast Petroleum as a vice president and also in sales for Cargill Energy. He was an active member of all six New England states’ Oil Associations. Jim was a member of The First Congregational Church of Merrimack.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Over his lifetime, Jim enjoyed many different sports in many ways. After college he was an Assistant Coach for the Malden Catholic, BC High School and Central Catholic hockey teams. He supported the Hollis-Brookline Wrestling team and Field Hockey team while living in Hollis. He enjoyed attending many of the grandkids sports events. He was an avid car enthusiast and all of his children went to him to get advice on buying a car, fixing a car, even washing a car.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of his family include his wife of 22 years, Susan (McRoberts) Flaherty, whom he married May 21, 1992; children, Scott and his wife, Diana Flaherty, of South Carolina, Julie (Flaherty) and her husband Robert Sarbieski, of Atkinson, NH, Sharon (Flaherty) Dostie, of Pelham, NH, Joel and his wife Amy Flaherty, of Pelham, NH, Jennifer (Elliott) and her husband Rohit Amarnath, of NJ, Jared and his wife Heather Elliott, of Nashua, NH, Jaima (Elliott) and her husband Joshua Wilder, of Nashua, NH; daughter-in-law Pamela Flaherty of Shrewsbury, MA; and son-in-law John Dostie of Methuen, MA; grandchildren, Jonathan, Bret, Matthew, Alexander, James, Stephanie, Taylor, Eric, Jenna, Kayla, Aliya, Logan, Rahil, Caleb, Teagan, Livia, Liam, Eliana, Alexa, Olivia, Isaiah and Emma. Jim also leaves behind cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends who loved him. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by son, James H Flaherty IV and brothers, Paul and Kevin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The family would like to thank all of the caregivers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Community Hospice House.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the First Congregational Church of Merrimack, 7 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH 03054, with a luncheon to follow the service. Interment prayers and burial will be held later in the spring at the East Cemetery in Hollis. Family and friends are invited to attend. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=AZy848Q4aoHtltjPkQrCy8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuSqucYBAJW$wAAS4_QuRJMWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">James H. Flaherty III, 76, of Merrimack, NH, formerly of Hollis and Medford, MA, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, with his family by his side, after a short battle with AML.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born in Boston, MA on January 16, 1939, Jim was the son of the late James H. Jr. and Marguerite (Choquette) Flaherty. Jim graduated from Malden Catholic High School Class of 1956 and Providence College receiving his B.S. in business in 1960. He played hockey as a defenseman throughout those years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jim retired after 30 years in the oil industry. He worked at Northeast Petroleum as a vice president and also in sales for Cargill Energy. He was an active member of all six New England states’ Oil Associations. Jim was a member of The First Congregational Church of Merrimack.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Over his lifetime, Jim enjoyed many different sports in many ways. After college he was an Assistant Coach for the Malden Catholic, BC High School and Central Catholic hockey teams. He supported the Hollis-Brookline Wrestling team and Field Hockey team while living in Hollis. He enjoyed attending many of the grandkids sports events. He was an avid car enthusiast and all of his children went to him to get advice on buying a car, fixing a car, even washing a car.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of his family include his wife of 22 years, Susan (McRoberts) Flaherty, whom he married May 21, 1992; children, Scott and his wife, Diana Flaherty, of South Carolina, Julie (Flaherty) and her husband Robert Sarbieski, of Atkinson, NH, Sharon (Flaherty) Dostie, of Pelham, NH, Joel and his wife Amy Flaherty, of Pelham, NH, Jennifer (Elliott) and her husband Rohit Amarnath, of NJ, Jared and his wife Heather Elliott, of Nashua, NH, Jaima (Elliott) and her husband Joshua Wilder, of Nashua, NH; daughter-in-law Pamela Flaherty of Shrewsbury, MA; and son-in-law John Dostie of Methuen, MA; grandchildren, Jonathan, Bret, Matthew, Alexander, James, Stephanie, Taylor, Eric, Jenna, Kayla, Aliya, Logan, Rahil, Caleb, Teagan, Livia, Liam, Eliana, Alexa, Olivia, Isaiah and Emma. Jim also leaves behind cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends who loved him. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by son, James H Flaherty IV and brothers, Paul and Kevin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The family would like to thank all of the caregivers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Community Hospice House.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the First Congregational Church of Merrimack, 7 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH 03054, with a luncheon to follow the service. Interment prayers and burial will be held later in the spring at the East Cemetery in Hollis. Family and friends are invited to attend. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Joseph R. Provencal http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060449-466/joseph-r.-provencal.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060449-466/joseph-r.-provencal.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:01:09 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joseph R. Provencal, 76, originally of Sanford, ME., passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in N.C. surrounded by his family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joseph was proudly enlisted in the USMC from 1955 to 1958 and the Maine National Guard from 1980 to 1986. He retired from Tennford Weaving and was a volunteer for the Sanford Fire Department. He was a devout Catholic and a member of the St. Ignatius Church. He enjoyed studying the bible as well as working on his coin/stamp collections.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was preceded in death by his mother, Yvonne Provencal, his father, Paul Provencal, and sister MaryAnn Gendron.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He is survived by his sister, Annette Foisy; his ex-wife, Karen Curtis and their children, Mark Provencal, Robert Goodrich, Vicki Rumney and David Provencal. Grandpa especially will be missed by his daughter-in-law, Faith; and his grandchildren Savanna, Samantha and Benjamin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Per his wishes, there will be no funeral services.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=K9mxpcx2dflS6O__SlImac$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsC_lZP4UpKbCP8zahicTpoWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joseph R. Provencal, 76, originally of Sanford, ME., passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in N.C. surrounded by his family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joseph was proudly enlisted in the USMC from 1955 to 1958 and the Maine National Guard from 1980 to 1986. He retired from Tennford Weaving and was a volunteer for the Sanford Fire Department. He was a devout Catholic and a member of the St. Ignatius Church. He enjoyed studying the bible as well as working on his coin/stamp collections.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was preceded in death by his mother, Yvonne Provencal, his father, Paul Provencal, and sister MaryAnn Gendron.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He is survived by his sister, Annette Foisy; his ex-wife, Karen Curtis and their children, Mark Provencal, Robert Goodrich, Vicki Rumney and David Provencal. Grandpa especially will be missed by his daughter-in-law, Faith; and his grandchildren Savanna, Samantha and Benjamin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Per his wishes, there will be no funeral services.</p> Peter Farkas http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060450-466/peter-farkas.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060450-466/peter-farkas.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:01:14 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Peter Farkas, 93, resident of Sharon, NH died peacefully at home March 30, 2015. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was born in Petohaza, Hungary on June 9, 1921, a son of Peter and Gizella Farkas. Prior to moving to Sharon several years ago, he had made his home in Milford for more than 40 years. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Farkas had been employed as Vice President and Metallurgical engineer for Permattach Diamond Tool Company, Milford, NH and retired from Simonds International, Fitchburg, MA. Following his retirement, he owned and operated Super Abrasives and a Sapphire Recycling Company. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">His passion was tennis and played all summer long at Keyes Field and all winter at Hampshire Hills. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Farkas was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Milford. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by his wife, Edith Farkas; a son, Csaba M. Farkas; and a grandson, Francis Farkas. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family members include a son, Attila Farkas and his wife Jackie of Milford; two daughters, Eniko Delisle of Miami, FL and Ildi Ingraham and her husband Erick of Sharon, NH; daughter-in-law, Sarolta Farkas; seven grandchildren, Andrew Farkas, Peter Farkas, Maria Farkas, Attila and Tyler Delisle, Brooks and Julia Bartlett; and a great-grandson, Rigel Delisle. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There are no calling hours. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on April 9th at 10:00 am in St. Patrick’s Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford, NH. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Amherst, NH. A reception will be held immediately following the funeral mass at 182 McCoy Road, Sharon, NH. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=x6gWUytK9Q6yNfupVoqSc8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvKRKpH6B9rVlQxpvYDU1ffWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Peter Farkas, 93, resident of Sharon, NH died peacefully at home March 30, 2015. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was born in Petohaza, Hungary on June 9, 1921, a son of Peter and Gizella Farkas. Prior to moving to Sharon several years ago, he had made his home in Milford for more than 40 years. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Farkas had been employed as Vice President and Metallurgical engineer for Permattach Diamond Tool Company, Milford, NH and retired from Simonds International, Fitchburg, MA. Following his retirement, he owned and operated Super Abrasives and a Sapphire Recycling Company. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">His passion was tennis and played all summer long at Keyes Field and all winter at Hampshire Hills. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Farkas was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Milford. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by his wife, Edith Farkas; a son, Csaba M. Farkas; and a grandson, Francis Farkas. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family members include a son, Attila Farkas and his wife Jackie of Milford; two daughters, Eniko Delisle of Miami, FL and Ildi Ingraham and her husband Erick of Sharon, NH; daughter-in-law, Sarolta Farkas; seven grandchildren, Andrew Farkas, Peter Farkas, Maria Farkas, Attila and Tyler Delisle, Brooks and Julia Bartlett; and a great-grandson, Rigel Delisle. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There are no calling hours. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on April 9th at 10:00 am in St. Patrick’s Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford, NH. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Amherst, NH. A reception will be held immediately following the funeral mass at 182 McCoy Road, Sharon, NH. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> Richard Gagne http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060451-466/richard-gagne.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060451-466/richard-gagne.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:01:25 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard (Rick) A. Gagne, age 80, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on March 28 at home. Rick was born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, papa, great-papa, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great uncle. He was the oldest of five children and although he dealt with many challenges during his childhood, he went on to enjoy 56 years of marriage and to raise three children. Rick honorably served our county with the US Navy.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of Rick’s family include his beloved wife, Mary (Hodge); two sons Eric Gagne and his significant other Lil, Keith Gagne and his wife Penny; one daughter Chrystal Brusky and her husband Frank; three grandchildren, Justin and Anthony Gagne and Sarah Bisson; two great-grandchildren Joseph and Cole; brother Arthur; sisters Joan Boutin, Carol Perry and Sandra Moon; brother-in-law William Hodge and his wife Suzanne; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother David.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Although Alzheimer’s disease slowly robbed Rick of many of his memories, it never stopped his inquisitive nature and ongoing thirst for knowledge. Rick’s incredibly positive attitude was an inspiration to his family and friends. Rick enjoyed photography and family and friends appreciated his talent of capturing wonderful photographs of his multiple trips to Ireland and Canada, visits to the seacoast and photos he took locally of the everyday beauty surrounding us. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The family would like to express its sincere appreciation to Dr. Robert Zinnes and to the Home Health and Hospice team for their assistance helping Rick to remain at home. Special thoughts of appreciation are sent to his primary care givers Sue and Nancy and Chaplain Rick. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">All Services to be private.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, family and friends are kindly invited to make a donation in Rick’s name to Home Health and Hospice c/o Development 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 or to Milette Manor – Alzheimer Education Programs, 72 Vine Street, Nashua, NH 03061.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=csnN6rgs8ev94Mx3cecI38$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsrRmfAUcskjr4LBJz6myguWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard (Rick) A. Gagne, age 80, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on March 28 at home. Rick was born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, papa, great-papa, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great uncle. He was the oldest of five children and although he dealt with many challenges during his childhood, he went on to enjoy 56 years of marriage and to raise three children. Rick honorably served our county with the US Navy.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of Rick’s family include his beloved wife, Mary (Hodge); two sons Eric Gagne and his significant other Lil, Keith Gagne and his wife Penny; one daughter Chrystal Brusky and her husband Frank; three grandchildren, Justin and Anthony Gagne and Sarah Bisson; two great-grandchildren Joseph and Cole; brother Arthur; sisters Joan Boutin, Carol Perry and Sandra Moon; brother-in-law William Hodge and his wife Suzanne; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother David.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Although Alzheimer’s disease slowly robbed Rick of many of his memories, it never stopped his inquisitive nature and ongoing thirst for knowledge. Rick’s incredibly positive attitude was an inspiration to his family and friends. Rick enjoyed photography and family and friends appreciated his talent of capturing wonderful photographs of his multiple trips to Ireland and Canada, visits to the seacoast and photos he took locally of the everyday beauty surrounding us. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The family would like to express its sincere appreciation to Dr. Robert Zinnes and to the Home Health and Hospice team for their assistance helping Rick to remain at home. Special thoughts of appreciation are sent to his primary care givers Sue and Nancy and Chaplain Rick. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">All Services to be private.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, family and friends are kindly invited to make a donation in Rick’s name to Home Health and Hospice c/o Development 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 or to Milette Manor – Alzheimer Education Programs, 72 Vine Street, Nashua, NH 03061.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.</p> Nancy D’Amato http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060452-466/nancy-damato.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060452-466/nancy-damato.html#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:01:35 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Nancy Aldrich D’Amato, 74, longtime resident of Milford, NH died on February 18, 2015 with her family by her side. Loving wife of Richard D’Amato, loving mother of Dorothy D’Amato Lagrimas and loving grandmother of Myles Lagrimas.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A memorial service will be held on April 18, 2015 at 11:00 am in the First Congregational Church of Milford, 10 Union Street, Milford, NH followed by a reception at the Parish House.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=RnpDG3TU5Io4eV$2ygWCWs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsJwcUfYGJ$fTgFEJI_ShycWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Nancy Aldrich D’Amato, 74, longtime resident of Milford, NH died on February 18, 2015 with her family by her side. Loving wife of Richard D’Amato, loving mother of Dorothy D’Amato Lagrimas and loving grandmother of Myles Lagrimas.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A memorial service will be held on April 18, 2015 at 11:00 am in the First Congregational Church of Milford, 10 Union Street, Milford, NH followed by a reception at the Parish House.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> Lisa Marie Paradis http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060377-466/lisa-marie-paradis.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060377-466/lisa-marie-paradis.html#disqus_thread Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:03:00 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lisa Marie Paradis, 33, of Hudson, NH passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 26, 2015. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was born on June 18, 1981 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Steven N. Paradis and Linda L. Durgin. Lisa was a loving mother and enjoyed being around her family and friends. She simply enjoyed life one day at a time. Lisa was a very loving person that did everything for everyone.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her five beautiful children, including Haley Edwards; her mother Linda L. Durgin of Hudson, her father, Steven N. Paradis of Londonderry; one sister, Jessica Whitney and her fiancee Renato DeCastro of Hudson; one niece, Brieanna Whitney of Hudson; one great-niece, Marley Riel of Hudson; two aunts, Patricia Durgin of E. Derry, and Ellen Hamilton; three uncles, Glenn Paradis, Carl Paradis, and Robert Paradis. Lisa also leaves many cousins. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 4 - 7pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Gravesides services will be held on Friday at 10:00am at Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Yp38NmyBbTRAL4jpSG5xNs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuyBOkZxx09rj$jW1uPhVUtWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lisa Marie Paradis, 33, of Hudson, NH passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 26, 2015. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was born on June 18, 1981 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Steven N. Paradis and Linda L. Durgin. Lisa was a loving mother and enjoyed being around her family and friends. She simply enjoyed life one day at a time. Lisa was a very loving person that did everything for everyone.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her five beautiful children, including Haley Edwards; her mother Linda L. Durgin of Hudson, her father, Steven N. Paradis of Londonderry; one sister, Jessica Whitney and her fiancee Renato DeCastro of Hudson; one niece, Brieanna Whitney of Hudson; one great-niece, Marley Riel of Hudson; two aunts, Patricia Durgin of E. Derry, and Ellen Hamilton; three uncles, Glenn Paradis, Carl Paradis, and Robert Paradis. Lisa also leaves many cousins. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 4 - 7pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Gravesides services will be held on Friday at 10:00am at Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.</p> Perry Wood http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060376-466/perry-wood.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060376-466/perry-wood.html#disqus_thread Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:03:22 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Perry Alden Wood, a longtime resident of Nashua, died unexpectedly at Southern NH Medical Center in Nashua on March 27, 2015.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Perry was born on May 4, 1965, son of Stanley and Phyllis J. (Seace) Wood.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Perry enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He liked to be outdoors and listening to talk radio. He also enjoyed sci-fi movies and television shows.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He had worked for Wal-Mart in their shipping and receiving department for over 10 years and at one time, he also worked in landscaping. He also worked for the Tillotson Company for several years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by his son Jason Wood.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides his parents, he is survived by his brothers and sisters and their spouses, Marc and Renee Plante of Nashua, Doree and Dale Russell of Claremont, Nancy and Don Fontaine of Charlestown, Andree Wood and his fiancee Monica Marshall of Nashua, Derrick A. Kimball of Nashua, Holly Olson and her partner, Victor Rubio of Mission Viejo, CA; a stepbrother and his wife, Tony and Vanessa Wood of Newport; and several aunts uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Thursday, April 2, 2015, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, followed by A Life Celebration at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will be private at the convenience of his family. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=BTtyT8KcI8NSuGIgcAWD3c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuWMKsyt6ld2zAn5hhSNeoQWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Perry Alden Wood, a longtime resident of Nashua, died unexpectedly at Southern NH Medical Center in Nashua on March 27, 2015.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Perry was born on May 4, 1965, son of Stanley and Phyllis J. (Seace) Wood.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Perry enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He liked to be outdoors and listening to talk radio. He also enjoyed sci-fi movies and television shows.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He had worked for Wal-Mart in their shipping and receiving department for over 10 years and at one time, he also worked in landscaping. He also worked for the Tillotson Company for several years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by his son Jason Wood.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides his parents, he is survived by his brothers and sisters and their spouses, Marc and Renee Plante of Nashua, Doree and Dale Russell of Claremont, Nancy and Don Fontaine of Charlestown, Andree Wood and his fiancee Monica Marshall of Nashua, Derrick A. Kimball of Nashua, Holly Olson and her partner, Victor Rubio of Mission Viejo, CA; a stepbrother and his wife, Tony and Vanessa Wood of Newport; and several aunts uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Thursday, April 2, 2015, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, followed by A Life Celebration at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will be private at the convenience of his family. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Jeannette Bernstein http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060375-466/jeannette-bernstein.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060375-466/jeannette-bernstein.html#disqus_thread Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:03:45 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeannette (Edelston) Bernstein died on Friday, March 27 at Steere House in Providence. She was 93 years-old.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The daughter of the late Hattie (Rosen) Edelston and Abraham Edelston, she was born in Providence on September 30, 1921, attended Providence public schools, and earned a certificate in fashion illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. She was married for 62 years to the late Dr. Charles Bernstein, and outlived her two brothers, Harold Edelston and Marshall Edelston.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Survivors include a son and daughter, John Bernstein of Chicago and Hattie Bernstein of Groton, Mass; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Edelston Sharpe; five nieces and nephews, Marcia (Craig) Kaspark, Hattie (Rick)Katkow, Bruce (Merrie) Edelston, Hope Reagan, and Clifford Edelston; and their families.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeannette’s childhood dream was to be a wife and mother, but in the years between her high school graduation in 1939 and marriage in 1949, she worked as an artist for a greeting card company and later as an assistant buyer for Gladding’s department store. She enjoyed traveling to New York on buying trips and often talked about the wonders of Manhattan in the 1940s – among them, the Automat, which left a deep impression.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">An avid – and picky – reader her entire life, Jeannette loved the stories of Eudora Welty, Cynthia Ozick, and Tillie Olsen, the plays of Tennessee Williams and Shakespeare and many, many other writers. She and her husband were among the first subscribers to the Trinity Square Repertory Company in Providence. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeannette was also a talented seamstress who made her own clothes and for years taught sewing lessons at her home in Cranston. In the 1980s, she wrote a weekly sewing column for the Evening Times of Pawtucket under the pen name “Jeannette Irene.” </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">When she wasn’t sewing or reading, Jeannette painted and sketched. And she never stopped doodling. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family and friends will remember her as an optimist and a dreamer. She loved the beach, and among her happiest times were those spent working in her garden in the early morning, pulling weeds, watering the cosmos and roses and listening to the birds sing.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeannette (Edelston) Bernstein died on Friday, March 27 at Steere House in Providence. She was 93 years-old.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The daughter of the late Hattie (Rosen) Edelston and Abraham Edelston, she was born in Providence on September 30, 1921, attended Providence public schools, and earned a certificate in fashion illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. She was married for 62 years to the late Dr. Charles Bernstein, and outlived her two brothers, Harold Edelston and Marshall Edelston.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Survivors include a son and daughter, John Bernstein of Chicago and Hattie Bernstein of Groton, Mass; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Edelston Sharpe; five nieces and nephews, Marcia (Craig) Kaspark, Hattie (Rick)Katkow, Bruce (Merrie) Edelston, Hope Reagan, and Clifford Edelston; and their families.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeannette’s childhood dream was to be a wife and mother, but in the years between her high school graduation in 1939 and marriage in 1949, she worked as an artist for a greeting card company and later as an assistant buyer for Gladding’s department store. She enjoyed traveling to New York on buying trips and often talked about the wonders of Manhattan in the 1940s – among them, the Automat, which left a deep impression.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">An avid – and picky – reader her entire life, Jeannette loved the stories of Eudora Welty, Cynthia Ozick, and Tillie Olsen, the plays of Tennessee Williams and Shakespeare and many, many other writers. She and her husband were among the first subscribers to the Trinity Square Repertory Company in Providence. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeannette was also a talented seamstress who made her own clothes and for years taught sewing lessons at her home in Cranston. In the 1980s, she wrote a weekly sewing column for the Evening Times of Pawtucket under the pen name “Jeannette Irene.” </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">When she wasn’t sewing or reading, Jeannette painted and sketched. And she never stopped doodling. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family and friends will remember her as an optimist and a dreamer. She loved the beach, and among her happiest times were those spent working in her garden in the early morning, pulling weeds, watering the cosmos and roses and listening to the birds sing.</p> Jeanne Umenhofer http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060378-466/jeanne-umenhofer.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060378-466/jeanne-umenhofer.html#disqus_thread Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:04:02 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeanne C. Umenhofer of Wilton, NH, went home to be with her Lord Jesus on Saturday, March 28 2015, surrounded by her family. She was 63.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeanne loved her life, her family, and most of all, Jesus. After working some jobs in her teen years, she married Mark Umenhofer and together they have eleven children and five grandchildren. Her family was her passion, and she leaves behind a shining legacy of love, generosity and an adventurous spirit in each of them.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeanne was a creator and innovator, making beautiful fabric flowers to share with others and creating beautiful handmade cardboards for birthday celebrations. She was active in serving the Body of Christ, teaching Sunday School classes throughout the area and coordinating the first community Vacation Bible School in Milford, NH. A multi-tasker at heart, in her spare time she could be found watching a movie while searching Pinterest on her tablet for more creative ideas.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family members include her husband, Mark R. Umenhofer; eleven children, Joanna Umenhofer, Melissa Umenhofer, Marie LeBaron, Jennifer St. Germain, Rebekah Umenhofer, Christen Umenhofer, Victoria Umenhofer, Jonathan Umenhofer, Timothy Umenhofer, Michael Umenhofer and Daniel Umenhofer; five grandchildren, Christian, Zachary, Caleb and Shane LeBaron and Dustin Umenhofer; four brothers; many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours are on Wednesday, April 1st from 5:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 am in Burns Hill Christian Church, 419 Elm Street, (former Talarico), Milford. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton, NH. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=T5JwmKgYXfK9iJKuIA$2Mc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvwnlJRaShC3gCTFSRvv6xGWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeanne C. Umenhofer of Wilton, NH, went home to be with her Lord Jesus on Saturday, March 28 2015, surrounded by her family. She was 63.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeanne loved her life, her family, and most of all, Jesus. After working some jobs in her teen years, she married Mark Umenhofer and together they have eleven children and five grandchildren. Her family was her passion, and she leaves behind a shining legacy of love, generosity and an adventurous spirit in each of them.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jeanne was a creator and innovator, making beautiful fabric flowers to share with others and creating beautiful handmade cardboards for birthday celebrations. She was active in serving the Body of Christ, teaching Sunday School classes throughout the area and coordinating the first community Vacation Bible School in Milford, NH. A multi-tasker at heart, in her spare time she could be found watching a movie while searching Pinterest on her tablet for more creative ideas.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family members include her husband, Mark R. Umenhofer; eleven children, Joanna Umenhofer, Melissa Umenhofer, Marie LeBaron, Jennifer St. Germain, Rebekah Umenhofer, Christen Umenhofer, Victoria Umenhofer, Jonathan Umenhofer, Timothy Umenhofer, Michael Umenhofer and Daniel Umenhofer; five grandchildren, Christian, Zachary, Caleb and Shane LeBaron and Dustin Umenhofer; four brothers; many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours are on Wednesday, April 1st from 5:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 am in Burns Hill Christian Church, 419 Elm Street, (former Talarico), Milford. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton, NH. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> Mildred Brown http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060379-466/mildred-brown.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060379-466/mildred-brown.html#disqus_thread Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:04:12 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mildred (Hickey) Brown, of Atlanta, Georgia, formerly of Lowell, MA, entered into eternal rest on March 26, 2015, in Atlanta, aged 97 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Col. Ret. Chandler R. Brown, with whom she had celebrated 52 years of marriage.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Born in Boston, MA, July 28, 1917, the adopted daughter of the late Walter H. and Eleanor (Galvin) Hickey. She was raised in Lowell, and spent her summers at the family’s home on Long Sought For Pond in Westford, MA. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;She graduated high school from Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsboro, MA, and continued her education for one year at Regis College, then transferred to Lowell State Teacher’s College, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1941.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Mildred’s first assignment was teaching elementary students in a one-room classroom in Williamstown, VT. She then taught for two years in Hudson, NH. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Mildred met Chandler in college, when she asked him for directions to a chemistry class.&nbsp;Chandler said, “…it was love at first sight” and they married in 1945.&nbsp;Mildred left teaching to accompany her husband during the next 22 years of his prestigious Army Air Corps and United States Air Force career. She enjoyed traveling throughout the U. S. and Europe during this time, as well as after her husband’s retirement in 1967.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Mrs. Brown returned to teaching in 1963, and continued to teach for 20 years, retiring in 1983 from the Westlands School in North Chelmsford, MA.&nbsp;They enjoyed spending winters in Dundee, Florida for over 15 years. After the death of her beloved Chandler in 1998, she relocated to Georgia to be closer to her children.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;In her younger years, Mrs. Brown was an avid reader, bird watcher and knitter. She was an excellent athlete who excelled in swimming and field hockey. She was also an excellent cook.&nbsp;Particular family favorites were her fish hash and her fabulous soups, especially her macaroni soup.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;She is survived by a daughter, Karen Clark and her husband Rick of Roswell, GA; and two sons, Chandler R. Brown Jr. and his wife Linda of Dahlonega, GA, and Walter Brown and his wife Barbara of Nashua, NH; five grandchildren, Kristine Ostrowski and her husband John of Nashua, NH, and Benjamin Brown, Matthew Brown and his wife Amy, Katherine Brown, and Anna Brown, all of Dahlonega, GA; six great-grandchildren, Emily Ostrowski, Zachary Ostrowski and Ryan Ostrowski, all of Nashua, NH, and Alexander Brown, Mabry Brown and Alorah Brown, all of Dahlonega, GA.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Friends will be received at the MORSE-BAYLISS Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Blvd., Lowell, MA, on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mildred’s Funeral Liturgy Outside of Mass will be celebrated at St. Margaret Church, 374 Stevens St., Lowell, on Thursday at 9:30 AM. Interment in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to: St. Jude Angels Above Charitable Trust, PO Box 9501, Lowell, MA 01852, or via www.angelsabovecharity.org. Funeral Directors, Frederick W. Healy and Walter F. Bayliss Jr. Please visit Mildred’s life tribute at www.morsebaylissfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=nWJGtI$Txay336c8Z6T0Sc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsGYaR$S$bm7lTT8Jbp474eWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mildred (Hickey) Brown, of Atlanta, Georgia, formerly of Lowell, MA, entered into eternal rest on March 26, 2015, in Atlanta, aged 97 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Col. Ret. Chandler R. Brown, with whom she had celebrated 52 years of marriage.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Born in Boston, MA, July 28, 1917, the adopted daughter of the late Walter H. and Eleanor (Galvin) Hickey. She was raised in Lowell, and spent her summers at the family’s home on Long Sought For Pond in Westford, MA. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;She graduated high school from Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsboro, MA, and continued her education for one year at Regis College, then transferred to Lowell State Teacher’s College, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1941.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Mildred’s first assignment was teaching elementary students in a one-room classroom in Williamstown, VT. She then taught for two years in Hudson, NH. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Mildred met Chandler in college, when she asked him for directions to a chemistry class.&nbsp;Chandler said, “…it was love at first sight” and they married in 1945.&nbsp;Mildred left teaching to accompany her husband during the next 22 years of his prestigious Army Air Corps and United States Air Force career. She enjoyed traveling throughout the U. S. and Europe during this time, as well as after her husband’s retirement in 1967.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;Mrs. Brown returned to teaching in 1963, and continued to teach for 20 years, retiring in 1983 from the Westlands School in North Chelmsford, MA.&nbsp;They enjoyed spending winters in Dundee, Florida for over 15 years. After the death of her beloved Chandler in 1998, she relocated to Georgia to be closer to her children.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;In her younger years, Mrs. Brown was an avid reader, bird watcher and knitter. She was an excellent athlete who excelled in swimming and field hockey. She was also an excellent cook.&nbsp;Particular family favorites were her fish hash and her fabulous soups, especially her macaroni soup.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">&nbsp;She is survived by a daughter, Karen Clark and her husband Rick of Roswell, GA; and two sons, Chandler R. Brown Jr. and his wife Linda of Dahlonega, GA, and Walter Brown and his wife Barbara of Nashua, NH; five grandchildren, Kristine Ostrowski and her husband John of Nashua, NH, and Benjamin Brown, Matthew Brown and his wife Amy, Katherine Brown, and Anna Brown, all of Dahlonega, GA; six great-grandchildren, Emily Ostrowski, Zachary Ostrowski and Ryan Ostrowski, all of Nashua, NH, and Alexander Brown, Mabry Brown and Alorah Brown, all of Dahlonega, GA.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Friends will be received at the MORSE-BAYLISS Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Blvd., Lowell, MA, on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mildred’s Funeral Liturgy Outside of Mass will be celebrated at St. Margaret Church, 374 Stevens St., Lowell, on Thursday at 9:30 AM. Interment in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to: St. Jude Angels Above Charitable Trust, PO Box 9501, Lowell, MA 01852, or via www.angelsabovecharity.org. Funeral Directors, Frederick W. Healy and Walter F. Bayliss Jr. Please visit Mildred’s life tribute at www.morsebaylissfuneralhome.com.</p> Roland Girouard http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060380-466/roland-girouard.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060380-466/roland-girouard.html#disqus_thread Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:04:18 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland R. Girouard, husband, father and grandfather, died on Friday, March 27, 2015 in New Port Richey, Florida, after a long illness. He was 86.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland was born in Nashua, NH on January 24, 1929 to Joseph and RoseAnn Girouard. He lived in his family home until going into the Army, where he was stationed in Germany, and was an avid skier. Roland returned from the Army and met and married his wife Simone Lachance in 1955. He worked and raised his family in Nashua. He retired in 1992 and moved to Florida in 2005 where he enjoyed the rest of his retirement years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland spent his life devoted to his family. He is survived by his wife Simone; his two children and their families, his son, Peter Girouard and life partner Barry Crites; and his daughter Diane Waldron and her husband Matt. He is pre-deceased by his daughter Lynette Girouard. He was very attached to his much loved grandson Chad, his wife Trisha; and great-grandchildren Erin and Alexis. He is also survived by his sister Georgette McDermott; sister-in-law Fleurette Lavoie; and brother-in-law Robert Lachance; as well as many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland raised his family as a Civil Engineer and draftsman. His favorite things included spending time with family; he and his family spent many years camping and he loved to play cards. He was a wonderful handyman and spent a lot of time fixing and building.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland will be remembered for his constant generosity, helpfulness and love for his family. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In honor of Roland, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Assocation at www.alz.org/donate.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=OBBADKSjI08Tl48F5XHMds$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtI1m2nTqQUY7eSkEjFORkzWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland R. Girouard, husband, father and grandfather, died on Friday, March 27, 2015 in New Port Richey, Florida, after a long illness. He was 86.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland was born in Nashua, NH on January 24, 1929 to Joseph and RoseAnn Girouard. He lived in his family home until going into the Army, where he was stationed in Germany, and was an avid skier. Roland returned from the Army and met and married his wife Simone Lachance in 1955. He worked and raised his family in Nashua. He retired in 1992 and moved to Florida in 2005 where he enjoyed the rest of his retirement years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland spent his life devoted to his family. He is survived by his wife Simone; his two children and their families, his son, Peter Girouard and life partner Barry Crites; and his daughter Diane Waldron and her husband Matt. He is pre-deceased by his daughter Lynette Girouard. He was very attached to his much loved grandson Chad, his wife Trisha; and great-grandchildren Erin and Alexis. He is also survived by his sister Georgette McDermott; sister-in-law Fleurette Lavoie; and brother-in-law Robert Lachance; as well as many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland raised his family as a Civil Engineer and draftsman. His favorite things included spending time with family; he and his family spent many years camping and he loved to play cards. He was a wonderful handyman and spent a lot of time fixing and building.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Roland will be remembered for his constant generosity, helpfulness and love for his family. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In honor of Roland, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Assocation at www.alz.org/donate.</p> Richard Turcotte II http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060302-466/richard-turcotte-ii.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060302-466/richard-turcotte-ii.html#disqus_thread Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:50 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard “Richie” Pascal Turcotte II, of Hudson, New Hampshire, passed away in his home peacefully due to heart complications on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 in Hudson, NH. He was 51. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was born on June 7th, 1963 to his parents Richard Turcotte and Carol Smith of Nashua, New Hampshire. Richard graduated from Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH in 1981. He served in the Airforce, and returned home to the Hudson/Nashua area and has remained locally. Throughout the years, Richard served on the Hudson, NH planning board from 2006-2007 and was employed by Hewlet Packard of Nashua, NH and BAE Systems in Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was associated with the Southern New Hampshire Elk’s club, where he spent much time and love cooking for the members throughout the years. His unique interest in racing drew him close to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he had been a team member of the Joey Pole Racing team. He enjoyed boating on the lakes in northern New Hampshire and entertaining others. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard is survived by his sisters, Cheryl & Bruce Fane of Dallas, TX, Kathie & Bernie Beagle of Pflugerville, TX, Laurel & Dave Deschenes of Nashua, NH; and an extended family, Audra Copeland of Nashua, NH, Jeff Smith of Milford, NH, Jerry Smith-Niles of Nashua, NH; his nephews and nieces along with their families, Scott & Jacqueline Fane, Peter and Nic Beagle, Clint and Rachel Lambdin, Veronica Beagle, Jacob Michaud, and Mary Michaud. He also leaves behind a life partner of 12 years, Cindi Lawrenson and stepson Danny Lawrenson of Hudson, NH. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard Turcotte, Andrea KC Turcotte, Carol and Charles Smith.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, followed by A Life Celebration at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial alongside his mother in Nashua, NH will be private at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers; the family requests that you celebrate his life by donating to the COPD International, Nashua office 131 DW Highway #627. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=EMrSwS6uXY$dx90zRsIdgM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtal8fgyhQwS97ubyNZBeIEWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard “Richie” Pascal Turcotte II, of Hudson, New Hampshire, passed away in his home peacefully due to heart complications on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 in Hudson, NH. He was 51. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was born on June 7th, 1963 to his parents Richard Turcotte and Carol Smith of Nashua, New Hampshire. Richard graduated from Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH in 1981. He served in the Airforce, and returned home to the Hudson/Nashua area and has remained locally. Throughout the years, Richard served on the Hudson, NH planning board from 2006-2007 and was employed by Hewlet Packard of Nashua, NH and BAE Systems in Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was associated with the Southern New Hampshire Elk’s club, where he spent much time and love cooking for the members throughout the years. His unique interest in racing drew him close to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he had been a team member of the Joey Pole Racing team. He enjoyed boating on the lakes in northern New Hampshire and entertaining others. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard is survived by his sisters, Cheryl & Bruce Fane of Dallas, TX, Kathie & Bernie Beagle of Pflugerville, TX, Laurel & Dave Deschenes of Nashua, NH; and an extended family, Audra Copeland of Nashua, NH, Jeff Smith of Milford, NH, Jerry Smith-Niles of Nashua, NH; his nephews and nieces along with their families, Scott & Jacqueline Fane, Peter and Nic Beagle, Clint and Rachel Lambdin, Veronica Beagle, Jacob Michaud, and Mary Michaud. He also leaves behind a life partner of 12 years, Cindi Lawrenson and stepson Danny Lawrenson of Hudson, NH. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard Turcotte, Andrea KC Turcotte, Carol and Charles Smith.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, followed by A Life Celebration at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial alongside his mother in Nashua, NH will be private at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers; the family requests that you celebrate his life by donating to the COPD International, Nashua office 131 DW Highway #627. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Phyllis E. Yeaton http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060266-466/phyllis-e.-yeaton.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060266-466/phyllis-e.-yeaton.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:10 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Phyllis E. Yeaton, 83, beloved wife of Frederick W. Yeaton, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Phyllis was born on December 12, 1931 in Lynn, MA, the daughter of Lillian (Lavin) and Everett Watson. She attended English High School in Lynn and married Frederick W. Yeaton on March 31, 1952. They and their four children subsequently relocated to New Hampshire and ultimately settled in the Nashua area. In 1988 they moved to Palm Bay, FL area where they enjoyed making new friends and the warm weather. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends in March 2002.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Shortly after Fred died in November 2003, Phyllis moved to the D’Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell, MA. When not reading true crime novels or playing bingo, Phyllis was active in and President of the Red Hat Society at D’Youville and a representative of the nursing home residents on the D’Youville President’s Council. Many of the staff fondly remembers how she entertained everyone with her witty remarks, and they will miss her. The family would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to D’Youville and more recently, New England Hospice, for the loving care they provided to her over the past 11 years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Pam Morin and her husband, Mike, of Londonderry, NH; her son Paul Yeaton and his wife, Denise, of North Hampton, NH; her son Peter Yeaton and his wife, Rev, of North, SC; her daughter, Holly Courtemanche and her husband, Brian, of Dracut, MA; six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In addition to her husband, mother and father, Phyllis was predeceased by her brother, Chester Watson and his wife, Rose, of Falmouth, MA. Although our family is heartbroken by our loss, Phyllis endured many serious illnesses throughout her life, and we take comfort in knowing that she is in a better place and reunited with those who have gone before her.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There will be no calling hours, however, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 1 at 10:00am in Saint John XXIII Parish at Infant Jesus, 121 Allds St., Nashua. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Phyllis’ name to D’Youville Senior Care Center, 981 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Zis Sweeney Funeral Home in Nashua is in charge of arrangements. Please go to www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com to extend condolences to the family.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=sF5x9L4uOA0yWibLuwghEM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtGTdKVk2J1zqguZa9m3cqVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Phyllis E. Yeaton, 83, beloved wife of Frederick W. Yeaton, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Phyllis was born on December 12, 1931 in Lynn, MA, the daughter of Lillian (Lavin) and Everett Watson. She attended English High School in Lynn and married Frederick W. Yeaton on March 31, 1952. They and their four children subsequently relocated to New Hampshire and ultimately settled in the Nashua area. In 1988 they moved to Palm Bay, FL area where they enjoyed making new friends and the warm weather. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends in March 2002.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Shortly after Fred died in November 2003, Phyllis moved to the D’Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell, MA. When not reading true crime novels or playing bingo, Phyllis was active in and President of the Red Hat Society at D’Youville and a representative of the nursing home residents on the D’Youville President’s Council. Many of the staff fondly remembers how she entertained everyone with her witty remarks, and they will miss her. The family would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to D’Youville and more recently, New England Hospice, for the loving care they provided to her over the past 11 years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Pam Morin and her husband, Mike, of Londonderry, NH; her son Paul Yeaton and his wife, Denise, of North Hampton, NH; her son Peter Yeaton and his wife, Rev, of North, SC; her daughter, Holly Courtemanche and her husband, Brian, of Dracut, MA; six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In addition to her husband, mother and father, Phyllis was predeceased by her brother, Chester Watson and his wife, Rose, of Falmouth, MA. Although our family is heartbroken by our loss, Phyllis endured many serious illnesses throughout her life, and we take comfort in knowing that she is in a better place and reunited with those who have gone before her.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There will be no calling hours, however, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 1 at 10:00am in Saint John XXIII Parish at Infant Jesus, 121 Allds St., Nashua. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Phyllis’ name to D’Youville Senior Care Center, 981 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Zis Sweeney Funeral Home in Nashua is in charge of arrangements. Please go to www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com to extend condolences to the family.</p> Richard Pascal Turcotte II http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060267-466/richard-pascal-turcotte-ii.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060267-466/richard-pascal-turcotte-ii.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:21 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard “Richie” Pascal Turcotte II, of Hudson, New Hampshire, passed away in his home peacefully due to heart complications on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 in Hudson, NH, he was 51. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was born on June 7th, 1963 to his parents Richard Turcotte and Carol Smith of Nashua, New Hampshire. Richard graduated from Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH in 1981. He served in the Airforce and returned home to the Hudson/Nashua area and has remained locally. Throughout the years, Richard served on the Hudson, NH planning board from 2006-2007 and was employed by Hewlet Packard of Nashua, NH and BAE Systems in Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was associated with the Southern New Hampshire Elk’s club, where he spent much time and love cooking for the members throughout the years. His unique interest in racing drew him close to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he had been a team member of the Joey Pole Racing team. He enjoyed boating on the lakes in northern New Hampshire and entertaining others. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard is survived by his sisters, Cheryl & Bruce Fane of Dallas, TX, Kathie & Bernie Beagle of Pflugerville, TX, Laurel & Dave Deschenes of Nashua, NH; and an extended family, Audra Copeland of Nashua, NH, Jeff Smith of Milford, NH, Jerry Smith-Niles of Nashua, NH; his nephews and nieces along with their families, Scott & Jacqueline Fane, Peter and Nic Beagle, Clint and Rachel Lambdin, Veronica Beagle, Jacob Michaud, and Mary Michaud. He also leaves behind a life partner of 12 years, Cindi Lawrenson and stepson Danny Lawrenson of Hudson, NH. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard Turcotte, Andrea KC Turcotte, Carol and Charles Smith.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, followed by A Life Celebration at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial alongside his mother in Nashua, NH will be private at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you celebrate his life by donating to the COPD International, Nashua office 131 DW Highway #627. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=j7oKeWONEnzbF_mrw$rcPs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtqdagQ1qRM7BtEob9YohrGWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard “Richie” Pascal Turcotte II, of Hudson, New Hampshire, passed away in his home peacefully due to heart complications on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 in Hudson, NH, he was 51. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was born on June 7th, 1963 to his parents Richard Turcotte and Carol Smith of Nashua, New Hampshire. Richard graduated from Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH in 1981. He served in the Airforce and returned home to the Hudson/Nashua area and has remained locally. Throughout the years, Richard served on the Hudson, NH planning board from 2006-2007 and was employed by Hewlet Packard of Nashua, NH and BAE Systems in Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard was associated with the Southern New Hampshire Elk’s club, where he spent much time and love cooking for the members throughout the years. His unique interest in racing drew him close to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he had been a team member of the Joey Pole Racing team. He enjoyed boating on the lakes in northern New Hampshire and entertaining others. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Richard is survived by his sisters, Cheryl & Bruce Fane of Dallas, TX, Kathie & Bernie Beagle of Pflugerville, TX, Laurel & Dave Deschenes of Nashua, NH; and an extended family, Audra Copeland of Nashua, NH, Jeff Smith of Milford, NH, Jerry Smith-Niles of Nashua, NH; his nephews and nieces along with their families, Scott & Jacqueline Fane, Peter and Nic Beagle, Clint and Rachel Lambdin, Veronica Beagle, Jacob Michaud, and Mary Michaud. He also leaves behind a life partner of 12 years, Cindi Lawrenson and stepson Danny Lawrenson of Hudson, NH. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard Turcotte, Andrea KC Turcotte, Carol and Charles Smith.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, followed by A Life Celebration at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial alongside his mother in Nashua, NH will be private at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you celebrate his life by donating to the COPD International, Nashua office 131 DW Highway #627. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Muriel Thibodeau http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060268-466/muriel-thibodeau.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060268-466/muriel-thibodeau.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:17:45 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel (Dionne) Thibodeau, 82, of Hudson, NH passed away Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at the Pleasant View Transition Facility in Concord, NH surrounded by her loving family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel was born on September 8th, 1932 in Frenchville, ME daughter of the late Patrick and Agnes (Marquis) Dionne and was also predeceased by her loving Husband Charles M. Thibodeau with whom she shared more than 60 years of marriage; brother Gerard Dionne and sister Irma Dumais. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel lived in Hudson for forty-nine years and worked many years in the local banking industry. She was a member of St. John’s church and served faithfully and enjoyed her fellow parishioners. Her favorite pastime however, was having family gatherings at her home especially during the summer for her 4th of July pool parties. Part of the festivities included her famous whoopie pies and other homemade desserts. Muriel enjoyed traveling back home to Frenchville, ME to visit with family. Occasionally Muriel and her sister Marilyn visited Foxwoods with the Seniors. She enjoyed a good game of bingo and her favorite treat was going out for an ice cream sundae with family. Other interests included sewing, crocheting, knitting, bowling and she enjoyed dancing with Charlie. She would often be seen in the warmer months, sitting outside her home chatting with the neighbors and enjoying a nice sunny day. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel is survived by two sons, Roderick Thibodeau and wife Barbara of Milford, KS and Kirk Thibodeau of Candia, NH; three daughters, Susan McCoy and husband Larry of Alexandria, NH, Arline Roy and husband Phil of Allenstown, NH and Monica Blair and husband Stephen of Bow, NH; three sisters, Lucille Daigle and husband, Clovis of Frenchville, ME, Noella Marquis of Palm Desert, CA and Marilyn Blanchette and husband Carl of Manchester, NH; and a brother, Gideon Dionne and wife Madeline of Bangor, ME; and a sister-in-law, Viola Dionne of CA; and fourteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; several nieces, nephews and many dear friends.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting Hours will be held on Monday, March 30th from 5-7 pm at the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Ferry St., Hudson. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated the following morning at 10 am in St. John XXIII Parish at St. John’s Church Church, 27 Library St., Hudson, NH. Burial will take place immediately following in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Hudson. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38149. To leave an online message of condolence, get direction or simply more information, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com. The DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME in Hudson is in charge of arrangements.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=sfPB4V9OXXqcEHzCRb1EJM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu1NaX2X8MB_tutAaf7zeAkWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel (Dionne) Thibodeau, 82, of Hudson, NH passed away Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at the Pleasant View Transition Facility in Concord, NH surrounded by her loving family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel was born on September 8th, 1932 in Frenchville, ME daughter of the late Patrick and Agnes (Marquis) Dionne and was also predeceased by her loving Husband Charles M. Thibodeau with whom she shared more than 60 years of marriage; brother Gerard Dionne and sister Irma Dumais. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel lived in Hudson for forty-nine years and worked many years in the local banking industry. She was a member of St. John’s church and served faithfully and enjoyed her fellow parishioners. Her favorite pastime however, was having family gatherings at her home especially during the summer for her 4th of July pool parties. Part of the festivities included her famous whoopie pies and other homemade desserts. Muriel enjoyed traveling back home to Frenchville, ME to visit with family. Occasionally Muriel and her sister Marilyn visited Foxwoods with the Seniors. She enjoyed a good game of bingo and her favorite treat was going out for an ice cream sundae with family. Other interests included sewing, crocheting, knitting, bowling and she enjoyed dancing with Charlie. She would often be seen in the warmer months, sitting outside her home chatting with the neighbors and enjoying a nice sunny day. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Muriel is survived by two sons, Roderick Thibodeau and wife Barbara of Milford, KS and Kirk Thibodeau of Candia, NH; three daughters, Susan McCoy and husband Larry of Alexandria, NH, Arline Roy and husband Phil of Allenstown, NH and Monica Blair and husband Stephen of Bow, NH; three sisters, Lucille Daigle and husband, Clovis of Frenchville, ME, Noella Marquis of Palm Desert, CA and Marilyn Blanchette and husband Carl of Manchester, NH; and a brother, Gideon Dionne and wife Madeline of Bangor, ME; and a sister-in-law, Viola Dionne of CA; and fourteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; several nieces, nephews and many dear friends.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting Hours will be held on Monday, March 30th from 5-7 pm at the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Ferry St., Hudson. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated the following morning at 10 am in St. John XXIII Parish at St. John’s Church Church, 27 Library St., Hudson, NH. Burial will take place immediately following in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Hudson. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38149. To leave an online message of condolence, get direction or simply more information, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com. The DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME in Hudson is in charge of arrangements.</p> Cydney Nordstrom http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060269-466/cydney-nordstrom.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060269-466/cydney-nordstrom.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:36 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Cydney Jillian Pauline Nordstrom, 15, of Nashua, passed away Wednesday, March 25th 2015. Though Cydney’s time with us was tragically brief, the impression of her will last forever. Her inner light shone brightly and her love was true and deep. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Cydney was born in Manchester on March 30, 1999. She was raised primarily in Manchester and educated in area schools. She and her family were currently residing in Nashua where she was a sophomore attending Clearway High School. Cydney was a kind, thoughtful and passionate young woman who loved to write and draw. She had an extensive portfolio of sketches showcasing a natural artistic talent. She also had an incredible appreciation of music; her diverse taste spanning everything from Nirvana and Pink Floyd to One Direction and Justin Bieber. Her compassion was limitless. She was always there to open her heart to a friend in crisis or a family member in need. Cydney possessed a rare and immense internal beauty that flowed out and painted the world around her. Her intense love of life, wonderfully random sense of humor, unique energy and old soul were precious gifts which will be treasured by everyone she leaves behind.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Cydney’s loving family includes her parents, Susan Nordstrom and Carl Sheehan; stepsisters, Kelsey and Emmalee Sheehan; her brother and sister, twins, Ryan and Kendall Sheehan; grandmothers, Pauline Nordstrom and Lucinda Sheehan; aunts and uncles, Bonnie Fox, Michael Bussiere, Robert Bussiere, Joanie McQueeney, Brian Bussiere, Scottie Bussiere, Kevin Bussiere and Kristin Nordstrom, all of Manchester; and aunts, Brenda Sheehan of Lowell, MA, Carol Sheehan of Hooksett and Linda Sheehan of Lowell, MA. She was predeceased by her grandfather, George Nordstrom and her uncle, Dennis Bussiere. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family and friends are invited to gather in support on Monday, March 30th, 2015; Cydney’s 16th birthday. Visitation will be held 3:00-7:00pm at Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover Street in Manchester, followed immediately by a celebration of her life in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cydney’s memory may be made to Girls Inc., 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-3902 or online at www.girlsinc.org. Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial and video tribute, or to sign the online guestbook, please go to www.phaneuf.net.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=ITnl_dLWXPnfkQzj3G1mvs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu4$IDxSaL5DPPFBrEqwt4TWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Cydney Jillian Pauline Nordstrom, 15, of Nashua, passed away Wednesday, March 25th 2015. Though Cydney’s time with us was tragically brief, the impression of her will last forever. Her inner light shone brightly and her love was true and deep. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Cydney was born in Manchester on March 30, 1999. She was raised primarily in Manchester and educated in area schools. She and her family were currently residing in Nashua where she was a sophomore attending Clearway High School. Cydney was a kind, thoughtful and passionate young woman who loved to write and draw. She had an extensive portfolio of sketches showcasing a natural artistic talent. She also had an incredible appreciation of music; her diverse taste spanning everything from Nirvana and Pink Floyd to One Direction and Justin Bieber. Her compassion was limitless. She was always there to open her heart to a friend in crisis or a family member in need. Cydney possessed a rare and immense internal beauty that flowed out and painted the world around her. Her intense love of life, wonderfully random sense of humor, unique energy and old soul were precious gifts which will be treasured by everyone she leaves behind.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Cydney’s loving family includes her parents, Susan Nordstrom and Carl Sheehan; stepsisters, Kelsey and Emmalee Sheehan; her brother and sister, twins, Ryan and Kendall Sheehan; grandmothers, Pauline Nordstrom and Lucinda Sheehan; aunts and uncles, Bonnie Fox, Michael Bussiere, Robert Bussiere, Joanie McQueeney, Brian Bussiere, Scottie Bussiere, Kevin Bussiere and Kristin Nordstrom, all of Manchester; and aunts, Brenda Sheehan of Lowell, MA, Carol Sheehan of Hooksett and Linda Sheehan of Lowell, MA. She was predeceased by her grandfather, George Nordstrom and her uncle, Dennis Bussiere. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Family and friends are invited to gather in support on Monday, March 30th, 2015; Cydney’s 16th birthday. Visitation will be held 3:00-7:00pm at Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover Street in Manchester, followed immediately by a celebration of her life in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cydney’s memory may be made to Girls Inc., 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-3902 or online at www.girlsinc.org. Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial and video tribute, or to sign the online guestbook, please go to www.phaneuf.net.</p> James MacLeish http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060270-466/james-macleish.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060270-466/james-macleish.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:41 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> James Walter MacLeish, age 80, of Nashua, NH, passed away peacefully at Kindred-Greenbriar Terrace Nursing Home on March 17, 2015. James graduated from Brown University in 1956. Through his career, James worked in sales with Warren, Gorham & Lamont Publisher, The American Freedom Train, as a small business owner, and as an instructor at Hesser College. Through his years in Nashua, James was a member of the Lions Club, the Lafayette Club, and the Elks Club (Elk of the Year 1991). He is survived by his son Frederick, his wife Stacy and their son Elton; his daughter Laura Lee, her husband Carl and their children Nicholas, Kayla, Kate and Ethan; and his brother Jack.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=idoyxvP$iopXhmExSI$c6s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv3JN3IEyAfe9_O1KOm9DPiWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> James Walter MacLeish, age 80, of Nashua, NH, passed away peacefully at Kindred-Greenbriar Terrace Nursing Home on March 17, 2015. James graduated from Brown University in 1956. Through his career, James worked in sales with Warren, Gorham & Lamont Publisher, The American Freedom Train, as a small business owner, and as an instructor at Hesser College. Through his years in Nashua, James was a member of the Lions Club, the Lafayette Club, and the Elks Club (Elk of the Year 1991). He is survived by his son Frederick, his wife Stacy and their son Elton; his daughter Laura Lee, her husband Carl and their children Nicholas, Kayla, Kate and Ethan; and his brother Jack.</p> Maurice E. Dumaine http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060272-466/maurice-e.-dumaine.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060272-466/maurice-e.-dumaine.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:49 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice E. Dumaine, 91, of Nashua passed away on Thursday March 26, 2015 at his home.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice was born in Nashua on December 15, 1923, a son of the late Ernest and Edith (Boucher) Dumaine. He was the widower of Jeannette E. (Dussault) Dumaine who passed away November 5, 2007.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A complete obituary will appear in the Telegraph next week.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice E. Dumaine, 91, of Nashua passed away on Thursday March 26, 2015 at his home.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice was born in Nashua on December 15, 1923, a son of the late Ernest and Edith (Boucher) Dumaine. He was the widower of Jeannette E. (Dussault) Dumaine who passed away November 5, 2007.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A complete obituary will appear in the Telegraph next week.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, Nashua.</p> Sandra Hills http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060273-466/sandra-hills.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060273-466/sandra-hills.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:54 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Sandra Hills, 76, of Nashua and formerly of Hollis, died Saturday morning, March 21, 2015 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua after a period of declining health.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Miss Hills was born in Nashua on November 25, 1938, a daughter of the late Charles S. and Catherine (Stickney) Hills. Sandy lived in Hollis for many years and was a graduate of Hollis High School, Class of 1957.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She had been employed with several local businesses including Olan Mills Portrait Studio’s. In her leisure time, Sandy enjoyed reading, solving crossword puzzles and crocheting. She also loved animals, especially her cat “Kitty.”</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of her family include a sister, Judy A. Slater of Cobleskill, NY; nieces and nephews, Eugene Collard of Florida, Terri Collard of Kennebunk, ME, Jeremy Collard of Cobleskill, NY, Daphne Bartlett of Virginia and Stephanie Slater of Berne, NY; a grandniece, Amber Rose Collard of New York; grandnephews, Richard Bartlett III of Rhode Island, Anthony Bartlett and Austin M. Bartlett both of Virginia, Jeremy C. Collard Jr. of New York and Kelton Collard of Florida; and several cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: There are no calling hours. A graveside service will take place at East Cemetery, Hollis, NH in the spring. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=ll3JZE6fV2CJrVeRsoHai8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs5VKEuFhECAb0YPb8f$KMoWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Sandra Hills, 76, of Nashua and formerly of Hollis, died Saturday morning, March 21, 2015 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua after a period of declining health.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Miss Hills was born in Nashua on November 25, 1938, a daughter of the late Charles S. and Catherine (Stickney) Hills. Sandy lived in Hollis for many years and was a graduate of Hollis High School, Class of 1957.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She had been employed with several local businesses including Olan Mills Portrait Studio’s. In her leisure time, Sandy enjoyed reading, solving crossword puzzles and crocheting. She also loved animals, especially her cat “Kitty.”</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of her family include a sister, Judy A. Slater of Cobleskill, NY; nieces and nephews, Eugene Collard of Florida, Terri Collard of Kennebunk, ME, Jeremy Collard of Cobleskill, NY, Daphne Bartlett of Virginia and Stephanie Slater of Berne, NY; a grandniece, Amber Rose Collard of New York; grandnephews, Richard Bartlett III of Rhode Island, Anthony Bartlett and Austin M. Bartlett both of Virginia, Jeremy C. Collard Jr. of New York and Kelton Collard of Florida; and several cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: There are no calling hours. A graveside service will take place at East Cemetery, Hollis, NH in the spring. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Rev. Roland O. Blais http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060274-466/rev.-roland-o.-blais.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060274-466/rev.-roland-o.-blais.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:01:59 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Reverend Roland O. Blais, was called to his rest and to the glory of the Resurrection promised by the Lord on March 25, 2015. He was 96 years old.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was born on January 14, 1919 in Berlin to Wilfred and Eva (Turcotte) Blais. He was ordained a priest on April 26, 1944 by the His Excellency William F. O’Shea, M.M., at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Manchester. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He studied Philosophy at St. Charles Borromeo in Sherbrooke, Quebec and then completed his ecclesiastical studies at the Grand Seminary in Montreal, Quebec.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Fr. Blais served as an associate pastor of Ste. Marie Parish in Manchester and St. Martin Parish in Somersworth. He was then assigned as pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Parish in New London. Following a sabbatical, he served as chaplain at St. Vincent de Paul in Berlin, as an associate at Sacred Heart in Laconia, Infant Jesus in Nashua, Holy Rosary in Rochester, temporary administrator of Sacred Heart in Wilton, then returning to Holy Rosary in Rochester, until he was assigned to St. George Parish in Manchester where he served until his retirement.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He served as Eastern Area Scout Chaplain, confessor for many women, religious communities in the diocese, and as Priest-liason for the Diocesan Catholic Charismatic Renewal.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The family includes a sister, Therese Horan of Berlin; 13 nieces and nephews including, Dr. Roland Montminy and his wife, Terry, Denise Connors and her husband, Dr. David, Christine Doucet and her husband, Ben, Rev. Paul D. Montminy, Rev. Marc R. Montminy, Francine B. Dupont and her husband, Gene, Andre Beaupre and his wife, Karen, Celeste Fletcher and her husband, Jim, Cathrine Johnson and her husband, Steve, Charles Horan and his wife, Rachel, Lisa Doucet and Mack, Philip Doucet and his wife, Sue and Carol Logan and her husband, John; many grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by three sisters, Lucille Montminy, Fernande Doucet and Rita Beaupre.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">With faith and hope in eternal life, let us commend our brother to the love and mercy of God and assist him with our prayers. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Calling hours are Monday (3/30) from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. On Tuesday (3/31), The Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, will preside at a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Ste. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester. Private committal prayers will be Wednesday at St. Anne Cemetery in Berlin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to NH Catholic Charities, 325 Franklin St., Manchester, NH 03101.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">To leave a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=XCxuhhntL5e5G6874O4tQc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvO_FPIpcEw8a4HDlmIg$drWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Reverend Roland O. Blais, was called to his rest and to the glory of the Resurrection promised by the Lord on March 25, 2015. He was 96 years old.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was born on January 14, 1919 in Berlin to Wilfred and Eva (Turcotte) Blais. He was ordained a priest on April 26, 1944 by the His Excellency William F. O’Shea, M.M., at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Manchester. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He studied Philosophy at St. Charles Borromeo in Sherbrooke, Quebec and then completed his ecclesiastical studies at the Grand Seminary in Montreal, Quebec.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Fr. Blais served as an associate pastor of Ste. Marie Parish in Manchester and St. Martin Parish in Somersworth. He was then assigned as pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Parish in New London. Following a sabbatical, he served as chaplain at St. Vincent de Paul in Berlin, as an associate at Sacred Heart in Laconia, Infant Jesus in Nashua, Holy Rosary in Rochester, temporary administrator of Sacred Heart in Wilton, then returning to Holy Rosary in Rochester, until he was assigned to St. George Parish in Manchester where he served until his retirement.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He served as Eastern Area Scout Chaplain, confessor for many women, religious communities in the diocese, and as Priest-liason for the Diocesan Catholic Charismatic Renewal.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The family includes a sister, Therese Horan of Berlin; 13 nieces and nephews including, Dr. Roland Montminy and his wife, Terry, Denise Connors and her husband, Dr. David, Christine Doucet and her husband, Ben, Rev. Paul D. Montminy, Rev. Marc R. Montminy, Francine B. Dupont and her husband, Gene, Andre Beaupre and his wife, Karen, Celeste Fletcher and her husband, Jim, Cathrine Johnson and her husband, Steve, Charles Horan and his wife, Rachel, Lisa Doucet and Mack, Philip Doucet and his wife, Sue and Carol Logan and her husband, John; many grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by three sisters, Lucille Montminy, Fernande Doucet and Rita Beaupre.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">With faith and hope in eternal life, let us commend our brother to the love and mercy of God and assist him with our prayers. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Calling hours are Monday (3/30) from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. On Tuesday (3/31), The Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, will preside at a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Ste. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester. Private committal prayers will be Wednesday at St. Anne Cemetery in Berlin.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to NH Catholic Charities, 325 Franklin St., Manchester, NH 03101.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">To leave a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.</p> Arthur Lynch http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060349-466/arthur-lynch.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1060349-466/arthur-lynch.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:01:12 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arthur Lynch, 81, of Nashua, passed away peacefully March 24, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack with his loving family by his side. Art was born in Watertown, MA, son of the late Arthur and Esther (Niles) Lynch. He was the loving husband of Carol (McHugh) Lynch for 55 years. He graduated from Waltham High and won a scholarship to the School of Practical Arts in Boston and after 2 years was drafted into the Army. He served in the Korean War attaining the level of Sargent. Upon his return he attended the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School and subsequently worked at Raytheon in Bedford for many years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> An avid Bruins fan and Democrat, Art had many hobbies and talents. He played drums, loved softball, bowling, coin collecting, gardening, travelling and long summers at Lake Winnisquam. Upon his retirement in 1992, he became an active member of the Nashua Artists Assn., sparking a 2nd career as a portrait artist. In addition to his wife Carol and brother James Lynch of Leominster, Art is survived by his 4 children, Carleen Cothrum and husband Ray of Warwick, RI, Brian Lynch and wife Lynne of Merrimack, Maura Kelly and husband Francis of Nashua, and Jennifer Therrien and husband Paul of Manchester. He was a beloved Grampa to 8 grandchildren, Cory Cothrum, Hannah and Marissa Lynch, Melanie, April and Eric Wong and Luke and Jonah Therrien. He will also be missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews and good friends. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A military graveside service will be held on Friday, April 3rd at 2:00 PM at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen, NH. Family and friends are welcome to attend this short ceremony. A celebration of life is planned for Art in early summer. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the “Hillary for President 2016” or “Obamacare Fund for the Unregistered.” Long Live the Democrats! Arrangements by the Cremation Society, Manchester, NH www.csnh.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=MNKZYn1PMQ7VGkIiA2Nu$M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsK4AtFexTrgzF5RdJqz_UGWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arthur Lynch, 81, of Nashua, passed away peacefully March 24, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack with his loving family by his side. Art was born in Watertown, MA, son of the late Arthur and Esther (Niles) Lynch. He was the loving husband of Carol (McHugh) Lynch for 55 years. He graduated from Waltham High and won a scholarship to the School of Practical Arts in Boston and after 2 years was drafted into the Army. He served in the Korean War attaining the level of Sargent. Upon his return he attended the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School and subsequently worked at Raytheon in Bedford for many years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> An avid Bruins fan and Democrat, Art had many hobbies and talents. He played drums, loved softball, bowling, coin collecting, gardening, travelling and long summers at Lake Winnisquam. Upon his retirement in 1992, he became an active member of the Nashua Artists Assn., sparking a 2nd career as a portrait artist. In addition to his wife Carol and brother James Lynch of Leominster, Art is survived by his 4 children, Carleen Cothrum and husband Ray of Warwick, RI, Brian Lynch and wife Lynne of Merrimack, Maura Kelly and husband Francis of Nashua, and Jennifer Therrien and husband Paul of Manchester. He was a beloved Grampa to 8 grandchildren, Cory Cothrum, Hannah and Marissa Lynch, Melanie, April and Eric Wong and Luke and Jonah Therrien. He will also be missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews and good friends. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A military graveside service will be held on Friday, April 3rd at 2:00 PM at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen, NH. Family and friends are welcome to attend this short ceremony. A celebration of life is planned for Art in early summer. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the “Hillary for President 2016” or “Obamacare Fund for the Unregistered.” Long Live the Democrats! Arrangements by the Cremation Society, Manchester, NH www.csnh.com.</p>