Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:28:57 EDT en Carol A. Hoglund http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058615-466/carol-a.-hoglund.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058615-466/carol-a.-hoglund.html#disqus_thread Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:04:59 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Carol A. Hoglund, 74, of Nashua, NH passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua. She was born December 11, 1940 in Boston, MA, THE daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Dooley) Gately.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Hoglund was a resident of Nashua for the last three and a half years, formerly living in Litchfield, NH for 39 years. She was proud of her Catholic faith and was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist in Hudson, NH and lately at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Nashua. Holidays were very important to her, especially the religious holidays in Easter and Christmas. Mrs. Hoglund loved her Irish heritage and also Irish music. She was a most selfless person, always looking out to help others. She was a great mom, an even better grandmother and friend and it was commented more than once at how close she was with her loving husband Bob. Together they celebrated an important milestone, their 50 year wedding anniversary.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Bob Hoglund of Nashua; three children, Kathy Fisher of Nashua, Colleen Martin and her fiance Doug Flannery of Hopkinton, MA and Michael Hoglund and his wife Laura of Hudson; four granddaughters, Samantha and Michelle Martin, Taylor Fisher and Madison Hoglund; a great-granddaughter, Kylee Marie Martin; two brothers, John Gately of Weymouth and Bill Gately and his wife Rosemary of Weymouth; and two sisters in law, Ginny Swenson and her husband Richard of Newbury, VT and Charlotte Tremblay and her husband Arthur of Florida.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours will be held Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St., Nashua. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, March 9, 2015 at 10:00am in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 216 E. Dunstable Rd., Nashua. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Hudson. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Research, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=fBghoCWM4LRqU5VPkU_eis$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuwgYdazcF3ROI$2uVXJqE5WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Carol A. Hoglund, 74, of Nashua, NH passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua. She was born December 11, 1940 in Boston, MA, THE daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Dooley) Gately.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Hoglund was a resident of Nashua for the last three and a half years, formerly living in Litchfield, NH for 39 years. She was proud of her Catholic faith and was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist in Hudson, NH and lately at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Nashua. Holidays were very important to her, especially the religious holidays in Easter and Christmas. Mrs. Hoglund loved her Irish heritage and also Irish music. She was a most selfless person, always looking out to help others. She was a great mom, an even better grandmother and friend and it was commented more than once at how close she was with her loving husband Bob. Together they celebrated an important milestone, their 50 year wedding anniversary.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Bob Hoglund of Nashua; three children, Kathy Fisher of Nashua, Colleen Martin and her fiance Doug Flannery of Hopkinton, MA and Michael Hoglund and his wife Laura of Hudson; four granddaughters, Samantha and Michelle Martin, Taylor Fisher and Madison Hoglund; a great-granddaughter, Kylee Marie Martin; two brothers, John Gately of Weymouth and Bill Gately and his wife Rosemary of Weymouth; and two sisters in law, Ginny Swenson and her husband Richard of Newbury, VT and Charlotte Tremblay and her husband Arthur of Florida.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours will be held Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St., Nashua. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, March 9, 2015 at 10:00am in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 216 E. Dunstable Rd., Nashua. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Hudson. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Research, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com.</p> Paul B. Surette http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058616-466/paul-b.-surette.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058616-466/paul-b.-surette.html#disqus_thread Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:05:04 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Paul B. Surette, of Nashua, formerly of Stoneham and Malden, MA passed away on Saturday February 28, 2015 at home surrounded by his family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Paul was born in Malden MA on January 27, 1931, a son of the late Joseph and Dorothy Surette. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Tremblay) Surette of Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He graduated from Everett Technical School in 1950. In 1951 he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was trained as an airplane mechanic where he served his country in the Korean War. Paul was honorably discharged in March of 1954. He then went into business with his brother James, whom opened a sub shop in downtown Stoneham. After leaving the sub shop, he went on to owning a construction company. In 1961, Paul began losing his eyesight and had to give up the construction company and in 1964 he attended Perkins school for the Blind in Watertown, MA. In 1966 he graduated and became a piano tuner, a job and a passion for Paul that lasted 40 years. In 1964 he married his long-time friend, Florence Tremblay and raised a family together. Paul was a well-known guy around town and beyond. He made friends easily and became a mentor to numerous children in his life. Paul also had a deep passion for teaching and was always willing to help out anyone who needed it. Paul’s favorite hobby was woodworking. He loved designing and building everything, from tables and chairs to bookcases and step stools. His biggest achievement was designing and building his home in Stoneham, where he and his family resided for over 40 years. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides his loving wife of 50 years, Paul is survived by three daughters, Heidi R. Surette of Nashua, Julie A. Palazzo and her former husband George G. Palazzo of Nashua and Amy L. Kench of Bristol; three grandchildren, Alyssa M. Palazzo of Nashua, Matthew G. Palazzo of Nashua and Samuel P. Kench of Bristol; also numerous nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Surette family would like to say a special thank you to Paul’s “Bud”, Craig Fenlason for his help and humor that made Paul’s final journey an easier one.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Saturday March 7, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, Nashua NH 03060, from 12-2 PM. A Funeral Service will be held immediately following in the funeral home at 2 PM. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. A reception will be held at the Holiday Inn on Northeastern BLVD following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Guiding Eyes for the Blind at GEB c/o Bill LeBlanc, 60 Dunbarton Dr., Nashua, NH 03062 or to Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. 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, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Paul B. Surette, of Nashua, formerly of Stoneham and Malden, MA passed away on Saturday February 28, 2015 at home surrounded by his family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Paul was born in Malden MA on January 27, 1931, a son of the late Joseph and Dorothy Surette. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Tremblay) Surette of Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He graduated from Everett Technical School in 1950. In 1951 he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was trained as an airplane mechanic where he served his country in the Korean War. Paul was honorably discharged in March of 1954. He then went into business with his brother James, whom opened a sub shop in downtown Stoneham. After leaving the sub shop, he went on to owning a construction company. In 1961, Paul began losing his eyesight and had to give up the construction company and in 1964 he attended Perkins school for the Blind in Watertown, MA. In 1966 he graduated and became a piano tuner, a job and a passion for Paul that lasted 40 years. In 1964 he married his long-time friend, Florence Tremblay and raised a family together. Paul was a well-known guy around town and beyond. He made friends easily and became a mentor to numerous children in his life. Paul also had a deep passion for teaching and was always willing to help out anyone who needed it. Paul’s favorite hobby was woodworking. He loved designing and building everything, from tables and chairs to bookcases and step stools. His biggest achievement was designing and building his home in Stoneham, where he and his family resided for over 40 years. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides his loving wife of 50 years, Paul is survived by three daughters, Heidi R. Surette of Nashua, Julie A. Palazzo and her former husband George G. Palazzo of Nashua and Amy L. Kench of Bristol; three grandchildren, Alyssa M. Palazzo of Nashua, Matthew G. Palazzo of Nashua and Samuel P. Kench of Bristol; also numerous nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Surette family would like to say a special thank you to Paul’s “Bud”, Craig Fenlason for his help and humor that made Paul’s final journey an easier one.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Saturday March 7, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, Nashua NH 03060, from 12-2 PM. A Funeral Service will be held immediately following in the funeral home at 2 PM. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. A reception will be held at the Holiday Inn on Northeastern BLVD following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Guiding Eyes for the Blind at GEB c/o Bill LeBlanc, 60 Dunbarton Dr., Nashua, NH 03062 or to Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. 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, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua.</p> Leonard Grigas http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058513-466/leonard-grigas.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058513-466/leonard-grigas.html#disqus_thread Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:01:21 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leonard Grigas never met a stranger. His love for life and magnetic personality touched so many during his 68 years of life. On February 25, 2015 we bid him a final goodbye.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born September 8, 1946 to Leonard & Mary Grigas in Nashua, NH, he was a devoted and loving brother to his 4 sisters, Judith McAlpine (deceased), Marylen Grigas, Linda Harris & Janet Phippard.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He will be forever loved and missed by his daughter Loralie Grigas, his son Bikram Grigas, and his beloved granddaughter, Kelsey Mary Grigas Pope.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">During his illness, Lenny was lovingly cared for by his beloved partner, Mary Brown. They shared their lives and love until he passed.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lenny could fix anything and was the heart of Leonard Grigas Heating & Air Conditioning. The business he owned in New Hampshire, Vermont and North Carolina.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He loved boating, fishing, gardening, riding motorcycles, and spending time with friends & family. He will be missed by all who knew him.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">His family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to those who gave support and love over the years. Your kindness and care will not be forgotten.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A memorial celebration will be held in Vermont this summer. If you would like to receive details, email lmgmc2015@ec.rr.com. Donations in Lenny’s honor can be made to the Community Hospice House, C/O Home Health & Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr, Merrimack NH 03054 (www.hhhc.org).The Rivet Funeral Home in Merrimack is in charge of the arrangements.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Wsjmj5Cp5ECNG9nr3ciQ9s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsTB$_15JkvDWbzH$9zCfpHWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leonard Grigas never met a stranger. His love for life and magnetic personality touched so many during his 68 years of life. On February 25, 2015 we bid him a final goodbye.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born September 8, 1946 to Leonard & Mary Grigas in Nashua, NH, he was a devoted and loving brother to his 4 sisters, Judith McAlpine (deceased), Marylen Grigas, Linda Harris & Janet Phippard.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He will be forever loved and missed by his daughter Loralie Grigas, his son Bikram Grigas, and his beloved granddaughter, Kelsey Mary Grigas Pope.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">During his illness, Lenny was lovingly cared for by his beloved partner, Mary Brown. They shared their lives and love until he passed.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lenny could fix anything and was the heart of Leonard Grigas Heating & Air Conditioning. The business he owned in New Hampshire, Vermont and North Carolina.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He loved boating, fishing, gardening, riding motorcycles, and spending time with friends & family. He will be missed by all who knew him.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">His family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to those who gave support and love over the years. Your kindness and care will not be forgotten.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A memorial celebration will be held in Vermont this summer. If you would like to receive details, email lmgmc2015@ec.rr.com. Donations in Lenny’s honor can be made to the Community Hospice House, C/O Home Health & Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr, Merrimack NH 03054 (www.hhhc.org).The Rivet Funeral Home in Merrimack is in charge of the arrangements.</p> Lorraine McMahon http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058514-466/lorraine-mcmahon.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058514-466/lorraine-mcmahon.html#disqus_thread Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:02:08 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lorraine Nanette (DeCelle) McMahon, 87, of Nashua, wife of William J. McMahon, died Sunday evening, March 1, 2015 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, due to complications resulting from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Lorraine was surrounded by her loving family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A daughter of the late Alexander and Adrienne (Marquis) DeCelle, she was born in Nashua on May 20, 1927. Raised in the Crown Hill neighborhood of this city, Lorraine was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1947 and graduated from the former Nashua Business College.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Lorraine worked as an administrative assistant for many years with Memorial Hospital now Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, as well as for Doctors Olson, Taggart & Ong and later for Kopka Real Estate. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Her interests included cooking, baking and taking trips to the coast of Maine, especially Cape Elizabeth where she formerly resided. Lorraine was an avid Bridge player, enjoyed watercolor painting, arranging flowers in the most beautiful way and shopping. Lorraine held fond memories of her younger years, spending time with her childhood friend, the late Veronica “Sis” (Hickey) Williams; jitter bugging the night away, while also turning a few of the boys heads at the same time. They were quite a pair. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lorraine had been in declining health the past few years with COPD and CHF. Her most recent battle proved to simply be too much for her to overcome. Her family is strengthened by the courage she has displayed in her attempt to overcome both this recent battle, and many other obstacles that life has dealt her along the way. We find comfort in our hearts knowing that she is once again able to enjoy the colors of a new Spring garden, the sounds of children playing on the beach and is dancing on a star for eternity.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of her family include her husband “Bill” McMahon with whom she shared 63 years together; three children, Kathleen French of Manchester, Shane P. McMahon and his spouse, Manon McMahon of Litchfield, and Shaun T. McMahon of Dublin, NH and his significant other, Patricia Pepin; four grandchildren, Kristin and Karrie French, Joshua McMahon and Shaina Conrad; five great-grandchildren; her sister, Estelle Pelletier of Nashua; also nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1 Sterling Road in Litchfield, NH, Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. Family and friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. Interment will take place at a later date. Donations may be made in her memory to the Visiting Nurse Association, 1070 Holt Avenue, Manchester, NH 03109.Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralcom.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Vs0zAs1e1PjwLRKzThqFEM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuKs0HGNTzZRKySqMeF5helWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lorraine Nanette (DeCelle) McMahon, 87, of Nashua, wife of William J. McMahon, died Sunday evening, March 1, 2015 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, due to complications resulting from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Lorraine was surrounded by her loving family.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A daughter of the late Alexander and Adrienne (Marquis) DeCelle, she was born in Nashua on May 20, 1927. Raised in the Crown Hill neighborhood of this city, Lorraine was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1947 and graduated from the former Nashua Business College.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Lorraine worked as an administrative assistant for many years with Memorial Hospital now Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, as well as for Doctors Olson, Taggart & Ong and later for Kopka Real Estate. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Her interests included cooking, baking and taking trips to the coast of Maine, especially Cape Elizabeth where she formerly resided. Lorraine was an avid Bridge player, enjoyed watercolor painting, arranging flowers in the most beautiful way and shopping. Lorraine held fond memories of her younger years, spending time with her childhood friend, the late Veronica “Sis” (Hickey) Williams; jitter bugging the night away, while also turning a few of the boys heads at the same time. They were quite a pair. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Lorraine had been in declining health the past few years with COPD and CHF. Her most recent battle proved to simply be too much for her to overcome. Her family is strengthened by the courage she has displayed in her attempt to overcome both this recent battle, and many other obstacles that life has dealt her along the way. We find comfort in our hearts knowing that she is once again able to enjoy the colors of a new Spring garden, the sounds of children playing on the beach and is dancing on a star for eternity.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Members of her family include her husband “Bill” McMahon with whom she shared 63 years together; three children, Kathleen French of Manchester, Shane P. McMahon and his spouse, Manon McMahon of Litchfield, and Shaun T. McMahon of Dublin, NH and his significant other, Patricia Pepin; four grandchildren, Kristin and Karrie French, Joshua McMahon and Shaina Conrad; five great-grandchildren; her sister, Estelle Pelletier of Nashua; also nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1 Sterling Road in Litchfield, NH, Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. Family and friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. Interment will take place at a later date. Donations may be made in her memory to the Visiting Nurse Association, 1070 Holt Avenue, Manchester, NH 03109.Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralcom.</p> Maurice L. Demers Jr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058515-466/maurice-l.-demers-jr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058515-466/maurice-l.-demers-jr..html#disqus_thread Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:02:19 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice L. Demers Jr, 80, of Nashua passed away on Monday March 2, 2015 at Southern NH Medical Center.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice was born in Nashua on July 21, 1934, a son of the late Maurice Sr. and Sonia (Levesque) Demers-Miller. He was the widower of Helen (Nester) Demers who died May 15, 2011.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice was a lifelong Nashua resident. He had honorably served our country with the US Air Force, retiring after 20 years of service. He had been the head of supply at Pease Air Force Base and at the Vietnam Cameron Bay. Maurice had also been the Director of Purchasing at Memorial Hospital. Following his military career, he had been employed by Charon Medical for many years. Maurice was predeceased by two brothers, Richard Demers and David Demers as well as a sister, Susan Demers.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice is survived by: one Daughter, Sandra Mangekian and her husband Steve of Nashua; two sons, Michael Demers and his wife Margo of Hudson and Ronald Demers of Northwood; six grandchildren, Jesse Demers and his wife Mandy, Tim Demers, Keegan Demers and his wife Maegan, Kelsey Dalrymple and her husband Mike, Macy Mangekian, Cory Mangekian; three great-grandchildren, Paige Demers, Zachary Demers and Marlee Dalrymple; a sister-in-law, Cindy Demers of Zephyr Hills, Fl; also several nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Thursday March 5, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua from 4 to 7 PM. A Funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday March 6, 2015 at 10:30 AM. Burial will military honors will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. To view an on-line 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, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice L. Demers Jr, 80, of Nashua passed away on Monday March 2, 2015 at Southern NH Medical Center.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice was born in Nashua on July 21, 1934, a son of the late Maurice Sr. and Sonia (Levesque) Demers-Miller. He was the widower of Helen (Nester) Demers who died May 15, 2011.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice was a lifelong Nashua resident. He had honorably served our country with the US Air Force, retiring after 20 years of service. He had been the head of supply at Pease Air Force Base and at the Vietnam Cameron Bay. Maurice had also been the Director of Purchasing at Memorial Hospital. Following his military career, he had been employed by Charon Medical for many years. Maurice was predeceased by two brothers, Richard Demers and David Demers as well as a sister, Susan Demers.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Maurice is survived by: one Daughter, Sandra Mangekian and her husband Steve of Nashua; two sons, Michael Demers and his wife Margo of Hudson and Ronald Demers of Northwood; six grandchildren, Jesse Demers and his wife Mandy, Tim Demers, Keegan Demers and his wife Maegan, Kelsey Dalrymple and her husband Mike, Macy Mangekian, Cory Mangekian; three great-grandchildren, Paige Demers, Zachary Demers and Marlee Dalrymple; a sister-in-law, Cindy Demers of Zephyr Hills, Fl; also several nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Thursday March 5, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua from 4 to 7 PM. A Funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday March 6, 2015 at 10:30 AM. Burial will military honors will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. To view an on-line 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, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua.</p> Christine Brunelle http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058516-466/christine-brunelle.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058516-466/christine-brunelle.html#disqus_thread Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:02:26 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine T. (Brodeur) Brunelle, 83, of Nashua, passed away on Thursday February 26, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine was born in Nashua on December 30, 1931, a daughter of the late Arthur and Isabelle (Martel) Brodeur. She was the widow of Francis W. Brunelle, Jr. who passed away in 2005.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading and doing puzzles in her spare time. She was predeceased by one brother; Jerome Brodeur and two sisters; Rose Marie Brunelle, Christine Lafleur.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine is survived by: two daughters, Francine Proctor and her husband Jim of Wilton and Lois Weibel of Boscawen; one son; David Brunelle and his wife LuAnn of Hartsville SC; five grandchildren, Adam, Jason, Kali, Jimmy, Abbie; five great-grandchildren, Madilyn, Olivia, Christian, William, Mason; three sisters, Henrietta Sinclair and her husband Bob of Walpole MA, Gabrielle Brodeur of Nashua, Jeanne Girard and her husband Hector of Keene; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Friday March 6, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley Street Nashua NH 03060, from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday March 7, 2015 in St. Louis de Gonzague Parish, 48 West Hollis Street Nashua NH, at 10 AM. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. To view an on-line 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=N82Bz0zpczFfVRYo1Pkp9s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsns$_MX9XiXbOKali0KfYNWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine T. (Brodeur) Brunelle, 83, of Nashua, passed away on Thursday February 26, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine was born in Nashua on December 30, 1931, a daughter of the late Arthur and Isabelle (Martel) Brodeur. She was the widow of Francis W. Brunelle, Jr. who passed away in 2005.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading and doing puzzles in her spare time. She was predeceased by one brother; Jerome Brodeur and two sisters; Rose Marie Brunelle, Christine Lafleur.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Christine is survived by: two daughters, Francine Proctor and her husband Jim of Wilton and Lois Weibel of Boscawen; one son; David Brunelle and his wife LuAnn of Hartsville SC; five grandchildren, Adam, Jason, Kali, Jimmy, Abbie; five great-grandchildren, Madilyn, Olivia, Christian, William, Mason; three sisters, Henrietta Sinclair and her husband Bob of Walpole MA, Gabrielle Brodeur of Nashua, Jeanne Girard and her husband Hector of Keene; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Friday March 6, 2015 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley Street Nashua NH 03060, from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday March 7, 2015 in St. Louis de Gonzague Parish, 48 West Hollis Street Nashua NH, at 10 AM. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. To view an on-line 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> Gerard Belanger http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058517-466/gerard-belanger.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058517-466/gerard-belanger.html#disqus_thread Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:02:52 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gerard Belanger passed away peacefully on February 28, 2015 at the NH Veteran’s Home in Tilton, NH. He was born in Wallagrass, ME on January 20, 1932 to Ivon and Alice (Michaud) Belanger. Gerry spent his early life working on the family farm alongside his three younger brothers, Roderick “Dick,” Richard and Reynold Belanger. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He served in the United States Army for twenty five years and retired as a chief warrant officer in 1977. During his career in the armed services he traveled the world, servicing and operating radar and missile facilities. After his retirement from the service, he followed the high tech movement to New England, working several jobs and settling in Hudson, NH. After his second retirement, he worked at Lull Farm in Hollis, NH. He loved adventures and new challenges. He strived to contribute to his community. Many in Hudson knew Gerry because of his deliveries of fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers to local residents and organizations. He volunteered at the Veteran’s Hospital in Manchester, NH, served as the commander of the Hudson American Legion Post 48 and for many years, Gerry made sure the flags on veterans graves in the Hudson area were maintained and changed.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He would visit his family in Maine several times a year and his nieces and nephews remember him as a jovial and generous man whose visits were eagerly anticipated. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Viola Belanger; his son and daughter in law, Ed and Penny Belanger; and his grandchildren, Steven and Marina Belanger, all of Hudson, NH. He is also survived by his brother, Richard Belanger of Sanford, ME; his sisters in law, Gloria Belanger of Portage, ME and Madeline Belanger of Biddeford, ME, as well as many nieces and nephews, family and friends.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was loved and will be missed. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made in Gerry’s name to the NH Veteran’s Home, 139 Winter St, Tilton, NH 03276 </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Arrangements are entrusted to the Cremation Society of New Hampshire.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gerard Belanger passed away peacefully on February 28, 2015 at the NH Veteran’s Home in Tilton, NH. He was born in Wallagrass, ME on January 20, 1932 to Ivon and Alice (Michaud) Belanger. Gerry spent his early life working on the family farm alongside his three younger brothers, Roderick “Dick,” Richard and Reynold Belanger. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He served in the United States Army for twenty five years and retired as a chief warrant officer in 1977. During his career in the armed services he traveled the world, servicing and operating radar and missile facilities. After his retirement from the service, he followed the high tech movement to New England, working several jobs and settling in Hudson, NH. After his second retirement, he worked at Lull Farm in Hollis, NH. He loved adventures and new challenges. He strived to contribute to his community. Many in Hudson knew Gerry because of his deliveries of fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers to local residents and organizations. He volunteered at the Veteran’s Hospital in Manchester, NH, served as the commander of the Hudson American Legion Post 48 and for many years, Gerry made sure the flags on veterans graves in the Hudson area were maintained and changed.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He would visit his family in Maine several times a year and his nieces and nephews remember him as a jovial and generous man whose visits were eagerly anticipated. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Viola Belanger; his son and daughter in law, Ed and Penny Belanger; and his grandchildren, Steven and Marina Belanger, all of Hudson, NH. He is also survived by his brother, Richard Belanger of Sanford, ME; his sisters in law, Gloria Belanger of Portage, ME and Madeline Belanger of Biddeford, ME, as well as many nieces and nephews, family and friends.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was loved and will be missed. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made in Gerry’s name to the NH Veteran’s Home, 139 Winter St, Tilton, NH 03276 </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Arrangements are entrusted to the Cremation Society of New Hampshire.</p> Isabel S. Hubbard http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058478-466/isabel-s.-hubbard.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058478-466/isabel-s.-hubbard.html#disqus_thread Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:01:26 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Hubbard – Isabel S. (Seeley) of Nashua NH, formerly of Reading MA, February 28, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Gordon F. Hubbard. Devoted mother of Susan E. Ines and her late husband Nick of Brownfield, ME and David W. Hubbard and his wife Collette of Wilton, NH. Loving grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 8. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 6 at 10:00 am at the Church of the Good Shepherd 95 Woburn St., Reading, MA. There are no visiting hours and burial is private. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Isabel’s memory to Huntington at Nashua Scholarship Fund 55 Kent LN Nashua NH 03062 or the Community Hospice House 210 Naticook Rd. Merrimack NH 03054. For online guest book visit johnbdouglassfuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the direction of the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, Reading.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Hubbard – Isabel S. (Seeley) of Nashua NH, formerly of Reading MA, February 28, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Gordon F. Hubbard. Devoted mother of Susan E. Ines and her late husband Nick of Brownfield, ME and David W. Hubbard and his wife Collette of Wilton, NH. Loving grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 8. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 6 at 10:00 am at the Church of the Good Shepherd 95 Woburn St., Reading, MA. There are no visiting hours and burial is private. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Isabel’s memory to Huntington at Nashua Scholarship Fund 55 Kent LN Nashua NH 03062 or the Community Hospice House 210 Naticook Rd. Merrimack NH 03054. For online guest book visit johnbdouglassfuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the direction of the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, Reading.</p> Gertrude A. Thibeault http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058481-466/gertrude-a.-thibeault.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058481-466/gertrude-a.-thibeault.html#disqus_thread Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:01:42 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gertrude A. (Cote) Thibeault, 90, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2015 at Southern NH Medical Center in Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was born on May 11, 1924, a daughter of the late Alfred and Antoinette (Deschenes) Cote.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Thibeault was the widow of Leo Thibeault, who died on May 17, 2007. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is remembered as loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. In her quiet time, she enjoyed reading and doing word puzzles. She also liked to shop.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">At one time, Mrs. Thibeault had worked at the former Doehla’s Greeting Cards in Nashua for several years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Thibeault was an active member of St. Louis de Gonzague Parish until recently. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother Wilfred Cote.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Philip Plourde of Nashua; her son Richard Thibeault of Nashua; her beloved grandchildren and their spouses, Candice Rainville and her fiance Scott, Brian Plourde and his wife Tamie, Eric Thibeault, Karen Plourde, Steven Plourde and his wife Catherine, Ami Dillon and her husband Scott; her beloved great grandchildren, Joshua Rainville, Brandon Rainville, Taylor Rainville, Jakob Plourde, Zakary Plourde, Duke Dillon, Julie Thibeault and Alexis Thibeault.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Thursday evening from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at DAVIS FUNERAL HOME on Friday morning at 10:00 AM. All are welcome to attend. Interment prayers and burial will follow at St. Louis Cemetery, Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">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=PXNv4zkyc3GS0ZX7bLzB6M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv3hMztD9P$trad0CISHOC9WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gertrude A. (Cote) Thibeault, 90, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2015 at Southern NH Medical Center in Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was born on May 11, 1924, a daughter of the late Alfred and Antoinette (Deschenes) Cote.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Thibeault was the widow of Leo Thibeault, who died on May 17, 2007. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is remembered as loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. In her quiet time, she enjoyed reading and doing word puzzles. She also liked to shop.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">At one time, Mrs. Thibeault had worked at the former Doehla’s Greeting Cards in Nashua for several years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Thibeault was an active member of St. Louis de Gonzague Parish until recently. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother Wilfred Cote.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Philip Plourde of Nashua; her son Richard Thibeault of Nashua; her beloved grandchildren and their spouses, Candice Rainville and her fiance Scott, Brian Plourde and his wife Tamie, Eric Thibeault, Karen Plourde, Steven Plourde and his wife Catherine, Ami Dillon and her husband Scott; her beloved great grandchildren, Joshua Rainville, Brandon Rainville, Taylor Rainville, Jakob Plourde, Zakary Plourde, Duke Dillon, Julie Thibeault and Alexis Thibeault.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Thursday evening from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at DAVIS FUNERAL HOME on Friday morning at 10:00 AM. All are welcome to attend. Interment prayers and burial will follow at St. Louis Cemetery, Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">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> Eileen Mary Amburg http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058425-466/eileen-mary-amburg.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1058425-466/eileen-mary-amburg.html#disqus_thread Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:01:52 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">EILEEN MARY AMBURG, age 75, Inverness, Florida, went home to be with her Lord on February 24, 2015, under the loving care of her family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Eileen was born on October 15, 1939, in Medford, MA. She studied at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and Lesley University, receiving dual Master’s Degrees in education and psychology. Eileen was a teacher and a guidance counselor in the New Hampshire and Massachusetts school systems for over 42 years. She enjoyed reading and belonging to book clubs. She was also a member of the Citrus Hills Women’s Club and a parishioner at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, where she was active in many ministries and as a eucharistic minister. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by all of those whose lives she touched. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 52 years, Robert Amburg; her sons Robert J. Amburg and his wife, Susan, Plymouth, NH, Michael J. Amburg and his wife, Lesley, Manchester, NH, and James R. Amburg and Valerie, Dover, NH; her brothers, Charles E. Cannon and his wife, Brenda, Bridgewater, MA, Arthur R. Cannon and his wife, Carol, Woburn, MA; seven grandchildren, Shawn, Tyson, Tristan, Dylan, Molly, Matthew and Cameron.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Louis De Gonzague Church, 48 West Hollis St., Nashua.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=i5WJXijQdWnueAtsiUI3us$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYviWitlVv6U0OJ5U08GpmRuWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">EILEEN MARY AMBURG, age 75, Inverness, Florida, went home to be with her Lord on February 24, 2015, under the loving care of her family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Eileen was born on October 15, 1939, in Medford, MA. She studied at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and Lesley University, receiving dual Master’s Degrees in education and psychology. Eileen was a teacher and a guidance counselor in the New Hampshire and Massachusetts school systems for over 42 years. She enjoyed reading and belonging to book clubs. She was also a member of the Citrus Hills Women’s Club and a parishioner at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, where she was active in many ministries and as a eucharistic minister. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by all of those whose lives she touched. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 52 years, Robert Amburg; her sons Robert J. Amburg and his wife, Susan, Plymouth, NH, Michael J. Amburg and his wife, Lesley, Manchester, NH, and James R. Amburg and Valerie, Dover, NH; her brothers, Charles E. Cannon and his wife, Brenda, Bridgewater, MA, Arthur R. Cannon and his wife, Carol, Woburn, MA; seven grandchildren, Shawn, Tyson, Tristan, Dylan, Molly, Matthew and Cameron.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Louis De Gonzague Church, 48 West Hollis St., Nashua.</p>