Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:07:06 EDT en Wayne D. Barron http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056412-466/wayne-d.-barron.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056412-466/wayne-d.-barron.html#disqus_thread Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:01:33 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wayne D. Barron, 70, of Lecanto, Florida, a native and former Nashua resident, died Monday, January 12, 2015 at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wayne was born in Nashua on January 7, 1945, a son of the late Donald H. and Lena (Shepherd) Barron. He was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1965 and furthered his education at Lowell Tech. Mr. Barron had been employed as an engineer in the plastics industry at Bemis Company for 30 years and later worked at P.M. MacKay Group until his retirement. Wayne was a member of the Arlington Street United Methodist Church in Nashua for many years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In 2005, Wayne moved from Nashua, NH to Lecanto, Florida. He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church in Lecanto and was a member of the Citrus Hills Model Yacht Club. In his leisure time, Wayne loved tennis and antique car shows.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of his family include his brothers, Ron Barron and his wife, Donna of Hudson, NH and Edward Barron and his wife, Thirza of Rochester, NH; nieces, Kristin Barron of Hayward, CA and Koreen “Kory” Egan and her husband, Christopher of Farmington, NH; nephew, Todd Barron and his wife Elizabeth of Nashua; several grandnieces and grandnephews. In addition to his parents, Wayne was predeceased by a nephew, Shawn Barron.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A period of visitation will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, on Wednesday, February 4th from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment will be private. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wayne’s memory to the Arlington Street United Methodist Church, 63 Arlington St., Nashua, NH 03060. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=6pzUWrPvEYw2N0$h_rMkXc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvc88kfjOe5xCKiYCwn_3OcWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wayne D. Barron, 70, of Lecanto, Florida, a native and former Nashua resident, died Monday, January 12, 2015 at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wayne was born in Nashua on January 7, 1945, a son of the late Donald H. and Lena (Shepherd) Barron. He was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1965 and furthered his education at Lowell Tech. Mr. Barron had been employed as an engineer in the plastics industry at Bemis Company for 30 years and later worked at P.M. MacKay Group until his retirement. Wayne was a member of the Arlington Street United Methodist Church in Nashua for many years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In 2005, Wayne moved from Nashua, NH to Lecanto, Florida. He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church in Lecanto and was a member of the Citrus Hills Model Yacht Club. In his leisure time, Wayne loved tennis and antique car shows.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of his family include his brothers, Ron Barron and his wife, Donna of Hudson, NH and Edward Barron and his wife, Thirza of Rochester, NH; nieces, Kristin Barron of Hayward, CA and Koreen “Kory” Egan and her husband, Christopher of Farmington, NH; nephew, Todd Barron and his wife Elizabeth of Nashua; several grandnieces and grandnephews. In addition to his parents, Wayne was predeceased by a nephew, Shawn Barron.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A period of visitation will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, on Wednesday, February 4th from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment will be private. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wayne’s memory to the Arlington Street United Methodist Church, 63 Arlington St., Nashua, NH 03060. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> Yvonne M. Farwell http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056413-466/yvonne-m.-farwell.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056413-466/yvonne-m.-farwell.html#disqus_thread Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:01:47 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne M. Farwell, 78, of Milford, NH passed away on January 29, 2015 after a period of declining health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was born in Lowell, MA on November 30, 1936, a daughter of Joseph and Lillian Charbonneau. Before retirement, she was employed as an activities coordinator at the Chelmsford Senior Center in the Adult Day Care Program.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne grew up in what was known as “Little Canada” in Lowell and loved to reminisce about her life where, as a child, her mother would take her to the Rialto and Strand theaters to watch nickel movies. As a young adult, she worked in one of Lowell’s many mills, where she made shoes and boots. Later in life, Yvonne enjoyed traveling with her family and friends, especially to Canada and Disney with her grandsons. One of her favorite trips was to New Orleans, where she enjoyed the jazz music but didn’t necessarily enjoy the food.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne’s strength was inspirational as a three-time cancer survivor. She raised a family and lived a full and wonderful life. Her inspiration came from the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the beauty of the oceans of Maine and the serenity of Nubble Lighthouse.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne was preceded in death by husbands Fredrick Hilliard and Lawrence Farwell; a daughter, Cynthia Hilliard; and a sister, Cecile Bishop.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She will be greatly missed by her family, including a daughter, Judith Hilliard-Dumais; son-in-law, Stephen Dumais; grandchildren, William Hilliard and Stephen Dumais, Jr.; and loved ones, Bucky and Lynda Adams, Doreen and Ed Lefebvre, Karen and Dylan Bishop, and Paul and Mary Gene Bishop.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours are Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH from 6:00-8:00 p.m.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> To sign an online guestbook, please visit rivet<br/>funeralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=7SDzgBTgbi3go3QbT7xrK8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtovAy_6VIfx0$QvpeEuglxWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne M. Farwell, 78, of Milford, NH passed away on January 29, 2015 after a period of declining health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was born in Lowell, MA on November 30, 1936, a daughter of Joseph and Lillian Charbonneau. Before retirement, she was employed as an activities coordinator at the Chelmsford Senior Center in the Adult Day Care Program.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne grew up in what was known as “Little Canada” in Lowell and loved to reminisce about her life where, as a child, her mother would take her to the Rialto and Strand theaters to watch nickel movies. As a young adult, she worked in one of Lowell’s many mills, where she made shoes and boots. Later in life, Yvonne enjoyed traveling with her family and friends, especially to Canada and Disney with her grandsons. One of her favorite trips was to New Orleans, where she enjoyed the jazz music but didn’t necessarily enjoy the food.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne’s strength was inspirational as a three-time cancer survivor. She raised a family and lived a full and wonderful life. Her inspiration came from the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the beauty of the oceans of Maine and the serenity of Nubble Lighthouse.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Yvonne was preceded in death by husbands Fredrick Hilliard and Lawrence Farwell; a daughter, Cynthia Hilliard; and a sister, Cecile Bishop.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She will be greatly missed by her family, including a daughter, Judith Hilliard-Dumais; son-in-law, Stephen Dumais; grandchildren, William Hilliard and Stephen Dumais, Jr.; and loved ones, Bucky and Lynda Adams, Doreen and Ed Lefebvre, Karen and Dylan Bishop, and Paul and Mary Gene Bishop.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours are Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH from 6:00-8:00 p.m.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> To sign an online guestbook, please visit rivet<br/>funeralhome.com.</p> Lois Anne Sweatt http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056414-466/lois-anne-sweatt.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056414-466/lois-anne-sweatt.html#disqus_thread Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:01:57 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lois Anne Sweatt, 86, died on January 28, 2015. Known to family and friends as “Anne,” she was born in Lowell, MA on November 27, 1928 to the late Herbert Albion Sweatt and Jennie Clement Sweatt. Anne was a 1946 graduate of Lowell High School. She attended Simmons College, where she earned a degree in Nursing, class of 1951. She received her master’s degree in Nursing Administration from Boston University. Her interests included Girl Scouts, summers at Rock Pond in Windham, NH and making lifelong friendships. She was a longtime supporter of Simmons College and many other charities.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Upon graduation, Anne worked at Massachusetts General Hospital for over 15 years as a Head Nurse and Instructor. It was during this time in her career that she met her devoted friend, the late Marilyn P. Prouty. In 1970, Anne began working at University Hospital in Boston as an Associate Director, later becoming the Director of Nursing. In 1983, she relocated to the Hanover, NH area, where she continued her nursing career in home health care, affiliated with the Mary Hitchcock Hospital.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Anne was a mentor to her staff, students, colleagues and physicians with whom she worked, her patients and her family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Carol and Peter Martin, Beth Gerrits, Martha Barry, Janet Barr, David Matthew Barry, Ethan and Lisa Barry and their families; her very close friends, Sally Stalker, Ann Ameigh, Mary Beth Prendergast; and her many friends and colleagues in the Boston, MA, Nashua and Hanover, NH areas. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Visitation will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and Memorial Service will follow at 12 noon. Her burial will be held at Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA at a later date. Donations in Anne’s memory can be made to either The Huntington at Nashua (note “Employee Scholarship Fund” in the memo section), 55 Kent Lane, Nashua, NH 03062 or Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter, Inc. (NSK&S), P.O. Box 3116, Nashua, NH 03061.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=enHyn1zDe7wsE6GfrEtW4M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYttZwZXXqkIhGu6Tmv5Gip2WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lois Anne Sweatt, 86, died on January 28, 2015. Known to family and friends as “Anne,” she was born in Lowell, MA on November 27, 1928 to the late Herbert Albion Sweatt and Jennie Clement Sweatt. Anne was a 1946 graduate of Lowell High School. She attended Simmons College, where she earned a degree in Nursing, class of 1951. She received her master’s degree in Nursing Administration from Boston University. Her interests included Girl Scouts, summers at Rock Pond in Windham, NH and making lifelong friendships. She was a longtime supporter of Simmons College and many other charities.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Upon graduation, Anne worked at Massachusetts General Hospital for over 15 years as a Head Nurse and Instructor. It was during this time in her career that she met her devoted friend, the late Marilyn P. Prouty. In 1970, Anne began working at University Hospital in Boston as an Associate Director, later becoming the Director of Nursing. In 1983, she relocated to the Hanover, NH area, where she continued her nursing career in home health care, affiliated with the Mary Hitchcock Hospital.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Anne was a mentor to her staff, students, colleagues and physicians with whom she worked, her patients and her family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Carol and Peter Martin, Beth Gerrits, Martha Barry, Janet Barr, David Matthew Barry, Ethan and Lisa Barry and their families; her very close friends, Sally Stalker, Ann Ameigh, Mary Beth Prendergast; and her many friends and colleagues in the Boston, MA, Nashua and Hanover, NH areas. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Visitation will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and Memorial Service will follow at 12 noon. Her burial will be held at Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA at a later date. Donations in Anne’s memory can be made to either The Huntington at Nashua (note “Employee Scholarship Fund” in the memo section), 55 Kent Lane, Nashua, NH 03062 or Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter, Inc. (NSK&S), P.O. Box 3116, Nashua, NH 03061.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Sonia Josephine Bellavance http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056434-466/sonia-josephine-bellavance.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056434-466/sonia-josephine-bellavance.html#disqus_thread Sun, 01 Feb 2015 23:01:25 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia Josephine (Lewkowicz) Bellavance passed away peacefully in the arms of her daughters on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Aynsley Place of Nashua. Sonia was born in Nashua, December 1, 1918, to Bronislaw and Genefa (Skippor) Lewkowicz.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia was educated in Nashua schools and was a member of the Nashua High School Class of 1936. She met and was “whisked off her feet,” by the love of her life, Joseph A. Bellavance II who, along with his brother Samuel, continued the successful distributorship begun by their father; which continues today under the leadership of her sons. Sonia and Joe were married in November of 1936 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia and Joe Welcomed four children, but Sonia’s life changed forever in March of 1956 when her beloved husband passed away at 46, leaving her the sole parent to children ages nine to sixteen. She devoted herself to her family, loving and encouraging them in all their aspirations. Her favorite holiday was Mothers Day.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Extremely proud of her Polish heritage, Sonia spoke Polish with her parents and sister as a young person. She enjoyed and continued many of the Polish customs of her childhood. She was an especially accomplished cook who delighted in introducing her children to many Polish delicacies, as well as an extensive repertoire of other cuisines.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Sonia was a talented seamstress, gardener and decorator. She was a long-time member of the Nashua Country Club. Sonia was also a long-time member of St. Christopher Parish and was one of its first parishioners.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Along with her parents and husband, Sonia was predeceased by her sister, Agnes Lewkowicz and her beloved granddaughter. Gina Bracci.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia is survived by her sons; Joseph A. Bellavance III and his wife Mary (Schils), of Nashua; Samuel P. Bellavance, of Hollis; her daughters, Karol Urlwin, of Nashua and Susan Bracci, of Hollis; 11 grandchildren; Gregory Urlwin, Jennifer Geist, Samuel Bellavance, Jessica Waters, Tracy Bellavance Richards, Sarah Mutal, Jared Bracci, Joseph A. Bellavance IV, Shannon Martin, Aimee Bellavance, Trina Bellavance Moran, and 15 great-grandchildren.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Kochamy cie Matka.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lifted to Heaven on the wings of snowflakes.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Her family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Anysley Place in Nashua for the many years of loving care extended to Sonia. Also, a special thank you to Home Health and Hospice for providing great comfort to all during Sonia’s final days.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: At Sonia’s request there are no calling hours. A private funeral was held at St. Christopher Church, Nashua, NH, followed by private interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sonia’s loving memory may be made to: Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054, the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Rd., Nashua, NH 03064-8109, or the charity of one’s choice. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401. “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=fvStf$tdyXJLpx6fvTZ6v8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsRWIKQUP1Rhnb02haNMvCBWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia Josephine (Lewkowicz) Bellavance passed away peacefully in the arms of her daughters on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Aynsley Place of Nashua. Sonia was born in Nashua, December 1, 1918, to Bronislaw and Genefa (Skippor) Lewkowicz.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia was educated in Nashua schools and was a member of the Nashua High School Class of 1936. She met and was “whisked off her feet,” by the love of her life, Joseph A. Bellavance II who, along with his brother Samuel, continued the successful distributorship begun by their father; which continues today under the leadership of her sons. Sonia and Joe were married in November of 1936 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia and Joe Welcomed four children, but Sonia’s life changed forever in March of 1956 when her beloved husband passed away at 46, leaving her the sole parent to children ages nine to sixteen. She devoted herself to her family, loving and encouraging them in all their aspirations. Her favorite holiday was Mothers Day.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Extremely proud of her Polish heritage, Sonia spoke Polish with her parents and sister as a young person. She enjoyed and continued many of the Polish customs of her childhood. She was an especially accomplished cook who delighted in introducing her children to many Polish delicacies, as well as an extensive repertoire of other cuisines.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Sonia was a talented seamstress, gardener and decorator. She was a long-time member of the Nashua Country Club. Sonia was also a long-time member of St. Christopher Parish and was one of its first parishioners.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Along with her parents and husband, Sonia was predeceased by her sister, Agnes Lewkowicz and her beloved granddaughter. Gina Bracci.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sonia is survived by her sons; Joseph A. Bellavance III and his wife Mary (Schils), of Nashua; Samuel P. Bellavance, of Hollis; her daughters, Karol Urlwin, of Nashua and Susan Bracci, of Hollis; 11 grandchildren; Gregory Urlwin, Jennifer Geist, Samuel Bellavance, Jessica Waters, Tracy Bellavance Richards, Sarah Mutal, Jared Bracci, Joseph A. Bellavance IV, Shannon Martin, Aimee Bellavance, Trina Bellavance Moran, and 15 great-grandchildren.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Kochamy cie Matka.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lifted to Heaven on the wings of snowflakes.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Her family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Anysley Place in Nashua for the many years of loving care extended to Sonia. Also, a special thank you to Home Health and Hospice for providing great comfort to all during Sonia’s final days.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: At Sonia’s request there are no calling hours. A private funeral was held at St. Christopher Church, Nashua, NH, followed by private interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sonia’s loving memory may be made to: Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054, the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Rd., Nashua, NH 03064-8109, or the charity of one’s choice. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401. “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Joan B. Hayes http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056362-466/joan-b.-hayes.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056362-466/joan-b.-hayes.html#disqus_thread Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:01:42 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Joan B. Hayes, 81, a lifelong Nashua resident, died peacefully at her home Tuesday morning, January 27, 2015, after a period of declining health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born in Nashua on September 11, 1933, she was the only child of the late Henry F. and Anna Mae (Brady) Soucy. Educated in local schools, Joan was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1951.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Mrs. Hayes began her career with the former New England Telephone and Telegraph as an operator in 1951. She worked in many positions and served through numerous transactions within the company during her 30 years there.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Joan was a life-member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a communicant of St. Patrick Church. Joan’s greatest pride was her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her Irish heritage and music, her faith which brought her through many challenges, her children, family and friends. She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots and especially loved murder mysteries.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to her parents, Joan was predeceased by her former husband, Donald Lee Hayes; and two grandsons, Michael P. Hayes and Ryan B. Hayes.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of her family include her three children, Kevin M. Hayes and his wife Louise M. (Duprey) Hayes, Maureen A. Hayes, and John T. Hayes and his significant other Jennifer Bergeron, all of Nashua; five grandchildren, Kathryn M. Schneider and her husband Dan of Old Saybrook, CT, Thomas W. Hayes and his partner Allyson Sendyk of Brookline, MA, Tasha L. Hayes and her fiancé Frank Gallagher of Framingham, MA, Jered C. Hayes of Concord, NH and Megan B. Hayes of Somerville, MA; three great-grandchildren, Marilin A. Taveras, Karly Joan Schneider and Olivia Kate Schneider; a cousin, Sister M. Martha Mulligan, RSM of Hudson; extended family, Carmel McDonnell and family of New Bridge, County Kildare, Ireland; and lifelong friends, Connie Plamondon of Hudson, Joan Emberly of Middleborough, MA, Eva Blanchette and Carmella Mazzola of Hampton, NH and Florida.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family wishes to extend the greatest level of gratitude to the providers at Drs. Hakimian and Jampani’s office, as well as the outstanding caregivers from Home Health & Hospice Care. The exceptional care and kindness demonstrated to our mother and the members of our family goes beyond all expectations.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, on Monday, February 2nd from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Patrick Church, 29 Spring Street, Nashua, Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Hudson. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. Donations may be made in her memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=WJBc8QtCkDqaHeXdRghDVs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtiFvbswKfQPj_yLaRkUW$RWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Joan B. Hayes, 81, a lifelong Nashua resident, died peacefully at her home Tuesday morning, January 27, 2015, after a period of declining health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born in Nashua on September 11, 1933, she was the only child of the late Henry F. and Anna Mae (Brady) Soucy. Educated in local schools, Joan was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1951.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Mrs. Hayes began her career with the former New England Telephone and Telegraph as an operator in 1951. She worked in many positions and served through numerous transactions within the company during her 30 years there.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Joan was a life-member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a communicant of St. Patrick Church. Joan’s greatest pride was her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her Irish heritage and music, her faith which brought her through many challenges, her children, family and friends. She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots and especially loved murder mysteries.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to her parents, Joan was predeceased by her former husband, Donald Lee Hayes; and two grandsons, Michael P. Hayes and Ryan B. Hayes.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of her family include her three children, Kevin M. Hayes and his wife Louise M. (Duprey) Hayes, Maureen A. Hayes, and John T. Hayes and his significant other Jennifer Bergeron, all of Nashua; five grandchildren, Kathryn M. Schneider and her husband Dan of Old Saybrook, CT, Thomas W. Hayes and his partner Allyson Sendyk of Brookline, MA, Tasha L. Hayes and her fiancé Frank Gallagher of Framingham, MA, Jered C. Hayes of Concord, NH and Megan B. Hayes of Somerville, MA; three great-grandchildren, Marilin A. Taveras, Karly Joan Schneider and Olivia Kate Schneider; a cousin, Sister M. Martha Mulligan, RSM of Hudson; extended family, Carmel McDonnell and family of New Bridge, County Kildare, Ireland; and lifelong friends, Connie Plamondon of Hudson, Joan Emberly of Middleborough, MA, Eva Blanchette and Carmella Mazzola of Hampton, NH and Florida.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family wishes to extend the greatest level of gratitude to the providers at Drs. Hakimian and Jampani’s office, as well as the outstanding caregivers from Home Health & Hospice Care. The exceptional care and kindness demonstrated to our mother and the members of our family goes beyond all expectations.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, on Monday, February 2nd from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Patrick Church, 29 Spring Street, Nashua, Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Hudson. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. Donations may be made in her memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> David Mack http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056296-466/david-mack.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056296-466/david-mack.html#disqus_thread Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:03:59 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David B. Mack, age 53 of Nashua, New Hampshire, and formerly of Batesville, Indiana, died Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Nashua. Born June 24, 1961 in Batesville, he is the son of Mary “Bernardine” (Nee: Haunert) and James Mack. He was the Materials Supervisor and Purchasing Agent for Cambridge Tool. He held the same position with the Batesville Casket Company in Nashua for over twenty years prior to the plant’s closing and most recently worked at Lowes South in Nashua. He was a devout member of St. Christopher’s Church. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David loved being outdoors and the mountains of New England provided him the perfect playground for many of his hobbies. An avid and accomplished skier, he skied the difficult black diamond runs exclusively. He also had a passion for hiking and mountain biking, which he shared with his family. They enjoyed swimming in the ocean at the Cape Cod as well. A devoted father, this was quality time he cherished. Syrup runs and picking blueberries were other favorite activities. Although a Purdue grad and Boilermaker alum, he became an avid Patriots, Red Sox and Celtics fan. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Music from his teens, referred to now as classic rock, is what he listened to. Kiss was one of his favorite groups, which may have been the inspiration for becoming a bass player in a local band during his high school days. David liked good seafood and although an excellent cook in his own right, it was a simple casserole from his childhood he enjoyed sharing with family and friends. His family joked about the time he disappeared at the age of five. Nowhere to be found, it was all hands on deck as the house and neighborhood was scoured. David would eventually be found fast asleep in the dog house out back. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David is predeceased by Ellen Brine Mack, the mother of Will Mack and Amy and Justine Brine.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He is survived by his sons, Will Mack and Justin Brine, both of Nashua; daughter, Amy Brine, of Milford, New Hampshire; parents, Bernardine and Jim Mack, of Batesville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Michael Trenkamp, of Enochsburg, Indiana, Anne and Gary Schebler, of Batesville, Margaret Mack, of Madison, Indiana, Susan Mack of Warsaw, Indiana; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph, of Greensburg, Indiana, Peter and Deborah Mack, of Batesville, Thomas and Mary Mack, of Lafayette, Indiana, Timothy and Deborah Mack, of Greensburg, Indiana, William and Anya Mack, of Alliance, Ohio; his aunt, Carol Haunert, of San Francisco, California, as well as his grandchildren, Scott and Ashley, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David filled many roles: Son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, nephew and friend. We will all miss David.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: A visitation and funeral service will be held in Nashua at Davis Funeral Home on Saturday, January 31st 1-3 p.m. Visitation and funeral services will be held in Batesville February 3rd and 4th, burial will follow at St. Maurice Cemetery in Decatur County, Indiana. The family requests memorials to Will Mack Trust Fund or St. Louis Catholic School. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of local arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David B. Mack, age 53 of Nashua, New Hampshire, and formerly of Batesville, Indiana, died Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Nashua. Born June 24, 1961 in Batesville, he is the son of Mary “Bernardine” (Nee: Haunert) and James Mack. He was the Materials Supervisor and Purchasing Agent for Cambridge Tool. He held the same position with the Batesville Casket Company in Nashua for over twenty years prior to the plant’s closing and most recently worked at Lowes South in Nashua. He was a devout member of St. Christopher’s Church. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David loved being outdoors and the mountains of New England provided him the perfect playground for many of his hobbies. An avid and accomplished skier, he skied the difficult black diamond runs exclusively. He also had a passion for hiking and mountain biking, which he shared with his family. They enjoyed swimming in the ocean at the Cape Cod as well. A devoted father, this was quality time he cherished. Syrup runs and picking blueberries were other favorite activities. Although a Purdue grad and Boilermaker alum, he became an avid Patriots, Red Sox and Celtics fan. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Music from his teens, referred to now as classic rock, is what he listened to. Kiss was one of his favorite groups, which may have been the inspiration for becoming a bass player in a local band during his high school days. David liked good seafood and although an excellent cook in his own right, it was a simple casserole from his childhood he enjoyed sharing with family and friends. His family joked about the time he disappeared at the age of five. Nowhere to be found, it was all hands on deck as the house and neighborhood was scoured. David would eventually be found fast asleep in the dog house out back. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David is predeceased by Ellen Brine Mack, the mother of Will Mack and Amy and Justine Brine.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He is survived by his sons, Will Mack and Justin Brine, both of Nashua; daughter, Amy Brine, of Milford, New Hampshire; parents, Bernardine and Jim Mack, of Batesville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Michael Trenkamp, of Enochsburg, Indiana, Anne and Gary Schebler, of Batesville, Margaret Mack, of Madison, Indiana, Susan Mack of Warsaw, Indiana; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph, of Greensburg, Indiana, Peter and Deborah Mack, of Batesville, Thomas and Mary Mack, of Lafayette, Indiana, Timothy and Deborah Mack, of Greensburg, Indiana, William and Anya Mack, of Alliance, Ohio; his aunt, Carol Haunert, of San Francisco, California, as well as his grandchildren, Scott and Ashley, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">David filled many roles: Son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, nephew and friend. We will all miss David.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: A visitation and funeral service will be held in Nashua at Davis Funeral Home on Saturday, January 31st 1-3 p.m. Visitation and funeral services will be held in Batesville February 3rd and 4th, burial will follow at St. Maurice Cemetery in Decatur County, Indiana. The family requests memorials to Will Mack Trust Fund or St. Louis Catholic School. The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of local arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Susan Huns http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056297-466/susan-huns.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056297-466/susan-huns.html#disqus_thread Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:04:04 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Susan Margaret Huns, 69, of Hollis, NH passed away peacefully on January 23rd, 2015, at home with family at her side, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Born in Miami, FL on 17th October 1945, a daughter of the late Harold and Mary Ellen Prindiville Rose. Siblings are Robert Gordon Rose and James Prindiville Rose (deceased).</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Growing up, Susan resided in Miami Beach, New York City and Warwick, NY. Summers were spent at Ocean Beach Fire Island, NY.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> After graduating from Warwick Valley High School in 1964, she attended the University of Hartford.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She met her husband, Mike, while working at a paper company in NY State.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">They were married in Las Vegas in 1979, and a daughter, Nicola Joanne, was born in 1980.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Susan enjoyed smocking, dress making, cooking, walking and attended the 1969 Woodstock Festival.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She also loved theater in NYC and Williamstown, MA.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She is survived by her immediate family of husband of 35 years, daughter, brother, Bob, and two cats.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Funeral arrangements made by the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH 03104.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There will be no service but a Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the family home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Very special thanks to the wonderful people of Home Health and Hospice in Merrimack, NH, as well as at the Adult Day Program at the Alvirne High School, Hudson and Day Away Programs in Hudson, Nashua and Merrimack.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=E2ErLVqRlKWylAWXkTyOVM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvcYALd5oC0uYECSKB22gNRWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Susan Margaret Huns, 69, of Hollis, NH passed away peacefully on January 23rd, 2015, at home with family at her side, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Born in Miami, FL on 17th October 1945, a daughter of the late Harold and Mary Ellen Prindiville Rose. Siblings are Robert Gordon Rose and James Prindiville Rose (deceased).</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Growing up, Susan resided in Miami Beach, New York City and Warwick, NY. Summers were spent at Ocean Beach Fire Island, NY.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> After graduating from Warwick Valley High School in 1964, she attended the University of Hartford.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She met her husband, Mike, while working at a paper company in NY State.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">They were married in Las Vegas in 1979, and a daughter, Nicola Joanne, was born in 1980.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Susan enjoyed smocking, dress making, cooking, walking and attended the 1969 Woodstock Festival.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She also loved theater in NYC and Williamstown, MA.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> She is survived by her immediate family of husband of 35 years, daughter, brother, Bob, and two cats.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Funeral arrangements made by the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH 03104.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There will be no service but a Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the family home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Very special thanks to the wonderful people of Home Health and Hospice in Merrimack, NH, as well as at the Adult Day Program at the Alvirne High School, Hudson and Day Away Programs in Hudson, Nashua and Merrimack.</p> Andrew Burgher http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056207-466/andrew-burgher.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056207-466/andrew-burgher.html#disqus_thread Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:01:19 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Andrew Peter Burgher, age 10, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, January 24th, due to complications from cerebral palsy. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born August 3, 2004, Andrew is the son of Daniel and Erika (Hanson) Burgher, and big brother to Joshua and Sarah Burgher, of Bow, NH. In addition to his immediate family, Andrew is survived by his maternal grandparents Pete and Karen Hanson, of Concord, MA; paternal grandparents, Fred and Barbara Burgher, of Brookline, NH; great-grandparents, March and Marion Purinton, of Stow, MA; great-grandfather Carl “Bud” Flin, of Littleton, MA; and many adoring aunts, uncles, and cousins who will miss him greatly.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Andrew touched more lives than we can count, and his absence will be felt deeply by the many people who loved him, laughed with him and shared in his life. With his infectious smile and enthusiasm, he engaged each person he met – family, friends, teachers, therapists and caregivers. Andrew’s favorite activities included baking (more sprinkles!), making ice cream, watching movies and shows, playing iPad, reading, camping, and spending time with his siblings, cousins, dedicated caregivers and extended family. His nature was to make people laugh, and his ability to draw people in created a lasting impression on many hearts. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Andrew’s life is one to be celebrated, and his legacy of transforming and positively affecting lives will continue indefinitely. Although he will be missed every day, his winning smile and whimsical humor will forever remain in our hearts. Andrew taught each of us the most important lessons that life can offer. Our hearts smile knowing that he is now running and enjoying his perfect body in Heaven.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be held Friday January 30th from 5-8 p.m. at Centerpoint Church located at 20 North State Street, Concord, NH. There will be a service celebrating Andrew’s life at Centerpoint Church Saturday January 31st at 11 a.m. Two parking garages are available close by. A reception immediately following the service will be held at Trinity Baptist Church, 80 Clinton Street, also in Concord. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andrew’s honor to Joni and Friends of New England https://www.joniandfriends.org/new-england/ (by selecting local office from the designation dropdown list, your gift will benefit the programs that brought Andrew so much joy).</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered at www.bennettfuneral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=YSjMvAcn6F8PzvcPI0nmWM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYux4OHsqLumVVXEVICU4kyfWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Andrew Peter Burgher, age 10, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, January 24th, due to complications from cerebral palsy. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born August 3, 2004, Andrew is the son of Daniel and Erika (Hanson) Burgher, and big brother to Joshua and Sarah Burgher, of Bow, NH. In addition to his immediate family, Andrew is survived by his maternal grandparents Pete and Karen Hanson, of Concord, MA; paternal grandparents, Fred and Barbara Burgher, of Brookline, NH; great-grandparents, March and Marion Purinton, of Stow, MA; great-grandfather Carl “Bud” Flin, of Littleton, MA; and many adoring aunts, uncles, and cousins who will miss him greatly.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Andrew touched more lives than we can count, and his absence will be felt deeply by the many people who loved him, laughed with him and shared in his life. With his infectious smile and enthusiasm, he engaged each person he met – family, friends, teachers, therapists and caregivers. Andrew’s favorite activities included baking (more sprinkles!), making ice cream, watching movies and shows, playing iPad, reading, camping, and spending time with his siblings, cousins, dedicated caregivers and extended family. His nature was to make people laugh, and his ability to draw people in created a lasting impression on many hearts. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Andrew’s life is one to be celebrated, and his legacy of transforming and positively affecting lives will continue indefinitely. Although he will be missed every day, his winning smile and whimsical humor will forever remain in our hearts. Andrew taught each of us the most important lessons that life can offer. Our hearts smile knowing that he is now running and enjoying his perfect body in Heaven.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be held Friday January 30th from 5-8 p.m. at Centerpoint Church located at 20 North State Street, Concord, NH. There will be a service celebrating Andrew’s life at Centerpoint Church Saturday January 31st at 11 a.m. Two parking garages are available close by. A reception immediately following the service will be held at Trinity Baptist Church, 80 Clinton Street, also in Concord. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andrew’s honor to Joni and Friends of New England https://www.joniandfriends.org/new-england/ (by selecting local office from the designation dropdown list, your gift will benefit the programs that brought Andrew so much joy).</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered at www.bennettfuneral.com.</p> Aida Capiello http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056208-466/aida-capiello.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056208-466/aida-capiello.html#disqus_thread Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:01:27 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Aida Iris Capiello, 57, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2015, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was born on August 14, 1957, a daughter of the late Jose Ramos and Catalina DeJesus.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Capiello was the wife of Hector Capiello, they were married for over 26 years. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Capiello, of Nashua. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She will be missed and never forgotten by her loved ones.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her husband and daughter, she is survived by her granddaughters, Yeraliz and Lidianys Rosario; her brothers and sisters, Jose Ramos, Benjamin Ramos, Victor Ramos, Domingo Ramos, Juan Ramos, Petra Gagnon, Wanda Ramos and Ana Ramos; and several nieces, nephew and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday afternoon and evening from 2:00 -4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at DAVIS FUNERAL HOME on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. 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=tvwZiqK5bsf2xSNqqToBy8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs$rNairKGQ9QtZg_Mdv8SEWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Aida Iris Capiello, 57, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2015, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was born on August 14, 1957, a daughter of the late Jose Ramos and Catalina DeJesus.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Capiello was the wife of Hector Capiello, they were married for over 26 years. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Capiello, of Nashua. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She will be missed and never forgotten by her loved ones.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her husband and daughter, she is survived by her granddaughters, Yeraliz and Lidianys Rosario; her brothers and sisters, Jose Ramos, Benjamin Ramos, Victor Ramos, Domingo Ramos, Juan Ramos, Petra Gagnon, Wanda Ramos and Ana Ramos; and several nieces, nephew and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday afternoon and evening from 2:00 -4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at DAVIS FUNERAL HOME on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. 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> Dina Greene http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056209-466/dina-greene.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056209-466/dina-greene.html#disqus_thread Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:01:38 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Dina Greene, 92, a resident of the Hunt Community in Nashua, NH, and a former resident of Avon, CT, Sarasota, FL and Tenafly, NJ, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2015. She was born on November 28, 1922 in New York, to Nathan and Jeanette Adelstein. She met her husband, Sol Greene, as a union organizer in Pennsylvania for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. They raised their three children in Allentown, PA and Tenafly, NJ, later moving to Connecticut in 1985. She received her undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College and a master’s degree in education from Temple University in Philadelphia. She spent her career as a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant in the Creskill, NJ school system.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours will be Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 2-4 p.m., with a memorial service and celebration of Dina’s life immediately to follow at the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home at 21 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH 03060 (ph: 603-883-3041). A graveside service will take place in the spring in Avon, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Hunt Community Employee Scholarship Fund (10 Allds Street, Nashua, NH 03060; ph: 603-882-6511).</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> A completed obituary will be published in the Telegraph next week.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Dina Greene, 92, a resident of the Hunt Community in Nashua, NH, and a former resident of Avon, CT, Sarasota, FL and Tenafly, NJ, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2015. She was born on November 28, 1922 in New York, to Nathan and Jeanette Adelstein. She met her husband, Sol Greene, as a union organizer in Pennsylvania for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. They raised their three children in Allentown, PA and Tenafly, NJ, later moving to Connecticut in 1985. She received her undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College and a master’s degree in education from Temple University in Philadelphia. She spent her career as a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant in the Creskill, NJ school system.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours will be Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 2-4 p.m., with a memorial service and celebration of Dina’s life immediately to follow at the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home at 21 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH 03060 (ph: 603-883-3041). A graveside service will take place in the spring in Avon, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Hunt Community Employee Scholarship Fund (10 Allds Street, Nashua, NH 03060; ph: 603-882-6511).</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> A completed obituary will be published in the Telegraph next week.</p> Gary Gilbert http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056210-466/gary-gilbert.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056210-466/gary-gilbert.html#disqus_thread Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:01:48 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gary W. Gilbert, 70, of Hollis, NH, and formerly of Nashua, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, January 27, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, with his loving family by his side, after a courageous three year battle with cancer.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born in Rochester, NH on August 8, 1944, Gary was a son of the late Walter W. and Ellen M. (Johnson) Gilbert. After moving to Nashua in the mid 1950s, Gary attended local schools and graduated from Nashua High School Class of 1962 where he lettered in baseball and football. He furthered his education at Princeton University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1966 and also lettered in both baseball and football. An Army veteran, Mr. Gilbert served in Germany as a Lieutenant from 1967 to 1970.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gary worked with his father, Walter, and his brother, Bruce, at the New England Division of Penn Box for many years until his retirement.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">An active sportsman, Gary enjoyed curling and golfing. He served as coach of his daughter, Susan’s, softball team and coached his son, Mark’s, Little League and Babe Ruth baseball teams. Gary was inducted into the Nashua High School Athletic Hall of Fame.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Gilbert was a member of the Nashua Rotary Club and served on its Board of Directors; served on the Board of Directors of the Girls Club and the Nashua Chapter of the American Red Cross; and was a member of the Nashua Country Club and served on the Board of Directors. Gary loved spending time with his family and friends and also enjoyed gardening at his home.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Members of his family include his wife of 47 years, Lois M. (Grassle) Gilbert, whom he married on July 30, 1967; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark W. and Colleen Q. Gilbert, of Brussels, Belgium; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan E. and Daniel M. Sullivan, of Bermuda; six grandchildren, Caroline, Ryan and Andrew Gilbert, of Belgium and Owen, Brady and Tate Sullivan, of Bermuda; a sister and brother-in-law, Ellen M. and William Shurtleff, of Overland Park, KS; a brother and sister-in-law, Bruce C. and Jane Gilbert, of Rye, NH; and many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Saturday afternoon, January 31st from 2 to 4 p.m. His memorial service will follow in the funeral home at 4 o’clock. The Rev. James S. Chaloner, Senior Minister of The First Church, U.C.C. will officiate. Friends are invited to attend. Donations may be made in his memory to the Community Hospice House, Attn. Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Oh0bfw1l8VcxTbKgsiDVqM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsIkl6mm0cCUysf1vX7q_u4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gary W. Gilbert, 70, of Hollis, NH, and formerly of Nashua, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, January 27, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, with his loving family by his side, after a courageous three year battle with cancer.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born in Rochester, NH on August 8, 1944, Gary was a son of the late Walter W. and Ellen M. (Johnson) Gilbert. After moving to Nashua in the mid 1950s, Gary attended local schools and graduated from Nashua High School Class of 1962 where he lettered in baseball and football. He furthered his education at Princeton University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1966 and also lettered in both baseball and football. An Army veteran, Mr. Gilbert served in Germany as a Lieutenant from 1967 to 1970.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gary worked with his father, Walter, and his brother, Bruce, at the New England Division of Penn Box for many years until his retirement.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">An active sportsman, Gary enjoyed curling and golfing. He served as coach of his daughter, Susan’s, softball team and coached his son, Mark’s, Little League and Babe Ruth baseball teams. Gary was inducted into the Nashua High School Athletic Hall of Fame.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Gilbert was a member of the Nashua Rotary Club and served on its Board of Directors; served on the Board of Directors of the Girls Club and the Nashua Chapter of the American Red Cross; and was a member of the Nashua Country Club and served on the Board of Directors. Gary loved spending time with his family and friends and also enjoyed gardening at his home.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> Members of his family include his wife of 47 years, Lois M. (Grassle) Gilbert, whom he married on July 30, 1967; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark W. and Colleen Q. Gilbert, of Brussels, Belgium; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan E. and Daniel M. Sullivan, of Bermuda; six grandchildren, Caroline, Ryan and Andrew Gilbert, of Belgium and Owen, Brady and Tate Sullivan, of Bermuda; a sister and brother-in-law, Ellen M. and William Shurtleff, of Overland Park, KS; a brother and sister-in-law, Bruce C. and Jane Gilbert, of Rye, NH; and many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Saturday afternoon, January 31st from 2 to 4 p.m. His memorial service will follow in the funeral home at 4 o’clock. The Rev. James S. Chaloner, Senior Minister of The First Church, U.C.C. will officiate. Friends are invited to attend. Donations may be made in his memory to the Community Hospice House, Attn. Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Kathryn Holbrook http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056211-466/kathryn-holbrook.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056211-466/kathryn-holbrook.html#disqus_thread Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:01:54 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Kathryn “Kassy” V. (Winn) Holbrook, 80, of Nashua, NH passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015 at Courville at Nashua Nursing Home, Nashua, with her family at her side. She was born September 7, 1934 in Nashua, a daughter of the late Thomas D. and Kathryn (Wilcox) Winn.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Holbrook was very close to her entire family. She was a majorette for the VFW and was very proud of her Irish Catholic Heritage. Mrs. Holbrook worked as an office manager for First National, Nashua Corp and for McLaughlin Corp. She loved to entertain and have many “get togethers” for family and friends. She was a sports mom, driving anywhere for anything sports related for her two boys. She was an avid Red Sox fan, a great friend and the best mom you could ever have. Let’s Go Pats.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by two sons, Todd Holbrook and his wife, Paula, of Nashua, Michael Holbrook and his wife, Paula, of Manchester, NH; two grandsons, Travis and Colin Holbrook; two sisters, Theresa Moraros, of Nashua, and Anne Winn, of Nashua, and also by several special nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her infant daughter, Sharon Holbrook; her twin brother, Thomas Winn; two sisters, Susan Morin and Alice Labrie and by her longtime companion, Bennie Campbell.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A Liturgy of the Word service will be celebrated Friday, January 30, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 29 Spring St., Nashua. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Hudson, NH. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Nashua Cal Ripken Baseball, 4 Essex Street, Nashua, New Hampshire 03064. The Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St., Nashua is assisting the family. Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=OoGOWYQ5rlUpejTlk1_EDc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu7HI839JqnDRJ4bmLd6ZXIWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Kathryn “Kassy” V. (Winn) Holbrook, 80, of Nashua, NH passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015 at Courville at Nashua Nursing Home, Nashua, with her family at her side. She was born September 7, 1934 in Nashua, a daughter of the late Thomas D. and Kathryn (Wilcox) Winn.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mrs. Holbrook was very close to her entire family. She was a majorette for the VFW and was very proud of her Irish Catholic Heritage. Mrs. Holbrook worked as an office manager for First National, Nashua Corp and for McLaughlin Corp. She loved to entertain and have many “get togethers” for family and friends. She was a sports mom, driving anywhere for anything sports related for her two boys. She was an avid Red Sox fan, a great friend and the best mom you could ever have. Let’s Go Pats.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by two sons, Todd Holbrook and his wife, Paula, of Nashua, Michael Holbrook and his wife, Paula, of Manchester, NH; two grandsons, Travis and Colin Holbrook; two sisters, Theresa Moraros, of Nashua, and Anne Winn, of Nashua, and also by several special nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her infant daughter, Sharon Holbrook; her twin brother, Thomas Winn; two sisters, Susan Morin and Alice Labrie and by her longtime companion, Bennie Campbell.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A Liturgy of the Word service will be celebrated Friday, January 30, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 29 Spring St., Nashua. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Hudson, NH. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Nashua Cal Ripken Baseball, 4 Essex Street, Nashua, New Hampshire 03064. The Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St., Nashua is assisting the family. Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com.</p> Jane Cullen-McOsker http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056212-466/jane-cullen-mcosker.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056212-466/jane-cullen-mcosker.html#disqus_thread Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:02:01 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jane E. Cullen-McOsker, 62, a resident of Nashua, NH, died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of Frederick J. McOsker, with whom she would have celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary on October 16, 2015.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born in Newton on April 18, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Albert H. Cullen and Joyce (Munsey) Cullen, of Nashua, NH, who survives her.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jane was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received her master’s degree from Fitchburg State College. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a teacher for the Lowell Public School System. A teacher for over 30 years, she taught at several different schools. Most recently, she was at the Bailey School where she taught 4th grade, prekindergarten and special education. She was a member of the Retired Massachusetts Teacher’s Association.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jane enjoyed gardening and reading, but especially cherished summers spent with her family in Round Pond, Maine.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In addition to her husband and mother she leaves a brother, Michael Cullen and his wife, Janet, of Nashua, NH; three stepchildren, Allyson McOsker, of Chelmsford, Matthew McOsker and his wife, Elizabeth, of Glastonbury, CT and Kerry McOsker, of Somerville; several nieces and nephews, among whom are Paul Cullen and his wife, Aimee Christian, of Muespach, France and David Cullen and his wife, Julie, of Burlington; several great-nieces and nephews among whom are Seth, Fiona, Thomas and Shane Cullen; her mother-in-law, Mary McOsker, of Lowell; her late father-in-law, Frederick L. McOsker; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joanne and Thomas Duggan, of Chelmsford, Brenda Dupras, of Lowell, Thomas and Cynthia McOsker, of So. Portland, ME and Martha and Jeffrey Dean, of Northbridge.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Relatives and friends are invited to Jane’s Memorial Visitation on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 2 until 6 p.m. at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street, Lowell, MA. Burial will be held this summer at the New Harbor Cemetery in Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jane’s name may be made to: the Round Pond Village Improvement Society, PO Box 148, Round Pond, ME 04564 or to the Lowell Public School Scholarship Fund, c/o Greater Lowell Community Foundation, 100 Merrimack St., Suite 202, Lowell, MA 01852. For directions or condolences please visit www.mckennaouellette.com.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jane E. Cullen-McOsker, 62, a resident of Nashua, NH, died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of Frederick J. McOsker, with whom she would have celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary on October 16, 2015.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Born in Newton on April 18, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Albert H. Cullen and Joyce (Munsey) Cullen, of Nashua, NH, who survives her.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jane was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received her master’s degree from Fitchburg State College. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a teacher for the Lowell Public School System. A teacher for over 30 years, she taught at several different schools. Most recently, she was at the Bailey School where she taught 4th grade, prekindergarten and special education. She was a member of the Retired Massachusetts Teacher’s Association.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Jane enjoyed gardening and reading, but especially cherished summers spent with her family in Round Pond, Maine.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">In addition to her husband and mother she leaves a brother, Michael Cullen and his wife, Janet, of Nashua, NH; three stepchildren, Allyson McOsker, of Chelmsford, Matthew McOsker and his wife, Elizabeth, of Glastonbury, CT and Kerry McOsker, of Somerville; several nieces and nephews, among whom are Paul Cullen and his wife, Aimee Christian, of Muespach, France and David Cullen and his wife, Julie, of Burlington; several great-nieces and nephews among whom are Seth, Fiona, Thomas and Shane Cullen; her mother-in-law, Mary McOsker, of Lowell; her late father-in-law, Frederick L. McOsker; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joanne and Thomas Duggan, of Chelmsford, Brenda Dupras, of Lowell, Thomas and Cynthia McOsker, of So. Portland, ME and Martha and Jeffrey Dean, of Northbridge.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Relatives and friends are invited to Jane’s Memorial Visitation on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 2 until 6 p.m. at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street, Lowell, MA. Burial will be held this summer at the New Harbor Cemetery in Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jane’s name may be made to: the Round Pond Village Improvement Society, PO Box 148, Round Pond, ME 04564 or to the Lowell Public School Scholarship Fund, c/o Greater Lowell Community Foundation, 100 Merrimack St., Suite 202, Lowell, MA 01852. For directions or condolences please visit www.mckennaouellette.com.</p> Raymond Watts http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056213-466/raymond-watts.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1056213-466/raymond-watts.html#disqus_thread Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:02:06 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Raymond L. “Bing” Watts, 73, longtime resident of Hudson, died peacefully at his home on January 24, 2015, with his family at his side.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Watts was born on November 16, 1941, in Augusta, Maine, a son of the late Raymond and Mabel (Grier) Watts. He had grown up in Augusta before moving to New Hampshire.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He retired from the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council No. 35 in Massachusetts.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Bing is remembered for his love of fishing and deep-sea fishing. He enjoyed dancing, music and playing pool. He liked to play cards with his family and friends.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Beside his parents, several family members, including his brothers, Kenneth Rodgers and Robert Rodgers and a sister, Gladys Libby, predeceased him.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Bing is survived by his wife, Christine; his sons, Raymond Watts Jr. and his fiance, Janice Parent, Michael Watts, Stephen Watts, Shaun Watts; his daughter, Jennifer Watts and her fiance, Robert Simonds; his sisters, Dorothy Burns and Marie Provencal; his grandson, Daniel Parent; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his beloved cat, Jack.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday morning from 10:00 to 12:00 p.m.&nbsp;A Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of his family at Pinewood Cemetery. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">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=ohHrKwnBMKFUJXorueAS3s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsEBE6KaFjKSiHgB25063REWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Raymond L. “Bing” Watts, 73, longtime resident of Hudson, died peacefully at his home on January 24, 2015, with his family at his side.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Mr. Watts was born on November 16, 1941, in Augusta, Maine, a son of the late Raymond and Mabel (Grier) Watts. He had grown up in Augusta before moving to New Hampshire.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He retired from the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council No. 35 in Massachusetts.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Bing is remembered for his love of fishing and deep-sea fishing. He enjoyed dancing, music and playing pool. He liked to play cards with his family and friends.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Beside his parents, several family members, including his brothers, Kenneth Rodgers and Robert Rodgers and a sister, Gladys Libby, predeceased him.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Bing is survived by his wife, Christine; his sons, Raymond Watts Jr. and his fiance, Janice Parent, Michael Watts, Stephen Watts, Shaun Watts; his daughter, Jennifer Watts and her fiance, Robert Simonds; his sisters, Dorothy Burns and Marie Provencal; his grandson, Daniel Parent; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his beloved cat, Jack.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday morning from 10:00 to 12:00 p.m.&nbsp;A Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of his family at Pinewood Cemetery. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">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>