Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:53:42 EDT en Larry G. MacDougall http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041344-466/larry-g.-macdougall.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041344-466/larry-g.-macdougall.html#disqus_thread Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:00:59 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Larry Grant MacDougall, 79, of Nashua, passed away on Tuesday, July 8th. He is survived by his wife Irene and family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In respecting his wishes, there will be no funeral services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, New England Affiliate, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Larry Grant MacDougall, 79, of Nashua, passed away on Tuesday, July 8th. He is survived by his wife Irene and family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In respecting his wishes, there will be no funeral services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, New England Affiliate, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> Everett W. Robie http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041345-466/everett-w.-robie.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041345-466/everett-w.-robie.html#disqus_thread Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:01:10 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Everett W. Robie, 80, a native and longtime resident of Nashua, NH, died Sunday evening, July 6th 2014, at the Southern NH Medical Center surrounded by members of his family. He was born on March 6, 1934 and was the eldest son of the late Harrison A. and Florence (Snow) Robie. Mr. Robie was also the widower of Linda (Lalmond) Robie, who died on January 24, 1994.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Prior to his retirement in 1994, he had been an employee of Sears Roebuck in Nashua for 30 years and had managed the operations of their warehouse. Before that he had worked for Sullivan Moving and Storage. He was also a veteran of the United States Navy and was serving on the USS John Willis when he was honorably discharged in October of 1958. He served for a number of years as a reservist as well.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Fraternally, he was a Past Master of the former Nashua Grange #13 and a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #720. He has been a longtime member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua and was a graduate of Nashua High School, Class of 1953, where his course of study was in agriculture. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In addition to his parents and his wife, he was predeceased by his sister Judy Tinker, his brother-in-law Duncan Tinker and his niece Sandy Robie.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Robie of Woburn, MA; his son, James Robie and his partner Martine Schneider of Redwood City, CA; his son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Kelley Robie and his grandchildren Kaylee and Kiera of Milton, VT; his stepson and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Nicole LaPorte and his grandchildren Aiden, Seth, Aria and Lillie of Merrimack, NH; his stepdaughter, Penny Latti of Amherst, NH and his grandchildren Melody and Laura Latti of Hudson, NH along with his great grandchildren Justin Shanks and Lucas Lambert; his brother, Richard Robie of North Abington, MA; and his nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: A Private Graveside Funeral Service for family only will be held on Monday, July 14th, at 2:30 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashua. The Rev. Dr. Robert Odierna from the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 214 Main St., Nashua will officiate. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. You may contact Tammy Robie at tammylrobie@aol.com with inquiries. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">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> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Everett W. Robie, 80, a native and longtime resident of Nashua, NH, died Sunday evening, July 6th 2014, at the Southern NH Medical Center surrounded by members of his family. He was born on March 6, 1934 and was the eldest son of the late Harrison A. and Florence (Snow) Robie. Mr. Robie was also the widower of Linda (Lalmond) Robie, who died on January 24, 1994.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Prior to his retirement in 1994, he had been an employee of Sears Roebuck in Nashua for 30 years and had managed the operations of their warehouse. Before that he had worked for Sullivan Moving and Storage. He was also a veteran of the United States Navy and was serving on the USS John Willis when he was honorably discharged in October of 1958. He served for a number of years as a reservist as well.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Fraternally, he was a Past Master of the former Nashua Grange #13 and a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #720. He has been a longtime member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua and was a graduate of Nashua High School, Class of 1953, where his course of study was in agriculture. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In addition to his parents and his wife, he was predeceased by his sister Judy Tinker, his brother-in-law Duncan Tinker and his niece Sandy Robie.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Robie of Woburn, MA; his son, James Robie and his partner Martine Schneider of Redwood City, CA; his son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Kelley Robie and his grandchildren Kaylee and Kiera of Milton, VT; his stepson and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Nicole LaPorte and his grandchildren Aiden, Seth, Aria and Lillie of Merrimack, NH; his stepdaughter, Penny Latti of Amherst, NH and his grandchildren Melody and Laura Latti of Hudson, NH along with his great grandchildren Justin Shanks and Lucas Lambert; his brother, Richard Robie of North Abington, MA; and his nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: A Private Graveside Funeral Service for family only will be held on Monday, July 14th, at 2:30 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashua. The Rev. Dr. Robert Odierna from the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 214 Main St., Nashua will officiate. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. You may contact Tammy Robie at tammylrobie@aol.com with inquiries. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">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> David A. Carita http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041346-466/david-a.-carita.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041346-466/david-a.-carita.html#disqus_thread Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:01:16 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">LYNDEBOROUGH, NH – David A. Carita, 71, longtime resident of Lyndeborough, NH died on July 6, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born in Somerville, MA on May 9, 1943, a son of Anthony and Edith (Pease) Carita. He was raised and educated in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam Era veteran, having served on Arctic icebreakers and in the Mediterranean. For the past 42 years, he and his wife made their home in Lyndeborough.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> David had been employed as a machinist at Sanders Associates, a design draftsman for Nashua Corporation and MA-COM in Merrimack, NH. He retired from TRM, Inc. in Bedford, NH as a computer aided designer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He served as a volunteer fireman for the town of Lyndeborough for 10 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">David enjoyed woodworking, was an avid train enthusiast and enjoyed traveling, especially by train.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Family members include his loving wife, Sue Ann (Wheeler) Carita of Lyndeborough; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol and Thomas Wawrzycki of Webster, NY; three godchildren, Ryan Harkleroad and his wife Katie, Erin Harkleroad and Michael Wawrzycki; a niece, Sue Wawrzycki; cousins, Judy and John Monaco of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, Jeannette and Robert LaRoche of Concord, NH, Richard Milligan of Meredith, NH, James Milligan of Bedford, MA; his beloved border collie, Nellie; and many friends.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> There are no visiting hours. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=0p9KK3DrXt$PupgopjAe8s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsxGwyOfj_pJ0OJWXoDt5sbWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">LYNDEBOROUGH, NH – David A. Carita, 71, longtime resident of Lyndeborough, NH died on July 6, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born in Somerville, MA on May 9, 1943, a son of Anthony and Edith (Pease) Carita. He was raised and educated in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam Era veteran, having served on Arctic icebreakers and in the Mediterranean. For the past 42 years, he and his wife made their home in Lyndeborough.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> David had been employed as a machinist at Sanders Associates, a design draftsman for Nashua Corporation and MA-COM in Merrimack, NH. He retired from TRM, Inc. in Bedford, NH as a computer aided designer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He served as a volunteer fireman for the town of Lyndeborough for 10 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">David enjoyed woodworking, was an avid train enthusiast and enjoyed traveling, especially by train.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Family members include his loving wife, Sue Ann (Wheeler) Carita of Lyndeborough; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol and Thomas Wawrzycki of Webster, NY; three godchildren, Ryan Harkleroad and his wife Katie, Erin Harkleroad and Michael Wawrzycki; a niece, Sue Wawrzycki; cousins, Judy and John Monaco of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, Jeannette and Robert LaRoche of Concord, NH, Richard Milligan of Meredith, NH, James Milligan of Bedford, MA; his beloved border collie, Nellie; and many friends.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> There are no visiting hours. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford.</p> Rebecca L. Dexter http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041249-466/rebecca-l.-dexter.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041249-466/rebecca-l.-dexter.html#disqus_thread Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:01:30 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rebecca L. Dexter, 41, resident of Greenville, NH, died on July 6, 2014 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was born in Nashua on November 24, 1972, a daughter of Madeline (Delescluse) Nangle of Milford and the late Patrick B. Nangle. She made her home in Milford for most of her life and graduated from MASH, Class of 1991. She earned her associate’s degree from Hesser College, Manchester, NH. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She had been employed as a day care assistant at Kids Inn, Amherst, NH for several years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rebecca was an avid reader, enjoyed listening to music and most especially loved being a mom.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to her mother, family members include three sons, Evan Dexter, Kyle Dexter and Colin Dexter, all of Nashua; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Keith Nangle of Wilton, NH, Ryan and Amanda Nangle of Hudson, NH; her former husband, Robert Dexter of Nashua; a niece; two nephews; several aunts, uncles and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Memorial visiting hours are on Sunday, July 13th from 2:00-5:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A private memorial Mass will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rebecca L. Dexter, 41, resident of Greenville, NH, died on July 6, 2014 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was born in Nashua on November 24, 1972, a daughter of Madeline (Delescluse) Nangle of Milford and the late Patrick B. Nangle. She made her home in Milford for most of her life and graduated from MASH, Class of 1991. She earned her associate’s degree from Hesser College, Manchester, NH. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She had been employed as a day care assistant at Kids Inn, Amherst, NH for several years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rebecca was an avid reader, enjoyed listening to music and most especially loved being a mom.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to her mother, family members include three sons, Evan Dexter, Kyle Dexter and Colin Dexter, all of Nashua; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Keith Nangle of Wilton, NH, Ryan and Amanda Nangle of Hudson, NH; her former husband, Robert Dexter of Nashua; a niece; two nephews; several aunts, uncles and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Memorial visiting hours are on Sunday, July 13th from 2:00-5:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A private memorial Mass will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> Robert E. Madden http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041250-466/robert-e.-madden.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041250-466/robert-e.-madden.html#disqus_thread Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:02:15 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert E. Madden of Huntington, New York, and formerly of Nashua, NH, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the age of 65 while vacationing with his family in Ossipee, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Robert was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15, 1949, the devoted son of the late Robert F. and Mary Agnes (Barrett) Madden. He was known as Rob to his loving brother and sisters and as Uncle Robbie to his loving nephews and nieces. He was known as Bob to his many friends and business associates. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rob grew up in Nashua and attended first grade at Sacred Heart School, then attended St. Christopher School through the eighth grade. He was a member of the first graduating class from Bishop Guertin High School in 1967. Rob attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and graduated from Saint Anselm College in 1972.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was President and CEO of Diversified Investors Services, Inc. of Huntington, NY, for the past 36 years, and attained the designations CLU, ChFC. He was one of the top ten producers for The Travelers Life Insurance Company and one of the top twenty producers for METLIFE for many years. Robert was also a Registered Investment Advisor with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Rob was an active outdoorsman who enjoyed golf and white water rafting. He traveled extensively throughout the world, especially to attend horse races including The Longchamps in Paris, The Kentucky Derby, and he spent the better part of the month of August in Saratoga Springs, NY, at the races every summer. The most important thing to him was the time he spent with family and friends. He never missed a Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or Fourth of July back home in New Hampshire, and he will be sorely missed. He was loved by many and returned that love tenfold. One could count as a great life blessing to be related to Rob or a friend of his. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Members of his family include his five dear siblings and their families, Maryellen and Gary C. Levesque of Merrimack, Lt. Col. David B. Madden (ret) and his wife Linda of Dover, NH, Kathleen A. and James R. White, Margaret Madden Jameson of Nashua and Amy N. Madden of Nashua; his beloved nieces and nephews, Jeffrey R. Levesque of Manchester, Rebecca C. Levesque and Thomas Jewell of Concord, Brendan Madden and PFC 1st Class Jonathan C. Madden of Dover, Sarah K. White of Brighton, MA, Bridget L. Jameson of Somersworth, Molly B. Jameson and Regan M. Jameson of Nashua; his longtime business partner and close friend of 36 years Mona Van Cleef and her husband Duncan of Huntington, NY; his sole surviving maternal aunt, Catherine Reardon of Cambridge, MA; and many cousins. Last, but definitely not least, his beloved cat Max.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Christopher Church, 62 Manchester Street, Nashua, Friday morning at 10 o’clock. Military Honors and interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made and payable to the Robert E. Madden Class of 1972 Annual Scholarship Fund at St. Anselm College. Please mail to Saint Anselm College, Office of College Advancement #1738, 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, NH 03102. 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=9hWHngetC1M3Ze5FYOagHM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtAvlVIyjhzbsnu05PKjzpUWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert E. Madden of Huntington, New York, and formerly of Nashua, NH, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the age of 65 while vacationing with his family in Ossipee, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Robert was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15, 1949, the devoted son of the late Robert F. and Mary Agnes (Barrett) Madden. He was known as Rob to his loving brother and sisters and as Uncle Robbie to his loving nephews and nieces. He was known as Bob to his many friends and business associates. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rob grew up in Nashua and attended first grade at Sacred Heart School, then attended St. Christopher School through the eighth grade. He was a member of the first graduating class from Bishop Guertin High School in 1967. Rob attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and graduated from Saint Anselm College in 1972.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was President and CEO of Diversified Investors Services, Inc. of Huntington, NY, for the past 36 years, and attained the designations CLU, ChFC. He was one of the top ten producers for The Travelers Life Insurance Company and one of the top twenty producers for METLIFE for many years. Robert was also a Registered Investment Advisor with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Rob was an active outdoorsman who enjoyed golf and white water rafting. He traveled extensively throughout the world, especially to attend horse races including The Longchamps in Paris, The Kentucky Derby, and he spent the better part of the month of August in Saratoga Springs, NY, at the races every summer. The most important thing to him was the time he spent with family and friends. He never missed a Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or Fourth of July back home in New Hampshire, and he will be sorely missed. He was loved by many and returned that love tenfold. One could count as a great life blessing to be related to Rob or a friend of his. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Members of his family include his five dear siblings and their families, Maryellen and Gary C. Levesque of Merrimack, Lt. Col. David B. Madden (ret) and his wife Linda of Dover, NH, Kathleen A. and James R. White, Margaret Madden Jameson of Nashua and Amy N. Madden of Nashua; his beloved nieces and nephews, Jeffrey R. Levesque of Manchester, Rebecca C. Levesque and Thomas Jewell of Concord, Brendan Madden and PFC 1st Class Jonathan C. Madden of Dover, Sarah K. White of Brighton, MA, Bridget L. Jameson of Somersworth, Molly B. Jameson and Regan M. Jameson of Nashua; his longtime business partner and close friend of 36 years Mona Van Cleef and her husband Duncan of Huntington, NY; his sole surviving maternal aunt, Catherine Reardon of Cambridge, MA; and many cousins. Last, but definitely not least, his beloved cat Max.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Christopher Church, 62 Manchester Street, Nashua, Friday morning at 10 o’clock. Military Honors and interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made and payable to the Robert E. Madden Class of 1972 Annual Scholarship Fund at St. Anselm College. Please mail to Saint Anselm College, Office of College Advancement #1738, 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, NH 03102. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Betty J. (McDowell) Mulligan http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041251-466/betty-j.-mcdowell-mulligan.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041251-466/betty-j.-mcdowell-mulligan.html#disqus_thread Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:02:39 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Betty J. (McDowell) Mulligan, 78, a longtime resident of Nashua, died peacefully on July 6, 2014 at home with her son at her side.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was born September 20, 1935 in Ayer, MA, a daughter of the late George and Annie (Hurley) McDowell. She grew up in West Groton Ma and was a graduate of Groton High School, Class of 1953.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Mrs. Mulligan was the widow of James P. Mulligan, who passed away in October of 2012.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">For most of her career, she was a legal secretary for several local attorneys in the Nashua area. When she first moved to Nashua, she worked for the Nashua Police Department as a secretary for The Juvenile Division and the Bureau of Narcotics and Vice. She had also served as Policewoman for the town of Pepperell, Massachusetts in the late ’60s.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was very involved with local politics, especially the Nashua Democratic Party, and in her spare time volunteered for many candidates for local, state and federal offices. She worked at the polls in Ward 4 and in Ward 2. She loved to travel to Ireland and leaves many dear friends there. Her crocheted afghans, children’s sweaters and blankets were cherished by all who received them. Her Christmas cookies and fudge will be missed by all who celebrated the season with her.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by her son, Kevin T. Mulligan of Nashua NH; her sister and brothers-in-law, Rita and Charles Hoover of Milford, NH, Jill and Robert Tibbetts of Center Conway, NH, Judy and John Hadley of Lunenburg, MA; her brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Kathryn McDowell of Orange Park, FL; her stepmother Cleo McDowell of Ayer, MA; sisters-in-law Patricia Holmes of Westford, Ma., Eleanora Bohenko of Portsmouth NH, Ann Vullo and her husband Bill Vullo of Westford Ma.; brother-in-law Patrick Mulligan and Janice Wojcik of Westminster VT; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday morning from 10:00 to 12:00 PM. A Celebration of Her Life will follow at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday at 12:00 PM. Following cremation, interment prayers and burial will be private and held at the convenience of her family. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to Home Health and Hospice, Merrimack, NH or to a food pantry or soup kitchen of your choice.</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=4VfqhaA7TkldnPMpweXK3c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYty40qsHq9Wy9k2IDXRSZNNWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Betty J. (McDowell) Mulligan, 78, a longtime resident of Nashua, died peacefully on July 6, 2014 at home with her son at her side.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was born September 20, 1935 in Ayer, MA, a daughter of the late George and Annie (Hurley) McDowell. She grew up in West Groton Ma and was a graduate of Groton High School, Class of 1953.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Mrs. Mulligan was the widow of James P. Mulligan, who passed away in October of 2012.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">For most of her career, she was a legal secretary for several local attorneys in the Nashua area. When she first moved to Nashua, she worked for the Nashua Police Department as a secretary for The Juvenile Division and the Bureau of Narcotics and Vice. She had also served as Policewoman for the town of Pepperell, Massachusetts in the late ’60s.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was very involved with local politics, especially the Nashua Democratic Party, and in her spare time volunteered for many candidates for local, state and federal offices. She worked at the polls in Ward 4 and in Ward 2. She loved to travel to Ireland and leaves many dear friends there. Her crocheted afghans, children’s sweaters and blankets were cherished by all who received them. Her Christmas cookies and fudge will be missed by all who celebrated the season with her.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by her son, Kevin T. Mulligan of Nashua NH; her sister and brothers-in-law, Rita and Charles Hoover of Milford, NH, Jill and Robert Tibbetts of Center Conway, NH, Judy and John Hadley of Lunenburg, MA; her brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Kathryn McDowell of Orange Park, FL; her stepmother Cleo McDowell of Ayer, MA; sisters-in-law Patricia Holmes of Westford, Ma., Eleanora Bohenko of Portsmouth NH, Ann Vullo and her husband Bill Vullo of Westford Ma.; brother-in-law Patrick Mulligan and Janice Wojcik of Westminster VT; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday morning from 10:00 to 12:00 PM. A Celebration of Her Life will follow at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Friday at 12:00 PM. Following cremation, interment prayers and burial will be private and held at the convenience of her family. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to Home Health and Hospice, Merrimack, NH or to a food pantry or soup kitchen of your choice.</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> Robert Laquerre http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041252-466/robert-laquerre.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041252-466/robert-laquerre.html#disqus_thread Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:03:05 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert Laquerre, 53, of Hampton, NH died Sunday, July 6th, 2014 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was born on April 25th, 1961 in Nashua, NH, son of Roger and Rachel (Dumas) Laquerre, and was the loving husband of 16 years to Robin (Wilmot) Laquerre.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was predeceased by two brothers, Billy and Rick Laquerre.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob lived in Hudson his entire life until 4 years ago, when he moved to Hampton Beach to fulfill his lifelong dream.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob enjoyed riding in his convertible, vacationing in Florida, playing cards with friends, golf, New England Sports, and he absolutely loved desserts.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Besides his loving parents and wife Robin, Bob is survived by a son, Anthony DeBenedictis of Nashua, NH; a daughter, Jane DeBenedictis and husband Tom of Hudson, NH; a brother, James Laquerre and wife Ellen of Merrimack, NH; two sisters, Linda Tobin of Hampton, NH, Karen Mclavey and husband David of Litchfield, NH; Stephen Tobin of Exeter, NH; in-laws, Jerry Wilmot of Plant City, FL and Betty Wilmot of Nashua, NH; brother-in-law, David Wilmot of Nashua, NH; a sister-in-law, LuAnn Laquerre and husband Bruce Bigelow of Hudson, NH; eight nieces, Jessica, Colleen, Lauren, Kaitlin and husband Brian, Sara, Julie, Amanda and Taylor; two nephews, Brian and Andy; two grandchildren, Grace and Rocco; and many dear friends.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Visiting Hours will be held on Thursday, July 10th from 3-5:30pm at the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Ferry St., Hudson. A Memorial Service will begin at 5:30pm in the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062. To leave a message of condolence, or get directions, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com. The Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home in Hudson is in charge of arrangements.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=lWXhuAnmPzs83OE_bw5h8s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsP5FHzliyqId1HrQ_CN$_HWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert Laquerre, 53, of Hampton, NH died Sunday, July 6th, 2014 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was born on April 25th, 1961 in Nashua, NH, son of Roger and Rachel (Dumas) Laquerre, and was the loving husband of 16 years to Robin (Wilmot) Laquerre.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was predeceased by two brothers, Billy and Rick Laquerre.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob lived in Hudson his entire life until 4 years ago, when he moved to Hampton Beach to fulfill his lifelong dream.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob enjoyed riding in his convertible, vacationing in Florida, playing cards with friends, golf, New England Sports, and he absolutely loved desserts.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Besides his loving parents and wife Robin, Bob is survived by a son, Anthony DeBenedictis of Nashua, NH; a daughter, Jane DeBenedictis and husband Tom of Hudson, NH; a brother, James Laquerre and wife Ellen of Merrimack, NH; two sisters, Linda Tobin of Hampton, NH, Karen Mclavey and husband David of Litchfield, NH; Stephen Tobin of Exeter, NH; in-laws, Jerry Wilmot of Plant City, FL and Betty Wilmot of Nashua, NH; brother-in-law, David Wilmot of Nashua, NH; a sister-in-law, LuAnn Laquerre and husband Bruce Bigelow of Hudson, NH; eight nieces, Jessica, Colleen, Lauren, Kaitlin and husband Brian, Sara, Julie, Amanda and Taylor; two nephews, Brian and Andy; two grandchildren, Grace and Rocco; and many dear friends.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Visiting Hours will be held on Thursday, July 10th from 3-5:30pm at the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Ferry St., Hudson. A Memorial Service will begin at 5:30pm in the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062. To leave a message of condolence, or get directions, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com. The Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home in Hudson is in charge of arrangements.</p> Charles K. Magno, Jr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041253-466/charles-k.-magno-jr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041253-466/charles-k.-magno-jr..html#disqus_thread Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:03:40 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Charles K. Magno, Jr., 61, of Nashua, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at his home.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Charles was born in Arlington MA on March 6, 1953, a son of the late Charles K. and Gloria S. (Liles) Magno, Sr. He was the beloved husband of Lisa (Boucher) Magno of Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Charles was a graduate of Indiana State with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked as an Electrical Engineer for BAE. Charles loved dogs and in his free time he enjoyed traveling and cooking.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Besides his wife, Charles is survived by: one son, Geoffrey Magno and his fiancee Kelley Osbourne of Nashua; one uncle, Walter Liles and his wife Eileen of Barrington; also several cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Blessed John XXIII at Infant Jesus Parish, 121 Allds Street, Nashua, NH 03060, at 9:30 AM. Everyone is invited to meet at church. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Humane Society of Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064. 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> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Charles K. Magno, Jr., 61, of Nashua, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at his home.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Charles was born in Arlington MA on March 6, 1953, a son of the late Charles K. and Gloria S. (Liles) Magno, Sr. He was the beloved husband of Lisa (Boucher) Magno of Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Charles was a graduate of Indiana State with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked as an Electrical Engineer for BAE. Charles loved dogs and in his free time he enjoyed traveling and cooking.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Besides his wife, Charles is survived by: one son, Geoffrey Magno and his fiancee Kelley Osbourne of Nashua; one uncle, Walter Liles and his wife Eileen of Barrington; also several cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Blessed John XXIII at Infant Jesus Parish, 121 Allds Street, Nashua, NH 03060, at 9:30 AM. Everyone is invited to meet at church. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Humane Society of Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064. 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> Wilfrid J. Piekarski http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041254-466/wilfrid-j.-piekarski.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041254-466/wilfrid-j.-piekarski.html#disqus_thread Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:04:11 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">“Wil” passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014. He was born in Chicago, Ill. on October 12, 1929 to Frank and Mae (Lilegden) Piekarski. He is predeceased by his brothers Robert and Frank, and sisters Joan and Bernadette. He moved to Nashua with his family in 1959. He married his One and Only true love, Marilyn, in Maywood, Ill. on June 25, 1949.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was a Marine veteran who helped in the design of the initial radar and laser systems used by the US Air Force. His training in the Marine Corp. stirred his interests in engineering, and he went on to work for Sanders Assoc. in Nashua for several years until he had an opportunity in the Automotive Business.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In the early 1960s he was a partner with Andy Sirois, owner of Andy’s Motor service, which was a Chrysler/Plymouth dealer on Lake Street in Nashua. Along with the dealership, he assisted in development of the AMMCO Transmission franchise. He was the first AAMCO franchisee in New England, owning 5 AAMCO Transmission shops. He eventually sold the AAMCO franchises and acquired 13 different Automotive New Car franchises and dealerships including Toyota, Volvo, Mercedes and Lotus. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Through years of hard work, and mortgage after mortgage and franchise after franchise, he led a loyal team of family members and employees through several successes and failures. For only from failure comes true success, as he has proven.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wil’s accomplishments are revered in the lives of his children: His eldest son, Mark, owns and operates Gate City Collision in Nashua and Dent Devils Collision in Merrimack. His 1st daughter, Linda Lovering, owns Lovering Volvo in Nashua and has another Volvo dealership in Meredith and a Volvo /Mitsubishi dealership in Concord. His 2nd son, Chris, operates the Toyota dealership in Nashua. His 3rd son, Matt, is an Independent Architect who has designed several prestigious homes all over New England. His youngest son and daughter, Jason and Judy, are twins. Judy works with Chris at the Toyota dealership in Nashua and Jason is an Independent Film Creator and Editor in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Wil is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">As a father, Wil truly inspired each and every one of his kids to dream more, learn more, do more and become more.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">For this, Dad, we will always be thankful. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> You were always Strong but not Rude, Kind but not Weak, Humble but not Timid, Proud but never Arrogant and had Humor without Folly. Truly a GREAT LEADER. You loved God and Family first, and made a commitment to yourself to never let your family go without opportunity. You were a mentor to providing opportunity for not only your family, but for hundreds of people in the greater Nashua Community. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> We are all better for having you in our lives and your spirit will live on in us all.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services will be held: Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 216 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Family and friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Boys & Girls Club of Nashua and Milford or a charity of your choice. 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=cuaadw_o7EE0JSE2_iy9qs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs7xxb2bEBKhiTk4QagZr7GWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">“Wil” passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014. He was born in Chicago, Ill. on October 12, 1929 to Frank and Mae (Lilegden) Piekarski. He is predeceased by his brothers Robert and Frank, and sisters Joan and Bernadette. He moved to Nashua with his family in 1959. He married his One and Only true love, Marilyn, in Maywood, Ill. on June 25, 1949.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was a Marine veteran who helped in the design of the initial radar and laser systems used by the US Air Force. His training in the Marine Corp. stirred his interests in engineering, and he went on to work for Sanders Assoc. in Nashua for several years until he had an opportunity in the Automotive Business.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In the early 1960s he was a partner with Andy Sirois, owner of Andy’s Motor service, which was a Chrysler/Plymouth dealer on Lake Street in Nashua. Along with the dealership, he assisted in development of the AMMCO Transmission franchise. He was the first AAMCO franchisee in New England, owning 5 AAMCO Transmission shops. He eventually sold the AAMCO franchises and acquired 13 different Automotive New Car franchises and dealerships including Toyota, Volvo, Mercedes and Lotus. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Through years of hard work, and mortgage after mortgage and franchise after franchise, he led a loyal team of family members and employees through several successes and failures. For only from failure comes true success, as he has proven.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wil’s accomplishments are revered in the lives of his children: His eldest son, Mark, owns and operates Gate City Collision in Nashua and Dent Devils Collision in Merrimack. His 1st daughter, Linda Lovering, owns Lovering Volvo in Nashua and has another Volvo dealership in Meredith and a Volvo /Mitsubishi dealership in Concord. His 2nd son, Chris, operates the Toyota dealership in Nashua. His 3rd son, Matt, is an Independent Architect who has designed several prestigious homes all over New England. His youngest son and daughter, Jason and Judy, are twins. Judy works with Chris at the Toyota dealership in Nashua and Jason is an Independent Film Creator and Editor in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Wil is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">As a father, Wil truly inspired each and every one of his kids to dream more, learn more, do more and become more.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">For this, Dad, we will always be thankful. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> You were always Strong but not Rude, Kind but not Weak, Humble but not Timid, Proud but never Arrogant and had Humor without Folly. Truly a GREAT LEADER. You loved God and Family first, and made a commitment to yourself to never let your family go without opportunity. You were a mentor to providing opportunity for not only your family, but for hundreds of people in the greater Nashua Community. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> We are all better for having you in our lives and your spirit will live on in us all.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services will be held: Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 216 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Family and friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Boys & Girls Club of Nashua and Milford or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> David A. Carita http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041255-466/david-a.-carita.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041255-466/david-a.-carita.html#disqus_thread Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:04:20 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">David A. Carita, 71, longtime resident of Lyndeborough, NH died on July 6, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born in Somerville, MA, on May 9, 1943, a son of Anthony and Edith (Pease) Carita. He was raised and educated in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam Era veteran, having served on Arctic icebreakers and in the Mediterranean. For the past 42 years, he and his wife made their home in Lyndeborough.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> David had been employed as a machinist at Sanders Associates, a design draftsman for Nashua Corporation and MA-COM in Merrimack, NH. He retired from TRM, Inc. in Bedford, NH as a computer aided designer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He served as a volunteer fireman for the town of Lyndeborough for 10 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">David enjoyed woodworking, was an avid train enthusiast and enjoyed traveling, especially by train.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Family members include his loving wife, Sue Ann (Wheeler) Carita of Lyndeborough; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol and Thomas Wawrzycki of Webster, NY; two godchildren, Ryan Harkleroad and his wife Katie, and Erin Harkleroad; cousins, Judy and John Monaco of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, Jeannette and Robert LaRoche of Concord, NH, Richard Milligan of Meredith, NH, James Milligan of Bedford, MA; his beloved border collie, Nellie; and many friends.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">There are no visiting hours. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=0p9KK3DrXt$PupgopjAe8s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsxGwyOfj_pJ0OJWXoDt5sbWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">David A. Carita, 71, longtime resident of Lyndeborough, NH died on July 6, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born in Somerville, MA, on May 9, 1943, a son of Anthony and Edith (Pease) Carita. He was raised and educated in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam Era veteran, having served on Arctic icebreakers and in the Mediterranean. For the past 42 years, he and his wife made their home in Lyndeborough.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> David had been employed as a machinist at Sanders Associates, a design draftsman for Nashua Corporation and MA-COM in Merrimack, NH. He retired from TRM, Inc. in Bedford, NH as a computer aided designer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He served as a volunteer fireman for the town of Lyndeborough for 10 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">David enjoyed woodworking, was an avid train enthusiast and enjoyed traveling, especially by train.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Family members include his loving wife, Sue Ann (Wheeler) Carita of Lyndeborough; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol and Thomas Wawrzycki of Webster, NY; two godchildren, Ryan Harkleroad and his wife Katie, and Erin Harkleroad; cousins, Judy and John Monaco of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, Jeannette and Robert LaRoche of Concord, NH, Richard Milligan of Meredith, NH, James Milligan of Bedford, MA; his beloved border collie, Nellie; and many friends.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">There are no visiting hours. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford.</p> Corey J. Carnahan http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041178-466/corey-j.-carnahan.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041178-466/corey-j.-carnahan.html#disqus_thread Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:30 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">MILFORD, NH – Corey J. Carnahan, 33, lifelong resident of Milford, died on July 3, 2014 at his home.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was born in Nashua, NH, on May 27, 1981, a son of Kirk J. Carnahan of Merrimack, NH, and Kathy (Reilly) Carnahan of Amherst, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Corey graduated from Milford High School, Class of 2000 and had been employed by Stop & Shop Grocery Store for several years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Corey loved spending time with his family, listening to music and working on cars.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his parents, family members include a sister and brother-in-law, Christie and Aaron Corey of Milford; a niece and nephew, Hailey and Colton; many aunts, uncles and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Memorial visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 10th from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, followed by a memorial service at 7:00 pm. Burial will be at a later date in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">MILFORD, NH – Corey J. Carnahan, 33, lifelong resident of Milford, died on July 3, 2014 at his home.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was born in Nashua, NH, on May 27, 1981, a son of Kirk J. Carnahan of Merrimack, NH, and Kathy (Reilly) Carnahan of Amherst, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Corey graduated from Milford High School, Class of 2000 and had been employed by Stop & Shop Grocery Store for several years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Corey loved spending time with his family, listening to music and working on cars.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his parents, family members include a sister and brother-in-law, Christie and Aaron Corey of Milford; a niece and nephew, Hailey and Colton; many aunts, uncles and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Memorial visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 10th from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, followed by a memorial service at 7:00 pm. Burial will be at a later date in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> Sue Ann Tingley http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041179-466/sue-ann-tingley.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041179-466/sue-ann-tingley.html#disqus_thread Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:42 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sue Ann Tingley, 67, died June 30, 2014 at Merrimack Hospice House. Born in Abington, Ma., she has been a resident of New Boston for the past 42 years. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was the daughter of Everett and Ruth Tingley. Sue loved spending time outdoors, traveling, and was a gifted gardener. She was the owner of Tingleys’ Flowers. Sue was active in many town activities including a Director for the Hillsborough County Fair for 25 years, a long time member of the Joe English Grange, and a member of the New Boston Fire Department Women’s’ Auxiliary.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was predeceased by her brother, Everett Tingley.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sue is survived by her daughter, Susan (Tingley) Frost and her husband, Eric Frost of Weare, NH; two grandchildren, Dalton Frost and Cheyenne Frost; her long time companion, Raymond Brandes of New Boston; and a brother, Richard Tingley of New Boston.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 11th at 09:30am at Cathedral of the Pines, 10 Hale Hill Road, Rindge, NH 03461. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to New Boston Rescue Squad. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">​French and Rising Funeral Home 17 South Mast Street Goffstown is assisting with arrangements. For more information or to sign an online guestbook go to www.frenchandrising.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=YhFxwbjr53FbsFHW3Mn1Es$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtqBCH1z_xWIj7YZSQkoMJiWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sue Ann Tingley, 67, died June 30, 2014 at Merrimack Hospice House. Born in Abington, Ma., she has been a resident of New Boston for the past 42 years. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was the daughter of Everett and Ruth Tingley. Sue loved spending time outdoors, traveling, and was a gifted gardener. She was the owner of Tingleys’ Flowers. Sue was active in many town activities including a Director for the Hillsborough County Fair for 25 years, a long time member of the Joe English Grange, and a member of the New Boston Fire Department Women’s’ Auxiliary.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was predeceased by her brother, Everett Tingley.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Sue is survived by her daughter, Susan (Tingley) Frost and her husband, Eric Frost of Weare, NH; two grandchildren, Dalton Frost and Cheyenne Frost; her long time companion, Raymond Brandes of New Boston; and a brother, Richard Tingley of New Boston.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 11th at 09:30am at Cathedral of the Pines, 10 Hale Hill Road, Rindge, NH 03461. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to New Boston Rescue Squad. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">​French and Rising Funeral Home 17 South Mast Street Goffstown is assisting with arrangements. For more information or to sign an online guestbook go to www.frenchandrising.com.</p> Wilfrid J. Piekarski http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041181-466/wilfrid-j.-piekarski.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041181-466/wilfrid-j.-piekarski.html#disqus_thread Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:01:02 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wilfrid J. “Wil” Piekarski, 84, a well known business executive and President of Toyota of Nashua, passed away at his home in Milford, NH, Sunday evening, July 6, 2014 after a period of declining health. Wil was the husband of Marilyn J. (Long) Piekarski with whom he recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s edition of The Telegraph. Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 216 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Wilfrid J. “Wil” Piekarski, 84, a well known business executive and President of Toyota of Nashua, passed away at his home in Milford, NH, Sunday evening, July 6, 2014 after a period of declining health. Wil was the husband of Marilyn J. (Long) Piekarski with whom he recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s edition of The Telegraph. Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 216 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Robert E. Madden http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041182-466/robert-e.-madden.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041182-466/robert-e.-madden.html#disqus_thread Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:01:11 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert E. Madden of Huntington, New York, and formerly of Nashua, NH, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the age of 65 while vacationing with his family in Ossipee, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Robert was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15, 1949, the devoted son of the late Robert F. and Mary Agnes (Barrett) Madden. He was known as Rob to his loving brother and sisters and as Uncle Robbie to his loving nephews and nieces, he was known as Bob to his many friends and business associates. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rob grew up in Nashua and attended first grade at Sacred Heart School, then attended St. Christopher School through the eighth grade. He was a member of the first graduating class from Bishop Guertin High School in 1967. Rob attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and graduated from Saint Anselm College in 1972.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was President and CEO of Diversified Investors Services, Inc. of Huntington, NY, for the past 36 years, and attained the designations CLU, ChFC. He was one of the top ten producers for The Travelers Life Insurance Company and one of the top twenty producers for METLIFE for many years. Robert was also a Registered Investment Advisor with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Rob was an active outdoorsman who enjoyed golf and white water rafting. He traveled extensively throughout the world, especially to attend horse races including The Longchamps in Paris, The Kentucky Derby, and he spent the better part of the month of August in Saratoga Springs, NY, at the races every summer. The most important thing to him was the time he spent with family and friends, he never missed a Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or Fourth of July back home in New Hampshire, and he will be sorely missed, he was loved by many and returned that love tenfold, one could count as a great life blessing to be related to Rob or a friend of his. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Members of his family include his five dear siblings and their families, Maryellen and Gary C. Levesque of Merrimack, Lt. Col. David B. Madden (ret) and his wife Linda of Dover, NH, Kathleen A. and James R. White, Margaret Madden Jameson of Nashua and Amy N. Madden of Nashua; his beloved nieces and nephews, Jeffrey R. Levesque of Manchester, Rebecca C. Levesque and Thomas Jewell of Concord, Brendan Madden and PFC 1st Class Jonathan C. Madden of Dover, Sarah K. White of Brighton, MA, Bridget L. Jameson of Somersworth, Molly B. Jameson and Regan M. Jameson of Nashua; his longtime business partner and close friend of 36 years Mona Van Cleef and her husband Duncan of Huntington, NY; his sole surviving maternal aunt, Catherine Reardon of Cambridge, MA; and many cousins. Last, but definitely not least, his beloved cat Max.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Christopher Church, 62 Manchester Street, Nashua, Friday morning at 10 o’clock. Military Honors and interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made and payable to the Robert E. Madden Class of 1972 Annual Scholarship Fund at St. Anselm College. Please mail to Saint Anselm College, Office of College Advancement #1738, 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, NH 03102. 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=9hWHngetC1M3Ze5FYOagHM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtAvlVIyjhzbsnu05PKjzpUWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert E. Madden of Huntington, New York, and formerly of Nashua, NH, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the age of 65 while vacationing with his family in Ossipee, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Robert was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15, 1949, the devoted son of the late Robert F. and Mary Agnes (Barrett) Madden. He was known as Rob to his loving brother and sisters and as Uncle Robbie to his loving nephews and nieces, he was known as Bob to his many friends and business associates. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Rob grew up in Nashua and attended first grade at Sacred Heart School, then attended St. Christopher School through the eighth grade. He was a member of the first graduating class from Bishop Guertin High School in 1967. Rob attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and graduated from Saint Anselm College in 1972.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bob was President and CEO of Diversified Investors Services, Inc. of Huntington, NY, for the past 36 years, and attained the designations CLU, ChFC. He was one of the top ten producers for The Travelers Life Insurance Company and one of the top twenty producers for METLIFE for many years. Robert was also a Registered Investment Advisor with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Rob was an active outdoorsman who enjoyed golf and white water rafting. He traveled extensively throughout the world, especially to attend horse races including The Longchamps in Paris, The Kentucky Derby, and he spent the better part of the month of August in Saratoga Springs, NY, at the races every summer. The most important thing to him was the time he spent with family and friends, he never missed a Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or Fourth of July back home in New Hampshire, and he will be sorely missed, he was loved by many and returned that love tenfold, one could count as a great life blessing to be related to Rob or a friend of his. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Members of his family include his five dear siblings and their families, Maryellen and Gary C. Levesque of Merrimack, Lt. Col. David B. Madden (ret) and his wife Linda of Dover, NH, Kathleen A. and James R. White, Margaret Madden Jameson of Nashua and Amy N. Madden of Nashua; his beloved nieces and nephews, Jeffrey R. Levesque of Manchester, Rebecca C. Levesque and Thomas Jewell of Concord, Brendan Madden and PFC 1st Class Jonathan C. Madden of Dover, Sarah K. White of Brighton, MA, Bridget L. Jameson of Somersworth, Molly B. Jameson and Regan M. Jameson of Nashua; his longtime business partner and close friend of 36 years Mona Van Cleef and her husband Duncan of Huntington, NY; his sole surviving maternal aunt, Catherine Reardon of Cambridge, MA; and many cousins. Last, but definitely not least, his beloved cat Max.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Christopher Church, 62 Manchester Street, Nashua, Friday morning at 10 o’clock. Military Honors and interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made and payable to the Robert E. Madden Class of 1972 Annual Scholarship Fund at St. Anselm College. Please mail to Saint Anselm College, Office of College Advancement #1738, 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, NH 03102. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Robert E. Madden http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041100-466/robert-e.-madden.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041100-466/robert-e.-madden.html#disqus_thread Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:00:18 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert E. Madden, 65, of Huntington, New York and formerly of Nashua, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 while vacationing with his family in Ossipee, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15, 1949, he was a son of the late Robert F. and Mary Agnes (Barrett) Madden. A complete obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced in Tuesday’s edition of The Telegraph.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert E. Madden, 65, of Huntington, New York and formerly of Nashua, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 while vacationing with his family in Ossipee, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15, 1949, he was a son of the late Robert F. and Mary Agnes (Barrett) Madden. A complete obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced in Tuesday’s edition of The Telegraph.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Robert A. LaFreniere http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041101-466/robert-a.-lafreniere.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041101-466/robert-a.-lafreniere.html#disqus_thread Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:00:30 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert A. LaFreniere, 84, of Nashua, husband of Rose M. (Klinzing) LaFreniere, died at his home Saturday afternoon, July 5, 2014 after a long illness.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 9, 1929, he was a son of the late Alfonse and Noemi (Simard) LaFreniere. “Bob” was raised and educated in Wilmington and Medford, MA and enlisted in the US Coast Guard in 1945. He then served with the Army as a Master Sergeant during the Korean War. Mr. LaFreniere continued his military career in Turkey, California, Germany, Fort Devens, MA and Japan until his honorable discharge in July 1968 after completing 22 years of service to his country. Mr. LaFreniere was the recipient of two Purple Hearts.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A resident of Nashua since the mid-1960s, Bob was employed with the former Sanders Associates, Inc. for several years and later was a civil service employee in Hawaii.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In his leisure time, Bob loved traveling with his wife and was a talented woodworker, building many pieces of fine furniture for his family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of his family include his wife Rose, whom he married on March 24, 1956 and shared 58 years together; five children, Mark LaFreniere and his wife Jean of Hudson, Gail Heald, wife of the late Arthur Heald Jr., Alan LaFreniere, and Lori Porter all of Nashua, and Gary LaFreniere and his wife Michelle of Milford; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Rita Menezes of Billerica, MA; two brothers, Paul LaFreniere and his wife Ruth of Salem, Oregon and David LaFreniere Sr., widower of Elaine LaFreniere of Newington, CT; also nieces, nephews and cousins. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. His funeral service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock followed by Military Honors and interment in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend. Donations may be made in his memory to St. Joseph Home & Hospice Care, 24 North River Road, Milford, NH 03055. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert A. LaFreniere, 84, of Nashua, husband of Rose M. (Klinzing) LaFreniere, died at his home Saturday afternoon, July 5, 2014 after a long illness.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 9, 1929, he was a son of the late Alfonse and Noemi (Simard) LaFreniere. “Bob” was raised and educated in Wilmington and Medford, MA and enlisted in the US Coast Guard in 1945. He then served with the Army as a Master Sergeant during the Korean War. Mr. LaFreniere continued his military career in Turkey, California, Germany, Fort Devens, MA and Japan until his honorable discharge in July 1968 after completing 22 years of service to his country. Mr. LaFreniere was the recipient of two Purple Hearts.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A resident of Nashua since the mid-1960s, Bob was employed with the former Sanders Associates, Inc. for several years and later was a civil service employee in Hawaii.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In his leisure time, Bob loved traveling with his wife and was a talented woodworker, building many pieces of fine furniture for his family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of his family include his wife Rose, whom he married on March 24, 1956 and shared 58 years together; five children, Mark LaFreniere and his wife Jean of Hudson, Gail Heald, wife of the late Arthur Heald Jr., Alan LaFreniere, and Lori Porter all of Nashua, and Gary LaFreniere and his wife Michelle of Milford; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Rita Menezes of Billerica, MA; two brothers, Paul LaFreniere and his wife Ruth of Salem, Oregon and David LaFreniere Sr., widower of Elaine LaFreniere of Newington, CT; also nieces, nephews and cousins. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. His funeral service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock followed by Military Honors and interment in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend. Donations may be made in his memory to St. Joseph Home & Hospice Care, 24 North River Road, Milford, NH 03055. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> Donald Eric Thompson http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041102-466/donald-eric-thompson.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041102-466/donald-eric-thompson.html#disqus_thread Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:00:41 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Donald Eric Thompson, 57, of Nashua, NH died July 2, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born April 9, 1957 in Stoneham, MA, he was son of the late Donald D. and Grace Evangeline (Hanson) Thompson. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Eric was employed at Majilite as a machine operator. He was a hands-on type of person who enjoyed staying busy and always had some type of project to work on. His skills as an electrician kept him particularly busy. He was a generous person who was always helping others. Eric also loved to be with family, especially his kids, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Survivors include five children: Heath Thompson and his girlfriend Crystal Widmer of Nashua, Jesse Thompson, of Nashua, Cpl. Matt Thompson and his wife Amy, of Camp Lejeune, NC, Cody Thompson, of Nashua, and Adrianna Washburn, of Crestview, FL; three brothers and three sisters-in-law: Mark Thompson and his wife Deb of Hancock, NH, Dan Thompson and his wife Pam, of Washington, NH, Gary Thompson and his wife Janna, of Loudon, NH; two grandchildren, Ella and Emmit Thompson, both of Camp Lejeune, NC; cousin Karen Keohane, of Melrose, MA and the Hanson family in California.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7:00 PM in the chapel of the Davis Funeral Home (immediately following visiting hours). A private graveside service will be held at Edgewood Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA&nbsp;22312, http://www.<br/>diabetes.org.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. 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=wS_8pvFo7dA1DPNwN3gTB8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYutBh3IGD_9WMbSv8V0GvYfWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Donald Eric Thompson, 57, of Nashua, NH died July 2, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born April 9, 1957 in Stoneham, MA, he was son of the late Donald D. and Grace Evangeline (Hanson) Thompson. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Eric was employed at Majilite as a machine operator. He was a hands-on type of person who enjoyed staying busy and always had some type of project to work on. His skills as an electrician kept him particularly busy. He was a generous person who was always helping others. Eric also loved to be with family, especially his kids, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Survivors include five children: Heath Thompson and his girlfriend Crystal Widmer of Nashua, Jesse Thompson, of Nashua, Cpl. Matt Thompson and his wife Amy, of Camp Lejeune, NC, Cody Thompson, of Nashua, and Adrianna Washburn, of Crestview, FL; three brothers and three sisters-in-law: Mark Thompson and his wife Deb of Hancock, NH, Dan Thompson and his wife Pam, of Washington, NH, Gary Thompson and his wife Janna, of Loudon, NH; two grandchildren, Ella and Emmit Thompson, both of Camp Lejeune, NC; cousin Karen Keohane, of Melrose, MA and the Hanson family in California.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7:00 PM in the chapel of the Davis Funeral Home (immediately following visiting hours). A private graveside service will be held at Edgewood Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA&nbsp;22312, http://www.<br/>diabetes.org.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. An online guest-book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Madeline P. (Brooks) Romkey http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041103-466/madeline-p.-brooks-romkey.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1041103-466/madeline-p.-brooks-romkey.html#disqus_thread Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:00:51 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline P. (Brooks) Romkey, 95, longtime resident of Nashua, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline was born in Cambridge, MA on October 9, 1918, a daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary T. (Curuyn) brooks. She was the widow of Frederick L. Romkey. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. She also found enjoyment in reading, doing crossword puzzles, knitting, sewing and musicals. Madeline was predeceased by a son, Joseph “Jay” Romkey; three sisters, Rita, Meighy, Marie Pridham and Louise Rawson; and a son-in-law, Roland Dodge.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline is survived by: one daughter, Anne Marie Dodge of Nashua; two sons, David Romkey and his wife Sandy of Durham, NC and Edward Romkey and his wife Carol of Billerica, MA; six grandchildren, Gary, Jeannine, Linda, Debbie, Teresa and Daryl; eleven great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Romkey of Marshfield, MA.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Immaculate Conception Church, 216 E. Dunstable Rd., Nashua at 10:30 AM. Burial will be held in St. Patrick Cemetery, 999 Belmont St., Watertown, MA at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Home, Health and Hospice c/o Development, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. 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> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=8z2F3PRLF2JbA4cpWyFZvs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtVls3uzKYTvwwMas1BwKzbWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline P. (Brooks) Romkey, 95, longtime resident of Nashua, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline was born in Cambridge, MA on October 9, 1918, a daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary T. (Curuyn) brooks. She was the widow of Frederick L. Romkey. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. She also found enjoyment in reading, doing crossword puzzles, knitting, sewing and musicals. Madeline was predeceased by a son, Joseph “Jay” Romkey; three sisters, Rita, Meighy, Marie Pridham and Louise Rawson; and a son-in-law, Roland Dodge.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Madeline is survived by: one daughter, Anne Marie Dodge of Nashua; two sons, David Romkey and his wife Sandy of Durham, NC and Edward Romkey and his wife Carol of Billerica, MA; six grandchildren, Gary, Jeannine, Linda, Debbie, Teresa and Daryl; eleven great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Romkey of Marshfield, MA.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Immaculate Conception Church, 216 E. Dunstable Rd., Nashua at 10:30 AM. Burial will be held in St. Patrick Cemetery, 999 Belmont St., Watertown, MA at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Home, Health and Hospice c/o Development, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. 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>