Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Mon, 30 May 2016 18:12:59 EDT en Vera A. Forsyth http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081260-466/vera-a.-forsyth.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081260-466/vera-a.-forsyth.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:41:34 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">METHUEN - Vera A. (McKay) Forsyth, age 80, beloved wife of 60 years of the late Robert O. Forsyth, who died May 7, died Friday at her home of a broken heart.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was born in Boston, February 22, 1936 a daughter of the late Ralph R. and Abbie L. (Coffey) McKay and lived in North Billerica, from 1957 - 1998 retiring with her husband to Santa Rosa Beach, FL and most recently moving to Methuen 2 years ago.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mrs. Forsyth was a stock room clerk and supervisor for Tautron Electronics, was active with the Billerica Little League running the concession stand at the field named after her late husband at Billerica's Vining Elementary School.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was and animal lover especially enjoying her cats but was most known for her dedication to her family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by two daughters, Robin Sullivan and her husband Lenny of Methuen, MA with whom she made her home, and Terry Savage and her husband Gary of Hudson, NH; one son, Robert O. Forsyth Jr. and his wife Lisa of DeBary, FL; eight grandchildren, Lenny Sullivan III and his wife Cassandra, Andrew Sullivan and his wife Anthi, Katie Collins and her husband Michael, Samantha Savage, Jesse Savage and his fiancé Rhianna Moyen, and Brittany, Bobby and Amber Forsyth; four great-grandchildren, Carter and Trevor Sullivan and Michael and Jack Collins as well as her sister Arlene Bucci of Punta Gorda, FL.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A Celebration of her life will be held Tuesday at the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica, MA from 4 - 7 p.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. It being her wish all other services will be held privately and at the convenience of her family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130. <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.sweeneymemorialfh.com/">www.sweeneymemorialfh.com</a>.</span></p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=9Sai3n8jr9UPfROER1_vhM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuMbCgLkBBXOJ8iR3osLv17WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">METHUEN - Vera A. (McKay) Forsyth, age 80, beloved wife of 60 years of the late Robert O. Forsyth, who died May 7, died Friday at her home of a broken heart.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was born in Boston, February 22, 1936 a daughter of the late Ralph R. and Abbie L. (Coffey) McKay and lived in North Billerica, from 1957 - 1998 retiring with her husband to Santa Rosa Beach, FL and most recently moving to Methuen 2 years ago.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mrs. Forsyth was a stock room clerk and supervisor for Tautron Electronics, was active with the Billerica Little League running the concession stand at the field named after her late husband at Billerica's Vining Elementary School.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was and animal lover especially enjoying her cats but was most known for her dedication to her family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by two daughters, Robin Sullivan and her husband Lenny of Methuen, MA with whom she made her home, and Terry Savage and her husband Gary of Hudson, NH; one son, Robert O. Forsyth Jr. and his wife Lisa of DeBary, FL; eight grandchildren, Lenny Sullivan III and his wife Cassandra, Andrew Sullivan and his wife Anthi, Katie Collins and her husband Michael, Samantha Savage, Jesse Savage and his fiancé Rhianna Moyen, and Brittany, Bobby and Amber Forsyth; four great-grandchildren, Carter and Trevor Sullivan and Michael and Jack Collins as well as her sister Arlene Bucci of Punta Gorda, FL.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A Celebration of her life will be held Tuesday at the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica, MA from 4 - 7 p.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. It being her wish all other services will be held privately and at the convenience of her family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130. <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.sweeneymemorialfh.com/">www.sweeneymemorialfh.com</a>.</span></p> Maurice R. Belanger http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081259-466/maurice-r.-belanger.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081259-466/maurice-r.-belanger.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:40:56 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Maurice R. Belanger, 89, of Nashua, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, surrounded by his family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Maurice was born in Berlin, NH on June 28th, 1926 and was the son of the late Joseph and Alvina (Bourque) Belanger. He was raised in Berlin, where he attended St. Regis Elementary School.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He resided in Nashua and was a communicant of Holy Infant Jesus Church. Maurice was employed at Toussaint Bakery in Berlin and later moved to Nashua, where he worked at Batesville Casket. Maurice enjoyed being outside and spending time with his family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In addition to his wife Cecile (St Pierre), he is survived by his three children, Pauline (Belanger) Francey, Donald and his wife Huguette of Center Barnstead, NH, and Robert Belanger and his wife Lillian; all of Nashua, NH; his grandchildren Tiffany Francey, Patrick, Patrick, Andrew, Benjamin and Bridgette Belanger; and his 3 great-grandchildren. He was also survived by his sister Rita Rousseau and Jaqueline Lafrance, both of Berlin, NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The family would like to especially thank Merrimack Valley Hospice in Haverhill, MA., for their compassionate care during this time.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours will be held on Monday, May 30, 2016 from 4:00PM-8:00PM at the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:00AM at Blessed John XXIII at Infant Jesus, 121 Allds St., Nashua, burial will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Pine Hill Ave, Nashua. Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeney<br/>funeralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Cu7r8CUHqMCAOGWiBYvWu8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtadqLYduiet2t_esS5W2x4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Maurice R. Belanger, 89, of Nashua, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, surrounded by his family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Maurice was born in Berlin, NH on June 28th, 1926 and was the son of the late Joseph and Alvina (Bourque) Belanger. He was raised in Berlin, where he attended St. Regis Elementary School.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He resided in Nashua and was a communicant of Holy Infant Jesus Church. Maurice was employed at Toussaint Bakery in Berlin and later moved to Nashua, where he worked at Batesville Casket. Maurice enjoyed being outside and spending time with his family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In addition to his wife Cecile (St Pierre), he is survived by his three children, Pauline (Belanger) Francey, Donald and his wife Huguette of Center Barnstead, NH, and Robert Belanger and his wife Lillian; all of Nashua, NH; his grandchildren Tiffany Francey, Patrick, Patrick, Andrew, Benjamin and Bridgette Belanger; and his 3 great-grandchildren. He was also survived by his sister Rita Rousseau and Jaqueline Lafrance, both of Berlin, NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The family would like to especially thank Merrimack Valley Hospice in Haverhill, MA., for their compassionate care during this time.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours will be held on Monday, May 30, 2016 from 4:00PM-8:00PM at the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:00AM at Blessed John XXIII at Infant Jesus, 121 Allds St., Nashua, burial will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Pine Hill Ave, Nashua. Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeney<br/>funeralhome.com.</p> Vivian A. (Sharpe) Walker http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081258-466/vivian-a.-sharpe-walker.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081258-466/vivian-a.-sharpe-walker.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:40:30 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Vivian A. (Sharpe) Walker, long-time resident of Nashua, passed away on May 20th, 2016. She was a sensitive, talkative and compassionate person known to bring home stray animals and care for seniors or anyone in need of help. Vivian never missed sending cards for any occasion and like her mother before her, was a great correspondent. As a Jehovah's Witness, she was a regular at congregation Bible meetings, even after being diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy and Lewy Body Dementia. Coping with diseases that few people understand or even know about, she persevered and never lost her sense of humor or her love for God. To those who knew her, she was always encouraging and never failed to make folks laugh.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Born February 26th, 1948, Vivian was predeceased by her parents, Louis and Martha (Huntington) Sharpe of Nashua; and her husband of 38 years, Robert J. Walker, who passed away in 2011. She is survived by Barbara (Sharpe) & James Guille of Dataw Island, SC; Eric Sharpe & Lisa Hallee of Oakland, ME; Phyllis (Sharpe) & Benjamin Cardinale of Amherst, NH; and Wendell & Diane Sharpe of Milford, NH. She leaves 3 children, Brian & Maribel Walker (children Karina & Brandon); Michele (Walker) & Mark Adams; Jeanine (Walker) & Joel Page (children Jayvan & Kathryn); and was honored to be the stepmother of 2 daughters, Robin (Walker) & William Jones (children Shauna & Isaac); Angela (Walker) & Kevin Stewart (children Christina, Kevin and Brittney).</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 4:00 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 282 Broad Street, Hollis, NH. A gathering in Vivian's honor will be held afterwards in the William Thoms Dining Room at the Kindred Greenbriar Nursing Home, 55 Harris Road, Nashua, NH from 5-7. Those attending will be encouraged to share stories of Vivian's life and will learn ways they can help caretakers and provide for the needs of those with dementia.</p> <p align="LEFT">Flowers are appreciated, but please feel free to give them to a loved one in a nursing home facility in Vivian's honor. If preferred, donations can be sent to her GoFundMe account. The link is <a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">www</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">.</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">gofundme</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">.</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">com</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">/</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">vivianscause</a>. The funds will be used to make donations to help caretakers, The Humane Society and the Worldwide Bible Education Work of Jehovah's Witnesses.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=_oTvM$Z29x4IYB9uGnVG18$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtHl8FupDFr_asKDMVNKkpUWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Vivian A. (Sharpe) Walker, long-time resident of Nashua, passed away on May 20th, 2016. She was a sensitive, talkative and compassionate person known to bring home stray animals and care for seniors or anyone in need of help. Vivian never missed sending cards for any occasion and like her mother before her, was a great correspondent. As a Jehovah's Witness, she was a regular at congregation Bible meetings, even after being diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy and Lewy Body Dementia. Coping with diseases that few people understand or even know about, she persevered and never lost her sense of humor or her love for God. To those who knew her, she was always encouraging and never failed to make folks laugh.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Born February 26th, 1948, Vivian was predeceased by her parents, Louis and Martha (Huntington) Sharpe of Nashua; and her husband of 38 years, Robert J. Walker, who passed away in 2011. She is survived by Barbara (Sharpe) & James Guille of Dataw Island, SC; Eric Sharpe & Lisa Hallee of Oakland, ME; Phyllis (Sharpe) & Benjamin Cardinale of Amherst, NH; and Wendell & Diane Sharpe of Milford, NH. She leaves 3 children, Brian & Maribel Walker (children Karina & Brandon); Michele (Walker) & Mark Adams; Jeanine (Walker) & Joel Page (children Jayvan & Kathryn); and was honored to be the stepmother of 2 daughters, Robin (Walker) & William Jones (children Shauna & Isaac); Angela (Walker) & Kevin Stewart (children Christina, Kevin and Brittney).</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 4:00 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 282 Broad Street, Hollis, NH. A gathering in Vivian's honor will be held afterwards in the William Thoms Dining Room at the Kindred Greenbriar Nursing Home, 55 Harris Road, Nashua, NH from 5-7. Those attending will be encouraged to share stories of Vivian's life and will learn ways they can help caretakers and provide for the needs of those with dementia.</p> <p align="LEFT">Flowers are appreciated, but please feel free to give them to a loved one in a nursing home facility in Vivian's honor. If preferred, donations can be sent to her GoFundMe account. The link is <a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">www</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">.</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">gofundme</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">.</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">com</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">/</a><a href="http://www.gofundme.com/vivianscause">vivianscause</a>. The funds will be used to make donations to help caretakers, The Humane Society and the Worldwide Bible Education Work of Jehovah's Witnesses.</p> Lee Mary Lewandowski http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081257-466/lee-mary-lewandowski.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081257-466/lee-mary-lewandowski.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:39:42 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Lee Mary Lewandowski (Geleszinski), 84, of League City, Texas, formerly a long-time New Hampshire resident, passed away on May 19, 2016. Lee is survived by her loving husband Leon, children Debra, Michael and his wife Angie, Eric, and Peter and his wife Eileen; brother James and his wife Julianne Geleszinski, 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins including Sharon and Rick Ehlers. Lee was born on Aug 8, 1931 to Antoinette and Leo Geleszinski at her grandparent's farm in Lancaster, NY which she loved and forever kept close to her heart. She graduated from Immacualte Heart of Mary Academy in Buffalo NY with honors and attended State University College at Buffalo. Lee soon felt the calling to fly and undertoook a career as Flight Attendant for Northeast Airlines and her travels caused her to fall in love with New England. Lee married her high school sweetheart Leon Mathew Lewandowski in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on March 18, 1952 and together they had 4 children. Lee always said raising her children was a joy. After her children were grown Lee became a Realtor and managed an office in Londonderry NH for many years during which she was active in the State Realtors Assoc and a member of the National Association of Realtors. Lee and Leon travelled to France on many occasions with their dear friends, Ron and Nancy Pomerleau and enjoyed the French food, culture and countryside immensely. They also travelled the world includng a trip to Poland, where Lee found her family roots and met relatives still living there. She repeatedly remarked that she had lived a good life.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=V445lBvZ4joEBAOV4w6SBs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsK2ohUC1MhTGaGlp2dlVWqWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Lee Mary Lewandowski (Geleszinski), 84, of League City, Texas, formerly a long-time New Hampshire resident, passed away on May 19, 2016. Lee is survived by her loving husband Leon, children Debra, Michael and his wife Angie, Eric, and Peter and his wife Eileen; brother James and his wife Julianne Geleszinski, 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins including Sharon and Rick Ehlers. Lee was born on Aug 8, 1931 to Antoinette and Leo Geleszinski at her grandparent's farm in Lancaster, NY which she loved and forever kept close to her heart. She graduated from Immacualte Heart of Mary Academy in Buffalo NY with honors and attended State University College at Buffalo. Lee soon felt the calling to fly and undertoook a career as Flight Attendant for Northeast Airlines and her travels caused her to fall in love with New England. Lee married her high school sweetheart Leon Mathew Lewandowski in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on March 18, 1952 and together they had 4 children. Lee always said raising her children was a joy. After her children were grown Lee became a Realtor and managed an office in Londonderry NH for many years during which she was active in the State Realtors Assoc and a member of the National Association of Realtors. Lee and Leon travelled to France on many occasions with their dear friends, Ron and Nancy Pomerleau and enjoyed the French food, culture and countryside immensely. They also travelled the world includng a trip to Poland, where Lee found her family roots and met relatives still living there. She repeatedly remarked that she had lived a good life.</p> June Ann Rose Potter Austin http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081256-466/june-ann-rose-potter-austin.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081256-466/june-ann-rose-potter-austin.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:38:19 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">June Ann Rose Potter Austin, daughter of Floyd Otis Potter and Edith Louise Johns, was born in Radisson, Wisconsin on April 23rd, 1930 and died peacefully at home in Florida on April 30th, 2016.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Married in 1949, she was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Charles Carlyle Austin. She is survived by her four children, David Charles Austin of California and his wife Susan Levy, Virginia (Ginger) June Austin Wells of Florida, Linda Louise Austin Sullivan of New Hampshire, Mark Lawrence Austin and his wife Sherry Weinberg of California; her brother Timothy Floyd Potter of Florida and his wife Joyce; and all her dearly loved grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She grew up and attended elementary school in Grand Marais, Minnesota, where her maternal grandfather captained ore freighters on the Great Lakes and her parents raised animals, while farming the land. Her paternal grandmother was a midwife who delivered over 400 babies in rural Wisconsin. Her middle and high school years were spent in Duluth, Minnesota, where she worked for the telephone company and was named Miss Duluth for her poise and grace.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">After moving to Hollis, New Hampshire in 1955, she involved herself in the community, including becoming a Boy and Girl Scout Leader. She helped her husband with his engineering company, Austin Gordon Design, in Nashua. After June and her family moved to Nashua in 1965 she began her own occupation as a Christian Science Practitioner, Journal Listed from 1966-2016. She devoted her life to ministry and as a loving wife and phenomenal mother. Family meant everything to her and she was an adored daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, foster mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She also held many deep and lifelong friendships.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was a member of the Christian Science (CS) Mother Church in Boston, MA; the seventh CS church in Minneapolis, MN; the first CS churches in Nashua, NH and Ocala, FL. June was inspired and grateful for the privilege of working with the Longyear Museum in Chestnut Hill, MA. She served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and President of the Longyear Foundation during her 35 year tenure. This museum shares the knowledge, life and words of the founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy. June was a trustee during the memorable moments of selling the original Longyear mansion, building and opening the existing museum, chairing its exhibit committee and seeing the museum's historic home collection grow from five homes to eight.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Some other activities of interest included her advocating for disadvantaged youths as a juvenile probation officer in the Nashua, NH district court; being a Campus Counselor for the College Organization Division of the Mother Church; serving as the CS Committee on Publication for the Nashua, NH area; served on the board and as President of the Interfaith Council and the Mayoral Council in the Nashua, NH area; and she served on the Institutional Committee of the Ocala, FL church, holding monthly services and meeting with inmates at a high security men's prison. Beginning in 1974, June also gave many Association Addresses, which are 2 days of intensive, inspirational talks and studies for large groups of class taught Christian Scientists. Her final Address was completed by her and then delivered to her Association in Chicago, IL, by a stand-in, 1 week after she died.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She also attended the births of countless numbers of babies, from her patients' babies to the births of almost every one of her grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Susan Barker, a Concord midwife, once stated that she never worried about a birth when June Austin was in attendance. June supported the mothers to be with her calm and trusting metaphysics.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Her hobbies were skiing, golfing and flying small aircraft.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was a remarkable woman and will be remembered with love.</p> <p align="LEFT">There will be a luncheon/memorial service for June at the Longyear Museum, 1125 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467 on Sunday, August 28th, at 12:30 PM. Please RSVP by August 14th at laslla624@gmail.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=GLQgDI1Ea8XoHnpntBCDM8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv00rFn0incRSnSVOpnbwK1WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">June Ann Rose Potter Austin, daughter of Floyd Otis Potter and Edith Louise Johns, was born in Radisson, Wisconsin on April 23rd, 1930 and died peacefully at home in Florida on April 30th, 2016.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Married in 1949, she was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Charles Carlyle Austin. She is survived by her four children, David Charles Austin of California and his wife Susan Levy, Virginia (Ginger) June Austin Wells of Florida, Linda Louise Austin Sullivan of New Hampshire, Mark Lawrence Austin and his wife Sherry Weinberg of California; her brother Timothy Floyd Potter of Florida and his wife Joyce; and all her dearly loved grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She grew up and attended elementary school in Grand Marais, Minnesota, where her maternal grandfather captained ore freighters on the Great Lakes and her parents raised animals, while farming the land. Her paternal grandmother was a midwife who delivered over 400 babies in rural Wisconsin. Her middle and high school years were spent in Duluth, Minnesota, where she worked for the telephone company and was named Miss Duluth for her poise and grace.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">After moving to Hollis, New Hampshire in 1955, she involved herself in the community, including becoming a Boy and Girl Scout Leader. She helped her husband with his engineering company, Austin Gordon Design, in Nashua. After June and her family moved to Nashua in 1965 she began her own occupation as a Christian Science Practitioner, Journal Listed from 1966-2016. She devoted her life to ministry and as a loving wife and phenomenal mother. Family meant everything to her and she was an adored daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, foster mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She also held many deep and lifelong friendships.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was a member of the Christian Science (CS) Mother Church in Boston, MA; the seventh CS church in Minneapolis, MN; the first CS churches in Nashua, NH and Ocala, FL. June was inspired and grateful for the privilege of working with the Longyear Museum in Chestnut Hill, MA. She served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and President of the Longyear Foundation during her 35 year tenure. This museum shares the knowledge, life and words of the founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy. June was a trustee during the memorable moments of selling the original Longyear mansion, building and opening the existing museum, chairing its exhibit committee and seeing the museum's historic home collection grow from five homes to eight.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Some other activities of interest included her advocating for disadvantaged youths as a juvenile probation officer in the Nashua, NH district court; being a Campus Counselor for the College Organization Division of the Mother Church; serving as the CS Committee on Publication for the Nashua, NH area; served on the board and as President of the Interfaith Council and the Mayoral Council in the Nashua, NH area; and she served on the Institutional Committee of the Ocala, FL church, holding monthly services and meeting with inmates at a high security men's prison. Beginning in 1974, June also gave many Association Addresses, which are 2 days of intensive, inspirational talks and studies for large groups of class taught Christian Scientists. Her final Address was completed by her and then delivered to her Association in Chicago, IL, by a stand-in, 1 week after she died.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She also attended the births of countless numbers of babies, from her patients' babies to the births of almost every one of her grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Susan Barker, a Concord midwife, once stated that she never worried about a birth when June Austin was in attendance. June supported the mothers to be with her calm and trusting metaphysics.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Her hobbies were skiing, golfing and flying small aircraft.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was a remarkable woman and will be remembered with love.</p> <p align="LEFT">There will be a luncheon/memorial service for June at the Longyear Museum, 1125 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467 on Sunday, August 28th, at 12:30 PM. Please RSVP by August 14th at laslla624@gmail.com.</p> Stephen Reid Morgan http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081255-466/stephen-reid-morgan.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081255-466/stephen-reid-morgan.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:37:06 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Stephen Reid Morgan, 60, passed away suddenly at his home in Port St Lucie, Florida, on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. He was born and grew up in Nashua and attended the Nashua Schools. He is survived by his mother, Alma Morgan of Nashua; his father and his wife Allen and Eilleen Morgan of Dover, NH; his beloved soulmate of many years, Laureen; a sister, Alana Bagley of Hudson; a brother and his wife Eric and Susan Morgan of Hooksett, NH; an aunt, Lyn LeClair; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews; and many cousins and friends. A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 1:00pm at First Baptist Church on 121 Manchester St., Nashua, NH. A reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the First Baptist Church.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY"> </p> <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Stephen Reid Morgan, 60, passed away suddenly at his home in Port St Lucie, Florida, on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. He was born and grew up in Nashua and attended the Nashua Schools. He is survived by his mother, Alma Morgan of Nashua; his father and his wife Allen and Eilleen Morgan of Dover, NH; his beloved soulmate of many years, Laureen; a sister, Alana Bagley of Hudson; a brother and his wife Eric and Susan Morgan of Hooksett, NH; an aunt, Lyn LeClair; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews; and many cousins and friends. A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 1:00pm at First Baptist Church on 121 Manchester St., Nashua, NH. A reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the First Baptist Church.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY"> </p> Joan Esther Soifert http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081254-466/joan-esther-soifert.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081254-466/joan-esther-soifert.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:35:53 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Joan Esther Soifert, of Hollis, passed away at Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, May 27, 2016, surrounded by her loving and devoted family. Mrs. Soifert was born in Toronto, Canada, on February 9 1934, a daughter of the late James and Dorothy (McCutcheon) Morrison.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was the widow of Julius Soifert. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Staff Sgt. Allen Soifert.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was a longtime member of Temple Beth Abraham in Nashua and Hadassah. She was also active in the Pepperell Senior Center for many years. She also loved art and participated in a few art shows.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mrs. Soifert is remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Leon Rosenblum, Betty and Carl Fimbel, and Charna and Russell Pratt and her son and daughter-in-law, David and Annie Soifert; her beloved grandchildren and their spouses, Shiri and Matt Spear, Andrew and Jill Fimbel, Krystal and Ansel Hurtado, Talia Rosenblum, Michael Soifert, Joshua Soifert, Jonathan Fimbel, Jessica Fimbel, Allen Pratt, and Brandy Pratt; great grandchildren, Gabrielle, Mia, and Ava.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: A Funeral Service in her honor will be held at Temple Beth Abraham, 4 Raymond St., Nashua on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will follow in Beth Abraham Cemetery, Nashua. Friends and family are invited to attend. Memorial observance (Shiva) will be observed for seven days following the funeral services on Sunday at her daughter, Sandra Rosenblum's home, 32 Proctor Hill Rd, Hollis NH. As flowers are not part of the family's customs, they ask that donations in Joan's name be given to the NH Breast Cancer Coalition, 18 Belle Lane, Lee, NH 03861-6438 (www.nhbcc.org), in lieu of flowers.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.davisfuneralhomenh.com</span>, (603-883-3401) "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER."</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=v6S7AftIyFlr3gyvICeHJ8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv6utAreYpoAHxHo$yrSnrRWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Joan Esther Soifert, of Hollis, passed away at Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, May 27, 2016, surrounded by her loving and devoted family. Mrs. Soifert was born in Toronto, Canada, on February 9 1934, a daughter of the late James and Dorothy (McCutcheon) Morrison.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was the widow of Julius Soifert. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Staff Sgt. Allen Soifert.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was a longtime member of Temple Beth Abraham in Nashua and Hadassah. She was also active in the Pepperell Senior Center for many years. She also loved art and participated in a few art shows.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mrs. Soifert is remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Leon Rosenblum, Betty and Carl Fimbel, and Charna and Russell Pratt and her son and daughter-in-law, David and Annie Soifert; her beloved grandchildren and their spouses, Shiri and Matt Spear, Andrew and Jill Fimbel, Krystal and Ansel Hurtado, Talia Rosenblum, Michael Soifert, Joshua Soifert, Jonathan Fimbel, Jessica Fimbel, Allen Pratt, and Brandy Pratt; great grandchildren, Gabrielle, Mia, and Ava.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: A Funeral Service in her honor will be held at Temple Beth Abraham, 4 Raymond St., Nashua on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will follow in Beth Abraham Cemetery, Nashua. Friends and family are invited to attend. Memorial observance (Shiva) will be observed for seven days following the funeral services on Sunday at her daughter, Sandra Rosenblum's home, 32 Proctor Hill Rd, Hollis NH. As flowers are not part of the family's customs, they ask that donations in Joan's name be given to the NH Breast Cancer Coalition, 18 Belle Lane, Lee, NH 03861-6438 (www.nhbcc.org), in lieu of flowers.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.davisfuneralhomenh.com</span>, (603-883-3401) "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER."</p> Donny L. Senecal http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081253-466/donny-l.-senecal.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081253-466/donny-l.-senecal.html#disqus_thread Sun, 29 May 2016 08:36:46 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">MONT VERNON, NH - Donny L. Senecal, 26, lifelong resident of Mont Vernon, NH, died on May 25, 2016 at his home.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born in Nashua, NH on July 24, 1989, a son of Don L. and Lynn (Nothardt) Senecal. Donny graduated from Souhegan High School, Class of 2008 and attended Nashua Community College.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Donny was the most positive person, he was loving, caring and loyal to everyone he met. He was a role model for Muscular Dystrophy and he never let his handicap stop him from doing all the things he could do. He enjoyed his friends, going to the movies (especially Chunky's movie theater) and loved his pets. He was an elite video gamer and an online architect for the Halo community. His favorite store was Game Stop and he was an avid collector.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In addition to his parents of Mont Vernon, family members include a brother, John L. Senecal of Mont Vernon; his special cousin, Matthew Racicot of Milford, NH; his aunts, Loreen Racicot of NH, Sandy Haber, Lisa Nothardt and Linda Long all of Florida; his uncles, Gary Senecal of Florida, Jack Nothardt of Massachusetts and Ronald Racicot of NH; many cousins and pets.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours are on Thursday, June 2nd from 3:00-7:00 p.m. in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A graveside service will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery, Pepperell Road, Brookline, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1 Sundial Ave #208N, Manchester, NH 03103. To share a memory or leave an online condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=75UNfnGOC5nHFpHr359G5s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYscOqa9cg4OMB$cd$ECrmC9WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">MONT VERNON, NH - Donny L. Senecal, 26, lifelong resident of Mont Vernon, NH, died on May 25, 2016 at his home.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born in Nashua, NH on July 24, 1989, a son of Don L. and Lynn (Nothardt) Senecal. Donny graduated from Souhegan High School, Class of 2008 and attended Nashua Community College.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Donny was the most positive person, he was loving, caring and loyal to everyone he met. He was a role model for Muscular Dystrophy and he never let his handicap stop him from doing all the things he could do. He enjoyed his friends, going to the movies (especially Chunky's movie theater) and loved his pets. He was an elite video gamer and an online architect for the Halo community. His favorite store was Game Stop and he was an avid collector.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In addition to his parents of Mont Vernon, family members include a brother, John L. Senecal of Mont Vernon; his special cousin, Matthew Racicot of Milford, NH; his aunts, Loreen Racicot of NH, Sandy Haber, Lisa Nothardt and Linda Long all of Florida; his uncles, Gary Senecal of Florida, Jack Nothardt of Massachusetts and Ronald Racicot of NH; many cousins and pets.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours are on Thursday, June 2nd from 3:00-7:00 p.m. in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A graveside service will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery, Pepperell Road, Brookline, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1 Sundial Ave #208N, Manchester, NH 03103. To share a memory or leave an online condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> Kevin E. Stone http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081196-466/kevin-e.-stone.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081196-466/kevin-e.-stone.html#disqus_thread Sat, 28 May 2016 08:01:58 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">HOLLIS, NH - Kevin E. Stone, 58, resident of Hollis, NH, died suddenly on May 25, 2016, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Nashua, NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born in Boston, MA on January 30, 1958, a son of James F. and Jeanne M. (Trainor) Stone. He was raised and educated in Milford and made his home in Hollis for the past 25 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Kevin was employed as a postal clerk for the USPS in Wilton, NH for 30 years. He enjoyed listening to music, riding his motorcycle, playing hockey, baseball and scuba diving.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was predeceased by his father, James F. Stone, who died on May 2, 2016.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In addition to his mother of Milford, family members include his wife of 23 years, Brenda J. (Couture) Stone of Hollis; a daughter, Krysta Thomas of Virginia; a granddaughter, River Rose Thomas; a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Glenn Wright of Wilton, NH; a nephew, Chad Wright; a niece, Amanda Garnham; many aunts, uncles and cousins.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours are on Wednesday, June 1st from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. The family asks that you please consider giving to the Vascular Anomalies Program at Boston Children's Hospital, in memory of Kevin Stone. Contributions can be made online at<a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow"> </a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">www</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">.</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">bostonchildrens</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">.</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">org</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">/</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">givenow</a> or checks made payable to Boston Children's Hospital can be mailed to Boston Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-5301. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to<a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/"> </a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">www</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">smith</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">-</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">heald</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">com</a>.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Vn88Eu0_J7DVEJy1iH48nc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsbtwyHxahaLrZYFl$lLaGzWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">HOLLIS, NH - Kevin E. Stone, 58, resident of Hollis, NH, died suddenly on May 25, 2016, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Nashua, NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born in Boston, MA on January 30, 1958, a son of James F. and Jeanne M. (Trainor) Stone. He was raised and educated in Milford and made his home in Hollis for the past 25 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Kevin was employed as a postal clerk for the USPS in Wilton, NH for 30 years. He enjoyed listening to music, riding his motorcycle, playing hockey, baseball and scuba diving.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was predeceased by his father, James F. Stone, who died on May 2, 2016.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In addition to his mother of Milford, family members include his wife of 23 years, Brenda J. (Couture) Stone of Hollis; a daughter, Krysta Thomas of Virginia; a granddaughter, River Rose Thomas; a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Glenn Wright of Wilton, NH; a nephew, Chad Wright; a niece, Amanda Garnham; many aunts, uncles and cousins.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours are on Wednesday, June 1st from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. The family asks that you please consider giving to the Vascular Anomalies Program at Boston Children's Hospital, in memory of Kevin Stone. Contributions can be made online at<a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow"> </a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">www</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">.</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">bostonchildrens</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">.</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">org</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">/</a><a href="http://www.bostonchildrens.org/givenow">givenow</a> or checks made payable to Boston Children's Hospital can be mailed to Boston Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-5301. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to<a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/"> </a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">www</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">smith</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">-</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">heald</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">com</a>.</p> Benjamin D. Roemer http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081195-466/benjamin-d.-roemer.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081195-466/benjamin-d.-roemer.html#disqus_thread Sat, 28 May 2016 08:01:34 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Benjamin David Roemer, a resident of Westminster, CO, died on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at his home. Benjamin was born on December 20, 1985 in Milford, NH, son of David and Anna (Middleton) Roemer. He was raised in Wilton, NH, was a graduate of Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School, and attended Montana State University in Bozeman. Benjamin was employed by Dawn Foods, Denver, CO and will be greatly missed by his co-workers there.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Ben had a big heart and always managed to bring out the best in people. He enjoyed traveling and attending music festivals and made many friends along the way. We will never forget his warm smile and the hugs that he was always generous with. We will miss his wonderful sense of humor, quick wit and infectious laugh.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Besides his parents, Ben is survived by his sister, Sarah Roemer Ross & husband Nick Ross and their daughter Marlow; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A celebration of Benjamin's life will be held later this summer, date and time will be announced.</p> <p align="LEFT">Ben lived with Type 1 diabetes since childhood and we're asking that you consider donating to one of these wonderful organizations. <a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">http</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">://</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">www</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">.</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">joslin</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">.</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">org</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">/</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">giving</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">/</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">memorial</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">_</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">gifts</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">.</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">html</a> or http://www.chadkids.org/dv/make_a_gift.html.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=EcqXj9Dyv4RtTo_xxmqnac$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuywFeNEkQzWZCzELESlaRwWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Benjamin David Roemer, a resident of Westminster, CO, died on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at his home. Benjamin was born on December 20, 1985 in Milford, NH, son of David and Anna (Middleton) Roemer. He was raised in Wilton, NH, was a graduate of Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School, and attended Montana State University in Bozeman. Benjamin was employed by Dawn Foods, Denver, CO and will be greatly missed by his co-workers there.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Ben had a big heart and always managed to bring out the best in people. He enjoyed traveling and attending music festivals and made many friends along the way. We will never forget his warm smile and the hugs that he was always generous with. We will miss his wonderful sense of humor, quick wit and infectious laugh.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Besides his parents, Ben is survived by his sister, Sarah Roemer Ross & husband Nick Ross and their daughter Marlow; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A celebration of Benjamin's life will be held later this summer, date and time will be announced.</p> <p align="LEFT">Ben lived with Type 1 diabetes since childhood and we're asking that you consider donating to one of these wonderful organizations. <a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">http</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">://</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">www</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">.</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">joslin</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">.</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">org</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">/</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">giving</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">/</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">memorial</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">_</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">gifts</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">.</a><a href="http://www.joslin.org/giving/memorial_gifts.html">html</a> or http://www.chadkids.org/dv/make_a_gift.html.</p> Joseph McAnistan http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081161-466/joseph-mcanistan.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081161-466/joseph-mcanistan.html#disqus_thread Fri, 27 May 2016 20:02:34 EDT <p> Joseph McAnistan, age 61, of 107 Derry St., Hud­son, NH, passed away May 19, 2016, after a long illness. He was retired from the Hudson school district, after 29 yrs. of service. He enjoyed going to motorcycle week­end with friends and family. He is survived by his wife Kath­leen McAnistan, of 16 Pine Rd. Hudson; 2 sons, Joseph Jr., of Hudson, and Peter Sr., of Maine; also 2 grand­children, Peter Jr. and Cara; 2 brothers, William McAni­stan, of Tyngsboro, Mass.; John McAnistan, of NH; 3 sisters, Patricia Hebert of Fla., Gail Nappo of Pelham, NH, and Cheryl McAnistan of Chelmsford, Mass; several niec­es and nephews.</p> <p>Services will be held at The Congre­gational Church, 15 princeton St., N. Chelmsford, Mass., on June 4th, followed by a memorial of life at The Franco American Hall, 55 W. Prescott St., Westford, Mass., from 1 to 4. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his name to Kitty Angels.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=doiUGb0MdXDpdjFS3aE7Rc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsDBIs_nLkzSAFQ4r8ZgIisWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p> Joseph McAnistan, age 61, of 107 Derry St., Hud­son, NH, passed away May 19, 2016, after a long illness. He was retired from the Hudson school district, after 29 yrs. of service. He enjoyed going to motorcycle week­end with friends and family. He is survived by his wife Kath­leen McAnistan, of 16 Pine Rd. Hudson; 2 sons, Joseph Jr., of Hudson, and Peter Sr., of Maine; also 2 grand­children, Peter Jr. and Cara; 2 brothers, William McAni­stan, of Tyngsboro, Mass.; John McAnistan, of NH; 3 sisters, Patricia Hebert of Fla., Gail Nappo of Pelham, NH, and Cheryl McAnistan of Chelmsford, Mass; several niec­es and nephews.</p> <p>Services will be held at The Congre­gational Church, 15 princeton St., N. Chelmsford, Mass., on June 4th, followed by a memorial of life at The Franco American Hall, 55 W. Prescott St., Westford, Mass., from 1 to 4. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his name to Kitty Angels.</p> Vivian A. (Sharpe) Walker http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081160-466/vivian-a.-sharpe-walker.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081160-466/vivian-a.-sharpe-walker.html#disqus_thread Fri, 27 May 2016 20:02:06 EDT <p> Vivian A. (Sharpe) Walk­er, longtime resident of Nashua, passed away on May 20th, 2016.</p> <p>A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 4th, at 4:00 at the King­dom Hall of Jehovah's Wit­nesses, 282 Broad Street, Hollis, NH. A gathering in Vivian's honor will be held afterwards in the Wil­liam Thoms Dining Room at the Kindred Greenbriar Nursing Home, 55 Harris Road, Nashua, NH from 5-7. Those attending will be en­couraged to share stories of Vivian's life and will learn ways they can help care­takers and provide for the needs of those with demen­tia.</p> <p>Flowers are appreciated, but please feel free to give them to a loved one in a nursing home facility in Vivian's honor. If preferred, donations can be sent to her GoFundMe Account. The link is www.gofundme.com/ vivianscause. The funds will be used to make dona­tions to help caretakers, The Humane Society, and the Worldwide Bible Educa­tion Work of Jehovah's Wit­nesses. A full obituary will be published in The Tele­graph on Sunday, May 29th.</p> <p> Vivian A. (Sharpe) Walk­er, longtime resident of Nashua, passed away on May 20th, 2016.</p> <p>A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 4th, at 4:00 at the King­dom Hall of Jehovah's Wit­nesses, 282 Broad Street, Hollis, NH. A gathering in Vivian's honor will be held afterwards in the Wil­liam Thoms Dining Room at the Kindred Greenbriar Nursing Home, 55 Harris Road, Nashua, NH from 5-7. Those attending will be en­couraged to share stories of Vivian's life and will learn ways they can help care­takers and provide for the needs of those with demen­tia.</p> <p>Flowers are appreciated, but please feel free to give them to a loved one in a nursing home facility in Vivian's honor. If preferred, donations can be sent to her GoFundMe Account. The link is www.gofundme.com/ vivianscause. The funds will be used to make dona­tions to help caretakers, The Humane Society, and the Worldwide Bible Educa­tion Work of Jehovah's Wit­nesses. A full obituary will be published in The Tele­graph on Sunday, May 29th.</p> Claire Yvonne Torrey http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081159-466/claire-yvonne-torrey.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1081159-466/claire-yvonne-torrey.html#disqus_thread Fri, 27 May 2016 20:01:36 EDT <p> Claire Yvonne Torrey, 56, born in Nashua on Feb. 10,1960, died on May 22, 2016, at the Wolfeboro Bay Cen­ter in Wolfeboro, NH after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.</p> <p>Claire is prede­ceased by her Mom Jeannette and her very special brother Larry.</p> <p>She is survived by sev­eral brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews and her very own Nurse Ratched.</p> <p>She was loved by many and will be missed by all who came to know her.</p> <p>Private services will be held at a lat­er date.</p> <p>Donations may be made in her memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054 ,or to Compassus, 65 La­fayette Rd., Ste. 302, North Hampton, NH 03862.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=HQGseeMWIzNjIOIQCtz2T8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu4M392LC_xNvTyoiksKzRmWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p> Claire Yvonne Torrey, 56, born in Nashua on Feb. 10,1960, died on May 22, 2016, at the Wolfeboro Bay Cen­ter in Wolfeboro, NH after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.</p> <p>Claire is prede­ceased by her Mom Jeannette and her very special brother Larry.</p> <p>She is survived by sev­eral brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews and her very own Nurse Ratched.</p> <p>She was loved by many and will be missed by all who came to know her.</p> <p>Private services will be held at a lat­er date.</p> <p>Donations may be made in her memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054 ,or to Compassus, 65 La­fayette Rd., Ste. 302, North Hampton, NH 03862.</p>