Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:33:53 EDT en Robert ‘Bob’ Bater http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076818-466/robert-bob-bater.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076818-466/robert-bob-bater.html#disqus_thread Sat, 06 Feb 2016 07:09:36 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Robert "Bob" Bater, 72, of Littleton, MA, formerly of Westford, MA, died Feb. 4, 2016 at his home, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was married to Mary (Teague) Bater, with whom he had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 21, 2015.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Born in Brighton, NY on August 9, 1943, he was one of thirteen children of the late Ralph and Mildred Bater. He was raised in Bergen, NY and graduated from Byron Bergen High School with the Class of 1961. He attended Daniel Webster College in Nashua, NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">During the Vietnam War, Bob served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Specialist.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Bob worked as a Supervisor for Dow Chemical Co. in Nashua, NH before retiring in 2000. He was an avid NASCAR fan.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was a communicant of St. Anne's Church of Littleton, MA.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Sarah Coates of Littleton, MA; three grandchildren, Christopher Coates, Jeremy Coates and Kathleen McCarthy; two sisters, Dorothy Flanagan of Ball Ground, GA, June Ralston and her husband, Nelson of Bradenton, FL; his mother-in-law, Mary (Sullivan) Teague of Springfield, MA; and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. Funeral Monday at 8:30AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. Anne's Church 75 King Street Littleton, MA. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Television c/o Fr. Robert Reed, P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02472. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at<a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/"> </a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">www</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">dolanfuneralhome</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">com</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">.</a></p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=ux5MnMMeLOHDskm2JXXpe8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvqKfQkkvzzCuYC$dplAQHPWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Robert "Bob" Bater, 72, of Littleton, MA, formerly of Westford, MA, died Feb. 4, 2016 at his home, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was married to Mary (Teague) Bater, with whom he had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 21, 2015.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Born in Brighton, NY on August 9, 1943, he was one of thirteen children of the late Ralph and Mildred Bater. He was raised in Bergen, NY and graduated from Byron Bergen High School with the Class of 1961. He attended Daniel Webster College in Nashua, NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">During the Vietnam War, Bob served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Specialist.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Bob worked as a Supervisor for Dow Chemical Co. in Nashua, NH before retiring in 2000. He was an avid NASCAR fan.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was a communicant of St. Anne's Church of Littleton, MA.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Sarah Coates of Littleton, MA; three grandchildren, Christopher Coates, Jeremy Coates and Kathleen McCarthy; two sisters, Dorothy Flanagan of Ball Ground, GA, June Ralston and her husband, Nelson of Bradenton, FL; his mother-in-law, Mary (Sullivan) Teague of Springfield, MA; and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins.</p> <p align="LEFT">Visiting hours Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. Funeral Monday at 8:30AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. Anne's Church 75 King Street Littleton, MA. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Television c/o Fr. Robert Reed, P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02472. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at<a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/"> </a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">www</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">dolanfuneralhome</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">.</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">com</a><a href="http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/">.</a></p> Anouch N. Manoukian http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076775-466/anouch-n.-manoukian.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076775-466/anouch-n.-manoukian.html#disqus_thread Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:02:04 EDT <p> Anouch N. Manoukian, 90, of Nashua, widow of Naza­reth M. Manoukian, passed away, Tues­day afternoon, Feb­ruary 2, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p>Mrs. Manoukian was born in Beirut, Lebanon on De­cember 28, 1925, a daughter of the late Manoog and Nellie Haytayan. A well-educated woman, she earned a bach­elor's degree and spoke five languages fluently and played both the piano and the violin.</p> <p>Anouch began her ca­reer as a French teacher in Lebanon and was an ac­complished theater costume designer. She and her family immigrated to the United States in 1977 and has re­sided in Nashua for the past 39 years. Mrs. Manoukian was a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital for over twenty five years and also the American Red Cross.</p> <p>Very dedicated to her life and community to God, Anouch was a parishioner and volunteer of St. Vartan­antz Armenian Church in Chelmsford, Massachusetts and served as the chair­man of Women's Guild. She was honored as "Woman of the Year" for her tireless work on behalf of others a few years ago. She will be lovingly remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who dedi­cated her entire life to her family, to God and to helping others. She believed that the God-given talents are pre­cious gifts that should never be neglected or ig­nored, but used to help people who are in need.</p> <p>In addition to her parents, Anouch was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Nazareth M. Manoukian, who died in August 2002; and a grandson, Michael Manoukian.</p> <p>Members of her family in­clude two sons, Vatche Ma­noukian of Hollis and Vah­rij Manoukian, R.PH. ScD and town of Hollis select­man; two daughters, Vani of Nashua, and Vera of Man­hattan, NY; and five grand­children, Christine, Jessica, Annie, L.V. and Bella.</p> <p>Calling hours will be held on Saturday, February 6th from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Var­tanantz Armenian Church, 180 Old Westford Road in Chelmsford, MA. Her fu­neral service will be held in St. Vartanantz Armenian Church, Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Friends are invit­ed to attend. Interment will take place at East Cemetery in Hollis.</p> <p>The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, do­nations may be made to St. Vartanantz Armenian Church, 180 Old Westford Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell funeral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=JrabuCe7LkK5nXHFGYThWc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtq_j_LGDyvfyv6ikURP5mVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p> Anouch N. Manoukian, 90, of Nashua, widow of Naza­reth M. Manoukian, passed away, Tues­day afternoon, Feb­ruary 2, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p>Mrs. Manoukian was born in Beirut, Lebanon on De­cember 28, 1925, a daughter of the late Manoog and Nellie Haytayan. A well-educated woman, she earned a bach­elor's degree and spoke five languages fluently and played both the piano and the violin.</p> <p>Anouch began her ca­reer as a French teacher in Lebanon and was an ac­complished theater costume designer. She and her family immigrated to the United States in 1977 and has re­sided in Nashua for the past 39 years. Mrs. Manoukian was a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital for over twenty five years and also the American Red Cross.</p> <p>Very dedicated to her life and community to God, Anouch was a parishioner and volunteer of St. Vartan­antz Armenian Church in Chelmsford, Massachusetts and served as the chair­man of Women's Guild. She was honored as "Woman of the Year" for her tireless work on behalf of others a few years ago. She will be lovingly remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who dedi­cated her entire life to her family, to God and to helping others. She believed that the God-given talents are pre­cious gifts that should never be neglected or ig­nored, but used to help people who are in need.</p> <p>In addition to her parents, Anouch was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Nazareth M. Manoukian, who died in August 2002; and a grandson, Michael Manoukian.</p> <p>Members of her family in­clude two sons, Vatche Ma­noukian of Hollis and Vah­rij Manoukian, R.PH. ScD and town of Hollis select­man; two daughters, Vani of Nashua, and Vera of Man­hattan, NY; and five grand­children, Christine, Jessica, Annie, L.V. and Bella.</p> <p>Calling hours will be held on Saturday, February 6th from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Var­tanantz Armenian Church, 180 Old Westford Road in Chelmsford, MA. Her fu­neral service will be held in St. Vartanantz Armenian Church, Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Friends are invit­ed to attend. Interment will take place at East Cemetery in Hollis.</p> <p>The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, do­nations may be made to St. Vartanantz Armenian Church, 180 Old Westford Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell funeral.com.</p> Chester ‘Chet’ Losik http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076774-466/chester-chet-losik.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076774-466/chester-chet-losik.html#disqus_thread Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:01:35 EDT <p>&gt; Chester "Chet" Losik, 89, of Nashua, passed away on February 3, 2016, after declining health, with his lov­ing wife, Dorothy, by his side. He was born in Nashua on July 20, 1926, son of the late Walter and Josephine (Krupa) Losik.</p> <p>Chester was edu­cated in local schools, and was a graduate of the Class of 1944 at Elm Street High School and would work at the Clipper Shop in Nashua Mills after school. Upon graduating, he worked at the former International Paper and Box and Machine Co. He was married to Doro­thy (Gagnon) Losik on Sep­tember 5, 1949.</p> <p>He sold life and disability insurance for Paul Revere Insurance Company and had home parties for Stanley Home Products and Tupper­ware. He owned and oper­ated his own sporting good business in Reeds Ferry, NH in the mid 1950s, as Lobank Marine Company Inc. After closing his business in the late 1960s, he went to work as an advertising salesman for the Nashua Telegraph, where he retired.</p> <p>Chester had many in­terests in sports, artwork, bowling, hunting, archery, fishing, snow and water ski­ing. His love for card play­ing was overwhelming, es­pecially cribbage.</p> <p>He was a pilot for the Civil Air Patrol on rescue missions for many years. He was an avid artist of oil paintings of seascapes and landscapes and has given many of his paintings to friends and rela­tives. He enjoyed 26 wonderful years at his cottage on Lake Winnipesauke in Gilford, NH, on Smith's Cove.</p> <p>Chester served in World War II in the Army Air Corps as a crew member on a C-47 aircraft on Adak, the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. He also enjoyed his four lov­able beagles.</p> <p>Chester is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Dor­othy (Gagnon) Losik; broth­er, Walter Losik of Nashua; very special neighbors, Mr. & Mrs. Tiny Russo and their son David; and several niec­es, nephews and cousins.</p> <p>Many thanks to Home, Health & Hospice for all their services, as Chet's wife, I cannot express enough how these caregiv­ers are dedicated to all pa­tients and their families.</p> <p>There will be no visiting hours. Services will be held privately at the request of the family. Donations may be made in his memory to the Human Society of Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road Nashua, NH 03064, or Home, Health & Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr. Mer­rimack, NH 03054. Condo­lences may be offered at www.stlaurentfuneralhome. com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=SN8Zt1gusOeHlN6jVyYjnc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs7d_5xnLqkGPB1d0vixuCgWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>&gt; Chester "Chet" Losik, 89, of Nashua, passed away on February 3, 2016, after declining health, with his lov­ing wife, Dorothy, by his side. He was born in Nashua on July 20, 1926, son of the late Walter and Josephine (Krupa) Losik.</p> <p>Chester was edu­cated in local schools, and was a graduate of the Class of 1944 at Elm Street High School and would work at the Clipper Shop in Nashua Mills after school. Upon graduating, he worked at the former International Paper and Box and Machine Co. He was married to Doro­thy (Gagnon) Losik on Sep­tember 5, 1949.</p> <p>He sold life and disability insurance for Paul Revere Insurance Company and had home parties for Stanley Home Products and Tupper­ware. He owned and oper­ated his own sporting good business in Reeds Ferry, NH in the mid 1950s, as Lobank Marine Company Inc. After closing his business in the late 1960s, he went to work as an advertising salesman for the Nashua Telegraph, where he retired.</p> <p>Chester had many in­terests in sports, artwork, bowling, hunting, archery, fishing, snow and water ski­ing. His love for card play­ing was overwhelming, es­pecially cribbage.</p> <p>He was a pilot for the Civil Air Patrol on rescue missions for many years. He was an avid artist of oil paintings of seascapes and landscapes and has given many of his paintings to friends and rela­tives. He enjoyed 26 wonderful years at his cottage on Lake Winnipesauke in Gilford, NH, on Smith's Cove.</p> <p>Chester served in World War II in the Army Air Corps as a crew member on a C-47 aircraft on Adak, the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. He also enjoyed his four lov­able beagles.</p> <p>Chester is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Dor­othy (Gagnon) Losik; broth­er, Walter Losik of Nashua; very special neighbors, Mr. & Mrs. Tiny Russo and their son David; and several niec­es, nephews and cousins.</p> <p>Many thanks to Home, Health & Hospice for all their services, as Chet's wife, I cannot express enough how these caregiv­ers are dedicated to all pa­tients and their families.</p> <p>There will be no visiting hours. Services will be held privately at the request of the family. Donations may be made in his memory to the Human Society of Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road Nashua, NH 03064, or Home, Health & Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr. Mer­rimack, NH 03054. Condo­lences may be offered at www.stlaurentfuneralhome. com.</p> Patricia M. Duhaime http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076773-466/patricia-m.-duhaime.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076773-466/patricia-m.-duhaime.html#disqus_thread Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:01:05 EDT <p>&gt; Patricia M. Duhaime, 91, formerly of Merrimack, NH, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at the Mount Carmel Nursing Home, after a pe­riod of declining health.</p> <p>She was born in Manchester, NH, on Jan. 16, 1925, to the late James and Josephine Hallahan. She is the widow of the late David George Duhaime, who died in 1996; and she is also pre­deceased by a son James Duhaime, who died in 1956; and a sister Helen Dubois of Manchester.</p> <p>In her free time, Patricia enjoyed traveling exten­sively to such places as Eu­rope, Korea and all across the U.S. She was also an avid gardener and active member of the Merrimack Senior Center.</p> <p>Members of her family also include three sons, Mi­chael and his wife Kathleen of Merrimack, Thomas and his wife Deborah of Mer­rimack, Kevin and his wife Patricia of Land O' Lakes, Florida; grandchil­dren Jillian Arse­nault, Jon, Chris, Ryan, Sean, Kris­ten and Alex; great-g r a n d c h i l d r e n Chase and Tenley; and a close person­al friend Arlene Olsen of Merrimack.</p> <p>Calling hours will be in the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, on Sunday, February 7th, 2016 from 1-4 PM. A Mass of Chris­tian Burial will be celebrat­ed in Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack, NH on Monday, February 8th at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery, Mer­rimack.</p> <p>For more info or to sign an online guest book, go to rivetfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=1EVISeGzmEs8T2zLI2tIOM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsR37AcwJ0nRU7HPyX3jNXZWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>&gt; Patricia M. Duhaime, 91, formerly of Merrimack, NH, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at the Mount Carmel Nursing Home, after a pe­riod of declining health.</p> <p>She was born in Manchester, NH, on Jan. 16, 1925, to the late James and Josephine Hallahan. She is the widow of the late David George Duhaime, who died in 1996; and she is also pre­deceased by a son James Duhaime, who died in 1956; and a sister Helen Dubois of Manchester.</p> <p>In her free time, Patricia enjoyed traveling exten­sively to such places as Eu­rope, Korea and all across the U.S. She was also an avid gardener and active member of the Merrimack Senior Center.</p> <p>Members of her family also include three sons, Mi­chael and his wife Kathleen of Merrimack, Thomas and his wife Deborah of Mer­rimack, Kevin and his wife Patricia of Land O' Lakes, Florida; grandchil­dren Jillian Arse­nault, Jon, Chris, Ryan, Sean, Kris­ten and Alex; great-g r a n d c h i l d r e n Chase and Tenley; and a close person­al friend Arlene Olsen of Merrimack.</p> <p>Calling hours will be in the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, on Sunday, February 7th, 2016 from 1-4 PM. A Mass of Chris­tian Burial will be celebrat­ed in Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack, NH on Monday, February 8th at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery, Mer­rimack.</p> <p>For more info or to sign an online guest book, go to rivetfuneralhome.com.</p> Bruce E. ‘Barney’ Barnett Sr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076772-466/bruce-e.-barney-barnett-sr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076772-466/bruce-e.-barney-barnett-sr..html#disqus_thread Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:00:35 EDT <p><br/></p> <p> Bruce E. "Bar­ney" Barnett Sr., 86, of Nashua, NH, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on January 15, 2016 in Woodleaf, NC.</p> <p>Bruce was born July 23, 1929 in Kansas City, MO, during the great depression. Times were tough and as a re­sult, Bruce was abandoned on a door step and did not learn of his true identity until years later when he joined the service. His birth parents were the late Eura D. & Ruth (LaPierre) Barnett and a sibling. Af­ter 80 years, his grandson Scott in 2009 located his brother, Eugene Moore (Barnett). Before Eugene's passing, Bruce was able to fly to Yuma, AZ, and meet Eugene and his family. He was also predeceased by his son Bruce E. Barnett Jr. of Nashua, NH.</p> <p>Bruce was a devoted and loving husband of 42 years to Norma Marie (Demont) Barnett, who resides in Woodleaf, NC, with her son Mike & daughter-in-law Mariel Frost.</p> <p>Bruce is survived by his children, Scott Sr. & Sharon Barnett of Nashua, NH and Betty & Craig Travers Sr. of St. Petersburg, FL; and his stepchildren, Mike & Mariel Frost, of Woodleaf, NC, George & Sandy Frost of Meredith, NH, Rick Frost of New Ipswich, NH, David & Regina Frost of, Meredith, NH, and Linda & Grinnell More of Tenant Harbor, ME. He was loved by 23 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces & nephews.</p> <p>Bruce enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1946 and was stationed in Anchor­age, Alaska and Manches­ter, New Hamp­shire. He was a Sgt. Specialist P-51 Jet mechanic, with a WWII Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal, and was honorably discharged in 1949 at Grenier Airforce Base, Manchester, NH.</p> <p>Throughout Bruce's ca­reer he was a senior buyer for Macalister Scientific and Hollis Engineering, was a greens keeper for the Amherst Country Club and as many might remember, the proud owner of Barnor Farm in Amherst, where he and his wife Norma would sell their homemade frozen pies and fresh produce by the side of the road.</p> <p>He had many talents in­cluding singing and danc­ing. He was introduced to a group of Barber Shoppers, the Granite Statesmen of Nashua, NH, with his broth­er in law, Paul Mercier. Traveling all over Canada, Europe and the USA, Bruce sang and danced for over 40 years with the Barber Shoppers!</p> <p>He loved his art, base­ball, basketball, cooking and cookouts, dancing and entertaining, exercising, fishing, NFL Patriot tail­gating, farming and gar­dening, were just a few of many enjoyable things he loved to do.</p> <p>A "Celebration of Life" will be held at Barnor Farm, 28 Merrimack Road, Am­herst, NH on May 21, 2016 at 10:00am. Please join fam­ily and friends to celebrate Bruce's wonderful life and enjoy the good times and memories by all, followed with refreshments!</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Uu_0UaiGa61tUl$3gOVpfM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu7SHNn4M_z92NQdAOTpNoKWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p><br/></p> <p> Bruce E. "Bar­ney" Barnett Sr., 86, of Nashua, NH, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on January 15, 2016 in Woodleaf, NC.</p> <p>Bruce was born July 23, 1929 in Kansas City, MO, during the great depression. Times were tough and as a re­sult, Bruce was abandoned on a door step and did not learn of his true identity until years later when he joined the service. His birth parents were the late Eura D. & Ruth (LaPierre) Barnett and a sibling. Af­ter 80 years, his grandson Scott in 2009 located his brother, Eugene Moore (Barnett). Before Eugene's passing, Bruce was able to fly to Yuma, AZ, and meet Eugene and his family. He was also predeceased by his son Bruce E. Barnett Jr. of Nashua, NH.</p> <p>Bruce was a devoted and loving husband of 42 years to Norma Marie (Demont) Barnett, who resides in Woodleaf, NC, with her son Mike & daughter-in-law Mariel Frost.</p> <p>Bruce is survived by his children, Scott Sr. & Sharon Barnett of Nashua, NH and Betty & Craig Travers Sr. of St. Petersburg, FL; and his stepchildren, Mike & Mariel Frost, of Woodleaf, NC, George & Sandy Frost of Meredith, NH, Rick Frost of New Ipswich, NH, David & Regina Frost of, Meredith, NH, and Linda & Grinnell More of Tenant Harbor, ME. He was loved by 23 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces & nephews.</p> <p>Bruce enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1946 and was stationed in Anchor­age, Alaska and Manches­ter, New Hamp­shire. He was a Sgt. Specialist P-51 Jet mechanic, with a WWII Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal, and was honorably discharged in 1949 at Grenier Airforce Base, Manchester, NH.</p> <p>Throughout Bruce's ca­reer he was a senior buyer for Macalister Scientific and Hollis Engineering, was a greens keeper for the Amherst Country Club and as many might remember, the proud owner of Barnor Farm in Amherst, where he and his wife Norma would sell their homemade frozen pies and fresh produce by the side of the road.</p> <p>He had many talents in­cluding singing and danc­ing. He was introduced to a group of Barber Shoppers, the Granite Statesmen of Nashua, NH, with his broth­er in law, Paul Mercier. Traveling all over Canada, Europe and the USA, Bruce sang and danced for over 40 years with the Barber Shoppers!</p> <p>He loved his art, base­ball, basketball, cooking and cookouts, dancing and entertaining, exercising, fishing, NFL Patriot tail­gating, farming and gar­dening, were just a few of many enjoyable things he loved to do.</p> <p>A "Celebration of Life" will be held at Barnor Farm, 28 Merrimack Road, Am­herst, NH on May 21, 2016 at 10:00am. Please join fam­ily and friends to celebrate Bruce's wonderful life and enjoy the good times and memories by all, followed with refreshments!</p> Genille (Gene) Craik http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076733-466/genille-gene-craik.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076733-466/genille-gene-craik.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:03:50 EDT <p>&gt; BRADFORD, VT - Genille (Gene) Craik passed away peacefully at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hos­pital, on January 30, after suffering a brief illness. He was 99 years old. Gene was born on June 3, 1916 in New York, NY, to Ethel May Wood and Norman Craik. Gene was predeceased by his loving wife, Marge, who passed away in 2003. They were married for 62 years. Gene is survived by his two daughters, Marjorie (Dena) Craik of Bradford, VT and Elaine Durand and her hus­band Phillip of Litchfield, NH; two grandsons, Randall and Travis Durand; and one great-granddaughter, Au­tumn Durand of Litchfield.</p> <p>Gene was a veteran of World War II. He enlisted in the Seabees at the start of the war and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands and Oki­nawa. He was the cook for his battalion and often had to hunt and fish for food to feed his comrades. After the war, Gene worked for 30 years at the Chelsea Naval Hospital, as the head cook until he re­tired. After the war, Marge and Gene lived in Wilming­ton, MA for 15 years. While Gene continued to work at the Naval Hospital, the cou­ple built their own business known as the Wilmington Lawn Mower Service, which they owned and operated for 15 years.</p> <p>Gene and Marge moved to Bradford, Vermont, in 1975. Gene was an avid outdoors­man, who loved hunting, fishing and maple sugaring. One of his favorite rivers to fish was the Waits River, where he was known by the locals as "Mr. Fish."</p> <p>In 2007, Gene was award­ed the Bradford Cane by Larry Coffin, in honor of be­ing the oldest man in Brad­ford.</p> <p>Per Gene's request, there will be no services or funer­al. Anyone wishing to honor him could recite the tradi­tional 23rd psalm, a prayer he and Marge said together every night of their mar­riage.</p> <p>The Hale Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Bradford, VT is in charge of arrangements.</p> <p>To view an online guest­book go to www.halefuneral homes.com.</p> <p>&gt; BRADFORD, VT - Genille (Gene) Craik passed away peacefully at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hos­pital, on January 30, after suffering a brief illness. He was 99 years old. Gene was born on June 3, 1916 in New York, NY, to Ethel May Wood and Norman Craik. Gene was predeceased by his loving wife, Marge, who passed away in 2003. They were married for 62 years. Gene is survived by his two daughters, Marjorie (Dena) Craik of Bradford, VT and Elaine Durand and her hus­band Phillip of Litchfield, NH; two grandsons, Randall and Travis Durand; and one great-granddaughter, Au­tumn Durand of Litchfield.</p> <p>Gene was a veteran of World War II. He enlisted in the Seabees at the start of the war and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands and Oki­nawa. He was the cook for his battalion and often had to hunt and fish for food to feed his comrades. After the war, Gene worked for 30 years at the Chelsea Naval Hospital, as the head cook until he re­tired. After the war, Marge and Gene lived in Wilming­ton, MA for 15 years. While Gene continued to work at the Naval Hospital, the cou­ple built their own business known as the Wilmington Lawn Mower Service, which they owned and operated for 15 years.</p> <p>Gene and Marge moved to Bradford, Vermont, in 1975. Gene was an avid outdoors­man, who loved hunting, fishing and maple sugaring. One of his favorite rivers to fish was the Waits River, where he was known by the locals as "Mr. Fish."</p> <p>In 2007, Gene was award­ed the Bradford Cane by Larry Coffin, in honor of be­ing the oldest man in Brad­ford.</p> <p>Per Gene's request, there will be no services or funer­al. Anyone wishing to honor him could recite the tradi­tional 23rd psalm, a prayer he and Marge said together every night of their mar­riage.</p> <p>The Hale Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Bradford, VT is in charge of arrangements.</p> <p>To view an online guest­book go to www.halefuneral homes.com.</p> Louise E. (Lusignan) Boucher http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076732-466/louise-e.-lusignan-boucher.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076732-466/louise-e.-lusignan-boucher.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:03:23 EDT <p>&gt; Louise E. (Lusignan) Boucher, 81, of Nashua, passed away peace­fully on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at the Courville Nurs­ing Home.</p> <p>Louise was born in Nashua on June 18, 1934, a daughter of the late Archie and Eva (Larivee) Lusignan. She was the widow of Richard O. Boucher, who passed away on September 14, 2008.</p> <p>At one point in time, Louise had been the Den Mother of Troop 265. She was also a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Louis Parish and a member of the Golden Gals. She was pre­deceased by three sisters.</p> <p>Louise is survived by two sons, Paul Boucher of Cal­lands, VA, Dennis Boucher and his wife Vicki of Nash­ua; five grandchildren; elev­en great-grandchildren; her companion, Gerard Bourgerous; three godchil­dren, Melody Smith, David Couturier, Francis Lapmoi; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p>S E R V I C E S : There are no visit­ing hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016, in St. Louis de Gonzague Par­ish, 48 West Hollis Street Nashua, NH 03060, at 10 AM. Everyone is invited to meet at church. Burial will fol­low in St. Louis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the: American Heart Association; c/o Founders Affiliate P.O. Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=7v5HGS3LkPU3jhpIoSQdbc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt_vF56fjxzk2_PYApHsbTmWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>&gt; Louise E. (Lusignan) Boucher, 81, of Nashua, passed away peace­fully on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at the Courville Nurs­ing Home.</p> <p>Louise was born in Nashua on June 18, 1934, a daughter of the late Archie and Eva (Larivee) Lusignan. She was the widow of Richard O. Boucher, who passed away on September 14, 2008.</p> <p>At one point in time, Louise had been the Den Mother of Troop 265. She was also a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Louis Parish and a member of the Golden Gals. She was pre­deceased by three sisters.</p> <p>Louise is survived by two sons, Paul Boucher of Cal­lands, VA, Dennis Boucher and his wife Vicki of Nash­ua; five grandchildren; elev­en great-grandchildren; her companion, Gerard Bourgerous; three godchil­dren, Melody Smith, David Couturier, Francis Lapmoi; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p>S E R V I C E S : There are no visit­ing hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016, in St. Louis de Gonzague Par­ish, 48 West Hollis Street Nashua, NH 03060, at 10 AM. Everyone is invited to meet at church. Burial will fol­low in St. Louis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the: American Heart Association; c/o Founders Affiliate P.O. Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> Jennifer L. Riel http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076731-466/jennifer-l.-riel.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076731-466/jennifer-l.-riel.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:02:57 EDT <p>&gt; Jennifer L. Riel died sud­denly in her home on Friday, January 29, 2016. Born in Charleroi PA, she spent her last 12 years in Hud­son, NH. For the past three years, she was the executive secre­tary at the Hudson Fire Department.</p> <p>Her favorite ac­tivities included camping, skiing, running especially in races, motorcycle rides, fam­ily get-togethers and most of all playing with her boys.</p> <p>Jennifer loved working for the Hudson Fire Depart­ment. She considered herself one of the firemen. She even took a firefighting course called Fire Ops 101.</p> <p>Jennifer leaves behind her loving husband Scott; and two amazing sons, Kyle, age nine, and Evan, age seven.</p> <p>Other survivors include her mother Sandra Nelson of North Andover, MA; her father Robert Granville and his wife Jayne Rossetti of Littleton, MA; her sister Heather Enaire and her husband Dale, and children, Ryan, Kaylee and Kendall, of North Andover, MA; and her biological father Keith Hawker and his wife Lori of Bel­levernon, PA.</p> <p>Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 4th from 5 pm to 7:30 pm, with a prayer service from 7:30 to 8 pm. at the DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 Ferry St. in Hudson. To leave an online message of condo­lence, more information or to 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=QCNVxGpDtU4Mo$Vkh0R7Gs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuG_WipvP3qs52smmOvBwPkWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>&gt; Jennifer L. Riel died sud­denly in her home on Friday, January 29, 2016. Born in Charleroi PA, she spent her last 12 years in Hud­son, NH. For the past three years, she was the executive secre­tary at the Hudson Fire Department.</p> <p>Her favorite ac­tivities included camping, skiing, running especially in races, motorcycle rides, fam­ily get-togethers and most of all playing with her boys.</p> <p>Jennifer loved working for the Hudson Fire Depart­ment. She considered herself one of the firemen. She even took a firefighting course called Fire Ops 101.</p> <p>Jennifer leaves behind her loving husband Scott; and two amazing sons, Kyle, age nine, and Evan, age seven.</p> <p>Other survivors include her mother Sandra Nelson of North Andover, MA; her father Robert Granville and his wife Jayne Rossetti of Littleton, MA; her sister Heather Enaire and her husband Dale, and children, Ryan, Kaylee and Kendall, of North Andover, MA; and her biological father Keith Hawker and his wife Lori of Bel­levernon, PA.</p> <p>Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 4th from 5 pm to 7:30 pm, with a prayer service from 7:30 to 8 pm. at the DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 Ferry St. in Hudson. To leave an online message of condo­lence, more information or to get directions, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com. The DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME in Hud­son is in charge of arrange­ments.</p> Gail M. (Barry) Finnerty http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076730-466/gail-m.-barry-finnerty.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076730-466/gail-m.-barry-finnerty.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:02:33 EDT <p>&gt;Gail M. (Barry) Finnerty, 86, of Nashua and formerly of Boston, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Salem Haven Nursing Home, after a long illness.</p> <p>Gail was born in Boston on August 17, 1929, a daughter of the late Henry A. and Sar­ah (Ben-Susan) Barry. She was the widow of Thomas J. Finnerty, who passed away in 1990.</p> <p>Prior to retirement, Gail worked as a Supervisor for the city of Boston.</p> <p>Gail is survived by two sons, Thomas Finnerty of Nashua, Mark Finnerty of Quincy, MA; one daughter, Christine McCloud of Wren­tham, MA; two grandchil­dren, Shawn McCloud, Kelly McCloud; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p>SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Sat­urday, February 6, 2016, in St. Christopher Parish, 62 Manchester Street Nashua, NH 03060, at 10 AM. Ev­eryone is invited to meet at church. Burial will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA, at the conve­nience of the family. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more in­formation, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Fu­neral Home.</p> <p>&gt;Gail M. (Barry) Finnerty, 86, of Nashua and formerly of Boston, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Salem Haven Nursing Home, after a long illness.</p> <p>Gail was born in Boston on August 17, 1929, a daughter of the late Henry A. and Sar­ah (Ben-Susan) Barry. She was the widow of Thomas J. Finnerty, who passed away in 1990.</p> <p>Prior to retirement, Gail worked as a Supervisor for the city of Boston.</p> <p>Gail is survived by two sons, Thomas Finnerty of Nashua, Mark Finnerty of Quincy, MA; one daughter, Christine McCloud of Wren­tham, MA; two grandchil­dren, Shawn McCloud, Kelly McCloud; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p>SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Sat­urday, February 6, 2016, in St. Christopher Parish, 62 Manchester Street Nashua, NH 03060, at 10 AM. Ev­eryone is invited to meet at church. Burial will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA, at the conve­nience of the family. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more in­formation, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Fu­neral Home.</p> Gloria Dionne http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076729-466/gloria-dionne.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076729-466/gloria-dionne.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:01:59 EDT <p>&gt; Gloria Dionne was a 76-year-old spirited, fire­cracker of a woman, with a colorful vocabulary, a fondness for the color red and her French heritage. She was the daughter of the late Roland and Margaret Dionne. Gloria also had 2 younger brothers, the late Richard Dionne and a sur­viving brother Ronald Di­onne; and a nephew, Rich­ard Dionne.</p> <p>After the early death of her mother, she was raised by her grandparents. Upon the death of her grand­mother, she was placed as a teenager and lived for ap­proximately 25 years at La­conia State School; from her years there she had some fond memories and some tragic. Gloria's resilience became quite evident when she began receiving servic­es from the PLUS Company.</p> <p>Gloria was well loved, cared for and supported by PLUS for three decades, re­siding long term at a staffed residence before moving in with a wonderful provider family, David and the late Pauline Robinson and their sons, Joshua, Jacob and Jer­emiah, where she was com­fortable, happy and loved for over two decades. Those years of feeling the love, safety and comfort was her silver lining. She more re­cently resided at a staffed residence with some old and new friends.</p> <p>The woman could be so endearing even when she was less than pleased; col­orful language indeed. And you had to get that finger wiggling wave down just right to be on the receiving end of her infectious grin. Gloria always made sure her Dolly was close, well protected and snug with her blanket. Gloria was held in high regard by those for­tunate enough to know her. Gloria passed away at home on January 20th, while un­der the exceptional care of hospice and in the caring, capable, dedicated hands of the staff at Isaac. She will be missed by many, but never forgotten. She was beloved part of The PLUS Company and Gateways Community Services family.</p> <p>SERVICES: A spiritual service of remembrance will be held at Davis Fu­neral Home, One Lock St., Nashua on February 4, 2016 (today) from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Interment prayers and burial will be held privately.</p> <p>The Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrange­ments. An online guest book is available at www.davis funeralhomenh.com; (603) 883-3401; "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER."</p> <p>&gt; Gloria Dionne was a 76-year-old spirited, fire­cracker of a woman, with a colorful vocabulary, a fondness for the color red and her French heritage. She was the daughter of the late Roland and Margaret Dionne. Gloria also had 2 younger brothers, the late Richard Dionne and a sur­viving brother Ronald Di­onne; and a nephew, Rich­ard Dionne.</p> <p>After the early death of her mother, she was raised by her grandparents. Upon the death of her grand­mother, she was placed as a teenager and lived for ap­proximately 25 years at La­conia State School; from her years there she had some fond memories and some tragic. Gloria's resilience became quite evident when she began receiving servic­es from the PLUS Company.</p> <p>Gloria was well loved, cared for and supported by PLUS for three decades, re­siding long term at a staffed residence before moving in with a wonderful provider family, David and the late Pauline Robinson and their sons, Joshua, Jacob and Jer­emiah, where she was com­fortable, happy and loved for over two decades. Those years of feeling the love, safety and comfort was her silver lining. She more re­cently resided at a staffed residence with some old and new friends.</p> <p>The woman could be so endearing even when she was less than pleased; col­orful language indeed. And you had to get that finger wiggling wave down just right to be on the receiving end of her infectious grin. Gloria always made sure her Dolly was close, well protected and snug with her blanket. Gloria was held in high regard by those for­tunate enough to know her. Gloria passed away at home on January 20th, while un­der the exceptional care of hospice and in the caring, capable, dedicated hands of the staff at Isaac. She will be missed by many, but never forgotten. She was beloved part of The PLUS Company and Gateways Community Services family.</p> <p>SERVICES: A spiritual service of remembrance will be held at Davis Fu­neral Home, One Lock St., Nashua on February 4, 2016 (today) from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Interment prayers and burial will be held privately.</p> <p>The Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrange­ments. An online guest book is available at www.davis funeralhomenh.com; (603) 883-3401; "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER."</p> Sandra A. Houde http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076728-466/sandra-a.-houde.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076728-466/sandra-a.-houde.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:01:30 EDT <p><br/></p> <p> Sandra A. Houde, 66, died after a long battle with Mela­noma on February 2, 2016, at the Commu­nity Hospice House in Merrimack. She was in the company of her loving hus­band and daughter.</p> <p>Born in Lowell MA, she spent her last eighteen years in Hudson, NH, af­ter her husband retired from active duty in the U.S. Air Force. Sandy was an el­ementary education and art teacher, an accomplished crafter, an Air Force wife and a homemaker in the truest sense of the word. She made a home wherever the Air Force sent her and her family, was active in the base chapel and offered classes in arts and crafts to other military spouses. In Hudson, she was a loyal parishioner of St Kathryn's Parish.</p> <p>She loved raising her daughter and was very com­mitted to her two grandsons. Sandy leaves behind her loving Husband of 43 years, David; her daughter Virgin­ia; and grandsons Krystofer, 23, of Manchester, NH, and Jackson, 6, of Hudson, NH. She also leaves a brother Charles N. Murray Jr. of Pel­ham, NH.</p> <p>Visiting Hours will be held on Fri­day, February 5th, from 4pm-7pm in St. Kathryn's Church, 4 Dracut Road in Hudson, NH. A Fu­neral Mass will be held in St. Kathryn's Church at 10am on Saturday. All may meet at church. A graveside ser­vice will be held on Monday, February 8th at 1pm in St. Joseph Cemetery, Gifford St., in Falmouth, MA. All may meet at the cemetery. Offerings of flowers sent in Sandra's name should be sent directly to St. Kathryn's Church. To share an online message of condolence or for 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=QuOAMVdlWxYKaF3K029TjM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuk_dP9nOq4qnqT0JxFAIt1WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p><br/></p> <p> Sandra A. Houde, 66, died after a long battle with Mela­noma on February 2, 2016, at the Commu­nity Hospice House in Merrimack. She was in the company of her loving hus­band and daughter.</p> <p>Born in Lowell MA, she spent her last eighteen years in Hudson, NH, af­ter her husband retired from active duty in the U.S. Air Force. Sandy was an el­ementary education and art teacher, an accomplished crafter, an Air Force wife and a homemaker in the truest sense of the word. She made a home wherever the Air Force sent her and her family, was active in the base chapel and offered classes in arts and crafts to other military spouses. In Hudson, she was a loyal parishioner of St Kathryn's Parish.</p> <p>She loved raising her daughter and was very com­mitted to her two grandsons. Sandy leaves behind her loving Husband of 43 years, David; her daughter Virgin­ia; and grandsons Krystofer, 23, of Manchester, NH, and Jackson, 6, of Hudson, NH. She also leaves a brother Charles N. Murray Jr. of Pel­ham, NH.</p> <p>Visiting Hours will be held on Fri­day, February 5th, from 4pm-7pm in St. Kathryn's Church, 4 Dracut Road in Hudson, NH. A Fu­neral Mass will be held in St. Kathryn's Church at 10am on Saturday. All may meet at church. A graveside ser­vice will be held on Monday, February 8th at 1pm in St. Joseph Cemetery, Gifford St., in Falmouth, MA. All may meet at the cemetery. Offerings of flowers sent in Sandra's name should be sent directly to St. Kathryn's Church. To share an online message of condolence or for directions, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com. THE DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME IN HUD­SON IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.</p> Ronald G. Duplease Sr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076727-466/ronald-g.-duplease-sr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076727-466/ronald-g.-duplease-sr..html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:00:17 EDT <p>&gt; Ronald G. Duplease Sr., 66, of Nashua, NH, lost his brave, but short battle with cancer on Thursday, Janu­ary 28, 2016, at his home.</p> <p>Born January 6, 1950 in Nashua, NH, he was the son of the late Julien and Rita (Duclos) Du­please and husband of Ernestine (Brown) Du­please, of Nashua.</p> <p>He never gave up on life and was a follower of our Lord Jesus Christ, who he always trusted His will and time. He lived each day with God in his heart. The most important things to him were his beloved wife of forty-six years and his family. He spent his whole life loving and caring for them, never himself.</p> <p>He worked thirty-one years at Bronze Craft, where he put his whole ef­fort in his job.</p> <p>Besides his loving wife, survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Frank Duplease, of Nashua, Ron Duplease Jr. and his wife Karin, of Londonder­ry; two daughters and son-in-law, Peggy Lefavor and her husband Philip, of Nashua, and Katherine Holden Smith, of NC; six grandchi ldren , Zachary Ouellet, Jordan Lefavor and Magan Dugas, Adam, Joshua and Travis Holden; three great-grand­children, Zachary, Leah and Kaden; one brother and sister-in-law, Richard Duplease and his wife Ju­dith, of Wilton; two sisters, Elaine Malanchini, of Hud­son and Denise Jensen and her longtime companion Pete; as well as several nieces and nephews.</p> <p>SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A grave­side service will be held at Glenwood Cemetery, Londonderry, NH in the spring. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 is in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davis 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=GQI1Qb37HuQksZyHyTC6uc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu6t84bWWLF6NtJpKGZa_BbWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>&gt; Ronald G. Duplease Sr., 66, of Nashua, NH, lost his brave, but short battle with cancer on Thursday, Janu­ary 28, 2016, at his home.</p> <p>Born January 6, 1950 in Nashua, NH, he was the son of the late Julien and Rita (Duclos) Du­please and husband of Ernestine (Brown) Du­please, of Nashua.</p> <p>He never gave up on life and was a follower of our Lord Jesus Christ, who he always trusted His will and time. He lived each day with God in his heart. The most important things to him were his beloved wife of forty-six years and his family. He spent his whole life loving and caring for them, never himself.</p> <p>He worked thirty-one years at Bronze Craft, where he put his whole ef­fort in his job.</p> <p>Besides his loving wife, survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Frank Duplease, of Nashua, Ron Duplease Jr. and his wife Karin, of Londonder­ry; two daughters and son-in-law, Peggy Lefavor and her husband Philip, of Nashua, and Katherine Holden Smith, of NC; six grandchi ldren , Zachary Ouellet, Jordan Lefavor and Magan Dugas, Adam, Joshua and Travis Holden; three great-grand­children, Zachary, Leah and Kaden; one brother and sister-in-law, Richard Duplease and his wife Ju­dith, of Wilton; two sisters, Elaine Malanchini, of Hud­son and Denise Jensen and her longtime companion Pete; as well as several nieces and nephews.</p> <p>SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A grave­side service will be held at Glenwood Cemetery, Londonderry, NH in the spring. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 is in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davis funeralhomenh. com; (603) 883-3401; "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS AN­OTHER."</p> Denise E. Nangle http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076726-466/denise-e.-nangle.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076726-466/denise-e.-nangle.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:01:04 EDT <p>&gt; STONEHAM - Denise E. (Dodge) Nangle, 81, of Stoneham, formerly of Lowell and Crans­ton, RI, passed away unexpectedly, Mon­day, February 1, 2016, at Winchester Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Roger P. Nangle, who passed away in 2014 after fifty-six years of marriage.</p> <p>A daughter of the late George E. and the late Olivette V. (LeBeau) Dodge, she was born May 21, 1934, in Lowell, and was edu­cated in the local schools, graduating from Lowell High School, Class of 1952. She then graduated from the Stenotype Institute of Boston, first in her class, before attending four years at Lowell Technology Insti­tute, where she received a certificate in art. She went on to receive an art cer­tificate from Rhode Island School of Design in 1958.</p> <p>Denise worked for Ben­net Silverman, Esq. in Lowell and then went on to work as a Secretary at Dana Trucking, where she worked for her future brother-in-law, the late William Nangle. Denise delighted in sharing her creative talents in sewing, knitting, crocheting and painting one-of-a-kind gifts for her family and friends. In addition to her many pas­sions in life, spending time with her family is what brought her the most hap­piness.</p> <p>She is survived by her three daughters Annemarie DeLisle and her husband, David, of Bedford, NH, Donna Curtin and her hus­band, Jack, of Litchfield, NH, and Linda Snell and her husband, Brian, of Reading, MA. She is also survived by her grandchil­dren, Sarah DeL­isle of Manchester, NH, Philip DeLisle of Bedford, NH, Patrick Curtin and Jack Curtin Jr., of Litchfield, NH, Kathryn Snell, Caroline Snell and Patricia Snell of Reading, MA; her half-sister, Gloria Tsouprakakis of Dracut; her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Nangle of Lowell; and many nieces and nephews, in­cluding Kimberly Pouliot of Lowell; as well as many close friends. She was also the sister of the late Bar­bara O'Brien.</p> <p>YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS FROM 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON FRIDAY. ON SATURDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BE­GIN AT 10 A.M. AT THE MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 NESMITH STREET, LOWELL 978- 452-6361. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, 144 EAST MERRIMACK ST., LOWELL AT 11 A.M. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY. MEMORI­ALS IN HER MEMORY CAN BE MADE TO THE NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION, 129 MOR­GAN DR., NORWOOD, MA 02062, OR THE IMMAC­ULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH BUILDING FUND, 144 EAST MERRI­MACK ST., LOWELL MA 01852. E-CONDOLENCE - MAHONEYFUNERAL</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=8bmttoOBaNyDSYd1IBKr$8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt1FNjyzrdPWt0g7OgTkLANWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>&gt; STONEHAM - Denise E. (Dodge) Nangle, 81, of Stoneham, formerly of Lowell and Crans­ton, RI, passed away unexpectedly, Mon­day, February 1, 2016, at Winchester Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Roger P. Nangle, who passed away in 2014 after fifty-six years of marriage.</p> <p>A daughter of the late George E. and the late Olivette V. (LeBeau) Dodge, she was born May 21, 1934, in Lowell, and was edu­cated in the local schools, graduating from Lowell High School, Class of 1952. She then graduated from the Stenotype Institute of Boston, first in her class, before attending four years at Lowell Technology Insti­tute, where she received a certificate in art. She went on to receive an art cer­tificate from Rhode Island School of Design in 1958.</p> <p>Denise worked for Ben­net Silverman, Esq. in Lowell and then went on to work as a Secretary at Dana Trucking, where she worked for her future brother-in-law, the late William Nangle. Denise delighted in sharing her creative talents in sewing, knitting, crocheting and painting one-of-a-kind gifts for her family and friends. In addition to her many pas­sions in life, spending time with her family is what brought her the most hap­piness.</p> <p>She is survived by her three daughters Annemarie DeLisle and her husband, David, of Bedford, NH, Donna Curtin and her hus­band, Jack, of Litchfield, NH, and Linda Snell and her husband, Brian, of Reading, MA. She is also survived by her grandchil­dren, Sarah DeL­isle of Manchester, NH, Philip DeLisle of Bedford, NH, Patrick Curtin and Jack Curtin Jr., of Litchfield, NH, Kathryn Snell, Caroline Snell and Patricia Snell of Reading, MA; her half-sister, Gloria Tsouprakakis of Dracut; her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Nangle of Lowell; and many nieces and nephews, in­cluding Kimberly Pouliot of Lowell; as well as many close friends. She was also the sister of the late Bar­bara O'Brien.</p> <p>YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS FROM 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON FRIDAY. ON SATURDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BE­GIN AT 10 A.M. AT THE MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 NESMITH STREET, LOWELL 978- 452-6361. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, 144 EAST MERRIMACK ST., LOWELL AT 11 A.M. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY. MEMORI­ALS IN HER MEMORY CAN BE MADE TO THE NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION, 129 MOR­GAN DR., NORWOOD, MA 02062, OR THE IMMAC­ULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH BUILDING FUND, 144 EAST MERRI­MACK ST., LOWELL MA 01852. E-CONDOLENCE - MAHONEYFUNERAL</p> Thomas ‘Tommy’ S. Taylor http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076725-466/thomas-tommy-s.-taylor.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076725-466/thomas-tommy-s.-taylor.html#disqus_thread Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:00:37 EDT <p>&gt; Thomas "Tommy" S. Taylor, 39, of Manchester, passed away on Saturday, January 30th, 2016, at the El­liot Hospital after a brief illness.</p> <p>He was born in Worcester, MA, on March 7, 1976, to Thomas A. and Nor­een (Shepard) Tay­lor. He was a gradu­ate of Merrimack High School in 1995.</p> <p>Tommy loved playing soccer, coaching and being a referee. He loved animals, especially his dog Liam and his two cats, Bo and Pepsi.</p> <p>Thomas is survived by his loving wife, Ker­ry (McAlpine) Taylor of Manchester; his parents, Thomas and Noreen Taylor of Merrimack; a brother, Arthur "B.A." Taylor of Merrimack; nephew Colin Taylor; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Thomas and Irene McAlpine of Pepper­ell, MA; brother-in-law Colin McAlpine and his fiance Shan­non Morrissey of New Ipswich; and several aunts, un­cles and cousins.</p> <p>Memorial call­ing hours will be held at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack on Friday, Feb­ruary 5th from 4-7 PM. A service will follow at 7 PM in the funeral home chapel.</p> <p>In lieu of flowers, memo­rial donations can be made in Thomas' memory to Harbor Homes, Attn: De­velopment Department, 45 High St, Nashua, NH 03060 or online at harborhomes. org.</p> <p>To sign an online guest book, please visit</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=3p5xWMibPfRIvNcuicPxvc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYukvDULpJecqY89owKv8jobWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>&gt; Thomas "Tommy" S. Taylor, 39, of Manchester, passed away on Saturday, January 30th, 2016, at the El­liot Hospital after a brief illness.</p> <p>He was born in Worcester, MA, on March 7, 1976, to Thomas A. and Nor­een (Shepard) Tay­lor. He was a gradu­ate of Merrimack High School in 1995.</p> <p>Tommy loved playing soccer, coaching and being a referee. He loved animals, especially his dog Liam and his two cats, Bo and Pepsi.</p> <p>Thomas is survived by his loving wife, Ker­ry (McAlpine) Taylor of Manchester; his parents, Thomas and Noreen Taylor of Merrimack; a brother, Arthur "B.A." Taylor of Merrimack; nephew Colin Taylor; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Thomas and Irene McAlpine of Pepper­ell, MA; brother-in-law Colin McAlpine and his fiance Shan­non Morrissey of New Ipswich; and several aunts, un­cles and cousins.</p> <p>Memorial call­ing hours will be held at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack on Friday, Feb­ruary 5th from 4-7 PM. A service will follow at 7 PM in the funeral home chapel.</p> <p>In lieu of flowers, memo­rial donations can be made in Thomas' memory to Harbor Homes, Attn: De­velopment Department, 45 High St, Nashua, NH 03060 or online at harborhomes. org.</p> <p>To sign an online guest book, please visit</p> William R. E. Naas http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076692-466/william-r.-e.-naas.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076692-466/william-r.-e.-naas.html#disqus_thread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:05:33 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">William R. E. Naas, 88, passed away peacefully, after a long battle with cancer, Monday, February 1, 2016. Beloved husband of Lucia L. (Tagariello) Naas, with 68 years married since June 1947.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born April 1, 1927 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of the late Raymond Naas of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada and Nina M. Fisher of Stoughton, Massachusetts.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Bill lived with his family in Lunenburg until age 5 before returning to Dorchester where he attended Mather Grammar School and then went on to graduate from Boston English High School.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He entered the United States Navy on April1, 1944 and served during World War II in the Philippines as a Navy Seabee, 75th Battalion, completing his service in the Navy Reserves until the Korean War in 1951. Upon returning to Boston from the service, he attended night school at Northeastern University to graduate with a Master of Science Degree in Engineering and Management while employed at various electronics companies within the Boston area; AMF, LFE, GTE, Sylvania, Honeywell, Sanders Associates and Hazeltine Corporation.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">After retiring, Bill and his wife Lucy resided at Cape Cod for 17 years until their return to Nashua in 2000, residing at The Huntington at Nashua since 2004. Bill was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Parish in Nashua.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Father of two children, William R. Naas and wife Dana of Nashua and Edward L. Naas and wife Christine of St. Augustine, Florida; grandfather of five; and uncle of several nieces and nephews.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: Visiting Hours will be held at Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Parish, 216 E. Dunstable Rd., Nashua on Friday morning at 10:00 AM. Friends are invited to attend. Interment prayers, military honors and burial will be held at the NH Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 1:30 PM.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guest-book is available at <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.davisfuneralhomenh.com/">www.davisfuneralhomenh.com</a></span>. (603) 883-3401 "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER."</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=FFQ9bW7zbDcCDsQjvSA6Fs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtrpLYg4l9$uOEovgYTt8ERWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">William R. E. Naas, 88, passed away peacefully, after a long battle with cancer, Monday, February 1, 2016. Beloved husband of Lucia L. (Tagariello) Naas, with 68 years married since June 1947.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born April 1, 1927 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of the late Raymond Naas of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada and Nina M. Fisher of Stoughton, Massachusetts.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Bill lived with his family in Lunenburg until age 5 before returning to Dorchester where he attended Mather Grammar School and then went on to graduate from Boston English High School.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He entered the United States Navy on April1, 1944 and served during World War II in the Philippines as a Navy Seabee, 75th Battalion, completing his service in the Navy Reserves until the Korean War in 1951. Upon returning to Boston from the service, he attended night school at Northeastern University to graduate with a Master of Science Degree in Engineering and Management while employed at various electronics companies within the Boston area; AMF, LFE, GTE, Sylvania, Honeywell, Sanders Associates and Hazeltine Corporation.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">After retiring, Bill and his wife Lucy resided at Cape Cod for 17 years until their return to Nashua in 2000, residing at The Huntington at Nashua since 2004. Bill was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Parish in Nashua.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Father of two children, William R. Naas and wife Dana of Nashua and Edward L. Naas and wife Christine of St. Augustine, Florida; grandfather of five; and uncle of several nieces and nephews.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: Visiting Hours will be held at Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Parish, 216 E. Dunstable Rd., Nashua on Friday morning at 10:00 AM. Friends are invited to attend. Interment prayers, military honors and burial will be held at the NH Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 1:30 PM.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guest-book is available at <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.davisfuneralhomenh.com/">www.davisfuneralhomenh.com</a></span>. (603) 883-3401 "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER."</p> David E. Dalrymple http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076693-466/david-e.-dalrymple.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076693-466/david-e.-dalrymple.html#disqus_thread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:06:06 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">David E. Dalrymple, of Nashua, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack on January 31, 2016.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born on February 21, 1927 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a son of the late John and Evelyn C. (Mason) Dalrymple.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">As a young man, Mr. Dalrymple went to Alaska, where he worked as a logistics manager for the Department of Defense.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He is remembered for his interest in politics, the stock market and his love of sled-dog racing.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mr. Dalrymple is survived by his brother, Earl E Dalrymple; three nephews, Keith Dalrymple, Craig Dalrymple and Matthew McGovern; and his niece, Allison Justice.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: A Memorial Service and Celebration of His Life will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, on Friday afternoon at 2:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will be private an held at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to the Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 (www.hhhc.org).</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The <strong>DAVIS FUNERAL HOME</strong>, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.davisfuneralhomenh.com/">www.davisfuneralhomenh.com</a></span>, (603-883-3401) "<strong>ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER</strong>."</p> <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">David E. Dalrymple, of Nashua, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack on January 31, 2016.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born on February 21, 1927 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a son of the late John and Evelyn C. (Mason) Dalrymple.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">As a young man, Mr. Dalrymple went to Alaska, where he worked as a logistics manager for the Department of Defense.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He is remembered for his interest in politics, the stock market and his love of sled-dog racing.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mr. Dalrymple is survived by his brother, Earl E Dalrymple; three nephews, Keith Dalrymple, Craig Dalrymple and Matthew McGovern; and his niece, Allison Justice.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: A Memorial Service and Celebration of His Life will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, on Friday afternoon at 2:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will be private an held at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to the Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 (www.hhhc.org).</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The <strong>DAVIS FUNERAL HOME</strong>, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.davisfuneralhomenh.com/">www.davisfuneralhomenh.com</a></span>, (603-883-3401) "<strong>ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER</strong>."</p> Althea Huldah Currier Barker http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076694-466/althea-huldah-currier-barker.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076694-466/althea-huldah-currier-barker.html#disqus_thread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:06:33 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">CONCORD - Althea Huldah Currier Barker, of Concord, NH passed away on February 1, 2016 at age 85. Althea was born in her parents' farmhouse in Wilmot, NH on May 10, 1930.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea received her elementary school education in a one-room schoolhouse in Danbury, NH. She skipped two grades and graduated high school in Franklin, NH and entered Colby Sawyer College at age 16. At her father's urging, she took airplane flying lessons and piloted a 1920's biplane. Althea graduated in 1950 with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Medical Science. She was employed as a histology technician at St. Joseph's Hospital in Nashua, NH for many years and held a real estate broker's license for 25 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea and her husband Chester were avid dancers in their younger years and graced many a dance floor with style and flair. Busy raising five sons, she still found time for knitting, baking and serving as a Cub Scout den mother. She enjoyed summer cookouts and house parties in a close neighborhood in Milford, NH during the 1960's and '70's.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea and Chester retired to Concord, NH in 1989 to be closer to her sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Henry Amsden, and to be closer to their vacation cabin in North Wilmot, NH. They enjoyed traveling to Europe, North and South Carolina, Nova Scotia and other destinations, making many new friends along the way.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1981. Though the disease eventually robbed her of her ability to walk, she stubbornly refused to submit to its symptoms until past the age of 85.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by her best friend and husband of 64 years, Chester A. Barker also of Concord, NH; her four sons, Gary C. Barker of Concord, NH, Keith R. and Deborah Barker of Amherst, NH, Kent M. Barker of Nashua, NH and Kyle G. Barker of Concord, NH. She was predeceased by a son, Kevin R. Barker.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea's last words were spoken to her great-grandchild Rose Althea Barker, age 9 months. She leaves behind eight grandchildren; Christopher J. Barker and Melissa Giaquinta, Michael C. Barker, Rachel A. Barker, Elena A. Barker, Ethan C. Barker, Hannah C. Barker, Nicholas G. Barker and Jonathan T. Barker.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main Street, Concord, followed by a burial at Blossom Hill Cemetery.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Arrangements are entrusted to the Bennett Funeral Home of Concord.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Messages of condolence may be offered at <a href="http://www.bennettfuneral.com/">www.bennettfuneral.com</a>.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=jw3n$2tx6Yo5v6fW5UBN5M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYujlpe2dDy$vpmqyFTCmFabWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">CONCORD - Althea Huldah Currier Barker, of Concord, NH passed away on February 1, 2016 at age 85. Althea was born in her parents' farmhouse in Wilmot, NH on May 10, 1930.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea received her elementary school education in a one-room schoolhouse in Danbury, NH. She skipped two grades and graduated high school in Franklin, NH and entered Colby Sawyer College at age 16. At her father's urging, she took airplane flying lessons and piloted a 1920's biplane. Althea graduated in 1950 with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Medical Science. She was employed as a histology technician at St. Joseph's Hospital in Nashua, NH for many years and held a real estate broker's license for 25 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea and her husband Chester were avid dancers in their younger years and graced many a dance floor with style and flair. Busy raising five sons, she still found time for knitting, baking and serving as a Cub Scout den mother. She enjoyed summer cookouts and house parties in a close neighborhood in Milford, NH during the 1960's and '70's.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea and Chester retired to Concord, NH in 1989 to be closer to her sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Henry Amsden, and to be closer to their vacation cabin in North Wilmot, NH. They enjoyed traveling to Europe, North and South Carolina, Nova Scotia and other destinations, making many new friends along the way.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1981. Though the disease eventually robbed her of her ability to walk, she stubbornly refused to submit to its symptoms until past the age of 85.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by her best friend and husband of 64 years, Chester A. Barker also of Concord, NH; her four sons, Gary C. Barker of Concord, NH, Keith R. and Deborah Barker of Amherst, NH, Kent M. Barker of Nashua, NH and Kyle G. Barker of Concord, NH. She was predeceased by a son, Kevin R. Barker.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Althea's last words were spoken to her great-grandchild Rose Althea Barker, age 9 months. She leaves behind eight grandchildren; Christopher J. Barker and Melissa Giaquinta, Michael C. Barker, Rachel A. Barker, Elena A. Barker, Ethan C. Barker, Hannah C. Barker, Nicholas G. Barker and Jonathan T. Barker.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main Street, Concord, followed by a burial at Blossom Hill Cemetery.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Arrangements are entrusted to the Bennett Funeral Home of Concord.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Messages of condolence may be offered at <a href="http://www.bennettfuneral.com/">www.bennettfuneral.com</a>.</p> Alexandra Vernon (Brady) Young http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076695-466/alexandra-vernon-brady-young.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076695-466/alexandra-vernon-brady-young.html#disqus_thread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:07:01 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="LEFT">Alexandra Vernon (Brady) Young, 82, of Bow, New Hampshire and formerly of Newport, Rhode Island passed away peacefully on January 31 at her home.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Alex was born on August 5, 1933 in Newport, Rhode Island to Wilfred A. and Anne V. Brady. She lived in Newport until marriage brought her to New Hampshire after attending Colby Junior College (now Colby Sawyer) in New London, New Hampshire.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was married to Robert L. Young until his death in 1994. She is survived by her children, Tom Sadler of Verona, Virginia, Cindy Sadler of Bow, New Hampshire, Tim Sadler of Newport, Rhode Island and Kristen Young of Temple, New Hampshire.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.</p> <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="LEFT">Alexandra Vernon (Brady) Young, 82, of Bow, New Hampshire and formerly of Newport, Rhode Island passed away peacefully on January 31 at her home.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Alex was born on August 5, 1933 in Newport, Rhode Island to Wilfred A. and Anne V. Brady. She lived in Newport until marriage brought her to New Hampshire after attending Colby Junior College (now Colby Sawyer) in New London, New Hampshire.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was married to Robert L. Young until his death in 1994. She is survived by her children, Tom Sadler of Verona, Virginia, Cindy Sadler of Bow, New Hampshire, Tim Sadler of Newport, Rhode Island and Kristen Young of Temple, New Hampshire.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.</p> Constance M. (Dionne) Dubois http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076696-466/constance-m.-dionne-dubois.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076696-466/constance-m.-dionne-dubois.html#disqus_thread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:07:28 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Constance M. (Dionne) Dubois, 82, of Nashua, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016 at her home.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Constance was born in Nashua on January 27, 1934, a daughter of the late Andre and Annette (Duval) Dionne. She was the widow of Lionel E. Dubois.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Constance had been a lifelong resident of Nashua. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed at St. Joseph Hospital. Following her retirement from St. Joseph, she worked at Marguerites Place in Nashua. Constance had been a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital and with the Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk for over 20 years. She was a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Louis de Gonzague Church. Constance was predeceased by a brother; Robert Dionne.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Constance is survived by two daughters, Dee Kish and her husband Rob of Hermitage, TN, and Sonia Harvey and her husband John of Nashua; five grandchildren, Madisson Boylan and her husband Evan, Meredith Harvey, Marin Harvey, Matthew Duffina and Amanda Young and her husband Dan; one great-grandson, Logan Young; one brother, Gerald Dionne of Wilmot, NH; two sisters, Sylvia Lavoie and Linda Petrain both of Nashua; a sister-in-law, Pauline Dionne of Oregon; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2016 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley Street Nashua NH 03060, from 3-7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday February 5, 2016 in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 48 West Hollis St., Nashua at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 114 Perimeter Rd., Nashua, NH 03063. To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.anctil-rochette.com/">www.anctil-rochette.com</a></span>. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=cNSGzWhFTDbInMa3HrZXGc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuPs2ik08yi7LjDkiszc16iWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Constance M. (Dionne) Dubois, 82, of Nashua, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016 at her home.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Constance was born in Nashua on January 27, 1934, a daughter of the late Andre and Annette (Duval) Dionne. She was the widow of Lionel E. Dubois.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Constance had been a lifelong resident of Nashua. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed at St. Joseph Hospital. Following her retirement from St. Joseph, she worked at Marguerites Place in Nashua. Constance had been a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital and with the Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk for over 20 years. She was a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Louis de Gonzague Church. Constance was predeceased by a brother; Robert Dionne.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Constance is survived by two daughters, Dee Kish and her husband Rob of Hermitage, TN, and Sonia Harvey and her husband John of Nashua; five grandchildren, Madisson Boylan and her husband Evan, Meredith Harvey, Marin Harvey, Matthew Duffina and Amanda Young and her husband Dan; one great-grandson, Logan Young; one brother, Gerald Dionne of Wilmot, NH; two sisters, Sylvia Lavoie and Linda Petrain both of Nashua; a sister-in-law, Pauline Dionne of Oregon; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2016 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley Street Nashua NH 03060, from 3-7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday February 5, 2016 in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 48 West Hollis St., Nashua at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 114 Perimeter Rd., Nashua, NH 03063. To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.anctil-rochette.com/">www.anctil-rochette.com</a></span>. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> Robert ‘Bob’ Ober http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076697-466/robert-bob-ober.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076697-466/robert-bob-ober.html#disqus_thread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:36:41 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="LEFT">Robert "Bob" Ober, 79, died peacefully in his sleep after a long illness.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Best known as "Uncle Sam on Parade," he was a true patriot who loved to talk politics.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In his early years he was active in the Republican Party and was a driver for Governor Wesley Powell.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was active in the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire. He also owned and operated a charterboat service on Lake Winnipesaukee call "Lazy Bones." And he was a cross country trucker. He was a member of the Air National Guard and retired from Emergency Management with the State of New Hampshire.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was a very generous man who helped many over the years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He leaves behind a brother, David Ober from Arizona City, Arizona; two nieces, Pamela Ober from Concord, New Hampshire, Sherry Ober from Bristol, Vermont; and a nephew, Christopher Ober from Reno, Nevada; as well as several great-nieces and nephews. He also leaves his best friend Michael Pelletier and his wife Sandra from Weare, New Hampshire and Danny Poulin from Boise, Idaho.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">We would like to thank everyone at the Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for giving him such good care and companionship over the past months.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">There will be no calling hours and a private service will be held at the discretion of the family.</p> <p align="LEFT">In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at 280 Donald St., Bedford, NH 03110.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=OxJSTAeISfiow6Z3iBpwJM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt3t$PxD6xD7PPpH82KNtFDWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="LEFT">Robert "Bob" Ober, 79, died peacefully in his sleep after a long illness.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Best known as "Uncle Sam on Parade," he was a true patriot who loved to talk politics.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In his early years he was active in the Republican Party and was a driver for Governor Wesley Powell.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was active in the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire. He also owned and operated a charterboat service on Lake Winnipesaukee call "Lazy Bones." And he was a cross country trucker. He was a member of the Air National Guard and retired from Emergency Management with the State of New Hampshire.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was a very generous man who helped many over the years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He leaves behind a brother, David Ober from Arizona City, Arizona; two nieces, Pamela Ober from Concord, New Hampshire, Sherry Ober from Bristol, Vermont; and a nephew, Christopher Ober from Reno, Nevada; as well as several great-nieces and nephews. He also leaves his best friend Michael Pelletier and his wife Sandra from Weare, New Hampshire and Danny Poulin from Boise, Idaho.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">We would like to thank everyone at the Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for giving him such good care and companionship over the past months.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">There will be no calling hours and a private service will be held at the discretion of the family.</p> <p align="LEFT">In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at 280 Donald St., Bedford, NH 03110.</p> Darlene D. Piper http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076691-466/darlene-d.-piper.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1076691-466/darlene-d.-piper.html#disqus_thread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:05:01 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Darlene D. Piper, 81, formerly of Hudson, NH passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Oxford Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Haverhill, MA. She was born on July 19, 1934 in Nashua, NH, a daughter of the late John and Florence (Bourque) Dean. Mrs. Piper was the owner of the Hudson Litchfield Newspaper and co-owner of Piper Real Estate. She also started the D.A.R.E. program in Hudson in the 1970's. Mrs. Piper was named Citizen of the Year in Hudson in 1990.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by one son, Dean Piper and wife Robin, of Weare, NH, two daughters, Charlene Punsky and Darlene Merchant and husband William, all of Hudson, six grandchildren, Rhiannon Healey, Jonathan Piper, Brendan Punsky, William Merchant Jr., Nicole Merchant-McCoy and her husband PJ, and Christopher Merchant and his life love Kristina Taylor, nine great grandchildren, Morgan, Madison, Brian and Thomas McCoy, Gabe Howard, Austyn, Michael and Connor Healey, and Amelia Merchant; one sister, Ruth Willy of Derry, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by one sister, Janice "Bitsy" Ryan and one great grandson, Chance Michael Healey.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Following cremation, memorial calling hours will be held on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6-8 pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 6th at 10am in the funeral home with burial to follow in the Cemetery on the Hill, Windham, NH. All are invited to join with the family for a Mercy meal at the Coach Stop Restaurant, Corner of Route 102 and Mammoth Road, Londonderry. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.peabodyfuneralhome.com/">www.peabodyfuneralhome.com</a></span>.</p> <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="LEFT">Darlene D. Piper, 81, formerly of Hudson, NH passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Oxford Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Haverhill, MA. She was born on July 19, 1934 in Nashua, NH, a daughter of the late John and Florence (Bourque) Dean. Mrs. Piper was the owner of the Hudson Litchfield Newspaper and co-owner of Piper Real Estate. She also started the D.A.R.E. program in Hudson in the 1970's. Mrs. Piper was named Citizen of the Year in Hudson in 1990.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by one son, Dean Piper and wife Robin, of Weare, NH, two daughters, Charlene Punsky and Darlene Merchant and husband William, all of Hudson, six grandchildren, Rhiannon Healey, Jonathan Piper, Brendan Punsky, William Merchant Jr., Nicole Merchant-McCoy and her husband PJ, and Christopher Merchant and his life love Kristina Taylor, nine great grandchildren, Morgan, Madison, Brian and Thomas McCoy, Gabe Howard, Austyn, Michael and Connor Healey, and Amelia Merchant; one sister, Ruth Willy of Derry, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by one sister, Janice "Bitsy" Ryan and one great grandson, Chance Michael Healey.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Following cremation, memorial calling hours will be held on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6-8 pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 6th at 10am in the funeral home with burial to follow in the Cemetery on the Hill, Windham, NH. All are invited to join with the family for a Mercy meal at the Coach Stop Restaurant, Corner of Route 102 and Mammoth Road, Londonderry. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.peabodyfuneralhome.com/">www.peabodyfuneralhome.com</a></span>.</p>