Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:55:32 EDT en Joan C. Piscitello http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061835-466/joan-c.-piscitello.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061835-466/joan-c.-piscitello.html#disqus_thread Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:02:10 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joan C. (Melanson) Piscitello of Litchfield, NH passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015 at age 75. Born in Quincy, MA, where she lived most of her life, she was a Litchfield resident for 17 years. She worked at Raytheon for 20 years before retiring. Predeceased in January by her beloved husband, Robert C. Piscitello, Joan was the mother of the late Earl J. Piscitello and is survived by her son, John J. Piscitello, Jr. of Brockton, her stepchildren, Christopher Gamble, of FL, Catherine (Galipeau) Snyder of NH, and Theresa Leduc of NH; her 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is the sister of Jean Miller of Quincy and also leaves many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, April 22 from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center. Family and friends are invited. On Thursday there will be a Funeral Service in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 noon. Burial is at Pine Hill Cemetery, W. Quincy. For directions & online Guest Book, please visit dennissweeneyfuneralhome.com; 617-773-2728.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joan C. (Melanson) Piscitello of Litchfield, NH passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015 at age 75. Born in Quincy, MA, where she lived most of her life, she was a Litchfield resident for 17 years. She worked at Raytheon for 20 years before retiring. Predeceased in January by her beloved husband, Robert C. Piscitello, Joan was the mother of the late Earl J. Piscitello and is survived by her son, John J. Piscitello, Jr. of Brockton, her stepchildren, Christopher Gamble, of FL, Catherine (Galipeau) Snyder of NH, and Theresa Leduc of NH; her 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is the sister of Jean Miller of Quincy and also leaves many nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, April 22 from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center. Family and friends are invited. On Thursday there will be a Funeral Service in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 noon. Burial is at Pine Hill Cemetery, W. Quincy. For directions & online Guest Book, please visit dennissweeneyfuneralhome.com; 617-773-2728.</p> Joan C. Osgood http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061836-466/joan-c.-osgood.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061836-466/joan-c.-osgood.html#disqus_thread Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:02:18 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joan Curtis Osgood,75, of Nashua died 4/18/2015 at The Courville at Nashua after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. She was born August 6, 1939, in Lebanon, NH, the daughter of the late Fred and Ella Curtis.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She graduated from Nashua High School in 1957 and received a bachelor’s degree in Nursing in 1961 from the University of Vermont. After college she worked as a staff nurse and head nurse at the former Nashua Memorial Hospital. She left nursing to raise her family and then returned to nursing for 23 years as a staff nurse at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, retiring in 2006.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A tennis player in her younger years, she was a member of the Nashua Swim and Tennis Club and the Nashua Country Club. She was on the Board of Directors of the former YWCA of Nashua and was very active in the PTO and many youth sports organizations. She was a member of the Nashua Senior Center and St Patricks Parish in Nashua. She enjoyed her frequent trips to Foxwoods with friends and travelled many miles to watch her beloved Barry Manilow in concert. For all of her life she was a lover of animals and donated frequently to animal rights and animal anti-abuse organizations.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Roger H. Osgood Jr. of Nashua; four children Roger H. Osgood III of Alpharetta GA, Bradley C Osgood of Londonderry, NH, Kristen A Boals of Oak Ridge NC and Jonathan S Osgood of Manchester, NH; and seven grandchildren.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, April 28th at 9:30AM at St Patricks, 29 Spring Street in Nashua. Internment will be at the U S Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs CO. The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Those who wish to make memorial contributions in her memory are asked to consider the Humane Society of Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Street, Nashua, NH 03064.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Joan Curtis Osgood,75, of Nashua died 4/18/2015 at The Courville at Nashua after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. She was born August 6, 1939, in Lebanon, NH, the daughter of the late Fred and Ella Curtis.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She graduated from Nashua High School in 1957 and received a bachelor’s degree in Nursing in 1961 from the University of Vermont. After college she worked as a staff nurse and head nurse at the former Nashua Memorial Hospital. She left nursing to raise her family and then returned to nursing for 23 years as a staff nurse at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, retiring in 2006.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">A tennis player in her younger years, she was a member of the Nashua Swim and Tennis Club and the Nashua Country Club. She was on the Board of Directors of the former YWCA of Nashua and was very active in the PTO and many youth sports organizations. She was a member of the Nashua Senior Center and St Patricks Parish in Nashua. She enjoyed her frequent trips to Foxwoods with friends and travelled many miles to watch her beloved Barry Manilow in concert. For all of her life she was a lover of animals and donated frequently to animal rights and animal anti-abuse organizations.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Roger H. Osgood Jr. of Nashua; four children Roger H. Osgood III of Alpharetta GA, Bradley C Osgood of Londonderry, NH, Kristen A Boals of Oak Ridge NC and Jonathan S Osgood of Manchester, NH; and seven grandchildren.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, April 28th at 9:30AM at St Patricks, 29 Spring Street in Nashua. Internment will be at the U S Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs CO. The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Those who wish to make memorial contributions in her memory are asked to consider the Humane Society of Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Street, Nashua, NH 03064.</p> Alice G. Nute http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061837-466/alice-g.-nute.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061837-466/alice-g.-nute.html#disqus_thread Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:02:22 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Alice G. Nute, 89, formerly of Nashua, died peacefully at Concord Hospital, Concord, NH on Saturday, April 11, 2015.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Miss Nute was born in Nashua on September 26, 1925, a daughter of the late John and Agnes (Gardner) Nute.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She had worked as a manager for Lady Grace for over 22 years before retiring in 1996. After retiring, Alice kept busy with quilting, painting and travel.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Miss Nute was a lifelong member of Main Street United Methodist Church, Nashua. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was a graduate of Nashua High School. Following her graduation, she had attended hairdressing school and worked as a hairdresser for many years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her twin brother, Alan Nute and her sister Marion Fancy.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Colburn of Nashua and Several nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: A Graveside Funeral Service will be held in East Cemetery, Wheeler Rd., Hollis on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM. SERVICES: A Graveside Funeral Service will be held in East Cemetery, Wheeler Rd., Hollis on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM. A reception will follow at 159 East Dunstable Road in Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Alice G. Nute, 89, formerly of Nashua, died peacefully at Concord Hospital, Concord, NH on Saturday, April 11, 2015.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Miss Nute was born in Nashua on September 26, 1925, a daughter of the late John and Agnes (Gardner) Nute.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She had worked as a manager for Lady Grace for over 22 years before retiring in 1996. After retiring, Alice kept busy with quilting, painting and travel.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Miss Nute was a lifelong member of Main Street United Methodist Church, Nashua. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She was a graduate of Nashua High School. Following her graduation, she had attended hairdressing school and worked as a hairdresser for many years.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her twin brother, Alan Nute and her sister Marion Fancy.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Colburn of Nashua and Several nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">SERVICES: A Graveside Funeral Service will be held in East Cemetery, Wheeler Rd., Hollis on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM. SERVICES: A Graveside Funeral Service will be held in East Cemetery, Wheeler Rd., Hollis on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM. A reception will follow at 159 East Dunstable Road in Nashua.</p> Gertrude Chase http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061838-466/gertrude-chase.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061838-466/gertrude-chase.html#disqus_thread Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:02:26 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gertrude (Huard) Chase sadly passed at the age of 67 on April 16, 2015 after battling a lenghty illness. She will be missed by all family and friends as well as a very close friend Madeline Fowler. She was a loving and caring daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother and mother of two, Danny and Dennis Messer. Services will be held on Thursday, April 23rd at Phaneuf Funeral Home and Cremation Society of NH, 243 Hanover St. Manchester from 6-8pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Gertrude Huard to the COPD Foudation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 or go to www.copdfoundation.org.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Gertrude (Huard) Chase sadly passed at the age of 67 on April 16, 2015 after battling a lenghty illness. She will be missed by all family and friends as well as a very close friend Madeline Fowler. She was a loving and caring daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother and mother of two, Danny and Dennis Messer. Services will be held on Thursday, April 23rd at Phaneuf Funeral Home and Cremation Society of NH, 243 Hanover St. Manchester from 6-8pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Gertrude Huard to the COPD Foudation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 or go to www.copdfoundation.org.</p> Leo F. Laroche http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061839-466/leo-f.-laroche.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061839-466/leo-f.-laroche.html#disqus_thread Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:02:31 EDT <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leo F. Laroche, 91, of Nashua passed away on Friday April 17, 2015 at his home.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leo was born in Nashua on January 24, 1924 a son of the late Aime and Antoinette (Desautels) Laroche. He was the husband of Lucille B. (Denault) Laroche of Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leo served our country with the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War. Leo had been stationed on the USS KIDD which is now a museum piece in Baton Rouge, LA. He had been employed with 20th Century Grocery and Soucy’s Market. Leo retired from the Nashua School Department. He was a member of the Nashua Lodge of Elks #720, VFW Post 483 and the American Legion Post 23 of Milford. Leo was a communicant of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by two sons; Richard Laroche and Steven Laroche as well as a daughter; Estelle Laroche. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides his wife of 69 years, Leo is survived by one daughter, Sheila Savard of Nashua; three grandchildren, David Savard and his girlfriend Kelsey Lennon, Brett Savard and his fiancee Abby Rosen and Dana Savard and his girlfriend Jill Shaw; a great- granddaughter, Sophia Savard; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Yolanda Gutherz and her husband Frederick of Nashua; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Thursday April 23, 2015 at Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St, Nashua, NH 03060, from 4 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday April 24, 2015 in St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 777 West Hollis St., Nashua, at 9:30 AM. Burial will follow in St. Francis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675. 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=aZIvNs8mCqCB_iElfgAF1c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt__nPtWHKX2qj_ybZxM5MKWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leo F. Laroche, 91, of Nashua passed away on Friday April 17, 2015 at his home.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leo was born in Nashua on January 24, 1924 a son of the late Aime and Antoinette (Desautels) Laroche. He was the husband of Lucille B. (Denault) Laroche of Nashua.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Leo served our country with the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War. Leo had been stationed on the USS KIDD which is now a museum piece in Baton Rouge, LA. He had been employed with 20th Century Grocery and Soucy’s Market. Leo retired from the Nashua School Department. He was a member of the Nashua Lodge of Elks #720, VFW Post 483 and the American Legion Post 23 of Milford. Leo was a communicant of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">He was predeceased by two sons; Richard Laroche and Steven Laroche as well as a daughter; Estelle Laroche. </p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">Besides his wife of 69 years, Leo is survived by one daughter, Sheila Savard of Nashua; three grandchildren, David Savard and his girlfriend Kelsey Lennon, Brett Savard and his fiancee Abby Rosen and Dana Savard and his girlfriend Jill Shaw; a great- granddaughter, Sophia Savard; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Yolanda Gutherz and her husband Frederick of Nashua; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="NormalParagraphStyle"> SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Thursday April 23, 2015 at Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St, Nashua, NH 03060, from 4 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday April 24, 2015 in St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 777 West Hollis St., Nashua, at 9:30 AM. Burial will follow in St. Francis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675. 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> Bertha L. Byron http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061768-466/bertha-l.-byron.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061768-466/bertha-l.-byron.html#disqus_thread Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:28:00 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Kathleen, GA – Bertha Louise Byron, 66, entered into rest on Friday, April 17, 2015.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Bertha was born on June 29, 1948, in Lawrence, Massachusetts. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She loved her children, grandchildren, family and was a lifelong Girl Scout and an avid gardener. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Her parents, Theodore and Betty Soliwocki, preceded her in death.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Her memory will forever be treasured by her loving husband, George Byron; children, Belynda Hardwick (Donnell) of Byromville, GA; Justine Fernicola (Brian) of Kathleen, GA and Erik Byron (Beth) of Londonderry, NH; grandchildren, A.J. Massie, William Byron, Sarah Massie, Sami Byron, Danielle Massie and J.W. Fernicola. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services will be private.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Go to www.mccullough fh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has charge of arrangements.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=2FJktlFKI3CQifM8W5E01c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvvS2$gvHwqJzZLS28qtqI2WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Kathleen, GA – Bertha Louise Byron, 66, entered into rest on Friday, April 17, 2015.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Bertha was born on June 29, 1948, in Lawrence, Massachusetts. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She loved her children, grandchildren, family and was a lifelong Girl Scout and an avid gardener. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Her parents, Theodore and Betty Soliwocki, preceded her in death.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Her memory will forever be treasured by her loving husband, George Byron; children, Belynda Hardwick (Donnell) of Byromville, GA; Justine Fernicola (Brian) of Kathleen, GA and Erik Byron (Beth) of Londonderry, NH; grandchildren, A.J. Massie, William Byron, Sarah Massie, Sami Byron, Danielle Massie and J.W. Fernicola. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services will be private.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Go to www.mccullough fh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has charge of arrangements.</p> Doria S. Arel http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061767-466/doria-s.-arel.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061767-466/doria-s.-arel.html#disqus_thread Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:02:24 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Doria S. (Blais) Arel, 90, of Nashua, widow of Alfred A. Arel, passed away Saturday morning, April 18, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a brief illness. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A lifelong resident of Nashua, Doria was born on October 6, 1924, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anais (Plourde) Blais. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">During her youth, Doria resided in the French Hill neighborhood of this city and attended the former St. Francis Xavier School.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Doria had been employed with Sprague Electric Company and later with Sanders Associates Inc. for many years until her retirement. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In her leisure time, Doria enjoyed reading, gardening and watching the Lawrence Welk Show. She was also a fan of the Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Doria was predeceased by her husband Alfred, who died on September 6, 2004. They were married on January 11, 1958, and shared 46 years together. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> She was also predeceased by a brother, Theodore Blais; and sisters, Aline Peno and Lillian Durand. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of her family include her daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Scott Ryan of Nashua; two grandchildren, Jessica and Brett Ryan; also many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 50 West Hollis Street, Nashua, Thursday morning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Donations may be made in her memory to the Community Hospice House, Attn. Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=9QLA39wGbEImZPNURI3$gc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsAzABebbam0kfRnUHeCDolWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Doria S. (Blais) Arel, 90, of Nashua, widow of Alfred A. Arel, passed away Saturday morning, April 18, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a brief illness. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> A lifelong resident of Nashua, Doria was born on October 6, 1924, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anais (Plourde) Blais. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">During her youth, Doria resided in the French Hill neighborhood of this city and attended the former St. Francis Xavier School.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Doria had been employed with Sprague Electric Company and later with Sanders Associates Inc. for many years until her retirement. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In her leisure time, Doria enjoyed reading, gardening and watching the Lawrence Welk Show. She was also a fan of the Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Doria was predeceased by her husband Alfred, who died on September 6, 2004. They were married on January 11, 1958, and shared 46 years together. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> She was also predeceased by a brother, Theodore Blais; and sisters, Aline Peno and Lillian Durand. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Members of her family include her daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Scott Ryan of Nashua; two grandchildren, Jessica and Brett Ryan; also many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 50 West Hollis Street, Nashua, Thursday morning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Donations may be made in her memory to the Community Hospice House, Attn. Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Betsy Austen http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061733-466/betsy-austen.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061733-466/betsy-austen.html#disqus_thread Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:03:52 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A service to celebrate the life of Betsy Austen will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Amherst Congregational Church. A light luncheon will follow. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the scholarship fund at Preschool in the Village, attention Susan Drum, 11 Church Street, Amherst, NH 03031.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A service to celebrate the life of Betsy Austen will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Amherst Congregational Church. A light luncheon will follow. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the scholarship fund at Preschool in the Village, attention Susan Drum, 11 Church Street, Amherst, NH 03031.</p> Lorraine O. Buxton http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061734-466/lorraine-o.-buxton.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061734-466/lorraine-o.-buxton.html#disqus_thread Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:03:56 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lorraine O. (Brunelle) Buxton, 88, returned to her heavenly home on Friday, April 17, 2015 after a valiant battle with a brief illness. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A longtime resident of Hudson, Lorraine was born in Nashua on April 16, 1927 a daughter of the late Francis and Olivette (Gendron) Brunelle. Educated in local schools, Mrs. Buxton was a graduate of the former St. Louis de Gonzague High School Class of 1946.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lorraine was blessed with a large and loving family. She married her best friend Robert C. Buxton on September 26, 1949 and shared 47 wonderful years together until his death on October 21, 1996. Lorraine raised her four children with patience, discipline and humility. She was kind and soft-spoken, and always had time to answer a question or solve a problem, no matter how small.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Lorraine is survived by her four children and their spouses, Michael and Susan Buxton of Nashua, Deborah and Tim Reed of Tucson, Arizona, Mary Louise and Shawn McGuinness of Nashua and Timothy and Susan Buxton of Hudson; her sister, Sr. Regina (Lois) Brunelle (SJC); eleven grandchildren, Robert Buxton, Steve Buxton, Marie Buxton Kirk, Kimberly Buxton-Hamel, Katie Sciacca, Melissa Sciacca Smith, Robert Sciacca, James McGuinness, Laura McGuinness, Sarah Buxton and Michael Buxton; and sixteen great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Lorraine was predeceased by her infant daughter, Barbara; infant grandson, Michael Sciacca; brother and sister-in-law, Francis W. and Christine Brunelle; and son-in-law, William Sciacca.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Monday, April 20th from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 50 West Hollis Street, Nashua on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. Lorraine will be laid to rest at St. Patrick Cemetery in Hudson. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. Donations may be made in her memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lorraine O. (Brunelle) Buxton, 88, returned to her heavenly home on Friday, April 17, 2015 after a valiant battle with a brief illness. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A longtime resident of Hudson, Lorraine was born in Nashua on April 16, 1927 a daughter of the late Francis and Olivette (Gendron) Brunelle. Educated in local schools, Mrs. Buxton was a graduate of the former St. Louis de Gonzague High School Class of 1946.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lorraine was blessed with a large and loving family. She married her best friend Robert C. Buxton on September 26, 1949 and shared 47 wonderful years together until his death on October 21, 1996. Lorraine raised her four children with patience, discipline and humility. She was kind and soft-spoken, and always had time to answer a question or solve a problem, no matter how small.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Lorraine is survived by her four children and their spouses, Michael and Susan Buxton of Nashua, Deborah and Tim Reed of Tucson, Arizona, Mary Louise and Shawn McGuinness of Nashua and Timothy and Susan Buxton of Hudson; her sister, Sr. Regina (Lois) Brunelle (SJC); eleven grandchildren, Robert Buxton, Steve Buxton, Marie Buxton Kirk, Kimberly Buxton-Hamel, Katie Sciacca, Melissa Sciacca Smith, Robert Sciacca, James McGuinness, Laura McGuinness, Sarah Buxton and Michael Buxton; and sixteen great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Lorraine was predeceased by her infant daughter, Barbara; infant grandson, Michael Sciacca; brother and sister-in-law, Francis W. and Christine Brunelle; and son-in-law, William Sciacca.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Monday, April 20th from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 50 West Hollis Street, Nashua on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. Lorraine will be laid to rest at St. Patrick Cemetery in Hudson. Friends are invited to attend and will gather at the church. Donations may be made in her memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> Leon M. (Martin) Doerr, Jr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061735-466/leon-m.-martin-doerr-jr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061735-466/leon-m.-martin-doerr-jr..html#disqus_thread Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:04:00 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Leon M. (Martin) Doerr, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 17, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH after a lengthy period of declining health. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the doctors and nurses in the ICU wing for all of their care, compassion, dedication and professionalism.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Leon was born in Yonkers, NY on June 28, 1938 to the late Catherine Hawrylak Doerr and Leon M. Doerr, Sr. He was the second of seven children and attended local schools. At the age of 17, Leon proudly joined the National Guard – 101st Signal Battalion to be followed by an enlistment in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was honorably discharged and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. As a Marine, he saw active duty during the crises in Beirut, Lebanon. Upon his discharge, he returned to Yonkers and was employed as a bus driver. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Leon relocated to New Hampshire over 30 years ago. He thoroughly enjoyed living in the Granite State and made many friends. His special friend, John “Big John” Wolczok, predeceased him. John and his wife Cheryl and family provided support and help whenever necessary. Many a happy holiday dinner was spent at the Wolczoks. We wish to thank Robert Rodrigue for his support and compassion during Leon’s years of declining health. Leon’s many close neighbors and friends always looked in on him, never forgot him, included him in holiday celebrations, and treated him like a member of their family. Apologies are made to those to whom this obituary may have overlooked. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Surviving members of Leon’s family include his children: Lisa Best, Gloria Johanning, Diane Lechner and Leon Doerr. His surviving siblings include: Barbara Doerr Friedman (Harold), Arthur F. Doerr (Christine) and Thomas John Doerr (Lynda E.). The following siblings predeceased him: Robert Paul Doerr (Ellen), Kay Frances Cipolla (Tom), and Dennis James Doerr. In addition, Leon is survived by many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Visitation in New Hampshire will be held on Monday, April 20th from 4pm-6pm at DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 FERRY ST. IN HUDSON. Leon will be returned to Yonkers, NY to be buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY. To share an online message of condolence, please visit www.dumont<br/>sullivan.com. THE <br/>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=eMfRVguIeBLmChfVaPIKNs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtd2Oy3Y9aoF4hJiuJuQg7_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Leon M. (Martin) Doerr, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 17, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH after a lengthy period of declining health. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the doctors and nurses in the ICU wing for all of their care, compassion, dedication and professionalism.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Leon was born in Yonkers, NY on June 28, 1938 to the late Catherine Hawrylak Doerr and Leon M. Doerr, Sr. He was the second of seven children and attended local schools. At the age of 17, Leon proudly joined the National Guard – 101st Signal Battalion to be followed by an enlistment in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was honorably discharged and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. As a Marine, he saw active duty during the crises in Beirut, Lebanon. Upon his discharge, he returned to Yonkers and was employed as a bus driver. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Leon relocated to New Hampshire over 30 years ago. He thoroughly enjoyed living in the Granite State and made many friends. His special friend, John “Big John” Wolczok, predeceased him. John and his wife Cheryl and family provided support and help whenever necessary. Many a happy holiday dinner was spent at the Wolczoks. We wish to thank Robert Rodrigue for his support and compassion during Leon’s years of declining health. Leon’s many close neighbors and friends always looked in on him, never forgot him, included him in holiday celebrations, and treated him like a member of their family. Apologies are made to those to whom this obituary may have overlooked. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Surviving members of Leon’s family include his children: Lisa Best, Gloria Johanning, Diane Lechner and Leon Doerr. His surviving siblings include: Barbara Doerr Friedman (Harold), Arthur F. Doerr (Christine) and Thomas John Doerr (Lynda E.). The following siblings predeceased him: Robert Paul Doerr (Ellen), Kay Frances Cipolla (Tom), and Dennis James Doerr. In addition, Leon is survived by many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Visitation in New Hampshire will be held on Monday, April 20th from 4pm-6pm at DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 FERRY ST. IN HUDSON. Leon will be returned to Yonkers, NY to be buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY. To share an online message of condolence, please visit www.dumont<br/>sullivan.com. THE <br/>DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME IN HUDSON IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.</p> Lucille A. (Anctil) Lagasse http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061736-466/lucille-a.-anctil-lagasse.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061736-466/lucille-a.-anctil-lagasse.html#disqus_thread Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:04:05 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lucille A. (Anctil) Lagasse, 92, of Nashua passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at her home surrounded by family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lucille was born in Merrimack on November 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Gerard and Claurilda (Deschamp) Anctil. Lucille was the widow of Rene Hector Lagasse, who passed away in 1975.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Prior to retirement, Lucille worked in assembly at Nashua Plastics. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lucille is survived by: two daughters, Gloria Lagasse of Nashua and Jeanne Lagasse of Milford; one granddaughter, Lucy Belanger and her husband Daniel of Nashua; three great-grandchildren, Alex, Cierra and Shelby; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 777 West Hollis Street, Nashua, at 10 AM. Everyone is invited to meet at church. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Home Health & Hospice c/o Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=8Ijh7Wf0VvSD0j0kEdi9SM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvcHB0wVgcbaJJIxK7eZ8c3WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lucille A. (Anctil) Lagasse, 92, of Nashua passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at her home surrounded by family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lucille was born in Merrimack on November 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Gerard and Claurilda (Deschamp) Anctil. Lucille was the widow of Rene Hector Lagasse, who passed away in 1975.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Prior to retirement, Lucille worked in assembly at Nashua Plastics. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lucille is survived by: two daughters, Gloria Lagasse of Nashua and Jeanne Lagasse of Milford; one granddaughter, Lucy Belanger and her husband Daniel of Nashua; three great-grandchildren, Alex, Cierra and Shelby; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> SERVICES: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 777 West Hollis Street, Nashua, at 10 AM. Everyone is invited to meet at church. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Home Health & Hospice c/o Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> Pauline C. (Dube) Buckwald http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061737-466/pauline-c.-dube-buckwald.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061737-466/pauline-c.-dube-buckwald.html#disqus_thread Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:04:09 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline Cecile (Dube) Buckwald, 83, of Colchester, CT, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2015. She was a loving mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a generous and selfless soul who always put her family before herself and touched the lives of everyone who knew her.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline was born on August 1, 1931 in Nashua, NH to Herve and Lillian Dube of 148 Canal St. She graduated from Nashua High School in May of 1949. She lived in Nashua most of her younger years and had many friends. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She worked at the Nashua Gum and Coated Paper Company (The “Card Shop”), where she met her future husband, Frederick Buckwald. They were married on November 28, 1953, and moved to Connecticut soon after (Enfield and Manchester). They celebrated almost 45 years of marriage. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline will forever be remembered by her children, Sandra Tsokalas and David and Torri Buchwald; her beloved grandchildren, Lindsey and Robert Devin, Jenifer Tsokalas, Jeline, and Garret Buchwald; and her great-grandchildren, Cody and Isobel Devin; along with countless family and friends whom were blessed to know her.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline played the piano beautifully, passing on her love for music to her children. She worked for many years in the community, holding positions at local banks, car dealerships, working with the Visiting Angels, and at small gift shops to ensure she always had a few extra dollars to spoil her children and grandchildren. Her generosity knew no limits, and she would often go without in order to make sure her family was well taken care of and always happy. The family is very grateful to the staffs of Hartford Hospital, the Salmon Brook Center and Masonicare Hospice for their support of her and her family during her final days.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday, April 23rd from 4 to 7 p.m. Her funeral service will be held in the funeral home Friday morning at 11 o’clock. She will be laid to rest in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Nashua. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 (or online at https://donate.cancer.org); or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 (or online at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org). Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=TLQJyjW35BJwmGltz4lj0c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtYTsD92w7CFYymWU4k5iQFWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline Cecile (Dube) Buckwald, 83, of Colchester, CT, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2015. She was a loving mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a generous and selfless soul who always put her family before herself and touched the lives of everyone who knew her.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline was born on August 1, 1931 in Nashua, NH to Herve and Lillian Dube of 148 Canal St. She graduated from Nashua High School in May of 1949. She lived in Nashua most of her younger years and had many friends. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She worked at the Nashua Gum and Coated Paper Company (The “Card Shop”), where she met her future husband, Frederick Buckwald. They were married on November 28, 1953, and moved to Connecticut soon after (Enfield and Manchester). They celebrated almost 45 years of marriage. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline will forever be remembered by her children, Sandra Tsokalas and David and Torri Buchwald; her beloved grandchildren, Lindsey and Robert Devin, Jenifer Tsokalas, Jeline, and Garret Buchwald; and her great-grandchildren, Cody and Isobel Devin; along with countless family and friends whom were blessed to know her.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Pauline played the piano beautifully, passing on her love for music to her children. She worked for many years in the community, holding positions at local banks, car dealerships, working with the Visiting Angels, and at small gift shops to ensure she always had a few extra dollars to spoil her children and grandchildren. Her generosity knew no limits, and she would often go without in order to make sure her family was well taken care of and always happy. The family is very grateful to the staffs of Hartford Hospital, the Salmon Brook Center and Masonicare Hospice for their support of her and her family during her final days.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday, April 23rd from 4 to 7 p.m. Her funeral service will be held in the funeral home Friday morning at 11 o’clock. She will be laid to rest in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Nashua. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 (or online at https://donate.cancer.org); or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 (or online at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org). Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwell<br/>funeral.com.</p> William J. Kipers http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061738-466/william-j.-kipers.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061738-466/william-j.-kipers.html#disqus_thread Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:04:14 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">William J. “Bill” Kipers, 89, of Nashua, New Hampshire, died peacefully on Sunday morning, April 12, 2015 at Aynsley Place in Nashua. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at both Courville at Nashua and Aynsley Place for their support and care during the past fourteen months. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Bill was born in Whitesboro, New York on February 23, 1926, son of the late Henry and Nora (Sheehan) Kipers. Educated in Whitesboro schools, Bill was a graduate of Whitesboro Central High School. He married Gloria Girmonde in December 1949 in Utica, NY and they were married for 63 years until she died in September of 2013. The family moved to Nashua in 1976.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bill served with the 94th and 9th Infantry Divisions of the Army in Europe during World War II. He then worked for many years as a civilian employee of the Air Force as a logistics specialist at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, New York and then Hanscom Field in Bedford, Massachusetts until his retirement at age 55. Following his career as an Air Force civilian, he worked at Analytical Systems Engineering Corporation in Burlington, Massachusetts supporting various Air Force electronics systems for several years. Starting in 1993, for enjoyment, he worked as a starter at Green Meadow Golf Course in Hudson, New Hampshire until 2011. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, and his brothers, Henry Kipers and Frank Kipers. He is survived by his three daughters, Susan Kipers of La Jolla, CA, Linda Linscott and her husband Richard, and Karen Wolfe, all of Nashua; three grandchildren, Jaime Leclerc of Corralitos, CA, Matthew Leclerc and Evan Wolfe, both of Nashua; three nephews, James Kipers and his wife Donna of Chester, VA, Robert Kipers and his wife Michelle of Marcy, NY and Kevin Kipers of Whitesboro, NY; and two sisters-in-law, Irma Currie and Rose Langdon of Las Vegas, NV.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: There are no calling hours. A celebration of life followed by a luncheon will be held at Sky Meadow Country Club in Nashua on May 2, 2015 at 11:30 AM. Family and friends are invited to attend. At Bill’s request, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the Boys and Girls Club of Nashua, One Positive Place, Nashua, NH 03060 or http://www.bgcn.com/charitable-foundation/memorial-and-honorary-gifts. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=YcPkqeAHI0NXQoamQYsKWM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvl3fiweekrXFzhaN5svWOJWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">William J. “Bill” Kipers, 89, of Nashua, New Hampshire, died peacefully on Sunday morning, April 12, 2015 at Aynsley Place in Nashua. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at both Courville at Nashua and Aynsley Place for their support and care during the past fourteen months. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Bill was born in Whitesboro, New York on February 23, 1926, son of the late Henry and Nora (Sheehan) Kipers. Educated in Whitesboro schools, Bill was a graduate of Whitesboro Central High School. He married Gloria Girmonde in December 1949 in Utica, NY and they were married for 63 years until she died in September of 2013. The family moved to Nashua in 1976.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Bill served with the 94th and 9th Infantry Divisions of the Army in Europe during World War II. He then worked for many years as a civilian employee of the Air Force as a logistics specialist at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, New York and then Hanscom Field in Bedford, Massachusetts until his retirement at age 55. Following his career as an Air Force civilian, he worked at Analytical Systems Engineering Corporation in Burlington, Massachusetts supporting various Air Force electronics systems for several years. Starting in 1993, for enjoyment, he worked as a starter at Green Meadow Golf Course in Hudson, New Hampshire until 2011. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, and his brothers, Henry Kipers and Frank Kipers. He is survived by his three daughters, Susan Kipers of La Jolla, CA, Linda Linscott and her husband Richard, and Karen Wolfe, all of Nashua; three grandchildren, Jaime Leclerc of Corralitos, CA, Matthew Leclerc and Evan Wolfe, both of Nashua; three nephews, James Kipers and his wife Donna of Chester, VA, Robert Kipers and his wife Michelle of Marcy, NY and Kevin Kipers of Whitesboro, NY; and two sisters-in-law, Irma Currie and Rose Langdon of Las Vegas, NV.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: There are no calling hours. A celebration of life followed by a luncheon will be held at Sky Meadow Country Club in Nashua on May 2, 2015 at 11:30 AM. Family and friends are invited to attend. At Bill’s request, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the Boys and Girls Club of Nashua, One Positive Place, Nashua, NH 03060 or http://www.bgcn.com/charitable-foundation/memorial-and-honorary-gifts. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.</p> Jack R. Fedas, Sr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061739-466/jack-r.-fedas-sr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1061739-466/jack-r.-fedas-sr..html#disqus_thread Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:04:18 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">AMHERST, NH – Jack R. Fedas, Sr., 80, resident of Amherst, NH, died on April 17, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born in Peabody, MA on October 13, 1934, a son of Arthur Fedas and Annie (Crosley) Fedas. He was raised and educated in Danvers, MA and graduated from Holten High School, Class of 1953. Jack made his home in Amherst for the past 50 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jack had worked in his family business at AJA Finishing Company in Danvers, MA. After moving to Amherst, he owned and operated the Exxon gas station on the Milford Oval in the 1970s. He later founded Souhegan Septic Service in 1978 and retired from the business in 1991.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was an avid outdoorsman and a longtime fan of the Boston Bruins and New England Patriots. Jack enjoyed word search, puzzles and watching John Wayne movies. In addition, he loved to visit Salem Willows Park in Salem, MA.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jack was a member of the Masonic Temple of Salem, MA, a Charter member of the Amherst Lions Club and past president of the Amherst Jaycees.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He served in the U.S. Army.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jack was predeceased by his parents, Arthur Fedas and Annie Fedas Bohonan; and a brother, Arthur Fedas.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Family members include the love of his life, Carole (Sullivan) Fedas of Amherst, NH with whom he shared 58 years of marriage; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jack R. Fedas, Jr. and Lynn Fedas of Amherst, NH, Scott Fedas, Sr. of Milford, NH; a daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Matt Conley of Amherst, NH; five grandchildren, Nicholas Fedas and his wife Susan of Pepperell, MA, Katelyn Fedas of Amherst, NH, Scott Fedas, Jr. of Mont Vernon, NH, Erin Fedas of Nashua, NH and Ashley Conley of Amherst, NH; two great-grandchildren, Tinsley Fedas and Dustin Fedas; a sister-in-law, Barbara Fedas of Warner, NH; several nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Visiting hours are on Monday, April 20th from 5:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 am in the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Amherst Lions Club, P.O. Box 1105, Amherst, NH 03031 or to the charity of one’s choice. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=l4l8$Ajb_nrREnxbe23e6c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYveNTJkZ0NaRlj7swsbij1BWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">AMHERST, NH – Jack R. Fedas, Sr., 80, resident of Amherst, NH, died on April 17, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born in Peabody, MA on October 13, 1934, a son of Arthur Fedas and Annie (Crosley) Fedas. He was raised and educated in Danvers, MA and graduated from Holten High School, Class of 1953. Jack made his home in Amherst for the past 50 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jack had worked in his family business at AJA Finishing Company in Danvers, MA. After moving to Amherst, he owned and operated the Exxon gas station on the Milford Oval in the 1970s. He later founded Souhegan Septic Service in 1978 and retired from the business in 1991.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was an avid outdoorsman and a longtime fan of the Boston Bruins and New England Patriots. Jack enjoyed word search, puzzles and watching John Wayne movies. In addition, he loved to visit Salem Willows Park in Salem, MA.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jack was a member of the Masonic Temple of Salem, MA, a Charter member of the Amherst Lions Club and past president of the Amherst Jaycees.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He served in the U.S. Army.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jack was predeceased by his parents, Arthur Fedas and Annie Fedas Bohonan; and a brother, Arthur Fedas.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Family members include the love of his life, Carole (Sullivan) Fedas of Amherst, NH with whom he shared 58 years of marriage; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jack R. Fedas, Jr. and Lynn Fedas of Amherst, NH, Scott Fedas, Sr. of Milford, NH; a daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Matt Conley of Amherst, NH; five grandchildren, Nicholas Fedas and his wife Susan of Pepperell, MA, Katelyn Fedas of Amherst, NH, Scott Fedas, Jr. of Mont Vernon, NH, Erin Fedas of Nashua, NH and Ashley Conley of Amherst, NH; two great-grandchildren, Tinsley Fedas and Dustin Fedas; a sister-in-law, Barbara Fedas of Warner, NH; several nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Visiting hours are on Monday, April 20th from 5:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 am in the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Amherst Lions Club, P.O. Box 1105, Amherst, NH 03031 or to the charity of one’s choice. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p>