Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:55:16 EDT en Sebastiano (Buddy) Crisafulli http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084535-466/sebastiano-buddy-crisafulli.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084535-466/sebastiano-buddy-crisafulli.html#disqus_thread Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:02:12 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Sebastiano (Buddy) Crisafulli, 93, of Milford, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 26, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Crisafulli, born in Milford on April 13, 1923, was the son of the late Antonio and Josephine (Pagano) Crisafulli. He was a life- long resident of Milford and spent his childhood years on Cottage Street amongst family and friends. He left school early to help support his family, and at age 19 enlisted in the US Army. He served during WWII with the 483rd Anti-Air craft Artillery in the South Pacific, where he took part in the action at Iwo Jima. In 2012, he was honored and awarded his high school diploma.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">After the war, Mr. Crisafulli returned to Milford to work in Wilton at the Abbot Machine shop, and later established the Boston Shoe Store in Greenville, NH. He married Eunice (Vercontaire) in 1950, enjoying 65 years of marriage. He was a dedicated husband and family man, and together they raised four children.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was also well known as the Shoe Cobbler in Milford where many customers enjoyed visiting, while watching the repair of their shoes. He enjoyed playing Cribbage, gardening, both vegetables and flowers and spending time with his family. Others may also remember Buddy from calling Bingo for many years at the VFW. In years past, Buddy was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Milford.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was pre-deceased by his wife Eunice, and is survived by his four children, Gloria Hansen of Sterling Virginia, Janet Kelly of Peabody Massachusetts, Brenda Crisafulli of Milford, and Michael Crisafulli of Brooklyn NY: ten grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 30th from 4:00-7:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 am in St. Patrick's Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford, NH. Burial with military honors will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Honor Flight NE: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.honorflightnewengland.org/">www.honorflightnewengland.org</a></span> or Home Health & Hospice Care: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.hhhc.org/">www.hhhc.org</a></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY">To share a memory or leave 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=dl7SZyxBCUunDC2gbkcCZs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtdRN4bsteRzWsiuS8LWFwwWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Sebastiano (Buddy) Crisafulli, 93, of Milford, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 26, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Crisafulli, born in Milford on April 13, 1923, was the son of the late Antonio and Josephine (Pagano) Crisafulli. He was a life- long resident of Milford and spent his childhood years on Cottage Street amongst family and friends. He left school early to help support his family, and at age 19 enlisted in the US Army. He served during WWII with the 483rd Anti-Air craft Artillery in the South Pacific, where he took part in the action at Iwo Jima. In 2012, he was honored and awarded his high school diploma.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">After the war, Mr. Crisafulli returned to Milford to work in Wilton at the Abbot Machine shop, and later established the Boston Shoe Store in Greenville, NH. He married Eunice (Vercontaire) in 1950, enjoying 65 years of marriage. He was a dedicated husband and family man, and together they raised four children.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was also well known as the Shoe Cobbler in Milford where many customers enjoyed visiting, while watching the repair of their shoes. He enjoyed playing Cribbage, gardening, both vegetables and flowers and spending time with his family. Others may also remember Buddy from calling Bingo for many years at the VFW. In years past, Buddy was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Milford.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was pre-deceased by his wife Eunice, and is survived by his four children, Gloria Hansen of Sterling Virginia, Janet Kelly of Peabody Massachusetts, Brenda Crisafulli of Milford, and Michael Crisafulli of Brooklyn NY: ten grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 30th from 4:00-7:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 am in St. Patrick's Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford, NH. Burial with military honors will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Honor Flight NE: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.honorflightnewengland.org/">www.honorflightnewengland.org</a></span> or Home Health & Hospice Care: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.hhhc.org/">www.hhhc.org</a></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY">To share a memory or leave a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.</p> Roberta (Sanborn) ‘Nana B’ Butler http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084534-466/roberta-sanborn-nana-b-butler.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084534-466/roberta-sanborn-nana-b-butler.html#disqus_thread Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:01:49 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Roberta (Sanborn) "Nana B" Butler, 75, of Nashua, died at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack on August 22, 2016 surrounded by her loving and devoted fShe was born in Malden, MA on July 31, 1941, a daughter of the late Herman and Mildred (Able) Sanborn.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was the widow of Harold Brown.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Most recently, she had been employed with First Student working with special needs students. She had also worked for Roland's Family Restaurant for many years, as well as St. Joseph Hospital in their food services department.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nana B is remembered as a kind hearted woman, who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren. At one time, she loved doing crossword puzzles. She would also spend her time clipping coupons to help anyone, especially veterans as she a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. One of her favorite pastimes was getting coffee from her granddaughter Jessica.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased a daughter Diane, and two sons, Arthur and William, and her brother, John Sanborn.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by her daughters, Donna and Harold Dion of Nashua, Debbie and James Frost of Nashua; her "adopted daughter" and granddaughter, Jessica Ashwell and her husband Bobby; her beloved grandchildren, Eddie Leaor III, Jennifer Dion, Dottie Withee-Dion, Felicia Leaor, Angel Frost, Ronnie Frost, Nikki Frost and Theresa Sloan; 25 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: Visiting hours and Celebration of Her Life will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A chance for family and friends to share will follow at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashua on Thursday morning at 11:00 AM. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to either the Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054 or your local cancer or breast cancer charity.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, <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=50RmAG4muOQuCglNtCyZAs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv2kjZv8IJJhv6ZCmxKqPc0WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Roberta (Sanborn) "Nana B" Butler, 75, of Nashua, died at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack on August 22, 2016 surrounded by her loving and devoted fShe was born in Malden, MA on July 31, 1941, a daughter of the late Herman and Mildred (Able) Sanborn.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She was the widow of Harold Brown.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Most recently, she had been employed with First Student working with special needs students. She had also worked for Roland's Family Restaurant for many years, as well as St. Joseph Hospital in their food services department.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nana B is remembered as a kind hearted woman, who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren. At one time, she loved doing crossword puzzles. She would also spend her time clipping coupons to help anyone, especially veterans as she a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. One of her favorite pastimes was getting coffee from her granddaughter Jessica.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased a daughter Diane, and two sons, Arthur and William, and her brother, John Sanborn.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">She is survived by her daughters, Donna and Harold Dion of Nashua, Debbie and James Frost of Nashua; her "adopted daughter" and granddaughter, Jessica Ashwell and her husband Bobby; her beloved grandchildren, Eddie Leaor III, Jennifer Dion, Dottie Withee-Dion, Felicia Leaor, Angel Frost, Ronnie Frost, Nikki Frost and Theresa Sloan; 25 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">SERVICES: Visiting hours and Celebration of Her Life will be held at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua on Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A chance for family and friends to share will follow at 7:00 PM. Interment prayers and burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashua on Thursday morning at 11:00 AM. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to either the Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054 or your local cancer or breast cancer charity.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.davisfuneralhomenh.com/">www.davisfuneralhomenh.com</a></span>, (603) 883-3401 "ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER."</p> Nichola ‘Nikki’ (Baird) Anderson http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084533-466/nichola-nikki-baird-anderson.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084533-466/nichola-nikki-baird-anderson.html#disqus_thread Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:01:25 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nichola "Nikki" (Baird) Anderson, of Merrimack, NH passed on after a 3 year battle with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma at the Community Hospice Home in Merrimack, N.H. on Friday Aug. 26, 2016 at a young age of 43, surrounded by her loving family. Nikki was born on January 1st, 1973 in Nashua, N.H. to the very proud parents of Robert Baird and Loretta (Civiello) Baird. Nikki graduated from Goffstown High School in Goffstown N.H. and went on to River College. She married Joseph E. Anderson in 1998, had 2 wonderful children and resided in Merrimack, N.H for the past several years. Nikki was devoted to her husband and children, her children always coming first in all she did. Nikki was a stay at home mom, loved shopping, crafts with the kids, having exotic animals, loving her 2 dogs and 2 cats and going to the Flea Market on Sundays with the whole family. Nikki also loved taking care and showing her love for other children especially a special little girl, Kenzie. She is pre-deceased by her maternal grandfather Anthony " Tony" Civiello who died in 2011. Nikki is survived by her husband, Joseph Anderson, her daughter Maegan Anderson, her son Matthew Anderson, her parents Robert Baird and Loretta (Civiello) Baird, her brother and sister-in-law Chad and Amber Baird of VA, maternal grandmother, Pauline Civiello of Merrimack; her brother-in-law Jason and Tiffany Anderson of MA, four Nephews Tristan and Jackson Baird, Michael and Brandon Anderson, two Nieces Chloe Baird, Fiona Anderson, several Aunts, Uncles and cousins. Calling hours will be held in the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH Monday Aug. 29, 2016 from 5 - 8 pm Funeral service will be celebrated in Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack on Wed at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery. Family and Friends are invited to attend a small "Celebration of Life" which will be held in the Hall at the Our Lady of Mercy Church.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nikki's family would like to give a very SPECIAL thank you to the Staff at the Community Hospice Home in Merrimack, N.H.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Community Hospice Home at 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, N.H.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">For more info or to sign an online memorial book go to www.rivetfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=i$3UDn0jYEWepmlGruimH8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvtmDZqZ$YgMO3BNs7ICJZHWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nichola "Nikki" (Baird) Anderson, of Merrimack, NH passed on after a 3 year battle with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma at the Community Hospice Home in Merrimack, N.H. on Friday Aug. 26, 2016 at a young age of 43, surrounded by her loving family. Nikki was born on January 1st, 1973 in Nashua, N.H. to the very proud parents of Robert Baird and Loretta (Civiello) Baird. Nikki graduated from Goffstown High School in Goffstown N.H. and went on to River College. She married Joseph E. Anderson in 1998, had 2 wonderful children and resided in Merrimack, N.H for the past several years. Nikki was devoted to her husband and children, her children always coming first in all she did. Nikki was a stay at home mom, loved shopping, crafts with the kids, having exotic animals, loving her 2 dogs and 2 cats and going to the Flea Market on Sundays with the whole family. Nikki also loved taking care and showing her love for other children especially a special little girl, Kenzie. She is pre-deceased by her maternal grandfather Anthony " Tony" Civiello who died in 2011. Nikki is survived by her husband, Joseph Anderson, her daughter Maegan Anderson, her son Matthew Anderson, her parents Robert Baird and Loretta (Civiello) Baird, her brother and sister-in-law Chad and Amber Baird of VA, maternal grandmother, Pauline Civiello of Merrimack; her brother-in-law Jason and Tiffany Anderson of MA, four Nephews Tristan and Jackson Baird, Michael and Brandon Anderson, two Nieces Chloe Baird, Fiona Anderson, several Aunts, Uncles and cousins. Calling hours will be held in the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH Monday Aug. 29, 2016 from 5 - 8 pm Funeral service will be celebrated in Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack on Wed at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery. Family and Friends are invited to attend a small "Celebration of Life" which will be held in the Hall at the Our Lady of Mercy Church.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nikki's family would like to give a very SPECIAL thank you to the Staff at the Community Hospice Home in Merrimack, N.H.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Community Hospice Home at 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, N.H.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">For more info or to sign an online memorial book go to www.rivetfuneralhome.com.</p> Helen M. Low http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084532-466/helen-m.-low.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084532-466/helen-m.-low.html#disqus_thread Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:01:01 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Helen M. Low, 79, of Salem, NH died Friday, August 26th at Salemhaven in Salem, NH. She had lived in Salem for over 50 years. She was born in Lawrence, MA the daughter of the late Leotine (Gaudet) and Simeon St. Hilaire. She attended Sacred Heart School in Lawrence and she graduated from Essex County Technical High School in Hawthorne, MA, Class of 1955. She worked at Western Electric in the Crystal Room and at Alpha Industries in inventory control in Research and Development. Helen was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Ingram Senior Center in Salem, NH, where she enjoyed many activities and had many friends. She enjoyed taking care of flowers and plants and going to the beach. Family gatherings were always fun and very special. She loved her children, their spouses and grandchildren very much and was very proud of all of their accomplishments. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, Edward Low of Salem, NH and her siblings, Paul St. Hilaire, Theresa St. Hilaire, Raymond St. Hilaire, Pauline Mendonsa, Marcel St. Hilaire and Florence Ratcliffe. She will be sadly missed by her two sons, Ken and his wife Gail Low of Hudson, NH and David and his wife Suzy Low of Allenstown, NH; her daughter, Patty and her husband Tim Blondin of Hudson, NH; her siblings, Robert St. Hilaire of Salisbury, MA, Richard St. Hilaire of Methuen, MA, Loretta Pawlick of Haverhill, MA and Jeannette Cline of Salem, NH; her five grandchildren, Ashley, Jordan, Christopher, Danielle and Allison and several nieces and nephews.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours will be Tuesday, August 30th from 4-7 PM at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions in Helen's name may be made to the: Ingram Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweets Way, Salem, NH 03079. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=e03$0BzDwzWQ6z8uMY197s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsR8sRh8qWtKJNtG8GWOwB4WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Helen M. Low, 79, of Salem, NH died Friday, August 26th at Salemhaven in Salem, NH. She had lived in Salem for over 50 years. She was born in Lawrence, MA the daughter of the late Leotine (Gaudet) and Simeon St. Hilaire. She attended Sacred Heart School in Lawrence and she graduated from Essex County Technical High School in Hawthorne, MA, Class of 1955. She worked at Western Electric in the Crystal Room and at Alpha Industries in inventory control in Research and Development. Helen was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Ingram Senior Center in Salem, NH, where she enjoyed many activities and had many friends. She enjoyed taking care of flowers and plants and going to the beach. Family gatherings were always fun and very special. She loved her children, their spouses and grandchildren very much and was very proud of all of their accomplishments. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, Edward Low of Salem, NH and her siblings, Paul St. Hilaire, Theresa St. Hilaire, Raymond St. Hilaire, Pauline Mendonsa, Marcel St. Hilaire and Florence Ratcliffe. She will be sadly missed by her two sons, Ken and his wife Gail Low of Hudson, NH and David and his wife Suzy Low of Allenstown, NH; her daughter, Patty and her husband Tim Blondin of Hudson, NH; her siblings, Robert St. Hilaire of Salisbury, MA, Richard St. Hilaire of Methuen, MA, Loretta Pawlick of Haverhill, MA and Jeannette Cline of Salem, NH; her five grandchildren, Ashley, Jordan, Christopher, Danielle and Allison and several nieces and nephews.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours will be Tuesday, August 30th from 4-7 PM at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions in Helen's name may be made to the: Ingram Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweets Way, Salem, NH 03079. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.</p> Deana J. (Cardinale) Walker http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084531-466/deana-j.-cardinale-walker.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084531-466/deana-j.-cardinale-walker.html#disqus_thread Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:00:35 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Deana Joanne Walker, 46, of Burlington, VT and formerly of Nashua, beloved wife of Richard B. Walker Sr and devoted mother to her children Rickie and Mary, passed away Thursday morning, August 25, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The only daughter of Donald J. and Joanna E. (Anzalone) Cardinale of Nashua, she was born in Malden, Massachusetts on July 3, 1970. Deana grew up in Nashua and attended Presentation of Mary Academy in Hudson and graduated from Nashua High School, Class of 1988. She furthered her education at Rivier University where she earned an Associate's Degree in Psychology.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Deana and her husband Ric were married in 1989 and they made their home in several locations during his military career before making their home in Vermont. Deana served as the key spouse (military family advocate).</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In her leisure time, Deana enjoyed playing softball, movies, her Red Sox, trips to Disneyworld or the beach, and spending time with her family and pets; She was a member of the Dormition of The Theotokos Orthodox Church of Concord, NH where she was best known to her church family as Hannah.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Members of her family include her husband Richard Sr, with whom she shared the past 27 years; her children, Richard B. Walker Jr. and Mary Lydia Arlene Walker both of Burlington, VT; her parents, Donald J. and Joanna Elizabeth Cardinale of Nashua; two brothers, Donald A. Cardinale of Nashua and his fiancée, Erika of Saratoga, NY and David A. Cardinale and his wife Sarah of Amherst; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Margie (Terrin) Walker of Lincoln, ME; brother-in-law, Timothy S. Walker; nieces, Sonia and Alexis Walker, and Irene Cardinale; also aunts, uncles and cousins. Deana was predeceased by her German Shepherd dog "Vader."</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">"Nothing Gold Can Stay" Nature's first green is gold, her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower, But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf, So Eden sank to grief, so dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours will be held at St. Mark of Ephesus Orthodox Cathedral, 340 Clapboardtree Street, Westwood, MA, Monday evening, August 29th from 6 to 8 p.m. Her funeral service will also be held in St. Mark's, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock followed by interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA. Friends are invited to attend. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.GoFundMe.com/dimesfordeana">www.GoFundMe.com/dimesfordeana</a></span>.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.farwellfuneralservice.com/">www.farwellfuneralservice.com</a>.</span></p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=PKq0VmOgCoEsZj2BhpMh$8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtDjnIwm3G7pyg2a4CurveYWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Deana Joanne Walker, 46, of Burlington, VT and formerly of Nashua, beloved wife of Richard B. Walker Sr and devoted mother to her children Rickie and Mary, passed away Thursday morning, August 25, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The only daughter of Donald J. and Joanna E. (Anzalone) Cardinale of Nashua, she was born in Malden, Massachusetts on July 3, 1970. Deana grew up in Nashua and attended Presentation of Mary Academy in Hudson and graduated from Nashua High School, Class of 1988. She furthered her education at Rivier University where she earned an Associate's Degree in Psychology.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Deana and her husband Ric were married in 1989 and they made their home in several locations during his military career before making their home in Vermont. Deana served as the key spouse (military family advocate).</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In her leisure time, Deana enjoyed playing softball, movies, her Red Sox, trips to Disneyworld or the beach, and spending time with her family and pets; She was a member of the Dormition of The Theotokos Orthodox Church of Concord, NH where she was best known to her church family as Hannah.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Members of her family include her husband Richard Sr, with whom she shared the past 27 years; her children, Richard B. Walker Jr. and Mary Lydia Arlene Walker both of Burlington, VT; her parents, Donald J. and Joanna Elizabeth Cardinale of Nashua; two brothers, Donald A. Cardinale of Nashua and his fiancée, Erika of Saratoga, NY and David A. Cardinale and his wife Sarah of Amherst; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Margie (Terrin) Walker of Lincoln, ME; brother-in-law, Timothy S. Walker; nieces, Sonia and Alexis Walker, and Irene Cardinale; also aunts, uncles and cousins. Deana was predeceased by her German Shepherd dog "Vader."</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">"Nothing Gold Can Stay" Nature's first green is gold, her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower, But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf, So Eden sank to grief, so dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours will be held at St. Mark of Ephesus Orthodox Cathedral, 340 Clapboardtree Street, Westwood, MA, Monday evening, August 29th from 6 to 8 p.m. Her funeral service will also be held in St. Mark's, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock followed by interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA. Friends are invited to attend. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.GoFundMe.com/dimesfordeana">www.GoFundMe.com/dimesfordeana</a></span>.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.farwellfuneralservice.com/">www.farwellfuneralservice.com</a>.</span></p> Andrea C. (Blute) Lombardi http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084530-466/andrea-c.-blute-lombardi.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084530-466/andrea-c.-blute-lombardi.html#disqus_thread Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:00:06 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Andrea C. (Blute) Lombardi, of Haverhill MA and formally of Quincy MA, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Boston MA on September 21, 1942, the daughter of the late Irene (Nickerson) Blute and Charles Blute. She was a graduate of St Patrick's High School in Roxbury MA. Andrea loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and enjoyed camping at Pine Acres Campground in Raymond NH for over 30 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Andrea was predeceased by her two husbands, Joseph J. Lombardi who passed away in 2003 and Ronald Gomes who passed away in 2012. She is survived by two sons, Joseph S. Lombardi of Nashua NH and Kenneth Lombardi of Haverhill MA, a daughter Christine MacFarland and her husband Jamie of Merrimack NH; grandchildren Connor and Kayleigh MacFarland; a sister Janet Clarke of Burlington MA; two nieces Kimberly Caruso, Cathleen Lonergan; a nephew, Christopher Clarke and two cousins, Carolyn Griffin and Kathleen Rosati.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours will be held at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack NH on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Rd, Merrimack, NH on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10 AM. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashua NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Andrea's memory to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451 or charity of choice.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=HOyIz3jqvK9oCzxJWidDfM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtC$JaygCjWmNx8FCk3rAYVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Andrea C. (Blute) Lombardi, of Haverhill MA and formally of Quincy MA, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Boston MA on September 21, 1942, the daughter of the late Irene (Nickerson) Blute and Charles Blute. She was a graduate of St Patrick's High School in Roxbury MA. Andrea loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and enjoyed camping at Pine Acres Campground in Raymond NH for over 30 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Andrea was predeceased by her two husbands, Joseph J. Lombardi who passed away in 2003 and Ronald Gomes who passed away in 2012. She is survived by two sons, Joseph S. Lombardi of Nashua NH and Kenneth Lombardi of Haverhill MA, a daughter Christine MacFarland and her husband Jamie of Merrimack NH; grandchildren Connor and Kayleigh MacFarland; a sister Janet Clarke of Burlington MA; two nieces Kimberly Caruso, Cathleen Lonergan; a nephew, Christopher Clarke and two cousins, Carolyn Griffin and Kathleen Rosati.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours will be held at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack NH on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Rd, Merrimack, NH on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10 AM. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashua NH.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Andrea's memory to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451 or charity of choice.</p> Viola T. Normandin http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084499-466/viola-t.-normandin.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084499-466/viola-t.-normandin.html#disqus_thread Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:03:02 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nashua, NH - Viola T. Normandin, 91, died August 21st at the Courville at Nashua Nursing Home. Viola was born on October 15, 1924 in St. Hyacinth, Canada, to the late Rosario and Aurore (Belliveau) Robert. She was the wife of the late Lucien Normandin to whom she spent many loving years of marriage.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Viola had worked as an Inspector for many years at Horton and Hubbard until her retirement. She was known to be a great cook; she enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing cards. Most of all, Viola loved spending time with her family, especially during holidays and birthdays.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Viola is survived by her nieces Pauline Daley and Claire Tanquay, both of Nashua; nephews Normand Tanquay and his wife Diane of Land of Lakes, FL, William Stocking and his significant other Barbara of Nashua, and Richard Tanquay and his wife Donna of Nashua; great-nieces Michelle Tanquay, Linda Picceri and Laurie and Christopher Miele; grandnephews and -nieces Brian Tanquay, Jackie Pierre, Gerald and Jill Stocking, Donald Stocking, Tracey and Peter Braffitt, Julie and Justin Hussey, Michael and Carrie Tanquay, Lynn Stocking, as well as many nieces and nephews in Canada.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Viola is predeceased by her niece Yvette Stocking and great-nephew Denis Stocking, in addition to all of her brothers and sisters.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Arrangements: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 29, 2016 in Blessed John XXIII Parish at Infant Jesus Church, 121 Allds St., Nashua at 12:00 P.M. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. To leave on on-line condolence, story or message, please visit www.anctil-rochette.com or find us on Facebook under Anctil-Rochette and Son Funeral Home.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=peN60tASBnjbKX1qqpgoNc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuUbsqo1cVczB2BLifk_lIpWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Nashua, NH - Viola T. Normandin, 91, died August 21st at the Courville at Nashua Nursing Home. Viola was born on October 15, 1924 in St. Hyacinth, Canada, to the late Rosario and Aurore (Belliveau) Robert. She was the wife of the late Lucien Normandin to whom she spent many loving years of marriage.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Viola had worked as an Inspector for many years at Horton and Hubbard until her retirement. She was known to be a great cook; she enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing cards. Most of all, Viola loved spending time with her family, especially during holidays and birthdays.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Viola is survived by her nieces Pauline Daley and Claire Tanquay, both of Nashua; nephews Normand Tanquay and his wife Diane of Land of Lakes, FL, William Stocking and his significant other Barbara of Nashua, and Richard Tanquay and his wife Donna of Nashua; great-nieces Michelle Tanquay, Linda Picceri and Laurie and Christopher Miele; grandnephews and -nieces Brian Tanquay, Jackie Pierre, Gerald and Jill Stocking, Donald Stocking, Tracey and Peter Braffitt, Julie and Justin Hussey, Michael and Carrie Tanquay, Lynn Stocking, as well as many nieces and nephews in Canada.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Viola is predeceased by her niece Yvette Stocking and great-nephew Denis Stocking, in addition to all of her brothers and sisters.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Arrangements: There are no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 29, 2016 in Blessed John XXIII Parish at Infant Jesus Church, 121 Allds St., Nashua at 12:00 P.M. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. To leave on on-line condolence, story or message, please visit www.anctil-rochette.com or find us on Facebook under Anctil-Rochette and Son Funeral Home.</p> Francis P. McLaughlin http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084498-466/francis-p.-mclaughlin.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084498-466/francis-p.-mclaughlin.html#disqus_thread Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:02:20 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">AMHERST, NH - Francis P. McLaughlin, 79, resident of Amherst, NH died on August 24, 2016 at Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born in Boston, MA on September 29, 1936, a son of John P. and Mary E. (Amann) McLaughlin. He made his home in Amherst for the past 50 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mr. McLaughlin was an Electronics Engineer and had been employed by Sanders Associates for many years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing pool in his spare time. He also liked keeping in touch and reconnecting with his Navy buddies via the computer. In addition, he was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Milford.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mr. McLaughlin was a U.S. Navy veteran and was honorably discharged in 1963 with the rank of ATN1.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was predeceased by his wife, Diane M. (Kelley) McLaughlin, who died in 2014.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Family members include two daughters, Beverly Smith Gaulin and her husband, Robert Gaulin of Amherst, NH, and Diane McLaughlin of Franklin, NH; three grandchildren, Sarah, Meghan and Helene; four great-grandchildren, Olivia, Connor Patrick, Jaylin and Aylah; two sisters, Mary Devlin and Josephine Ward, both of Charlestown, MA.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours are on Monday, August 29th from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford. Burial with military honors will follow in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">www.smith-heald.com</a>.</span></p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=QrINbyWZaqmGP36qiblv0c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuPd$znuyI3sjUlvwxdf802WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">AMHERST, NH - Francis P. McLaughlin, 79, resident of Amherst, NH died on August 24, 2016 at Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was born in Boston, MA on September 29, 1936, a son of John P. and Mary E. (Amann) McLaughlin. He made his home in Amherst for the past 50 years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mr. McLaughlin was an Electronics Engineer and had been employed by Sanders Associates for many years.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing pool in his spare time. He also liked keeping in touch and reconnecting with his Navy buddies via the computer. In addition, he was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Milford.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Mr. McLaughlin was a U.S. Navy veteran and was honorably discharged in 1963 with the rank of ATN1.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He was predeceased by his wife, Diane M. (Kelley) McLaughlin, who died in 2014.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Family members include two daughters, Beverly Smith Gaulin and her husband, Robert Gaulin of Amherst, NH, and Diane McLaughlin of Franklin, NH; three grandchildren, Sarah, Meghan and Helene; four great-grandchildren, Olivia, Connor Patrick, Jaylin and Aylah; two sisters, Mary Devlin and Josephine Ward, both of Charlestown, MA.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Calling hours are on Monday, August 29th from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford. Burial with military honors will follow in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.smith-heald.com/">www.smith-heald.com</a>.</span></p> Harold Fellbaum Jr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084497-466/harold-fellbaum-jr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084497-466/harold-fellbaum-jr..html#disqus_thread Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:01:37 EDT <!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold Fellbaum, Jr., age 88, passed away on August 20, 2016, while resting peacefully at Hospice House in Williamsburg.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold is survived by his companion of many years, Eleanor Harris; his son, William Fellbaum and his wife, Phyllis, and their daughters, Mariah and Olivia; his daughter, Jean Hoffer and her husband, Robert, and their children, Nathaniel, Abigail and Rebecca; his granddaughters, Claudia DeChristoforo and her fiance, Daniel Silva and Sarah Nelson and her husband, Daniel and their son, Henry; and many other friends and loved ones.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold Sr. and Olive; his wife, Judith; and his daughter, Barbara Paul.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold was born on May 26, 1928 in Manchester, New Hampshire to Harold and Olive Fellbaum. He attended Bedford Elementary School and Manchester High School. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1950 with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Business Administration. He pursued an MBA at the University of Minnesota while working for the International Silver Company. Harold was a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold became an Eastern Sales Manager for the International Silver Company before joining Mikasa as a Sales Manager. He was one of the Founders and the Senior Vice President of the R.A. Holstein Marketing Corporation in New York City. He later joined Marrick Associates of Philadelphia as Partner and Executive Vice President before being appointed the Director and Executive Vice President of the Towle Silver Company.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold was a member of numerous corporate and non-profit boards as well as social and civic organizations throughout his life. He was proud of his accomplishments working with the New York Incentive Club and the Nashua, NH Taxpayers Association, for which he served as a Board Member and Vice President. Harold was a long time member of the BPOE (Elks) and served as a State Trustee and New Jersey District Deputy to the National Organization. He was active in fundraising for various organizations and loved coaching little league football and baseball as his children grew up in New Jersey.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold had been residing in Williamsburg, VA for the past 15 years and had been a dedicated member of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He has been able to touch the lives of many in this area, including his grandchildren, his late daughter and so many friends and caregivers that came to know him near the end of his life.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold will be fondly remembered as a loving father, husband and friend. He cared deeply about his church and faith in God. He always had a quick wit and a sharp sense of humor. He will be dearly missed, but we are glad that he has gone to a better place with loved ones that he has been longing to see again.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Private funeral services are being held for family and close friends.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Faith in Action, PAA, or Hospice House.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The family would like to say a special thank you to those who cared for Harold at Riverside Hospital and Hospice House as well as his friends and caregivers at PAA and Comfort Keepers.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harry was one of a kind and will be missed deeply. We love you Dad. Poppi. Harry.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=6zlXuxdb5PRep2eU0G9ubM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvY_6mzMb5GbcVlpR39TQA_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><!-- P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } --> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold Fellbaum, Jr., age 88, passed away on August 20, 2016, while resting peacefully at Hospice House in Williamsburg.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold is survived by his companion of many years, Eleanor Harris; his son, William Fellbaum and his wife, Phyllis, and their daughters, Mariah and Olivia; his daughter, Jean Hoffer and her husband, Robert, and their children, Nathaniel, Abigail and Rebecca; his granddaughters, Claudia DeChristoforo and her fiance, Daniel Silva and Sarah Nelson and her husband, Daniel and their son, Henry; and many other friends and loved ones.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold Sr. and Olive; his wife, Judith; and his daughter, Barbara Paul.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold was born on May 26, 1928 in Manchester, New Hampshire to Harold and Olive Fellbaum. He attended Bedford Elementary School and Manchester High School. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1950 with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Business Administration. He pursued an MBA at the University of Minnesota while working for the International Silver Company. Harold was a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold became an Eastern Sales Manager for the International Silver Company before joining Mikasa as a Sales Manager. He was one of the Founders and the Senior Vice President of the R.A. Holstein Marketing Corporation in New York City. He later joined Marrick Associates of Philadelphia as Partner and Executive Vice President before being appointed the Director and Executive Vice President of the Towle Silver Company.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold was a member of numerous corporate and non-profit boards as well as social and civic organizations throughout his life. He was proud of his accomplishments working with the New York Incentive Club and the Nashua, NH Taxpayers Association, for which he served as a Board Member and Vice President. Harold was a long time member of the BPOE (Elks) and served as a State Trustee and New Jersey District Deputy to the National Organization. He was active in fundraising for various organizations and loved coaching little league football and baseball as his children grew up in New Jersey.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold had been residing in Williamsburg, VA for the past 15 years and had been a dedicated member of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He has been able to touch the lives of many in this area, including his grandchildren, his late daughter and so many friends and caregivers that came to know him near the end of his life.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harold will be fondly remembered as a loving father, husband and friend. He cared deeply about his church and faith in God. He always had a quick wit and a sharp sense of humor. He will be dearly missed, but we are glad that he has gone to a better place with loved ones that he has been longing to see again.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Private funeral services are being held for family and close friends.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Faith in Action, PAA, or Hospice House.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">The family would like to say a special thank you to those who cared for Harold at Riverside Hospital and Hospice House as well as his friends and caregivers at PAA and Comfort Keepers.</p> <p align="JUSTIFY">Harry was one of a kind and will be missed deeply. We love you Dad. Poppi. Harry.</p> Marcel ‘Chuck’ Orleans http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084491-466/marcel-chuck-orleans.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084491-466/marcel-chuck-orleans.html#disqus_thread Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:25:00 EDT <p>Marcel “Chuck” Orleans, 74, of Hopkinton, passed away on Tuesday, August 23rd at St Joseph Hospital in Nashua surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p>Chuck was born in Newton, MA on March 1, 1942 and lived in various places while enlisted in the United States Marine Corps prior to moving to Merrimack in 1984. Chuck belonged to Trout Unlimited and Fly Casters Association as a fisherman and also enjoyed hunting especially Caribou and Moose hunting with his brothers in northern Maine. He enjoyed fishing with his grandsons, tying flies for fly-fishing, cutting wood; he was just an all around outdoorsman. Chuck had earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering and had a career as a Principal Engineer at Kollsman Industries in Merrimack, NH from which he retired in 2006.</p> <p>Chuck leaves behind his loving wife of 38 years Karen Orleans of Hopkinton; a son Brian Orleans and Angie Newhall of Orwell, VT; daughters Brenda Orleans of Croydon, NH, and Jean Shaw and her husband Justin of Charlestown, NH; a stepdaughter Katie Knight and her husband John of Hudson, NH; brothers Edward A. Orleans and his wife Lena of Merrimack, NH, Richard M. Orleans and his wife Mary of Nashua, NH, and J. David Orleans and his wife Charlotte of Merrimack, NH; sisters Dorothy Levesque and her husband Gerard of Nashua, NH, and Helen Nichols and her husband James of Hudson, NH; grandchildren Benjamin and Hanna, Nicholas, Leah, Prett, Lexi; step grandchildren Trevor and Morgan, and many nieces and nephews.</p> <p>Chuck was also predeceased by a brother, Robert W Orleans, a sister-in-law Susan Orleans, a son-in-law Lyle Batchelder, and a daughter-in-law Cindy Orleans.</p> <p>Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, August 28th from 1-5 PM at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway in Merrimack, NH. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, August 29th at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 13 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack with burial at the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.</p> <p>In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Chuck’s honor may be made to Trout Unlimited, Merrimack River Valley Chapter or Fly Casters Association, Nashua, NH.</p> <p>To leave an online condolence please visit www.rivetfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=IVEZ2$CRZZJD3HLZqIQHSc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt2dJ0RYs4jWU1EWsu1Lp5_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>Marcel “Chuck” Orleans, 74, of Hopkinton, passed away on Tuesday, August 23rd at St Joseph Hospital in Nashua surrounded by his loving family.</p> <p>Chuck was born in Newton, MA on March 1, 1942 and lived in various places while enlisted in the United States Marine Corps prior to moving to Merrimack in 1984. Chuck belonged to Trout Unlimited and Fly Casters Association as a fisherman and also enjoyed hunting especially Caribou and Moose hunting with his brothers in northern Maine. He enjoyed fishing with his grandsons, tying flies for fly-fishing, cutting wood; he was just an all around outdoorsman. Chuck had earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering and had a career as a Principal Engineer at Kollsman Industries in Merrimack, NH from which he retired in 2006.</p> <p>Chuck leaves behind his loving wife of 38 years Karen Orleans of Hopkinton; a son Brian Orleans and Angie Newhall of Orwell, VT; daughters Brenda Orleans of Croydon, NH, and Jean Shaw and her husband Justin of Charlestown, NH; a stepdaughter Katie Knight and her husband John of Hudson, NH; brothers Edward A. Orleans and his wife Lena of Merrimack, NH, Richard M. Orleans and his wife Mary of Nashua, NH, and J. David Orleans and his wife Charlotte of Merrimack, NH; sisters Dorothy Levesque and her husband Gerard of Nashua, NH, and Helen Nichols and her husband James of Hudson, NH; grandchildren Benjamin and Hanna, Nicholas, Leah, Prett, Lexi; step grandchildren Trevor and Morgan, and many nieces and nephews.</p> <p>Chuck was also predeceased by a brother, Robert W Orleans, a sister-in-law Susan Orleans, a son-in-law Lyle Batchelder, and a daughter-in-law Cindy Orleans.</p> <p>Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, August 28th from 1-5 PM at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway in Merrimack, NH. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, August 29th at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 13 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack with burial at the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.</p> <p>In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Chuck’s honor may be made to Trout Unlimited, Merrimack River Valley Chapter or Fly Casters Association, Nashua, NH.</p> <p>To leave an online condolence please visit www.rivetfuneralhome.com.</p> George R. Racicot http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084453-466/george-r.-racicot.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084453-466/george-r.-racicot.html#disqus_thread Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:17 EDT <p>George R. Racicot, 80, of Londonderry, died August 23, 2016 at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, after a long period of declining health.</p> <p>He was born in Manchester on August 7, 1936 to Arthur and Elzire (Jobin) Racicot. He lived in Manchester and Londonderry for all of his life.</p> <p>George served in the New Hampshire Army National Guard for two years. He worked as an orderly at the former Notre Dame Hospital, in the shoe industry and Genest Bakery all in Manchester, then at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua.</p> <p>He was a Scout Master for Troop 118 at St. Anthony Church in Manchester and for Troop 426 in Londonderry. He was also a member of the Civil Air Patrol.</p> <p>George enjoyed fishing, cooking, conversing with people via CB radio and telling a good story. He especially enjoyed time spent with his family.</p> <p>He was predeceased by his parents and six siblings.</p> <p>The family includes his wife of 60 years, Pauline “Polly” Racicot of Londonderry; four children, Diane Jones of Newmarket, Richard Racicot and his wife, Glenys, of Loudon, Paul Racicot and his wife, Joyce, of Newmarket and Suzanne Giardino and her husband, Carl, of Windham; eight grandchildren, Jessica, James, Robert, Kelley and her husband, Sean, Brian, Catherine, Talia and C.J.; his beloved pets, Murphy and Boots; a sister-in-law, Joan Shea of Colorado; and nieces and nephews.</p> <p>SERVICES: Calling hours are Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Church, 172 Belmont St., Manchester.</p> <p>Memorial donations may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086.</p> <p>To leave a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=QeDE9XDxQ5T13F1rYj4_IM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsEV4rfBarmMZzfE2uqFLuzWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>George R. Racicot, 80, of Londonderry, died August 23, 2016 at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, after a long period of declining health.</p> <p>He was born in Manchester on August 7, 1936 to Arthur and Elzire (Jobin) Racicot. He lived in Manchester and Londonderry for all of his life.</p> <p>George served in the New Hampshire Army National Guard for two years. He worked as an orderly at the former Notre Dame Hospital, in the shoe industry and Genest Bakery all in Manchester, then at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua.</p> <p>He was a Scout Master for Troop 118 at St. Anthony Church in Manchester and for Troop 426 in Londonderry. He was also a member of the Civil Air Patrol.</p> <p>George enjoyed fishing, cooking, conversing with people via CB radio and telling a good story. He especially enjoyed time spent with his family.</p> <p>He was predeceased by his parents and six siblings.</p> <p>The family includes his wife of 60 years, Pauline “Polly” Racicot of Londonderry; four children, Diane Jones of Newmarket, Richard Racicot and his wife, Glenys, of Loudon, Paul Racicot and his wife, Joyce, of Newmarket and Suzanne Giardino and her husband, Carl, of Windham; eight grandchildren, Jessica, James, Robert, Kelley and her husband, Sean, Brian, Catherine, Talia and C.J.; his beloved pets, Murphy and Boots; a sister-in-law, Joan Shea of Colorado; and nieces and nephews.</p> <p>SERVICES: Calling hours are Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Church, 172 Belmont St., Manchester.</p> <p>Memorial donations may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086.</p> <p>To leave a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.</p> Jason Franklin ‘Jay’ Crook http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084452-466/jason-franklin-jay-crook.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1084452-466/jason-franklin-jay-crook.html#disqus_thread Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:55:00 EDT <p>Jason Franklin “Jay” Crook, 70, of Nashua died peacefully at his home with his family on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 ending a brave 6 month battle with ALS. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on May 26, 1946 to John and Andra (Zalanskas) Crook.</p> <p>Jay graduated from Hollis High School in 1965 and enlisted in the US Army in October 1967. He served two tours in Vietnam where he attained the rank of Sergeant in the 25th Infantry Division as an artillery man and was honorably discharged in June 1970. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Education in 1974 and was certified in elementary education and secondary English. Jay worked as a truck driver with the Nashua Department of Public Works for 19 years and was very active in its union acting as chief steward and later as president.</p> <p>His competitive spirit and desire to challenge his physical limits led to a lifelong love of boxing, rugby, weightlifting, arm wrestling, hiking, biking and working outdoors. His love of literature, poetry and drama were equally important in his life. His passion for these activities was passed on to his sons. </p> <p>Jay’s focus was his family and his faith, which are evident in the lives of his loved ones and his loving commitment to his wife of 29 years, Virginia (Corriveau) Crook. He is also survived by three sons, Jason and his wife Lori of Maryland, Samuel and his wife Nastya, and Jedidiah; a sister, Linda Cook of Hollis; his granddaughters Ryleigh and Wren of Maryland and Avery; a beloved cousin, Sandra Christoffer of Washington, and three nephews and a niece. </p> <p>Visitation will be held Saturday, August 27th at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with a service there at 4:00 o’clock. The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care and service provided by the Manchester VA Medical Center, especially his occupational therapist, Jennifer Acheson, and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Jason’s name be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Of6fRKZOrVUtos_AyjQAaM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtvpp1y1SyJRjiGJDqIfYU7WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p>Jason Franklin “Jay” Crook, 70, of Nashua died peacefully at his home with his family on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 ending a brave 6 month battle with ALS. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on May 26, 1946 to John and Andra (Zalanskas) Crook.</p> <p>Jay graduated from Hollis High School in 1965 and enlisted in the US Army in October 1967. He served two tours in Vietnam where he attained the rank of Sergeant in the 25th Infantry Division as an artillery man and was honorably discharged in June 1970. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Education in 1974 and was certified in elementary education and secondary English. Jay worked as a truck driver with the Nashua Department of Public Works for 19 years and was very active in its union acting as chief steward and later as president.</p> <p>His competitive spirit and desire to challenge his physical limits led to a lifelong love of boxing, rugby, weightlifting, arm wrestling, hiking, biking and working outdoors. His love of literature, poetry and drama were equally important in his life. His passion for these activities was passed on to his sons. </p> <p>Jay’s focus was his family and his faith, which are evident in the lives of his loved ones and his loving commitment to his wife of 29 years, Virginia (Corriveau) Crook. He is also survived by three sons, Jason and his wife Lori of Maryland, Samuel and his wife Nastya, and Jedidiah; a sister, Linda Cook of Hollis; his granddaughters Ryleigh and Wren of Maryland and Avery; a beloved cousin, Sandra Christoffer of Washington, and three nephews and a niece. </p> <p>Visitation will be held Saturday, August 27th at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with a service there at 4:00 o’clock. The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care and service provided by the Manchester VA Medical Center, especially his occupational therapist, Jennifer Acheson, and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Jason’s name be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Rd., Wilton, NH 03086. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com.</p>