Nashua Telegraph obits | Web Feeds http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/sports Daily news from The Telegraph of Nashua Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:53:39 EDT en Lon E. Masingill http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042280-466/lon-e.-masingill.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042280-466/lon-e.-masingill.html#disqus_thread Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:37 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lon E. Masingill, 73, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Nashua, NH died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack following a courageous battle against cancer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born on September 4, 1940 in Dyess, AR, he was the son of the late Leonidas and Virginia (Liggett) Masingill. He was the loving husband of Joanne (Testa), to whom he was married for 34 years. He grew up in Memphis, TN, attending Central High School and Memphis State. He resided in NJ for 20 years, moving to NH in 1989.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He had a long, successful career as an executive in the high tech and pharmaceutical industries, and was currently a partner of Ironmen LLC, Jacksonville, FL. Lon was an entrepreneur who enjoyed traveling, reading, good wine, golf, and watching soccer.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Surviving family members are his wife, Joanne; sons Jamey (and Staci), Jeff (and Beth), Greg (and Cindy), and Matt (and Danique); his grandchildren Scot, Megan, Grant, and Ryan; his sisters Myra West (late Bob) and Karen (and Hugh) Connell; and uncle Jean Masingill; and nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">His Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 11:00 AM at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 214 Main St., Nashua. Everyone is asked to meet at church. Donations in Lon’s name can be made to the Ephraim Hockberg Lymphoma Research Foundation at MGH/Yawkey 9852, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 or Merrimack Community Hospital, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A Memorial Service will also be held in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL in the Fall.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements. You may view Lon’s online tribute at www.tributes.com/Lon-Masingill. For more information please go to www.csnh.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Lon E. Masingill, 73, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Nashua, NH died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack following a courageous battle against cancer. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Born on September 4, 1940 in Dyess, AR, he was the son of the late Leonidas and Virginia (Liggett) Masingill. He was the loving husband of Joanne (Testa), to whom he was married for 34 years. He grew up in Memphis, TN, attending Central High School and Memphis State. He resided in NJ for 20 years, moving to NH in 1989.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He had a long, successful career as an executive in the high tech and pharmaceutical industries, and was currently a partner of Ironmen LLC, Jacksonville, FL. Lon was an entrepreneur who enjoyed traveling, reading, good wine, golf, and watching soccer.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Surviving family members are his wife, Joanne; sons Jamey (and Staci), Jeff (and Beth), Greg (and Cindy), and Matt (and Danique); his grandchildren Scot, Megan, Grant, and Ryan; his sisters Myra West (late Bob) and Karen (and Hugh) Connell; and uncle Jean Masingill; and nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">His Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 11:00 AM at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 214 Main St., Nashua. Everyone is asked to meet at church. Donations in Lon’s name can be made to the Ephraim Hockberg Lymphoma Research Foundation at MGH/Yawkey 9852, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 or Merrimack Community Hospital, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A Memorial Service will also be held in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL in the Fall.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements. You may view Lon’s online tribute at www.tributes.com/Lon-Masingill. For more information please go to www.csnh.com.</p> Andrew J. Callaluca http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042281-466/andrew-j.-callaluca.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042281-466/andrew-j.-callaluca.html#disqus_thread Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:49 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Andrew J. Callaluca, 31, of Townsend, Mass., died unexpectedly at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Mass., on July 20, 2014. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was born in Concord on September 10, 1982, son of Leann (Dumas) Saunders of Townsend and Joseph C. Callaluca Jr. of Hudson, NH. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He grew up in Westford, Mass., Litchfield, NH, and Townsend, and was a graduate of Nashoba Tech, where he graduated in 2000. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He played football for Nashoba Tech for 4 years where he was captain of the football team in his senior year. He also loved fishing. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Andrew worked for several years as a mechanic for B&J Cycles and Alo Gutters. He was very mechanically inclined and liked fixing small engines. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He is survived by his father, Joseph and his wife Helene Callaluca Jr. of Hudson, NH; his mother, Leann Saunders of Townsend; his son, Jackson D. Callaluca, of Pepperell; 2 brothers, Joseph C. Callaluca III of Litchfield, NH and Donald E. Saunders of Townsend; a sister, Catherine Abbott of Litchfield, NH; and a stepbrother and stepsister, Gary and Rachel Saunders of California; and a stepbrother, Alan Dickey; and a stepsister, Tina Nutter.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Visiting hours will be held at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at the United Church of Shirley at a later date. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family requests in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to your local Digital Credit Union, Trust Account for Jackson Douglas Callaluca. Please see www.badgerfuneral.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=XSLENYmdeztK0tYLVWLGoc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvVQvI0eOZK7BAKzBbRuKnzWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Andrew J. Callaluca, 31, of Townsend, Mass., died unexpectedly at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Mass., on July 20, 2014. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was born in Concord on September 10, 1982, son of Leann (Dumas) Saunders of Townsend and Joseph C. Callaluca Jr. of Hudson, NH. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He grew up in Westford, Mass., Litchfield, NH, and Townsend, and was a graduate of Nashoba Tech, where he graduated in 2000. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He played football for Nashoba Tech for 4 years where he was captain of the football team in his senior year. He also loved fishing. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Andrew worked for several years as a mechanic for B&J Cycles and Alo Gutters. He was very mechanically inclined and liked fixing small engines. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He is survived by his father, Joseph and his wife Helene Callaluca Jr. of Hudson, NH; his mother, Leann Saunders of Townsend; his son, Jackson D. Callaluca, of Pepperell; 2 brothers, Joseph C. Callaluca III of Litchfield, NH and Donald E. Saunders of Townsend; a sister, Catherine Abbott of Litchfield, NH; and a stepbrother and stepsister, Gary and Rachel Saunders of California; and a stepbrother, Alan Dickey; and a stepsister, Tina Nutter.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Visiting hours will be held at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at the United Church of Shirley at a later date. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family requests in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to your local Digital Credit Union, Trust Account for Jackson Douglas Callaluca. Please see www.badgerfuneral.com.</p> Howard C. Richards, Jr. http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042282-466/howard-c.-richards-jr..html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042282-466/howard-c.-richards-jr..html#disqus_thread Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:01:00 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Howard C. Richards, Jr., 98, of Nashua, died peacefully at The Hunt Community on July 21, 2014, with his family at his side.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born on February 11, 1916 in Derry, NH, a son of the late Howard C. and Dorothy May (Witham) Richards, Sr. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was the husband of Hazel J. (Brooks) Richards, whom he married on June 4, 1943. They had shared over 71 years of marriage. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was a graduate of Nashua High School, Class of 1934. Following his graduation from high school, and after a brief period of working with his father, he enlisted in the United States Army in March 1936 and subsequently assigned by the U.S. Army to the Canal Zone. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In 1941, he was recruited by the Panama Canal Zone Government to work with their police force. Mr. Richards worked for over 29 years of service, and rising through the ranks with the Panama Canal Zone Police Force, retired as a District Police Commander of the Balboa District that included the Gamboa Penitentiary on the Pacific side of the isthmus. He was asked to organize, select and train a skin and scuba diving unit of the C.Z. Police Force to handle emergencies in the area. He was cited for valor during the January 1964 riots in Panama when he and seven other policemen, without any bloodshed, held the large group of Panamanian rioters at bay who were intent on invading the Canal Zone and burning any structures there, particularly the U.S judge’s quarters, until reinforcements from the U.S. Army could relieve them. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Mr. Richards was a member of The First Church, U.C.C. (Congregational) in Nashua. He had served on a number of committees and boards and received the Katherine Brigham Service Award for his dedication to the church.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Fraternally, Mr. Richards was a member of Ancient York Lodge #89, F & A.M. He was awarded the Major General John Sullivan Medal for his years of dedication to the craft. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Nashua, the NH Consistory 32nd Degree, the York Rite Bodies, and the Bektash Shriners. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Through his love of photography, he was a longtime member of the Nashua Camera Club and Photographic Society of America. He received a Nature Division award from the Photographic Society of America in 1980 and also was elected as a PSA Associate in 1989. Among his other varied interests included gardening, woodworking, camping, skin diving, scuba diving and judo. After retiring from the Canal Zone, he, his wife and son Mark traveled extensively throughout North America. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister and two brothers-in-law, Barbara Smith, Edward Smith and Leonard Fisher. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his beloved wife, survivors include his four sons and three <br/>daughters-in-law, Bruce and Dorothy Richards, Paul and Barbara Richards, Mark Richards and Hugh and JoAnn Richards; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his sisters and brother-in-law, Eleanor and Frank Flanders and Helen Fisher; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: A Memorial Service in his honor will be held at The First Church U.C.C. (Congregational), One Concord St., Nashua on Friday morning at 11:00 AM. Interment prayers and burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to either The Hunt Community Scholarship Fund, 10 Allds St., Nashua, NH 03060 or the Scholarship Fund at The First Church, One Concord St., Nashua, NH 03064.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Howard C. Richards, Jr., 98, of Nashua, died peacefully at The Hunt Community on July 21, 2014, with his family at his side.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born on February 11, 1916 in Derry, NH, a son of the late Howard C. and Dorothy May (Witham) Richards, Sr. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was the husband of Hazel J. (Brooks) Richards, whom he married on June 4, 1943. They had shared over 71 years of marriage. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was a graduate of Nashua High School, Class of 1934. Following his graduation from high school, and after a brief period of working with his father, he enlisted in the United States Army in March 1936 and subsequently assigned by the U.S. Army to the Canal Zone. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In 1941, he was recruited by the Panama Canal Zone Government to work with their police force. Mr. Richards worked for over 29 years of service, and rising through the ranks with the Panama Canal Zone Police Force, retired as a District Police Commander of the Balboa District that included the Gamboa Penitentiary on the Pacific side of the isthmus. He was asked to organize, select and train a skin and scuba diving unit of the C.Z. Police Force to handle emergencies in the area. He was cited for valor during the January 1964 riots in Panama when he and seven other policemen, without any bloodshed, held the large group of Panamanian rioters at bay who were intent on invading the Canal Zone and burning any structures there, particularly the U.S judge’s quarters, until reinforcements from the U.S. Army could relieve them. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Mr. Richards was a member of The First Church, U.C.C. (Congregational) in Nashua. He had served on a number of committees and boards and received the Katherine Brigham Service Award for his dedication to the church.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Fraternally, Mr. Richards was a member of Ancient York Lodge #89, F & A.M. He was awarded the Major General John Sullivan Medal for his years of dedication to the craft. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Nashua, the NH Consistory 32nd Degree, the York Rite Bodies, and the Bektash Shriners. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Through his love of photography, he was a longtime member of the Nashua Camera Club and Photographic Society of America. He received a Nature Division award from the Photographic Society of America in 1980 and also was elected as a PSA Associate in 1989. Among his other varied interests included gardening, woodworking, camping, skin diving, scuba diving and judo. After retiring from the Canal Zone, he, his wife and son Mark traveled extensively throughout North America. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister and two brothers-in-law, Barbara Smith, Edward Smith and Leonard Fisher. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his beloved wife, survivors include his four sons and three <br/>daughters-in-law, Bruce and Dorothy Richards, Paul and Barbara Richards, Mark Richards and Hugh and JoAnn Richards; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his sisters and brother-in-law, Eleanor and Frank Flanders and Helen Fisher; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: A Memorial Service in his honor will be held at The First Church U.C.C. (Congregational), One Concord St., Nashua on Friday morning at 11:00 AM. Interment prayers and burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial donation to either The Hunt Community Scholarship Fund, 10 Allds St., Nashua, NH 03060 or the Scholarship Fund at The First Church, One Concord St., Nashua, NH 03064.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Brian J. O’Neil http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042283-466/brian-j.-oneil.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042283-466/brian-j.-oneil.html#disqus_thread Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:01:11 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Brian J. O’Neil, 66, of Litchfield, NH, died July 18, 2014, at his residence, after a period of failing health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born in Boston, MA on February 7, 1948, he was the son of John and Elizabeth (Phillips) O’Neil. Brian resided in Manchester before moving to Litchfield in 1992 and wintered in Port Charlotte, Florida.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He graduated from Bishop Bradley High School, Class of 1966.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In his early years, he was as an iron worker with the Iron Workers Union until 1987. Afterwards, Brian was a manager, bartender, and president at the Ukrainian Club. Until his retirement, he owned and operated Save on Septic Company.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was a member of Saint Francis of Assisi Church.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">An avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed fishing. He will be missed by all who knew and cared for him.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Family members include his wife of twenty-one years, Carrie Rose Colby; two brothers, Bradley O’Neil and his wife, Pamela, of Lakeland, FL and Timothy O’Neil of Auburn; three sisters, Lynda Henry and her husband, Timothy, of Costa Rica, Shawn Therrien and her husband, Richard, of Manchester, and Rebecca O’Neil and her husband, Gregory Powers, of Manchester; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; a dear friend, Joanne Coughlin. He was predeceased by his brother, Daniel P. O’Neil. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: Calling hours are Friday from 4-8 PM at the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union Street, corner of Concord Street, Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">The funeral will be held Saturday with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 AM in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, Litchfield, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Burial will take place in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bedford, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Litchfield Historical Society, 255 Charles Bancroft Hwy, Litchfield, New Hampshire 03052.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">For more information or to view the online guest registry, please visit: www.connohealy.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=vBEKUWRYBnbcr2MTybkW_s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsYWvsxThCPsTXlabMB8RTIWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Brian J. O’Neil, 66, of Litchfield, NH, died July 18, 2014, at his residence, after a period of failing health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born in Boston, MA on February 7, 1948, he was the son of John and Elizabeth (Phillips) O’Neil. Brian resided in Manchester before moving to Litchfield in 1992 and wintered in Port Charlotte, Florida.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He graduated from Bishop Bradley High School, Class of 1966.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> In his early years, he was as an iron worker with the Iron Workers Union until 1987. Afterwards, Brian was a manager, bartender, and president at the Ukrainian Club. Until his retirement, he owned and operated Save on Septic Company.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was a member of Saint Francis of Assisi Church.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">An avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed fishing. He will be missed by all who knew and cared for him.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Family members include his wife of twenty-one years, Carrie Rose Colby; two brothers, Bradley O’Neil and his wife, Pamela, of Lakeland, FL and Timothy O’Neil of Auburn; three sisters, Lynda Henry and her husband, Timothy, of Costa Rica, Shawn Therrien and her husband, Richard, of Manchester, and Rebecca O’Neil and her husband, Gregory Powers, of Manchester; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; a dear friend, Joanne Coughlin. He was predeceased by his brother, Daniel P. O’Neil. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: Calling hours are Friday from 4-8 PM at the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union Street, corner of Concord Street, Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">The funeral will be held Saturday with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 AM in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, Litchfield, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Burial will take place in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bedford, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Litchfield Historical Society, 255 Charles Bancroft Hwy, Litchfield, New Hampshire 03052.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">For more information or to view the online guest registry, please visit: www.connohealy.com.</p> Edward F. ‘Big Ed’ Wells http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042284-466/edward-f.-big-ed-wells.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042284-466/edward-f.-big-ed-wells.html#disqus_thread Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:01:19 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Edward F. “Big Ed” Wells, 59, of Manchester, died July 18, 2014 at Catholic Medical Center after a sudden illness.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was born in Bangor, ME, on January 10, 1955, to Edwin and Eleanor (Hastings) Wells. He lived in Manchester, Hampton and Nashua for many years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Edward was co-manager at Blackout Cafe and had also worked at Glass America, both in Manchester. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was an avid bingo player and supporter of several charities at Community Bingo Center in Manchester. He loved his beloved basset hound, Vicky, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, fantasy football league, flea markets, yard sales, the ocean and spending time with his family and friends. He was loved by many and will be missed dearly. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family includes two children, Tracey Wells of Bangor, ME and Nicole McNally and her life partner, Daniel Gagnon, of Nashua; two stepsons, Richard McNally of Manchester and Ronald McNally and his life partner, Lori Cummings of Nashua; several grandchildren; his life partner, Diana Hayes of Hampton and her daughters, Amanda Hayes and Jennifer Borsini both of Manchester, who were like children to Edward; his best friend, George Wing of Manchester; and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> SERVICES: Calling hours are Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A graveside committal service is Thursday at 10 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery, Brown Avenue, Manchester.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">To leave a message of condolence, visit www.<br/>lambertfuneralhome.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=0SYsa5Ffffc6gyoltar1EM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvxwOh5PXtmi41wDSnhh0nWWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Edward F. “Big Ed” Wells, 59, of Manchester, died July 18, 2014 at Catholic Medical Center after a sudden illness.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was born in Bangor, ME, on January 10, 1955, to Edwin and Eleanor (Hastings) Wells. He lived in Manchester, Hampton and Nashua for many years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Edward was co-manager at Blackout Cafe and had also worked at Glass America, both in Manchester. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was an avid bingo player and supporter of several charities at Community Bingo Center in Manchester. He loved his beloved basset hound, Vicky, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, fantasy football league, flea markets, yard sales, the ocean and spending time with his family and friends. He was loved by many and will be missed dearly. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family includes two children, Tracey Wells of Bangor, ME and Nicole McNally and her life partner, Daniel Gagnon, of Nashua; two stepsons, Richard McNally of Manchester and Ronald McNally and his life partner, Lori Cummings of Nashua; several grandchildren; his life partner, Diana Hayes of Hampton and her daughters, Amanda Hayes and Jennifer Borsini both of Manchester, who were like children to Edward; his best friend, George Wing of Manchester; and cousins.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> SERVICES: Calling hours are Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A graveside committal service is Thursday at 10 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery, Brown Avenue, Manchester.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">To leave a message of condolence, visit www.<br/>lambertfuneralhome.com.</p> Jeffrey R. Robert http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042285-466/jeffrey-r.-robert.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042285-466/jeffrey-r.-robert.html#disqus_thread Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:01:25 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jeffrey R. Robert, the most wonderful son of Judy and Rick Robert, amazing brother to Jim and savior to his rescue dog Nala, has peacefully passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014. He was born on June 18, 1986, in Nashua, New Hampshire. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jeff enjoyed life with so much enthusiasm; playing football from a young age in Pop Warner in Pelham, NH, to Pelham High School, earning the Python Award, the Joe Yukica Award, playing in the Shriners Football Game, as well as playing football through his college career at Assumption College. Jeff traveled far and wide during his professional career as an IT Systems Administrator, visiting many countries. He loved water skiing with his good friend Jeff Twombley, riding his motorcycle with his friends and brother, and being an avid cook and proclaimed home chef. Recently Jeff received his ham operator license.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was predeceased by his uncle, Michael Robert, and cousin, Noel Drew-Huckins. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his parents, Judy and Rick, he is survived by his brother, Jim; aunts and uncles, Dolores and Paul Drew of The Villages, FL, Bill and Debbie Robert of Lexington, KY; cousins, Christina Drew Enkler and her husband John Enkler, their children Kathleen Enkler, John Enkler, Melissa Drew and her son Liam Drew-<br/>Huckins, Beth Robert Alberts and her husband Trey Alberts, their child Cole Alberts, Matthew Robert and his wife Miranda and their child Alex, Lauren Robert Hale and her husband Stephen Hale; and many, many friends. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Memorial visitation will be held at Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua, on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 1-5 p.m. with a Memorial Service to be held at 4:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend. Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to: Allies in Substance Abuse Prevention, United Way of the Greater Seacoast, 112 Corporate Drive, Unit 3, Portsmouth, NH 03801 or Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=Fax$pyYyAK_TQsWwCWJ5Xc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvZ5mNaE8BCfOaN3chs28bgWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jeffrey R. Robert, the most wonderful son of Judy and Rick Robert, amazing brother to Jim and savior to his rescue dog Nala, has peacefully passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014. He was born on June 18, 1986, in Nashua, New Hampshire. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Jeff enjoyed life with so much enthusiasm; playing football from a young age in Pop Warner in Pelham, NH, to Pelham High School, earning the Python Award, the Joe Yukica Award, playing in the Shriners Football Game, as well as playing football through his college career at Assumption College. Jeff traveled far and wide during his professional career as an IT Systems Administrator, visiting many countries. He loved water skiing with his good friend Jeff Twombley, riding his motorcycle with his friends and brother, and being an avid cook and proclaimed home chef. Recently Jeff received his ham operator license.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was predeceased by his uncle, Michael Robert, and cousin, Noel Drew-Huckins. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his parents, Judy and Rick, he is survived by his brother, Jim; aunts and uncles, Dolores and Paul Drew of The Villages, FL, Bill and Debbie Robert of Lexington, KY; cousins, Christina Drew Enkler and her husband John Enkler, their children Kathleen Enkler, John Enkler, Melissa Drew and her son Liam Drew-<br/>Huckins, Beth Robert Alberts and her husband Trey Alberts, their child Cole Alberts, Matthew Robert and his wife Miranda and their child Alex, Lauren Robert Hale and her husband Stephen Hale; and many, many friends. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Memorial visitation will be held at Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua, on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 1-5 p.m. with a Memorial Service to be held at 4:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend. Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to: Allies in Substance Abuse Prevention, United Way of the Greater Seacoast, 112 Corporate Drive, Unit 3, Portsmouth, NH 03801 or Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Ursula Dolores (Hudon) Cote http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042226-466/ursula-dolores-hudon-cote.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042226-466/ursula-dolores-hudon-cote.html#disqus_thread Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:32 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Ursula D. (Hudon) Cote, 87, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Hunt Community in Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Ursula was born in Nashua on October 6, 1926, a daughter of the late Theodore and Eva (St. Onge) Hudon. She was the widow of Ernest Cote who passed away in 1983.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Ursula was employed with New England Telephone for 38 years. She was a member of Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP), Telephone Pioneers and 25 years of volunteer service at St. Joseph’s Hospital and volunteered at the Grey Nuns Thrift Shop.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Ursula is survived by one daughter, Sylvia Dube and her husband Leo of Nashua; one son, Theodore E. Cote and his wife Doris of Hudson; four grandchildren, Normand Dube, Amanda Dube, Allison Wheldon, Gregory E. Cote; five great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Felicity, Brooklyn, Lainey, Bailey; three sisters, Therese Hamel, Sylvia Laguerre and her husband Raymond, Pauline Chisholm all of Nashua; one brother, Raymond Hudon of Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday July 23, 2014 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St. Nashua NH, from 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in St. Louis de Gonzague Parish, 48 W. Hollis Street Nashua NH, at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">To send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com Services and arrangements are in the care of the Anctil-<br/>Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Ursula D. (Hudon) Cote, 87, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Hunt Community in Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Ursula was born in Nashua on October 6, 1926, a daughter of the late Theodore and Eva (St. Onge) Hudon. She was the widow of Ernest Cote who passed away in 1983.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Ursula was employed with New England Telephone for 38 years. She was a member of Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP), Telephone Pioneers and 25 years of volunteer service at St. Joseph’s Hospital and volunteered at the Grey Nuns Thrift Shop.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Ursula is survived by one daughter, Sylvia Dube and her husband Leo of Nashua; one son, Theodore E. Cote and his wife Doris of Hudson; four grandchildren, Normand Dube, Amanda Dube, Allison Wheldon, Gregory E. Cote; five great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Felicity, Brooklyn, Lainey, Bailey; three sisters, Therese Hamel, Sylvia Laguerre and her husband Raymond, Pauline Chisholm all of Nashua; one brother, Raymond Hudon of Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday July 23, 2014 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St. Nashua NH, from 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in St. Louis de Gonzague Parish, 48 W. Hollis Street Nashua NH, at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">To send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com Services and arrangements are in the care of the Anctil-<br/>Rochette & Son Funeral Home.</p> Michael L. ‘Mr. Sok’ Sokolowski http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042227-466/michael-l.-mr.-sok-sokolowski.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042227-466/michael-l.-mr.-sok-sokolowski.html#disqus_thread Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:40 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Michael L. “Mr. Sok” Sokolowski, 73, of Nashua, N.H., teacher of English and Dramatic Arts for forty years at Lowell High School and two years at Spring Street Junior High School in Nashua, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer July 19, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Julia (Papadimitriou) Sokolowski with whom he celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on April 28th of this year.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born on November 16, 1940, in Plainfield, Connecticut, where his father ran the town’s movie theater. Eventually, his family moved to Lowell, Massachusetts, when Edward Sr., his father, accepted an offer to manage the Capitol and Royal Theaters as well as the Park and Colonial Theaters in Nashua. Michael often proudly remarked that he was born on the balconies of the theaters and that the movies were his neighborhood. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Growing up in Lowell, Michael attended the Dover St. School, Morey School and Bartlett Junior High. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1958 and from Merrimack College in 1963 where he majored in English and Philosophy. His educational background included courses taken at Harvard Extension and Emerson College.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Fondly known as Mr. Sok, Michael was highly regarded by his students because he not only stressed the basics but also engaged them on a personal level. His skill in reaching out to his students rested, as one student put it, on his “gift of talk.” </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">As a Drama Teacher, he, along with Doug Townsend, Musical Director, brought Broadway to Lowell.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Michael frequently quoted Larry Bird’s concept of success – “you’ve got to take it to another level.” Mr. Sok did just that.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his wife Julia, Michael is survived by two sisters-in-law and their husbands; his brother, Edward W. Sokolowski, Jr. and his wife Carol; and numerous nieces and nephews and their children.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Wednesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Thursday morning at the Holy Trinity Parish, 340 High Street in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashua. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneral<br/>home.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. For comments of appreciation of a former student, please visit www.<br/>hgazette.com’s Mike Veves’ Every kid needs his own Mr. Sok. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=77sNZ22qv3hQmK_pCTr9uM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYupKzK6wTAElEnMleURdg8uWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Michael L. “Mr. Sok” Sokolowski, 73, of Nashua, N.H., teacher of English and Dramatic Arts for forty years at Lowell High School and two years at Spring Street Junior High School in Nashua, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer July 19, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Julia (Papadimitriou) Sokolowski with whom he celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on April 28th of this year.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> He was born on November 16, 1940, in Plainfield, Connecticut, where his father ran the town’s movie theater. Eventually, his family moved to Lowell, Massachusetts, when Edward Sr., his father, accepted an offer to manage the Capitol and Royal Theaters as well as the Park and Colonial Theaters in Nashua. Michael often proudly remarked that he was born on the balconies of the theaters and that the movies were his neighborhood. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Growing up in Lowell, Michael attended the Dover St. School, Morey School and Bartlett Junior High. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1958 and from Merrimack College in 1963 where he majored in English and Philosophy. His educational background included courses taken at Harvard Extension and Emerson College.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Fondly known as Mr. Sok, Michael was highly regarded by his students because he not only stressed the basics but also engaged them on a personal level. His skill in reaching out to his students rested, as one student put it, on his “gift of talk.” </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">As a Drama Teacher, he, along with Doug Townsend, Musical Director, brought Broadway to Lowell.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Michael frequently quoted Larry Bird’s concept of success – “you’ve got to take it to another level.” Mr. Sok did just that.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In addition to his wife Julia, Michael is survived by two sisters-in-law and their husbands; his brother, Edward W. Sokolowski, Jr. and his wife Carol; and numerous nieces and nephews and their children.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Wednesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Thursday morning at the Holy Trinity Parish, 340 High Street in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashua. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneral<br/>home.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. For comments of appreciation of a former student, please visit www.<br/>hgazette.com’s Mike Veves’ Every kid needs his own Mr. Sok. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.</p> Genevieve A. Karczewski http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042166-466/genevieve-a.-karczewski.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042166-466/genevieve-a.-karczewski.html#disqus_thread Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:01:18 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Genevieve A. Karczewski, 89, of Nashua, NH died Saturday July 19, 2014 at her home in Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born July 11, 1925 in Chelsea, MA she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Agnes (Konopka) Kupczewski and widow of the late Stanley J. Karczewski whom she had married on May 25, 1947 in Chelsea, MA. She was also predeceased by nine sisters and brothers: Mary Iwanicki, Annie Mahoney, Hedy Heinis, Helen Weirs, Nancy Leonard, Florence Carlan, Joseph Kupczewski, Teddy Kupczewski, and Henry Kupczewski.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> At one time, Genevieve worked as an office assistance for Nashua Pediatrics. She was a deeply religious member of St. Stanislaus Parish. Genevieve was an excellent cook and enjoyed celebrating holidays with her family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Survivors include three sisters, Sophie Siuda, Caroline Mendalka and Dorothy Wilton; one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Helen Karczewski, and several nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Services: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:15 AM at St. Louis de’ Gonzague Church, 48 West Hollis St., Nashua, NH. Visiting hours will be held at St. Louis de’ Gonzague Church Tuesday morning prior to the funeral mass from 9:15-10:15 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial will follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Nashua. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Genevieve’s loving memory to Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. An online guest-book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=p9jZkG2i835QaBudSp8LMM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvLq2IiiFli3eA9NTb8IUx8WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Genevieve A. Karczewski, 89, of Nashua, NH died Saturday July 19, 2014 at her home in Nashua.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born July 11, 1925 in Chelsea, MA she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Agnes (Konopka) Kupczewski and widow of the late Stanley J. Karczewski whom she had married on May 25, 1947 in Chelsea, MA. She was also predeceased by nine sisters and brothers: Mary Iwanicki, Annie Mahoney, Hedy Heinis, Helen Weirs, Nancy Leonard, Florence Carlan, Joseph Kupczewski, Teddy Kupczewski, and Henry Kupczewski.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> At one time, Genevieve worked as an office assistance for Nashua Pediatrics. She was a deeply religious member of St. Stanislaus Parish. Genevieve was an excellent cook and enjoyed celebrating holidays with her family.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Survivors include three sisters, Sophie Siuda, Caroline Mendalka and Dorothy Wilton; one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Helen Karczewski, and several nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Services: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:15 AM at St. Louis de’ Gonzague Church, 48 West Hollis St., Nashua, NH. Visiting hours will be held at St. Louis de’ Gonzague Church Tuesday morning prior to the funeral mass from 9:15-10:15 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial will follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Nashua. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Genevieve’s loving memory to Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. An online guest-book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Raymond L. Couillard http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042167-466/raymond-l.-couillard.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042167-466/raymond-l.-couillard.html#disqus_thread Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:01:24 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Raymond L. Couillard, 84, of Nashua, NH died at his home Saturday July 19, 2014.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born August 30, 1929 in Lowell, MA he was the son of the late Leo J. and Claire (Moisan) Couillard. He was the husband of Estelle (St. Hilaire) Couillard R.N., of Nashua, NH whom he married on May 19, 1951.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Raymond graduated from Lowell Trade School and was a firefighter for the city of Lowell. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was an avid golfer and sports fan, especially New England Sports.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Besides his wife of 63 years, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, John J. Couillard and his wife Karen, of Lowell, MA; three daughters and one son-in-law, Linda A. Provost-Arcand, of Nashua, NH, Jeanne L. Osborn, of Windham, NH and Martha Ackerman and her husband Joel, of Nashua, NH; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Paul E. Couillard and his wife Lauria, of Dracut, MA; one sister, Jeanne Perras (Langlois), of NY. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Parish of the Resurrection, 449 Broad St., Nashua, NH. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may meet directly at the church. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Raymond’s loving memory to the Denise Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o St. Jeanne D’Arc School, 68 Dracut Rd., Lowell, MA 01854. An online guest-book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=xY1KkME2YrWLSrRANsQLGM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvlhuemwhl5AxeON4916rIUWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Raymond L. Couillard, 84, of Nashua, NH died at his home Saturday July 19, 2014.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Born August 30, 1929 in Lowell, MA he was the son of the late Leo J. and Claire (Moisan) Couillard. He was the husband of Estelle (St. Hilaire) Couillard R.N., of Nashua, NH whom he married on May 19, 1951.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Raymond graduated from Lowell Trade School and was a firefighter for the city of Lowell. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">He was an avid golfer and sports fan, especially New England Sports.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Besides his wife of 63 years, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, John J. Couillard and his wife Karen, of Lowell, MA; three daughters and one son-in-law, Linda A. Provost-Arcand, of Nashua, NH, Jeanne L. Osborn, of Windham, NH and Martha Ackerman and her husband Joel, of Nashua, NH; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Paul E. Couillard and his wife Lauria, of Dracut, MA; one sister, Jeanne Perras (Langlois), of NY. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Services: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Parish of the Resurrection, 449 Broad St., Nashua, NH. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may meet directly at the church. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Raymond’s loving memory to the Denise Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o St. Jeanne D’Arc School, 68 Dracut Rd., Lowell, MA 01854. An online guest-book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com. (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Cynthia Rolanda (Valesh) Roth http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042115-466/cynthia-rolanda-valesh-roth.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042115-466/cynthia-rolanda-valesh-roth.html#disqus_thread Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:02:47 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Cynthia Rolanda (Valesh) Roth, 59, went home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2014. She was born in Illinois, the daughter of Joseph Valesh and Mary Kozeny Valesh.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was married to William Roth for 38 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Cindy received a Bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana in 1976.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She had a tremendous gift of motherhood, and stayed home to rear her two children, Rebecca and David, with love and excellence.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She also delivered a paper route in south Nashua for 18 years, starting out delivering with her children in 1995.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Cindy was a wise, compassionate lady, full of beauty and grace, with a wonderful sense of humor, who loved to laugh. Animals were drawn to her, and she knew just the right place to scritch them. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Hers was a loving presence that improved the atmosphere wherever she went. If you never had the opportunity, I wish you had gotten to meet her, and I know she would’ve loved to meet you, too. Cindy would want you to know that you can still meet her someday, in Heaven, through Jesus Christ. During a youthful quest to find God through reading the books of different faiths, she discovered Truth, Jesus, and true love through reading the Bible. He transformed her life and brought her from careless childhood lawlessness to a place of meaningfulness, acceptance and love. He can bring you there, too.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> SERVICES: A Memorial Service will be held at 11am on Thursday, July 24th at Christian Bible Church, 205 Manchester St. in Nashua. We would be honored if you would attend; all are welcome. Casual attire is fine. A video of the service will be posted at a later date on Cindy.howcanifindGod.com. She was interred at Woodlawn Cemetery, 101 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH. Those who wish may make a donation to Gideons International (gideons.org), who will give out Bibles in her honor so that others may find the same powerful peace, joy and love that she found in Jesus. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua is assisting the family with arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Cynthia Rolanda (Valesh) Roth, 59, went home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2014. She was born in Illinois, the daughter of Joseph Valesh and Mary Kozeny Valesh.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She was married to William Roth for 38 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Cindy received a Bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana in 1976.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She had a tremendous gift of motherhood, and stayed home to rear her two children, Rebecca and David, with love and excellence.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She also delivered a paper route in south Nashua for 18 years, starting out delivering with her children in 1995.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Cindy was a wise, compassionate lady, full of beauty and grace, with a wonderful sense of humor, who loved to laugh. Animals were drawn to her, and she knew just the right place to scritch them. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Hers was a loving presence that improved the atmosphere wherever she went. If you never had the opportunity, I wish you had gotten to meet her, and I know she would’ve loved to meet you, too. Cindy would want you to know that you can still meet her someday, in Heaven, through Jesus Christ. During a youthful quest to find God through reading the books of different faiths, she discovered Truth, Jesus, and true love through reading the Bible. He transformed her life and brought her from careless childhood lawlessness to a place of meaningfulness, acceptance and love. He can bring you there, too.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> SERVICES: A Memorial Service will be held at 11am on Thursday, July 24th at Christian Bible Church, 205 Manchester St. in Nashua. We would be honored if you would attend; all are welcome. Casual attire is fine. A video of the service will be posted at a later date on Cindy.howcanifindGod.com. She was interred at Woodlawn Cemetery, 101 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH. Those who wish may make a donation to Gideons International (gideons.org), who will give out Bibles in her honor so that others may find the same powerful peace, joy and love that she found in Jesus. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua is assisting the family with arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davis<br/>funeralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”</p> Frances M. (Houle) Greeley http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042116-466/frances-m.-houle-greeley.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042116-466/frances-m.-houle-greeley.html#disqus_thread Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:02:51 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Frances M. (Houle) Greeley, 84, of Mashpee, MA formerly of Merrimack, NH, died July 11, 2014. She was the wife of the late Perley Greeley to whom she was married 60 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Mrs. Greeley was born and raised in Merrimack, NH. During her working life she owned a number of restaurants with her husband. They operated the Wilton Diner, Greeley’s Restaurant (current “Lobster Boat” location), Bonnie’s Restaurant, Fran’s Drive In, and a second location of the Greeley’s Restaurant on the D.W. Highway.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by her children, Dennis Greeley and his wife Janice of Sandwich, MA, and Wesley Greeley of Bedford, NH; her grandchildren, Amber Camelio of Centerville, and Brendan Greeley of Clearwater, FL; her brother, Elzear Houle, Jr. of Concord, NH; her four great-<br/>grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkinson’s Education Program C/O Garland Smith <br/>P. O. Box 584 E. Dennis, MA 02641. For on-line guest book, please visit www.ccg<br/>funeralhome.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Frances M. (Houle) Greeley, 84, of Mashpee, MA formerly of Merrimack, NH, died July 11, 2014. She was the wife of the late Perley Greeley to whom she was married 60 years.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Mrs. Greeley was born and raised in Merrimack, NH. During her working life she owned a number of restaurants with her husband. They operated the Wilton Diner, Greeley’s Restaurant (current “Lobster Boat” location), Bonnie’s Restaurant, Fran’s Drive In, and a second location of the Greeley’s Restaurant on the D.W. Highway.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by her children, Dennis Greeley and his wife Janice of Sandwich, MA, and Wesley Greeley of Bedford, NH; her grandchildren, Amber Camelio of Centerville, and Brendan Greeley of Clearwater, FL; her brother, Elzear Houle, Jr. of Concord, NH; her four great-<br/>grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkinson’s Education Program C/O Garland Smith <br/>P. O. Box 584 E. Dennis, MA 02641. For on-line guest book, please visit www.ccg<br/>funeralhome.com.</p> Helen G. Scott http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042117-466/helen-g.-scott.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042117-466/helen-g.-scott.html#disqus_thread Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:02:56 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Nashua – Helen G. Scott, 80, of Nashua, formerly of Harrisburg, PA succumbed on July 16, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by three children, Richard Goines, Sheila Scott Wallace and Patricia E. Scott; also, two grandchildren, Antwon Scott and Brianne Wallace; and one great-grandchild.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family will observe private services through the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 243 Hanover St., Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> For more information please visit www.csnh.com.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Nashua – Helen G. Scott, 80, of Nashua, formerly of Harrisburg, PA succumbed on July 16, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is survived by three children, Richard Goines, Sheila Scott Wallace and Patricia E. Scott; also, two grandchildren, Antwon Scott and Brianne Wallace; and one great-grandchild.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> The family will observe private services through the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 243 Hanover St., Manchester, NH.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> For more information please visit www.csnh.com.</p> Carole E. (Stennes) Johnson http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042118-466/carole-e.-stennes-johnson.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042118-466/carole-e.-stennes-johnson.html#disqus_thread Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:03:02 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Carole E (Stennes) Johnson, 69,&nbsp;of Nashua NH died peacefully at the&nbsp;Catholic Medical Center in Manchester on&nbsp;July 13, 2014.&nbsp; She was born on&nbsp;March 20, 1945 in&nbsp;Boston MA, the daughter of Dorothy Butters and John Stennes. Carole was the glue that kept her family together, always thinking of others before herself. She had worked as a Taxi driver for the majority of her adult life, which is how she will be remembered. Carole was the strength for so many and the rock for her children. She has done so much in her lifetime, from fostering children, to taking in homeless friends, and acting as a caregiver to her grandchildren. Her determination, quirky sense of humor, and attitude will be sadly missed. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is predeceased by&nbsp;her husband, Richard Johnson; son,&nbsp;John Graves; daughter, Deborah Humphrey; mother, Dorothy (Butters) Vincent; father, John Stennes; stepmother, Marie Stennes; and sister, Vicki Turnbull. She is survived by her three daughters, Karen Johnson of Nashua NH, Kathleen Johnson of Nashua NH, Christine and her husband Mark Bogdahn of Shirley MA.; son, Alan Graves of Claremont NH; brother, George and his wife Cherie Stoddard of Ivins UT; granddaughters, Stephanie, Toni, Linda, Emilee, Keisha, Nyara, Alise, Adeline, Abigal, and Hayli; grandsons, Alan, Charles, Stephen; uncle, Ernest Stennes; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">There will be a graveside service open to family and friends at Woodlawn Cemetery, located at 101 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH 03060&nbsp;on&nbsp;Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., with&nbsp;Pastor Larry Hileman officiating. A reception will take place immediately following the service, the location will be announced at the service.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=6zx7Fiv1p5UPD1Yi3OcWus$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtSP16NKmr3xMKSxcJBGpo0WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Carole E (Stennes) Johnson, 69,&nbsp;of Nashua NH died peacefully at the&nbsp;Catholic Medical Center in Manchester on&nbsp;July 13, 2014.&nbsp; She was born on&nbsp;March 20, 1945 in&nbsp;Boston MA, the daughter of Dorothy Butters and John Stennes. Carole was the glue that kept her family together, always thinking of others before herself. She had worked as a Taxi driver for the majority of her adult life, which is how she will be remembered. Carole was the strength for so many and the rock for her children. She has done so much in her lifetime, from fostering children, to taking in homeless friends, and acting as a caregiver to her grandchildren. Her determination, quirky sense of humor, and attitude will be sadly missed. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">She is predeceased by&nbsp;her husband, Richard Johnson; son,&nbsp;John Graves; daughter, Deborah Humphrey; mother, Dorothy (Butters) Vincent; father, John Stennes; stepmother, Marie Stennes; and sister, Vicki Turnbull. She is survived by her three daughters, Karen Johnson of Nashua NH, Kathleen Johnson of Nashua NH, Christine and her husband Mark Bogdahn of Shirley MA.; son, Alan Graves of Claremont NH; brother, George and his wife Cherie Stoddard of Ivins UT; granddaughters, Stephanie, Toni, Linda, Emilee, Keisha, Nyara, Alise, Adeline, Abigal, and Hayli; grandsons, Alan, Charles, Stephen; uncle, Ernest Stennes; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">There will be a graveside service open to family and friends at Woodlawn Cemetery, located at 101 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH 03060&nbsp;on&nbsp;Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., with&nbsp;Pastor Larry Hileman officiating. A reception will take place immediately following the service, the location will be announced at the service.</p> Connie (Levesque) Rioux http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042120-466/connie-levesque-rioux.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042120-466/connie-levesque-rioux.html#disqus_thread Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:03:07 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Litchfield – Connie (Levesque) Rioux, 75, of Litchfield, died unexpectedly on July 17, 2014 after a brief illness.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Connie was born August 10, 1938 in Nashua. She was the daughter of the late George and Lauretta Levesque. She was predeceased by her brothers, Roger, Michael, Richard, and George Levesque, her daughter, Lori (Rioux) Woodward, and her longtime companion of 20 years, Charles Drennan.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Survivors include her daughters, Debbie Noury & Cheryl York; her son, Tim Rioux; her sons-in-law, Steven Woodward & James Noury; and her stepsons, Robert, Richard, and Dennis Rioux. Connie had many beloved grandchildren, Kara & David Gordon, Jon <br/>Woodward, Graham & Madison Rioux, Jeremy, Sabrina, & Alicia Noury, April, Melissa, Denny, Christy, & Danny Rioux; and her great-grandchildren, Marcas & Amaya Gordon. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Connie loved spending time with her family, playing cards with friends, and going to the casino.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Gathering will be held in the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 243 Hanover St., Manchester, NH, on Wednesday, July 23, 5:00 to 8:00. Friends and relatives invited. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.csnh.com.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=bcZsKpadLAuHGioFN3GfD8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv$c6nhFQLWGaWqKdQPgMlsWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Litchfield – Connie (Levesque) Rioux, 75, of Litchfield, died unexpectedly on July 17, 2014 after a brief illness.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Connie was born August 10, 1938 in Nashua. She was the daughter of the late George and Lauretta Levesque. She was predeceased by her brothers, Roger, Michael, Richard, and George Levesque, her daughter, Lori (Rioux) Woodward, and her longtime companion of 20 years, Charles Drennan.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> Survivors include her daughters, Debbie Noury & Cheryl York; her son, Tim Rioux; her sons-in-law, Steven Woodward & James Noury; and her stepsons, Robert, Richard, and Dennis Rioux. Connie had many beloved grandchildren, Kara & David Gordon, Jon <br/>Woodward, Graham & Madison Rioux, Jeremy, Sabrina, & Alicia Noury, April, Melissa, Denny, Christy, & Danny Rioux; and her great-grandchildren, Marcas & Amaya Gordon. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Connie loved spending time with her family, playing cards with friends, and going to the casino.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Gathering will be held in the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 243 Hanover St., Manchester, NH, on Wednesday, July 23, 5:00 to 8:00. Friends and relatives invited. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.csnh.com.</p> Robert Leonard O’Leary http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042121-466/robert-leonard-oleary.html http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/obituaries/1042121-466/robert-leonard-oleary.html#disqus_thread Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:03:13 EDT <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert Leonard O’Leary, 82, a previous long-time Nashua, N.H. resident, died early Sunday morning, July 6, 2014 at Fairfax (Virginia) Hospital after a brief period of declining health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> As the second son of the late Robert and Elizabeth (McCarthy) O’Leary of Milford, N.H. and Peterborough, N.H., respectively, Robert (Jr.) was born in Nashua on October 26, 1931. He attended Saint Patrick School with his older brother, the late James C. O’Leary, and graduated with high honors from Nashua High School in 1949, earning a full scholarship to Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. Upon graduating Summa Cum Laude from the college in 1953, Robert was awarded a Saint Thomas More scholarship to attend Saint John’s University Law School in Brooklyn, NY, where he was invited to join the prestigious Law Review in his first year. Subsequently withdrawing from law school to fulfill his military commitment, he was honorably discharged in 1956 and went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School and become a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association. Robert worked for fifteen years for Sanders Associates at the Canal Street offices in Nashua in the contracts law and administration division. During those years, he enjoyed many rounds of golf with friends at the Nashua Country Club. In 1972, Robert moved to northern Virginia to assume the position of Vice President of Legal Affairs for the defense contractor Decisions and Designs, Inc., until that firm was acquired by Comarco Inc. in 1985. Robert was then promoted to Vice President of Legal Affairs for the parent company and he remained in that position until his retirement in 1996.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert married Barbara (Baker) O’Leary, also a native of Nashua, on August 5, 1955. Mrs. O’Leary currently resides in Fort Myers, Florida. Robert is also survived by their three children and their spouses, Patricia O’Leary McLaughlin and her husband Robert, Robert (III) and his wife Proserpina, and Mary O’Leary Marders and her husband Jeffrey; as well as by eight grandchildren, Caitlin, Ryan, Colin and Kevin McLaughlin of Connecticut, James and Mia O’Leary of Virginia, and Joshua and Jeremy Marders, also of Virginia. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert will be interred in Saint Patrick Cemetery in Milford, N.H. on August 8, 2014, at 10:30 am. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made in Robert’s name to the Saint Anselm Fund at Saint Anselm College, P.O. Box 1738, 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, N.H. 03102.</p> <img src="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/csp/cms/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?STREAMOID=kd3Szu6HfDk6wGhUiisSss$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuGedDuWMfoGZeR2_xkck9$WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg" class="img-art" /><p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert Leonard O’Leary, 82, a previous long-time Nashua, N.H. resident, died early Sunday morning, July 6, 2014 at Fairfax (Virginia) Hospital after a brief period of declining health.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText"> As the second son of the late Robert and Elizabeth (McCarthy) O’Leary of Milford, N.H. and Peterborough, N.H., respectively, Robert (Jr.) was born in Nashua on October 26, 1931. He attended Saint Patrick School with his older brother, the late James C. O’Leary, and graduated with high honors from Nashua High School in 1949, earning a full scholarship to Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. Upon graduating Summa Cum Laude from the college in 1953, Robert was awarded a Saint Thomas More scholarship to attend Saint John’s University Law School in Brooklyn, NY, where he was invited to join the prestigious Law Review in his first year. Subsequently withdrawing from law school to fulfill his military commitment, he was honorably discharged in 1956 and went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School and become a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association. Robert worked for fifteen years for Sanders Associates at the Canal Street offices in Nashua in the contracts law and administration division. During those years, he enjoyed many rounds of golf with friends at the Nashua Country Club. In 1972, Robert moved to northern Virginia to assume the position of Vice President of Legal Affairs for the defense contractor Decisions and Designs, Inc., until that firm was acquired by Comarco Inc. in 1985. Robert was then promoted to Vice President of Legal Affairs for the parent company and he remained in that position until his retirement in 1996.</p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert married Barbara (Baker) O’Leary, also a native of Nashua, on August 5, 1955. Mrs. O’Leary currently resides in Fort Myers, Florida. Robert is also survived by their three children and their spouses, Patricia O’Leary McLaughlin and her husband Robert, Robert (III) and his wife Proserpina, and Mary O’Leary Marders and her husband Jeffrey; as well as by eight grandchildren, Caitlin, Ryan, Colin and Kevin McLaughlin of Connecticut, James and Mia O’Leary of Virginia, and Joshua and Jeremy Marders, also of Virginia. </p> <p class="Telegraph-BodyText">Robert will be interred in Saint Patrick Cemetery in Milford, N.H. on August 8, 2014, at 10:30 am. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made in Robert’s name to the Saint Anselm Fund at Saint Anselm College, P.O. Box 1738, 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, N.H. 03102.</p>