Obituaries

Joseph W. French

HOPKINTON – A memorial service for Joseph W. French will take place at First Congregational Church, 1548 Hopkinton Rd Hopkinton, NH on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 2pm. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at https://www.BennettFuneral.com for the French family.

Raoul Pouliot

Raoul Pouliot, 93, born February 8, 1924, died of natural causes on September 6, 2017. Raoul was born in Disreali, Quebec, Canada, the son of Isai and Obeline Pouliot. He was awarded three medals for his service in the Medical Corps for the Royal Canadian Army during WWII. Raoul moved his ...

Beatrice E. Lavoie

Beatrice E. Lavoie, age 96, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Oceanside Nursing Center in Hampton, NH. She was born on September 24, 1920 in Nashua, NH, the daughter of the late Merrill and Bessie (Bell) Ives. Beatrice was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star ...

Alice Morrill Dickinson

Alice Morrill Dickinson, 98, of Richmond, and a former long time resident of Merrimack, passed away peacefully on September 23 at the Pleasant View Center in Concord, NH. Alice was born on September 11, 1919 in Manchester, NH to the late Arthur Hamlin and Elizabeth Mae (Colby) Morrill. The ...

Dorothea Price

Dorothea Price, 84, of Nashua, died Thursday September 21, 2017 at Courville Rehabilitation Center in Nashua. Dorothea was the widow of Mr. Donald Raymond Price who died January 15, 2017. SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock ...

Richard K. Allen

Merrimack, NH – Richard K. Allen, 79, of Merrimack, NH passed away September 10, 2017 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Linda (Wyspianski) Allen. A resident of Merrimack for the past 40 years, Richard was formerly employed with Digital Equipment Corporation for 30 years before ...

Richard B. ‘Dick’ Drisko

Richard B. “Dick” Drisko, 88, of Hollis, NH died September 21, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH after a period of failing health. He was born in Newton, MA November 25, 1928 the son of Harold P. and Ruth (Thompson) Drisko. He grew up in Wellesley Hills, MA and graduated ...

Antonette M. Thompson

BROOKLINE, NH – Antonette “Toni” M. Thompson, 85, resident of Brookline, NH went home to be with her Lord, on September 22, 2017 at her home. She was born in Paulsboro, NJ on June 20, 1932, a daughter of Antonio and Anna (Iannamorelli) LaVella. Prior to moving to Brookline 13 years ago, ...

Thomas S. Rudinsky

Thomas S. Rudinsky, 56, of Hollis, NH, passed away Thursday evening, September 21, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, after a brief period of declining health. A lifelong resident of Hollis, Tom was born in Exeter on August 3, 1961, a son of the late Louis S. and Elizabeth A. ...

Jeannette M. Grigas

Jeannette Mary Grigas, 93, a resident of Londonderry and a native of Hudson, widow of Frank J. Grigas, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, September 21, 2017, at Parkland Medical Center in Derry. Mrs. Grigas was born in Nashua on August 6, 1924, the daughter of the late Adelarde and ...

James William Smith Sr.

James William Smith Sr., age 85, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Concord Hospice House in Concord, NH. James was born on November 26, 1931 in Milford, NH, the son of the late James L. and Mary Sadie (Ensminger) Smith. James proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the ...

Rose Eva (Chantal) Caron

On 3 Aug 2017 Rose Eva ( Chantal ) Caron passed away at the Gilmer Nursing Home in Ellijay, Georgia. She was creamated and he ashes were returned to Nashua, NH for Services. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the XXIII Parish (Formally Infant Jesus Church) 121 Allds St. ...

Isabel M. (Reade) Duxbury

Isabel M. (Reade) Duxbury, 98, longtime resident of Merrimack passed away on Wednesday August 16th, 2017 at Greenbriar Terrace in Nashua after a period of declining health. She was born in Weare, NH on February 25, 1919 to the late George and Alice (Gunn) Reade. After a marriage of 56 years, ...

Dennis Reginald Desrosiers

Dennis Reginald Desrosiers, 78, of Bedford, formerly Nashua died after a long illness on September 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Nashua, NH on August 24, 1939, he was the son of Roger and Antoinette Desrosiers. He graduated from Nashua High School in 1958 and subsequently ...

Wilbur Scherer

Wilbur Scherer, 93, of Merrimack passed away on Friday Sept. 15th, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua after a sudden illness. He was born in Williamson, WV on Feb. 19, 1924 to the late Abe and Dora (Berman) Scherer. Wilbur was a veteran of the US Air Force and served in WWII in the Pacific ...

Norma (Brickey) Robitaille

Norma (Brickey) Robitaille, 94, a lifelong resident of Nashua, and widow of Normand Robitaille, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2017. A native of Nashua, she was born on April 5, 1923, daughter of the late Leonard and Ethel (Menter) Brickey. Norma was educated in Nashua schools, and ...

Wesley B. Crooker

MILFORD, NH – Wesley Bennett Crooker, 93, of Milford, NH, died on September 19, 2017 at the home of his daughter, Tammy Lunderville, in Milford. Tammy and her husband, Roland did wonderful work providing a home for him in the final years of his life. He was born in Milford on April 21, 1924, ...

Georgette G. Rochette

NASHUA – Georgette G. Rochette, 90, died peacefully, Monday, September 18, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. Georgette was born in Nashua on November 1, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Albert and Alice (Boucher) Gagnon. For many years, she was employed by Digital in the assembly ...

Lorraine A. Demanche

Lorraine A. Demanche, 88, of Nashua, NH died Friday, September 1, 2017 at Fairview Nursing Care after a brief illness. She was born on January 17, 1929, in Lowell, MA, the daughter of the late Archille and Lillian (St. Armand) Marchand. She was raised and educated in Pelham, NH. Ms. Lorraine ...

William S. Riehl

MILFORD, NH – William S. “Billy” Riehl, 33, longtime resident of Milford, NH, died on September 19, 2017 in Laconia, NH. He was born in Nashua, NH on September 14, 1984, a son of the late William G. Riehl and Pamela A. (Shea) Riehl Burke. He was raised and educated in Milford and ...