Donald E. Whitehouse

Donald E. Whitehouse, 84, of Nashua, NH and a longtime resident of Everett, MA passed away on Wednesday evening, August 15, 2018, at Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation Center in Manchester, NH. after living at Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living in Milford NH,

Don was born in Everett on October 2, 1933. He was a graduate of Everett High School and Gordon College. He was a US Army veteran based in Fort Benning, Georgia.

Don was married to the love of his life, Nancy, for 58 years and made their home in Everett, MA before moving to Nashua, NH to be closer to their children and grandchildren.

Don was the Business Manager for Lynnfield, Saugus and Natick school systems. He was also the campaign manager for five consecutive victorious Mayoral campaigns in Everett along with State Senate and Representative campaigns in MA. throughout his political career. He was also the Purchasing Agent for the City of Everett. He sat on the Board of Directors at the Eagle Savings Bank, Board of Assessors, Chairman of the Housing Authority all of Everett and Tri-State Mental Health of Lynn, MA.

A devoted husband, father and grandfather – family was everything to Don. Don and Nancy were members of the First Baptist Church in Everett MA for over 50 years. Don was also an ordained minister, choir director, youth director and would take on any opportunity to serve the Lord.

Members of his family include three children, Deborah J. Giovinelli and her husband Robert of Nashua, Cindy L. Whitehouse of Nashua NH, and David T. Whitehouse of Nashua, NH; three grandchildren, Michael and his wife, Kelsey Giovinelli, Lindsey Giovinelli and Timothy Whitehouse.

SERVICES: A Celebration of His Life will be held in the Merrimack Valley Baptist Church, 517 Boston Post Road in South Merrimack, Wednesday Aug. 22, 2018 at 11 AM. followed by a luncheon in Nashua. The Rev. Larry Clouse, Pastor will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend.

A period of VISITATION will be held at the church on Wednesday morning starting at 10AM.

For more info or to sign an online memorial go to rivetfuneralhome.com. The Rivet Funeral Home & Crematorium in Merrimack, NH is in charge of arrangements.