Richard W. Cuff, DMD, 80, of Manchester, NH, passed away peacefully at Elliot Hospital on February 9th, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, following a brief illness.
Dick was born in Nashua, NH, on September 18th, 1938, to Richard C. and Winifred T. Cuff. He attended Bishop Bradley High School, St. Anselm’s College and Tuft’s University, School of Dentistry.
He was a Captain in the 8th US Army, Korea and oversaw the dental unit. He also managed the dental clinic on base at the former Nike Missile site in Parma Heights, OH, where he met the love of his life, Eileen V. Drake and they married in September 1966. He opened his dental practice in Hudson, NH, in 1968 and practiced until he retired in 2004.
Throughout his career, he was a member of the Nashua Dental Society, the New England Dental Society, the New Hampshire Dental Society and the American Dental Society. He was also a member and vice president of the Hudson Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Lions Club. Dick was an avid RV’er and a member of the Granite Staters and the Winnebago-Itasca Travelers.
He was the loving father of Jennifer M. Remington and her husband, Kenneth, of Auburn, NH, Veronica D. Glidden and her husband, Todd, of Marlborough, MA and Richard F. Cuff of Maine. He was the grandfather of Matthew and David Remington and Jorden Cuff. He is also survived by his brother, Dr. William Cuff of Milton, NH, and his sisters, Dr. Joyce Cuff and Teresa Cuff of Manchester, NH.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, February 15th from 4pm-6:30pm with a Service of Remembrance at 6:30pm in the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Ferry St., in Hudson. A private burial will take place in the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family encourages donations be made in Dick’s loving memory to ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929 or online at www.aspca.org To share an online message of condolence, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com THE DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME IN HUDSON IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.