Obituaries

Janet (West) Estes

Nashua - Janet (West) Estes, 81 died peacefully surrounded by her family on November 24th, 2018 at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, MA. She was born on September 11th, 1937 to Roseann (Frazier) West and Dana H. West of Portage Lake, ME. She has two surviving sisters, Betty Tardiff of Milford, ...

Margaret J. ‘Peggy’ L’Ecuyer

Margaret J. “Peggy” L’Ecuyer, 77, a long time Nashua resident and widow of Jack L’Ecuyer, passed away Friday afternoon, November 23, 2018 after a period of declining health. Peggy was born in Hanover, NH on January 8, 1941, a daughter of the late Leslie and Virginia (Kingsley) ...

Stephen Cyprus Paskevich

Stephen Cyprus Paskevich passed away after a lengthy illness in Tampa, Florida on October 30, 2018. Steve was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, May 14, 1945, the son of Michael and Frances (St. Jean) Paskevich. Growing up in Nashua, Steve graduated from Nashua High School in 1963 where he ...

Alfred L. Lysik

WILTON, NH –Alfred L. Lysik of Wilton, NH, passed away on November 25, 2018. Al was born in Webster, MA on August 25, 1924 to the late Leon and Mary (Swiatek) Lysik who immigrated from Kanna, Poland. He resided in Hollis, NH for most of his life before moving to Wilton, NH. For more than ...

Bruce Sturtevant

On November 25, 2018, Bruce Sturtevant, gardener, birder, foodie, musician, cat lover, smitten husband, and loving father and grandfather died in his home at the age of 70. Bruce was born and raised in Lynn, MA. He moved to New Hampshire in the 1960’s and has been a long time resident of ...

John Christopher Bryant

John Christopher Bryant, 58, of Litchfield, NH, passed away unexpectedly on November 25th from a heart attack. He was always the first person to volunteer to help people in a time of need. John loved sailing, camping, hiking, traveling up and down the east coast in his RV with the love of his ...

Gilles Fauteux

Gilles Fauteux passed away at home in Nashua on November 24, 2018. He was born in Ways Mills, Quebec, Canada to Hector and Marie Anne (Bouffard) Fauteux on January 12, 1932. Gilles is survived by his wife of 63 years, Liliane (Guay) Fauteux. He also leaves behind his nine children; Germain, ...

Joyce E. Morris

Joyce E. Morris, 92, of Nashua, died on November 22, 2018 at her residence, after a period of declining health, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Providence, RI on August 8, 1926, she was the daughter of Harold and Rose (Place) Dunlop. She was a graduate of Providence High School and ...

William J. Jordan

Amherst, NH – William J. “Bill” Jordan, 79, resident of Amherst, NH, died on November 24, 2018 at his home. He was born on March 9, 1939 in Boston, MA, the son of William H. Jordan and Ellen (Fournier) Jordan. He was raised and educated in Charlestown, MA. Following graduation, Bill ...

Ann Katherine Cowern (Meslis)

Ann Katherine Cowern (Meslis), 83, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from injuries sustained following a traumatic fall at home. Ann was born in Natick, MA on July 26, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Joseph P. Meslis and Mrs. Theresa E. Meslis (Murphy). Ann attended ...

Elliot Henson

Elliot J. Henson was born to Emilio and Charlotte Henson and into a large family, on July 26, 1956. Elliot died peacefully on November 12, 2018. Elliot was a sweet and affectionate man to all who knew him. He enjoyed life of learning and experience. He like traveling in the car for long ...

William F. Duffy

William F. Duffy, 75, of Nashua, died peacefully at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua on November 25, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 22, 1943. He was the son of the late Winfield and Jean Duffy. Mr. Duffy was the husband of Nancy (Spence, Davis) Duffy, whom he married on June ...

Robert James ‘Bob’ Wolf

Robert James “Bob” Wolf, 71, died on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at his home in Nashua. He was born on May 23, 1947 in Buffalo, NY, son of the late Robert E. and Margaret I. (Steele) Wolf. He was the husband of Jean L. (Giberson) Wolf, whom he married on September 4, 1971 in Bingham, ...

Lewis M. Buchanan

Lewis M. Buchanan, 93, of Tilton, died peacefully at the NH Veteran’s Home on November 20, 2018. He was born in Nashua on October 17, 1925, a son of the late D. Milton and Helen (Graham) Buchanan. He was a longtime resident of both Nashua and Hudson. Mr. Buchanan was the widower of Helen ...

Josephine Frances (Moran) Steckevicz

Josephine Frances (Moran) Steckevicz, who preferred being addressed “Mrs. Edwin”, was born in Malden, Massachusetts, the youngest of three daughters of John F. and Maria (Fahey) Moran. She lived in Hudson since her marriage in 1947 to Edwin F. Steckevicz, who pre-deceased her in April 2008 ...

Theresa Evelyn DesAutels Jones

Jones, Theresa Evelyn DesAutels, 92, of Henrico, Va. died November 20, 2018. Theresa, a native of Nashua, NH, was the daughter of Ovila and Corinne (Guerette) DesAutels. Theresa worked as a bookkeeper after graduating from Nashua Business College. In 1951, she married James Jones and spent 16 ...

Jean P. McNally

Athol, MA – Jean P. McNally, 80, passed away on November 19 at her home in Athol, MA following five months of health challenges. She was the daughter of the late Frederick J. and Marion. R. McNally of Portland, Maine. Ms. McNally was born on February 27, 1938 in Portland where she attended ...

Brent K. Parrish

Brent K. Parrish - (1962-2018) of Hollis, NH: Brent was a wonderful family man who passed away at age 56 on November 15, 2018, suddenly and peacefully, due to a cardiac event. He was born in Randolph Vermont on February 8, 1962 to Stanley and Nancy Parrish, and grew up in Rochester, VT. He ...

Dalton Steven Shumsky

Dalton Steven Shumsky, 26, of Hudson, NH, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018, after a long and difficult battle with addiction. He was born May 11, 1992 in Nashua, son of Steven and Pamela (Wilson) Shumsky of Hudson. Dalton was the husband of Shannon Lee (Summit) Shumsky of Hudson, with who ...

John F. Zaccagnini Sr.

John F. Zaccagnini, Sr., 79, of Clearwater, Florida formerly of Hudson, NH and Natick, MA passed away on October 11, 2018 after a brief illness. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps. He was a member of the Natick Police Department for five years and of the Nashua Police Department for ...