Obituaries

Agnes J. Bent

BROOKLINE, NH - Agnes J. Bent, 83, resident of Brookline, NH, died on February 15, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Wardsboro, Vermont on January 28, 1934, a daughter of George P. and Helen (Wright) Ayers. She was raised and educated in Milford and graduated from ...

Walter N. Poulin

NASHUA - Walter N. Poulin, 88, died peacefully at his home on Sunday February 12, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 65 years, Blanche (Lagasse) Poulin. Walter was born in Nashua on December 25, 1928. He was the son of the late Edward and Clara ...

Leo R. Pinault

MONT VERNON - Leo R. Pinault, 64, died peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2017 in his home with his wife and 3 children by his side. After a courageous battle with cancer he fought hard and so brave, but lost the battle. He is the beloved husband of Judith (Largy) Pinault with whom he shared ...

Mary Ann (Demyan) Knowles

Mary Ann (Demyan) Knowles, 70, of Hudson, passed away peacefully on Feb 6, 2017, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, in the company of her husband and son. She was born on Dec. 5, 1946, in New Brunswick, NJ, daughter of the late Michael and Viola (Gasecki) Demyan. Mary Ann ...

Frank A. James

Frank A. James, 84, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at home in the presence of family after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Frank is survived by his wife and best friend of 61 years, Jacquelyn James; his brother Major L.W. Gates and wife Susan, and his sister Carol A. James. ...

Clement David ‘Clem’ Izzi

Clement David “Clem” Izzi, 76, resident of Nashua died peacefully Friday, February 10, 2017 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of his high school sweetheart, Elizabeth (Kelemen) Izzi, who was at his side at his passing. He was born in New ...

Lynne A. Taylor

MILFORD, NH– Lynne A. Taylor, 67, resident of Milford, NH, died on February 14, 2017 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH. She was born in Nashua, NH on April 20, 1949, a daughter of Mary Ann (Wyman) Buffelli Hamilton of Milford, NH and the late Alfred Buffelli. She was ...

David G. Knowlton

David Gerard Knowlton, 66, passed way, Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at Rancho Verde Care Home in Tucson, Arizona. David was born October 11th, 1950 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Donald and Theresa (Croteau) Knowlton. He graduated from Milford High School in 1968. David was a ...

John F. Case

John Case, a great brother, a father, a veteran, a caring friend, willing to help anyone who asked, passed away on February 7, 2017 at his home in Nashua. John believed with so much conviction that he was going to be victorious over cancer. We all believed with him and never thought he would ...

Sr. Mary Jane Benoit, PM

Sr. Mary Jane Benoit, PM (Sr. Saint Elphege), 95, of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Manchester, died February 10, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Richelieu, Quebec, Canada on October 10, 1921 to Gilbert and Odina (Chauvin) Benoit. She earned a bachelor's degree and a master's ...

Rita L. Lavoie

NASHUA - Rita L. (Levesque) Lavoie, 88 died peacefully Saturday, February 11, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital after a period of declining health. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Maurice T. Lavoie who pre-deceased her on March 28, 1998. Rita was born on April 17, 1928 to the late Leo and ...

Oscar L. Moreau

NASHUA - Oscar L. Moreau, 89, died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of Madeline (Bosley) (Dionne) Moreau. Oscar was born in Nashua on March 19, 1927. He was the son of the late Henry and Eugenia (Thibodeau) Moreau. He proudly ...

John S. McBriarty

John "Jack" McBriarty, an insurance industry executive passed away peacefully early Sunday morning at the age of 79. Born to working-class parents Alice and Simeon McBriarty on September 2, 1937, Jack was the eldest of three children, Jim McBriarty (76), a resident of ...

Bette P. (Fahnley) Tagen

Bette P. (Fahnley) Tagen, 89, of Nashua, New Hampshire, died peacefully surrounded by her family and the caring staff of Courville at Nashua on February 8, 2017. She was born on December 19, 1927 in Arlington, MA, daughter of the late Paul and Pearl (Berkshire) Fahnley. Ms. Tagen was educated ...

Jane Eleanor (Steele) (Gallagher) Milchen

Amherst, NH - Jane Eleanor (Steele) (Gallagher) Milchen, 87, died peacefully Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH. She was the beloved wife of the late Alvin B. Milchen and the late Charles Frederick Gallagher. Born in Boston on February 18, 1929, Jane ...

Clifford T. LeBlanc

Devoted husband and father Clifford T. LeBlanc, 82, of Hollis, NH and Waltham, MA, passed away on February 8 at the Veterans' Home in Tilton, NH, where he had been well cared for for nearly three years while suffering from Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Margaree, Nova Scotia, on December ...

Mildred M. Tessier

Mildred May (York) Tessier, 73, of Hudson, NH, wife of Donald R. Tessier, passed away Wednesday evening, February 8, 2017, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center after a long illness. A daughter of the late Richard Morris and Mildred May (Fenoff) York, "Millie" was born in ...

Lillian Sprague

Lillian Sprague died peacefully on February 7, 2017, in Nashua NH at the age of 88. Lillian was born to Robert and Alice Small in Wilton, NH. She grew up as the youngest of five in Hollis, NH. Lillian graduated from NH Business School in 1948 and went on to become a switchboard operator for ...

Kevin P. Healey

MILFORD, NH - Kevin P. Healey, 62, lifelong resident of Milford, NH, died on February 8, 2017 at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH. He was born in Nashua, NH on October 14, 1954, a son of Donald P. and Anne M. (Saraceno) Healey. Kevin graduated from Milford High School, Class of 1972 ...

Donald S. Baker

NASHUA - Donald S. Baker, 89, died peacefully Thursday, February 9, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital surrounded by his family. Donald is the beloved husband of Jane (Robinson) Baker with whom she shared 53 years of marriage. Donald was born in Boston, MA on February 28, 1927 and was raised in ...