Obituaries

Clayton Ernest James Jr.

Clayton Ernest James Jr., 74 of Nashua, NH passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. He was born to Eleanor and Clayton E. James Sr. in Somerville, MA, on October 5, 1942. He was preceded in his death by his wife of 47 years, MaryEllen James; his infant daughter, Denise; his parents; and ...

Frederick D. Britton

Frederick D. Britton, 73, passed away peacefully at the NH Veterans Home in Tilton, NH on October 28, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Fred was born in Pawling, NY on June 27th 1943, the 11th of 15 children, born to the late Raymond and Minerva (Pierson) ...

Shirley Elliott

Shirley Elliott, 89, went home to her Lord peacefully at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack NH on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Born April 30, 1927, daughter of the late Amedee and Mary Louise Canton, Shirley was the Nashua Telegraph's Mother of the Year in 1965, and most notably a ...

Jeanne A. O’Loughlin

Jeanne A. (Demers) O'Loughlin, 87, formerly of Hudson, NH, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Mount Carmel Nursing Home in Manchester, following a short period of declining health. She was born on March 29, 1929 in Manchester, NH, daughter of the late Alma M. (Lesmerises) and Paul ...

Dorothy E. Lorden

Dorothy E. "Darby" Lorden, 90, resident of Epsom, NH died October 26, 2016 at Epsom Healthcare Center, Epsom, NH. She was born in Milford, NH on January 24, 1926, a daughter of Dennis and Mildred (Schempe) Lorden. Dorothy was raised and educated in Milford and graduated from ...

John ‘Ja’ Joseph Curran

John "Ja" Joseph Curran, 65, passed away peacefully at Kindred Rehabilitation Center in Nashua, NH on Wednesday October 26, 2016. He was a native and lifelong resident of Hudson, NH where he was born on March 9, 1951 to the late John and Ethel Curran. He attended Hudson ...

Deborah J. (Gravel) Santos

Nashua, NH - Deborah J. (Gravel) Santos, 49, died on Monday, October 24th, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH. Deborah was born on April 6, 1967 in Nashua to Leo Gravel and Dolores (Lessard) Megens. She was the beloved wife of Fernando Santos and the mother of five beautiful ...

Christine Twombley

Christine Twombley, 86, passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the Crestwood Center in Milford, NH. She was born on October 20, 1930 in New Jersey, the daughter of the late Grant and May (Morrison) Krauter. She was the widow of Robert William Twombley who died on November 1, ...

Marjorie B. Winslow

DALTON, MA: Marjorie B. Winslow, 86, of 18 Burr Drive, Dalton, MA passed away at home on Monday, October 24, 2016. Born on May 25, 1930 in Nashua, New Hampshire she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Irene Fifield Wilcox. A longtime Dalton resident, she was educated in Nashua, NH ...

Roger P. Tyler

Roger P. Tyler, 69, lifelong resident of Nashua, NH, passed away on October 20th after a brief illness. Roger followed in his Father's footsteps and enlisted in the Army. He was part of the 101st Airborne Division and served in Vietnam for 2 years. Roger was an avid birdwatcher and enjoyed ...

Melpomene (Lellos) Tsamparlis

Melpomene (Lellos) Tsamparlis, 86, of Manchester, NH, died October 16, 2016. Born in Haverhill, MA on August 19, 1930, she was the daughter of Peter and Vasiliki (Tsirikos) Lellos. She was raised in Nashua and resided in the Queen City since 1952. Melpomene graduated from Nashua High ...

Joseph Michael Peter DiMartino

Joseph Michael Peter DiMartino, 57, of Merrimack, NH passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 24th, 2016. He was born in Cambridge, MA on July 31, 1959 to Edna and the late Richard DiMartino. Joseph graduated from Merrimack High School in 1977. After graduating, he started his career in ...

John Mazzapica

John Mazzapica, 66, of Nashua, died on Saturday, October 22, 2016. He was born in Somerville, MA, the son of the late Salvatore and Alice (Hurley) Mazzapica. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Along with his wife, Carol (Miller) Mazzapica, John is survived by his children, Keith, ...

Sean Patrick Rains

WESTFORD – Sean Patrick Rains, 41, a resident of Westford for over 16 years, passed away unexpectedly on October 21, 2016. He was the cherished husband of Jessica (Brigham) Rains, with whom he celebrated their 1st anniversary in June. He was born in Los Angeles on July 10, 1975, and ...

Jacob Goulet

Jacob Goulet, 16, of Nashua, NH, died Friday evening, October 21, 2016 in Nashua. Born March 29, 2000 in Charleston, SC, he was the son of Billy Goulet and his wife, Heidi Goulet, of Nashua, NH. Jacob was a junior at Nashua High School North. Jacob loved listening to and playing music. He ...

Clayton E. ‘Nick’ Hanson

Clayton E. “Nick” Hanson, age 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, October 23, 2016, at the Oceanside Skilled Nursing Center in Hampton, NH. He was a longtime resident of Nashua, NH. Nick was born on May 28, 1925 in Nashua, NH, to Herbert and ...

Doris (Pederzani) Taylor

100, Beloved Mother and Grandmother Fitchburg – Doris (Pederzani) Taylor, 100, died Friday, October 21, 2016, at the Highlands after a brief illness. Her husband, John R. “Awesome Bob” Taylor, died December 9, 2004. She leaves one son, Joseph E. Taylor of Wells ...

Rosemarie L. Monagle

Rosemarie L. Monagle, 73, resident of Amherst, NH, died on October 23, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 15, 1943 in Boston, MA, the daughter of Julio and Yolanda (Marmiani) Riggi. Rosemarie was raised and educated in East Boston, MA, and has made her ...

Kenneth Edward Silanskas ‘Kenny’

Kenneth Edward Silanskas “Kenny” of Nashua, NH, passed suddenly in the night on October 19, 2016. Raised in East Boston, Kenny was the beloved husband of Tegan E. (Cole) Silanskas and adored son of Anthony and Anne Kelley Silanskas of Nashua. An outstanding actor and ...

George Lawson Holmes

George Lawson Holmes passed away Saturday at Merriman House. He was 88 years old. For the past 10 years he has resided in Hart’s Location where he served as a Selectman in town. George grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, and spent his career as a mechanical engineer working on many ...