Obituaries

Donna Jakubowski

Donna Earlyne (Anderson) Jakubowski, 85, passed away on August 18, 2017. She was born on October 2, 1931 Moline, Illinois, daughter of the late Thomas and Leonora (Cromer) Anderson. She was the loving wife of Ralph “Jake” Jakubowski for 64 years, who predeceased her last year. Donna retired ...

Brenda Jo (Ingraham) Brink

Brenda Jo (Ingraham) Brink, 77, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 17, 2017, after a brief period of hospice. Since November 2016, she has been a resident at Bridges by EPOCH, a memory-care assisted living facility in Nashua, New Hampshire, near her son and his family. Brenda was born ...

Frances D. Griffin

Frances (Dowd) Griffin, age 79, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 20, 2016, at Hackett Hill nursing home in Manchester, NH, after a long illness. Fran is survived by her devoted husband Bob (Robert H. Griffin) to whom she was married for 56 years. Fran and Bob made their home at 1171 Union ...

Robert K. Roche, Sr.

Robert K. Roche, Sr., 83, of Merrimack died August 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Waltham, MA on October 18, 1933, son of the late Maybelle (Brown) Bock and William Roche, Sr. He graduated from Waltham High School class of 1951, Bryant & Stratton ...

Barbara Claire (Stinson) Moran

Barbara Claire (Stinson) Moran, 84, died August 17, 2017, in Hudson, N.H. Barbara was born February 1, 1933, in Lynn, Mass., the eighth of eleven children, to Harry W. and Margaret (Gillespie) Stinson. She graduated from St. Mary’s Girls High School in Lynn in 1951, and continued her ...

Robert A. Shaver, Sr.

Robert A. Shaver Sr., 99, of Hudson, died peacefully at his home on August 18, 2017 surrounded by his caregiver, granddaughters and ever watchful son Robert. He was born on February 24, 1918 in Poughkeepsie, NY, a son of the late Alexander and Laverna Shaver. Mr. Shaver was predeceased by his ...

Isabel M. (Reade) Duxbury

Isabel M. (Reade) Duxbury, 98, longtime resident of Merrimack passed away on Wednesday August 16th, 2017, at Greenbriar Terrace in Nashua after a period of declining health. She was born in Weare, NH on February 25, 1919 to the late George and Alice (Gunn) Reade. After a marriage of 56 ...

Elizabeth ‘Bette’ Williams

Elizabeth “Bette” Williams, 91, longtime resident of Windham, NH, died in Nashua on August 15, 2017 from complications of a stroke. Mrs. Williams was born in Peabody, MA on January 30, 1926, a daughter of the late John and Annie (Hilchuk) Rubchinook. She grew up in Middleton, MA and ...

Arlene George

MILFORD, N.H. – Arlene George, 89, longtime resident of Milford, NH, died on August 15, 2017 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH. She was born in Manchester, NH on May 8, 1928, a daughter of Parker and Hazel (Adams) Bailey. Arlene was raised and educated in Bedford, NH and ...

Anna M. (Stix) Kunz

Anna Marie “Ann” Kunz, 85, of Nashua, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, August 13, 2017 at Aynsley Place in Nashua where she lived for the past several years. She was born in Suring, WI, on February 4, 1932, a daughter of the late Stephen and Regina (Hoerres) Stix. Ann was ...

Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Pacheco

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Pacheco, 94, of Bedford, NH, passed away peacefully at Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation on Thursday morning, August 17, 2017. She was born in Warren, RI, on November 24, 1922, a daughter of the late Lloyd S. and Mary Elizabeth (Mercier) Delano. Mrs. Pacheco was ...

Daniel J. Axne

Daniel J. Axne of Columbia, NH and a former longtime resident of Nashua, NH died suddenly on Monday Aug. 14, 2017 at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, NH. He was born in St. Paul, MN on April 9, 1954, a son of the late Glen A. Axne Sr who died in 1999 and Amelia “Amy” E. ...

Anne Marie (Durazzano) Soroko

Anne Marie (Durazzano) Soroko, 68, of Londonderry, NH passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 from heart failure at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack. She was born September 18, 1948 in Cambridge, MA a daughter of the late Pasquale and Lucy (Mancussi) Durazzano. She worked in the beauty ...

Richard Anthony Smith

Richard Anthony Smith passed away surrounded by his loving family in his home on Monday, August 14th 2017 in Pepperell, MA due to complications following a long battle with esophageal cancer. He was 80. Richard was born on December 7, 1936 in Providence, RI to his parents, Henry and Annie ...

Michael T. Cassa

NASHUA, NH – Michael T. Cassa, 40, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at his home in Nashua, NH after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Crystal M. (Phinney) Cassa. Michael was born in Long Branch, NJ on December 27, 1976, a son of Thomas J. Cassa and the late Mary E. ...

Josephine Worster

Josephine (Salucco) Geary Worster, 91, of Milford, NH and a former longtime resident of Merrimack, NH died Sunday Aug. 13, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH after a sudden illness. She was born in Wakefield, MA on Jan. 28, 1926 a daughter of the late Gennario and Carmela (Mezza) ...

Erin Patrica Johnson

Erin Patrica Johnson was born September 12th, 1995, she passed away on July 15th, 2017. Erin was a beautiful and talented young woman with a unique and imaginative sense of humor. She grew up in Hollis, NH and graduated from Hollis-Brookline High class of 2013. Erin love art as a child and ...

Charles J. MacDonald Sr.

Charles J. MacDonald, Sr., 83, of Nashua, NH, husband of the late Loretta M. MacDonald, passed away at his home, Sunday, July 16, 2017. A Graveside Service and Army Honors will be conducted on Friday morning, August 18th at 10 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel ...

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Capozzi

Margaret “Peggy” Capozzi, age 58, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving friends and family on August 14, 2017at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She was born on November 18, 1958 in Boston, MA, the daughter of the late Francis and Marie (Mann) Duffey. Peggy loved to ...

Walter Degler Nice

Walter Degler Nice, 94 of Nashua, NH died Monday August 14, 2017 at Southern NH Medical Center. Born January 18, 1923 in Frackville, PA, he was the son of the late Walter and Hannah (Degler) Nice and the widow of Dorothy Mae (Frazier) Nice who died on October 17, 2012 and with whom he had ...