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Obituaries

Last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster dies at age 90

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The last remaining survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, who suffered severe burns to his face, arms and legs before his mother managed to toss him and his brother from the burning airship, has died. Werner Gustav Doehner, the last among 62 passengers and crew who ...

Lucille Kearney

Lucille Kearney, 91, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 29,2019 in Melbourne, FL. where she resided for the past two years with her eldest daughter Patricia. She was the wife of the late Frederick Kearney who died on February 3, 1974. They were married on February 14, 1953 in Nashua, ...

Laurette (Lachance) Levy

On November 14, 2019 our beloved mother, Laurette (Lachance) Levy, passed away peacefully at the Merrimack Community Hospice House after a period of declining health. She was an incredible mother, grandmother, and friend. Laurette was born in Nashua on August 11, 1928 and was the beloved ...

Aline ‘Lynn’ J. Anctil

HUDSON- Aline ‘Lynn’ J. Anctil, 77, died peacefully Wednesday morning, November 13, 2019, at Fairview Nursing Home in Nashua surrounded by her loving family. Lynn was born in Nashua and was the beloved daughter of David O. and Jeanne (Berube) Anctil. In her early years, Lynn was ...

Mariana LaPointe de Lanzara

Mariana LaPointe de Lanzara of Nashua, NH passed away peacefully with her family by her side on November 15, 2019, at the age of 72. She was the daughter of the late Kristian and Colomba Sorensen of Montevideo, Uruguay. Mariana grew up in Montevideo, Uruguay where she met Thomas LaPointe, ...

Theresa (Melanson) Griffin

Theresa (Melanson) Griffin of Hollis NH, formerly of Burlington MA, passed away November 10, 2019 at the age of 89. She was surrounded by her loving children. Theresa was raised and educated in Somerville MA, lived in Burlington, MA for 30 years where she raised her 8 children and for the past ...

Joan Pellegrina McCabe

Joan Pellegrina McCabe, 83, of Nashua, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 12, 2019 at Langdon Place of Nashua. She was born on March 15, 1936 in Milford, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Edward and Agnes (Nizzi) Biondi. She was the wife of the late William ...

Rolande J. Duquette

Rolande J. Duquette, of Hudson and formerly of Nashua, widow of Albert C. Duquette, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, November 12, 2019. Known by her family and friends as “Rol”, she was born in Hudson, NH on September 1, 1925, the youngest of nine children of the late Eustache and ...

Theresa (Melanson) Griffin

of Hollis NH, formerly of Burlington MA, passed away November 10, 2019 at the age of 89. She was surrounded by her loving children. Theresa was raised and educated in Somerville MA, lived in Burlington, MA for 30 years where she raised her 8 children and for the past 35 years lived in Hollis, ...

Mark D. ‘Pic’ Pickett

Mark D. Pickett, 54, resident of Manchester, NH, died on November 7, 2019 at his home. He was born in Nashua, NH on September 3, 1965, a son of Jeanne (Campbell) Pickett of Francestown, NH and the late Dale M. Pickett. Mark was raised and educated in Milford. He made his home in Milford and ...

Linda M. Medlin

Linda M. (Brenton) Medlin of Nashua, NH, formerly of Lexington, MA, November 10, 2019. Wife of the late Joe R. Medlin. Mother of Wayne C. Medlin and his wife Linda of Westford, Thomas R. Medlin and his wife Tracey of Auburn, and Brenda M. Mulligan and her husband Richard of Nashua. Sister of ...

Dorothy A. Wood

Dorothy A. “Dot” Wood, 92, resident of Milford, died on November 8, 2019 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH. She was born in Lynn, MA on April 30, 1927, the daughter of T. Everett and Dorothy B. (Arnold) VanIderstine. She was raised and educated in Somerville, MA and graduated ...

John Ladas

John Ladas, 74, passed away at his home on November 5, 2019. He was the son of the late Lewis and Patricia (Borgstrom) Ladas. John was very close to his late brother, George and his sisters-in-law, Gloria and their children, Christopher and Katherine. John happily lived with their family for ...

Cecile (Demers) Mitchell

Cecile (Demers) Mitchell, 88, a long time resident of Nashua, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 in Nashua, NH. Cecile was born in Manchester, NH on April 6, 1931, a daughter of the late Paul F. Demers and Alma (Lesmerises) Demers. The family moved to Nashua, NH in 1933 where Cecile ...

Lawrence A. Salisbury

Lawrence Aaron Salisbury, of Milford, NH died on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, MA. Lawrence was born on July 18, 1931 to Herman and Vesta Salisbury in Mt. Vernon, NH. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Geraldine; two sons, Gary and Mark; three grandchildren ...

Joan (Brennan) Sweeny

NASHUA- Joan (Brennan) Sweeny, 90, died peacefully on Thursday evening, November 7, 2019, at The Huntington surrounded by her loving family. Joan was the beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Sweeny who predeceased her on June 21, 2009 after sharing 57 wonderful years of marriage. Joan was born ...

Norman J. Labbe

Norman J. Labbe formerly of 170 Robinson Road, Hudson, NH and former owner of Labbe’s Enterprise passed peacefully on November 6th, 2019 in his current home, New Port Richey, Florida. He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-two years, Loretta T. Labbe. He was a loving father of seven ...

June Eva Tuttle Donahue

June Eva Tuttle Donahue, 85, of Wilton, NH, passed away on the morning of October 27, 2019, after a long and well-loved life. Born on July 13 (“lucky” Friday the 13th), 1934, to Fred E. Tuttle and Stella M. Fournier. June spent most of her life in Wilton, NH. As a self-proclaimed ...

Richard (Dick) Christie

Richard (Dick) Christie, 85, passed away at home on Oct. 14, 2019 with his family by his side. He was born on March 6, 1934 in Nashua, NH, the son of Richard & Clara (Beaudette) Christie. Dick served in US Air Force and fought in the Korean War as a B-29 & B-26 gunner. He retired from ...

Kathleen Heidi Johnson

Kathleen Heidi Johnson, 64, of Woodbine, MD passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 after a two-year battle with Cancer. Kathleen was bon in Nashua, NH, on March 31, 1955. She was a graduate of Alverne High School, Hudson, NH. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the ...