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Obituaries

Endangered Species Act at work

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) – In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work. There, as a 400-pound explosive resounds in the distance, a tiny St. Francis Satyr butterfly flits among ...

Laurie E. Brown

Laurie E Brown born March 21, 1950 passed away on November 8, 2019. Laurie was the son of Laurence and Catherine Brown who were from Hollis, NH. He was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Eleanor Gillotti, Natalie Brown and brothers Henry and Richard Brown. He is survived by 6 ...

Paul Michael Tyree

The Honorable Paul Michael Tyree, 77, died Monday, November 18th, 2019 at High Pointe House in Haverhill, MA. He was born on August 4, 1942 in Weymouth, MA, the son of Thelma Louise and Charles Tyree. He was the devoted husband of Eleanor. They were married on Easter Sunday, March 29, 1964 ...

Janet L. Porter

Janet L. Porter, 79, lifelong resident of Milford, died on November 18, 2019 at her home. She was born in Nashua, NH on March 31, 1940, a daughter of Arthur and Helen (Bennett) Lemay. She attended Milford High School. Janet had been employed in the retail industry for many years and was a ...

James I. O’Hearn

James I. O’Hearn, 97, formerly of Pelham, NH, West Newbury and Nashua, passed away peacefully in Troy, Michigan on Tuesday November 12, 2019 with family by his side. He was the loving husband for 46 years of the late Grace (Blinn) O’Hearn who died June 16, 1997 and later his second wife, ...

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 ...