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 Sanders Associates/Lockheed-Martin as a mechanical design specialist and retired in 1998 after 38 years. He loved baseball and played for the American Legion, semi-pro in the Northeast League and softball with a NH State Championship team.
In 2004 Dick and Pauline retired to The Villages, FL and enjoyed dancing, buying and remodeling homes, and golfing. Dick also continued playing on numerous teams & leagues into his 80’s.
Family members include his beloved wife of 35 years, Pauline (Fortier-Mead) Christie; his sons Ronald Christie of Concord, NH, and Ted Christie of Nashua, NH; daughter Linda McFarland of Jackson, GA; stepsons Alan Mead of Garland, TX, and Kevin Mead of Carrolton, TX; as well as several grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was predeceased by his first wife Carmel (Prince) Christie, his brothers, Arthur, and David and sister Evelyn Robert.
A gathering will be held on November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, located at 243 Hanover St., Manchester, NH 03104. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 am in the funeral home. Committal prayers will follow at Mount Calvary Mausoleum, Goffstown Back Rd.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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