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Linda Alice (Wilson) Menard

Jul 22, 2021

Linda Alice (Wilson) Menard, 80, died on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the Derry Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Derry, NH. She passed peacefully in the company of her family. She was born on December 20, 1940 in Manchester, NH, the daughter of Muriel and Ralph Wilson. She was the wife of Ronald “Ronnie” Harvey Menard. They were married on June 20, 1959 at the First Congregational Church in Manchester, NH.

She graduated from Central High School in Manchester, NH and later completed an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She served for many years as a Kindergarten and Early Childhood teacher where she touched the lives of hundreds of her students. She and her husband, Ronnie, were actively involved in the barbershop singing community locally, nationally, and internationally for more than sixty years. For many of those years, Linda was an active member of the Granite Gems, an association of wives who volunteered to support various barbershop events. She was an avid reader and sudoku and crossword puzzle player. She loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren, and the students in her classroom.

She is predeceased by her sister, Lorraine Bishop. She is survived by her husband Ronnie, her sister Janice Lanctot, and brother Ralph Wilson. She is also survived by her three sons and their wives: Ronald and Erin Menard, Roger and Joni Menard, Russell Menard and Terry Maguire, along with daughter-in-law, Karen Menard. She has three grandchildren: Thomas Menard, Benjamin Menard, and Cora Maguire.

Visitation will be 4:00-8:00 PM on Monday, July 26, 2021 at the Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street in Nashua, NH. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the Davis Funeral Home in Nashua, NH with Pastor Jeff Evans officiating. Interment at Edgewood Cemetery, 107 Amherst Street in Nashua, NH will follow the funeral service. Family and friends are invited to attend. Unvaccinated attendees are requested to wear face masks.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial contribution may do so to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS, 66675 (woundedwarriorproject.org/donate) or the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 (https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc/donate). The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”