Cremation Society of New Hampshire

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Our Obituaries

Kenneth C. Bevacqua

November 22, 1962 - November 13, 2018

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Robert D. King

September 21, 1944 - November 9, 2018

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Mark B. Magane

March 5, 1962 - November 9, 2018

Mark B. Magane of Atkinson, NH passed away on November 9, 2018. He was 56. Please check back in the coming days for Mark's full obituary.
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Carmen DeJesus

November 9, 1962 - November 9, 2018

The full obituary for Carmen will be published in the coming days. Please check back at your convenience. Thank you.
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Jane E. Stitt

January 16, 1957 - November 9, 2018

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Donald L. Timmons

July 25, 1962 - November 8, 2018

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Joseph Tabor, SR

August 30, 1948 - November 8, 2018

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Francis T. Columbia

April 22, 1928 - November 8, 2018

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Gregorio Torres Cruz

January 4, 1940 - November 7, 2018

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Muriel A. Batchelder

July 29, 1933 - November 6, 2018

Muriel Anne Batchelder, 85, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Manchester on November 6, 2018. Born in Manchester on July 29, 1933, she was the daughter of Harold and Martha (Kaps) Batchelder. Muriel was graduated from Central High, and retained fond memories of those years. During that time she held various part-time jobs, including as a children's ballet instructor, and her love for...
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Matthew L. Schwab

November 11, 1966 - November 5, 2018

Matthew Lewis Schwab, 51, a longtime resident of Milford, NH, passed away unexpectedly on November 5, 2018. He is dearly missed by all who knew him. Born November 11, 1966, Matt grew up in Wilton, NH and was a 1986 graduate of Wilton-Lyndeborough High School. He lived a full life along-side his family and friends. He was passionate about his favorite football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, as...
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Reginald D. Nadeau

December 14, 1953 - November 5, 2018

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Kenneth D. "Ken" Robinson

March 24, 1950 - November 5, 2018

Kenneth Robinson passed away on November 5, 2018 surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Montpelier, VT on March 24, 1950 to the late Clarence Robinson and Madlyn Metcalf. Ken married his wife Beverly on January 22, 1982 and during their loving 36 year marriage they raised three daughters Jennifer Deleon, Holly Yanez, and Sophia...
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Martin Free

April 18, 1932 - November 5, 2018

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Francis Paul Lemay

March 10, 1949 - November 4, 2018

Francis P. Lemay, age 69, quietly passed away on November 4, 2018 at home after a brief illness. He was outgoing and friendly. He enjoyed watching football and good movies, playing horseshoes, darts, pool and having campfires with friends and family. He leaves behind his daughter and her husband, Sandra and Bill Lazos of Loudon, NH. A grandson, Dimitrios and a granddaughter, Erofili....
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Kathleen Gardner

June 20, 1954 - November 4, 2018

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Bruce Nelson Bagnell

May 2, 1951 - November 4, 2018

Bruce Nelson Bagnell, age 67, passed away Sunday Nov. 4, 2018 at home with his family by his side. Bruce was a perfectionist and a kind, gentle soul. These qualities were clearly evident with how he loved and provided for his family. Many people were drawn to Bruce because of his unique sense of humor. When a situation became uncomfortable, his quick wit would lighten the mood with laughter....
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Patricia Corey

December 18, 1957 - November 4, 2018

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Martin Sakevich

January 14, 1951 - November 4, 2018

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Roy H. Vadney

April 10, 1952 - November 4, 2018

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Russell Clark

May 4, 1940 - November 3, 2018

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Ann M. Sturdivant

June 23, 1944 - November 2, 2018

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Russell P. Beard

September 10, 1953 - November 2, 2018

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Florence Nowoselski

February 3, 1926 - November 1, 2018

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Janina (Horan) Anderson

June 27, 1942 - November 1, 2018

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Erlon L. Elliott

February 1, 1941 - October 31, 2018

Erlon Leon Elliott, born February 1, 1941, died early Wednesday morning at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage early Monday morning. He was the son of Elmer and Violet (Devoll) Elliott, of East Rochester. He was the eleventh of thirteen children, and his older sister Edith Mongeon is the only one remaining. He is survived by his wife, Jean; two sons,...
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John Perron

June 11, 1951 - October 30, 2018

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Sebastian James Aubuchont

May 18, 1993 - October 28, 2018

Today, we say goodbye to a son, a brother, a father, a grandson, a nephew, a cousin and a friend. Sebastian Aubuchont's life was cut short Sunday morning like a candle whose wick had been extinguished. Or as he would have put it, like playing a Zelda game where you're all out of heart pieces with no damn fairies. He is survived by his father, James; his mother, Patricia; his sister, Heather;...
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Kerry L. Persons

November 8, 1951 - October 25, 2018

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Donald R. Weaver, Sr.

March 24, 1940 - October 25, 2018

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Shawn M. Mitchell

May 29, 1973 - October 22, 2018

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Thomas Rodrigues

July 12, 1953 - October 22, 2018

Thomas Rodrigues of Nashua, NH died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on October 22, 2018. He was 65 years old. Thomas is survived by his wife, Cynthia (Russo), whom he was married to for 37 years. He is survived by his five children, Christine, Nicole, Thomas Jr, Jessica and Kelsey Rodrigues and his nine grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Manuel Rodrigues, of Orange City...
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Frances M. Hildebrand

September 26, 1918 - October 22, 2018

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John R. Doyle

May 8, 1956 - October 22, 2018

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Patricia M. Smith

October 6, 1928 - October 21, 2018

Patricia Murray Smith of Exeter, formerly of Bedford, NH died Sunday at the age of 90. Married for 55 years to Martin C. Smith, who predeceased her in 2007, she is survived by four children: Maureen P. Guglielmino, Martin C. Smith Jr, Kerry S. Brooks and Scott C. Smith; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and, nieces and nephews. Born in the Bronx, NY, Pat spent most of her life on...
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Elizabeth Kilmarx

July 30, 1964 - October 21, 2018

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Edgar James Comeau, Jr.

December 15, 1955 - October 20, 2018

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John W. Flynn

December 13, 1925 - October 20, 2018

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Viswanathan Gangaikondan

June 8, 1940 - October 19, 2018

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Ralph Morgan

November 23, 1937 - October 17, 2018

Mr. Ralph Joseph Morgan passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, at age 80 on October 17, 2018 in Pepperell, Massachusetts. Born on November 23, 1937 in Somerville, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Adeline Morgan and the late Herman Morgan. Ralph was a proud American who served in the US Army. He was also a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. After growing up in...
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Ursula M. Zane

December 4, 1926 - October 17, 2018

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Lucille L. Potvin

April 22, 1935 - October 16, 2018

Lucille L. (Lampron) Potvin, 83, died peacefully at Mt. Carmel Nursing Home on Oct. 16, 2018 after losing her courageous battle with cancer. Lucille, who was known as Lou & Lulu, was born in Manchester NH on April 22, 1935 the daughter of Paul and Irene (Morrissette) Lampron. She was married to Wilfred G. Potvin, Jr. in 1955 and lived in Manchester all her life. She was a graduate of...
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Curtis G. Harvey

December 21, 1928 - October 16, 2018

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Beth House

June 21, 1953 - October 15, 2018

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Patrick Sheridan

January 23, 1927 - October 15, 2018

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Leslie J. Makris

April 13, 1952 - October 14, 2018

Leslie J. Makris, of Manchester NH, died on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester. He was born on April 13, 1952, in Manchester, NH the son of the late Socrates and Claire (Lesmerises) Makris. Les was self-employed electrician and graduate of Hesser Business School in Manchester NH. Les enjoyed golf, yoga, swimming, acupuncture, and spending time lathered in baby oil...
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Judith (Groves) Rollins

February 7, 1960 - October 14, 2018

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Pushpa Kachrani

January 27, 1930 - October 14, 2018

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Michael Joseph Rivard

January 28, 1962 - October 13, 2018

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Florence E. Ford

May 25, 1928 - October 13, 2018

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Jenifer Gonsalves

January 2, 1984 - October 12, 2018

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Theonista C. Kepka

September 14, 1935 - October 12, 2018

Theonista Celeste Kepka, lovingly known as "Theo", a long-time resident of Nashua, NH, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, October 12, 2018. She was 83. Theo was born in Malden, MA, as Theonista Fleming on September 14, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Daniel G. Fleming Sr. and Marjorie M. (Coakley) Fleming. Theo graduated from Girls Catholic High School in Malden, MA. From...
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Sandra Seward

August 18, 1946 - October 12, 2018

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Henry Juncker

October 6, 1933 - October 11, 2018

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Mary E. O'Day

October 22, 1933 - October 11, 2018

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Hazel Patterson

March 10, 1935 - October 10, 2018

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Harold L. Whittemore

January 5, 1931 - October 10, 2018

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Gerard D. Anctil

May 15, 1959 - October 9, 2018

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Richard V. Nicastro

February 22, 1933 - October 9, 2018

Richard "Nick" Nicastro was born February 22, 1933 in East Boston Massachusetts to Cosmo and Esther Nicastro. He joined the Air Force at the age of sixteen. Five years later, he married Barbara Mae Gouliaski. He served his country for 22 years before he was honorably discharged in June of 1973. After his honorable discharge, he obtained a teaching position at Nashua Senior High School in...
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Maurice Cuvellier

March 23, 1932 - October 8, 2018

Maurice Cuvellier, 86, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 8, 2018 at Courville at Manchester, surrounded by his loving family. Born on March 23, 1932, he was the son of the late Gilbert and Maria (Therrien) Cuvellier. For many years, Maurice worked at Chicopee Mills until the company closed. Later, he worked at West High School as a custodian until his retirement in 1997...
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Scott F. DeCoste

September 22, 1972 - October 8, 2018

Scott F. DeCoste, 46, passed away on October 8, 2018 at the Elliot Hospital after a lengthy illness. Scott was born in Middleboro, MA on September 22, 1972, a son of Ronald and Jean (Sanborn) DeCoste. Scott was raised in Londonderry, NH, graduating from Londonderry High School in 1992. He worked for 20 years as a CNC programmer for Poly-Vac/Symmetry Medical and most recently BAE Systems. ...
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Mike L. Wessells

July 11, 1966 - October 8, 2018

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Ronald J. Lowry

February 7, 1938 - October 7, 2018

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Verne L. Blackwell

November 12, 1934 - October 7, 2018

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Barbara (Martin) Chamberlin

December 13, 1933 - October 7, 2018

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Mary Jane Foster

January 16, 1939 - October 6, 2018

Mary Jane (Cavanaugh) Foster, 79 of Milford, NH, died peacefully October 6, 2018 surrounded by family and friends. Jane was a very devoted and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and auntie. She was best known by family and friends for her love of flower gardening and feeding wild birds. Her specialty was scratch-made chocolate cream pies and Spritz cookies that she baked...
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Charles A. Clevesy

March 16, 1934 - October 5, 2018

Charles A. Clevesy Jr., 84, died on October 5, 2018 following a two-year battle with cancer. He was born in Haverhill, MA on March 16, 1934 to Charles and Louise (Porter) Clevesy, Sr. He lived in Derry, NH for 30 years before living one year at Villa Crest Nursing Center in Manchester. Charlie proudly served his country in the United States Air Force 1951-1954 and the United States Coast Guard...
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Linda (Neily) Ware

August 31, 1955 - October 5, 2018

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Charleen Pero

November 30, 1950 - October 5, 2018

Charleen Pero (Turcotte),67, of Goffstown, NH, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2018 at Elliot Hospital, Manchester NH, after a courageous battle with kidney disease and diabetes. She was born on November 30, 1950 in Manchester NH to Francis and Katherine (Quinn/Kendrick) Pero. Charleen attended Central High School in Manchester NH. She went on to achieve her GED and worked at Bradlees...
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Nancy Elizabeth Gallant

October 20, 1938 - October 4, 2018

Nancy Elizabeth Gallant, 79, of Chester, NH died October 4, 2018 at home after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Leonard A. Gallant; her children, Michael Furlong of Greenfield, NH, Barry Gallant of Manchester, NH, and Karin Hovey and her husband Brian of Manchester, NH; three grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Nancy worked for many years...
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Frank W. Packard

July 31, 1948 - October 3, 2018

Frank Whitman Packard Jr. 70, of Goffstown NH, passed away in his home Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Frank was born July 31, 1948, in Lewiston, Maine, to Frank Whitman Packard Sr. and Amy (Wade) Packard. He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1967. Frank was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend. In his earlier years, you would find him playing in bands, jamming on his...
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Sylvio Goulet

October 4, 1935 - October 3, 2018

Sylvio "Sonny" A. Goulet, a lifelong resident of Manchester, NH passed away of heart failure Oct. 3, 2018 at Elliot Hospital with his wife and family by his side. Born Oct. 4, 1935, he was the son of Sylvio O. and Irene (Vezina) Goulet. He attended Manchester Central High School and proudly served ten years in the US Army Reserves, including 2 years of active duty during the Cuban missile crisis....
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Lawrence M. Driscoll

December 26, 1964 - October 1, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" M. Driscoll, of Gilmanton, NH, beloved husband of Roberta (Agostinelli) Driscoll, died suddenly on October 1, 2018. Larry was born and raised in Brookline, MA and lived for many years in Newton, MA. Larry and his family moved to Gilmanton, New Hampshire in 2017, where Larry embraced life from his home at the top of a hill in the middle of nowhere. Larry will be remembered...
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Dorianne Nippert

October 22, 1948 - October 1, 2018

Dorianne (Faucher) Nippert, 69, passed away peacefully on Monday October 1, 2018 at Riverside Rest Home. She was born October 22, 1948 in Sainte Germaine, P.Q. Canada to the late Josephat and Rolande (Mercier) Faucher. As a child, Dorianne moved with her family to Somersworth, NH. After marrying, she moved to New Carlisle, Ohio where she welcomed two sons. Years later she returned to...
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Carolyn Kozyra

December 22, 1935 - October 1, 2018

Carolyn F Kozyra, 82, of Bedford, NH, died peacefully October 1, 2018 at Community Hospice House in Merrimack , surrounded by her loving family. Born in Winchester, NH, December 22, 1935, she was the daughter of Clarence and Marjorie Fosdick. She was educated in Winchester schools, and graduated from Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, NH as a Registered Nurse. She worked in a number...
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Betty Mae Parnell

September 12, 1929 - September 30, 2018

As she herself would say it, Betty Mae Parnell turned up her toes on September 30th at the age of 89. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Walter and Mae (Ackerson) Foster she grew up in Merrick, NY and graduated from W. C. Mepham HS where she was class President and irrepressible organizer of events. She then went off to Adelphi College where she was a proud member of Delta Gamma and co-president of the...
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June V Paquette

June 1, 1924 - September 30, 2018

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James H. Fowler

December 16, 1953 - September 30, 2018

James H. Fowler, 64, of Goffstown died September 30, 2018 at home of pancreatic cancer. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia December 16, 1953 to Thomas G. Fowler III and Helen (Oates). He was an active member in the Westconett Mason Association in Florida and the Wally Byam Airstream Club (NEU) for many years. He loved camping, sitting around campfires and spending time with family and friends. ...
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Kurt Costello

September 30, 1969 - September 28, 2018

Kurt Costello (48) of Manchester, entered into eternal rest on September 28th, 2018. Kurt was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on September 30th, 1969, to Ernest and Glenyce Costello, whom he loved dearly until the very end. Kurt spent most of his life in Manchester, where he worked multiple jobs in the construction industry, primarily as a heavy machinery operator. As an avid lover of music...
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Sally Ellen Wyatt

July 21, 1936 - September 28, 2018

Sally Wyatt, age 82, beloved mother of Robin Gospodarek, Anthony Almeida, and David Almeida, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away September 28th surrounded by her loving family. She joins her sisters Judy Robson, Jean Russell, and brothers David and Robert Wyatt, and her parents, Sarah and Joseph Wyatt. Sally was a loving and devoted mother who loved line dancing, square dancing,...
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Ronald (Rosmus) Rozmus

June 2, 1951 - September 28, 2018

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Marc L. Bisson

March 9, 1959 - September 27, 2018

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Robert J. MacDonald

July 20, 1982 - September 27, 2018

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Patricia L. Morrison

June 27, 1928 - September 27, 2018

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Elsie R. Cooley

October 27, 1929 - September 27, 2018

Elsie Ruth Stearns Cooley of Raymond, New Hampshire died peacefully at home on September 27, 2018. She was born in Westbrook, Maine on October 27, 1929 to Elbert and Ruth (Rumery) Stearns. Elsie was the youngest of four children who grew up in southern Maine during the Depression and learned to be frugal, creative, industrious, and committed to family. After graduating from Hollis High School...
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Theresa A. Leonard

October 4, 1933 - September 26, 2018

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Dennis T. St. Amand

March 20, 1941 - September 25, 2018

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Ardis Fitzpatrick

April 29, 1925 - September 24, 2018

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Beatrice Goodhue

September 8, 1925 - September 24, 2018

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Caroline Grandy

March 29, 1937 - September 22, 2018

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Sean Neil Curtis

September 6, 1992 - September 21, 2018

Sean Neal Curtis, 26, of Manchester, New Hampshire and formally Greenfield Center, New York passed away peacefully on September 21, 2018 surrounded by his loving parents after courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS). Sean was born on September 6, 1992 in Saratoga Springs, New York to Robert and Tonya Curtis. He was a member of the Corinth first Presbyterian church. Sean graduated...
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Ulhas Kudva

August 5, 1975 - September 21, 2018

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Deborah K. Greene-Reynolds

November 26, 1951 - September 20, 2018

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Michael Ryan Vigeant

February 17, 1994 - September 19, 2018

Michael Ryan Vigeant, 24, of Hudson, NH, died September 20, 2018 in a train surfing accident. He was born February 17, 1994 in Nashua, NH and was the son of Leonard and Jane (St.Pierre) Vigeant of Hudson, NH. Michael loved life and wanted to inspire people to find their passion. He made friends effortlessly and was energized by people. He was full of joy, loved to make people laugh and found...
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Shirley M. LaRoche

March 7, 1929 - September 19, 2018

Shirley M. (O'Donnell) LaRoche, 89, of Goffstown, loving wife of Albert R. LaRoche (deceased) died peacefully surrounded by members of her loving family and exceptional care staff on September 19, 2018 at Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a period of declining health. She was born in Hartford, CT on March 7, 1929, the eldest child of James and Ruth (Gelb) O'Donnell (both deceased), was...
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Aurora (Gallicchio) Mosefski

October 18, 1926 - September 19, 2018

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Michael Thornton

May 30, 1957 - September 18, 2018

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Tony L. Watkins

October 28, 1971 - September 18, 2018

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James Louis Clauson

September 9, 1934 - September 18, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of James Louis Clauson on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, just a week after his 84th birthday. A native of Racine, Wisconsin, Jim joined the Air Force and served in both California and Korea. After an honorable discharge, he attended and graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana, where he met his life-long love, Esther. Shortly...
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David LaRose

April 23, 1985 - September 18, 2018

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