Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is the largest provider of funeral services in New Hampshire. Phaneuf Funeral Home has been serving the public since 1906 and is one of the oldest continually-owned family funeral homes in the state. Please visit our website at to learn more.

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Our Obituaries

Mary Durette

November 11, 1932 - April 6, 2020

Mary A. Desrochers Durette, 87, died April 6, 2020 at Consulate Healthcare in West Palm Beach, FL. Mary was born on November 11, 1932 in Goffstown, NH, the daughter of the late Thomas L. Desrochers and Vivian J. Chappell. Raised and educated in Manchester, she attended Manchester schools. Mary was the wife of the late Roger J. Durette, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. They were...
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Michele Irene Fontaine

December 14, 1965 - April 5, 2020

Michele Irene (Pinsonneault) Fontaine, age 54, left this earth for heaven on April 5, 2020, following an 8-year battle with cancer that everyone who knew her fully expected she would win. Though tiny in stature, she was physically and mentally THAT strong, never letting cancer define her. Michele was the stronger of the two. She was the model of silent strength, grace, dignity, and perseverance...
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Carol A. Riley

December 28, 1938 - April 5, 2020

Carol Ann Riley, 81, of Bedford NH, passed away peacefully in her home on April 5th, 2020 surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer. Carol enjoyed spending time with friends and family and visiting her favorite bartender Tara at Ollie's. She leaves behind her two daughters; Linda Riley of Bedford; Jennie Folsom and her husband Matthew Folsom of Manchester; son Daniel Riley...
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Celeste Y. Matras

July 13, 1954 - April 5, 2020

Original night owl Celeste Yvonne (Desfosses) (Berube) Matras, July 13, 1954 - April 5, 2020, of Goffstown, NH has passed away after a brief battle with cancer. Leaving behind her four children, four grandchildren, two of three brothers and a robust group of friends. Growing up in Pinardville she attended catholic school, Goffstown High and on to receive a culinary arts degree after dabbling...
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Arlene Driscoll

March 24, 1943 - April 5, 2020

Arlene Driscoll, 77, died April 5, 2020. She was born on March 24, 1943 in Portland, Oregon to her late parents, Sydney Kalina and Sally Schwartz Kalina. She grew up in Long Island City, Queens, New York and graduated from Long Island City High School. Throughout her life, she had a remarkable positive and grateful attitude, inspiring her family, friends and the medical professionals who...
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Denise M. Paquette

April 14, 1926 - April 4, 2020

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Lorraine M. Rousseau

September 18, 1933 - April 3, 2020

Lorraine Rousseau was 86 years young when she passed away (or as mom would put it "going home") on April 3, 2020. Lorraine was a lifelong resident of Manchester. A wife and partner to Donald Rousseau together they operated Dickey Boy Canteen for 45 years in the greater Manchester area. Blessed with 5 girls and 9 boys (it was all hands on deck) Steve, Cookie, Richard, Donnie, Willie, Albie,...
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Winston A. Shaw

June 18, 1947 - April 2, 2020

Winston A. Shaw, 72, of Manchester, passed away on April 2, 2020 at Catholic Medical Center. He was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica on June 18, 1947, the son of Seymour and Gladys Shaw. Winston had worked as an architectural draftsman for the Weston Group and the Turner Group. After his retirement, he worked for Ste. Marie Church daycare as a bus driver and at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and...
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David B. Jabre

June 19, 1956 - March 30, 2020

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Thomas Tom Matthews

December 20, 1950 - March 30, 2020

Thomas "Tom" Henry Matthews, age 69, died on Monday, March 30, 2020 at Bedford Hills Center in Bedford, NH. He was born on December 20, 1950, in Troy, NY the son of the late William D. and Loretta M. (Lenway) Matthews. He grew up Saint Colman's home from 2 – 8 years old and went to Rome State School where he stayed until he was 18. He resided in Albany, NY where he met and married his...
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James M. Shea

September 8, 1935 - March 29, 2020

James Mallen Shea, MD, 84, of Manchester NH, died March 29, 2020 at Courville of Manchester following a period of declining health. Born in Manchester, NH on September 8, 1935. He was the oldest of three sons born to the late James Patrick & Kathleen (Mallen) Shea. He was educated at Manchester High School Central, Princeton University, and McGill University School of Medicine. He served in...
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Roger Robert Huard

November 2, 1938 - March 28, 2020

Roger Robert Huard, 81, of Manchester, NH passed away after a recent illness on March 28, 2020. Roger was born in Manchester on November 2, 1938, a son of the late Alfred and Lydia (Trottier) Huard. He shared 59 years of marriage with his wife, Lucille (Fournier) Huard, who passed away in December 2019. Roger was raised in Bedford, NH, and later moved to Manchester, where he graduated from...
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George Theriault

January 7, 1947 - March 26, 2020

George R. Theriault, 73, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly on March 26, 2020 at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, from injuries sustained after being struck by a drunk driver while at work. Born in Lowell, MA, he is the son of the late George and Theresa (Elie) Theriault. He embodied strong work ethic and continued working in construction during his retirement. An honorably discharged...
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Cesar M. Paredes Gonzalez

December 26, 1934 - March 26, 2020

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John L. Grenier

February 3, 1953 - March 26, 2020

John L. Grenier, 67, of Manchester, passed away at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack on March 26, 2020. He was born in Manchester on February 3, 1953, the son of Roger N. and Yvonne (Camire) Grenier. He had worked as an injection molder for most of his career at Disogrin, Freudenberg and finally at Nu-Cast in Londonderry. John was an avid coin, stamp, rock, and mineral collector. He...
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Bernice J. Demolar

June 14, 1929 - March 25, 2020

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Claire J. Bukowski

February 27, 1935 - March 25, 2020

Claire J. Bukowski, 85, of Manchester, NH died on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Birch Hill Terrace, in Manchester, NH after a long illness. Mrs. Bukowski was born on February 27, 1935, in St. Valentin, Quebec, Canada, the daughter of the late Alphonse and Rina (Caron) Goudreau. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Bukowski was employed in retail clothing as a department manager and worked at various...
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Geraldine Mary Kelly

September 10, 1953 - March 23, 2020

Geraldine Mary Kelly, 66, passed away at home on March 23, 2020. Born in Derry, Northern Ireland on September 10, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Aidan and Theresa (Keane) McColgan. She married Peter Kelly on July 7, 1975. Geraldine was born, raised and educated in Northern Ireland. In 1981, Geraldine and Peter moved to Melbourne, FL and she worked as an X-Ray and MRI Technologist at Cape...
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Theresa A. Kowack

March 27, 1932 - March 21, 2020

Theresa A. Kowack, 87, of Manchester NH, passed away suddenly on March 21, 2020 at the Mt. Carmel Nursing Home in Manchester. Born on March 27, 1932 to Harold & Mary (Willette) Martineau, Theresa would eventually marry her best friend and lifelong partner, Edward Kowack, with whom she shared 42 years of faithful marriage. Theresa was a lifelong resident of Manchester, with deep roots tracing...
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Joyce M. Czaja

January 20, 1933 - March 17, 2020

MANCHESTER: Joyce M. (Decato) Czaja, age 87, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the Villa Crest Nursing & Retirement Center where she had resided for the last two years. She was predeceased by her husband Ignal L. Czaja and her son, Joseph S. Czaja, two brothers, William and Richard Decato and her sister, Deloris Purington. Joyce was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lillian Decato and...
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Elsie L. French

May 22, 1928 - March 14, 2020

Elsie Lorraine French, 91, passed away peacefully at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring, FL on March 14, 2020. She was born in New Ross, Nova Scotia, Canada on May 22, 1928 to Harold and Verna Reeves and was one of eleven children. She is predeceased by all of her siblings and her spouse of sixty-nine years. She married Harold A. French, a merchant seaman from Newfoundland, in 1947 and...
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Gertrude R. Luce

July 11, 1939 - March 13, 2020

Gertrude R. Luce, 80, of Andover died Friday, March 13, 2020 following a period of declining health. Gertrude was born in East Braintree, MA July 11, 1939, the fourth of ten children born to George Foley and Edith (Lunt) Shepard. She enjoyed a rewarding 26-year career as an administrative assistant with Converse. Gertrude married William James Luce Sr. in 1959 and the couple shared 52 happy...
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Ethel E. Hunter

August 28, 1924 - March 12, 2020

Ethel E. (Davis) Hunter, 95, a resident of Manchester since 1942, died on Wednesday, March 12, 2020 at the Arbors of Bedford. She was the wife of the late Howard M. Hunter who died in 2004. She is survived by her two sons, David Hunter and his wife, Margot and Paul Hunter and his wife, Gina. She also leaves her granddaughter, Emily. ARRANGEMENTS: A Graveside Service for...
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Robert S. Campbell

August 28, 1927 - March 9, 2020

Robert S. Campbell, 92, passed away on March 9, 2020. Born in Dover, NH on August 28, 1927, he was son of the late Richard and Ruth (Snell) Campbell. He shared nearly 70 years of marriage with his wife, Constance Campbell. Bob was raised and attended school in Somerville, MA. He attended Boston University and Springfield College, graduating Magna Cum Laude and receiving his Bachelor's Degree....
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Barbara Ann Riberio

May 4, 1941 - March 6, 2020

Barbara Ann. Riberio, 78, passed away on March 6, 2020. Born in Cambridge, MA on May 4, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Matthew and Virginia (Costa) Loughran. She was married to the late Charles Riberio until his death in 2011. A longtime resident of Cambridge, Barbara was the owner and operator of Domingo's Sub Shop for many years. Barbara and Charles later moved to Florida, where they...
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Lionel M. LeSieur

March 17, 1950 - March 6, 2020

Lionel M. LeSieur, 69, passed away on March 6, 2020. Born in Manchester, NH on March 17, 1950, he was a son of the late Maurice and Therese (Bilodeau) LeSieur. Lionel spent most of his life in the Manchester area. He was a graduate of Bishop Bradley High School and attended the University of New Hampshire. Lionel's career was spent in grocery management and car sales. Later in life, he lived...
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William Arthur York

September 29, 1956 - March 3, 2020

William Arthur York, 63, of Manchester, passed away on March 3, 2020 at the Elliot Hospital. He was born in North Conway on September 29, 1956, the son of Norman and Margaret (Dunn) York Jr. He attended Graham Junior College. For most of his career he worked in TV and radio advertising. Most recently he had been employed in the sale department at State Motors. He coached youth basketball for...
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Raymond J. Loiselle

December 8, 1943 - March 3, 2020

Raymond J. Loiselle (76), of Manchester New Hampshire, passed away suddenly on March 3, 2020. He was born on December 8, 1943 to Theodore & Pauline (Descheneaux) Loiselle. Raymond attended the Bishop Bradley High School in Manchester and would go on to graduate from Ohio Northern University to pursue a career in teaching special education. Having taught for over 20 years at Mart High School in...
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Helen V. Desilets

February 4, 1921 - March 3, 2020

Helen V. (Kasper) Desilets, 99 of Candia died peacefully on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. She was born in Lynn, MA, the daughter of John F. Kasper and Mary (Dudutis)Kasper. Mrs. Desilets enjoyed knitting and loved working in her flower garden. She is survived by her three children, son, David and his wife Nancy, of Candia, NH; daughter, Kathryn Galgano and her husband, James also of Candia, NH...
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Katharine S. Blanchard

March 18, 1933 - March 2, 2020

Katharine (Kay) S. Blanchard (Martin) died peacefully, surrounded by family on March 2nd, 2020 at Genesis Health Care in Lebanon, NH. Kay was born in West Bridgewater, VT on March 18th, 1933 the daughter of Amos Martin and Edna Balch (Stevens). Kay was raised by her grandmother, Sarah Stevens. Katharine married her husband Frank Blanchard in December of 1952. Kay and Frank raised five...
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Frank George Allen

June 25, 1949 - February 29, 2020

Frank George Allen, 70, of Goffstown, NH passed away peacefully on February 29, 2020 after a brief illness. He was born on June 25,1949, the son of Catherine and the late Henry Allen of Bedford, NH. Frank attended Manchester West High School, where he played baseball and basketball. After graduation he enlisted in the U. S. Air Force and served his country in Viet Nam. Following his honorable...
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Nita F. Dixon

May 2, 1923 - February 28, 2020

Nita F. Dixon passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020 at Merrimack County Nursing Home just shy of her 97th birthday. She was born in Lakeview New York on May 2, 1923, the daughter of Samuel and Edna Dewitt. Nita and her husband William R. Dixon spent many years of their marriage living and working in Lakeview Long Island and then moved to Alcove, NY where she fostered children and later...
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Calvin L. Ellis

October 20, 1953 - February 26, 2020

Calvin Lester Ellis, affectionately known as Cal, Pops, Pa and Daddy, age 66, of Manchester, NH, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Calvin is survived by his daughters, Brandi and wife Sarah, Lauren, Kelly, Megan and husband Mitchell, Ashly and husband Robert, Carly and husband Jason, Chelcie and husband Ricky; 12 grandchildren: William, Elise, Calvin, Bailey, Jackson,...
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Theophilos "Phil" Sanopoulos

July 3, 1933 - February 24, 2020

Phil Sanopoulos, 86, of Manchester, NH died peacefully at the Elliot Hospital on Monday, February 24, 2020. Born July 3,1933 in Neapolis, Kozanis Greece; Phil came to the United States in 1951. He was just 17 years old. Phil was an automobile transmission mechanic in Manchester, NH. Initially he worked for Pete Dinell and later spent his career at the Buick dealership on South Willow Street. ...
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Timothy Vance

December 17, 1967 - February 22, 2020

Timothy Vance (52) of Manchester NH, passed away suddenly on February 22, 2020 surrounded by loving friends and family. Born on December 17, 1967 to Carlton & Valerie (Montross) Vance, Timothy would go on to spend the majority of his life in Manchester, where he and his wife and best friend Kelley Vance would spend 35 years of loving marriage. All who knew Tim will remember him as a dedicated...
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May I. Blackhurst

May 16, 1929 - February 20, 2020

May Isabel (Gourley) Blackhurst, 90, formerly of Saugus MA and Derry NH, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Brentwood, NH. She was born on May 16, 1929 in Dunadry, County Antrim, Northern Ireland to William and Jane (Ashe) Gourley. May moved to the United States in the Fall of 1953 and worked as a...
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Chandler Innarelli

June 24, 1997 - February 19, 2020

Chandler A. Innarelli, 22, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Elliot Hospital. Born in Manchester, he is the son of Frederick Scheffer and Amy Innarelli-Houle. Chandler was a cherished son, brother, father, grandson, and friend to many. Chandler's family was paramount in his life, with an especially close bond with his older sister, Ava-Loren, while...
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Pauline G. Harris

December 26, 1942 - February 18, 2020

Pauline G. Harris, 77, of Manchester, NH, died on February 18, 2020 following a long period of failing health. She was born on December 26, 1942 to Alfred and Lydia (Trottier) Huard. She grew up in a loving, happy family with her older siblings, Doris (Huard) Ploss, Gerard Huard and Roger Huard. She graduated from Manchester's West High School and later married Thomas E. Harris. They raised...
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Edward Paul Woitkiewicz

January 10, 1939 - February 17, 2020

Edward Paul Woitkiewicz , 81, died Monday , February 17, 2020 at Concord Hospital with family at his bedside, following a brief illness. Edward was predeceased by his wife of 18 years Marion, his son Peter Woitkiewicz, and his brother Frederick Woitkiewicz and wife Joan He leaves his Son Steven Woitkiewicz, wife Eva and granddaughter Casey, Son William Woitkiewicz, wife Sharon, grandson...
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Joan P. Ouellette

July 18, 1930 - February 17, 2020

Joan P. Ouellette, 89, of Center Barnstead, NH passed away Monday, February 17th, 2020 at Concord Hospital, surrounded by family after a lengthy period of declining health. Joan was born on July 18, 1930 in Manchester, NH; Daughter of Waldo and Louise Orrill. Joan graduated in 1948 from Manchester Central High School. Joan enjoyed working at Morton's, Calef's Gift Shop and the Christmas Dove in...
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Ronald A. Hall

September 26, 1939 - February 15, 2020

Ronald Anthony Hall Sr. (80) passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Hacket Hill Center in Manchester, NH. He was born on September, 26 1939 in New London, CT, the son of William A Hall and Ellen R Hall (Holland). He was the husband of Verna S. Hall. They were married on June 22, 1978 in Nashua, NH, and shared over 30 years of loving marriage until her passing. Ronald was a...
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Kathryn Blecatsis Erskine

April 28, 1945 - February 15, 2020

Kathryn Blecatsis Erskine, 74, of Manchester, NH, died of complications from ovarian cancer on Saturday, February 15th, at Catholic Medical Center. Kathy was born April 28, 1945 in St. Petersburg, FL, a daughter of John and Effie (Koyiades) Blecatsis and had been a lifelong resident of the Manchester, NH community. Kathy was a 1963 graduate of Manchester Central High School and a 1967...
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Katharine M. Haselton

May 1, 1957 - February 12, 2020

Katharine "Katie" (Cloyd) Haselton, passed away unexpectedly on February 12, 2020 at the age of 62. Katie was the much loved wife of Gene Haselton. Katie was born on May 1, 1957 in Pittsfield, MA to Albert and Theresa Cloyd of Beverly, MA. She grew up in Salem, MA and graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody, MA. Katie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from Framingham...
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Ricky A. Simpkiss, Jr.

June 6, 1995 - February 11, 2020

Ricky Allen Simpkiss, Jr., 24, of Manchester, passed away on February 11, 2020. Born in Manchester, he is the son of Ricky A. Simpkiss, Sr. and Melissa (Betsakos) Simpkiss. Raised and educated in Manchester, Ricky was a graduate of Memorial High School. Recently, he was employed as a mail handler with the United States Postal Service. A beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend, Ricky's...
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Melissa Tuttle Glasgow

February 28, 1959 - February 10, 2020

Melissa Tuttle Glasgow, 60, of New Harbor, ME passed away peacefully at her residence on February 10, 2020. She joins the love of her life, Ty, who passed away in October 2018. She was born in Dover, NH on February 28, 1959, the daughter of Clarence and Eleanor (Philpott) Tuttle which began a lifelong love affair with all things New England. Melissa graduated from the University of New...
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Ronald M. Felix

November 26, 1967 - February 9, 2020

Ronald M. Felix, 52, of Manchester, NH, passed away at his home on February 9, 2020. Born in Kittery, ME, he was the son of Ronald and Judy (Lord) Felix. Ronald was raised in South Berwick, ME. He was a 1986 graduate of Marshwood High School, where he enjoyed playing football. He was a hardworking and loyal employee who spent most of his career as a warehouse manager, in his younger years at...
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Josephine Noon

November 24, 1919 - February 9, 2020

Josephine (Florek) Noon, 100, of Manchester, passed away February 9, 2020 at Bedford Hills Nursing Home. She was born in Manchester on November 24, 1919, the daughter of John and Anelia Florek. She had resided in Manchester for several years and also lived in Milford. She was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church where she also taught Sunday School. She was the widow of Arthur Noon who died...
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John J. Patti

October 29, 1926 - February 8, 2020

John J. Patti (93) of Manchester NH, passed away peacefully on February 8th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born on October 29, 1926 to Vincenzo & Anna (Cuccinotta) Patti in Boston MA, John eventually settled in Manchester NH with his loving wife, Marsha Patti, of over 60 years of marriage. With deep Sicilian roots and a childhood spent in Boston's west end with his 12 siblings, John...
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Jacqueline "Jackie" Placona

June 26, 1927 - February 7, 2020

Jacqueline (Callahan) Placona passed away, peacefully, on Friday, February 7, 2020. She was born on June 26, 1927, in Dover, New Hampshire, and was the daughter of the late Dennis and Emma (Fortier) Callahan. She attended St. Mary Academy and graduated from Dover High School in 1945. She spent twenty-two years with the Sisters of Mercy, meeting her best and lifelong friends while there....
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Douglas C. Greenhalge

July 13, 1978 - February 6, 2020

On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Douglas (Doug) C. Greenhalge, loving son, brother and father, passed away unexpectedly at age 41 after many years of pain and addiction. Doug was born on July 13, 1978 in Lowell, MA to Hugh and Patricia (Noon) Greenhalge. He grew up in Manchester, NH. As a child Doug enjoyed playing sports and hanging out with his friends. He attended Manchester West High...
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Steven H. Sweeney

March 18, 1949 - February 5, 2020

Steven H. Sweeney, 70, of Manchester, NH passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on February 5, 2020. Born in West Stewartstown, NH on March 18, 1949, he was son of the late Edward and Buella (Forbes) Sweeney. He shared 25 years of marriage with his wife, Elaine (Drouin) Sweeney. Steven proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked for the...
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Iris V. Horton

August 5, 1947 - February 4, 2020

Iris Horton, 72 peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 4, 2020. Iris was a resident of Derry NH for the past 13 years. Iris was born in Weiden, Germany on August 5, 1947. She moved to Virginia in 1980, then North Carolina before coming to New Hampshire to be with her daughters. Iris loved all animals. She would be happy with a dog by her side, coffee in her...
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Eric Christopher Hogan

September 14, 2000 - February 1, 2020

Eric Christopher Hogan, 19, of Campton, died in Georgetown, TX on February 1, 2020 as a result of injuries sustained from an automobile accident. Eric was born in Hyannis, MA on September 14, 2000 the son of Christopher Hogan and Corrine Bearse-Hogan. He was a 2019 graduate of Plymouth High School. After graduating, Eric enlisted in the United States Army. He was currently stationed at Ft....
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Rosanne Marie Musumarra

June 19, 1947 - January 30, 2020

Rosanne Musumarra, age 72, passed away peacefully on January 30th, 2020 at Villacrest Nursing and Retirement, a caring and loving community in Manchester, NH. She was born on June 19, 1947, the daughter of John and Anne Musumarra. Her home and family were her passion and life. She loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart, no matter what, and she made every friend a part of...
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Lucy (Cricchio) Gaudet

February 28, 1925 - January 29, 2020

Lucy (Cricchio) Gaudet, 94, of Hillsborough, NH, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Concord Hospital. Born in Lawrence, MA on February 28, 1925, daughter of the late Paul and Girolama Cricchio. She shared 50 years of marriage with her husband, Joseph J. Gaudet Sr. Lucy was a graduate of Burdett College in Boston, MA. She worked as an office manager for the Eastern Massachusetts...
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Gary R. Wilcox

February 23, 1961 - January 28, 2020

Gary R. Wilcox (59), of Manchester NH, passed away on January 28th, 2020 in Spartansburg South Carolina. Gary was born on February 23, 1961 to Robert & Estelle (Cantara) Wilcox in Manchester NH, and would later move to South Carolina to be closer to his two daughters Staci & Tara. Gary served in the US Army and was always proud of his service up until his passing. After his service, Gary...
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Elaine S. Warshaver

February 9, 1935 - January 27, 2020

Elaine S. Warshaver was born on February 9, 1935 in Boston, MA She was influential in all the lives she touched. She was sweet, pure, selfless and strong. Elaine passed January 27, 2020 in the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH with her loving family by her side. She leaves her adoring family, her husband Morton Warshaver of 65 years, daughter, Allyn and her husband Philip Deloge,...
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Jeanne D'Arc Marie Pauline Goulet

August 7, 1928 - January 26, 2020

Jeanne D'Arc Marie Pauline Goulet, 91, passed away on January 26, 2020. Born in St. Praxede, Quebec, Canada on August 7, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Ernestine (Toupin) Lapointe. She shared nearly 50 years of marriage with her late husband, Atchez Goulet, who preceded her in death in 2002. Jeanne was raised in St. Praxede and lived most of her younger years in Canada. She...
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James A. Konides

January 18, 1926 - January 24, 2020

James "Jim" Anthony Konides, 94, of Winston-Salem, NC, died peacefully on January 24, 2020. Jim was born in Manchester, NH, on January 18, 1926, the second of three children of Antonios Konides and Katina Bavaveas Konides, of Greece. He graduated from Central High School in Manchester, NH in 1944, then served in the Army Air Force, receiving an honorable discharge as a Staff Sergeant in 1946. He...
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Kenneth Thomas Pitman, Sr.

April 4, 1938 - January 24, 2020

Kenneth Thomas Pitman, Sr., (CPO US Navy, Retd) of Manchester, NH died on Friday, January 24, 2020 at his residence with his loving family by his side. Born in Manchester, NH on April 4, 1938, he was the son of the late Edward J. Pitman, Jr. and Mary M. (Sharek) Pitman. Educated in the Manchester School System, Ken began his naval military career for recruit training in Bainbridge, MD. Upon...
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Sandra Toryeanea Hicks

February 24, 1940 - January 22, 2020

Sandra Toryeanea Hicks "Sandy" died peacefully on January 22, 2020 at home in Manchester, NH at the age of 79 after a long illness. Sandy is known for being the first recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr.Award in 1987 and also, in the same year, the recipient of the New Hampshire Unsung Heroine Award. She moved to Manchester, NH with her now deceased husband, Wade, and sons Roger and...
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Robert Joseph Nere Gelinas

June 16, 1934 - January 19, 2020

Robert Joseph Nere Gelinas, 85, of Estero Florida, passed away on January 19, 2020. Born on June 16, 1934 to Nere & Aurore (Janelle) Gelinas in Manchester New Hampshire, Robert would spend his last years in Florida with his loving wife Phyllis. Robert proudly served in the US Army in Germany from 1954 to 1957. Upon his return to Manchester, Robert enjoyed over 35 years of service to the...
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Doris McMahon DeYoung

August 25, 1954 - January 18, 2020

Doris McMahon DeYoung, age 65, passed away at her home on January 18, 2020 after a long and valiant battle with cancer. A daughter of the late Onil and Rita McMahon, she was raised in Hooksett, NH. An adventurous soul, Doris moved to Florida in 1981 where she enjoyed the sunshine and beaches until 2001. She met Rich DeYoung, a NH resident, on a blind date in Florida and moved back to NH; they...
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William F. Sheehan

January 15, 1939 - January 16, 2020

William F. Sheehan, 81, of Bedford, NH, formerly of Lynn, Medford, Peabody and Stoneham, MA, passed away at his home on January 16, 2020, after a long period of declining health. Born in Lynn, MA on January 15, 1939, he was the only son of the late William and Mary (Graf) Sheehan. He shared 55 years of marriage with his wife, Veronica (Robarge) Sheehan. William "Bill" was raised and educated...
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Claire M. Levesque

September 1, 1926 - January 15, 2020

Claire M. Levesque, 93, of Goffstown died January 15, 2020 at Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a period of declining health. She was born in Manchester on September 1, 1926 and was the daughter of Arthur and Yvonne (Beliveau) St. Onge and lived most of her life in Manchester. She was the widow of Ernest Levesque who died in 1979 and predeceased by her brother Maurice St. Onge and her...
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Michael J. Moynihan

March 22, 1986 - January 9, 2020

Michael J. Moynihan, 33, of Hooksett NH, passed away before his time on January 9, 2020. Born on March 22, 1986 to Kevin & Diane (Calkins) Moynihan, Michael made family wherever he went, and will be dearly missed by his extensive friends and family across the country. Michael was truly one of a kind. Those that had the privilege of knowing him will have countless memories of his humor,...
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Ronald J. Vinnacombe

June 4, 1936 - January 7, 2020

Ronald John Vinnacombe, 83, died Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at St Theresa's Nursing Home in Manchester, surrounded by his loving family. He was married on June 15, 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to AnnaMarie (Strouse) Vinnacombe and shared sixty-two years of marriage. Ronald was born on June 4, 1936 in Philadelphia and was the son of the late John J. and Dorothea M. (Callaghan)...
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Estelle L. (Ledoux) Cote

May 3, 1925 - January 7, 2020

Estelle L. (Ledoux) Cote, 94, of Hooksett, passed away peacefully following a period of declining health. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Angeline (Rousseau) Ledoux. Estelle was a talented seamstress who specialized in wedding gowns. She also loved painting. She was married to the late Armand G. Cote for 62 years. Together they enjoyed ballroom dancing, gardening, traveling...
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Jeanne C. Young

July 19, 1942 - January 4, 2020

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Robert J. Bryant, Jr.

November 6, 1948 - December 30, 2019

Robert J. Bryant, Jr., 71, of Manchester, passed away at Catholic Medical Center on December 30, 2019. He was born in Palo Alto, CA on November 6, 1948, the son of Robert and Carol (Blanchard) Bryant, Sr. He worked for DEKA Research as a software engineer, where he wrote software for many medical devices including HomeChoice Claria Dialysis and multiple infusion pumps. He enjoyed playing the...
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Arthur H. Favreau

January 14, 1929 - December 28, 2019

Arthur H. Favreau, 90, of Manchester NH, passed away at St. Teresa Healthcare Center on December 28, 2019 after a brief period of failing health. Born on January 14, 1929 to Oscar & Victoria (Proulx) Favreau, Arthur was a lifelong resident of Manchester who would go on to marry his best friend and loving wife of 69 years, Cecile (Allard) Favreau. Adept with his hands, Arthur worked as a...
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Paul L. Bourgeois

June 9, 1938 - December 27, 2019

Paul L. Bourgeois, 81, of Goffstown, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara S. ( Makara) Bourgeois with whom he shared sixty- one years of marriage. Paul was born in Manchester on June 9, 1938 and was the son of the late Leo and Rose (Demers) Bourgeois. Paul was an U.S. Army Veteran and proudly served our country for 10 years. He was...
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Nancy Ruth Slate

December 27, 2019

Nancy Ruth Slate, 80, died December 27, 2019 in Manchester. She was born in Claudville, VA and was the daughter of the late Samuel and Sally Slate. Nancy grew up one of fourteen children on a tobacco farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She attended Radford College, Women's Division of Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, graduating with a BA in Education. Her career as a teacher eventually...
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Chester A. Chabot

August 31, 1928 - December 22, 2019

Chester Alarie Chabot Jr. (91) of North Reading, Ma passed away on December 22, 2019 at the Ridgewood Center of Bedford surrounded by loved ones. Born on August 31, 1928 to Chester Sr. & Helen Chabot, Chester would spend the majority of his life in Massachusetts, and would later marry his best friend and loving wife of over 30 years, Elizabeth Chabot. Having served in the Army during WWII,...
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Doreen L. Kaspszak

May 25, 1933 - December 20, 2019

Doreen L. Kaspszak, 86, of Lisbon NH, passed away after a prolonged illness on December 20th, 2019. Born on May 25th, 1933 to Arthur & Laura (Derby) Dodge, Doreen would go on to marry her husband and best friend John Kaspszak, with whom she spent 30+ years of marriage in Lisbon NH. Doreen graduated from Lisbon High School and would work for the telephone company and later at a local farm stand...
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Cynthia L. Pires

April 5, 1957 - December 17, 2019

Cynthia L. Pires of Manchester, N.H. passed away in her home on December 17th, 2019. She lost her battle to lung cancer and C.O.P.D. She was 62 years old. She was born in Chicopee, MA, April 5, 1957 to Roger and Constance Moreau, both deceased. She is survived by her daughter Jessica Pires of Taunton, MA, her sister Sandie Moriarty and her partner Donna DiBella of Braintree, MA, her godchild...
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Shirley R. Newell

July 9, 1938 - December 17, 2019

Shirley R. (Philbrick) Newell, 81, of Manchester, NH died on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness. Mrs. Newell was born on July 9, 1938, in Manchester, NH, the daughter of the late George and Georgina (Deveau) Philbrick. She was a lifelong resident of Manchester. Shirley was a devout Christian and an avid volunteer for many charitable organizations...
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Joan Bentas

January 9, 1939 - December 17, 2019

Joan (Dellas) Bentas, 80, of Manchester, passed away on December 17, 2019 at Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown. She was born in Kastraki, Greece on January 9, 1939, the daughter of Stephos and Via (Bobotas) Dellas. She was a homemaker and an active member of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral where she was also in the choir. She was predeceased by her husband, Aristotle "Ted"...
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Martha A. Ondus

May 30, 1943 - December 16, 2019

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Lucille R. Huard

September 27, 1943 - December 16, 2019

Lucille R. Huard, 76 passed away peacefully on December 16, 2019 surrounded by her loving family after a long period of declining health. Born in Manchester on September 27, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Roger and Simone (Cote) Fournier. She shared 59 years of marriage with her husband, Roger Huard. Lucille lived most of her life in Manchester and Litchfield, NH. A devoted wife and...
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June Vassar Cardin

June 5, 1931 - December 15, 2019

June Vassar Cardin, age 88, died on December 15, 2019 at Birch Hill Retirement Community in Manchester, NH. She was born on June 5, 1931 in Nashua, NH, the daughter of the late Richard and Evelyn Vassar. She was the wife of Paul Cardin and was married on June 28, 1952 in Nashua NH. She attended Nashua area schools and Rivier College. She was voted "Miss Nashua" in 1947. Following school, she...
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Beverly A. Kester

July 23, 1941 - December 12, 2019

Following a long-term illness, on December 12, 2019, Beverly Ann Kester, 78, of Manchester, New Hampshire, departed this world. By way of brief history, Beverly was born on July 23, 1941 in Johnson City, Tennessee and raised in Spruce Pine, North Carolina by her loving parents, Robert Morris Kester and Sarah Elizabeth Kester (Swingle) and her grandmother, also named Beverly, all of whom...
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Robert "Bob" Harvey, Sr.

April 2, 1940 - December 11, 2019

Robert A. "Bob" Harvey, Sr., 79, of Manchester, passed away on December 11, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Boston, MA on April 2, 1940, the son of Henry and Grace (Crowdis) Harvey. He had worked for Eastman Gelatin Kodak in Peabody, MA for 25 years until his retirement. He was the heart and soul of his family and loved spending time with them. He also...
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Richard E. "Dick" Allard

April 5, 1938 - December 10, 2019

Richard E. "Dick" Allard, 81, passed away on December 10, 2019. Born in Manchester on April 5, 1938, he was a son of the late Elphege and Jeanne (Chouinard) Allard. Dick was a lifelong resident of Manchester, NH. He proudly served in the United States Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technician. He also worked for Sanders/BAE Systems as a machinist, retiring after many years of employment. ...
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Robert J. Baker

June 4, 1949 - December 9, 2019

Robert J. Baker, 70, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 9, 2019 at home. He was born in Boston on June 4, 1949 and was the son of the late Leonard and Frances (Merriam) Baker. Robert lived in Needham for many years and spent the last twenty in Manchester, NH. In his spare time, he dabbled in light carpentry and liked to go fresh water fishing especially with his son...
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Lorraine B. Miller

November 19, 1946 - December 6, 2019

Lorraine Miller, 73, of Manchester NH, passed away on December 6th, 2019 after an extended illness with friends and family by her side. Lorraine was born on November 19th, 1946 to Ernest Champagne and Lucille Gagne, and would be raised in Manchester NH by Raymond & Lucille Gagne where she would spend the majority of her life. Lorraine worked as a legal secretary in Manchester for many years,...
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Leo J. Beland

September 14, 1934 - December 6, 2019

Leo J. Beland, 85, of Manchester NH, passed away on December 6th, 2019 after a prolonged illness. Born in Sherbrooke, Canada on September 14, 1934 to Alexandre & Marie Ange (Plante) Beland, Leo would later settle in Manchester at the age of 16, where he eventually met and married his best friend and lifelong partner of over 60 years, Ellen (Lovely) Beland. Adept with his hands, Leo worked as a...
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Madeline (Black) St. Pierre

July 22, 1941 - December 4, 2019

Madeline St. Pierre, age 78, of Manchester, NH and formerly of Bangor, ME, died December 4, 2019 after a long illness at her home surrounded by her sister Gloria and her daughter Denise by her side. She was born July 22, 1941 in Bangor ME, the daughter of Ora and Mary Black. Madeline attended and graduated from Bangor High School and worked in the food service industry as well as owning her...
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Anibal "Andy" Serrano, Jr

August 2, 1993 - December 4, 2019

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Helene M. Clark

November 6, 1934 - December 3, 2019

Helene M. Clark, 85, of Manchester, NH died on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at her son's residence. Mrs. Clark was born on November 6, 1934, in Boston, MA, the daughter of the late George and Gertrude (Corbett) Dowley. She married Leonard Clark on 06/18/1955, and they settled in Manchester, NH where they raised their five children: Kathleen, Mark, Matthew, Karen, and Andrew. She is survived by...
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Mary A. Prive

September 11, 1939 - December 2, 2019

Mary Alice Prive (80), of Manchester NH, passed away in her Manchester home on December 2nd, 2019. Born on September 11, 1939, Mary was the child of a military family who had many different homes until she settled down in New Hampshire where she resided for the rest of her life. At the age of 17 Mary married her best friend and life companion Roger Prive, with whom she shared over 50 years of...
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Alfred P. Frisella

August 23, 1931 - December 1, 2019

Alfred P. Frisella, 88, of Auburn, NH died on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Frisella was born on August 23, 1931, in Chelsea, MA the son of the late Phillip and Louisa (Mori) Frisella. He was a resident of Auburn, NH for over 60 years. Mr. Frisella was employed by Sears Roebuck & Company for 43 years and held the position of electronics technician. He enjoyed gardening and...
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Raymond Godbout

November 21, 1959 - December 1, 2019

Raymond Godbout (60), of Manchester NH, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on December 1st, 2019. Born on November 21st, 1959 to Roger & Therese (Filteau) Godbout, Ray would remain a NH resident for the rest of his life, and would later marry his wife Theresa, with whom he shared 24 years of love and friendship. Ray proudly worked in maintenance for many years, having spent 16 of them...
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Teresa Marion Wike

October 9, 1927 - November 29, 2019

Teresa Marion Wike, 92, of Manchester, NH and formerly of Hooksett, NH, passed away on November 29, 2019. Teresa was born in Manchester, NH on October 9, 1927, the daughter of Nadzia (Harewicz) Sheligo. Teresa, aka "Terry" to her friends, was raised in the St. Patrick's orphanage for girls in Manchester by the Sisters of Mercy. She met and married her husband, Raymond Wike, who was just out of...
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Robert C. Beausoleil

September 6, 1936 - November 29, 2019

Robert C. Beausoleil, 83, of New Boston, NH died peacefully at his home on Friday, November 29, 2019. Robert was born on September 6, 1936, in Manchester, NH, the son of the late Antonio and Jeanette (Martineau) Beausoleil. He grew up in Manchester, and raised his family there before moving to New Boston. Prior to his retirement, Robert was a builder and dealer for Katahdin Cedar Log Homes,...
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Irene G. Fredette

July 22, 1941 - November 29, 2019

Mrs. Irene G. Fredette, 78, passed away peacefully on November 29, 2019. One of fourteen children, she was a daughter of the late Elezear and Marie St. Onge, Irene was born July 22, 1941 in Manchester, NH. She was a graduate of Saint Mary's Academy. From an early age, Irene developed a deeply profound faith in God which served to guide her throughout her life. In October 1960, Irene married...
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Wilfred B. Corriveau

February 16, 1928 - November 28, 2019

Wilfred B. Corriveau, 91, of Manchester, NH passed away on November 28, 2019 surrounded by the love of his family, after a recent battle with heart failure. Born February 16, 1928 in Holyoke, MA to the late Wilfred J. and Blanche (Pelissier) Corriveau, brother to the late Beatrice Corriveau. Upon graduating from St. Anthony's High School in Manchester, NH he enrolled in the Army where he...
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Maureen Colette Tully

March 22, 1978 - November 27, 2019

Maureen Colette Tully of Chester, NH passed peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Pre-deceased by her adoring father John Joseph Tully, and her brother John Christopher Tully, as well as her brother-in Law Jan Wawrzynek, and nieces Bridgid and Fiona Tully, Maureen was surely welcomed to heaven by quite a crowd. She was born the seventh of eight children to...
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Dennis M Robertson

October 4, 1975 - November 27, 2019

Dennis M. Robertson, 44, of Manchester, passed away on November 27, 2019, in Haverhill, MA as a result of injuries sustained from a work accident. He was born in Worcester, MA on October 4, 1975, the son of Gordon and Gail (Watts) Robertson. Dennis was employed by the Laborers Union International, Local 175. He was passionate about his family. He was a hard worker and enjoyed spending time...
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