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Carolyn Morrill

July 28, 1944 - December 12, 2018

Carolyn "Carol" L. (LaCroix) Morrill, 74, of Milford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Crestwood Center, Milford. Born in New Ipswich, she is the daughter of the late Lucien and Esther (Kangas) LaCroix. Carol was raised and educated in New Ipswich. Carol had many talents including, playing the drums and guitar, sewing, drawing, and knitting. A humble woman, Carol's...
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Allan C. Christopher

December 6, 1939 - December 11, 2018

Allan C. Christopher, 79, of Bedford passed away at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on December 11, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 6, 1939, the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth "Betty" (Ward) Christopher. Allan was a retired Electrical engineer who had previously worked for Raytheon, Mitre, BAE and other companies. He was a lifelong...
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Arsene R. Bournival

October 5, 1920 - December 11, 2018

Arsene R. Bournival, 98, of Manchester, NH passed away peacefully on December 11, 2018. Born in Manchester, NH to Arsene A. and Louise (Landry) Bournival on October 5th, 1920, Arsene would go on to spend the majority of his life in Manchester. He enjoyed over 50 years of marriage with his late wife, Ethel Rondeau, and would later remarry Susanne Bournival. Throughout his life, Arsene worked...
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Michael P. Casey

May 30, 1943 - December 11, 2018

Michael P. Casey, 75, of Dover, NH passed away on December 11, 2018. Born in Hammersmith, England on May 30, 1943, he was son of the late Francis and Mary (Hill) Casey. He enjoyed 29 years of marriage with his wife, Roberta "Bobbi" (Meserve) Casey. Michael was a long time employee of General Electric, retiring after 37 years. He was a member of the Dover Elks Lodge 184, and the Dover Legion...
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Jean Legault-Parker

May 21, 1964 - December 10, 2018

Jean Marie Legault-Parker, 54, of Derry, NH, formerly of Salem, NH, passed away peacefully on December 10th, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 21, 1964, in Methuen, Massachusetts, but her family moved to Salem, New Hampshire, where she spent her childhood and early adult life. She was the daughter of Clayton A. Legault and her deceased mother, Victoria J. (Dubois)...
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Katherine Kitty Slark

June 22, 1926 - December 9, 2018

Katherine "Kitty" Slark (Kisielius), aged 92, died December 9, 2018 at The Arbors of Bedford. Her life was defined by faith, love, and family. Kitty was born on June 22, 1926 in Vilkaviskis, Lithuania. She was the youngest child of Kazimieras and Sofila (Raulanaitis) Kisielius. As a clever and athletic youngster she did well in school and loved sports, especially ice skating in the winter and...
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Miroslav Rajic

July 27, 1955 - December 8, 2018

Miroslav "Baja" Rajic, of Manchester, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2018 after a courageous fight with cancer, surrounded by his close family and friends. Born in Zenica, Bosnia and Hezregovina on July 27, 1955, he was the son of the late Franjo and Jelena Rajic. Miroslav was a hard-working father who always made sure his family was taken care of. Miroslav and his family immigrated...
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Gaston Barriere

June 27, 1927 - December 8, 2018

Gaston Barriere, 91, of Manchester, NH went to the Lord on December 8, 2018. Born in North Stoke, QC on June 27, 1927 to Emile and Agnes (Dubreuil) Barriere. He moved his family to Manchester, NH in 1955 where he worked in the local shoe shops. Later, he changed trades and worked in drywall for 20 years until he retired. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and The Thousand Men of...
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Orville W. Cunningham

July 11, 1923 - December 7, 2018

Orville Webber Cunningham, 95, of Manchester, died Friday December 7, 2018 following a period of declining health. He was the husband of Doris (Stiller) Cunningham, who died in September 2007. Mr. Cunningham was born July 11, 1923 in Exeter, New Hampshire, the son of Edward and Priscilla (Thayer) Cunningham. He worked as a cabinet maker for Hermsdorf Fixture Manufacturing Co. in Manchester,...
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William Spooner Smith III

May 28, 1960 - December 5, 2018

William "Billy" Spooner Smith III, 58, formerly of NH, passed away at the Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC on December 5, 2018. He was born in Buffalo, NY on May 28, 1960, the son of William Spooner Smith, Jr. and Carole (Clark) Smith. He spent his youth in Buffalo, moved to NH where he resided for ten years before moving to SC 30 years ago. His work was in a variety of sales...
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Jyllian P. McGonagle

April 22, 1980 - December 5, 2018

Jyllian was born in Boston on April 22,1980, to Cheryl (Arsenault) and James McGonagle. She was the third child and the baby girl. From an early age Jyllian had a strong sense of self she carried through her life. She had a generous heart and would help those she cared for without hesitation. She enjoyed family time especially with her daughter Aighslynn. Her nurturing nature as well as the...
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Frank R. Tocci, Sr.

January 22, 1925 - December 4, 2018


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Agnes M. Tocci

June 7, 1927 - December 2, 2018


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Pauline M. Gendron

March 13, 1925 - November 30, 2018

The full obituary for Pauline will be published in the Sunday, Dec. 3 edition of the Manchester Union Leader, www.unionleader.com. Thank you.
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Robert G. Richard

July 28, 1948 - November 29, 2018

Robert "Bobby" G. Richard, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Manchester, NH, he is the son of the late Gerard and Cecile (Desruisseaux) Richard. Raised and educated in Manchester, Bobby worked for the United States Postal Service until his retirement. A dedicated husband,...
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Lucien Davignon

November 28, 2018

Mr. Lucien Davignon passed away in Sherbrooke, Quebec on November 28, 2018, at the age of 85 years and 8 months. He was residing in Sherbrooke, formerly, Manchester. Son of the late Alberta Belanger and the late Amédée Davignon, husband of the late Jeannine Ayotte. Lucien Davignon will be sadly missed by his children; Yvan Davignon, Lucie (late Yvan Blais), Sylvain (Jitka), Richard (Nathalie...
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Barbara Moran

June 6, 1932 - November 24, 2018

Barbara Moran passed away on November 24, 2018 at CMC Hospital after a period of declining health. Born in Manchester, NH on June 6, 1932, she was the daughter of Warren L. Dalton Jr. and Violet Parant Dalton. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Mount St. Mary Seminary, Nashua, NH. She attended the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. In 1955 she married John J. Moran Jr....
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Arlene Crossett

June 26, 1925 - November 24, 2018

If you would like to see Arlene's full obituary, please visit the Union Leader website
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Jayne E. Ainsworth

June 29, 1958 - November 24, 2018

Jayne E. (Vigneault) Ainsworth, 60, died on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Concord Regional Visiting Nurses Hospice House in Concord after a long illness. With her husband Kevin at her side. Mrs. Ainsworth was born on June 29, 1958, in Manchester, NH the daughter of Bernard and Virginia (George) Vigneault. She attended local schools and was a lifelong resident of Manchester. She was a...
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Norene Ann Brown

August 20, 1946 - November 23, 2018

Norene Ann Brown was born in Woburn, MA on August 20, 1946, the daughter of John T and Virginia M (O'Connor) Powers. She was the sister of Jacquelyn Powers of ME and Jill Virginia (Powers) O'Neill of CT, and had two children; Deborah Vappi and Elizabeth George, four grandchildren; Justin Vappi (deceased) Derek Benwell, Ashley George and Ryan Nutter and one great grandchild; Jaelyn Adams - all...
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Claire A Provencher

October 23, 1924 - November 22, 2018

Claire Albina Provencher, 94, a lifelong resident of Manchester, NH passed away peacefully following a long illness on November 22, 2018 at the Maple Leaf HealthCare Center in Manchester. Born on October 23, 1924 in Manchester NH, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Leda (Provencher) Provencher. She was raised and educated in Manchester, NH. She had been employed at Jefferson Mill...
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John Lachance

April 10, 1953 - November 21, 2018

John Lachance 65, of Berlin, NH passed away suddenly on November 21, 2018 at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. He was born in Hartford, CT on April 10, 1953 the son of late Joseph E. Lachance and Dorothy (Arsenault) Lachance. He graduated from Manchester High School West, Class of 1972. John was the proud owner of Lachance welding until his retirement in 2015. He loved the outdoors,...
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Maria Dean Curran

June 5, 1961 - November 20, 2018

Maria Dean Curran, 57, of Bedford, NH passed away peacefully in her home following a long illness on November 20, 2018. Born on June 5, 1961 in Trenton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Josephine (Cavallaro) Dean. She enjoyed 31 years of marriage with her husband, Bill Curran, and together they raised two children, Erin Claire Curran and William Sean Curran. Maria was raised...
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Edgar C. Bourgeois, Sr.

February 19, 1922 - November 20, 2018

Edgar C. Bourgeois, Sr., 96, formerly of Bedford and Manchester, passed away at Hanover Hill Healthcare center on November 20, 2018. He was born in Manchester on February 19, 1922, the son of Onil and Leonie (Beaudette) Bourgeois. He was a World War II Army Veteran. He had worked for Myrna Shoe Co. for over thirty years until his retirement. Ed was a hard working Family Man, who in his...
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Robert C. Montmarquet

September 5, 1946 - November 19, 2018

Robert (Bob) Montmarquet, died after a valiant fight with lung cancer at his home on November 19th, 2018 in Raymond NH at the age of 72. Born on September 5th, 1946 to the late Edward and Loretta (Landry) Montmarquet in Lowell MA, Bob would go on to spend the last 21 years of his life in New Hampshire. Throughout his life, Bob worked as a drywall hanger for many years after attending trade...
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Waltraud Mitchell

November 12, 1932 - November 18, 2018

Waltraud "Wally" (VonMagel) Mitchell, 86, of Grafton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Bedford Hills Center. Born in Giessen, Germany, she is the daughter of the late Heinrich Magel and Lina Elisabeth (Market) Magel. Raised and educated in World War II Germany, Wally and her family survived grave trials and tribulations. In 1956, Wally met and married Arnold Mitchell...
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Walter G. Witzel

August 16, 1928 - November 16, 2018

Walter G. Witzel, 90, of Bedford died Friday, November 16, 2018 in the company of his loving family. Walter was born in Queens, NY on August 16, 1928 to Martin J. and Dora L. (Diers) Witzel. He lived in Queens until his family moved to Manchester, NH in 1938. He was a graduate of Central High School Class of 1946. He enlisted in the US Army, proudly serving his country from 1951 through 1953....
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Lillian C. Caza

November 25, 1933 - November 14, 2018

Lillian Claire (Demers) Caza, 84, passed away peacefully in her home with family by her side on November 14, 2018. Lillian was born to Joseph and Florida (Chicoine) Demers on November 25th, 1933 in Manchester, NH and later moved to Bedford, NH, where she lived for all of her life. Throughout her life, Lillian worked in the banking industry for many years until she retired to volunteer at the...
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Francis Frank Haines

September 12, 1968 - November 11, 2018

Frank (a.k.a. Dawes to family & classmates), passed away unexpectedly and much too soon on Nov. 11, 2018 at the age of 50. In his youth Frank was a gifted athlete, capable of feathering a drop shot on the tennis court or an approach shot close to the hole on the green when playing against his dad, playing all-star level youth baseball (bats L, throws R), or clearing out the goalie's crease of...
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Deatrah Jenelle Reilly

March 30, 1986 - November 10, 2018

Deatrah Jenelle Reilly March 30,1986 - November 10,2018 Our beloved Deatrah went to rest in eternal peace on November 10, 2018. Our "Dj" was a wonderful woman that was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. Deatrah loved her son, Jameson, with all her heart and soul. She possessed the ability to put a smile on someone's face when they were down. In her spare time, she enjoyed...
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Gloria Lillian Boisvert

June 15, 1925 - November 9, 2018

Gloria Lillian Boisvert, 93, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Friday, November 9, 2018. Born in Manchester on June 15, 1925, she was the only child of the late Edgar and Mayfred (Trumble) Boisvert. Except for her school years which were in Worcester, MA, Gloria lived most of her life in Manchester with her parents until their passing. She worked for many years at the...
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John T. Hillman

July 17, 1952 - November 7, 2018


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Shirley E. Barss

July 9, 1936 - November 6, 2018


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Ethel Beverly

July 31, 1940 - November 6, 2018

Ethel Emily Beverly, formally Emily Nettles and Emily Seymore, 78, of Manchester, NH unexpectedly passed in her home on November 6, 2018. She was born on July 31,1940 in Neptune, NJ. She attended Our Lady of Mt. Caramel Elementary School in Asbury Park, NJ. Ethel was a graduate of St. Rose High School in Belmar, NJ. She attended NYU for computer programing. At age 17, Ethel began working as a...
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Eugenia Pleat

August 20, 1925 - November 6, 2018

Eugenia "Nia" Caros Pleat, 93, of Manchester, died on November 6, 2018, at Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown. She was born in Nashua on August 20, 1925, to Nicholas and Evangeline Caros. Nia graduated from Nashua High School in 1943, and went on to work in the payroll department at Nashua Gummed and Coated Paper Company. After the unexpected death of her father, she took a leave from...
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Katherine MacDonald

November 1, 1931 - November 6, 2018

Katherine "Kay" MacDonald, 87, passed away peacefully at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown, NH on November 6, 2018. She was born November 1, 1931 in Brentwood, NH, daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Domingue) Marcotte. Kay grew up in Brentwood and attended Sanborn Seminary. She graduated from Plymouth State Teachers College, where she met her husband, Tom. Kay taught...
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Ibrahim Camdzic

December 1, 1953 - November 3, 2018


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Ray Mee

October 26, 1939 - November 3, 2018

Ray Thurman Mee, 79, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Elliot Hospital, with his loving wife by his side. Born in Sanford, ME, he was the son of the late Norman Mee, Sr. and M. Gertrude (Bond) Mee. Raised and educated in Maine, Ray worked as a truck driver for several years. Prior to retirement, he worked in the Maintenance Dept. at the Raymond Walmart...
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Kaitlyn LaDuke

November 1, 2018

Kaitlyn LaDuke of Lawrence, MA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 1st, 2018. Born in Lawrence, MA to Shawn LaDuke and Christine Murphy, Kaitlyn spent the majority of her life in Massachusetts and New Hampshire with her family. Kaitlyn will be remembered by all whose lives she touched as a vibrant and creative soul who had a thirst for living life her way. She...
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Napoleon Toulouse

June 9, 1921 - October 30, 2018

Mr. Toulouse passed away on October 30, 2018
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Gerard R.J. Fauvel

January 24, 1949 - October 24, 2018

Gerard Robert Joseph Fauvel, 69, of Salem NH passed away unexpectedly on October 24, 2018. He was born in Amesbury, MA on January 24, 1949 the son of the late Andre and Jeannette (Lacourse) Fauvel. Gerard was proud to have served his country in the United States Army from Dec 1969 to May 1971 achieving the rank of SP5. He later received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and worked...
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Murvel A. Tompkins

July 26, 1926 - October 23, 2018

Murvel A. (Hume) Tompkins, 92, of Manchester, died on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Hanover Hill Health Care Center, in Manchester, where she resided for the past 7 years. She was born on July 26, 1926, in Castle Hill, ME, the daughter of the late John and Alice (Hartley) Hume. Mrs. Tompkins graduated from Hesser College,at age 57, an accomplishment she was very proud of, with an Associate's ...
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Jonathan Noel "Jon" Gagnon

May 12, 1992 - October 21, 2018

Jonathan Noel "Jon" Gagnon, 26, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Jon was his family's ray of sunshine. He was an amazing person who did everything he could to make everyone smile. He had a great sense of humor and could make anyone laugh. He loved spending time outdoors-bonfires, hiking, and fishing were his favorites. Jon also enjoyed his trips to California. Over the...
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Clarence G. Blevens, Jr.

July 14, 1933 - October 20, 2018

Clarence George Blevens, Jr., 85, of Candia, passed away October 20, 2018 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Kennebunk, ME on July 14, 1933 to the late Clarence Sr. and Helen (Irzyk) Blevens. Clarence attended Manchester public schools and graduated from Manchester Central High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserves. He owned and operated...
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Sandra Tansey

April 11, 1951 - October 19, 2018


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Maurice G. Caza

October 15, 1925 - October 17, 2018

Maurice G. Caza (Moe) 93, of Manchester passed away on Wed. Oct. 17, 2018 at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home. Moe was born in St. Valaire, Canada in 1925 and the son of Henry and Maria (Champagne) Caza. He has one surviving brother, Lucien Caza of Manchester. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years, Theresa (Halle) Caza. Moe has two daughters, Cheryl Caza- Tobey and her...
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Donald Martineau

July 27, 1929 - October 17, 2018

Donald F. Martineau, 89, of Hooksett, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Hillsborough County Rehabilitation Center after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease and other health issues. Born on July 27, 1929, he is the son of the late Amedee and Bertha (Poulette) Martineau. Raised and educated in Manchester, he was a graduate of Manchester Central High School. An...
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Yvette V. Beland

June 19, 1941 - October 14, 2018

Yvette (Vachon) Beland, 77 of Manchester, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Hanover Hill Healthcare Center, in Manchester after a period of declining health. She was born on June 19, 1941, in Manchester, NH, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth (Lussier) Vachon. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Beland was employed by Marriott where she worked in food service. She also spent...
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Rosaire E. Paquette

June 30, 1932 - October 10, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Rosaire E. Paquette, 86, on October 10, 2018 at Epsom Healthcare Center, Epsom, NH. Formerly from both Manchester and Goffstown, he was known throughout his life as "Rosy" and was born in Manchester on June 30, 1932. He was the son of the late Hector and Blanche (Beauchesne) Paquette. Rosy was predeceased on March 4, 2017 by...
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Juliette Claire Hamill

July 10, 1918 - October 10, 2018

Juliette Claire Hamill, 100, born July 10, 1918, passed away on October 10, 2018 at St. Teresa Health and Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness. Before becoming a full time homemaker, she worked in Manchester as a legal secretary and for the FHA. She was a woman of deep faith and strong courage in facing life's challenges. She enjoyed family photo albums, playing the piano or guitar and...
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Beverly C. Papp

August 29, 1959 - October 9, 2018

Beverly C. (DiVenuti) Papp, 59, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Manchester, she is the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Lazzar) DiVenuti. Raised and educated in Manchester, she married the love of her life, Lee Papp, in 1979. The young couple settled in Manchester to raise...
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Joseph Landry

March 16, 1926 - October 9, 2018

The full obituary for Joe is published in the Sunday, Oct. 14 edition of the Manchester Union Leader and can be viewed at www.unionleader.com.
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Christopher Gonzales

May 3, 1995 - October 7, 2018


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James Gerard Cusson

September 3, 1960 - October 6, 2018

James Gerard Cusson, 58, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 6th following a motorcycle accident. Born in Rome, NY on September 3, 1960, he was son of Gerard and Bertha (Henderson) Cusson. He enjoyed 17 years of marriage with his wife, Colette (Langevin) Cusson, with whom he raised five children. A 1978 graduate of Manchester West High School, James went on to proudly serve in the...
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Nikolay Berezutskiy

January 2, 1949 - October 5, 2018

Nikolay Berezutskiy, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, October 5th, 2018. He was 69 years old. Nikolay was born in Kazakhstan on January 2nd, 1949 and was a professional coal miner for over 30 years, after graduating with a technical degree in his field. His rich life experience included time with the Russian army, attaining the rank of a "Full Cavalier of the Coal Miner's Glory Badge...
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Roberta R. Rossi

March 23, 1942 - October 1, 2018

Roberta R. Rossi, 76 of Bedford NH, passed away after a short illness surrounded by her son Leigh Rossi, granddaughter Abbe Recco, Cody Delany, and Kim Bilicki. Roberta was predeceased by her husband Edward Rossi, daughter Eunice Recco and brother Max Rothman. Roberta was born in Burlington, VT on March 26th 1942. She was the daughter of Samuel H. Rothman and Mimi Rothman. She is survived by...
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Donald Garon

November 5, 1934 - September 29, 2018

Donald Lucien Garon, 83, died Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. He was born on November 5, 1934, in Nashua, NH, the son of Adelard Garon and Eva Bleau Garon. Donald attended, the Seminary in Enfield, NH, attended LaSalette College in Attleboro, MA and then received his graduate, Master's Degree at Assumption College in Worcester, MA. He also studied...
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Norman G. Veno

March 20, 1949 - September 28, 2018

Norman George Veno, 69, of Manchester, passed away on Friday, September 28, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Dover, NH, he is the son of the late Arthur and Jeannette (Moore) Veno. Following graduation from Dover High School, Class of 1968, Norm began his lifelong career in the grocery retail industry. Throughout the years, Norman worked for a variety of...
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Lorraine Desfosses

November 26, 1940 - September 26, 2018

Lorraine M. (Ducharme) Desfosses, 77, of Manchester, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Catholic Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family following a lengthy illness. Born in Manchester, she was the daughter of the late Gerard and Fleurette (Bergeron) Ducharme. Raised and educated in Manchester, she worked as a lab technician at Teradyne for many years after raising her seven...
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Stephen Kittredge

July 18, 1951 - September 24, 2018

Stephen J. Kittredge 67, of Auburn NH, passed away peacefully surrounded by his close family members on September 24th 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to Gerald and Lucia (Batistelli) Kittredge on July 18th, 1951. Stephen spent the majority of this life with his wife Janice of 46 years in Auburn, NH. Stephen was the oldest of 4 children and grew up in Manchester, NH and graduated from...
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Gloria C. Carlisle

June 3, 1921 - September 22, 2018

Gloria C. Carlisle: widow of Alfred Carlisle, deceased 2004 after 63 years of wonderful marriage. Daughter of Leola (Lavallee) and Ervin Kenney. Predeceased by daughter, Brenda Carlisle. Surviving children: Warren (& Blanchou) Carlisle, St. Marys, GA; Janice (& Tom) South, Hohenwald, TN; Marsha Perkins, Summertown, TN; Maureen (& Bob) Follansbee, Munford, AL; Kevin (& Mindy) Carlisle, Webster,...
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Therese L. Lajoie

July 7, 1923 - September 21, 2018

Therese L. (Lachance) Lajoie, 95, of Manchester, died September 21, 2018 at Mount Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a period of declining health. Born in Manchester, NH on July 7, 1923 to the Late Adalbert and Cora (Beliveau) Lachance, she was a graduate of Central High School. She is predeceased by a brother, Robert Lachance, and a sister, Regina Lachance, and survived by a half...
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Victor Figueroa

February 25, 1940 - September 20, 2018


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Muriel J. Kowalczyk

May 13, 1947 - September 20, 2018

Muriel J. (Brissette) Kowalczyk, passed away on September 20, 2018 at the Concord VNA Hospice House, peacefully meeting God with her family by her side. Born on May 13, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Rene and Isola Brissette of New Bedford, MA. Raised and educated in New Bedford, Muriel graduated from St. Anthony High School. On June 11, 1966, she married the love of her life, Richard...
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Wesley Foote

June 12, 1931 - September 18, 2018

Wesley E. Foote, 87, of Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Born in North Reading, MA, he was the son of the late Bertram and Mabel (Pendergrace) Foote. Raised and educated in New Hampshire, Wesley was a graduate of Manchester Central High School, Class of 1950. Wesley took great pride in providing for his family. For 47 years, he worked as a clerk for First National...
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Regina M.R. Paquette

September 21, 1915 - September 17, 2018

Regina M.R. Paquette, 102, died on Monday, September 17, 2018 at St. Theresa Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Manchester. She was born on September 21, 1915, in Manchester, NH the daughter of the late Francois and Maryrose (Pouliotte) Vallee. She was a lifelong resident of Manchester. Many years ago, she was employed by Waumbec Mills where she worked in the textile industry. Mrs. Paquette...
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Andrew Towne

April 27, 1970 - September 16, 2018

Andrew Scott Towne, 48, of Manchester, passed away in Manchester on September 16, 2018. He was born in Manchester on April 27, 1970, the son of William Towne, Sr. and Bonnie Henderson. He was a 1989 graduate of Memorial High School and currently employed as the Safety and Security Coordinator for NH Job Corps. Prior to that, Andrew had worked in the security department for the NH Court System....
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Shirley V. Copeland

October 23, 1930 - September 13, 2018


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Joseph Czaja

November 28, 1958 - September 2, 2018

Joseph Czaja, 59, passed away suddenly at his home on September 2, 2018. Born in Manchester on November 28, 1958, he was son of Ignal and Joyce (Decato) Czaja. He enjoyed 31 years of marriage with his wife, Kathleen "Teeny" (Sweeney) Czaja. Joseph was a lifelong resident of Manchester. He worked for over 20 years at Pelmac Industries Inc, doing installation and service. He was a "jack of all...
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Marjorie A. Bournival

January 30, 1930 - September 2, 2018

Marjorie "Margie" A. (Lazott) Bournival, 88, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 2, 2018 surrounded by her children & family. She is predeceased by her loving husband Gerald A. Bournival of 42 years. Born in Goffstown, NH, she was the daughter of the late Carl W. Lazott and Marguerite H. (Foster) of Manchester. Marjorie was a lifelong resident of Manchester and was...
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Jeannette Lesmerises

September 14, 1928 - September 1, 2018

Jeannette Marie (Levesque) Lesmerises, 89, died peacefully in her Hooksett home on September 1st, 2018. She was born on September 14, 1928 in St. Marie New Brunswick, Canada, to Oliver Levesque and Sophie (Daigle) Levesque. Jeannette married her lifelong partner, the late Roland Lesmerises, on May 30th, 1951 in Manchester, NH, where they enjoyed a happy marriage for 65 years until Roland...
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Sidney Clifford "Jim" Slark

January 27, 1925 - August 31, 2018

Sidney Clifford Slark (called Jim), aged 93, died August 31, 2018 after a brief illness at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH. He lived a life of joy and love and service and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was born on January 27, 1925 in London, England, the son of William and Caroline (Smith) Slark. Jim Slark grew up in Shepperton, a suburb of London, the third youngest of...
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Christine D. Jelley

June 28, 1971 - August 29, 2018

Christine D. (Pratte) Jelley, 47, of Bedford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 8:20am, August 29, 2018 at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, she was surrounded by her two daughters and husband. Born in Manchester, she is the daughter of Roger and Lucille (Gelinas) Pratte. Raised and educated in Manchester, Christine married the love of her life, Darryl, in 1993. Together, they settled in...
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Cheryl M. Cook

September 1, 1945 - August 28, 2018

On Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Cheryl Martha (Martin) Cook, loving wife and mother, passed gently away in her home surrounded by her family at the age of 72. Cheryl was born on September 1, 1945 in Brattleboro, VT to Winchester and Sybil (Ellis) Martin. On June 20, 1964 she married her high school sweetheart, Theodore L. Cook and they have faithfully remained by each other's side for 54 years. ...
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Robin Lucille Lindbloom

June 20, 1964 - August 27, 2018

Robin Lucille Lindbloom, 54, passed away after a period of illness on August 27, 2018. Born in Manchester on June 20, 1964, she was the daughter of Donald and Violet (Dallaire) Gosselin. She enjoyed 23 years of marriage with her husband, Gary Lindbloom. A lifelong resident of Manchester, Robin was a graduate of Manchester Memorial High School. She greatly enjoyed her time spent as a school bus...
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Willard "Frank" Douglas, Jr.

July 12, 1951 - August 26, 2018

Willard "Frank" Douglas, Jr., 67, of Manchester, NH died suddenly on Sunday, August, 26, 2018 at the Elliot Hospital, in Manchester. Mr. Douglas was born on July 12, 1951 in Ironton, OH, the son of the late Willard F. and Florence M. (Barber) Douglas, Sr. He was a resident of Manchester for many years. For 25 years, he was employed as a Route Sales Representative and worked for United National...
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Shirley Leonard

October 30, 1933 - August 26, 2018


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Karin Marie Cooper

February 21, 1973 - August 25, 2018

Karin Marie Cooper, 45, passed away at her home on August 25, 2018. Born in Quincy, MA on February 21, 1973, she was the daughter of Mary Ellen Wigmore (Adams) and Carl Nantel. She was married to Travis Cooper on July 13, 1998, and was a loving mother to their children. Raised in Quincy, Karin graduated from the Fontbonne Academy in Milton, MA in 1991 and later earned her Associate's Degree in...
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Francese Madge Farwell

April 6, 1928 - August 24, 2018

Francese Madge Farwell 90, of Bedford NH passed away peacefully on August 24, 2018, at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester NH surrounded by her family. Madge was born in Ischua New York on April 6th, 1928 to Daniel G. Farwell and Freda Leach. Ms. Farwell was an avid member and sponsor for Alcoholics Anonymous contributing 48 years of work to helping others find their path in life as she...
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Sophie Konides

February 27, 1931 - August 24, 2018

Sophie Kyratzis Konides, 87, of Walnut Cove, NC, died August 24, 2018. Sophie was born in Nashua, NH, on February 27, 1931, the eldest daughter of four children of George and Soultana Kyratzis. She graduated from Franklin High School in Franklin, NH. Sophie married her husband, James Anthony Konides, in 1953 in Manchester, NH. She worked for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in Connecticut until she left...
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David A. Ouellette

September 21, 1955 - August 23, 2018

David A. Ouellette, 62, passed away on August 23, 2018 at the Elliot Hospital. David was homeless and living on the streets of Manchester and has no known family. He had worked at Wendy's.
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Robert D. Smith

December 11, 1942 - August 20, 2018

Robert D. Smith, 75, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 20, 2018 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. A dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and friend, Bob's family was paramount in his life. In 1965, Bob married the love of his life, Paula. Together, they built a life overflowing with happiness and love, welcoming six children to their family....
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Hunter Edward Burke

April 6, 2000 - August 19, 2018

Hunter Edward Burke, 18, of Merrimack, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA surrounded by his family following a brief illness. Born in Manchester, he is the son of Kathleen (Sweeney) Hilliard and the late Edward Burke, Jr. A 2018 graduate of Merrimack High School, Hunter played hockey from the time he was five through the duration of his high...
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Kyle C. Collins

September 11, 2000 - August 17, 2018

Kyle Charles Collins, 17, passed away surrounded by his loving family on August 17, 2018 at the Boston Children's Hospital following a courageous battle with Leukemia. Born in Manchester on September 11, 2000, he was the oldest son of Sean and Sandra (Arbo) Collins. Kyle was a proud 2018 graduate from Goffstown High School, and he worked at Clean Look Cleaning Service part-time while in...
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Barbara M Kingsbury

July 17, 1929 - August 16, 2018

Barbara Kingsbury, 89, died on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Born Barbara May Jones on July 17, 1929 in Massachusetts to Richard and Mary Jones, she later moved to New Hampshire marrying Theodore J. Ficek, residing in Auburn and becoming the mother of six children; son, Ken Ficek with wife Sharon and daughters Beretta and Brooklyn of Concord and son Matthew; daughter, Kathy Ficek of Candia; son,...
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Barbara Harden

November 1, 1921 - August 16, 2018

Barbara (McAulay) Harden, 96, of Wellesley, MA, formerly of Manchester, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Elizabeth Seton Residence, Wellesley, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Manchester, she is the daughter of the late Donald and Elizabeth (Bishop) McAulay. Raised and educated in Manchester, Barbara dedicated herself to a life of selfless service to others. For many years she...
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Rene R. Charpentier

June 3, 1951 - August 16, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Rene R. Charpentier, 67 of Hooksett, announces his passing on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence, after a courageous battle with cancer. Rene was born on June 3, 1951, in Manchester, NH the son of the late Roland and Theresa (Cote Lamarche) Charpentier. He grew up in Manchester and attended local schools. Rene was a lifelong resident of...
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Irene "Gert" Stanley

November 8, 1941 - August 13, 2018

Irene "Gert" Stanley, 76, of Londonderry, NH passed away peacefully on August 13th, 2018 in her home. She was born on November 8, 1941 to Anatole and Leontine (Thibodeau) Laprise. She grew up in Exeter, NH where she met her late husband George H. Stanley. She was a loving mother to three children, Brian Stanley (predeceased), Gregory Stanley of Londonderry and Roberta (Stanley) Champagne of...
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Henrietta Labrecque

April 15, 1941 - August 13, 2018

Henrietta Labrecque, 77, passed away at her home on August 13, 2018. Born in Paterson, NJ on April 15, 1941, she was daughter of the late John and Grace Driesse. She enjoyed 42 years of marriage with her late husband, Robert Labrecque. Henrietta spent most of her life in the Manchester area, graduating from Central High School and going on to work for both Harvey Industries and Dorson &...
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David O. Trudel

August 26, 1954 - August 10, 2018

David O. Trudel, 63, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 10 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Manchester, he is the son of Claire (Laferte) Trudel and the late Jules Trudel. Raised and educated in Manchester, he worked diligently for Talbot Caterers from 1969-2004 as an employee and later as the proprietor to provide for his...
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Abigail Victoria Cox

December 11, 1996 - August 8, 2018

Abigail Victoria Cox, or Abby as she liked to be called, passed away on August 8, 2018. She attended Goffstown Schools and was homeschooled for a few years with the AGAPE Homeschool Group, and graduated from Carleton North in NB, Canada. Abby was loved by anyone who ever met her. She never met a stranger, and her smile would light up the darkest places. She was the fourth child of David and...
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Penelope "Penny" Lester

August 4, 1925 - August 7, 2018

Penelope "Penny" C. Lester, 93, of Kingston, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Vythos, Greece, she was the daughter of the late Christos and Zoe (Papayiotas) Caradimos. With her late husband, Penny was the proprietor of Lester's Variety in Quincy, MA for many years. Following retirement, Penny resided in Kingston, NH. A dedicated wife...
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Estelle McCullough

April 13, 1932 - August 6, 2018

Estelle (Labonte) McCullough, 86, of Manchester, gently passed on August 6, 2018, after a brief stay at Hannah Dustin Healthcare Center, in Haverhill, MA. She was born on April 13, 1932, in Manchester, NH. She was the wife of the late Leo B. McCullough and daughter of Lucien and Orise (Halde) Labonte. Estelle was proud of her home town and French heritage and spoke often of her childhood...
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Kelsey E. Nalette

December 20, 1993 - August 5, 2018

Kelsey Elizabeth Nalette, 24, formerly of Goffstown and currently of Jacksonville, FL, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Jacksonville. Kelsey, daughter of William and Elizabeth (Tveter) Nalette and the light of her family and friends' lives, was born in Manchester on December 20, 1993. Kelsey grew up in a household of love and...
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Dolores Eileen Hurley

September 7, 1934 - August 4, 2018

Dolores Eileen Hurley, 83, passed away suddenly on August 4, 2018. She was born in Chicago, IL on September 7, 1934 to Frank and Sarah (McHale) Rosner. She was raised with her older sister Patricia and attended Mercy High School on the south side of Chicago. Her family, with three young sons, moved east to Manchester, NH in 1970. Through the St. Catherine's Parish Couples Club, she began...
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Anna M. Rosado

July 13, 1945 - August 1, 2018

Loving,hard working,careing mom of six kids
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Candice Judd

June 24, 1953 - July 31, 2018


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Denise Washburn Fiske

December 8, 1948 - July 29, 2018

Denise Washburn Fiske, 69, formerly of Derry, died at Littleton Hospital on July 29. She had been living at the Lafayette Center Nursing Home in Franconia. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 7th from 5-6pm at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH. Her funeral will follow the visitation at 7pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 50 Adams Pond...
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Georgette Psarakis

December 2, 1923 - July 29, 2018

Georgette Rivard Poirier Psarakis, 94, passed on July 29, 2018, with her family by her side. Georgette was recently predeceased by her beloved husband, Jimmy Psarakis. She is survived by her daughter, Carol and her husband Ren Proulx of Avon, CT; and her step-son, Russ Poirier of Laconia, NH. Arrangements: There are no calling hours. A Committal Service at Pine Grove Cemetery will be held...
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Daniel A. Cole

November 29, 1958 - July 28, 2018


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