Anthony Phillip Lemire

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“The Lemire Family, We are very sadden by your loss. Tony was a wonderful man and we will keep you and your family in our prayers. Jim and Lynda...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Jim & Lynda Payette Bethlehem, NH

“Dear June and family, I am so sorry to hear of tony's passing. It was wonderful to see you last summer. Love and prayers. ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Allard Giancola

“Dear Cousin June, Peggy,Ronnie,Richard and families. I am sorry to hear about Tony. He was a great person. love, Maureen ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Maureen A.Dexter - Littleton,N.H.

“With sincere condolences. Tony was a special man who made an impact on so many lives. Meg Miles Trafton ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Meg Miles Trafton - North Hampton

“I remember tony from my contact in the hospital...He was always very friendly and congeal..Les Merchant ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Leslie Merchant - Littleton NH

“We fondly remember all the electrical work Tony did for our Bowker family over the years and have wonderful memories of his friendship. He will be...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Roxanne Bowker - Littleton

“Tony loved to fish. He and I went many times when I was in Littleton visiting. I will miss him. Hope he will be able to go fishing and get...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Richard A Roberts - Marietta,GA

“Peggy,your Dad would have been proud to read this recollection of his life. Kate. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Kate Strickland

“My deepest sympathies to June, Peg, Ronnie & Richard. Additionally, to all extended family, spouses and offspring, we will miss "Tony" greatly. I...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Rob Lemire - Vassalboro, Maine

“"Aunt" June, Peggy, Ron, and Rich, sorry to hear about "Uncle" Tony. We are thinking about you. Warm regards Don and Elaine Herbert ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Don Herbert - Topsham, Maine

“Uncle Tony, You provided me with so much, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart. You will forever be remembered in the future stories shared...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Brandon Lemire - Portsmouth, NH

“We are sorry to hear of Uncle Tony's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Allan & JanineTrombley

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Sandy ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Sandra McNamara - Zephyrhills, FL

“I was shocked to hear of the passing of Tony. He was a fine gentleman and a great family man. I have many fond memories of the Lemire family. All...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Douglas W Roberge

“"Bugsy" and Family: Just a note to say I am sorry for your loss. God Bless you all, Kendra Silver ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Kendra - Hooksett

“love & peace ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: lisa lemire pomerleau - goffstown

“May God bless you all. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Craig S. Trombley Sr.

“Dear,Aunt June and Family so sorry to hear about Uncle Tony My thoughts and prayers are you all. with all my Love Jane ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Jane Trombley - Littleton NH

“Aunt June, Peggy, Ronnie, Richard and families; Please know that our Thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Be there for each other and share...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Toni & Paul Bartz


LITTLETON, NH Anthony Phillip Tony Lemire, 84 of 154 Bronson Street, died on February 12, 2008 at the Lafayette Center in Franconia.

Tony was born in Littleton, NH on June 24, 1923, the son of Anthony Joseph and Sarah Agnes (Trombley) Lemire. He was a graduate of St. Rose of Lima School and Littleton High School, class of 1941.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Tony achieved the rank of Quartermaster First Class and he served on ATA-122 in the South Pacific Theater. Tony was fluent in French and English.

Tony was an Eagle Scout and continued his interest in scouting as a scoutmaster. He married June W. Gearwar on May 27, 1950, and they celebrated 57 years of marriage. In 1955, Tony built the family home on Bronson Street and in 1977; he built his 4-car garage.

In 1945, upon returning from World War II, he started his electrical career with J. William Houle. Tony, a master electrician, started his own electrical contracting business in 1960 and continued for 42 years until his retirement.

Over his lifetime, he was a volunteer fireman, enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycles, the Loudon races, woodworking, woodcarving, snowmobiling, camping, fishing, fly-tying, hunting, vegetable gardening, Lemire family reunions, and tinkering in his shop.

He is survived by his wife, June; a daughter, Margaret (Peggy) and her husband, Glen Little of St. Johnsbury, VT; two sons, Ronald Lemire and Richard Lemire, both of Littleton; 6 grandchildren; Christopher, Stephen, and Linda Little, and William, Jennifer, and Megan Lemire, and one great-grandson, Nahum Anthony Lemire. Also surviving him are many nieces and nephews.

SERVICES Visiting hours will be held on Friday evening, February 15th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pillsbury Funeral Home, located at 101 Union Street in Littleton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 16th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church with Rev. Fr. Marcel Martel as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery.

Arrangements and care have been entrusted to the Pillsbury Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Inc. To view an online memorial or to send a message of condolence, please visit