Derry, NH — Died after a short illness at Parkland Hospital from complications of diabetes. Survived by her brother, Ken of Michigan, and lots of good friends. Burial has taken place at Forest Hill in E. Derry. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Derry or Juvenile Diabetes research.
Ethel L. Cole, 74
Derry, NH — Ethel L. Cole, 74, of Derry, NH, died Friday, November 22, 2013, in the Parkland Medical Center in Derry. She was born in Dover Foxcroft, ME on April 19, 1939, a daughter of the late Ernest and Arlene (Dority) Fairbrother. Ethel had been a resident of Derry for the past 48 years, formerly living in Levant, ME. She had been employed in the cafeteria at Pinkerton Academy in Derry for over 15 years. Ethel enjoyed sewing, reading, ceramics and knitting.Continued ...
Jeanne C. Petrin, 69
Derry, New Hampshire — Jeanne C. Petrin, 69, of Derry, NH, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013, at Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA. She was born on November 13, 1944, in Milton, NH, a daughter of the late Fred and Isabelle (Hoyt) Eldridge. Jeanne was a hard worker and very dedicated. She was very thoughtful of others and the needs of others. She enjoyed playing beano. Jeanne also liked to stay very active and enjoyed going out with her friends.Continued ...
David Milo Brown, 71
Derry, NH — David Milo Brown passed away peacefully in his home on November 18, 2013, after a lingering illness. The son of Mrs. Rachel Brown, he was born on February 10, 1942, in Portsmouth, NH. He spent his childhood in Laconia, NH and graduated from Laconia High School in June of 1960. He later attended Keene State College where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education in June of 1964 and his Master's in Education in June of 1967. He continued his studies at Northeastern University completing a Certificate of Advanced Studies in the Graduate School of Education Administration in June of 1976.Continued ...
Phyllis M. Wilson, 93
Derry, NH — Phyllis M. Wilson, 93, of Derry, NH died November 12, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Wilson was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada on April 2, 1920, daughter of the late Seymour and Goldie (Goodwin) Walsh. She had resided in New Hampshire since 1979, formerly living in Massachusetts. She was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother and spent her lifetime as a homemaker. She was a supporter of the Wolverines and worked the Wolverines bingo. She was an avid Boston Red Sox fan and loved watching Phil Mickelson play golf.Continued ...
Marion I. Anderson, 94
Londonderry, NH — Marion I. Anderson, 94, formerly of Londonderry, NH, died November 7, 2013, in Maine General Medical Center, Augusta, ME. Marion was born in E. Columbia, NH on August 7, 1919, a daughter of the late Alpheus and Catherine (Martin) Frizzell. In more recent years she moved to Kents Hill, ME to live with her daughter. Marion had been a resident of Londonderry since 1944, formerly living in Columbia where she attended schools, including Colebrook Academy. She was a graduate of Keene Teachers College and taught at numerous schools in NH. Marion was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Ransford Chapter #15 and the Mizpah Rebekah Lodge #15, both of Derry. She was the recipient of the Golden Sheaf certificate at the Londonderry Grange #44. While in Londonderry, Marion served as former Town Clerk and Tax Collector, and administered the School Lunch program for the Londonderry Central School. She served on the School Board in Londonderry in addition to the Library and Cemetery Trustees.Continued ...
Norman Whittemore Bangs, Jr., 70
Wells, Maine — Norman Whittemore Bangs, Jr., 70, of Wells, died Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at York Hospital in York, ME. He was born in Derry, NH on March 25, 1943, the son of Norman Whittemore Bangs, Sr., and Geraldine (Scribner) Bangs. He grew up in Derry, NH, graduating from Pinkerton Academy, Class of 1963.Continued ...
Thomas 'Tom' David McCormick, 86
Manchester, NH — Thomas “Tom” David McCormick Sr., 86, passed away on November 10, 2013, at Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Home, Manchester. Born in Granby, Conn., on January 30, 1927, he was a son of the late Robert and Margaret (Mahoney) McCormick.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
Wallace Scott, 87
Andover, NH — Wallace H. Scott, 87, of South Short Street, died at his home on Friday, November 1, 2013, surrounded by his family after a short illness.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 31, 2013
Dr. David K. Duston, 72
Hampstead, NH — Dr. David Kenneth Duston, 72, of Hampstead, NH died on Sunday at his home.Continued ...
Helena F. Leandro, 80
Lexington, MA — Helena F. (Rees) Leandro of Lexington, Oct. 26, 2013. Loving mother of Sandy Leandro of West Ossipee, NH, Robert Leandro of Acton, Susan DiSalvo of Derry, NH, and Richard Leandro of Somerville. Cherished grandmother of Joseph, Christina, James, Sarah, Emily, and Jennifer. Dear sister of Bill Endres of Billerica and Colette Hensley of TN.Continued ...
Marilyn Lamson, 89
Hamilton, MT — Marilyn E. Lamson, 89, of Hamilton, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013. Born on November 26, 1923, in Haverhill, MA, the daughter of the late Ralph and Edith (Couch) Hall, she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Janet of Manchester, CT, her son-in-law, Michael Mertins of Hamilton, two grandsons, and five great-grandchildren. Marilyn was predeceased by her husband, Floyd, and her daughter, Karen Mertins, both of Hamilton.Continued ...
Pauline A. Veysey, 71
Tewksbury, MA — Pauline A. Veysey, 71, of Tewksbury, Mass., passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass. Ms. Veysey was the daughter of Lemuel Smith and his wife, Marion. She was born and educated in New Brunswick, Canada.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 17, 2013
Fred Bunker, 81
Westland, MI — Fred Bunker, 81, of Westland, MI passed away Monday, October 7, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 29, 1932, in Derry, NH, a son of the late Fred M. and Lottie (Parker) Bunker. Fred graduated from Pinkerton Academy, “Class of 50,” and went on to proudly serve his country in the US Navy. Fred worked his entire career until retirement for American Airlines, based in Detroit, MI.Continued ...
Irene Zoulias, 96
Holiday, FL — Irene Churas Zoulias, 96, of Holiday, Fla., and Plymouth, N.H., died on October 3, 2013, after a brief illness at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Born on June 26, 1917, in Franklin, N.H., she was the daughter of Athan Churas and Urania Gekas Churas. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, George C. Zoulias; sisters, Dorothy Smith of Windsor, Conn., Lillian Fradette of Lawrence, Mass.; and brother, Frank Churas of Manchester, N.H.Continued ...
Jack "J.J." Waldron, 51
Derry, NH — Jack "J.J." Waldron, 51, of Derry, NH, died Sunday, October 13, 2013, in his home. He was born in Alexandria, VA on September 19, 1962, a son of Jack L. and Martha (Derby) Waldron. “J.J.” had been a resident of Derry for the past nine years, formerly living in Gloucester, MA, having grown up in Virginia. He was a US Air Force veteran serving from May 11, 1984 to January 14, 1988. “J.J.” was employed as a repairman for the MBTA and had previously been employed by United Airlines for 17 years. He was an avid Washington Redskins fan, enjoyed Pink Floyd, and launching model rockets with his sons. He loved to barbecue and the family referred to him as the "Grill Master." “J.J.” will also be missed by his dog, Diesel.Continued ...
Joseph J. Summa, 48
Derry, NH — Joseph J. Summa, 48, of Derry, NH passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. He was born on October 11, 1965, in Somerville, MA, the son of Jean R. (Neale) and the late Joseph P. Summa. He had attended Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA. Joseph loved talking politics, spending time with his family and had a big heart for animals. He was a compassionate person. Joseph was a social butterfly who seemingly knew someone everywhere he went. His absence will be felt by many family and friends.Continued ...
Marie Louise Walsh, 85
Derry, NH — Marie Louise Walsh was born in Rochester, N.H., on June 5, 1928, to Martin Edward Harrity and Yvonne Lydia Therrien. She joined her beloved husband, John, in heaven on October 11, 2013, with both daughters at her side, after a brief illness at the Pleasant Valley Nursing Center in Derry. She lived and was raised in Somersworth, N.H. Mary graduated from Keene State Teachers College, where she met the love of her life, John. She began her 40-year teaching career in Belmont, N.H. Mary then moved and taught at Alvirne High School in Hudson, N.H., and finished her career after teaching for 32 years at Hood Jr. High School in Derry.Continued ...
Philip G. Dalrymple, 82
Londonderry, NH — Philip G. Dalrymple, 82, of Londonderry, NH, died Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Dalrymple was born in Melrose, MA on March 29, 1931, a son of the late Horace and Marguerite (Graham) Dalrymple. He received his Bachelor’s Degree at Northeastern University. He worked in banking for 40 years, retiring as President of Reading Co-operative Bank. Mr. Dalrymple was a member of the Londonderry Presbyterian Church, he enjoyed music and loved sailing on Lake Winnipesaukee.Continued ...
Ruth E. Smith, 89
Derry, NH — Ruth E. Smith, 89, of Derry, NH died October 11, 2013, at the Parkland Medical Center, Derry, NH. Mrs. Smith was born the youngest of 15 children in Medford, MA on April 25, 1924. The daughter of Clarence B. and Mabel A. (Bailey) Wright, she was a longtime resident of Londonderry before moving to Pinardville, and more recently, Derry, NH. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Lester B. Smith. Both had been longtime active members of the Londonderry United Methodist Church.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 10, 2013
- Ethel L. Cole, 74