, Derry, New Hampshire

February 28, 2013

Donald N. Shoemaker, Jr., 47

Derry, NH — Donald N. Shoemaker, Jr., 47 of Derry, died Wednesday February 20, 2013. He was born December 28, 1965 in Allentown, PA and was the son of Donald N., Sr. and Barbara (Wassum) Shoemaker. Donald was raised in Allentown and resided in Indiana and Connecticut, prior to moving to New Hampshire over 30 years ago. He was a graduate of Merrimack High School and had been a resident of Derry for many years.

Mr. Shoemaker had been employed as a chef with Shorty’s and had also done construction work with various contractors. He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors.

Members of the family include his mother Barbara of Derry, three sisters and their husbands, Connie and Brian Lincks of Fitchburg, MA, Annette and Russell Fischer of Kingston, NH and Karen and Erik Jeglinski of Merrimack. Eight nieces and nephews, Yianni, Niko, Hari, Alex, Brianna, Benjamin, Brandon and Savanna. He was predeceased by his father, Donald N. Shoemaker, Sr. in October of 2011.

ARRANGEMENTS: Following cremation, private services are being planned by the family. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Derry is assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence, or for more information, please visit