, Derry, New Hampshire

October 17, 2013

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.

He is survived by his mother, Jean R. Summa of Derry, one sister, Charlene (Summa) Batten and her husband, David, of Derry, one brother, Paul Summa and his wife, Maria, of Poquoson, VA, five nieces and nephews, Tyler Bennett, Athena and Christiana Summa, and Jacob and Alexander Batten, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.

ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of Joseph, there will be no services scheduled. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry is assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit