- Thursday, 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.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
Barbara Corrigan, 57
Derry, NH — Died after a short illness at Parkland Hospital from complications of diabetes. SuContinued ...
Floyd Lamson, 91
Hamilton, MT — Floyd G. Lamson, 91, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013, at home. Born on August 3, 1922, in Brighton, VT, the son of the late Milan and Annie (Major) Lamson, he is survived by his wife, Marilyn of Hamilton, his son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Janet of Manchester, CT, his son-in-law, Michael Mertins of Hamilton, two grandsons, and five great-grandchildren. Floyd was predeceased by his daughter, Karen Mertins of Hamilton.Continued ...
Karl Hagerup Jensen, 57
Derry — Karl Hagerup Jensen, age 57, died January 15, 2013, at the Beverly Hospital in Beverly, MA, following a year and a half battle with a rare combination of fronto-temporal lobe dementia, primary progressive aphasia and bulbar amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 3, 2013
Judith M. Mabie, 68
Derry, NH — Judith M. Mabie, 68, of Derry, N.H., died September 29, 2013, in the Franklin Regional Hospital, Franklin, N.H. Judy was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt., on June 16, 1945, a daughter of Violet (Hawkins) McPherson and the late Woodrow Wright. Judy had resided in Derry since 1980, formerly living in Beverly and Salem, Mass. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Halcyon Club, both of Derry. Judy loved jigsaw puzzles, dancing and music.Continued ...
Scott B. Staples, 62
Derry, NH — Scott B. Staples, 62, of Derry, NH, formerly of Malden, MA, died unexpectedly at his home on September 4, 2013.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
Martha M. (Muse) Stikeman, 72
Salem, NH — Martha M. (Muse) Stikeman, 72, of Salem, N.H., died Thurs., Sept. 19, at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Mass. Martha was born in Malden, Mass., grew up and was educated in the Greenwood section of Wakefield, Mass. She was the daughter of the late Sarah (McGonagle) and Arthur Muse. Martha was a manager for Digital Equipment Corporation in Salem. She enjoyed wintering in Punta Gorda, Fla., where she was socially active in the community at Water's Edge, and where she lived on a sunny spot on a small pond with her husband of 51 years. Martha loved cooking for her family, working in her garden, quilting, and rooting for the Red Sox and Patriots. She especially loved her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, David Stikeman of Salem, who decided he would marry her when he met her on the first day of school, in first grade. She was mother to three sons, James and his wife, Dee (Duncan), of Derry, N.H., John and his wife, Christina (Calabria), of Atkinson, N.H., Jeff and his wife, Darlene (DesFosses), of Wakefield, Mass. She was sister to Mary Dumont of Wakefield, Mass., and sister-in-law to Marilyn Cornett of Derry, N.H., and to Barbara Holloway of Wakefield. Martha adored her 8 grandchildren, Thomas, Joseph, Taylor, Amanda, Emily, Elizabeth, Henry, and Tucker. She was an aunt to several nieces and nephews.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 19, 2013
David H. Cross, 80
Summerfield, FL — David H. Cross passed away on Sept. 1, 2013 with his loving family by his side. Dave was born on Jan. 3, 1933 to the late Hurley and Beatrice Cross. He graduated from Pinkerton Academy in 1951 and worked at Skellys Garage in Haverhill, MA, for many years and at Centronics in Hudson, NH, until his retirement in 1988 at which time he and his wife moved to Florida, where they enjoyed many happy years. In his earlier years he was a member of the Masons and became a Shriner. Dave enjoyed boating and camping and spending time with his family. He had an awesome sense of humor and loved joking and making you laugh, which is how he got his nickname "Dirty Old Man." He will be sadly missed. He leaves his wife Alice (Haggett) Cross of 62 years; sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Linda (Faxon) Cross of Ocklawah, FL, David and Jean (Ouellet) Cross of Fremont, NH, Cathy (Bevins) Cross of Joppa, MD; sisters, Pearl Thar of Florida, Ginger Wolak of Summerfield, FL, and Charlotte Barry of Hampstead, NH; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lorenzo and Bette Haggett of Summerfield, FL; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sons, Larry Cross and Robert Cross.Continued ...
Stephanie Holden, 57
Merrimac — Stephanie Jean (Baslow) Holden, August 19, 2013, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer.Continued ...
Stephen J. Monahan, 78
Derry, NH — Stephen J. Monahan, 78, formerly of Derry, N.H., died September 10, 2013, in Salemhaven Nursing Home, Salem, N.H. Mr. Monahan was born in Boston, Mass., on August 21, 1935, a son of the late James and Mary (Reid) Monahan. He had resided in Derry for 20 years, formerly living in Roslindale, Mass., for many years. He retired from Spry & Co. movers after 40 years of employment. He was a member of the Teamsters Local #25 of Charlestown, Mass., the Halcyon Club and VFW Post #1617, both of Derry.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
Cpl. Tyler J. Pimpis, 22
Londonderry, NH — Cpl. Tyler J. Pimpis, U. S. Army, 22, of Londonderry, NH died Wednesday August 28, 2013 as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Kileen, TX while stationed at Fort Hood. Tyler was born August 9, 1991 in Derry and was a son of Stephen J. Pimpis and Laurie A. Dawkins. He was raised and educated in Londonderry, and was a 2009 graduate of Londonderry High School, where he was a member of the Varsity Lacrosse and Football teams.Continued ...
Murilyn Meuse MacKay
Londonderry, NH — Murilyn Meuse MacKay, formerly of Londonderry, NH passed away at the Laurel Center in Bedford, NH on July 17, 2013 after a lengthy period of declining health. Murilyn was born in Everett, Mass to Helen and Edward Meuse on December 18, 1925. She grew up in Everett and Dorchester and South Boston, and attended Girl's High School in Boston. Encouraged more than anyone by her Father to pursue her intellectual bents, Murilyn attended Northeastern University and was the first member of her family to graduate from a university, in 1947.Continued ...
Pauline Jackson-Crosbie, 90
Methuen, MA — Our beautiful mother, Pauline, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the age of 90 in Tacoma, Wash. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family. Pauline was born on January 17, 1923, and resided in Lawrence and Methuen.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 5, 2013
Evelyn A. Wilcox, 91
Derry, NH — Evelyn A. Wilcox, 91, of Derry, NH, died Saturday August 31, 2013 at home. She was born in Bell County, TX on October 25, 1921, a daughter of the late Josef and Stefana (Elles) Adamek. She was a resident of Derry for the last 2 1/2 years, after having lived in the New Bedford, MA area since 1946. She was a long time resident of Olympia Towers.Continued ...
Jewell Martha Yanuszewski, 61
Derry, New Hampshire — Jewell Martha Yanuszewski was a life long resident of Derry, NH who passed away of a lengthy illness on Aug. 23, 2013 surrounded by her loving daughters at Parkland Medical Center. She is survived by her three daughters Shelly Collins, Letty Gorecki, and Heather Child, five grandchildren Amber, Lucas, Jacob, Jadyn, and Grady, four siblings Ronald, Sandra, Cheryl, and Joseph, and life long companion William Gaudette.Continued ...
Marilyn Swart, 76
Derry, NH — Marilyn Swart, 76, a longtime resident of Derry, New Hampshire died on Sunday August 25, 2013 at Hillsboro County Nursing Home, Goffstown, NH. Mrs. Swart was born, raised and educated in Lawrence and moved to Derry in the 1960’s. She worked for many years as a receptionist and office clerk at various businesses in the area. Marilyn was a very talented musician and singer and would participate in various music recitals, church choir activities and musical productions.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 29, 2013
Edward J. Lewis, 69
Derry, NH — Edward J. Lewis, 69, of Derry, N.H., passed away, Monday, August 19, 2013, at the Parkland Medical Center, Derry surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 23, 1944, in Cambridge, Mass., a son of the late Harold and Hattie (Forsythe) Lewis. Edward was raised in Arlington, Mass., and moved to Derry in 1969. He proudly served his country in the US Army and met his wife while serving in Germany. Mr. Lewis worked in IT for the State of NH DMV for over 10 years. He enjoyed playing Santa at various locations. He enjoyed NASCAR, traveling and collecting HO Model trains.Continued ...