- Thursday, March 28, 2013
Raghuveer Hoskote, M.D., 80
Fort Myers, Fla. — Raghuveer “Raj” R. Hoskote, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., 80, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at HealthPark Medical Center. A full-time resident of Ft. Myers for the past 11 years, he was born on October 22, 1932, in Mangalore, India, the son of the late Ramkrishna M. and Krishnabai (Kalyanpur) Hoskote.Continued ...
Rita Darois, 91
Salem, N.H. — Rita I. Darois passed away on Tuesday January 29, 2013 at the Dover, N.H. Kindred Rehabilitation Facility. She was the wife of the late Ernest Darois for 44 years, until his death in 1987.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 21, 2013
Raymond, N.H. — Alan Carvello, 64, found eternal peace at 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013 with his wife of 27 years, Barbara, at his side.Continued ...
Brian R. Spaulding, 51
Derry, NH — Brian R. Spaulding, 51, of Derry, NH, died Monday March 18, 2013 in Parkland Medical Center in Derry. He was born in Manchester, NH on January 30, 1962, a son of the late Willis and Joan (Edwards) Spaulding, and had been a resident of Derry for the past year, formerly living in Hudson, NH for 20 years. Having been raised in Derry, he was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy and had attended Keene State College. Brian also attended trade school for plumbing and heating in Brockton, MA, and was employed by Ideal Temp in Fremont, NH. He loved the New England Patriots and the Boston Bruins as well as sports in general. Brian enjoyed working with his hands.Continued ...
Robert D. Monastesse, 86
Derry, NH — Robert D. Monastesse, 86, of Derry, N.H., died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry. He was born on April 22, 1926, in Haverhill, Mass., a son of the late Theodore and Yvonne (St. Jean) Monastesse. He was a resident of Derry for 52 years, formerly living in Methuen, Mass. Mr. Monastesse was employed as an engineer for Raytheon in Andover, Mass., for over 40 years. He enjoyed wood carving and skin diving. Mr. Monastesse was very handy and liked to work on and around his house. He was a communicant of Holy Cross Church in Derry.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 14, 2013
Annabel E. LaPlante
Derry, N.H. — Annabel E. LaPlante, 72, of Derry, died Friday, March 8, 2013 in Villa Crest Retirement Community in Manchester. She was born in Chicago, Ill. on April 27, 1940, a daughter of Verne and Mary Jane (Schaefer) Smith.Continued ...
David Day, 63
Manchester, N.H. — David Day, 63, of Manchester, died on Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Elliot Hospital, Manchester after a brief illness. He was born on August 11, 1949 in Boston, a son of the late, David (Gladstone) and Donna Shirley (Pyne) (Wyman) Day.Continued ...
Eugene B. LaPlante, 76
Derry, NH — Eugene B. LaPlante, 76, of Derry, died Saturday, March 9, 2013 in the Elliot Hospital in Manchester. He was born in Chicago on November 28, 1936, a son of the late Edward (Ted) and Rita (O'Brien) LaPlante.Continued ...
Richard Michael Toohey, 61
Braintree, Mass. — Richard Michael Toohey, 61, a resident of Braintree for 37 years, passed away on March 11, 2013 surrounded by family. He was the loving and devoted husband of the late, Sharon (Tanner) Toohey and father to Jessica Toohey (fiancée of Kyle Kent) of Rockland and Brian Toohey of Braintree.Continued ...
Sgt. Russell L. Goodnow, 63
Londonderry, N.H. — Sgt. Russell L. Goodnow, 63, of Londonderry, died March 7, 2013 in the Elliot Hospital, Manchester following a brief illness. Russ was born in Brockton, Mass. on February 9, 1950, a son of the late, Arthur E. and Arlene (Dickerman) Goodnow.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 7, 2013
Jette F. Tinker, 74
Derry, NH — Our loving mother and inspiration, Jette F. Tinker, passed from this world into her life’s reward on February 22nd.Continued ...
Lysbeth Hopkins, 98
Lenox, Mass. — Lysbeth Hope Hopkins, 98, a former resident of Derry, died peacefully in her sleep at her home at Kimball Farms, Lenox, Mass., on February 1, 2013. Until the day of her death she was active and healthy.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 28, 2013
David P. Raabe, 31
Derry, NH — David Paul Raabe, 31, of Derry, NH passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 22, 2013 at his home. He was born on August 3, 1981 in Mineola, NY, the son of Russel and Susan (Shahabian) Raabe. David was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy, Derry, Class of 2000. He worked for Best Buy in Manchester for over 13 years as a Home Theater Representative and was also a rep for Nutro Dog Food. He enjoyed volunteering for many of the Best Buy sponsored activities. David was a lover of animals and he participated in many Pet Walks and numerous other charitable events. He was very health conscious and enjoyed going to the gym.Continued ...
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.Continued ...
Edna P. Dick, 92
Derry, NH — Edna P. Dick, 92, formerly of Derry, NH died February 22, 2013 in Hanover Hill Healthcare Center, Manchester, NH. Mrs. Dick was born in Chegoggin, Nova Scotia, Canada on December 16, 1920 a daughter of the late John F. and Nellie B. (Nickerson) Purdy. She was a resident of Derry for most of her life. She was employed over the years for Standard Sash and Door and later as a clerk for Ben Franklins, both of Derry. She enjoyed crafts and her flower garden and was a member of the Sew What Club.Continued ...
Grant G. Benson, Jr., 84
Derry, NH — Grant G. Benson, Jr., 84, of Derry, NH, died Saturday February 23, 2013 in Parkland Medical Center in Derry. He was born in Manchester, NH on August 17, 1928, a son of the late Grant G. and Marjorie (Newhall) Benson, Sr., and had been a lifelong resident of Derry. He was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy, Class of 1946 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006. Grant also attended UNH from 1946 – 1948 and Wentworth Institute from 1948 – 1950. He was baptized in the Congregational Church October 1, 1950 and joined First Parish Church on December 20, 1959. Mr. Benson proudly served his country in the US Air Force from 1950 – 1954 during the Korean Conflict. Grant was the owner and operator of Benson's Lumber and Hardware in Derry, and was very involved in the Derry community. In the 1950’s he became a member of St. Marks Lodge #44 F & AM in Derry and a member of the Square and Compass Club. Grant served on the Derry Budget committee beginning in 1955, and the Kiwanis Club Board of Directors from 1956 – 1968. The Derry Chamber of Commerce began at his home with a dozen or so other Derry merchants, and in 1965 he received the Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award. He served on the Board of Directors for retail promotion for Cotter and Company from 1973 – 1975. He was a Trustee for the Taylor Library from 1972 – 1986. He served on the Advisory Board for Indian Head Bank from 1974 until serving as Chairman in 1979. Grant was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Derry Development and Preservation Corp on June 2, 1994. He served as a board member for the Derry Economic Development Committee; and was appointed to the Hoodkroft Country Club Board of Directors on May 16, 1996. Grant was the Town of Derry Trustee of Trust Funds from March 2006 until March 2009, and was involved with the Derry Housing and Redevelopment Authority. Grant also helped establish the Derry Dog Park, served on the fire station building committee, the Town of Derry Hardship Committee, the Frost Festival Committee, the Nutfield Senior Center Board, and the Highway Safety Committee.Continued ...
Joseph M. Shank, Sr., 81
Sandown, NH — Joseph M. Shank, Sr., 81, of Sandown, NH, died Friday, February 22, 2013 at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, NH. He was born in Lawrence, MA on March 19, 1931, a son of Arthur and Yvonne (Patry) Shank, and had been a resident of Sandown for many years. Joseph was a US Navy and Air Force veteran serving during the Korean Conflict, and was a recipient of the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. He had been employed as a salesman for Prudential Insurance Co. Joseph was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Derry, and was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus St. Maximillian Kolbe council # 9058 in Hampstead, where he was a 4th Degree Knight. He was a member of the Greccio Fraternity of Secular Franciscans, and was active in Cursillo at St. Basil's in Methuen, MA. Joseph had served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Anne's Church in Hampstead where he was also a cantor, a lector, and had served as Chairman of the first Parish Council of St. Anne's Church.Continued ...
Raymond C. Powers, 95
Derry, NH — Raymond C. Powers, 95, a lifelong resident of Derry, NH died February 20, 2013 in the Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Derry. Mr. Powers was born in Derry on December 5, 1917, a son of the late Charles and Maude (Cote) Powers. He served with the US Army during WWII. Mr. Powers retired from Sundeen Refrigeration in Manchester, NH where he worked as an appliance technician for 30 years. He was a communicant of St. Thomas Aquinas Church and a member of the K of C Council 3023, both of Derry. Mr. Powers enjoyed camping, hunting, photography and travelling.Continued ...
Robert D. Perry, 91
Derry, NH — Robert D. Perry, 91, of Derry, NH died Sunday February 24, 2013 at his residence, after a period of declining health. He was born in Manchester, February 26, 1921 the son of Roland and Lourene (Marshall) Perry. He graduated from Pinkerton Academy, class of 1941. He and his wife had run a small poultry farm and ran Rocky Knoll Greenhouse. He was a poultry inspector for the State of NH, and later worked as a driver/salesman in the snack food industry.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 21, 2013
Allen T. Olson, 93
Derry, NH — Allen T. Olson, 93, of Derry, NH passed away peacefully on Monday February 18, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 22, 1919 in Malden, MA a son of the late Allen and Frances (Heath) Olson. Mr. Olson proudly served in the US Army during WWII and was a member of the American Legion Post #27 in Londonderry. He worked as a millwright for many companies in Massachusetts as part of the Union Local #1121. Allen enjoyed singing karaoke, dancing, being around people and having a good time.Continued ...