- Thursday, October 25, 2012
Rita M. Gosselin, 73
Londonderry, N.H. — Rita (Pellerin) Gosselin of Londonderry, N.H., passed away on Wednesday October 17, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous 20 month battle against inflammatory breast cancer. She had been a resident of Londonderry for the past 28 years, formerly living in Derry, N.H. and Lawrence, Mass. She and her husband have run RG Upolstery in Londonderry for many years. Rita was a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church in Derry.Continued ...
Theresa Ann LuSoto, 45
Derry, N.H. — Theresa Ann (Sackett) LuSoto of Derry, N.H., passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 18, surrounded by her loving family following a yearlong illness. She was born on May 2, 1967 in Syracuse, N.Y. Theresa attended South River High School (N.J.) and was a graduate of West Seneca West High School (N.Y.), class of 1985. She attended Gannon University in Erie, Pa. and graduated from the Saint Vincent School of Nursing in Erie, Pa. in 1995.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 18, 2012
Douglas N. Kershaw, 64
Derry, N.H. — Douglas N. Kershaw, 64, of Derry, N.H., died Sunday October 14, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 8, 1947 in Chester, Pa., a son of the late Wilmer J. and Emily (Clements) Kershaw. Mr. Kershaw was a resident of Derry since 1984, formerly living in Plainsboro, N.J. Doug proudly served his country with the US Air Force. He worked for Digital Corp for 22 years. Doug enjoyed motorcycling, skiing, camping and traveling. He especially enjoyed square dancing with Heel and Toe in Manchester. His greatest joy however was the time spent with his children and grandchildren.Continued ...
Marjan Cuypers, 69
Newmarket, N.H. — Marjan Cuypers, 69, of Newmarket, N.H., died Saturday, October 13 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 21, 1943 in Stevensweert, Netherlands, a daughter of Maria (Boers) Cuijpers and the late Joseph Cuijpers . Marjan had a real green thumb and loved tending to all her plants. She also enjoyed painting. Oma, as she was known to her grandchildren, was a strong dutch woman with a wonderful soul and sense of style who could really deck out a room. But what brought her the greatest joy was the time spent with her family.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Cheryl Ann Indoccio, 57
Derry, N.H. — Cheryl A. Indoccio, 57, of Derry, died October 6 at her residence after a battle with cancer. She was born May 17, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio, and was a daughter of the late Ward and Helen (Dalton) Doucette. She was raised and educated in Derry, attended Pinkerton Academy and was a lifelong resident of the Derry area. She was employed as an assembler/quality control technician with several electronics companies, including Hadco, Blackrock and Insight Technology. Cheryl was a past member of the Hoodcroft Country Club and a member of VFW Post 1617 of Derry. She was an inspired artist and loved oil painting. She loved the beach and was an avid Patriots fan. She will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and friend.Continued ...
Richard E Porter, 61
Nashua, N.H. — Richard E. Porter of Nashua, N.H., died on Tuesday, October 2 at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, N.H. after a courageous five-month battle with cancer.Continued ...
- Thursday, October 4, 2012
Edward W. Colby, 37
Peterborough, N.H. — Edward W. Colby, 37, of Peterborough, died Friday September 28, at his residence. Mr. Colby was born June 11, 1975 in Lowell, Mass. and was a son of Wayne and Linda (Atkins) Colby. He was raised and educated in Derry, and was a 1994 graduate of Pinkerton Academy. Mr. Colby resided in Derry most of his life and had resided in Peterborough for the past four years.Continued ...
Oscar Eric Birchander, 93
Derry, N.H. — Mr. Oscar Eric Birchander, age 93 years, of Derry, N.H. formerly of Saugus died Friday Sept. 28, at the VA Medical Center in Manchester, N.H., after a brief illness. He was the husband of Doris K. (Gates) Birchander with whom he shared 70 years of marriage.Continued ...
Stanley C. Gillis, 74
Derry, N.H. — Stanley C. Gillis, 74, of Derry, N.H., died Thursday September 27, in his home. He was born in Chicago on August 14, 1938, a son of the late Stanley C. Gillis, Sr. and Jean (Robertson) Gillis, and had been a resident of Derry for many years. A veteran of the US Coast Guard, Stan was very proud of his military service. Stan was employed as a printed circuit board salesman for many years, starting out with Hadco Printed Circuits in Derry. He was the Senior Warden at St. Mark’s Lodge #44 F & AM in Derry. Stan had a love for good food and was known for turning anything into a sandwich. He enjoyed restoring his Porsche, taking great care and pride in his lawn, buying items on Ebay, fly fishing, and a fine cigar. His most enjoyable time was spent with his family.Continued ...
Timothy P. O'Hare, 42
Windham, N.H. — Timothy P. O’Hare, 42, of Safety Harbor, Fla. and formerly of Windham, N.H., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 in Derry, N.H. He was born on September 30, 1969 in Lowell, a son of the late Joseph and Lucille (Boisvert) O’Hare. Timothy attended the Pinkerton Academy in Derry. He worked as a carpenter for more than 20 years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and recently traveled cross country on his Harley Davidson sightseeing.Continued ...
Walter H. Robie, 85
Derry, NH — Walter H. Robie, 85, of Derry, N.H., died Wednesday, September 26 at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, following a period of declining health. He was born on July 13, 1927, in Londonderry, N.H., a son of the late Edison F. and Nancy (Hurd) Robie. Mr. Robie proudly served his country with the US Navy, serving during World War II. He loved working in his garden, growing Dahlias, and took pride in keeping up his yard. Walter enjoyed golfing which he continued to do up until he turned 80. He also enjoyed woodworking, having made cabinets in his younger years and birdhouses more recently.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 27, 2012
Ellen Watts, 85
Nottingham, N.H. — Ellen C. Watts, 85, died September 21, 2012 at the Villa Crest nursing facility in Manchester, N.H. She was born July 10, 1927 in Londonderry, N.H., only daughter of the late Harry N. Clark and Esther M. (Watts) Clark. Ellen lived the majority of her life in Londonderry. In 1948, she married Carl A. Watts and together they had two children.Continued ...
Geraldine Boyce, 88
Franklin, N.H. — Geraldine M. Boyce, 88, of Franklin died September 15, at the Peabody Home in Franklin.Continued ...
Robert E. Young, 75
Derry, N.H. — Robert E. Young ("Bob") passed away on Saturday, September 22.Continued ...
Known by many as "the waving man" on Route 102 in Derry, Bob was a beloved community member.
Robert F. Clements, 75
Danville, N.H. — Robert F. Clements, 75, of Danville, N.H., formerly of Derry, died Monday September 17, at his residence after a period of declining health. Mr. Clements was born October 25, 1936 in Niagara Falls, N.Y. and was a son of the late Maurice and Doris (McBride) Clements. He was raised and educated in the Niagara Falls area. Mr. Clements had been a resident of Derry from 1964 to 1998, and has resided in Danville for the past 14 years.Continued ...
Virginia M. Macomber, 90
Windham, N.H. — Virginia M. Macomber, 90, of Windham, N.H., died peacefully in her sleep Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Warde Health Center, Windham, N.H. She was born on March 21, 1922 in Stoneham, a daughter of the late Sumner and Ina May (Wooster) Coffin.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
Frank E. Hersey, 90
Salem, NH — Frank E. Hersey, 90, died at home surrounded by family after a brief illness. Four days prior, he celebrated his birthday with family and friends. He was born in Lynn, the son of Hilda (Hersey) and John Frank. He graduated from Woodbury High School, Salem, NH in 1941.Continued ...
George A. (Chip) Place, 54
Biloxi, MissS. — George A.(Chip) Place, 54, formerly of Epping and Derry N.H., died suddenly September 16, 2012 in Biloxi, Miss. The son of Rose Latour Place of Biloxi, Miss. and the late George A. Place Sr. He is predeceased by his sister, Eva Stilson. He leaves his wife of 35 yrs, Barbara (Pierce) Place of Biloxi, Miss.; daughter, Jennifer and husband David Johnson of Hooksett, N.H., and a son, Eric Place and his girlfriend Lily of Biloxi, Miss.; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Terry and his wife Linda Place of Biloxi, MS., Thomas (Joe) and his wife Debbie Place of Epping,N.H.; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.Continued ...
Mitchell Brook, 63
North Hampton, N.H. — Mitch passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 11, in his newly acquired apartment in Exeter, N.H. after battling cancer for several years.Continued ...
Stella G. Halfyard, 96
Derry, NH — Stella G. Halfyard, 96, of Derry, NH died Wednesday September 12, 2012 in the Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Derry. Mrs. Halfyard was born in Liverpool, England on March 20, 1916, a daughter of the late Charles and Caroline (Sockell) Aldcroft. She had resided in Derry since 1979, formerly living in North Reading, MA. Mrs. Halfyard had been employed as a secretary for the Town of Reading, MA. She was an active member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Derry and was an avid sewer.Continued ...