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Our Obituaries

Rita E. Monnelly

March 3, 1924 - September 20, 2017

Rita E. Monnelly, 93 of Manchester, NH, passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 20, 2017. Rita was born March 3, 1924 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Arthur & Margaret (Palfrey) Carreau and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Rita was employed with the Pandora Company for many years. She was an avid sports fan and particularly enjoyed playing...
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Jane L. Betts

October 19, 1932 - September 2, 2017

Jane L. Betts, 84, of Manchester, NH, passed away September 2, 2017. Jane was born October 19, 1932 in Bangor, Maine, a daughter of Edgar & Harriet (Dwyer) Philbrook and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Throughout the years, Jane was a very active member of The Salvation Army. Family members include two daughters, Debra Potoczny and Jane Bellerose; many grandchildren and...
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Francis Gilbert Crandall

February 13, 1916 - September 2, 2017

Rev. Francis Gilbert Crandall, 101, of Manchester, NH passed away September 2, 2017. Rev. Crandall was born February 13, 1916 in Ledgard, CT, a son of Chauncey & Mattie (Crouch) Crandall and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Throughout the years, Rev. Crandall was a minister with The Nazarene Church and founded the International Concern For Children Foundation. Rev. Crandall...
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Paul D. Coutu

July 22, 1939 - August 28, 2017

Paul D. Coutu, 78, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Hillsborough County Nursing Home surrounded by staff and caregivers. Born in Manchester, NH, he was the son of the late Paul E. and Eva M. (Dickinson) Coutu. He attended local schools; then joined the United States Air Force being honorably discharged. Paul was pre-deceased by his brother Bruce L. Coutu as well as many...
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Irene May Darrah

July 18, 1927 - August 6, 2017

Irene May Darrah, 90, of Hooksett, NH, passed away August 6, 2017. Irene was born July 18, 1927 in Manchester, NH and had been a Hooksett, NH resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Irene was Proprietor of Irene May Darrah Realty. Family includes her son, Joe Darrah; as well as two granddaughters and two great-grandsons. Irene was pre-deceased by her husband, Donald Darrah and her...
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Evangelia B. Maxfield

March 24, 1936 - July 24, 2017

Evangelia B. Maxfield, 81, of Conway, South Carolina passed away July 24, 2017 at home. Eve was born March 24, 1936 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of George & Agoritsa (Papacostas) Brianas. Throughout the years, Eve had resided in Maryland, Florida and in more recent years in South Carolina. Eve’s Greek Orthodox Faith was an integral part of her life. Family includes three sons, Jim...
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Gilbert J. Moniz

July 26, 1930 - June 29, 2017

Gilbert J. Moniz, 86, of Manchester, NH, passed away June 29, 2017. Gil was born July 26, 1930 in Manchester, NH, a son of Jose & Clotilde (Tavares) Moniz and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Gil was employed within the Manchester Water Works Department for 40 years. Gil was a 50 year member of Manchester Sweeney Post of The American Legion, having been...
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Mary Graf Farmer

June 9, 1915 - June 16, 2017

Mary Graf Farmer died on June 16, 2017 at the age of 102. She was the widow of Ralph W. Farmer who died in 1996 and was pre-deceased by her brothers, Kenneth, Donald and Winston. Mary is survived by her devoted niece, Sally Graf Fish and her husband, Robert Fish as well as her loving grandnieces, Caroline Fish Wester, Elizabeth Fish Kinzly, Suzanne Fish Costa, Juliana Graf Lear and grandnephews...
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Gloria L. Mattson

August 18, 1921 - June 4, 2017

Gloria Louise (Handyside) Mattson, 95, passed away peacefully, on June 4, 2017 knowing the love of her family was constant. She was pre-deceased by the love of her life, Robert Halen Mattson, in 1994; her brother, Ronald Handyside, her sister, Dorothy Austin, her parents Hugh and Eleanor Handyside, her great-granddaughter, Ellie Faith Mattson, and her best friend Geraldine McWhinney. She is...
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Helen B. Morey

November 26, 1923 - May 25, 2017

Helen B. Morey, 93, of Manchester, NH, passed away on May 25, 2017. Helen was born on November 26, 1923 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Charles & Gertrude (White) Batten and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Helen was employed with New England Telephone Company for 25 years and had been a life member of The Telephone Pioneers. Helen was pre-deceased...
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Geoffrey C. McAlduff

May 31, 1959 - May 20, 2017

Geoffrey Chaucer McAlduff, 57, of Raymond, NH, passed away May 20, 2017. Geoff was born May 31, 1959 in New York, a son of William & Jean (Pillsbury) McAlduff and had been a Manchester, NH area resident for many years. Geoff was a Master Electrician as well as being Proprietor of Geoff’s Bar & Restaurant in Manchester, NH and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Throughout the years,...
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Rodkey Craighead, Jr.

January 25, 1948 - May 17, 2017

Rodkey “Rod” Craighead Jr. was known as a lawyer, sailor, husband, partner, brother, father, grandfather and friend, but these titles do not alone accurately describe the man he was. Rod was an exceptional human being full of love, generosity, kindness, fun, and adventure. He touched the lives of many people, both personally and professionally. Rod was born in 1948 and grew up in...
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Carole A. Dahood

December 13, 1937 - May 7, 2017

Carole A. Dahood, 79, of Contoocook, NH, passed away unexpectedly on May 7, 2017. Carole was born December 13, 1937 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Thomas & Alice (Ordway) Goley and had been a Contoocook, NH resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Carole was Business Manager at Dr. Gerald Hamilton’s Health Care Practice in Concord, NH. Carole was a very kind and giving woman...
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Frederika Kalampalikis

May 22, 1945 - April 27, 2017

Frederika Kalampalikis, 71, of Rye, NH passed away after a long illness on April 27, 2017 surrounded by her family. Rika was born on May 22, 1945 in Porti, Greece, the daughter of Costas and Aphrodite Spirou and had been a resident of Manchester, NH for 57 years. Prior to retirement, Rika was employed in the food service department of SNHU for over 25 years. Rika will be most remembered for...
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Patricia Rose Xiggoros

February 14, 1953 - April 9, 2017

Patricia Rose Xiggoros, 64, of Hooksett, NH, passed away April 9, 2017 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Patty was born February 14, 1953 in Ossining, New York, a daughter of Anthony & Mary (DePalma) Coscia and had been a Manchester, NH and Ogunquit, ME resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Patty was employed within office administration at the NH Department of Corrections for...
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Elaine Magerias

May 15, 1924 - March 10, 2017

Elaine Magerias, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 10, 2017. Elaine was born May 15, 1924 in Greece and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Elaine and her husband John were proprietors of the Athens Restaurant in Manchester, NH. Throughout the years, Elaine very much enjoyed traveling with her husband, John and also enjoyed time spent sewing as well as...
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Shirley A. Clermont

March 23, 1938 - March 7, 2017

Shirley A. Clermont, 78, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 7, 2017. Shirley was born March 23, 1938 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of George & Florence (Miller) Reed and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Shirley was an avid Cribbage and Bingo player throughout the years and especially enjoyed time spent with her family. Family includes five children, Kevin Reed and his wife...
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Alice Goley Cate

September 4, 1919 - March 2, 2017

Alice Goley Cate, 97, of Boscawen, NH, passed away March 2, 2017 at her residence Alice was born September 4, 1919 in Pembroke, NH, a daughter of James & May (Spaulding) Ordway and had been a Manchester area resident for many years. Alice’s family was at the center of her life and she very much enjoyed spending time with family and friends and cooking for them as well. Family...
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Donald R. Morrison

March 22, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Donald R. Morrison, 88, of Hooksett, NH, passed away February 21, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Don was born March 22, 1928 in Nashua, NH, a son of Charles & Alice (Benjamin) Morrison and had been a Hooksett resident since 1957. He was a graduate of Nashua High School in the Class of 1945. Prior to retirement in 1988, Don was employed with the Lockheed-Sanders Corporation for 34...
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Tillie Papageorge

June 7, 1924 - February 11, 2017

Tillie Papageorge, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away February 11, 2017 in Manchester. Tillie was born June 7, 1924 in Haverhill, MA, a daughter of Peter & Jane (Kesaris) Kalogeropoulos and had been a Manchester resident for many years. She was a graduate of Haverhill (MA) High School and New Hampshire College. Prior to retirement, Tillie was a Supervisor with the State of NH Department...
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Nick Hart

October 4, 1925 - February 10, 2017

Nick Hart, 91, of Manchester, NH, passed away February 10, 2017 at Villa Crest Health Care Center. Nick was born October 4, 1925 in Manchester, NH, a son of Nicholas & Ipopandi (Samiotaki) Hartofelis and had been a lifelong resident of this community. He was a graduate of Manchester Central High School and attended NH College. Prior to retirement, Nick was a Sales Representative with...
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Everett R. Fowler

June 5, 1922 - February 3, 2017

Everett R. Fowler, 94, died February 3, 2017 at Hanover Hill Health Care Center. He was born June 5, 1922 in Concord, NH, son of Roger & Edna (Morgan) Fowler. Everett graduated from Concord Business College and retired as Vice President from Manchester Federal Savings Bank in 1985, after 34 years of service He was a WW II veteran, serving as Master Sergeant U.S. Army, in Okinawa. He...
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Russell R. Grayshan

October 21, 1919 - January 31, 2017

Russell R. Grayshan, 97, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 31, 2017 in Manchester. Russell was born October 21, 1919 in Manchester, NH, a son of James & Emma (Buck) Grayshan and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Russell was employed with Graf Brothers Trucking Company for many years. He was a longtime active member of The Masonic Fraternity,...
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Thomas L. Jaques

October 19, 1927 - January 29, 2017

Thomas L. Jaques, 89, of Goffstown, NH, passed away January 29, 2017 at The Inn At Parker Station in Goffstown. Thomas was born October 19, 1927 in New York City, New York, a son of Channing & Julia (Otis) Jaques and had been a Halifax, Nova Scotia and Manchester, NH area resident for many years before moving to Goffstown several years ago. Prior to retirement, Thomas was a Trust Officer...
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Bertha J. French

April 6, 1924 - January 22, 2017

Bertha J. French, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 22, 2017 at Villa Crest Health Care Center in Manchester. Bertha was born April 6, 1924 in Grasmere, NH, a daughter of Lewis & Fannie (Beard) Williams and had been a Manchester, NH resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Bertha was employed with Manchester Knitting Mills Company. Bertha loved the Lord and enjoyed...
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Donna St Onge

June 24, 1946 - January 12, 2017

Donna St. Onge, 70, of Candia, NH, passed away January 12, 2017 in Manchester, NH. Donna was born June 24, 1946 in Derry, NH, a daughter of Ralph & Thelma (Fay) Watts and had been a Candia, NH resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Donna was a police officer in Candia, NH. She very much enjoyed quilting as well arts & crafts; however family was at the center of her life Donna...
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C. Richard Erskine

August 10, 1944 - January 11, 2017

C. Richard Erskine, 72, of Manchester, NH, died January 11, 2017 at home. Dick was born August 10, 1944 in Manchester, NH, a son of Harold & Marion (Backer) Erskine and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Dick was a graduate of Manchester Central High School and the University of New Hampshire and received his Doctorate Degree from Vanderbilt University. Dick began his career...
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Doris L. Langelier

March 26, 1936 - January 1, 2017

Doris L. Langelier, 80, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 1, 2017 in Manchester. Doris was born March 26, 1936 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Armand & Leda (Routhier) Langelier and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Doris was employed with Maple Leaf Health Care Center in Manchester for many years. Doris very much enjoyed arts and crafts and was an...
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Russell E. Thorgerson

May 24, 1925 - January 1, 2017

Russell E. Thorgerson, 91, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 1, 2017 in Manchester. Russell was born May 24, 1925 in Manchester, NH, a son of Ernest & Grace (Miles) Thorgerson and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Russell was employed with Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester for many years. Russell very much enjoyed music, particularly his guitar as...
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Barbara A. Cayer

November 17, 1934 - December 28, 2016

Barbara A. Cayer, 82, of Manchester, NH, passed away December 28, 2016 in Manchester. Barbara was born November 17, 1934 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of George & Myrtle (Russell) Pollock and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Barbara was a loving mother and grandmother, with a compassionate heart and a gift for caring for family and friends in their final stages of life. ...
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John A. Kenney

April 1, 1924 - December 24, 2016

John A. Kenney, 92, of Bedford, NH, passed away December 24, 2016. John was born April 1, 1924 in Manchester, NH, a son of John & Mary (Colton) Kenney and had been a Bedford, NH resident for 63 years. Prior to retirement, John was employed with New England Telephone Company for 42 years. John very much enjoyed camping, hiking, reading and photography. Family includes his wife of 63 years,...
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Brent J. Riach

April 1, 1948 - December 23, 2016

Brent J. Riach, 68, of Salem, NH, beloved husband of Susan M. (Booth) Riach, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, on December 23, 2016 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, MA, surrounded by those he loved. Born in Hardwick, VT, he was the son of the late George and Vivian (Villeneuve) Riach. He grew up in Littleton, NH, attended Littleton Schools, graduated Littleton...
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Sylvia D. Edmunds

June 11, 1918 - December 15, 2016

Sylvia D. Edmunds, 98, of Manchester, NH, passed away December 15, 2016 in Manchester. Sylvia was born June 11, 1918 in England, a daughter of Herbert & Florence May (Cooke) Galley and had been a Bedford, NH, resident for many years Prior to retirement, Sylvia was a school teacher in England, Hooksett and Bedford, NH, having taught for 41 years. Sylvia was a longtime active member of The...
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Marion D. Putnam

September 4, 1918 - December 5, 2016

Marion D. (Chattin) Putnam, 98, passed away December 5, 2016, in Manchester. Marion was born September 4, 1918, in Kady Falls, Vermont. Marion was the daughter of Joseph and Maybell Chattin and was married to Fred Putnam (deceased.) They had one daughter, Jean A. Poulos (deceased.) Marion was pre-deceased by siblings, sister Ruth C.Jones and brothers Melvin and Howard Chattin. She is survived...
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Leonard C. Newell, Sr.

April 21, 1933 - December 3, 2016

Leonard C. Newell, Sr., 83, of Manchester, NH, passed away December 3, 2016 in Manchester. Lenny was born April 21, 1933 in Manchester, NH, a son of Guy & Mabel (Currier) Newell and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Lenny was a supervisor with Public Service Company of NH, having been with the company for 35 years. Lenny was a longtime active member of...
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Leonard S. Sousa

May 18, 1928 - October 16, 2016

Leonard S. Sousa, 88, of Manchester, NH, passed away October, 16, 2016 at the home he was born in. Lenny was born May 18, 1928 in Manchester, NH, a son of John & Maria (Moniz) Sousa and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Lenny was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of The 11th Airborne. Prior to retirement, he was proprietor of G&M Bakery in Manchester for...
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Robert W. Sundeen

July 31, 1926 - October 5, 2016

Robert W. “Bob” Sundeen, 90, of Manchester, NH, died on October 5, 2016, at Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center in Manchester, NH, after a period of declining health. He was born in Manchester, NH on July 31, 1926, the son of Walter and Marie (Chellmondin) Sundeen. Bob was a graduate of Cushing Academy, North Park Junior College, and Babson College. During World War II he...
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Phyllis D. Lee

June 26, 1926 - September 1, 2016

Phyllis D. Lee, 90, of Manchester, NH, passed away September 1, 2016. Phyllis was born June 26, 1926 in Canaan, NH a daughter of Charles & Irene (Beauregard) Decato and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Phyllis and her husband, the late Warren F. Lee owned Lee’s Antique Shop on Hanover Street in Manchester. She was a longtime active member of the Salvation Army Women...
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Clayton J. Hislop

October 9, 1930 - August 24, 2016

Clayton J. Hislop, 85, of Manchester, NH, passed away August 24, 2016 in Manchester. Clay was born October 9, 1930 in Manchester, a son of John & Hazel (Scott) Hislop and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Clay was a truck driver with Colonial Supply Company. Clay was pre-deceased by his wife, Rosalie (Gelb) Hislop. Family includes two sons, John...
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Katherine Tsirovakas

October 23, 1930 - August 22, 2016

Katherine Tsirovakas, 85, of Manchester, NH, passed away August 22, 2016 at home. Kitty was born October 23, 1930 in Manchester a daughter of Nickolas & Angeliki (Zarakotas)Karalis and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Kitty was employed with Zyla’s Store in Manchester. Kitty was a very kind hearted and selfless woman who very much loved her family....
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Mary T. Gillis

November 2, 1926 - July 18, 2016

Mary T. Gillis, 89, of Manchester, NH passed away July 18, 2016 at Maple Leaf Health Care Center. Mary was born November 2, 1926 in Boston, MA, a daughter of George & Ellen (Owens) Griffin and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Mary was a longtime active parishioner of St. Joseph Cathedral and particularly took great pride in raising her children as a stay at home mom. Mary...
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George Christy

April 11, 1929 - July 14, 2016

George Christy, 87, of Manchester, NH, passed away July 14, 2016 at Hillsborough County Health Care Center. George was born April 11, 1929 in Manchester, NH and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, George was proprietor of Christy’s Candies for many years. George was a longtime active member within the Masonic Fraternity and very much enjoyed...
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Sally G. Ketchie

February 12, 1923 - June 24, 2016

Sally G. Ketchie, 93, passed away June 24, 2016 at Hillsborough County Health Care Center. Sally was born February 12, 1923 in Suncook, NH, a daughter of Samuel & Emma Gauthier and had been a Manchester, NH area resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Sally was an office clerk at J.F. McElwain Company in Manchester. Sally was a longtime active member of St. Paul’s United...
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John Sverkos

March 20, 1938 - May 26, 2016

John Sverkos, 78, of Manchester, NH, passed away May 26, 2016. John was born March 20, 1938 in Vatsounia, Greece, a son of Elias & Vaia (Kafkoulas) Sverkos and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, John was a construction foreman with Harvey Construction Company. Family includes his former wife, Debbie (Gavala) Sverkos; his daughter, Tina Kliman and her...
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Constantinos Routos

November 27, 1928 - May 18, 2016

Constantinos “Costas” Routos, 87, of Manchester, NH, passed away May 18, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. Costas was born November 27, 1928 in Athens, Greece, a son of John & Maria (Panagiotopoulos) Routos and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Costas was employed with Sanders Associates for 30 years. Costas was a man of profound...
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Paul C. Manning

June 12, 1930 - May 2, 2016

Paul C. Manning, 85, of Bedford, NH, passed away May 2, 2016 at Hackett Hill Health Care Center. Paul was born June 12, 1930 in Manchester, NH, a son of Merrill & Ruth (Cheney) Manning and had been a Bedford, NH resident for most of his life. Prior to retirement, Paul was employed with the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years. Paul very much enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening at his home...
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Woodrow McDonald

January 30, 1921 - April 17, 2016

Woodrow “Woody” McDonald, 95, of Manchester, NH, passed away April 17, 2016 at Hillsborough County Health Care Center. Woody was born January 30, 1921 in Manchester, NH, a son of Samuel & Sadie (Bean) McDonald and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Woody was employed with Manchester Water Works for 38 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World...
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Edward Cunningham

September 26, 1927 - April 13, 2016

Edward “John” Cunningham, 88, of Manchester, NH, passed away April 13, 2016 at his residence. John was born September 26, 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a son of Edward & Edith (Beatty) Cunningham and had been a NH resident since 1972. Prior to retirement, John was employed with the AIG Company for 47 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served on the USS Leyte during...
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Virginia L. Kalariotes

September 14, 1916 - March 27, 2016

Virginia L. Kalariotes, 99, of Hooksett, NH, passed away March 27, 2016. Ginny was born September 14, 1916 in Claremont, NH, a daughter of William & Mary (Boundy) Smith and had been a Hooksett resident for many years. Ginny was recently awarded the Boston Post Cane as the eldest citizen of Hooksett, NH. She was truly the loving matriarch of the Kalariotes Family. Ginny was predeceased by...
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Alice J. Farrar

October 17, 1935 - March 26, 2016

Alice J. Farrar, 80, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 26, 2016 at Bedford Hills Health Care Center. Alice was born October 17, 1935 in Concord, NH, a daughter of Elbert & Iva (Floyd) Farrar and had been a Manchester resident for most of her life. Alice was a longtime active member of the Salvation Army. Family includes three sisters, Beulah Ashe, Mary Potts and Priscilla LePage; as...
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Matilda G. Philippy

March 24, 1923 - March 22, 2016

Matilda G. Philippy, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 22, 2016 at Forestview Manor in Meredith, NH. Matilda was born March 24, 1923 in Manchester, NH a daughter of Frederick & Gabrielle (Rodriques) DeFreitas and was a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, she was employed in the cafeteria department of the Manchester School District. Matilda was an avid sports...
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Ethel L. Smith

April 26, 1934 - March 21, 2016

Ethel L. Smith, 81, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 21, 2016 at Belknap County Health Care Center in Laconia, NH. Ethel was born April 26, 1934 in Manchester, NH and was a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, she was employed with the Jac Pac Company. Ethel’s love for her family was at the center of her life. Family includes one daughter, Karen Poirier and her...
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Louis Sverkos

January 12, 1967 - March 20, 2016

Louis Sverkos, 49, of Manchester, NH, passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2016. Louie was born January 12, 1967 in Manchester, NH and was a lifelong resident of this community. Louie had been employed with Twin Star Cable Company. He very much enjoyed his motorcycles as well as fishing, however; Louie was best known for his Heart of Gold. Family includes his daughter, Skye; his parents,...
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Bradley A. Cate

February 15, 1961 - March 12, 2016

Bradley A. Cate, 55, of Hooksett, NH, passed away March 12, 2016. Brad was born February 15, 1961 in Manchester, NH and had been a Hooksett, NH resident for many years. He was employed with Blueline Rentals, LLC in Haverhill, MA. Brad was an avid cyclist and loved skiing and hockey. He was best known for his sense of humor, generosity and his love of life, however; his daughter and...
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Jay Glynn

June 4, 1990 - February 29, 2016

Jay Glynn, 25, of Manchester, NH, passed away unexpectedly on February 29, 2016. Jay was born June 4, 1990 in Manchester, NH and was a lifelong resident of this community. Jay had been employed with Summit Packaging Company. He was an avid sports fan, however, his daughters, Kyleigh and Khloe were at the center of his life. Family includes his two daughters, Kyleigh Glynn and Khloe Glynn; his...
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Nina S. Dolena

May 16, 1922 - February 19, 2016

Nina S. Dolena, 93, daughter of Stephen and Natalie Locko of Staten Island, NY, born on May 16, 1922, died February 19, 2016, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, after a rapid decline in overall health. She most recently lived inManchester, NH, but had also lived in Nashua. She and her husband, Jerry Dolena, were the former owners of the Swiss Chalets Motel in Intervale, NH. She...
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David R. Sidilou

March 27, 1927 - February 13, 2016

David R. Sidilou, 88 of Manchester, died February 13, 2016 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. He was surrounded by his loving family. David was born on March 27, 1927 in Leominster, MA., a son of Frank D. and Marquerite Sidilou. He will be sorely missed by his brother Roger, wife Joan, and his sisters Barbara, Jean, Doris and Marie (predeceased). He graduated...
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Eleni Apostolos

March 2, 1961 - February 8, 2016

Eleni Apostolos, 54, of Manchester, NH, passed away February 8, 2016 in Manchester. Eleni was born March 2, 1961 in Greece and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Family includes her mother, Agoritsa (Riggas) Apostolos and her late father, Elias Apostolos; one brother, Vassilios Apostolos and his wife Eleni; one sister, Roula Gekas and her husband Kostas; as well as many aunts,...
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Michael W. Murphy

January 12, 1984 - February 2, 2016

Michael W. Murphy, 32, of Manchester, NH, passed away unexpectedly on February 2, 2016. Michael was born January 12, 1984 in Concord, NH and had been a Manchester resident for most of his life. Michael was a landscaper having been employed with Manchester area landscaping companies throughout the years. He very much enjoyed participating in local sports and was an avid sports fan. Family...
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Marion B. Erskine

September 12, 1917 - January 30, 2016

Marion B. Erskine, 98, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 30, 2016 at The Manor At Birch Hill Terrace. Marion was born September 12, 1917 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Witalius & Alice (Wilcomb) Backer. She was a graduate of Manchester Central High School as well as Hesser College and was alifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Marion was employed with Manchester...
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Glykeria K. Papakostas

October 10, 1927 - January 25, 2016

Glykeria K. Papakostas, 88, of Bedford, NH, passed away January 25, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. Glykeria was a born October 10, 1927 in Avgerinos, Greece, one of five children of Efthymios & Vaia (Giannacoulis) Karanikolas and had been a longtime Manchester area resident. Glykeria very much enjoyed cooking and providing for her family at home. Family includes her husband...
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Elizabeth Puchacz

September 3, 1925 - January 19, 2016

Elizabeth Puchacz, 90, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 19, 2016 at home. Elizabeth was born September 3, 1925 in New London, NH, a daughter of Ralph & Clara (Merrill) Bonner and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Elizabeth was employed with The Munch Box Company. Elizabeth very much enjoyed writing cards, making muffins and giving hugs. Elizabeth...
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Shirley Stark

January 8, 2016

Shirley Stark, 89, of Auburn, NH, passed away January 8, 2016 at Villa Crest Health Care Center in Manchester, NH. Shirley was born in Auburn, NH, a daughter of George & Margaret (O’Connor) Sell and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Shirley very much enjoyed time spent with her friends at RayFre Senior Center and was an avid Red Sox fan; however, family was at the center...
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Lillian Philibert

May 5, 1920 - January 8, 2016

Lillian Philibert, 95, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 8, 2016 at Bedford Hills Health Care Center in Bedford, NH. Lillian was born May 5, 1920 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Winslow & Florence (Barlow) Durost and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Lillian was employed with the Foster Grant Company for many years. Lillian was pre-deceased by her...
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Eva Lunnie

June 9, 1930 - January 7, 2016

Eva Lunnie, 85, of Auburn, NH, passed away January 7, 2016 at Pleasant Valley Health Care Center in Derry, NH. Eva was born June 9, 1930 in Auburn, NH, a daughter of Andrew & Lillian (Pingree) Guinesso and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Eva was Town Tax Collector in Auburn, NH for many years. As Tax Collector, Eva met most all of the town residents...
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Leslie Brown

April 24, 1919 - January 2, 2016

Leslie S.F. Brown, 96, of Derry, NH, passed away January 2, 2016 at Hanover Hill Health Care Center in Manchester, NH. Les was born in Manchester, NH, a son of James & Euphemia Brown and had resided in Derry, NH since 1954. He was a graduate of Manchester West High School – Class of 1937-B. Prior to retirement, Les was employed at the Veteran Administration Medical Center in...
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Doris D. Bishop

May 22, 1923 - December 7, 2015

Doris D. Bishop, 92, of Concord, NH, passed away December 7, 2015 at Presidential Oaks Health Care Center in Concord, NH. Doris was born May 22, 1923 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Arthur & Joanne (Riedel) DeGagne and had resided in Bedford, Strafford and Elkins, NH throughout the years. Prior to retirement, Doris was a teacher within the Manchester School District for 30 years. Doris...
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Nathalie A. Loiselle

April 19, 1929 - November 14, 2015

Nathalie A. Loiselle, 86, of Manchester, NH passed away November 14, 2015 in Manchester. Nathalie was born April 19, 1929 in Strong, Maine a daughter of Harry & Eda (Hackett) Allen and had been a Manchester area resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Nathalie was an administrative assistant at Bel Air Health Care Center in Goffstown, NH. Nathalie was pre-deceased by her husband,...
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Georgia Lalos

October 17, 1927 - November 13, 2015

Georgia Lalos, 88, of Manchester, NH, passed away November 13, 2015 at Hillsborough County Health Care Center. Georgia was born October 17, 1927 in Bennington, NH, a daughter of Vasilios & Panagiota Scomis and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Georgia was employed with the Pandora Company. Georgia very much enjoyed cooking, crocheting and sewing, however...
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Undice E. Griffin

June 13, 1959 - October 5, 2015

Undice E. Griffin, 56, of Litchfield, NH, passed away October 5, 2015. Undice was born June 13, 1959 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of David & Mary (Mitchell) Griffin. She was raised in Auburn, NH and had resided in Lyndeborough, NH for many years prior to moving to Litchfield. Undice was a graduate of Manchester Central High School as well as Plymouth State University and was employed...
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Rosalie M. Hislop

June 18, 1931 - October 3, 2015

Rosalie M. Hislop, 84, of Manchester, NH, passed away October 3, 2015 in Manchester. Rosalie was born June 18, 1931 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Joseph & Edith Gelb and had resided in this community for many years. Prior to retirement, Rosalie was employed with Bradlee’s Department Store for 31 years. Family includes her husband of 65 years, Clayton Hislop; two sons, John...
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Vasiliki Bakolas

December 1, 1926 - September 30, 2015

Vasiliki Bakolas, 88, of Manchester, NH, passed away September 30, 2015 in Manchester. Vasiliki was born December 1, 1926 in Avgerinos, Greece, a daughter of Christos & Soultana (Mitoulis) Tsekaris and had been a Manchester, NH resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Vasiliki was employed with the Pandora Company. Vasiliki was a longtime active member of the Assumption Greek Orthodox...
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Henry A. Roy

September 24, 1923 - September 27, 2015

Henry A. Roy, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away September 27, 2015 at Villa Crest Health CareCenter in Manchester. Henry was born September 24, 1923 in Manchester, NH, a son of William & Rose (Kathan) Roy and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Henry was employed with Foster Grant Company for many years. Henry was a longtime active member of the...
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Eric Palangas

August 12, 1966 - September 5, 2015

Eric Palangas, 49, of Manchester, NH, passed away September 5, 2015 following an automobile mishap. He was born August 12, 1966 in Manchester, NH, and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Eric was a member of the Manchester Fire Department. In his youth, Eric was an All-State football player while at Manchester Central High School. He very much enjoyed his...
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Demetrios T. Krideras

March 8, 1931 - August 31, 2015

Demetrios T. Krideras, 84, of Manchester, NH, passed away August 31, 2015 at Hanover Hill Health Care Center in Manchester. Demetrios was born March 8, 1931 in Lesvos, Greece, a son of Thomas & Maria (Michailidis) Krideras and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Demetrios served in the Greek Military prior to coming to the United States. Prior to retirement, he was employed with...
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Kathleen A. Dion

March 8, 1957 - August 23, 2015

Kathleen “Kathy” Dion, 58, of Manchester, NH, passed away August 23, 2015. Kathy was born March 8, 1957 in Manchester and was a lifelong resident of this community. Kathy was Vice President of Insurance Operations at Cross Insurance Company. Family includes her husband of 37 years, Darryl Dion; one son Ben Dion; one daughter, Samantha Dion; one grandson, Samuel; her parents,...
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Charlotte M. Hadrych

November 29, 1932 - July 23, 2015

Charlotte (Napsey) Hadrych, 82, of Hudson, NH, passed away July 23, 2015 at Pleasant View Health Care Center in Concord, NH following declining health. Charlotte was born November 29, 1932 in Sharon, Vermont, a daughter of John & Elizabeth (Burnor) Napsey. She graduated from Windsor, Vermont High School. Following graduation Charlotte served in the U.S. Navy (WAVE) during the Korean Conflict...
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Vasilios Palaskas

January 28, 1952 - July 13, 2015

Vasilios “Bill” Palaskas, 63, of Manchester, NH, passed away July 13, 2015. Bill was born January 28, 1952, a son of Panagiotis & Krystalenia (Minardos) Palaskas and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Bill was a proprietor of Brothers Pizza Restaurant in Manchester. Bill was a long time active member of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in...
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George C. Tonas

December 1, 1928 - June 23, 2015

George C. Tonas, 86, of Manchester, NH, died on June 23, 2015 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. A native and lifelong resident of Manchester, he was the son of the late Costas A. & Regina (Aubertin) Tonas. George served in the Army from 1951-1953 with the 518 Combat Engineers during the Korean Conflict. He worked at Anchor Electric for 36 years until his retirement. George was known...
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Victoria Copadis

February 22, 1917 - June 13, 2015

Victoria Copadis, 98, of Manchester, NH, passed away June 13, 2015 at Hanover Hill Health Care Center in Manchester. Vicky was born February 22, 1917 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Nestoras & Stavroula (Gregoriou) Landis and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Prior to retirement, Vicky was employed with Waumbec Mills Company for many years. Vicky was a longtime active...
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Marie Antoinette Poirier

November 9, 1924 - June 8, 2015

Marie Antoinette Poirier, 90, of Manchester, NH, passed away with her loving family by her side on June 8, 2015. Toni was born on November 9, 1924 in Nashua, NH, a daughter of Samuel & Alice (Messier) Poirier and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Toni was raised in Nashua and in later years was employed with Notre Dame and Sacred Heart Hospital in Manchester having retired in...
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Dale A. Velasquez

October 27, 1945 - June 7, 2015

Dale A. Velasquez, 69, of Manchester, NH, passed away June 7, 2015 Dale was born October 27, 1945 in Vermont, a daughter of Lester & Anna (Perry) Rink and had been a New Hampshire resident for many years. Dale very much enjoyed painting, knitting and crocheting however, she particularly loved to laugh. Dale’s wishes were to have everyone hug your loved ones and to express the value...
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Violet L. Vincent

November 13, 1927 - May 30, 2015

Violet L. (Gove) (Emmett) Vincent, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 30, 2015. Violet was born in Manchester, NH, to George & Eva (Abbott) Gove on November 13, 1927. She resided in Manchester all of her life having graduated from Central High School in 1946. Violet married Robert F. Emmett in 1947 who died in 1992. She later married Leo J. Vincent who died in 2009. Family...
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Jean A. Poulos

September 29, 1940 - May 28, 2015

Jean A. Poulos, 74, of Manchester, NH, passed away May 28, 2015. Jean was born September 29, 1940 in Woodstock, Vermont, a daughter of Ted & Marion (Chattin) Putnam and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Jean was a claims representative with Cross Insurance Company. Jean was a longtime active member of Manchester Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. ...
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Anastasios Makris

July 20, 1935 - May 21, 2015

Anastasios “Pops” Makris, 79, of Manchester, NH, passed away May 21, 2015. Pops was born July 20, 1935 in Greece, a son of Nicholas & Perestara (Harizi) Makris and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Pops was proprietor of Zoey’s Pizza. Family includes his wife of 51 years, Zoe (Toliopoulos) Makris; two sons, Nicholas Makris and his wife...
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Elias T. Peters

November 15, 1934 - May 15, 2015

Elias T. “Louie” Peters, 80, of Manchester, NH, passed away May 15, 2015. Elias was born November 15, 1934 in Zouzouli, Greece, a son of Thomas Peter Demetriou & Vaia Lazos and had been a Manchester, NH resident for many years. Family includes his wife, Euthalia (Papavasiliou) Peters; one daughter, Katherine Papakostas and her husband, Efthymios; one son, Vasilious T. Peters...
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George R. Ouellette

June 5, 1929 - April 17, 2015

George R. Ouellette, 85, of Center Barnstead, NH, passed away April 17, 2015 at Bellamy Fields Health Care Center in Dover, NH after a lengthy period of failing health and Alzheimer’s. George was born June 5, 1929, the son of Edna Vachon Langlois and Omer Langlois of Newmarket, NH. George was an avid athlete in his younger days, playing Dover High School basketball (Captain 1947) and...
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Ruth J. Conway

July 15, 1917 - March 26, 2015

Ruth J. Conway, 97, of Attleboro, MA and formerly of Manchester, NH, passed away March 26, 2015. Ruth was born July 15, 1917 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Gustav & Anna (Anderson) Lundh. Throughout the years, Ruth and her family had resided in Quincy, MA as well as Braintree, MA. She very much enjoyed spending time with family and friends at the family summer home on Merry Meeting Lake...
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Alma E. Dolan

August 2, 1933 - March 22, 2015

Alma E. Dolan, 81, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 22, 2015. Alma was born August 2, 1933 in Malden, MA, a daughter of Samuel & Elizabeth (MacDonald) Mullett and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Alma was a Registered Nurse at Elliot Hospital for 38 years. Alma very much enjoyed bowling and playing cards with family and friends as well as traveling...
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Stephanos Michalakopoulos

May 30, 1933 - March 15, 2015

Stephanos Michalakopoulos, 81, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 15, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family. Steve was born May 30, 1933 in Athens, Greece, a son of Michael & Kalliopi (Papadopoulos) Michalakopoulos and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Steve was proprietor of Steve’s Tailor Shop on South Elm Street for decades. Steve very...
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Paul R. Tousignant

December 22, 1942 - March 2, 2015

Paul R. Tousignant, 72, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 2, 2015 in Manchester. Paul was born December 22, 1942 in Manchester, NH, a son of Roch & Eva (Bergeron) Tousignant and had been a lifelong resident of this community. Paul was a graduate of Manchester West High School – Class of 1961. Prior to retirement, he was a firefighter with the Manchester Fire Department for 28...
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Virginia W. Carlton

September 7, 1922 - March 1, 2015

Virginia W. Carlton, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 1, 2015 at Villa Crest Health Care Center. Mrs. Carlton was born September 7, 1922 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Perry & Ida (Anderson) Wheeler and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Mrs. Carlton was employed with NH Insurance Company for 30 years. Mrs. Carlton was a 70 year member of...
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Ekaterini I. Tselios

January 21, 1905 - February 24, 2015

Ekaterini I. (Preovolos) Tselios, 110, of Manchester, NH, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2015 surrounded by her family and friends. She was born January 21, 1905 in Piges-Arta, Greece and was married to Ioannis Tselios until his passing in 1964. She emigrated to America in 1977 and had been a Manchester resident since. She loved her family and adored her 15 grandchildren and 16 great...
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John Blecatsis

November 10, 1917 - February 19, 2015

John Blecatsis, 97, died February 19, 2015 at Villa Crest Health Care Center in Manchester, NH. He was born November 10, 1917 in Manchester to Demetrios and Malamati (Paikos) Blecatsis and was a lifelong Manchester resident.John was a World War II veteran. He worked as an optician for many years at Granite State Optical prior to opening his own business, Lincoln Park Opticians. John was a past...
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Elsie M. Puchacz

August 5, 1922 - February 2, 2015

Elsie M. Puchacz, 92, formerly of Manchester, NH, passed away February 2, 2015 at Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith, NH. Elsie was born August 5, 1922 in Belmont, MA, a daughter of Carl & Ellen (Carlson) Liljeholm and had resided in Manchester, NH for many years. Elsie was a longtime member of the Order of Eastern Star as well as the White Shrine organization. She was pre...
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Helen Spanos Sanborn

April 18, 1926 - January 16, 2015

Helen Spanos Sanborn died January 16, 2015 at her residence after a long illness. Helen was born April 18, 1926 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Banos Spanos and Hariclia (Carozi) Spanos and was a graduate of Manchester Central High School-Class of 1943 A. As a young woman, Helen started her career working for Hartford Fire Insurance Company as a secretary. She then moved on to Washington,...
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Efigenia Giotas

November 13, 1928 - January 12, 2015

Efigenia Giotas, 86, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 12, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. Effie was born November 13, 1928 in Fourka, Greece, a daughter of George & Soultana (Tzimourangas) Moutsioulis and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Effie was employed with the Pandora Company. Effie was a longtime member of The Daughters of...
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Robert E. Collins

July 16, 1927 - December 28, 2014

After a period of declining health and surrounded by his loving family, Robert E. Collins, 87, passed away on December 28th, 2014. He was born in Boston, MA to John B. Collins and Eva (LeBlond) Collins. He resided in Manchester most of his life. He graduated from Central High School in 1944. As a member of the hockey team, he earned his letter in hockey. He also participated in many of...
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Paul A. Caterina

April 11, 1931 - December 22, 2014

Paul “The Cat” Caterina, 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Catholic Medical Center with his family by his side. Paul was born in Belmont, MA, as the only child to Pasquale & Ethel (Bostick) Caterina, He graduated from Northeastern University and later relocated with his wife and family to Manchester, NH, where he enjoyed his family and many good friends...
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Maria Tsourvakas

May 4, 1952 - December 7, 2014

Maria Tsourvakas, 62, of Manchester, NH, passed away December 7, 2014. Maria was born May 4, 1952 in Sarakina, Greece, a daughter of Apostolos & Paraskevi Papanikolaou and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Prior to retirement, Maria was employed with Velcro USA. Family includes her husband of 40 years, Vasilios Tsourvakas; one son, Christos Tsourvakas; one daughter, Effie...
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