Our Obituaries

Norma Robitaille

April 5, 1923 - September 15, 2017

Norma (Brickey) Robitaille, 94, a lifelong resident of Nashua, and widow of Normand Robitaille, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2017. A native of Nashua, she was born on April 5, 1923, daughter of the late Leonard and Ethel (Menter) Brickey.Norma was educated in Nashua schools, and later she worked as a collator for Doehla Greeting Cards and eventually retired with them. She had a love...
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Ruth E. Matthews

February 15, 1930 - September 4, 2017

Ruth E. (Outram) Matthews, 87, formerly of Nashua, NH, Stoneham, MA and more recently Westford, MA, passed away after a long illness at the Westford House on September 4, 2017. She was the loving wife of John F. Matthews Jr. who predeceased her in 2010. She was born in Stoneham, MA on February 15, 1930, daughter of the late Arthur and Grace (Martin) Outram. Ruth enjoyed knitting, crocheting,...
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Mary Elizabeth Marion

December 12, 1966 - September 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Doris Gagnon

December 12, 1928 - August 9, 2017

Doris Y. (Labbe) Gagnon, 88, of Vero Beach, FL passed away on August 9, 2017, after a long illness. She was born to the late Arthur Labbe and Blanche (Cote) Labbe on December 12, 1928 in Lowell, Mass. Doris was married to the late Paul M. Gagnon and they lived in Nashua, NH.Doris retired from Kollsman, Inc. in Merrimack NH. Doris was a loving and caring mother. She was very passionate about...
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Katherine Kiratsos

December 7, 1919 - August 6, 2017

Katherine E. Kiratsos, 97, of Nashua, died Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the Hunt Community in Nashua following a short illness. She was born December 7, 1919, in Nashua, daughter of the late Elias and Mati (Basiliou) Kiratsos. She was a lifelong resident of Nashua. She graduated from Nashua High School. Miss Kiratsos worked as an executive secretary for Sanders Associates. She was a parishioner...
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Kenneth Lee Brown

October 24, 1931 - August 5, 2017

Born on Oct 24, 1931 to simple Midwestern roots, Ken Brown lived the classic All-American childhood. Senior class president, captain of both high school football & basketball teams and all-around charmer, he realized Kansas could not challenge his adventurous spirit. Service in the Navy brought him to Brunswick, ME, where fate cast its radiant blessing in the form of Theresa Ann Diorio. ...
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Steven James Hingst

January 5, 1960 - August 5, 2017

Steven James Hingst departed this life suddenly on August 5, 2017. Steve was born on January 5, 1960 to Jean Helen Hingst (Delaney) and James Dwight Hingst in Portland, Maine. Steve was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, John. He is survived and dearly missed by a daughter, son-in-law, granddaughter, 2 brothers, 4 sisters, 10 nephews, 7 nieces, 3 grand-nephews, 2 grand-nieces, and...
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Sandra Ruth Gagnon

May 30, 1955 - August 5, 2017

Arrangements being handled by Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home.
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Veronica Mclaughlin

November 7, 1923 - August 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Rita Annette Marquis

April 28, 1926 - July 27, 2017

Rita Annette Marquis, 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 while surrounded by her family and friends. Born on March 28th, 1926 in Nashua, NH, she was the daughter of the late Albert Levesque and Angelina Levesque.Rita was a lifelong resident of the Nashua area up until a few years ago, when she moved to Litchfield where she enjoyed nothing more than the company of her family,...
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DeVante Angel Acorn

October 17, 1996 - July 26, 2017

DeVante` Angel Acorn died unexpectedly July 26th 2017 at 2:35 pm at Mass General Hospital after a tragic accident. He was 20 years old.DeVante' was born on October 17th 1996 at 3:45 am in Nashua NH to his proud loving parents Alison Acorn & Angel Acorn. He graduated one year early from High school in Nashua NH in 2014 at 17 years old. He was a college student at NCC majoring in Criminal...
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Margaret Theochares

July 5, 1930 - July 17, 2017

Margaret Ellen (Quigley) Theochares, 87, passed peacefully in her sleep on July 17, 2017. Best known as "Peggy" to family and friends, she was born July 5, 1930 to Walter and Margaret Quigley of White Plains, NY. She graduated from St. John's High School and The Grace Institute in Manhattan. She met and married Nicholas "Nick" Theochares whom she loved deeply and shared 63 years of marriage....
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Ruth Lillian Kizala

February 7, 1927 - June 9, 2017

Ruth (The Dragon Lady) Kizala passed away on June 9, 2017. She was born on February 7, 1927, in Nashua, NH, daughter of the late Robert and Alice Field.She was hired by Improved Machinery at the age of 16 and worked for Walter Barker. She moved up the ranks in her 50 plus years of employment there, finally ending up running the stock room where she earned her nick name The Dragon lady for her...
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Paul Thibodeau

May 18, 1947 - June 3, 2017

Paul Thibodeau, 70 of Nashua, N.H. passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on June 3, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on May 18,1947, son of the late George Thibodeau and the late Theresa Thibodeau. Paul was the husband of the late Merita Thibodeau, whom he met in junior high school and fell in love at the age of 14. After dating for 10 years, they tied...
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Evelyn B. Loulakis

December 30, 1928 - May 30, 2017

Evelyn Betses Loulakis, of Nashua, NH, formerly of Lowell, MA, died on Tuesday morning, 30 May 2017, in Nashua, New Hampshire, after a recent period of declining health.Born in Lowell, MA, on 30 December 1928, the daughter of the late James and Stella Betses, Evelyn graduated from Lowell High School, Class of 1947. She went on to work as a bookkeeper throughout most of her career. Evelyn...
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Anne Buckley

January 18, 1928 - May 24, 2017

Anne T. (Lambert) Buckley passed away at Pleasant Valley Nursing Center in Derry, NH on May 24, 2017 after a long illness.She was born in Lowell, MA on January 18, 1928 to Joseph and Sarah Willis. She has been living in Derry for the last six years, previously living in The Villages, Florida for many years with her late husband Walter Buckley. She always had a passion for reading, and playing...
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Victor John Juskevicus

March 29, 1919 - May 20, 2017

Victor John Juskevicus 98 of Cushing Avenue, Nashua, died peacefully Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at the Community Hospice House following a brief illness.Mr. Juskevicus was born March 29, 1919, son of the late John and Kastante (O'Verka) Juskevicus.He was employed for a short time at Gregg & Sons, Inc. in Nashua. In 1940 he entered Government Service. He held numerous positions at the Portsmouth...
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James Thomas Hirni

January 13, 1946 - May 18, 2017

James "Jim" Hirni passed away at his home, surrounded by family on May 18, 2017, after a four-year battle with Glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. He was 71 years of age, and was a long-time resident of Hollis, NH. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Cheryl Hirni (Dooley). Jim left behind two sons Scott Hirni and spouse Caroline (Schiralli) of Purcellville, VA, and James Hirni and spouse...
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Mary Elaine Bernier

October 17, 1934 - May 9, 2017

Mary Elaine Bernier, 82, passed away following a brief illness on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 in Manchester, NH. Born on October 17th, 1934 in Nashua, NH, she was the daughter of the late George Winslow and Lena (Noel) Winslow. Mary a lifelong resident of Nashua was a telephone operator for Sanders Associates. After retiring she became a member of the Senior Citizens Club of Nashua and Hudson. Also a...
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Patricia Mary Tulipani

April 3, 1935 - May 3, 2017

After 82 years of spreading joy to the world, Patricia Tulipani left this earth on May 3 to continue sharing joy among the other angels in heaven.A daughter of Josephine and William Rowe, Pat was born on April 3, 1935 in Dorchester Mass. One of her most cherished childhood memories are the years she spent at the former Camp Andover in Meredith, NH. It was here that she first developed her love of...
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Juanita Cruz

July 29, 1949 - April 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Claire Lemieux

July 7, 1928 - April 25, 2017

Claire Muzzey Lemieux passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, surrounded by family after a brief illness. Claire was born in Derry, NH on July 7, 1928. She grew up in Derry and graduated from Pinkerton Academy as valedictorian of her senior class. A graduate of Hesser College, she was executive secretary to Roscoe Ammon, a prominent Manchester entrepreneur and aviation and space pioneer. She...
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Margaret Mary Ennis

July 22, 1923 - April 23, 2017

Margaret M. Ennis, lifelong resident of New Brighton, passed away peacefully onSunday, April 23, 2017 at Aynsley Place, Nashua, New Hampshire. She waspredeceased by her father, Thomas; her mother, Regina(Brown); her belovedbrothers Sgt. John J. Ennis and MSG. William J. Ennis along with her very "bestest"friend of 65 years, Lily Psztur. Margaret is also survived by many Nieces andNephews and...
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Eleanor Towne

March 13, 1922 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Edward Barry Neal

August 14, 1939 - April 23, 2017

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Robert Walsh

December 9, 1955 - April 15, 2017

Robert Terry Walsh, 61, of Nashua NH (December 12, 1955 - April 15, 2017). Beloved husband to Rachel Mason of Nashua NH, and son of Lorraine (Mears) Walsh of Milford, NH. Robert was a graduate of Milford High School, class of 1974. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1975 - 1980. Upon discharge, he continued his education and graduated from Bunker Hill Community College...
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Theresa Marie Manfro

January 29, 1933 - April 10, 2017

Theresa Manfro, 84, of Nashua, passed away on April 10, 2017 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Norwood, MA on January 29, 1933, daughter of the late Bruno and Mary (DiCicco) Bartucca. Theresa loved to cook and bake, and she had a love for coffee. She loved to be with her family, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed...
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Jean Petropoulos

June 10, 1930 - April 8, 2017

Jean Petropoulos, 85, of Nashua, passed away on April 7, 2017. She was born on June 10, 1930 in Elizabeth, NJ, daughter of the late Andrew and Alexandria (DeMarcos) Petropoulos. Jean co-owned the Puritan Luncheonette with her sister Diana for 38 years; she loved being a business woman. She enjoyed spending time with her great nephews and her great great niece. Jean loved going for drives,...
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William John McCabe

June 11, 1927 - April 7, 2017

William John McCabe, 89, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 7th, 2017 in Spring Hill, Florida. Born on June 11th, 1927 in Lowell, MA, he was the son of the late William James and Gladys (Lloyd) McCabe. William is a graduate of Lowell High School and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II until he was honorably discharged in 1946. While serving he was the...
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Beverley Freda Soucy

December 14, 1929 - April 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Ronald J. Trudeau

May 10, 1932 - April 1, 2017

Ronald James Trudeau, 84, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on April 1, 2017. He was born May 10, 1932. A long time resident of Nashua, he was born in Manchester, N.H to the late Harvey J. and Gladys Trudeau . Ronald was educated in the Manchester, N.H. school systems and went onto join the U.S. Navy on August 11,1952. He was an original member of the Naval N.S.F. Unit. He was...
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Christos James Costaras

September 10, 1921 - March 30, 2017

Christos James Costaras, 95, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Thursday, March 30, 2017. A lifelong resident of Nashua, NH. He was born on September 10, 1921, the son of James and Aglaia Costaras. He received a degree from the Brooklyn Museum Art School in New York and served his country in the Army during World War II. Health and fitness were high priorities that he endorsed...
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Agnes Buckley

September 23, 1913 - March 17, 2017

Agnes Buckley, 103, of Nashua, passed away on March 17, 2017. She was born in Wakefield, MA on September 23, 1913, daughter of the late Melbourne and Mary (Amerault) Hurlburt. Agnes loved her family very much, they were her life. She was a treasured grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed creating her art work, crocheting, reading, and she was a great healthy cook, she loved vegetables,...
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Helen Theriault

February 5, 1930 - March 10, 2017

Helen (Katsohis) Theriault, 87, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2017. She was born in Huntington, WV on February 5, 1930, daughter of Demetrios and Vasiliki (Yiannoulas) Katsohis. Shortly after her birth, her family returned to Greece, but soon after WW II they returned to the United States, moving to Nashua, NH in 1946. In 1955 she met and married her late beloved husband, Edgar...
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Diana Jane Politano

November 24, 1944 - February 24, 2017

Diana Jane (Dupuis) Politano, 72, of Nashua, passed away on February 24, 2017 peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Beloved mother of Mary Alcamisi and her husband Mark of Nashua, NH. Devoted grandmother of Nicole Marino and her husband Robert of Billerica, MA and Jennifer Duggan and her husband Ryan of Westford, MA. Loving Great-Grandmother of Kendra, Alexa and Lyla Marino of...
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Madeleine Hoskinson

March 12, 1940 - February 13, 2017

Madeleine Hoskinson, 76, of Nashua, passed away on February 13, 2017 at her home. She was born in Nashua on March 12, 1940, daughter of the late John Sr. and Edith (Cote) Dobens. Madeleine was a lifelong resident of Nashua. She was crafty and enjoyed making jewelry, crocheting, painting ceramics, and trying new recipes. She also loved dancing. Madeleine's dog, Daisy, brought much...
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Clifford T. LeBlanc

December 16, 1934 - February 8, 2017

Devoted husband and father Clifford T. LeBlanc, 82, of Hollis, NH and Waltham, MA, passed away on February 8 at the Veterans' Home in Tilton, NH, where he had been well cared for for nearly three years while suffering from Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Margaree, Nova Scotia, on December 16, 1934, son of the late Joseph and Cecile (Lefort) LeBlanc, and emigrated to Waltham, MA. as a...
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Barbara Carol Rice

June 18, 1938 - February 6, 2017

Barbara Rice, 78, of Nashua, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital.Barbara was born in Westfield, MA on June 18, 1938, the daughter of the late Annie J. and Carl T. Morris and step-daughter of the late Frank Parody.Barbara married her high school sweetheart, Robert E. Rice on July 13, 1957. Together, they traveled to Colorado, Oklahoma, and then settled in Nashua, NH,...
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Michael P. Zapenas

April 30, 1948 - February 2, 2017

Michael P. Zapenas passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017. A lifelong Nashua resident who worked tirelessly as a devoted husband, father, and coach. He was 68 years old. Michael was formerly married to Diane (Wittren) Zapenas of Groton, MA for 32 years, and is survived by his three children: Craig Zapenas and his wife Tanya of Litchfield,...
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Gregory Michael Charbonneau

March 5, 1987 - January 15, 2017

Gregory Michael Charbonneau was born on March 5th, 1987 in Nashua, NH. He was a passionate fisherman his entire life, and was happiest when he was by the water. Greg loved all animals, with a particular fondness for dogs, snakes, alligators, and other reptiles. He also loved baseball, the history channel, traveling, and good food. Greg knew how to make anyone laugh, and his smile was contagious....
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Merita Theresa Thibodeau

May 6, 1947 - January 12, 2017

Merita St. Onge Thibodeau, 69 of Nashua, N.H. passed away peacefully at her home on January 12, 2017, after a lengthy illness. She was born on May 6, 1947, daughter of the late Raymond St. Onge and the late Rita St. Onge. Merita was the wife of Paul Thibodeau, whom she met in junior high school and fell in love at the age of 14. After dating for 10 years, they tied the knot and shared a happy 45...
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Joanne Grillo

February 28, 1934 - January 6, 2017

Joanne Grillo, 82, passed away on January 6, 2017 at the Arbors at Bedford. She was born on February 28, 1934 and grew up in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She was the daughter of the late William and Evangeline Haslam. Joanne was very crafty and loved to make baskets, sew, and she crafted Christmas stockings for her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and baking, she was excellent at both, she was...
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Sandra Lenore Bouley

February 9, 1944 - January 2, 2017

Sandra L. Bouley, 72, passed away on January 2, 2017 at Crestwood Nursing Home in Milford, NH. She was born in Everett, MA on February 9, 1944, daughter of the late Wilson and Lenore (Matthews) Sheppard. She spent her early years in Burlington, MA until her marriage when she moved to Vermont. Sandra was always very active right up until she passed away. She attended every activity at Crestwood...
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Frank Hoffman

May 12, 1932 - January 1, 2017

Frank J. Hoffman, 84, formerly of Rochester, MA and Hollis, NH passed away on January 1, 2017. He was born in Concord, MA on May 12, 1932, son of the late Charles and Catherine (Brennan) Hoffman. Frank was a Navy veteran in Korea; he was also a part of the Elks Club, Lafayette Club, and the American legion. He worked for the Boston Herald for 18 years and the Bowne of Boston for 21 years. He...
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Marie E. Goode

October 6, 1924 - December 23, 2016

Marie Elsie (Phelan) was born on October 6,1924 in St. Louis , Mo to Marie and Edward Phelan. She graduated from Bayless High School in 1943. Marie moved to Boston, Mass in 1948 and worked as a secretary for the Boston and Maine Railroad where she met and married Ignatius C Goode on October 8, 1950. She leaves behind 5 children, Dennis and Tina of Las Vegas , Nevada, Kathleen and Steven McDaniel...
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Joseph Comtois

January 25, 1936 - December 22, 2016

Joseph was very proud of his time in the military, he spent 20 years in the Air Force, and following that he retired after 20 years from the Lowell Post Office. He has been retired since 1992 and was enjoying it. He had a love of cars and always had to have the newest model. He was always happy being out in his yard. He is survived by his wife Margaret (Eaton) and his son Eddie Comtois and his...
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Lisa Anne Milam

May 31, 1963 - December 17, 2016

Lisa Henault Martin Milam passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, December 18th on Boston Post Rd in Amherst, NH. Born in Lawrence, MA, and later moving to Nashua in her teens, she loved living in Nashua for over 30 years. Though she had many achievements, the one she prided herself most on was being an amazing mother. A model of public service, she worked for many years helping Nashua's...
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Vasiliki Tsiaras

January 1, 1924 - December 16, 2016

Vasiliki "Bessie" Tsiaras died peacefully on December 16 , 2016 two weeks shy of her 93rd birthday. She was the wife of the late George C. Tsiaras to whom she was married for 69 years. Born in Elassona, Greece, she immigrated to the United States with her husband in 1946 and located in Nashua, where they made their home and raised their family. She was actively involved in numerous...
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Wanda Sankiewicz

December 18, 1917 - December 13, 2016

Sankiewicz, Wanda (Rotkiewicz)Born: Dec.18, 1917 in N.H. Died Dec.13, 2016 in Calif.Widow of Bronislaw Sankiewicz (Bruno) and further predeceased by her parents, Helena and Joseph Rotkiewicz, and sisters Sophia, Stella, Mary, and Stephanie. Educated in the Nashua, N.H. schools, she graduated from Nashua Business College and the Mandel School for Medical Assistants in New York City. She was a...
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Brooklyn Christina Labombard

June 27, 2016 - December 3, 2016

Brooklyn LaBombard was born on June 27th, 2016 at CMC Hospital to the proud parents of James LaBombard and Christina Moore. "Brooky" had to overcome many obstacles, despite having both her legs in casts throughout her life she always had a smile and a contagious laugh. Brooklyn was raised by her father James LaBombard they were inseparable and totally devoted to one another. Brooklyn...
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Robert Edward Beck

December 16, 1944 - December 3, 2016

Robert "Bob" Edward Beck, 71, of Nashua, NH died peacefully after a two year diagnosis of lung and bone cancer on Saturday, December 3rd 2016 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH. Bob was born and raised in Concord, NH and graduated from Concord High School. He was employed at Nashua Corporation for 43 years and was a part of the Army Reserve for six years. Bob was a warm...
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Muriel Ruth Rhoades

March 19, 1929 - November 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Elsa Freeman Sandifer

July 8, 1917 - November 13, 2016

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Clara Jamroz Robbins

March 10, 1916 - November 11, 2016

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Rosalie Malhoit

July 26, 1924 - November 11, 2016

Rosalie Malhoit, 92, of Nashua, passed away on November 11, 2016 at the Community Hospice House. She was born in Nashua on July 26, 1924, daughter of the late Edward and Clara (Budro) Poulin. Rosalie attended St. Patrick's Church in Nashua, and she enjoyed knitting as well. She is survived by her brother Walter Poulin and his wife Blanche of Nashua, and several nieces and nephews. She was...
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Aphrodite Floras

January 18, 1923 - November 10, 2016

Aphrodite"Dite" Floras, 93, passed away peacefully at her daughters home in Litchfield, on November 10, 2016. She was born in Nashua, NH on January 18, 1923, daughter of the late Athanasios and Maria (Martin) Nehorites. She was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1940Aphrodite was a loving and devoted mother to her six children, and was also a lover of animals. She was an avid reader...
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Roland John Blanchette

May 13, 1931 - October 31, 2016

Roland John "Jack" Blanchette, 85 of Lawrence, MA, passed away on October 31, 2016 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH. He was born in Lawrence, MA on May 13, 1931, son of the late Roland and Annette (Damphousse) Blanchette. Roland attended St. Patrick's Grammar School and Central Catholic High School both in Lawrence, and at age 18 he joined the Marines for the follow 16 years,...
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Jenny Elias

April 2, 1925 - October 27, 2016

Jenny Elias, 91, of Nashua, passed away on October 27, 2016. She was born in Nashua on April 2, 1925, daughter of the late James and Chrysoula (Demakis) Petropoulos. Jenny was very dedicated to her family and her late husband, Bill. When her husband became ill she lived her life to take care of him. He was her best friend, and they did everything together. In their younger years, she and her...
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Clara Wilson

January 5, 1927 - October 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Shirley A. Elliott

April 30, 1927 - October 26, 2016

Shirley Elliott, 89, went home to her Lord peacefully at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack NH on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Born April 30, 1927, daughter of the late Amedee and Mary Louise Canton, Shirley was the Nashua Telegraph's Mother of the Year in 1965, and most notably a loving soul for all of her days to those who were blessed to know her. Her smile and kind word, both easily and...
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Sophie Ann Onoroski

August 25, 1919 - October 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Robert Burley

October 17, 1946 - October 3, 2016

Robert "Bob" Joseph Burley passed away peacefully at the age of 69 in Port Charlotte, Florida, on October 3, 2016, after a sudden illness in the comfort of his daughter and granddaughter. Bob was born on October 17, 1946, and grew up in Merrimack, NH. He also resided in Nashua, NH, San Diego, CA; Louisville, KY; and Fort Myers, FL. He is predeceased by his parents Bob E. Lambert and Daphne...
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Leroy Joseph Boudreaux

August 16, 1922 - October 1, 2016

Leroy Boudreaux, 94, passed away on October 1, 2016 at his home. He was born in Labadieville, LA on August 16, 1922, son of the late Ellis and Mela Boudreaux.He was a devoted and loving husband to Dorothy, a father of five, grandfather of nine, great grandfather to fifteen, and great great grandfather to one. There are many fond memories spent together every summer at the cottage. Leroy is...
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David Phillip Dionne

September 13, 1956 - September 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Pamela D. Burton

September 12, 1951 - September 18, 2016

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Adrien J. Ouellet

March 22, 1928 - September 15, 2016

Adrien Joseph Ouellet, 88, of Nashua, beloved husband and best friend of Monique (Beaulieu) Ouellet for 58 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on September 15, 2016.The son of Adelard and Eva (Santerre) Ouellet, Adrien was born in St. Hubert Countie de Riviere-du-Loup, P.Q. Canada on March 22, 1928. He was predeceased by his sister Yvette...
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Merton Edward Smith

November 14, 1925 - September 13, 2016

Merton Edward Smith, 90, of Milford, passed away on September 13, 2016. He was born in Milford, NH on November 14, 1925, son of the late Harold and Blanche (Wright) Smith. He attended Milford Schools and he was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Navy for four years in the Mediterranean Sea and the South Pacific, and was awarded the European African, American Theater, Asiatic Pacific, Good...
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William Andrew McPherson

March 3, 1929 - September 2, 2016

William Andrew McPherson, at 87 years old, has passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born into life on March 3, 1929 and taken into eternal life on September 2nd, 2016. Bill was born in Dorchester, MA but lived his youth in West Roxbury, MA. He was the oldest son of William A. McPherson and Margaret (Rice) and was very devoted to his parents and 3 siblings, Margaret, Paul and...
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Nancy Clow

February 2, 1918 - August 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.
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Nicholas Theochares

March 7, 1929 - August 21, 2016

Lt. Col. Nicholas "Nick" Theochares, USAF Retired, passed peacefully August 21, 2016. He was the first child of Thomas and Helen Theohary of White Plains, NY. Patriot, patriarch, beloved husband of Margaret "Peggy" (Quigley) whom he loved and shared 63 years of marriage. Also survived by his children; son George, his wife Donna and granddaughter Brittany of Methuen, MA; his daughter Laura ...
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Louise Bubier

September 15, 1932 - August 14, 2016

Louise L. Bubier, 83, of Nashua, passed away on August 14, 2016. She was born in Boston, MA on September 15, 1932, daughter of the late Serop and Elizabeth (Weeks) Keseian.Louise enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting and doing crafts. She also loved her family and her pets. She is survived by her five children, Thomas Staples and his wife Katherine of Nashua, Catherine Tarantino and her husband...
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Charles Alfred

June 19, 1956 - August 5, 2016

Charles Alfred, 60, of Nashua, died August 5, 2016 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a nearly two year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Providence, RI on June 19, 1956 the son of John S. and Lucy (Botelho) Alfred. He grew up in Bristol, RI. He was educated in the local school system and was a 1973 graduate of LaSalle Academy. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic...
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Steven Paul Steckevicz

October 14, 1946 - August 5, 2016

Steven P. Steckevicz, 69, of Nashua, died August 5, 2016 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a long, courageous with cancer. He was born in Miami, Florida on October 14, 1946 the son of Chester and Stephanie (Kurta) Steckevicz. He grew up in Nashua, was educated in the local school system, graduating from Nashua High School in 1964. He graduated from Plymouth State University in...
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Robert J. Coyne

February 16, 1931 - August 4, 2016

Robert J. Coyne, 85, of Nashua, died August 4, 2016 at the Southern NH Medical Center after a short illness. He was born in Bangor, Maine on February 16, 1931 the son of James and Helen (Meuse) Coyne. He grew up in Bangor and was educated in the local school system. He was a veteran of the US Air Force proudly serving during the Korean Conflict. He relocated to Nashua with his family in 1966...
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Barbara Ann Shokal

January 28, 1930 - July 18, 2016

Barbara (Gingras) Shokal passed away on July 18, 2016. She was one of 12 children born to Alfred J and Helen (Rand) Gingras on Januart 28, 1930 in Exeter, NH. She attended the Newmarket School systems and later in her life moved to Nashua, NH. Barbara worked in many mills and shoe shops over the years. She found the love of her life, Albert, and enjoyed so many happy years together. Her heart...
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Beverly Crane

July 16, 2016

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Annette Rita Perreault

April 29, 1925 - July 8, 2016

Annette R. Perreault, 91, of New Boston NH., formally of Pelham, NH and Deltona, FL., passed away on July 8, 2016 at home with her family by her side. She was born in Lowell, MA on April 29, 1925, daughter of the late Charles E. and Rose A. (LaPlante) Sawyer.Annette was a loving wife to her late husband, Harvey, of 49 years. Together they owned and operated Boston Fish Market in Lowell, MA....
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Marie Piwowarski

May 18, 1917 - July 7, 2016

Marie G. Piwowarski, 99, of Nashua, passed away on July 7, 2016 after a short illness. She was born in Waterville, ME on May 18, 1917, daughter of the late Donat and Modeste (Deschene) Michaud. Marie enjoyed traveling and went on many trips with her late husband, Urban, who died in May 1996. They went on several cruises together, notably through the Panama Canal and Alaska. They spent a...
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Alida M. Stevens

April 16, 1924 - July 4, 2016

Alida M. Stevens, 92 of Nashua, passed away on July 4, 2016 at the Community Hospice House. She was born on April 16, 1924 in Revere, MA, daughter of the late Wilfred J. and Rose Anna (Bouchard) Warner. Mrs. Stevens was a seamstress, and she also enjoyed playing bingo and gardening. Mrs. Stevens served in the United States Navy as a Seaman First Class in WWII while stationed in Washington D. C...
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Evelyn T. Vermette

February 7, 1923 - June 27, 2016

Evelyn T. Vermette, 93 of Nashua, NH passed away peacefully on June 27, 2016. She was born in Nashua on February 7, 1923, daughter of the late William and Dorilda Shea.Evelyn, also known as "Red" because of her beautiful auburn hair, was a lifelong resident of Nashua. She graduated from Nashua High School in 1941. She went on to St. Joseph Nursing School and became a registered nurse. She...
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Anna T. Pappas

November 19, 1921 - June 24, 2016

Anna T. Pappas, 94, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2016. She was born in Nashua on November 19, 1921, daughter of the late Demetrios and Maria (Nasioupoulos) Theoharis.She was a lifelong resident of Nashua, and graduated from Nashua High in 1939. She was a devout Orthodox Christian, and a proud and dedicated member of the Elpis Ladies' Society, a charitable organization. She...
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Helen M. Giatas

April 7, 1922 - June 19, 2016

Helen M. GiatasHelen M. Giatas, 94, of Saco, ME, formerly of Nashua, NH, died on June 19, 2016 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, ME after a brief illness. She was born on April 2, 1922 in Forestville, CT, the daughter of the late Michael and Domna (Dikos) Giatas.She graduated from Nashua High School in 1940 and attended Nashua Business School.Helen had a lifetime career in retail. She...
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Larry Joe Ivory

August 9, 1967 - June 16, 2016

Larry J. Ivory Jr., 48, of Nashua, NH, passed away on Thursday evening June 16, 2016 at home in his wife's arms surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Carole (Poulin) Ivory of Nashua, NH, to whom he shared 27 incredible years of marriage. Loving father of Amanda, Andrew, Sabrina and Alexis Ivory. He was born August 9, 1967 in Peru, Indiana, son of Edna (Rowsell) and the late Larry Ivory,...
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Sebastian S. Palermo

June 2, 1941 - May 26, 2016

Sebastian Salvatore "Sal" Palermo 74, of Vero Beach, FL. passed away peacefully Thursday, May 26, 2016 after a valiant battle against cancer.Sebastian was a graduate of English High School in Boston, Massachusetts and after high school he served in the United States Army. He had numerous academic achievements in technical studies and then made his career in the high-tech industry, working with...
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Maurice Roger Belanger

June 28, 1926 - May 22, 2016

Maurice R Belanger, 89, of Nashua, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, surrounded by his family.Maurice was born in Berlin, NH on June 28th, 1926 and was the son of the late Joseph and Alvina (Bourque) Belanger. He was raised in Berlin, where he attended St. Regis Elementary School.He resided in Nashua and was a communicate of Holy Infant Jesus Church. Maurice...
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Laurinda R. Ferreira

October 10, 1931 - May 22, 2016

Laurinda R. Ferreira, 84, of Nashua, died on May 22, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Ferreira was born on October 10, 1931 in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal, daughter of the late João Resendes and Maria Resendes. She was raised in Portugal and immigrated to theUnited States in 1969 with her husband and six children. She was the wife of the late Carlos R. Ferreira Sr., who...
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Charles Edward Dobrowolski

September 30, 1946 - May 15, 2016

Charles "Cheddie" Dobrowolski, 69 of Nashua, passed away on May 15, 2016. He was born in Nashua on September 30, 1946, son of the late Edward and Beatrice (Garant) Dobrowolski.He was a graduate of Nashua High School class of 1964, and he later attended Northeastern University. He was a good husband and father. He loved music and movies, and enjoyed watching the Patriots and Red Sox. He was a...
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Aphrodite Hondrokostas

February 11, 1925 - May 11, 2016

Aphrodite "Dee" Hondrokostas, 91, of Nashua, passed away on May 11, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born in Nashua, NH on February 11, 1925, daughter of the late James and Magdaline (Nagios) Hondrokostas. Aphrodite likes to be called "Dee" and she was a wonderful, sweet and lovely lady. She would light up peoples' days and keep smiles on their faces. She was supported by the Nashua...
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Mary-Jo Dymek

April 27, 1958 - April 22, 2016

Mary-Jo Dymek, 57, of Nashua, died an untimely death at her home on April 22, 2016. She was born in Nashua on April 27, 1958, daughter of the late Leonard Joseph and Eva Mary (Danielevitch) Carter. Mary-Jo enjoyed traveling to Hampton beach to enjoy the amazing seafood; she loved to have a good dinner. One of her greatest joys was her frequent stays at Hampton Beach. She loved to socialize...
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Stella Mary Chmielecki

November 25, 1922 - April 3, 2016

Stella M Chmielecki, 93, of Nashua, NH (formerly of West Franklin, NH), died Sunday morning, April 3, 2016 at the Courville At Nashua nursing home, Nashua NH. She was born in Lawrence, MA. daughter of late John and Rose (Krawiec) Torla. She was a 1940 graduate of Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Mass., and continued her education pursuing various certificates in accounting, secretarial and...
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Albert Louis Dumond

February 16, 1939 - March 28, 2016

Albert Louis Dumond, 77, of Merrimack, NH, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born on February 16, 1939 in Lawrence, MA and was the son of the late Arthur and Claire (Demers) Dumond.Albert was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, MA. Upon graduation, Albert enlisted in the U.S. Army. After successful completion of the Medical Laboratory...
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Beverly Priscilla McGinley

August 12, 1931 - February 25, 2016

Beverly McGinley of Nashua passed away on February 25, 2016, at St. Teresa Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Manchester, New Hampshire.Beverly was born in Berlin, New Hampshire the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Kilbride) McGinley. She was predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law Hildegard and Albert Thurston, sister Colleen McGinley and brother Kenneth McGinley.Her love of...
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Anna Frances Basil

February 25, 1917 - February 9, 2016

Anna F. Basil, 98, of Nashua, passed away on February 9, 2016 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She was born in Chelsea, MA on February 25, 1917, daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Kasper) Alukonis. Anna had a great love of her family, her grandchildren were her everything, she was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and was very proud of the five generations. ...
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Odesia Vasiliou

October 2, 1923 - January 28, 2016

Odesia "Chappy" Vasiliou, 92, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2016 at home, after a brief illness, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Nashua, NH on October 2, 1923, son of the late Cosmas and Helen (Koutsokolis) Vasiliou. He was a lifelong resident of Nashua, an active member of St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, was also a part of the Ahepa and Macedonia...
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Roland Leo Gamache

March 8, 1923 - January 24, 2016

Roland L. Gamache, 92 of Merrimack, passed away on January 24, 2016 at home with his family by his side. He was born in Nashua, NH on March 8, 1923, son of the late Leo and Eva (Deroiser) Gamache. Roland spent many years at his camp, and relished in the time he spent outdoors. He enjoyed all outdoor activities at the camp; gardening, boat rides, fishing, and cleaning the yard. He loved to...
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Mary E. O'Neal

August 4, 1920 - January 22, 2016

Mary E. "Betty" O'Neal, 95, of Nashua, passed away on January 22, 2016. She was born in Nashua on August 4, 1920, daughter of the late John and Mary (Shea) Lee. Mary was a lifelong resident of Nashua and a member at St. Patrick Church and the St. Patrick's Women's Guild. She was employed by many stores in Nashua throughout the years. The family would like to thank the staff at Fairview...
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Stamura Louise Henderson

September 29, 1924 - January 20, 2016


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Kenneth Karawski

May 16, 1953 - January 14, 2016

NASHUA - Kenneth "G Man" Karawski, 62, passed on peacefully on January 14 2016, at Mass General Hos­pital Boston, MA, after a long and cou­rageous battle with leukemia. Born May 16, 1953 in Nashua, NH, Ken was the son of Daniel Karawski, co-founder of Alpine Grove and Dan's Drive In, and Marion (Sedlewicz) Ka­rawski. He is survived by his brother Michael "The...
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Katherine Pollack

September 3, 1940 - January 1, 2016

Katherine "Nana" Pollack, 75, of Hooksett, NH, passed away on January 1, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was born in Brighton, MA on September 3, 1940, daughter of the late William F. and Katherine C. (Harper) McCarthy. Katherine had such a love of her family. She was an extremely devoted mother. Nana adored her grandchildren and played an active role in each of their lives....
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Clyde W. Plummer

November 8, 1925 - December 30, 2015

Clyde W. Plummer, 90, of Nashua, passed away on December 30, 2015 at his home. He was born in Boston, MA on November 8, 1925, son of the late Albert and Rhena (Bertram) Plummer.Clyde was a 32nd degree Mason and member of the Simon W. Robinson Masonic Lodge AF & AM in Lexington, MA, and a member of Aleppo Shriners, Wilmington, MA . He served in the Army with the 1st Airborne from 1944-1946...
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