Aurel E. Stuart

  • Born: October 31, 1917
  • Died: October 3, 2018
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Tribute & Message From The Family

Aurel was born on October 31, 1917 and passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.

Aurel was a resident of Manchester, New Hampshire at the time of passing.

He graduated from Manchester Central High School, then attended the NH Institute of Art.

Services: Calling hours are Monday, October 8, from 4 to 7 PM at Goodwin Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH. The funeral will be held Wednesday, October 10, with a mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 AM in Saint Joseph's Cathedral, 145 Lowell St., Manchester, NH. Burial with military honors will follow at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.

Donations: In lieu of flowers, Aurel Stuart requested that donations be made to the Manchester Boys & Girls Club.

Condolence & Memory Journal

It is truly a privilege and an honor to have known Mr. Stuart. His visits to the photo lab where always so enjoyable.

Posted by R.L. Sage Jr - Smithtown, NY   October 15, 2018

So sorry to hear of Stuart passing he was a great gentleman we will miss him Mary Beth and Tom Dykstra

Posted by Mary beth Levesque - Dracut, MA   October 08, 2018

Sorry for your loss. Everyone in town knew Stuart Photography. My mom Lucy also passed away last night. My Uncle Dr Joe Kasabian was telling us and Fr Jason about his first job working for for Aurel down in the dark basement developing space. RIP

Posted by Greg Barrett - Manchester, NH   October 08, 2018

Stu, Maureen, and John please accept our deepest sympathy's in the loss of your dad. His friendship, laugh and the memories will certainly be missed.
Bob and Brenda Mahoney.

Posted by BOB Mahoney - York, ME   October 08, 2018

Posted by Jack Murphy    October 08, 2018

On behalf of the hundreds upon hundreds of girls he photographed at Camp Idlepines on Bow Lake in Strafford, our sincere condolences. We will always remember "Picture Day" and his Art of patiently wrangling 60+ girls into his frame. He will live on forever in his photographs that are treasured around the world.

Posted by Jennifer Adams - Keene, NH   October 07, 2018

My condolences to all of Aurel's family;

I've known him since I was a little kid, and many interactions with him through the years. He was the photographer at St. A's when I graduated and also photographed my wedding.

I'd used to stop by now and again, when I was on that route, and bring coffee and talk. I recall too that in 2001 when I had the opportunity to shoot a high school class reunion photo, I didn't have lights that would could be raised high enough for the large group. Aurel allowed me to use his, but not without his assistance. He was 83 then, but still no close to letting go of anything photography related. Later he even started working with digital.

I'm thankful that I got to see him at his 100th Birthday party, and also at Blake's a few times after that.

God Bless, Aurel. †

Posted by Jack Murphy - Manchester, NH   October 07, 2018

So proud of all you accomplished in life, Dad. You've always been in my life, and it's hard to imagine you not here anymore. But I'm sure you'll be looking down on us from above, and you'll always be in our hearts.

Posted by John Stuart - Newton, MA   October 07, 2018

Thank you for your service Colonel. We enjoy freedom because of your sacrifice and your family. God Bless. Your a great American.


Posted by Frank Thompson - Naperville, IL   October 07, 2018


Blessed to have som many memories over the years! I couldn't have asked for a better grandfather in my life and great grandfather for my children!
You will be missed tremendously Aurel ❤

Posted by Kerry Wood - NH   October 07, 2018


I met Aurel years ago when he was dating his lovely wife Rita. Rita's niece and I use to babysit Aurel, Jr. when he was a baby. I have a lot of good memories of this man and he was a great photographer. Rest In Peace Aurel and you will meet Rita again in heaven.

Posted by Beverly Young Loranger - Tampa, FL   October 07, 2018