Paul M. Erickson

  • Born: October 4, 1936
  • Died: January 6, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

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Paul M. Erickson, 82, of Manchester, died on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born on October 4, 1936 to John M. and Adeline Madeleine (Baccini) Erickson and was a lifelong resident of Manchester.

Paul attended Goffs Falls Elementary School and later graduated from Manchester High School Central class of 1954. Paul continued his education at the DeVry Technical Institute. He went on to work for the Sanders Associates, then the City of Manchester, and later retired from the Derryfield School.

In 1959, on the bridge at Pine Island Park, he met the love of his life, Christine. They have been married for 59 years. Paul also worked at the park as the Carousel Attendant.

He enjoyed collecting old cars and other antiques. Paul loved spending time at Hampton Beach with his family and boating at the Yacht Club on Massabesic Lake. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Paul lived for his family and cherished his grandchildren as a special gift.

Members of his family include his wife, Christine (Leutert) Erickson of Manchester; his son, David P. Erickson and his wife, Lisa of Manchester; his daughter, Carole Lessard and her husband, Gary of Hooksett; 3 grandchildren, John A. Lessard, Emma L. Bourgoin and her husband, Christian, and Kristen L. Erickson.

A memorial service was held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in the chapel at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Paul's memory to the Fitch Unit at the Elliot Hospital, 1 Elliot Way, Manchester, NH 03103.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Erickson Family,

I was saddened to learn of Paul's passing while researching our Bacchini family tree. Our grandmothers were Italian American sisters who grew up together in Boston's North End. My Mom, Vicky, was Paul's first cousin and she often spoke fondly of "the Ericksons." While going through my grandmother's records, I cam across a photo of Paul and Christine's marriage day that I added to this posting that must have come Auntie Lena's employer's newsletter at Dorson Fleisher Shoe Company. With deepest regrets,

Posted by Brian Connor - Ophelia, VA - Family   February 24, 2019

Just learning of his passing. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss!!! Sending UP the Love to Mrs. Erickson, David & Carole and all of his loved ones.

Posted by Jim Keane - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 25, 2019

Dear Carole and family.
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear father. May you feel God's peace knowing
that your Dad knew he was loved. He will always be in your hearts. We will remember all
of you in our prayers. Love, Ted and Dolly

Posted by Ted and Dolly Shiepe - Hooksett, NH, NH - Friend   January 17, 2019

Paul was a great guy a real true good man. Always a smile on his face. I know he's enjoying his reward forever.

Posted by Jane Lessard Dalphonse - Concord, NH - Family   January 15, 2019

Dear Carole, and family,
I was sadden to read of your Dad's passing. May the memories of the good times, help you during the difficult days.

Posted by Carolyn (Cad) - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 11, 2019

Dear Chris,
So sorry to hear about Paul. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers!

Posted by Claire and Rick St. Hilaire - Hooksett, NH - Friend   January 10, 2019

Such a profound loss! Sending heartfelt condolences and love across the miles to Christine, David, Lisa, Kristen, Carole, Gary, John, Emma, and Christian.

Posted by Jill Lessard - Forest Knolls, CA - Family   January 10, 2019

Chris and family,
Our deepest sympathy, so many happy memories of Paul sitting on the porch or our cruise with David at your place, our thoughts and prayers are with you, he will be sadly missed.
Love, Chuck and Kim

Posted by kim minasalli - hampton, NH   January 09, 2019

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Gene and I were saddened to read of Paul's passing. Although our time of meeting was brief we saw what a great and kind man he was. Gene enjoyed their talks as roommates at the Elliot. He spoke lovingly and proudly of his family. Take strength in your memories and he will always be your hearts. Christine, you have a strong and loving family to ease your sorrow. It's hard to say good-bye to the love of your life. We are so sorry. Shirley and Gene Nesmith

Posted by Shirley Nesmith - Derry, NH - Acquaintance   January 09, 2019

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Posted by chrissie & brian donovan - naples, FL   January 09, 2019

we will always remember paul sitting on the porch of his house in hampton beach.
rest in peace paul !!!
love
chrissie & brian naples FL

Posted by A friend   January 09, 2019

My sympathy to the Erickson family. I first met Paul at Sanders and spent many hours working on cars especially my VW bug at his home. Sorry I cannot make it to the wake or funeral. Paul will be missed by all. My condolence to Cristine and family.

Denis Hebert

Posted by Denis Hebert - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 08, 2019

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Dear Chris, Carol, and David.
You have sent a beautiful soul to rest in peace. Joe and I send our love and will keep all of you close in our hearts.

Posted by Ann Yuscavage - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 07, 2019

Thank you, Paul, for gracing our lives for so many years. Your twinkling eyes and infectious smile will be missed by many.

Posted by Lynn Lessard - Albuquerque, NM - Family Friend   January 07, 2019


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