Douglas W. Bunnell

  • Born: April 25, 1950
  • Died: January 6, 2019
  • Location: Auburn, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Douglas W. Bunnell, 68, of Auburn died January 6, 2019, at his residence, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Manchester on April 25, 1950, he was the son of Douglas I. and Mae A. (Milne) Bunnell. He was educated in Manchester and attended Central High School. Douglas served in the US Navy as seaman aboard the USS Independence, earning the National Defense Service Medal, before being honorably discharged in 1969. He worked at Associated Grocers for 28 years before retiring in 2012.
Doug served on the Board of Trustees of Joint Council of Local 633. He was also a member of Sweeney Post, DAV and the Deerhead Sportsmen's Club. He loved the ocean, hunting, fishing and taking "mystery rides" with his wife Sue. His happiest moments were spent with his family. His grandsons brought him endless joy and he provided them with endless love and treats. Doug had a good sense of humor and would do anything for his family and friends. Above all, he will be remembered as an amazing and loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.
Family includes his beloved wife of 45 years, Suzanne M. (Therrien) Bunnell of Auburn; his daughter, Jennifer A. Charrette and her husband Scott of Auburn; two grandsons, Connor and Ethan; one sister, Lynda Demers and husband Normand of Lawrence, MA; one brother, John Bunnell and wife Shauna of FL; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by both parents; and one sister, Diane Glidden.
He will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts.
Military Honors with burial took place on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in the chapel at NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 DW Highway, Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: DAV Queen City Chapter #18, 251 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103 or Home, Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Offering our sincere condolences. May the God of love comfort your heart and make you firm in your time of grief. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17

Posted by A friend   January 18, 2019

I am out of state and just heard of Doug's passing. I am so sad! Even though I did not see Doug much over the past years, I still considered him a dear friend. I have so many memories of the fun we had in our younger years. I will miss him and his awesome laugh! My sympathies to you and your entire family.

Posted by Christina Battistelli - Manchester, NH   January 15, 2019

So sorry to hear. From alumni of Youngsville School also.

Posted by Robinsons - CT   January 13, 2019

My deepest sympathy to Suzanne and family. Doug and I graduated together from Youngsville Grade School and he will be missed by everyone that knew him.

Posted by Harry Ntapalis - Manchester, NH   January 13, 2019

Sue we are so sorry for your loss

Posted by Diane &. Joe Cecchetti - Auburn, NH - Friend   January 10, 2019

Sue, I ran into Doug 12 years ago at AGNE and he looked good, was happy and said the family was well. My sympathies to you and your family. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Jack Young - Rye, NH - Friend   January 10, 2019

Sue, Jennifer, Scott, Connor and Ethan, I didn't know Doug very well, but I could see in all the pictures how close a family you all were. Especiallyhow the boys loved their grandfather, that was very obvious. I am sorry I could not make the wake and service, but I am thinking of you all and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.Love you, Rita Phaneuf

Posted by Rita Phaneuf - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 10, 2019

You and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. I have many fond memories of Doug from years ago at Ferretti's supermarket. Our deepest sympathy

Posted by Steve and Bonnie Barbaro - Pelham, NH - Friend   January 10, 2019

Sue, Jennifer, Scott, Connor and Ethan,
Doug was such a great guy....had a wonderful sense of humor and a heart of gold to match....we are so sorry for your loss.....will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.....
Ken & Sue Charrette

Posted by Ken & Sue Charrette - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   January 09, 2019

Doug will be greatly missed. His big smile could light up a room and we all enjoyed working with him at AG New England.Rest in peace my friend.

Posted by Steven Murphy - GOFFSTOWN, NH   January 09, 2019


My sincerest condolences go out to the Bunnell family. Douggie will be missed, rest in peace my friend.

Posted by AGNE Cindy Corliss - Pembroke, NH - Friend   January 09, 2019

Sue and family sorry for you loss.You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Kenney,Cindy and family.

Posted by Cynthia Breault - Manchester, NH - Family   January 09, 2019

Sue, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Doug. It was a pleasure to have known such a good person. He will be truly missed.

Posted by Bobby Stanton - Bowie, MD   January 09, 2019

Sue you have my sincerist sympathy in the loss of your husband. I am in Florida or would pay my respects at the wake. Please know that I am thinking of you.

Posted by Barbara LaPointe-Doherty - Hooksett, NH - Friend   January 08, 2019

Suzanne and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I wish you strength in each others love and peace from your memories. My Best to you, Maureen (MRJ)

Posted by Maureen Rose Julian - Candia, NH - Friend   January 08, 2019

I am very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by kitty benoit    January 08, 2019


Sue, Armand and I are so sorry to hear of Doug's passing. He was a wonderful person and alot of fun. You and your family are in our thoughts and Prayers.

Posted by Kelly Proulx - Allenstown, NH   January 08, 2019

My deepest sympathy to the Bunnell family!! R.I.P Douggie!! - Michelle L. (AGNE)

Posted by A friend   January 08, 2019


Sue, I am sorry to hear Doug has passed. My sympathies to you and your family. May his memory be eternal. Mary Roberge

Posted by Mary Roberge - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 08, 2019

My deepest sympathy to Dougie's family. So very happy i got to reunite with Doug and Sue this past June..he gave me my most valuable piece of advice one day many years ago and i took it and ran..forever thankful. Rest in peace my friend❣

Posted by Caro O'Brien Cunningham - Titusville, FL   January 08, 2019


Jennifer, I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Please know you and your family are in Elaine's and my thoughts and prayers. With love, Denise and Elaine

Posted by Denise Hudon - Candia, NH - Coworker   January 08, 2019

Sue, I am so sorry to learn of your husband's passing. May you and your family find peace and know that you aren't alone in your grief.

Posted by Charry MacDonald - Manchester, NH - Friend   January 08, 2019

Jennifer. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sorry we will not be there to offer our sympathies in person. All our love. Fred and Paula McLaughlin.

Posted by Paula &Fred McLaughlin - Concord, NH - Coworker   January 08, 2019

My deepest sympathy to the Bunnell family

Posted by carol zorawowicz - Goffstown - Family Friend   January 07, 2019

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