Miscellaneous Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Obituaries

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Tara G. Benson Smith
Tara Gin Benson Smith, 41, died of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Friday evening, July 23, 1999, in Milford.
Mrs. Smith was born on Oct. 13, 1958, in Long Beach, Calif., the daughter of the late Janett (Hudson) and Paul Benson.
Formerly a personal care attendant for the elderly, she had been working at Advanced Circuit Technology in Nashua, and had moved a year ago to Greenfield from Milford, where she had lived for five years. She was a member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Wilton/Milford American Legion and VFW. She was devoted to her family.
She leaves her husband, Robert A. Smith III of Greenfield; two sons, Adam Lee Parker and Andrew Patrick Smith, both of Greenfield; a brother, Kim Benson of Nashua; a sister, Paula Benson Lovejoy of Wilton; and her grandfather, Leroy B. Tuttle of Wilton.
The funeral will be held today (Wednesday, July 28) at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Funeral Home, 32 Maple St., Wilton. The Rev. Robert Nace will officiate. Burial will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton.

Victor E. VanderHeyden  
Victor E. VanderHeyden, 56, of Nashua, died at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua, on Saturday, July 24, 1999.
Born in Fitchburg, Mass., on Jan. 7, 1943, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Marie Louise (Lizotte) VanderHeyden. He had lived in Wilton for most of his life. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Wilton.
He graduated from Milford High School in 1960, and from Nashua Technical College 1972. He also attended Hesser College in Manchester, Husson College in Bangor, Maine, and graduated from World Harvest Bible College in South Bend, Ind., in 1977.
Mr. VanderHeyden served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1966.
He was very interested in poetry and published a poem entitled "Fallen Leaves" in April 1999 with the National Library of Poetry.
Mr. VanderHeyden was employed as a quality assurance engineer for Velcro USA Inc. of Manchester.
Members of his family include two daughters, Dona Phommaa of Nashua and Barbara Arnold of Brookline; seven grandchildren; a sister, Claire Funk of Milford; a brother, Arthur VanderHeyden of Merrimack; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be tonight (Wednesday, July 28), 7-9 p.m. at the Nelson Funeral Home, 32 Maple St., Wilton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 29, at noon, in the Sacred Heart Church, Maple St., Wilton. Burial will follow in the Mount Calvary Cemetery of Wilton.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032.
 
Mary P. Testa  
Mary P. Testa, 91, formerly of Putnam Street, Wilton, died Saturday, July 24, 1999, at the Ansley Place in Nashua.
Born in Baltic, Conn., on May 9, 1908, Mrs. Testa was the daughter of Salvatore and Consetta (Constantino) D’Artri. She attended schools in Connecticut before moving to New Hampshire in 1934.
Mrs. Testa worked as a spinner at the former Abbott Worsted Mill of Wilton for more than 20 years, and later for the Wilton Elementary School in the lunch program and as a teachers’ aide for reading assistance.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Wilton, and a former member of the Catholic Daughters of Sacred Heart Church.
Mrs. Testa was an avid knitter and gardener and a former member of the Wilton Garden Club.
She was the widow of Peter Testa who died in 1968, and was predeceased by a grandson, Michael Testa, in 1980.
Members of her family include two sons, Gilbert E. Testa and his wife, Corinne, of Wilton, and Peter D. Testa and his wife, Susan, of Nashua; two daughters, Irma Duval of Old Lyme, Conn., and Barbara Theresa Hardy of Colchester, Conn.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and a niece and nephew.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 31, at 2 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Church, Maple Street, Wilton.
Memorial donations may be made to the Wilton-Lyndeborough Ambulance Association, PO Box 584, Wilton, NH 03086; or to the Souhegan Nursing Association, 24 North River Road, Milford, NH 03055.
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Dorothy E. Smith  
Dorothy E. (Eddy) Smith, 91, of Nashua, formerly of Fitchburg and Leominster, Mass., died Monday evening, July 19, 1999, in Southern New Hampshire Regional Medical Center in Nashua, after a long illness. She was the widow of Oliver H. Smith, who died in 1972.
Mrs. Smith was born in Dana, Mass., a daughter of the late Horatio B. and Ruth (Hulthen) Eddy. She grew up in Dana and was a graduate of Dana High School. She had lived in Fitchburg for 41 years and then spent 10 years in Leominster before moving to Nashua Crossing last May to be near her niece and caretaker, Jane Nichols of Hollis.
She had been a silkscreen printer for Elsa Williams in Townsend for about 20 years.
In addition to her niece, she leaves a brother, George S. Eddy of Dexter, Maine; a sister, Ruth F. White of Falmouth Foreside, Maine; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held July 24 in North Cemetery, Oxford, Mass. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Nashua Crossing Activities Fund, 674 West Hollis St., Nashua, NH 03062.
The Williams-Pedersen Funeral Home, Upton, Mass., was in charge of arrangements.
 
Robert M. Rackliff  
Robert M. Rackliff, 56, of Savage Road, Milford, died July 23, 1999, at the Milford Medical Center, Milford. 
He was born in Biddeford, Maine, on March 25, 1943, a son of Geneva (Wall) Rackliff McKinney of Saco, Maine, and the late Harold Rackliff. 
Mr. Rackliff moved to Milford 21 years ago after residing in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, for many years. 
He had been employed by Aegis Container Inc., Milford, for nine years as a commercial truck driver. 
Mr. Rackliff was an avid tennis player and enjoyed playing pool. He attended The First Baptist Church, Milford. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran. 
In addition to his mother, family members include two sons, Christopher M. Rackliff of Milford and Tony Flannagan of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Amy L. Rackliff Wood of Milford; two grandsons, Nicholas and Ryan; four sisters, Beryl Sharon Pate of Saco, Maine, Gail Tuchek of Massachusetts, Roberta Martin of Utah; and many nieces and nephews. 
A memorial service was held July 27 at The First Baptist Church, Milford.
Donations in Mr. Rackliff’s memory may be made to the Milford Parks and Recreation Department, Tennis Court Fund, c/o Milford Town Hall, 1 Union Square, Milford, NH 03055.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements. 
 
Thomas H. McMillan  
Thomas H. McMillan, 48, of Mason Road, Wilton, died Friday, July 23, 1999, at his home of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Born in Jacksonville, Fla., on May 18, 1951, he was the son of Thomas H. and Nona (McEuen) McMillan.
He graduated from the Bolles School of Jacksonville, Fla., in 1969. He received a bachelor of arts from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., in 1973, and a master’s in teaching from Brown University in Providence, R.I., in 1976.
He taught high school English in Marshfield, Mass., for several years. He moved to New Hampshire in 1981 and began his editorial career with Byte Books in Peterborough. He was also communications director for the Audubon Society of New Hampshire. 
Until ALS forced his retirement earlier this year, Tom was a valued and talented editor with the Applied Technology Group of Pennwell Publishing in Nashua, and most recently editor of Electronic Publishing magazine.
Members of his family include his wife, Nancy Elcock of Wilton; his father, Thomas H. McMillan of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister and brother-in-law, Courtney and Scott Klingensmith, and two nephews, Thomas and David Klingensmith, all of Boulder, Colo.
He was predeceased by his mother, Nona McEuen McMillan, and a stepmother, Ann Johnson McMillan.
A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Jacksonville, Fla., on Thursday, July 29.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Audubon Society of N.H., 3 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH 03301.
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, is in charge of arrangements.

Geraldine M. Madison  
Geraldine M. Madison, 48, of Hurricane Hill Road, Mason, died on July 20, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Aug. 15, 1950, in Rutland, Vt., the daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret (Cryer) Stone. She was a long-time member of the American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary of Unit XIII (Greenville).
She loved and valued her friends and especially enjoyed making them laugh. She loved to crochet, play bingo and watch cooking shows. She was most recently employed by Domino's Pizza of Nashua.
Ms. Madison was the beloved mother of David Madison and his wife, Aimee, of Manchester, and beloved grandmother of Jeffery B. Madison of Mason. She is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Terry A. and James Graney, and niece Jennifer of Mason, with whom she made her home; a brother, Lawrence L. Stone, and sons Nathan and Michael of Nashua; a friend, Jeanie Perry and children of Nashua; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many loving friends.
A memorial service was held July 26 at the First Baptist Church, Milford,with the Rev. Dana C. Miller officiating.
Donations in Ms. Madison’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 360 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110, or St. Joseph Hospital, 172 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH 03061.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.

Elsie R. Peters
Elsie R. Peters, 81, of Marden Road, Wilton, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at the Harborside Pheasant Wood Nursing Home in Peterborough.
Born in Greenfield on Oct. 9, 1917, the daughter of John R. and Annabelle (Stiles) Russell, she had lived most of her life in Wilton. She was the widow of Fred C. Peters, who died in 1996.
Members of her family include four sisters, Lucy Clarke of Hudson, Inez Merrill of Mont Vernon, Priscilla Atkinson of Greenfield, and Beatrice Wiggin of Danvers, Mass.; many nieces and nephews; and grandnieces and grandnephews.
A graveside funeral service was held Aug. 9 in the Vale End Cemetery of Wilton.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Congregational Unitarian Society Church, c/o Helen Ring, 755 Gibbons Highway, Wilton, NH 03086.
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, was in charge of arrangements. 

Harvey R. Leclair
Harvey R. Leclair, 83, of Nashua, died Aug. 3, 1999, at a local nursing home.
Mr. Leclair was born Jan. 13, 1916, in Lowell, Mass., son of the late Leo and Anna (Dupuis) Leclair. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the Raytheon Co. of South Lowell as an inspector.
Mr. Leclair was the widower of Alice L. (Doucette) Leclair.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Arthur and Armand Leclair.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Doris and Donald Boulard of Nashua; two grandchildren, Karen Britton and her husband, Mark, of Milford, and Dr. Kevin Boulard and his fiancée, Lori Brazil, of Nashua; two great-grandchildren, Lindsay and Ryan Britton of Milford; and several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Aug. 6 at St. Louis de France Church in Lowell, Mass., with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, East Chelmsford, Mass. 
The McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home, Lowell, Mass., was in charge of arrangements.

Andrew L. Hernandez
Andrew Logan Hernandez, 8, of Amarillo, Texas, died Aug. 3, 1999, as a result of an automobile accident. He was the son of Dr. Pedro and Anne Hegarty de Hernandez, formerly of Wellesley Hills, Mass.
Andrew was a graduate of the First Christian Church Child Garden School and attended St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. He would have entered the third grade in September.
He was a member of the Amarillo Swim Team, Wolf Cub Scout Pack 63, and the Amarillo Ice Hockey and Roller Hockey Association. He also participated in the Potter County 4-H equestrian division and studied piano under the instruction of Mrs. Julia O’Dell.
Andrew was a member of the St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and the St. Thomas Youth Group. He received the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Bronco Spirit Award in 1998. He has been a team player on the YMCA Youth Baseball City Champion Team.
He was predeceased by his grandmother, Anne McCourt Hegarty, and grandfather, Pedro A. Hernandez-Merchan; and an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hegarty of Natick, Mass.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Jeffrey B. Hernandez; his grandfather, Patrick Joseph Hegarty of Amherst, and grandmother Mery Lattuf of Hernandez of Valencia, Venezuela.
A vigil services was held Aug. 6 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ken Keller officiating. A Funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 7, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, with Monsignor Joseph Tash officiating. Entombment will be at Llano Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Andrew Logan Hernandez Scholarship or Andrew’s Playground Fund, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, 1501 South Georgia, Amarillo, TX 79102-2399.

Isabelle T. Brams
Isabelle T. Brams, 88, of Concord, died Aug. 3, 1999, at Havenwood Nursing Home in Concord.
She was born in Lynn, Mass., the daughter of Abraham and Susan (Canter) Tryman.
Mrs. Brams was a graduate of Bridgewater (Mass.) State College, and taught in the Pembroke and Concord school systems before retiring in 1966.
She was an active member of Temple Beth Jacob for more than 50 years and was past president of Hadassah, the Temple sisterhood.
Mrs. Brams is survived by two sons, Steven J. Brams of New York City, and Richard H. Brams of Amherst; and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Nathan Brams, and a sister and brother.
Funeral services were held Aug. 5 at Temple Beth Jacob. Burial followed in Beth Jacob Cemetery, Concord.
Memorial donations may be made to Temple Beth Jacob, 67 Broadway, Concord, NH 03301; or to the Havenwood-Heritage Heights Endowment Fund, 33 Christian Ave., Concord, NH 03301.
The Bennett Funeral Home, Concord, was in charge of arrangements.

Walter J. Bate
Walter Jackson Bate, 81, a professor of English at Harvard University who won Pulitzer Prizes for biographies of John Keats and Samuel Johnson, died July 26, 1999, of cardiac arrest at Deaconess Clinical Center in Boston.
A resident of Cambridge, who also had a home in Amherst, he wrote in 1964, "My principal hobby has been farming. Unsuccessful farming, I hasten to add. For a few years, I actually had a dairy farm of sorts, and then, after continual loss, decided to grow rocks."
Mr. Bate was born in Mankato, Minn. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees and a doctorate at Harvard, where he taught from 1946 until his retirement in 1986.
Mr. Bate was awarded his first Pulitzer Prize in 1964 for "John Keats," a 731-page biography of the English poet. A second Pulitzer Prize was awarded in 1978 for his biography of Johnson, the English man of letters and lexicographer. The book also won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
He leaves a sister, Jane Dear of Raleigh, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

Laura M. Buraczynski
Laura M. Buraczynski, 82, of Adams Street, Milford, died Aug. 10, in Maple Leaf Healthcare Center, Manchester. 
She was born in Winchester on Feb. 14, 1917, a daughter of the late Frederick L. and Lenna M. (Jackson) DeTour. 
Mrs. Buraczynski had been a resident of Milford for l9 years and had formerly resided in Greenfield, Mass., for many years. 
She was a member of the Souhegan Valley Seniors’ Bridge Group at the Community House, Milford. 
Mrs. Buraczynski was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Milford. 
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph S. Buraczynski. 
Family members include her daughter and son-in-law, Julianne and Louis Wanat of Amherst; a granddaughter, Jennifer Wanat of Amherst; a grandson, Richard Wanat of Waldorf, Md.; and several beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 
A memorial mass will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 34 Amherst St., Milford. 
Donations in Mrs. Buraczynski’s memory may be made to the SHARE Program, PO Box 27, Milford, NH 03055.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Carlton C. Thebodeau Jr.
Carlton "Sonny" Clifford Thebodeau Jr., 52, of Antrim, died Aug. 16,1999, following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Thebodeau was born March 20, 1947, in Nashua, the son of the late Carlton C. and Margaret H (Fecteau) Thebodeau. He was raised in Hudson and Merrimack, where he attended local schools.
He was the husband of Deborah (Carney) Thebodeau of Antrim.
Mr. Thebodeau was a graduate of N.H. Vocational Technical College in Nashua, where he had served as an instructor in the 1980s. He had been employed as the head mechanic at Amherst Country Club for the last 11 years. Mr. Thebodeau was the owner and operator of C&J Autobody and Repair in Wilton in the 1970s and ’80s where he performed auto-body work, mechanic services and restoration of vintage cars.
He enjoyed his children, auto racing, woodworking, mechanics, golf and fishing.
Mr. Thebodeau is survived by a son, Jeffrey Thebodeau of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a daughter, Amanda Thebodeau of Antrim; three brothers, Kenwood Thebodeau of Nashua, Raymond Thebodeau of Londonderry and Robert Thebodeau of Florida; three sisters, Elaine Lavoie of Nashua; Donna Topping of Nashua and Gloria Graves of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m., at the Amherst Country Club.
Memorial donations may be sent to the local Humane Society.
The Cremation Society of N.H. is in charge of arrangements.

Leah Lester
Leah Lester, 9l, of Federal Hill Road, Milford, died Aug. 15, 1999, at her home.
She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on April 5, 1908, a daughter of the late Edward and Anne Tolen.
Mrs. Lester had been a resident of Milford for five years and had resided in Fairhope, Ala., for 20 years. She was co-founder of Eastern Shore Institute of Life Long Learning in Fairhope for more than 15 years, and was a Friend of the Library in Fairhope.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald MacKenzie Lester.
Family members include her son, Charles Ehrenpreis of Milford; a granddaughter, S. Miria Jo of Malden, Mass.; and a half sister, Joyce Rutman of Philadelphia, Pa.
There are no services. Burial will be private.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel P. Ecklund
Hazel Pickett Ecklund, a long-time resident of Milford, died Thursday, Aug. 12, 1999, at Aaron Manor Home, Chester, Conn., from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Until 1996, Mrs. Ecklund resided in Lantana, Fla., and spent summers with family in Connecticut and New Hampshire.
Mrs. Ecklund was born in Stowe, Vt., the second daughter of Edwin and Maud (Mills) MacIntosh. After the death of her father she was adopted by her stepfather, Edward Pickett. Mrs. Ecklund spent most of her youth in Wilton and was employed in the US Post Office for 15 years. In 1938 she married L. Paul Ecklund and moved to Milford, where she resided until 1978. Mr. Ecklund died in 1970.
Mrs. Ecklund was a member of the First Congregational Church of Milford and belonged to several women’s organizations, including the Laura G. Heald Club, Women’s League, Order of Eastern Star, Milford Garden Club and she served as president of Souhegan Nursing Association. In later years, she became a skilled silversmith and potter.
Survivors include her children, Peter M. Ecklund of Mont Vernon and Deborah E. Moore of Chester, Conn., a sister, Mary O’Connell of Milford, and four granddaughters, Abby Ecklund of Nashua, Maude Moore of Chester, Conn., Emily Moore of Portland, Maine, and Carrie Ecklund of Milford.
A graveside memorial service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Milford on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 919 North Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60611-1676.
Robinson, Wright and Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook, Conn., is in charge of arrangements.

Ella Foster Dow
Ella Foster Dow, 73, died on Aug. 8, 1999, at her home in Georgetown, Texas.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1926, the eldest daughter of Albert H. Foster and Pearl (Vreeland) Foster in Madison County, N.Y. She graduated from Stockbridge Valley High School in 1944, and earned her bachelor’s degree in home economics from Syracuse University in 1948. 
Mrs. Dow become a registered dietitian, and did her internship at Peter Brent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Mass., from 1949 to 1950. She worked as a dietitian at Hitchcock Clinic and Matthew Thornton Clinic. 
She married Prescott Robinson Dow on Nov. 6, 1954. They had one son, David, in 1960.
Mrs. Dow lived a very active and happy life. She had numerous hobbies, including bird watching, classical music, cooking and travel. Over the years she participated in many volunteer activities. Most recently she provided nutritional counseling to pregnant women who were unable to afford her professional services. 
She also spent many enjoyable hours helping out with students at the Mont Vernon Elementary School, where she made several young friends. She was generous, kind, and helpful to all who knew her.
Ella is survived by her husband, Prescott; her son David and his wife Laura; sisters Clara Belle and Alma and their families; sister-in-law Patricia; niece Carolyn and Adang; nephew Jeffery and his wife, Katie, and their children Colby and Evan.
She was predeceased by both of her parents and her brother-in-law, Richard Dow.
A memorial gathering to celebrate Mrs. Dow’s life will be held for the family and friends on Sunday, Aug. 22, at the Dow residence in Mont Vernon. For more information, call (512) 331-5083.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Audubon Bird Society, The Mont Vernon Elementary School Volunteer Program, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
The Austin-Peel and Son Funeral Home in Austin, Texas, is in charge of arrangements.

Edward F. Carter
Edward F. Carter, 64, of Laurel Street, New Ipswich, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 1999, in the Catholic Medical Center of Manchester, after a short illness.
Mr. Carter was born in Milford on Aug. 7, 1935, the son of the late Edward F. and Matilda (Gilmore) Carter Sr. 
He was a 1952 graduate of Milford High School. He was in the U.S. Army for 22 years, retiring as a first sergeant in 1974, after serving in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He moved to New Ipswich from Milford 18 years ago, when he became the U.S. Postmaster for the town of New Ipswich.
He was a member of the Harley Sanford VFW Post 4368 of Milford, the LeClair-Caron American Legion Post 13 of Greenville, and the Association of United States Army (AUSA).
Members of his family include his wife of 43 years, Meredith J. (Whitney ) Carter of New Ipswich; two sons, Peter E. Carter of Goffstown and Sean F. Carter of Spring Lake, N.C.; two granddaughters and a grandson; a brother, Harvey Carter of Wilton; two nieces and two nephews.
Private services and burial will be in the Veterans Administration Cemetery in Boscawen. Memorial funeral services will be announced at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Merrimack St., Suite 1, Manchester, NH 03101-2244.
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, is in charge of arrangements.

Quentin O. Young
Quentin 0. Young, 76, of Brookline, died Aug.12, 1999, at Concord Hospital. 
He was born in Littleton on Nov. 4, 1922, a son of the late Roscoe A. and Cecelia (Emerson) Young.
Mr. Young was the former owner and president of Young’s Sales and Service, Nashua.
He had been a resident of Brookline for 50 years, and was a member of the Brookline Historical Society. He and his late wife enjoyed traveling throughout the country in their motor home. He was a member of The Good Sam’s Club.
Mr. Young was a private pilot and an original member of the "Brookline Air Force." He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, and served during World War II.
He was predeceased by his wife, Constance (Hill) Young, who died in 1996, and a son, Christopher Young, who died in 1984.
Family members include two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Mary Young, and David and Marlene Young, all of Brookline; five grandchildren, Eric Young, Tyler Young, Samuel Young, William Greely and Heather Young, all of Brookline
A graveside service will be held today (Wednesday, Aug. 18) at 2 p.m. in Lakeside Cemetery, Mason Road, Brookline. 
Donations in Mr. Young’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, NH Affiliate, 20 Merrimack St., Manchester, NH 03101.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.


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