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Joseph Mazur
HOOKSETT ­ Joseph Mazur, 65, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, after a brief illness.
Born in Pawtucket, R.I., on June 28, 1934, he was the son of Luka and Rosie Namaka. Raised in Hadley, Mass., he lived for a time in other Massachusetts communities and Vermont before moving to Hooksett 10 years ago.
Mr. Mazur worked as a foreman for Bailey Blasting Co. in Massachusetts. In addition, he worked many years for Derry Paving Co., Derry, and Blastech Corp., Candia.
Family members include a son, Joseph Mazur Jr. of Pittsfield, Mass.; two daughters, Priscilla Peret of West Springfield, Mass., and Michelle Rogers of Stark; and three grandchildren.
Lambert Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the National Kidney Foundation of New Hampshire, 1 Tremont St., Concord, NH 03301.

John R. Zimont
HOOKSETT ­ John R. Zimont, 47, of 555 Arah St., died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, after a brief illness.
Born in Portland, Maine, on May 23, 1953, he was the son of Charlotte (Overlock) Zimont of Hooksett and Robert G. Zimont. He lived most of his life in Hooksett.
In addition to his mother, family members include a son, Robert G. Zimont of Hooksett; five brothers, Bruce Zimont of Pembroke, James "Tony" Zimont of Hooksett, Donald G. Soule of Yarmouth, Maine, Stephen A. Soule of Lisbon Falls, Maine, and Michael D. Soule of Freeport, Maine; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Lambert Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 14 Mammoth Road, Hooksett, NH 03106.

Florence Martel
PEMBROKE ­ Florence (Duclos) Martel, 80, died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at Concord Hospital.
Born in Pembroke on April 14, 1920, she was the daughter of Henry and Anna (Fanny) Duclos. She was a lifelong Pembroke resident.
Mrs. Martel worked briefly for Suncook Woven Label. She spent most of her life as a homemaker.
She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church.
In addition, Mrs. Martel was a member of St. Theresa Rosebush Society and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 2860, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Suncook.
Family members include her husband of 53 years, Armand L. "Tom" Martel of Pembroke; a daughter, Patricia (Mrs. Leo) Staller of Pembroke; a son, the Most Rev. Denis Martel, CCA, of New Orleans, La.; two grandchildren, Katie and Barry Staller; nieces and nephews.
Petit Funeral Home of Pembroke handled the arrangements.

Robert A. Perreault Sr.
MANCHESTER ­ Robert A. Perreault Sr., 72, of West Mitchell Street, died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Manchester on Sept. 21, 1927, he was the son of Alphonse and Laudoria (Breton) Perreault. He lived most of his life in Manchester.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. His tour of duty included the battle for Iwo Jima.
Mr. Perreault owned and operated Bob's Wrecking & Building Co. and Perreault Landscaping. In addition, he worked for the Manchester Transit Authority.
He was active at the Carpenter Center.
Mr. Perreault was a past member of the Knights of Columbus.
Family members include his wife of 26 years, June (Valois) Perreault; two daughters, Deanna "Dee" Perreault and Laurie Swiatek, both of Manchester; four sons, Shawn Lemieux of Manchester, Wayne Perreault of Goffstown, Gary Perreault of Wisconsin and Robert A. Perreault Jr. of Manchester; grandchildren; a brother, Maurice Perreault of Manchester, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Phaneuf Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.

Joseph T. Roy
MANCHESTER ­ "T" Joseph Theophile Roy, 93, died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at a Manchester nursing home after a brief illness.
Born in Worcester, Mass., on April 24, 1907, he was the son of Napoleon and Emma (Plante) Roy. His family moved to St. Isidore, Quebec, Canada, when he was an infant. He returned to Worcester, Mass., at the age of 15.
Mr. Roy worked as a carpenter until the early 1930s and then moved to Manchester and became a frame and alignment technician with Hamel Auto Body until retiring in 1972. After retiring, he worked for Roy's Frame and Alignment Services in Hooksett.
He was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church. In addition, he was a member of the Alpine Club and Rimmon Club.
Family members include his wife of 65 years, Ida (Emond) Roy; two sons, Richard I. Roy of Hooksett and Norman J. Roy of Grayslake, Ill.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
McHugh Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.

Lauris R. Merrill
CONCORD ­ Lauris R. "Larry" Merrill, 73, of Mountain Road in East Concord, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at the Hospice House in Concord after a long illness.
Born in Woodstock, he grew up in Sanbornton at the home of his uncle and aunt, Robert and Blanche (Merrill) Yeaton.
He attended Tilton-Northfield High School.
He served with the U.S. Navy during world War II and was stationed in the Philippines.
Mr. Merrill worked as an operating engineer and master mechanic on several major construction projects on the East Coast, including the Burlington (Vt.) Airport, Route 3 through Franconia Notch, the New York Thruway and the Aiken (S.C.) Nuclear Power Plant.
In 1960, he founded Merrill's Radiator Inc. in Pembroke with his wife, Patricia Merrill. He also served as the national vice president and secretary of the National Automotive Radiator Service Association.
Mr. Merrill was a 50-year member of the Jewell Lodge 94 of Suncook; a 50-year member of the Epiphany-Bethany Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Concord; and a member of the American Legion Post 112 of Epsom.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Wendell G. Merrill and Verne Merrill.
Family members include his wife of 52 years, Patricia (Rowe) Merrill of Concord; a daughter, Linda Richard of Concord; a son, Robert Merrill of Bow; a granddaughter; two grandsons; a brother, Forrest Merrill of Waterboro, Maine; two sisters, Donna DeCota of Deerfield and Audrey Howlett of Salt Lake City; and several nieces and nephews.
Waters Funeral Home of Concord handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the Concord Hospice House, 240 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301; or to the Alzheimer's Association of New Hampshire, 10 Ferry St., Suite 419, Concord, NH 03301.

Janet L. Hopps
PEMBROKE ­ Janet L. (Chadbourne) Hopps, 51, of Pembroke Street, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester.
Born in Strong, Maine, on Oct. 9, 1948, she was the daughter of Emeline (Knowlan) Chadbourne of Epsom and the late Hersel Chadbourne. She lived for a time in Hopkinton before moving to Pembroke 35 years ago.
In 1966, she graduated from Pembroke Academy.
Mrs. Hopps worked for Gosselin's Pharmacy and Yankee Bargain.
She enjoyed crocheting.
In addition to her mother, family members include her husband of 20 years, Dean H. Hopps Sr. of Pembroke; two sons, Dean H. Hopps Jr. of Manchester and Dwayne Hopps of Pembroke; a daughter, Tamara Hopps of Pembroke; three grandchildren; two sisters, Brenda Hill of Pembroke and Terry Cantara of Pittsfield; three brothers, Hersel Chadbourne of Crocker, Mo., Thomas Chadbourne of Pittsfield and Lawrence Chadbourne of Pembroke; nieces and nephews.
Petit Funeral Home of Pembroke handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association, New Hampshire Affiliate, 20 Merrimack St., Suite 1, Manchester, NH 03101; or to the American Diabetes Association, 132 Middle St., Manchester, NH 03101.

Agnes A. Smith
GOFFSTOWN ­ Agnes A. Smith, 97, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at a Manchester hospital.
Born in Cambridge, Mass., on June 28, 1902, she was the daughter of Lewis and Charlotte (Larson) Adams.
Mrs. Smith was a 1921 graduate of Somerville High School, Somerville, Mass. She had resided in West Somerville prior to coming to Bedford in 1939, where she resided until moving to Goffstown in 1982.
She was a homemaker and had attended Bedford Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Smith had been a member of Goffstown Jolly Seniors, Bedford Senior Citizens, Bedford Garden Club, Bedford Unity Club and Bedford Ladies Social Circle.
Her husband, Reynolds W. Smith Sr., died in 1979.
Family members include a son, Reynolds W. Smith Jr. of Manchester; two grandchildren, Carol Kathios of Andover, Mass., and Steven A. Smith of Groton, Mass.; two great-grandchildren; and three nephews.
Goodwin Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the Easter Seal Society of New Hampshire, 555 Auburn St., Manchester, NH 03103.

Kenneth E. Preve
EPSOM ­ Kenneth E. Preve, 56, of Martin Hill Road, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at his home after a lengthy illness.
Born on March 29, 1944, he was the son of Leo and Aurora (Mastroianni) Preve. He attended local Penacook schools and graduated from Penacook High School in 1962.
After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged after four years of service.
He lived in Manchester for a short time and, after his marriage, moved to Epsom.
Mr. Preve graduated from New Hampshire College in Manchester, and while in college, he worked with the Guevin Insurance Agency as a multiple lines agent. Following graduation, he joined the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company as a full-time agent.
While an active agent, he was elected president of the Manchester Association of Life Underwriters and also served as the association's National Committeeman for a number of years. He received a number of insurance industry awards and the Chartered Life Underwriters (CLU) Designation.
He served on several volunteer boards and was elected president of the New Hampshire College Alumni Association, a position he had for four years. He also served as trustee of the college during that time.
In 1981, Mr. Preve became executive director of the Alumni Association and later was appointed director of Development and Planned Giving, a position he kept until 1998.
He joined Easter Seals of New Hampshire in 1999 and was appointed vice president of Estate and Gift Planning.
He founded the New Hampshire Ski Club and served as its executive director.
Mr. Preve was a life member of the National Rifle Association and was active in both the Manchester and Concord chambers of commerce. He had also been a member in good standing of the International Association of Turtles since 1969.
In addition to his parents, of Penacook, family members include his wife of 27 years, Jacqueline (Marquis) Preve of Epsom; a son, Kenneth Preve of Richmond, Va.; two daughters, Tina Preve and Sarah Preve, both of Epsom; a brother, Paul Preve of Weare; and many nieces and nephews.
Petit Funeral Home of Pembroke handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Easter Seals of New Hampshire, 25 Lowell St., Manchester, NH 03101; or to St. John Regional School, 61 S. State St., Concord, NH 03301-3698.

George T. Campbell
HOOKSETT ­ George T. Campbell, 69, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at his residence after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Born in Brighton, Mass., on July 11, 1930, he was the son of George T. and Marion (Dunn) Campbell.
He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Boston College and also received a certificate of advanced graduate studies from Harvard University.
Mr. Campbell was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the CIC stationed in Germany at that time.
Until his retirement in 1991, Mr. Campbell was the principal at Hillside Regional Junior High School in Manchester for 21 years.
He was a member of American Legion Henry J. Sweeney Post 2 and of the National Education Association.
He was a communicant of St. Catherine Church.
Family members include his wife of 42 years, Mary (Pagliazzo) Campbell of Hooksett; a son, George T. Campbell III of Exeter; a daughter, Marylynne Chavanelle of Tilton; a grandson; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
McHugh Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Catholic Charities of New Hampshire Adoption Services, 215 Myrtle St., Manchester, NH 03104.

Kelly P. Welch
BEDFORD ­ Kelly P. Welch, 25, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Hammonton, N.J., on March 21, 1975, she was the daughter of Michael Welch and Patricia Welch.
She attended Manchester High School West and graduated from Pine Ridge School in Williston, Vt.
Miss Welch loved gardening and music and sang in the St. Marie Parish Folk Group. She was also involved in various theater productions.
She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Bedford.
Family members include her parents, Michael and Lorraine (Lori) Welch of Bedford, and Patricia Welch of Goffstown; two brothers, Kevin Welch of Bedford and Robert Tessier of Medford, Mass.; and a sister, Cheryl Lear of Merrimack.
McHugh Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the Moore Center Services, 132 Titus Ave., Manchester, NH 03103.

Oscar W. Boisvert
HOOKSETT ­ Oscar W. Boisvert, 67, died Monday, May 29, 2000, at his residence after a brief illness.
Born in Yonkers, N.Y., on Feb. 19, 1933, he was the son of Oscar I. and Anna (Martel) Boisvert.
He grew up in Pembroke and then lived in Manchester for several years before moving to Hooksett many years ago.
During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Navy for four years.
Mr. Boisvert worked with National Fence and Granite Company in Concord for 40 years, retiring as a superintendent.
He was a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Suncook.
Family members include his wife of 33 years, Dorothy (Juneau) Boisvert of Hooksett; and a son, Marc W. Boisvert of Manchester.
Calling hours are scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, at Lambert Funeral Home, 1799 Elm St., Manchester.
A Mass of Christian burial is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday, June 2, at St. Peter Church, 567 Manchester Road, Auburn.

Nelson O. Merrill
GOFFSTOWN ­ Nelson Orrin Merrill, 79, of 1 N. Mast St., died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Veterans Hospital in Manchester.
Born in Manchester on May 18, 1921, he was the son of Percy and Addie (Wyman) Merrill.
He worked for Waumbec Mills of Manchester for many years. He also worked as a school bus driver and locksmith in Goffstown.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.
Mr. Merrill was a member of the New Hampshire National Guard, American Legion Post 79 of Manchester, Disabled American Veterans, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Family members include four brothers, Laurence Merrill of Goffstown, Orrin McManus and Edward Merrill, both of Fitchburg, Mass., and Robert Merrill of Rochester; two sisters, Carol St. George of Londonderry and Marion Gordon of Clinton, Iowa; an aunt, Susie Strempke of Oelwein, Iowa; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
French & Rising Funeral Home of Goffstown handled the arrangements.

Helen Montgomery
DUNBARTON ­ Helen Walker Montgomery, 91, of Robert Rogers Road, died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at the Odd Fellows Home in Concord.
Born in Jamaica Plains, Mass., she was the daughter of Josiah Lilly and Minnie Hilborn (Smith) Walker. She was a longtime resident of Dunbarton.
She attended the Boston School of Physical Education and the New England Conservatory of Music.
She served as president of the Dunbarton Phone Company.
Mrs. Montgomery was a member of the Dunbarton Garden Club and the Dunbarton Congregational Church. She also was active with an artist group in Concord.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald B. Montgomery, in 1994.
Family members include two sons, Peter Montgomery of Dunbarton and Stuart Montgomery of Concord; a daughter, Arline Little of Dunbarton; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a niece.
French & Rising Funeral Home of Goffstown handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the charity of one's choice.

Mary Josephine Parks
WEARE ­ Mary Josephine Parks, 57, of Weare, died Aug. 2, 2000, at Hospice House in Concord, after a long illness.
Mrs. Parks was born Sept. 2, 1942, in North Wilmington, Mass., to Raymond Banks and Anne (Paltrini) Banks, shortly before moving to the Weare area, where she spent most of her life. 
She was predeceased by her husband Edward H. Parks in 1987, and was a devoted mother and grandmother. 
She was employed by the New Hampshire State Hospital as a mental health worker for 23 years.
Members of the family include two sons, Richard Edward Parks and Frank James Parks, both of Weare; two daughters, Jean Marie Stafford, of Hillsboro, and Karen Marjorie Varney, of Weare; three brothers, James Banks of Epsom, Louis Banks and Raymond Banks, both of Weare. 
Mrs. Parks also had nine grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
French & Rising Funeral Home, in Goffstown, handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice House, 200 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301.

Frances A. (Nutter) George
BEDFORD ­ Frances A. (Nutter) George, 79, of 30 Colby Court, died July 31, 2000, at her residence after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Pittsfield on Aug. 19, 1920, the daughter of Fred and Maude Nutter.
She was predeceased by her husband, Francis J. George, who died in 1984.
Members of the family include a brother, John Nutter, of Bedford; two sisters, Evelyn Jagger of New Jersey and Pauline Haines of Loudon; and several nieces and nephews.
McHugh Funeral Home, in Manchester, handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Residence Care, c/o Northwood Harborside Healthcare, 30 Colby Court, Bedford NH, 03110.

Frances A. George
WEARE ­ Fernand E. Fortin, 76, of Weare, died July 31, 2000, at his residence after a long illness.
He was born in Manchester March 2, 1924, the son of Amedee and Delia (Tremblay) Fortin, and attended local schools.
Mr. Fortin worked in construction for many years. He then worked in the maintenance department at Prevue Products for 19 years. After retirement, he did maintenance work for Charles Teas Agency in Manchester.
He was a lifetime member of the Alpine Club, a 60-year member of the Catholic Order of Foresters and a member of the American Association of Retired Persons. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Family members include his wife, Edrie (Dyer) (Moore) Fortin of Weare; two sons, Fernand Fortin, of Texas, and Joseph Fortin, of Manchester; two daughters, Constance "Connie" (Fortin) Marshall, of Connecticut, and Diane (Fortin) Boisvert, of Goffstown; grandchildren, great-grandchildren; three stepsons, Gary Moore, of Manchester, Paul Moore, of Goffstown, and Kenneth Moore, of Concord; three stepdaughters, Judith Gilbertson, of Illinois, and Donna Kimball and Sherry Mooney, both of Manchester; a brother, Remi Fortin, of Londonderry; an aunt; nieces and nephews.
McHugh Funeral Home, in Manchester, handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire, 66 Hanover St., Manchester, NH 03104. 

Matthew N. Albin
BEDFORD ­ Matthew N. Albin, 77, of Bedford, died Aug. 3, 2000, at Catholic Medical Center.
He was born in Hooksett, the son of Joseph and Sofia (Jarosz) Albin, and resided in Bedford for most of his life.
Mr. Albin was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
He retired from Waumbec Mills, where he was employed for over 30 years.
He was a communicant of Holy Trinity Cathedral and a dedicated gardener.
The family includes his wife, Charlotte B. (Sienko) Albin of Bedford; a daughter, Cynthia A. Albin, of Hooksett; a granddaughter; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Magdziarz, of Hooksett; Mrs. Caroline Bielizna, of Hooksett; Mrs. Anna Rachowicz, of Hooksett; and Mrs. Louise Byrne, of Derry; two brothers, Fred Albin, of Bow, and Edward Albin, of Hooksett; and several nieces and nephews.
Woitkowski Funeral Home, in Manchester, handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Cathedral Building Fund.

Seth Daniel Hansen
CANDIA ­ Seth Daniel Hansen, 16, of High Street, formerly of Raymond, died Aug. 2, 2000, at his home in Candia.
He was born Aug. 22, 1983, in Manchester.
He attended school in Raymond before transferring to Seacoast Collaborative in Kingston in 1999. 
He was formerly employed at Wendy's and currently employed at Burger King, both in Hooksett. 
His hobbies included skateboarding and freestyle biking. He also played youth football in Hooksett.
The family includes his stepfather and mother, Trent and Claudette (Labonte) Porter, of Raymond; his father and stepmother, Gordon "Skip" and Lil Hansen, of Candia; seven brothers, Eric Hansen, of Epping, Skip Hansen, of Newmarket, Luke Hansen, Trent Porter Jr., Bernard Porter and Brandon Porter, all of Raymond, and Brian McInnis, of Goffstown. He was predeceased by a brother, Jason Porter, of Raymond, who died April 11, 2000, and also by his paternal grandparents, Roger and Lorraine Hansen, of Danvers, Mass. 
He also is survived by five sisters, Michelle Sturgis, of Raymond, Angela Porter, of Sanford, Maine, Jeana Porter, of Raymond, Sarah Jennings, of Raymond, and Rachel Hansen, of Manchester; three stepsisters, Stacie B. Mimeault, of Springfield, Mass., Tracie L. Carrier, of Enfield, Conn., and Malissa J. Small, of Massachusetts; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Winnona Labonte, of Manchester; his step-grandparents, Bernard and Elsie Porter, of Raymond; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Brewitt Funeral Home, in Raymond, handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Raymond Recreation Department, 4 Epping St., Raymond, NH 03077.

Louis P. Plante
ALLENSTOWN ­ Louis Philippe "Phil" Plante, 84, of Pine-wood Road, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at his home after a period of failing health.
Born in Laurierville, Quebec, Canada, on Jan. 17, 1916, he was the son of Joseph and Celina (Caron) Plante. He moved to the United States when he was 10 years old. He lived most of his life in the Pembroke-Allenstown area.
Before retiring, Mr. Plante worked as a maintenance foreman for the state of New Hampshire at the National Guard Armory in Concord. He also worked for Virney Mills and Leighton Machine Co. In addition, Mr. Plante was a self-employed carpenter.
Mr. Plante was a member of the St. Theresa Rosebush Society and a former member of the board of the Franco-American Credit Union.
An accomplished violinist, he was a member of the Suncook Happy Singers, entertaining senior citizen groups and other local organizations.
Family members include his wife of 52 years, Cecilia (Racine) Plante of Allenstown; three daughters, Therese Fortin and Lucille Fortin, both of Allenstown, and Henriette Schwab, of Concord; 13 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a sister, Marie Auger of Redondo Beach, Calif.; nieces and nephews.
Petit Funeral Home, in Pembroke, handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist, Old Cemetery Trust Fund, PO Box 220, Suncook, NH 03275.

Hilda Berchner
EPSOM ­ Hilda Berchner, 81, of Epsom Manor, died Thursday at Concord Hospital.
She was born in Barnstead, the daughter of William and Maretta (Sanborn) Berchner. She was a former resident of Marlborough and Keene.
She attended schools in Suncook and Marlborough.
She was formerly employed at various shoe shops in the Marlborough-Keene area. She was employed at the Minnewawa Co. for many years. She retired in 1980.
She was a member of the Marlborough Federated Church and the Harmony Rebeccah Lodge in Marlborough. Survivors include several cousins. 
Memorial services will take place Monday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m., at the Marlborough Federated Church. Committal services will take place Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m., in the family lot at Leavitt Cemetery in Chichester.
The Malloy Funeral Home, in Keene is in charge of arrangements.

Irene A.Goodrich
HOOKSETT ­ Irene Abigail (Rhodes) Goodrich, 49, of Hooksett died Aug. 6, 2000, at her home after a brief battle with cancer.
Born in Wells, Maine, on Sept. 21, 1950. She was the daughter to Ernest Rhodes and Eleanor (Hodgkinson) Rhodes, both deceased.
She resided in Hooksett for 26 years.
She attended Wells schools and was a graduate of Wells High School in Wells, Maine.
She worked for Bow School District as a bus driver for eight years, and 10 years for Hooksett School District. 
She was a member of Hooksett Grange, Pembroke Grange and Suncook Valley Grange, New Hampshire State Grange and the National Grange. 
She belonged to the Women's Fellowship at the Congregational Church of Hooksett. She volunteered for many different events in the community. She received an award for public service for her efforts.
She enjoyed reading, quilting, crafts, photography and travel.
She left behind her husband of 31 years, Ronald Goodrich.
Family members include one son, Ronoh Goodrich, of Sanford, Maine; two daughters Tanya Toledo, of Hooksett, and Crystal Stanley, of Manchester and three grandsons; one brother, Emerson Rhodes, of Zuni, Va.; three sisters, Cynthia Lakin, of Sanford, Maine, Hazel Reeves, of Derry, and Lucy Wyman of Sanford, Maine; one half-brother, and two half-sisters, all of Maine, and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Hooksett Congregational Church, 5 Veteran Drive, Hooksett. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m.
Connor-Healy Funeral Home, in Manchester, handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Children's Room, Hooksett Public Library, 1701-B Hooksett Road, Hooksett, NH 03106.

Doris I. Fanny
ALLENSTOWN ­ Doris I. (Henley) Fanny, 74, of School Street, died early Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at the Harris Hill Center, Concord, after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Fanny was born in and had lived all of her life in Allenstown. She was the daughter of Charles and Matilda (Fanny) Henley.
She had been employed for many years as a cloth inspector at the Suncook Mills.
Members of the family include her husband of 54 years, Alcide W. Fanny, of Allenstown; two daughters, Peggy Valier e of Concord, and Louise Lavertu of Chichester; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Arthur Rivard of Jaffrey, and Donald Rivard, of Winchendon, Mass., nieces, nephews and cousins.
The Petit Funeral Home, in Pembroke, is in charge of the arrangements.
The family has asked that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Luella H. Myers, Volunteer Memorial Chairperson, 227 Pleasant St. #226, Concord, NH 03301-2520.

Olive J. Draper
GOFFSTOWN ­ Olive J. (Smith) Draper, 90, of 42 Church St., Goffstown, died Aug. 6, 2000. Born Aug. 24, 1909, she was the daughter of Herbert and Edith (Jenks) Smith.
She attended Goffstown School and was a member of the Goffstown High School Class of 1927. She was a graduate of Keene State College.
Prior to her retirement in 1969, she was a a teacher in Candia, Dunbarton and Goffstown. Mrs. Draper was a member of the Congregational Church of Goffstown and Goffstown Jolly Seniors.
She was the widow of Preston C. Draper who died in 1981.
Members of the family include her son Robert P. Draper, of Goffstown; two grandsons, Michael P. Draper and Stephen R. Draper; and three great-grandchildren, Evan Draper, Collin Draper and Thomas Draper.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., on Friday, Aug. 11, at French & Rising Funeral Home, 17 South Mast St., Goffstown. Inurnment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery.

Kevin P. McKenna
PEMBROKE ­ Kevin P. McKenna, 39, died Aug. 7, 2000, in Concord Hospital, after a sudden illness.
Born in Dover on Jan. 5, 1961, he was the son of George and Rose McKenna.
In 1981, he graduated from Manchester Memorial High School.
Mr. McKenna worked many years for Manchester Tool and Die Co. and General Electric Aircraft Division, Hooksett.
Family members include his wife of 14 years, Collette J. (Bellaud) McKenna, of Pembroke; two stepchildren, Mellissa M. Clermont, of Weare, and Jefffery M. Clermont, of Manchester; four brothers, Dennis J. McKenna, of Hooksett, James McKenna, of Dover, Lawrence McKenna, of New Durham,and George McKenna of Albany, Ore.; two sisters, Linda Marston of Merrimack, and Gail O'Loughlin, of Portsmouth; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Lambert Funeral Home, in Manchester, handled the arrangements.

Kenneth Miller
HILLSBORO, Ore. ­ Kenneth Miller, 72, formerly of Bedford, died unexpectedly on Aug 1, 2000. 
His wife was Mary (O'Connor) Miller, also a Bedford native. The couple moved to Hillsboro, Oregon in 1954. 
Mr. Miller also had two daughters.

Helen E. Hill
GOFFSTOWN ­ Helen E. Hill, 92, formerly of Paige Hill Road, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Hillsborough County Nursing Home.
Born in Windham on Dec. 12, 1907, she was raised in Salem by her maternal grandparents, John and Nellie Littlefield. She lived more than 50 years in Goffstown.
She graduated from Pinkerton Academy.
During World War II, she served as a foster parent for the New Hampshire Children's Aid Society.
Mrs. Hill worked many years for Sears, Roebuck and Co.
She was past president of the Jolly Seniors of Goffstown, 1977 to 1980. In addition, Mrs. Hill wrote the "What's Doing" column for The Goffstown News for 10 years.
She was predeceased by a son, Walter Tirrell, in 1988.
Family members include three sons, Kenneth W. Lauriat of Las Vegas, Nev., Edward A. Lauriat of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Ralph L. Tirrell of Concord; a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Carolyn) Y. Gagnon of Goffstown; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Marjorie G. Sweezey, in 1962.
French & Rising Funeral Home of Goffstown handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the Hillsborough County Nursing Home Activity Fund, 400 Mast Road, Goffstown, NH 03045; or to Goffstown Emergency Medical Services Association.

Claire A. Rondeau
GOFFSTOWN ­ Claire A. Rondeau, 63, of 19 Desaulnier St., died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
Born in Manchester on March 28, 1937, she was the daughter of Theode and Ida (Martineau) Champagne.
She graduated from St. Marie High School.
Before retiring, Mrs. Rondeau worked as a keypunch operator for JacPac. In addition, she worked several years as a greeter for Wal-Mart in Bedford.
Mrs. Rondeau was a communicant of St. Edmond Church, and she was a member of the Columbiettes, Notre Dame Council.
Family members include her husband of 42 years, Maurice A. Rondeau of Goffstown; a daughter, Judith A. Rondeau of Manchester; a son, Michael M. Rondeau of Merrimack; two grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Champagne of Manchester.
Lambert Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.

George E. Buxton
WEARE ­ George E. Buxton, 74, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Concord Hospital.
Born in Weare, he was the son of Harold and Leila Buxton. He was a lifelong Weare resident.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Buxton worked more than 40 years as a self-employed carpenter in the Weare-Henniker area.
He was a member of Philbrick-Clement Post 65, The American Legion; and the National Rifle Association.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Family members include his wife, Joan L. Buxton of Weare.
French & Rising Funeral Home of Goffstown handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Weare Emergency Medical Services Association, Weare, NH 03281.

Chris S. Lamarre
WEARE ­ Chris S. Lamarre, 25, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at his residence after a brief illness.
Born in Manchester, he resided in Weare for the past five years.
Mr. Lamarre was a 1993 graduate of Manchester High School West. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and snowmobiling. He was a 4x4 truck enthusiast.
He was employed by Gentile Touch Car Wash of Nashua.
Family members include his father, Louis P. Lamarre, and his companion, Georgette Houle, of Weare; his mother, Cheryl M. Olheiser, and her husband, Roger A. Olheiser, of Manchester; a brother, Mark P. Lamarre of Dunbarton; a sister, Billie-Jo Lamarre of Brownville, Maine; his paternal grandmother, Blanche M. Lamarre of Bradley, Maine; three nephews; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his companion, Amy Bickford of Henniker.
French & Rising Funeral Home of Goffstown handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 249 Canal St., Manchester, NH 03101.

Edna M. Lakeman
GOFFSTOWN ­ Edna M. (Bucklin) Lakeman, 100, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at New Hampshire Odd Fellows Home in Concord.
Born in Goffstown on Jan. 12, 1900, she was the daughter of James and Arnie (McKim) Bucklin. She had resided in Goffstown most of her life.
Mrs. Lakeman had been employed as a bookkeeper for more than 40 years with McLaughlin-Mayflower.
She was a member of the Hillside United Methodist Church and Rebekkah Mystery Lodge 39 of Goffstown since 1917 and served as Past Noble Grand. She also was a member of the Goffstown Emergency Medical Service Association, where she served as past co-chairman. She belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star; Goffstown Unity Club; Jolly Senior Citizens of Goffstown; Goffstown Community Garden Club; Uncanoonuc Grange; and American Legion Post 79 Women's Auxiliary of Manchester.
Mrs. Lakeman was predeceased by her husband, Harold P. Lakeman, in 1986, and by a son, Lyndon F. Lakeman, in 1996.
Family members include two grandchildren, Dana D. Lakeman of Fairfax, Va., and Lesa A. Lakeman-McDonald of Windham; and three great-grandchildren.
French & Rising Funeral Home of Goffstown handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the Goffstown Emergency Medical Services Association, 18 Church St., Goffstown, NH 03045.

Andi Zintel
NEW BOSTON ­ Andi Zintel, infant daughter of Ernest H. and Carol J. (Starki) Zintel, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at Elliot Hospital, Manchester.
She was born in Boston on Aug. 18, 2000.
In addition to her parents, of New Boston, family members include two sisters, Katie Zintel, twin sister, Alex Zintel, both of New Boston; half-sister, Aleisha M. Zintel of Nashua; grandparents; several aunts, uncle and cousins.
Connor-Healy Funeral home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Little Hearts, 1 Springdale Road, Cromwell, CT 06416.

Jacoba Moore
BEVERLY, Mass. ­ Jacoba "Cobie" (Sixma) Moore, 89, formerly of Deerfield and Bedford, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Beverly, Mass.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she lived in Montclair and several other locations in New Jersey before moving to New Hampshire. She resided at Oceanview at Ellis Square in Beverly with her surviving husband of 68 years, Hilton H. Moore.
Mrs. Moore attended the Newark (N.J.) School of Fine and Industrial Arts and practiced her artistic craft as a hobby.
She was employed as district clerk for the Board of Education in Pequannock, N.J., as well as other secretarial positions including Gill School in Bernardsville, N.J.
A daughter, Linda R. Hockman (Mrs. Richard P. Hockman) died in Bedford in 1997. Miss Hockman's twin sister, Nancy A. Strunk, and her husband, James, of Hamilton, Mass., and a son, David F. Moore, and his wife, Mary W.T. Moore, of Mendham, N.J., survive her.
Survivors also include nine grandchildren, Terri Lynn Hockman Byerly of Londonderry, Liane T. Hockman of Manchester, James P. Hockman of Manchester, Andrew M. Elmeer of Hudson, Eric P. Hockman of Hugo, Minn., Tracy F. Fessler of Huntsville, Mo., Heather E. Williams of Madison, Wis., Keith D. Moore of Greencastle, Pa., and Scott K. Moore of Flemington, N.J.; and eight great-grandchildren.
Lee, Moody and Russell Funeral Home of Beverly, Mass., handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to the First Parish Unitarian - Universalist Church, 225 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915; or to the Trustees of Reservations, 572 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915.

Elaine R. Larson
GOFFSTOWN ­ Elaine R. (Robinson) Larson, 68, of 84 Shirley Hill Road, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at her residence.
Born in Swampscott, Mass., on March 11, 1932, she was the daughter of Willard Herbert and Rita (Briand) Robinson.
She had resided in Goffstown for the past two years. She spent many years in Swampscott and also resided in Arizona and Rye. She was a self-taught artist who loved to work with her hands.
She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Larson, in 1998.
Family members include her mother, of Swampscott; two daughters, Lori Larson of Greenland and Kendra Viviers of Goffstown; two grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire handled the arrangements.

Nancy L. Guimond
CANDIA ­ Nancy Lynn (Smith) Guimond, 49, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at Hospice House in Concord.
Born in Englewood, N.J., on Jan. 11, 1951, she was the daughter of Frances (Westervelt) and Harold Smith.
She was a graduate of The High Mowing School in Wilton and Keene State College.
She had moved to Candia from Hancock 16 years ago. She was a teacher and an avid photographer and devoted her energies to her family and children.
Mrs. Guimond was a former manager at the Sheraton-Tara Restaurant in Merrimack.
Family members include her husband, Frederick Guimond; a daughter, Katherine Frances Guimond; a son, John Joseph Guimond, all of Candia; a brother, Richard Smith of Keene and Belfast, Maine; two nieces; a nephew; and aunts and uncles.
Jellison Funeral Home of Peterborough handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Hospice House, Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301.

Helen Laramy
CANDIA ­ Helen Laramy, 91, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, at Odd Fellows Home in Concord.
Born in Lynn, Mass., on Aug. 20, 1909, she was the daughter of Charles S. and Ethel N. (Jareny) Cotting. She was a lifelong resident of Candia.
Prior to retirement, Mrs. Laramy was employed by Elliot Hospital as a nurse. She was a life member of Elliot Hospital Alumni; Adah Chapter 9, Order of the Eastern Star; and the Candia Friendly Circle.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Laramy, in 1987.
Family members include a son, Charles Laramy of Candia; two grandchildren; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Maiden-Petrin Funeral Home of Candia handled the arrangements.

Michael J. Lemay Jr.
PEMBROKE ­ Michael J. Lemay Jr., 17, of 166 Buck St., died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at his home.
Born in Manchester on Jan. 19, 1983, he was the son of Michael G. Lemay and Valerie (Gilliam) Lemay and had been living in Pembroke. He was a senior at Pembroke Academy and was active with the fire explorer's program in the past.
Family members include his mother, of Pembroke; his father, of Manchester; his half-brothers, Travis Lemay and Ryan Cormier, and his half-sister, Brittany Cormier, all of Pembroke; his paternal grandparents, Robert Lemay of New Mexico and Shirley (Champagne) Lemay of Manchester; his maternal grandmother, Judy Hoffman of Barefoot Bay, Fla.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Phaneuf Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.

Dale E. Hoffacker
AUBURN ­ Dale Edward Hoffacker, 69, of 128 Rockingham Road, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester.
Born in Hanover, Pa., on Oct. 7, 1931, he was the son of Roscoe and Beulah (Barbehenn) Hoffacker and had been a resident of Auburn for the past 17 years.
He was in the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a life member and past treasurer of the Auburn Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Mr. Hoffacker was employed with Western Union for 28 years, retiring as a project manager. After retiring, he worked nine years for Pitney Bowes as a warehouse supervisor, was a volunteer driver for the Veterans Administration Hospital, and was a part-time van driver for Granite State Independent Living for several years.
He traveled extensively throughout North America in his motor home.
Family members include his wife of 45 years, Janet (Nitchman) Hoffacker of Auburn; a son, Scott Hoffacker of Auburn; two daughters, Diane Fulmer of Ephrata, Pa., and Cindy Mason of Mount Holly, N.J.; seven grandchildren; three brothers, Lewis Hoffacker of Austin, Texas, Burnell Hoffacker of Fairhope, Ala., and Thomas "Fred" Hoffacker of Hermitage, Pa.; a sister, Virginia Allen of Winchester, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Wilfred A. Roy
BEDFORD ­ Lt. Col. Wilfred A. Roy, 82, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Elliot Hospital, Manchester, after a period of declining health.
Born in Concord on Oct. 4, 1918, he was the son of Lucien J. and Lovicy (Pincense) Roy. He resided many years in Concord and in the Manchester area.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He later served in the Army Reserves until 1968.
Mr. Roy was manager of truck sales at the former Genest Ford and at Dobles Chevrolet, both in Manchester, for many years.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8401 in Bedford.
Family members include his wife of 53 years, Alberta (Sims) Roy of Bedford; a son, William S. Roy of Newbury, Mass.; two grandchildren; a brother, Herman L. Roy of Concord; and nieces and nephews.
Lambert Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8401, P.O. Box 10144, Bedford, NH 03110.

Gerard E. Fortier
GOFFSTOWN ­ Gerard "Gerry" E. Fortier, 50, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, after a sudden illness.
Born in Manchester on Dec. 29, 1949, he was the son of Theodore and Gracia (Marion) Fortier. He had been a Goffstown resident for the past 26 years.
Mr. Fortier served 15 years in the National Guard in the 172nd Field Artillery.
He was employed by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation for the past 10 years.
Mr. Fortier was a communicant of St. Edmond Church.
He enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, and backyard barbecues.
Family members include his wife of 27 years, Pauline (Bernier) Fortier of Goffstown; a son, Michael Fortier of Manchester; a granddaughter; a grandson; a sister, Therese C. Jutras of Manchester; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lambert Funeral Home of Manchester handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to St. Edmond Church, 55 Edmond St., Manchester, NH 03102.


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