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Brian E. Armstrong
Brian A. Armstrong, 41, resident of Ford Street, Milford, died Jan. 18, 2000, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester.
He was born in Yonkers, N.Y. on Sept. 30, 1958.
Mr. Armstrong had been a resident of Milford for most of his life. He attended Milford Area High School, Milford.
He worked for East Coast Steel Company , Greenfield, for 15 years.
He was an avid sports enthusiast and enjoyed playing and coaching sports.
Family members include his parents, Harold F. and Evelyn F. (Plante) Armstrong of Milford; a son, Matthias S. Armstrong of Milford; a sister, Lisa A. Armstrong of Milford; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held on Jan. 21 in the Milford United Methodist Church, Milford. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Milford.
Donations in his memory may be made to the SHARE Program, P.O. Box 27, Milford, NH 03055. 
Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.

Edward L. Dorman
Edward Lester Dorman, 76, died Jan. 16, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua after a brief illness.
Mr. Dorman was born in Malden, Mass., on Aug. 26, 1923, the son of Edward and Mildred (Norwood) Dorman.
Mr. Dorman grew up on Long Island, N.Y., and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater. For many years, he was comptroller of Konnor Chevrolet and Crabtree Toyota in New York before moving to Merrimack, where he worked as comptroller at McMulkin Chevrolet in Nashua.
He is survived by his wife, Ingrid G. Ehrardt, whom he married in 1948; two sons, Frank Dorman and Gregg Dorman, both of Merrimack; a daughter, Sandra Gagnon of Wilton; two grandchildren; and two brothers, Lester E. Dorman of Indiana and Robert Dorman of Montana.
A graveside service was held Jan. 20 at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. The Rev. Nancy Vogele officiated.
The Jellison Funeral Home, Peterborough, assisted the family with arrangements.

Robert E. Gagnon
Robert E. Gagnon, 70, a resident of Walker St., Milford, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2000 at his home.
He was born in Milford on May 14, 1929, a son of the late Ernest and Delina (Plante) Gagnon.
Mr. Gagnon was a lifelong resident of Milford and a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1948.
He was employed for many years by the former Barretto Granite Company, Milford, and more recently by Northern Marble and Granite Company, Milford.
He was a communicant of St. Patrickís Church, Milford as well as a former member of Milford Council 3035, Knights of Columbus, Milford.
Family members include his wife with whom he would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 1, 2000, Jeannine M. (Martin) Gagnon of Milford; a daughter and son-in-law, Lucille M. and Pete Bishop of Milford; a son and daughter-in-law, Norman and Barbara Gagnon of New Boston; six grandchildren, Craig and Brandie Pettus and Kellie Bishop, all of Milford; Sarah, Patrick, and Christopher Gagnon, all of New Boston; two sisters, Irene Vanetti of Milford and Andrea Jenks of Florida; his mother-in-law, Exilia Martin of Canada; numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews and cousins. 
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Jan. 25 in St. Patrick Church, Milford. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. 
Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 Route 101, Unit 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032. Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford was in charge of arrangements.

Audrey L. Hill
Audrey L. Hill, 80, resident of Elm St., Milford, died Jan. 23, 2000 at Harborside Healthcare Center, Milford.
She was born in Jamaica Plain, Mass. on Sept. 23, 1919, a daughter of the late Charles H. Brown , Sr. and Dorothy A. (Waters) Brown.
She was a graduate of Hollis High School, Class of 1937, Hollis.
Mrs. Hill had been a resident of Milford for more than 20 years and had formerly resided in Spokane, Wash., for many years.
She had worked for Dr. Moriarty in Milford for five years and previously was employed by St. Lukes Hospital, Spokane, Wash. as a radiology technician for 10 years. In addition, she had served two tours in the Peace Corp, working in the Caribbean.
Family members include a daughter, Virginia Rood of Milford; a son, Kevin Hill of Colorado Spring, Colo.; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a twin sister, Alice L. Latulippe of Milford; two brothers, Kenneth C. Brown of Yuma, Ariz., and Wendall W. Brown of Tallahassee, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
There are no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. in the Smith and Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm St., Milford.
Donations in her memory may be made to Souhegan Nursing Association, 24 North River Road, Milford, NH 03055. Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Angela E. Sottile
Angela E. Sottile, 84, resident of Elm Street, Milford, died Jan. 18, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua. 
She was born in Port Ewen, N.Y., on April 4, 1915, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Rita (Tourisi) Strano. 
Mrs. Sottile had been a resident of Milford for the past several months and had formerly resided in Wilton for five years and most of her life in Kingston, N.Y. 
She was employed as a seamstress for Manhattan Shirt Company in New York. 
Mrs. Sottile was predeceased by her husband, Henry L. Sottile, who died in 1984; her sisters, Elizabeth Bynes and Mary Seitz; and two brothers, Joseph Strano and Arthur Strano. 
Family members include her daughter, Mary Brouillet of Wilton; a sister, Rita Senor of Kingston, N.Y.; five grandchildren, David Whispell and Daniel Whispell, both of Round Rock, Texas, Mark Brouillet of Wilton, Denise Hill of Austin, Texas, Paula Brouillet of Bennington; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
A mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 20 in Sacred Heart Church, Wilton. A Graveside service was held Jan. 21 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Open Cupboard Pantry, PO Box 111, Wilton, NH 03086.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.

Ethel C. Wheeler
Ethel C. Wheeler, 93, resident of Elm Street, Milford, died Jan. 18, 2000, at Harborside Healthcare Center, Milford. 
She was born in Henniker, on July 2, 1906, a daughter of the late Herbert A. and Alice (Patterson) Cummings. 
Mrs. Wheeler had been a resident of Milford for the past 24 years and had formerly resided in Peterborough, for 30 years. 
She attended Henniker High School, Henniker. 
She worked for the school lunch program at Peterborough High School, for 10 years. 
Mrs. Wheeler was active in the Ladies Aid Society, Temple. In addition, she taught cake decorating and enjoyed tole painting and textile painting. 
She was predeceased by her husband, Horace E. Wheeler, who died in 1989; a son, Donald Wheeler; and a grandaughter, Jennifer Wheeler. 
Family members include two daughters, Pauline Mazza of Milford; Janet MacQuarrie of Kensington; a son, Richard Wheeler of Francestown; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
A graveside service was held on Jan. 22 at in Southboro Rural Cemetery, Southboro, Mass. 
Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of ones choice. The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Lu Chamberlain
Mary Lu Chamberlain, 49, of Town Farm Road, Amherst, died Jan. 28, 2000, at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer. 
She was born in Nashua on April 6, 1950, a daughter of Hibbert V. and Elizabeth (Richardson) Miles of Milford. 
She was a graduate of Milford Area Senior High School, class of 1968. She received her bachelorís degree in physical education from Keene State College, class of 1972, and her masterís degree in education from Notre Dame College, Manchester. 
Mrs. Chamberlain was a lifelong resident of Amherst. 
She was employed as a physical education and health teacher at Londonderry High School for 27 years. Throughout her teaching career, she coached many varsity and junior varsity sports, including softball, basketball and field hockey. 
Mrs. Chamberlain was a member and past president of the New Hampshire Association of Physical Health, Education, Recreation, and Dance. In addition, she had been inducted into the Londonderry High School Hall of Fame. 
She was an American Red Cross community first aid instructor, an active member and former leader of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. 
She enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid camper and hiker of the White Mountains and cross-country skier. She enjoyed bicycling throughout southern New Hampshire. 
Mrs. Chamberlain was a member of the Amherst Congregational Church, UCC. She served on the diaconate, as church moderator and a member of the choir and was active in many church groups. 
In addition to her parents, family members include her husband of 27 years, Mark S. Chamberlain of Amherst; two daughters and a son-in-law, Michelle J. and Dale Pariseau of Newmarket, and Megan M. Chamberlain of Amherst, a student at the University of New Hampshire; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda and Robert Perry of Vassalboro, Maine, and JoAnne and Barry Estey of Amherst; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. 
There are no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. in the Amherst Congregational Church, 11 Church Street, Amherst. Burial will be in the Memorial Garden at the Amherst Congregational Church, in the spring.
Donations in Mrs. Chamberlainís memory may be made to Londonderry High School, c/o Mary Lu Chamberlain Scholarship Fund, 295 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, NH 03053.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements. .

Mildred L. Earnshaw
Mildred L. Earnshaw, 90, of Harris Road, Nashua, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2000, at the Greenbriar Terrace Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
Born in Bayside, N.Y., on Feb. 1, 1909, she was the daughter of John and Carrie (Bijon) Toscani. She was a housewife in St. Petersburg, Fla., for most of her life. She was an avid golfer and played bridge with the Souhegan Valley Seniors bridge group at The Community House in Milford.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Earnshaw, in 1986.
Members of her family include a niece, Diane M. Prejsnar of Wilton; a grandniece; and two grandnephews.
Funeral services were private. Interment will be in St. Petersburg Fla., at a later date.
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, is in charge of arrangements.

Rose M. Kearns
Rose M. (Gibbons) Kearns, 62, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Saints Memorial Medical Center in Lowell, Mass., after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of John F. Kearns.
Mrs. Kearns was born in Milford on Feb. 14, 1937, the daughter of the late John F. and Louise (Dummet) Gibbons. She was raised in Milford and attended Milford schools.
She lived Lowell before moving to Tewksbury, Mass., in 1963. She was a member of St. William's Church in Tewksbury.
Besides her husband, she is survived by five daughters and four sons-in-law, Karen and William Adair of Nashua, Cheryl Fournier and Pamela and Paul Ogden, all of Tewksbury, Brenda and Robert Sutherland of Dracut, and Lyn and Edwin Bill of Brookline; two sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Shirley (Daigle) Kearns of Tewksbury, and Steven and Maria (Adinolfi) Kearns of Lowell; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Gibbons and Barbara Jackson, both of Milford; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Harriet Gibbons of Manchester, and John and Denise Gibbons of Chelmsford; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are today (Wednesday, Feb. 2), 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of Dewey and Main streets (Route 38), Tewksbury Center, Mass., (978) 851-2950. A service will be held Thursday, Feb. 3, 9 a.m., from the Tewksbury Funeral Home, and a Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. in St. Williamís Church, 1351 Main St., Tewksbury. Burial will be in Tewksbury Cemetery
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, PO Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803.

Olive J. McCollum
Olive J (Cotton) McCollum, 79, of Tyler St., Nashua, died at Southern N.H. Medical Center Saturday. Jan. 22, 2000.
She was born in Millinocket, Maine, on April 30, 1920, a daughter of the late Philip C. and Louise (Hansen) Cotton.
She was the widow of Cecil G. McCollum, who died in 1976.
Mrs. McCollum was also predeceased by a daughter, Joan Ellen McLeod Ewyer, who died in 1999; two brothers, Harley Cotton and Lloyd Cotton; and two sisters, June Hancock and Ruth Ferreira.
Survivors include a brother, Ronald Cotton of Medway, Maine; three sisters, Inez Bowles of Hendersonville, N.C., Arlene Carlstrom of Bangor, Maine, and Freda Roderick of Milford; four grandchiIdren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including Dorothy Brown of Chelmsford, Mass.
Arrangements are in care of The Davis Funeral Home, Nashua, was in charge of arrangements.

Mary T. Smith
Mary T. Smith, 79, of James Street, Milford, died Jan. 24, 2000, at Greenbriar Healthcare Terrace, Nashua. 
She was born in Milford on April 14, 1920, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Rosaria (Amenta) Romeo. 
Mrs. Smith was a lifelong resident of Milford, and had wintered in Lakeland, Fla., for the past 17 years. 
She was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1938, and graduated from New Hampshire School of Accounting and Finance, Manchester. 
Mrs. Smith was employed as a legal secretary for attorneys Enright, Drescher and Lizotte, Milford. In addition, she had worked for the former O.K. Tool Company, Milford, for several years. 
Mrs. Smith was an avid golfer and was a member of the Amherst Country Club, Amherst, and the Nashua Country Club, Nashua. 
She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Milford, and was a former member of the choir. 
Family members include her husband, Harold B. Smith of Milford, with whom she would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara J. and James W. Rowe of Boxborough, Mass.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nancy Puckett and Lena M. Richelli, both of Milford; a brother, James Romeo of Kingston, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews, 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 28 in St. Patrick Church, Milford. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Milford.
Donations in Mrs. Smithís memory may be made to Home, Health and Hospice Care, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060; or the American Heart Association, 20 Merrimack St., Manchester, NH 03101.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements. 

Marion H. Svare
Marion H. Svare, 84, of Vista Royal, Fla., formerly of Milford, died Jan. 26, 2000, in Indian River Memorial Hospital in Vero Beach following a short illness.
Her husband, Myron L. Svare, died in 1978.
She was born in New Britain, Conn., on Feb. 18, 1915, the daughter of Clifford and Jane (Cooley) Hance and lived in Milford, and Gardner, Mass., before moving to Vero Beach in 1978. 
Mrs. Svare was a secretary in the Milford Public School system, and a staff member at the Gardner Levi Heywood Memorial Library, Gardner, Mass.
She was a long time volunteer for the American Red Cross, and was inducted into the Volunteer Hall of Fame in Vero Beach Indian River Chapter in Florida. 
She leaves two sons and their wives, Mark T. and Mary Ann Svare of Fredricksburg, Va., and Bruce B. and Maryalice Svare of Delmar, N.Y.; a daughter and her husband, Marcia S. and Ed Richter of Seattle, Wash.; five grandchildren, Eirik Svare of Harbor Heights, Texas, John and Mark Svare of Delmar, Rebecca Svare of Fredricksburg, Va., and Sarah Marshall of Seattle, Wash.; and two great-grandchildren.
Private graveside services will be held at Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton, Mass. There are no calling hours. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indian River Chapter of the American Red Cross, 2506 17th Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32960.
The Miles Funeral Home, Holden, Mass., is directing local arrangements.

Roger W. Tuttle
Roger W. Tuttle, 71, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died at his residence on Jan. 29, 2000.
Mr. Tuttle was born on May 30, 1928, in Wilton. He moved to Port Charlotte from Wilton 36 years ago.
Mr. Tuttle was a real estate investor and a member of the Port Charlotte United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Roger W. Tuttle Jr. of Cape Coral, Fla., and Pete Tuttle of Port Charlotte, Fla.; three daughters, Brenda Winn, Sandra Tuttle and Chris Butts, all of Port Charlotte, Fla.; a brother, George Tuttle of Elizabethtown, Tenn.; two sisters, Phyllis Jefferson of Gray, Tenn., and Janet Dumais of LaVerge, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services are today (Wednesday, Feb. 2), in the Paul Schelm Funeral Home, Port Charlotte, Fla. The Rev. J. Ralph Burton Jr. will officiate.

Irving M.A. Burke
Irving M.A. Burke, 64, of Oak Street, Milford, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua. 
He was born in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 22, 1935, a son of the late Albert M. and Millicent (Gill) Burke. 
Mr. Burke was a graduate of Cambridge (Mass.) Rindge and Latin High School, Class of 1955. 
He joined the United States Air Force where he served eight years. Shortly afterwards, he became employed at the Gillette Company in South Boston, Mass., where he retired in 1990, after 25 years of service. 
In 1972, Mr. Burke moved to New Hampshire with his family and had lived in Milford for the last 27 years. He became an icon in the town with his friendly handshakes and "Good morning," his "May I help you?" and his impeccable wit. He was a loving husband, a caring brother, "The Best Dad," a "fun" Gramp", a "favorite" uncle and a good friend who will truly be missed. 
He was predeceased by two sisters, Doris Mullins and Marjorie Bourne; and three brothers, Grafton Burke, Alfred Burke and Lionel Burke. 
Family members include his loving wife of 43 years, Edwina M. (Hardwick) Burke of Milford; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael and Lisa Burke of Gaithersburg, Md., and Stephen Burke of Lowell, Mass.; a daughter and son-in-law, Millicent Burke and Kristopher McMorrow of Milford; five grandchildren; two sisters and brother-in-law, Edith and Ira Ewin and Eunice Bradshaw, all of Cambridge, Mass.; many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins; and an abundance of friends, local and afar. 
Funeral services were held Feb. 4 in the Milford United Methodist Church. Burial was to be in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. 
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 Route 101, Unit 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements. 

Joan P. Field
Joan P. Field, 56, of Merrimack, died Feb. 5, 2000 at Southern NH Regional Medical Center after a long illness.
She was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., on June 20, 1943, a daughter of the late Bennett and Hannah (Gaughan) Potter. She had been a resident of Merrimack for 24 years.
Mrs. Field was a graduate of Oneonta (N.Y.) State Teachersí College in New York where she earned a bachelorís degree in education. She taught elementary grades in the New York school system.
She has held various clerical and sales positions throughout the greater southern New Hampshire region over the past several years.
Mrs. Field enjoyed traveling and gardening. She and her husband have taken several trips along the eastern seaboard in recent years and planted an extensive rock garden beside their home.
She was predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Bennett and Mary Potter.
Members of her family include her husband, whom she married on July 4, 1965, in Cooperstown, N.Y., Dennis C. Fields; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Thomas and Athena Field of Lyndeborough; John Field of Merrimack; one daughter Shannah Field of Los Angeles, Calif., Alice Grant of Gainesville, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday, Feb. 9) in the George R. Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack. The Rev. Arthur Clifford officiated. Burial will be in Hartwick (N.Y.) Cemetery in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 360 Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110.

Anthony Macenas
Anthony Macenas, 83, of Manchester, died Jan. 30, 2000, in Southern Maine Medical Center after a period of declining health.
Born in Manchester on Jan. 7, 1917, he was the son of Nicholas and Zmaraido (Liakos) Macenas. He was a lifelong resident of Manchester.
During World War II, he served in the Pacific Theater with the U.S. Navy.
Before retiring in 1995, he worked at the New Hampshire Youth Development Center as a courier.
Mr. Macenas was a member of Henry S. Sweeney American Legion Post 2. He was also a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Mr. Macenas was a longtime member of Intervale Country Club, and was an accomplished golfer.
He was married for 51 years to Irene (Labanaris) Macenas, who died Nov. 14, 1999.
Family members include a daughter, Joanne Alaimo of Biddeford, Maine; a son, Nicholas A. Macenas of Milford; four grandchildren; a brother, James Macenas of Manchester; and nieces and nephews. 

Henry E. Mroszczyk
Henry E. Mroszczyk, 86, of Mont Vernon St., Milford, died Feb. 6, 2000, at his home.
He was born in Ipswich, Mass., on July 15, 1913, a son of the late Frank and Rose (Stula) Mroszczyk.
Mr. Mroszczyk had been a resident of Milford for the past four years and had formerly resided in Fabius, New York for 20 years and Waltham, Mass. for many years.
He was self-employed as a mushroom farmer for more than 20 years.
Mr. Mroszczyk was a former member of the Farm Bureau in Massachusetts.
He was predeceased by his wife, Nandina L. (Farese) Mroszczyk.
Family members include two sons, Frank P. Mroszczyk of Tully, N.Y. and Joseph E. Mroszczyk of Milford; three daughters, Rose V. Mroszczyk of Woodstock, Vt.; Alice Mroszczyk of Arlington, Mass. and Mary L. Mroszczyk of Brighton, Mass.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a half sister, Wanda Krakowska of Ipswich, Mass.; and two cousins, John Marr of Meredith and Irene Stokes of Quincy, Mass.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham, Mass. 
Donations in his memory may be made to Home Health and Hospice Care, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060.
Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Roger L. Papineau
Roger Louis Papineau, 67, of Eliot, Maine, died at home with his family on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Papineau was born on Sept. 17, 1932 in Buffalo, N.Y., son of the late Armand Joseph and Doris Edna (Daniel) Papineau.
He graduated from Kenmore (N.Y.) High School in 1950. 
After serving two years in the U.S. Navy, he attended Clarkson College of Technology in Potsdam, N.Y., and graduated in 1957 with a bachelorís degree in electrical engineering. He raised a family in Merrimack and lived in Amherst before moving to Eliot, Maine, in 1996.
He designed and installed solar home and pool heating systems as his private business, Solar Energy Company, and worked for Sanders Associates in New Hampshire as a microwave engineer from 1962 until his retirement in 1986.
Mr. Papineau was a charter member of the Merrimack Ambulance Rescue Service from 1967 to 1971, and volunteered for New Hampshire Public Television for four years. He also volunteered for the Merrimack River Watershed Council leading canoe trips, and received the councilís "Volunteer of the Year" award in 1994 for his water-quality monitoring efforts on the Souhegan River.
He enjoyed river and whitewater canoeing, taking his 15-foot Runabout out on the ocean and in the rivers and inlets of the Maine and New Hampshire coastlines. His creative works included singing funny songs and choral compositions, several original needlepoints, woodworking and sign-making, stone masonry (including the planter at the entrance to Souhegan High School in Amherst), stained glass, an adventure article published in Points East Magazine (June 1999), and fixing everything that he thought needed fixing.
He attended South Church in Portsmouth (Unitarian Universalist), led a menís group, an Enneagram group, and recently taught the course "Conscious Aging." He felt strongly about truth, tolerance of all people, living a meaningful life and experiencing it fully.
He is survived by his two brothers, Daniel of Bremerton, Wash., and Marc of Eden Prairie, Minn.; two daughters, Lynn Ann of Pelham and Diane Marie of Groton, Mass.; a son, James Joseph, and a grandson, James Robert, of Amherst; his fiancée, Mary Ann Simmons of Tilton; his former wife, Mary Ann (Rehill) Papineau of Merrimack; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service was held at South Church in Portsmouth on Jan. 30.
Memorial donations may be made to WGBH TV (Ch. 2) in Boston.


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