|Marcia L. Bowler
Marcia L. Bowler, 69, of Bridge Street, Milford, died Oct. 31, 2000,
at the Elliot Hospital, Manchester.
She was born in Lynn, Mass., on Nov. 5, 1930, a daughter of the late
Frederick and Esther (Phillips) Vatcher.
Mrs. Bowler had been a resident of Milford for several years, after
residing in Amherst for more than 50 years.
She was a graduate of Amherst High School, class of 1949.
Mrs. Bowler had been employed by the hot lunch program in Amherst schools
for more than 20 years and retired in 1991 as director. She was the first
female school bus driver in Amherst.
She was predeceased by her husband, John E. Bowler, who died in 1992.
Family members include a daughter, Lorraine M. Galarneau of West Ossipee;
two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce M. and Lynn Bowler of Amherst, and
Douglas L. and Cathy Bowler of Hollis; three grandsons; a granddaughter;
two sisters, Phyllis Hill of Amherst, and Lorette Morley of Ashland; a
brother, Frederick Vatcher of Dyersburg, Tenn.; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Nov. 3 in the Congregational Church of
Amherst, followed by burial in Meadowview Cemetery, Amherst.
Donations in Mrs. Bowlerís memory may be made to the Milford Ambulance
Service, 1 Union Square, Milford, NH 03055.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Ella D'Ramio
Member of VFW Auxiliary for 50 years
Mary Ella DíRamio, 82, of Franklin, N.C., died Oct. 25, 2000, in Angel
Memorial Hospital, Franklin, N.C.
She was born on June 18, 1918, a daughter of the late Herbert Emery
and Beatrice (Gerard) Emery.
A native of New Hampshire, she moved to North Carolina from Cape Cod
five years ago.
She was retired as a salesperson in retail clothing. Mrs. DíRamio was
a member of the VFW Ladiesí Auxiliary for more than 50 years and a member
of the Smoky Mountain Shrine Gems.
She was predeceased by a son, Kent Davis, who died in April.
Family members include her husband of 35 years, Dominic DíRamio of
Franklin, N.C.; a stepdaughter, Barbara Whitehurst of Dunnellon, Fla.;
a brother, Stanley Emery of Peterborough; a granddaughter, Sandra Cassmeyer
and her husband, Neil, of St. Charles, Mo.; a great-grandson; and four
A graveside service will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. at riverside
Cemetery, Nashua Street, Milford.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children,
51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.
Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.
Eleanor Carlen Hart
Tax consultant for H&R Block for 25 years
Eleanor Carlen Hart, 82, of Center Road, Wilton, died at her sonís
home on Nov. 4, 2000, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Warwick, R.I., on June 4, 1918, the daughter of the late Frederick
W. and Mabel A. (Carlen) Gay, she had lived most of her life in Warwick
and Plymouth, Mass., before moving to Wilton last year. She was a 1935
graduate of Warwick, R.I., High School and a 1939 graduate of Brown University.
She was the widow of Linwood Earle Hart Sr., who died in 1992.
She had been employed as a tax consultant for H&R Block for 25
She was a founding charter member of the New England Carnival Glass
Assoc., and the secretary emeritus of the American Carnival Glass Assoc.
She was a member of the Plymouth (Mass.) Yacht Club, and was until her
late 70s an avid upland game bird hunter.
Members of her family include three sons, Linwood E. Hart Jr. of Boise,
Idaho, Frederick M. "Rocky" Hart of Wilton, and R. Gregg Hart of Schaumburg,
Ill.; two daughters, Eleanor-Gay King of Pittsburgh; and Marcia Jamieson
of Plympton, Mass.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a cousin,
Marcia Davis of Millbrook, N.Y.
Funeral services were held Nov. 7 in the Second Congregational Church
in Wilton. Burial will be in the family cemetery in Pawtuxet, R.I.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kings Bridge Equine Rescue League,
7 Kings Bridge Road, Brimfield, MA 01010.
The Nelson Funeral Home in Wilton is in charge of arrangements.
Charles G. Kitchen
World War II veteran; patent maker
Charles G. Kitchen, 78, of Northborough, Mass., a retired patent maker
and World War II veteran, died Oct. 24, 2000, at his home after a long
He was born in Rutland, Mass., son of Louis and Mabel (Tholander) Kitchen,
and graduated from Worcester Boys Trade High School. He was a Navy veteran
of World War II, serving aboard the USS Windsor in the Pacific.
Mr. Kitchen was a patent maker, and worked for more than 20 years for
the former Shannon Trucking Co. in Worcester. He retired from Micron Separations,
Inc., Westborough, Mass., in 1990.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 234. He enjoyed woodworking,
fishing and reading. He also was a history and ancestry buff. He was the
great-grandson of famed Amherst portrait artist, Newton T. Hartshorn, and
a descendant of Hannah Duston.
He leaves his wife of 53 years, Helen (Mansfield) Kitchen; three daughters,
Sara E. Kitchen of Philadelphia, Pa., Marilynn L. Reycroft of Ithaca, N.Y.,
and Charlene A. Schrom (Arthur) of Amherst; a son, Timothy C. Kitchen of
Arlington, Va.; seven grandchildren; two step-grandsons, Steven and Joseph
He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Creamer and two brothers, Louis
Kitchen and Paul Kitchen.
Donations in Mr. kitchenís memory may be made to The University of
Massachusetts Memorial Hospice, 43 Harvard St., Worcester, MA 01609 or
the World War II Memorial Fund, American Battle Monuments Commission, P0
Box 96766, Washington, DC 20090-6766.
Funeral services were held Oct. 28, arranged by Leland-Hays Funeral
Home, Northborough, Mass.
Leslie L. 'Tom' Miller
Brewer at Anheuser-Busch in Merrimack
Leslie Loren "Tom" Miller, 54, of Bedford, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000,
at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester.
Mr. Miller was born May 27, 1946, in National City, Calif., son of
Beatrice (Drummond) Miller of National City and the late Estell F. Miller.
He had lived in Bedford for the past 16 years and previously lived in Amherst.
He was the husband of Wanda J. Caswell-Miller of Bedford, to whom he
had been married for 21 years.
Mr. Miller worked as a brewer at Anheuser-Busch Inc. in Merrimack for
He attended schools in Chula Vista, Calif., and graduated from Hilltop
Besides his wife and mother, survivors include two sons, Grant Miller
and Garrett Miller, both of Bedford; two sisters, Elgene Field of Chula
Vista and Lynne Wasecheck of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and several nieces,
nephews and cousins.
A funeral service was held Nov. 3 in the St. Laurent Funeral Home,
Nashua. Interment was private. The St. Laurent Funeral Home in Nashua is
in charge of arrangements.
Wes N. Rutledge
Corporate pilot, recipient of military awards
Wes N. Rutledge, 54, of Saunderstown, R.I., died Oct. 28, 2000, at
home. He had lived in Amherst for 15 years before moving to Saunderstown.
Mr. Rutledge was born in Lake City, Fla., a son of John W. Rutledge
of Pensacola, Fla., and the late Nita (Burnett) Rutledge..
He was the husband of Nanette L. (Robinson) Rutledge.
Mr. Rutledge was a captain with Jet Aviation of Teterboro, N.J., flying
GV jet aircraft as a corporate pilot. He was a LCDR serving with the Navy
from 1968 to 1980. He entered the Naval Officers Candidate School in 1968,
received his Naval flight training and photo reconnaissance training at
He served with a Carrier Air Wing in Vietnam, and received the Distinguished
Flying Cross, Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palms, Vietnam Service and Campaign
Medal with two Gold Stars and Combat "V."
Besides his wife and father, he is survived by two sons; Wesley N.
Rutledge Jr. and Alexander John Rutledge, both of Saunderstown, R.I.; and
a brother, Dr. Michael Rutledge of Putnam Valley, N. Y.
A funeral service was held Nov. 4 at the Carpenter-Jenks Quaker Lane
Chapel, West Warwick, R.I. Burial with military honors will be in the Rhode
Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, R. I.
Leslie W. Drew
Served with the U.S. Army in Washington, D.C.
Leslie W. Drew, 68, of Hawthorne Road, Jaffrey, died Nov. 8, 2000,
at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Manchester.
He was born on May 24, 1932, in Lyndeborough, son of the late Harry
and Gladys (Hilliard) Drew.
He was a 1951 graduate of Appleton Academy in New Ipswich.
From 1952-1954, he served with the United States in Washington, D.C.,
as a driver for the Pentagon.
Mr. Drew had been a resident of Jaffrey since 1971, having previously
lived in Temple. He worked as a carpenter and plumber for various contractors
in the Monadnock area, and retired in 1993, following several years of
He enjoyed being with his family and also hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Doris (Lanthier) Drew of Jaffrey;
four daughters, Teresa Rose Street of Somersworth, Mary Drew of New Ipswich,
Julia Deschenes and Emily Drew, both of Jaffrey; five sons, James Drew
of St. Paul, Minn., Joseph Drew of New Ipswich, Michael Drew of Jaffrey,
Nicholas Drew of Rindge, and Peter Drew of Jaffrey; 13 grandchildren; a
great-grandson; a sister, ClaraBelle Clapper of New Ipswich; three brothers,
Everett Drew of Goffstown, Richard Drew of Ovieda, Fla., and Ernest Drew
of Newburg, Ore.; several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Nov. 11 at St. Patrick
Church, Jaffrey. The Rev. Seamus MacCormack officiated. Burial followed
in St. Patrick Cemetery, Jaffrey.
Memorial donations may be made to the Veterans Administration Medical
Center (135), 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, NH 03104.
The Cournoyer Funeral Home in Jaffrey was in charge of arrangements.
Rachel R. Ellis
Enjoyed camping with her family
Rachel Rita Ellis, 44, of Nashua, died Nov. 6, 2000, at Southern New
Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Ellis was born April 23, 1956, in Nashua, daughter of Charlotte
E. (Carlton) Larouche of Milford and the late Maurice R. Larouche. She
had lived in Nashua and Hudson for many years.
Mrs. Ellis attended Hudson schools and graduated from Alvirne High
School in the class of 1975.
She was the wife of Wayne L. Ellis of Nashua, whom she married June
Mrs. Ellis had worked as a quality control inspector at Pentec LLC
in Hudson for several years prior to her illness.
She loved camping with her family and enjoyed gardening and crossword
Besides her mother and husband, survivors include a son, Benjamin Jeffrey
Roy Ellis of Nashua; two daughters, Shelley Marie Ellis and Heather Anne
Ellis, both of Nashua; a granddaughter, Justice Faith Ellis; nine brothers,
Donald Larouche of Ayer, Mass., Richard Larouche of Bath, Maurice Larouche
Jr. of New Boston, Brian Larouche of Merrimack, Shawn Larouche of New Ipswich,
Craig Larouche of Hudson, Christopher Larouche of Fitchburg, Mass., and
James Larouche and Joseph Larouche, both of Nashua; seven sisters, Jacqueline
Allison of Milford, Patricia Depres of Lake Spruce, Colo., Marrianne Grzyb
of Dudley, Mass., Theresa Larouche of Milford, Annette Ferreira of Manchester,
Valerie Larouche of Nashua and Amy Wybert of Jaffrey; and several aunts,
uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The Farwell Funeral Service in Nashua is in charge of arrangements.
E. Helen Falcione
Member of Milford Historical Society
Helen Falcione, 90, resident of Elm Street, Milford, died Nov. 10,
2000, at Harborside Healthcare Center, Milford.
She was born in Milford, in Sept. 13, 1910, a daughter of the late
Antonia and Margherita Falcione.
Miss Falcione was a lifelong resident of Milford and a graduate of
Milford High School, class of 1928, and was class historian. Over the years,
she served on the class reunion committee.
She was employed by the former Coleman Drug Store and Boulter Drug
Store, Milford, for many years and retired from the A. Perley Fitch Company
Miss Falcione was a member of the Souhegan Valley Seniors, the Wilton
Senior Citizens, and the AARP Chapter 1125. In addition, she was a member
of the Milford Historical Society.
She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church and a member of the Rosary
Family members include a nephew, Robert A. Prioli of Reading, Mass.;
two great-nieces, Robyn Geisler of Valcrico, Fla., and Rachelle Polcari,
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 14 in St. Patrick Church,
Milford. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Milford.
The Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.
Benjamin Van Doren Hedges
Souhegan High School guidance counselor and educator
Benjamin Van Doren Hedges, 51, of Old Manchester Road in Amherst, died
Nov. 8, 2000, after a sustained battle against Hodgkins disease.
Born in New York City, N.Y., Mr. Hedges attended St. Bernard Ďs School
and Riverdale. Country Day School before attending the Barlow School in
He graduated from Beloit College in Wisconsin, and earned advanced
degrees from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and John
F. Kennedy University in California as a clinical psychologist.
Mr. Hedges worked with inner city students in the Oakland (Calif.)
Catholic School system. He was director of student counseling at the New
Hampton Preparatory School in New Hampton.
An educator and guidance counselor at Souhegan High School in Amherst
for the past three years, Mr. Hedges was beloved by his students and faculty
members for his courage and stamina as he waged his fight against the disease
His sense of humor and strength persevered throughout.
A committed bag piper who played with the Black Ravens in San Francisco,
Mr. Hedges enjoyed playing his bag pipes on the grounds of Green Trim Farm
where he lived with his family, as well as playing professionally at weddings
and special events.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, EIizabeth Ann (Corrigan); four
daughters, Aliza, Sarah, Laura and Betsy; and a sister, Ann S. Hedges,
of San Francisco, Calif.
Memorial donations may be sent to Ms. Twiddle Fund (established to
support childrenís financial needs during cancer treatments), c/o Green
Trim Farm, 5 Old Manchester, Amherst, NH 03031.
Donald A. Mack
Enjoyed cutting cordword and snowplowing
Donald A. Mack, 66, of Ponemah Road, Amherst, died Nov. 9, 2000, at
the Milford Medical Center.
He was born in Pittsfield on April 15, 1934, a son of the late Lloyd
W. and Emma (Reynolds) Mack.
Mr. Mack had been a resident of Amherst for more than 35 years. He
was employed as a truck driver for Matson Lumber Company in Milford for
many years. He who served during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy, and was
a member of Ricciardi Hartshorn Post 23, American Legion, Milford.
Mr. Mack enjoyed cutting cordwood and snowplowing for family and friends.
He was predeceased by a son, Lloyd W. Mack.
Family members include his wife of 45 years, Shirley (Parker) Mack
of Amherst; three sons, Bruce A. Mack of Nashua, Brian K. Mack of Howland,
Maine, and Raymond J. Mack of Milford; four daughters, Carol A. Dunklee
of Nashua, Donna D. Brion of Alabama, Penny M. Mack of Milford and Tammy
A. Mack of Brookline; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister,
Sandra M. Lavender of Amherst; a brother, Edward L. Mack of Milford; and
several nieces and nephews.
There are no services. Burial will be in North Cemetery, Hollis, at
a later date.
Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements
Jennifer Brougham Mitchell
Attended Souhegan High School
Jennifer Brougham Mitchell, 30, of Tampa, Fla., died Nov. 9, 2000,
in Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla.
She was born in Nashua on Jan. 4, 1970, daughter of Beatrice (Hatfield)
Brougham of Tampa, Fla., and John R. Brougham of Palmetto, Fla. She was
a graduate of Milford Area Senior High School, class of 1988.
A native of Amherst, she moved to Tampa in 1989.
She was employed as a teacher at the Pizzo Elementary School in Tampa.
In addition to her parents, family members include her husband, Louis
B. Mitchell of Tampa, Fla.; a daughter, Morgan A. Mitchell of Tampa, Fla.;
a mother-in-law and father-in-law, Roberta and Sheldon Mitchell of Lincolnshire,
Ill.; and many other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m. in the Congregational
Church of Amherst, Church Street. Burial will follow in Meadowview Cemetery,
Donations in her memory may be made to the Morgan A. Mitchell Educational
Fund, c/o Andrea Mitchell, 1122 Prairie Ave., Deerfield, IL 60015.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.
Jennie H. Nichols
Sister lives in Wilton
Jennie H. Nichols, 78, of Bridgeton, N.J., died Oct. 28, 2000, in Genesis
Elder Care, Millville, N.J.
Born in Brookfield, Vt., she lived in Woodbury, N.J., and Shiloh before
moving to Bridgeton nine years ago.
She was a teacher in Lower Alloways Creek Elementary School for 25
years before retiring 17 years ago.
Mrs. Nichols was a member of the West Park United Methodist Church,
Survivors include two sons, Bruce E. of Bridgeton, N.J., and Brian
R. of Middleton, Md.; two daughters, Sharon N. Harris of Shiloh, N.J.,
and Dawn N. Mays of Deptford, N.J.; two sisters, Marie Palmer of Hudson
and Rosella Beard of Wilton; and nine grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Nov. 4 in Fernwood Memorial Park, Hopewell
Township, with the Rev. David Strope officiating. Cremation and interment
took place at Laurel Lawn Cemetery, Upper Deerfield, N.J.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Childrenís Room at the Bridgeton
Free Public Library, 150 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton, NJ 08302.
The Padgett Funeral Home, Upper Deerfield Township, was in charge of
Robert C. Wanger
Principal in Wanger International
Robert C. Wanger, of Nashua, died Oct. 30, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Wanger was born in New York City, son of the late Robert F. and
Emma (Rampmaier) Wanger.
He was the husband of Diane (Mueller) Hoisel Wanger, and the widower
of Joyce Forbes and Martha Crowder.
Mr. Wanger was a principal in Wanger International, a journalist for
a writing and consulting firm with offices in Nashua, New York, Delray
Beach, Fla., and Zurich, Switzerland. His articles on color and fashion
trends have appeared regularly in trade publications, including Southern
Textile News, Stitches Magazine, Eurostitch, Wearables, ATI, Bobbin, Schuh
Markt, Schuh Technik, Teksi, Kenkalusikka, The Press, Apparel International,
Canadian Footwear Journal, Canadian Textile Journal and others. He also
created Wanger Concepts, expanding the firm into color and fashion consulting
along with shoe design.
He began his career as a singer, appearing in such shows as "Hellzapoppin,"
"My Maryland," "Hit The Deck," "Acquashow with Buster Crabbe," "High Button
Shoes," "The Vagabond King" and "The Mikado." He sang at various clubs
and theaters around the United States and Canada. Also, he sang with the
Young Artists Opera Company in New York City and the Metropolitan Opera
In addition to traveling the world for both business and pleasure,
he enjoyed collecting recordings of fine singers, many of whom he had met
Mr. Wanger served as an entertainment specialist in the Army Air Corps
during World War II. In this position, he prepared, directed and participated
in Army camp shows in China, India, Egypt and Africa. He wrote scripts
and announced radio programs, toured hospitals and camps, as well as participated
in bond drives, recruiting drives and rallies. He ran a radio station for
entertaining men while serving in China, and received the battle star for
the China Offensive campaign.
Mr. Wanger was a member of The First Church of Christ, Scientist in
Boston, Mass., serving as soloist at several Christian Science churches.
He had been attending the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Nashua.
He was a graduate of Richmond Hill High School, and he attended the
New York College of Music.
Besides his wife, survivors include four cousins and their families,
Audrey Doll of Amherst, Maryann Dutcher of Massapequa, N.Y., Howard Rampmaier
of Shelter Island, N.Y., and Daniel Carubia of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and a sister-in-law,
Joyce Haskins of Milford, Mass.
There are no visiting hours. Remembrance will be held on Saturday,
Nov. 11, 2 p.m., in the Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua. Mrs.
June A. Austin, CS, will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Church of Christ, Scientist,
115, Concord St., Nashua, NH 03064.
The Davis Funeral Home in Nashua is in charge of arrangements.
Lyman N. Allen
Enjoyed gardening, antique cars
Lyman Newcomb Allen, 92, of 115 Worcester Road, Hollis, died Nov. 13,
2000, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.
Mr. Allen was born July 10, 1908, in Prescott, Mass. (now Quabbin Reservoir),
son of the late Frank R. and Ruth (Grover) Allen. He had lived in Hollis
for the past 55 years.
He was the husband of Enola (Clifford) Allen, whom he married Dec.
Mr. Allen worked for 38 years at the Nashua Foundation in Nashua in
the boiler room and as a security guard, retiring in 1975.
He enjoyed gardening and liked antique cars. At one time, he was a
member of the Grange fraternity.
Mr. Allen had been a member of Faith Baptist Church in Hollis for 31
years and had sung in the choir.
He was educated in Barre, Mass.
Mr. Allen was predeceased by a stepson, Earle Thompson; a daughter,
Brenda Thomas; a brother, Ernest Allen; and a sister, Bernice MacDonald.
Besides his wife, survivors include a stepson and stepdaughter-in-law,
Clifford and Louise Thompson of Detroit, Mich.; two daughters and a son-in-law,
Joyce Graves of Hollis, with whom he and his wife made their home, and
Phyllis and Harold Mollison of Goshen, Mass.; five grandchildren, Henri
Thomas Jr. of Florida, Kathy Koch and her husband, Stephen, of Nashua,
Karen Decelle and her husband, Rick, of Amherst, Kim Mavrogeorge and her
husband, Chuck, of Litchfield and Kevin Boyle and his wife, Nicole, of
Nashua; a sister, Beulah Allen of Worcester, Mass.; and several nieces
Funeral services were held in Faith Baptist Church in Hollis on Nov.
17. The Rev. Michael Rattin officiated. Interment prayers and burial followed
in East Cemetery, Hollis
Memorial donations may be made to the Faith Baptist Church, 43 Wheeler
Road, Hollis, NH 03049.
The Davis Funeral Home in Nashua was in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Daniloff Bealo
Elizabeth (Daniloff) Bealo, 70, formerly of Binghamton, N.Y., died
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, after a lengthy illness while residing at her
daughterís home in Wilton.
Born in Binghamton, N.Y., Dec. 13, 1929, the daughter of the late Andrew
and Mary (Hopiak) Daniloff.
She was a 1947 graduate of Binghamton Central High School. She later
was employed by the Broome County (N.Y.) Office for the Aging as a payroll
clerk for more than 15 years and was a member of the St. Maryís Russian
Orthodox Church of Binghamton, N.Y. She was the widow of Peter Bealo who
died in 1992.
Members of her family include one son and daughter-in-law, Peter Michael
Bealo and Rachael Bealo of Plaistow; one daughter and son-in-law, Pamela
Bealo and John Giso of Wilton; two grandchildren; a brother, Michael Daniloff
of Lewisburg, Penn.; a sister, Elaine Merrill of Marathon, N.Y.; a nephew,
Zachary Merrril of Endicott, N.Y.; and a very close friend, Jean Smith
of Binghamton, N.Y.
There are no calling hours. Private graveside services will be held
in Vale End Cemetery, Wilton.
Memorial donations may be made to the Gregg Free and Public Library,
7 Forest Road, Wilton, NH 03086; or to the Plaistow Public Library, 85
Main Street Plaistow, NH 03865.
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, is in charge of arrangements.
David F. Clark
Custodian at Amherst Middle School; Army veteran
David F. Clark, 71 of 2 Nottingwood Lane, Merrimack, died Monday Nov.
13, 2000, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua following
a lengthy illness.
Mr. Clark was born Nov. 19, 1928, in Woburn, Mass., son of the late
Howard R. and Edith (Emery) Clark. Mr. Clark spent most of his early years
in Woburn, Medford and Wollaston, Mass., and lived in Weymouth, Mass.,
for 23 years before moving to Merrimack.
He graduated from Medford High School.
He was the husband of Barbara A. (Henderson) Clark of Merrimack, to
whom he had been married for 491/2 years.
Mr. Clark worked for H.P. Hood & Sons in Charlestown, Mass., and
most recently was a custodian at the Amherst Middle School, where he was
known as Gramps to the students.
He was passionate about fishing, camping, gardening and especially
traveling throughout the country with his wife.
Mr. Clark was an Army veteran, having served with the military police
during the Korean War.
Besides his wife, survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law,
Rick and Janis Clark of Phillips, Maine, and Doug and Helena Clark of Las
Vegas, Nev.; three daughters and a son-in-law, Susan and Henry Cassidy
of Medford, Mass., Laurie Clark and Pamela MacDonald of Merrimack and Pamela
Lynn Clark of Merrimack; eight grandchildren; three great-granddaughters;
a sister and brother-in-law, Joan and John Doyle of Nashua; three aunts,
Doris and Harriet Emery, both of Seminole, Fla., and Betty Josephson of
Brooksville, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Nov. 17, in the George R. Rivet Funeral
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana Farber,
44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02145.
William L. Fedora
William L. Fedora, 51, of Melendy Road, Milford, died Nov. 15, 2000,
at his home.
He was born in Westfield, Mass., on Nov. 1, 1949, a son of the late
Louis W. and Eleanor I. (Desautels) Fedora.
He had been a resident of Milford for the past 12 years.
Mr. Fedora was a graduate of Westfield Vocational High SchooI, class
of 1967, Westfield, Mass. In addition, he earned his associates degree
from Ward School of Electronics at Hartford University, Hartford, Conn.
He was employed as an electronics engineer for Digital Equipment Company
for more than 20 years.
Mr. Fedora was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed reading, stamp collecting
and coin collecting.
He was a U.S. Army veteran having served two tours in Vietnam.
Family members include his wife of 24 years, Pamela S. (Peebles) Fedora
of Milford; twin daughters, Amie Marie Fedora and Rebecca Ann Fedora, both
of Milford; two sisters, Elizabeth Fedora Cleverly of Putney, Vt., Patricia
Ann Gogol of Deltona, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; six grand nieces
and grand nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Nov. 18 in St. Patrick Church,
Milford. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery, Milford.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gail
Singer Memorial Building, 360 State Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.
Bernice Tyler Flandreau
Member of Amherst Baptist Church
Bernice Tyler Flandreau, 93, formerly of Wilton, died Nov. 16, 2000,
in Tennessee, where she had been living for the past year.
She was a lifetime member of local and state Grange, and a member of
Amherst Baptist church.
She is survived by her three daughters, Marian Sorenson of Tennessee,
Jeraldine Hicks of Mont Vernon, and Jacqueline McKenzie of Wilton; 10 grandchildren;
and 15 great-grandchildren.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Amherst Baptist Church or
the Arthritis Foundation.