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Harry W. Codman
Harry W. Codman, 63, of Bennington Road, Hancock, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at the Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough, after a brief illness.
Born June 20, 1937, in Antrim, he was the son of Bernice (Cass) Codman of Peterborough, and the late Ira Codman. He had lived in Hancock since 1973. He was a 1956 graduate of Peterborough High School and received a bachelor of arts in business from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge. He served for four years in the U.S. Air Force in the Pacific and in Europe. He had been the proprietor of E.A. Bishop Co. since 1980, and had worked there since 1973.
He was and avid golfer and was a member of the New Hampshire Realty Association.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by six sons, Edward W. Codman of Stoddard, Thomas M. Codman and Daniel O. Codman, both of Peterborough, Michael A Codman of Hancock, Harry A. Codman, U.S. Army, Germany, and Robert W. Codman of Minneapolis, Minn., two granddaughters; a sister, Barbara Whitney of Peterborough; and two nieces.
Calling hours will be Thursday, Feb. 1, from 6-9 p.m., at the Jellison Funeral Home, 25 Concord St., Peterborough. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 2, at 11 a.m., in the Union Congregational Church, 33 Concord St., Peterborough. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery Peterborough.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Merrimack St., Manchester, NH 03101.

Margaret L. Shea
Registered nurse, devoted mother
Margaret Leola (Hurley) Shea, 91, who had lived at the Mary Sweeney Home in Nashua, died Jan. 27, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital after a brief illness.
Mrs. Shea was born on June 22, 1909, in Wilton, the daughter of the late Alfred and Effie (Nickerson) Hurley. She resided in Nashua for most of her life.
She was the widow of Bartholomew "Baddy" G. Shea.
Mrs. Shea graduated from Wilton High School and Nashua Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She attended courses at Boston College and St. Anselm College nursing programs.
Prior to her employment as an industrial nurse with Doehla Greeting Cards in Nashua, she had been employed as a night supervisor and head nurse at Memorial Hospital. She also did some private duty nursing and worked at the Mary Hunt Home in Nashua following her retirement.
Mrs. Shea was a communicant of St. Patrick Church in Nashua. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Guild, Nashua Senior Center and AARP.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Paul B. and Kathryn (Kormondy) Shea of Merrimack; a granddaughter, Dawn A. Shea of Manchester; her sister, Janette Merrill of Nashua; a nephew and his wife, Richard and Jane Merrill of Reading, Mass.; cousins, extended family and many friends.
Funeral services were held Jan. 30, at The Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home in Nashua, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Patrick Church, Nashua. Burial was in St. Patrick Cemetery, Hudson. 

Ernestine Lapointe
Communicant of St. Joseph Church
Ernestine (Girard) Lapointe, 100, of Nashua, died Jan. 26, 2001, at a local nursing home.
Mrs. Lapointe was born March 6, 1900, in St. Liboire, Canada, daughter of the late Napoleon and Cedulie (Scott) Girard.
She was the widow of Alphonse Lapointe, who died March 12, 1960.
Mrs. Lapointe worked at International Shoe Co. before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Irene Girard of Londonderry; two nephews, Ronald Girard of Tewksbury, Mass., and Robert Girard of Bedford; five nieces, Yolande Allen of Nashua, with whom she lived, Constance Moran of Athens, Ga., Claire Budro of Amherst, Nancy White of Manchester and Lucille Hebert of Merrimack; and several grandnephews, grandnieces and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Joseph Church on Jan. 29, with burial in St. Louis Cemetery
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph Building Fund, 265 Lake St., Nashua, NH 03060.
The Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, Nashua, was in charge of arrangements.

Leroy A. Creighton Sr.
Leroy A. "Roy" Creighton Sr., 59, resident of Brookline, died Jan. 27, 2001, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Nashua.
He was born in Goffstown on June 29, 1941, a son of Beatrice S. (Wheeler) Creighton of Brookline, and the late Winfred C. Creighton, Sr.
Mr. Creighton had been a resident of Brookline for most of his life. He was currently employed by Porter Plumbing and Heating, Milford, where he had worked for the past 38 years.
Mr. Creighton enjoyed making Native American crafts and enjoyed his weekend trips to the area fleamarkets.
He was predeceased by a brother, Winfred C. Creighton Jr., and a sister, Dorothy Cilley.
In addition to his mother, family members include his wife of 41 years, Annette F. "Ann" (Trempe) Creighton of Brookline; a daughter and son-in-law, Laurel and David Asprey of Hillsboro; three sons and daughters-in-law, Leroy A. Creighton Jr., and his wife, Linda, of Milford, Jay and Alice Creighton of Francestown, and Carl and Sheree Creighton of Brookline; six grandsons; two granddaughters; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and James Gray of Hollis, Sally and Dave Tillman of Westfield, Mass., Sandra and Floyd Amadon of Gardiner, Maine, and Gail and Willie Sandberg of Guilford, Maine; a sister-in-law, Caroline Creighton of Milford; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday, Jan. 31) at 11 a.m., in The First Congregational Church of Milford, UCC, 10 Union Street, Milford. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Brookline.
Donations in his memory may be made to Brookline Ambulance Association, PO Box 360, Brookline, NH 03033.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.
 
James R. Graham
Served in Army Air Corps in World War II
James R. Graham, 85 of Mason, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, at the Saint Joseph Hospital of Nashua, after a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 8, 1916, in West Roxbury, Mass., the son of the late James W. and Mary Christina (Fogarty) Graham. He had lived in Mason for the past 54 years.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as an aircraft mechanic. He was later employed as a machinist by the General Electric Company of Fitchburg, Mass., for 17 years.
Mr. Graham was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church of Greenville. He was an avid woodworker and enjoyed many hours of reading.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Ann M. Graham, in 1991.
Members of his family include his wife of 52 years, Helen E. (Wiik) Graham of Mason; two sons, Dennis J. Graham and Barry J. Graham, both of Mason; four daughters, Kathleen W. Starkweather of Mason, Christine C. Sullivan of Braintree, Mass., and Karen E. Chemello of Mason, and Patricia J. Ryan of Troy; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 27, in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Greenville.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Gail Singer Memorial Bldg., 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032; or the Saint Vincent DePaul Society, c/o Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, High St., Greenville, NH 03048
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, was in charge of arrangements.

Arthur W. Nichols
Lived in Milford and Amherst for more than 80 years
Arthur W. Nichols, 87, died Jan. 14, 200l, at the Florida Medical Center in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. 
Mr. Nichols was born Dec. 20, 1913, in Milford, the son of the late Edward and Anna Nichols. His wife of many years, Violet Nichols, died in l995.
Mr. Nichols resided in Amherst from 1959-1997, where he enjoyed gardening and woodworking during his retirement before moving to Florida.
Family members include one daughter and son-in-law, Alyce J. and Lawrence A. Hall of Weston, Fla.; three grandsons, Brian D. Hall of Ellicott City, Md., Jeffrey D. Hall of Weston, Conn., and Michael D. Hall of West Haven, Conn.; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Ploss of Sarasota, Fla.; a brother, Edward Nichols of Cocoa, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at a later date in Nashua.

Ronald E. Stillman
Resided in Amherst for 24 years
Ronald E. Stillman, 81, of Cobbler Lane, Amherst, died Jan. 31, 2001, at Elliot Hospital, Manchester.
He was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Dec. 6, 1919, a son of the late Edward G. and Ada (Harvey) Stillman.
Mr. Stillman had been a resident of Amherst for the past 24 years and had formerly resided in Winchester, Mass., for several years.
He was a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
Mr. Stillman was a professional baseball player with the New England League, Fall River, Mass.
He had been employed as a district sales manager for Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, Pittsburg, Pa., for 34 years.
He was a founding member of the Souhegan Congregational Church, Amherst, a member of the Amherst Historical Society and the Cornell Club of New Hampshire. In addition, he was co-founder of the Monday luncheon group which has met weekly for the past 70 years at the Back Room Restaurant, Manchester.
Mr. Stillman was a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corp during World War II, having served in the 3rd Marine Division and landed with the first wave in Guam and Iwo Jima.
Family members include his wife of 53 years, Marilyn (Garfield) Stillman of Amherst; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sara and Dr. Jeffrey Drogin of Barrington, R.I., Nancy Stillman of Warwick, N.J.; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Elaine Stillman of Malvern, Pa.; four grandchildren, Ethan Drogin and Elizabeth Drogin, both of San Francisco, Calif., Heather Stillman and Jennifer Stillman, both of Malvern, Pa.; and three nephews and a niece.
Funeral services were held Feb. 3 in Souhegan Congregational Church, Amherst. Burial will be in Meadowview Cemetery, Amherst, in the spring. Donations in his memory may be made to Souhegan Congregational Church, 5 Route 101A, Unit 2, Amherst, NH 03031.
The Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.

Alyce J. Wilkinson
Employed at Abbott Worsted Mills for over 30 years
Alyce J. Wilkinson, 95, died Jan. 30, 2001, a Harborside Healthcare Center-Crestwood, Milford.
She was born in Concord, on Feb. 27, 1905, a daughter of the late Walter S. and Caroline (Diehl) Butler.
Mrs. Wilkinson was a resident of Wilton for more than 75 years and resided in Milford, for the past several years.
She had been employed at Abbott Worsted Mills, Wilton, for more than 30 years.
She was educated in Lowell, Mass., schools and graduated from Ms. Rogers School for Girls, Lowell, Mass. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Wilton. A member and past president of the Wilton Senior Citizens and had been active in the Milford AARP.
Mrs. Wilkinson was predeceased by her first husband, Lawrence M. Paro; her second husband, Fred Wilkinson; a daughter, Alyce Crook; and a grandson, Bradford Paro.
Family members include three daughters Eleanora L. "Nonie" Tuttle of Milford; Mary-Lou Tuttle of Milford, and Carol Stine of Fairfield, Calif.; two sons; Lawrence J. Paro of Mims, Fla., and Walter Scott Paro of Orlando, Fla.; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Feb. 2 in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton, at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harborside Healthcare—Crestwood, Activities Fund, 40 Crosby St., Milford, NH 03055; or to MADD, 123 Goffe Street, Manchester, NH 03102.

Freida C. Day
Freida C. Day, 72, of Howard Street, Wilton, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.
Born July 16, 1928, in Peterborough, she was the daughter of the late Gustave and Alice (Draper) Schmidt. She lived for many years in Mont Vernon before moving to Wilton five years ago.
She was the editor of New Hampshire Wedding Magazine and was the author of two books, "Mont Vernon Hotels: The Golden Days, 1857-1933," and "Lives Once Lived Here: Burial Grounds and Monuments of Mont Vernon, N.H." She was also the editor of the Wilton Main Street Association newsletter for two years.
In 1999 she received the N.H. Volunteer of the Year Award for outstanding service to the local organization.
Members of her family include three daughters, Karen A. Day of Greenfield, Doreen A. Robertson of Bennington, and Fern A. Fitzgerald of San Antonio Texas, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Funeral Home, 32 Maple St., Wilton.
Contributions in Mrs. Day’s memory, and designated for breast cancer research, may be nade to the American Cancer Society, Gail Singer Memorial Bldg., 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110.
 
Walter E. Buck
Donated recreation land to town of Mont Vernon
Walter E. Buck, 101, of Ball Hill Road, Milford, formerly of Fitchburg, Mass., died Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at the Leominster (Mass.) Hospital.
He was born Nov. 16, 1899, in Hamlet, N.C., a son of Louis C. Buck and Helen (Robbins) Buck.
Mr. Buck worked in Fitchburg for Parks Cramer Company for 68 years, beginning in 1920 as a clerk and progressing to office manager, sales engineering and consultant.
A keen conservationist and avid sportsman, in 1981 Mr. Buck donated 28 acres of land to the town Mont Vernon to be used for outdoor recreation. Fishing, hunting and mountain climbing are activities he shared with his children and grandchildren. In his late 90s he was still fishing, mountain-climbing and snowshoeing. He was active in the Friends of the Wapack Trail, a trail his sister, Marion Davis, helped to create in 1922.
In 1936, Mr. Buck served as a member of the Fitchburg School Committee. He also served as president of the Community Chest, president of the Worcester County Credit Association and president of the Cedar Street Home in Fitchburg, Mass.
Mr. Buck was a member of The First Congregational Church of Milford, UCC.
He was predeceased by his first wife of 53 years, Olive (Wright) Buck, who died in 1975, and his oldest son, Walter E. Buck Jr., who died in 1992.
Family member include his wife of 24 years, Merle (MacKenzie) Buck of Milford; two daughters, Constance Hall and Judith Cochrane, both of Fitchburg, Mass.; two sons, Allan Buck of Northport, Fla., and Bruce Buck of Jaffrey; a sister, Alice Buck of Fitchburg, Mass.; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday, Feb. 7) at 11 a.m., in The First Congregational Church of Milford, UCC, 10 Union St., Milford. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery. Fitchburg, Mass.
Memorial donations be made to Friends of the Wapack, c/o Bruce Myrick, 54 Brook St., Keene, NH 03431; or The First Congregational Church of Milford, Memorial Fund, PO Box 188, Milford, NH 03055. 
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Robert J. Faulkner
Had family in Amherst, MilfordRobert J. Faulkner Sr., 82, of Nashua, formerly of Bridgeport, Conn., died Feb. 2, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua after a brief illness.
He was predeceased by Alma Marie (McConnell) Faulkner, his wife of 49 years.
Born in Bridgeport, Conn. on Feb. 12, 1918, he was a son of the late William J. and Helen F. (Driscoll) Faulkner. He attended Bridgeport schools and graduated from Central High School in 1936.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He served in the Asiatic Theater of Operations at Guadalcanal and was awarded one Bronze Battle Star.
Mr. Faulkner began his career in sales at the Sears & Roebuck Dept. Store in Bridgeport, Conn., for more than 25 years. In 1967 he moved to Nashua and became the regional manager for W.T. Grant. Before retiring to Florida in 1981, he worked at Kopka Real Estate Co. in Nashua for five years. While in West Melbourne, Fla. Mr. Faulkner worked at Sears & Roebuck Dept. Store for 15 years before moving back to Nashua in 1997. 
He was a communicant and very active member of Infant Jesus Church and the Immaculate Conception Church in Nashua. He served at Adoration and was a Eucharistic Minister. He was also a member of Our Lady of Lourdes in West Melbourne, Fla., and St. Teresa’s Church in Trumbull, Conn., where he was a member of the Holy Name Society, the Knights of Columbus and the VFW in Bridgeport, Conn. 
He is survived by two daughters, Teresa April and her husband, Richard of Amherst, and Beverly Jones of Albany, N.Y.; two sons, Robert J. Faulkner and his fiancée, Karen Marrotte of Milford, and William J. Faulkner of Hampton Beach; a sister, Elizabeth Bennett of Greensboro, N.C.; two brothers and sisters in-law, William and Clara Faulkner, and Raymond and Rita Faulkner, all of Florida; 9 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Feb. 6 at Infant Jesus Church, Nashua. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. 
The Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, Nashua, was in charge of arrangements. 
 
Helen I. Guay
Devoted grandmother and great-grandmother
Helen I. Guay, 71, of Country Way, Wilton, died Feb. 11, 2001, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua.
She was born Sept. 13, 1929, in Woodsville, a daughter of the late Ervil G. and Margaret (Bigelow) Little.
Mrs. Quay had been a resident of Wilton for the past 18 years and had formerly resided in Milford for many years.
She was predeceased by a brother, Philip Little, and two sisters, Marjorie Richards and Ellen Bowen.
Mrs. Guay was a loving wife, a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Family members include her husband of 51 years, Maurice G. Guay Sr. of Wilton; three sons, Maurice G. Guay Jr. of Lyndeborough, Bruce E. Guay of Wilton, and Michael T. Quay of Greenfield; two daughters, Maureen B. Burgess of Linden, N.C., and Deborah M. White of Merrimack; six grandchildren, Anthony Adami of Fayetteville, N.C., Christopher Guay of Milford, Nicole White and Ashley White, both of Merrimack, and Taylor Guay and Haylee Guay, both of Greenfield; a great-grandchild, Jordyn E. Quay of Milford; a sister, Geraldine McCarthy of Nashua; a brother, George Little of Penacook; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are private. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton, in the spring.
Donations in Mrs. Guay’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Merrimack St., Suite 1, Manchester, NH 03101; or the Arthritis Foundation, 6 Chenell Drive #260, Concord, NH 03301.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Rose T. D'Andrea
Lifelong resident of Milford
Rose T. D’Andrea, 86, of Elm Street, Milford, died Feb. 9, 2001, at Harborside Healthcare Center-Milford.
She was born in Fitzwilliam on Sept. 24, 1914, a daughter of the late Vincent and Pasqualina (DeLorenzo) D’Andrea.
She was a lifelong resident of Milford.
Miss D’Andrea was employed as a seamstress at People’s Laundry, Milford, for 20 years.
She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Milford.
Family members include a brother and sister-in-law, Gennaro and Sylvia D’Andrea of Nashua; a niece, Diana Michno of Nashua; and a godchild, Genna E. Michno of Nashua.
A funeral service was held Feb. 12 in the Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Amherst.

Stanley J. Lencki
Manchester golf pro
Stanley J. Lencki, 63, of Manchester, died Feb. 6, 2001, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Manchester on July 20, 1937, the son of John and Sophie (Lewandowski) Lencki. He had lived in Manchester all his life.
He was educated in local schools, graduating from Bishop Brady High School in 1955. He also took part in the continuing education program of the National Professional Golfers Association.
He was the golf professional at the Manchester Country Club. He began work in the Pro Shop at the Country Club in 1950. He became the assistant pro under Joe Makara and upon his retirement became the club pro in 1979. He retired in 2000.
He was the recipient of the Professional Golfer of the Year 2000 award from the New Hampshire Professional Golfers Association. He was a member of the New Hampshire Chapter of the Professional Golfers Association and the national Professional Golfers Association. He was also a member of the 100 Club of New Hampshire.
He was a communicant of St. Raphael Church.
Family members include his wife, Patricia D. (Jameson) Lencki of Manchester; a son, Stanley J. Lencki Jr. of Candia; three daughters, Barbara Pichette and Kathleen Walton, both of Manchester, and Christine Aspinwall of Amherst; four brothers, Michael Lencki, Frank Lencki, Joseph Lencki and Daniel Lencki, all of Manchester; three sisters, Virginia Vallee and Jo-Ann Therrien, both of Manchester, and Arlene St. Laurent of Henniker; six grandchildren; an aunt; and nieces and nephews.
A funeral liturgy was celebrated on Feb. 9 in St. Raphael Church in Manchester. Burial will be in St. Hedwig Cemetery in Bedford.
Memorial donations may be made to the Stan Lencki Golf Scholarship, c/o R.D. McDonough Golf Scholarship, PO Box 1025, Manchester, NH 03101.

Stephen P. Campbell Jr
Former owner and president of Resin Systems in Amherst
Stephen P. Campbell Jr., 65, of New Boston, died Feb. 10, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua.
He was born in Boston, Mass., on July 21, 1935, a son of the late Stephen and Lenore (Handley) Campbell.
Mr. Campbell had been a resident of New Boston for more than 20 years.
He was a graduate of Brookline (Mass.) High School, and he graduated from Northeastern University, Boston, with a degree in engineering.
He was the former owner and president of Resin Systems, Amherst.
Mr. Campbell was a member of the Harvard Club of Boston. He belonged to Hampshire Hills Sports & Fitness Club and was the squash champion for several years.
Family members include a sister and brother-in-law, Lenore and Frank Mercurio of Massachusetts.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today (Feb. 14), at 10 a.m., in St. Patrick Church, Milford. Burial will be in New Boston Cemetery, New Boston, in the spring. 
Donations in his memory may be made to New Boston Fire Association, Central Square, New Boston, NH 03070.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.
 
George W. Cook
Avid stamp collector and model railroader
George W. Cook, 86, of Wilton, died Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at the Harborside Crestwood Nursing Home in Milford, after a long illness.
Born in Abington, Mass., Nov. 5, 1914, he was the son of the late George N. and Ella (Brooks) Cook.
He lived in Mason for the past 44 years, having moved from Saugus, Mass.
Mr. Cook was the proprietor of the Cooks Janitorial Services for more than 25 years.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was an avid stamp collector and model railroader. He was also known for his abilities with floral gardening.
He was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn (Pelligreno) Cook in 1993.
Members of his family include two sons, Donald Cook of 
Mendon, Mass., and David P. Cook of Mason; a daughter, Deborah L. Cook of 
Mason; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at 
1:30 p.m., at the Mason Congregational Church, Route 123, 
Mason.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mason Volunteer 
Fire Dept., 101 Depot Road, Mason, NH 03048.
Nelson Funeral Home, 32 Maple Street, Wilton, is in charge of 
arrangements.

Nylan L. Hazen
An artist and member of Nashua Camera Club
Nyla L. Hazen, 73, of Francestown Turnpike, Mont Vernon, died Feb. 11, 2001, at her home.
She was born March 3, 1927, in Townsend, Mass., a daughter of the late Harold A. and Mabel (Leonard) Trow.
Mrs. Hazen had been a resident of Mont Vernon for many years and had lived in Derry for 26 years.
She was an amateur artist, a member of Nashua Camera Club and the Mont Vernon Historical Society, and an active member in AARP.
Mrs. Hazen was predeceased by her son, John L. Hazen, who died in 1968.
Family members include her husband of almost 55 years, Alan M. Hazen of Mont Vernon; a daughter, Sherry L. Hazen of Merrimack; two grandsons, John B.D. Hazen of Manchester, and James D. Draper of Merrimack; and her loyal pet, Harley.
There are no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. in the Mont Vernon Congregational Church, Main Street, Mont Vernon. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mont Vernon, in the spring.
Donations in Mrs. Hazen’s memory may be made to Souhegan Home & Hospice Care, 24 North River Road, Milford, NH 03055; or Nashua Soup Kitchen, PO Box 3116, Nashua, NH 03061.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Stanley C. Chapman
Lived in Milford, Mont Vernon
Stanley Clifford Chapman, 95, of Merritt Island, Fla., died at Health Center of Merritt Island, on Tuesday Feb. 6, 2001.
He was born in Saugus, Mass. on Dec. 16,1905, a son of the late Eldred and Viola (Fowler) Chapman. He had lived in Merritt Island for the past two years. He had previously resided in Mont Vernon for five years, and before that, in Milford for 29 years.
He was the widower of Margaret ElIa (Pride) Chapman, who died April 6, 1992.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Chapman had worked in Aruba for 29 years as an instrument engineer with Lago Oil and Transport Company, a subsidiary of Exxon.
Mr. Chapman was a ham radio operator for many years. His call letters in Aruba were PJ2AE and in New Hampshire was WIHTE. He also enjoyed woodworking.
He held membership in Milford Congregational Church for more than 25 years.
He was educated in Medford, Mass., and was a graduate of Medford High School, class of 1924. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Northeastern University in 1929.
He was predeceased by a son, Clifford E. Chapman, and a sister, Gladys Gray.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Deanna and Frederick Robinson of Cape Canaveral, Fla.; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Carole Chapman of Merrimack; a daughter-in-law, Avis Chapman of Watertown, Mass.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Feb. 11 in the Davis Funeral Home in Nashua. The Rev. James S. Chaloner officiated. Burial took place in Riverside Cemetery, Milford, on Feb. 13.
Memorial donations may be made to the Milford Congregational Church, 10 Union St., Milford, NH 03055.


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