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Paul Maher, LACONIA
Friday, October 1, 1999
LACONIA - Paul Maher, 63, of Academy Street, died Monday in Belmont.
He was born in Manchester, the son of Donat and Regina (Barnade) Maher. He had lived in Laconia since the 1970s. 
He is survived by a sister, Lucille Caza of Manchester.
He was predeceased by three brothers and two sisters.
There are no calling hours.
Services will be held at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, today at 11:30 a.m.
Private burial was held in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Manchester.

Maybeth H. Colby, MOCKSVILLE, N.C.
Friday, October 1, 1999
MOCKSVILLE, N.C. - Maybeth H. Colby, 66, a former area resident, died Sept. 9 at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C.
She was born in Bow, the daughter of Earl and Ella Hemphill. She lived on Cape Cod, Mass., for many years and spent the last 22 years living in Mocksville, N.C.
She was predeceased by her husband, Howard Colby; a brother, Carol Hemphill; a sister, Arlene Lull; and a niece.
She is survived by two daughters, Christine Rycroft and Stacy Parks, both of Mocksville, N.C.; two granddaughters; three grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.
A graveside service will be held Oct. 9 at Green's Cemetery in Bow Center. 

Carissa N. Erno, ALLENSTOWN
Friday, October 1, 1999
ALLENSTOWN - Carissa N. Erno, 4, died Wednesday at her home after a long battle with leukemia.
She was born in Concord, the daughter of Scott and Aubrey (Fredette) Erno.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Ryan Erno of Allenstown; her paternal grandparents, Clyde and Carol Erno of Epsom; her maternal grandfather, William Fredette of Loudon; her maternal grandmother, Diana Startari of Manassas, Va.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Calling hours will be held today from 6 to 9 p.m. in Lambert Funeral Home, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester.
The funeral will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Trinity Baptist Church, Clinton Street, Concord. The Rev. Joseph Montgomery, outreach pastor, will officiate.
Burial will take place after the service in McClary Cemetery, Epsom.
Donations may be made to David's House, P.O. Box 660, Lebanon 03766, or to the Make a Wish Foundation, 66 Hanover St., Suite 101, Manchester 03101-2330.

Josephine A. Galazzi, FARMINGTON, Conn.
Friday, October 1, 1999
FARMINGTON, Conn. - Josephine A. "Cappy" Galazzi, 84, of Devonwood Drive, and a former area resident, died Monday.
She was born in Medford, Mass., the daughter of Ascanio and Anna Marie (Donnini) DiRago. She lived in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., and Sunapee prior to moving to Farmington, Conn.
She was a church secretary at South Presbyterian Church in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., before retiring. She was a member of the Farmington Toastmaster Club, a former Girl Scout leader and did extensive volunteer reading to elementary school children in Sunapee.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Galazzi.
She is survived by two daughters, Marie Galazzi of Charles Town, W. Va., and Cynthia Ann Lewis of Pleasantville, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Abbott Library, P.O. Box 314, Sunapee 03782.
The Ahern Funeral Home, Unionville, Conn., is in charge of arrangements.

Jeanne R. Knight, BOW
Friday, October 1, 1999
BOW - Jeanne R. Knight, 74, of Branch Londonderry Turnpike East, died yesterday at Concord Hospital after a short illness.
She was born in Orrstown, Pa., the daughter of Clarence and Ruth (Schultz) Rine, and had lived in the Concord area for more than 30 years.
She worked as a substitute teacher in the Merrimack Valley School District and then alongside her husband as vice president of Van Fleet Moving & Storage in Manchester. She was a post-retirement volunteer at the Concord YMCA, Concord Adult Medical Daycare and NARRAL-NH.
She is survived by four sons, Patrick Knight of Riverview, Mich., Burton Knight II of Bow, Matthew Knight of Appleton, Wis., and Andrew Knight of Hingham, Mass.; seven grandchildren; four brothers, Jackson Rine of Harrisburg, Pa., James Rine of Shippensburg, Pa., Joseph Rine of Ausable Forks, N.Y., and Jerome Rine of Ausable Forks, N.Y.; two sisters, Joyce Wendt of Harrisburg, Pa., and Patricia Imbt of Canadensis, Pa.; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.
She was predeceased by a sister, Cordelia Frisbie.
There will be a celebration of her life at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 274 Pleasant St., Concord, tomorrow at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the organizations listed above or the charity of one's choice.
Affordable Funeral and Cremation Services Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Norman C. Batchelder, GOFFSTOWN
Friday, October 1, 1999
GOFFSTOWN - Norman Carl Batchelder, 71, of Pine Crest Drive, died Wednesday at Concord Hospital.
He was born in Concord, the son of Roy and Maude (Blount) Batchelder. He attended schools in Concord and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1952.
He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. From 1961 to 1984, he lived in Keene. 
He was president and chairman of the board of Amerinst Insurance Group in Chicago for 13 years. For 25 years, he was a certified public accountant for Smith-Batchelder & Rugg in Keene and Manchester.
He was the first certified public accountant to be named executive director of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants.
He was a member and past master of Jewell Masonic Lodge in Suncook and was also a member of Bektash Temple Shrine and the Keene and Manchester Rotary.
He is survived by his wife, Priscilla (Field) Batchelder of Goffstown; a son, Rob Batchelder of Manchester; four daughters, Evelyn Pearson of Temple, Elizabeth Day of Alachua, Fla., Susan Batchelder of Contoocook and Missy Gogolen of Concord; nine grandchildren; a brother, Lew Batchelder of Lynnfield, Mass.; and a sister, Hilda Batchelder of Concord.
He was predeceased by a brother, Neal Batchelder, who died in 1979, and a sister, Irma Batchelder, who died in 1927.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., Concord. The family will hold a celebration of his life at 4 p.m. in the funeral home.
Donations may be made to the Hospice Program, c/o Concord Regional VNA, P.O. Box 1797, Concord 03302-1797, or to the Shrine Burns Institute, c/o Bektash Temple Shrine, P.O. Box 7252, Concord 03302-7252.

George Rohach, BRANDON, N.Y.
Friday, October 1, 1999
BRANDON, N.Y. - George Rohach, 71, of Stevens Road, and a former area resident, died of heart complications Wednesday at his home.
He was born in McKees Rock, Pa., the son of Charles and Julia Polouhunick, who immigrated to America in 1920 from Czechoslovakia. He lived in Czechoslovakia with his family from age 2 to 7, then moved to McKees Rock, Pa. After his retirement, he settled in Tilton. He moved to the Brandon, N.Y., area in 1987. 
He joined the U.S. Navy in 1945 and served as a crew member on several destroyers during the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He obtained the rank of chief gunners mate and retired in 1969 at Miromar Naval Air Station, San Diego. He remained in the Naval Reserves for several more years.
He and his wife operated Residential Care facilities in Tilton and Belmont. 
He was a member of the Association of Naval Affairs.
He is survived by his wife, Murilla Partridge; three sons, Michael Rohach of Versailles, Ky., Charles Rohach of Vero Beach, Fla., and Sherman Rohach of Nashville, Tenn.; four daughters, Samantha Lemire of Bradenton, Fla., Julia Preve of North Bangor, N.Y., Michelle Duff of Belmont, and Cindy Rohach of Bradenton, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by four sisters and three brothers.
There are no calling hours.
A funeral service will be held Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Malone, N.Y., with the Rev. Joseph Selinski officiating.
Interment will be in Stevens Cemetery, Brandon, N.Y. Military services will be conducted by the Veterans Firing Squad.
Donations may be made to Life Outreach International, P.O. Box 982000, Ft. Worth, Texas 76182-9986.
The Spaulding Funeral Home, Malone, N.Y., is in charge of arrangements.

L. Sonja Pick, HENNIKER 
Saturday, October 2, 1999
HENNIKER - L. Sonja Pick, 78, a former area resident, died Thursday in a hospital in Portland, Maine, after a short illness.
She was born in Amsterdam, Holland, and came to the United States with her family in 1962.
She received a master's degree in psychology and social work from the University of Zurich.
She worked for the state of New Hampshire as a senior psychiatric social worker in drug and alcohol treatment facilities for 16 years.
She was interested in gardening, crafts, reading and political affairs.
She is survived by a daughter, Marcelle Pick of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; two sons, Ralph Pick of Virginia Beach, Va., and Evan Pick of Norfolk, Va.; five grandchildren; a brother, Rudy Blans of Bussum, Holland; and a sister, Marcelle Van Den Berg of Gex, France.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the home of Barbara and Durwood French of Henniker. 
The Hobbs Funeral Home, South Portland, Maine, is in charge of arrangements.

Donald McAlpine , VENICE, Fla.
Saturday, October 2, 1999
ENICE, Fla. - Donald McAlpine, 77, a former area resident, died on Monday. 
He was born and raised in Naugatuck, Conn., and graduated from Peddie Preparatory School. He was a 1944 graduate of Harvard University.
The original designer of the Pitco frialator, he was vice president and senior design engineer for J.C. Pitman and Sons, Concord, for more than 20 years.
He was an avid sportsman and boatman. He was the senior executive officer, the squadron education officer and the commander of the Amoskeag Power Squadron of New Hampshire.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jacqueline (Gagnon) Lutze; two daughters, Karen Schlotman of Lynnfield, Mass., and Cynthia Greeley of Atlanta; a son, Peter Lutze of Needham, Mass.; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Richard Lutze of Spring Hills, Fla., and Raymond Lutze of Ospre, Fla.
Burial will be held in Venice, Fla.

Arlene McDonald, MERRIMACK
Saturday, October 2, 1999
MERRIMACK - Arlene McDonald, 85, of Coventry Court, died yesterday at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua after a short illness. 
She was born in South Barre, Vt., the daughter of Charles and Alice (Recor) Owen. 
She lived in Merrimack for more than 35 years. She was a clerk at Soucy's Market for 17 years before her retirement and also had worked as a secretary for Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Mercy in Merrimack, and sung in the church choir for many years. She was a life-time member of the North Charlestown Grange and a member of the Joyful Tunes singing group.
She was predeceased by her husband, Albert McDonald, who died in 1979. 
She is survived by a son, Robert McDonald of Lebanon; three daughters, Sylvia Thurlow-Coyle of Merrimack, Sherry Collins of Tucson, Ariz., and Alice Marzoli of Bow; nine grandchildren, a great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the George R. Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack. 
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Mercy Church, Merrimack, at 11 a.m. 
After cremation, burial will be in Last Rest Cemetery, Merrimack, at a later date.

Richard A. Shaw, FRANKLIN
Saturday, October 2, 1999
FRANKLIN - Richard A. Shaw, 68, of Pinecrest Circle, died Thursday at Franklin Regional Hospital after a short illness.
He was born in Franklin, the son of Irving Shaw Jr. and Vivian (Fish) Shaw.
He lived in East Andover for several years, then moved to the Franklin-Northfield area.
He was self-employed and worked in building maintenance and construction.
He served in the Army during the Korean War.
He was a member of VFW Post No. 1698 in Franklin, American Legion Post No. 49 in Northfield, Laconia Lodge of Elks, and Laconia American Legion. 
He was predeceased by a daughter, Nora Shaw, who died in 1977. 
He is survived by his wife, Gloria (Avery) Shaw of Franklin; two daughters, Virginia Waite of Tilton, and Mildred Carlin of San Pedro, Calif.; a stepson, Raymond St. Jacques of Franklin; four stepdaughters, Barbara Judd, Beverly St. Jacques, Brenda St. Jacques, and Sherry Sharp, all of Franklin; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Leslie Shaw of Elkins; two sisters, Patricia St. Cyr of Manchester, and Gertrude Bellerose of Valrico, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Monday from noon to 2 p.m. in the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road, Tilton. 
A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. by the Chaplain of VFW Post No. 1698.
Burial with military honors will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. in Lakeside Cemetery in East Andover.
Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Marcel G. Parenteau, FRANKLIN
Sunday, October 3, 1999
FRANKLIN - Marcel G. Parenteau, 76, of Damy Drive and formerly of 91 Elkins St., died yesterday at Hospice House in Concord.
He was born in Precieux Sang, Quebec, Canada, the son of Hervey and Mary Jane (Perreault) Parenteau.
He moved to Franklin in the 1940s and worked for several years at Harvey Construction in Manchester. He helped build St. Paul's School in Concord. Later he worked as a lumberjack. He retired in 1982.
He was a communicant of St. Paul's Church and belonged to the Knights of Columbus. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed following local sports. 
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Theresa (Beaumier) Parenteau of Franklin; three sons, Pierre Parenteau of Franklin, Andre Parenteau of Andover, and John Paul Parenteau of Northfield; three daughters, Jeannette Weeman of Pembroke, Marie Mead of Sanbornton, and Christine Kimball of Contoocook; 12 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; two brothers, Maurice Parenteau of Precieux Sang, and Remi Parenteau of St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada; and nieces and nephews. 
isiting hours will be tomorrow night from 6 to 9 at the Thibault-Neun Funeral Home in Franklin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Franklin Visiting Nurse Association, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin 03235. 

Jason W. Johndro, PORTSMOUTH
Monday, October 4, 1999
PORTSMOUTH - Jason W. Johndro, 68, of Woodbury Avenue, died Saturday at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
He was born in Lebanon, the son of Charles Johndro and Mary (Aldrich) Johndro Davis.
He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict.
He was a machinist and worked in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Illinois.
Survivors include a son, Bryon Johndro of Rutland, Mass.; a granddaughter; two brothers, Harry Johndro of Portsmouth and Gary Davis of Spofford; two sisters, Faith Downes of Andover and Hope LeBrun of Hammond, N.Y.; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chadwick Funeral Home, 174 Main St., New London. 
Funeral services will be held Wednesday Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at the Andover Congregational Church in East Andover. The Rev. John Wagner, pastor, will officiate.
Burial will be in Proctor Cemetery, Andover.

Alfred L. Merchant, NASHUA
Monday, October 4, 1999
NASHUA - Alfred L. Merchant, 90, a Nashua chiropractor and a relative of area residents, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua.
He was born in Everett, Mass., the son of William and Sophia Merchant. He graduated from Everett High School and was a 1934 graduate of The Palmer School of Chiropractic in Iowa.
He had a chiropractic practice in Nashua for more than 60 years. 
He served as president of the New Hampshire Chiropractic Association, was a fourth degree Knight of Columbus, a member of the Rotary Club and a member of the Holy Name Society. 
He was a communicant of St. Christopher Church.
He was predeceased by his wife, Grace (Proudy) Merchant, who died in 1982, and by a daughter, Dorothy Merchant. 
Survivors includes his sons Joseph Merchant of Hampton, David Merchant of Bristol, Thomas Merchant of Lansdale, Pa., William Merchant of Hudson, Robert Merchant of Poinciana, Fla., and James Merchant of Syracuse, N.Y.; a daughter, Jane Kleiner of Concord; a brother, William Merchant of Boca Raton, Fla., 15 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Calling hours will be held today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the St. Laurent Funeral Home, 116 Elm St., Nashua. 
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Christopher Church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Hudson.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph Hospital Remembrance Fund, 72 Kinsley St., Nashua 03060.

Antoinette Corson
Monday, October 4, 1999
Antoinette M. (Ann) Corson, 78, of Concord died Saturday at home after a prolonged illness.
The daughter of Emillo and Julia (DelVisco) Jenovese, she was a lifelong resident of Concord.
She was co-owner and bookkeeper for Tom's Welding Shop in Concord.
She graduated from St. John's High School in 1937. She loved sports, especially hockey, and enjoyed collecting sports cards. She also enjoyed numerous crafts.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Thomas Corson Sr., of Concord; two sons, Thomas Corson Jr. of Chichestser and Robert Corson of Concord; three daughters, Nancy Piper of Webster, Sandra Griffin of Ashburnham, Mass., and Sally Miner of Concord; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mary Jenovese, Angeline Provencal, Juanina Sinotte and Caroline Savino, all of Concord; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by four brothers, the Rev. Michael Jenovese of Worcester, Mass., and Joseph Jenovese, Fredrick Jenovese and Antonio Jenovese, all of Concord.
There will be no calling hours.
Private funeral services will be held in the chapel of the Waters Funeral Home at the convenience of the family. Virginia Newton-Jones, chaplain of the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, will officiate.
Burial will be in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, 250 Pleasant St., Concord 03301.

Eliza A. Emerson
Monday, October 4, 1999
Eliza A. Emerson, 111, of McKinley Street, died yesterday. She was born in Pembroke, the daughter of Albert and Ettie (Leaver) Ames. She was a 1907 graduate of Pembroke Academy. 
She worked as a self-employed seamstress for many years, retiring in 1985 at the age of 97.
Her husband of 20 years, George Emerson, died in 1942. A nephew, Phillip Brown, died in 1997.
She is survived by two nieces, Elizabeth Ruggles of Lewisville, Texas, and Beverly DaNault of Canterbury; and a nephew, Erwin Ames of Concord.
A calling hour will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to tomorrow's funeral service.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home Chapel, 3 Church St., Concord. 
Burial will be held immediately after the service in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord.

Rev. John T. Sullivan, SAN DIEGO
Monday, October 4, 1999
SAN DIEGO - The Rev. John T. Sullivan, 82, formerly of Concord, died Sept. 19 at the Cloisters Care Facility in San Diego after a long illness.
He was born in Concord, son of Timothy and Nora (Collins) Sullivan. He attended St. Peter's School and was a 1934 graduate of St. John's High School. He attended Saint Anselm's College in 1938.
He attended the Theological Seminary in Baltimore and completed his studies at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Md., in 1938. 
He was ordained in St. Joseph's Cathedral in Manchester in 1942 and served in parishes throughout New Hampshire until 1956. He served for 26 years in the Arizona Diocese, where he was responsible for overseeing construction of three churches and several schools. He retired in 1982 and moved to San Diego.
Survivors include a brother, Herbert Sullivan of Tilton; two sisters, Clara Sullivan and Mary Griffin, both of Concord; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by three brothers, James Sullivan, Paul Sullivan and Edward Sullivan; and a sister, Margaret Shurtleff.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 24 at the Nazareth House in San Diego. Burial was in the Mountain View Cemetery in Kingman, Ariz.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, 135 N. State St., Concord.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 275 Pleasant St., Concord 03301.

Marjorie A. Stewart
Monday, October 4, 1999
Marjorie A. Stewart, 78, of Riverview Lane and a winter resident of Englewood, Fla., died Saturday at Concord Hospital.
She was born in Colebrook, the daughter of Karl and Charlotte (Holbrook) Edwards. She graduated from Colebrook Academy in 1938 and from Concord Business School in 1939. 
She was a bookkeeper for the New Hampshire Farm Bureau for 30 years before retiring in 1983.
She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the Martha Circle.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Herbert Stewart; a son, Brian Stewart of Massachusetts; a daughter, Margaret Neal of Freeport, Maine; two grandchildren; and six nephews.
She was predeceased by a son, Richard Stewart, in 1952 and a brother, Holbrook Edwards.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., Concord.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Concord. The Rev. Joel Guillemette, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be held Thursday at Colebrook Village Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton St., Concord 03301; to the Intensive Care Unit, Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant St., Concord 03301; or to the Colebrook Academy Scholarship Fund, Colebrook.

Lena R. Driganti, FRANKLIN
Monday, October 4, 1999
FRANKLIN - Lena Rose Driganti, 96, formerly of Oak Street, died yesterday at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen.
She was born in Somerville, Mass., the daughter of John and Mary (Torri) Gardini. She lived on Oak Street for more than 50 years before moving to Mountain Crest in Franklin.
She was the widow of Charles Driganti, who died in 1968. The couple and their family owned and operated Franklin Ice Cream Bar and Franklin Fruit.
She was a communicant of St. Paul Church.
Survivors include a son, Donald Driganti, formerly of Franklin and now a resident of Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen; and nieces and nephews.
A calling hour will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin. A Mass of Christian burial will be follow at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Church. Burial will be held in St. Lambert Cemetery, Laconia.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul Church, P.O. Box 490, Franklin 03235; or to the Merrimack County Nursing Home, 325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen 03303.

Lorraine M. Page, EPSOM
Monday, October 4, 1999
EPSOM - Lorraine M. Page, 64, died Saturday at the Epsom Manor Nursing Home after a long illness.
She was born in Pittsfield, the daughter of George and Mary (Auger) Chagnon. She lived in Pittsfield for most of her life.
For 12 years, she cooked, cleaned and cared for the elderly residents at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen. She also worked for two years at Beede Electric Co.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Robert Page Sr., of Pittsfield; two sons, Robert Page Jr. of Pittsfield and James Page of Gilmanton; three brothers, Raymond Chagnon of Loudon, Norman Chagnon of Boscawen and Oscar Chagnon of Seabrook; and eight grandchildren.
A visiting hour will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Perkins Funeral Home, 60 Main St., Pittsfield. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be held in Moore Cemetery in Loudon.

Alberta C. Doyle, MERRIMACK
Monday, October 4, 1999
MERRIMACK - Alberta C. Doyle, 68, of Baboosic Lake Road in Merrimack, died Saturday at a nursing home after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Hollis, the daughter of Rosella and Francis Cave. She attended Hollis schools and was a graduate of Nashua Business College.
She was the widow of Richard Doyle, who died in December 1987. The couple enjoyed collecting antiques and they operated Clarke House Antiques in Northwood for a number of years.
For 25 years, she served as a volunteer with the Southern New Hampshire Medical Center Auxiliary. 
She was a member of the Harvey Lake Women's Club in Northwood. She also was a former member of the Nashua Historical Society, the Granite State Curling Club and the Derry chapter of the Sweet Adelines singing group.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Nashua and an active member of the church's Women's Fellowship.
She is survived by her mother, Rosella Cave; two sons, Arthur Doyle of Nashua and Arlene Doyle of Hudson; two daughters, Lora Barmann of Boca Grande, Fla., and Lisa Doyle of Merrimack; six grandchildren; a brother, Robert Cave of Florida; a sister, Dorothy Storm of Hollis; her mother-in-law, Beatrice Doyle of Nashua; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by the Davis Funeral Home of Nashua.

Donald M. Lutze, VENICE, Fla.
Tuesday, October 5, 1999
ENICE, Fla. - Donald M. Lutze, 77, a former area resident, died on Sept. 27.
He was born and raised in Naugatuck, Conn., and graduated from Peddie Preparatory School. He was a 1944 graduate of Harvard University.
The original designer of the Pitco Frialator, he was vice president and senior design engineer for J.C. Pitman and Sons, Concord, for more than 20 years.
He was an avid sportsman and boatman. He was the senior executive officer, the squadron education officer and the commander of the Amoskeag Power Squadron of New Hampshire.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jacqueline (Gagnon) Lutze; two daughters, Karen Schlotman of Lynnfield, Mass., and Cynthia Greeley of Atlanta; a son, Peter Lutze of Needham, Mass.; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Richard Lutze of Spring Hills, Fla., and Raymond Lutze of Ospre, Fla.
Burial will be held in Venice, Fla.

Lucy B. Benedict, HOPKINTON
Tuesday, October 5, 1999
HOPKINTON - Lucy B. Benedict, 81, of Sugar Hill Road, died on Friday after a car accident.
She was born in Newport, R.I., the daughter of William and Amelia (Tumas) Barry. She was a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and was an artist and homemaker. She was a member of the Concord Coach Society and a former member of the Piano Technician Guild.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Herbert Benedict, and one sister, Dorothy Eaton, both of Hopkinton.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.

Marion A. Piacentini, WEARE
Tuesday, October 5, 1999
WEARE - Marion A. Piacentini, 63, of Apple Way, died on Sunday at her home.
She was born in New York City and was raised and educated in Norwalk, Conn. She moved to Goffstown in 1970 and was a resident of Weare since 1986.
She was employed at Hillsborough County Nursing Home as director of housekeeping for more than 26 years. 
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Frank Piacentini of Weare; her mother, Frances Roberts of Goffstown; a daughter, Lynne Clark of Goffstown; a son Michael Piacentini of Manchester; a brother, Norman Roberts of Norwalk, Conn.; a sister, Sandra Campbell of Bethel, Conn.; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. at French & Rising Funeral Home, 17 S. Mast Street, Goffstown.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence Church in Goffstown.
Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery, Goffstown. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Weare Emergency Medical Services Association, Weare 03281, or the American Institute for Cancer Research, 1759 R. Street, P.O. Box 97167, Washington, D. C. 20090-7167.

Irene E. Dufield
Tuesday, October 5, 1999
Irene E. Dufield, 73, of Hope Avenue, died Sunday at Concord Hospital.
She was born in Claremont, daughter of Fred and Ester (Russell) Dufield. She lived in Laconia for many years and moved to Concord in 1983.
A calling hour will be held Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 S. Main St., Concord.
Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Joel Guillemette, pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Blossom Hill Cemetery.
Donations may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton St., Concord 03301.


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