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Doris Wall, 106 
Doris G. (Young) Wall, 106, died Monday, Dec. 25, at the Integrated Health Services of Derry following a lengthy illness. She was born in Birmingham, England, on April 28, 1894, a daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Young. She received her teacher's training and then completed midwifery school. Right after her marriage to Ernest A. Wall on March 24, 1919, they went to the Atlas Mountains in Algeria, Africa, as missionaries and ran a boys' orphanage there. Her son, Deryck Arthur Wall, was born there. She went home to England for the birth of her daughter, Doris Yvonne. She left for England in 1926 and then moved to the United States in 1927 where her husband was finishing divinity school and getting his Ph.D. He became the pastor of two Methodist churches in Long Island, N.Y. Their daughter, Beryl Patricia, was born there. They served churches in Long Island and Queens, N.Y., and in Connecticut until their retirement in 1968 to Lexington, Va. She moved to Andover, Mass., in 1978 where her daughter, Yvonne and son-in-law, Robert, lived. When Yvonne and Robert moved to Windham, she moved to live with them, until she had to go into the nursing home in December 1995.
She is survived by one son, Deryck Wall of Governeur, N.Y., and his wife, Janice; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Yvonne) Siggelkoe of Windham and Mrs. Tom (Beryl) Camper, of Buchanan, Va.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest A. Wall, in 1976. 
There will be no calling hours. Cremation will be at the Southern New Hampshire Crematory, Derry. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the family's convenience at the South Church, Andover, Mass. Burial will be next to her husband in Buchanan, Va., at a later date. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the South Church, 41 Central St., Andover, MA 01810. 
Peabody Funeral Home, 15 Birch St., Derry, made the arrangements.  [2001]

Channing Hamer, 70
Channing A. Hamer, 70, of Tsienneto Road, East Derry, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born in Dracut, Mass., on July 2, 1930, a son of the late Herbert and Marguerite (Moran) Hamer. He was a resident of Derry for most of his life. He was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy, Class of 1948. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean conflict. He recently retired from Sanal Auto Parts where he was employed as a salesman for over 30 years covering Southern New Hampshire. He was a volunteer coach and umpire for baseball and basketball in the Derry community. He was a member of the American Legion, Lester Chase Post 9, Derry. He was well known for his yearly Christmas lighting and decorating of his home. He won the 1995 Nutfield Exchange Club "Proudly We Hail Award" contest for his display of the American flag. 
He is survived by his wife, Judy (Fainauer) Hamer of East Derry; three sons, Darren Hamer of Littleton, Colo., Andrew Hamer of Londonderry, and Alan Hamer of Alton; three daughters, Pamela Cooper of Londonderry, Sandra Amabello of Windham and Kristina Gendreau of Derry; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Lowell Hamer and Kenneth Hamer, both of Derry; one sister, Virginia Demester of Raymond; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the Peabody Funeral Home, 15 Birch St., Derry. Burial will follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry. Calling hours were Thursday, Dec. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Derry, Box 140, East Derry, NH 03041 or to the American Cancer Society, Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110-6032   [2001]

Rev. Raymond Gay, 81
The Rev. Raymond A. Gay, 81, formerly of Hampstead, died Tuesday, June 12, in Rockingham County Nursing Home, Brentwood.
He was born in Meriden, Conn., March 24, 1920, to Arthur and Carrie Gay.
He served in the Army during WWII.
He graduated from the New England School of Theology in 1952.
Rev. Gay served as worship leader at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Sandown for several years.
He was pastor of the Advent Christian Church in Portsmouth and Maine.
He worked at Youth Ministries Advent Christian Church Camp in Alton Bay.
He leaves his wife, Alma B. (Gosselin) of Brentwood; daughter and son-in-law, Loretta and William Will of Lewiston, Maine; stepson, Robert (Arline) Janvrin of Hampstead; 13 grandchildren: four great grandchildren; his brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Frederick and Brenda of New Brunswick, Canada; one aunt; and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister, Marguerite DuBord, and his grandson, William David Will Jr.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Disease Research, c/o Development Office, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756; or to St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, PO Box 435, Sandown, NH 03873.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Sandown.
Burial will be in Willowgrove Cemetery, Newton.
Calling hours are Thursday, June 14, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Peabody Funeral Home, 460 Main St. (Route 121A), Sandown.  [2001]

E. Rogers Rutter, 70
E. Rogers Rutter, 70, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, at his home in Bridgeport, Vt.
The son of Everett R. and Annett Rutter, Rodgers was born in Cambridge, Mass., and raised on a farm in Derry.
He graduated from Pinkerton Academy in 1949.
He served in the Army from 1953 to 1967.
He received a bachelor’s degree in animal sciences and a master’s degree in resource economics from the University of New Hampshire.
Rogers worked for the New Hampshire Office of Planning on anti-poverty, coastal zone, water and recreational resource plans for the state and region.
As director of the New Hampshire State Technical Service program, he led projects addressing low-cost housing, waste management and nuclear power issues.
He served as executive director of the Community Service Council of Merrimack County, creating countywide crisis intervention and help lines as well as overseeing housing, training, transportation and case management for people with developmental disabilities.
Rogers is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Owen Rutter; son, Jonathan Rutter and his wife, Beverly; daughter, Lisa Savage and her friend, Barbara Brunette; sister, Hannah Martin and her husband, Pete; brother, Michael Rutter and his wife, Linda; one niece; granddaughters and grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, consider donations to Addison County Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753.
A memorial service will be held at the Sanbornton Congregational Church, Sanbornton, at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 20.
Sanderson Funeral Home, Middlebury, is handling the arrangements.  [2001]

Frances Davis, 86
Frances W. Davis, 86, formerly of Hood Road, Derry, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Greenbriar Terrace, Nashua, following a lengthy illness.
She was born in Portland, Maine, Sept. 28, 1914, a daughter of the late Mark R. and Mabel (Files) Wilson. She was a resident of Derry for many years. She was a member of the Central Congregational Church in Derry. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford D. Davis, in 1987.
She is survived by her two sisters, Margaret Durost and Lois Gardner; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Congregational Church, 14 Crescent Street, Derry, NH 03038.
Following cremation, graveside services will be held Friday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m., at the Longmeadow Cemetery, Auburn. Peabody Funeral Home, 15 Birch Street, Derry, is in charge of the arrangements.  [2001]

Anna True, 90
Anna Alga (Darwish) Ampollone-True, 90, of East Derry, died Monday morning at Kenoza Manor Nursing Home in Haverhill, Mass.
She was a floor lady at local shoe shops until she retired. Born in Shenonerah, Pa., she was educated in Pennsylvania schools. She attended St. Joseph’s Melkite Church in Lawrence, Mass.
The widow of Alfred J. Ampollone and Edwin True, she leaves son and daughter-in-law, Alfred J. and Brenda Ampollone of Lawrence; daughter and son-in-law, Maryann and Armand Larachele of Brunswick, Maine; half-sisters, Louise Jacobs of Lawrence and Emily Abraham of Methuen, Mass.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  [2001]

Dennis Wright, 31
Dennis L. Wright, 31, of Sandown Road, Chester, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, at his home following a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 12, 1970, in Indianapolis.
He was a resident of Chester for a few months, formerly living in Atlanta for many years.
He was a graduate of Essex Agricultural School in Danvers, Mass.
He was employed as a gate agent for Airtran Airways in Atlanta. He enjoyed traveling.
He is survived by his father, Dennis Wright of Indiana; and his mother and stepfather, Patricia (Colwell) and James Catania of Chester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire, 1850 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at 2 p.m. at the family’s home, 254 Sandown Road, Chester.  [2001]

Virginia H. Porter, 75
Virginia H. Porter, 75, of Winchester, Mass., died Saturday, Dec. 29, at home after a brief illness. She was born in Somerville, Mass. She was a resident of Winchester for 36 years, formerly living in Arlington, Mass., for 20 years.
She graduated from Arlington High in 1944. She was a graduate of Westbrook Junior College and attended Curry College where she majored in speech and drama. Mrs. Porter worked as the showroom manager for Cornwall Marketing Co. in Bedford, Mass., for nine years. She was a member of the Rainbow Club (Daughters of the Masons) in Arlington and Jenks Senior Center in Winchester.
She is survived by her son, Richard K. Porter of Arlington; her daughter, Cynthia L. Carbone of Derry; three grandchildren, Matthew K. Porter of Somerville, and Brian A. and Wendy L. Carbone, both of Derry; one sister, Ruth Friend of Oregon, and one brother, Richard Hutchinson, of Rochester. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert K. Porter.
Arrangements: Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church of Winchester. Visiting hours will be Friday, Jan. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be a private burial at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.
Lane Funeral Home, 260 Main St., Winchester, Mass., is handling arrangements. Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.  [2002]

Florida Trottier, 84
Florida Trottier, 84, of Derry, died Sunday, Dec. 30, at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester. She was born March 23, 1917, in Magdalen Islands, Canada, a daughter of the late Dolor and Eugnie (Harvey) Cyr. She was a resident of Derry for 16 years, formerly living in Cambridge, Mass., for more than 35 years. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church, Derry, and a devoted member of the Tabernacle Society at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Derry,
She is survived by her husband, Gerard Trottier of Derry; daughter Mrs. Rick (Anne Marie) Voutour of Derry; granddaughters Michelle Voutour, Melissa Voutour and Marianne Voutour, all of Derry; three sisters; and many nieces and nephews in Canada.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, Hampstead Road, Derry. Burial will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry. Calling hours were Thursday at Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 16 Birch St., Derry. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Cross Church, 187 Hampstead Road, Derry, NH 03038.   [2002]

Madeline Massaglia, 88
Madeline (Aries) Massaglia, 88, of Fayville died Friday, Dec. 28, at Westridge Healthcare Center in Marlborough, Mass. She was the wife of Rudolph Massaglia, who died in 1984.
Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Teresa (Follini) Aries and the mother of the late Sylvia (Massaglia) Stone.
Mrs. Massaglia attended Boston schools and was a talented seamstress and homemaker. She was also an avid cook. She was devoted to her family and was the caregiver through many family illnesses. She was a member of St. Matthew’s Church in Southborough.
She is survived by two sons, Paul Massaglia and his wife Diane of Derry, and Edward Massaglia and his wife Shirley of Marlborough; six grandchildren, Nathaniel Stone of Long Beach, Calif., Michele Schindler of Derry, Michael Massaglia of San Diego, Calif., Wendi Massaglia of Fayville, and Peter Massaglia and Sharon Massaglia both of Marlborough; and six great grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 3.  [2002]

Vivian M. Preston
Vivian M. Preston, 68, of 159 Chester Turnpike in Chester, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, while traveling to Mobile, Ala.
She was born in Groveland, Mass., on Sept. 15, 1933, the daughter of the late George and Margaret (Durling) Preston. She had been a resident of Chester for the past 11 years, previously residing in Newton and Haverhill, Mass., and Auburn, Maine.
She was a graduate of Edward Little High School and the Maine School of Commerce, and she worked for many years for the Internal Revenue Service in Andover, Mass. She retired from the IRS in 1966. She also worked for the Amesbury Group in Amesbury, Mass.
Vivian enjoyed camping, canoeing, traveling, computers and quilting. She is survived by her children, Patricia J. Martel and her husband Alfred of Fremont, Linda S. Beaupre and her husband Philip of Epping, David A. Rogers and his wife Carol of San Diego, Calif., George L. Rogers of Lee and John L. Rogers and his companion Linda Reed of Lee; grandchildren Heather Cammett of W. Newfields, Maine, Olivia-Lynn Forsythe, Jericho and Laeny Martel of Fremont, Mark and Jorg Rogers of San Diego, Calif., and Kimberly Severence of Boscawen; three great-grandchildren, Jordan Leavitt, Jacob Cammett and Paige Severence; her best friend Vicki Sullivan of Chester; and several aunts and cousins.
Arrangements: Funeral services will be held Thursday at Simplicity Burial & Cremation Services, 287 High St., Newburyport, at noon. A calling hour will be from 11 a.m. to noon before the funeral. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Groveland, Mass. Flowers and contributions in her memory can be made to the Fremont Animal Hospital, 125 South Road, Fremont, NH 03044. Condolences can be made at www.BurialsAndCremations.com.   [2002]

Thera M. Moquin
Thera M. Moquin, 80, formerly of Mammoth Road, Londonderry, died Monday, Feb. 4, at the Mt. Carmel Nursing Home, Manchester, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Fitchburg, Mass., on July 24, 1921, daughter of the late Harold and Mildred (Morse) Parrotte. She had resided the past four years in Manchester, formerly a lifelong resident of Londonderry. She was predeceased by her husband Denis J. Moquin Sr. in 1992.
She is survived by three sons, Denis J. Moquin Jr., Margate, Fla., Bryan W, Moquin, Londonderry, Randall K. Moquin, Derry; one daughter, Denise J. Segaloff, Natick, Mass.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Norma Emmons, Zephyr Hills, Fla.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements: Calling hours will be Thursday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 8, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Mount Carmel Nursing Home, 235 Myrtle Street, Manchester, NH, 03104. To view an online memorial, send a condolence, or for more information please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.  [2002]

Mona Nicolosi 
Mona A. Nicolosi, 53, of Clocktower Place in Nashua, died Saturday, May 24, at her home following a brief illness. She was born in Derry on Nov. 12, 1949, a daughter of the late Arthur and Jeannette (Demianow) Desrocher. 
She was a resident of Nashua since November 2001, formerly living in Londonderry for 25 years and Derry. She was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy in Derry, Class of 1967. Mona had owned and operated LA Wholesale in Hudson with her husband until December 2001. She enjoyed traveling, especially to the Tropics, and enjoyed picking up shells on the beaches of St. Thomas and making artistic displays with them. Until her illness, Mona and her husband had planned to move to Secret Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, last November. Mona made friends with ease and was loved by all. 
She is survived by her husband, Joseph L. Nicolosi of Nashua; daughter, Kelli Ann Gustafson of Newmarket; and three grandsons, Michael, Alex and Daniel. 
Arrangements: There are no calling hours. Following cremation, a memorial gathering will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, in the Alvirne Chapel, Route 102, Hudson. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mona's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 State Rt. 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032. Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry, is handling the arrangements. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.  [2002]

George Liouzis
George E. Liouzis, 62, of Whitewater Drive in Penacook, died on Sunday, May 25, at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester.
He was born in Manhattan, N.Y., the son of the late Elia Liouzis and Olga (Savas) Liouzis of Pittsfield.
He was a graduate of Pittsfield High School, Class of 1958. He received his degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire.
He was a veteran of the Army.
He worked for George Frost Co. in Shirley, Mass., as a personnel manager and a production supervisor. After moving to Penacook in 1985, he worked as a human resource administrator for the New Hampshire State Liquor Commission.
His family called him a professional Remote Man.
He is survived by his wife Denise (Gendron) Liouzis of Penacook; daughters Erica Liouzis of Pembroke and Leah Liouzis of Penacook; mother Olga Liouzis of Pittsfield; brother Nick Liouzis of Pittsfield; sister Dorothy Baker of Derry; grandson Zachary Nickerson; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements: Visiting hours were Thursday, May 29, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 South Main St., Concord. A Trisagion service will take place at 7 p.m. during visiting hours. 
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 30, at 11 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 68 North State St., Concord. The Rev. Peter A. Chambers will officiate. Burial will be in Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord.  [2002]

Ronald Wheaton 
Ronald S. Wheaton, 67, passed away at his home in Center Barnstead, after a short illness on Thursday, May 22. 
He was born and raised in Woburn, Mass., and was the son of the late Lane S. Wheaton. He had lived in Derry until last August. 
Mr. Wheaton was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Marine Corps. 
He worked for many years as a general contractor. 
He was a longtime member and Past-Master of the Mount Horeb Masonic Lodge in Woburn, Mass. 
He is survived by his wife, Janet E. (Gallant) Wheaton of Center Barnstead; his children, Charlene Trudeau of New Ipswich, Laurel O'Brien of Amesbury, and Brian Wheaton of Derry, David Wheaton of Londonderry, Paul Wheaton of Derry, Mark Bucchio of Newton, James Bucchio of Roberts, Wisc., and Wendy Nicks of Derry; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Rena Donovan of Woburn, Mass.
Arrangements: A memorial service was held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Road, Woburn, on Sunday, May 25, at 4 p.m. Visiting hours were held prior to the memorial service in Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. A Masonic Service was conducted at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Directions to the funeral home are available at www.grahamfuneral.com.  [2002]

Thomas F. Kelly Jr.
Thomas F. Kelly Jr., 81, died on Sunday, May 25, at his home in Londonderry. He had been a resident of Westborough, Mass., for 37 years before moving to Londonderry in February 2002.
He was born on July 30, 1921, in Worcester, the son of Thomas F. Kelly and Catherine (McMahon) Kelly of Waterford, Ireland. He was a graduate of St. Peter's High School and the College of the Holy Cross, where he was a member of the Order of the Purple Knights. After two years of college, he was called to service in the Army with the AAF meteorology department, returning to graduate in 1947. Upon graduation, he entered the FBI where he worked as an agent from 1947 to 1951.
Afterwards, he became a successful salesman for a number of leading insurance companies, including Prudential and Great American. In 1995 coming out of retirement to work for Northern Life, he was ranked among the company's top salesmen for two years running. He also owned and operated his own tax preparation business in Westborough for nearly 15 years.
He was a member of St. Luke's parish in Westborough, a teacher of CCD in Westborough for several years and a long-time member of the Westborough Country Club. An avid golfer for most of his adulthood, his greatest passion in life were his wife, his children and his grandchildren.
He leaves his wife of 55 years, Doris M. (Russell), 79, also of Londonderry; three daughters, Sharon M. Furbish of Boylston, Mass., Patricia A. Bergstrom of Marlboro, Mass., and Maureen T. Hegg of Londonderry with whom he lived; son, Daniel T. Kelly of Boston; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters, Katherine Shea, Mary Niedzialkoski and Marguerite Lunney.
Arrangements: Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, at Britton-Summers Funeral Home at 4 Church St. in Westborough, Mass. A funeral procession will form on Thursday, May 29, from the Britton-Summers Funeral Home and will be followed by a liturgy of the word at 10 a.m. at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 70 West Main St. in Westborough, Mass. Burial will be in the St. Luke's Cemetery immediately following. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to VNA Home Health and Hospice Services, 1850 Elm St., Manchester, NH 03104-2911.  [2002]

Jennifer Stowers
Jennifer L. Stowers, 23, of South Boston, Mass., died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 21, in Boston. She was born in Derry, on May 16, 1980, the daughter of Joseph F. and Ellen (King) Stowers. She was a resident of South Boston, Mass., for five years, formerly living in East Derry. She was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy, Class of 1998, and Wheelock College, Class of 2002. 
She was a schoolteacher at Blackstone Elementary School in Boston as well as an avid dancer and musician. 
In addition to her parents of East Derry, she is survived by her fiancé, Douglas Quintal of South Boston, Mass., to whom she was to be married on July 4; his parents, Don and Beverly Quintal, of Peabody, Mass.; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert King of Fitchburg, Mass. (formerly of Petersham, Mass.); her three uncles, Ronald Stowers, Gilbert King and Earl King; numerous great aunts and great uncles; and six cousins. She was predeceased by one uncle Raymond King. 
Arrangements: A mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Saturday, May 24, at 2 p.m. in Holy Cross Church on Hampstead Road in Derry. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery in East Derry. Calling hours were Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Memorial contributions may be made to support projects for Jennifer's children at the Blackstone Elementary School. Checks can be made to Ellen-Marie Stowers, 5 Mecca Lane, Derry, NH 03038. To view an online memorial, send a condolence or for more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.  [2002]


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