Obituaries

Nason ‘Buster’ W. Fessenden Jr.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Nason “Buster” Fessenden Jr., 80, of Nashua passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital.

Buster was born in Fitchburg, MA on August 28, 1932, a son of the late Nason W. and Elsie (Beaubien) Fessenden Sr. He was the husband of Joan A. (Bouley) Fessenden for 60 years.

Buster was a graduate of Nashua High in 1950 and of the Tilton School in 1951. He served with the US Army during the Korean War. Prior to retirement, he worked as a facility assigner at NE Telephone for 37 years. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoyed gardening, doing crossword puzzles and watching the Red Sox. Buster is predeceased by one daughter: Debra Fessenden and one sister: Eleanor Austin.

Besides his wife, Buster is survived by three sons, Bruce Fessenden of Milford, Brian Fessenden and his fiancee Patti Labounty of Brookline, Brett Fessenden and his wife Claudette of Bedford; one daughter, Brenda Dionne and her husband John of Nashua; 12 grandchildren, Aaron Fessenden and his wife Jennifer, Douglas Fessenden, Shawn Fessenden, Kendall Dionne, Ethan Dionne, David Gervais, Drew Fessenden, Nicole Fessenden, Sara Yee, Stephanie Yee, Andy Labounty, Meghan Labounty; one great-grandchild, Celsie Fessenden; one sister, Irene Thompson of Brookline; three brothers, Allan Fessenden and his wife Sandy of Edenton NC, W. Arthur Fessenden and his wife Lee of Holly Springs NC, Robert Fessenden and his wife Pat of Madison WI; and his granddog, Hershey.

The family extends deepest thanks to all of the staff at St. Joseph Hospital for their excellent care.

SERVICES: Visiting hours were held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday January 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph the Worker, 777 W. Hollis St., Nashua NH. Everyone is invited to meet at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, P.O. Box 417005, Boston MA 02241-7005.

To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.anctil-rochette.com. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home.