Bedford Obits

Barbara Skerry Tufts

Barbara Skerry Tufts of Bedford joined her beloved late husband, Col. Harry Nathaniel Tufts (Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army), on January 22, 2017, after a short period of final declining health. She was born on October 12, 1920, at Ft. Sam Houston at San Antonia, Texas, where her parents, Col. ...

Donald Robert Ross

Donald Robert Ross, 71, of Circleville, Ohio and Bedford, NH passed away on May 5th at his Ohio home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 10, 1945 in Waterville, Maine and attended high school in Westminster, MA. After graduating in 1963, He enlisted in the United States Air ...

Joan (Lewis) Wiggin

Joan (Lewis) Wiggin, 82, of Bedford died April 17, 2017 peacefully at her residence. Born in Boston, MA on July 29, 1934, she was the daughter of Frank and Margaret Lewis. She was raised in Boston and graduated from Mt. St. Joseph Academy in Brighton, MA and Mount Saint Mary College in ...

Myles M. Walker Sr.

Myles Milton Walker, Sr., 95, of Bedford, died peacefully on Feb. 13, 2017, at the Genesis Healthcare Ridgewood Center, after a short illness. Born June 21, 1921 in Clinton, MA, Myles was the 11th and youngest child of Grace Luella Montgomery Walker and James Edward Henry “Harry” Walker. He ...

Susan Joy

Susan Joy of Londonderry died March 9, 2017 at the age of 86. She was the loving wife of the late Graham W. Joy and a former resident of Sudbury MA and Bedford. Born in Budapest, Hungary, she was very proud of becoming an American citizen after coming to Boston in 1946. She attended Regis ...

Gwendolyn Jones Mackey

Gwendolyn Jones Mackey, 91, a longtime resident of Nashua, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2016 and took the heart of the party with her. Known as G-Ma to her children and grandchildren, she continued to dress in silly hats, dance with wild abandon, and yell furiously at professional ...

Jacqueline A. (Quinn) Aiken

Jacqueline A. (Quinn) Aiken, 79, resident of Bedford, NH, died on January 11, 2017 in Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA surrounded by her loving family following a lengthy illness. She was born in Arlington, MA on June 9, 1937, a daughter of the late James and May (Manning) Quinn. Jackie was ...

Ann S. (McCaffrey) Beaupre

Ann S. (McCaffrey) Beaupre, 74, resident of the Huntington at Nashua, NH and Major Clethe Runway, Narragansett, RI, died on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Kent Village at the Huntington. Ann was born to the late Henry J. McCaffrey and late Kathleen E. (Mullen) McCaffrey in Providence R.I. The ...

Lorraine Y. ‘Lenny’ Prestipino

Lorraine Y. "Lenny" Prestipino, 91, a longtime resident of Milford, NH, passed away on December 1, 2016, at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH. Lenny was born in Springfield, MA, on March 21, 1925, the daughter of Louis and Blanche (Girouard) Lemay. She was a ...

Thomas E. Ducharme

Thomas E. Ducharme, 58, of Bedford, died November 12, 2016 at Elliot Hospital from injuries received from an automobile accident while out on his morning run. He was born in Exeter on December 2, 1957 to Roger and Rosemarie (Zaino) Ducharme. He graduated from Manchester Memorial High School, ...

Matthew James Dillon

Matthew James Dillon, 21, of Bedford, NH, died August 27, 2016. Born in Manchester, NH, on September 8, 1994. Son of Michael and Carol (Smith) Dillon. Grandson of the late Betty (Memes) and James Smith and Mary Dillon (Nana) and the late Robert E. Dillon. Matthew leaves behind his nana, ...

Florida ‘Flo’ Bautista Crowell

Florida "Flo" Bautista Crowell, 94 years old, died on Tuesday, 16 August, at her home in Bedford, NH. Flo was born on 15 May, 1922, in Cuyapo, Philippines, to Juan and Magdalena Bautista. She was the oldest of 5 children. She is predeceased by her brother, Angel; her ...

Mary M. Juliano

Mary M. Juliano, 84, of Bedford, NH, died August 16, 2016, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a period of declining health. Born in Everett, Mass., on May 12, 1932, she was the daughter of Robert and Mary (Burke) Vetromile. She resided in Bedford since 1962. Mary graduated ...

Douglas Stetson Stuart

Douglas Stetson Stuart, 91, of Bedford, NH, passed away Wednesday, July 6, following a period of declining health. Doug was born in Eustis, ME, on October 23, 1924, to the late Mary Knapp. His childhood was spent with many loved ones, especially the Thompsons of Wollaston, MA. After ...

George P. Brooks Sr.

George P. Brooks, Sr., 81, of Goffstown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the Bel-Air Nursing Home, Goffstown. Born in New Canaan, CT, George was the son of the late John and Mary Jane (Carter) Brooks. Raised and educated in New Canaan. An honorably discharged veteran, ...

Wilbur Leroy Simpson, Jr.

Wilbur (Bill) Leroy Simpson, Jr., died July 7, 2016, at his home in Bedford. Born in Boston, MA, on Jan. 3, 1934, son of late Wilbur Leroy, Sr. and Ruth (Howell) Simpson. Graduated Belmont High School (Class of ’51). Worked as insurance investigator and award-winning salesman for ...

David A. Moore

David A. Moore, 67, resident of Milford, NH, died on June 1, 2016, at Crestwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Milford. He was born in Brockton, Mass., on August 13, 1948, a son of George A. and Violet (Johnson) Moore. He was raised and educated in Brockton, Mass., and made his home ...

Marc Jay Sanford

Marc Jay Sanford age 49, was tragically killed in Eugene, Oregon, on November 15th, 2015, by a hit and run driver as he and his wife, Lorre, were walking on Willamette Street. Born April 11th, 1966, in Nashua, NH, to Anthony and Helen Sanford, he attended Nashua schools; graduating Class of ...

Stephen Paul England

Stephen Paul England, 49, of Bedford, died Oct. 24, 2015, at Elliot Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born in Franklin, NH, on March 2, 1966, the son of Robert P. and Gloria Jean (Fournier) England. He attended Franklin High School. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted family ...

Vivian Lois Kurtzner Westwater

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, Vivian Lois Kurtzner Westwater on Sept. 30, 2015. Vivian was born in Union, New Jersey, on Aug. 9, 1933, and spent her youth growing up with her sisters, Carol Lindner and Joann Righetti. After high school, ...