AMHERST, NH – Leo Torosian, 84, longtime resident of Amherst, NH, died on January 21, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH.
He was born in Litchfield, NH on March 1, 1930, a son of Margos and Margaret (Charkmachian) Torosian. He graduated from Nashua High School, Class of 1948.
Mr. Torosian had been a co-owner and operator of Peoples Laundry, Milford for many years. In his earlier years, he was a short order cook at the Miss Nashua Diner and had also been employed as a driver for Cushman Bakery.
He was an avid fisherman and also had a keen interest in politics and finances.
Mr. Torosian was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War, and was honorably discharged in 1953 with the rank of Sergeant.
He was predeceased by his wife, Elsie V. (Erickson) Torosian, who died in 1990; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lars and Ruth Erickson; two sisters, Charlotte Simoneau and Mary Carlock; two nephews, Frederick Simoneau and Anthony Simoneau.
Family members include his brother and sister-in-law, George and Mary Torosian of Nashua, NH; six nieces, Linda Carbone, Margaret Carlock, Marcia Rodgers, Margaret Titus, Judith Noel and Lisa Moreau; two nephews, George M. Torosian and Mark Simoneau; and his companion of many years, Phyllis Hill of Amherst, NH.
Memorial visiting hours were on Sunday, January 25th from 1:00-2:30 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Home Health & Hospice Care, Community Hospice House, Attn: Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com