HB Obituaries

Elizabeth Dorette Stabler

Elizabeth Dorette Stabler, 32, of Hollis, NH, and Tucson, AZ, passed away during the week of November 13, 2014, in Tucson, AZ. The cause was an apparent heroin overdose. She was born on December 1, 1981, in Nashua, NH, the daughter of Sarah Chandler Stabler and George Merritt Stabler, both ...

Olivia Zapareski

Olivia Zapareski, 92, longtime resident of Brookline, NH, died on December 7, 2014, at Kindred Healthcare Center-Greenbriar in Nashua, NH. She was born in Fitzwilliam, NH, on October 22, 1922, a daughter of John J. and Olive (Smith) Dacey. Olivia had been employed as a sales executive and ...

Leslie Ann (Small) Peck

Leslie Ann (Small) Peck, of Mason, NH, died at home on November 23 after a valiant battle with cancer. She was 54. Leslie grew up in Dedham, MA, and graduated from Dedham High School in 1978. She married Jeffrey Peck, of Needham, MA, in 1982, with whom she had two sons and a daughter. The ...

Stephen Homoleski

BROOKLINE, NH – Stephen Franklin Homoleski, 93, lifelong resident of Brookline, NH, died on November 24, 2014, at Genesis/Crestwood Care and Rehabilitation Center, Milford. Stephen was born in Brookline, NH, on January 12, 1921, a son of Joseph and Ethel (Melendy) Homoleski. He grew ...

Louis A. Tyska

Louis A. Tyska, 80, of Hollis, NH, died Sunday, November 9, 2014, at Nashua Crossings. EVERYONE LOVED LOU! Lou, as he was known, was born July 24, 1934, in Montclair, NJ, and was the son of the late Louis Anthony and Chauncey Ucci Tyska. Lou graduated from Belleville High School in 1952. He ...

Andrea Janelle Gage

Andrea Janelle Gage, a lifelong resident of New Hampshire, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, just six days shy of her 33rd birthday. Andrea spent the majority of her life in Milford and Hancock, NH, graduating from Grove School in Madison, CT. She was gifted with an amazing ...

Joan P. Cappetta

HOLLIS, NH – Joan P. Cappetta, age 54, of Hollis, NH, sadly passed away on October 15th, 2014, surrounded by her family, following complications after a courageous two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born in Nashua, NH, a daughter of Lorraine “Lenny” ...

Edna M. (Barbie) Austin

Edna M. (Barbie) Austin, a lifelong resident of Brookline, NH, died October 4th, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 28th, 1935, in Lowell, Mass. The daughter of the late Arthur Bent Sr. and Eva Devine Bent, she was predeceased by her brother Donnie Bent, ...

Ryan Daniel Menner

Ryan Daniel Menner, 24, resident of Pepperell, Mass., died on September 1, 2014, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, surrounded by his loving family. His mother Susan was his caretaker during the last few years of his life. He was born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, on January ...

Nils Bergstrom Jr.

Nils Bergstrom Jr., age 81, of Peterborough, died at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, on July 31, 2014, after a period of failing health. Nils was born in Paterson, NJ on June 5, 1933, the son of Swedish-born parents Nils Bergstrom and Tyra (Quick) Bergstrom. Nils grew up in Little ...

Patricia Kozlowski Murphy

Patricia Kozlowski Murphy passed at the Hospice house in Merrimack, NH on June 27th 2014. She was the loving/caring wife of James Garry Murphy. She left two great sons, James Patrick (Rick), and Michael Joseph. Her four grandchildren, Samantha, Christopher, Amanda, and Ryan reside in ...

Lorri L. Cote

Lorri Lynn (Fluet) Cote, 54, of Hollis, wife of John M. Cote, died at her home surrounded by family, Saturday evening, June 14, 2014 after a five month battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Nashua on March 1, 1960, Lorri is a daughter of Carol E. (Belanger) Fluet and the late Romeo E. Fluet. ...

Samuel S. Ballard

Samuel S. Ballard, 82, who passed away at his home in Maine on Dec. 5, 2013, will be interred in Hollis on Saturday, June 14th. He was born in Portland, Maine in 1931, the youngest of seven children of Ernest S. Ballard and Elisabeth D. Ballard. He attended Andover Academy and Harvard ...

Marjorie A. (Luke) Wheeler

Nashua – Marjorie A. (Luke) Wheeler, 92, formerly of Nashua, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Crestwood Center, Milford. Her husband, John J. Wheeler Jr., died in January 1973. Mrs. Marjorie Wheeler was born July 26, 1921, in Woburn, Mass., where she was raised, the oldest daughter of ...

Brigadier General (Retired) Ralph J. Hallenbeck

dies at 95; flew B-24s in WWII General Hallenbeck died peacefully on May 4, 2014 at the Hunt Community in Nashua, NH after a brief illness. Born in Monett, Missouri in 1919, he graduated from Monett High School and Junior College in 1939. He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, ...

Stephen Joseph Kolinko

Stephen Joseph Kolinko, known as “Steve” to his many friends, passed away on April 16th, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, at the age of 94 after a life well lived. Steve was the devoted husband of the late Betty (Chalupa) Kolinko, loving son to the late ...

Charles V. Higgins

BROOKLINE, NH – Charles V. Higgins, 86, resident of Brookline, NH, died on April 6, 2014, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill, MA. He was born in Miami, FL, on June 20, 1927, a son of Charles V. Higgins, Sr. and Emily Victoria (Cartwright) Bagley. Mr. Higgins made ...

Henry J. Meuse Jr.

NASHUA, NH – Henry J. “Hank” Meuse, Jr., 87, resident of Nashua, died on March 28, 2014 at Greenbriar Healthcare Center in Nashua surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Reading, MA, on September 28, 1926, a son of Henry J. Meuse, Sr. and Minnie (Doucett) ...

Brenda Lee Martino

Brenda Lee Martino of Milford, NH, born March 7, 1964, passed up to Heaven on January 18, 2014, after a 4-year battle with a terminal blood cancer. Brenda was 49 years old. Brenda is survived by her husband, Reverend Dr. Martin David Martino; her mother, Joyce Charron; and her brothers, Cole ...

THOMAS P. DWYER

BROOKLINE, NH –Thomas P. Dwyer, 52, longtime resident of Brookline, NH, died on February 27, 2014, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, surrounded by his family. He was born in Pittsfield, MA, on July 4, 1961, a son of Thomas F. Dwyer of Pittsfield and the late Maria ...