Merrimack Obituaries

John ‘Buddy’ P. Witzenbocker Jr.

John “Buddy” P. Witzenbocker Jr., 87, of Merrimack passed away on August 26th 2017, to once again be with the love of his life Dorothy “Dottie” (Tripp) Witzenbocker. Buddy was born January 18th, 1930 on Long Island, NY where he grew up with his honey, Dottie. He enlisted at 17 to serve ...

Trudy A. Currier

Trudy A. Currier, 86, of Merrimack passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a period of declining health. She was born in Houlton, ME on April 21, 1931 to the late Emile and Myrtle (Ireland) Michaud. Trudy owned and operated ...

Robert K. Roche Sr.

Robert K. Roche, Sr., 83, of Merrimack died August 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Waltham, MA on October 18, 1933, son of the late Maybelle (Brown) Bock and William Roche, Sr. He graduated from Waltham High School class of 1951, Bryant & Stratton ...

Mathew Alan Kendall

Mathew Alan Kendall was our beloved son, brother, uncle and friend. He lived his life passionately and was a kind, selfless person that believed in helping others. He was a lover of history, politics, snowmobiling, bicycling, archery, literature, music, and film. He could debate anyone into ...

Isabel M. (Reade) Duxbury

Isabel M. (Reade) Duxbury, 98, longtime resident of Merrimack passed away on Wednesday August 16th, 2017, at Greenbriar Terrace in Nashua after a period of declining health. She was born in Weare, NH on February 25, 1919 to the late George and Alice (Gunn) Reade. After a marriage of 56 ...

Elizabeth M. (Flanders) O’Gara

Elizabeth M. (Flanders) O’Gara, known to her family and friends as Libby, of Merrimack, NH died peacefully Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 at Bedford Falls Assisted Living Community in Bedford, NH. She was 97 years old. Libby was born in Merrimack, NH on March 21, 1920, the daughter of Frank Flanders ...

Debra A. (Grasso) Kane

Debra A. (Grasso) Kane, 61, of Merrimack formally of Leominster MA, passed away at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA surrounded by her family after being stricken ill at her home on July 20, 2017. Debra (Debby) was born March 17, 1956 in Leominster, MA daughter of Frederick Grasso and Shirley ...

Arthur W. Scarborough

Arthur “Art” W. Scarborough, 86, of Merrimack passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Greenbriar Healthcare in Nashua after a period of declining health. He was born on August 4, 1929 in Savannah, GA to the late Ernest and Paula (Christolofi) Scarborough. Art was a retired veteran ...

Adelaide (Bennett) Garces

Nashua, NH – Adelaide (Bennett) Garces, 96, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Adelaide was born August 22, 1920 in South Weymouth, MA, daughter of Otto R. Bennett, Jr. and Sara (Trainer) Bennett. She was pre-deceased in 2000 by her husband, Pablo Garces, originally of Cali, ...

Zonia P. Lefabvre

Zonia P. Lefabvre went to be with our Heavenly Father on April 25, 2017 with family at her side at The Groves, Goodyear, Arizona. She was born to the late Wassel and Marie Petriw in Manchester, NH on May 28, 1922. Zonia was the oldest of two, her late brother Walter Petriw (Lorette). She ...

Marilyn Bell Durocher

Marilyn Bell Durocher, 92, died May 31, 2017 at Bel-Air Nursing Home in Goffstown after a brief illness. She was born, March 15, 1925, in Merrimack NH to Olive and Arthur Bell. She was a long-time resident of Merrimack NH and Cottonwood AZ. She enjoyed traveling, camping and growing roses. She ...

Ellen Kane

On May 31, 2017, Ellen Kane died at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, at the age of 68. A resident of Merrimack, NH for more than 40 years, Ellen succumbed to ovarian cancer after a nearly two-year courageous and hard-fought battle. Throughout her illness, Ellen remained upbeat and ...

Daniel F. McIsaac

Daniel F. McIsaac, 92, a resident of Merrimack since 1975, passed away on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 in Nashua. He was born in Bayonne, NJ on June 19, 1924 to the late Daniel Aloysius and Mary Elizabeth (Tierney) McIsaac. Daniel was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II ...

Simone ‘Sammy’ Mariette (Fournier) Hahn

Simone “Sammy” Mariette (Fournier) Hahn died peacefully at home in Merrimack on Monday May 22, 2017 at the age of 99 surrounded by three generations of family members. She was born in Manchester on January 6, 1918 to Joseph Noel and Claudia (Marquis) Fournier, who immigrated to NH from ...

Valerie J. Quayle

Valerie J. Quayle, 63, of Merrimack passed away on Monday May 22nd, 2017 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Cambridge, MA on August 30, 1953 to the late Harry and Violet (Chetwynd) Egner. She worked as a sales clerk at Cummings, Poor-Simons for many years before ...

Henry Caira

Henry Caira, 79, of Merrimack, NH died Monday April 17, 2017 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH after a brief illness. He was born in Boston, MA on April 21, 1937 a son of the late Emilio and Jennie (Tomoillo) Caira. Henry served in the US Coast Guard and has been a longtime resident ...

Melissa J. Patterson

Melissa J. Patterson, 57, of Merrimack, NH was an amazingly generous and kind individual who struggled with physical and mental illness. They got the best of her this week and we are so saddened to say goodbye. Melissa was born in Nashua, NH on Nov. 23, 1959 the youngest of four children of ...

William ‘Bill’ C. Taylor

William “Bill” C. Taylor, 67, of Merrimack, NH died Wednesday March 29, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH after a sudden illness. He was born in Gettysburg, PA on Oct. 10, 1949 a son of the late Carl O. and Zelma E. (Kline) Taylor. Bill has been a resident of Merrimack since 1976 ...

Deborah Hancock Edler

Deborah Hancock Edler, 66, of Island Heights, NJ died March 22, 2017, of a ruptured brain aneurysm. Debbie was a devoted wife and mother, and is survived by her husband, Bill, to whom she was married for 45 years, and their children, daughter Anne Edler Yung of Santa Clara, CA, and son Taylor ...

Kaili M. Pierce

Kaili was killed in a car accident on March 19th, 2017 on I-95. She was 28. She was not wearing a seat belt. She is survived by her mother Juni, her brother Denali, her aunt Olga from Russia, her daughter Jillian and her son Noah. A musical celebration of her life will take place at Rivet ...