Nancy E. Abriel

Nancy E. Abriel, 66, of Merrimack, NH, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at her home after a period of declining health.

She was born in Winchester, MA, on Oct. 19, 1948, a daughter of the late Philip Porter Jr. and Mary (Pabst) Porter.

Nancy graduated from Winchester High School, where she was an honor student, and then went on to graduate from Chandler Business School.

She was a secretary at Siemens Water Technologies in Chelmsford, MA, until 2012.

Nancy cherished the memories of fishing with her father at the ocean. She also loved reading, gardening and was most proud of her grandchildren.

Members of her family include her husband, Allen Abriel of Merrimack; a son, Paul A. Abriel of Nashua, NH; a daughter, Alyson Salomon of San Francisco, CA; two grandchildren, Dylan Abriel and Ayla Salomon; a sister, Brenda Dupuis of Hill, NH; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held in the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH, Thursday, May 14, 2015, from 6-8 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or to donate.heart.org.