John V. DeLuca

John V. DeLuca, 64, of Merrimack passed away on Thursday July 30th, 2015 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a long illness.

Born on March 16, 1951 in Bridgeport, CT, he was the son of the late Albert and Marie (D’Ambrosia) DeLuca.

He was last employed as a sign painter for Barlo Signs International in Hudson.

John is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Lydia (Knapp) DeLuca of Merrimack; two sons, John A. DeLuca and his fiancee Molly Gelinas of Merrimack, and Stephen DeLuca and his wife Melissa of New Brunswick, Canada; a daughter, Allison DeLuca of Merrimack; three grandchildren, Hunter Adams, Gryffen Gelinas, and Aiden DeLuca; two brother-in-laws, Brad Knapp of Weare, and Steve Knapp of Milford, CT; three nieces, Rachel, Jillian and Stephanie Knapp; a nephew, Kevin Knapp, and several cousins.

Calling hours were held at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack on Monday August 3rd from 4 – 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack on Tuesday August 4th at 10 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Home, Health & Hospice, C/O Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Dr, Merrimack NH 03054.

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