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Cabinet Obituaries

Norman Joe Lastovica

Norman Joe Lastovica, 83, a long-time resident of Milford, died April 9, 2019, with family by his side after battling metastatic prostate cancer. The youngest of five children, he was born and raised in Omaha, NE. Norman graduated from Doane College, where he was a collegiate athlete in ...

Jean E. Lyon

Jean E. Lyon, 93, of Nashua, passed away peacefully on June 4, with family by her side, while under the compassionate care of The Hunt Community and Home Health and Hospice staff. She was born in Waltham, Mass., on March 9, 1926, a daughter of the late Charles & Sarah J. (Buckle) ...

Roberta ‘Emmy’ (Shapter) Gray

HOLLIS – Roberta “Emmy” (Shapter) Gray ,72, of Hollis NH, died while surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Emmy was born in New York City on October 16, 1946, the daughter of the late Robert (‘98) and Geraldine (‘05) Shapter. She was raised in Westfield, NJ before ...

David C. Douglas

David Charles Douglas, 63 years old, passed away suddenly on June 4, 2019. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on November 25, 1955 to loving parents, Richard and Elizabeth Douglas. While growing up he had fond memories of helping his parents with the Amherst Flea Market. In 1975, David ...

Audrey (Silverman) Rondo

Audrey (Silverman)Rondo, 75 of Milford, NH passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family after a year of courageously fighting cancer. Audrey was born on October 6, 1943 in Easton, PA to parents Ida and Saul Silverman. She grew up with her mother and beloved grandparents Jacob ...

Marie J. (Comire) Tighe

Marie J. (Comire) Tighe, a Milford native, passed away peacefully surrounded by her devoted family ( at her home on Dearborn St at the dawn of Sunday, May 19, 2019. Born December 19, 1962; Marie is predeceased by her loving parents, Roger F. and Margaret “Peg” (Tarara) Comire of Milford ...

Richard W. Martini

Richard Walter Martini, formerly of Amherst, passed away April 18, 2019 in Beaverton, Oregon. He died peacefully at home at age 94, in the company of family and caregivers. Dick was born August 29, 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Walter and Lydia (Schatner) Martini. Dick was ...

David F. Sweeney

AMHERST, NH – David was born in Bristol, Connecticut on July 7, 1931 and died in Nashua, New Hampshire on May 30, 2019. David led an active life until his passing. After retiring in 1995, David traveled extensively with his wife Jean including trips to Australia, New Zealand and Africa. ...

Ronald A. Shattuck Sr. (Butch)

Ronald Arthur Shattuck Sr. (Butch), a former Milford resident and business owner, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2019 at his home in Kissimmee, Florida with his devoted wife and two children by his side. He was 72 years old and fought a very brave fight against cancer. Butch was an avid ...

Norma L. Athey

Norma L. Athey of Virginia Beach, VA passed away on April 26, 2019 from pancreatic cancer. She was 84. Norma was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 15, 1934 to the late Emil and Emma Traber. She was a first generation American born to parents who immigrated from Fellbach, Germany. She married ...

Joseph J. Galletta

WILTON, NH – Joseph J. Galletta 77, resident of Wilton, NH, passed on May 19, 2019 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Belmont, MA on January 22, 1942, the son of the late Salvatore and Mary (Krill) Galletta. He graduated ...

Mary Ann Harris

AMHERST – Mary Ann (Crisp) Harris, 89, of Amherst, died peacefully on May 8, 2019 after a brief illness. Mary Ann was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Henry E. “Bill” Harris Jr. in 2014, two brothers, Dr. Norman Crisp Jr. and Dr. Jack Crisp, a sister Charlotte Kulis, and two ...

Robert (Bob) Bryant Burns

Robert (Bob) Bryant Burns passed away peacefully on May 6, at the age of 88. He was an avid outdoorsman, sharing his passions - fishing, hunting, biking, hiking and tennis – with his family whenever possible, especially his wife, June, who was by his side for 64 wonderful years. Bob was ...

Paul J. Collins M.D.

Paul J Collins, M.D., 88, of Shelburne, New Hampshire; formerly of Marathon, Florida and Nashua, New Hampshire, passed away, Thursday, April 11, 2019, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Carol (Springer) Collins. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Elizabeth (Thomas) ...

Blake Wilcox Baron

Blake Wilcox Baron, 34, of Chesapeake Va., passed away on March 19th, 2019. He was born in Nashua NH on 8/10/1984, to Ken Baron and Sandra Wilcox Baron. He attended local schools in Merrimack NH, later living in North Carolina and Virginia. Blake enjoyed golf and bowling, but his passion was ...

Edith B. Carson

AMHERST, NH– Edith B. Carson, 86, resident of Amherst, NH died on April 27, 2019 at her home. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 24, 1932, a daughter of Henry A. and Edith (Pape) Bates. She was a graduate of Simons College, Boston, MA. Mrs. Carson made her home in Amherst since ...

Betty Jean Wiik

Betty Jean Wiik passed peacefully on Sunday, May 5, 2019, after a courageous 20 year battle with cancer. She was born on October 14, 1943, to Eino M. and Evelyn (Wheeler) Wiik, in Fitchburg, MA. Betty was raised in Townsend, MA, as well as Brookline, NH and New Ipswich, NH. As an adult, Betty ...

Robert E. McLeod Jr.

AMHERST, NH – Robert E. McLeod, Jr., 92, resident of Amherst, NH for more than 50 years, died on April 26, 2019 at Crestwood Center in Milford, NH surrounded by his family. He was born in Worcester, MA on May 28, 1926, a son of the late Robert E. McLeod Sr. and Eva M. (Day) McLeod. Mr. ...

Jordan Leishman

Jordan Leishman, 31, of Boston, MA, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019, after fighting a long, difficult battle with opioid addiction. He was born on July 31, 1987, to Peter and Judith (Nadeau) Leishman in Nashua, NH. He grew up in Milford, NH, where he attended Milford High School and ...

Lydia D. Johnson

Lydia D. Johnson passed away peacefully on April 27th, 2019 at the age of 83 in Bedford, NH after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.  She was in the loving hands of her primary caretaker Heidi at the time of her death. Lydia is survived by her children Paul Johnson of Nashua, NH ...