Joanne G. Cunningham

Oct 7, 2022

Joanne G. Cunningham, 50, of Goffstown, passed away October 7, 2022, at Community Hospice House after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Manchester on January 14, 1972, she was the daughter of Leo G. and Monique L. (Provost)  Gagnon. She was a graduate of Goffstown High School and earned her Associates Degree in Early...

Richard G. Westwater

Oct 6, 2022

Richard G. Westwater, 95, of Manchester, died October 6, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Dorchester, MA on September 11, 1927, he was the son of the late George and Genevieve (Lennon) Westwater.  He was the last survivor of eight children.  Richard was a graduate of Boston Trade High School, earned his bachelor’s degree from...

William J. "Bill" DesGrosseilliers

Oct 6, 2022

William Joseph DesGrosseilliers (Bill), 84, longtime resident of Merrimack, NH died October 6, 2022 surrounded by his family.

Born in Manchester on May 16, 1938, he was the son of Emile J. and Alice (Lagasse) DesGrosseilliers.  After his birth mother died when he was 4 years old, he was raised by his stepmother, the late Lillian (Coll) DesGrosseilliers.

He served...

Theresa L. Bourbeau

Oct 4, 2022

   Theresa L. “Terry” (Bouchard) Bourbeau, 86, of Bedford, died October 4, 2022 at her home after a period of declining health.

   She was born in Manchester on May 28, 1936 to Charles and Marie (Demers) Bouchard.  She was a lifelong resident of the Manchester area.

   Terry graduated from the Notre Dame Hospital School of Nursing and became...

Thomas P. Shea

Oct 3, 2022

Thomas Patrick “Tom” Shea, 61, of Manchester passed away all too soon, but peacefully on Monday, October 03, 2022, after a long illness.

Tom worked hard his whole life, providing for his family by doing what he loved to do.  He was a master carpenter, and a longtime member of the Mass State Carpenters Union, taking great pride in pointing...

Claire E. Blanchard

Oct 3, 2022

   Claire E. Blanchard, 94, passed away on October 3, 2022, after a short stay at Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Manchester.

   Born in Dover, Claire was the daughter of Charles and Eva (Bousquet) Robitaille. She was raised in Manchester with her four siblings. After graduating from the Villa Augustina Academy in Goffstown, she received her B.A....

David L. Gamans

Oct 3, 2022


David Lloyd Gamans, of Bedford, passed away peacefully on October 3rd at the Epsom Healthcare Center, surrounded by his family. David, who affectionately referred to his moustache as a "cookie duster", was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, on February 24th, 1943. A quintessential Granite Stater, Dave grew up in Manchester's North end, spending summers on Lake Winnipesaukee and building a home...

Lillian C. Pepin

Oct 2, 2022


            Lillian C. (Aubin) Pepin, 87, of Manchester died October 2, 2022 after a period of declining health.

            Born in Manchester on February 12, 1935, she was the daughter of Joseph and Georgianna (Dube) Aubin.  She attended St. Marie Grammar School and graduated from St. Marie High School.

            Prior to retirement, she had worked for New England...

Vivian R. Flecchia

Sep 30, 2022

Vivian R. Flecchia, 92, of Bedford, NH died Friday September 30, 2022, with her family at her side.

Born in Keene, NH on April 23, 1930, she was the daughter of Lillian L. M. (Herbert) & Joseph Patnode.  She was educated in local schools.  Vivian obtained her nursing degree at the Springfield Hospital School of Nursing in 1952.  She worked...

Joan M. Williams

Sep 29, 2022

Joan Morel Williams, 90, of Bedford, NH passed away peacefully on September 29, 2022.

Born to Avila and Frances Morel on November 3, 1931, Joan grew up in Hartford, CT, the oldest of 9 children. While working at Travelers Insurance Company she met her husband, P. Adger Williams with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. Joan and Adger...