Donald A. Couture 79, of Franklin, became an angel on August 11, 2023.
He was born on November 20, 1944 in Manchester to the late Andrew O. and Carmeline M. (Hebert) Couture He was a life-long resident of Manchester until moving to Franklin 14 years ago.
Donald worked for many years as Yard Foreman for Corriveau-Routhier before going out on his own to do many odd jobs such as Chimney Work, Masonry and Pest Removal. In his younger days he enjoyed fishing, hunting and could never pass up a beautiful car. He enjoyed watching Wrestling on TV, playing cards and board games with Linda and friends.
He is survived by his “Second Love” of the last 14 years; Linda Cass of Franklin; his three children, Robin LaPointe (Jay) of Mechanicsville, VA, Stephen Couture, of Manchester, NH and David Couture (Lisa) of Derry, NH.
Donald loved spending time with his grandchildren either in person, or the last few years via Facetime when he could remember how to use it. They are Jason Couture of Manchester, Christina LaPointe-Creed of Kenersville, NC, Stephen Couture of Manchester, Michael LaPointe of Billings, MT, Andrew Couture of Manchester and Tyler Couture of Manchester. He had several nephews, Jeffrey Marcoux of Manchester, NH, Allen Garceau of California. Donald was predeceased by his wife Mary E. Couture in 2007; his sister, Sylvia Garcea (Couture) in 2022; and nephews Kenneth and Gary Garceau.
SERVICES: There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, August 23rd at St. Joseph Cemetery, 448 Donald St., Bedford, NH 03102. Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.