FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Sherry A. (Hurd) Rousseau, 66, of Framingham, died peacefully in her home on May 23rd after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Laconia, N.H. on August 1, 1948, she graduated from Laconia High School and later from Lakes Region General Hospital School of Nursing. Sherry spent thirty-two dedicated years working as a surgical nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital. Beyond nursing, she enjoyed the simple things in life. She loved a good book, time in her garden, or a walk on the beach. She treasured time with her family, especially her grandchildren, who affectionately called her, "Yaya". Sherry was the beloved wife of Charles F. Rousseau of Framingham. She leaves behind her two daughters, Danielle and her husband James Tanner, of Framingham and Jacqueline and her husband, Jay Anderson of Aurora, Colo.; her brother, Donald Hurd, of Belmont, N.H.; three grandchildren; one soon-to-be grandchild and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 29th at 10 at St. George's Church, 74 School Street, Framingham (Saxonville), Mass. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. Calling hours will be Thursday, May 28th from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Eugene J. McCarthy and Sons Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln Street, Framingham. Private burial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sherry's memory can be made to further the pancreatic research program of Dr. David P. Ryan. Your gift will be in recognition of the tremendous care provided by Dr. Ryan and his team. Donations can be sent to the MGH Development Office, 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 1310, Boston, MA 02114. (www.massgeneral.org/donate). Fund # 218196
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
MEREDITH — Herbert Raymond Horne, 81, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Florida Hospital in Ormond Beach, Fla.
Herb was born in Meredith to the late Harry and Agnes (Eryou) Horne.
His life was dedicated to his family and the uniform.
He served in the Army as paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division during the Korean War.
He became interested in law enforcement and attended school in Concord. He began his career walking a beat in Laconia and then became employed in Meredith where he worked for more than 20 years. He retired as police chief of Meredith in 1978.
Herb moved to Edgewater, Fla., in 1981. He worked at Suntrust Bank in Daytona Beach, Fla.
He loved spending time with friends and family and loved playing cards an other games. He loved sports. He competed as a boxer while in the Army. He loved to golf and loved the New England Patriots. He also loved to draw and paint.
He will be missed by his wife of 23 years, Carol (Nelson) North of Center Sandwich. He was very proud of his children, Debra Brown, Hilary Keniston and Carla Horne of Meredith, Donald Herbert Horne of Florida, and Sara Wing of Gilford. His memory is cherished by many grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He leaves three brothers and a sister, Albert Horne and wife Louise of Tilton, Shirley Kimball, Alvin Horne and wife Ruby of Tennessee and Kenneth Horne of Florida. He leaves many nieces, nephews cousins and extended family and countless friends.
During his life in Florida he loved visiting New Hampshire and especially loved the people of Meredith and considered Meredith his home.
His final resting place will be Oakland Cemetery in Meredith Center.
A memorial serviced will be held in June and will be posted when a place and date becomes available.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 08:45
ALTON — Claire Diane Dube, age 75, of Lakewood Drive in Alton Bay, died peacefully at home on Monday, May 25, 2015.
Born July 17, 1939 in Brunswick, Maine, the daughter of William and Leona (LaPrise) Rousseau, she resided in Raymond, NH and for years in Londonderry, N.H. and lived in Alton Bay, N.H. the past 24 years.
In earlier years, she was a volunteer aid at St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School in Derry. A loving homemaker and mother, she had served as Housekeeper at the former St. Joan of Arc Parish in Alton. A communicant at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Alton, she was a member of the Ladies Guild and a longtime member of the church choir.
Also, she enjoyed fishing.
Survived by her husband of 53 years: Roger G. Dube and their 3 children: Diane Dube of Jacksonville, Fla., Michelle and husband Derrick Phillips of Holly Springs, N.C., Keith and wife Andrea Dube of Alton, 7 grandchildren: Chelsea, Alyssa, Stephanie, Steven and Mason, Ryan and Kyle, a brother: Gordon Rousseau of Melbourne, Fla. Predeceased by her brother William Rousseau.
Calling hours are Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Peaslee Alton Funeral Home, 12 School Street, Alton, N.H. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Church, 40 Hidden Springs Road (Route 28N) Alton, N.H. Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Dover, N.H. If desired, memorial donations may be made in her memory to her church: St. Katharine Drexel Church, PO Box 180, Wolfeboro, NH 03894. To express condolences, please visit: www.peasleefuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
LACONIA — A memorial service for Martha Lou Wood will be held on June 1 at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Gilford. Martha Lou, formerly of Pittsburgh, Meadville and North East, Penn., Highlands, N.C., Rosebud, Ariz., and Sharon, Mass., died on Feb. 8 at the Taylor Community. She was known for her interest in people, her creativity, her service to her communities, and her faith. She is remembered well by her children and their families: Victoria Wood Parrish, John and Denise Wood, Charles and Melissa Wood, Heather, Eric and Micah Valosin, Katie, Billy and Austin Graham, James Parrish, Kristin Wood, Katherine Wood, and Henry Wood, as well as friends scattered through the country.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 07:48