NORTHFIELD — Mr. Roy L. Jordan, 92, of Northfield, died at NH Veterans Home in Tilton on Feb. 3, 2015.
He was born in Colebrook on Aug. 30, 1922 the son of Roy A. Jordan and Lumina (Ledoux) Jordan. At age 2, his family moved to the Tilton-Northfield area where he resided until his death.
He was a member of the first graduating class of Tilton-Northfield High School in 1940.
During World War II, Roy served with the US Army Signal Air Corps in the South Pacific area.
Prior to retiring in 1983, he owned and operated Jordan Electrical Co. for many years.
Active in many community affairs, he served two terms as a Northfield Selectman. He served many years as a volunteer firefighter for Tilton-Northfield Fire Dept. as well as Fire Chief following in his father's footsteps. Prior to his death, he was the last living volunteer Fire Chief for the department.
Roy was a member and past president of the Holy Name Society at Assumption Church and was a life member and Past Commander of Whiteman-Davidson American Legion Post #49. He was member of VFW Post #1698 and life member of the Franklin Elks #1280. He was also a member and Past President of Tilton-Northfield Lions Club where he coached their little league team, and a charter member of Tilton-Northfield Alumni Assn.
Roy was a longtime incorporator and trustee of the former Iona Savings Bank.
He enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting, fishing, and playing golf. He was a member of Mojalaki Country Club for many years. He most loved spending time with his family and close friends, and especially showing off his great dancing skills with his beautiful wife.
Family members include his wife of 68 years, Wanda (Lepianka) Jordan of Northfield, 7 children: Diane E. Jordan and Patricia K. Laliberte, both of Tilton, Judith A. Flanders and husband Chuck of Sanbornton, Daniel L. Jordan of Tilton, Thomas J. Jordan of Northfield, Bruce R. Jordan and wife Shiela of N. Berwick, Maine, and Jan M. Andrus and husband Frank of Sanbornton, 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Jeannette Stuart of Machias, Maine and Brenda K. Wethersbee of Holden, Mass., and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, a brother, Robert Jordan, a sister, Joyce Lessard, and a son-in-law, Al Laliberte.
Visiting hours will be held Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home, 104 Park St., Northfield, NH. A Mass celebrating Roy's life will be held Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary of The Assumption Church. Spring Burial will be in St. John Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Mr. Jordan may be made to NH Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, 03276, American Legion Post #49, 4 Park St., Northfield, NH 03276, or Franklin VNA and Hospice, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235.
For directions and an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
BRIDGEWATER — Services for Elaine Ward have been changed to Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1 p.m. at the Holderness Community Church, Rt. 3, Holderness, NH. More information is available at www.holdenresscommunitychurch.org.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 07:13
FRANKLIN — Daniel L. LaRoche of Franklin, passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at Merrimack County Nursing Home after a long illness.
He was born on November 17, 1953. Son of Edward and Hazel LaRoche. Dan enjoyed time with his boys, and also his grandchildren. Dan also was a NASCAR fan, and enjoyed working on cars. Dan was the former owner of the Mouse House in Franklin.
He was predeceased by his father, brother-in-law, both sets of grandparents, two uncles, and two aunts. Dan was a loving husband, son, father, brother, uncle, and grandfather. He will be dearly missed. Dan also leaves his mother Hazel LaRoche, two sisters, Debra Daprix of South Carolina, and Susan Smith of Laconia. He also leaves his wife Laura LaRoche of Franklin, two songs Daniel LaRoche of Belmont and Jason LaRoche of Louisiana. He also had three step-daughters, Amy MacDonald, Toni Smith, and Jennifer Carrier; and one step-son Darrell Hosmer. Dan had ten grandchildren, four great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and also four grandnieces.
There will be no services per Dan's wishes. A private service will be held in the spring. Only immediate family are invited. The service will be held at Sanbornton Union Cemetery. Anyone wishing to make a donation can send it to Hospice or Merrimack County Nursing Home.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 06:59
WILMOT — Ryan Page Dow, 25, of Wilmot, N.H. died Sunday morning February 1st in his home with his loving family by his side.
Ryan was born in Franklin, N.H. on July 29, 1989. Ryan grew up in Wilmot and attended Kearsarge Regional High School, graduating in 2007. On February 20th, 2012 Ryan was blessed with his son Beau.
Throughout his life Ryan loved the outdoors. He enjoyed spending time with his friends hunting, four-wheeling, snowboarding, having bon fires and he had a special passion for fishing. Ryan also loved spending time with his family at the campground.
In his life Ryan worked a number of jobs from snowboard instructing to landscaping and construction. For the last several years he was employed by Accurate Tree Service on the climbing team. He found a passion for tree work and loved climbing on the crane crew.
Ryan's single most joy in life was his son Beau who blessed his life with endless laughter, smiles, and love. Ryan is survived by his loving son Beau, brother Dustin, sister Nichole, his parents Page and Becky Dow of Northfield and April Hines and John Carrigan of Wilmot, grandparents, many aunts, uncles and cousins. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in the name of Beau Dow and mailed to Lake Sunapee Bank 321 Main Street P.O. Box 37 New London, NH 03257.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, February 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Chadwick Funeral Home, 235 Main Street, New London, NH. To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.chadwickfuneralservice.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00