EPSOM - Albertina "Poppy" Hendrika Johanna Hoogeveen, 84, of Suncook Valley Highway, died Monday, June 2, 2003, following a brief illness.
Born in the Dutch town of Oostermeer on Jan. 2, 1919, she was the youngest daughter of Jacob Bijl and Albertina Bijl-Sterk. She was raised in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
She spent her teenage years in a boarding school for teachers and endured the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands with her family during World War II.
Following the end of the war, she spent time traveling and working as a governess in Sweden and was later an air hostess for KLM for eight years during the 1950s.
She married her husband, John M. Hoogeveen, on Jan. 10, 1959, in Peterborough, before moving to Montreal, Canada. After returning to New Hampshire in 1962, Mrs. Hoogeveen and her husband lived briefly in Peterborough, before moving to Northwood, where she taught in the Northwood school system from 1966 to 1979.
She became a U.S. citizen in 1968.
Following her retirement, she was a founding member of ABC Quilts, a member of the Christian Women’s Club and the Active Retirement Association, and a hospice volunteer.
She enjoyed knitting, gardening, her pet cats and dogs, and singing in her church choir.
She was predeceased by her husband, John M. Hoogeveen, in 1986; two brothers, Laurens and Olivier; and one sister, Sare Marie.
Family members include two sons, A. Lester Hoogeveen and his wife, Barbara, and Paul J. Hoogeveen, all of Dover; four grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren; one brother, Jacob (Jaap) Bijl of Bussum, the Netherlands; a sister, Jans Mooy of Haarlem, the Netherlands; two stepsons, Hans Hoogeveen and Dick Hoogeveen; one stepdaughter, Ank Hoogeveen; a dear friend, Esther Fitts of Peterborough; and many extended family members in Holland.
There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Advent Christian Church, Route 107, Northwood. The Rev. Don Plummer, pastor, will officiate.
There will be a private burial at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ABC Quilts, 569 First N.H. Turnpike, Suite 3, Northwood, NH 03261; or the Advent Christian Church, P.O. Box 115, Northwood, NH 03261.
The Perkins Funeral Home, Cremation Service & Monument Co., 60 Main St., Pittsfield, is in charge of arrangements.
CONCORD - John A. Marzoli, 89, of Concord, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Concord Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 9, 1914, in Milford, a son of Ernest and Alice (Rossi) Marzoli and had been a Manchester resident for many years prior to moving to Concord 14 years ago.
Prior to retirement, Mr. Marzoli was an office manager with Chicopee Manufacturing Company for many years.
Mr. Marzoli was a dedicated family man and a longtime member of First Congregational Church in Manchester.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Marzoli was predeceased by his first wife, Patricia J. Marzoli.
Family members include his wife, Abbie L. Marzoli of Concord; two sons, Kent E. Marzoli of Rochester and Kevin J. Marzoli of Fleetwood, Pa.; and five grandchildren.
A calling hour will be held Saturday from 12 to 1 p.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine St., corner of Harrison Street, Manchester.
A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Cate & Johnson Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Milford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110.
Carl Sessler Jr.
SOMERSWORTH - Carl Wilbur Sessler Jr., 79, of 1 Morning St., died suddenly on Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, of a rare cancer.
Born in Lynn, Mass., on Oct. 21, 1923, he was the son of Carl W. and Gertrude (Calef) Sessler. He was a longtime resident of Lynn, growing up there and graduating from the Lynn schools.
He was a World War II veteran, having served as a gunner and pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the Somersworth Post American Legion.
Prior to his retirement, he was a manager at the General Electric Co. in Lynn, where he worked for 40 years.
He enjoyed bowling, was involved with various bowling leagues, and was a professional bowler on Boston television. He also enjoyed golf and was a wonderful dancer.
He was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Newington and was formerly a long-standing member of the former Resurrection Lutheran Church in Rochester, where he enjoyed being the caretaker of the church grounds.
He is survived by a son, Kenneth D. Sessler of Boston, Mass.; four daughters, Cheryl A. Sessler of Jamaica Plains, Mass., Marion A. Kaszuba of Atlanta, Ga., Susan P. Sessler of Cambridge, Ma., and Janice M. Sessler of Dover; five grandchildren, William Wyman IV and Sarah Wyman, both of Newton, Mass., Karsten and Jared Kaszuba, both of Boulder Dam, Colo., and Adalia Sessler of Dover; a sister, Dorothy Cooper of Peabody, Mass.; many good friends, including Gus Hoaglund; and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Irma E. (Schuessler) Sessler, in 2001; a daughter, Dorine R. Sessler; and a sister, Ruth McAndrew.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Tasker Funeral Home with the Rev. Beth Follum Hoffman, pastor, and the Rev. Linn A. Opderbecke, both of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Newington. Burial will follow in Forest Glade Cemetery, Somersworth.
Flowers are acceptable or those who wish are invited to make memorial donations to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 22 Fox Run Road, Newington, NH 03801; or the Jimmy Fund, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115.
NEWMARKET - Dorothy C. Sparks, 76, of Newmarket, died at home on Wednesday, June 4, 2003.
She was born on Aug. 28, 1926, in Pawtucket, R.I. Prior to moving to New Hampshire in 1993, she resided in Cranston, R.I., and Coventry, RI.
She was a wonderful mother, who loved nature and seeing wildlife.
She is survived by a daughter, Susan J. Faretra and son-in-law, Mark L. Faretra of Nottingham; a sister, Bernice Bockus of Chugiak, Alaska, and her family.
Memorial donations may be made to Seacoast Hospice, 10 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833.
Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter St., Newmarket, is assisting with the arrangements.
EXETER - Louise E. Dagostino, 83, of Oak Street Extension, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Exeter Healthcare, following a period of failing health.
She was born on June 22, 1920, in Brighton, Mass., the daughter of Frank and Mary (Ianarelli) Dagostino.
She attended St. Columbinke School in Brighton, Mass., and St. Mary’s School in Dover.
She had been a longtime resident of Exeter at their family home off Forest Street, where she worked in her younger years for the family’s Exeter Rose Farms founded in 1939.
She was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church in Exeter.
In her spare time, she enjoyed knitting and loved getting teddy bears.
She is survived by three brothers, Tony Dagostino, Benny Dagostino and Frank Dagostino, all of Exeter; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church of Exeter. Burial will be in the family lot at the Exeter Cemetery.
DOVER - Dorothy F. Kinnie, 87, of 4 Page Ave., died Thursday, July 31, 2003, at Langdon Place of Dover.
Born in Dover on April 17, 1916, the daughter of Herbert J. and Theresa G. (Ryan) McCabe, she graduated from St. Mary Academy and Dover High School, and has lived in Dover for most of her life.
Prior to her retirement she was employed as a private secretary at the Bassick Co. of Bridgeport, Conn.
She was a communicant of St. Mary Church.
In 1946 she married Adelbert S. Kinnie, who died in 1964, and was also predeceased by three sisters Mary Murphy, Margaret McCabe and Catherine McCabe, and a brother, Thomas J. McCabe.
She is survived by five nieces, Mary T. Howarth of Kittery, Maine, Margaret Michaud of Manchester, Regina Pike and Carol McDermott, both of Dover, and Julie McCabe of Madbury; two nephews, Thomas J. McCabe Jr. of Sanbornton and Tim McCabe of Barrington; several great-nieces, great-nephews and her good supportive friend, Yvonne Hamilton of Dover.
There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Church, corner of Chestnut and Third streets, with the Rev. Fritz Cerullo, OSA, pastor, as celebrant. Private burial will be in St. Mary New Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave.
SOMERSWORTH - Jeffrey C. Milne, 49, of 60 Buffumsville Road, died suddenly on Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at his home.
Jeffrey was born in Barre, Vt. on July 14, 1954, and was the son of Allan and Virginia (Simpson) Milne.
Mr. Milne had been a resident of Somersworth for the past 15 years coming from Manchester.
He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and graduated from the Community College of the Air Force with an associate’s degree and went on to get his bachelor’s degree from the Central New England College of Technology.
Mr. Milne worked for Raytheon for over 20 years as a project manager.
He enjoyed photography and working on his home and yard.
He used to joke about being a "jack-of-all-trades and master of none," but those closest to him knew he was proficient at all he did.
He was a kind, loving family man. He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.
Surviving family members include his wife of 11 years, Diane (Leclerc) Milne of Somersworth; his mother, Virginia Milne of Barre; a daughter, Melinda Jay and her husband, Chad of Arizona; a son, Joshua Milne and fiancée, April Rood, also of Arizona; two stepsons, Eric Perreault and his wife, Heather of North Berwick, Maine, and Ryan Perreault and his fiancée, Jade Burkhard of Rochester; his grandchildren, Kendall Honeycutt, Sidney Jay, Peyton Jay, all of Arizona, and Collin Perreault of Rochester; four brothers, James Milne of Barre, Jack Milne and John Milne of Burlington, Vt., Jay Milne of Arizona. He has two sisters, Jean Milne of Brewster, Maine, and Jennifer Milne of Barre. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His father, Allan Milne, predeceased him in 1972.
Per Jeffrey’s’ request there will be no calling hours or services. Donations may be made in his name to NAMI-NH, 15 Green St., Concord, NH 03301.
The Bernier Funeral Home, 49 South St., Somersworth, has been entrusted with final arrangements.
KENNEBUNK, Maine - Annette Breton, 82, of Ross Corner Woods, and formerly of Biddeford, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Southern Maine Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born in Rollinsford, N.H., on March 15, 1921, the daughter of Charles J. and Leonie Soucy Cloutier and was educated at St. Charles School in Dover, N.H.
On Nov. 14, 1942, she married Joseph Harvey Breton at St. Michael’s Church in South Berwick. She worked for several years at Bruce Shoe in Biddeford. With her husband, she owned and managed rental property in Biddeford.
She was a member of St. Joseph Church and enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, spending time at her camp at Sebago Lake, and dining out.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph H. Breton, on March 9, 1998, and also by two brothers, Camille, April 30, 1949, and Raymond Cloutier, Jan. 15, 2002.
Survivors include one son, Renald Breton of Wells; two granddaughters, Lisa Clyatt of Needham, Mass, and Cheryl Flowers of Miami, Fla.; two great-grandsons, Tyler Flowers of Miami and Clay Clyatt of Needham.
Visiting hours will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford.
BRENTWOOD - Pearl M. Folland, 71, of North Road died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home.
She was born, Oct. 18, 1931, in Boston, the daughter of George L. and Nettie M. (McKinley) MacNeill.
She was raised in Malden, Mass., and was a graduate of Malden High School. She moved to Exeter in 1960 and had resided in Brentwood for the last two years.
She and her husband owned and operated Pearls Riverside Restaurant, also known as the Good Old Days Tavern, in Exeter. She worked at the voting polls on the checklist for 30 years, and was a switchboard operator at the Rockingham County Jail in Brentwood.
She will be remembered for her quick wit and tremendous sense of humor.
She had a very good memory and could recall a lot of her friends birthdays.
She was a member of the American Legion Post No. 32 of Exeter.
She was the wife of the late James H. Folland Jr., who died in 1975.
Family members include two sons, John Henry Folland of Newfields, and Edward W. Folland of Newmarket; three daughters, Peggy M. Folland of Newmarket, Judith A. Holmes of Exeter, and Nancy J. Rines of Lee; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother, George L. MacNeil of Florida; three sisters, Ethel Macleod of Hampstead, Jennie Mathis of Malden, Mass., and Blanche King of Melrose, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter, Monday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited and may call at the funeral home, Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burial will be private. Donations may be made to the Rockingham VNA/Hospice, 137 Epping Road, Exeter, NH 03833.
DOVER - Elizabeth "Betty" (Spellman) Muserian, 92, formerly of Green St., and the widow of Harry Muserian, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at the Riverside Rest Home.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Joseph Church, 150 Central Ave. Burial will follow in St. Mary New Cemetery.
BARRINGTON - Constance Yvonne Neilsen, 81, of Barrington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at the Riverside Rest Home in Dover.
Born March 11, 1922, in Sanford, Maine, she was the daughter of Octave Michaud and Juliet (Baron) Michaud. She was a resident of Barrington since 1970. She taught craft making and ceramics.
She also enjoyed making crafts at home and planting in her garden.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Charles E. Neilsen of Barrington; two daughters, Linda L. Joy of Somersworth and Veronica A. Winters of South Carolina; one brother, Robert Michaud of California; one sister, Vivian Sargent of Portland, Maine; one stepson, William Joy of Litchfield, Maine; one stepdaughter, Simonne Murphy of Epping; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by one brother, Alphonse Michaud; one sister, Rachel Gallant; one son, David A. Joy and one daughter, Sharon A. Joy.