Terrence 'Terry' McGarghan, 61, was active in Rochester community
ROCHESTER - Terrence “Terry” Rock McGarghan, 61, of 17 Knight Court died Friday, March 2, 2001, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Born Aug. 14, 1939, in Burlington, Vt., he was the son of Dwight and Mercedes (Rock) McGarghan.
Mr. McGarghan has lived in Rochester since 1962. He owned and operated the D.J. company, Musical Memories. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.
Mr. McGarghan was a very active member of the Rochester community. His accomplishments include Rochester Citizen of the Year; Rochester Opera House, fundraiser and auctioneer; Rochester Centennial chairperson, Lilac Family Fun Festival, member of St. Mary’s Church and St. Mary’s Thanksgiving raffle and penny sale; Rochester Jaycees, DSA winner; life member of the Rochester Jaycees; Granite Statesman, highest award of the N.H. Jaycees; U.S. Jr. Ambassador, highest award of the U.S. Jaycees; Senator Award, highest award of the World Jaycees.
He was a member of the Rochester Elks; Show of Show I & II, performed as Ed Sullivan and The Blues Brothers; member of Knights of Columbus, Rochester Heritage Trust, Kiwanis Club, Toastmaster, emcee, president of the Club Victoire, co-chairperson of the Rochester MDA Telethon; narrator of the Rochester Christmas Parade; member of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce; founding board member of the Safe Halloween Program; director of the Rochester Alternative Baseball Program; Frisbie Hospital fundraiser for the “Frisbee Follies”; Allain’s Jewelry softball team; Arthur’s Market softball team.
In addition, he served as Rochester City Councilor, Ward 5; was a mayoral candidate for Rochester; Channel 12 New England Cablevision host; Santa Claus for charitable events, March of Dimes Telethon; veteran of the U.S. Air Force from 1957 to 1965; WWNH disc jockey, election coverage and sports commentator; past city director of Rochester Recreation Department; Rochester Courier reporter; Campus Copy business owner; realtor; Exeter Country Club golf pro during their Centennial Year Celebration; disc jockey and justice of the peace.
Members of his family include his sons, Gary McGarghan of Rochester and Ryan McGarghan of West Palm Beach, Fla.; his daughters, Karen McGarghan of Rochester and Paula Peter of Australia; his grandchildren, Danny and Even Drouin of Rochester, his sisters; Patricia Armstrong of Dallas, Texas. Candy Koenman of Berlin, Vt., and Kimberly McGarghan of Virginia. Terry leaves many friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rochester Opera House/ the Terry McGarghan Fund, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, NH 03867.Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at the Church of Redeemer, Wakefield St., Rochester. Any photos you may have of Terry may be brought to the service and will be put on a memory board.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. in the new St. Mary’s Church, Lowell St., Rochester with the Rev. Francis Kelso as celebrant. Burial will be in the spring in the Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the R.M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St., Rochester.
DOVER - Richard Anderson, 73, of 8 Pine View Drive, died Sunday, March 4, 2001 at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Corinne Doris (LeBell) Craig, 73, of Delray Beach, Fla. formerly of Dover, N.H. and Schenectady, N.Y. died Feb. 21, 2001. Mrs. Craig was born in Rochester, N.H. and graduated from Dover High School. She was the daughter of Alfred E. LeBell and Blanche (Marcotte) LeBell of Dover, N.H.
Mrs. Craig was predeceased by her husband, Donald E. Craig who died in 1995.
She is survived by her daughters, Gail S. (Dr. Richard) Walker of Somers Point, N.J. and Susan Craig (Eugene) Zeltmann of Clifton Park, N.Y.; her sons, James V. Skelly of Schenectady, N.Y. and Richard D. (Brenda) Craig of Loveland, Ohio; six grandchildren, Jeff and Jennifer Walker, Tracy and Courtney Craig, Laura and John Zeltmann; three great-grandchildren, Kyle, Joseph and Daniel; and dear friend Robert W. Marley.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2001 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 33 Gleason St., Delray Beach, Fla.
Contributions may be made to the Association for Community Counseling, 4723 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33445. Lorne & Sons Funeral Home, Delray Beach, Fla. is in charge of arrangements.
ARCADIA, Calif. - Mildred B. Evans, 72, died Friday, March 2, 2001, at Arcadia Methodist Hospital, Arcadia, Calif.
Born in Athens, Vt., on March 11, 1928, she was the daughter of Charles M. and Ida (Sanders) Pratt. She was a resident of Athens, Vt. before moving to Farmington, N.H. in 1940. In 1961 she moved to Altadena, Calif.
She worked as a homemaker all of her life. She was a 1946 graduate of Farmington High School.
The family includes her husband of 45 years, Robert C. Evans Jr. of Altadena, Calif.; one son, Robert C. Evans III of Altadena, Calif.; one daughter, Dawn A. Evans of Media, Pa.; a son-in-law, Michael Brown of Media, Pa.; two granddaughters; two sisters, Ethel F. DeGrace of Bedford, N.H., Dorothy E. Furber of Farmington, N.H.; one brother, Donald I. Pratt of Rochester, N.H.; two nieces, two nephews and several cousins.
There will be no calling hours and no funeral services.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Gail Singer Memorial Building 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032.
Simoneau & Lambert Funeral Home, 139 Church St., Laconia is in charge of arrangements, David L. Furber is the Funeral Director.
J. Vernon Lyon
GREENLAND - J. Vernon Lyon, 83, of 279 Bayside Road died Saturday, March 3, 2001, at his home.
He was born Nov. 13, 1917, in Walpole, Mass., the son of Herbert D. and Grace E. (Heath) Lyon.
Mr. Lyon was a graduate of Canaan High School and the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. He lived for many years in Rye, moving to Greenland in January of 2000.
He was an electrical/nuclear engineer working for Westinghouse for many years. He was the head engineer for the Nautilus working on the reactor and electrical generation and was honored as a Fellow Engineer for being well respected in the engineering field.
He enjoyed finish carpentry and was an artist.
Family members include his wife of 57 years, Ada M. (Prosser) Lyon of Greenland; three daughters, Sherill A. MacDormand of New Durham, Marilyn M. Wanyo of North Hampton and Kathryn L. Mullholand of Greenland; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bernard Lyon of Chelsea, Mass. and Herbert E. Lyon of Nashua; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Lyon was predeceased by one brother and two sisters.
Services will be held at the United Church of Christ, Atlantic Avenue, North Hampton on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to the hour of service. A time of fellowship will be held at the church following the service.
Private burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Eliot, Maine. The family request that flowers please be omitted. If desired donations may be made to the Portsmouth VNA/Hospice, 95 Albany Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801. Arrangements are by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, Hampton.
SOMERSWORTH - Nadia Perreault, 91, formerly of Plaza Terrace died Friday, March 2, 2001 at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, Brentwood after a long illness
Nadia was born, February 1, 1910, in Rollinsford and was the daughter of John and Mary (Bourgoin) Berube. She was educated in the local schools system and prior to retirement had worked in several area mills.
She lived in Somersworth for many years and also lived in Atkinson before moving to Brentwood. She held membership with the Sacred Heart Society of St. Martin Parish. She enjoyed reading.
Family members include two sons, Leonard Perreault of Gouldsboro, Maine and David Perreault of W. Palm Beach, Fla.; three sisters, Florence Perreault of Rollinsford, Delia Morgan of Andover, Mass and Emelien Aubin of Rochester; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Oswald Perreault who died in 1971 and by four brothers, Wilfred, William, Patrick and Eugene Berube and by four sisters, Rose, Clara, Marion and Celia Berube.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bernier Funeral Home, 49 South St., Somersworth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in St. Martin Catholic Church, W. High Street, Somersworth with Rev. Robert Biron, pastor as celebrant.
Spring burial will be in the family lot in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Somersworth.
DOVER - Bertha Piecuch, 64, died Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Riverside Rest Home where she had resided for the past 30 years.
Born Aug. 25, 1936, in Exeter, she was the daughter of John and Helen (Skwiersz) Piecuch. She had been raised in Durham.
Ms. Piecuch enjoyed Polish music and dancing. She loved her family and was loved by them.
She was predeceased by her six brothers.
Survivors include four sisters, Julia Call of Brentwood, Sophie Pazdon and her husband, John, Anne Hogue and her husband, Richard, and Alice Kruczek, all of Newmarket.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter St., Newmarket. At noon there will be a funeral prayer service with the Rev. John Finnigan officiating.
Burial will be in the spring in Calvary Cemetery, Newmarket.
Flowers are acceptable or should friends desire memorials may be made to Riverside Rest Home, 276 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820.
BARRINGTON - Services for Dolores Meske Robinson, 80 who died Friday, March 2, 2001 at Dover Rehabilition and Living Center in Dover, have been postponed due to the snowstorm.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hope Community Church, 197 Sixth St., Dover, with the Rev. Steve Spearing, pastor officiating.
Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Barrington in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to the Barrington School Foundation, 41 Province Lane, Barrington, N.H.03825
FARMINGTON - Frank Allan Semprebon, 62, died Saturday March 3, 2001, at his home after a brief illness.
Born Nov. 8, 1938, in Barre, Vt., he was the son of Guido Semprebon and Mary Sibley. He was a graduate of Spaulding High School in Barre.
He had resided in Farmington for one year, having previously resided in Milton for many years.
Prior to retirement, he had worked as a machinist at the Avid Machine shop of Laconia.
Mr. Semprebon liked to hunt, read, make wine, cook and sew (sailcloth).
He is survived by his mother, Mary (Sibley) Semprebon of Denver, Colo.; two sons, Michael D. Semprebon of Bowdoinham, Maine and Jeremy L. Semprebon of Concord; two daughters, Patricia R. Eldridge of Somersworth and Dawn M. Danis of Rochester; four brothers, Lewis Semprebon of Hanover, Elmo Semprebon of Connecticut, Albert Semprebon and Ernest Semprebon, both of Denver, Colo; six grandchildren; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday, March 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the C.E. Peaslee and Son Funeral Home, 32 Central St., Farmington.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association of N.H., 9 Cedarwood Drive, Unit 12, Bedford, NH 03110.
HAMPTON - Russell C. Allen, 79, of 7 Norwood Circle, York Harbor, Maine, formerly a 35-year resident of Rye Beach and Prescott, Ariz., died May 31, 2001, at the Partridge House in Hampton.
He was born July 26, 1921, in Boston, Mass., the son of Russell B. and Zylpha (Churchill) Allen.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard serving during World War II. He worked for the Macallen Company in Newmarket, where he became know as "Mr. Mica," and retired in 1986 from Macallen Mica Division of the Essex Group. In 1995, he was awarded the Hall of Fame Award at the National Electrical Insulation Conference.
A lifelong golfer, he was often referred to as "Arnie." He was past president of the McDonough Caddy Scholarship Foundation. On the ski slopes of Saddleback Mountain he was easy to pick out by his trademark knickers.
He was the husband of the late Beatrice Allen.
Family members include his six children, Laurie A. Carlock of San Diego, Calif., Andrea A. Krofina of Trumbull, Conn., Christopher M. Allen of North Woodstock, Eric Allen of North Hampton, Mark Allen of Rye, and Peter W. Allen of North Hampton; six grandchildren; and one sister, Faith Perry of Barre, Vt.
Mr. Allen was predeceased by his brother, Matthew Allen.
A memorial service will be held a the First Parish Church, York, Maine on Thursday, June 7, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be private.
The family requests there be no visiting hours and flowers please be omitted. If desired, donations may be made in Mr. Allen’s memory to the McDonough Caddy Scholarship Fund, c/o Rick Mahoney, 20 Main St., Exeter, NH 03833.
Assistance with the arrangements was by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, Hampton.
LAKE CITY, Fla. - Alice Mary Allfrey, a resident of Lake City, Fla., died, Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at Lake City Medical Center after an extended illness.
Mrs. Allfrey had resided in Lake City for 17 years coming from Farmington, N.H. She was of the Catholic faith and a member of Epiphany Catholic Church. She was a member of CCD, RCIA, FCE Gators Club and a member of Golden Age of Columbia County. She enjoyed crafts and sewing.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Leslie F. Allfrey of Lake City; three sons, Fred (Cathy) Allfrey of Middleton, N.H., Tim (Michelle) Allfrey of Farmington, N.H., Steven (Raquell) Allfrey of Tampa; three daughters, Kathleen (David) Hensley of Lake City, Anne Dewing of Greensburg, Pa., and Marie (David) Lefebvre of Rochester, N.H.; three sisters, Theresa Freeman of Rosendale, Mass., Claire Dalia of Hyde Park, Mass., Catherine Bonfilo of Reedsville, Mass.; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Sherrill Guerry Funeral Home in Lake City, Fla., with interment services at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Columbia County Senior Services Building Fund, P.O. Box 1772, Lake City, FL 32056.
ROCHESTER - Edwina L. "Kitty" Beaulieu, 80, of 6 Third Avenue, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
She was born in Gonic on Feb. 17, 1921, the daughter of Clovis and Imelda (Rainville) Lanoie and had lived in this area for her entire lifetime.
Mrs. Beaulieu was a communicant of St. Leo’s Church in Gonic and often attended Holy Rosary Church in Rochester.
Her greatest joy was being with her many family members and friends and she enjoyed family gatherings. She was a member of Rochester Senior Citizens.
Her husband, Paul Beaulieu, died in 1969.
Surviving family members include two sons, Dennis Beaulieu of Dunbarton and Richard Beaulieu of Gonic; a daughter, Sylvia Noel of Pinehurst, N.C.; a brother, Norman Lanoie of Rochester; three sisters, Claire Foster of Burlington, Vt., Irene Peters of Long Boat Key, Fla., and Helene Beauregard of Rochester; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family members and friends may call on Monday, June 4, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the H.J. Grondin & Son Funeral Home, 177 North Main Street, Rochester.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, June 5, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Leo’s Church in Gonic.
Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Gonic.
It has been suggested that memorial donations in her memory be directed to the Holy Rosary Church Share Fund. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
EAST WATERBORO, Maine - Dorothy T. Collupy, 78, of East Waterboro died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at the H.D. Goodall Hospital in Sanford.
Miss Collupy was born on May 17, 1923, in Everett, Mass. She was the daughter of Robert and Vivian Goodwin Collupy. It was in Melrose, Mass. that she was raised and attended schools prior to moving to the family farm in East Waterboro.
For many years Miss Collupy took care of her parents while managing the family farm on Roberts Ridge Road. She enjoyed quiet times outside gardening, or inside knitting. Miss Collupy also enjoyed going out to eat and shopping.
Surviving are three brothers, Robert of Hollis, Everett of Hudson, N.H., Donald of Malden, Mass.; two sisters, Marilyn MacLeod of Medford, Mass. and Patricia Collupy of E. Waterboro. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
A period of visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a 10:30 a.m. funeral service at the Heald Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale.
Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Everett, Mass. The Rev. Charles Storey officiating.