EXETER - Vincent N. Giannini, 82, of 7 Juniper Ridge Road, P.O. Box 593, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at the Seacoast Health Center in Hampton.
He was born in Lesina, Italy, on May 9, 1920, a son of Guiseppe and Maria Giannini. He came to America in 1928 with his parents and two brothers, settling in Boston.
Professor Giannini attended Boston Latin, graduating in 1939. He served in the military and later graduated from Lowell Teachers College (now the University of Massachusetts at Lowell) with a double degree in elementary education and music education. He later earned a masterís degree from Tufts University.
He was a music professor at Salem State College for 31 years.
When he retired in 1985, he and his wife moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., where they lived nine months a year. Much of his time was spent playing with several concert bands including the St. Petersburg Concert Band, the Pasadena Town Band and the Gulfport Cavaliers. He volunteered his time at a local high school, Dixie Hollins High School, assisting with their brass band. He also found time to do administrative volunteer work at the V.A. Medical Center at Bay Pines.
Members of his family include his wife of 61 years, Edith (Perna) Giannini; daughter, Pamela Tobey and her husband, James of Exeter; grandsons, Andrew and Mark; sister-in-law, Tina Masciarelli of St. Petersburg and East Bridgewater; brother-in-law, Joseph Perna of St. Petersburg and Kensington, Conn., and Michael DiFronzo of Medford, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The family requests that there be no visiting hours and that flowers please be omitted.
If desired, donations may be made to Seacoast Hospice, 10 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833.
Private burial will be held in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Mass., in the spring.
Arrangements were made by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home - Crematory, Hampton.
DURHAM - Hollis Hart, 48, of Durham Point Road, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, in Greenland.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter St., Newmarket.
STRAFFORD - Gordon K. Hill, 92, of Rollercoaster Road, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at the Langdon Place of Exeter, following a period of failing health.
Born July 2, 1910 in Strafford, he was the son of Herman and Lucy E. (Stratham) Hill.
He attended Strafford Elementary Schools, Austin Cate Academy and graduated from Lawrence Academy. He attended the University of New Hampshire.
Mr. Hill worked for General Electric as a jet engine technical representative and retired at the age of 62. He served as past commander of the Portsmouth Power Squadron and was captain of Home Guard in Lynnfield, Mass. He was a 71-year member of the Morrison Lodge No. 90 of Northwood. He was a 32nd degree Mason in Taiwan, of the Southern District. Memberships include The Bektash Shrine, Portsmouth Shrine Club and Simadi Shrine. Mr. Hill was an honorary member of the Bektash Highlanders, a bagpipers club and the Strafford Historical Society.
He was predeceased by his wives, Ruth E. (Caverly) Hill and Dianna G. (Walbaum) Hill; and a grandson, William Lichtenberg.
He is survived by his son, Gordon R. Hill and his wife, Nancy of Strafford; daughter, Barbara Eldridge of Rochester; granddaughter, Bonnie and her husband, Bruce Levine of Ohio; great-grandson, Aaron Hatfield of California; great-granddaughter, Nina Lichtenberg, M.D.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the R.M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St., Rochester.
Family and friends may visit one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m.
Flowers are acceptable or, if desired, memorials may be made to the Cocheco Valley Humane Society, County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820; or the Seacoast Hospice, 10 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833.
SOMERSWORTH - Marie Angela "Angie" Maloney, 76, of 113 Tri-City Road, died in peace in the loving care of her husband and family on Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at her residence after a long period of failing health from cancer.
Mrs. Maloney, known as Angie, was born April 7, 1926, in Dover. She was the daughter of Fazo and Margaret (Lizotte) Ali.
She was a graduate of Dover High School and she worked at Clarostat Manufacturing, where she met her husband of 57 years, Joseph Maloney.
In addition to being the mother of three children, she enjoyed gardening, home decorating and cooking. She had a love for the outdoors and travel.
Upon returning to the work force, she established herself as a travel agent. Mrs. Maloney was able to pursue her love of travel and shared these experiences with her loving family.
She spent her summers with her husband at Great East Lake in Acton, Maine a place known to everyone as "The Camp." At camp, Meme, as Mrs. Maloney was known to her grandchildren, would take great pleasure in spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph L. Maloney; one daughter, Sheila A. McDonough and her husband, Thomas of Dover; two sons, Peter Maloney of Long Beach, N.Y., and Joseph Maloney and his wife, Sherry of Needham, Mass.; two brothers, Albert Lizotte of Rochester and Butch Lizotte of California; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wiggin-Purdy-McCooey-Dion Funeral Home, 655 Central Ave., Dover.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 150 Central Ave., Dover. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Dover Point.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Wentworth-Douglass Hospice, 113 New Rochester Road, Suite 4, Dover, NH 03820; or to the Wentworth-Douglass Seacoast Cancer Treatment Center, 789 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820.
NEWMARKET - Barbara (Pierce) Morrill, 80, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Riverside Rest Home in Dover, where she had resided for the past eight years.
Born Sept. 10, 1922, in Acton, Maine, she was the daughter of Augusta E. and Helen (Sanborn) Pierce Jr. She had lived in Newmarket for many years before moving to Candlelight Manor in Rochester and then Riverside Rest Home.
She was predeceased by her husband, William H. Morrill, who died in 1965; and a brother, Maurice Pierce.
Survivors include one brother, George Pierce of Rochester; a sister, Lois Cinfo of Exeter; nieces and nephews.
Private burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Newmarket.
The Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter St., Newmarket, is assisting with arrangements.
SOMERSWORTH - Janet L. Nadeau, 60, of 76A Washington St., died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at the Dover Rehab & Living Center after a period of failing health.
She was born in Dover on March 18, 1942, the daughter of Albert and Florence (Walker) Clement. She was educated in Dover schools graduating from Dover High School, Class of 1960. She resided in Somersworth since 1972.
She enjoyed playing Bingo, cards and doing crossword puzzles. All her friends will sadly miss her.
Survivors include her husband, Martin Nadeau of Somersworth; a son, Martin Nadeau Jr. of Biddeford, Maine; a grandchild, Orion Jacob Nadeau; a sister, Dale Smith of Sanford, Maine; two brothers, Albert Clement of Somersworth and Steve Clement of Northwood; a dear friend, Judy Berry; several aunts and uncles; two nieces, Mary Plumber and Florence Clement; and several nephews.
There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Martin Church with the Rev. Aaron Pfaff, pastor as celebrant. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Somersworth Dialysis Patient Care Fund, 252 Route 108, Somersworth.
Roberge Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
ROCHESTER - Ida M. Brewster, 65, of 112 Eagle Drive, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2003, at the Frisbie Memorial Hospital.
She was a resident of Barrington for 32 years, moving to Rochester in 2002.
She was very active in the First Congregational Church of Barrington and was a member of the Womenís Fellowship.
Survivors include her loving husband, R. William Brewster of Rochester; three sons, Benjamin Canney and his wife, Donna of Manchester, William Brewster of Athol, Mass., and Steven Brewster and his wife, Stacey of Wakefield; three daughters, Cheryl (Canney) Ayers of Villa Park, Ill., Mrs. Sharlene (Brewster) and her husband, Carl Korzeniewski of Exeter, and Mrs. Lynne (Canney) and her husband, Paul Eaton of Barrington; one brother, Donald Hale and his wife, Yvonne of Dover; one sister, Dorothy Gagne and her husband, Wilfred of Rochester; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by one sister, Beverly Farrand of Massachusetts.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Wiggin-Purdy-McCooey-Dion Funeral Home, 655 Central Ave., Dover. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Fred Lesley officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Options For Women Pregnancy Help Center & Clinic, 559 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820.
Robert Drew Jr.
ROCHESTER - Robert E. Drew Jr., 55, of 9B Madison Ave., died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at his home, after a sudden illness.
He was born on June 30, 1947, in Dover, the son of Barbara (Hanscom) Drew and Robert E. Drew Sr.
He was a graduate of Keene State College and worked at the Behavioral Health Services as an unemployment coordinator.
He has resided in this area most of his life and volunteered for the New Hampshire Fish and Game.
He was a very patriotic person who loved to hunt and fish.
He was a member of the Seventh Day Advent Church of South Berwick, Maine.
Members of his family include his mother, Barbara Newton of Barrington; sisters, Sharon Drew-Henson of Rochester and Suzan Desmarais of Rochester; brother, Steven Drew of Barrington; uncle, Samuel Hanscom of Madbury; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of the R.M. Edgerly and Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St., Rochester, with Elder John Hersom officiating.
BARRINGTON - George W. Ellison, 87, of Ambleside Park, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at his home in Barrington.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter St., Newmarket.
CONCORD - Kenneth Joseph Forbes, 79, of Concord, died Friday, April 4, 2003, at Hospice House.
He was born in Waltham, Mass., the son of Thomas J. and Muriel (Justason) Forbes.
He was a graduate of Saint Anselm College and was a disabled American veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Mr. Forbes was the general manager at John Grappone Ford in Concord for many years.
He was past president of the Concord Country Club, a past member of Concord Kiwanis Club and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
He loved playing the piano and painting. He also built his own nine-hole golf course at his summer home in Canada.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary T. (Brown) Forbes of Concord; three sons, Kerry Forbes and Thomas Forbes, both of Dover, and Daniel Forbes of Barrington; three daughters, Sharyn Sullivan of Manchester, Kathryn Forbes-Fisher of Exeter and Ann Williamson of Concord; a brother, Ralph Forbes of Lady Lakes, Fla.; four sisters, Lois Burke of Pinellas Park, Fla., Dorothy Ann Quirk of Billerica, Mass., Nancy Popuj of Natick, Mass., and Karen Connolly of Plymouth, Mass.; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two aunts; and an uncle.
Calling hours are Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bennett Funeral Home, 3 Church St., Concord. A funeral service will follow the calling hours at 4 p.m. at Bennett Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CRVNA Hospice House, P.O. Box 1797, Concord, NH 03302-1797.
DOVER - Evelyn S. Janetos, 80, of 104 Gulf Road, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2003, surrounded by her loving family and friends at Riverside Rest Home.
Born Aug. 3, 1922, she was the daughter of Simon Janetos and Vasilo (Chapralis) Janetos.
She was a lifelong resident of Dover and a graduate of Dover High School.
She was a graduate of Webber School of Nursing of Biddeford, Maine, Class of 1944, and attended the Boston City Hospital School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse. She was employed for a short time as a nurse at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and was employed by the Frisbie Memorial Hospital from 1949 to 1970. She was a warm and caring charge nurse by the Riverside Rest Home from 1971 to 1990, where she retired in 1990.
She served in the U.S. Army from April 1945 to August 1946. She was a first lieutenant and served with the 35th General Hospital and the 118th Station Hospital in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. She was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal, Army of Occupational medal and World War II Victory medal.
Survivors include her brothers, Dr. Nicholas Janetos of Dover, Dr. Dion Janetos of Lynn, Mass., Peter Janetos of Dover and John Janetos of Dover; her sisters, Angeline Banas of Dover, Elizabeth Drouin of Dover, Christine McLain of Miami Springs, Fla., and Carolyn Snyder of Westbrook, Maine; four nephews, Jahn Janetos of Rollinsford, Dahn Tibbett of Marshfield, Mass., and Simon Snyder and Jason (Godson) Snyder of New York; three nieces, Ahn Murphy of Dover, Pahm Allard of Dover and Maria Snyder of New York; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was predeceased by her sister, Florence Janetos; her brothers, George Janetos and Costas Janetos.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 93 Locust St., Dover, with the Rev. Constantine Newman, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at the Greek Orthodox Cemetery, Dover Point.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dialysis Center of Somersworth, 225 Route 108, Somersworth, NH 03878; Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 93 Locust St., Dover, NH 03820; Seacoast Hospice, 662 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820; or Riverside Rest Home, 276 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Wiggin-Purdy-McCooey-Dion Funeral Home, 655 Central Ave., Dover.
PORTSMOUTH - Dr. William L. Porter, 89, of Portsmouth, died Friday, April 4, 2003, at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, following a brief illness.
He was born to Claire and George Porter on Nov. 28, 1913, and raised in State College, Pa., He graduated with a doctor of philosophy degree in chemistry from Penn State in 1939. That year, he married Julia Bowes Bickford of Lock Haven, Pa., and they moved to Philadelphia, where Dr. Porter began a 30-year career in organic chemistry research with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Their daughter, Mary, was born in 1944. Sadly, Julia died in 1954.
In 1955, Dr. Porter married Bernice G. Noveau. Dr. Porter loved his work and was beloved by his colleagues. Retiring in 1970, he and his wife moved to Cody, Wyo., where they volunteered and traveled extensively throughout the world. In 1985, they moved to Silver Spring, Md., to be near his wifeís son, Don and his family. After his wife, Bernice, died in 2002, Dr. Porter moved to the Mark H. Wentworth Home in Portsmouth to be near his daughter, Mary.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary P. Class of Eliot, Maine; his granddaughter, Rachael Class-Giguere and her husband, Joel of Wells River, Vt.; and his great-grandson, Jack Porter Giguere; his sister, Doris Beavers of York, Pa.; his stepson, Donald Noveau and his wife, Barbara of Rockville, Md., and their daughters, Kate and Jenna Noveau.
Services of remembrance will be private. Please omit flowers.
Donations may be made to the Mark H. Wentworth Home Activity Fund, 346 Pleasant St., Portsmouth, NH 03801; or to the American Parkinsonís Disease Association, c/o the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405.
Arrangements are entrusted to the J.S. Pelkey Funeral Home of Kittery, Maine.