Salem Community Patriot 10 - June 25, 2010
Obituaries Alice C. Dahood
Alice C. Dahood, 83, of Salem, died June 20, 2010, at the Halcyon House in Methuen, MA. The daughter of the late Salem and Takla (Farrah) Dahood, she was born and raised in Anaconda, MT, later
moving to Salem where she attended schools. She was a resident of Salem for the past 38 years and was formerly of Lawrence, MA. Miss Dahood was a retired clerk for the Internal
Revenue Service in Andover, MA. She also worked for Turners Market in Salem where she enjoyed making sandwiches. She was a member of Mary Queen of Peace Church in Salem. She enjoyed gardening, singing, listening to music, and loved playing the piano. She will be
fondly remembered for her sense of humor. She was predeceased by her brothers, John Dahood, Kelly Dahood, and Reverend Mitchell Dahood.
She is survived by her sisters, Mary Dahood of Salem, and Frances Gerald of Myrtle Beach, SC; and several nieces and nephews. There are no calling hours; services will be
private for the family. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mary Queen of Peace Church, 200 Lawrence Road, Salem, NH 03079 Douglas and Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem, has care of the arrangements. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www. douglasandjohnson.com
Stephen R. Day Stephen R. Day, 49, of Salem,
died June 21, 2010, at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA. He was born in Winchester, MA, grew up and was educated in Woburn and Stoneham, MA. He graduated from Stoneham High School in 1978. He later attended
Johnson and Wales in Rhode Island. He moved to Salem in 1992 where he started his family. He loved living in New Hampshire. Stephen was employed with Sodexo at Kronos in Chelmsford, MA, and also at New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Woburn as a Chef. He enjoyed his family and his pets. He was a member of the Derry-Salem Elks Lodge. He also enjoyed camping, concerts, and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Maryann (Cormier)
Day of Salem; son, Stephen Tyler Day of Salem; stepchildren, CE3 Andrew Miles of Salem, and
Andrea Morello of Methuen, MA; parents, George and Virginia Day of Stoneham, MA; brothers, David and his wife Tammy Day of Andover, MA, and Michael Day of Tewksbury, MA; grandchildren, Zachary, Kristen, and Gianna; and niece and nephew, Abby and Jeremy. Calling hours will be held Friday, June 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Douglas and Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday,
June 26, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, Salem. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Stephen Tyler Day College Fund. Please send checks to Bank of New England, c/o Lisa McDonald, 12 Haverhill Street, Andover, MA 01801. To send a message of condolence to the
family, please view the obituary at www. douglasandjohnson.com
Elizabeth Phoebe Emmett
Elizabeth Phoebe Emmett, 100, of Salem, died June 19, 2010, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill, MA. She was born in Hackettstown,
NJ, where she grew up and was educated. She later graduated in 1930 from Newark School of Fine
and Industrial Arts College. She was a resident of Greystone Farms in Salem for the past two years, and was formerly of Andover, MA. Mrs. Emmett was a retired homemaker. She
enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing, making doilies, enjoyed birds, and was an accomplished artist and sculptor. She was predeceased by her husband, Franklyn J. Emmett; her daughter, Bethlyn Emmett Gagne; and a son, Franklin J. Emmett Jr. She is survived by her son-in-law, Robert P.
Gagne of Salem; daughter-in-law, Ruth Emmett of Belfast, ME; grandchildren, David and his wife Jayne Gagne of Chester, Bruce Gagne of Salem, Scott and his wife Johanna Gagne of Staten Island, NY, Robin and her husband Warren Azevedo of Hudson, and Franklin J. Emmett III of Camden, ME; great-grandchildren, Heidi Pinard, Matthew Gagne, Jamie Gagne, Elizabeth Emmett, Sophie Emmett, Ryan Azevedo; and beloved friend, Alice Jaffe of Andover. Funeral services were held June 24 at Douglas
and Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem. Burial followed in Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover, MA.
Memorial donations may be made to the
MSPCA, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. To send a message of condolence to the
family, please view the obituary at www. douglasandjohnson.com
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Nancy Wyman Joins Salem Co-Operative Bank as Branch
Manager for New Methuen Office submitted by Salem Co-operative Bank Salem Co-operative Bank announces that Nancy Wyman has joined the Bank as
Branch Manager, Assistant Vice President of Retail for their Methuen, MA, branch office. Nancy brings with her more than 30 years of local banking management experience, having formerly worked at other local banks. In her new role, she will oversee the daily operations of the branch, as well as the coaching and training of the retail staff. In a recent comment, Ann Lally, President of the Bank, said, “Nancy is well known within Methuen and the surrounding communities. She understands the market and, more importantly, the banking needs of our customers. We are pleased that she has joined our team as we look to extend our reach into the Methuen area.” Nancy is active in the community, where she serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Methuen YWCA and
Canobie Lake – New Live Shows and 4th of July Fireworks
submitted by Canobie Lake Park Summer’s in full swing and so is Canobie
Lake Park in Salem. Families from all over New England are enjoying everything from Canobie’s exciting Xtreme Frisbee and Wipeout rides to the wet and wild Castaway Island water play complex. Two new games were also added this year: the 3 Point Challenge basketball game and Mosquito Jack’s Paintball Hollow shooting gallery. And the Park keeps adding to the fun. To
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member of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. She currently resides in Haverhill, MA. Founded in 1922, Salem Co-operative Bank serves individual and small businesses in Salem, New Hampshire, and the surrounding communities. They were founded to, and remain committed to, providing financial services with honesty and integrity, while maintaining their position as a financially sound cornerstone of the community. Salem Co-operative Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and a Member of the FDIC. Salem Co-operative Bank is located at 3 South Broadway, Salem, and at 284
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celebrate the Fourth of July weekend, Canobie Lake Park will present two nights of dramatic fireworks displays choreographed to music over Canobie Lake. The fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. on July 3 and 4, weather permitting. Fireworks displays are also scheduled for every Saturday night at the Park through the end of August. Then, there’s the live entertainment. As part of Canobie’s Summer of SuperStars, a “Tribute to the Kings” will be featured in the Park’s historic Dancehall Theater, which has been faithfully renovated to reflect its original art deco style. The very popular “THE KING LIVES!®” tribute show returns to the Dancehall Theater from June 26 through July 2 with a second week scheduled for August. The Tribute to the Kings continues with a live “Tribute to the Legend of Pop,” beginning an extended schedule on July 3.
Donald H. DeCesare
Donald H. DeCesare, 85, of Atkinson, died June 16, 2010, at his home after a long illness. He was born in Lawrence, MA, on November 14, 1924, the son of Dr. Nicandro and Ada (Moulton) DeCesare. He grew up and was educated in Methuen,
MA, graduated from St. John’s Prep in Danvers, MA, and later graduated from Tufts University in Boston, MA, and Massachusetts School of Pharmacy. Don proudly served in the Army during World War II with the 97th Infantry, which helped liberate Czechoslovakia, and he received the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantry Badge. Mr. DeCesare was a retired pharmacist who founded Salem Center Pharmacy in 1961 in Salem that he operated for several years. He historically became the first pharmacist in the area to stop selling cigarettes due to their known health risk. In his younger years, Don was an active supporter of the Boy Scouts Pack 160, Salem High School Booster Club, and the NH Republican Party. He also served as a NH State Representative in the late 70s.
After retirement Don was very active
volunteering at the Atkinson Congregational Church and the Atkinson Academy for which he was recognized by the governor. Don was always a true gentleman. He was full of integrity and had great work ethics. He was very proud of his family and was always sharing
his great wit and wry sense of humor. He was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy H. (Heaney) DeCesare; his son, Stephen DeCesare; and stepson, David Olson. He is survived by his wife, Anne L. (Hilton) DeCesare of Atkinson; one daughter, Beth and her husband James Randazzo of Salem; three sons, Peter and his wife Connie DeCesare of Columbia, MD, Kenneth and his wife Karen DeCesare of Deltona, FL, and Michael and his wife Elaine DeCesare of San Antonio, TX; a former daughter-in-law, Gloria DeCesare; stepchildren, Richard and his wife Marieke Olson of Belgium, Steven and his wife Mary Olson of Oak Forest, IL, and Cynthia Olson of Garland, TX; a brother, Francis and his wife Judy DeCesare of Salem; a sister, Beverly and her husband James Nassar of Haverhill, MA; 13 grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held June 19 at the Atkinson Congregational Church, Atkinson. Burial was private in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, Memorial donations may be made to the
Parkinson’s Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, or to Silverthorne Adult Day Care, 23 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH 03079. Douglas and Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street in Salem had care of arrangements. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.do
Joseph A. Lombardi, Sr.
Joseph A. Lombardi, Sr., 72, of Salem, went to be with his Lord on June 18, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family at his home. Joe was born and educated in Methuen, MA, the son of the late Anna (DeBella) and Joseph
Lombardi. He was a resident of Salem for 47 years. He served in the Army Reserves and was a retired Assistant Produce Manager for Stop & Shop and was also a custodian for the Salem school system. Joe was a member of the Salem Senior Center and Centerpoint Community Church where he served as an usher and greeter. He loved the Lord and his church and helping out at Wednesday night church suppers and Bible studies. Joe loved his family and it was always God, then family. He was a devoted husband and father and he loved everyone. Joe umpired for St. Joseph School in Salem and the Salem girls’ softball leagues until last year. He loved playing cards, playing softball, fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, the outdoors, and
music. Joe loved to eat. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeanne (Bolis) Lombardi of Salem; sons, Joseph Lombardi, Jr., and his wife Andrea of Methuen, and Michael Lombardi of Salem; his faithful friend, his dog Mischief; brothers, Frank Lombardi and wife Celia of Methuen, and Guy “Bob” Lombardi and his wife Carol of Derry; sisters, Emily “Lee” Jalbert and husband John of Methuen, and Marie Cote and husband Richard of Epping; his very special granddaughter, Baylee Lombardi of Nashua; several nieces and nephews; and father-in-law, Vincent C. Bolis, Sr., of Dracut, MA. Funeral services were held June 22 at Centerpoint Community Church, Salem. Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem. Memorial donations may be made to Centerpoint Community Church, 101 School Street, Salem, NH, or Caritas Oncology Department, 70 East Street, Methuen, MA 01844. Douglas and Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street in Salem had care of the arrangements. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www. douglasandjohnson.com
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