William O. Auclair, 82, of Manchester, died August 27, 2008 at the Elliot Hospital.
Mr. Auclair was born in Manchester, June 21, 1926 to Louis and Dora (Jutras) Auclair. He attended local schools. He was a lifelong resident of this city.
He was a Tec Sgt in the US Army during WWII with Company I, 20th Infantry in the Philippine Islands.
Mr. Auclair worked for Manchester Housing Authority for 22 years as a maintenance manager and retired in 1988.
He was an avid golfer, especially in his older years, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Members of his family include his wife of 47 years, Eileen (Jennings) Auclair of Manchester, a son and his wife, Gary and Melissa Auclair of Dunbarton, a grandson, Adam, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2008, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Durning, Bykowski & Young Funeral Home, 285 Manchester St., corner of Beech St.
A service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Urn burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to Alzhiemer’s Association of Ma & NH Chapter, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA. 02472.
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