William E. Auger
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Portsmouth - William E. Auger, 85, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 at Portsmouth surrounded by his family.
Born in Manchester on May 22, 1929 he was the son of Ernest and Beatrice (Hickman) Auger and was a graduate of Manchester Central High School with the Class of 1947.
Bill proudly served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Europe. He then went to work for the Boston and Maine Railroad from which he retired. He was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, the Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post #6.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Bertha (Trafton) Auger, children JoAnn Hopp of Cary, NC; William E. Auger Jr., of Rochester, Thomas Auger of Dover, grandchildren Jana Hopp, Aaron Hopp, Jasmine Medley, Breanna Auger, Samantha Auger, and Danielle Auger, siblings Thomas Auger of St. Louis, MO; Nancy Perkins of Omaha, NE; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sisters Marilyn Holmes and Jackie Brown.
Services: Visiting hours will be held on Monday, July 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Farrell Funeral Home, 684 State Street, Portsmouth, N.H. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Saint James Church, 2075 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth. Burial will take place later in the family lot in Greenwood Cemetery in Biddeford, ME. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the
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684 State Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
Published in Fosters from July 13 to July 16, 2014