SALEM - Robert A. "Buddy" Leriche Jr., 65, of Salem, died peacefully Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at his home, with his family at his side.
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He was born in Methuen, Mass., and grew up in Salem, where he was a lifelong resident.
Buddy worked as a computer technician for Honeywell in Lawrence, Mass., for many years. He also was a self-employed computer tech. He enjoyed playing cards, especially poker and was a roller skating enthusiast. Buddy also served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife Rita C. (Beliveau) Leriche of Salem; his children, Shelley and her husband Gary Prescott, of Middleton, Barry and his wife Michelle Leriche, of Derry, Amy Swearengin of Salem; mother, Marion (Laverriere) Leriche of Salem; sisters, Renita McClellan of Salem, Roberta LeBeau of Salem, Rona Leriche of Manchester; brother, Randy Leriche of Salem; seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
services: Visitation will be held Saturday, March 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem. Burial will be in the spring at the N.H. State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, 2 Commerce Drive, Suite 110, Bedford, 03110. To send a message of condolence to the family, go to www.douglasandjohnson.com.
Published in Union Leader on Mar. 8, 2013