MANCHESTER - Leo L. Demanche, 83, of Manchester died April 22, 2014, at his residence after an ongoing illness.He was born in Nashua on Jan. 10, 1931, the son of Henry and Rose (Obin) Demanche. He was educated in the Nashua school system.Prior to retirement, he had worked as a machinist at Kalwall Corporation for many years.Leo had a passion for woodworking and carpentry. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing computer games on his tablet. Above all else, he will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother who will be greatly missed.Family members include his wife of 57 years, Pauline (Desrosiers) Demanche of Manchester; his children, Denise Vallee and husband Roger of Pembroke, Richard Demanche and fiancee Lise Couturier of Manchester, Donna Pelletier of Pembroke, Muriel Ball and husband Ronald of Manchester, David Demanche and wife Donna of Manchester, Marc Demanche and wife Susan of Candia, Leo Demanche Jr.and wife Katie of Candia; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his siblings Henry Demanche of Hudson, Paul Demanche and wife Lorraine of Nashua, Maurice Demanche and wife Claudette of Merrimack, Horace Demanche and wife Yvette of Nashua, Raymond Demanche of Florida, Roger Demanche and wife Simonne of Auburn; many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a daughter Priscilla Demanche and granddaughter Shayna Demanche.
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SERVICES: Calling hours at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Belmont St. Committal prayers will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Monastery of the Precious Blood, 700 Bridge St, Manchester, 03104.To send an online message of condolence, please go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Apr. 24, 2014