NASHUA - Roy A. Pecce, 73, of Nashua, died March 2, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
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Roy was born in Quincy, Mass., on March 7, 1939, a son of the late Louis J. and Greta C. (Robinson) Pecce. He was raised and educated in Quincy, Mass., and Warren, Maine, where he was a 1958 graduate of Warren High School. Roy proudly served with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1960 to 1963. Prior to moving to Nashua 13 years ago, Roy lived for 25 years in Londonderry, where he was active in the Londonderry Little League program. He was employed as a union electrician for the IBEW Local 490 for nearly 40 years. Roy believed family came first and he truly enjoyed time spent hunting, fishing and cooking with his family. Roy was a member of the American Legion and the NRA for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dorcas B. (Jones) Pecce of Nashua; two sons, Anthony L. Pecce and his wife Laurie of Hopkinton, Kirk A. Pecce and his wife June of Londonderry; one daughter, Maria M. Sargent and her fiancé Duane Briand of Nashua; five grandchildren, Kaitlyn Sargent, Melissa Sargent, Brandon Pecce, Hailey Pecce and Hannah Pecce; his brother, Jan L. Pecce and his wife Barbara of Hilton Head, S.C.; his sister-in-law, Judith V. Brown of South Portland, Maine; and by his nieces and nephews, Jannine (Pecce) Stanley, Christa Pecce, Christina Bailey, Michael Brown and Jeffrey Brown.
services: Calling hours will be held Thursday, March 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. Following cremation, burial with military honors will be held in the spring at the N.H. State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen,. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Breathe NH, 145 Hollis St., Unit C, Manchester, 03101. To send a condolence or for more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Mar. 5, 2013