Harold R. Acres
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Harold R. Acres, 80, of Thurmont, MD (formerly of Nashua, NH), passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018 at his home.

Harold loved his family immensely and enjoyed a long and successful career in banking. But his engagement in community service was unprecedented. He served health and social service agencies locally and nationally, volunteered in politics at all levels, and was deeply committed to the Exchange Club, America's Service Club, for which he served as National President.

Harold is survived by his beloved and dedicated wife Shirley (Baer) Acres, daughter Valerie and her fiance Edward Austin, son Brian, daughter Amy and her husband David Rivera, grandchildren Ryan, Ava and Jacob Rivera, brother Paul, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was predeceased by his parents, Harold R., Jr. and Elizabeth (Sproul) Acres, brother John, and wife Jeanne (McDonough).

The family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main St., Thurmont on Monday, December 31, 2018 from 11:30AM-12:30PM with a service at 12:30PM. Interment will follow at Utica Cemetery.

Donations may be made to The PLUS Company, Inc. in Nashua, NH (pluscompany.org) which supports persons with developmental disabilities or to organizations engaged in Alzheimer's research and support.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Union Leader on Dec. 29, 2018.
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January 4, 2019
I am very sorry to read of your dear husband's passing. Please accept my condolences. I hope the passage at James 1:13 is a comfort to you.
January 4, 2019
I was very sorry to hear of Harold's passing. I knew him from Bank of NH - both Nashua and Manchester. On occasion we would ride to and from Manchester together. He had a wonderful sense of humor and his community service was an inspiration. A very nice man!
Connie Racine
January 4, 2019
I knew Harold from our time together at the Nashua Exchange Club..His contributions to the City of Nashua will remain legendary ..May God Bless and Keep Harold ...and give his family strength in this difficult time .
Ken Renoux
January 3, 2019
Dear family,
I had the pleasure of working directly for Harold at TD Bank in Manchester for five years. He was such an inspiration, always had a sense of humor and was a good friend. Thank you Harold.
December 30, 2018
Shirley and family, I was very fortunate to have several dinners with Harold, Shirley, Carol, and bil.
The friday night ritual for many years. I will always remember Harold's smile and laughter lighting up the room. I pray for God's peace as you go through this tough grievance time.
Barry Farmer
December 30, 2018
Dear Shirley and Family, I had heard that Harold was ill but I was still very surprised to learn of his passing. I often think of the old days when we were children at Lewistown Elementary School. You're forever in my thoughts and prayers. With affection,
Mary Sue Hyatt Nash
December 30, 2018
Shirley--Roger and I extend our deepest condolences to you and your family. As you might remember, Harold and I go back to our days working at Indian Head Bank in Nashua, NH. He was in commercial lending and I was working for Hollis (Buzz) Harrington, then EVP and later President. He sponsored Roger for Nashua Exchange Club membership. We enjoyed being with him and you at many Club functions. What a humorous and fun guy. God bless him. He was such a likeable man.
Roger & Beverly Martineau
December 30, 2018
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December 30, 2018
Valerie, I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I know he was an amazing guy and I am sure you will cherish so many wonderful memories. I hope you find comfort in knowing we are thinking of you and your family.
Jim Demers
December 29, 2018
Valerie .My condolences on the passing of your dad. May his memory be everlasting.
George Pervanas
December 29, 2018
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December 29, 2018
My deepest sympathy to the Acres family. I had the pleasure of waiting on them while working at Alec's Shoe Store in Nashua NH. May he rest in peace.
Wendell Palmer
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