Alan Locke Orde Jr., 87 of Hollis, NH died Saturday May 25, 2019 at Southern NH Medical Center.
Born March 7, 1932 in Nashua, he was the son of the late Alan Locke and Beryl (Reed) Orde Sr. He was also predeceased by one brother, David Orde. Alan was the husband of Nancy (Shattuck) Orde, of Nashua and with whom he married on June 27, 1987 in Wilton, NH.
Alan was a graduate of Hollis Brookline High School as well as UNH. He was the long-time owner Orde’s Farm and Feed Store in Hollis before becoming a part-time owner of Hollis Transportation. He enjoyed hunting, dancing, gardening, birdwatching, and camping during his free time. He also enjoyed spending his winters in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Besides his loving wife of almost 32 years, survivors include one daughter, Deborah Marchant and her husband Rick; two sons, Douglas Orde and significant other Sharon Lachapelle, and David Orde and significant other Kristen Bennett; one granddaughter, Kaitlyn Orde and her husband Ben; five grandsons, Andrew Orde, PJ Lavoie, Jacob Lavoie, Chance Lavoie and Cole Lavoie; one sister, Mary Ellen McKee; two nephews, Wayne and Richard McKee; stepchildren, Tammy and Lionel Lavoie Jr., Sam Homoleski, and Kim Homoleski and her significant other Korey Snow.
SERVICES: A memorial visitation will be held Saturday June 1, 2019 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm at The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. A Celebration of Life will be held in the chapel of the Davis Funeral Home at 6:00 pm (immediately following visitation). Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be held at East Cemetery, Hollis at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alan’s loving memory to the American Cancer Society (c/o Multiple Myeloma), Centralized Memorial Processing Center, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
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