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Fred Curtis

Fred Curtis

Thursday, September 4th, 1930 Sunday, June 16th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Fred Burton Curtis

Fred B. Curtis, 88, of Hudson, NH, surrounded by family, passed away at St. Joseph Hospital, Sunday, June 16, 2019. He was the son of the late Burton F. and Helen Bacon Curtis and a descendant of Clara Barton. The family lived in many places due to his father’s profession. One move necessary as the family home was to become part of the Quabbin Reservoir.

He graduated in 1948 from North Quincy, Massachusetts High School and from Wentworth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts in 1950 with an Architectual Construction Associate Degree.

Fred was Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War as a Communication Technician. While in Guam, he was instrumental in starting a weightlifting group.

He married December 2, 1956 to the former Sally F. Reed Curtis of Pembroke, Massachusetts.

Fred worked for Gregg & Son/Triangle Pacific and Maine Manufacturing as sales manager until the business was sold. He last worked at Friend Lumber, designing kitchens.

Fred, an honest, hard-working, quiet gentleman loved and enjoyed his family. He lived a good life and was always available with a helping hand and a sense of humor. He very seldom asked for anything. An outdoorsman, he hunted, fished especially ice fishing and with his wife hiked and snowshoed. He liked to read, play pool at the Nashua Senior Activity Center and was a fan of the Red Sox and Patriots teams.

His survivors include his wife Sally of 62 and a half years, son Steven and his wife Bena, daughter Kathryn and her husband Gary Larivee, four grandchildren, Amanda Curtis and her husband Rolf Meyer, Brian Paquin and his girlfriend Kathryn McGowan, USAF S SGT, Kevin Paquin and Christopher Curtis, one great-granddaughter, Madison Meyer, two step-granddaughters, Jessica Larivee and Rachel King, four step-great grandchildren, Kolby King, John and Miranda Mason and Ella Larivee, a brother, Russell Curtis and his wife, Lucille, a sister-in-law Carole Smith, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and great, great nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Interment prayers and military honors will be accorded at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen, Friday June 21, 2019 at 9:30am. A Period of Visitation will be held at 9:00 am followed by a Memorial Service at 10:00 am, Saturday June 22, 2019 at Main Street United Methodist Church, 154 Main Street in Nashua. All are invited to stay for refreshments after the service. Please no flowers, donations may be made to the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord, NH 03301.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Main St. United Methodist Church
    154 Main St.
    Nashua, NH
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    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
    9:00am - 10:00am
    Memorial service to follow at 10 am at Main St. United Methodist Church, Nashua.
  • Service

    Friday, June 21st, 2019 | 9:30am
    New Hampshire Veteran's Cemetery
    110 Daniel Webster Highway
    Boscawen, New Hampshire
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    Friday, June 21st, 2019
    9:30am
  • Interment

    Friday, June 21st, 2019 | 9:30am
    NH State Veterans Cemetery
    110 Daniel Webster Hwy
    Boscawen, NH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, June 21st, 2019
    9:30am

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Love and Prayers your U-Haul of New Hampshire Fami sent flowers to the family of Fred Burton Curtis.
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Janice Miller

Thinking of all of you in this sad time, remembering Uncle Fred and Aunt Sally and our trip to Boston on one of my trips home. Reflecting on some of our times together with the cousins. Love from far away - peace and prayers to you all. from Janice (Curtis) Miller and family, John, Alec, Amber and Sierra
Comment | Posted at 11:48am via Condolence

Kathy Curtis Larivee

Thank you Janice! Thank you so much. Miss you terribly. Love you.
Posted at 07:02pm
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Sue Ratcliff

I only met Fred once and he was a very sweet man. I am close friends and love his daughter Kathy. She is a wonderful person who got it from her dad, Fred.
Our love and prayers to you all.
The Ratcliff Family
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