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Obituary for Martin Thomas Vowels Sr.

Martin “Marty” Thomas Vowels Sr., 83, died Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on October 3, 1940, in Waverly, KY, the son of the late Douglas and Helen (Thomas) Vowels.

Marty was the loving husband of Judith (McGovern) Vowels for 60 years. They were married on April 20, 1963 in N. Chelmsford, MA. They were longtime residents of N. Chelmsford, MA.

He graduated from Holy Name Catholic High School in Henderson, KY. After graduating High School, Martin enlisted in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged in 1961.

Marty enjoyed reading and was a Huge Fan of the Boston Celtics, Green Bay Packers, and the LA Dodgers. He was a 5K runner in his 40’s. Marty also enjoyed attending many activities of his 9 grandchildren. He also enjoyed his Budweisers with a big bowl of popcorn.

Besides his parents, he was Predeceased by his three brothers, Donald, David, and JD, and his Sister Helen Jane.

Martin is survived by his wife Judith Vowels and their children, Martin Vowels Jr. and wife Heather, and Stephen Vowels, Stephanie Bonarrigo and her husband John, and Kathleen Vowels. He is also survived by his grandchildren Maya Bonarrigo, Rylie Vowels, Kate Vowels, Amelia Bonarrigo, Dylan Vowels, Jonathan Brunkhardt, Matthew Vowels, Cole Vowels, and Anthony Bonarrigo. Martin also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

SERVICES: Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2024 from 12:00pm – 4:00pm at the Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. A funeral mass will follow on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 11:00am at St. Joseph the Worker’s Parish, 777 W. Hollis St., Nashua, NH 03062. Interment and committal prayers will immediately follow at St. Louis Cemetery, 752 W. Hollis St., Nashua, NH 03062. Family and friends are invited to attend and please meet at church. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial contribution to Lupus Research Alliance, or Corpus Christi Food Bank, 3 Crown St, Nashua, NH 03060 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741, The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER”.