East Kingston, NH — Russ Hanscomb, 84, past away Saturday, February 9, 2013. Russ was born October 4, 1928, son of Albert and Catherine (Flynn) Hanscomb of Newfields. He is survied by his wife of 53 years, Barbara Hanscomb of East Kingston; his son, Bob Hanscomb of East Kingston; his daughter, Cathy Gilman of Kensington; grandchildren, Jared, Barbie, Skip, Shawn, and Evan. He was predeaceased by his two sons, Butch and Rick Hanscomb. Russ owned and operated "Russ Auto Repair" in East Kingston for many years. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Floral City, Fla. — John Joseph Bilodeau, age 71, died February 3, 2013, at Citrus Memorial Hospital. John was born on November 30, 1941, in Salem, to the late Emile and Rose (Cormier) Bilodeau. He served our country in the U.S. Coast Guard. John was an electronics engineer and designer. He was an avid amateur radio operator with the call sign W1GAN. He was Catholic by faith.
Formerly of Haverhill — Ed Marshall Putnam, III, formerly of Haverhill passed away Friday, February 01, 2013 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. He was born in Haverhill on Aug. 6, 1950, son of Joanne Gertrude (Bailey) Morgan of Haverhill and the late Ed. M. Putnam, II. In addition to his mother, Ed is survived by his three brothers; Jeffrey L. Putnam of Hampton Beach, NH; Dale G. Putnam and his wife Gale of Newton, NH; and Philippe W. Putnam of Haverhill. He is also survived by two nephews and two nieces. Please no flowers. Donations may be made to your local dog shelter and ASPCA Organizations, along with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Here are a few of Ed’s Favorites: Toy Poodle Rescue, P.O. Box 274, Dover, MA 20230 http://toypoodlerescue.net ; Adopt-A-Pet, Box 7, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 http://www.adoptapet.com ; The Grace Foundation of Northern California, PO Box 4692, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 http://thegracefoundation.com; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Attn: “Reeling in a Dream: Timothy P. Roberts” 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226.