Hampton Area Obituaries

Susan S. Clark

She was born Sept. 26, 1924, in Portsmouth, the daughter of the late H. Russell and Agnes (Emerson) Sawyer.

She attended Rye schools, St. Mary’s School in Littleton and Maine General Hospital School of Nursing in Portland, Maine. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire.

Mrs. Clark was a social worker for the New Hampshire Department of Health & Welfare, retiring with 15 years of service.

She was a member of Rye Congregational Church and was active in town and district affairs. She was an outdoor person, enjoying gardening, sailing, skiing and family camping.

The widow of Ernest E. Clark, her husband of 49 years, who died in 1993, she is survived by one son and his wife, Frederick R. (CWO U.S. Army, Ret.) and Kimiko Clark of Rye Beach; one daughter and her husband, Susan and Thomas Morin of Kittery Point, Maine; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by one son, Charles; a half brother, James Perkins; and a half sister, Molly Perkins Vinton.

Calling hours will be held Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Central Cemetery, Rye.

Memorial donations may be made to the Rye Fire Department Association, 563 Washington Road, Rye, NH 03870.

Roxanne M. Dockey

HAMPTON – Roxanne M. Dockey, 57, of 60 Hampton Meadows, died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at her home after a sudden illness.

She was born March 8, 1947, in Lyndon, Vt., the daughter of the late Raymond L. and Katherine T. (Blake) Guyer Barrett. She had resided in Brandview, Mo., Colorado and Washington state before returning to New England.

She was a 1968 graduate of Brandview High School and attended a local community college.

Mrs. Dockey began her career as a medical receptionist and moved on to become a nursing assistant working for many orthopedic surgeons and neurologists. At Penrose Hospital, Colorado Springs, she was responsible for coordinating the orthopedic nurse’s station.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, snowmobiling, camping, fishing, cooking and gardening. She attended painting classes and enjoyed arts and crafts and working with dried flowers.

She was an amateur radio enthusiast and was licensed in 1992. She supported various women’s shelters and participated in the Multiple Sclerosis annual walk. She was active in Alcoholics Anonymous and proud of her six-year milestone.

She traveled extensively to Spain, Switzerland, France and Mexico.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Robert W. Dockey of Hampton; one brother, Raymond L. Guyer Jr. of Taos, N.M.; one sister, Donna L. Bower of Grandview, Mo; one niece and two nephews; and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were held Thursday in the Robert K. Gary Jr. Funeral Home, Hampton.

Elizabeth F. Downey

RYE – Elizabeth F. (Dennehy) Downey died Saturday, May 1, 2004.

The widow of John F. Downey, she is survived by two sons, Joseph Downey of Stratham and Paul Downey and his wife, Sally of Rochester; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mae Nolan of Burlington, Mass., Louise Poole of Medford, Mass., and Dorri Van Bruggan of Waynesboro, Va.

She was predeceased by one son, John F. Downey Jr.; one brother, Joseph Dennehy; and two sisters, Rita White and Helen Price.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Thursday in St. Brigid Church, Lexington, Mass. Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Lexington.

Arrangements were by the Douglass Funeral Home, Lexington.

Marion E. Webster

EXETER – Graveside services for Marion E. Webster will be held Saturday, May 8, at 11 a.m. in Hillside Cemetery, East Kingston with the Rev. Daniel Weaver officiating.

Mrs. Webster, 94, of 277 Water St., died Jan. 4, 2004, in Rockingham County Nursing Home, Brentwood.

She was born Sept. 18, 1909, in East Kingston, the daughter of the late Leslie and Ada (Brown) Webster.

Arrangements are by the Brewitt Funeral Home, Exeter.

Jerry L. Schuster

NEWFIELDS – Jerry L. Schuster, 63, died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, in St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston.

He was born Nov. 7, 1940, in Auburn, Ill., the son of the late Carl and Grace (Hanson) Schuster.

He was a graduate of the University of Illinois with bachelor of science and master of science degrees in metallurgical engineering.

Mr. Schuster was president of Omni Technologies Corp. in Epping for 14 years where he developed many innovative processes for aluminum brazing. He began his career with Hamilton Standard Division of United Aircraft and was employed for 15 years by ALCOA Research and Development in Alcoa Center, Pa. He was later employed by Brazonics in Amesbury, Mass., Metal Bellows in Sharon, Mass., and EG&G in Salem, Mass.

He was an active, faithful member of the United Methodist Church in Amesbury; a member of the American Welding Society; The American Society of Metals; The Materials International Society; and Ark & Anchor Lodge No. 354 in Auburn, Ill.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Elaine Schuster; three sisters, Donna Garbacz of Waterford, Mich., Margaret Kaufman and Lynn Hunley, both of Auburn; two brothers, Carl Schuster of Albuquerque, N.M., and James Schuster of Morton, Ill.; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Visiting hours will be held Monday, May 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter.

A celebration of life service will be held Tuesday, May 11, at 11 a.m. in First United Methodist Church, Amesbury.

Burial will be Wednesday, May 12, at 11:30 a.m. in St. Adalbert Cemetery, Enfield, Conn., with visiting hours from 9 to 11 a.m. at Leete — Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield, CT.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 140 Main Street, Amesbury, MA. 01913.

Robert B. Stockbridge

HAMPTON – Robert B. Stockbridge, 78, formerly of Exeter, died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at the Haven Health Center at Seacoast.

He was born Feb. 4, 1926, in Exeter, the son of the late Earle R. and H. Myrtle (Brewster) Stockbridge. He lived in Exeter for many years, moving to Hampton in 2003.

He was a 1945 graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and attended Bryant & Stratton Business College in Boston.

Mr. Stockbridge worked for the former Exeter Banking Company for many years, and also worked for Exeter Visiting Nurses.

He was the business manager for the former Hampton Playhouse for 50 years and most recently was the business manager for Act One Theatre of Hampton.

He enjoyed life and traveled extensively in the United States and Europe.

He is survived by one brother and his wife, Philip R. and Cora Stockbridge of Seabrook; three nephews, Douglas R. Stockbridge of Kennebunk, Maine, Daniel B. Stockbridge of Hampton and David W. Stockbridge of Dover; one niece, Donna L. McBride of Exeter; and several grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at — p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Maple Lane Cemetery, Stratham.

Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Seacoast Hospice, 10 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833.

Paul Raymond LeBeau Jr.

NEWMARKET – Paul Raymond LeBeau Jr., was stillborn May 3, 2004, in Exeter Hospital, the son of Paul and Colleen (Hall) LeBeau.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Benjamin LeBeau of Newmarket; his maternal grandparents, Dr. Kenneth and Mrs. Helen Hall of McAfee, N.J.; his paternal grandparents, Charlene and Daniel Mitchell of Newmarket; his paternal great-grandmother, Dot Emond of Newmarket; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by twin siblings, Catherine and Elizabeth LeBeau in 2000, and his paternal grandfather, Raymond LeBeau in 2003.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in Calvary Cemetery, Newmarket.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wendell’s Wish, Therapeutic Riding Program, 95 Halls Mills Road, Newfields, NH 03856.

Assistance with the arrangements is by the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, Newmarket.

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Arline M. Lemieux

HAVERHILL – Arline M. (LeMaire) Lemieux, 73, of 190 North Ave., formerly of Merrivista, died Friday, April 30, 2004, at the Kenoza Manor in Haverhill.

She was born in Newburyport, Mass., and had resided in West Newbury, Mass., for 30 years before moving to Haverhill.

She was a graduate of Newburyport High School.

Primarily a housewife and homemaker, Mrs. Lemieux worked in her younger years as an operator for New England Telephone and Telegraph.

She is survived by two sons, Richard Lemieux and David Lemieux, both of Atkinson; one daughter and her husband, Susan and Mark Farrell of Epping; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by one daughter, Debbie Schrempf, who died in 1994.

Graveside services were held Wednesday in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Amesbury, Mass.

Arrangements were by Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, Plaistow.

Frances J. Mason

SEABROOK – Frances I. (Jennings) Mason, 91, of 63 Adams Ave., died Sunday, May 2, 2004, in Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport, Mass.

She was born June 16, 1912, in Somerville, Mass., the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Thompson) Jennings. Her parents died when she was 13 and she took on the role of parent and cared for her three siblings. She moved to Seabrook in 1953.

She was a 1930 graduate of St. John’s High School, North Cambridge, Mass.

Mrs. Mason was a real estate broker for Yankee Trader for several years. She later was the general manager of Tower Press in Seabrook, retiring after 17 years of service.

She was a member of the Seabrook Travelers and enjoyed going to Aruba, Texas, the Virgin Islands and Florida. She was a member of the Raymond E. Walton Post Auxiliary.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, and was a loyal Red Sox fan.

She is survived by four nephews, Frank Jennings of Somerset, Mass., Thompson Jennings of Atlanta, Ga., Stan Jennings of Dover and Steven Jennings of Somerville; three nieces, Irene Jennings of Nashua, Amy O’Neill of Portsmouth and Jaye Garnett of Exeter; one sister-in-law, Claire A. Jennings of Kensington; and many grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her first husband of 12 years, Mossie Kirk, who perished in 1953 in a fire in their apartment helping her to escape, and her second husband, Lee Mason.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in Star of the Sea Beach Chapel, North End Blvd., Salisbury, Mass.

Memorial donations may be made to the Seacoast Community Action Program, 683 Lafayette Road, Seabrook, NH 03874.

Arrangements are by the Robert K. Gray Jr. Funeral Home, Hampton.

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