Salem, NH — Donald P. Cahalane, age 77, loving husband and papa, passed away Saturday, October 6 at the Holy Family Hospital, Methuen. Don was born in Dorchester on July 30, 1935. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army Artillery Division and served during the Korean War.
Don was a resident of Salem, NH for over 40 years. He was retired from Gillette after 30 years of service. A graduate of Southern NH University, he was an avid golfer and Boston Bruins fan. Don is survived by his wife of 53 years: Ruth (Skinner) Cahalane of Salem. His children: Tracey Sherman of Salem, Karen Reid & her husband Paul of Dracut, MA, Steven Cahalane and his wife Frances of Pelham. He was Papa to Andrew Sherman & his fiancé Carina Zannini, Sara & Tom Cahalane, and Mackenzie, Sydney, Jessica, & Jennifer Reid.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9th from 4-7 PM at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. Cremation will follow. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com