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October 9, 2013

Alfred J. Medeiros Jr., 74

 

Atkinson, NH — Alfred J. Medeiros Jr., 74, of Atkinson, died on October 7, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass.

Born in Boston, he was son of the late Alfred J. and Beatrice (Furtado) Medeiros. He was raised and educated in Somerville, Mass., and graduated from Somerville High School, Class of 1957. He went on to attend Northeastern University in Boston. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked at the Metropolitan Credit Union for 35 years, and retired as executive vice president.

A former resident of Woburn, Mass., for over 20 years, and Londonderry for 10 years, before moving to Atkinson in 2001, Mr. Medeiros was a former member of St. Mark’s Parish in Londonderry. He was also a member of the Chelsea Yacht Club and the Kiwanis Club of Everett. He enjoyed boating and model ship building. He was also an artist in watercolor and sketching.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Helen F. (Sheehan) Medeiros; two sons, David A. Medeiros and his wife, Connie, of Weare, and Steven A. Medeiros of Newburyport, Mass.; a daughter, Deborah A. Minassian and her husband, Stephen, of North Hampton; four grandchildren, David, Charlie, Hailey, and Emily; a brother, Robert Medeiros of Chelsea, Mass.; a sister, Linda Medeiros of Yarmouthport, Mass.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

ARRANGEMENTS: At Mr. Medeiros’s request, there will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass on Saturday, October 12 at noon St. Anne’s Church, Hampstead. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St., 2nd Floor, Framingham, MA 01701, or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, N.H. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.

 

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