Salem, N.H. — Thomas F. Hargreaves, age 73, of Salem, N.H., died peacefully Monday at the VA Medical Center, Manchester, N.H. He was born in Methuen, where he grew up and attended schools. He was the son of the late Harry and Mabel (Clark) Hargreaves. He was a 43 year resident of Salem, N.H. Mr. Hargreaves was a self employed mechanic by trade, enjoying work and recreation in the many cars he had. He also worked for Digital in Salem, N.H., prior to his retirement. He was a US Navy veteran, having served on the USS Randolph. He was proud to serve his country. After his retirement he focused on his many interest, including calligraphy, reading tarot cards, playing Santa at Christmas, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marie L. (Torosian) Hargreaves of Salem; sons, Michael and his wife Arlene Hargreaves of Derry, Patrick and his wife Lorrain Hargreaves of Salem, Shaun and his wife Lisa Ann Hargreaves of Salem; grandchildren, Mark, Christopher, Lisa Marie, Jessica, Jake and Jasmine; great-grandchildren, Aiden and Evan; brother, Robert Hargreaves of Berwick, Maine; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Sunday, October 7 from 2-4 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VA Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit, 718 Smyth Rd, Manchester, NH. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com