Salem, NH — Victor J. Mailloux Jr., 83, of Salem, N.H., passed away peacefully on Friday, September 20, at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Mass. Victor was born and educated in Methuen, graduating from the Edward F. Searles High School in 1948, and from Springfield College in 1954, earning his bachelor’s degree. Later, he received his master’s degree in physical therapy from Boston University. He served two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a dedicated family man, loved by all. Victor worked as a physical therapist for the Whittier Rehab in Haverhill, Mass., for 30 years. In 2005, the gym at the Whittier Rehab was dedicated to him in his honor, chosen by his fellow workers. He started a swimming program for the handicapped in Manchester, N.H. He and his wife, Marion, shared 60 beautiful years together. He enjoyed being with his grandchildren, model railroading, gardening, and being with his family. He had served 13 years as the superintendent of the Sunday School at the First Methodist Church in Methuen, and served for several years on the Salem Council of Aging. He loved sharing time with his family at the seashore, and he was a gentle-spirited man. He was predeceased by his son, Mark, who passed away in 2006. He is survived by his wife, Marion (Weeks) Mailloux of Salem; two children, Victor III and his wife, Bette, of Epsom, N.H., and Marianne Dobens and her husband, Christopher, of Merrimack; and two grandchildren, Anna Marie Dobens and Ian Arsenault.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 1, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, at 11 a.m., at the Hannah Tenney Church, Salem. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem.
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