Salem, NH — Nelson A. Hebert, 82, of Salem, N.H., died on Thursday, October 3, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass. Nelson was born and educated in New Bedford, Mass., graduating from New Bedford Vocational High School. He served in the Navy during the Korean War. He retired from Itek Co. in Lexington, Mass. Nelson was a former member and past Sub-District Commander of the American Legion, a member of the Town of Chelmsford Celebrations Committee, and a member of Marsh Corner Community Church in Methuen, where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He was also a lead counselor with the Christian Film Festivals of America. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Irene (Fournier) Hebert of Salem, N.H.; his son, Brandon and his wife, Katie, of Salem; his daughters, Naomi Watkin of Danville, N.H., Cheryl and her husband, Kenneth Greenwood of Londonderry, N.H., Donna McLean of Danville, and Lori and her husband, Donald Jeffrey of Salem; 19 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Tuesday, October 8, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, at 11 a.m., at the Marsh Corner Community Church, Methuen, Mass. Entombment is in Immaculate Conception Mausoleum, Lawrence, Mass. Contributions in Nelson’s memory may be made to Christian Film Festivals of America, 25 Jackson St., Methuen, MA 01844, or to Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830.
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