Derry, NH — Eldon S. “Barney” Morine, 89, of Derry, N.H., died Thursday, May 23, at Pleasant Valley Nursing Center in Derry, N.H. Barney was born and educated in Maine. He served in the U.S. Marines during WWII and he received a purple heart. Barney was a self employed contractor and a member of the DAV. He enjoyed fishing and camping. He was an avid Red Sox Fan and he loved dogs. He is survived by his wife, Winifred (Angwin) Morine of Derry, N.H.; his sons, Lawrence Van Auken of Windham, N.H., Wallace Van Auken and wife, Pam, of Effingham, N.H., Mark Van Auken and wife, Ronda, of Sandown, N.H.; his daughters, Wendy and husband, Guy Caswell, of Schenectady, N.Y., Karen Turner of Cobleskill, N.Y., Christine and husband, Peter Bastide, of Sandown, N.H., Tina Spires of Haverhill, Mass., Monica and husband, John Rossetti, of Windham, N.H.; his brother, Robert Morine of Florida; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 2 nephews, Robert Morine, Jr. and Mike Morine.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visitation will be Saturday, May 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. The Funeral Service will follow at 3 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions in Eldon’s name to: Pleasant Valley Nursing Center Activities Fund, 8 Peabody Road, Derry, NH 03038. To send a message of condolence to the family, please visit the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.