Derry, NH — Edward J. Stillings, 42, of Derry, N.H., passed away on Friday, September 27, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. Edward was born on October 2, 1970, in Newburyport, to Robert A. and Mary K. (Houlihan) Stillings. He was raised and educated in Newburyport, and graduated from Salem State College. For the past eight years, he was a customer service representative for Comcast, and during his spare time, he was very fond of the United Way. Edward was the beloved son of the late Robert A. Stillings, and is survived by his mother, Mary K. Stillings-Pine and her husband, E. Wayne, of Newburyport; his husband, Christopher B. Arsenault of Derry, N.H., his aunts, Ann Bartlett, Betty Perkins, Joyce Souliotis, and Carlene Legrow; several cousins; his stepsiblings, Kevin Pine, Lisa Lariviere, Mary M. Griffin, and Shane Pine; and his extended family, Katherine Hawkes, Robin Morris, Kathy Consigli, Paula Hunter, and Earl Hawkes.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his calling hours on Wednesday, October 2, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Twomey-LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home, 193 High Street, Newburyport. His Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, October 3, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Newburyport. For those who wish, Edward may be remembered through donations to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Avenue, Haverhill, MA. 01830, or to a charity of one's choice. For funeral home directions, or to sign the family guest book, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.