Kenneth P. Madore, 67, of Amherst, NH died Tuesday Oct. 5, 2010 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a long illness.
He was born in Van Buren, ME on Dec. 28, 1942, a son of the late Leo & Ruby (Cormier) Madore.
Mr. Madore was raised in Van Buren, ME and was a graduate of the Van Buren Boys High School. He went on to graduate from Fisher Community College.
He was a US Army veteran serving from 1961-1964.
Before retirement, he was a fleet manager for National Grid in Lowell, MA and was formerly employed as a Facilities and Project Manager for Digital Equip. Corp.
Mr. Madore was an active member of St. John Neumann Church in So. Merrimack. He was a Eucharistic Minister, and was a part of the Building Committee of the 1st phase of the church.
His hobbies that he loved, included refinishing antiques, woodworking, loved chocolate, traveling and sightseeing. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother.
Members of his family include his wife of 45 years, Marlene (Martin) Madore, of Amherst, a son and daughter-in-law, Mark Madore and Susan Burnham, of Windam, ME, a daughter Tracie Madore, Amherst, three grandchildren, Lauren Kaltsas of Amherst, Ross & Jordan Torelli, Windham, ME, three brothers, and two sisters-in-law, Carroll & Dorothy Madore, Limerick, ME, Michael Madore, Waldoboro, ME, Gene & Linda Madore, Van Buren, ME, four sisters, & two-brothers in-law, Leola & Richard Lilly, Portland, ME, Carol Ann & James Tardiff, Penobscot, ME, Charlene Dennison, Windham, and Gale Madore and her friend, Liberty, ME, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are in the St. John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Rd., Rte 101A, Merrimack, Friday from 5-8 PM, A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the church Saturday at 12:30 PM. Following cremation, a committal service will be held Tuesday at 10 am at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Community Hospice House, C/O Home Health & Hospice, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060.
For more info or an online register book, go to rivetfuneralhome.com. The George R. Rivet Funeral Home 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH.
Published, Nashua Telegraph, Nashua NH October 2010