Donald C. Lester

May 7, 2017
Lester, Donald C.

   Donald C. Lester, 88, of Nashua, NH, passed away early Sunday morning, May 7, 2017 at the Bedford Hills Nursing Center after a long battle with dementia.

   A native of Manchester, NH, Donald was born on October 30, 1928, a son of the late Warren and Elizabeth (Bresnahan) Lester. He graduated from Manchester Center High School in 1946 and served with the US Army from 1948 to 1952. Mr. Lester worked as a warehouseman for most of his life.

   Don enjoyed square dancing and playing cards with his wife and friends; following the Red Sox and spending time with his beloved grandchildren. He was a longtime active communicant of the former St. Francis Xavier Church in Nashua.

   Donald was predeceased by his first wife, Theresa (Constant) Lester in 1979; and his two brothers, George Tustin and Paul Lester.

   Members of his family include Raejean, his loving wife of 32 years; his two children, Brian and his wife Andrea Lester and Laurie Lester all of Nashua; three step-children, Randy, Barry, and Wendy LeBlanc; seven grandchildren, Brandi, Jessica, Aaron, Eric, Michelle, Whitney and Morgan; a great-granddaughter, Karin; and several nieces and nephews.

   Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday evening, May 10th from 5 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Road, Route 101A in Merrimack, Thursday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Nashua. Family and friends are invited to attend will gather at the church. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591.

4 Comments on Donald C. Lester

Vince C. said : Guest Report May 31, 2017 at 9:25 PM

Dear Laurie, Often I think of you and I am sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. I recall you speaking so fondly of him. My deepest sympathy's to you and your family. May you find solace in celebrating the memories of your time together.

David Breault said : Guest Report May 12, 2017 at 8:04 AM

My condolences to the Lester family. I remember Don from days of the former St. Francis Xavier and the tireless work he did to help our church and it's parishioners.

Teri (Zaccone) Garza said : Guest Report May 09, 2017 at 10:12 AM

Dear, Brian, Andrea & Laurie, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. My heart breaks for you. It's so amazingly hard to loose the people we love & care about so much. I send you my condolences and prayers. But, I am so glad we have a good God that takes us with open arms to a better place. Your dad is well and in His presence now. May your loving memories bless you through this difficult time.

Jerry and Louise LaForest said : Guest Report May 09, 2017 at 4:57 AM

Brian and Laurie Lester and family My deepest sympathy go out to you and your family in the loss of your dad. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Jerry and Louise LaForest Ferry Road - Nashua

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