Irene M. Constant

April 1, 2017
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   Irene M. (Niquette) Constant, 84, of Nashua, wife of Robert H. Constant, passed away Saturday evening, April 1, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital, after a period of declining health.

   A lifelong resident this city, Irene was born on June 28, 1932, the youngest of eleven children of the late Alphonse and Valida (Berthiaume) Niquette. She attended the former St. Francis Xavier Parochial School and graduated from the former St. Louis High School for Girls, Class of 1950.

    In addition to raising her family, Mrs. Constant had been employed with Nashua Corporation for over twenty- five years.

   Irene was a communicant of St. Louis de Gonzague Church and the former St. Francis Xavier Church; and was a member of the Columbiette’s of the Knights of Columbus. She was a devoted wife and mother, who especially loved spending time with her family and enjoyed sewing.

   She was predeceased by her seven brothers, Lucien, Adelard, Aristide, George, Leo Paul, Henry and Irenee Niquette; and three sisters, Angeline Breault, Cecile Charest and Rose Niquette.

   Members of her family include her husband Robert “Bob” Constant, whom she married on June 28, 1958 and would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary this summer; her three children, Daniel R. Constant of Nashua, Elizabeth “Liz” Bartlett of Milford and Jane Constant of Wilton; a grandson, Aaron Bartlett; a sister-in-law, Jacqueline C. Niquette of Nashua; also many nieces, nephews and cousins.

   Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Wednesday evening, April 5th from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 50 West Hollis Street, Nashua, Thursday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and are asked to gather at the church. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591.

12 Comments on Irene M. Constant

Donna Foulkes said : Guest Report Apr 11, 2017 at 6:10 PM

Jane and family just heard about your mom and wife. So sorry for your lost. My heart goes out to you all. Love Dave and Donna

Judy Porter said : Guest Report Apr 09, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Jane, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With love, Judy Porter

Susan Palanski said : Guest Report Apr 06, 2017 at 9:22 AM

Our deepest sympathies to Bob, Elizabeth, Janie and Dan. So saddened by the lost of Irene. She was very dear to me. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Kevin and Susan(Ricard)Palanski

Stephen Yurcak said : Guest Report Apr 05, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Dear Jane and family, I'm sad to here of your mothers passing. I have great memories of her while doing work at the house, her stories reminiscing of early Nashua were great. I'm truly glad to have been able to meet her, both your parents were so kind to me and I will always remember that.

dennis berthiaume said : Guest Report Apr 05, 2017 at 12:12 PM

Irene and Rose will be in our Hearts and Memory the rest of our lives..... Sympathies to the family. Dennis B and Monica B

jennifer Roscoe said : Guest Report Apr 05, 2017 at 9:08 AM

We at AHEPA 35 Manor, staff and residents, are so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. You will all be in our prayers.

Marc A. Anctil said : Guest Report Apr 04, 2017 at 6:05 PM

My condolences to Bob, Liz, Jane, and Dan. Irene is a wonderful woman who has now gone on to her eternal reward. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. My love and warm wishes to you all.

Diane Patten said : Guest Report Apr 04, 2017 at 5:55 PM

My sympathies to Bob, Liz, Aaron, Jane and Dan. Your all in my thoughts and prayers. May the support of your family and friends help you get through this difficult time.

David Bodnar said : Guest Report Apr 04, 2017 at 8:22 AM

I was very fortunate to have worked with Irene at Nashua Corp. She was a very friendly talkative lady that I enjoyed talking with. She is in my prayers.

Rita Champagne said : Guest Report Apr 04, 2017 at 7:20 AM

Jane, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. There’s a special place in all of our hearts for our mothers, just like there’s a special place in every mother’s heart for her children. May you all continue to carry her memory in that special place in your heart.

David Breault said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2017 at 6:16 PM

My deepest sympathy and love to Bob, Liz, Aaron, Jane and Dan. Irene was a dear Aunt and a wonderful person. I will always cherish the great memories of her and our families gathering together over the years. May she rest in peace in the graces of our Lord and Savior. +++

Judy Charest said : Guest Report Apr 03, 2017 at 5:21 PM

We were so saddened to hear of Irene's passing, she was always good to me and Mike loved her so much. Bob and the family will be in our prayers. With love, Judy & Mike Charest

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