James W. Saltzman, 89, World War II Veteran, Paperboard Supervisor

James W. Saltzman, 89, passed away at Concord Hospital on May 10, following a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Norma Jeanne (Lejoie) Saltzman.

Born in Haverhill June 16, 1925, Saltzman was the son of the late Harry W. and Ellen S. (Lezzi) Saltzman.

Saltzman was educated in Haverhill, and in 1944 joined the U.S. Army. As a member of Company C, 709th Military Police Service Bn. He served in Germany and France before being honorably discharged as a sergeant in 1946. He then began a 25-year year career at the former Haverhill Paperboard Co. where he advanced from a machinist class A to supervisor before retiring in 1985. He was a member of Crescent Yacht Club, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and shooting skeet at the Chester Rod & Gun Club.

Saltzman is survived by his children James H. Saltzman of Knoxville, Tenn, and Bonnie J. Palombo and husband Gary of Raymond, N.H.; four grandchildren; one great grandson; siblings Theresa Straw of Haverhill, Myron Saltzman of Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Melvin Saltzman and George Saltzman.

Relatives and friends are invited to the funeral at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill, at 10 a.m., Friday, May 15. Calling hours are Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. Interment is at Walnut Cemetery.