Today’s Obituaries—June 24: Dominic ‘Nick’ Tuccolo, Former Haverhill Mayoral Candidate

Dominic “Nick” N. Tuccolo, 67, formerly of Haverhill, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family Saturday, June 20. He was born in Haverhill on Nov. 12, 1952, son of the late Dominic J. Tuccolo and Mavis A. (Patterson) Tuccolo. Tuccolo was educated in Haverhill, graduated from Haverhill High School and continued his education at North Shore Community College, Northeastern University and Northern Essex Community College. He held many positions as the chief of security for the Hale Hospital, deputy sheriff at the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, serving at the Lawrence Jail and the Middleton Jail and House of Corrections.

Today’s Obituaries—June 22: Lisa C. Blinn

Lisa C. Blinn, 48, of Atkinson, N.H., passed away Thursday, June 18, at her home with her family by her side after a brief, sudden illness. She was born in Haverhill Sept. 9, 1971, daughter of Nelson D. Blinn and the late Sandra L. Blinn. Lisa was educated in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill High School in 1989. She was a graduate of Merrimack College in 1994, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in accounting.

Former Pentucket Bank Chairman Edmund Cote Dies at Age 88; Banking Career Spanned 54 Years

The former chairman and president of Pentucket Bank, Edmund J. Cote Jr., died Sunday at age 88. Cote, of Hampstead, N.H., and formerly of Salem, N.H., died peacefully, supported by his family, at High Pointe House in Haverhill. He was born in Lawrence, where he grew up and attended Lawrence Public Schools, graduating from Lawrence High, where he was class treasurer. He was a retired CEO and president of Pentucket Bank in Haverhill, and was also a former president of BayBank Merrimack Valley. His banking career spanned 54 years.

McDonald, Former WHAV Announcer, Convenience Store Owner, Dies at 82

John A. McDonald, 82, of Glendale, Ariz., a former WHAV radio announcer and longtime resident of Haverhill, died June 3, at Providence Place at Glencroft. Born, raised and educated in Haverhill, and son of the late James and Mary (Strangman) McDonald, he was a member of the Haverhill High School Class of 1955 and attended the Leland Powers School of Broadcasting in Boston. McDonald worked as a radio announcer for WHAV in Haverhill and later at a radio station in New Britain, Conn., under the professional name “Ted James,” and later worked as a reporter for the Haverhill Gazette and the Boston Herald and as a public relations representative for Digital Equipment Corporation. Over the course of several years, McDonald owned and operated Gardella’s Market in Haverhill and Kittridge Variety in Bradford. Most recently he was employed in the Deli Department at Market Basket in Plaistow, N.H., and Riverside in Haverhill.

Today’s Obituaries—May 1: Kalashian

Patricia (Doherty) Kalashian, 82, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 29. Arrangements are by Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main St., Haverhill. To have your loved one’s notice read on the radio with an expanded listing on these pages, ask your funeral director or click here to submit an obituary or memorial notice.

Longtime Haverhill Principal, Coach Thomas Behan Dies of COVID-19 at Age 80

Thomas F. Behan, 80, a popular Haverhill school principal, died from COVID-19 yesterday at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. He is survived by Patricia, his wife of 58 years. Behan was born in Haverhill on Sept. 11, 1939, and was a lifelong resident of the city. He graduated from Haverhill High School in 1957 where he served as class president for four years.

Today’s Obituaries—April 16: Delaney, Meehan

Francis P. Delaney, 87, died April 14, at Wingate Residences in Haverhill. Born in Lawrence, he was raised and educated in Lawrence, graduating from Lawrence High School in 1951. He received a teaching degree from Lowell Teacher’s College and a master’s degree from Salem State University. Delaney served his country with honor from 1952 until 1956 in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He moved to Haverhill in 1961 and was an assistant principal at the Rocks Village School and taught math and science at Dr. Paul Nettle Middle School.

Today’s Obituaries—April 14: Bartlett, Dichard, Boucher

Allen L. Bartlett, 64, died Thursday April 9. Born and raised in Haverhill, Bartlett worked for the Haverhill Highway Department. Services are later under the care of Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. Nellie M. (Augustonovich) Dichard, 99, died Friday, April 10, just one day shy of her 100th birthday. Born in Haverhill, she was educated in the Haverhill public schools and worked in local shoe factories until she got married.