Today’s Obituaries—Jan. 29: Paquin, Praiano

Sandra G. (Lang) (Jasper) Paquin, 82, of Plaistow, N.H., and formerly of Haverhill, died Jan. 26, at Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood. Born in Haverhill, she was raised in Haverhill and Groveland and graduated from Haverhill High School with the class of 1955. She later graduated from the McIntosh Business College. As the former wife of a U.S. diplomat she was stationed overseas with him during the Vietnam War.

Today’s Obituaries—Jan. 27: Gagnon, Habib, Jones

Robert H. Gagnon, 83, a resident of Plaistow, N.H., for the last 53 years, died Jan. 23, at Exeter Hospital. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in November of 1956, and served honorably until his discharge in 1960 as a CT-3. He was first employed as a manager for Vernon Plastics and later established his own business, New England Lamprint of Lowell, which he owned and operated for several years. He earned a real estate license and also operated Gagnon Real Estate in Plaistow for many years.

Thursday’s Obituaries- Jan. 24: German, Giang

Priscilla S. (Shennett) German, 86, of Haverhill, died Jan. 22, at Hannah Duston Healthcare in Haverhill with her family by her side. Born in Amesbury, she was the daughter of the late Melborne “Dutchy” and Roseanna (Thivige) Shennett. Raised and educated in Amesbury, she was a graduate of Amesbury High School, class of 1951. She was employed for 31 years as an auditor with the former Western Electric and the former AT&T, later becoming Lucent Technologies.

Thursday’s Obituaries- Jan. 23: McCarthy

James P. McCarthy, 57, of Haverhill, died peacefully Monday, Jan. 20. He was born in Haverhill on May 31, 1962 and raised in Haverhill. He worked as a draw bridge engineer for MassDOT for more than 10 years and previously worked for Wayne’s Drains in Burlington. He was an assistant coach during his child’s hockey activities from Learn to Skate through Midgets.

Today’s Obituaries—Jan. 22: Daneau, Kyle

James A. Daneau, 87, a longtime resident of Haverhill, died Jan. 16, at Country Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Newburyport. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1950 and served honorably as an Airman until his discharge in September of 1953. Daneau was a leather worker employed locally at Operation Alligator and Clicker City and later at Blue Ribbon Sports in Exeter. He also worked as an apple picker at Woodman’s Orchard in Londonderry and finally as a driver for the Coach Company of Plaistow, N.H. Calling hours are Friday morning, Jan 24, from 10-noon, at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill.

Today’s Obituaries—Jan. 21: Kahigian, Marceddu

Constance L. “Connie” Kahigian, 90, of Haverhill, died Jan. 19, at Hannah Duston Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Markhas J. Kahigian to whom she was married for 56 years. She was a cafeteria worker in Haverhill’s schools and served at Hannah Duston Elementary School, Nettle School and Haverhill High School before retiring after 20 years of service. Kahigian was a longtime and active member of First Baptist Church for 64 years where she was a member of the choir and Mary Martha Ladies Group.

Today’s Obituaries—Jan. 20: Stearns

Craig Stearns, 61, longtime Haverhill resident, died Friday morning, Jan. 17, at High Pointe Hospice, with his family by his side. He grew up in Hudson. His father, Ellsworth, was an engineer and inventor. He passed this interest on to Craig who graduated from WPI with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.