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Paul M. Erickson

Obituary for Paul M. Erickson

October 4, 1936 - January 6, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 82


Paul M. Erickson, 82, of Manchester, died on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born on October 4, 1936 to John M. and Adeline Madeleine (Baccini) Erickson and was a lifelong resident of Manchester.

Paul attended Goffs Falls Elementary School and later graduated from Manchester High School Central class of 1954. Paul continued his education at the DeVry Technical Institute. He went on to work for the Sanders Associates, then the City of Manchester, and later retired from the Derryfield School.

In 1959, on the bridge at Pine Island Park, he met the love of his life, Christine. They have been married for 59 years. Paul also worked at the park as the Carousel Attendant.

He enjoyed collecting old cars and other antiques. Paul loved spending time at Hampton Beach with his family and boating at the Yacht Club on Massabesic Lake. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Paul lived for his family and cherished his grandchildren as a special gift.

Members of his family include his wife, Christine (Leutert) Erickson of Manchester; his son, David P. Erickson and his wife, Lisa of Manchester; his daughter, Carole Lessard and her husband, Gary of Hooksett; 3 grandchildren, John A. Lessard, Emma L. Bourgoin and her husband, Christian, and Kristen L. Erickson.

A memorial service was held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in the chapel at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Paul's memory to the Fitch Unit at the Elliot Hospital, 1 Elliot Way, Manchester, NH 03103.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Paul's memory to:
  • Fitch Unit at Elliot Hospital
    1 Elliot Way
    Manchester, NH 03103

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Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104
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