Jaffrey, New Hampshire Lincoln E. Letourneau, 92, of North Street, Jaffrey, died at Monadnock Community Hospital, Sunday, December 16, 2012, after a period of declining health. He was born January 29, 1920 in Jaffrey, NH son of the late Eugene A. and Marie A. (Tremblay) Letourneau. He attended school in Jaffrey and has been a lifelong resident of this community. Lincoln served in the United States Army in the European Theater during World War II. He traveled across France and Belgium with General Patton’s third army in the howitzer division. He was a life member of both the John Humiston American Legion Post #11 and the VFW Memorial Post #5613 in Jaffrey. Lincoln had worked as a weaver with Jaffrey Mills for over 20 years. He enjoyed hiking and taking long walks between the area towns. He always split his own wood and lifted weights for exercise until just 3 days before he died. Survivors include his two brothers, Nelson Letourneau and Francis “Jimmy” Letourneau, both of Jaffrey; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother Louis Letourneau in 1977 and a sister Elizabeth Bachand in 1994.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Jaffrey-Rindge Memorial Ambulance, P.O. Box 107, Jaffrey, NH 03452.
Friends and family are invited to calling hours on Friday, December 21, 2012 from 10:00 to 11:00AM at the Cournoyer Funeral Home Cremation Center, 33 River Street, (Route 202) Jaffrey.
Funeral services with Military Honors will be conducted in the funeral home chapel immediately following calling hours at 11:00AM. Rev. Wilfred Deschamps, Pastor of Saint Patrick Church in Jaffrey will officiate. Burial will take place in the spring in Saint Patrick Cemetery.