Ronald F. Jacques of Mason, NH passed away Thursday from complications following surgery. He was 73. Born in Manchester, NH, the son of the late Charles and Bertha Jacques, he was raised in Pelham, NH.
He was a graduate of St. Anselm College. He was a veteran of the New Hampshire National Guard and the US Army, where he served honorably as a Sergeant in charge of an artillery gun with a forward mobile unit in Viet Nam. He then served as a New Hampshire State Trooper, retiring after 25 years as a corporal. During his time in the State Police he was best known as a bloodhound handler. He continued to train bloodhounds for a period after retiring.
He is survived by his wife, Martha M. Jacques of Mason; his son Scott F. Jacques, and Scott's daughter, Cassandra Cogley of Pelham; two sisters, Therese Daigle, and her husband Albert Daigle, of Dracut, Ma; Jacqueline Lamarche and her husband Robert Lamarche, of Merrimack; two brothers, Roland Jacques of Newburyport, MA and Rodolphe Jacques of Phoenix, AZ; his Aunt Georgette Venne, of Nashua; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at a Service to be held at the chapel at the Veteran's cemetery in Boscawen, NH at 2:00 pm on Thursday, July 13, 2017 with interment to immediately follow. There are no calling hours.