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DERRY, NH: Raymond A. Tague, Jr., 85, of Derry, N.H., died Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Central Falls, R.I. on February 9, 1929, a son of the late Raymond and Gabrielle (Desmarais) Tague, Sr. He was a resident of Derry for 42 years, formerly living in Lowell, Mass. Raymond worked for the State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services as a District Director and later retired as Administrator of the Bureau of Children, Youth and Families after 20 years. He was affiliated with the Oblates of Mary Immaculate as an educator, Seminary Superior and Provincial Superior for 23 years. He was a communicant of St. Peter’s Church in Auburn. Raymond was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Joan (Brockway) Tague of Derry; one daughter, Melissa Greenfield and her husband, Matthew of Medway, Mass.; one son, Matthew Tague and his wife, Alicia of Newburyport; four grandchildren, Madeleine and Miles Greenfield, and Mathijs and Evelyn Tague; one brother, Austin O. Tague of Lincoln, R.I.; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours were held on Monday, September 8, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, N.H. A Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, 567 Manchester Road, Auburn, N.H., followed by cremation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, at Missionary Association of Mary Immaculate, 9480 N. De Mazenod Drive, Belleville IL 62223, www.oblatesusa.org; or the American Heart Association Heart Gifts Processing Center, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220, www.heart.org. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  September 11, 2014
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