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Roscoe W. Wilbur, 78, of Londonderry, N.H., died Monday, January 2, 2017, in his home. He was born in Nashua, N.H., on June 27, 1938, a son of the late Roscoe and Mildred (Wead) Wilbur. He was a resident of Londonderry for the past two years, formerly living in Derry, N.H. Roscoe was a graduate of Haverhill Trade School. He was employed for Western Electric for over 14 years and was very well known in the Derry area, working as a locksmith, an electrician and a machinist. Roscoe was also a Justice of the Peace in New Hampshire. He enjoyed doing projects and was an avid animal lover.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Sennett) Wilbur of Londonderry; nine children, Brenda Plummer of Derry; Susan Kimball of Manchester, N.H.; Roscoe Wilbur of Stonewood, W.V.; Debbie Voltero of Salem, N.H.; James Wilbur of Hudson, N.H.; Jonathon Wilbur of Derry; Joseph Wilbur of Derry; Timothy Wilbur of Hudson; and Todd Wilbur of Derry; his step-son, Brian Sennett of Vackerville, Calif.; his step-daughter, Christine Lemire of Henniker, N.H.; 26 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; his ex-wife, Joyce Jennings; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 7, at 9 a.m. in the funeral home. The burial will be in his family lot in Hudson in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Caregivers of Greater Derry, 1-B Commons Drive, Unit #10, Londonderry, NH 03053. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  January 3, 2017
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