Elizabeth Puchacz

  • Born: September 3, 1925
  • Died: January 19, 2016
  • Location: New Hampshire

Cate & Johnson Funeral Home

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Elizabeth Puchacz, 90, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 19, 2016 at home.

Elizabeth was born September 3, 1925 in New London, NH, a daughter of Ralph & Clara (Merrill) Bonner and had been a Manchester resident for many years.

Prior to retirement, Elizabeth was employed with The Munch Box Company.

Elizabeth very much enjoyed writing cards, making muffins and giving hugs.

Elizabeth was pre-deceased by her husband, Stephen Puchacz and her grandson, James Puchacz.

Family includes seven children, the late Jean Cunan and her husband, Wayne, Paul Puchacz and his wife, Judy, Robert Puchacz and his wife, Sherry, William Puchacz and his wife, Leticia, Bonnie Puchacz, Judy Puchacz, Barbara Warren and her husband, William and an adopted daughter, Marita Keiffer and her husband, Don; thirteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 961 Valley Street in Manchester. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester.

Memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.

Condolence & Memory Journal

I miss sending time with you and your amazing hugs Mrs P love you, Debbie

Posted by Deborah Cook - Merrimack, NH - friend   January 15, 2020

Thinking of you all with much Love & Prayers! Your Mom was one special lady Mrs Puchacz always made me feel so loved. I will always remember all the wonderful times with the Puchacz family. I love you all so very much, so very sorry for your loss. xoxo

Posted by Debbie Cook - Merrimack, NH   January 29, 2016


I am so sorry for your loss. You were always so good to your mom; I hope all the wonderful memories will help you through this difficult time.

Posted by Pat Stearns - Manchester, NH   January 28, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss.  Our family will keep you in our prayers.  Betty was the best hugger.  This is such a sad time.......take care of each other.

Posted by Debbie and Billy Norton    January 23, 2016

To the Puchaz family,
I had the great pleasure of spending time with Betty while I would give her pedicures. We had so many great laughs as she was always quick with a witty comment. She truly was a special lady and great fun to know. It was always so obvious how much she loved her big family and would light up talking about them.
My deepest sympathy to you all on her loss

Posted by Nicole Aubin - Manchester, NH   January 22, 2016

Rob and Sherri, we are so sorry for yor loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Puchacz family.

Posted by James & Debbie Wilson - North Fort Myers, FL   January 22, 2016

To our Puchacz family it's been many years of being apart , but still our family you all are !! Iam sorry to hear of your Mom passing ( my great aunt ) she was a kind soul . She lived a full blessed life . Heaven has now another Angel ! Much love to you all

Posted by Jenn Reynolds - Anchorage, AK   January 22, 2016

Barb and Billy,
So sorry to hear of your moms passing. Heaven has gained an angel!

Posted by Bill Burke - Manchester, NH   January 21, 2016

Aunt Betty,
I WILL miss yours hugs and your letters. Mom and I would comment on how great you were about writing letters when the rest of slacked off.You will be missed, but we know in our hearts you are with Uncle Stevie and all our loved ones who have been called home.

Posted by Christine Seavey - Homer, AK   January 21, 2016

To all the Puchacz Family. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all your family. We are so sorry to hear this news.

Posted by Hank & Connie Marion    January 21, 2016

I am so blessed to have reconnected with you my old friend Betty even though it was under sad circumstances.I will remember those beautiful eyes,your smile,and always your calm demeanor.Our last visit in December was amazing and I shared the story behind my nickname "Ralph".How you laughed to hear that secret .I am forever blessed for that memory of you.Rest in Peace my old friend .Happy trails until we meet again.Love,Karen

Posted by Karen Schmidtchen    January 21, 2016


Posted by David Puchacz    January 21, 2016

To all your family members; Our thoughts and prayers go out to you . Take care, Sincerely your Friend, Paul

Posted by Paul Corbeil - Manchester, NH   January 21, 2016

Barbara - so sorry to hear this. I will keep you all in my prayers. Cherish your memories. Hugs, Sandi

Posted by sandi decknick - goffstown, NH   January 21, 2016

We were so sorry to hear this news. Our thoughts are with your family.

Sending love,
The Harrises Family

Posted by A friend   January 21, 2016

Dear Mrs Puchacz, you are so loved and will be so missed. You always made me feel like family and gave the best hugs & kisses. Your whole family are so special cause of you. My thoughts & prayers are with you and Bonnie & Barbara & Judy and the whole family.
All my love to you all, Debbie xo

Posted by Deborah Cook - Merrimack, NH   January 21, 2016


Posted by DIANE HOOPER - MANCHESTER, NH   January 21, 2016

Rob and Family, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was the center of such a loving family! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Joanie Vallieres    January 20, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.  We are happy that we had the pleasure of meeting her last summer at the golf outing.  May your memories comfort you in the days to come.

Posted by Tim and Terrie Dolan    January 20, 2016