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“Dear Ann& Family.So sorry to hear of the recent passing,of your beloved Husband,Father and Patriarch of your Family. Please accept my sincere...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Peter F. Simpkin

“Dear Ann& Family.So sorry to hear of the recent passing,of your beloved Husband,Father and Patriarch of your Family. Please accept my sincere...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Peter F. Simpkin

“Anne and cousins,As my Dad has written we only found out yesterday about Russell's passing. My deepest sympathy for your loss. In my memories I will...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Barbara (Campbell) Connor - NH

“Dear Anne, Maryanne, Alice, Darlene, Kathy and Russ,I did not learn of Russell's passing until just yesterday and am sorry to have missed his funeral...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Dick Campbell - Manchester, NH

“To the whole family Russell will be missed Our sympathies are with you all ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Sonja Allard

“my sympathy to the family you were such apart of our lives you will be missed you are now an angel of GODS as nana our love and prayers are with you...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: beth-anne hale - manchester, NH

“thank you for such a wonderful family Russell. you will be missed here by family and friends. say hello to my grandmother. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: shane kalariotes - hooksett, NH

“Dad, I have always been proud of you. Watched you work hard, provide for us and most of all love mom with abandonment. This year marked a milestone....Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Russell L. Thorgerson - NH

“Thanks Mr. Thorgerson for sharing your memories with me. You are now an Angel watching over your family. Prayers for Mrs. Thorgerson and family. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Bennett

“You have our deepest sympathy for the passing of your father. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: "Diane Mcqueen Richard and Husband, Robert"

“GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Christ The Way Church.With our deepest sympathy and prayers, Pastor Edward Frost and all at Christ The...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Edward Frost


Russell E. Thorgerson, 91, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 1, 2017 in Manchester.

Russell was born May 24, 1925 in Manchester, NH, a son of Ernest & Grace (Miles) Thorgerson and had been a lifelong resident of this community.

Prior to retirement, Russell was employed with Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester for many years.

Russell very much enjoyed music, particularly his guitar as well as western movies, however his Lord and family members were at the center of his life.

Russell will be missed dearly by family and friends as he left us with special memories to treasure.

Family includes his wife of 70 years, Anne (Slinski) Thorgerson; four daughters, Maryann Thorgerson, Alice Stout and her husband, Larry, Darlene Del Genio and her husband, Lenny, and Kathy Hirt and her husband, Charlie; one son, Russell L. Thorgerson; eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren,; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

Funeral Service will be conducted on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in Cate & Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.