Paul E. Rheaume
September 17, 1951 – April 20, 2018
Paul E. Rheaume of Manchester, NH passed away on April 20, 2018 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, after battling pancreatic cancer, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Haverhill, MA on September 17, 1951 the son of Louis and Louise (Foisy) (Ayers) Rheaume. He grew up in Haverhill and was educated in the local school system.
He was a proud veteran of the US Army serving during the Vietnam War and awarded the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Paul was employed for many years as a truck driver for TF Contracting. Some of the joys in his life included woodworking, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be fondly remembered as a loving and devoted husband, step-father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend.
He was predeceased by his sister Lucille Shibicki.
Members of his family include his wife of 20 years Marie (Rhodes) Rheaume of Manchester, his step-daughters Lelania Morris, Melanie Renfrew-Hebert and her partner Diane, Diana Morris, Kristina White and her husband Scott and Alicia Camire and her husband Scott, eleven grandchildren and great-grandchildren, his siblings Richard Rheaume and his wife Linda, Peter Rheaume and his wife Helen, Edna Letarte and her husband Richard, Theresa Rheaume and her husband Ken and Linda Robinson and her husband Jack as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation was held on Saturday April 28 from 2 to 5 pm at the McHugh Funeral Home 283 Hanover St. corner of Beech St. in Manchester followed by a funeral service at 5 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Paul’s name be made to Liberty House 75 W. Baker St. Manchester, NH 03103 or to the Disabled American Veterans 215 Chestnut St. Room 515 Manchester, NH 03101.
- Visitation Saturday, April 28, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, April 28, 2018
Paul E. Rheaume
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April 29, 2018
Being so far from family most of my adult life I had not had much contact with Paul, however, Dave (my brother) and I were looking at how we spent so much of our childhood with many of Aunt Louise's kids, our cousins. I am so sorry to hear about Paul and my heart and love goes to you and your family.
April 25, 2018
I was fortunate to grow up with Paul as like an uncle to me. He got me jobs when I was a teen and we would go fishing . I spent a lot of time with Paul and I’m very sad I didn’t get to say goodbye. You my friend will be greatly missed, Love your old Pal Ryan.
KeChia Long ( Feoli)
April 24, 2018
Spent many fun weekends with him as a kid. Would occasionally run into him. R.I.P paul,you will be missed. 😢