Daniel C. Pinard, 49: West grad, ‘genuine, authentic, selfless,’ loved music and ran for BOSC

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MANCHESTER, NH — Daniel C. Pinard, 49, of Manchester died May 20, 2019 at CMC, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Manchester on February 27, 1970, he was the son of Armand A. and Madeline F. (Paul) Pinard. He was a graduate of Manchester High School West, earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from UNH and continued his education at Boston University. He spent his career working as a software engineer.

Dan enjoyed cycling and photography in his spare time. He was a lifelong resident of Manchester and ran for School Board in 2013. He was authentic, genuine and extremely selfless. An event he always looked forward to was the New Hampshire Film Festival. He enjoyed watching the display by up and coming filmmakers each year. Dan sought out live music at every opportunity. He loved attending the Montreal Jazz Music Festival, in particular, and anything at the Boston Promenade. He was fun to be around and had a great sense of humor. Above all else, Dan will be remembered as a loving son, grandson, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend.

Dan was predeceased by his mother, Madeline F. Pinard in 2014.

Surviving family members include his father, Armand A. Pinard and fiancée Diana Fortin of Manchester; two sisters, Joanne Jordan and husband John of Greenwood Village, CO, and Julie Pinard and significant other, Andre Panneton, Jr. of Goffstown; two nephews, Luke and Caleb Jordan of Greenwood Village, CO.; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was also predeceased by his grandparents; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North St., Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday At Ste. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester. Committal prayers to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, NH Chapter, 2 Commerce Dr., Ste. 110, Bedford, NH 03110.

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