Maurice ‘Moe’ L’Heureux Jr., 53: Kind and generous, was former yacht club harbormaster, beekeeper, property manager

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AMHERST, NH – Maurice J. “Moe” L’Heureux Jr., 53, of Amherst, died September 5, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, after a brave and courageous battle with ALS.

He was born in Manchester on December 9, 1965, to Maurice and Jacqueline (Jutras) L’Heureux. He lived in Manchester for most of his life before moving to Amherst nine years ago.

Moe earned a Bachelor of Science degree from New Hampshire College, as well as a masters degree in finance.

He was the owner and manager of commercial properties in the Manchester area for many years. He was passionate about his work, and in 2004 earned an award for historic preservation for his building on Hanover Street (across from the Palace Theater) in Manchester. He also owned Hill Haven Realty in Hooksett, Mainstay Development and Jutras Realty in Manchester.

Moe loved sailing and boating and was a member and educator for the U.S. Power Squadron. He was also a member and former harbormaster at the Massabesic Yacht Club in Manchester. He loved to travel and explore new places.

Moe also enjoyed beekeeping and served as treasurer of the Pawtuckaway Beekeepers and New Hampshire Beekeepers Associations for several years.

Throughout his battle with ALS he never complained and always kept his sense of humor. He will always be remembered for his kindness and generosity toward others.

The family includes his wife of 13 years, Linda J. (Otterson) L’Heureux of Amherst; his parents of Manchester; three siblings, Jeannine L’Heureux of Maryland, Marc A. L’Heureux and his wife, Louise, of Allenstown and Marcel A. L’Heureux of Manchester; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bernard and Marilyn Otterson of Bedford; a brother-in-law, Jeffrey B. Otterson of Marietta, GA; a sister-in-law, Marjorie S. Otterson of Framingham, MA; nieces and nephews, Natalie, Patrick, Kimberly, Alyssa and Matthew and aunts, uncles and cousins.

SERVICES: Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory in Manchester is assisting the family with arrangements. Services will take place at a later date and will be made known in Moe’s obituary on the funeral home web site at

Memorial donations may be made to Compassionate Care ALS at