Barbara E. Shaw, 79: She saw the best in everyone; cherished her family and had a heart for children

Visiting Hours will be held on Wednesday, December 29 from 3-7 p.m. at the Phaneuf Funeral Home & Crematorium, 250 Coolidge Avenue in Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, December 30 at 10 a.m. in The Blessed Sacrament Parish, 14 Elm Street, Manchester. Interment to take place in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum following the mass. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend. READ MORE

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Bishop John B. McCormack, 86: Public services to be held Sept. 27 and 28

The Rite of Reception will be September 27, at Noon at St. Joseph Cathedral, 145 Lowell Street, Manchester, New Hampshire. Visitation will follow in the Cathedral until 6 p.m., followed by the celebration of Mass. On September 28, Bishop McCormack will lie in repose at the Cathedral beginning at 8 a.m. The Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, will preside at a Mass of Christian Burial at the Cathedral on September 28 at 10 a.m., followed by the Rite of Committal at the Cathedral Cemetery. READ MORE