Bedford Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jul 11 | via Nashua Telegraph 

    Mark E. St. Laurent

    Mark E. St. Laurent, 62, of Nashua, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 10, 2018 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. A lifelong resident of this city, Mark was born on February 4, 1956, a son of Doris St. Laurent Lustenberger and the late Robert G. St. Laurent.

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  • Sunday Jul 1 | via Groong 

    Leo Sarkisian, who brought African music to listener...

    Leo Sarkisian, left, records the top musicians at Kabul Radio in Afghanistan in the 1950s. CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Voice Of America Leo Sarkisian, a self-taught ethnomusicologist whose popular weekly radio show, "Music Time in Africa," remains the Voice of America's longest-running English-language program, died June 8 at an assisted-living center in Bedford, New Hampshire.

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  • Sunday Jul 1 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Leo Sarkisian, WWII veteran who brought African musi...

    Leo Sarkisian, an Army veteran and self-taught ethnomusicologist whose popular weekly radio show, "Music Time in Africa," remains the Voice of America's longest-running English-language program, died June 8 at an assisted-living center in Bedford, New Hampshire. He was 97. Born to Armenian immigrants who had fled ethnic violence in Turkey, Sarkisian was a decorated World War II veteran and artist.

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  • Saturday Jun 30 | via The Washington Post 

    Leo Sarkisian, who brought African music to listener...

    Leo Sarkisian, a self-taught ethnomusicologist whose popular weekly radio show, "Music Time in Africa," remains the Voice of America's longest-running English-language program, died June 8 at an assisted-living center in Bedford, N.H. He was 97. Born to Armenian immigrants who had fled ethnic violence in Turkey, Mr. Sarkisian was a decorated World War II veteran and artist who fell into an international music career through a series of lucky encounters. Among them was a fateful meeting with radio legend Edward R. Murrow, who hired him in 1961 to work for Voice of America.

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  • Jun 14, 2018 | via The Wakefield Daily Item 

    Cynthia W. Casey, 65

    She was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School and Bunker Hill Community College. Cynthia was the beloved daughter of the late Hubert C. Hasey Jr. and Phyllis J. Hasey.

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