William H. Love, 74, of Derry, NH, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022, surrounded by his loving family in the Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH. He was born on December 21, 1947, in Hackensack, NJ, a son of the late William and Jean Love. William grew up in Westwood, NJ, later graduating from Steven's Institute of Technology. He proudly served his country in the US Army. William worked as a Design Engineer for Bose Corporation in Framingham, MA for 10 years. He grew up a Mets fan but has since converted to Red Sox Nation. Most of all, William loved spending time with his family, taking great pride in his two sons, and doting on his grandchildren.
William is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Patricia ‘Pat’ Love of Derry; their two sons, Ian Michael Love and wife Maureen of Lowell, MA, and Timothy Ryan Love and wife Shara of Boxford, MA; his grandchildren, Rory, Dylan, Colin and a new baby on the way; his brothers, John Thomas Love of Egg Harbor, NJ, and Robert Love of Bellevue, WA; his half-sister, Eileen Johnson of Conyers, GA as well as his nieces and nephews, Jeffrey and David Mallon, Erin Korsvall, Corey and Kyle Love.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 25, 2022, from 4 – 6pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry. Following cremation, a graveside service will be held on Monday November 28, 2022, at 11:00am in the Forest Hill Cemetery, located behind First Parish Congregational Church in Derry. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.