METHUEN, MA - Gordon F. Nye, Jr., 70, of Methuen and a former resident of Danville, N.H., died January 18, 2018, at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass.
Born in Providence, R.I., son of Louise (Maxwell) Nye and the late Gordon F. Nye, he graduated from East Providence High School and received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Rhode Island and later his Master's Degree from Northeastern University in Boston.
Mr. Nye was employed as an electrical engineer at Western Electric Co., AT&T Technologies and Lucent Technologies., for many years until his retirement.
Mr. Nye enjoyed playing pool at the Crow's Nest in Plaistow as well as in several tournaments. He was a resident of Bonita Springs, Fla., from 2015 until 2017 where he made many friends and also organized a social group called "Happy Hour." He touched many lives in the short period of time that he lived in Florida.
A devoted grandfather, he enjoyed spending time with his two grandchildren as much as possible. He often attended their sporting events and enjoyed spending time swimming in the pool with them.
Predeceased by his wife, Cyndi A. (O'Connor) Nye in 2004, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his mother, Louise (Maxwell) Nye of Providence; two daughters and sons-in-laws, Christine L.(Nye) and Marty G. Lewis of Raymond, N.H., and Katherine (Nye) and Gualter Resende of Methuen; a son, Joshua N. Nye of Atkinson, N.H.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sherill and Bryan Letourneau of Seekonk, Mass., and Lois and Rann Hannagan of Naples, Fla.; a brother, John F. Nye of Rhode Island; grandchildren, Anderson Resende and Tyler Carrien, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mr. Nye's Life Celebration to be held on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Plaistow, NH. His funeral service will follow at 7:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the springtime. To send a message of condolence to the family, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.
Published on January 20, 2018