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1944 Donald 2023

Donald G. Gosselin

August 27, 1944 — March 21, 2023



Donald G. Gosselin, 78, of Hooksett, NH, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at home on March 21, 2023.

‍Donald, fondly known as Don, or at work “Bull”,  was born to Adrian and Rita Gosselin, on August 24, 1944, in Winter Haven, Florida.

Don grew up in Manchester, NH and after marrying the love of his life, Ann (Gerrish) Gosselin, built a house and moved to Hooksett, NH where they raised a beautiful family.

He served in the US Army and worked in research and development in Greenland on the Polar ice caps.  After serving in the Army, Don worked in the trucking industry, driving mainly for St. Johnsbury Trucking, over 30 plus years. Don couldn’t sit still and worked as a driver for various other companies locally.

Don loved to ride his beloved motorcycle and was a talented gardener.  He loved having barbecues at home with his family and was a wonderful cook.  His homemade baked beans were the envy of many!

He was predeceased by his parents, Adrian & Rita Gosselin, nephew Kenny Gosselin, nephew Paul Gosselin and brother-in-law, Miles Gerrish.

Don is survived by his wife, Ann of 52 years and three children, Michael and wife, Tanya of North Berwick, ME, Michelle & partner Paul of Manchester, NH, and Mark and partner, Leanne of Jefferson, NH. He is also survived by his brother, Jerry Gosselin and wife Marina of Texas, Roger Gosselin and wife Louise of Manchester, NH, Normand Gosselin and wifem, Carol of Hooksett, NH, Robert Gosselin and wife Debby of Bedford, NH as well as sisters, Jean Petrin and husband Robert of Northfield, NH and Carmel Wickham and husband Bob of Londonderry, NH. Grandchildren Adrian & Ethan Yeatts, Sidney Gosselin, Skylar George, Sarah Roderick and Paige Gosselin.

He was loved by many nieces, nephews and friends and he will be dearly missed.

A celebration of Life will be at the Puritan Function Hall, 245 Hooksett Rd, Manchester, NH 03104, on Friday, April 7, 2023 from 5 - 8pm.

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium assisted the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to


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