He was born in Munich, Germany on November 3, 1944, the son of Fred and Elizabeth Simpkin. He worked as a letter carrier in Londonderry for the United States Postal Service. After that, he worked for Kalwal for 19 years until his retirement. He loved horse racing and enjoyed collecting things, especially coins. He was very spiritual and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Family members include his wife, Pierrette (Collette) (Chagnon) Simpkin; a daughter, Christine Smith and her husband Robert of Londonderry; a stepson, Michael Chagnon and his wife Bonita of Allenstown; three stepdaughters, Sylvie Hugh and her husband Milton of Bedford, Linda Lorden and her husband Mark of Webster, and Nancy Stockton, and her husband Philip of Manchester; thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
A memorial gathering will take place at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover St. on Monday, November 28th from 10 to Noon with a memorial service to follow in the funeral home chapel at Noon. Inurnment will take place in the mausoleum at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Manchester Animal Shelter at
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