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Roland E. Martineau

June 4, 1942 — October 6, 2022

Manchester, NH

Roland E. Martineau, 80, of Manchester, NH, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side at CMC on October 6th, 2022. Born on June 6, 1942 in Manchester, NH to the late Elizabeth Houle Martineau (Colby) and Robert Martineau, Roland would go on to marry his best friend and love of his life, Joan Mcatavey, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage.

After college Roland worked for many years in engineering at Sanders, Lockheed Martin and retired from BAE systems in Nashua, NH. For over 40 years Roland was a glider pilot and enjoyed many weekends with the Greater Boston Soaring Club. He also spent many vacations and weekends camping with his wife, family and friends.

Roland is survived by his wife Joan of 44 years; brother Calvin Colby of Manchester; brother Richard Martineau of Manchester and his sister Bernadette Raff of Colorado. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews.

In Roland’s memory, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.

A private committal service for Roland will be held for immediate family and loved ones at a later date.

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