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December 6, 2012

Roland A. Soucy, 93


Haverhill — Roland A. Soucy, age 93 of Danville, NH and prior long-time resident of Haverhill, MA went to be with the Lord on December 3, 2012.

Born June 11, 1919, he served in the U.S. army during WWII, serving as squad leader in the 26th Yankee Division and was wounded in France - earning the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, serving until 1945 in the occupation of Germany. Upon his return to civilian life, he was employed by Western Electric, retiring from there in 1981 after 30 years.

He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Lorraine (Comeau) Soucy, brothers Leo, Joseph and Roger Soucy; sisters Annette (Soucy) Beaulieu and Ramona (Soucy) Fici. He is survived by one brother, Armand Soucy and wife Norma, four sons; Roland A. Soucy Jr., and fiancée Sandy Rizzotti, John R. Soucy and wife Cheryle A. Soucy, Paul M. Soucy and wife Mary Ellen Soucy, Mark J. Soucy and wife Andrea Soucy. He also leaves behind eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his graveside service on Friday morning, December 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Linwood Cemetery, 41 John Ward Avenue, Haverhill, MA. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family please visit

www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.