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Terrence Eugene Paye, Sr.

Pike, N.H. — Terrence Eugene Paye, Sr., 77, died on Friday, March 29, 2013, at his home on Mt. Moosilauke Highway. He was born in Newbury, Vt., Sept. 5, 1935, the son of Clifton and Rachel (Ammel) Paye.

He served in the U. S. Army from Dec. 11, 1952, to Sept. 21, 1960.

Terrence worked for 22 years for the U. S. Postal Service at the White River Junction Postal Distribution Center, from 1973 to 1995. He loved carpentry and masonry work. In his spare time he enjoyed playing cribbage, fishing, hunting, gardening, and gambling.

He was a member of the VFW Post # 5245, North Haverhill and Ross-Wood American Legion Post # 20, Woodsville.

He was predeceased by a daughter, June Paye in 1958; a sister, Priscilla Goche; three brothers, John Paye, Donald Paye, and Edward Paye.

Survivors include his three children, Terrence E. Paye, Jr. of North Haverhill, N.H., Constance Sargent and husband, Orin of Woodsville, N.H., and Pamela Churchill and husband, Robert of Pike; seven grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; a sister, Gloria Preston of Wisconsin; a brother, Ronald Paye of Florida; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

At Terrence’s request there will be no public services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ross-Wood American Legion Post # 20, 4 Ammonoosuc Street, Woodsville, NH 03785.

For more information or to sign an online condolence please visit www.rickerfh.com

Ricker Funeral Home & Cremation Care of Woodsville is in charge of arrangements.