John R. Mandel
NH: John R.
Mandel, 92, formerly of Haverhill, passed away on October 24, 2012 at
his daughter’s home. Mr. Mandel was the husband of the late
Marjorie C. (Malcolm) Mandel.
Educated in Wisconsin, he pursued his higher education at Marquette
University successfully earning his degree as an electrical engineer.
His career at the former Western Electric in
Haverhill spanned thirty years as he advanced to management positions
North Andover and Jersey City, NJ before retiring in Kearney, NJ in
1980. During the war he served with the U.S. Marine Corps. In this
capacity he was sent to attend service schools at Harvard and MIT
before his honorable discharge as a First Lieutenant in 1946.
Mr. Mandel was a longtime member of First Baptist Church where he
served on many committees including the Board of Trustees and Deacons.
He was devoted to his family and together they enjoyed many years at
their camp on Lake Winnipesauke enjoying all the water activities the
lake would offer.
Mr. Mandel is survived by his children, Lynn Larsen of Hampton, NH,
William Mandel and his wife Stephanie of Cleveland, TN, James Mandel
and his wife Ellie of Hudson, NH, Jonathan Mandel and his wife Cyrena
of Haverhill; grandchildren, Sarah Larsen Christensen and husband Neil,
Lauren Mandel Belanger and husband Kevin, David Mandel, Kathryn Mandel,
Clarissa Mandel, Daniel Mandel, David Mandel and wife Heather, JJ
Mandel, Nancy Rock and husband Brian, and Samuel Hoff Mandel
and wife Michelle, and twelve great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial service on
Saturday, October 27, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Haverhill, MA.
Interment at Linwood Cemetery will be private. Arrangements are under
the direction of Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main
Street, Haverhill. Donations may be made to Solamor Hospice, 65
Lafayette Road, Suite #302, North Hampton, NH 03862, or the First
Baptist Church, 217 Main Street, Haverhill.