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Obituary for Edward Liston

Edward  Liston
Edward Thomas Liston, 71, of Thornton, NH, died peacefully on February 11, 2018 at the Concord Hospice House, in Concord, NH, with his family by his side.

Edward leaves behind his beloved wife of Forty-five years, Mary C. (DeGrasse), his son Matthew, and his daughter Kathryn, his sisters, Linda Young of Massachusetts, Mary Lou Fox and her husband Ralph of Maryland, Elizabeth Toomey and her husband John of North Carolina, his brother Robert Liston and his wife Lorraine of Massachusetts, and his large extended family of cousins, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by both of his parents and by his niece Emily Liston.

Edward was born on February 10, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, son of Paul Liston and Dorothy (Sullivan) Liston. He was a graduate of Northeastern University and the Wentworth Institute of Technology. Edward had a long and successful career as an engineer, working to promote the causes of energy efficiency and clean power. He was active in his local community and served on many boards of directors and professional associations.

Edward loved the outdoors and was an avid skier, golfer, and cyclist. Edward and his loyal dog Danny Boy were a familiar sight on the local golf course and nearby walking trails. Edward was a selfless, hard-working, generous and dependable person who always put the needs of others before his own. He will be missed.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Feb. 16th, at 10am at Holy Trinity Parish St. Matthews Church, School St., Plymouth, NH.

Memorial donations in Edward's memory can be made to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH. 03766, or Catholic Charities New Hampshire, 215 Myrtle St. Manchester, NH. 03104,
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