Stephen Robert Etlinger, 63, of Merrimack died Friday December 21, 2018 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness, with his loved ones at his side.
Born September 15, 1955 in Yonkers, NY he was the son of the late Louis and Mildred (Kemp) Etlinger and husband of Elizabeth (Roche) Etlinger, of Merrimack, NH.
Stephen was a graduate of Nashua High School and attended classes at Southern NH University. He was employed as a general manager for several large audio/video chains, and later worked as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Resource Recruiting.
He enjoyed cycling, hiking with his dog, and had a love for animals and a passion for music. Most of all, he was a dedicated family man to his wife and daughters and immensely enjoyed helping to care for his doting grandchildren.
Besides his loving wife, survivors include three daughters, Jennifer Buck, of Portsmouth, NH, Rebecca Adams and her husband Jonathan, of West Newbury, MA and Abbey Harris and her husband Nathan, of Manchester; five grandchildren, Judd Adams, Eli Harris, Madelynne Buck, Anna Harris and Lylah Buck; two brothers, Alan Etlinger and his wife Marie, of Brookline, NH and Ronald Etlinger and his wife Kathy, of Mount Vernon, NH as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
SERVICES: A funeral service will be held Wednesday December 26, 2018 at 11:00 am in the chapel of The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial will follow at Beth Abraham Cemetery, Mercier Lane Nashua, NH 03062. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stephen's loving memory to the Brittany Roche Foundation, 11 Bryers Lane, Antrim, NH 03440 or by going to: https://brittanyrochefoundation.org/about/. (603) 883-3401. “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER”.
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