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Funeral Directors & Staff for Davis Funeral Home
Choosing the right Nashua funeral home is about more than just finding a place to say goodbye to your deceased loved one. You should also be looking for a place that is ready to welcome your family and those you hold dear. At Davis Funeral Home, LLC we believe that providing the best possible venue for families is about having a dedicated, experienced, knowledgeable and compassionate staff. Each of the funeral directors and funeral home staff members at Davis Funeral Home, LLC in Nashua, NH is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal end-of-life care. In fact, for years, it’s been comforting for area families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night. Through our adherence to a strict code of ethics and dedication to upholding the highest standards of care, we have remained a constant within the Nashua community. For over 170 years the staff at Davis Funeral home have made a difference for area families when they have needed it the most.
When a loved one dies, there are many decisions that need to be made in a short period of time. With all of the arrangements, contacts and legal considerations that are involved in dealing with a death, families can often get overwhelmed and frustrated. While coping with the pain caused by grief and bereavement, a little help can go a long way. All you need to do is make one phone call and we will be there to lend a helping hand, and provide you with whatever you require. Think of our funeral home and our funeral directors as a community ally. From the moment you first contact us until well long the service, we’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.
This page of our funeral home website is dedicated to profiling our wonderful funeral directors and funeral home staff. Please take a few minutes to get to know the wonderful team behind one of the oldest funeral homes in the country. We’re sure you’ll find each of us to be all that you would hope for in a trusted funeral professional.
If you require any further information about our staff or have questions about what we do and how we can help your family, do not hesitate to reach out and contact us. Our doors are always open for the people of Nashua and families of the surrounding communities.
|Norman E. Hall, CFSP, CPC, Proprietor & Funeral Director|
Norman was born in Nashua and is a 1966 graduate of Nashua High School. He is a lifelong resident of Nashua. He is married to Kathy (Holsten) Madison Hall whom he married on November 19, 2005. Prior to their marriage they had both been widowed. He has two children, Andrew R. Hall and Heather Blondin, and Kathy has two daughters Christine Lightsey and Kimberly Theriault. They have eight grandchildren Austin, Emily, Rachael, Abigail, Hope, Jackson, Madison, and Colin.
In 1967, he graduated with honors from New England Institute of Anatomy, Sanitary Science, Embalming, and Funeral Directing in Boston. He had been named to the Dean’s List in three of the four quarters while a student. Norman has been active with the Davis Funeral Home since 1972, and he purchased it from Robert S. Ainscow in January of 1987. He holds membership in New Hampshire Funeral Directors Association (NHFDA) and has served on the NHFDA Executive Board and is also a Past President of the New Hampshire Funeral Director's Association. He is a member of National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), a Past Policy Board member (NFDA) and has been recognized by that organization as a Certified Preplanning Counselor in 1999, and by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner in 2004.
Norman is a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Army Mortuary in DaNang, South Vietnam as an Identification Specialist. He was a graduate of U.S. Army Quartermaster School at Fort Lee, Virginia, and served as president of his class in 1970. He was discharged in 1972 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class. He enjoys collecting pewter miniatures.
Norman is active in several area organizations; the Masonic Fraternity, Odd Fellows, and the Grange, the VFW, and American Legion. At one time, he rode his mini-tin lizzie truck in parades with the Bektash Shrine Tin Lizzie Unit, and he is proud to be a part of the world’s largest philanthropy through their network of Shrine Hospitals for burns victims and crippled children. He is a former member of Nashua Rotary West. He also has served at one time on the Board of Directors of Nashua Rotary West and is also a former director of the Boy’s Club, a life member of the Nashua Historical Society, a member and former deacon at The First Church (Congregational) U.C.C., and a trustee of Edgewood Cemetery.
|Andrew R. Hall, Funeral Director and Embalmer|
Andrew was born in Nashua and is proud to be a seventh generation native Nashua resident. Andrew has a son, Austin, currently a Junior at Nashua High School North. Austin is a member of the North Marching Band. His daughter, Abigail, currently an 8th grader at Pennichuck Middle School. Abigail is active in their chorus and plays soccer.
As a native of Nashua, Andrew attended Charlotte Avenue School and the former Spring Street Junior High School. He is a graduate of Nashua High School (South), Class of 1988. Following his graduation, he received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Plymouth State University, Class of 1992. While at Plymouth, he earned the Adam Smith Silver Pin Award for Outstanding Student in Economics. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University (formerly NH College) in 1997.
He has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 2001. Andrew graduated from the Funeral Institute of the Northeast. Today, as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, he can handle all aspects of funeral service and is eager to help continue the fine traditions of the Davis Funeral Home. He is also a member of the New Hampshire Funeral Directors Association (NHFDA) and the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). Andrew has been actively involved with the Davis Funeral Home since he was 16. At that time, he would help with maintaining the grounds and building, maintaining and driving vehicles, and helping his father before, during and after funerals.
Andrew has been active in the Masonic Fraternity. He is a Past Master of Ancient York Lodge #89, F & A. M. in Nashua. Andrew is a member of Nashua Rotary Club, where he along with other businesses and community leaders give back to the Nashua and surrounding communities. Andrew is a member of The First Church (Congregational) U.C.C. in Nashua and has served as a Deacon. At one time, he was active in the Boy Scouts, youth soccer and baseball. Some of his current hobbies and interests include snowmobiling and skiing.
|Robert A. McIntosh, Jr., Funeral Director and Embalmer|
Upon graduating high school, he went on to serve his apprenticeship with a local funeral home, while at the same time attending Rivier College. Upon completion of his apprenticeship and studies at Rivier College, he went on to study funeral service and embalming at New England Institute of Applied Arts and Science, graduating with honors in 1990. He has been in funeral service for the last twenty-five years and licensed as a funeral director and embalmer, primarily working in the Nashua area for the duration of his career and began working for the Davis Funeral Home full time in January 2007. Bob has also been affiliated as a diener with Nashua Pathology for the last twenty years, conducting autopsies on a per diem basis.
He has spoken on a couple of different occasions at Bishop Guertin High School during career day on the topic of death and dying and funeral service as a career. He was also a former freshman football coach and assistant varsity coach at B.G. H.S., coaching from 1990 – 2000. He is the proud father of Logan Hunter McIntosh with whom he enjoys spending all his free time with as well as with the rest of his family including his long time girlfriend Paula. Bob was a former volunteer at the New York Medical Examiners office after 9/11, volunteering with issuing of permits, procuring DNA samples from families for victim confirmation, cataloging DNA samples, amongst other volunteer duties. Bob is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the New Hampshire Funeral Directors Association.
|Alicia Applebee, Funeral Director and Embalmer|
Alicia grew up in Nashua, attending Charlotte Avenue Elementary School, Pennichuck Middle School and was a member of the first freshmen class to graduate from Nashua High School North in 2008. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Funeral Home Management from The New England Institute at Mount Ida College in Newton, MA, graduating with high honors in 2013.
Alicia served her apprenticeship in Western, NH and has remained a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the state, working for various other firms and performing trade embalming’s, specializing in restorative art and post autopsy and tissue/organ donor cases. Most recently, she worked as a Medical Examiners Assistant for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, but ultimately decided to return to funeral service and to Nashua to be close to her family.
She and her husband Josh Applebee were married in May 2017 and are excited to start their lives together here in Nashua. In her free time, Alicia is an avid runner and hiker. She is currently working on completing the 48 mountains in NH 4,000 feet and higher with her best friend Traci and her dog Bone and can occasionally be spotted in the yoga studio.
|Jodie M. (Barnes) Reynolds, Office Manager|
Jodie is a longtime resident of Nashua. She graduated from Nashua Senior High School in 1998. Jodie received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Rivier College in 2002. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and animals including her dog, Harley Quinn. Most of all, Jodie enjoys spending time with her family and friends. At one time, she played softball for her junior high school, city, and traveling tournament league. She also was an assistant coach to her father, Gregory Barnes, for the junior city girls’ softball league. She currently resides in Hudson with her two children, Owen and Eva. She has been employed at the funeral home since November of 2002.