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John M. Deneumoustier, 84, died on August 15,  2017 at Penacook Place in Haverhill.
He was born in Quebec, Canada, on June 22, 1933, the son of the late Modeste and Alice (Doucet) Deneumoustier.
A graduate of Inverness High School, John worked as a shoe salesman & manager all his life, most recently at Hyman’s in Newburyport, until he retired. He married Theresa Besner in 1957 and they had five children. 
John, a.k.a. “Duke” or “John D”,  enjoyed playing baseball in his younger years, and candlepin bowling. He bowled in many leagues at Lafayette Lanes, Baldinelli’s, & Leo’s in Amesbury. He loved watching The Boston Bruins, the Red Sox, NE Patriots, and the Celtics. He had a kindness for animals, and adored his dogs, Cinder, Bo, and Brandy. 
He is survived by his wife, Theresa of Newburyport; daughter, Sheree McMurry and husband, Ken of Florida; son, John A. Deneumoustier and wife, Estelle of N.H.; daughter, Karen Pouliot and husband Mike of N.H.; daughter, Donna Thompson and husband John of Massachusetts; and daughter, Kim Reid and husband Douglas of New Hampshire; four grandchildren, Alyssa and Monica Pouliot and Kristen and Joshua Reid; one brother, Jerry of Massachusetts and and several cousins, nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Aug. 20th from 3 to 6 pm at Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Aug. 21st at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, located on Green St., Newburyport. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newburyport.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Immaculate Conception Church in Newburyport, MA  or  Lupus Foundation New England (LupusNE.org)
For directions or to offer online condolences please visit www.tlcfuneralhome.com.
Published on  August 18, 2017
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