Brought joy to everyone around him


Ethan-Lamphier-Obit-webSANDOWN, NH — Ethan Henry Lamphier – age 8, of Sandown, NH, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 1, 2014, at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Born in Methuen, MA on November 20, 2006. He was the loving son of William R. Lamphier of Sandown, NH and Regan Burke of Sandown, NH and formerly of North Reading.

Ethan was in second grade at Atkinson Academy in NH. Ethan brought joy and happiness to everyone around him. He had a beautiful smile and mischievous personality. He loved to be around family and friends.

Ethan loved music and toys. He especially liked the wiggles. He enjoyed being outside, going for car rides and playing in the water. His favorite color was green.

Besides his parents, other family members include his loving brother, Thomas Burke of Somerville; his grandparents, Donna Buccheri of Haverhill and the late Don Buccheri, Hank and Gayle Burke of North Reading, Bob and Beth Lamphier of Nashua, NH. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

His funeral will be held at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading on Friday, December 5 at 10:30 a.m. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in North Reading. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Ethan’s memory to: Boston Children’s Hospital, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215