My pepere, Ed Neveu, (back) enjoying a motorcycle ride with his son, Richard in October, 2017.
MANCHESTER, NH – I have always been close with my grandparents. As young kids, my sister and I would spend countless hours on the weekends playing board games, golf, tennis and taking long walks through the streets and trails of their hometown: Goffstown, NH. Many members of the family called them “memere” and “pepere,” the French-Canadian word for “grandma” and “grandpa” that is commonly heard in the Manchester area.
Each of them were a guiding light in our lives and remain so to this day. We lost my memere to pancreatic cancer during the summer of 2013; one of the hardest summers of our lives. My pepere is still