Nancy (Austin) Lund

May 10, 1934 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 86)


Nancy Lund – Salem, NH

Nancy Lund age 86 of Salem, NH passed away on Sunday January 3, 2021.  She was born in Methuen, MA on May 10, 1934 the daughter of the late, John V. and Lena H. (Bartlett) Austin.  She was raised and educated in Methuen and graduated from Tenney High School Class of 1952.

Besides her years at home raising a family, Nancy was an Executive administrative assistant at Avco Systems Division, The Network and The Center for Life Management.

Music was a life-long passion, all the way back to her childhood days at the Hampton Beach casino, where her family summered. These were her fondest of memories.

She had a great appreciation for the written word, and over her lifetime, published a number of articles, op-eds, and authored a couple of books. She was also an amateur photographer, credited with a magazine cover and several photographs.

Family always came first, and she was always there to help anyone in time of need. She was especially compassionate towards children and the men and women of our armed services.

She will be missed by her family, friends and anyone else who came to know her.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Harry, as well as four sisters and their husbands, Al and Pauline Whittemore, Ted and Marion Dean, Joseph and Evelyn Fleming, Lauren and Dorothy Dearborn.  She is survived by her son, Harry J. and his wife Robbie Lund of Sandown, NH, daughter Carrie Lund of Fremont, NH and Harwichport, MA and grandson Harry B. and his wife Cara Lund of Portsmouth, NH. She is also survived by several nephews and nieces of which some remained very close.

There are no calling hours or services at this time.  Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements are entrusted to Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079.  Please visit to sign the online guest book.






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