Mr. Bruce P. Hale


Salem, NH, formerly Andover - Mr. Bruce P. Hale, a resident of Salem, New Hampshire, formerly of Andover, passed away at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen on Saturday morning, March 23, 2019. He was 66 years old. Mr. Hale was the former Plumbing and Gas Inspector for the Town of Andover for 26 years.

Born in Methuen, Massachusetts, on March 16, 1953, he was the beloved son of the late Philip and Jocelyn A. (Boie) Hale. Mr. Hale was active in his community holding fundraisers and volunteering for a variety of charities. Bruce was a graduate of the Andover High School, class of 1971. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, hunting, and playing golf. He had served as the President of the Plumbing Inspector & Gas Association and a former Exulted Ruler of the Lawrence Elks Lodge. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his loving children, Philip J. Hale of North Grafton, James D. and his wife Danielle Hale of Peabody, and Courtney J. and her husband John A. Iorio of Andover; girlfriend Tracy Turner of Salem, New Hampshire, siblings; Lynne and her husband Richard Robidoux of Andover and Scott Hale and fiancée Catherine Radulski of Methuen; grandchildren, Graham and Luke Hale and Elizabeth Iorio; niece and nephew, Kara L and her husband Pierre Levesque of Sandown, New Hampshire, and Richard Robidoux of Andover; great-nephew, Jake Levesque of Sandown, New Hampshire; former spouse and friend, Jamie A. Hale of Dracut, Massachusetts; and many cousins and friends.
Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Donations in Bruce's memory may be made to the Lawrence Elks Lodge, 652 Andover Street, Lawrence, MA 01843. For additional information, please visit
Published on March 28, 2019
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Shelly & Craig Tetreault
Apr 02, 2019
Our hearts are broken over this sad news... Brucie was a wonderful kind person with a big heart. RIP my friend. You will be missed by anybody that was lucky enough to have even the smallest chance to have you in their life.
Walter Gillis
Mar 31, 2019
So sorry to hear of Bruces passing. I am so sad to see him go he was a wonder man and friend.
Michael Kennedy
Mar 28, 2019
My thoughts and prayers to the family. I was just thinking of Bruce and Jaimie as I passed the Kowloon the other morning and am saddened to hear of his passing.
Louise Hart
Mar 27, 2019
I worked with both Bruce and his father. Sorry to hear of your loss for this world needs more people like them - not less. My prayers are with you. May you remember all of the good times of which given Bruce, I am sure there were many.
jack connor
Mar 26, 2019
we will all miss you Bruce P. Hale from all of us .frome the sons of the American legion post 122.
rest in peace my friend
Jack Connor post Adjutant
Lynne (Hale) Robidoux
Mar 25, 2019
Dear Tracy, Philip, James, Courtney, Jamie, and grandchildren,

It is with my saddest heart ever that I send my sincere condolences to all of you. I know how difficult this time is for all you kids. It is difficult to lose a dad and grandfather too early. Because of our close family, I find comfort in knowing I will be able to watch my brothers legacy of his children and grandchildren grow up though the coming years. Tracy, you are absolutely the kindest and sweetest person my brother could have spent his later years with. I am truly sorry for your loss and you are such an awesome addition to our family. We love you dearly and I am comforted by knowing you will continue sharing your ti and life with our family. Thank you for holding me up during this stressful time, when it should be I holding you up!. Jamie, you have been with me since 5th grade and knew my brother since you were 10. You are such a huge part of my life and I take comfort in knowing that our life together will continue.Read more
Lynne (Hale) Robidoux
Mar 25, 2019
To my dear big brother Bruce:
My memories go so far back to us growing up together. The teasing, the fighting and then being grown-up and best friends. Bruce, you were my rock when Mom became ill. You stood beside me every step of the way as we took great care of our Mother. Then you helped me make the most difficult decision a person could ever make for a loved one. I could never have survived that difficult time without you. Now you have to leave me and I must learn to stand on my own, because my big brother is no longer here to take care of things for/and with me. I can only hope that your strength has made me stronger. You have left a beautiful legacy filled with children and grandch
...ildren. You are very sadly missed and thought about every day. May you soar with the angels and watch over your family! God Bless You Forever! Your loving sister, LynneRead more
Nancy (Young) Borden
Mar 25, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Will cherish childhood memories. Prayers and thoughts.
Judith fay donahue
Mar 25, 2019
So sorry for your loss RIP Bruce
Patti and Roger Sherman
Mar 25, 2019
Our hearts are broken and our condolences go out to all of Bruce's family and myriad of friends. Bruce was such a good friend ... always there to support, or to tease, or to keep me "in my place" ... from Norms White Horse days to the present Lawrence Elks. We will miss him dearly ... RIP Bruce ...