Edward V. Surprenant, 87, of Londonderry died Feb. 20, 2013 at Grace House in Windham. He was born Dec. 6, 1925 in Haverhill, Mass., a son of the late Israel and Eva (Lafreniere) Surprenant. Mr. Surprenant was a U.S. Army World War II veteran, having served as a Corporal in the Engineers 322nd Combat Battalion. He received the World War II Victory Medal as well as the American Theater Service Medal. He worked as an engineer at Gillette in Andover, Mass., for over 20 years. He was an avid golfer and pool player.He was also a skilled woodworker. Mr. Surprenant and his wife enjoyed becoming part of the Nevins com munity in Londonderry. He is survived by his wife, Joan (Marcoux) Surprenant of Londonderry; his two children, Lisa Sylvester, her husband, Wendell, and their children Renee, Michelle and Aaron of Salem, NH, and Edward R. Surprenant, his wife, Charlene, and their children Cory, Marc and Scot of Wells, Maine; six step-children; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Claire Surprenant; and nieces, nephews, and one great-niece. He was predeceased by his first wife, Rosemary Surprenant, in 1992, and two brothers, Paul and Donald. Calling hours were Feb. 22 in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Londonderry. A Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated Feb. 23 in St. Mark’s Church, Londonderry. Burial followed in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury, Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton, NH 03086.To send a condolence or for more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.