Raymond Belanger, 65, of Nashua, died December 24, 2000 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Manchester. He was born in Nashua on July 23, 1935, the son of Hector and Yvonne (Gagnon) Belanger and had been a lifelong resident of Nashua. He had worked for New Hampshire Chemical Company until his retirement. He was the widow of Jacqueline (Michaud) Belanger. Family members include two sons, Douglas Belanger of Manchester and Steven Belanger of Litchfield; two daughters, Darlene Belanger of Manchester and Dedre Briggs of Nashua; 11 grandchildren; and his long-time companion, Dora Poliquin of Manchester. A graveside service will be held at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Nashua on Friday at 1:00 PM. The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge or arrangements. To view an on-line memorial, send a condolence or for more information, go to www.csnh.com.