Arthur N. Lash Jr., 78, of Swanzey died Friday, November 22nd, 2013 in the comfort of his home after a long illness. He was surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born on June 9, 1935, in Westmoreland, the son of Arthur N. and Florence (Walters) Lash Sr.. He grew up in the area and was a 1953 graduate of Keene High school.
In 1954, he married Gloria Champney in Keene, NH.
Mr. Lash worked for 51 years as a trucking contractor with the US Postal Service..
He was a parishioner of St. Bernard Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, here in Keene.
Mr. Lash enjoyed horses including owning, riding and competing. He, and his wife Gloria, also enjoyed traveling through out the US and wintered in New Smyrna Beach Fl.
His family remembers him as devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and brother.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Gloria Lash of West Swanzey; his brother Anthony N. Lash of Swanzey; daughters Debra Tetreault, and husband Michael, of Florida, Sherri Smith, and husband Ralph, of Delaware, Bonnie Lyle, and husband Mark, of West Swanzey, and Tammie Kupiec of Florida; his son Walter Lash,and wife Virgina of Swanzey. His grandchildren Sheila Shranaton, and husband Larry, Justin Tetreault, and wife Jennifer, Amanda Tetreault, Kurt Stohr, and fiancé Stephanie, Joy Smith, and husband Shan, Holly Lyle, and fiancé John, Shad Lyle, and wife Geri, Erin DeLosh, and husband Bart, Sydni Raitto, Brooke Lash, Bradley Lash, Carman Ditommiso; his great grandchildren Baylee and LucasSmith, Mikalia and Aiden Shranaton, Nicholas and Rebecca Tetreault, Samantha and Jake DeLosh, Walker Lyle and Shelby DeLosh; and many nieces and nephews.
Services for Mr. Lash will be held on Monday, December 2nd, 2013, 10:00 AM at St. Bernard Church, 173 Main St., Keene, NH. Fletcher Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 33 Marlboro St., Keene, NH is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made in Arthur N. Lash, Jr.'s name to the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock by making the check out to ChaD and mailing it to: D-H/Geisel Office of Development, Office of Gift Recording, One Medical Center Drive, Hinman Box 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001.