Arthur N. Lash Jr.

June 9, 1935November 22, 2013

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.


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Nancy Coleman

December 2, 2013

Our love and prayers are with your entire family. Your family tree has grown large and so let all the little branches hold you together to keep you strong. Love, Nancy, Buddy, Laura & Families

December 1, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Linda, Chris and Neil Young

Glenn Colburn

November 30, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless you. Your Husband, Father, Brother, Gramps, Uncle was a great man and will be missed, but we will see him again in Heaven.

Ellie and Norm Jutras

November 30, 2013

With sincere sympathy to Aunt Glo, Debbie,Sherri,Bonnie,Tammie,Walter and all your families. Uncle June was a wonderful man. He was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. He loved and treated all us kids like we were his own. He will be missed so much but never forgotten.May your hearts all heal with time. Love to you all.

Rich Kelton

November 29, 2013

So glad I ran into you two a couple of months back, Art was a great guy and will be missed by many. I think of the Lash family often and that will never change. Think of the good times, there were a lot of them.

November 29, 2013

I love you so much!!!

Deb & Ray Bonenfant

November 28, 2013

Sincere sympathy to all of you May your granddad, dad,husband, rest in peace in heaven. He will be with Jason and my mom and dad now.... Deb & Ray Bonenfant

Sherrine Bourassa

November 28, 2013

Aunt Glo, I am so very sorry for your great loss. Uncle June was and will always be in my heart, he we a gentle giant. Always so kind and loving. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly missed by so many hearts he has touched. I have nothing but happy memories of the many years that we have known each other. Love to you all.

November 27, 2013

So sorry to hear. Aunt Glo and prayers and thought are with you all.debbie

Bonnie Descoteaux

November 27, 2013

Sorry to hear of your loss...hold your memories tight....remember that Arthur's spirit is always with you.