OBITUARY

Dana L. Castle

November 10, 1950September 18, 2022
Obituary of Dana L. Castle
Dana L. Castle, 71 long-time resident of Keene, NH, passed away on September 18, 2022, at Cheshire Medical Center following a period of declining health. He was born on November 10, 1950, in Danvers, MA. A Vietnam Veteran, Dana joined the United States Army at 17. He served from 1967 to 1974 and was a member of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, “The Herd.” Dana had been employed for over 30 years as a designer, draftsman and Machinist/CNC Operator at Findings in Keene. A devoted volunteer at the Monadnock Humane Society, Dana enjoyed caring for the animals and adopted many into his loving home over the years. He was an active, Life Member of the Keene VFW Post 799. He served as House Committee Chairman, Quarter Master, and past Commander. In his younger years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cross-country skiing. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. He will be greatly missed for his kind heart and warm smile. Dana leaves behind his wife of 15 years: Sherrie Castle; two sons: Allen Palmer of NH and Ron Castle of FL; stepchildren: Jennifer Buzel of AZ, Kimberly Gardner of NC, and Ryan Duhaime of NH; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister: Michelle Draveski and her family of TX. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother David Castle. A celebration of Dana’s life will be held Nov 10th at the Keene VFW, time to be determined. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Dana L. Castle’s name are requested to be made to the Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Road, Swanzey, NH 03446 (www.MonadnockHumaneSociety.org).

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Celebration of Dana's Life

Keene VFW

459 Winchester Street Keene, NH