OBITUARY

Michael J. Layton

May 25, 1950August 9, 2019
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Michael J. Layton, 69, a resident of North Swanzey, NH passed away at his home on Friday, August 9, 2019.

He was born May 25, 1950, in Seabrook, MD., the son of Jackson and Virginia (Reeves) Layton. After graduating from high school he proudly served our Nation as a member of the United States Air Force, serving in Germany. Mike achieved a private IFR Pilots License and he loved to fly.

On May 2, 1981 he married the love of his life, Mary Lane. Mike was a devoted husband, who loved his nation and who held a special place in his heart for animals, especially cats.

Mike moved to the Monadnock region in 1987 and was a resident of Harrisville and North Swanzey. He was currently employed by Thomas Transportation where he worked as a Driver and Dispatcher.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; his sister, Wilann Colby; brothers-in-law, John and William Lane; sister-in-law, Susan Rollinson and several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bernard Church, 185 Main St. Keene, NH on Friday, August 16, 2019, at 11am. Family and friends are invited to call on the family from 6 to 8pm on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court St. Keene, NH.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Jaffrey Kitty Rescue, 11 Plantation Dr. Jaffrey, NH. 03452.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 16, 2019

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William Lane

August 15, 2019

Mary--Rose, I and the boys have many fond memories of you and Michael, and we will miss Mike very much. We regret that my health will not permit us to come to Keene to be with you at this time. Be well.--Bill & Rosemary Lane

Thomas Gainan

August 15, 2019

Very sorry to hear of Michael's passing. I became friends with his niece Alice through my daughter. My thoughts and prayers go out to Alice and the rest of your family in this moment of grief. He was very well loved and respected.

Patricia Colby

August 15, 2019

Mary, I'm very sorry to hear of Michael's passing. My deepest condolences and prayers are with you.

Julie Lane

August 15, 2019

I did not have the opportunity to meet Michael in person, but my husband, Bill, always thought highly of him. Sending many thoughts and prayers to Mary and the family.

Alice Lane

August 13, 2019

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