Peter Humphrey

January 29, 1943August 17, 2013

Peter Humphrey, 70, of Marlborough, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2013, in the presence of his family, following a period of declining health.

He was born on January 29, 1943, in Orange, NJ, to Griffith Charlton and Alicia Ethel (Sutcliffe) Humphrey. He grew up in and attended Morris Plains, NJ area schools. He enlisted with the United States Navy in 1960 and was stationed on a minesweeper. After his honorable discharge, he returned to NJ where he met and married Eileen Corcoran in 1972, they moved to California shortly afterward.

Mr. Humphrey and his wife owned and operated an autobody shop in Fort Bragg, CA., before moving back to the east coast in 1979 where they raised their 2 children and ran Village Auto Sales in New Haven, VT.

They moved to New Hampshire, settling in Marlborough in 1998. He worked for the Town of Marlborough with the Cemetery Committee for several years. He had been a member of the Keene Fraternal Order of Eagles and the American Legion. He enjoyed boating, fishing, and motorcycling. He was an avid reader, had a great appreciation of history, love of animals, his family and had a keen sense of humor. In his retirement he was often found antiquing as well as restoring his Model AA Ford Truck.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Eileen C. Humphrey of Marlborough; his son Peter D. Humphrey and grandson David X. Humphrey of Marlborough; his daughter Erica L. Humphrey of Randolph, MA; his brother Griffith Humphrey of Morris Plains, NJ, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a lifelong childhood friend James Flaherty of Barnegat NJ. He was predeceased by both his parents as well as his brother George H. Humphrey.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, August 31, 2013 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 at Fletcher Funeral Home & Cremation Services, followed by a memorial service celebrating the life of Mr. Humphrey which will begin at 12:00 PM.

It has been suggested that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in Mr. Peter Humphrey’s name, to the Castle Center Activity Fund (, c/o Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services, PO Box 564, 312 Marlboro Rd, Keene, NH, 03431 or Marl-Harris Rescue Squad, PO Box 399, Marlborough, NH 03455.

Fletcher Funeral Home & Cremation Services (, 33 Marlboro St., Keene, NH has been entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Saturday, August 31, 2013
  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 31, 2013

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Christine Humphrey-Andrews

August 30, 2013

To Eileen , Peter and Erica, I am sad for your loss, may your love for each other comfort you. Christine (Tina) Humphrey-Andrews, daughter, and Summer Ivy Andrews, grand daughter.

August 30, 2013

Christine (Tina) Humphrey-Andrews, daughter, and Summer Ivy Andrews, grand daughter, Bushnell, Fl

Catherine Humphrey Floyd

August 29, 2013

"CATHERINE HUMPHREY FLOYD ( Third daughter of Peter ) and grandchildren Robert W. Wentworth, Chance A. Torres."

Donna Buckingham

August 29, 2013

Donna Elyse Buckingham, First Daughter. Nicole Williams, Erica Williams, Ashley Williams ( granddaughters) Autumn H. Eargle, Elijah G. Williamson (great grandchildren) of Peter Humphrey.

Alicia Humphrey Devanna

August 29, 2013

ALICIA HUMPHREY DEVANNA (second daughter of Peter) and grandchildren, Joshua Devanna, Ryan Devanna and Madison Devanna-Marquis.

Jeanne Anderson

August 27, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Please know that I am here for you if you need anything - anything at all.

Shari Pierce

August 26, 2013

To Eileen and her family,

I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers will be with you during this very difficult time. Remember the happier times.

Love Shari Pierce