Stanley G. Gunnerson

April 9, 1930June 12, 2020

Stanley G. Gunnerson, 90, a longtime resident of Keene, NH, passed away unexpectedly on June 12, 2020, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (West) Gunnerson for almost 67 years.

Stanley was born on April 9, 1930, in Shrewsbury, MA, the son of Henry and Flora (McCullough) Gunnerson. He was one of eight siblings and attended elementary school in Shrewsbury. He later moved to East Westmoreland, NH, where he spent two years of his education in a one-room schoolhouse. Stanley worked on a farm in Walpole, NH while attending Walpole High School and graduated as salutatorian of the Class of 1948.

After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Atlantic City, NJ, where he served four years during the Korean War as an air traffic controller.

Stanley later went to work with Henry G. Neugebauer Electrical Contractors as an electrician apprentice on the G.I. bill. He was employed by Timken Corporation in Keene as a machine maintenance leader and retired after 35 years as machine maintenance supervisor.

He was a strong Christian man and longtime member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Keene.

In addition to his devoted wife, Elizabeth, he will be greatly missed by his daughters, Hope Mann and her husband, Craig, of Bloomfield, CT; Hilary Jenkins and her husband, Gary, of Chichester, NH; two grandsons, Derek Carroll and Justin Mann; a brother, Kenneth Gunnerson and his wife, Beverly, of Walpole; a sister, Jean Wotton of Tinton Falls, NJ; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Stanley was predeceased by his first daughter, Sabra, at the age of seven.

A private service and burial with military honors will be held in the Monadnock View Cemetery, Keene, at a later date.


  • Private services and burial with military honors will be held in the Mondnock View Cemetery, Keene


Stanley G. Gunnerson

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Bruce and Dolly wright

June 20, 2020

We are very sad to hear about Stanley. We have many memories of 40 years as neighbors and lots of laughs over the fence Sending wishes for comfort and peace at this difficult time to the family
Love Bruce and dolly

Paul Gunnerson

June 15, 2020

My Uncle Stanley was one of the most gentle and kind persons who ever lived. Our most sincere condolences go out to all of the family.
He was a good man who lived a life well lived. A man of faith, hope, and charity who will be greatly missed by all who ever knew him.
The many wonderful memories he leaves behind will live on forever in the hearts of his loved ones. Rest in peace, the world just lost one of the truly good people on earth.

Paul & Martha Gunnerson
Worcester, MA.