WARNER - John N.H. Wallace Jr., age 79, joined our Lord Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Concord Hospital after a period of failing health. John was born in Englewood, Colo. February 24, 1933 to the late John N.H. Wallace, Sr. and Alcia M (Huffman) Wallace. John was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict. John also worked as a nuclear engineer for a multitude of companies including GE and PSE&G of New Jersey.
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He was a past commander of the American Legion Post #39, former member of the Fish & Game Club and Zoning & Planning Board for the town of Warner, and a longtime participant of Habitat for Humanity. He was also very involved in his congregation, The United Church of Warner.
He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years Constance J (Bearss) Wallace; his two daughters, Janet L. (Wallace) Berube and her husband Michael, Roseann M. (Wallace) Benoit and her husband Scott, both of Rochester. His five grandchildren, Dusty D. Coman, Leland John Coman, Shawn E. Benoit, Shannon M. (Benoit) Wiltshire and her husband Richard, Michael L Berube II and his five great grandchildren Patience, Hunter, Haley, Cameron, Theresa, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He is pre deceased by his son John N. H. Wallace III; his eldest daughter Myra J. (Wallace) Coman Pence; his brother Charles Wallace, his sister Evelyn (Wallace) Thompson and her husband Roy C. Thompson, Sr., and his grandson Robert A. Berube II.
A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, December 12, at 11 a.m., at the United Church of Warner, 43 East Main Street, Warner, followed by burial in the New Waterloo Cemetery in Warner.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make a donation in his name to the American Legion Post #39 of Warner, 8 Kearsarge Street Extension, Warner NH 03278.
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements.
Messages of condolences may be offered at www.bennettfuneral.com.
Published in The Concord Monitor on Dec. 6, 2012