HAMPTON - Glyn P. Eastman, a lifelong resident of Hampton, passed away at the age of 77, on June 14, 2014, at the Partridge House in Hampton.
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Born in Hampton, son of the late Clifford H. Eastman and Lily Porter Eastman, Glyn graduated from Hampton Academy in 1955 and then attended Bentley School of Accounting. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962 and after completing his military service; he returned to Hampton and was associated with Colt News Agency for over 40 years.
Glyn served the Town of Hampton as a selectman for nine years after previously serving many years as a member and Chairman of the Municipal Budget Committee, Chairman of the Trustee of Trust Funds of Hampton and Chairman of the Hampton Real Estate Leased Land Committee. In recognition of Glyn's lifetime of community service, he was named grand marshal of the Town of Hampton's 350th anniversary parade and festivities in 1988.
As an active member in many organizations, Glyn was a past master of the St. James Masonic Lodge in Hampton, a past president of the Kiwanis Club of the Hamptons and chairman of the Hampton Salvation Army Unit. Mr. Eastman was also a long-time member of the American Legion Post 35 in Hampton.
He is survived by his brother, Clifford H. Eastman, Jr. and his sister, Lily P. Marston. He was predeceased by a brother, John Eastman, and his sisters, Shirley E. Davenport and Beverly Eastman. He was forever grateful to Annie Purington, who cared for him for many years during his youth.
services: Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014, in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with burial in the High Street Cemetery, Hampton. Memorial donations may be made to the Town of Hampton Clock Fund c/o Hampton Parks and Rec. Department, 100 Winnacunnet Rd., Hampton, NH 03842. Please visit www.RemickGendron.com to view Glyn's memorial web site, sign the tribute wall or for directions.
Remick & Gendron Funeral Home
811 Lafayette Road
Hampton, NH 03842
Published in Union Leader on June 17, 2014