Jellison Funeral Home
25 Concord Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
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Swan, William "Bill" Of Francestown passed away peacefully at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Jaffrey, NH on Friday, May 16, 2014. He was 87 years old. Bill was raised in Milton MA, where he formed many lifelong friendships at Milton Academy and then at Harvard where he graduated with a degree in English in 1950. He proudly served in the United States Army in both World War II and Korea. Bill was loved by his friends and family as a devoted, sincere man of principles and unabashed love for his wife Pat and their five children, William Jr., David, Katherine, Steven, and Juliet and his 15 grandchildren. Bill enjoyed sailing and being in nature, especially when he was hiking trails and mountains of Southern New Hampshire with his beloved wife and family. Condolences and messages for Bill's family are welcome by emailing, or mailing to P.O. Box 84, Francestown, NH 03043. Bill's life will be celebrated in a private service near their home in Francestown. Jellison Funeral Home 25 Concord Street Peterborough, NH 03458
Published in The Boston Globe on June 9, 2014
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