EPSOM - Sydney Richard Masten, 68, of Silver Hill Drive, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, suddenly at his residence.
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Sydney was born on June 21, 1944, in New York City, N.Y.; the son of the Late Henry R. Masten, Sr. and late Irene (Kodym) Masten.
Sydney served our country proudly; stationed in Alaska in the U.S. Army during the early 1960s. He worked as a general laborer at Davidson Rubber and Graphic Packaging for 15 years before retiring at age 62.
Sydney loved fishing; he was restoring a Mustang, he enjoyed quilting, camping and traveling. Sydney enjoyed reading his Bible every day. Sydney was a dedicated member of the Merrimack Valley Church in Epsom.
Sydney is survived by his wife of 19 years, Anne (Cotnoir) Masten of Epsom; his daughter, Amy Dauphinais and her husband, Frank of Nashua; his stepson, Sean P. Newcomb of Epsom; his sister, Claudia Evans and her husband, Roland of Farmington, his sister, Theresa Downs and her husband, Robert of Farmington, his sister Pamela Rafeal and her husband, William of Northwood, his sister, Christina Everswick of Wharton, N.J, his sister, Barbarann Quinlan and her husband, Neil of Clay, Ky. and his sister Annette Elliott and her husband Eric of Ctr. Barnstead; his sister-in-law, Marion Masten of Northwood; his four grandchildren, Heather, Ruth, Matthew and Brian; and many nieces, nephews and family friends.
Sydney was predeceased by both his parents, Henry R. Masten, Sr. and Irene (Kodym) Masten; his brother, Henry R. Masten, Jr; his sister, Donna Masten and his son, Sydney Masten, Jr.
Friends and family may call from 4 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct.17, at Purdy Memorial Chapel, 2 Concord Road, Lee, N.H., with a Memorial service to be held at 5 p.m. with Pastor Gary Cote, of the Merrimack Valley Church of Epsom, officiating. For more information or to sign our online guest book, please go to www.purdyfuneralservice.com.
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Published in Fosters from Oct. 15 to Oct. 16, 2012