GOFFSTOWN - Randall "Randy" Alfred Marden, 93, of Goffstown, died Oct. 29, 2013. Randall was born in Auburn, Maine, on Oct. 2, 1920, the son of the late Alfred and Josephine (Morris) Marden.
Randall was a veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Air Force
, formerly the U.S. Army
Air Corps, during World War II
. He was a former Mason at the Lafayette Lodge and also the former principal of the Parkside Junior High School in Manchester. Randall graduated from Keene State College, class of 1948, and went on to receive his master's degree from Boston University. He also enjoyed reading, woodworking, hunting and fishing and he loved the ocean. He was a great teacher and storyteller to his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Members of the family include his wife of 64 years, Mary (Hermsdorf) Marden; two daughters, Janice Marden of Goffstown, and Joyce Kenney and her husband, Ken, also of Goffstown; one son, Tom Marden of Rye; six grandchildren, Ryan, Ian, Tracey, Kimberly, Craig and Lynn; and three great-grandchildren.
services: A celebration of remembrance will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 10 to 11 a.m., with a memorial service at 11 a.m. in the Cain & Janosz Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 74 Brook St., corner of Pine Street. The Rev. Douglas Rickard will be officiating.
Memorial contributions may be sent to
, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005, or a
For more information and guest register, go to www.cainjanoszfuneralhome.com