HOPKINTON - Jack Winzeler, 84, of Hopkinton, passed away at Mt. Carmel Nursing Home the evening of June 21, 2012, surrounded by his sons.
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Born Aug. 13, 1927 in Toldeo, Ohio, to George Franklin Winzeler and Marie (Lofink) Winzeler. Jack was an only son and married Nancy Jane (Lewis) Winzeler in 1949.
Jack was a man of many interests - ranging from rebuilding antique clocks, hunting for exotic swords, or reading science fiction, he was never bored. He loved his family, his dogs, and his sports cars. He always had time to help his friends whether it was serving as a deacon at the First Congregational Church of Hopkinton, sharing a laugh with a stressed neighbor, or using his NASA-caliber engineering skills to fix a chair leg. He is best remembered for his bright turquoise eyes and a smile that could light up the room.
Jack is survived by his two sons, John Winzeler Jr. and his wife Tricia of Sandwich, Mass., and Mark Winzeler of Hopkinton. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Abby Winzeler of Portsmouth, Katrina Winzeler of Berkeley, Calif., Alexandra Winzeler of Newton, Mass., Miles Winzeler of Hopkinton, as well as many longtime friends.
services:Calling hours will be Wednesday, June 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Holt Woodbury Funeral Home in Henniker. Services will be held on Thursday, June 28, at noon at the First Congregational Church in Hopkinton. Burial will immediately following the service at the Hopkinton Village Cemetery. Following the burial, there will be a reception back at the First Church Parish House.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent in Jack's name to the
at www.alz.org. For more information log onto www.holtwoodburyfh.com.
Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home
3 Hall Avenue Henniker, NH 03242
Published in Union Leader on June 26, 2012