HOOKSETT - John H. Smalley Sr., 95, formerly of Hooksett, died Nov. 22, 2013, in Maple Leaf Healthcare Center in Manchester following a lengthy illness.
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He was born on April 1, 1918, in Bridgeport, Pa., the son of Charles and Florence Smalley. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. John was the owner of Smalley Lumber Company of Hooksett, which was operated by family members, including his grandson Gilbert Robinson Jr., until his retirement in the late 1980s.
He was predeceased by his wife, Maryann (McQueeney) Smalley, on Feb. 2, 1984, and by two children, Edna Marshall and Florence Renfrew.
John is survived by a daughter, Maryann Robinson of Lee; a son, John H. Smalley Jr. of Okeechobee, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren..
SERVICES: Following cremation, a memorial ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Shaw Memorial Chapel in St. Joseph Cemetery, 448 Donald St., Bedford. Urn burial in the family lot with military honors will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201, Bedford, NH 03110. The McHugh Funeral Home, 283 Hanover St., Manchester, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered at www.mchughfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Nov. 27, 2013