Henry Nields
1924 - 2013
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Henry Cooper Nields age 88 of Concord passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. He was the husband of the late Olivia (Marshall) Nields. Born in New York, NY on September 27, 1924 he was the son of the late Benjamin and Hazel (Whitelaw) Nields. Raised and educated in Rye, New York and Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Nields graduated from Yale University B.A. and Yale Law School M.A. Mr. Nields enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946. He married Olivia and they soon settled in Cambridge, Ma. In 1955 they relocated to Concord. Mr. Nields worked for High Voltage Engineering Co. and then as a Patent Attorney at Nields , Lemack & Dingman Law Office. He was active in both the Concord Orchestra and Concord Chorus. He is survived by his children Nancy N. Gordon and her husband Michael of Groton and Henry M. Nields and his wife Liz of Carlisle and his grandsons Peter M. Nields and his wife Emily of Manlius NY and David C. Nields of Carlisle. Services were held on Saturday, June 1 in the Chapel at Trinity Episcopal Church, Concord. Interment followed with full U.S. Navy Military Honors at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Gifts in his name may be made to the Friends of the Performing Arts, 51 Walden St., Concord, 01742 or the American Stroke Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements under the care of Glenn D. Burlamachi, CONCORD FUNERAL HOME, Concord. To share a memory or offer a condolence visit: www.concordfuneral.com

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Published in The Concord Journal from Jun. 4 to Jun. 11, 2013.
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May 29, 2013
Our thoughts and sympathy on the passing of a true gentleman. We have fond memories of making music with Henry and of his role as a Fenn School Dad. Blessings to his cheerful spirit on its journey.
Mark & Jane Biscoe
June 2, 2013
I'm so glad I got to meet Henry; he was an elegant and kind man, with a nice sense of humor. Very grateful for the time he shared with my mother, Jane.
Karen Berchtold
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