Gilford, NH---- Roy E. Gustafson, 75, of 47 Annis Drive, Gilford, NH died at his home on Friday June 30, 2006.
Mr. Gustafson was born February 6, 1931 in Worcester, MA the son of Roy S. and Gladys (Barbatti) Gustafson. He had lived most of his life in Massachusetts coming to New Hampshire 20 years ago from Framingham. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion Post 142 of Ashburnham, MA.
Mr. Gustafson had been employed by Southworth-Milton as a diesel mechanic for many years. He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Laconia.
Survivors include his wife Faith B. (McLaughlin) Gustafson of Gilford; 4 sons Keith Gustafson of Fitzwilliam, NH, John Wagstaff of Martha’s Vineyard, MA, David Wagstaff of Belmont, NH and Charles Wagstaff of FL; 4 daughters Christian Gibbs and Susan Ruth both of Gardner, MA, Bettyann Cernese of Pepperell MA and Cassandra Toshack of Medway, MA; 7 grandchildren; a brother Robert Gustafson of Ocala, FL; a nephew and a niece.
There are no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held Thursday July 6, 2006 at 1:00 PM at the Worcester County Memorial Park, Richards Ave., Paxton, MA.
A Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 30 Church St. Laconia, NH Friday July 7, 2006 at 11:00 AM. The Rev.
Gary Kosmowski pastor of the church will celebrate the Mass.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Assoc. of NH, 9 Cedarwood Drive Unit 12 Bedford, NH 03110 or the Paralyzed Vets of America 7 Milbrook Road, Wilton, NH 03086.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 164 Pleasant St. Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.