Neil Henderson CLAREMONT — Neil Henderson passed away peacefully on his favorite day of the year, his birthday, August 30, 2022. Known as Silver Fox to those who knew and loved him, Neil was a loving and generous person who was always eager to help others in any way possible. Neil loved the Red Sox. He loved to sing and listen to gospel music and go to church. He was an avid bingo player and craftsman. He was a beloved son, brother and uncle. Neil was predeceased by his father and mother, Orrin Taft and Lucy Mallina (Beaulieau) Henderson, his brother Douglas Henderson, and his sister Joan Coburn and her husband Norman. He is survived by his sisters Carole Jewett (David) of Groton MA and Titusville, FL, and Donna Bleazard (Thomas) of Cornish Flat NH, as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Neil was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on August 30, 1931. In the 1980s he moved to New Hampshire to be closer to his family. With the help of United Development Services, he worked as a dishwasher and lived in western Lebanon and was adopted by the community. Neil loved volunteering at the Listen Center, and he did so for over 20 years. In 2014, with the help of Pathways, he moved to Claremont. There he liked to go regularly to the center for the elderly. Neil was a dedicated churchgoer, and he loved and was so loved by the members and pastor of Bow Baptist Church in Weathersfield Bow, VT. and the Congregationalist Church of West Lebanon. In 2019, he moved to Sullivan County Health Care. He was embraced and loved there and lived there until his death. Neil’s family would like to thank everyone who loved and cared for him. Special thanks to the staff of Sullivan County Healthcare, staff and patrons of Shyrl’s Diner West Lebanon, Pathways, Listen Center and Meals on Wheels of Upper Valley and Sullivan County. Services will be held September 17 at 1:00 p.m. at Bow Baptist Church, 1102 Rt 5, Weathersfield Bow, VT. Interment at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. September 22, 2022. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Activities, Sullivan County Healthcare, 5 Nursing Home Drive, Unity NH 03743 Arrangements are with Stringer Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 146 Broad Street, Claremont, NH 03743 To view a memorial online or send a private message of condolence, visit www.stringerfh.com.


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