Published DateBRISTOL — Joseph William French, 57, passed away at home on Friday, June 14th, 2013 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Franklin, September 4, 1955, the son of Roger and the late Joan (Cabral) French.
Joe worked at IPC and later at Newfound Sales until he retired for health reasons.
Joe enjoyed hunting, all types of fishing, playing cards and horseshoes. Joe was an avid reader.
He is survived by his wife Elizabeth "Betty" (Pierce) French of Bristol, his father Roger of Bristol, a sister, Shelley Slaten of Concord; two stepdaughters: Kerri Thoelen of CT, and Denise Wheeler of NH; his step grandfather, Nicholas Amendola of MA; four grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial service, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the New Hampton Community Church. Interment will follow in Homeland Cemetery in Bristol. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfound Area Nursing Association Hospice Program, 214 Lake Street, Bristol, NH 03222. Arrangements are under the directions of Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol.