NEW HAMPTON — Ronald H. Carlson, Jr., 59, of New Hampton, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at his home with his family by his side after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Born on November 2, 1953, in Brockton, MA, he was the son of Ronald H. and Josephine (DiMarzo) Carlson. Ronald was raised in Brockton, graduating from the Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, in Easton, MA.
Ronald has been employed by Shaw's Supermarkets for 43 years; he transferred to the Concord, NH store in 1989, retiring from the Gilford store. Ronald loved working on cars and small engines; he was his neighborhood's local repairman. Ron's neighbors would often bring their cars and equipment over to his house for him to help repair. Ron loved to camp throughout NH with his family. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather who will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
Ronald is predeceased by his father, Ronald H. Carlson, in January, 2006
He is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Denise (Allerby) Carlson, of New Hampton; mother, Josephine Carlson, also of New Hampton; daughter, Kristen Klein and husband Shawn, of Roscoe, IL; son, Brian Carlson and his fiancé Amanda Ballou, of Plymouth, NH; brothers, Mark Carlson and wife Laura, of Bridgewater, MA, and Richard Carlson and wife Laura, of FL; two grandchildren, Addyson Carlson and Samuel Klein. Ronald is also survived by several aunts, an uncle, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and cousins.
Calling hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Rtes. 3 and 104), Meredith, on Monday, September 23, 2013 from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. The Very Rev. Dennis J. Audet, V.F., Pastor, of St. Charles-Borromeo Catholic Church, in Meredith, will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the New Hampton Village Cemetery.
Donations may be made in Ronald's memory to: Norris Cotton Cancer Center, D-H/Geisel Office of Development, Office of Gift Recording, One Medical Center Drive, Hinman Box 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Ron's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com