TILTON — Mr. Heber J. Feener, 87, former Tilton Selectman, died at the Belknap County Nursing Home in Laconia on Sept. 26, 2013.
He was born in Gloucester, MA on July 25, 1926 the son of Clifford and Lilia (Miller) Feener. He was raised in Gloucester and graduated from Gloucester High School in 1944. Mr. Feener moved to Tilton in 1966.
Mr. Feener's military service was the Army Air Force from January 1945 to October 1946, where he served in the Pacific. He then served in the Massachusetts Air National Guard 101st Fighter Squadron from May 1948 to May 1952.
Mr. Feener was employed in Massachusetts at Hatay Research Laboratory and Modern Heating & Ventilating Co until he moved to New Hampshire in 1966. He was employed by Texknit Machinery Limited (Lochmere, NH) from 1966-75, then Arthur S Brown Co, Tilton, NH from 1975-81 and briefly employed at Hebert Foundry, Laconia, NH, prior to retiring.
Mr. Feener was active in the community as a member of the Twin Rivers and Belmont Lions Clubs. He was a committee member and Chairman of the Board for Boy Scout Troop 246. He was politically involved with various committees for the Winnisquam Regional (then known as the Tilton-Northfield) School District. He served on Town of Tilton Budget Committees and as a Town Selectman. His last position was a member of the Board for the Tilton-Northfield Water District until April 2012.
Mr. Feener enjoyed the outdoors and feeding birds. He listened to classic music, enjoyed reading history books and books about politics, and having discussions about current political events.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at noon at the Chapel of The NH Veterans Cemetery, Daniel Webster Hwy., Boscawen.
Donations in memory of Mr. Feener may be made to NH Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 2051, Dover, NH 03821.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home (www.neunfuneralhomes.com) in Franklin is assisting the Feener Family with arrangements.