NORTHFIELD — Walter John Laws, 61, a resident of Northfield for eight years, died at his home following a period of failing health.
Walter was born in Boston, Oct. 26, 1952, son of the late Walter E. and Marie (Arsenault) Laws. He had resided in Bristol for many years before moving to Northfield. Prior to his retirement Walter worked as a truck driver for various construction companies and retail consumer companies.
Walter enjoyed the outdoors and camping. He enjoyed time spent with family, especially his grandchildren. Over the years his pastimes included, tinkering with autos and enjoying his animals. He was a pool player and member of a local downtown league.
Walter's family includes, his daughter, Karen A. Hanser of Sanbornton; sons, William J. Laws of Windham
Brian M. Laws of Bristol, and Walter J. Laws II of Bedford; eight grandchildren; his former wife, and mother of his children, Margaret Laws of Bristol; a brother, Richard Laws of Hull, Mass.; a sister, Joan Dickerson of Quincy, Mass.; two nieces and two nephews.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, April 5, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A celebration of life will follow the calling hours at the Greenside Restaurant at Lochmere Country Club, 360 Laconia Road, Tilton. Burial will be at a later date.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Walter's name to the New Hampshire Humane Society, P.O. Box, 572, Laconia, NH 03247-0572.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com