Gene R. Shuten Jr.

Gene R. Shuten Jr., 49, resident of Milford, NH, died peacefully at his home on Sept. 10, 2016.

He was born in Madison Heights, Mich., on January 22, 1967, the son of Jean­nette (Maheux) Shuten of Martinez, GA, and the late Gene Shuten. Gene was raised and ed­ucated in Laconia, NH. He had made his home in Milford and formerly lived in Nashua.

He enjoyed a rigorous fitness schedule as well as painting cars and motor­cycles. In addition, Gene played the guitar and en­joyed working on his com­puter. He most especially loved spending time with his family and was ex­tremely proud of his 5 children.

Family members in­clude his wife, Jennifer Shuten of Milford, NH; five children, Tasha Shuten of Easton, MD, Crystal and Samuel Dewyngaert of Nashua, NH, Chelsea Shuten of Nashua, NH, Stephen and Erica Caron of Milford, NH and Phil­lip Shuten of Milford, NH; five grandchildren, Trini­ti, Kyler, Sammy, Jace and Adeline; a brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Elaina Shuten of Belmont, NH; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Beth and Jeff Freehof of Augus­ta, GA, Michelle and Jamie Nedeau of GA; many nieces, neph­ews, aunts and uncles.

Memorial visiting hours are on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 5-8 p.m. in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm St., Milford. A memorial Mass will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, 34 Amherst St., Milford. Ar­rangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Fu­neral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.