John S. Gaspar

John S. Gaspar of Milford, NH died after a illness on March 30, 2021 at the age of 80. John Gaspar was born in Somerville, MA on May 17, 1940, the son of the late G. Haskell and Doris L. (Short) Gaspar. John graduated from Somerville High School, class of 1958. He then entered the U.S. Army and served in the Panama Canal Zone.

John moved to Milford, NH in 1962. He worked with Milford Police for 4 years and Hendrix Wire & Cable Company for 17 years. He also founded The Fire Barn. John Gaspar was a long time member of the Milford Fire Department, and a Life member of the Firemen’s Relief Association, Hillsborough County Forest Fire Warden’s Association and Box 52 Association.

John Gaspar is survived by his wife, Nancy E. (Knowles) Gaspar and children Cindy Doucet of Temperance, MI, Stephen Gaspar of Milford, NH and Susan McEneaney of Weymouth, MA; grandchildren Samantha and Eric Doucet, Branden and Shane Gaspar, and James P and Daniel McEneaney; great grand-children Lincoln and Lindsey Ball and Allie and Claire Doucet; along with stepchildren Leanne Preihs, Kelly Hurd and William Hurd, III, and step-grandchildren Morenci Preihs and Caden Merwin. John will be remembered by countless other lives he touched over the years.

A Memorial Service will be held at Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm St, Milford, NH on April 9, 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, masks are required as well as social distancing. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions in John S. Gaspar’s name be made to the Milford Fireman’s Relief Association, 39 School Street, Milford, NH or The Alzheimer’s Association.