John Perley Hartford Sr., 74, died December 6, 2012 in Hampton, NH after a period of failing health. He was born May 6, 1938 in Brentwood, NH, son of the late Joseph Henry Hartford Sr. and Hilda (Jambard) Hartford.
John lived all of his life in Epping, NH until moving to Hampton for health care needs. He owned and operated J and J Hartford Roofing in Epping for 30 years. He specialized in roofing and other construction.
He greatly enjoyed dancing, barbeques, and in his earlier years, hunting.
Pre deceased by daughter, Ruthann Hartford, 3 brothers, Joseph, William, and Richard, and 2 sisters, Jean Draper, and Beatrice Heath.
Survived by 4 sons, Lawrence, Walter, Robert and John Jr., 5 grandchildren, Lawrence, Jessica, Laura, Jeremy, Robert, great granddaughter, Chloe, 3 sisters, Gladi Hartford, Barbara White, Beverly Hill, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private burial will be in the Prospect Cemetery, Epping, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brewitt Funeral Home, mailing address, 14 Pine St., Exeter, NH 03833, for help with his service expenses. Please write John Hartford in the memo area on the check.
For more information, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com