David Thomas Henry, 92, of Charlestown NH, passed away on April 1st, 2021, after a brief illness.
David, was born on March 12th 1929 to Gladys Chenoweth and Maurice Henry in Springfield, VT. After graduating from Springfield High School in 1948, he went on to study Pharmacyat Massachusetts College Of Pharmacy. After graduation, David joined the army and was stationed in Paris, France, where he was a surgical technician. Following his two years of service, David worked for Kent’s Pharmacy in Springfield, VT. In 1954, David married Katherine at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Charlestown, NH. Following their wedding they moved to Brandon, VT, where David worked for Brown’s Pharmacy. In 1960, David and his family moved to Charlestown, NH, wherehe purchased Kendall’s Pharmacy, later named Henry’s Pharmacy. The pharmacy employed many of the town youth over the years to work at the soda fountain and as clerks in the store.
David was a pillar of the Charlestown community. He served as the town Health Officer for a number of years, spearheaded Splash Days to raise money to construct a large outdoorswimming facility, was a trustee for the Unitarian Universalist Church, a Director of Connecticut River Bank, and announced many Charlestown Homecoming Parades, including a paradehonoring Carlton Fisk, when Carlton was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
After retiring in 1991, David spent time traveling with Katherine. He enjoyed spending time with his family and many close friends. Spending time with his grandchildren and greatgrandchildren was one of his greatest joys.
David was predeceased by his wife Katherine, brother Joe Henry, sisters Janet Henry and Polly Remmington.
He is survived by his daughter Marcia Henry, son Steven Henry and wife Fran Henry, Grandchildren Heather Kinsey and her husband Matthew Kinsey, Heidi Allen, Stefanie Henderson and her husband Ryan Henderson, Craig Henry and his wife Christina Henry. He was blessed with eight great granddaughters, Katherine and Charlotte Kinsey, Delaney andPiper Allen, Anna Henderson, Harper, Emery, and Lillian Henry.There will be a private graveside service at a later date.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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