John A. Granger, 67, formerly of Madison Place in Claremont, NH, died peacefully Thursday afternoon, December 9, 2021, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.He was a native and long-time resident of Claremont and also lived for several years in Bonita Springs, FL. John was an avid hunter, fisherman and wildlife photographer. He loved spending time with his daughter and grandchildren, visiting with friends and family and spending time outdoors or travelling.John was born on July 10, 1954, to Helen M. (Garneau) & Andrew A. Granger. John grew up in Claremont where he graduated from Stevens High School in 1971 and proudly served as a part-time firefighter. John married Shawny Partridge in 1992 and they spent many happy years together, but after later divorcing, continued to be lifelong friends. He also worked for Joy Manufacturing, APC Paper Company and most recently as a Night Stockperson at Wal-Mart. After retiring in 2016, he spent time traveling around the country and visited many National Parks along the way, fulfilling a lifelong dream of his.John is survived by his daughter Jessica Tenney, of Barre, VT, and her children Alexander and Isaac, his sister Gloria A. Martell and her husband, Brad, of Charlestown, and his brother Michael R. Granger and his partner Mitzie Burger, of Canaan. His family also includes two nieces, Echo Granger and Christy Martell, a nephew, Nathan Martell, as well as numerous great-nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. John was preceded in death by his father, Andrew and mother, Helen, as well as his grandparents, and several aunts and uncles. John also leaves behind many cherished friends and hunting & fishing buddies.Visiting hours will be held at the Stringer Funeral Home from 10 to 11AM on Thursday, December 16th, with a prayer service at 11 AM with Father Arockia officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Elk’s.
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