Irving H. Sweetser
Mr. Sweetser was born Jan. 1, 1926, in Wakefield, Mass., the son of Dana and Mary
(Millar) Sweetser. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He lived in Lynnfield, Mass., and Wakefield, Mass., for several years before moving to Laconia in 1981. He had been employed at Mills Transfer for 25 years and had also worked for Crouch Freight Systems.
Mr. Sweetser was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church. He was a member of the American Legion Wilkins-Smith Post No. 1 and was a member of Teamsters Local 25 of Boston, Mass.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara (Nichols) Sweetser, of Laconia; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert W. and Nancy Sweetser, of Wolfeboro; and four grandchildren, Kayla and Jamie of Wolfeboro, Alex of Concord and Branden of Boston, Mass.
Calling hours will not be held per Irving’s request.
Graveside services will be held in the family lot in Forest Hills Cemetery in Lynnfield, Mass. at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH, 03247, or to the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH, 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.