Clarence William “Bill” Haight, Jr., 87, of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, March 26, 2018 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.
Born in Nashua on January 19, 1931, he was a son of the late Clarence W. and Mary (Hopwood) Haight. Bill grew up in Litchfield and attended local schools. An Air Force veteran, he served his country during the Korean War from December 1951 to December 1955.
Mr. Haight was employed with the United States Postal Service as Letter Carrier #1 at the Hudson Post Office for 31 years. He was also a licensed realtor in Hudson for a time.
Bill was a longtime member and past president of the Hudson Lions Club and was an active committee member of Boy Scout Troop 20 of Hudson. He was an avid woodworker and enjoyed traveling with his wife “Fran” in their RV throughout the USA, Alaska and Canada.
Members of his family include his wife of 58 years, Frances A. (Wright) Haight, whom he married at Alvirne Chapel on June 28, 1959; a son, Randall William Haight and his wife Joanne of Sandwich, NH; a daughter, Debbie Lou Vitulli and her husband Joseph of Milford; three grandchildren, Emilie and Alison Haight and Andrew Joseph Vitulli; also nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by his sisters, Marion MacQuesten and Barbara M. Rodgers.
Following cremation, his family will receive friends at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Saturday, April 7th from 2 to 4 p.m. A Graveside Service will take place at Hillcrest Cemetery in Litchfield at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com