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Alan B. Durgin

June 29, 1948

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Alan Bradley Durgin

Alan  B. Durgin, 69, a longtime resident of the Northfield-Tilton areas died at his home in Tilton, November 23, 2017 following a period of failing health.  Alan was born in Franklin, June 29, 1948, son of the late, Edward Durgin and Virginia H. (Twombly) Durgin.  He spent his youth and schooled in the Northfield-Tilton areas, remaining in Tilton until his death.  He was employed with the Arwood Corporation, Wyman-Gordon Company in Northfield for over 30 years.  Alan had a passion regarding his often visits to the Shaker Village in Canterbury where he felt the serene outdoor experience he so loved.  He had a distant aunt who once  lived at the Shaker Village. Alan was a frequent yard sale visitor and many referred to him as a “treasure hunter”.  A simple man, once you met Alan, he gained another friend; a friend left with fond memories.  Alan enjoyed simply driving on the New Hampshire country roads, rewarding himself as an artist and photographer.  Alan’s family wanted those who came into his life to know they appreciate this and how important it was for Alan.  In addition to his parents, Alan was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Anne (Valliere) Durgin who died in 1994.  He leaves,

His son, Jason A. Durgin of Concord

His special granddaughter, LeAnne Durgin

Stepdaughters, Pamela A. Nowell and her husband Fred of Pennsylvania and Vicky L. Downing of Laconia 

Stepson, Scott G. Durgin of Laconia

His brothers, Fred E. Shepard Sr. of Northfield

                       Dennis W. Shepard of Oregon

Sisters, Barbara A. Duguay of Laconia

             Alice L. Milliken of Laconia

Nieces and nephews.

At Alan’s request, there are no calling hours or services planned.

Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home of Tilton.

Those wishing to make a contribution in Alan’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice.






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