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September 6, 2012

Richard "Dick" E. Hubley

 

Sandown, NH — Richard “Dick” E. Hubley, of Sandown, NH passed away on August 28, 2012 at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, NH.

He was born July 17, 1925 in Haverhill, MA, son of Elmer Adams Hubley and Mabel (Montgomery) Hubley. A lifelong resident of Haverhill, MA, before moving to Sandown NH in September of 2005. He attended Haverhill Public Schools, graduating fro Haverhill High School, class of 1943.

After graduation from high school, Dick served in the Army from 1943 to 1946, where he participated in the battle of Okinawa, serving with The Headquarters Detachment, 216th Quartermaster Battalion. When the war ended in 1945, his unit was transferred to Korea to serve in the Army of occupation. He received the WWII Victory Medal, American Campaign Ribbon Bar, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged in March of 1946 with the rank of Technical Sergeant.

He attended Merrimack College and was employed by Western Electric Company for 35 years, retiring in May 1981 as Department Chief of General Accounting. After his retirement, he was hired as a consultant for American Telephone & Telegraph International in Bunbeg, Ireland with the Telectron Plant in 1982 and again in 1984.

He was a member of the baseball team in high school and also played for “The Cleary Cleaners” team in the Inter Town League in the 1950’s. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Amesbury Country Club for over 50 years.

He served on the Budget Panels of the Haverhill United Fund for several years. In 1964, he became a Corporator and later a Trustee of Pentucket Bank, where he was currently serving as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

He volunteered at the Council of Aging for several years, assisting the elderly with the preparation of their income taxes. He was a former volunteer at the Special Collections room of the Haverhill Public Library. He was formerly President of the Griffin-White Home for Aged Men and Couples, and was currently serving on the Board of the Griffin-White Foundation.

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