More detail on this person: WHITEFIELD -- Raymond H. Brothers, 58, of 914 Jefferson Road, died at
his residence on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, following three months of illness.
He was born in Elizabeth, N.J., the son of Edward and Catherine (MacDonald) Brothers.
Raymond served in the Army in Vietnam as a Chief Warrant Officer, flying Huey and Chinook helicopters, and he was awarded a Bronze Medal. Following active duty, he served as a helicopter pilot with the N. H. National Guard in Concord. He had resided in Whitefield for the past 26 years.
He worked for many years as a sheet metal fabricator, and most recently he was employed as store manager for Littleton Harley Davidson. He was a member of the Guildhall Fun Flyers, the White Mountain Velo, and the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Upon his arrival in Whitefield he built a home, and he and his wife enjoyed many projects and successes together, including continuing education, fitness, working and playing with family and friends.
His many hobbies included building and flying RC airplanes, learning to fly an RC helicopter, traveling, living in Alaska for a year, cycling, rollerblading with his daughter, and most especially, goofing off with his granddaughter. The Osee-sawO project, turned Oamusement parkO project in his back yard stands as solid evidence of this. He will be remembered as a rare, true renaissance man who could fix anything, for anyone, and would teach them to do it themselves. His legacy will be his family values and integrity, and he will be missed.
The family includes his wife, Johanna (Duk) Brothers of Whitefield; a son, Raymond C. Brothers of Lisbon; a daughter, Johanna Falkenham of Dalton; a granddaughter, Layla Brothers; a brother, Edward Brothers of Vacaville, Calif.; two sisters, Patricia Felgenhauer of Port Monmouth, N.J. and Katherine Olexa of Bridgewater, N.J.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Matthew Church in Whitefield on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Burial followed in the Park Street Cemetery.
Those who wish may make donations in his memory to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, c/o Dave Harkless, Littleton Bike Shop, 87 Main Street, Littleton, NH 03561.
Burial information: Park Street Cemetery
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