Obituary of William P. Stickney

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William P. Stickney

October 9, 1894 - July 19, 1982

Hampton Union, Wednesday, July 21, 1982

[The following article is courtesy of the Hampton Union and Seacoast Online.]

HAMPTON -- William P. Stickney, 87, Hemlock Haven, died Monday, July 19,1982, at Seacoast Health Center after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Stickney was born in Nashua October 9, 1894, the son of Fred and Alice Stickney.

Mr. Stickney moved to Hampton in 1908. He was a World War I veteran having served in France. He was a 53-year charter member and past commander of the Hamptons American Legion Post 35 which was first chartered back on December 29, 1931. He was a 53-year member of the Star in the East Lodge, No. 57, F and AM, Exeter, and a charter member of St. James Lodge, No. 102, F and AM, Hampton. He was a 33-year-member of Orient Chapter No. 22, Order of Eastern Star, Exeter and a charter member of Tide Mill Chapter No. 67, Order Of Eastern Star, Hampton.

Mr. Stickney retired from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in 1964. He was a member of the Hampton Police Department. He served more than 50 years on the Hampton Fire Department, retiring as a captain with the volunteer unit.

Family members include his widow, Mrs. Winifred A. Stickney; two sons, William W. Stickney and Howard W. Stickney, both of Hampton; three daughters, Mrs. Shirley Molier of Lexington, Kentucky, Mrs. Phyllis Hefler of Portsmouth, and Mrs. Thelma S. Jones of Versailles, Kentucky; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held today, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. from the Ronald A. Remick Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Children's Hospital Arthritis Fund, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Mass.

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