East Wakefield, NH- William N. Sparhawk, Jr. (Noney), 92, of Province Lake Road, died on May 26, 2011, at Wolfeboro Bay Care and Rehab Center following a long period of failing health.
Born on March 15, 1919 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of William N. and Hazel (Ladd) Sparhawk. He was educated in the Washington, D.C. school system before attending the University of Maryland and the US Military Academy at West Point. He served in the Army Corp. of Engineers in Burma during WWII. He was married to Virginia (Goodnow) Sparhawk in 1945 and moved to East Wakefield, NH, where they made their home. He served Wakefield as Selectman, on the Tax Payers’ Association, on the Budget Committee, and the School Board for many years.
He was predeceased by Virginia in 1982 and their son Chandler in 1970. He is survived by his children: Adele Schweizer and husband David, William Sparhawk III and wife Karen, Antoinette Bodah and husband Gary all of Wakefield, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Martha Domina of N. Springfield, Virginia and W. Swanzey, N.H. and many nieces and nephews.
He felt that, after marrying Virgie, moving to Wakefield and buying property on Pine River Pond were the greatest things he ever did. He lived life his way.
Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to the Peaslee Funeral Home 2079 Wakefield Road, Wakefield, NH. To express condolences please visit www.peasleefuneralhome.com