John F. Bolton, age 60, of Pleasant Street in Farmington, died peacefully at home, early Friday morning, May 17, 2013, after a period of failing health.
Born August 26, 1952 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a son of Fred James Bolton, Jr. and Ruby Mae (Vaught) Bolton, he resided in New Hampshire for many years, having come from Lousiana.
John retired, due to illness, from the Amtrak Downeaster, where he was employed as a Train Conductor for many years.
He was a member of U.T.U. local 95.
John enjoyed boating, fishing, gardening vegetables, walking in the rain, listening to the rain, LSU football and especially love of family and friends at home in Louisiana.
Survived by his wife Marlene A. (Giandrea) Bolton, a son Tyler William Bolton, 2 daughters: Katie M. Bolton and Sarah F. Bolton, a step-son Matthew Hampson, 3 step-daughters: Angelina Hassler, Sarah Markey and Melissa Coulombe, 14 grandchildren, a sister Debbie Thomson, 2 brothers: Fred Bolton and Jody Petty, also many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother William Petty.
Calling hours are Tuesday May 21, 2013 from 4-6 pm at the Journey Church, 7 Amarosa Drive in Rochester, NH with a service at 6:00 pm, Pastor Rob Willis, officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Arrangements by Peaslee Funeral Home, 24 Central Street, Farmington, NH, to express condolences, please visit: www.peasleefuneralhome.com