David T. Henry
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David Thomas Henry, 92, of Charlestown NH, passed away on April 1st, 2021 after a brief
David, was born on March 12th 1929 to Gladys Chenoweth and Maurice Henry in Springfield,
Vermont. After graduating from Springfield High School in 1948, he went on to study Pharmacy
at Massachusetts College Of Pharmacy.
After graduation, David joined the army and was stationed in Paris, France, where he was a
surgical technician. Following his two years of service, David worked for Kent's Pharmacy in
Springfield, Vermont. In 1954, David married Katherine at the Unitarian Universalist Church in
Charlestown, NH. Following their wedding they moved to Brandon, Vermont, where David
worked for Brown's Pharmacy. In 1960 David and his family moved to Charlestown, NH, where
he purchased Kendall's Pharmacy, later named Henry's Pharmacy. The pharmacy employed
many of the town youth over the years to work at the soda fountain and as clerks in the store.
David was a pillar of the Charlestown community. He served as the town Health Officer for a
number of years, spearheaded Splash Days to raise money to construct a large outdoor
swimming facility, was a trustee for the Unitarian Universalist Church, a Director of Connecticut
River Bank, and announced many Charlestown Homecoming Parades, including a parade
honoring Carlton Fisk, when Carlton was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
After retiring in 1991, David spent time traveling with Katherine. He enjoyed spending time with
his family and many close friends. Spending time with his grandchildren and great
grandchildren was one of his greatest joys.
David was predeceased by his wife Katherine, brother Joe Henry, sisters Janet Henry and Polly
Remmington. He is survived by his daughter Marcia Henry, son Steven Henry and wife Fran
Henry, Grandchildren Heather Kinsey and her husband Matthew Kinsey, Heidi Allen, Stefanie
Henderson and her husband Ryan Henderson, Craig Henry and his wife Christina Henry. He
was blessed with eight great granddaughters, Katherine and Charlotte Kinsey, Delaney and
Piper Allen, Anna Henderson, Harper, Emery, and Lillian Henry.
There will be a private graveside service at a later date. Arrangements are with Stringer Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 146 Broad Street, Claremont, NH 03743. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit www.stringerfh.com.