Whitefield, New Hampshire
Harry P. Stearns
Harry P. Stearns, Sr., 96, of Whitefield, died on January 25, 2021 after a period of declining health. Harry was born on November 1, 1924, one of 10 children of Austin and Ida (Lowell) Stearns. He enjoyed growing up on the family farm on Paris Hill, Maine. Harry graduated from South Paris High School and the University of Maine, where he excelled in baseball and basketball. After high school, he played semi-pro baseball for an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. He coached youth basketball and taught science at several public and private schools, including Whitefield High School and White Mountains Regional High School. In his retirement, he enjoyed caring for his grandson, Patrick,...