GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

June 27, 2013

William Markham, 65


Acworth, NH — William Markham, 65, of Keyes Hollow Road, died Tuesday, June 25, at his home. Mr. Markham was born in Stafford Springs, Conn., on October 25, 1947, the son of Frederick and Betty (Carlson) Markham. He was a graduate of Essex Agi in Middleton, Mass., and worked as a lumberman in the Acworth area. Mr. Markham was an avid hunter.

On April 12, 1997 in Topsfield, Mass., he married Irene Fernett who survives. Also surviving are his parents of Hampden, Mass.; his stepchildren, Billy Garrow of Athens, Vt., Tom Garrow of Bellows Falls, Vt., and Sherry Farnsworth of Acworth; his brothers, Donald Markham of Marietta, Ga., and Fred Markham of Langdon, N.H.; his sisters, Deborah Kuffel of Marlow, N.H., and Melanie Tyack of Essex, Mass.; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews who he loved very much. He is predeceased by his brother, Richard Markham.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be calling hours from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, June 29, with the funeral service beginning at 12 p.m. at Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls, Vt., burial to follow the service.

Friends and family are invited to a gathering following the burial at the home of Rachel and Herman Riendeau, 191 Hemlock Road, Langdon, N.H.