Daniel R. Westney

Newport, N.H. — Daniel R. Westney, 68, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. He was born on May 4, 1945 in Claremont, N.H., son of Russell and Priscilla (Gregg) Westney. He grew up in Ascutney, Vt. and also lived in Claremont before moving to Newport.

Over the years he worked for Old Windsor Village, Peabody Industries in W. Lebanon and retired from property management at Pearl Development in Newport. He owned Galaxy Travel in W. Lebanon many years ago, and it was his hobby to buy homes, renovate and resell. Dan was a lifetime member of the American Polish Citizens Club serving as past president and vice-president, and he loved to downhill ski with his close friends, Steve Hinkley and Joe Helie.

Daniel leaves behind his loving wife of 13 years, Robin, of Newport. Other survivors include his son, Craig (Zulma) of Danbury, Conn.; and two grandsons: Jake and Ben; his stepchildren: Jamie LaValley of Manchester, N.H., Michael Hannaford of Derry, N.H.; step-grandchildren: Alexis LaValley of Lempster, N.H., Carmen Ramos of Manchester, Morgan Andra of Manchester, Emileigh Hannaford of Derry and Brody Hannaford of Derry; step-greatgrandson, Jasye Bundy; two sisters: Janice Ackley of White River Junction, Vt. and Faith (Earl) Bushor of Wilder, Vt.

A private memorial service will be held in the Ascutneyville Cemetery in Ascutney, Vt. in the Spring.

For more information or to send a condolence, please visit the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home at www.newtonbartlett.com.