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Keith Roy Glidden

Newport, N.H. — Keith Roy Glidden, 39, of Maple Street, died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Monday, April 14, 2014, following a long period of declining health.

Keith was born Sept. 25, 1974, in New London, N.H., son of Donald R. Glidden and Paula (Wheeler) Silva. He grew up in Grantham and attended the Grantham Village school and went on to graduate from Lebanon High School with the Class of 1993. He worked for a time as a machinist at Sturm Ruger, enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman. Even when he was young he would be found at the river with his fishing pole instead of sitting in class.

He is survived by his parents, Donald of Newport and Paula Silva of Enfield, N.H.; his sister, Kathie Glidden-Gardner and her husband, Gary, of West Hartford, Vt.; his nephews, Jacob & Justin Marsh, Gail & Garrison Gardner.

Friends may call on the family to remember Keith’s life from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main Street in Newport.

There will also be a Celebration of Life gathering at 4271 Route 14 in West Hartford, Vt. at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Burial will be a private service and held at a later date.

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