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Wayne Clarence Amell

Claremont, N.H. — Wayne Clarence Amell, 64, of Claremont, NH, passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

He was born in Claremont on July 21, 1949, the son of Clarence and Theresa (Joly) Amell.

Wayne was a generous and loving son, father and grandfather. He enjoyed fishing and camping with his friends. He was a man of strong faith who played a large role in his church community at St. Mary’s Church.

Wayne was a 1968 graduate of Stevens High School and had served in the United States Navy from Sept. 17, 1970, to July 15, 1974. Wayne was a Eucharistic Minister, a member of the Parish Council, an RCIA Instructor, participated in the Cursillo Movement, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. Wayne was a volunteer with Boy Scouts of America, St. Mary’s Church, and was a responder to Hurricane Katrina.

He worked at CRREL in Hanover, N.H., Joy Manufacturing in Claremont and most recently had his own business, The Fisherman’s Hammer and Paintbrush.

Wayne is survived by his mother, Theresa Amell; four sons, Bradley Amell and his significant other, Trisha Colburn, Nathan Amell and his wife, Jennifer, Michael Carbee and his wife, Temple, Dan Carbee and his wife, Audrey; eight grandchildren, Izaha, Gabriel, Alexander and Abigail Amell, Tristan Amell, Fionah and Christopher Carbee and Daniel Carbee, all of Claremont; one sister, Nancy Wilmot and her husband, Bill of Newport; and Wayne’s significant other, Marlene Jordan of Claremont.

He is predeceased by his wife, Carol Lee Amell and his father, Clarence Amell.

Friends and family may call at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Monday, June 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Church in Claremont on Tuesday, June 24 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Father Shawn M. Therrien, officiating.

Burial will follow with full military honors in St. Mary Cemetery.

A reception will be held at the Union Episcopal Church Hall on Old Church Road in Claremont.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations be made to the Boy Scouts of America troop #38, C/O Nathan Amell, 6 Webster Avenue, Claremont, NH 03743.

To view an online memorial, send a message of condolence or for more information visit www.stringerfh.com.