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Carl H. Breuning

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Newport, N.H. — Carl H. Breuning, 77, of Myrtle Street, passed away at the Maplewood Nursing Home with his family by his side in Westmoreland, N.H., Friday, March 27, 2015.

Carl was born in Newport, June 14, 1937, son to the late Carl and Fay Lillith (Heath) Breuning. He was raised and educated in Newport, graduating from Towle High School in the Class of 1956. Carl joined the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Boston during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He married Cheryl A. (Morrison) on Oct. 21, 1966, and have shared 48 years together raising their family and making their home in Newport. He worked at Joy Manufacturing, at Sanders Associates in Nashua as an Engineering Tech for 19 years, then as the 2-Way TV chief engineer at Dartmouth College finishing there as the electronics engineer for the Physics & Astronomy Lab when he finally retired after 20 years. Carl was a member of the American Legion, and a Jaycee and “Exhausted Rooster”. He was an amateur Astronomer and member of Stellafane - the Springfield Telescope Makers and was past vice-president. He was also a Ham Radio Operator and his amateur radio license call sign was N1CB

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl, of Newport; his son: Carl D. Breuning and his wife, Christine E. (Callum), of Raleigh, N.C.; his daughter: Cheryl “Cherie” L. (Breuning) Wilder and her husband, Raymond, III, of Newport; three grandchildren: Rick Otis Breuning, Michael J. Wilder and Meghan L. Wilder.

Friends may call on the family from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main Street in Newport.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, at the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H., on Daniel Webster Highway.

Memorial Donations may be made in Carl’s name to Maplewood Nursing Home Auxiliary, 201 River Road, Westmoreland, NH, 03467 or Springfield Telescope Makers, PO Box 601 Springfield, VT, 05156

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

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