Geoffrey A.'s Story
Geoffrey Angus Barnett, 63, of Chester, N.H., passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at the Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, N.H.
He was born in Clinton Mass. on October 28, 1953, a son of Roger and Beverly (Davis) Barnett. Geoffrey was a Derry Firefighter retiring in 1996 after 17 years of service. Prior to his career with the Fire Department, he attended the Culinary Institute of America in New York. He was very active in his community, holding positions such as a trustee of Village Cemetery, a former Chester Selectman, a member of the Chester Volunteer Fire Department, and even being named Citizen of the Year. Geoffrey also loved to plow snow and assisted with the Chester Boy Scouts Troop 163. He was an avid fan of the Highland Games and fiercely proud of his Scottish Heritage.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Roxanne (Cowley) Barnett, his daughter Jessica Mansur and husband, Aaron, his son, Kevin Barnett and wife, Shannon, four beloved grandchildren, Keira, Alex, Allison, and Kyle; two sisters, Alex Erickson, Amy Hinton, step mother Susan (Curry) Barnett and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with cremation to follow. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  February 9, 2017