James C. Ethridge
James C. Ethridge
  • March 6, 1947 - August 18, 2017
  • Winchester, New Hampshire

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James C. Ethridge 70, a longtime resident of Winchester, NH, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 18, 2017, surrounded in love by his family, at the Cheshire Medical Center / Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene, NH.

He was born in Hinsdale, NH on March 6, 1947, the son of Helen (Place) and Lewis Francis Ethridge, Sr. James grew up in Hinsdale and attended local schools there.

Early on in his work career, James worked with the former Paper Service and Goldrick Paper Mills in Hinsdale. He later worked for many years with the Town of Hinsdale Highway Department, retiring in 2011.

James was a very hard worker, dedicating a great deal of his time to his work responsibilities. In his free time, he enjoyed the wonderful memories he created with his family.

He will be greatly missed by many, especially his daughter, Heidi France and her husband, Michael, of Winchester; a granddaughter, Courtney France of Lempster, NH; a great-grandson, Hunter Howard of Lempster; step-children, Bryon Ethridge and Rebecca Ethridge, both of Winchester; his brother, Lewis F. Ethridge, Jr. and his wife, Irene; a sister, Helen J. Whitney and her husband, Hugh; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Roswell Ethridge and Richard Ethridge; and a sister, Mary Louise Bonski.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, August 24th at 2:00PM in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Depot Street, Hinsdale. Family and friends are welcome. There are no public calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made in Mr. Ethridge's memory to the Meals on Wheels Program, c/o Home Healthcare Hospice and Community Services (HCS), PO Box 564, Keene, NH 03431-0564.