Anthony (T.J.) W. Secord Jr. 41, a long-time resident of Marlborough and formerly of Keene died unexpectedly in the comfort of his home.
Anthony was born the son of Sheila (Burnham) and Anthony W. Secord Sr. on January 18, 1976 in Keene, He was educated locally and graduated from Keene High School class of 1995.
Soon after High School T.J. enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served with distinction. He was assigned to 2nd Marine Division. Camp LeJeune, N.C. T.J. was honorably discharged at the rank of Corporal.
He worked at Arlington Paving / BDM Sweeper for over ten years.
T.J. could always be found tinkering on cars and motorcycles. He loved all types of motor sports and could be found riding motorcycles or out in the woods on his ATV. T. J. was also an avid music fan of rock, and hard rock and roll.
Mr. Secord is survived by his parents, Anthony and Sheila Secord of Keene. His sister, Erica Secord-Kinson and her husband Jeremy of Marlow. A niece, Corinne Kinson of Marlow. Aunts and uncles include: Jeffrey and Beatrice Johnson of Swanzey, Scott and Marlene Vance of Virginia, Cindy Hastings and Rodney Howard of Swanzey, Nelson Provost of Keene, Mike and Gail of Swanzey, Larry and Janice Muchmore of Westmorland, Thomas and Donna Scadova of Merrimack, Walter and Glenda Secord of Keene and Marilyn Raymond of Keene. The Two Loves of his life Christine and Emma. T.J. is pre-deceased by his Grandparents; James and Constance Burnham, Don and Eleanor Secord . His aunts and uncles: James W. Burnham II, Earl Jackman, Herbert Raymond, Clara Burnham Provost and a cousin Andrea Willette. Close friends include; Nathan Taylor (duck), Eric Lazzaro, Mike Barrett, Glen Britton, Chad Martineau, Bernie Smith, Tim Tyler, Dave and Rosie Scilly, Paul Yaskonis, Fran Vodrian, Bob and Dilly Trebilcock, Matt Robinson, Jay O’Donell and Mike Brewster. All his co-workers at BDM Paving. His brothers and sister in arms, comrades and many more.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 5 to 8pm. A celebration of life service with military honors will occur on Friday, October 6, 2015 at 11am. all in the funeral chapel. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations go to: United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment, WWW.woundedwarriorregiment.org All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com