Bruce E. Severance, 61, a long-time resident of Winchester and formerly of Keene and Walpole died on Saturday, August 14, 2021. He passed peacefully in the familiar surroundings of his home with the love of his large family nearby after a period of declining health.
Bruce was born the son of Jane (Tole) and the late Edwin Severance on April 11, 1960, in Brattleboro, VT. he was educated locally in Winchester.
On September 16, 2000, he exchanged vows with Kendra D. Jacobs at the Grace Christian Fellowship in Winchester. They were married with family and friends in attendance and have been married for almost twenty-one years.
Bruce worked for the SUR Construction Company as a truck driver for two years before his retirement in 2007. Prior, he had been employed by Beaman Lumber in Winchester for twenty-plus years as a lumber handler.
He had many interests in life, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, working on carpentry projects around the house and for friends and family and playing computer games was a way for him to relax. Bruce was a long-time member of Grace Christian Fellowship in Winchester. Mostly, he was a wonderful loving, and devoted husband, son, brother, father, and in time grandfather.
Mr. Severance is survived by his wife Kendra D. Severance of Winchester. His mother, Jane Severance of Winchester. Five children and their spouses; Christina M. Severance of Springfield, VT. Jocelyn J. Frain and her husband, Paul of Hinsdale. Harold “Buddy” C. Thomas and his wife, Rebekah of Winchester. Edwin “Eddie” W. Severance and his significant other, Lilly Wright of Marlborough. Nicole E. Lamoureux and her husband, Jonathan of Swanzey. Two siblings; Robin Severance of Winchester and Brian Severance Sr. and his wife, Julie of Warwick, MA. In addition, he is survived by; nine grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
In keeping with Bruce’s wishes, there were no calling hours. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 2 pm. in the Grace Christian Fellowship, 81 Ashuelot St. Winchester, NH. 03470. Flowers will gladly be accepted and donations may be made in memory of Bruce E. Severance to Grace Christian Fellowship.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com