Dalton L. “Dalt” Todd, 89, of Rindge and formerly of East Greenbush, NY. passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on Monday, December 19, 2022, with the love of his family by his side.
He was born a son to the late Vera Louise (Davis) and Jesse Todd on September 23, 1933, in Grasmere, NH. Dalton was educated locally and graduated from Keene High School class of 1951.
After graduation, Dalton enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served during the Vietnam War as a Communications Repairman. He was a recipient of the National Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged at the rank of A/1C on March 1, 1961.
On June 2, 1961, Dalton married the love of his life Mary E. (Goff) Todd at the Congregational Church in Alstead. They had been happily married for almost 51 years until she passed away on April 11, 2012.
Dalt enjoyed his time working for Timken Company in Keene for 20 years as a tool maker until he retired in 2011.
Mr. Todd is survived by his two children, Susan M. Brady of Rindge, and Margaret A. Austin of Rindge, his two siblings, Helen Shaw and her husband, Harry of Keene, and David Todd of Keene. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Danielle Weeks of Tolleson, AZ. Michael Brady of Ashburnham, MA. Kelly Ardzinski and her husband, Anthony of Castleton, NY. and Kevin Todd of Cincinnati, OH. and one great-grandchild, Benjamin Ardzinski. Along with many cousins’ nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Dalton is predeceased by his parents, his beloved wife, Mary Todd, his son Jeffrey A. Todd who passed on May 6, 2021, and his sister, Marge Dicey who passed in December of 2019.
Services will be held in the spring of 2023 with dates and times to be announced online and in the local newspapers. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that all donations may be made out to Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services, 312 Marlboro St. Keene, NH. 03431. or to any Animal Rescue/ Adoption Agency.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com.