Keith C. Lazzaro, 66, of Swanzey and formerly of Keene, Marlborough, and Sullivan died on Friday, December 24, 2021. He passed quietly and peacefully while sleeping at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after a brief period of declining health.
Keith was born the son of the late Rae Ann (Wheeler) and Conrad J. Lazzaro on October 1, 1955, in Keene. He was educated locally and graduated from Keene High School class of 1973.
He was formerly married to Lisa C. (Deroiser) Ouellette and they have stayed friends since their parting.
Keith was employed by Western Express Trucking in Plainfield, CT. as a driver for the past month. Prior, he had been employed by Brattleboro Haulage, for fifteen years and Hamshaw Lumber for 16 years as a driver.
He enjoyed; deep-sea fishing, he raised and rode horses for fun. In the warmer weather, he could be found racing stock cars and in time modified cars at the race tracks. He was talented with his hands building log cabins for family and friends. Keith had a soft spot for all animals. He raised and showed Coon Hounds. Mostly, Keith loved his family, daughters and in time, grandchildren.
Mr. Lazzaro is survived by his daughters; Valerie N. Paige of Swanzey. Heather M. Paige of Keene. Shawna B. Lazzaro of Swanzey and Shania M. Lazzaro of Keene. His siblings; Scott J. Lazzaro and his wife, Judy of Keene and Sue Kathan of N.Y. In addition, he is survived by; his nephews, Scott J. Lazzaro of Stoddard and Joshua A. Lazzaro of Nelson, six grandchildren, cousins, extended family and friends. Keith is pre-deceased by one grandchild, Paxton W. Dicey.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, January 2, 2022 from 2 to 4pm. in the funeral chapel. Burial will take place privately in the spring at Monadnock View Cemetery in Keene. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Keith C. Lazzaro to:
Education and Gun Safety Programs
C/O National Rifle Association
11250 Waples Mill Rd.
Fairfax, VA. 22030.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com