Larry A. Cutter, 75, a long-time resident of West Swanzey and formerly of Winchester and Swanzey died on Thursday, October 13, 2022. He passed peacefully after a period of declining health in the familiar surroundings of his home with the love of family near.
Larry was born the son of the late Olive (Lancey) and Lloyd Cutter Sr. on December 26, 1946 in Keene, NH. He was educated locally and graduated from Monadnock Regional High School in Swanzey, Class of 1963. After working a few jobs, Larry went on in his studies attending the Concord School of Mechanics in Concord, NH. He graduated from the certificate program class of 1972.
On July 31, 1965, he exchanged vows with Linda L. Kellogg at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church in West Swanzey. They were married with family and friends in attendance and have been married for fifty-seven years.
He was the owner and proprietor of Larry’s Homestead Garage in West Swanzey for sixteen years until his retirement earlier this year. Prior he had been employed at Sterling Cleaners in Keene for fifteen years as their lead mechanic. He also worked at D and L. Thomas Co. in Spofford as a driller for ten years.
Larry had many interests in life. Time was spent fishing and hunting, building engines and restoring cars. His pride and joy was restoring his 1932 Ford pickup truck. As time went on he could be seen riding around in his side-by-side ATV exploring the trails. He was a collector of African teak wood figurines. He loved his little trinkets but it also came with many jokes, especially from his children. Larry had a softer side to him. He loved animals, especially dogs. He wanted to take all the strays home.
Mr. Cutter is survived by his wife, Linda L. Cutter of West Swanzey. His five children and their spouses; Terry L. Audet of Winchester, Roderick “Rocky” Cutter and his fiancée, Arianne LeBlanc of Pelham, VT. Robert A. Cutter and his wife, Laura of Winchester, Brenda A. West and her husband, Brandon of Swanzey, and Julie H. Goodell and her husband, Matthew of Alstead. His brothers, Allan Cutter and his wife, Merrilee of Webster, and Lloyd “Jerry” Cutter III. In addition, Larry is survived by; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Larry is pre-deceased by his siblings; Lloyd Cutter Jr. Carol Cutter, Shirley Wells, Alfred Cutter, and Lionel Cutter.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 6 to 8 pm. In the funeral home. A graveside service will occur on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 11 am. in the family lot at Oak Hill Cemetery, Railroad St. Swanzey. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Larry A. Cutter to: Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com