Michael J. Summers

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Michael J. Summers, 64, a long-time resident of Swanzey and formerly of Keene died on Monday, November 4, 2019. He passed unexpectedly in the comfort of his home.

Michael was born the son of Elizabeth (Vierengel) and John Summers on August 26, 1955 in Peterborough. He was educated locally and graduated from the Keene Free School class of 1973. He went on in his studies and studied electrical contracting at Keene State College.

Mike was formerly married to Lynn E. (Griswold) Summers who he has stayed friends with. He has been with his life partner, Nancy A. Evans since 2004. They shared a home and a beautiful life together.
Mike was a Master Electrician and the owner of Summers Electrical Services in Keene for thirty-five years before retiring in 2015.

He enjoyed skiing, the challenge of cooking great meals with fine food and wine. He was known for his humor and sarcasm. He enjoyed politics, religion and discussing all the different views. When time permitted, he liked to travel to Europe, especially Germany. Time was spent on vacation touring German Castles and collecting beer steins. Mike was also community minded. He was a member of the Elks Club in Keene for many years.

Mr. Summers is survived by his life partner, Nancy A. Evans, of Swanzey; his father, John Summers and his wife Marty, of W. Palm Beach, FL; Two children: Christopher M. Summers and his wife, Candy Eyles of Keene and Elizabeth L. Summers of Old Wethersfield, CT. His siblings: Heidi Summers of Marshal, N.C., Kristen Harper of Livingston, KY., Monica Summers of Glens Falls, N.Y. and Sonja Thompson and her husband, Scott of Bucksport, ME. In addition, he leaves three grandchildren: Liam Redfield, Carter Summers and Logan Summers. Mike will be missed by his; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and his fur kids: Holly, Levi, Elijah and Leo. Michael is pre-deceased by his mother, Elizabeth Vierengel.

In keeping with Michael’s wishes there are no calling hours or formal services. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Michael J. Summers 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

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