Michael “Mike” W. Moody, 58, a life-time resident of Westmoreland died on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He passed peacefully with the love of family near after a period of declining health.
Michael was born the son of E. Rita (Holcomb) and Walter Moody on May 4, 1961 in Bellows Falls, VT. He was educated locally and graduated from Keene High School class of 1979.
On May 22, 1999 he exchanged vows with Laurel A. Perkins at the United Church of Christ in Westmoreland. They were married with family and friends in attendance and have been married for twenty years.
Mike was employed by The Melanson Co. in Keene for thirty-eight years as a General Supervisor of Projects. He enjoyed snowmobiling, boating, playing softball and getting out on his motorcycle. Time was also spent going fishing and camping with his family and friends.
Mr. Moody is survived by his wife, Laurel P. Moody of Westmoreland. His mother, E. Rita Westcott Miner and her husband Arthur Miner of Winchester. His children; Jennifer L. Kaleel and her significant other, Walter Chambers of Raleigh, N.C. Michael A. Moody and his wife, Ashley of Swanzey and Matthew B. Moody and his wife, Lauren of Jacksonville, N.C. Mike’s siblings; Bernard Moody and his wife, Marie of Westmoreland, Anthony Moody and his wife, Eilleen of N.C. Theresa Russell and her husband, Bruce of Westmoreland, Patrick Moody and his wife, Linda of Westmoreland, Timothy Moody and his wife, Lisa of Westmoreland and Joseph Moody of Fitzwilliam. Eight grandchildren; Taylor, Briana, Landyn, Logan, Carter, Ally, Chase and Matthew,and a sister-in-law, Lisa K. Marazoff and her husband David of Westmoreland. In addition, he leaves; cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 5 to 7pm. in the funeral chapel. A gathering to celebrate Mike’s life will follow from, 7-11 PM, at the Elks Club, 81 Roxbury St. Keene, NH. 03431. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Michael W. Moody to: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 84968, Boston, MA. 02284 or to: American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr. #110, Bedford, NH. 03110. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com