Webster, NH-Clifton C. Bartlett Jr., known as Skip Bartlett of Webster, NH, formerly of Concord, NH., passed away on Feb. 21, 2018 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Born on February 7, 1940 to Clifton (Cliff) C. and M. Doris (Dot) (Maxfield) Bartlett Sr. formally of Concord, NH. He is survived by his beautiful, loving wife of 57 years, Susan, two children Russell Bartlett and his wife Jennifer, of Nashua, NH and Jean Bartlett and her fiancée’ Ross Longley Sr, of Canaan, NH. Five grandchildren, Ryan Bartlett and his fiancee’ Caraline Kingsley-Lane, of Webster, NH., Gregory Bartlett of Milford, NH., Peter Bartlett of Nashua, NH., and Olivia Griffith of Canaan, NH. Three great-grandchildren, Theodore and Audrey Bartlett of Webster, NH., and Julian Gonzalez of Canaan, NH. One sister Barbara Rocha of Fall River, MA. Several brother and sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews and cousins. He was pre-deceased by his parents Cliff in 2011 and Dot in 2005, brother-in-law George Rocha in 2010 and a grandson Jason Bartlett in 1984.
He attended Concord schools, graduating from Concord High School in 1960. He worked for Rumford Press, Bindery, for 27 years, Sprague Electric Co., in Concord, until its closure, Macom, in Merrimack until its relocation, SCI Systems, in Hooksett, as a security guard, until his retirement in 2002, then for the Concord School District, as a crossing guard, part-time, for several years.
He was very interested in his Scottish and Native American heritage, attending and participating in cultural events throughout the north east of the US and Canada. He was a life member of the St. Andrews Society of NH. He was also a founder of the St. Andrews Society Kilted Color Guard in 2010. The Western Abenaki Nation of NH. He was one of the original members and still a part of the Four Wind Singers Southern Drum Group, and a life member of the NH Inter-Tribal Native American council, and a member of the North East Gourd Dance Clan. He served for several years on the Western Abenaki Elders Council, as a representative for the NH Band of Abenakis. He was also a member of the Scottish Heritage USA and Clan Frasier of North America, and Kerr/Carr Family Association of North America. He was also a member of the National Hot Rod Association. In his early years, 1950-1960’s, he was a Co-founder of the Road Eagles Hot Rod Club of Concord. He spent several years doing leather tool work, known as the Rawhide Shop.
He enjoyed being with his family, going camping, a fan of many sports, but enjoyed all types of car racing and contact sports. He loved hot rods and tattoos, watching the bikes on Bike Week in Laconia, and loved a good joke to belly laugh at.
Calling hours will be held at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home, 104 Park St., Northfield, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 from 12-3:00 pm.
Donations in memory of Skip may be made to CRVNA Hospice House, 240, Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301.
For an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com