HENNIKER: Daniel Thomas Joseph Whelton died at his home on October 27, 2021. Daniel loved living his life on the property he cleared and ultimately built his family’s home on in Henniker. His children, family and friends were the most cherished things in his life.
He was born in Stamford CT, on July 27, 1963. He was predeceased by his parents Leo Joseph and Harriett Edna Whelton and his sister Elaine Whelton and his brother Brian Whelton.
Daniel worked for Eversource for 29 years in various capacities. Most recently he was an Operator in the Integrated Systems Operation Center prior to his retirement in September 2021.
Daniel loved the outdoors, roaming the woods with his children and dog. He was an avid hunter/fisherman, enjoyed camping, campfires, golfing and sailing. He always had a smile to greet his neighbors and enjoyed helping in any way possible.
He leaves behind his wife of 28 years, Jody Lynn Whelton of Henniker, NH and their two sons Liam J. and Ryan H. Whelton of Henniker, NH. Daniel is also survived by his siblings, brothers, John and his wife Diane, Paul and his wife Evelyn, and Stephen Whelton, sisters, Ann Galvin and her husband Paul, Elizabeth Carpenter and her husband Ned, Catherine Duelfer and her husband Ray, and Margaret Whelton (Pane). He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Bett Whelton, many nieces, nephews, extended family and life-long friends, Paul Payne, John Polson and Tony Smith.
Calling Hours will be held Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 10 am with services held at 11 at the Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 32 School Street, Hillsborough, NH.
In lieu of flowers family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Hopsital, Operation Christmas Child or a charity of your choosing.