MANCHESTER- Mr. Paul Norman Gardner, 64, of Manchester, passed away at the Elliot Hospital on December 9, 2018 surrounded by his family after a period of declining health.
Born in Manchester, Paul was the son of the late Norman L. and Estelle R. (Beaulieu) Gardner. He was a lifelong resident of Manchester.
Paul enlisted in the United States Air Force and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. He was a longtime employee of Osram Sylvania, where he worked as an industrial mechanic.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #43, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the N.R.A. and the East Side Club. He greatly enjoyed goose hunting, deep sea fishing and especially riding his motorcycle.
He was predeceased by his brother, Richard “Dick” Gardner.
Paul is survived by his two sons: Jeffrey Gardner and his wife Tiffany of Allenstown and Russell Gardner and his wife Krysta of Gilmanton. He was the grandfather to Tyler, Codie, Dylan, Kayli and Alana, and the great grandfather to Bradley. He is also survived by his brothers, Donald Gardner of Florida and Roger Gardner of Manchester as well as many nieces and nephews.
In accordance with his wishes, there will be no services. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Petit-Roan Funeral Home in Pembroke. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.petitroan.com