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Feb 8, 2019

John “Hank” Bedinger, 94, of Nashua and formerly of Framingham, MA, passed away at his home, Monday evening, February 4, 2019 after a period of declining health.

A resident of Nashua for the past 21 years, he was born in Worsham, Virginia on January 26, 1925, one of six children of the late Neal and Alma (Porterfield) Bedinger. Hank was a graduate of Worsham High School and Duke University at Durham, NC and earned his Master’s degree from the University of Virginia. A Navy veteran, Mr. Bedinger served aboard the ATA 193 in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Members of his family include his wife, Ruth (Lynch) Bedinger, whom he married on March 3, 1951 and shared over 67 years together; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Francine Bedinger of Charlton, MA and Paul and Patricia Bedinger of Nashua; his grandchildren, Bonnie Calnan and her husband Brian, Keegan Bedinger, Kate Bedinger and the late Kyle Bedinger; a great-granddaughter, Breanne; also nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Hank was predeceased by his five siblings.

There will be no visiting hours or funeral service. A Celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations in Hank’s memory can be made to his grandson’s memorial trust: The Kyle Bedinger Memorial Trust, NBT Bank, 221 Main Street, Nashua, NH 03060.

Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com