Pittsfield, N.H. — Cdr. Calvin Wayne Case, USN retired, son of Calvin and Mildred Case also of Haverhill, died in his home after a long illness.
Born in Haverhill, Wayne attended Haverhill schools and graduated high school in 1956. He graduated from Columbia University on an NROTC scholarship in 1960. Wayne then served in the Navy for 22 years and retired in August of 1982.
Upon retiring, Wayne and his wife, Susan, moved to Pittsfield, N.H. to be closer to their aging parents. They became active members of the First Congregational Church of Pittsfield where they made many good friends.
Wayne worked at several places after retiring from the Navy including the Federal Building in Concord, Northeast Electronics, Citizens Bank, D&R Products, and Poirier Tools.
Wayne enjoyed his horse, his dog "Cuppie," sailing, camping, and most of all his children and his grandchildren who delighted in riding in the trailer Wayne pulled behind his lawnmower.
Wayne leaves behind his sister, Helen Chase of Haverhill and her daughter and son-in-law, Heidi and Kevin Dean of Kensington N.H.; his nephew, Tim Jackson; his brother and sister-in-law, Ted and Maureen Case and their daughter, Cailene of Walpole; his nephew and wife, Michael and Rene Case and their children, Devon and Jillian of Kingston, Mass.; his nephew and wife, Brian and Graceann Case of Plymouth, Mass; his wife of 53 years, Susan (Wahtera) and their children, daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Todd Thauer and their children, Andrew, Deborah, Hannah, Miriam and Zechariah of Scarborough Maine; daughter, Karin and her daughters, Ginger and Chelsea of Wasilla AK; son and daughter-in-law, John and Charlene Case of Pittsfield, N.H.; John's daughter and son-in-law, Ashley and Stephen Malcolm and their new son, Wyatt, of Tilton N.H; John's daughter and son-in-law, Courtney and Marcus Morrison and their new son, Mason, of Texas, and John's son, Samuel Case, of Pittsfield N.H.
ARRANGEMENTS: Memorial services will be held at the First Congregational Church of Pittsfield, N.H. on Saturday, February 16 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pittsfield Food Pantry, 85 Main Street, Pittsfield, NH 03263 or the Salvation Army, 58 Clinton Street, Concord, NH 03301