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December 10, 2009

Stephen G. Twombly Sr., 58

HAVERHILL — Stephen G. "Chief" Twombly Sr., 58, of Haverhill, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry.

He was born in Haverhill, Oct. 15, 1951 son of the late Milton and Frances (Ryan) Twombly.

Educated in the Haverhill school system, Mr. Twombly graduated from Haverhill High School, Class of 1970. For over 27 years he was employed as a process analyst at Western Electric/AT&T/Lucent Technologies.

More recently he was a security guard at Haverhill High School, was a constable and Justice of The Peace.

An avid sports fan, especially football, he coached Haverhill High School freshman football for many years was a member of the Haverhill Touchdown Club, and the Haverhill Stadium Committee. Mr. Twombly also coached baseball for Haverhill Little League and Haverhill American Legion.

His survivors include his wife of five years, Barbara A. (McAdams) Twombly of Haverhill; three sons, Stephen G. Twombly Jr. and his wife Kristine of North Andover, Christopher W. Twombly of Bradford, Ryan P. Twombly of E. Hampstead, N.H.; two brothers, Edward Twombly of Florida, Milton Twombly Jr. of Haverhill; a sister, Donna Cheney of Lawrence; two grandchildren, Jack and Ty Twombly; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Twombly was also the brother of the late Patricia Merrick.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. Funeral services and interment will be private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Haverhill Stadium Commission, Attn. Garin Veris, c/o Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St., Haverhill, MA 01832. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.

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