Born on November 12, 1947, John E. Whedon grew up in Andover and Franklin. After graduating from SNHU with a degree in Accounting and Business Management, John served in the United States Army during the Vietnam conflict. Returning home, John was a full-time officer with the Franklin Police Department and part-time Ski Patrol at Ragged Mountain. In 1972, he married Margaret Knott of Danbury.
John led a full and active life, including many years at Concord Hospital as a full time Security Officer. After a long battle with Leukemia. He passed away at home, with family by his side, on November 9, 2022. John is survived by his wife of 50 years, “Marg” (Knott) Whedon; their daughters, Christine Whedon-Darling and husband Stephen, Cynthia (Whedon) Currier and husband David, four grandsons, Ian, Hunter, Owen and Nathan and granddaughter, Johanna. He is also survived by a sister Kathleen (Knott) Hitchmoth and her husband Al, a brother Harold Knott and his wife Angie (Cummings), a sister-in-law Lisa Murphy, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
John is predeceased by his parents, Ernest and Bessie (George) Whedon, four brothers, Donal, Clayton “Skip”, Leland “Si”, and Fred Miller, and a sister Thelma (Miller) Heath.
For more information about John’s full, active life, and to sign his guest book, please visit neunfuneralhomes.com
A celebration of life was held at Thibault – Neun Funeral Home in Franklin on November 20, 2022.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations, in memory of John Whedon, who was an original member of the Andover Rescue Squad in 1966 and served until 1986, to: Andover EMS / Rescue Squad, PO Box 61, Andover, NH 03216.