Richard G. "Dickie" Henderson

October 31, 1942 ~ October 14, 2019 (age 76)


Alton, NH

Richard (Dickie) Glenn Henderson, 76, of Alton, NH and formerly of Lynn and Saugus, MA, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019 after a lengthy illness.  He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Richard was born on October 31, 1942, in Lynn, MA, the son of Audrey R. (Clark) Henderson.  He grew up in Saugus, MA and was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1960 and Wentworth Institute in 1962.

Richard was employed a machinist by trade, but a “gentleman farmer” at heart.  He loved raising hosta and daylilies.

Richard married his best friend, Marcia E. (Perkins) Henderson, of 56 years, who he met as a young teenager.  They were married on July 13, 1963.

Richard’s greatest joy in life was his family.  He is survived by his wife, Marcia. His sons, Richard C and Pamela Henderson and their children, Zachary and Ethan of center Barnstead, NH; Glenn D. and Katie Henderson and their children, Charlie and Amanda of Ipswich, MA.  He leaves a brother Norman C. Henderson of Saugus, MA.  He also leaves many nieces and nephews.  In addition to his mother he was predeceased by a sister Audrey, and brothers, Donald E. Henderson Jr. and Leonard R. Henderson.

In accordance with Dickie’s wishes a burial service will take place on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 11:00am at New Riverside Cemetery in Alton, NH.

The family would like to thank the VNA and Hospice of Central New Hampshire for their kindness and comfort. For anyone who wishes donations may be made to the Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice of Central New Hampshire. 780 North Main St Laconia, NH. 03246, Lakes Region Humane Society 11 Old Route 28 Ossipee, NH 03864 or the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation 21301 S. Tamaiami Trail Suite 320 PMB 226 Estero, FL. 33923. Lord Funeral Home of Wolfeboro, NH is assisting the family with arrangements. If you would like to leave a condolence or fond memory please visit


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Graveside Service
October 24, 2019

11:00 AM
New Riverside Cemetery
Rt 28
Alton, NH 03809

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