|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1926|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2010|
New Hampshire, USA
Rev. Learned was Pastor Emeritus of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Laconia. He was the son of Addison and Kathryn (Tetley) Learned. Rev. Learned served in the U. S. Navy Medical Corps during WWII.
He was a graduate of Abington, MA, High School, the University of Connecticut, and received an MDiv degree from Wittenberg University's Hamma School of Theology.
Rev. Learned served parishes in Elmont, NH and Woonsocket, RI before moving to NH in 1981 to develop the congregation of Good Shepherd.
After his retirement, Rev. Learned was active in many areas of elder services, including the Belknap County Area Committee on Aging. He also served on the Advisory Board of Service Link and the NH Mental Health Commission. He received the Joseph D. Vaughn award in 2000 from the NH State Committee on Aging. He was a voice for senior citizens, especially in his newspaper column, "Under The
Bridge" in the Foster's Sunday Citizen and the Nashua Telegraph and previously in the Concord Monitor and Clairmont Eagle Times.
Richard is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Janet (Jones) Learned, of Meredith; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas N. & Katrina E. Learned, of Meredith; four grandchildren, Dustin Gilpatric, Devon Gilpatric, Austin Learned and Marissa Learned, and several nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces.
[Info provided by DaveV.]
Created by: BLC
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
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