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Daniel James Cullen

September 11, 1941 ~ February 25, 2022 (age 80)


Daniel James Cullen passed away at home in the early morning hours of Friday, February 25, 2022,  He was surrounded by family and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many.  Dan was born in Littleton, New Hampshire in September of 1941 and was the youngest of seven children born to Helen and Joseph Cullen.  He graduated from Littleton High School in 1959 and joined the United States Air Force where he served in several locations including Biloxi, Mississippi within the U.S. as well as in Turkey while serving abroad.  He recalled and shared many stories from these locations in particular over the years and these stories, in particular, were still shared often despite his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. After his years of service to our country, he returned to Littleton and began a career in banking, a career that would span many years as began his career at Lisbon Savings Bank (where he met his wife Carol), Fleet Bank, and finally Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank where he eventually retired from as Assistant Vice President, later returning to part-time work for the bank as Vice President of Business Development.  Dan was an avid golfer who was often found enjoying a round of golf with his close friends and family.  Additionally, he also enjoyed working on home improvements and hosting gatherings at the home that he shared with Carol for many years.  He and Carol also enjoyed traveling with friends and family. Being community-focused, Dan also served with pleasure on the North Country Home Health and Hospice Board of Directors among others.  He was also a member of the Lisbon Lions Club as well as the Littleton Rotary.  He was predeceased by his wife Carol in 2009.  

Dan is survived by his daughter Danielle Cullen Whitcomb, grandchildren Hannah, Camryn, and Elijah of Bethlehem, as well as his sister Helen Therrien of Bristol and many nieces and nephews. 

Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022, from 5:00-7:00 pm at Ross Funeral Home in Littleton, NH.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Rose of Lima Church on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 10:00 am with Father Shawn Therrien and Father Mark Dollard officiating.  Interment to follow at St Rose of Lima Church Cemetery

Memorial donations in Daniel’s memory may be made to North Country Home Health and Hospice, 536 Cottage Street, Littleton NH.

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March 7, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ross Funeral Home Littleton Chapel
282 West Main Street
Littleton, NH 03561

Mass of Christian Burial
March 8, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Rose of Lima Church

March 8, 2022

11:15 AM
St Rose of Lima Church Cemetery Memorial (Littleton)

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