CONCORD, N.H.— Steven Michael Dunham, 63, passed away on September 10, 2021, following a short illness. He was born, December 6, 1957, in West Liberty, Ohio, to Geneva (Foster) Dunham and Thomas Milton Dunham. He is predeceased by his parents and a brother, Kenneth M. Dunham, of Ohio.
Steven Graduated from West Liberty-Salem High School, West Liberty, Ohio, in 1976 and received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, in 1980.
Steven worked as a Mechanical Engineer in Ohio, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts before launching his own business, Dunham Engineering Service, in 1993. In 2013, Steven accepted a Director of Engineering position at MNR (MultiNational Resources), in Exeter, N.H. where he worked until 2015. In 2016, Steven embarked on a new career as a long-haul truck driver and drove for Bellavance Trucking in Barre, Vt.
Steven served as a Volunteer Firefighter and EMT with the Weare, N.H. Fire Department between 1994 and 2006.
Steven is survived by his loving wife of 36-years, Sherry Butt Dunham of Concord, NH; a sister-in-law Sarah Geil Dunham, of Ohio, a daughter Angela-Marie Dunham of Manchester, NH; a son, Army Sgt. (Ret.) Westley Tyler Dunham of Bow, NH, a daughter-in-law Kressa (Townes) Dunham, of Bow, NH, and four grandsons: Noah Michael Raczcowski of Manchester, NH; Michael Anthony Dunham, Tyler Michell Dunham, and Gabriel Thomas Dunham, of Bow, NH.
Generous by nature, Steven donated blood to the Red Cross throughout his lifetime in his mother’s name and memory, donated holiday meals to soup kitchens, and supported various local Santa-Funds and Christmas Toy Drives.
Steven enjoyed traveling, gardening, landscaping, woodworking, flying enormous custom-kites on the beaches of South Carolina and cooking.
Services for the immediate family. In lieu of flowers, Steven’s family has asked to have any donations sent to: NH Homeless Veterans non-profit; Liberty House, Inc., 221 Orange Street, Manchester, NH, 03104 or libertyhousenh.org, a division of Catholic Charities.