Saint James Lodge #102 F. & A.M.
77 Tide Mill Road - P.O. Box 1202
Hampton, New Hampshire, 03842
Phone: 603-926-9563
 
   
Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM (Dark during months of July and August)
   
Robert W Drinwater, PM 1934 - 2024...
He served as Worshipful Master of Saint James Lodge 102 Hampton, New Hampshire i, 2007.

Masonic Service will be held May 29, 2024 at 4 PM in the Remick and Gendron Funeral Home 811 Lafayette Road Hampton, New Hampshire.
Forrest C Brown 1929 - 2024 ...

He spent over 20 years on the Hampton Falls Volunteer Fire Department including Fire Warden, 17-year member of the Hampton Falls Planning Board including Chairman, Town Auditor, Trustee of the Historical Society, and Trustee of Hampton Falls Cemeteries including Chairman. In addition, he enjoyed being a member of Hampton Academy/Winnacunnet Alumni Association, Hampton Youth Association Baseball Coach, Assistant Cubs Scout Master, Order of the Eastern Star and 71-year member of the Saint James Lodge No. 102 in Hampton.
Kenneth William Zahrndt, PM 1935 - 2024...

Ken became Worshipful Master of Saint James Lodge #102 F & AM on 01/01/2011.

Masonic Service will be held at 3:45 PM in the funeral home.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 1st 2024 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home 811 Lafayette Rd, Hampton, NH 03842.
Arvid Holden Gustavson Jr 1929 - 2023...

He worked in quality control at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for more than three decades, earning numerous honors and commendations along the way before retiring in 1985.

He was a 65 year member of Saint James Lodge No 102 F & AM, Hampton, New Hampshire.

Visiting hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 27 at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. A service celebrating Gus’ life will be held on Thursday, Dec. 28 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Arden E Niswender 1936-2023...

Arden was a veteran serving with the US Army. He was employed as an airline pilot for 33 years with Trans World Airlines retiring in 1998. Arden was a member of the United Methodist Church, a former trustee of the church and a member of the church choir. He was a member of the Airline Pilots Association, had been active with Boy Scout Troop 177 as the Advance Chairman and was a member of St. James Lodge #102 F & AM of Hampton
Phillip M. Reed Jr 1940 - 2022...

Philip enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, proudly serving his country until his honorable discharge. For many years, Philip worked at Western Electric, Digital Equipment Corporation and Bocra Industries. Over his long life he also had many part time jobs.

Philip was a past member of St. James Lodge #102 F. & A.M. in Hampton, past Master of the Anniversary Lodge of Research #175, lifelong member of the Police Square Club. He loved being a member of the Sojourners #386 in Portsmouth. He was also a past member of St. Mark’s Lodge in Newburyport, MA. Member of Scottish Rite, Shriners Bektash No. 0 as well as the East Gate Club. He was the recipient Major General John Sullivan Bronze award.
R.W Andrew F. Hirst 1933 - 2022...

Andy was very proud of his military service attaining the rank of First Sergeant.  Upon retirement, he became a member of the National Sojurners (a Masonic group for military veterans). This gave him opportunities to continue teaching others about the early history of our nation by giving presentations on the American Flag and teaching about patriotism for school groups, Scout groups and other community organizations. 
During his tour of duty on Okinawa, Andy joined the Masonic fraternity at Loo Choo Coral Lodge.  This was the beginning of a 57 plus year membership with the Masonic Fraternity that was still going strong when he passed.  Settling in NH, he affiliated with St. James Lodge in Hampton and became an Honorary Member with several other lodges.  Andy firmly believed that masonry would “make a good man better.”  He held many officer positions in his local lodge including Worshipful Master.  He found the brotherhood to be one of the things he most enjoyed, as he traveled with the Grand Lodge of NH, particularly while serving as Grand Marshal for 10 years.  Andy spoke with anyone and everyone about all the good that masonry has to offer. 
Joseph Jones 1951 - 2022...

Joseph was active in the Seabrook community having at one time been a volunteer fireman, Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, Chairman of the Board for Seabrook Boy Scouts of America and a member of the planning board serving as chairman from 1994 through 1996. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and held a civilian Captain’s license.

He was an avid boater, out doors man, and stock car owner, designer, and member of many race teams racing from New York to Florida. He was a Master Mason with the St. James Lodge #102 F. & A. M. of Hampton and a 32nd degree Scottish Rites member.
Harold Tanner 1930 - 2022...

Harold graduated from Haverhill High School in Haverhill, MA and the Charles Arnold Trade School. He was a US Air Force veteran, serving in Itazuke Japan during the Korean War. Harold was employed as a sheet metal worker at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for 25 years, retiring as Foreman of Sheet metal Shop 17 in 1985. In his younger years, his interests included hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed yard sales and spending time with his family. He was a Master Mason with the St. James Lodge #102 F. & A. M. of Hampton
Edward J, Hess Sr., PM 1949 - 2021...

He was a member of Sons of the American Legion (SAL), Post #70, Raymond E. Walton Legion of Seabrook. He really shined with his love of Masonic life. He was an active member and past worshipful master of Saint James Lodge #102 F. & A.M. of Hampton, he also served in virtually every “chair’ in the lodge. He was an honorary member of John T. Heard Lodge of Ipswich, Massachusetts. He was a member of Sottish Rite Bodies and Bektash Temple of the Shrine in Concord. He was a life member of the Masonic Police Square Club, member and past president of the East Gate Masonic Club, and a life member of the Portsmouth Shrine Club. He belonged to too many Masonic Committees to list here.
Paul S. Cuetara, PM 1947 - 2021...

Became Worshipful Master of Saint James Lodge #102 F & AM on January 1, 2016. Received his 25 year Service Award on August 12, 2018.

He was also a member of Scottish Rite and General William Whipple Military Lodge.
Judson H. Keach 1939 - 2020...

Jud retired after 30 years in the US Navy, an accomplishment he was very proud of, he was also a Certified NH State Arborist. He was also a member of the St. James Lodge #102 and The Shriners.
Glenn Elliott Randall 1949 - 2021...

Glenn Elliott Randall, 71, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Ocala, Florida.

e proudly served in the United States Coast Guard where he was assigned to the USCG Group Boston and served on the Coast Guard Cutter Bibb (WHEC31) and at the Gloucester, Massachusetts, Search and Rescue Station. During boot camp he was chosen and was honored to serve as a Coast Guard representative for the Honor Guard at President Dwight D. Eisenhower's funeral.

Glenn was a Master Mason and an active member of St. James Lodge No. 102 (Hampton, NH) as well as the William Whipple Military Lodge (Portsmouth, NH). Glenn also served as a volunteer staff member and guide for the William Pitt Tavern Masonic Museum at “Strawbery Banke” in Portsmouth, NH. He was a member of the USCGC Bibb Shipmates Association and belonged to the House of Gordon USA. Glenn was the founding member and captain of Drake’s Regiment, a Colonial Reenactment artillery unit out of Hampton, NH. Additionally, he was a member of the Pequawet Alliance, a French Canadian 1750’s militia reenactment group.

Services will be held at Hampton Falls Baptist Church, 3 Lincoln Ave., Hampton Falls, NH, on August 28, 2021, at 11 a.m.
Howard F. Stiles, Jr 1941 - 2021...

Howard F. Stiles, Jr was Raised on April 6, 1967. He was a 54 year member of Saint James Lodge #102 Hampton, NH.

Howard was employed as a Computer Supervisor at UNH for 35 years. He and his wife traveled to 46 states, all the Canadian Provinces and 23 countries.

Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7 PM on Friday, May 21, 2021 in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH. A Masonic Funeral Service will be held at 3:45 by the Lodge.
John W. Donaldson 1936 - 2021...

Brother Donaldson was Worshipful Master of Saint James Lodge from January 1976 to December 1976. He was the recipient of the Masonic 50 year service award in 2019. There will be a Masonic Service at 1:00PM (arrival time is 12:30pm) followed by a Memorial Service at 1:30PM at the Winnacunnet High School at the Chief
Michael Maloney Outside Class Room at 1 Alumni Dr., Hampton, NH (Parking at the baseball field area off Landing
Rd.)
John K. Martin, PM 1941 - 2021...

Brother Martin served as the Worshipful Master of our Lodge from January 2010 to December 31,2010, and was Lodge Secretary from January 4,2013 to January 13,2019.He was a member of Shrine Bektash Temple in Concord, Scottish Rite Valley Portmouth-Dover, East Gate Club, a life member of the Masonic Four Square Club, and a member of the Masonic Group of National Sojourners#386, Anniversary Lodge #175 and the Portsmouth NH Shrine Club.
Clifford H. Eastman 1929 - 2020...

He was a member of Saint James Lodge No. 102 F & AM of Hampton,and was the Worshipful Master in 1962.

He graduated from Hampton Academy in 1948 and then worked for the Boston and Maine Railroad until he was called into the Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He returned to the Boston Maine Railroad until he joined the Hampton Police Department. He joined the NH State Police in 1959 until he retired from there after 20 years. He was then a rural carrier for the USPS, a bailiff at the Grafton County District Court, a prep cook at the Mad River Tavern and a ranger at the Owl’s Nest Golf Club.

He was the brother of deceased Glyn P. Eastman who was the Worshipful Master of Saint James Lodge No. 102 F & AM of Hampton in 1980.
Harry Leonard Blaisdell 1957 - 2020...

Harry passed away peacefully at his home in Seabrook on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

He was a member of several organizations including the Seabrook Legion Post 70, Saint James Lodge No. 102 F & AM of Hampton, Elks Lodge NO. 0909, Scottish Rite, the Seabrook Fireman's Association, Plumbers & Gasfitters Boston Local NO. 12 and the Iron Workers Local 7 Union.

Services will be held at a later date.

Everett Albert Weare 1936 - 2020...

He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1955-1975 and with his military career as a captain accomplished with 21 years of service, Weare set out to fulfill his next passion in fire service. His position as captain and shift commander for the Portsmouth Fire Department carried him through the next 18 years of his life.

He was a 23 year member of Saint James Lodge No. 102 F & AM Hampton, NH.

Everett was a Representative of Seabrook in the New Hampshire State House of Representatives. Where he was a Member in Criminal Justice And Public Safety.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Moose, Marine Corps League and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Visiting hours will be from 3 to 6 PM on Monday October 12, 2020 in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home. A graveside service with Marine Corps Honors is scheduled for 11 AM on Tuesday in the Hillside Cemetery, Seabrook, NH.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the St. James Lodge Scholarship Fund, The Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program, the Wounded Warriors or a donation to your local Fire Department.

James Falconer 1923 - 2020...

He served as selectman in Seabrook three separate terms 1958-1964, 1978-1980 and 1983-1985 as welfare agent from 1986-1994 and on the board of adjustment from 1986-1995. He was on the cable committee from 1992-1994 and was clerk of courts for Hampton District Court in the early 1970s.

He was a 57 year member of Saint James Lodge No. 102 F & AM, Hampton NH.
Kenneth Jay Myers 1930 - 2020...

Ken was a longtime resident of Hampton NH, where he owned and operated his business Winnacunnett Electric Service for over 40 years at 175 Winnaccunet Road. He was a founder of Tri-State Electrical Contractors Association, mandating licensing the state of New Hampshire, where he held license #8.

Ken was involved in the community in the following organizations: He was a 54 year member of Saint James Lodge No 102 F & AM, Hampton NH and as a Shriner, a Volunteer Firefighter, Coast Guard Auxiliary, and Webelo Scout Master with the Boy Scouts of America.

Ken Myers was a family man who, lived full life and had many passions: As a musician, he continued to play tuba in a German Band and a Dixieland Jazz band. He also loved sailing and camping, he was Honest and not shy and would always willing to share a story if you had the time.
RW Roger M. Clark, PM 1936 - 2020...

Retired from the United States Marine Corps, worked for Wheelabrator Frye and Exeter Police and Fire Dispatch.

He was a past worshipful master of Star of East Lodge in Exeter and the St. James Lodge in Hampton. Roger also served as a District Deputy Grandmaster of the State of NH. Roger received his 33rd degree Coronation of Scottish Rite.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Thomas S. Tuttle, PM 1959 - 2019 ...

He was a 15 year member of Saint James Lodge No 102 F & AM, Hampton, NH. He was Deputy Secretary 2017, Electrician 2017, Deputy Treasurer 2016 and Worshipful Master 2009, 2015.
Malcom J. Graves Sr., PM 1936 - 2019 ...

Malcolm graduated from Hampton Academy with the Class of 1954 and received his Bachelor of Science degree from New Hampshire College. He was a Veteran who served with the U.S. Navy.
Malcolm was a member and the oldest Past Master of St. James Lodge #102 F. & A.M. of Hampton. He coached Little League and Babe Ruth and was a referee for high school basketball.
Herald E. Fernald, Jr 1931 - 2018...

Harold was a member of St. James Masonic Lodge #102 F & AM of Hampton where he served in the past as Worshipful Master and Historian and was Historian Emeritus of the Lodge; served for 31 years as Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of NH and was Grand Lodge Historian Emeritus; was past Master of the Masonic Anniversary Lodge of Research; was a member of the Dover-Portsmouth Scottish Rites Bodies.

Harold was awarded the General John Sullivan medal and the Jeremy L. Cross medal by the Grand Masonic Lodge of NH. Harold was a past president and Historian Emeritus of the Hampton Historical Society. Worshipful Master of the William Whipple Military Lodge of Masons and a longtime member of the restoration and operation of the William Pitt Tavern at Strawberry Banke.
Richard King 1931 - 2018...

He founded Kingfish Trolley Lines which he operated from 2002 – 2008. In 2008 he founded and operated Richie’s Hot Dogs Cart in Seabrook until 2018.

He was a member of St. James Lodge #102 F & AM, Portsmouth B.P.O.E., and the Sons of American Legion Post 70 in Seabrook.
David J. Lampry, Jr 1938 - 2018 (Past Master - Past Grand Master of NH)...

David became a Master Mason in St. James Lodge No. 102 F. & A.M. of Hampton in 1974 and served as Worshipful Master in 1988. He is an honorary member of Gideon Lodge No. 84 of Kingston and Tucker Lodge No. 99 of Raymond. He is a charter member of William Pitt Tavern Lodge No. 1789, and a member of General William Whipple Military Lodge and Research No. 175.

He is an honorary member of the International Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay and has received the highest award given by the Order of DeMolay, the Legion of Honor as well as the highest award given by International Order of Rainbow for Girls, the Cross of Color.

In the York Rite of Freemasonry, he is a member of St. Alban Chapter No. 15, Royal Arch Masons, Olivet Council No. 11, Royal and Select Masters, Dewitt Clinton Commandery No. 2, Knights Templar. He served as Excellent High Priest in St. Alban Chapter No. 15 in 1995.

In 1977 he became a member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite bodies in the Valley of Portsmouth-Dover and the NH Consistory, Valley of Nashua. He is a Past Sovereign Prince of John Christie Council, Prince of Jerusalem and a Past Most Wise Master of NH Chapter of Rose Croix. He received the NH Consistory Meritorious Service Award and in 2004, was Coroneted a 33rd Degree Honorary Member of the Supreme Council, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America. He also received the Major General John Sullivan Distinguished Service Medal in Bronze in 1990 and was also presented with NH Freemasonry’s highest award, the Jeremy Ladd Cross Medal in 2003.

In 1998 Mr. Lamprey was appointed Junior Grand Deacon of the Grand Lodge of NH. He ascended through the Grand Lodge Line Offices and was installed Deputy Grand Master on May 15, 2004.
Brother Lamprey assumed all powers and responsibilities of that high office and served as the Acting Grand Master until May 21, 2005. On that day he was elected and installed as the 110th Most Worshipful Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New Hampshire. He brought quiet dignity and a degree of humility seldom seen in one who attains this elevated position.
Richard B. “Dick” Chevalier 1927 - 2018...

A 60 year member and Past Worshipful Master of the St. James Lodge #102 F. & A.M. of Hampton, the Ineffable Lodge of Perfection of Portsmouth, the Rose Croix of Portsmouth and Dover and the NH Consistory – Valley of Nashua. He was also a 60 year member and Past Master of the Oceanside Grange, a member and Past Master of the Wm. Whipple Military Lodge, American Legion Post #35 of Hampton, Order of the Eastern Star of Hampton, Hampton Historical Society and the National Association of the Leavitt Families.
   

   

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