John C. Budron
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Salem, NH - John C. Budron, 96, a resident of Salem, N.H., died on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Mass., surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Lawrence, Mass., on April 2, 1923, to Charles and Adele (Hajjar) Budron. Educated in Lawrence local schools he was a graduate of Lawrence High School. After high school he attended the University of New Hampshire. During his attendance at the university he enlisted into the U.S. Army during World War II, serving three years with the 61st Division, ranking as Sergeant stationed in Germany, France, and Belgium. While in the Army he was trained at Stanford University in foreign languages. During training he was awarded sharp-shooter honors. While awaiting release from his military service he played football in Germany, France and Belgium, and became the division sports editor.
He had several careers during his lifetime, working for Morton Salt, Buyrite, Sunnybrook Farms, Budron Construction, and ending his career with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
He is the husband of the late Rose (Hajjar) Budron, married for 62 years; he leaves four children, Kathryn Gibney and her husband John of Methuen, John M. Budron of Salem, N.H., Jayne Woodman and her husband Robert of Windham, N.H., and Susan Covey and her husband Michael of Windham, N.H. He also leaves two sisters; Joan Manning and her husband Shale of Fla., and Elaine Kelly of Va.; and sister-in-law Rosalind Hajjar of Hudson, N.H.; as well as nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brother Howard Budron; his sister Beatrice Budron; and great-granddaughter Aria Covey.
Friends and family may are invited to attend a funeral Mass on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony Maronite Church, 145 Amesbury St., Lawrence, MA. Burial will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery in Methuen. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury St., Lawrence, MA 01841. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit our website at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his name to St. Jude Children Hospital, by phone: 1-800-478-5833, or online at
Published on November 13, 2019


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Paul & Carol Daniel
Nov 13, 2019
We are saddened to hear of John's passing, and our hearts go out to the entire Budron family. May cherished memories of John help you all through this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.