NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

June 22, 2013

Ashley Jewett Hunt, 78


Epsom, NH — Ashley, beloved husband and father, passed away in his home after a short illness on February 13, 2013. He was born June 13, 1934, in Newburyport, Mass., the son of Fred Lindsey Hunt and Laura Jewett Hunt - long residence on High Street in Newburyport, Mass.

He served his country in the Army National Guard as a vehicle mechanic and in the U.S. Air Force in the military police in the Korean War. He enjoyed his life with his family and friends in Camden/Rockland, Maine, Tucson, Ariz., and most recently in Epsom, N.H.

In addition to his beloved wife, Karen K. Hunt, to whom he would have been married 32 years on July 18, he is survived by their daughter, Maryjean Hunt Emerson and husband, Travis, of Epsom, N.H.; his children from his first marriage to Roberta Hunt, son, Ashley Jewett Hunt II and wife, Maryanne, of Rockland, Maine; daughter, Kimberly Cooley and husband, Craig, of Waldaboro, Maine; 5 grandchildren, Amber Hunt Parker, Ashley Jewett Hunt III, Gabe Cooley, Madison Emerson and Arabella Emerson; his brother, Fred Hunt and wife, Evelyn, of Tuftonboro, N.H.; and sister, Martha Hunt Tilton of Salisbury, Mass.; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. He will be dearly missed by all.

His parents, brothers, Lindsey A. Hunt and Rodney P. Hunt, and sister, Barbara Hunt Abbott, all preceded him in death.

ARRANGEMENTS: A personal memorial will be established at his home in Epsom, N.H. Any donations may be made in his memory to the donor's charity of choice.