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Peter Lewis Hildebrand

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Of Malden. Retired Action Teacher. Born January 24, 1947 in Lowell, MA. Son of the late Carolyn A. Hildebrand of Nashua, NH, and grandson of the late Clayton and Flora Putnam of Lowell, MA and Newport, NH. He was raised in Lowell and educated in the Lowell Public School System through graduation from Lowell High School in 1964. He also graduated with a B.S. degree in Education from Lowell State College in 1968, followed by Master’s degree also in Education from Lowell State in 1971 and Framingham State College in 1975.

Mr. Hildebrand taught for 32 years in Acton, MA at the Paul P. Gates Elementary School from when the school first opened in 1968 until his retirement in 2000. He moved to Nashua, NH, early in his career and resided there until 1999 when he moved to Malden, MA. After his retirement, he enjoyed several different part time jobs in banking, as a concierge in Boston, an after-school counselor, a scorer of the MTEL tests in Hadley, MA for National Evaluation Systems, and as an Insurance Co. file clerk in Medford, Ma. He also served as a volunteer for Mystic Valley Elder Services in Malden, MA as a Bill Payer for the elderly and a food bank worker.

Trips to Las Vegas, London, Chicago, and Key West were his favorite travel destinations. He especially enjoyed writing stories and plays for a hobby as well as socializing at his favorite bars and restaurants. Regular exercise and doing crossword puzzles were important parts of his daily routine.

He is survived by a brother, David Hildebrand and his wife Carol of Dracut, a niece, Jennifer Murphy of Lowell and her husband Matthew, a sister Nancy Aiguier and her husband Brian of Hanson, a niece, Nicole, and nephew, Brendan, and several cousins.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday October 15, 2023 at 1 PM in the North Newport Cemetery in North Newport, NH under the direction of the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home of Newport. In place of flowers, Memorial Donations in Mr. Hildebrand’s name should be made to the Big Brothers and Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, 184 High Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02110.

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