Michael Taylor Hand passed away on September 5, 2019. A 1978 graduate of Bedford High School, Mr Hand was an Eagle Scout, member of the Suburban Adventure Club, the Bedford Minuteman Company, the Bedford Historical Society, the Job Lane House, the North Shore Rock & Mineral Club, and the Merrimack Valley Home Brew Club where he learned to prepare the refreshments quaffed by the Bedford Minutemen, walking to Concord for Patriots Day parades. He was a big brother mentor, volunteer for Deering Church Camp, 4-H, Girl Scouts, and a 40-year blood donor. He sang in the choir at St. Michaels Church, played the piano and guitar, and pursued the practice of martial arts.
Visitation will be held at the Bedford Funeral Home, 167 The Great Rd., Bedford, on Friday, September 13, from 4 to 8 pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Michael Church, 90 Concord Rd., Bedford, on Saturday, September 14, at 9 am, with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hudson, NH.