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Leon J. Bombardier
Northfield----Leon J. Bombardier, 83, of 35 Summer Street and formerly of Laconia, died November 13, 2000 at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia.
Mr. Bombardier was the son of Joseph & Virginia (Tanguay) Bombardier. He was born in Barre, Vermont, December 20, 1916, and attended local schools in Barre, Vermont. He was in the US Army during WWII. Mr. Bombardier lived in Laconia for many years and operated the Lynch Paint Center in Laconia from 1963 to 1990. He moved to Northfield in 1990.
Survivors include his wife, Colleen Johnson Bombardier of Northfield, daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Fred E. Harris of Manchester, daughter and her companion, Cheryl D. McAvenia and Dr. Kenneth Rafferty of Lakeport; grandchildren, Fred E. Harris, Jr of Medford, Mass., Steven E. Harris of Manchester, NH, Charles McAvenia of Laconia, NH; Connie Murabito of Derry, NH; great grandchildren, Deryn Riley and Brendan Frances both of Manchester; Anthony, Bethany and Courtney Murabito all of Derry, and Tyler Houle of Laconia; a sister, Loretta Larry of Burlington, Vermont and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Bombardier loved his family dearly.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, from 7-9 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia on Friday at 10AM. Rev. Adrien R. Longchamps, Pastor of the Church, will officiate.
Burial will be in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen at a later date.

Major Rudolph H. Brown
Gilford, New Hampshire---Major Rudolph H. Brown, Retired US Air Force, 83 of Gilford, NH, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Saturday, November 25, 2000.
Major Brown was born March 3, 1917 in Marshfield, VT., the son of Harold L. and Mary (Tanner) Brown. He had been a resident of Gilford for the past 15 years coming from Marlboro, MA.
Major Brown had served in the United States Air Force for 26 years retiring in 1967. He had served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He had flown over 200 combat missions in WWII and Korea. After retiring from the Air Force in was employed by the U.S. Government, as a contract administrator.
Major Brown loved to fly and had a private pilot license and flew out of the Laconia Airport.
Survivors include his wife Dorothea (Craig) Brown of Gilford; a son Craig Brown of Lowell, MA.; a daughter Susan Brown of Marlboro, MA,; 2 grandchildren Ashley Brown of Alton, NH and
Blair Brown of Beverly, MA.; a great-granddaughter Sierra LeClerc of Alton, NH.; a brother Frank Brown of Nevada; 2 sisters Kathleen Lyons of Fla. and Allene Millette of Woodsville, NH;
several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a sister Geraldine Wheeler of VT.
There are no calling hours.
A private service will be held at the John P. Rowe Funeral Home, 57 Main Street, Marlboro, MA. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Marlboro, MA.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home , 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 North West 9th Ave. Miami, FL 33136.

Mrs. Beatrice A. Butterfield
Laconia-----Mrs. Beatrice A. Butterfield, 106, of 30 County Drive and formerly of 20 Bedford Ave, Gilford, died November 7, 2000 after a period of failing health at the Belknap County Nursing Home where she had been a resident for seven years. She was the widow of Pearlon R. Butterfield who died in 1960.
Mrs. Butterfield was born October 2, 1894 in Bartlett, NH the daughter of Joseph T. & Annie (Byatt) Aldridge. She grew up in Bartlett and attended local schools. While in Bartlett, she was the organist at the Congregational Church and belonged to the Pythian Sisters and the Rebekahs. She married Pearlon Butterfield in 1912.
After moving to Laconia in 1954, Mrs. Butterfield continued her lifelong avocation as a homemaker and seamstress. She was a member of the Evangelical Baptist Church where she took part in many of the activities including the Winning Class and the Missionary Society.
Survivors include two daughters, Gladys Ainsworth of Laconia and Annie McAuliffe of Gilford; eight grandchildren, John Monahan and Robert Davis both of Laconia, William Ainsworth, Herbert Ainsworth and Dana Ainsworth all of Belmont, Marsha MacNeil of Cape Coral, FL, Joan Chagnon of Londonderry, NH and John McAuliffe of Alton, NH; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a son, George Butterfield and a grandson, Douglas Ainsworth.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, from 7-9 PM in the Carriage House of the WilkinsonBeane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, at 10:00 AM at the Funeral Home. Rev. John Hillyer, pastor of the Evangelical Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in the family lot in Bartlett Cemetery, Bartlett, NH at 1:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made the Evangelical Baptist Church, 12 Veterans Square, Laconia, NH or to the Belknap County Nursing Home Activities Fund, 30 County Dr, Laconia, NH 03246.

Mrs. Helen J. Everitt
Meredith——-Mrs. Helen J. Everitt, 81, of Rte 104, died on November 15, 2000 at Golden View Health Care Center. She was the widow of Richard Everitt.
Mrs. Everitt was born October 22, 1919, in Everett, MA, the daughter of Ross and Isabella (Caie) Gardner. She was raised in Everett, MA and resided for many years in Daytona Beach, Florida before moving to Meredith, N.H. She was a supervisor for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. As a devoted Christian, she visited shut-ins regularly for many years.
Mrs. Everitt was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Everett, MA.
Survivors include 3 sons, Paul Howard, of Malden, MA, Barry Everitt of Boston, MA and Michael Everitt of Boston, MA; 2 daughters, Gail Howard of Laconia, NH and Lorraine Everitt of Malden, MA; 5 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Dorothy Brown of Reading, MA and Muriel Chapman of Daytona Beach, Florida; and many nephews and nieces. She was pre-deceased by a son, Carl Howard in 1994.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at 9:00 AM at the First Baptist Church of Everett, MA. Burial will be in the family lot in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, MA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association; N.H. Chapter, 10 Ferry Street, Suite 419, Concord, NH 03301.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Violet L. Hodges
Laconia-----Mrs. Violet L. Hodges, 77, of 765 Union Ave. died at her home Sunday, November 26, 2000. She was the widow of Edward L. Hodges who died in 1992. Her first husband, John H. Fitzbag, died in 1973. Mrs. Hodges was born December 28, 1922 in Manchester, the daughter of John B. and Lena (Murray) DuFresne. She had lived in Laconia since 1944 coming from Manchester.Mrs. Hodges was a communicant of Our Lady Of The Lakes Church. She was a former treasurer of the DAV Chapter 11.Survivors include 3 daughters Carol Doucette of Gilford, Beverly Poire and Linda Daisey both of Belmont; a son Robert Fitzbag of Belmont; many grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by 2 sons John M. Fitzbag in 1956 and Harry J. Fitzbag in 1994.Calling hours will be held at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia Wednesday from 7-9 PM. using the Carriage House entrance of the fneral home.A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady Of The Lakes Church Thursday at 10:00 AM. The Rev. George Soberick, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will follow in Bayside Cemetery.

Neil E. LaPlant Sr.
Winnisquam-----Neil E. LaPlant Sr., 54 of Winnisquam died Thursday Nov. 23, 2000 at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia.
Born in Lakeport on March 21, 1946 he was the son of Robert and Evelyn (Heath) LaPlant Sr.
He had been a resident of Winnisquam for the last 4 years coming from Sanbornton where he lived for 22 years.
He served in the U. S. Army Reserves. He had been working part time at Lakes Region Linen, Laconia. He also had worked at Freudenberg-NOK in Bristol. He had formerly been employed at Laconia Malleable Iron for 20 years.
Survivors include a son Neil E. LaPlant Jr. of Winnisquam, his mother Evelyn LaPlant of Laconia, two sisters Gail McGown of Belmont and Nena Weller of Lakeport; four grandchildren; and a nephew.
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held on Monday November 27, at 11 am at Bayside Cemetery in Laconia. Rev. James Waugh Minister of The United Baptist Church of Lakeport will officiate.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen L. Maloon
Lakeport————Helen L. Maloon, 79, formerly of 765 Union Avenue, died on November 17, 2000 at the Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland, NH. She was born in Lakeport, NH on November 29, 1920, the daughter of Wesley H. & Frances G. (Tatham) Maloon.
Miss Maloon was a resident of Lakeport for most of her life and was a member of the Hannah Frances Rebekah Lodge of Lakeport.
She worked in the drafting and blueprint rooms at Scott & Williams for 30 years, retiring in 1974. She was a former member of the Trinity Methodist Church of Weirs Beach.
Survivors include a nephew, David L. Perley, a great niece, Alyssa Helen Perley, and a great nephew, John Edward Perley, all of Keene, NH and two cousins, Janet Watson of Boothbay, Maine and Earl Tatham of Lakeport, NH.
She was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Maloon Perley, in 1985.
There will be no calling hours
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 AM at the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032 or the charity of one's choice.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Dr. Joseph A. Martino
Gilford, NH---------Dr. Joseph A. Martino, 75, of 30 Skyline Drive, died on Tuesday, November 14, 2000 at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH.
Dr. Martino was born September 9, 1925 in Somerset, New Jersey, the son of the late Angelo & Viola Caputo Martino. He graduated from the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Martino resided in Somerset, New Jersey for many years. He was a chiropractor for 44 years in New Brunswick, NJ. After his retirement in 1993, he moved to Gilford, NH. He was a member of the Laconia Country Club.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Susan (Brown) Martino of Gilford, NH; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Christopher J. & Linda Lee Martino of Laconia, NH; 2 grandchildren, James and David Martino both of Laconia; and 2 nephews, Dr. Ronald Martino of Alaska and Richard Martino of New Jersey. He was predeceased by a brother, Dr. Anthony J. Martino in 1997.
At Dr. Martino's request, there are no calling hours.
A private graveside service will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia, NH.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert A. Morgan
Laconia------Robert A. Morgan, 85, of 40 Fenton Avenue, died on Thursday, November 23, 2000 at the Lakes Region General Hospital. He was born in Wilmont Flat, NH on July 30, 1915, the son of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Morgan.
Mr. Morgan has been a resident of Laconia since 1978 coming from Tilton.
He had been employed by Davidson Rubber for 15 years as a production worker retiring in 1985. Mr. Morgan had attended the Calvary Assembly of God Church in Laconia.
Survivors include his wife Gertrude M. Morgan of Laconia; a son Tim P. Morgan of Jaffrey, NH.; a daughter Carol Ursich of Austin, TX.; a brother John Morgan of Belmont, NH.; and several nephews & nieces.
There will be no calling hours or funeral services.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Laconia Senior Center, 17 Church Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia,
NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen M. Morin
Laconia----------------Mrs. Helen M. Morin, 90, formerly of 7 Sargent Place, Gilford and 25 Union Ave., Laconia, died on Sunday, November 19, 2000 at the Belknap County Nursing Home in Laconia.
Mrs. Morin was the widow of Sylvio J. Morin who died in 1999. Her first husband, Harry Smith, died in 1960.
Mrs. Morin was born in New Brunswick, Canada, May 8, 1910, the daughter of Emilieu & Arthemise (Garand) Arsenault. She had lived in the Gilford/Laconia area for many years. She was a knitter at Potter Broomfield & Hunter Hosiery for many years. Mrs. Morin was a former member of the Pheasant Ridge Country Club. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Lakes Church in Lakeport.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Lakes Church in Lakeport on Wednesday November 29, 2000 at 10:30 AM. Rev. George Soberick, Pastor of the Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, LaconIn lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to one's own favorite charity.
Wilkinson-Beane funeral home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Atty. A. Gerard O'Neil, Sr.
Laconia-----Atty. A. Gerard O'Neil, Sr., 77, of 94 Whipple Avenue died at his summer residence on Normandin Drive, Sanbornton, NH, on November 15, 2000, after a brief illness. He was the widower of Pauline Mae (Barrett) O'Neil who died February 12, 1998.
Atty. O'Neil was born in Lynn, MA on April 12, 1923, the son of George and Marie-Anne (Normandin) O'Neil.
From 1943-1946, he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He graduated with his BS Degree in 1947 from Boston College and received his L.L.B from Boston University in 1952. He was admitted to the NH Bar in 1952 and in 1956 to the US District Court, District of New Hampshire He moved to Laconia in 1952 and was Laconia's City Solicitor from 1953-1956. He had been a member of the American Arbitration Association since 1950. He was a member of the Superior Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Program since 1993. He was a member of the Belknap County Bar Association, serving as President from 1980-1981; was a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, serving on the Board of Governors, 1970-1971; and was a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association.
He was Chairman of the Laconia Police Commission, 1965-1970 ; a Past President of the Lakes Region Dog Sled Club; Past President of the Sanbornton Bay Association; a Member of the Knights of Columbus; and a supporter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He was an avid gardener.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, A. Gerard O'Neil, Jr. and his wife, Donna of Meredith, NH; Norman O'Neil and his wife Kim of Laconia, NH, and Thomas O'Neil and his wife Cecilia of Windham, NH, and a daughter, Kathleen O'Neil of Windham, NH; four grandchildren, Kaitlin, Kelsey and Mikaela O'Neil all of Meredith, NH and Brady O'Neil of Laconia; a brother, Norman O'Neil of Laconia, and a sister, Rita Gage of Laconia; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Marguerite O'Neil.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, from 3-8 PM, in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 10AM at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H. with Rev. Gary Kosmowski, Pastor of the Church, officiating.
Burial will follow in the family lot in St. John Cemetery, Tilton, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent dePaul Society Food Pantry PO Box 6123, Lakeport, NH 03247 or to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 1309 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446.

Richard E. Rollins
WINNISQUAM, NH- Richard E. Rollins, Sr, 74, of Hill Road, died at his daughter's home in Laconia, Sunday afternoon, November 5, 2000.
Born in Tilton, NH on December 8, 1925, he was the son of Elmer D. and Clara L. (Baker) Rollins. He had lived in Laconia most of his life, moving to Winnisquam 12 years ago.
Mr. Rollins served in the US Navy during WWII.
He was a partner in the family business, Lakes Region Laundry and Cleaners.
Family members include his wife, Dorothy V. (Swift) Rollins of Winnisquam; 3 sons, Richard E. Rollins, Jr. of Belmont, Kenneth Rollins of Penacook and Glen Rollins of Tilton; 2 daughters, Bonnie Blackey of Laconia and Tina Tarr of Belmont; and 10 grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St, Laconia, NH on Thursday, November 9, 2000 using the Carriage House entrance.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church, 30 Church St, Laconia, NH on Friday, November 10, 2000 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Laconia, NH
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Roger E. Simond
Rochester------Roger E. Simond, 74, of 21 Meadow Brook Village and formerly of Lakeport and Franklin, died in Rochester Thursday, November 2, 2000. He was born in Franklin, NH, on March 17, 1926, the son of Maurice and Minnie (Hopkins) Simond, Sr. He grew up in Laconia, NH where he attended schools and graduated from Laconia High School in 1944. He served in the US Army Air Force during WWII from 1944 thru 1946. The following three years, he served in the NH National Guard.
After the service, he took an apprenticeship at Scott & Williams in Laconia as a tool & die maker and graduated in 1951. He went into management and was promoted to the superintendent of manufacturing. In 1968, he took a position at Webster Valve in Franklin. He held many management positions there for approximately 20 years until he retired.
Mr. Simonds loved the outdoors. He was involved in many civic activities including president of the Lakes Region Industrial Management Club and the Jr. Industrial Management Sessions at the University of New Hampshire. The year he was chairman, they sponsored approx. 400 students to the seminars. He is a life member and a past president of the Franklin Rotary Club and a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award. He is also a member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks #876 and the Laconia American Legion, Wilkins-Smith Post #1 and the Farmington Country Club. He was also a member of the "Nubble Light House Keepers" Square Dance Club of York, Maine.
He is survived by his wife, Maralyn (Stocklan) Simond of Rochester, NH; a son, Richard Simond, of Belmont, NH; two sisters, Dorothy Lusk of Pepperell, MA and Gladys Hendry of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two brothers, Maurice Simond, Jr of Belmont, NH, and Donald Simond of Union, Nebraska; many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a daughter, Robin Mulvey, of W. Palm Beach, Florida, who died in 1999. He is also predeceased by his sister, Margaret Pettit of Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1999.
According to Roger's wishes, there will be no calling hours, memorial service, or funeral services. Memorial donations can be made to the Stocklan Memorial Fund, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, 789 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820 or to the Squamscott V.N. & Hospice Care, 113 New Rochester Road, Dover, NH 03820 or a charity of your choice.Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Lydia (Adams)
Gilford-----Mrs. Lydia (Adams) April, 81, of 212 Cotton Hill Road, Gilford, NH and formerly of Quincy, MA., died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Monday, December 25, 2000.
Mrs. April was born March 31, 1919 in Wareham, MA., the daughter of Edward and Emily (Hopkins) Adams. She had been a resident of Gilford for the past 10 years coming from Quincy, MA.
Mrs. April was a member of the First Congregational Church of Wareham, Wareham, MA.
Survivors include her husband Oscar J. April of Gilford; 2 sons James E. April of Quincy, MA. and Joseph O. April of Gilford; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; a sister Peggy Hitchcock of Wareham, MA.
There are no calling hours.
Services will be held at the First Congregational Church of Wareham, 11 Gibbs Ave. Wareham, MA. Friday, December 29, 2000 at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy, MA.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Make -A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire, 66 Hanover Street, Suite #101, Manchester, NH 03101-2230.

Floyd J. Brown
Belmont-----------Floyd J. Brown, 67, of 88 Old State Rd., died at his home on Tuesday, December 5, 2000. He was born May 16, 1933, in Sanbornton, the son of John P. A. & Mabel (Prescott) Brown.
Mr. Brown lived most of his life in Belmont and was a certified mechanic at Spear's Garage in Concord for 25 years.
Survivors include his wife, Cora (Smith) Brown of Belmont; two sons, Ricky and Lloyd Brown both of Franklin; two daughters, Debra Eastwood of Northfield and Kim Reule of Belmont; 1 step daughter, Tammy Smith of Belmont; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; four sisters and a brother, Madlyn Smith of South Barnstead, Virginia Higgins of Laconia, Lorraine Wiggin of Boscawen, Wesley Brown of Strafford, and Marjorie Bennet of Hill; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Katherine Stanley and Doris Gear.
A calling hour will be held on Friday, December 8, 2000, from noon to 1:00 PM in the Carriage House of the WilkinsonBeane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia. A Funeral Service will follow the calling hour at 1:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Fisher, pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Sanbornton, will officiate. Burial will follow in the family lot in Union Cemetery in Sanbornton, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Brown's memory to the Lakes Region General Hospital, 80 Highland Street, Laconia, NH 03246.

Kenneth J. Butler
Sunnyvale, CA----Kenneth J. Butler, 48, of Sunnyvale, CA, died in Palo Alto, CA on Monday, December 11, 2000 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born November 23, 1952 in Fairfield, CT, the son of John J. & Margaret Butler of Trumbull, CT. Mr. Butler attended the University of Connecticut and served in the US Air Force. He was Director of Marketing for Sun Micro Systems for a number of years and owned his own video production company called Mirror Images.
Family members include Hernan Correa and Doris Butler; three brothers, Robert J. Butler of Wolcott, CT., Paul J. Butler of Newton, CT and Peter J. Butler of Laconia, NH ; and three sisters, Jean Foote and Ann M. Schofield, both of Laconia, NH and Janet T. Rose of Flower Mound, TX; and 5 nephews and 3 nieces. He was predeceased by his parents, John & Margaret Butler of Alton, NH; a brother, Jack Butler in 1993 and a sister, Kathleen Butler, in 1991.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford, NH on Thursday, December 14, 2000 at 4PM. Rev. Dr. Victoria Wood Parrish, pastor of the church, will officiate. A gathering of family and friends at 59 Garfield Street, Laconia, NH will follow the service.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the local arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Brain Tumor Society, 124 Watertown St., Suite 3H, Watertown, MA 02472.

Florence E. Flint
Laconia, NH--Miss Florence E. Flint, 72, of 406 Court Street, died on December 12, 2000 at the John C. Lincoln Hospital, Phoenix, AZ. Miss Flint was born November 21, 1928 in North Conway, NH, the daughter of Lawrence B. & Margie (Abbott) Flint. She was a high school business education teacher for 20 years for the North Middlesex School District in Townsend, MA. She also taught overseas in Newfoundland, Japan and The Azores. She retired in 1989, after 40 years of teaching. She lived in Milford, NH for many years before moving to Laconia, NH in May of 1997.
Miss Flint was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She was a member and Past Master of the Granite Grange of Milford, NH and the Brookline Grange of Brookline, NH and the Hillsboro County Pomona Grange #1. She was a member of the Rebekahs and a past president of the Rebekah Assembly of NH and Assistant Guardian of the International Association of Rebekah Assembly, receiving the Decoration of Chivalry. She also was a member and Past President of Theta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, a former member of the Lakes Region Retired Educators and the New Hampshire Retired Educators.
Survivors include a sister, Lois F. Plimpton, of Laconia, NH; three nephews, Jonathan Plimpton, Stephen Plimpton and Paul Plimpton; and 2 grandnieces and 2 grandnephews.
There will be no calling hours.
Services will be held at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Parade Road, Laconia, Saturday, January 13, 2001 at 10:30 AM. Spring burial will be in Jackson Cemetery, Jackson, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Francis Home Activities Fund, 406 Court Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or to Child Reach, 155 Plan Way, Warwick, RI 02886.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Marion S. Hack
Laconia------Mrs. Marion S. Hack, 91, of Wildwood Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Tuesday, December 5, 2000. She was the widow of Burt Henry Hack who died in 1975.
Mrs. Hack was born April 26, 1909 in Somerville, MA the daughter of Albert E. & Rena M. (MacDonald) Scown. She lived in Holderness for many years before moving to Laconia in 1981.
Mrs. Hack's husband owned Kendrick Oil in Holderness where she was the office manager. She was a former board member of the New Hampshire Humane Society and was active with several area garden clubs.
Survivors include a son, Bruce H. Hack of Meredith & Bow; three grandchildren, Christopher Hack of Uxbridge, MA, Wendy Hack Kelly of North Quincy, MA and Sandra Hack of Davie, Florida and 5 great grandchildren.
According to Mrs. Hack's wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247-0572.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia is in charge of the arrangements.

Wanda L. Homo
Franklin----Mrs. Wanda L. Homo, 45, of 114 Franklin Street, Franklin, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Sunday, December 24, 2000.
Mrs. Homo was born November 23, 1955 in Laconia, the daughter of Wallace and Lillian (Hilliard) McDaniels. She had lived in Franklin for the past 2 years coming from Laconia.
Survivors include her husband Robert L. Homo of Franklin ; a daughter April Homo of Manchester; her mother Lillian M. Olisky of Laconia; a sister and a brother-in-law June E. and Thomas Emery of Laconia; a nephew Jonathan Olisky of Laconia; 3 nieces Sarah Olisky of Laconia , Terry Emery and Kerri Emery both of Laconia; 2 uncles; 4 aunts and many cousins. She was predeceased by a nephew Scott Olisky.
There are no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held in Union Cemetery, Laconia in the spring.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruth E. Hurley
BELMONT, NH---Ruth E. Hurley, 76, of Rt 104, and formerly of Sargent Lake Road, Belmont, died at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith, Sunday evening, December 24, 2000.
Born in Arlington, MA, March 24, 1924, she was the daughter of William and Sarah (Lufkin) Lowe.
Mrs Hurley was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall of Laconia.
Family members include 2 sons, John E. Hurley, Jr. of Lowell, MA, and Kerry W. Hurley of Lake Worth, Florida; 2 daughters, Kathleen Gianoulis of Belmont, NH and Bonnie Barlow of Tewksbury, MA; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; a sister, Irene McMaster of Cambridge, MA; and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her husband, John E. Hurley, Sr, in 1986.
There are no calling hours.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2000, at 3 PM at the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, NH.
The family is accepting flowers or memorial donations may be made to the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Marjorie M. Jacques
Gilford---Mrs. Marjorie M. Jacques, 86, formerly of 303 Old Lake Shore Road, Gilford, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Sunday, December 31, 2000. She was the widow of Eugene L. Jacques who died in 1986.
Mrs. Jacques was born June 21, 1914 in Ashland, the daughter of George B. and Aurilda (Dupuis) Sanborn.
Mrs. Jacques had been a resident of the Belknap County Hursing Home for the past year. She had lived in Gilford for many years and moved back to Gilford in 1986 coming from Lake Alfred, Florida.
Survivors include her son Eugene R. Jacques of Bristol, 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.
Calling hours will be held at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, Tuesday from 7-9 PM using the Carriage House entrance.
Services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at 1:00 PM. Spring burial will be in Greeen Grove Cemetery, Ashland.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Community Health & Hospice 780 North Main Street, Laconia,NH 03246.

Anne Leve
Laconia-----Miss Anne Leve, 54, of 19 Appleridge Road died at her home on Wednesday, December 27, 2000. She was born in Bronx, New York, on July 25, 1946, the daughter of George & Rose (Pristero) Leve.
Miss Leve lived in Laconia for a number of years and was a communicant of St. Joseph Church.
Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Glenn Rohwer of Geneseo, Illinois, one niece, Stephanie Rohwer, an aunt and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on this evening, December 29, 2000, from 7-9PM in the Carriage House of the WilkinsonBeane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
Funeral services will be held in the Carriage House of WilkinsonBeane Funeral Home on Saturday, December 30, 2000 at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in the family lot in St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, New York on Wednesday, January 3, 2001 at 12 Noon.
WilkinsonBeane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy V. McCracken
BELMONT, NH-- Mrs. Dorothy V. McCracken, 82, a former long time resident of Ladd Hill, Belmont, NH, died Saturday, December 2, 2000 at the Peabody Home in Franklin, NH.
Born in Boston, MA, December 7, 1918, she was the daughter of Herbert Farnsworth Shattuck and Helen (Nolan) Shattuck.
Mrs. McCracken served for 18 years as Librarian of the Goss Reading Room in Lakeport, a branch of the Laconia Library. In 1980, she was honored as Outstanding Librarian and was awarded with the Key to the City of Laconia.
She was past Secretary and Vice President of the Lakeport Women's Club, a Den Mother of the Cub Scouts in Lakeport, past member of Our Lady of the Lakes Parish Guild, past member of the St. Joseph Parish Guild and taught CCD at Our Lady of the Lakes Church in Lakeport.
Mrs. McCracken was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Laconia, where she served many years as a Eucharistic Minister and visitor of the sick.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, James T. McCracken, Sr, of 9 Summer St (Home Again at Chase Hill) Northfield, NH; 2 grandsons and their families, Scott W. Workman of Gilford, NH and Todd M. Workman of Northfield, NH, 5 great -grandsons; and a son-in-law, Michael Workman of
Gilmanton, NH. She was pre-deceased by her son, James T. McCracken, Jr in 1995, her daughter, Sharon L. Workman in 1997 and a brother Roland Shattuck.
There are no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church St, Laconia, NH on Tuesday, December 5, 2000 at 12 Noon, with Rev. Gary J. Kosmowski, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will follow in the family lot in Union Cemetery, Laconia. A reception will follow at Top of the Town, Ladd Hill, Belmont after the burial.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St, Laconia is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to NH Catholic Charities, Inc, 215 Myrtle St, Manchester, NH 03104.

Leonard F. Nietupski
New Hampton, NH----Leonard F. Nietupski, 79, of 546 Winona Road, died on Thursday, December 21, 2000 at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, NH. He was the widower of Julia (Okolo) Nietupski, his wife of 50 years.
Mr. Nietupski was born October 10, 1921 in Ludlow, MA, the son of Frank J. & Anna (Polaczak) Nietupski. He lived in Ludlow, MA for many years before moving to New Hampton, NH in 1985. Mr. Nietupski was a chemical analyst for Monsanto Chemical for over 25 years.Mr. Nietupski was a communicant of St. Charles Church in Meredith, NH.
He was a member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks #876; the Eager Breathers and Road Runners (Pulmonary Rehab Group); and was an active member and former president of the Baker-Pemi Senior Club of Plymouth, NH.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth "Betty" Almstrom of Meredith, NH and Susan Deal of Rochester Hills, MI; two sons, Daniel Nietupski of Charlotte, NC, and Philip Nietupski of Sterling MA; 7 grandchildren; his dear friend, Ginny Danforth of Ashland, NH; two sisters,
Laura Picard of Ludlow, MA and Delia Kosciw of Springfield, MA; a brother, Valenty Nietupski of Michigan City, Indiana; and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by two sisters and two brothers.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Charles Church in Meredith on Saturday, December 30, 2000, at 10:00 AM with Rev. Dick Thompson, Pastor of the Church, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Nietupski's memory to the Baker-Pemi Senior Club, PO Box 215, Plymouth, NH 03264.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in
charge of the arrangements.

Frieda Pristero
Laconia, NH------------Mrs. Frieda Pristero, 82, of 25 Union Avenue, died at Concord Hospital, Concord, NH on Thursday, December 28, 2000. She was the widow of Salvatore J. Pristero who died in 1994.
Mrs. Pristero was born June 15, 1918 in Manhattan, New York, the daughter of Jacob and Wilhelmina (Mueller) Leve. She lived in Bronx, New York before moving to Laconia 24 years ago. Mrs. Pristero was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in Laconia. She enjoyed shopping and also enjoyed water exercising with her friends at the Margate.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Rose Marie & Carl Gennaro of Laconia, NH; 4 grandchildren, John Gennaro of York, Maine, Christine Mello of Laconia, NH, Michael Gennaro of Brookline, MA and Matthew Gennaro of Somerville, MA; a great granddaughter, Devon Kate Mello of Laconia, NH and many nephews and nieces including Kathleen and Stephanie Rohwer of Geneseo, Illinois and William Leve of Parsippany, NJ.
Calling hours will be held on Monday from 2-4PM and 7-9 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 2, 2001 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, NH. Rev. Gary Kosmowski, pastor of the church, will officiate. Spring burial will be in the family lot in Union Cemetery, Laconia, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Health & Hospice, Inc., 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246, or Concord Hospital Staff Education, Office of Philanthropy, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301
WilkinsonBeane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.


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