Miscellaneous Carroll County, New Hampshire Obituaries
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|Barbara Gouin Perry
Barbara Gouin Perry, 59, of Center Ossipee, died suddenly on September 27, 1999 at Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro.
She was born December 9, 1939 in Wolfeboro, the daughter of the late Thornton and Leona Libby Gouin, and lived in Center Ossipee for many years. She had attended Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, and later worked at the Ames Manufacturing Company, Center Ossipee; Frankson's Furniture Company and Yield House, both of West Ossipee; and most recently at Carroll Industries in Conway.
Barbara was affectionately known as "Nanny" or "Nanna." She had a love for her pets and enjoyed working in her flower garden.
Her family includes her husband of 42 years, Stanley Perry of Center Ossipee; two sons, Allen and James Perry, both of Center Ossipee; two grandchildren, Michelle and Desiree Perry, both of Center Ossipee; a great-grandson, Ryan Riley of Center Ossipee; and a brother, Thornton "Sam" Gouin of Ossipee.
She was predeceased by a sister, Charlotte Jordan.
Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m. at the Moultonville United Methodist Church, Center Ossipee with the Rev. Murray Nickerson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Chickville Cemetery, Center Ossipee.
Arrangements are by the Lord Funeral Home, Center Ossipee.
William T. Patterson
William T. Patterson, 56, of Route 16 in Ossipee, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, after a sudden illness.
He was born Aug. 1, 1943, in Westerly, R.I., the son of the late Roland and Margaret (Martin) Patterson and had lived in Ossipee most of his life. He was a graduate of Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro. He had been employed with the New Hampshire Electric Department, Center Ossipee branch, for 25 years. He was a member of the Ossipee Valley Lodge No. 74 F&AM, and had served as a past master. He also had a love for bluegrass festivals and bluegrass music.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Gail (Adjutant) Patterson, of Ossipee; a son, James Patterson, of Atlantic City, N.J.; two grandsons, Joshua and Benjamin Patterson, also of Atlantic City, N.J.; his brother, James Patterson, of Center Ossipee; many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be today, Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home, Route 28, in Wolfeboro, and a funeral service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Gordon Avery will officiate. Burial will be in the Ossipee Cemetery, Route 171, Ossipee.
Douglas James MacKerron
Douglas James MacKerron, 38, died on September 24, 1999 in the Veteran's Hospital in White River Junction, Vt.
Douglas lived in the Conway area for most of the last 30 years. He attended school in Conway, and graduated from Kennett High School in 1979.
His family includes his parents, Rev. and Mrs. Jack McKerron of Houlton, Maine, where Rev. McKerron is pastor of the Houlton Alliance Church; a brother and family, John and Denise McKerron and daughter Jane Abigail, of New York, N.Y.; a sister and family, Miriam and Perry Bryant, and children, Nathan, Amanda and Matthew, of Lee.
A military memorial service will be held on Monday, October 4 at 11 a.m. in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, N.H.
Arrangements are by the Knight Funeral Home, White River Junction, Vt.
Charles W. "Chuck" Lynch
Charles W. "Chuck" Lynch, 74, died Saturday, June 12, 1999 in Pawtucket,
R.I. after an illness of four months.
Margaret K. Colbath
Margaret K. Colbath, 75, of Bradenton, Fla., and formerly of Conway, died on September 25, 1999 at her home in Bradenton.
She was born in Montreal, Canada, and had been employed as a registered nurse. She came to Bradenton from Conway in 1977, and had been a member of the American Legion.
Her family includes her children, Gary Colbath of Rapid City, South Dakota, George Colbath of North Carolina, and John Colbath of Conway; five sisters, Lillian Beall of Arnprior, Ontario, RoseMarie LaRose of Bradenton, Fla., Helen Kenny of Montreal, Canada and Bradenton, Fla., Vera Harvey of Verdun, Quebec, Canada, and Joan Roe of St. Lambert, Quebec, Canada; a brother, Sidney Kenny of Bradenton, Fla.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m. today at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes, Bradenton, Fla. Donations in Mrs. Colbath's memory may be made to the Our Lady of the Mountains Building Fund, P.O. Box 189, North Conway, NH 03860.
Gareth D. Campbell
Gareth D. Campbell, 66, of Middletown, R.I. and formerly of Conway, died September 29, 1999 at Grand Islander Health Care Center, Middletown, R.I.
He was born September 21, 1933, the son of the late Merton and Muriel Hardy Campbell. He was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Class of 1955, where he received his degree of science in physics.
Mr. Campbell worked as an electrical engineer for Naval Underwater Warfare Center, in Middletown, R.I. for 25 years, retiring in 1993.
His family includes a brother, Graham Campbell of Conway; and two nephews, Mark and Greg Campbell.
He was predeceased by his wife, Martha Carroll Campbell.
Funeral services and burial will be private. Arrangements are by Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, R.I. 02840.
Helen Cole Brett
Mrs. Brett was a past member of the Onaway Club, Tamworth, and was Tamworth's recipient of the Boston Post Cane.
Her family includes a son, S. Lawrence Brett of Chocorua; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; a step-sister, Nat Bundy of Hamilton, Mass.; and a step-son, Herbert Cole of Newton, Mass.
She was predeceased by her husband, Manley E. Brett; and by a son, Kenneth
Arrangements are by Lord Funeral Home, Center Ossipee.
Jack H. Fuge
Jack H. Fuge, 79, of Center Conway, died September 26, 1999 at The Memorial Hospital in North Conway, following a brief illness. He was born in Nanticoke, Pa., the son of Victor and Louisa Kittle Fuge, and lived in Amityville, N.Y. for 22 years prior to moving to Center Conway in 1968.
Mr. Fuge worked for the Amityville Post Office for 21 years. He worked
at the former French's Trailer Sales in Conway, the White Mountain Oil
Company in North Conway, and the former Reporter Press in North Conway.
For the past ten years, he worked out of the Conway Post Office as a Rural
His family includes his wife of 52 years, Ada Graveson Fuge, of Center Conway; two daughters, Janis Woods of Conway and Susan Olsen Fuller of Fryeburg; three granchildren, Christopher Fleming of Conway, Brian Olsen of Rome, N.Y. and Colby Fuller of Fryeburg; a sister, Elizabeth Keeler of Bethlehem, Pa.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Center Conway United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Wesley E. Palmer, pastor, officiating. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway.
Donations in Mr. Fuge's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Yvette Levesque, Volunteer Memorial Chair, and P.O. Box 214, Glen, NH 03838.
E. Robert McCloy
He grew up in Newtown, Pa., and graduated from Maple-Newtown High School and also from West Chester State College in 1963. He attended Syracuse University. He taught social studies at Ridley Township High School, and worked at Bishop Brady High School in Concord, as a custodian. It was there that he received his greatest gesture of respect: the students he loved and respected dedicated their yearbook to him.
Upon moving to Brownfield in 1986 to build his dream house, he worked for a number of companies in the North Conway area: Sonota Housing, Brookstone, Shop'n Save, Shaw's, Briarcliff Motel, Jem-Coin Laundry, and HQ in Portland.
He loved his little acre of paradise in Brownfield, where he fed his birds, walked his much-loved dalmation, Pepper, and watched the deer, moose and bear.
He is survived by his buddy of 22 years, Paul Burns of Brownfield.
Fred D. Lebroke
Fred D. Lebroke, 89, of West Fryeburg, died on Wednesday, September
22, 1999 at Bridgton Health Care Center in Bridgton, Maine, following a
Joseph Gerald Arsenault
He worked as a truck driver for North East Petroleum for many years. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 842, Lynn, Mass., and also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He moved to Tamworth 10 years ago.
His family includes his wife Jennette Basilere Arsenault, of Tamworth; five sons, Dennis Arsenault of Center Ossipee, Ronald Arsenault of Lynn, Mass., Richard Arsenault of Wolfeboro, Paul Arsenault of Center Ossipee, and Gary Arsenault of Lynn, Mass.; four daughters, Carol Brown of Dover, Denise Rampelberg of Revere, Mass., Theresa Simpson of Tamworth, and Patricia Arsenault of Freedom; 16 grandchildren; a brother, Emery Arsenault of Lynn, Mass., a sister, Alice, of Wisconsin; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today at 10 a.m. at the Lord Funeral Home, Center Ossipee. Burial will be in the Grant Hill Cemetery, Center Ossipee.
Rev. Walter Larson
Rev. Walter Larson, 58, of Bartlett, died September 14, 1999 at his home following a sudden illness. He was born in Queens, N.Y., the son of Otto and Barbara Raab Larson, and had lived in Wilson, N.C. for a one year, Pawtucket, R.I. for ten years, and in Concord for 18 years before moving to Bartlett in 1996.
Rev. Larson graduated from Concordia Preparatory School in 1958 and
from Concordia Junior College in 1960, both of which are in Bronxville,
N.Y. He graduated from Concordia Senior College in Fort Wayne, Ind., in
1962 and completed his education at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo.,
His family includes his wife, Barbara E. Larson of Bartlett; a son,
David R. Larson of Elkridge, Md.; and a sister, Barbara Roth of Tallahassee,
Malcolm Earl Harriman
He was an army veteran during the Korean Conflict. Years ago he was a logger and worked for the Weston family farm. For the past 13 years he has worked for Andrews Construction Company. He enjoyed hunting, trout fishing, always had a huge garden, and he liked spending time on his property at Charles Pond.
His family includes his wife of 40 years, Eunice DeWitt Harriman of North Fryeburg; a son, Harland M. Harriman of Belmont; three daughters, Helen Towle of Moultonboro, Janet Harriman of Fryeburg and Kathy Tweedie of Bangor, Maine; a brother, William Harriman of Fryeburg; a sister Carrie Melrose of Fryeburg; and four grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Bradley Memorial Methodist Church in Fryeburg Harbor, with the Rev. Richard Male officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in North Fryeburg. Donations in Mr. Harriman's memory may be made to the Fryeburg Rescue, P.O. Box 177, Fryeburg, ME 04037.
Arrangements are by Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.
Ronald P. West
Ronald P. West, 56, of Woburn, Mass., and Stow, Maine, died Monday,
September 13, 1999 in Woburn, following an extended illness.
Mr. West graduated from Woburn High School and attended the University of New Hampshire, Northeastern University, and the University of Pittsburgh. He was Assistant Chief Engineer for the Massachusetts Highway Department for many years until his retirement in July, 1998. He ran and completed the Boston Marathon in 1983 with an unofficial time of 3:40:14.23; and also held a private pilot's license. His other interests included skiing, home brewing, and rock climbing.
His family includes his wife, Marion Rubino West; his father; his sons, Raymond and Christopher, both of Woburn, and Ronald Jr. of Byfield; a sister, Sally Olsen of York Beach, Maine; two brothers, Stanley West Jr. of Plaistow and David Bergeron-West of Brimfield. He is also survived by six granchildren.
A funeral service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Road, Woburn, Mass., on Thursday, September 16 at 10 a.m. Donations in Mr. West's memory may be made to the Lymphoma Research Foundation of America, B800 Venice Blvd. 207, Los Angeles, CA, 90034.
Esther P. Torrey
Esther P. Torrey, 88, of Windsor, Vt., died on Monday, September 13, 1999 at the Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center's Skilled Nursing Facility in Windsor.
She was born January 24, 1911 in Springvale, Maine, the daughter of Asa O. and Geraldine Fitzgerald Pike II.
She graduated from Fryeburg Academy and later from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She married Ronald G. Gorrey in Miami Beach, Fla., on January 8, 1944. She served in several secretarial positions in the Boston, Mass., area, and later served as assistant to the Dean at Dartmouth College in Hanover for 12 years before retiring in 1972.
Mrs. Torrey was a member of the Republican Town Committee, Director of Volunteers at the Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, she served as President of the Class of 1972 at Skidmore College, was a member of the Old South Congregational Church Choir, and amember of the Windsor Community Chorus. She was also a member of the PEO Sisterhood Chapter E and was a very active skier and golfer and was a longtime member of the John P. Larkin Country Club in Windsor.
Her family includes her husband, of Windsor; a son, Edward C. Bessey of Tuscon, Ariz.; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, John Pike and Asa O. Pike III.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 16 at 2 p.m. at the Old South Congregational Church in Windsor with Rev. Daniel A. Kelin officiating. Commital services will be held on Friday, September 17 at 11 a.m. at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Fryeburg, Maine.
Donations in Mrs. Torrey's memory, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Activity Fund at the Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, 289 County Road, Windsor, VT, 05089.
Arrangements are by the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, Vt.
Jean C. Sanderson
She graduated from Medford High School and from the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital School of Nursing. She lived in Franklin for several years, and was a nurse in Rochester, Wolfeboro and Franklin. In 1963 Jean moved to Fryeburg and for several years she ran the gift shop at the Health Care Center, and for the past ten years worked at Sherman Farm Stand in East Conway. She was a member of the Fryeburg Congregational Church, Nautilus Guild, and was a secretary and treasurer of the Maine Bird Dog Club.
Her family includes her husband of 43 years, Robert L. Sanderson of
Fryeburg; a son, Robert C. Sanderson of Tuscon, Ariz.; and two grandchildren,
Ian and Asher Sanderson.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Fryeburg Congregational
Church with the Rev. Rick Small officiating, burial will be in Pine Grove
Cemetery in Fryeburg.
Dr. Martha Neag, 81, of Canfield, Ohio, and formerly of Jackson, died on September 12, 1999. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of John Maier-Neag and Jennie Onea-Zavoian.
She earned a B.A. in French from Youngstown College; a M.A. in French at New York University; and M.A. in English from Teacher's College, Columbia University; and a Ph.D. in Medieval History from Scoala De Misionare, Valenti De Munte, Romania.
During World War II, she was employed as a translator and censor for the Department of State. She was fluent in French, Spanish, Italian, Romanian and German.
She was an instructor at the Scoala De Misionare, Romania, and Hackensack, N.J.; an instructor in communications at Youngstown State University; and coordinator of the Ethnic Heritage Center, Kent State University. She was a panelist on East European poetry at the Romanian Mission Library to the United Nations, and presented papers to Seminar in Median and Minor Romance Languages, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
She also made presentations at the University of Texas, Arlington; Portland College, Portland, Oregon; Monmouth College, New Jersey; and also at Northeastern University and Boston University.
She published numerous scholastic works, and was active in all media: film, television, Broadway and off-Broadway theater. She worked with distinguished directors, actors and actresses.
She was a performer with the Cuevas Ballet, Monte Carlo, and the English
Royal Ballet. She was a ballet teacher with the Rocque Gomez Foundation,
Carnegie Hall. She was awarded a fellowship to teachers college in 1968,
which redirected her interests toward the pursuit of scholarly research.
Her family includes a sister, Dr. Marie Neag of Canfield, Ohio.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 16 at 10 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, Warren, Ohio. Arrangements are by the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Youngstown, Ohio.
Keith E. Beasley
After graduating from Amherst High School, Amherst, Mass., he joined the U.S. Army and served in the 101st Airborne during Vietnam. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
His family includes his mother, Dorothy Heald Merry of Ossipee; two sisters, Holly Harris of Alton and Kathy Spielman of Durham; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Mark Dill.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private. Burial will be in York Beach, Maine. Donations in Mr. Beasley's memory may be made to the VNA of Northern Carroll County, P.O. Box 432, North Conway, NH 03860.
Arrangements are by Lord Funeral Home of Wolfeboro and Center Ossipee.
Catherine Marie Tryder
FRYEBURG Catherine Marie Tryder, 71, of Highland Park in Fryeburg, died unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at the Memorial Hospital in North Conway.
She was born in Boston, the daughter of Myles and Ann Lynch Tennihan. She graduated from Girls High School in Boston. In 1957, she moved to Maine, and for 25 years she was secretary for the superintendent of the Pittsfield Maine School Department. She was communicate of St. Agnes Church in Pittsfield. She moved to Fryeburg two years ago.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles L. Tryder Sr., of Fryeburg; one son, Charles L. Tryder Jr., of Fryeburg; three daughters, Karen Tryder, of Portland, Linda Coes, of Small Point, Maine, and Denise Porter, of Ipswich, Mass.; 13 grandchildren; and give great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours were yesterday at Wood Funeral Home in Fryeburg. A funeral mass will be celebrated today (Monday) at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Route 5 in Fryeburg, with the Rev. Robert Vaillancourt as the celebrant.
Thomas E. Dwyer
His family includes a sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Richard Goodwin of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two nieces; two nephews; a great-niece; two great-nephews; and many cousins.
A memorial mass will be held on Sunday, September 19, 1999 at St. Thomas
Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Brooklyn, N.Y.
He had been superintendent of Electrical Construction and Design at the Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
His family includes his wife, Nancy J. Capozzi of Jackson; four sons,
Jay Capozzi of Hackensack, N.J., Lee Capozzi and Dean Capozzi, both of
Ridgefield, N.J., and Erik Elliott of Moscow, Pa.; four daughters, Penny
Turner of Inverness, Calif., Laurie Colello of Lake Ariel, Pa., Ingrid
Thomas of Stafford, Va., and Kirsten Cinquanta of Cold Spring, N.Y.; 15
grandchildren; 6 great-granchildren; and a sister, Anne Bena of Half Moon
Arrangements are by the Furber and White Funeral Home, North Conway.
Stanley Bisbee Allard
Mr. Allard was a veteran of World War II, a graduate of Wentworth Institute, Boston, and a member of the Masons. He was a retired builder, and resided in South Chatham, Mass. for 40 years.
His family includes his sister, Betty Allard of South Chatham, Mass., and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Alice Lowd Allard.
A memorial service will be held at the South Chatham Community Church, Rt. 28, South Chatham, Mass., on Friday, September 10 at 2 p.m. A private burial will be held in North Conway at a later date.
Donations in Mr. Allard's memory, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Hospice of Cape Cod, 923 Main St., Yarmouthport, Mass., or to the South Chatham Community Church, Main St., South Chatham, MA 02633.
John Edwin King
John Edwin King, 83, of Damariscotta, Maine, died Thursday, September 2, 1999 at his home. He was born September 24, 1915 in Worcester, Mass., the son of Clarence and Bessie Tenney King. He was a graduate of Boston University and was president of his class.
He worked in sales for over 20 years for the Bingham Brothers Company in Cambridge, Mass. He was a member of the Natick Lodge of Masons. He lived in Falmouth, Maine for 20 years, where he was president of the Lark Society String Quartet.
He owned a summer home in Center Chatham for many years. Since his retirement,
he and his wife have traveled to many parts of the world.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 Sunday at the Center Chatham Cemetery with the Rev. George Westerberg officiating.
Arrangements are by the Wood Funeral Home in Fryeburg.
He worked for Top Notch Property Management, and was a self-employed carpenter. For the past three years, he was a carpenter with Glen Builders. Mr. Tillinghast was also a member of the East Conway Fire Department, and an avid hockey fan.
His family includes his wife, Angela Holt Tillinghast; two daughters, Danielle and Lindsey Tillinghast; his parents, David C. and Janet A. Wallace Tillinghast; and his paternal grandmother, Iris Tillinghast, all of East Conway; a brother, Ty Tillinghast of Washington; two half-brothers, D. Lance Tillinghast of Barrington, and N. Adam Tillinghast of North Carolina; a half-sister, Dawn Marion of Lancaster; and several aunts, uncles, nephews and a niece.
A memorial service will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Lee Deschaubeault's camp on East Conway Road. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Visiting hours will be on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway.
Donations may be made to the Tony Tillinghast Memorial Fund, for the benefit of his two children, Wyskiel, Boc and Tillinghast, P.A., c/o Lance Tillinghast, 561 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820, or to the East Conway Fire Department.