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David A. Cody, NORTHWOOD
Thursday, January 21, 1999
NORTHWOOD - David A. Cody, 69, of Old Barnstead Road, died Jan. 8 at Concord Hospital after a long illness.
He was born in New Bedford, Mass. He was a self-employed advertising executive.
He was predeceased by his wife, Carla Cody.
He is survived by a son, Nils Cody of Sweden; a daughter, Per Cody of Sweden; and a sister, Charlotte Aversano of New Bedford, Mass.
There will be no services.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire in Manchester is in charge of arrangements.

Joan E. Nelson
Thursday, January 21, 1999
Joan E. Nelson, 67, of Concord Gardens, died Friday at Concord Hospital.
She was born in Charlestown, Mass., the daughter of William and Daisy Mae (Ferguson) Irving.
She grew up in Dover, where she attended local schools, and was a graduate of Dover High School.
She had worked as a bookkeeper for many years.
She was predeceased by her brother, Jack "Buzz" Irving.
She is survived by three sons, Joe Nelson of Merrimack, Mass., Rick Nelson of Georgia and Rod Nelson of Methuen, Mass.; two daughters, Bonnie Wilkins of Nottingham and Judy Harriman of Georgia; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, James and William Irving, both of New Hampshire; a sister, "Kitty" Pollard of Rochester; and several nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
Spring graveside services will be held in the Old North Cemetery, Nottingham.
The E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home in Amesbury, Mass., is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Jewett, PENACOOK
Thursday, January 21, 1999
PENACOOK - Minnie "Mitzie" Jewett, 69, of Broadcove Drive, died Tuesday at home.
She was born in Sutton, the daughter of Robert and Estelle (Morrow) Partridge. She lived in the Penacook-Concord area for most of her life.
She did telephone referral service for 12 years with the Concord Community Services Help Line. While working at Help Line, she organized Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners and baskets. She had previously worked for several electronic services in Concord.
She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, where she served as a eucharistic minister. She was commissioned a Stephen minister, and became a Stephen minister leader.
She was a Concord Hospital volunteer, a member of the Riverhill Grange 346 and she belonged to the State and National Granges. She was a notary public and a justice of the peace.
She was predeceased by a sister, Sarahjane Mullins.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Vernon Jewett of Penacook; three sons, V. Robert Jewett of Concord, Gregory Jewett of Portsmouth, Va., and Steven Jewett of Fort Belvoir, Va.; a daughter, Linda Poupore of Howard, Hawaii; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Fish of Williston, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Boutwell & Hussey-Wiren Funeral Home, 190 N. Main St., Concord.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church. Spring burial will be in Riverdale Cemetery, Webster.

Belva Clapp
Thursday, January 21, 1999
Belva Carll Clapp, 91, died Tuesday at the Havenwood Heritage Heights Nursing Home in Concord after a long illness.
She had moved to Havenwood from Pittsburgh, Pa., about eight years ago to be near her older sister, Crete Tracy, who survives her as a resident of Pleasant View Nursing Home.
She was born in Waterboro, Maine, the youngest daughter of Jason Carll and Annie Libby.
She graduated from Bates College in 1928, and began a career in teaching. In 1933, she left teaching and entered an accounting and bookkeeping school in Boston. After graduation, she spent 22 years working as a cashier for a Boston insurance agency.
In 1936, she married Kenneth Clapp, and they lived in Boston until 1955, when Kenneth Clapp joined Gulf Oil in Pittsburgh, Pa., as manager of the Gulf Tour Guide Bureau. She then became a full-time housewife, with avid interests in gardening, bridge, and arts and crafts.
The Clapps traveled extensively in North America and Mexico.
They had no children.
She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth.
She is survived by Crete Tracy's children, Gloria Cassaboon and Carll Tracy, both of Laconia.
It was her request that there be no flowers, no memorial service and an immediate cremation.
Donations may be made to The Havenwood Heritage Heights Endowment Fund, 33 Christian Ave., Concord 03301.
Affordable Funeral and Cremation Services, a Division of Nutfield Funeral Home Inc., is in charge of arrangements.

Abbie Sullivan
Thursday, January 21, 1999
Abbie Sullivan, 99, of Pleasant Street, died yesterday at the Genesis Eldercare Nursing Home.
She was born in County Kerry, Ireland, daughter of Daniel and Nora (Healey) Sullivan.
She lived in New York for most of her life, moving to Concord four years ago.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Michael Sullivan, Patrick Sullivan and Daniel Sullivan; and three sisters, Margaret Hunt Duffy, Mary Sullivan and Nora Markey.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews, including Maureen Tully of Bow.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Waters Funeral Home, 50 S. Main St., Concord.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, 135 N. State St., Concord. The Rev. Mitchell Wanat, pastor, will be the celebrant.
Spring burial will be in Evans Cemetery, Bow.

Leona I. Stewart, WILMOT
Thursday, January 21, 1999
WILMOT - Leona I. Stewart, 74, of North Wilmot Road, died yesterday at New London Hospital.
The daughter of Howard and Lula (Jenness) Atwood, she was a native, and lifelong, resident of Wilmot.
She graduated from Franklin High School, and had been a telephone operator at Kearsarge Telephone Company, New London, for 32 years.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Wilmot.
She was a former member of the Grange, and a member of the Nimble Thimble Club and the Wilmot Historical Society.
She enjoyed knitting and sewing.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Robert Stewart Jr. of Wilmot; a son, Victor Stewart of Sutton; two daughters, Linda Morehouse of Deering and Lonna Green of North Wilmot; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Chellis of Plymouth; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Spring graveside services will be held in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Wilmot.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wilmot F.A.S.T. Squad, P.O. Box 59, Wilmot 03287.
Chadwick Funeral Service in New London is in charge of arrangements.

Walter Brown, BOW
Thursday, January 21, 1999
BOW - Walter Brown, 86, died Monday at Pleasant View Center Eldercare, Concord.
He was born in Manchester, the son of Winfield and Grace (Ritchie) Brown.
He was an industrial engineer for Malden Mills in Lowell, Mass., for several years.
He was a former member of and president of the Bow Bog Meetinghouse Association.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Marion (Young) Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa (Melanson) Brown of Bow; four sons, Walter Brown of Merrimack, Douglas Brown of Culver City, Calif., Dennis Brown of Hastings, Minn., and Kimball Brown of Merced, Calif.; a daughter, Judith Johnson of Concord; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Winfield Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
The funeral will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., Concord. Pastor Bud Woodward will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Ronald E. Martin, PITTSFIELD
Friday, January 22, 1999
PITTSFIELD - Ronald E. "Sam" Martin, 62, of Thompson Road, died suddenly yesterday.
He was born in Wolfeboro, the son of Maurice and Doris (Keniston) Chagnon.
He was a 1955 graduate of Pittsfield High School and a lifelong resident of the Barnstead-Pittsfield area.
He worked at the Concord YMCA for the past several years as the maintenance manager. He worked prior to that in the maintenance department at Pittsfield High School and at Banks Chevrolet as the body shop manager.
He had been a 4-H leader and was active with the 4-H organization for more than 20 years.
He enjoyed snowmobiling and, years ago, he raced cars at different tracks throughout the state.
Survivors include his wife, Linda (Barton) Martin of Pittsfield; two sons, Jeffrey Martin of Concord and Dana Martin of Pittsfield; three daughters, Rhonda Thibeault of Concord, Tracy Martin of Hill and Doris Martin of Deerfield; a brother, Gordon Martin of Pittsfield; three grandchildren; and many niece and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the South Barnstead Christian Fellowship, Route 126, Barnstead.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in his memory to the 4-H Working Steers/Merrimack County Ox-bows, c/o Bob Pearson, 118 Little Hill Road, Webster 03303.
Affordable Funeral & Cremation Services, a division of Nutfield Funeral Home Inc. of Manchester, is in charge of the arrangements.

Celia Viola Nelson
Friday, January 22, 1999
Celia Viola Nelson, 93, died Wednesday at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Concord.
She was born in Middletown, Conn., the daughter of Antonio and Modestina Viola.
Survivors include her son, Russell Nelson Jr. of Concord; two brothers, Julius Viola and Charles Viola, both of Providence, R.I.; a sister, Anna Faramonico of Providence, R.I.; and a granddaughter, Sara Nelson.
She was predeceased by her husband, Russell Nelson Sr. in 1995.
There are no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated tomorrowat 1 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to New Hampshire Breast Cancer, c/o Betty Freed, 79 Goen Road, New Ipswich 03071.
The Bennett Funeral Home in Concord is charge of arrangements.

Minnie Jewett, PENACOOK
Friday, January 22, 1999
PENACOOK - Minnie "Mitzi" Jewett, 69, of Broadcove Drive, died Tuesday at home.
She was born in Sutton, the daughter of Robert and Estelle (Morrow) Partridge. She lived in the Penacook-Concord area for most of her life.
She did telephone referral service for 12 years with the Concord Community Services Help Line. While working at Help Line, she organized Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners and baskets. She had previously worked for several electronic services in Concord.
She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, where she served as a eucharistic minister. She was commissioned a Stephen minister, and became a Stephen minister leader.
She was a Concord Hospital volunteer, a member of the Riverhill Grange 346 and she belonged to the State and National Granges. She was a notary public and a justice of the peace.
She was predeceased by a sister, Sarahjane Mullins.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Vernon Jewett of Penacook; three sons, V. Robert Jewett of Concord, Gregory Jewett of Portsmouth, Va., and Steven Jewett of Fort Belvoir, Va.; a daughter, Linda Poupore of Howard, Wis.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Fish of Williston, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Boutwell & Hussey-Wiren Funeral Home, 190 N. Main St., Concord.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated tomorrowat 11 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church. Spring burial will be in Riverdale Cemetery, Webster.

John Joseph Cummings, WEARE
Friday, January 22, 1999
WEARE - John Joseph Cummings, 77, of Colby Road, died yesterdayat his home.
He was born in New York City and lived on Long Island, N.Y., for many years before moving to Weare in 1972.
He joined the Nassau County Police Department as a patrolman in 1946. He rose through the ranks and retired in 1972 as the assistant chief of detectives. In 1976, he became the investigator for New Hampshire Real Estate. In 1986, he retired as an investigator with the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office.
He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Coast Guard.
He was a member of the Retired Superior Officer Organization of the Nassau County Police Department. He also was a member of the Philbrick Clement American Legion Post No. 65 of Weare and the Retired Nassau Blue Organization.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Cummings of Weare; two sons, John Cummings and Kevin Cummings, both of Weare; three daughters, Anita Hoenig, Theresa Chase and Noreen Lull, all of Weare; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Anita Cummings, in 1994.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at French & Rising Funeral Home, 17 South Mast St., Goffstown.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Church in Goffstown. Interment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Manchester.
Memorial donations may be made to the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Program, P.O. Box 1797, Concord 03302.

Ryan J. Berry, CHESTER
Friday, January 22, 1999
CHESTER - Ryan J. Berry, 15 months, died Wednesday at Parkland Medical Center in Derry after a sudden illness.
He was born in Manchester, the son of Steven and Elizabeth (Godron) Berry of Chester.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Donald and Loretta Berry of Rochester; his maternal grandparents, James and Donna Godron of Hillsboro; his maternal great-grandmother, Jane VonReutenberg of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call todayfrom 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Peabody Funeral Home, 15 Birch St., Derry.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Crystal Ave., Derry. Burial will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery in East Derry.
Donations may be made in his name to the Chester Public Library, P.O. Box 277, Chester 03036.

Irene M. Phillips, LACONIA
Friday, January 22, 1999
LACONIA - Irene M. Phillips, 75, of Davis Place, died Wednesday at Lakes Region General Hospital after a long illness.
She was born in Laconia, the daughter of George and Reina (Gouin) Phillips and was a lifelong resident of the city.
She had been employed at the Laconia Show Co. for more than 40 years and retired 10 years ago.
She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a cantor, a lector and a member of the choir. She also belonged to the church's prayer group.
She was a member of the Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary.
Family members include two sisters, Rita Wilkinson of Brooksville, Fla., and Theresa Brough of Laconia; an uncle; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held todayfrom 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the A.W. Simoneau & Son Funeral Home, 139 Church St., Laconia.
A concelebrated Mass of Christian burial will be offered tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia.
Entombment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery chapel on Garfield Street, Laconia. Burial will follow in the spring.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Laconia Community Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 578, Laconia 03247.

Jefferson E. Thornton, ANDOVER
Friday, January 22, 1999
ANDOVER - Jefferson E. Thornton, 74, of Cilleyville Road, died Wednesday at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
He was born in Knox City, Texas, son of Thomas and Vera (St. Clair) Thornton.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater.
He worked as an accountant for various engineering firms for many years.
He previously lived in Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Oklahoma and many other locations in the United States, due to his work.
After retiring in 1989, he and his wife lived in Georges Mills until moving to Andover last year.
He had worked part time for MacKenna's Restaurant, New London, for the past eight years.
He enjoyed working with livestock, hunting and fishing.
In addition to his father of Mineral Springs, Texas, he is survived by his wife of 54 years, Thelma (Dowdy) Thornton of Andover; a daughter, Karen Thornton of Andover; a son, Larry Thornton of Asheville, N.C.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a half-sister, Billiejoe Caster of Chesterland, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Chadwick Funeral Home, 174 Main St., New London.
Funeral services will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. The Rev. Wayne McDonald, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Sunapee, will officiate. Committal services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 58 Clinton St., Concord 03301.

Thaddeus J. Malette, BELMONT
Friday, January 22, 1999
BELMONT - Thaddeus J. "Buck" Malette, 63, of Horne Road, died Wednesday at the Lakes Region General Hospital.
He was born in Brushton, N.Y., the son of Adolphus and Lillian (Stone) Malette. He spent his younger years in Brushton, N.Y., where he attended local schools. He had lived in the Lakes Region for the past 35 years, coming from Vermont.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. After his service, in 1956, he helped build the Eisenhower Locks at the St. Lawrence Seaway.
He owned and operated the Malette Construction Company for 35 years.
He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 1670, the NRA, the Aircrafts Owners & Pilots Association and the Belknap Sportsmen's Club.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was predeceased by a son, Craig Malette; four brothers, Melvin Malette, Carlton Malette, Camille Malette and Eugene Malette; and a sister, Betty Robideau.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Barbara (Harte) Malette of Belmont; two sons, Robert Malette of Colorado and Gary Malette of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two daughters Deborah Sanville of Laconia and Tamorah Asvaraksh of Amherst; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters, Doris Curtin of East Rochester, N.Y., and Cecilia Helbig of Penn Yan, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Belmont. The Rev. Marc Drouin, pastor, will officiate. Spring burial will be in Union Cemetery, Laconia.
Donations may be made to the Guillain Barre Syndrome Foundation, P.O. Box 262 Wynnewood, Pa., 19096.

Joseph D. Janowicz, ALLENSTOWN
Friday, January 22, 1999
ALLENSTOWN - Joseph D. Janowicz, 27, formerly of Tyngsboro, Mass., died Wednesday at home after an unexpected illness.
He was born in Lowell, Mass., attended St. Patrick Grammar School and graduated from Greater Lowell Regional Vocational High School. He later attended Electronic Technical School.
He worked for Brox Construction and Motorola Technologies, and later for the New Hampshire Department of Corrections at the men's prison in Concord and the secure psychiatric unit.
He was a member of the Lowell Lodge of Elks, BPOE No. 87.
He is survived by his parents, Dennis and Catherine Janowicz of Tyngsboro, Mass.; his wife, Linda (Mowry) Janowicz; four children; Andrew Janowicz of Londonderry, Whitney Burton, Alexis Burton and Jeffrey Gage, all of Allenstown; eight siblings, Margaret Childs of Lowell, Mass., Joanne Burns of Pepperell, Mass., John Janowicz of Lowell, Mass., Dennis Janowicz of Dracut, Mass., Mary Casasnovas of Lowell, Mass., Donna Tracy of Petaluma, Calif., Diane Janowicz of Lowell, Mass., and Denise Mindes of Lowell, Mass.; his birth mother, Mary Kennedy of Lowell, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home.
A funeral will be held Monday at 8 a.m. in the McDonough Funeral Home, 14 Highland St., Lowell, Mass. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. in St. Anthony's Church, followed by prayers at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Spring burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery.

William O. Meckley, NEW LONDON 
Saturday, January 23, 1999
NEW LONDON - William O. Meckley, 81, of New London and Marblehead, Mass., died Thursday at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
He was born in Philadelphia, the son of John and Margaret Meckley, and graduated in 1940 from the College of Engineering of the University of Michigan.
He worked in the aircraft engine division of General Electric Co. for 41 years, retiring in 1981. During his career, he received several awards for his work in developing, licensing and marketing aircraft engines. He was also involved in trade negotiations as aerospace industry representative to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
After his retirement, he remained active and involved in many sports, studies, projects and community affairs. He was a co-founder of the Illiad program, which offers continuing courses of study for retirees under the sponsorship of Dartmouth College.
He enjoyed downhill and cross-country skiing and golf. For the past 14 years, he was a volunteer track official for the Dartmouth College track team.
He was the widower of Virginia (Gove) Meckley.
Survivors include two sons, John Meckley of Weston, Conn., and Robert Meckley of Marblehead, Mass.; a daughter, Janet Anderson of Yarmouth, Maine; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the Old North Church, 41 Washington St., Marblehead, Mass. 
Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10019-4374.
The Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons of Marblehead, Mass., is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald E. Martin, PITTSFIELD 
Saturday, January 23, 1999
PITTSFIELD - Ronald E. "Sam" Martin, 62, of Thompson Road, died suddenly Thursday.
He was born in Wolfeboro, the son of Maurice and Doris (Keniston) Chagnon.
He was a 1955 graduate of Pittsfield High School and a lifelong resident of the Barnstead-Pittsfield area.
He worked at the Concord YMCA for the past several years as the maintenance manager. He worked prior to that in the maintenance department at Pittsfield High School and at Banks Chevrolet as the body shop manager.
He had been a 4-H leader and was active with the 4-H organization for more than 20 years.
He enjoyed snowmobiling and, years ago, he raced cars at different tracks throughout the state.
Survivors include his wife, Linda (Barton) Martin of Pittsfield; two sons, Jeffrey Martin of Concord and Dana Martin of Pittsfield; three daughters, Rhonda Thibeault of Concord, Tracy Martin of Hill and Doris Martin of Deerfield; a brother, Gordon Martin of Pittsfield; three grandchildren; and many niece and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the South Barnstead Christian Fellowship, Route 126, Barnstead.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in his memory to the 4-H Working Steers/Merrimack County Oxbows, c/o Bob Pearson, 118 Little Hill Road, Webster 03303.
Affordable Funeral & Cremation Services, a division of Nutfield Funeral Home Inc., is in charge of the arrangements.

Beatrice Connor, EPSOM 
Saturday, January 23, 1999
EPSOM - Beatrice "Bea" (Lavallee) Connor, 89, of Suncook Valley Highway, died Thursday at home after a long illness.
She was born in Pembroke, the daughter of Edgar and Malvina (Desruisseaux) Lavalle. She had lived in Epsom for more than 20 years.
She worked for Sprague Electric and several textile companies, including Textron and Pandora, before her retirement.
She was a member of the RSVP program and had received a certificate of appreciation for her years of volunteer work at Epsom Manor. She was known for her skill in baking and decorating cakes, especially for weddings.
She was a communicant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Concord.
Survivors include her husband, Bernard Connor of Epsom; two daughters, Cecile Connor of Pembroke and Jean Paquette of Epsom; two sons, Leo Girard of Henniker and Francis Girard of Epsom; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her close and personal caregiver, Elsa Gonnella.
Calling hours will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Petit Funeral Home, 167 Main St., Pembroke.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 9 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Loudon Road, Concord. The Rev. Florent Bilodeau, pastor, will be the celebrant.
Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Concord.

Wayne A. King, NORTHFIELD
Saturday, January 23, 1999
NORTHFIELD - Wayne A. King Jr., 24, of Sandogardy Pond Road, died Monday.
He was born in Concord, the son of Linda (Harding) and Wayne King Sr. He lived in Penacook for many years before moving to Northfield six years ago.
He worked at Newstreen International Co. in Epsom.
He attended Merrimack Valley High School. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed bowling. He also loved music and rock concerts.
In addition to his parents of Northfield, he leaves three brothers, Scott King, Timothy King and Justin King, all of Northfield; his maternal grandparents, George and Rita Harding of Penacook; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends and relatives may gather for a visitation tomorrow from to 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wendell J. Butt Funeral Home, 42 Washington St., Penacook.
A funeral service will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Tim Thibeault, pastor of the Immaculate Conception Church, will officiate. 
Burial will be held in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the King Fund, c/o Helene Bourque, 42 Washington St., Penacook 03303.

Bradford W. Bowker, GILFORD
Saturday, January 23, 1999
GILFORD - Bradford W. Bowker, 76, of Old Lake Shore Road, died Thursday at the St. Francis Home in Laconia.
He was born in Dighton, Mass., the son of Daniel and Louise (Simmons) Bowker, had been a resident of the Lakes Region since 1965.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was the co-owner and manager of the Lakes Region Laundry and Cleaners in Laconia for 25 years.
He was a member of the Gilford Community Church, past master and former secretary of Mt. Lebanon Lodge No. 32 F & A.M. He was also a member of Chocorua Lodge No. 51 of Lakeport and the Wilkins-Smith Post No. 1 American Legion of Laconia.
The was the widower of Ruth (Avery) Bowker, who died in 1990. His first wife, Virginia (Richardson) Bowker died in 1969.
Survivors include a daughter, Ramona White of Laconia; two grandchildren; and two nieces.
There are no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held in the spring in Park Cemetery in Tilton.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home in Laconia is in charge of the arrangements.


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