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Doris E. O'Shaughnessy, LACONIA
Thursday, August 3, 2000
LACONIA - Doris E. O'Shaughnessy, 72, of Messer Street, died yesterday at Concord Hospital.
She was born in Freehold, N.J., the daughter of Walter and Marion (Addison) Yetman. She had been a resident of Laconia since 1976.
She was a graduate of New Brunswick (N.J.) High School and the Newark (N.J.) School of Fine Industrial Arts. She also attended Plymouth State College.
She was an artist.
She was a member of the Congregational Church of Laconia and a member of the National Museum of Women Artists in Washington, D.C.
Survivors include a son, John O'Shaughnessy of Northfield; three daughters, Doris Taylor of Largo, Fla., Jan Thomas of Lakeland, Fla., and Hope O'Shaughnessy of Amherst, Mass.; eight grandchildren; a sister, Alice Buckelew of Edison, N.J.; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Union Cemetery in Laconia. The Rev. E. Barent Grevatt, pastor of the Congregational Church of Laconia, will officiate.
The Dewhirst Funeral Home of Laconia is in charge of arrangements.

Ann W. Beth, LEXINGTON, Mass.
Thursday, August 3, 2000
LEXINGTON, Mass. - Ann W. Beth, 91, died Tuesday at the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged in Boston.
She was born in Austria, the daughter of Bessie and Samuel Wollock. She was raised in Malden, Mass., and moved to Lexington, Mass., in 1969.
She was a life member of the sisterhood at the Temple Isaiah in Lexington, Mass., and volunteered at the Choate Hospital.
She enjoyed opera, cake decorating, reading and oil painting.
Survivors include a son, John Beth of Hyde Park, Mass.; a daughter, Pamela Grob of Henniker; a granddaughter; and a grandson.
Graveside services will be held today at 1 p.m. at the Roxbury Mutual Society in Woburn, Mass.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, 1200 Centre St., Roslindale, Mass.

Mary J. Parks, WEARE
Thursday, August 3, 2000
WEARE - Mary J. Parks, 57, died yesterday at the Hospice House in Concord after a long illness.
She was born in North Wilmington, Mass., the daughter of Raymond and Anne (Paltrini) Banks. She spent most of her life in Weare.
She was employed by the New Hampshire State Hospital as a mental health worker for 23 years.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother.
She was predeceased by her husband, Edward H. Parks, in 1987.
Surviors include two sons, Richard Parks and Frank Parks, both of Weare; two daughters, Jean Stafford of Hillsboro and Karen Varney of Weare; three brothers, James Banks of Epsom and Louis Banks and Raymond Banks, both of Weare; nine grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be tonight from 7 to 9 at the French and Rising Funeral Home, 17 S. Mast St., Goffstown.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the East Cemetary in Weare.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice House, 200 Pleasant St., Concord 03301.

Dorothy A. Kelleher, PAXTON, Mass.
Friday, August 4, 2000
PAXTON, Mass. - Dorothy A. Kelleher, 72, died July 24 after a short battle with cancer.
She was born in Worcester, Mass., the daughter of Willard and Louise (Morgan) French.
She graduated from Westbrook College in Maine.
She was an artist, interior designer and gardener.
She was predeceased by her sister, Carolyn Cameron, in 1997.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Robert Kelleher Sr., of Paxton, Mass.; three daughters, Robin Stamm of Epsom, Gail Burke and Lisa Farnham, both of Spencer, Mass.; three sons, Robert Kelleher Jr. of Fair Oaks, Calif., Sean Kelleher of San Lorenzo, Calif., and Brian Kelleher of Los Angeles; a sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Greeley of Swampscott, Mass.; a brother, Arthur French, of Sterling, Mass.; eight grandchildren; several sons and daughters in law; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorial services were held July 27 at the Congregational Church of Paxton, Mass.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Program of Worcester, Mass., the American Cancer Society or an art museum.

C. Langdon Kenney, PITTSFIELD
Friday, August 4, 2000
PITTSFIELD - C. Langdon Kenney, 84, died Wednesday at the Concord Hospital.
He was born in Loudon Ridge, the son of Forrest and Emma (Towle) Kenney.
As a young man, he drove a truck for John Osborne and worked at Pelissier's Garage in Pittsfield. He owned and operated Kenney's Garage for 25 years before retiring to Gilmanton Iron Works in 1978. He later worked as a part-time mechanic.
He was a past grand of the Odd Fellows, IOOF. He was also a member of the First Congregational Church of Pittsfield.
He enjoyed gardening and working in the woods. He was also an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Bettie Foss; and a brother, J. Rockwell Kenney.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Louise (French) Kenney; a son, John Kenney of Gilford; three daughters, Kathleen Connors of Rochester, Linda Kenney of Manchester and Patricia Hayes of Barnstead; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law; a cousin; and many nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Main Street, Pittsfield. The Rev. Charles Paige-Morgan will officiate.
Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Gilmanton Rescue Squad.
The Perkins Funeral Home of Pittsfield is in charge of arrangements.

Catherine Sullivan, BOSCAWEN
Friday, August 4, 2000
BOSCAWEN - Catherine Sullivan, 79, died July 29 at Concord Hospital.
She was born in Lowell, Mass., the daughter of James and Rose (Arvanitis) Panagopolous. She lived in Concord for many years before moving to Boscawen several years ago.
She worked as a schoolteacher for many years.
She is survived by a brother, Leo Panos.
Calling hours will be held today from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Wendell J. Butt Funeral Home, 42 Washington St., Penacook. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with the Rev. John Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord.

Michael E. Bandecchi, MANCHESTER
Friday, August 4, 2000
MANCHESTER - Michael E. Bandecchi, 28, died Tuesday after a fall from a high rise in Boston, Mass.
He was born in Summit, N.J., the son of Edward and Linda (Hitchcock) Bandecchi. He was raised in Deerfield.
He attended Pembroke Academy while working in welding with the Concord Vocational Educationprogram.
He worked for Rescue Welding in Somersworth.
He was a member of the Local 7 Ironworkers Union in Boston.
He was predeceased by his father in 1978.
Survivors include his mother, of Deerfield; two brothers, Keith Bandecchi of Sturbridge, Mass., and Matthew Bandecchi of Laconia; and his companion, Michelle Henderson of Nashua. He is also survived by his extended family in Connecticut and many friends.
Calling hours will be held Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Spencer Funeral Home, 112 Main St., East Hampton, Conn.
A church service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church, Route 151, Middle Haddam, Conn.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. at the Community Church in Deerfield.
Burial will be held at the Lake View Cemetery in East Hampton, Conn.

Dorothy C. Barker
Friday, August 4, 2000
Dorothy C. Barker, 76, of Pleasant Street, died yesterday at the Pleasant View Center.
She was born in Middletown Springs, Vt., the daughter of Clement and Gertrude (Ballard) Mitchell. She was a Concord resident for more than 50 years.
He was employed in the Concord area.
She was a companion to many elderly people and did a great deal of volunteer work.
She was predeceased by her husband, Forrest Barker.
Survivors include a son, Michael Barker of Manchester; four sisters, Maida Rogers of Warner, Della Chadwick of Concord, Kathleen Anderson of Bradford, and Meta Greenough of Hopkinton; four grandsons; and cousins, nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
Graveside services will be held tomorrow morning at 11 at the Millwoods Cemetary, South Sutton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pleasant View Center, 239 Pleasant St., Concord 03301.
Chadwick Funeral Service of New London is in charge of arrangements.

Hilda Berchner, EPSOM
Saturday, August 5, 2000
EPSOM - Hilda Berchner, 81, of Epsom Manor, died Thursday at Concord Hospital.
She was born in Barnstead, the daughter of William and Maretta (Sanborn) Berchner. She was a former resident of Marlborough and Keene.
She attended schools in Suncook and Marlborough.
She was formerly employed at various shoe shops in the Marlborough-Keene area. She was employed at the Minnewawa Co. for many years. She retired in 1980.
She was a member of the Marlborough Federated Church and the Harmony Rebeccah Lodge in Marlborough.
Survivors include several cousins.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial services will be held Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Marlborough Federated Church.
Committal services will be held Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. in the family lot at Leavitt Cemetery in Chichester.
The Malloy Funeral Home of Keene is in charge of arrangements.

Richard 'Dick' Smart, 89, community leader
Saturday, August 5, 2000
NORTHFIELD - Richard "Dick" P. Smart, 89, a longtime community leader,died yesterday at Franklin Regional Hospital following a period of failing health.
He was born in Tilton, son of Fred and Caroline (Webster) Smart. He was a lifelong resident of the Tilton-Northfield communities.
He graduated from Tilton School in 1933 and later Brown University.
He served with the Maritime Service during World War II.
He worked briefly in Manchester in the building and loan business. He returned to Tilton and found the Smart Agency, a fire and casualty insurance firm. He was appointed superintendent of the former Golden Rule Farm in 1948, serving for more than five years. He later became a member of its board of trustees. In 1958, he served as a chairman of a unifying committee that merged the Golden Rule Farm in Northfield with the Daniel Webster Home for Children in Franklin to establish the now existing Spaulding Youth Center in Northfield, where he served as a trustee. 
He also served for over 28 years as a moderator for the town of Northfield and was a charter member and past president of the Northfield Historical Society. He was also a charter member and first treasurer of the Tilton-Northfield Recreation Council and member of the governing board for the Youth Assistance Program. 
He was actively involved with and a member of the N.H. Mental Health Association. He co-founded the Twin Rivers Counseling Center Association in Franklin in 1970. He served as a board member and president of the Twin Rivers Advisory Committee. 
He was honored by the town of Northfield in 1985 and 1988 for his public service. He was also named "Citizen of the Year" by the Old Home Day committee in Northfield in 1988. He was active with the former Winnisquam Regional Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Franklin Unitarian Universalist Congregation.
He was an avid golfer and was the first member of the Den Brae Golf Course in Sanbornton, playing there for over 45 years.
He was predeceased by his wife, Nan (Wells) Smart, in 1995.
Survivors include three nieces, Sheila Smart Sicilia of Dewitt, N.Y., Carolyn Skaggs and Betsy Mead; a nephew, Donald Hall of Wilmot; a great-niece, Philippa Smith; and two great-nephews, Arthur Sicilia and Andrew Hall.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Fred Smart Chapel, Tilton School, School Street Tilton.
A reception will follow at the Tilton-Northfield Pines Community Center in Northfield.
Memorial donations may be made to the Richard Smart Memorial Fund, the Spaulding Youth Center or the Tilton-Northfield Recreation Center, c/o Franklin Savings Bank, P.O. Box 339, Franklin 03235.
The William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton is in charge of arrangements.

George A. Ducharme, LACONIA
Saturday, August 5, 2000
LACONIA - George A. Ducharme, 81, of Blueberry Lane, died yesterday at the Lakes Region General Hospital.
He was born in Worcester, Mass., the son of Albert and Rena (Gibeau) Ducharme.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed at the Scott & Williams Co. for many years. He later worked at the New Hampshire Ball Bearing Co.
He was a member of the Lakes Region Planning Board of Meredith. He was also a parishioner at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish and was a member of the Elks Lodge No. 876 and the Wilkins-Smith Post No. 1 of the American Legion.
He was predeceased by his wife, Agnes (Dockham) Ducharme.
Survivors include two sons, John Ducharme of Lakeport and George Ducharme of Bradenton, Fla.; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; a sister, Rita Giunta of Weathersfield, Conn.; his companion of the past 16 years, Roxanne Stanley of Wolfeboro; and nephews and nieces.
A funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Simoneau & Lambert Funeral Home, 238 Union Ave., Laconia. Burial will follow at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Gilford.
Memorial donations may be made to the Community Health and Hospice, 780 N. Main St., Laconia.

Edith I. Riley, MANCHESTER
Saturday, August 5, 2000
MANCHESTER - Edith I. (Emery) Riley, 90, of Manchester, died yesterday at the Catholic Medical Center after a brief illness.
She was born in Chester, the daughter of Fred and Blanche (Maxwell) Emery. After her mother's death, she was raised by Addie Page.
She was an avid sports fan who accompanied her family to many ball games and Little League events. She was also a loyal Red Sox fan.
She was predeceased by her husband, Earl Riley, in 1973; a daughter, Irene Riley; and a son, Earl Riley Jr.
Survivors include five sons, Webster "Mike" Riley of Bedford, Reginald "Sip" Riley of Allenstown, and Guy Riley, Bruce Riley and Lester "Spike" Riley, all of Manchester; five daughters, Lena "Lee" Archambault of Nashua, and Patricia Comer, Rita Hamel, Bette Trombly and Frances "Fran" Philibotte, all of Manchester; 39 grandchildren; 76 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the McHugh Funeral Home, 283 Hanover St., Manchester.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Pius X Church at 10 a.m.
Burial will be held at Pine Grove Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Hujar, 504 N. River Road, Apt. No 2A, Manchester 03104.

Armand W. St. Onge, FLORIDA
Saturday, August 5, 2000
FLORIDA - Armand W. St. Onge, 88, a former Concord resident, died Thursday in Tucson, Ariz.
He graduated from Concord High School in 1931.
He worked at Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. for 26 years.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Hazel St. Onge; two children, Joan Flaby and James St. Onge; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held in Tucson, Ariz.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
The Adair Funeral Home of Tucson, Ariz., is in charge of arrangements.

Louis P. Plante, ALLENSTOWN
Saturday, August 5, 2000
ALLENSTOWN - Louis P. "Phil" Plante, 84, of Pinewood Road, died yesterday at home after a period of failing health.
He was born in Laurierville, Quebec, Canada, the son of Joseph and Celina (Caron) Plante. He moved to the United States in 1926 and spent most of his life in the Pembroke-Allenstown area.
Prior to his retirement, he worked as a maintenance foreman for the state of New Hampshire and at the New Hampshire National Guard Armory in Concord. He also worked at Virney Mills, Leighton Machine and was a self-employed carpenter.
He was a member of the St. Theresa Rosebush Society and the Suncook Happy Singers. He was also a former member of the Franco-American Credit Union.
He was an accomplished violinist.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Cecilia (Racine) Plante of Allenstown; three daughters, Therese Fortin and Lucille Fortin, both of Allenstown, and Henriette Schwab of Concord; 13 grandchildren; a great-grandson; a sister, Marie Auger of Redondo Beach, Calif.; and nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Petit Funeral Home, 167 Main St., Pembroke. The members of the St. Theresa Rosebush Society will meet at 3 p.m. for a prayer service.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at the St. John the Baptist Church. The Rev. C. Peter Dumont, pastor, will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at the old St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Allenstown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. John the Baptist Old Cemetery Trust Fund, P.O. Box 220, Suncook 03275.

Norman H. Royle, WOLFEBORO
Sunday, August 6, 2000
WOLFEBORO - Norman H. Royle, 94, of Sugar Hill and formerly of Brookfield, died yesterday at home.
He was born in Waltham, Mass., the son of Harold and Ethel (Haron) Royle.
He graduated from Newton (Mass.) High School and Northeastern University.
He was employed at N.E. Power Co. for more than 40 years, retiring at the age of 65.
Following his retirement, he moved to Brookfield, where he served the town as an Auditor, a member of the Planning Board, a Selectman, a Tax Assessor and a Selectman's Assistant. He also served as a representative at the Lakes Region Planning Commission from 1972 to 1991.
He was a member of the Wakefield Church of Christ and delivered meals with the Meals On Wheels programs until the age of 92. He was also a member of the Men's Club and the Belfrey Club. He served as Grand Marshal and Grand Secretary of the Simon Robinson Masonic Temple in Lexington.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Josephine (Moore) Royle, in 1972.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Margaret (Thompson) Royle; two sons, Norman Royle of Wakefield and David Royle of New London; two stepdaughters, Sheila Russell of Brownsville, Texas and Alice Rose of Wolfeboro; a stepson, Brian Thompson of Alexandria, Va.; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Wakefield United Church of Christ. The Rev. John Tamilio, pastor, will officiate. 
A reception will be held in the church following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Norman Royle Scholarship Fund, Profile Bank, 65 Meadow St., Sanbornville 03872.
The C.E. Peaslee & Son Funeral Home of Wakefield is in charge of arrangements.

Jane C. Canning, ANDOVER
Sunday, August 6, 2000
ANDOVER - Jane C. Canning, 51, died Thursday due to complications of Lupus Erethematosis.
She was a graduate of the School for Social Research in New York City and Rutgers University.
She worked as a member of the faculty of the University of Merida in Venezuela, South America. She later became director of special education services in the Fall Mountain Regional School District in Langdon and later in Hopkinton. She had recently been writing textbooks on Latin American art. In addition, she had written Latinos in Film and the Salvadore Allende Reader, and had worked on a review of Sports and Culture in Latin America.
Survivors include her mother, Elizabeth Canning of Langdon; a daughter, Doyle Canning of Andover; a sister, Carol Canning of Philadelphia; and a brother, Jay Canning of Burlington, Vt.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial services will be held in Andover at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation, New Hampshire Chapter, 18 Herrick St., Merrimack 03054.
The Chadwick Funeral Service of New London is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys E. Kinne, MEREDITH
Sunday, August 6, 2000
MEREDITH - Gladys E. Kinne, 95, of Golden View Health Care Center and formerly of Rumney and Littleton, died Thursday at home after a period of failing health.
She was born in West Milan, the daughter of Arthur and Georgia (Ramsdell) Farr. She lived in Littleton for 79 years.
She was employed by the A.N. Farr Co., the Ellingwood Truck Co., the MacLeod's Store and also assisted her husband in his poultry and egg business for many years.
She was a member of the White Mountain Senior Citizen's Club, the Women's Farm and Home League, the Ladies Society of the First Congregational Church and the Rebekahs. She was also a leader of the Jolly Workers Girls 4-H club.
She was an accomplished seamstress who enjoyed embroidery, quilting, braiding and taking care of her family.
She was predeceased by her husband, Norman Kinne, in 1982.
Survivors include a son, Nelson Kinne of Manchester; two daughters, Carolyn Grass of Rumney and Verna James of Barnstead; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Ross Funeral Home, 282 W. Main St., Littleton. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Littleton. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery in Littleton.
Memorial donations may be made to the Norman Kinne Fund, Littleton Public Library, 109 Main St., Littleton 03561.

Lawrence S. Scovill, GILMANTON IRON WORKS
Monday, August 7, 2000
GILMANTON IRON WORKS - Lawrence S. Scovill, 85, of Mountain Road, died Wednesday at the St. Francis Home in Laconia.
He was born in Clinton, Mass., the son of Sorensen and Lenna (Crosby) Scovill. He had lived in Gilmanton for more than 60 years.
He worked as a poultry farmer and was employed by the state of New Hampshire as a carpenter and locksmith.
He served the town of Gilmanton Iron Works as a selectman and fire chief for the town's volunteer fire department.
He was a member of the Winnipesaukee Lodge No. 75 for more than 50 years, serving as chaplain and master.
He was predeceased by a son, Paul Scovill, in 1991.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia (Prescott) Scovill of Gilmanton Iron Works; a son, Judson Scovill of Seattle; two daughters, Winifred Young of Northwood and Mildred Parks of Dover; a daughter-in-law, Karen Scovill of Gilmanton Iron Works; and eight grandchildren.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Francis Home, 406 Court St., Laconia 03246.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home of Laconia is in charge of arrangements.

Gordon E. Lucier Sr.
Monday, August 7, 2000
Gordon E. Lucier Sr., 64, of Fisherville Road in Concord, died Saturday at home after a brief illness.
He was born in Concord, the son of Wilfred and Alice (Chagnon) Lucier.
He attended Concord High School.
He worked as a house painter for most of his life.
He had served as a member of the New Hampshire National Guard and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting.
He was predeceased by a son, Gordon Lucier Jr., in January.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Mary (Martin) Lucier of Concord; a son, Mark Lucier of Concord; two daughters, Tammy Thibeault and Terri Brown, both of Concord; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Mildred Dore and Beatrice Price, both of Concord, and Beverly Huckins of Penacook; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 S. Main St., Concord.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Concord.

Gunnar F. Ericson
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
Graveside services for Gunnar F. Ericson, who died July 30, will be held Saturday at the Woodbrook Cemetery, Salem Street, Woburn, Mass.
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of arrangements.

Nelson E. Howard, FRANKLIN
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
FRANKLIN - Nelson E. Howard, 97, died yesterday in DeBary, Fla.
He was born in Sanbornton, the son of Edward and Georgianna (Morrison) Howard. He had been a resident of Franklin for most of his life.
He was employed at the Sulloway Mills for 18 years. He later owned and operated Shepard Wholesale Grocery for 10 years. He was a former president of the KMH Corp., the PEM Corp. and Sulloway Industries. He built and later sold the Franklin Motel.
He served in the New Hampshire Senate for three terms, from 1962 to 1968, serving as finance chairman for two years. He also served on the board of directors of the Penacook Bank and the board of corporators of Franklin Savings Bank. He served on the board of directors of Franklin Regional Hospital for three years and was a former president of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a trustee at the Glencliff Home in Benton. He served on the board of directors of Gulf Super Markets in Tampa, Fla.
He was a member and former exalted ruler of the Franklin Lodge of Elks No. 1280, a member of the Rev. A.J. Timon Knights of Columbus Council No. 2170 and the Franklin Rotary. He was also a member of the former Fish and Game Club in Franklin.
He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Mary (Gauthier) Howard, in 1986.
Survivors include a son, Richard Howard of DeLand, Fla.; two granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held privately.
Burial will be held at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Franklin.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
The Thibault-Neun Funeral home of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald A. Fagan, GILFORD
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
GILFORD - Gerald A. Fagan, 76, of Hoyt Road, died Aug. 4 at Pine Rock Manor in Warner.
He was born in New York City, the son of Gerald and Kathleen (Nichols) Fagan. He had lived in Gilford for 30 years, previously living in Ohio.
He served with the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.
He was the owner and operator of the Gilford Marina until his retirement in 1985.
He was a member of the Cruising Club of America.
He was a sailor and fisherman who enjoyed golf, tennis, boating and boating races.
Survivors include his wife, Betty (O'Brien) Fagan; two sons, Gerald Fagan III and Peter Fagan, both of Gilford; four daughters, Devitt Liptak of Gilford, Celeste Craig of Sanbornton, Margaret Fagan-Smith of Cambridge, N.Y., and Eileen Fagan of Bow; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be held privately. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of New Hampshire, 10 Ferry St. No. 419, Concord 03301.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.

Doris I. Fanny, ALLENSTOWN
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
ALLENSTOWN - Doris I. Fanny, 74, of School Street, died yesterday at the Harris Hill Center in Concord after a long illness.
She was a lifelong resident of Allenstown, the daughter of Charles and Matilda (Fanny) Henley.
She had been employed as a cloth inspector at the Suncook Mills for many years.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Alcide Fanny of Allenstown; two daughters, Peggy Valliere of Concord and Louise Lavertu of Chichester; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Arthur Rivard of Jaffrey and Donald Rivard of Winchendon, Mass.; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, School Street, Allenstown. The Rev. C. Peter Dumont, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Allenstown.
The Petit Funeral Home of Pembroke is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Luella Meyers, Volunteer Memorial Chairperson, 227 Pleasant St. No. 226, Concord 03301-2520.
The Petit Funeral Home of Pembroke is in charge of arrangements.

Roy E. Lonnberg, SALEM, Mass.
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
SALEM, Mass. - Roy E. Lonnberg, 81, a former Concord resident, died Sunday at the Salem (Mass.) Hospital.
He was born in Everett, Mass., the son of Knut and Rebecca (Magnusson) Lonnberg. He had lived in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for the past five years.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
He worked as a sales manager in Browning Laboratories in Winchester, Mass., until moving to Concord in 1953. He then worked at the Richard D. Drew Co. and retired from Sylvania of Hillsboro in 1981.
He was a member of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Concord, the William Parkman Lodge AF & AM of Winchester, the Concord Country Club and the Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Country Club.
He was predeceased by his wife, Marion (Bartlett) Lonnberg.
Survivors include a son, Donald Lonnberg of Medford, Mass.; a daughter, Janice Broderick of Pennsylvania; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, Mass.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, Mass., with the Rev. Jeffrey Evans of the First Congregational Church of Nashua officiating.
Burial will be held at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett, Mass.

Olive J. Draper, GOFFSTOWN
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
GOFFSTOWN - Olive J. Draper, 90, of 42 Church St., died Sunday.
The daughter of Herbert and Edith (Jenks) Smith, she was a graduate of the Goffstown School, the Goffstown High School, class of 1927, and Keene State College.
Prior to her retirement in 1969, she was a teacher in Candia, Dunbarton and Goffstown.
She was a member of the Congregational Church of Goffstown and the Goffstown Jolly Seniors.
She was predeceased by her husband, Preston Draper, in 1981.
Survivors include a son, Robert Draper of Allenstown; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the French & Rising Funeral Home, 17 S. Mast St., Goffstown. Interment will follow at the Westlawn Cemetery.

Irene A. Goodrich, HOOKSETT
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
HOOKSETT - Irene A. Goodrich, 49, died Sunday at home after a brief battle with cancer.
She was born in Wells, Maine, the daughter of Ernest and Eleanor (Hodgkinson) Rhodes. She had lived in Hooksett for the past 26 years.
She was a school bus driver for the Bow School district for eight years. She also drove buses for the Hooksett School District for 10 years.
She was a member of the Hooksett Grange, the Pembroke Grange, the Suncook Valley Grange, the New Hampshire State Grange and the National Grange. She was a recipient of the Public Service Award from the Suncook Valley Pomona Grange.
She was a member of the Hooksett Congregational Church.
She was an avid traveler who enjoyed reading, quilting, crafts and photography.
Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Ronald Goodrich of Hooksett; a son, Ronoh Goodrich of Sanford, Maine; two daughters, Tanya Toledo of Hooksett and Crystal Standley of Manchester; three grandsons; a brother, Emerson Rhodes of Virginia Beach, Va.; three sisters, Cynthia Lakin and Lucy Wyman, both of Sanford, Maine, and Hazel Reeves of Derry; a half-brother; two half-sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial reception will be held Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Hooksett Congregational Church, 5 Veteran Drive, Hooksett.
Memorial services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Hooksett Congregational Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Children's Room at the Hooksett Public Library, 1701-B Hooksett Road, Hooksett 03106.
The Connor-Healy Funeral Home of Manchester is in charge of arrangements.

Herbert G. Yeaton, HILLSBORO
Tuesday, August 8, 2000
HILLSBORO - Herbert G. Yeaton, 75, of West Main Street, died yesterday at home.
He was born in Hillsboro, the son of Herbert and Francina (Bagley) Yeaton. He was a lifelong resident of Hillsboro.
He attended local schools and graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1942.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II in the 279th Engineer Combat Battalion. He also served with the National Guard in Hillsboro for eight years.
He worked as an automobile technician for many years and did automobile appraisals for 10 years. He also worked for Pherus Press for 13 years.
He was the fire chief of the Hillsboro Fire Department, along with serving as a fire warden and commissioner. He co-founded the Hillsboro Rescue Squad and was a hunter safety instructor for many years. He also served on the Hillsboro Planning Board.
He was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Hillsboro.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was predeceased by a sister, Etta Griffin.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Stellato of Hillsboro and Valerie Grush of Gainesville, Fla.; three sons, Bruce Yeaton of Templeton, Mass., and Terry Yeaton and Kevin Yeaton, both of Hillsboro; two brothers, Wilbur Yeaton of Antrim and Berton Yeaton of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Elsie Sanborn of Hillsboro and Rowena Brown of Massachusetts; two grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many friends.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home, 32 School St., Hillsboro.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Christopher Stage of the United Methodist Church of Hillsboro will be officiating.
Interment will be held at the New Cemetery in Henniker.
Memorial donations may be made to the Fire Department Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 350, Hillsboro 03244, or to the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, P.O. Box 1797, Concord 03301.

Louise D. Brock, NEW LONDON
Wednesday, August 9, 2000
NEW LONDON - Louise D. Brock, 86, died at her home in New London on Friday after a short illness.
She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Richard and Louise (nee Schlienz) Dorey.
She graduated from Buffalo schools and worked as a grocery manager. She worked with her husband in the grocery business for 40 years.
She was an active member of Trinity Methodist Church, the Hamburg Grange, Beulah Chapter of the Eastern Star and the Gowanda Shrine Club.
She retired in the 1970s to Lakeland, Fla., with her husband. There she was a member of the First Methodist Church and various Citrus Woods leadership committees.
She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Paul Brock, in 1998.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Melanie Brock of Lansing, Mich., and Roger and Wende Brock of New London; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a brother, Marvin Dorey of Utica, N.Y.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Sept. 23 at the Memorial Chapel of the Lakeside Cemetery in Hamburg, N.Y., with the Rev. Richard Hermann officiating. Interment will be held after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ismailia Temple, c/o Phoenix Lodge No. 262, P.O. Box 209, Gowanda, NY 14070.


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