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Robert J. Davison, DEERING
Monday, January 25, 1999
DEERING - Robert J. Davison, 73, of West Deering, died Saturday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Manchester. 
He was born in Hillsboro, the son of the George and Glee Davison Sr. He was a 1943 graduate of Hillsboro-Deering High School.
Prior to his retirement, e was a machine operator for GTE Sylvania for 27 years. 
He was a life member of VFW No. 8268 of Bennington and the Disabled American Veterans of Manchester. He was a member of the Gleason-Young American Legion No. 59 of Hillsboro and St. Mary's Church of Hillsboro.
He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1946 and was an Airman 1st class with the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955.
He was predeceased by a son, Barry who died in 1960, and a brother, George Davison Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Delores (Rooney) Davison of Deering; two sons, Brian Davison of Concord and Brett Davison of Hillsboro; a daughter, Brenda Bill of Concord; a brother, Roland Davison of Manchester; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Woodbury and Son Funeral Home, 32 School St., Hillsboro. The Rev. Andre Bedard will officiate.
Burial will be in the spring in the Maple Avenue Cemetery in Hillsboro.

George W. Cummings
Monday, January 25, 1999
George W. Cummings, 72, of Prince Street and a summer resident of Webster Lake, died Friday at his home. 
He was born in Concord, the son of Rena Lunderville, and was a lifelong resident of the city.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 42 years by Ferns Energy.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Beatrice (Morin) Cummings; five sons, James Cummings of Concord, Dennis Cummings of South Bristol, Maine, David Cummings of Marshfield, Wisc., John Cummings of Loudon and Robert Cummings of Concord; a daughter, Debra Landry of Franklin; and five grandchildren.
There are no calling hours or services. 
Burial will be held at the convenience of the family at the N.H. Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
The Waters Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of arrangements.

Vilada Dickson, GILFORD
Monday, January 25, 1999
GILFORD - Vilada Dickson, 83, of Old Lake Shore Road, died Saturday at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia.
She was born in Laconia, the daughter of Albert and Georgianna (Venne) Laurent. She lived in Portland, Conn., for 29 years before returning to the Lakes Region in 1980.
She was a homemaker and a self-employed seamstress. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Laconia.
Survivors include her husband, Clement Dickson of Gilford; a son, Roger Dickson of Gilford; two brothers, Norman Laurent of Noel Laurent, both of Laconia; two sisters, Rena Roy of Franklin and Doris Haynes of Norwalk, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Laconia. The Rev. Adrien Longchamps will officiate. 
Spring burial will be held in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia 03246.

Laramie E. Gilpatric, BRIDGEWATER
Monday, January 25, 1999
BRIDGEWATER - Laramie E. Gilpatric, 72, of River Road, died Saturday at his home.
He was born in Bristol, the son of Raymond and Violet (Jenness) Gilpatric. 
He attended area schools and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.
Prior to his retirement he worked for the N.H. Department of Fish and Game for 21 years, mostly at the New Hampton fish hatchery.
He was a member of the Durand Haley Post No. 66, American Legion, in Plymouth and the National Rifle Association.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane (Lovett) Gilpatric of Bridgewater; five sons, Lawrence Gilpatric, Russell Gilpatric and Raymond Gilpatric, all of Bridgewater, Michael Gilpatric of Bristol and William Gilpatric of Rumney; a daughter, Marsha Bausor of New Hampton; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Patricia Sliva of Pembroke and Danice Sliva of Concord.
There are no calling hours. Graveside services in the Gilpatric family cemetery will be held in the spring. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Pemi-Baker Home Health Agency, 258 Highland St., Plymouth 03264. 
Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol is in charge of arrangements.

Donald Dazet, GOSHEN
Monday, January 25, 1999
GOSHEN - Donald Dazet, 70, died Saturday at his home following a long illness. 
He was born in Greenwich Village in New York City, the son of Thomas and Sabina (Galliano) Dazet. 
He attended St. Catherine of Sienna School and Andrew Jackson High School in St. Albans, N.Y. He is a graduate of Mechanic's Institute in New York City. 
He served in the U.S. Navy and participated in the Atom bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946.
He was a union bricklayer in New York City for 25 years and established a mason contracting business on Long Island. 
He and his family moved to Goshen in 1979. He owned and operated Dazet Masonry and did work for many contractors in the area. His son, Michael, still runs the business.
He was a member of the Watch and Clock Collectors Association. He enjoyed camping and salt water fishing. He was an avid gardenerand won awards for his sunflowers and vegetables. 
He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas, and a sister, Jean Marie Osani of Long Island.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Patricia (Watterson) Dazet; three sons, Christopher Dazet of Newfield, Maine, Stephen Dazet of New Hampton and Michael Dazet of Grantham; eight grandchildren; and a niece.
Friends may call tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Chadwick Funeral Home 174 Main St., New London.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the N.H. Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake Sunapee Hospice, P.O. Box 2209, New London 03257.

William H. Parent, KEENE
Monday, January 25, 1999
KEENE - William H. Parent, 76, of Court Street in Keene, died Saturday morning in Genesis Eldercare Keene Center after a period of failing health. 
He was born in Lima, Ohio, the son of William and Alice (Hall) Parent.
Parent lived in Barnstead from 1947 to 1977. He then moved to Franklin where he lived until 1987. He became a resident of New Mexico and moved to Keene in 1995.
He worked for more than 25 years as a credit analyst for Dunn and Bradstreet.
He was a veteran of World War II, where he served as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army Infantry. He was among the many who landed in France during the liberation of Paris, and also in the liberation of death camps in Czechoslovakia. He received many decorations, including a Purple Heart for wounds sustained in the Battle of the Bulge.
He is survived by two sons, Theodore Parent of Keene and Phillip Parent of Aukland, New Zealand; three grandchildren; and one sister, Alice Louise Parent of New York City.
There are no funeral services or visiting hours.
Burial will be private. 
Donations in his memory may be made to the Barnstead Public Library, c/o Sarah Lewis, 158 Brindle Pond Road, Center Barnstead 03225.
The Foley Funeral Home of Keene is in charge of arrangements.

Kimberly E. Ferris, NORTHFIELD
Monday, January 25, 1999
NORTHFIELD - Kimberly Elizabeth Ferris, 40, of Shaw Road, died Saturday at the Franklin Regional Hospital.
She was born in Hicksville, N.Y., the daughter of Henry and Dorothy (Tanner) Von Fricken. She lived in Northfield for six years, moving there from Long Island, N.Y.
She was a graduate of Smithtown High School West in Long Island, N.Y.
She worked as a Certified Nurse's Assistant for the Peabody Home in Franklin and at the Merrimack County Nursing Home.
Survivors include her husband, Stephen Ferris of Northfield; a daughter, Elizabeth Ferris of Northfield; her father, of Farmington; four brothers, Henry Von Fricken of Mifflintown, Pa., James Von Fricken of Pittsfield, Steven Von Fricken of St. James, N.Y. and Roy Von Fricken of Ronkonkoma, N.Y.; three sisters, Joyce Von Fricken of Sayville, N.Y., Allison Ford of Barnstead and Erika Cloutier of Bow; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and relatives may call the Boutwell and Hussey-Wiren Funeral Home, 190 North Main St., Concord, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. 
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Peter's Church in Concord, with the Rev. Rafal Kopystynski officiating. 
Burial will be in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ferris family in the care of Erika Cloutier, 65 Knox Road, Bow 03304.

Jeremy W. Palmer, HENNIKER
Monday, January 25, 1999
HENNIKER - Jeremy W. Palmer, 22, of Henniker, died Jan. 12 in Baton Rouge, La.
He was born in Oxnard, Calif., the son of Mark Palmer of Oxnard, Calif., and Dallis Lynn (Carroll) Kazmirchuk of Henniker.
He worked for Granite State Lumber in Henniker, Michie Corporation in Henniker and Excalibur Shelving in Contoocook.
He is survived by his father and mother; and two sisters, Stacy Palmer and Stephanie Kazmirchuk, both of Henniker.
There are no calling hours.
Funeral services and burial will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
The Holt Funeral Home of Henniker is in charge of arrangements.

Lucian Hildreth
Monday, January 25, 1999
Lucian S. Hildreth, 81, of West Road, died yesterday at Concord Hospital.
He was born in Concord, the son of Samuel and Camilla (Stillings) Hildreth.
He owned and operated a dairy farm in Canterbury for many years. He also was a longtime school bus driver for the Canterbury School District.
He was a member of the Canterbury School Board and the Canterbury building committee for the elementary school, a member of the New Hampshire Farm Bureau, the Merrimack River No. 4 Grange in Canterbury, and the Paraplane Fliers of Canterbury. He was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist in Concord and the Chistian Scientist Mother Church in Boston. He also was an avid snowmobile rider.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ellen (Nelson) Hildreth of Canterbury; a son, Joel Hildreth of Canterbury; a daughter, Rebecca Hildreth of Chestnut Hill, Mass.; a brother, Norton Hildreth, of Edgewater, Fla.; a sister, Lucille Keeler of Okeechobee, Fla.; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by a son, David Hildreth, in 1959.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 North Main Street, Concord.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with a reader from the First Church of Christ Scientist officiating. 
Burial will be in Maplegrove Cemetery in Canterbury at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the First Church of Christ Scientist, 33 School Street, Concord 03301.

Mildred E. Mason, EPSOM
Tuesday, January 26, 1999
EPSOM - Mildred E. "Millie" Mason, 70, a former Concord resident, died Friday at Hospice House in Concord.
She was born in Nelson, the daughter of Frank and Mildred (Sherrick) Kendall.
She was employed at Sears for more that 20 years.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the Heartbreak City Fan Club. She was an avid fan of country music.
She was predeceased by two sons, Bruce and David.
She is survived by a son, Ronald Mason of Menlo Park, Calif.; a daughter, Jacqueline Mason of Allenstown; and four grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., Concord.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 90 Clinton St., Concord. Bishop Harry Hadaway Jr. will officiate. Interment will take place after the service in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Concord SPCA, 130 Washington St., Penacook 03303.

Amy H. McLellan, BARNSTEAD
Tuesday, January 26, 1999
BARNSTEAD - Amy H. McLellan, 66, of Bow Lake Road, died Sunday at home after a long illness.
She was born in Wayland, Mass., the daughter of Erich and Ruth (Billings) Nilges.
She lived in Marlboro, Mass., Laconia and Londonderry before moving to Barnstead in 1985.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frederic McLellan.
She is survived by a son, Erich McLellan of Belmont; two daughters, Cheryl Duerden of Provo, Utah, and Diane McLellan of Laconia; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; a brother, Arthur Nilges of California; two sisters, Ruth Korpi of Maynard, Mass., and Edith Gallant of Wellfleet, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Perkins Funeral Home, 60 Main St., Pittsfield.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. Bishop Richard Duerden, McLellan's son-in-law, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will officiate. Entombment will take place after the service in Riverview Cemetery, Barnstead. Burial will be in the spring.

Ruth H. Martin, CENTER BARNSTEAD
Tuesday, January 26, 1999
CENTER BARNSTEAD - Ruth H. Martin, 102, of South Barnstead Road, died Sunday at the New Hampshire Odd Fellows Home, Concord.
She was born in Kilmichael, Miss., the daughter of Robert and Lottie (Greene) Harrison.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Martin; and a daughter, Ruth Guilbeau.
She is survived by a son, Charles Martin of Mattapoisett, Mass.; a daughter, Mary Meredith of Center Barnstead; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Carace Walker of Oxford, Miss.
Services will be private.
The Bennett Funeral Home in Concord is in charge of arrangements.

Westly E. Sheldon, PETERBOROUGH
Tuesday, January 26, 1999
PETERBOROUGH - Westly E. Sheldon, 89, of Greenfield Road, died yesterday at the Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough.
He was born in Plainville, Conn., the son of Earle Westly and Cora (Livingston) Sheldon.
He moved to Bennington at an early age and attended local schools there, as well as schools in Milford and the Mt. Hermon School for Boys in Northfield, Mass.
Before World War II, he worked for the U.S. Post Office, and was an avid amateur pilot and motorcycle enthusiast.
During the war, he served in Douglas, Ga., as a flight instructor for the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1945, he traveled to Greece, and established a malaria control aerial program for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. He later joined the U.S. State Department as a foreign service officer, and served for 30 years in Greece, Pakistan, Lebanon, Italy, Iran and Washington, D.C. He returned to Peterborough after retiring in 1977.
He was a life member of the Congregational Church, Bennington.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary (Woodvine) Sheldon of Peterborough; a daughter, Margaret Chase of Henniker; a son, William Sheldon of Jaffrey; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Congregational Church, Bennington. The Rev. Daniel Poling, pastor, will officiate. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Bennington.
Donations may be made to the Peterborough Ambulance Service, Peterborough 03458 or to the Congregational Church, Bennington 03242. 
Woodbury & Son Funeral Service in Peterborough is in charge of arrangements.

Earl G. Dearborn, TILTON
Tuesday, January 26, 1999
TILTON - Earl G. Dearborn, 89, formerly of Tilton and Franklin, died Sunday at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton.
He was born in Franklin and lived there until moving to Tilton several years ago.
He was a self-employed painter for many years, working throughout the Twin Rivers area.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel (Davis) Dearborn.
He is survived by two stepsons, Stanley Parris of Franklin and Max Parris of Missouri; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and three stepsisters, Jean Herman of Broomfield, Colo., Barbara Laughy of Lawton, Okla., and Neoma Robert of Northfield.
Spring burial will be in Franklin Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the New Hampshire Veterans Home, P.O. Box 229, Tilton 03276.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home in Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Amy S. Beckford, TILTON
Tuesday, January 26, 1999
TILTON - Amy S. Beckford, 21, died Sunday at Franklin Regional Hospital from injuries sustained in a car accident.
She was born in Derry and lived in Derry and Freemont before moving to Franklin several years ago. She was a graduate of Franklin High School, Class of 1997, and was attending Hesser College.
She was employed as a certified nurse's aide at Merrimack County Nursing Home, Boscawen. She was formerly employed at Knox Mountain Foods and Burger King in Tilton.
She was a member of Roger's Rangers, a colonial reenactment group, and was a communicant of St. Paul's Church.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Dawn and Robert Bachler of Franklin; her father and stepmother, Bruce and Darlene Beckford of Grafton; a sister, Elizabeth Beckford of Fort Lee, Va.; four brothers, Thomas Bachler of Franklin, Michael Bachler of Fort Riley, Kan., William Bachler of Manchester and Derek Beckford of Windham; a stepsister, Phaedra Laushance of Claremont; a stepbrother, Jeffrey Thornton of Mechanicsville, Va.; paternal grandparents, Adelard and Theresa Bachler of Northfield; maternal grandfather, Donald Thompson, of Andover, Mass.; paternal grandparents, Waldo and Jackie Beckford of Grafton; a close friend and companion, Ryan Griffin of Tilton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Calling hours will be held today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. in St. Paul's Church. Spring burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Franklin.

William M. O'Connor, FALMOUTH, Maine
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
FALMOUTH, Maine - William M. O'Connor, 42, of Falmouth, Maine and Concord, died Jan. 17 in Portland, Maine.
He was born in Concord, Mass., the son of Jay and Jacqueline (Montgomery) O'Connor.
In addition to his mother of Falmouth, Maine, and his father of Marco Island, Fla., he is survived by three brothers, Jay O'Connor Jr. of Scarborough, Maine, Christopher O'Connor of Chatham, N.J., and Michael O'Connor of Falmouth, Maine; a sister, Colleen O'Connor of Freeport, Maine; two nieces and eight nephews.
Services were private.
Donations may be made to the Maine Medical Center Development Office, 22 Bramhall, Portland, Maine 04102.
Hay & Peabody Funeral Home in Portland, Maine, is in charge of arrangements.

Bruce E. Alexander, CANTERBURY
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
CANTERBURY - Bruce E. Alexander, 55, of North West Road, died Monday at Concord Hospital.
He was born in Manchester, the son of Maurice and Gladys (Page) Alexander.
He was a graduate of Manchester West High School and he received an associate's degree in human services from the New Hampshire Technical Institute.
He was a mental health worker for New Hampshire Hospital for 23 years.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was predeceased by a brother, Richard Alexander.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Joyce (Burbank) Alexander of Canterbury; a sister, Beverly Alexander-Caylor of Concord; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., Concord.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 1 p.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Concord. The Rev. Albert Timothy will be the celebrant. Spring burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Canterbury.
Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 10 Merrimack St., Suite 1, Manchester 03103-2244 or to the Penacook Rescue Squad, Penacook 03303.

Robert C. Meyer, Bow
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
Bow - Robert C. Meyer, 72, formerly of Putney Road, died Monday at home after a sudden illness. He had recently been living in Penacook.
He was born in Bronxville, N.Y., the son of Frank and Marguerite (Massie) Meyer.
He attended Bryant College in Providence, R.I., and served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Italy and Greece.
He worked as a wholesale salesman in New York and Pennsylvania for many years and then was in home construction and home supplies in New Hampshire.
He was predeceased by his wife, Marie (Lehtinen) Meyer.
He is survived by a son, Robert Meyer of Lebanon; a daughter, Linda Hodgdon of Epsom; three grandchildren; a brother, Adrian Meyer of Peru, Mass.; a nephew and some cousins.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Waters Funeral Home, 50 S. Main St., Concord.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. The Rev. Hays Junkin, rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will take place after the service in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord.
Donations may be made to the American Red Cross, Concord Area Chapter, 167 N. Main St., Concord 03301 or to the American Cancer Society, c/o Luella Myers, volunteer memorial chairperson, 227 Pleasant St., Suite 226, Concord 03301.

Christina V. Hawk, NORTHWOOD
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
NORTHWOOD - Christina V. Hawk, 75, of Blakes Hill Road, died yesterday at Concord Hospital after a sudden illness.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Charles and Rosemary (Murtha) Patak. She lived in College Point, N.Y., for many years, moving to Northwood in 1980.
She is survived by her husband, Vincent Hawk Sr. of Northwood; two daughters, Patricia Infante of Northwood and Rosemary Costanzo of Center Barnstead; a son, Vincent Hawk Jr. of Milford; four grandchildren; four brothers, William Patek of Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y., Francis Patak of Largo, Fla., Robert Patek of Borger, Texas, and Edward Patek of Holmes Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Rosemary McCormack of Storrs, Conn., and Eleanor Gress of Franklin Square, Long Island, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Perkins Funeral Home, 60 Main St., Pittsfield.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Northwood. The Rev. George Majika, pastor, will be the celebrant.

Howard C. Frink, KEENE
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
KEENE - Howard C. Frink, 76, of McKinley Street, died yesterday at the Cheshire Medical Center in Keene.
He was born in Keene, the son of Roy and Dorothy (Davis) Frink.
He was a lifelong Keene resident, and attended Keene schools. He was a 1942 graduate of Keene High School.
He served in Europe during World War II with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a technical sergeant. He also served with the 423rd Armed Services Band.
He was employed as the chef at New England College, Henniker, for 23 years.
He was an active member of St. James Episcopal Church, Keene, where he sang in the church choir for 50 years and served as a member of the vestry.
He was predeceased by a brother, Elbert Frink.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Frink of Keene; a daughter, Karen Frink of Auburn; a son, Kevin Frink of Peterborough; three granddaughters; a brother, Donald Frink of Roanoke, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. James Episcopal Church, 44 West St., Keene. The Rev. L. Murdock Smith, rector, will officiate. Private burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. James Church Music Fund, c/o St. James Episcopal Church, 44 West St., Keene 03431.
The Foley Funeral Home in Keene is in charge of arrangements.

Marjorie L. Joy, NEW DURHAM
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
NEW DURHAM - Marjorie L. Joy, 54, relative of area residents, died Sunday after a long illness.
She was born in Concord, the daughter of Robert and Hazel (Benware) Little.
She lived in New Durham all her life.
She was a housewife and mother, and later worked for Pittsfield Weaving Company.
She enjoyed sewing and crafts.
She is survived by two sons, Earl Joy II and Michael Joy, both of Alton; two daughters, Marjorie O'toole and Anne Marie Joy, both of Alton; six grandchildren; her sisters, Priscilla, Betsy and Mary Bennett, all of Wolfeboro; four brothers, Richard Little, Robert Little, John Little and Gerald Little, all of Wolfeboro.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the Community Church of Alton, Church Street, Alton. 
The R. M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home in Rochester is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred E. Mason, EPSOM
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
EPSOM - Mildred E. "Millie" Mason, 70, a former Concord resident, died Friday at Hospice House in Concord.
She was born in Nelson, the daughter of Frank and Mildred (Sherrick) Kendall.
She was employed at Sears for more than 20 years.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the Heartbreak City Fan Club. She was an avid fan of country music.
She was predeceased by two sons, Bruce and David.
She is survived by a son, Ronald Mason of Menlo Park, Calif.; a daughter, Jacqueline Mason of Allenstown; four grandchildren; and three brothers, Frank Kendall, Kenneth Kendall and Richard Kendall, all of Concord.
Calling hours will be held Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., Concord.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 90 Clinton St., Concord. Bishop Harry Hadaway Jr. will officiate. Interment will take place after the service in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Concord SPCA, 130 Washington St., Penacook 03303.

Bradford Herrick III, PENACOOK
Wednesday, January 27, 1999
PENACOOK - Bradford T. Herrick III, 37, of South Main Street, died Monday at home after an unexpected illness.
He was born in Ellsworth, Maine, the son of Bradford and Sara (Lorefice) Herrick.
He had lived in Penacook for the past two years, but had spent most of his life residing in Madison, Maine.
He was a 1980 graduate of the Madison, Maine High School.
He is survived by his mother Sara Valgean of Mission Viejo, Calif.; a brother, Thomas Herrick of Manchester; and several cousins.
Calling hours will be held Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Home, 15 Birch St., Derry.


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