Janet Stahl, 79

Janet Stahl, 79

LACONIA — Janet (MacDonald) Stahl passed away on July 4, 2017 after a courageous battle with colon cancer.

Janet was born in Sandwich on Feb. 16, 1938. She was the daughter of Ernest Sr. and Ethel (Diack) MacDonald.

Janet lived in Oklahoma for 52 years before moving back to New Hampshire eight years ago. Janet and her husband, operated two restaurants in Oklahoma for many years.

Janet was a very quiet person by nature with a very loving soul. She loved to read and do word searches, but mostly she loved to spend time with family and her beloved dogs, Abby and Fuzz.

Janet leaves behind her daughter, Bonnie Buss, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, all of Oklahoma; two sisters, Yvonne Bristol of Hanover, and RoseMarie Bastraw of Laconia; a brother, Clyde MacDonald, also of Laconia; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Charles Stahl; brothers, Ernest MacDonald Jr., and Alfred MacDonald; a sister, Patricia Brunt; sister-in-law, Sandra MacDonald; and brother-in-law, John Bastraw.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial please visit www.wilkinsobeane.com.