Charline Ann McLean, 65

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BELMONT — Charline Ann McLean, 65, of 328 Union Road, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, surrounded by her family.

She was born on July 16, 1952, in New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of the late Leonard and Viola (Mcmann) Gamblin. Charline worked as a secretary for Lakes Region Community College. Charline loved to canoe, camping and especially enjoyed good times with her family.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Robert McLean of Belmont, one son, Wayne McLean of Belmont and two brothers; Sam Gamblin and his wife Monica of Gilmanton and Glen Gamblin and his wife Sheri of New Brunswick, Canada. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Richard Gamblin and her sister, Peggy Bunalske.

There will be no calling hours.

A celebration of life will be held in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Franklin VNA & Hospice, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to