Peter M. Tibbetts, 52

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BELMONT — Peter Murray Tibbetts, 52, passed away after a brief illness on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Peter was born on Dec. 17, 1965, in Laconia, to the late Wanda Tibbetts.
Peter graduated from the New Hampshire Vocational Technical College with a degree in graphic arts in 1986. He married his high school sweetheart, Deirdre Tibbetts in 1989. Peter was the lodge manager for the Laconia Elks Lodge 876.
Peter was a quiet, gentle man who loved his family with everything he had. Peter enjoyed cooking new recipes he learned from the Food Network channel. He was often traveling to new destinations with his wife and many friends. Peter enjoyed collecting sports memorabilia and scratch tickets.
Peter leaves behind his wife of 28 years, Deirdre (Fortier) Tibbetts; his son Kyle Tibbetts and wife Ashley; his daughter, Kayla Tibbetts and the twinkle of his eye, Cali Mae Tibbetts; brother-in-law, Brian Fortier and partner John Murray; sister-in-law, Allyson Shea and husband Tobias Shea; nieces and nephews, Gabriel, Natalie and Everett Shea; and many countless friends.
In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his grandparents, Carroll and Ethel Tibbetts.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by an Elks service at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A celebration of life will follow the services at the Laconia Elks, 17 Sugarbush Lane, Gilford.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial. go to