Published DateLACONIA — Anita O. Dunn, 83, of 136 Pine Street, died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Sunday, February 3, 2013 after a period failing health.
Ms. Dunn was born March 26, 1929 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of Arthur Joseph and Ida Marie (Clairmont) Lavoie.
Ms. Dunn was a lifelong resident of 136 Pine Street, in Laconia, N.H. She attended Saint Joseph School (Sacred Heart Parish) in Laconia, after elementary school she attended Assumption Academy in Nicolet, Province of Quebec, Canada. She received her Associates Degree from Belknap College in Center Harbor, N.H.
Ms. Dunn was a Cub Scout Den Mother for Troop 62 at Sacred Heart Church for six years. She was employed by Mr. Herbert Tuchman as Business Manager of Golden View Health Care Center, in Meredith, N.H. for a period of ten years. She then worked for Mr. Thomas Matzke as Business Administrator at Mountain Ridge Health Care Center in Franklin, N.H. until her retirement in 1991. She was an Ombudsman for the State of New Hampshire for over five years. She worked part-time for Attorney Scott D. McGuffin in an administrative position until she reached the age of 70.
Survivors include her six sons and daughters-in-law, Calvin and Tammy Dunn of Laconia, N.H., Clayton and Rosemary Dunn of Belmont, N. H., Raymond and Darlene Dunn of Chesterfield, N.H., Richard Dunn of Laconia, N.H., David Dunn and Carol Dow of Meredith N.H., Daniel Dunn and Tonya Rapter of Gilford, N. H.; one daughter, Annette M. Dunn, of Laconia, N.H.; fourteen grandchildren, Calvin III, Amy, Laura and Brandon Dunn, Christy and Casey Dunn, Michael and Karah Dunn, Justin and Brianna Dunn, Cadie and Carrie Dunn, Travis and Kelsey Dunn, ten great-grandchildren, Steven Dunn, Calsey and Morgan Fontaine, Dominic, Alexander and Danika Ballou, Ashlynn Ida Marie and Connor Dunn, Aubree Dunn and Parker Ashton. She was predeceased by her sister, Annette M. Lavoie, in 1927, her father in 1968, her mother in 1990 and her brother, Arthur, in 2008.
According to her wishes, there will be no calling hours.
A Private Burial Service will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the WLNH Children's Auction, PO Box 7326, Gilford, NH 03247.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.