Published DateLACONIA — Colleen V. Bombardier, 89, of 25 Union Avenue, died peacefully on February 26, 2013 at Concord Hospital, Concord, N.H.
Born in Northumberland, N.H, August 26, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Alma (Ducharme) Johnson. She attended school in Groveton, N.H. and lived most of her life in Laconia, N.H.
Mrs. Bombardier worked many years with her deceased husband, Leon, at the Lynch Paint Center in Laconia from 1963 to 1990.
Family members include her daughter, Virginia Harris and son-in-law, Fred Harris, of Manchester and daughter, Cheryl McAvenia, of Laconia and son, Edward P. Johnson, who passed away in 1998. She was also predeceased by her sister, Carolyn, and brother, Lawrence, of Groveton, N.H. Other family members include her four grandchildren, Fred Harris, Jr., Steven E. Harris, Connie Murabito, Charles McAvenia and families; five great grandchildren and several nephews, nieces and cousins. She leaves behind many loving friends, especially Mike and Sharon Morin and children, Jennifer and Leslie.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 4:00-7:00PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N. H.
Burial will be in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, N.H. on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 11:00AM.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Merrimack County Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center, 325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303.
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.