Published DateGILFORD — Roland R. Bousquet, Sr., 79, of 1 Hedgewood Circle, died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H. on Friday, March 8, 2013.
Mr. Bousquet was born September 1, 1933 in Somersworth, NH, the son of Albert and Merilda (Plante) Bousquet. He resided in Laconia, NH for seventy years, before moving to Gilford, NH five years ago.
Mr. Bousquet was the co-owner and general manager for twelve years of Capt Bob's Fish Market in Laconia and Concord, NH. He was a member of the Army National Guard and American Legion. Mr. Bousquet was a most passionate fan of the Boston Red Sox.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Lois (Matott) Bousquet; his five children, Linda Bousquet, Cindy Benton and Kevin Morris, Dawna and Ray Ozzie, Debbie Blixt, Roland and Kathy Bousquet; his brother, George Bousquet; his ten grandchildren, Michelle, Janelle, Eric, Christine, Lura, Neil, Jill, Barry, Jaclyn and Julia; and his eleven great-grandchildren. Mr. Bousquet was predeceased by his brother, Albert Bousquet.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 9:30 am – 10:30 am in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 11:00 am, following calling hours, at St. Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that charitable donations be made in Roland's memory to either the Red Sox Foundation (www.redsoxfoundation.org) or the Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, NH, 03249.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.