Published DateLACONIA — William "Bill" G. Sturgeon, 88, of 1207 Old North Main Street died at his home on Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Bill was born October 12, 1924 in Belmont, N.H., the son of the late Joseph and Mary Sturgeon. He was a longtime resident of Laconia and had served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
For forty years, Bill had been employed as a flooring installer, working at Lougee Robinson in Laconia and at Lumbertown in Meredith, N.H. He retired in 1988.
Bill was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Laconia Post #1670 and enjoyed motorcycling, carpentry and ice fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Fern (Landry) Sturgeon, of Laconia, NH; two daughters, Nancy Morgan of Wilton, NSW, Australia and Debra Lacroix of Plymouth, N.H.; four grandchildren, Eric Lacroix, Joshua Lacroix, Danielle Rowe and Megan Lacroix; five great grandchildren, Emily, Sara, Zoriayn, Rosalyn and Ronan Lacroix and many nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by four brothers, Leo, Arthur, "Bunny" Gerard and Lou Sturgeon and by two sisters, Marie Snow and Irene Ouellette.
Memorial calling hours will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 10:30 AM at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 or to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
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.