Published DateBELMONT — David E. Chamberlain, 76, of 341 Ladd Hill Road, died on Sunday April 28, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a long illness.
He leaves behind his loving family including his wife of 55 years, Beverly A. Hart; two daughters, Denise Lynn Betourne, and her husband, Norman A. of Gilmanton, Deborah C. Lee, and her husband, Theodore, of Bedford; two grandchildren, Ashley Smith and Lee Smith; 3 step grandchildren, Elisabeth Lee, Allison Lee, and Prescott Lee; a brother, Raymond Chamberlain, and his wife, June, of Gilford; a sister, Frances Cormier, and her husband, Ronald, of Gilford and several nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by a brother Alfred J. Chamberlain, Jr. and by two sisters, Theresa Pelkie and Elaine Harbour.
David was born November 23, 1936 in Franklin the son of Alfred J. and Ida R. (Bergeron) Chamberlain, Sr. He had been a resident of Belmont for the past fifty years.
David was head of maintenance for the Belknap County Nursing Home for many years and also for the Holy Trinity Catholic School. He was a life long member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks No. 876.
David was an avid wood-worker and enjoyed many hours working on family projects at his home. He also enjoyed spending time fishing on his boat with his wife and dog that he loved dearly. He loved to ride his motorcycle with his wife and their best friends.
David served in the New Hampshire National Guard from 1956 to 1963.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday May 4, 2013 at 12:30PM in the Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia, NH.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 6 Chenell Drive Ste. 260 Concord, NH 03301 and New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 and to American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St. Second Floor, Framingham, MA 01701.