Published DateLACONIA — Dean A. Cameron, 87, of Belknap Street died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Sunday April 28, 2013. He was the widower of Laura Spooner Cameron who died in 1980.
Dean was born January 17, 1926 in Pittsfield, the son of Edward J. and Gladys Richardson Cameron. He was a graduate of Pittsfield High School, class of 1944. Dean went into the Army Air Corp. during World War II he was a Sargent and Tail Gunner of a B-17 bomber crew in the fifth (5th) Air Force. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre, and also in the occupation forces of Japan.
Dean was a member of the American Legion Post#75 in Pittsfield and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post# 1670 in Laconia.
Dean was a district manager for Endicott Johnson Shoe Corporation for 34 years. He supervised retail store operations in northern New England.
Family members include two sons; Dean S. Cameron and his wife Robin, of Barrington and Timothy J. Cameron and his wife Laura, of Gilford; three grandchildren, Amber Cameron of Manchester, Kyle Cameron and his wife Kalauna, of Kittery, ME., and Mandy Cameron of Barrington; two great grandchildren, Lily Mae Prystas and Dominick J. Cameron; a sister, Doris Bedell, of Pittsburg; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents Dean was predeceased by his brothers; Donald, Daniel and Richard Cameron and sisters Dorothy LeDuc and Therese Silva.
There are no calling hours.
A private Graveside Service will be held on Friday May 3, 2013 in Floral Park Cemetery, Pittsfield, NH.
In his memory, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Two Commerce Dr. Ste 110 Bedford, NH 03110 or the New Hampshire Food Bank Dept. F PO Box 9510 Manchester, NH 03108-9510.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 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.