Published DateALTON BAY — Louise Ada (Hodgdon) Rollins, 63, of 1300 Mt. Major Highway, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in her home after a courageous battle with respiratory illness.
She was born in Laconia, the daughter of Kenneth and June (Merrill) Hodgdon. Louise worked for several years as an LPN for St. Francis Home, Sunbridge of Wolfeboro and for Newfound Area Nursing Association. She also worked as a realtor for JG Realty of Gilford before her retirement in 2007. Louise was an avid yardsaler, loved gardening and working in the yard. She enjoyed working on Ebay and going to auctions. She loved the ocean. Louise spent as much time as she could at Wells Beach, ME where she loved walking along the beach listening to the surf break. Louise was active in fundraising for Gabe's Fund.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Raymond Rollins of Alton Bay, one son, Steven Rollins of Weirs Beach, one daughter, Lisa Rollins of Alton Bay, one brother, Steven D. Hodgdon and his wife Marlene of Hatley, WI, one sister, Mary Lou Baker of Gilford, one step sister, Sue Jones of Hillsborough, three grandchildren, Cassandra Weeks, Brooke Rollins and Gabriel Fiore and many nieces and nephews and friends.
There will be no calling hours.
Funeral services will be celebrated on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10 AM at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia. Burial will follow at 12 Noon at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Gabe's Fund, C/O Lakes Region Community College, 379 Belmont Road, Laconia, NH 03246 or to the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH. 03246
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 .