Published DateLACONIA — Alfred Patrick "Fred" Lamere, 82, of 93 Court Street, died at the Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Fred Lamere was born January 11, 1931 in Laconia, N.H. He was the son of Lee W. and Mary (LaPlante) Lamere. Fred was a graduate of Laconia High School. In 1951, he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War, attaining the rank of Corporal.
Fred was Owner/Operator of Fred Lamere's Exxon Station for over fifty years. He enjoyed getting up every morning and going into work.
Fred pitched for a Laconia baseball team in the North East League and the Central League and was
a member of a local bowling league. He was an avid fan of the Boston sports' teams and his favorite team was the Red Sox. He enjoyed listening to them on his radio, while sitting in his favorite chair.
Fred is survived by his three daughters, Debra Lamere of Tilton, NH, Cathi-Anne Bean and fiancé, James Cook, of Belmont, NH, and Susan Marcoux and her husband, Tom, of Concord, N.H. He leaves behind five granddaughters; Stephanie Shepard of Laconia, N.H., Stacey Shepard and Samantha Bean,
both of Belmont, N.H., Paige Marcoux of Denver, Co. and Haley Marcoux of Concord, N.H. and one great grandson, Brady Patrick Kelley, of Belmont, N.H. He is also survived by three brothers, Lee C. Lamere of Florida, Paul Lamere and his wife, Marilyn, of Lakeport and Donald Lamere of Merrimack; two sisters,
Alice Lamere and Anne Lamere, both of Laconia and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind a group of wonderful friends that he met during his lifetime. Fred was predeceased by his parents, Lee W. and Mary (LaPlante) Lamere, a brother, Francis "Peanut" Lamere and a daughter, Mary Ellen Lamere.
Fred will be greatly missed for his kind words and his humor. His two favorite sayings were "Right on with Exxon" and "Stay out of the Hot Sun".
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 from 6:00-8:00PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H. on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:00AM.
Burial will follow in the family lot at St. Lambert Cemetery, Laconia, N.H. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 406 Court 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.