Published DateLACONIA — Stephen Louis Rapter, Jr. of Laconia and Weirs Beach died at his home on Thursday, July 4, 2013.
Stephen was born August 2, 1942 and was a lifelong resident of Laconia. He worked for the Laconia State School until its closing and later worked at the New Hampshire State Hospital, Concord until he retired. Stephen had a passion for the water. He loved boating, scuba diving and swimming and also enjoyed snowmobiles and motorcycle riding too.
He was predeceased by his father Stephen Louis Rapter, Sr. and his mother Lillian Dorothy (Magoon) Cox.
He is survived by his daughter Tonya Rapter of Gilford and her mother Lois Chase of Laconia; three brothers; Theodore Baldwin of Lynn, MA, Alva Wylie of Laconia and Lloyd Wylie of Laconia. Also several nieces and nephews and his second wife, Sue Rapter Williams.
There are no calling hours.
A graveside service will held at the Greenvale Cemetery, Greenfield, NH on Saturday, July 27, 2013.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneu-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 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.