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Harold E. Tefft, Jr., 77

LACONIA — Harold "Hal" E. Tefft, Jr. 77, of Lakeport died onMonday, July 15, 2013 at the CRVNA Hospice House in Concord after

a brief illness.

Harold was born in Laconia on May 22, 1936 the son of the late Councilman Harold E. and Callista (Oswell) Tefft.

After graduation from Laconia High School class of 1954 he received a Bachelor's Degree from Lafayette College in 1958 and

attended Rutgers's University for post-graduate studies in chemistry.

Harold retired after working as a chemist for the State of New Hampshire in Concord.

An avid animal lover and protector he rescued many cats and was especially fond of German shepherd dogs, having many over the years.

Harold is survived by Diane E. Tefft; two sisters, Mary-Alice Kapplain and Patricia "Ginger" Ryan and twelve nieces and nephews.

Harold was a communicant of Our Lady of the Lakes Church and in accordance with his wishes there will be no calling hours.

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the family plot at Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, NH.

Harold requested that memorial donations be made on his behalf to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia,

NH 03247.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-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.

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