WINNISQUAM — John Giguere, 78, of Winnisquam, died at his daughter's home on August 6, 2013 in Laconia.
Mr. Giguere was born November 25, 1934 in Laconia, the son of the late Adelard and Ruth (Brough) Giguere. He was a lifelong resident of Laconia. He was a 1955 graduate of Laconia High School where he was a member of the track team where he broke the state low and high hurdle record in 1954. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps.
Mr. Giguere was a former communicant of Our Lady of the Lakes Church in Lakeport where he served on the Board. Mr. Giguere had been employed at Lewis & Saunders for about 20 years and later was a co-owner of Scotia Corp.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Gloria Marie (Bissonnette) Giguere of Winnisquam, a son, John E. Giguere and his wife Karen of Chester, two daughters, Wanda Horton and her husband Mike of Laconia and LuAnne Fecteau of Laconia, four brothers; Robert Giguere of Laconia, William Giguere of Laconia, Maurice Giguere of Seattle, WA and David Giguere of Lawrenceville, GA, two sisters; Margaret Fanny of Florida and Joanne Price of Laconia, six grandchildren; Andrew Fecteau, Megan Fecteau, Emma Horton, Colin Horton, Jessica Giguere and Jenna Giguere and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his three brothers; Norman Giguere, Donald Giguere and George Harris and one sister, Arlene Little.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 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 on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish-St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H. Burial, with military honors, will follow in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, N. H. 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.