GILFORD — Esther M. (Harris) King, 86, of 127 Morrill Street, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.
Mrs. King was born July 3, 1927 in Gilford, N.H., the daughter of the late Arthur C. and Muriel (Rand) Harris.
In 1953 she went to New York City and worked as an executive secretary at the Christian & Missionary Headquarters. She remained in the New York/New Jersey area until retiring in 1990. At that time she returned to Gilford, N.H. Survivors include her husband, Julian D. King, of Gilford; a sister, Marion Harris, of Gilford; a sister-in-law, Sue Harris of Gilford; a brother-in-law, William Roberts of Concord and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. King was predeceased by a brother, Arthur Harris, Jr., in 1983 and by a sister, Arlene Roberts, in 2001.
A calling hour will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the LifeQuest Church, 115 Court Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hour at 11 a.m. also at the Church.
Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Gilford, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the LifeQuest Church, 115 Court Street, Laconia, N.H. 03246 or to The Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.
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.