MEREDITH — Thomas Gary Coyne, 55, passed away suddenly at his home on January 3, 2013 of natural causes.
Gary was born in Northampton, Mass. on January 8, 1958, the son of Robert and Judith (Park) Coyne. He graduated from Laconia High School where he was a star basketball player and attended Lowell University in Lowell, Massachusetts where he was on the varsity basketball team. For many years he was self-employed with extensive knowledge in all areas of real estate.
Gary enjoyed boating, bicycling, cross-country skiing and hiking. He will be remembered for his love of laughter and his great way of sharing humor with others. He was fond of animals and had a special love for his dog, "Putter."
Gary was predeceased by his father, Robert Coyne. He is survived by his mother, Judith (Park) Coyne, of Laconia, NH; a sister, Linda Coyne, of Jamaica Plain, Mass.; cousins, Julie Morin of Vermont and John Morin of Camden, Maine.
There will be no calling hours.
A private family service will be held at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Gilford, NH in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, N.H. 03247.
The Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. will be assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an on line memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.