BELMONT — Arthur A. Guilmett, 72, of 334 Dutile Road, died on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia.
Mr. Guilmett was born December 6, 1940 in Laconia, N.H., the son of the late Arthur E. and Pauline M. (Dulac) Guilmett.
Mr. Guilmett was a long time resident of the Laconia/Belmont area. He graduated from Laconia High School in 1959 and served in the U. S. Navy from 1962. He had been employed at Allen Rogers for 16 ½ years and at Quin-T Corp. for 17 years before retiring in December, 2002.
Mr. Guilmett was a communicant of St. Joseph Parish, Belmont. He was a life member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks #876, a life member of the Belknap County Sportsmens Association, a former member of the St. Jean's Society, was 3rd Degree Knight and 4th Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus and was also a past member and officer of the Lakes Region Management Club.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Florence (Nadeau) Guilmett, of Belmont; three sons, Arthur J. Guilmett and his wife, JoAnn, of Plymouth, Christopher A. Guilmett and his wife, Marlee, of Laconia and Michael S. Guilmett and his wife, Kimberly, of Rapid City, S.D.; a daughter, Brenda C. Guilmett, of Franklin; three grandchildren, Jared Guilmett and Garrett Guilmett both of Laconia and Kathleen Guilmett of Plymouth; a brother, Mark M. Guilmett, and his wife, Deborah, of Farmington; a sister, Alice, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 4-7 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, October 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 96 Main Street, Belmont, N.H.
Burial will be on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Lorraine & Sylvio Labbe Scholarship c/o of the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 7312, Gilford, NH 03247-7312 or to the Lakes Region General Hospital Oncology/Hematology Department, 80 Highland 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.