BELMONT — Donna Lee (Gilbert) Marcoux, 52, of 6 Gove Drive, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on July 5, 1961 in Laconia, the daughter of Arthur J. Sr. and Sandra (Jewell) Gilbert. Donna worked for Anna Lee Dolls for ten years and also for NH Ball Bearing as a cleaner/finisher. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish in Belmont. Donna was an antique car enthusiast. She spent many hours with her husband attending cruise nights and car shows. She also was a fan of the 1950s era.
She is survived by her husband, Dennis E. Marcoux of Belmont, three brothers; Arthur Gilbert and his fiancé Tina Berg of Belmont, Dennis Gilbert and his significant other Juanita Berg of Laconia and Paul Gilbert and his wife Bonnie of Franklin, one sister, Belinda Cotton and her husband Joe of Gilmanton and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents.
Calling hours will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. In keeping with the passion Donna had for cruise nights, guests are encouraged to come in their vintage automobiles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Saint Joseph Parish, 96 Main Street, Belmont. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2013 at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO BOX 572, Laconia, NH 03247 or to the Santa Fund of the Greater Lakes Region, PO Box 7454 Laconia, NH 03247.
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.