Wilfred "Willy" E. Fleury
NORTHFIELD — Wilfred E. Fleury, 72, of Northfield, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia following a lengthy period of failing health.
Willy was born in Franklin, August 30, 1941, son of the late, Arthur J. and Marie Anne (Saucier) Fleury. He spent his youth and schooled in Franklin, living there until later moving to Northfield 48 years ago.
He worked for many years as a loader operator, working with the former P&S and then NCS Sand and Gravel in Belmont for over 20 years. He retired as a loader operator after working for the Town of Northfield Highway Department.
Willy enjoyed the outdoors and time ice fishing and rabbit hunting. He especially enjoyed fishing for hornpout. He enjoyed his home and spending time with family and friends. Wilfred was a parishioner of St Gabriel Parish-St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Tilton.
His family includes his wife of 52 years, Claire A. (Parent) Fleury of Northfield; daughters, Lisa M. Gagne and husband, Paul of Northfield, Michele A. Welcome and husband Stan of Sanbornton; four grandchildren, Kara, Ryan, Meaghan and Michael; his sister, Rita Fleury of Henderson, Nev.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Sunday, Dec. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Chestnut Street in Tilton. Spring burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Tilton.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Willy's name to the Franklin Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, 75 Chestnut St. in Franklin, 03235.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com