LACONIA — Yolanda Ann Dinan, 85, of 161 Massachusetts Avenue, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Thursday, December 26, 2013.
Mrs. Dinan was born May 24, 1928 in Aldenville, Mass., the daughter of the late Roland and Lucille (Saint Pierre) Leclerc. She resided in Auburn, N.H. for years before moving to Laconia in 1968.
Mrs. Dinan had been employed with the Food Service Department of the Laconia School District at the Memorial Middle School for many years. She was an avid square dancer, loved to crochet and spend time at the beach and with her great grandchildren.
Survivors include three sons, Gary Dinan and his wife, Cynthia, of Laconia, Timothy Dinan and his wife, Kelly, of Belmont and James Dinan of Gilford; three grandchildren, Jaymie Paquette, Brittni Dinan and Heather Thurber; three great grandchildren; Caleb, Madison and Abbigail Paquette; two brothers, George Leclerc of Massachusetts and Rene Leclerc of Massachusetts; two sisters, Blandine Legrande of California and Theresa Grimshaw of Massachusetts and several nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dinan was predeceased by her husband of 32 years, Kenneth Dinan, in 1984, a son, Donald Dinan, in 1970, a sister, Margurite Skura and a brother, Normand Leclerc.
There will be no calling hours.
A Celebration of Life will be held on January 19, 2014 at Leavitt Park House, 334 Elm Street, Laconia, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Spring burial will be at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, PO Box 6123, 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.