Roberta Boynton, 74
MEREDITH — Roberta Anne Boynton, 74, of 125 Livingston Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Mrs. Boynton was born Oct. 3, 1939 in Laconia, the daughter of the late Bertha (Benoit) and Lorenzo "Larry" Beaudoin.
She was raised in Laconia and had been a resident of Virginia for more than 30 years before returning to Laconia. She had been employed by the Lakes Region General Hospital as a LNA for a number of years.
Mrs. Boynton was a member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks 876 and was a member of the Rebekahs in Ashland and also a member of the Meredith Center Grange.
Survivors include her husband, Lester W. Boynton, of Meredith; a son, Roy Vanover, of Reidsville, Ga.; two daughters, Tina Handerson of Grayson, Ga., and Lisa Paulson of Holbrook, Mass.; a stepson, Daniel Boynton, of Danbury; a stepdaughter, Teresa Girlets, of Vale, N.C.; many grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a brother, Richard Beaudoin, of Laconia; one niece and one nephew.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Boynton was predeceased by a son, Shawn Tobey; two daughters, Bonnie Tobey and Karen Cassavaugh; and a brother, Robert Beaudoin.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family lot at Green Grove Cemetery, Ashland.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, Po Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.