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Della L. Laraway, 87

BELMONT — Della L. Laraway, 87, of Turkey Drive, died at the Belknap County Nursing Home on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Mrs. Laraway was born Feb. 22, 1927 in Hardwick, Vt., the daughter of the late William and Violet (Leonard) Weeks. Mrs. Laraway resided in Laconia for 40 years before moving to Belmont 23 years ago.

She had been employed at Vernitron and Walmart before retiring in 2007. During the 1960s and 1970s, Mrs. Laraway was involved with foster parenting.

Survivors include two sons, Roger J. Laraway and his wife, Lila, of Belmont, and Robert F. Laraway and his wife Deborah of Tilton; eight grandchildren, April, Perley, Virginia, Robert, Hannah, Jessica, Carmen, and Paul; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Laraway was predeceased by her husband, Perley F. Laraway in 2001; and by four brothers, William, Henry, Charles and David; and by a sister, Catherine.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH

03246, or to the Belknap County Nursing Home Activities Fund, 30 County Drive, Laconia, NH 03246.

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.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014 08:41

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Barbara J. Jewell, 56


CONCORD — Barbara Jean Jewell, 56, of Laconia passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia.

She was born in Reno, Nev., the daughter of Richard and Anita (Sinotte) Jewell Jr.

Barbara was a charter member of the fraternal order of Eagles and the Family Fraternity of the Moose. She enjoyed shopping, camping, traveling making quilts, and helping others with any needs they had.

Survivors include her mother, Anita T. Jewell of Pembroke; sons, Nathan E. Glodgett and his fiancée Ashley Cate of Laconia, and Derek R. Glodgett Sr. and his wife Christina M. of Franklin; brothers, Douglas R. Jewell of Pembroke, and Michael J. Jewell of Loudon; a sister, Deborah Hanson and her husband, Stephen, of Epsom; grandchildren, Madhson Glodgett, Brianna Blake, Angelina Glodgett, Derek Richard Glodgett Jr. and Tyler Barry; also numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Jewell Jr.; and a sister, Theresa A. Raymond.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home 209 North Main St. in Concord. Private graveside services will be held later.

Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered at www.bennettfuneral.com

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014 08:38

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Alexis K. LeRoy

LACONIA — Alexis Kay LeRoy entered this world Sunday, July 13. During her brief time here on Earth she brought an abundance of love and laughter to every life she touched. There are no words to express the magnitude of sorrow that accompanies the loss when she became an angel on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.

She is survived by her mother Katie Lynn LeRoy, family and friends as numerous as the stars.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A funeral service will immediately follow at 6 p.m., also at the funeral home.

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.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014 08:32

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D'Amour leads Wolves to win in home opener

LACONIA — The Metropolitan Junior Hockey League New England Wolves, the new Junior Hockey team playing out of the Laconia Ice Arena, scored a dramatic victory over the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs in their home opener on Saturday evening.
Tied at the end of regulation and playing in front of a crowd of more than 250 fans, the Wolves, comprised of players aged 15-20, registered the dramatic 6-5 victory via an 8 round shootout, against the established and nationally recognized NH Monarchs program from Hooksett.
Pacing the scoring was local Belmont/ Gilford High School player Andrew D'Amour, who notched the first ever goal in the history of the program, then added another goal and an assist in the effort.
In total, the Wolves team has seven New Hampshire players participating; Dillon Smith, Bryce Ricker, Connor O'Neil, Brogan Hurst, Josh Grasso, Owen Richard and D'Amour, and also has players from as far away as Montana, Quebec and Moscow, Russia.
In addition to the on-ice action, Broadway North Dance Studio in Belmont provided intermission entertainment via "Wolves Dancers".
The MJHL New England Wolves return to action next weekend for 3 games in 3 days, 2 of which (Saturday at 4:15 p.m. and Sunday at 1:45 p.m.) at the Laconia Ice Arena.
Saturday's game against the Valley JR Warriors will feature free children's face painting.
For more information, visit- www.americanhockeyinstitute.com or www.scoringconcepts.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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