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James L. Lambert, Sr., 79

FRANKLIN — James Lee Lambert, Sr., 79, a resident of Franklin, died at his home following a period of failing health, January 6, 2015. He was born in St. Louis, Mo., July 23, 1935, son of the late James W. and Alberta O. (Eddington) Lambert. He spent his youth and was schooled in Fayetteville, N.C. and graduated from Fayetteville Tech with an Associates Degree. He moved from the Villages in Florida to Tilton in 2000.
He was a Mason and member of the Masonic Lodge in Hope Mill, N.C. Jim enlisted in the U. S. Army, March 5, 1953 in St. Louis and retired as a Master Sergeant, February 28, 1974 at Ft. Bragg, NC after serving honorably for 21 years. He served a tour in Korea, two tours in Vietnam and three tours in Germany. He was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Army Occupational Medal (Germany) Good Conduct Medal (2nd and 5th awards), National Defense Service Medal w/OLC, Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Bronze Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 Device, Army Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Expert Badge Rifle M-14 and Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Silver Star. Jim enjoyed fishing and growing vegetables in his garden.
He was predeceased by his parents, his previous wife, Martha Lambert, a brother, Leonard and sister, Glenda.
He leaves his wife Barbara (Dube) Warren-Lambert of Franklin, sons, James L. Lambert, Jr. and his wife Maude of Hamilton, Ohio, and Carl Lambert of Fayetteville, N.C. Daughters, Debra Lamere of Tilton, Cynthia Azilone of Taguay Marina, N.C. and Tina Jackson of Hope Mills, N.C. Two step daughters, Cathi Cook of Belmont and Susan Marcoux of Concord. Five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 8, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road, Tilton.
Jim will be buried with military honors in the family lot at Lafayette Cemetery Park in Fayetteville, NC.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton, N.H. Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Jim's name to the Franklin VNA and Hospice, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Terry Leonard, 51

LACONIA — Terry Leonard, 51, resident of Laconia and Belmont most of his life, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Nashua Hospital after a long illness.

He was born in Phoenix, Arizona on December 13, 1963 son of Jeanette Moulton and step father, Allen Huckins. Terry was predeceased by his twin brother, Larry Leonard.

Terry worked at Freudenberg for many years before becoming ill.

He is survived by his mother, stepfather, daughter, Ashley Leonard, son, Dylan Leonard, three brothers, Lenny Leonard, Ben Leonard and Michael Huckins, aunts, uncle and cousins.

Terry will truly be missed. There will be no calling hours or graveside services.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 08:19

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Rose Marie Patten, 64

TILTON — Rose Marie Patten, 64, of 480 Laconia Road, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on January 26, 1950 in Franklin, the daughter of Harold and Gertrude (LaClair) Hollins. Rose Marie worked for several years as a Assembly Worker for Beede Electric. She enjoyed motorcycle riding and loved bingo. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was known as a wonderful woman, a loving wife, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, James Patten of Tilton, her son, Benjamin Miller and his wife Diana of North Carolina, her daughter, Tammy Holso and her husband Bruce of Webster, three step daughters; Jamie Magoon of Franklin, Carrie Chase and her husband Joseph of Tilton and Khristine Patten of Tilton, one brother, Robert Hollins of Lakeport, three sisters; Carol Nedeau of Gilford, Brenda Patten of Tilton and Linda Rollins and her husband Robert of Northfield, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one brother, Harold Hollins and one sister, Mary Sulloway.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Payson Center for Cancer Care, C/O Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301.

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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Joan B. Shaw, 94

LACONIA — Joan Beatrice Shaw, 94, of Sandhurst Drive, a lifelong resident of Laconia, passed away January 1, 2015.
She was born April 7, 1920, daughter of the late Valere F. and Kilda (Fillion) Drouin. She worked for the Laconia State School for 26 years first being a nurses aid and then a secretary as she became older. Joan also was a volunteered for the American Red Cross for the Laconia Blood Drive as well as the New Hampshire VNA & Hospice in Laconia, helping in the office for many years.
Joan enjoyed reading, collecting small figurines and above all spending time with family. Being a lifelong resident of Laconia, she enjoyed tracing the routes of her family's travels on maps and reminiscing and visiting with family and friends about Laconia and its history.
She is survived by two daughters, Claudette Kellow of Laconia and Carol Jones and her husband, Jack also of Laconia, a brother, Larry Drouin and his wife, Joan of Belmont, a son-in-law, John Gendron, a sister, Edith Wilbraham of Ohio, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her husband, Herman Eugene Shaw, a daughter, Brenda Gendron, a son-in-law, Leonard Kellow, Dora McEslin, Morris Drouin, Leo Drouin, Alice Laurence, John Drouin, Rita Flack and Patrica Hollingshead.
There will be no calling hours.
All services will be held in the spring.
For those that wish, Memorial contributions may be made Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia NH 03246 or The Laconia Salvation Army, 177 Union Avenue, Laconia NH 03246.
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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 08:36

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