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Robert E. Frame, Sr., 62

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BELMONT — Robert Edward Frame Sr., of Deanna Drive in Belmont, N.H. passed away Wednesday May 6, 2015 at the VA Hospital in Manchester. Robert was born in Franklin, N.H. on January 23, 1953, the son of George Elmer Frame and Clara Hale (Hamilton).
Robert most recently worked at Wal-Mart as a Cashier in Tilton. He also worked as a press operator for Freudenberg/NOK in Bristol and Laconia for 15 years. Robert served in the United States Navy. Robert was a volunteer firefighter for 18 years. He was an avid sports fan, especially of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox.
Survivors include his daughter Brittany of Bristol, his son Robert of Laconia, step-daughter Heather of Campton; his two sisters Shirley of Plymouth and Lydia of Belmont; his two brothers Chester (Chet) of El Paso, Tex. and George of Bristol and 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
A celebration of life will be held May 23, 2015 11 a.m. at the New Hampton Community Church, 14 Church Lane in New Hampton. Interment will be private at a later date
For those who wish, the family suggests that donations be made to the New Hampton Community Church or the New Hampton Village Cemetery.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 08:09

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Mary E. "Betty" Guay, 86

Mary E. "Betty" Guay, 86

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DOVER — Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Guay, 86, of 307 Plaza Drive, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at the Dover Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Dover.

She was born on Aug. 15, 1928, in Laconia, the daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Kozik) Suchocki.

In younger years, she worked as a secretary for Judge Tilton. She served as Deputy Register of Deeds for Strafford County for 10 years. She reopened Guay's Half Way Market on Union Avenue with her husband, Bob, in 1980. Later on she was a proofreader for a number of years for the Foster's Daily Democrat.

She was a lifelong communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Laconia and was also a long-time member of the Ladies Guild and the Catholic Daughters of America.

She loved trips to Foxwoods, bingo and crossword puzzles. Betty enjoyed trips to the beach and reading.

She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Waldron-Robinson and her husband, James, of South Berwick, Maine; five grandchildren, Jason Robinson and his wife Tesha Connors Robinson of Dover, Stephanie Robinson Taylor and her husband Jared of Anchorage, Alaska, Rick Waldron and his wife Rose Fortuna of Brooklyn, N.Y., Emily Robinson Catino and her husband Anthony of Milford and Jessica Robinson of Huston, Texas; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert A. Guay in 1995; one brother, Chester Suchocki; and one sister, Mildred Suchocki in 2012.

There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015, at St. Andre Bessette Parish – St. Joseph Church, 30 Church St., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family plot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Center for Health and Rehabilitation Activities Fund, 307 Plaza Drive, Dover, NH 03820

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 Tuesday, 12 May 2015 08:03

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Rufus W. McFarland, 92

Rufus W. McFarland, 92

MEREDITH — Rufus W. McFarland, 92, died Thursday, March 26, 2015, after a long period of failing health.

He was the husband of the late Kathlyn (Washburn) McFarland to whom he was married for 28 years.

He was born in Ross, Calif., the son of the late Linus and Celia (Fugate) McFarland, and lived in Acton, Mass., and Marlborough, Mass., for many years before moving to New Hampshire a few years ago.

Mr. McFarland was a World War II Navy veteran. He was stationed on the USS Missouri and was on the vessel for the surrender of Japan to the United States. Mr. McFarland worked as a welder and repairman for Suburban Welding in Marlborough for over 25 years and was a long-time member of the American Legion in Acton.

He is survived by one son, Robert McFarland of Port Orange, Fla.; three daughters, Barbara Brann and her husband Avard of Meredith, Joan Shaw and her husband Bill of Pepperell, Mass., Judith Leger and her husband Fred of Yarmouthport, Mass.; one sister, Nancy Palazzo and her husband Tony of Merced Calif.; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 16, at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Cemetery in Marlborough, Mass.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the New Hampshire Veterans Home, 139 Winter St. Tilton NH 03276

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 07:33

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Jonathan T. Hoyt, 68

Jonathan T. Hoyt, 68

BRIDGEWATER — Jonathan Tucker Hoyt of Bridgewater died April 23, 2015, in Laconia.

He was born in Southfield, Mass., on April 9, 1947, and later lived in Woodbridge, Conn., where he graduated from Amity Regional High School and Southern Connecticut State College> He had lived in New Hampshire for many years.

A self-styled "treasure seeker" Jon was a respected seller of antiques on eBay, in local auctions and markets. He was known for bantering with friends on Facebook and writing regular letters to the editor the Laconia Daily Sun. His favorite topics were Republicans, religion, gun control, the minimum wage and the dangers of smoking.

Jon, who was predeceased by his parents, Joseph Bixby Hoyt and June Prouty Hoyt; and his brother, J. Bixby Hoyt of Mechanicsburg, Pa.

He is survived by his sister, Martha Hoyt Kinsella of Portland, Ore.; and two nieces, Dylan Kinsella Alden of Limington, Maine, and Margaret Hoyt of Silver Spring, Md. He is also survived by his cousins, William Hoyt of Richmond, Va., Beth Moore of Quitman, Texas, Nancy Naylor of Richardson, Texas, Jim Wood of Wisconsin Dells, Wis., William Wood of Thornton, Colo., Diane Cole Hudson of Hernando, Fla., Donald Prouty of Princeton, Mass., and Rick Prouty of Framingham, Mass.

A summer gathering will take place on Newfound Lake to celebrate and remember his life. His final resting place will be in the mountains of New Hampshire where he enjoyed hiking and recreating in his earlier years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 07:10

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