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Doris M. Marcotte, 89

MEREDITH – Doris M. Marcotte, 89, of 153 Parade Road, formerly a longtime resident of Laconia, died Friday, January 02, 2015 at Lakes Region General Hospital.

She was born on August 8, 1925 in Northfield, Vermont, the daughter of the late Armand and Antoinette (Roux) Hebert. Doris was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Laconia for almost 60 years. She always held a deep love for Vermont and cherished spending time with her family. Doris enjoyed country and western music, especially Willie Nelson.

She is survived by her three sons; Lawrence Marcotte and his wife Elizabeth of Rollinsford, Robert Marcotte and his wife Cindy of Laconia and Raymond Marcotte and his wife Ellen of Portland, Maine, four daughters; Diane Jones and her husband Pete of Concord, Jacqueline Papathakis and her husband Michael of Roseville, Calif., Suzanne Mclean and her husband Ryan of Meredith and Theresa Estes and her husband Scott of Belmont, one brother, David Hebert of Alton and Florida, twelve grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Lionel Marcotte in 2000, one daughter, Rachel Marcotte, three brothers; Leon Hebert, Paul Hebert and Charles Hebert and three sisters; Ida Vielleux, Claire Jarvis and Marjorie Therien.

Calling hours will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015 at St. Andre Bessette Parish - Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue Laconia.

Burial will be held in the spring in the family lot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul PO BOX 6123-Lakeport, 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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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David A. Robinson, 69

MEREDITH — David A. Robinson, 69, of Meredith N.H., passed away on December 29, 2014.

Born on February 27, 1945 in Melrose, Mass. to the late David and Doris Robinson, he was educated in Melrose schools and graduated from Brown University, where he was a member of the hockey team and Kappa Sigma fraternity.

He is survived by his wife Claire "Carrie" Robinson of Meredith, son and wife Gregory and Deborah Robinson of Merrimack N.H., sister Patricia Bittermann of Portland, Maine and his loving shih-tzu companion Sophie along with many beloved in-laws, nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Dave was a veteran of the US Air Force and retired as President of H.T.Bailey Insurance Group after 35 years of dedicated service. But more than what he did, Dave was defined by his adventurous spirit, love of good food, great jokes and the company of those special to him.

He loved boating and living on Lake Winnipesaukee and spending part of each winter in Saint Maarten. Dave was an avid snowmobiler, golfer, skier, motorcyclist, car aficionado and prankster. He believed in animal rescue and sharing his talents and treasures widely to benefit others. He was an incredibly generous person.

Donations may be made in Dave's memory to the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) at D-HH/Geisel Office of Development, One Medical Center Drive, HB 7070, Lebanon NH 03756-0001 or your favorite animal rescue.

There will be no calling hours.

A celebration of Dave's life will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday January, 4 at the Church Landing in Meredith NH (312 Daniel Webster Highway). Please dress casually and bring your funny memories to share.

The Mayhew funeral home and Meredith Bay Crematorium are assisting the family with arrangements. To view Dave's book of memories go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014 07:28

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David B. Bienvenu, 56

BELMONT — David B. Bienvenu, 56, died December 24, 2014 at LRGHealthcare. He was born in Manchester, N.H. the son of Lester and Irene (Blessington) Bienvenu. He grew up in Manchester and attended a school in Pennsylvania before returning to New Hampshire.

David lived with the Bleiler family in Alexandria for quite a time. While there, he helped by working at their orchard: picking, washing, and packing the apples for distrubution. David also participated in the ski program of the Special Olympics, and loved to play and watch basketball. He later moved to live with the Partridge family in Belmont and participated in activities with the Lakes Region Community Services Council. He was often found helping with the watering of the community flowers in Veterans Square in Laconia, recycling with the Carey Spooner family in Gilford, and delivering newspapers around the Lakes Region.

To know David was to love him. He will be missed by his dear friends Donald and Violet.

He is survived by two sisters: Elizabeth Bienvenu of Manchester and Anne Peckett of Easton. Two neices and one nephew, grand neices and nephews, and cousins.

A memorial Mass will be Celebrated on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church of St. Andre Bessette Parish, Church Street, Laconia, N.H. Burial will occur at a later date in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bedford, N.H. Arrangements by Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol. In lieu of flowers, you are asked to practice random acts of kindness in David's memory. Those wishing to make a monetary donation are asked to send them to the March of Dimes in your area.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 08:30

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Frances L. Cassavaugh, 79

BELMONT — Frances L. (Ford) Cassavaugh, 79, of 291 South Road, died suddenly Monday, December 29, 2014 in her home.

Frances was born on July 7, 1935 in Boston, Mass., the daughter of the late Herbert and Lucille (Stickney) Ford. She resided in Laconia and wintered in Florida for many years before moving to Belmont five years ago.

Frances was a member of the First Baptist Church of Belmont. She enjoyed quilting, wood crafting, flowers, gardening, bird watching, reading and puzzles. She traveled to most of the states and loved sharing on Facebook.

She is survived by two sons; Shawn R. Cassavaugh and his significant other, Heidi Williams, of Gilford and Stacey F. Cassavaugh and his wife, Carrie, of Tilton; two daughters; Debra L. Drake and her husband, David, of Belmont and Linda L. Ruegg of Homosassa, Florida; ten grandchildren, Jaime Reminar, Kristi Pease, Joshua Drake, Kerri Drake, John Ruegg, Amanda Ruegg, Shawn Cassavaugh II, Nicole McGrath, Jocelyn Cassavaugh, and Joshua Rohelia; a brother, Marshall Ford and his wife Marguerite, of Belmont; two sisters, Janet Bernier of R.I. and Susan Iadevaia and her husband William of R.I.; many nieces and nephews and a number of foster children. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Raymond T.L. "Lee" Cassavaugh in 2000 and by her beloved granddaughter, Kaylee Cassavaugh.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 2, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Belmont, 49 Church Street, Belmont, N.H.

Burial will be at the South Road Cemetery in Belmont in the spring.

Since Frances was a five year survivor of breast cancer, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to LRGHealthcare's Hematology/Oncology Department, 80 Highland Street, 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, 30 December 2014 08:25

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