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Linda M. Malone

LACONIA – Linda M. Malone, 54, of 81 Elm Street, died Monday, January 20, 2014 at her home after a brief illness.

Memorial calling hours have been rescheduled to Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia.

A private memorial service and burial will be at a later date.

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 Monday, 03 February 2014 10:10

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Margaret R. Paquette, 75

LACONIA — Margaret Rose (LaPlante) Paquette died at Lakes Region General Hospital on February 1, 2014, following a three-month fight against cancer.

Margaret was born June 10, 1938 in East Andover (N.H.) one of seven children of the late J. Benjamin and Dorothy (Hersey) LaPlante. Mrs. Paquette was a graduate of Franklin High School, attended Plymouth State College of the University of NH and the NH Vocational Technical College, Laconia. In addition to being a mother and homemaker, Mrs. Paquette worked at the Laconia Peoples' Bank and the Nighswander, Lord, Martin P.A. of Laconia from which she retired in 1997, after eighteen years of service.

Mrs. Paquette was a long-time member of the Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary, and member and four-year past president of the Lakeport Woman's Club. She served several terms as a trustee of the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation. Mrs. Paquette was a communicant of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, St. André Bessette Parish, of Laconia, NH.

Family members include her husband of fifty-six years, F. André Paquette, a son, Jean-Pierre Paquette and his wife Kelly, of New London, NH; two daughters, Lisette McCarthy and her husband Ron Parizo of Tewksbury, MA, and Monique Scharlotte and her husband David of Concord, NH. She is also survived by three sisters: Helen Duchesne of Bristol, N.H., Irene Hoffmann and her husband George of Indianapolis, Ind., Rita Norander and her husband Robert of East Andover, N.H. and seven grandchildren: Teagan and Tyler McCarthy, Benjamin and William Scharlotte, and Katherine, Elise, and Gabrielle Paquette, one great-granddaughter, and many members of the extended LaPlante and Paquette families.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, J. Benjamin LaPlante of Franklin, NH, two sisters: Eleanor Kehoe of Norwich, NY and Janet Mayo of Cincinnati, Ohio; and three grandchildren: Francis, Michelle and Meghan McCarthy.

There will be no calling hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on February 14, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church of St. André Bessette Parish, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H. Following the Mass, there will be a reception for family and friends at the Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, NH.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations, in Mrs. Paquette's name, may be made to: The Belknap Mill Society, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, NH 03246, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Meghan McCarthy Research Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 or the Dame Scholarship of the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 7312, Gilford, NH 03247-7312.

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 Monday, 03 February 2014 10:01

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Gertrude P. Moody, 85

LACONIA — Gertrude Poire Moody, 85, formerly of Winter Street, Laconia, died peacefully, with her family at her side, at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown on Thursday, January 30, 2014. The family extends their thanks to the Hillsborough County Nursing Home for the care given to Mrs. Moody.
Mrs. Moody was born July 6, 1928 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Raymond G. and Jeanette (Lavoy) Poire.
Mrs. Moody was a longtime resident of Laconia and graduated from Laconia High School in 1947. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church.
Mrs. Moody had been employed by New England Telephone – Verizon for thirty-seven years, retiring in 1985 and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. She enjoyed her cats.
Survivors include a sister, Patricia Berry, of San Antonio, Texas and many cousins. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Moody was predeceased by her former husband, Wendell Moody, and by her brother, Robert Earl Poire.
A Calling hour will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
Following the calling hour, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
Spring Burial will be in the family lot in Union Cemetery, Laconia.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.
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 Monday, 03 February 2014 09:54

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Linda L. Wagner, 58

LACONIA — Linda Leach Wagner, 58, of 147 Pleasant Street, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Friday, January 31, 2014.
Linda was born January 18, 1956 in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of Eugene Sr. and Susan (Spearin) Leach. She came to Gilford in 1964 from North River, NY. While attending Laconia High School she was very active in sports and head majorette for the marching band that went to Ireland. After graduation she enlisted in the US Navy which she served in for three years. She then received her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
A former student of Elaine Quinn, she loved dancing, music and gardening. Linda was also a member of the D.A.R. through Mark Leach. Linda worked for several years for Fratello's Restaurant in Laconia, UPS in Maine and most recently 10 years for New Hampshire Ball Bearing in Laconia.
Survivors include her mother, Susan Leach of Gilford, her two sisters; Sharon Siers and her husband Gary of Post Falls, Idaho and Lisa Mowery and her husband Scott of Laconia, two brothers; Eugene W. Leach Jr. of Gilford and Ryan P. Leach and his wife Kathryn of Park City, Utah, nieces Kara and Stefanie Siers, Sharon L. Freeman and Kaitlyn Mowery and nephews Kurt Leach and Casey Siers.
She was predeceased by her father, Eugene W. Leach Sr.
Memorial calling hours will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.
Burial will be private.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made in Linda's memory to Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001 or to the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, N. H. 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 Monday, 03 February 2014 09:52

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