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Emile Belanger, 87

GILFORD – Emile Belanger, 87, of 1424 Lake Shore Road, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2014, at Laconia Rehabilitation Center.

He was born on July 8, 1927, in Laconia, the son of Paul P. and Rose (Picard) Belanger.

He is survived by his sister, Yvonne Chamberlain of Laconia; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Louise (Covey) Belanger; his two brothers, Leo Belanger and Eddie Belanger; his sister, Dolly Haskell; and a nephew, Mark A. Chamberlain.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be private.

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 Wednesday, 30 July 2014 08:58

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Clifford Jones, Jr., 81

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Clifford Jones Jr., 81, of Boynton Beach, passed away June 16, 2014.

Clifford was a University of Virginia graduate, with a master's degree in business from the University of New Hampshire, and a degree in government from Harvard University. He was the managing partner of Legendary Publishing, Palm Beach, Fla., and a Korean War veteran.

Clifford lived in the Lakes Region area from 1970 to 1987. He was a managing founder of great landmarks such as Brickyard Mountain Inn & Resort, Old Mill Properties, and Mame's Restaurant. Clifford was also on the Board of Trustees for New Hampton School, and instrumental in the founding of Lakes Region Mental Health Association, and president of Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce.

Clifford was the beloved husband of Patrice (Moore) Jones; former husband of Mary Anne Dailey Jones; loving father of Clifford III, Julia and Gregory Jones; devoted grandfather to Christopher, Alex, Claire, Connor, and Sophie Jones.

A celebration of his life will be held at Quail Ridge Country Club at a later date.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 08:52

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Robert L. Smythe, 87

GILFORD — Robert "Bob" L. Smythe, 87, of 79 Wild Acres Road, formerly of Thornton, died Friday, July 25, 2014 in his home after a long illness.

He was born on October 27, 1926 in Lynn, Mass., the son of Joseph and Louise (Shillington) Smythe. Bob was a commercial airline pilot for Delta Airlines for over 30 years.

He is survived by one son, Robert E. Smythe of Rochester, N.H., two daughters, Lesley Smythe of Ipswich, Mas.s and Lindsey Hyslip of Billerica, Mass., 5 grandchildren, Scott Leonard of Gilford, N.H., Matthew Grande of Kaiserslautern, Germany, Justin Grande of Londonderry, N.H., Erica Grande of Northfield, N.H., Haylee Hyslip of Billerica, Mass., and 6 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn (O'Sullivan) Smythe in 1994.

Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A funeral service will immediately follow at 11 a.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 Main St, 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, 29 July 2014 10:06

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Yvonne O. Good, 93

ASHLAND — Yvonne Ourila (Durette) Good, 93, of 12 Brunt Ave., died Saturday morning, July 26, 2014, at her home after a courageous struggle with cancer with her son at her side.

Yvonne was born in Gilford on Dec. 16, 1920, the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Josephine (Marchand) Durette. She graduated in 1944 from the Augustine School for the Deaf in Brattleboro, Vt.

She had been employed as a seamstress for most of her life, lastly working at Plymouth Stitching in Ashland from 1981 to 2004. As an accomplished seamstress one of her joys was to make animals and toys. She had a love for cats and nature.

Beside her parents Yvonne was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Howard S. Good in 2007; her brothers, Joseph, Michael, Wilfred, Homer, Oliva, George, Irving, and Normand Durette; her sisters, Aura Landry, Marguerite Clavett, and Leona Deware; her sisters-in-law, Ismay Greemore Durette, and Clara Drake Durette; her brothers-in-law, Arthur Landry, Walter Clavett, and Robert Deware; her great-nephews, Ronnie Durette, Ronald Hurst, and Alexander Rowson.

Yvonne is survived by her son, Richard Plourde of Ashland; her nieces, Patricia Manley of Laconia, Lynn Rowson of Gilford, Catherine Corriveau of Belmont, Beverly Hueber of Portsmouth, Norma Boughton of Gilmanton, Barbara Fournier of New York, Nancy Harringtonand Linda Durette both of South Carolina; her nephews, Walter Clavett of Laconia, Jim, Bill, and Tom Deware all of Belmont, Arthur Durette of Columbia, Tom Durette of South Carolina, and Ray Durette of Connecticut; many great-nieces and great-nephews also survive Yvonne.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia.

For those who wish, the family suggests expressions of sympathy in Yvonne's name be made to Pemi Valley Home Health and Hospice, 101 Boulder Point Drive, Plymouth, NH 03264. www.pemibakercommunityhealth.org

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 please visit www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 08:42

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