FRANKLIN — Steven L. Colby, 63, passed away at Mountain Ridge Center on Sunday, April 21, 2015 after a long illness.
Steve was born on Sept. 5, 1951 in Laconia, the son of Sherwood S. Colby and Mary (Baker) Colby.
Steve grew up in Tilton and attended Tilton-Northfield High School.
Steve worked at Arwood Corp. in Northfield and was self-employed for many years. He operated several greenhouses and had a natural green thumb. His flowers and vegetable plants were highly desired.
Survivors include two brothers, Thomas S. Colby, Sr. of Tilton and John A Colby of Northfield; two nephews, Christopher J. Colby of Tilton and Thomas S. Colby, Jr. of Pembroke; niece Melody Mammino of Tucson, Ariz.; two great nieces and one great nephew; aunt Lucille Spaulding of Montpelier, Vt.
He was predeceased by his mother and father, and his sister Judith M. Colby of Hooksett.
Services will be private at an undetermined date. Donations can be made in Steve's memory to the N.H. Humane Society, Laconia, or to Central N.H. VNA & Hospice, Laconia.
Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 07:31
ALEXANDRIA — Peter David Wyrwicz, 62, of Alexandria, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 after a lengthy illness.
Born in Nashua, on February 6, 1953, he was the son of Frank A. and Thelma O. (Rohleder) Wyrwicz. Peter was raised in Nashua graduating from the Nashua High School, Class of 1971.
Peter was a self employed Master Electrician for most of his working career.
He was an avid baseball fan who loved to play and officiate the game. He was an Umpire Official with the NHUBA. Peter loved nature, spending time outdoors, and he will be lovingly remembered by his family as being a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who cherished time spent with his family.
He is predeceased by his parents.
Peter is survived by his beloved wife of forty-four years, Linda (Clark) Wyrwicz, of Alexandria; daughter, Candace Hanser and husband Stephen, of Bristol; sons, Christopher Wyrwicz, of Campton, and Chad Wyrwicz, of Portland, Maine; three grandchildren, Justin, Kylee, and Erik; sisters, Maureen Hall and husband John, of Merrimack, Christine Andon and husband Arthur, of Windham; brother, Richard Wyrwicz and wife Lynda, of Nashua; several nieces and nephews.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Bristol Community Center's Youth Baseball Program, TTCC, 30 North Main Street, Bristol, NH 03222.
All are invited to attend a celebration of Peter's life, which will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (12 Langdon St.), Plymouth, on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 3 to 5 p.m. Interment will be private.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Peter's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 07:28
LACONIA — Evaline "Evy" A. Alcombrack (born Evaline Farrar) died peacefully on March 1, 2015, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, N.H. at the age of 83.
She is predeceased by her husband Arthur Alcombrack and her three siblings, Oriole Farrar, Holman (Phyllis) Farrar and Edith (William) Bartlett.
Evaline will be missed by all who loved and knew her. She is survived by her daughter Joyce Alcombrack; her son William (Dorenda) Alcombrack; her grandchildren William Alcombrack, Jr., Temperance Bruder, Felycia (Lewis) McSwine; her great-grandchildren Mateo, Milo and Jayden; nephews and nieces Gary (Margie) Bartlett, Rick (Christine) Farrar, Ray (Margaret) Farrar, Jim (Rose) Bartlett , Gene (Robin) Bartlett, Elaine (Bobby) Turgeon and all of their families.
Evaline Ann Farrar was born on May 14, 1931 in Rumfod, Maine to Arabelle and Richard Farrar. She moved to Danvers Mass. where she attended Essex Agricultural School and graduated in 1949. She married Arthur Alcombrack of Salem Mass. in 1963. They later moved to Gilford, N.H., where Evy was a stay-at-home-mom to raise her children. Later in life she worked at The St. Francis Home. She retired in 1999 and stayed in the Lakes Region. In her spare time, she enjoyed knitting, quilting, walking and attending many church functions.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date in Maine. Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, The ASPCA, or The American Heart Association.
Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 07:25
LACONIA — Patricia Dawn Begin Chaloux, 57, passed away on April 7, 2015 after a long struggle with a serious heart condition. Patricia was born on January 15, 1958.
Patricia was preceded in death by her mother Dorothy May Goodwin Boucher, and sister Lisa Renee Begin Wright. She is survived by a sister Michele Mitchell of Campton; 3 brothers, Anthony Begin of Concord, Albert Begin, Jr. of Campton, and Jeffery Begin of Nampa, Idaho. Patricia was a lifelong resident of the Lakes Region. She is survived by 4 daughters, Elizabeth Begin of Franklin, Angela Massey of Decatur, Miss., Kristie Loveday of Franklin, and Candace Wright of Tilton. She also has 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. Patricia was disabled but enjoyed spending time with her family, and absolutely loved spending every moment she could with her grandchildren! Her other favorite pastimes were playing online on the computer, tablet, or phone. She will be greatly missed!
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, April 15 at Center Harbor Christian Church located at 80 Bean Road in Center Harbor. Family members request that instead of flowers that donations be given to help with the expenses. Thank you in advance.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 11:35