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Richard J. Foley

GILFORD — It is with deep and heavy sadness that we announce the death of Richard John Foley son of Nellie and Richard Foley, who passed on June 1, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Hospital, Burlington, Vermont

Richard was born in Hanover, N.H. in 1928. He graduated high school in Concord, N.H. and went on to study at Bentley College. After graduation, Richard served his county in the U. S. Army during the Korean War, stationed in Trieste, Italy. He married Mary Alice Hillmer and they started their family in New York. He was a corporate officer for Dart and Kraft Industries and was transferred to Illinois.

Richard always kept his ties to New Hampshire with a summer home in Gilford on Lake Winnipesaukee which was where he and Mary retired. During his retirement he was proud to be part of the Marine Patrol on the lake he loved. He also sat on the Gilford Zoning Board.

He is survived by his daughter, Mary Lou Baraw and son-in-law, Scot, and grandchildren Jake, and Jenna.

Calling hours will be Sunday June 8, 2014 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 Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.

Burial will follow in the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Gilford, N.H.

Following the burial, a luncheon, overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee, will be held.

The family asks, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Army of Austin Angels in care of Bank of New Hampshire 62 Pleasant St. Laconia NH 03246. Richards's neighbor, who has been so good to him and looked after him as he has aged, has a 5 year old grandson battling brain cancer and the Army of Austin's Angels will directly benefit Austin and his family.

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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Gertrude C. Smith, 91

BELMONT— Gertrude C. Smith, 91, of Belmont died at the de Rham Hospice House, Cambridge Mass. on May 29, 2014.

Gertrude was born Aug 17, 1922 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Elvera (Linares) and George A. Young.

Gertrude attended Girl's Commercial High School in Brooklyn. Gertrude worked at Sperry Gyroscope Corp, a defense contractor, during WWII where she used a drill press and performed precision solder work to assemble bomb siting devices.

Gertrude married John J. Smith of the Bronx, N.Y. on July 5, 1947. They moved to Bethpage on Long Island in N.Y. and raised 3 children before retiring to Ashland N.H. in 1984.

Gertrude was the beloved wife of the late John J. Smith. She is survived by her brother George J. Young of Massapequa N.Y., her daughter, Patricia Smith Burkhart of Arlington, Mass., and two sons, William J. Smith of Mattituck, N.Y., and James J. Smith of Chandler, Ariz. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

Gertrude was a devoted wife, mother and caregiver to her many friends and neighbors. She had a "green thumb" and loved to design, plant and tend gardens wherever she lived.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the St Jude Children's Research Hospital http://www.stjude.org/about
(St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105)

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St, Laconia, handled the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 07:49

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Gloria I. Munsey, 83

GILMANTON, NH – Our hearts are broken at the loss of our wife, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, Gloria Inez (Roberts) Munsey, 83, who passed away in the early morning of Monday, June 2, 2014 in the loving care of her family and the staff of Pleasant View Health Care Center in Concord, N.H.

Gloria was born in Sanford, Maine on July 4, 1930, the eldest daughter of Felton Sr. and Blanche (Hobbs) Roberts.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Maurice E. Munsey, of Gilmanton, her daughter, Susan M. Roberts, and her husband, Neil, of Gilmanton, her son, James J. Munsey, of Gilmanton, and her daughter-in-law, Jean Munsey, of Gilmanton; siblings, Arvid Roberts and Felton Roberts Jr., of Springvale, Maine and her sister, Sylvia Gile, and her husband, Alden, of Alfred, Maine, her grandchildren; Megin Munsey, Ian Roberts and his girlfriend, Heidi Kimball, Aimee Munsey, T.J. Munsey, Erin (Roberts) Sanborn and her husband, Michael, Norton Munsey, Maxine Munsey and a great granddaughter, Emily Marie Roberts. Also part of her family who were loved by her are Audrey Woodard and Jean Moreau along with beloved nieces and nephews and their families in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Washington State and California. Gloria was predeceased by her brother, Eldred Roberts, and recently her son, Thomas A. Munsey.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Gilmanton Community Church, 1803 NH Rte 140 Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H. with Pastor Chris Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot at Smith Meeting House Cemetery, Gilmanton, N.H.

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, 03 June 2014 07:24

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Ronald A. Nedeau

GILFORD — A Graveside Service, with military honors, for Ronald A. Nedeau, 73, of 9 Sargent Place #22, will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2114 at 10 a.m. at the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.

Mr. Nedeau died at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass. on Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756.

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, 02 June 2014 08:51

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