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Dorothy M. Bartlett, 82

NORTHFIELD — Dorothy Marie (Woodward) Bartlett, 82, a longtime area resident, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Merrimack County Nursing Home following a period of failing health.

Dot was born in Hill on May 8, 1932, daughter of Ross and Doris (Mosher) Woodward. She lived in Hill until leaving at the age of 8. Dorothy graduated from Franklin High School, class of 1950. She lived in Franklin for more than 30 years, moving to Belmont in 1985. She moved to Tilton in 2005 and later to Northfield in 2010 to live with her daughter, Mary.

She was a dressmaker and seamstress for more than 30 years and for a time worked in the laundry at Mountain Ridge Health Care Center in Franklin, giving this work up to care for her husband, Harland, when he became ill in 2004. Dorothy always had an opinion and voiced it when she felt it was necessary.

She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Harland L. Bartlett who died in 2004, daughters, Velma Joslyn in 2004, and Susan Bartlett in 2012. Also brothers, Herbert and Ralph Woodward and son-in-law, Aurlow Stanley.

She leaves two daughters, Glenna Stevens of Manchester and Mary Stanley of Northfield; a stepson, Thomas Geer of Contoocook; grandchildren, Zachary Stanley, Ben Stevens, Julie Partridge, Brie Elliott, Lissa Tupeck, Kiley Joslyn and Stephanie Stevens; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Marion Gokey of Tilton; a brother, Harold Woodward of Franklin numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, Jan. 29 from 5 to 7p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton. A funeral service will be held in the Memorial Home Friday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m. Spring burial will be in the family lot at Franklin Cemetery in Franklin.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Dorothy's name to, Merrimack County Nursing Home, directed to the Special Care Unit, 325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303.

For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015 10:09

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Edna M. 'Sparkle' Carignan, 97

FRANKLIN — Edna M. Carignan, 97, a longtime resident of Franklin, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen following a short period of failing health. Born in Worchester, Mass., December 2, 1917, Edna, known by many as "Sparkle", was the daughter of Oscar and Anna (Johnson) Norquist. She was a graduate of Concord High School, class of 1935. She spent most of her adult life in Franklin. She worked for several years at the former Mica Shop in Franklin. Following her husband's death she worked at the Beede Electric in Penacook prior to her retirement. She later spent her time as a homemaker. For many years she enjoyed her role as a foster grandparent at the Union Sanborn School in Northfield.

Edna was a member of the PTO when her children were in school.
She enjoyed cooking and was known for her chocolate chip "treasures". She enjoyed crafts and each year made hundreds of Christmas Mice, sharing with family, friends and those with newborns. Family was most important in Edna's life and would become so excited to see and spend time with her grand and great-grandchildren when they came to visit, always ready to provide ice cream cones. She looked forward to her trips to Old Orchard and York Beach, Maine over the years.
She was predeceased by her husband, Auguste E. Carignan who died in 1970, grandson, Peter, Jr., and her daughter, Joyce C. Beaupre. Her family includes, sons, Douglas H. Carignan of Pompano Beach, Fla., Peter J. Carignan of Franklin and John P. Carignan of Summerville, S.C.; daughters, Elaine M. Kinne and Marcia J. Rollins, both of Salisbury; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grand and a great, great-grandchild; sister, Doris Alexander of Concord; many nieces and nephews.
A calling hour will be held on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from noon to 1 p.m. with a service following at 1 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton. Spring burial will be in the family lot in Franklin Cemetery in Franklin.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Edna's name to the Edna McKenna Fund, (for resident activity fund) C/O the Merrimack County Nursing Home, 325 D. W. Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303 or instead of flowers, it would bring great joy to Edna if you would take a child out for an ice cream cone.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Thomas M. Brouillet, 45

BELMONT — Thomas M. Brouillet, 45, of 42 Leavitt Road, died Monday, January 19, 2015 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.

He was born on December 28, 1969 in Oahu, Hawaii, the son of Frederick Sr. and Dorene (Brissette) Brouillet.

In addition to his parents of Belmont, he is survived by his three children; Tadd Brouillet of Belmont, Tyler Brouillet of Bridgewater and Ryan Brouillet of Laconia, two brothers; Daniel Brouillet of Belmont and Frederick Brouillet, Jr. of Fairfield, Maine, many nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours.

Services will be private.

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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Michael E. Williams, 55

BELMONT — Michael "Mike" E. Williams, 55, passed away suddenly, Sunday, January 18, 2015, at his home in Belmont.
He was born April 20, 1959 son of Melvin Eugene and Rita (Horton) Williams. Mike is a long time resident of Belmont and had been working as a professional painter for Bentley Quality painting for over 20 years. Mike was an avid pool player and will be remembered most for his kind generous heart, lending a hand or helping any way he could. Even if it meant giving the shirt off his own back.
He is survived by his parents in Las Vegas, Nevada, significant other of 26 years, Kathleen McNeil of Belmont, two step-sons, William A. McDonald and Thomas McDonald and his wife Tammy, two step-daughters, Kathleen McDonald and Marleen Layne, a brother, Mark Williams, two sisters, Marcia Tronnier and Melody Overbay, eight grandchildren, Cory Brue, Jamie Antelmi, Austin Brue, Garrett Brue, Justin McDonald, Lacey McDonald, Joseph Cantin and Mickayla Cantin, three great-grandchildren, five nieces and eight nephews.
Calling hours will be Sunday, January 25, 2015 3:30 to -5 p.m. using the Carriage House Entrance, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home 164 Pleasant street, Laconia.
There will be no Funeral Service.
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, please visit www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 09:55

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