LACONIA — James E. Zanes, 91, of Laconia, passed away peacefully Friday evening, March 13, 2015.
Jim was born in Laconia on April 27, 1923 to Robert L. and Mina (Edgerly) Zanes. He was a graduate of Laconia High School, Class of 1941. He proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII while stationed in Algiers and Italy in Allied Headquarters Signal Corps. Following his time in the service, Jim earned a degree in psychology from New England College, graduating in 1953. He was employed with Scott & Williams (1953-1962) and Allen Rogers (1965-1985). He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Laconia, Mt. Lebanon Lodge #32, and the Scottish Rite Valleys of Concord and Nashua. He was an avid hiker, summiting Mt. Washington in 1983, Mt. Mansfield in 1984, Killington in 1985 and Camel's Hump in 1986. Jim will be fondly remembered for his unique sense of humor and how he was always ready with a limerick or song. He exhibited his steadfast loyalty and admirable work ethic in every aspect of his life. Jim adored cats, tolerated some dogs, and, above all, fiercely loved his friends and family.
Jim is survived by his daughter, June (Zanes) Garen of Gilmanton, his two grandchildren, Jonathan and Rachel Garen, and his brother, John Zanes. He was predeceased by his wife, Johanna (de Bruin) Zanes and his brothers, Robert Zanes, Jr. and George Zanes.
Memorial service and burial will be held in the summer. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 2238 Parade Road, Laconia, NH 03246 or to Mt. Lebanon Lodge #32, 63 Court Street, Laconia, NH 03246. Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Boscawen office, is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information please go to www.phaneuf.net
Last Updated on Monday, 16 March 2015 06:24
LACONIA — Peter Madsen Kling, 83, of Laconia and Concord passed on March 15th 2015 at the Mountain Ridge Center in Franklin.
Pete was born in Laconia on January 9, 1932; the son of Milton Casper Kling and Ardella Taylor Davis Kling. Pete attended schools in Laconia, Concord, and graduated from Stevens High in Claremont, N.H. in 1950. He was a 1954 graduate of Amherst College.
Skiing and sailing were his passions. He was a long-time member of the Winnipesaukee Yacht Club and an avid member of the "Old Timers of Cannon Mountain." He loved Wells Beach in Maine, bow-hunting from a wooden canoe and iceboating on Lily Pond and the Big Lake, as well as a keen competitor on a Flexible Flyer.
Pete's children are Kurt Kling of Starksboro, Vt., P. Chase Kling of Orford, N.H., Julie Kling of Florence, Mass., and Peer Kling of San Antonito, N.M. He is survived by his sister Patricia Kling Lambert of Exeter, N.H. and her daughter Liz Lambert of Washington, D.C., the mother of his children Cynthia Kling of Starksboro, Vt. and his brother-in-law Larry Guild of Laconia. Pete had six grandchildren and two great grandchildren, Forest Madsen Kling and Heath Colin Kling of Orford, N.H. Interment 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 Monday, 16 March 2015 06:18
NOTTINGHAM — Ann Marie Skulski, 62, of Nottingham, N.H., and a longtime resident of Gilford passed away with her loving children by her side on Thursday March 12, 2015 at the CRVNA Hospice House in Concord. Born in Malden, Mass. and a 1970 graduate of Stoneham High School, Ann Marie loved gardening, bird watching, sewing, BINGO, and was a huge Patriots fan. She raised three beautiful children and loved family time with her seven grandchildren.
Ann Marie is survived by her daughter Sarah Olson and husband Craig of Nottingham, her daughter Kelli Powers of Gilford, and her son Dana Powers and his fiancée Kim Ellsworth of Tilton. She also left a brother William Skulski and his wife MaryLynne Marnell of Kennebunk, Maine; and seven grandchildren whom she adored: Tanner, Teagan, Jesse, Riley, Sophie, Grace and Hannah.
Family and friends are invited to gather at The Olson Family Home in Nottingham, New Hampshire on Saturday March 21, 2015 from noon to 4 p.m. for a celebration of Ann Marie's life. Please RSVP to Sarah Olson at 603-953-3688 or Kelli Powers 603-661-5297.
Later this spring, a private burial is being planned at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Gilford.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Concord Regional Visiting Nurses Hospice House and the Cornerstone VNA for their care of Ann Marie as well as her family.
Donations can be made in her name to the National MS Society, www.nationalmssociety.org or the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.
Last Updated on Friday, 13 March 2015 07:10
Alan Duane Beauchaine passed away unexpectedly of heart failure after a brief illness on March 2, 2015 while working in Charlotte, N.C. He was surrounded by his loving wife and sons.
Al was born to Alvah and Eleanor Beauchaine on January 5, 1951 in Laconia, New Hampshire. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Don.
Al is survived by his wife, Susan (Whitley) Beauchaine and sons, Josh, Brandon and Colin of the home and son, Ben and (grandson Gus and mother Abbe) of Massachusetts. His sister Denise Beauchaine and niece, Gaelya Glavach of Gilford, N.H.
Al graduated with distinction from Babson College in Massachusetts and held the most respected and recognized investment designation, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst).
Al possessed an impeccable reputation in all of the companies that he served. He was known and respected as a competent, ethical and generous man. He had a stellar career in the financial industry while associated with Franklin Savings, Morgan Stanley and his most recent position as Senior Vice President for Bank of America in their Corporate Investment Group from 2009 to present.
He enjoyed hunting and earned his pilot's license but most importantly he valued his time with his family. Remembered by his sons as a modest, humble and loving role model he will be greatly missed.
Kansas services were held Monday, March 9, 2015 at Church of the Resurrection's Leawood campus in the Wesley Chapel, 13720 Roe Ave. A celebration of Al's life immediately followed.
A mass will be said in Al's memory on Thursday, April 16, 2015, 5 o'clock p.m. at Saint Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church. All those who knew and loved Al are welcome to attend.
Al was extremely proud of his wife Susan's ministry work, "A Cup of Cold Water" and would want this legacy to continue. All monies go exclusively toward the construction of safe fresh water wells for the people of Malawi, Africa. In lieu of flowers please make donations to:"A Cup of Cold Water", Memory of Al Beauchaine, c/o 8100 Marty, Suite 103, Overland Park, KS 66204.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00