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Terry Leonard, 51

LACONIA — Terry Leonard, 51, resident of Laconia and Belmont most of his life, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Nashua Hospital after a long illness.

He was born in Phoenix, Arizona on December 13, 1963 son of Jeanette Moulton and step father, Allen Huckins. Terry was predeceased by his twin brother, Larry Leonard.

Terry worked at Freudenberg for many years before becoming ill.

He is survived by his mother, stepfather, daughter, Ashley Leonard, son, Dylan Leonard, three brothers, Lenny Leonard, Ben Leonard and Michael Huckins, aunts, uncle and cousins.

Terry will truly be missed. There will be no calling hours or graveside services.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 08:19

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Rose Marie Patten, 64

TILTON — Rose Marie Patten, 64, of 480 Laconia Road, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on January 26, 1950 in Franklin, the daughter of Harold and Gertrude (LaClair) Hollins. Rose Marie worked for several years as a Assembly Worker for Beede Electric. She enjoyed motorcycle riding and loved bingo. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was known as a wonderful woman, a loving wife, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, James Patten of Tilton, her son, Benjamin Miller and his wife Diana of North Carolina, her daughter, Tammy Holso and her husband Bruce of Webster, three step daughters; Jamie Magoon of Franklin, Carrie Chase and her husband Joseph of Tilton and Khristine Patten of Tilton, one brother, Robert Hollins of Lakeport, three sisters; Carol Nedeau of Gilford, Brenda Patten of Tilton and Linda Rollins and her husband Robert of Northfield, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one brother, Harold Hollins and one sister, Mary Sulloway.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Payson Center for Cancer Care, C/O Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301.

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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Joan B. Shaw, 94

LACONIA — Joan Beatrice Shaw, 94, of Sandhurst Drive, a lifelong resident of Laconia, passed away January 1, 2015.
She was born April 7, 1920, daughter of the late Valere F. and Kilda (Fillion) Drouin. She worked for the Laconia State School for 26 years first being a nurses aid and then a secretary as she became older. Joan also was a volunteered for the American Red Cross for the Laconia Blood Drive as well as the New Hampshire VNA & Hospice in Laconia, helping in the office for many years.
Joan enjoyed reading, collecting small figurines and above all spending time with family. Being a lifelong resident of Laconia, she enjoyed tracing the routes of her family's travels on maps and reminiscing and visiting with family and friends about Laconia and its history.
She is survived by two daughters, Claudette Kellow of Laconia and Carol Jones and her husband, Jack also of Laconia, a brother, Larry Drouin and his wife, Joan of Belmont, a son-in-law, John Gendron, a sister, Edith Wilbraham of Ohio, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her husband, Herman Eugene Shaw, a daughter, Brenda Gendron, a son-in-law, Leonard Kellow, Dora McEslin, Morris Drouin, Leo Drouin, Alice Laurence, John Drouin, Rita Flack and Patrica Hollingshead.
There will be no calling hours.
All services will be held in the spring.
For those that wish, Memorial contributions may be made Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia NH 03246 or The Laconia Salvation Army, 177 Union Avenue, 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, 06 January 2015 08:36

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Donald G. Sanborn, Jr., 64

BELMONT — Donald Glen Sanborn, Jr., 64, passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015 in his home surrounded by his loving family and friends after a long illness.

He was born in Claremont, N.H. on May 1, 1950, the son of Donald G. Sr. and Betty (Madeya) Sanborn. He grew up in the Laconia area where he met his wife, Frances. Don was a commercial truck driver, driving 18 wheelers most of his life. Throughout his career he worked for a number of places, such as driving sweepers for Rules Sweeping for a number of years and also driving for Willie Nelson Construction. With a deep love for trucking, he was always found behind the wheel of a big rig. Donald was a man who had a love for the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Frances (Shaw) Sanborn of Belmont, his daughters; Tammy Sanborn of Laconia, Bilinda Mooney Davis of Campton, his sons; Donald G. Sanborn III of Belmont and Cornelius Sanborn of Belmont, his grandchildren; Joseph Sanborn of Laconia, Travis Sanborn of Laconia, Devan Sanborn of Laconia, Kenneth Sanborn of Bristol and Chloe Sanborn of Bristol, his great grandchildren; Sophie Benwell of Belmont and Karter Sanborn of Laconia, three brothers; Steven Sanborn of Missouri, John Sanborn of Enfield and Bruce Sanborn of Florida, three sisters; Betty 'Sue" Sanborn of Florida, Lisa Sanborn Bledsoe of Florida and Linda Knowlin of Florida. He was predeceased by his father, Donald G. Sanborn Sr., his mother Betty Sanborn Dow and his step father, Peter Dow.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date at the Center Harbor Christian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 North 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 Wednesday, 07 January 2015 01:07

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