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Irene G. Carrier, 89

LACONIA — Irene G. Carrier, 89, of 30 County Drive, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Belknap County Nursing Home. She was born on March 13, 1925 in Laconia, the daughter of William and Eva (Provencal) Benoit. She was a lifelong resident of the city of Laconia.

Irene was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was committed to the Catholic faith and a longtime member of the Lady of the Lakes Church in Lakeport. She worked at Christmas Island Resort for many years. Many of the returning guests spoke of her kindness and care and looked forward to seeing her year after year.

She is survived by her son, Ron Carrier of Laconia, her daughter, Nancy Wiggin and her husband Craig Wiggin of Meredith; two grandchildren, Corey Wiggin and Casey Wiggin; her brother, Armand Benoit of Laconia and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Lucien Carrier to whom she was married for 50 years; a brother, Edward Benoit and a sister, Arlene Campbell and her half-sister Pauline Morency.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish - Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia. Burial will follow in the family plot at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Laconia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Belknap County Nursing Home – Activities Fund, 30 County Drive, Laconia, NH 03246 or to the Arthritis Foundation, 6 Chenell Drive, Suite 260, 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 Monday, 07 July 2014 09:22

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Fred C. Richardson, 84

LACONIA — Fred C. Richardson, MD, 84, of Laconia, New Hampshire died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center resulting from a fall at his home.
Dr. Richardson was born June 12, 1930, In Tartness, Penn. to Archie M. and Rosalie (Walter) Richardson, both deceased.
Dr. Richardson was a graduate of Tarentum High School, Tarentum, Penn., Allegheny College, Meadville, Penn. and Hahnemann Medical School, Philadelphia, Penn. He specialized in OBGYN medicine and began his medical career with a Residency in the U.S. Navy. He located to the Lakes Region of New Hampshire in the 1950s and began his lifelong love of the area — the lakes, the sailing and the people. He practiced medicine for over 55 years and was well known and loved by his patients and community. Fred was an accomplished sailor and a Life Member of the Lake Winnipesaukee Yacht Club, former District Representative and Life Fellow of the American College of OBGYN and a charitable contributor in the community. He loved golf, the Boston Red Sox, ice cream, and the ocean. His kind, quiet and gentle manner will be missed.
Above all else, Fred was devoted to his family, the centerpiece of his life. Dr. Richardson is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy, daughter, Pam Sheehan, and her husband, Peter, son, Michael Richardson, and his wife, Lisa, daughter, Amy Brown, and her husband, Sam, daughter, Addie O'Brien, and her husband, Dave, Sheila Page, son, Brian Richardson, daughter, Terri Swett, and her husband, Phil, 17 grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition, he is survived by his two brothers, Archie Richardson and his wife, Helen Marie, of Pittsburgh, Penn. and Wilson Richardson and his wife, Linda, of Erie, Penn.
Fred was preceded in death by his son, Fred Richardson, Jr., in 1994.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Rd. Gilford. Reverend Michael Graham, Pastor of the Church, will officiate. A private burial will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials, please consider contributions to:
Gilford Got Lunch! The Gilford Youth Center, 19 Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, NH 03249
www.gilfordgotlunch.com or to the Lake Winnipesaukee Sailing Association,
PO Box 7047, Gilford, NH 03247 www.lwsa.org
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 09:06

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William B. Rooney, Jr., 76

CAMPTON — William Bullard Rooney, Jr., 76, of Owl St. died June 29, 2014, at Speare Memorial Hospital, in Plymouth, after a period of failing health.

Born in Milford, Massachusetts on August 22, 1937, William was the son of William Bullard, Sr., and Edna Marie (Thomes) Rooney. He has been a resident of the Plymouth and Campton area for the past thirty plus years.

William enlisted in the US Navy, where he served seven years. He then enlisted in the US Air Force and served for over twenty-four years as a Nuclear Weapon Technician.

William was a member of the Durant-Haley American Legion Post #66 and the Mount Prospect Veterans of Foreign War Post #4483, both in Plymouth. He was also a member of 40/8 Military Group, the Military Order of the Cootie, the Mount Livermore Grange #288, as well as several other organizations

William is predeceased by his brothers, Richard and Karl Rooney.

William is survived by his brothers, Frank Rooney of Florida, David Rooney of Massachusetts, nieces and nephews, sister-in-law, Rachel Miller of Campton, and his significant other of many years, Ramona A. Mack of Campton.

A graveside service will be held in the NH Veterans Cemetery, on Tuesday, July 29, at 11 a.m.

The Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium, in Plymouth and Meredith, are in charge of the arrangements. To sign Bill's Book of Memories, go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 08:59

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Norman A. Newhall, 84

NAPLES, Fla. — Norman A. Newhall, 84 of Naples, Fla., formerly of Lynnfield, Mass. died on Tuesday, July 1 at the Naples Community Hospital. 

Born in Peabody, Mass. on April 16, 1930 he was the son of the late Albert F. and Mabel F. (Harding) Newhall.

Mr. Newhall was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1948, Bentley College, Class of 1950 and Northeastern University. He was a member of the Lynnfield Masonic Lodge.

Mr. Newhall served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years Phyllis (Howell) Newhall, his two daughters; Karen L. Mathews and her husband Doug of Middleton, Mass., and Linda J. Newton and her husband Jack of Lynnfield, Mass., his son Robert E. Newhall and his wife Miyuki of Cupertino, Calif. and his sister Audrey Galpin of Newburyport, Mass. Mr. Newhall is also survived by his 6 grandchildren; Dana Bloom, Brian Mathews, Mary and Jennifer Krieger, Taylor Armstrong and Andrew Newhall and his three great grandchildren; Ava Bloom, Aiden Krieger, Adison Armstrong. He was predeceased by his three brothers; Donald, Larry and Robert Newhall.

A funeral service will be held in the Centre Congregational Church, 5 Summer St., Lynnfield, Mass. on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield, Mass. on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at Willow Cemetery in Lynnfield, Mass. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Friends of Donald F. Newhall Memorial Park Trust, PO Box 642, Lynnfield, MA 01940. For directions/guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 08:54

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