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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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Frank W. Dombrowski, 89

Gilmanton — Frank Walter Dombrowski, 89, of 47 Route 106, died at his home, with his family by his side, on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
Mr. Dombrowski was born April 3, 1925 in Cambridge, Mass., the son of the late Walter and Anna (Jackaboski) Dombrowsky. He was a long time resident of Somerville, Mass. before moving to Gilmanton, N.H. thirty-four years ago. He had been employed as a shipper at Simmons before he worked for the Tewksbury, Mass. School System for 20 years, retiring in 1987. Upon his retirement, he received from Governor Michael Dukakis, a certificate of dedicated service with the Tewksbury School System which is deserving of recognition by all the citizens of Massachusetts.
Mr. Dombrowski was a communicant of St. Joseph Parish, Belmont, N.H. He enjoyed his family and loved traveling, bowling, hiking, snowmobiling and boating on Rocky Pond. He was a member of the Tewksbury-Wilmington Lodge of Elks #2070.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Gloria Louise (Hall) Dombrowski, of Gilmanton; a son, John Squires, and his wife, Mary (Cunniff), of Nashua; six daughters, Regina Marsh and her husband, Wally, of Billerica, Mass., Barbara Dombrowski of Laconia, Donna Harvey and her husband, Brian, of Loudon, Deborah Rappa and her husband, Edward, of Wilmington, Mass., Diane Nardone and her husband, Michael, of Derry, and Sandra Kenney and her husband, Larry, of Weare; twelve grandchildren, Jacky, Christine, Paula, Patrick, Jim, Lisa, Craig, Sarah, Tara, Marissa, Mikey, and Stacy; twelve great grandchildren, with one on the way, and two great, great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 96 Main Street, Belmont, N.H.
Burial will follow the Mass at 2 p.m. in the family lot in Waterside Cemetery, West Shore Drive, Marblehead, Mass.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Community Wellness Center, 22 Strafford Street, Ste 2, Laconia, N.H. 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 Monday, 02 June 2014 08:48

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