LACONIA — Edna Neil Tracy passed peacefully on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia.
Edna, the daughter of William H. and Ruth F. (Judkins) Tracy, was born May 26, 1916 in Turner, Maine. She graduated from Farmington, Maine High School and married Linwood Tracy in 1939, who predeceased her in August, 2001. She had been employed as a telephone operator and later by the Rochester School System in the food service program. Her hobbies included quilting, knitting, reading and entertaining family and friends. She was a devoted mother.
She is survived by her children; Nan T. Fay of Gilford, Roger B. Tracy and his wife Claudia of Dover and Deborah T. Storrs and her husband Joe of Laconia, grandchildren Carey Blandford, Jeffrey Fay, William Fay, Mark Tracy, Amanda Cowley and David Storrs, also her eight treasured great grandchildren; Heather, Steven, Rachel, Lillian, Alexandra, Sawyer, Dylan and Catherine. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Linwood Tracy.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia. A private burial will be held at a later date in the Turner Village Cemetery in Turner, Maine.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Association for the Blind, 117 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.
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BELMONT — Camren Joseph Ess, 23, of 117 Aiden Circle, died at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Friday, April 4, 2014, surrounded by his family in love, prayer and tears. We will keep and carry your amazing smile and contagious laughter in our hearts always-you are loved.
Camren was born Jan. 20, 1991 in Portsmouth, Virginia, the son of Carl and Darcy (Rivard) Ess. He was a long-time resident of Belmont and was a 2010 graduate of Conant High School.
In addition to his parents of Belmont, Camren is survived by his sister, Hannah Ess; three brothers, Brandon Ess, Jared Ess and Christopher Ess, all of Belmont; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Rivard, of Dunedin, Fla.; his great grandparents, Loretta Fortier of Gardner, Mass. and Gerard Rivard of Dunedin, Fla.; an aunt and uncle, Derek and Zoe Rivard, of Epping; two uncles, Donald Ess and Allen Ess, of New York and a cousin, Devynne Rivard, of Epping. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Fred and Jean Ess, and his great grandparents, Lillian Rivard, Elizabeth Rivard, George Fortier and Fred and Mary Ess.
Calling hours will be on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 5 p.m. also at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Wilkinson-Beane, Inc. PO Box 67, Laconia, NH 03247-0067.
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.
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THORNTON — Dick McCormack, 76, of Thornton, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, March 23, after a 6 year battle with multiple myeloma. Born in Holderness, NH on May 22, 1937, he was one of thirteen children of Albert and Alice (Davis) McCormack, of Holderness.
His favorite times were shared with his family; gathering for dinners, backyard BBQ's, and games. He planned and lovingly designed the family camp in Wentworth, and two primary family homes in Plymouth and Thornton.
Dick was a prominent small business owner in Plymouth for many years. He owned and operated McCormack Motor's Inc - The Working Man's Friend. In his early years, he was employed by the Draper Corporation, Norman Perry Lamp Company, and sold cars for various local car dealers before starting his own business in 1968. Dick was a member of the Plymouth Lodge of Elks #2312 for 50 years.
He was a friend to many, and he shared countless days hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling and golfing with them. For the past nineteen years, he and Janet traveled south for the winter, originally spending time in Florida. They subsequently drove their 5th wheel travel trailer thru-out the US, visiting all 50 states, which also included a long drive to Alaska one summer; they then became snowbirds in Surprise, Ariz., which is just outside of Phoenix. While in Arizona they developed many cherished friendships; Dick was recognized as the unofficial group gathering instigator which entailed happy hours, Friday golf league, playing cards, and many dances. One of his favorite activities was bocce ball matches.
He is predeceased by his eight siblings, brothers, "Buster", Ken, Bob, John, Tex, and Gene; sisters, Benny and Helen.
Dick is survived by his loving wife Janet, his best friend and partner of fifty seven years; his three daughters; Cam Lester, of Thornton, Candace Dullea, of Lincoln, and Cath Goodwin, of North Conway; son-in-laws, Jim Lester, Paul Dullea and Art Goodwin; grandchildren, Nate and Niki Dullea, Tyler and Sheyenne Lester; siblings, Hazel Messenger, of Peabody Mass., Newell McCormack, of Gilford, Gordon McCormack, of Ashland, and Mary King, of Laconia, and several nieces and nephews throughout the north east.
In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Pemi-Baker Community Health Center, 101 Boulder Point Dr, Suite 3, Plymouth, NH 03264.
Calling Hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (12 Langdon St.), Plymouth, on Saturday April 12, 2014 from 2 through 4 p.m. A celebration of life will be held immediately after the calling hours at Fosters Restaurant in The Common Man Inn, 231 Main St, Plymouth. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Rte 175, Thornton.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Dick's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
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