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Theresa A. Guay,72

LACONIA — Theresa Anne (Routhier) Guay, 72, of Laconia, died May 11, 2014 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass., after a period of failing health.
Born in Laconia July 10, 1941, the daughter of Edgar M. and Anna (Contois) Routhier, Theresa attended Sacred Heart Catholic School, graduating in 1959. Later, she earned a secretarial certificate at Lakes Region Community College.
She worked most of her life, holding several factory positions at Laconia Shoe Co. and Teco Corp.; she worked also at the Laconia State School and, finally, as a customer service rep. at Madeira USA Ltd. in Laconia, before retiring in 2001.
Theresa married Dennis M. Guay on Nov. 12, 1966, and they raised three children before divorcing amicably in 1988.
Theresa loved her children and grandchildren and was always there to listen, comfort, counsel and console. She also loved to laugh and to discuss anything and everything – from world news to the latest book she had read.
An avid reader all her life, she continued to enjoy books in audio form after diabetic neuropathy robbed her of her sight. Though she suffered from several health complications during the last years of her life, she faced them with courage and optimism, enjoying what pleasures she could and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents and her former husband, Theresa was predeceased by her half-brother, Romeo Routhier; her half-sister, Phoebe Leguex; a great-nephew, Darren Cyr, and her best friend, Denise Therrien,
Survivors include her children, Katherine Walch, Victoria Guay and Stephen Guay, all of Laconia; her grandchildren, Diana Walch and Rachael McCarthy, both of Laconia, and Arianna Guay Campbell, of Bristol and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her good friend, David Nadeau.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish-Sacred Heart Church, 291Union Ave., Laconia, N.H.
Interment will follow in the family lot at St. Lambert Cemetery, Province Street, Laconia, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street, Second Floor, Framingham, MA 01701 ( www.diabetes.org) or to the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, 25 Walker 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 Tuesday, 20 May 2014 08:18

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Rachel Perkins (SERVICE)

CHATEAUGAY, New York — A Graveside Service for Rachel Perkins will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 11:00AM at the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H.
Mrs. Perkins, 82, of 679 #5 Road and formerly of Gilmanton Iron Works, NH died at her home on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. She was the widow of Harold Perkins who died in 2007.
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, 19 May 2014 09:21

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Bernice R. Fullerton, 82

MEREDITH — Bernice Ruth Fullerton, 82, of 153 Parade Road, passed away peacefully at Forestview Manor on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
Mrs. Fullerton was born January 23, 1932 in Provincetown, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Raymond J. and Ella Frances (Silva) Medeiros. She was raised in Provincetown, Mass. and at the age of eleven, moved to Somerville, Mass. and then to Carlisle, Mass. before moving to Moultonborough, N.H. in 1963.
Mrs. Fullerton was proprietor of the Red Hill Motel and Cabins in Moultonborough, NH for 12 years. She enjoyed crafting, reading and spending time in Florida.
Survivors include three sons, John Fullerton of Moultonborough, Roy Fullerton of Sanbornton and Alan Fullerton of Largo, Florida; five grandchildren, Wendy Cousins, Kristoffer Burgess, Stefanie Cambre, Jarrod Fullerton and Zoe Fullerton; five great grandchildren, Angelo, Joshua, Alexis, Kaelyn and Colton; and two brothers, Raymond Medeiros and Bruce Medeiros. She had several nieces and nephews, and many special cousins and their families including Mary Lambrou and Helen Valentine, both of Provincetown, Mass. In addition to her parents and her husband, Roy F. Fullerton, who died in 2002, Mrs. Fullerton was predeceased by a daughter, Susan Fullerton, in January, 2013 and by her two sisters, Betty Mills and Barbara Foss.
A Graveside Service will be held on June 13 at 1:00 PM at the family lot in Shannon Cemetery, Moultonborough, N.H. 
 For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001.
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, 19 May 2014 09:18

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Joseph T. Hannagan, Jr., 85

BRISTOL — Joseph T. Hannagan Jr., 85, passed away quietly at home on May 16th surrounded by his loving family. Our Lord now has Joe in the palm of His hand and he will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Joe was born July 24, 1928 in Lawrence, MA, the son of Joseph and Rose (Suda) Hannagan Sr. He grew up and attended school there. Joe proudly served in the Army during the Korean War. He came to New Hampshire in 1953 to work for his cousin, Frank Riley and his wife Kay, who owned the Grace-Louise Restaurant in Bristol. Nancy's aunt, Maude Rockwell was a waitress there and introduced Joe to Nancy Brock in 1956. Nancy became Joe's wife April 12, 1958.

From 1958 through 1961, Joe and Nancy operated a catering business out of their home on High St., service the International Packings Corp. (now Freudenberg NOK) and the local garages. This included homemade donuts, variety of pastries, sandwiches and coffee. In 1962, Joe and Nancy purchased the Bristol Diner, remaning it the Ricky-joe Restaurant after their two sons. December 1967 the sold the restaurant and went to work at IPC. Later they owned and operated the J.T. Hannagan Restaurant in Franklin. Joe was later a Solid Waste attendant at the Bristol Transfer Station for 11 years.

In addition to his parents, he was pre-deceased by an infant sister Frances Hannagan and his sister Eileen Walsh of Maryland.

Joe is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy; two sons, Joseph III and wife Genevivie of Bristol; Rick and wife Wendy of Hill; a daughter Teresa Boardman of Gilford; grandchildren Genny, Eddie, Lisa, Kimberly, Ryan, Devin, Keegan, Andrew, Jacob, Kimberly; great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and sister-in-law Shirley Littlefield.

Private services will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Newfound Area Nursing Association/Hospice, 214 Lake St., Bristol, NH 03222. Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol is assisting the family with arrangements.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014 09:08

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