LACONIA — Adrienne "Adie" Roselyn Hounsell, formerly of 15 Chestnut St, Lakeport, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith.
Adrienne was born November 11, 1929 in Concord, N.H. The daughter of Joseph and Laura Landry, she moved with her family to the Lincoln area where she met her future husband and lifelong companion Gordon "Buster" Hounsell. She lived most of her life in Lakeport before moving to Edgewater, Florida in 1984, then returning to New Hampshire in 2008.
Adrienne was well known as a waitress for over 30 years at St. Pierre's Restaurant in Laconia. She enjoyed most, her family, her pets, and music. She could often be found around the card table and enjoyed music. She had an infectious laugh and a beautiful smile that could light up any room.
Adrienne was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Gordon Hounsell Jr. She is survived by two sons, Gordon C. Hounsell, III and his wife, Cheryl , of Laconia and Kent L. Hounsell and his wife, Carolyn, of Edgewater, Florida; two daughters, Charlotte E. Wood of Port Orange, Florida and Johnna-Dee Davis and her husband, Greg, of Gilford; her grandchildren who she held dear, Chari Szepanski and her husband, Joe, and daughters, Tabatha, Sabrina, and Leeza of Northfield, Clifford Hounsell and his children, Caleb, Taylor, and Felicity of Laconia, Jennifer Perkins and her husband, Max, and daughter, Lily, of Laconia, Danielle Berry and daughter, Brynn, of Winnisquam, Christina Hounsell of Nashua, Julia Davis of Gilford, Second Class Petty Officer Andrew Hounsell, his wife, Cindi Blackman, and children, Aurora Rose-Marie Hounsell, William Patrick Hounsell and Andrew Leon Hounsell Jr. stationed in Bahrain, Second Class Petty Officer Jonathon Hounsell stationed in Virginia Beach, Virginia and Joshua Hounsell of Lynchburg, Virginia. She also leaves behind three sisters, Rose Roy of Edgewater, Florida, Marie Gilbert of Portsmouth, N.H. and Lorraine Millette of Micco, Florida. In addition to her parents and husband, Adrienne was predeceased by her brother, Raymond Landry.
According to Adrienne's wishes, there will be no calling hours. There will be a graveside service held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, N H 03247 or the 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 in charge of the arrangements. For more information and to view an on line memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 07:35
MEREDITH — David Thomas Barry, 84, of Meredith, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Golden View Health Care Center, after a lengthy illness.
Born on September 13, 1928, in Providence, RI, he was the son of Philip C. and Celeste (Cinq-Mars) Barry. David was raised in Providence, attending local schools. After graduating high school he joined the U.S. Navy and served with honor and courage during World War II. Upon returning from the war he entered Brown University and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
Throughout his career, David worked in a variety of positions primarily on the design and testing of weapons systems, particularly those associated with nuclear submarines. He worked for the Ordinance Research Lab at Penn State University, the Federal Product Company, of RI, the Naval Underwater Systems Center, in Newport, RI, the Geosciences Department at Texas Instruments, in Dallas, he ran a small defense contracting firm, and worked for Martin Marietta's Navy Systems Department, in Baltimore.
He retired in 1991 to Houston, TX with his wife Ruth and oldest son. In 1996, they moved to Bandera, TX where he resided until 2007. With the passing of his son Philip, and his deteriorating health, David was forced to move to Meredith to be closer to his surviving family members.
David was an avid reader of history, politics, military strategy and tactics, and he liked to research genealogy.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 29 years, Ruth E. (Tullgren), in January, 1997; his son Philip, in 2007, and his daughter, Pamela, in 2013.
David is survived by his six children, Susan Black and her husband Doug, of Coos Bay, OR, Allison, of Cranston, RI, Theodore and his wife Patty, of Milford, NH, Dennis and his wife Janet, of Newport News, VA, Christine of Chesapeake, VA, and Jonathan and his wife Ann, of Meredith, NH; 11 grandchildren, Adrienne, Sam, Patrick, Kyle, Derek, Samantha, Donovan, Patrick, Jessica, Elizabeth, and Victoria, and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project: www.woundedwarriorproject.org, or to Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 N. Main St., Laconia, 03246.
Calling Hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Rtes. 3&104), Meredith, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 from 10 a.m. to noon. A prayer service with military honors will be held in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Rev. Edward J. Charest, Pastor Emeritus of the Plymouth United Methodist Church will officiate. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For David's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
BEDFORD — Jeannine C. (Dutil) Dutile, 79, of 17 Privet Hedge Lane, formerly of 36 Rowell Street, Laconia, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 after a period of declining health.
Jeannine was born May 12, 1934 in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of the late Emile and Generia (Gilbert) Dutil.
Jeannine was raised in Lewiston and graduated from St. Mary's General Hospital School of Nursing. She had been a longtime resident of Laconia before moving to Bedford six years ago.
Jeannine was a registered nurse for over forty years and had been employed at Lakes Region General Hospital and at Lakes Region OB-GYN Professional Association, retiring in 2001.
Jeannine was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and was a former member of the Ladies Guild of Sacred Heart. She was also a member of the Graduate Nurses' Association of Lakes Region General Hospital.
Jeannine loved and enjoyed being with her grandchildren and family gatherings. She enjoyed flower gardening, reading and keeping up with new developments in nursing and medicine.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, J. Norman Dutile, of Bedford; three sons, David Dutile and his wife Kathleen of Greenville, SC , Donald Dutile and his wife Noreen of Merrimack and Thomas Dutile and his wife Linda of Manchester; a daughter, Deborah Plante, and her husband, John, of Barre, VT; six grandchildren, Matthew, Kevin, Michael, Emily and Rebecca Dutile and Monika Plante; a brother, Maurice Dutil and his wife, Monique, of Lewiston, ME ; three nieces and six nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dutile was predeceased by a son, Michael Dutile, in 1965.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Wilkinson-BeaneSimoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia using the Carriage House entrance.
Following the visiting hours, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H. Burial will follow in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Manchester VNA/Hospice, 1070 Holt Avenue, Suite 1400, Manchester, NH 03109.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family of Jeannine. For more information and to view an online memorial please visit www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
GILFORD — Adam P. Andrews, 30, of Gilford, died on Saturday, August 24, 2013. He was born November 20, 1982, in Concord, NH., the middle son of Phil and Sharon (Barker) Andrews. He was raised in Lochmere with his siblings and attended the schools of Winnisquam Regional School District.
He was employed by Lakes Region Heating & Air Conditioning and also worked for Puckett Heating & Cooling. Adam enjoyed fishing, and was an avid sports fan, attending many Red Sox & Bruin's games and also was at the infamous, "Snow-Bowl," at Foxboro Stadium, Patriots – Raiders, January 2002. He loved annual camping trips on the Saco River with his best friend Kevin. Adam also loved teaching his nieces Alyzabeth and Molly how to hone their softball skills.
Adam was quick witted, full of energy, always willing to help anyone. He had an infectious smile and sense of humor that did include pranks. His greatest enjoyment came from being with his family and best friends or just petting a dog.
Adam took great pride in his family and had a devoted circle of friends.
Adam is survived by his parents, Phil and Sharon Andrews of Gilford, NH., fiancee' Katie LaPlante of Lochmere, daughters, Kalina and Alyna. Sisters; Susan Andrews and Kevin O'Connell, their children, Alyzabeth, Molly and Maximus of Gilford. Allison and Ryan Constant and their son Ryan of Dover, Carol McIntyre of Diamond Bar, CA. Brothers; Craig Andrews of Ohio and his children, Seth Decato of Canterbury, Kailey Andrews of FL. and Matthew Andrews of Gilford. He is also survived by many aunts and uncles and his grandmother Nicky Stavros Barker of Concord.
Adam has taken his final journey to join with his departed family and catch the "Big one" with his grampa, Robert Barker, Sr. You'll be in our heart forever and missed so very much. We will see you again, our precious son.
Calling hours are Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St,
Laconia, NH. Bring a favorite memory to share.
There will be no funeral service.
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