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Mark A. Chamberlain, Sr., 52

LACONIA — Mark A. Chamberlain Sr., 52, of 380 Mile Hill Road, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in his home after a long illness.

He was born on Dec. 24, 1961, in Laconia, the son of Langdon and Yvonne (Belanger) Chamberlain. Mark was a lifelong resident of Laconia and was best known for his quick wit, sense of humor and was always there for his friends.

He leaves behind his mother, Yvonne Chamberlain of Laconia; his two sons, Matthew Chamberlain of Laconia and Mark Chamberlain of Laconia; three grandchildren, Isaiah Chamberlain, Connor Chamberlain and Bycen Chamberlain.

In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his son, Michael "Chopper" Chamberlain on Feb. 4, 2014.

Memorial calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Memorial services will be private.

The family would like to thank Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice for the excellent care and support they provided.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to ) Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia NH 03246.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, 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, 17 February 2014 09:50

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David R. Tracy, 61

NORTHFIELD — David Robert Tracy, 61, Northfield, died suddenly on Feb. 14, 2014.

Born July 23, 1952, in Lebanon, he was the son of Robert J. Tracy and Barbara (Currier) Tracy. David was raised in Franklin, and graduated from Franklin High School in 1970 and the New Hampshire Vocational-Technical School's Electrical Science program in Laconia in 1972.

He became a master electrician and worked for Giguere Electric in Laconia for 30 years specializing in industrial and commercial work. David took pride in his garden which fed the family and friends with vegetables every year.

David was an active member of the community and served on the Northfield Fire Department Committee. David was a member and past trustee of the Elks Lodge in Franklin. He was also a member and secretary of the Men's Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Franklin and adjutant and treasurer of the Sons of the American Legion Post in Northfield, and adjutant of District 7. David gave countless hours to these organizations in addition to donating his time for electrical projects at the lodge and posts. David was also head cook for the Elks, VFW and American Legion and his culinary skills will be missed by the members as he prepared meals nearly every weekend for various events throughout the year. His prime rib dinners and chicken barbecues were loved by all. If you had one of his meals, you didn't go home hungry.

David was predeceased by his younger sister Linda (Tracy) Thurber Morton; and younger brother, Timothy Tracy.

He is survived by his parents, Robert Tracy of Franklin and Venice, Fla., and his mother Barbara Tracy of Concord. He is also survived by two brothers and two sisters, Michael Tracy of Dedham, Mass., Maureen Tracy and her partner Kerie Kenison of Dover, Susan Tracy and her partner Al Robertson of Tilton, and Kevin Tracy and his wife Nora of Dover. He is also survived by two nephews and their families, Patrick Thurber and his wife Mariah and children Riley and Bryce; and Andrew Thurber and his wife Tina and children Brady and Avery. David will also be missed by special friends Robert Cullen, Marcia Smith and Diane Jordan.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Linda (Tracy) Thurber and Timothy Tracy Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships each year to post-secondary graduates of Franklin High School. Donations may be mailed to the Franklin Savings Bank, 387 Central St., Franklin, NH.

Visitation for friends and family will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin. A memorial service will follow at 11 am at the funeral home. For directions and an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com

 

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014 09:42

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Richard J. Lemay, 83

TILTON — Richard J. Lemay, 83, of the New Hampshire Veterans Home, died at the Franklin Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 16, 2014.
Mr. Lemay was born on May 23, 1930 in Laconia, the son of Emile and Yvonne (Lavertue) Lemay.
Mr. Lemay was a Veteran of the US Navy during the Korean War. He graduated from the Bentley School of accounting. He worked as an accountant in the industrial field for General Electric and Honeywell and had been with both companies for fifteen years. He had lived in Minnesota, Arizona, Boxboro and Framingham, Mass. for many years moving back to Laconia in 1990.
Mr. Lemay liked to golf, he traveled extensively around the world, living in Paris, France for ten years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Vincent DePaul Society.
Mr. Lemay is survived by many nephews and nieces; he also leaves behind his long-time companion, Betty Robinson, with whom he enjoyed many trips and other activities. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by three brothers, Raymond, Walter and Rene Lemay and by two sisters, Doris Page and Arlene Lemay.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, and 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH.
Burial will follow in the family plot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia NH.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Church Maintenance Trust Fund c/o Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH 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, 17 February 2014 09:38

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Robert A. Lemay, 89

LACONIA — Robert  A. Lemay, 89, of  276 Gilford Avenue, died at the Laconia Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
Mr. Lemay was born March 30, 1924 in Laconia, the son of the late Joseph and Leona (Corriveau) Lemay.  He was a lifelong  resident of  Laconia and graduated from  Laconia High School  in 1942.  He served in the US Navy during World War II.  
Mr. Lemay was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and was employed at  Bergen-Paterson, Inc. for many years. He enjoyed watching Laconia High School sports for many years. He was a member of the VFW Post #1670 of Laconia and the American Legion Wilkins Smith Post #1 of Laconia.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years,  Nadja (Nemcovich) Lemay, of  Laconia;  a son, Allen Lemay, of  Merrimack, six grandchildren, Joshua Lemay and Matthew Lemay, both of Bedford, Cory Lemay of Merrimack, Colby Gaines of Portsmouth, Conlee Gaines of  Laconia and Chandler Gaines of  Belmont; one great grandson and many nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lemay was predeceased by a son, Dennis Lemay, a daughter, Janice Gaines, and five brothers, Omer, Ralph, Ronald “Babe”, Gerard “Gerry” and Maurice.
A calling hour will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance, followed by a  Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.
Burial will follow in the family lot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street,  Laconia.
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, 17 February 2014 09:32

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