MEREDITH — Ann Therese Sullivan, 51, of Hillrise Lane, died suddenly October 14, 2014, at Lakes Region General Hospital, in Laconia.
Born in Natick, Massachusetts on February 12, 1963, she was the daughter of Leo Thompson and Mary (Mayer) Jordan.
Ann grew up in Natick and Haverhill, Mass. She was a graduated of Haverhill High School, class of 1981. She also graduated from the Laconia Technical School with her LNA certificate. She has been a resident of the Meredith area for the past thirty years.
Ann has worked for the past sixteen years as a secretary and a LNA at Concord Hospital, Concord, N.H.
Ann is survived by her husband, Daniel R. Sullivan of Meredith, her sisters, Leslie J. Thompson of Concord, N.H., Elaine P. Adams, Tampa, FL, her brothers, Bradford Thompson of Framingham, Mass., Matthew Thompson of Holland, Mich., two nieces, Leslie and Nicole Adams, and a nephew, Dana Matson.
A memorial service will be held in the Second Baptist Church, Sanbornton, on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. The Rev. McMicken, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
The Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium, in Meredith and Plymouth, are assisting the family with the arrangements. To sign Ann's Book of Memories, go to; www.mayhewuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 09:00
LACONIA — Mr. Horace Bradford of Laconia, New Hampshire, date of birth January 17, 1926, passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass. on September 13, 2014. Family and friends are asked to call Kevin Hannon at BIDCM at 617-754-2759.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 08:49
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine — John B. Swinehart, 58, of Old Orchard Beach, lost his battle with cancer Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, while at the Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough where he was surrounded by family and friends.
John was born in Henniker, N.H., the son of Agnes (Cullen) Swinehart and Lewis Stanley Swinehart Jr. John attended Inter-Lakes High School in Meredith, N.H., and graduated from Bangor Community College.
John is survived by his three beautiful daughters, Mary (Rodney) Lake; and grandsons Walter and Frederick Lake of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Alice Swinehart of North Carolina and Rose Swinehart of Old Orchard Beach; a sister, Anne Sweeny of Portland, Ore.; and brothers, Mark Swinehart of Concord, N.H., and Curt Swinehart of Exeter, N.H.; and Elizabeth Cabot, John's longtime partner, constant companion, and loving caregiver.
He was predeceased by his parents; and brothers, David and Lewis S. Swinehart III.
John retired from the Town of Cape Elizabeth where he had worked as a police dispatcher after 27 years of service to the community.
He was an active member of Bill and Bob's Club and longtime volunteer for the Parents' Associations at his daughters' schools in Old Orchard Beach.
At John's request there will be no memorial service. Arrangements provided by Hope Memorial Chapel in Biddeford.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in John's name to Hospice of Southern Maine (where John was a volunteer before he became ill), 180 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 08:46
LACONIA — Jonathan K. Kitto, 56, of 157 Province St., and a longtime resident of the Netherlands, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Lakes Region General Hospital after a 10-month battle with lung cancer.
He was born on May 1, 1958, in Seoul, South Korea, the adopted son of the Rev. William James and Gay (Adams) Kitto.
He was a graduate of Narragansett Regional High School in Baldwinville, Mass. Jonathan served in the Air Force for 20 years, serving most recently as a NATO investigator, and retiring as master sergeant. During his military service, he received his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Maryland. He also worked in the Netherlands at Maxima Medisch Centrum in Eindhoven.
Jonathan had a kind and gentle soul. He was a generous person, always helping others and putting their needs above his own. During his time in the Philippines, he received a Top Cop award from the local people. He loved animals and enjoyed cooking and fishing. He had a great sense of humor, often teasing loved ones and becoming a "Big Kid" himself when playing with the kids.
He is survived by his daughter, Kaitlin Kitto of De Mortel, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands; one brother, Jeremy Kitto of Bass Harbor, Maine; five sisters, Dawn Kitto of Laconia, Kerrie Kitto of West Roxbury, Mass. Paula Young of Broken Arrow, Okla., Jamie Kitto of Stratford, Conn., and Robyn Rothamel of Glen Burnie, Md.; his close friends, John Verwijst of Oss, Netherlands, and Kelly Horgan of Laconia; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, William Kitto.
Memorial calling hours and service were held Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will be privately held at Pine Crest Cemetery in Charlestown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to assist homeless veterans to Liberty House, Inc., 75 West Baker St., Manchester, NH 03103, the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr., Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110, or 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 Wednesday, 15 October 2014 08:42