MEREDITH — Charlotte "Marie" (Barneetz) Bushnell, 92, passed away Dec. 17, 2014, at Golden View Health Care Center.
Marie was born in Newbury, Vt., the daughter of Adolf and Charlotte (Green) Barneetz. She lived most of her life in Meredith and surrounding areas, although at various times during the 1960s, she lived in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
In addition to raising eight children, Marie worked for Annalee Dolls for many years until her retirement.
Marie is survived by three sons, Arthur and his wife, Donna, Peter and his wife, Julie, and David and his wife, Leah; two daughters, Carol Bushnell, and Brenda Carrasco; a sister, Jeannette Tyler; 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her former husband, Richard Bushnell Sr.; her eldest son, Richard Bushnell Jr.; two daughters, Patricia Longley and Barbara Hounsell; a grandson, Jacob Guay; and two brothers, Paul Barneetz and Frank Corliss.
There will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Donations in her memory may be made to the NH Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the arrangements. For Charlotte's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014 09:32
TILTON — Cdr. Donald Lewis Campbell, USN Ret., 91, passed away December 18, 2014, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton, N.H.
Don was born on December 3rd, 1923, the son of Lewis and Catharine (Lewis) Campbell, in Leominster, Mass. Don enlisted in the United States Navy in 1942 and trained to be a Naval Pilot. He was commanding officer of VA-84 in the early 1960s and then on the staff of Admiral James Holloway in Vietnam. After Don retired in 1965, the family moved from California to Wentworth, N.H. Don obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees from Plymouth State Teachers College, then taught chemistry, physics, and aeronautics at Newfound Regional High School, which he will fondly be remembered for. Don continued his love for flying with aerial photography of Northern New Hampshire.
Don is survived by his children, Nancy (and Steve) Wirtes of Norfolk, Mass., Bruce (and Elaine) Campbell of Meredith, N.H., and Doug (and Cindy) Campbell of Wentworth, N.H.; five grandchildren, Brian, Matthew, and Catharine ("Cassie") Campbell and Jenna and Steven ("Spike") Wirtes; and four nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Isabel (Pimental) Campbell, in 2001 and by his sister, Eleanor Campbell, in 2013.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday December 21, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire.
A graveside service will be held in the spring.
The Mayhew Funeral Homes are assisting the family with arrangements. To view Donald's online book of memories; go to, www.mayhewfunealhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
GILFORD — Betty Elaine Persons, 84, of 70 Boyd Hill Road, passed away at Forestview Manor, Meredith, N.H. on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
Betty was born February 7, 1930 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Maxine (Wesley) and James E. Darling, Sr. and was a longtime resident of Laconia.
Betty and Dick operated the Ramblin' Vewe Farm in Gilford. Betty was an avid skier and enjoyed skiing and traveling around the world with her husband, Dick. She loved golf, tennis, gardening, walking her wooded trails that she and her husband built for the community and also caring for her sheep.
Survivors include her husband of sixty-four years, N. Richard Persons, of Gilford; a son, Steven R. Persons, of Westminster, Colo. and his former wife, Patty, of Colorado; two grandchildren, Renee M. Persons of Longmont, Colo. and Sara K. Persons of Los Angeles, Calif.; three stepsisters, Judie Reever, Bonita L. Huntoon and Marie Darling, all of Laconia and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was predeceased by a brother, James D. Darling, Jr.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at the Gilford Community Church, Gilford, N.H. The date and time will be announced.
Burial will be in family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Gilford, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Ramblin' Vewe Farm Trust, PO Box 7354, Gilford, NH 03247 to help with the continued Conservation of Ramblin' Vewe Sheep Farm and it's Trails.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., 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
FRANKLIN — Marilyn L. Robbins passed away at Hospice House in Concord Sept. 24, 2014. She was born Dec. 17, 1945 in Laconia to Hazel Irene (O'Connor) and William Ormand Robbins.
She worked in manufacturing in Manchester, Hillsboro and Franklin at Polyclad. She was the CB for many years in Hillsboro by the name of Nameless.
She enjoyed spending time at the ocean at Wells Beach, Maine.
She was a member of the Antrim Baptist Church of Antrim, N.H.
She leaves Jacquelyn Ricate of Contoocook, N.H., Donna Johnson of Falmouth, Va., Trudy A. Charlton of Franklin, N.H. PO Box 40, Franklin, NH 03235
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 08:00