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Jane LaBelle, 71

Jane Labelle, 71

NORTHFIELD — Jane M. LaBelle, 71, of Northfield, passed away in her home on May 5, 2014, after bravely battling pancreatic and liver cancer.

Jane is survived by her husband of 53 years, Bob LaBelle; and her two children, Diane Burchard of Florida and James LaBelle of North Carolina. She is also survived by her four siblings, Bette Ward of California, Dennis Carignan of Tennessee, Marie Carignan of Oregon and David Carignan of New Hampshire. Jane also leaves behind eight grandchildren Brandon, Cherish, Nathaniel, Caleb, Nicholas, Kinsley, Kelsey and Samantha.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 13, at 10 a.m. at St. Gabriel Parish at Franklin, 110 School St., in Franklin. Burial at the State Veterans Cemetery will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jane's memory may be made to Franklin VNA & Hospice, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235, or online at www.vnafnh.org

The Cremation Society of NH is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information please go to www.csnh.com

 

Last Updated on Friday, 09 May 2014 02:03

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Roberta Boynton, 74

Roberta Boynton, 74

 

MEREDITH — Roberta Anne Boynton, 74, of 125 Livingston Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

Mrs. Boynton was born Oct. 3, 1939 in Laconia, the daughter of the late Bertha (Benoit) and Lorenzo "Larry" Beaudoin.

She was raised in Laconia and had been a resident of Virginia for more than 30 years before returning to Laconia. She had been employed by the Lakes Region General Hospital as a LNA for a number of years.

Mrs. Boynton was a member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks 876 and was a member of the Rebekahs in Ashland and also a member of the Meredith Center Grange.

Survivors include her husband, Lester W. Boynton, of Meredith; a son, Roy Vanover, of Reidsville, Ga.; two daughters, Tina Handerson of Grayson, Ga., and Lisa Paulson of Holbrook, Mass.; a stepson, Daniel Boynton, of Danbury; a stepdaughter, Teresa Girlets, of Vale, N.C.; many grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a brother, Richard Beaudoin, of Laconia; one niece and one nephew.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Boynton was predeceased by a son, Shawn Tobey; two daughters, Bonnie Tobey and Karen Cassavaugh; and a brother, Robert Beaudoin.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family lot at Green Grove Cemetery, Ashland.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, Po Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.

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 Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:30

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Bradford Butler, 83

Bradford Butler, 83

BELMONT — Bradford F. Butler, 83, of Belmont, died at his home on Monday, May 5, 2014.

Mr. Butler was born July 16, 1930, in Newton, Mass., the son of the late Leonard W. and Emily (Fuller) Butler.

Mr. Butler served in the Army. He resided in Portland, Maine, before moving to Laconia in 1961 and later to Belmont.

He was employed by Truesdale Company in Boston for 30 years, retiring in 1991.

Mr. Butler was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church, and the Laconia Athletic Club.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lois K. Butler, of Belmont; a son, David L. Butler, of Bedford; two daughters and their husbands, Janet E. Butler of Raymond, and Diane J. Butler of Scarborough, Maine; two grandchildren, Paul and Jeffrey; a sister, Elizabeth Scott, of Naples, Fla.; two nieces and three nephews.

Friends and family are invited to meet for a Celebration of Life on May 17, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Belmont. Burial will be in the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Falmouth, Maine, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247, or Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 No. Main Street, Laconia, N.H. 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 Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:21

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Herbert Martin Jr., 71

Herbert Martin Jr., 71

 

LACONIA — Herbert E. Martin Jr. 71, of Laconia, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 1, 2014, after a lengthy illness.

Born on May 5, 1942, in Laconia, he was the son of Herbert E. Sr. and Gertrude M. (Howland) Martin. Herb was raised in Center Harbor, attending local schools, graduating from the Inter-Lakes High School. He went on to further his education, earning an Associate's Degree in business.

Herb was drafted in the Army and served with great courage in Vietnam, during the Vietnam War.

Upon returning home from his service, he started his career as an accountant working for several area businesses before his employment with the Ambrose Bros. Construction Co., of Meredith, retiring in 2006 after 35 years with the company.

Herb had many hobbies and interests. He loved the game of chess and attended many tournaments throughout the years. He also loved traveling, bus trips to Foxwoods Casino, sports (his favorite teams were the Red Sox and New England Patriots). Herb also enjoyed candlepin bowling in his younger years.

Above all, Herb was a kind-hearted man who was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and he will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is lovingly survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Susan (Keranen) Martin, of Laconia; sons, Jeffrey Martin, of Meredith, Ryan Martin and his wife Kelly, of Concord; daughter, Jennifer Moquin, of Manchester; granddaughters, Jada Moquin and Sofia K. Martin; brother, Dennis Martin and his wife Jackie, of Florida; cousin, Cathy Knell and her husband Bob, of Moultonborough; nieces, Michelle, of Florida, and Terri Chance and her husband Bob, of Center Harbor.

A memorial gathering will be held in the church hall at the Center Harbor Congregational Church (Rte. 25), Center Harbor; on Thursday, May 15, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be at the State Veterans Cemetery, in Boscawen and will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Herb's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the arrangements. For Herb's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:14

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