ROCHESTER — Donny Smith, 26, of Rochester, died Sunday, June 8. He was born in Laconia, the son of Jennie Rollins Smith and the late Mike Smith and his step-father, Jim Gagne, of Rochester; two brothers, Travis Gagne, of Rochester, and Mike Smith, of Rochester; and by girlfriend Kaitlin Lirette and daughters, Natalie Smith and Nautica Beaulieu, of Rochester.
Donny enjoyed cars, music, friends, and family time at the park with his daughters. He adored his mother and will be very missed.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 13, at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse, Laconia, at 7 p.m. A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Smith Memorial Fund at gofundme.com.
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014 07:12
GILFORD — Barbara F. (Convery) Carye, 90, of Boston, Mass. and Gilford, N.H. died at her home on June 11, 2014.
Barbara was born to the late Edward and Margaret Convery on January 10, 1924. She grew up in Maplewood Square, Malden, Mass. and graduated from Malden High School. She served in the U.S. Marine Corps in WWII and afterwards worked at the State House in Boston. Barbara lead a full and healthy life.
Barbara leaves her beloved husband of 67 years, Raymond A. Carye, and her loving children, Katrina Carye, Edward Carye and Barbara
Hausman, and grandchildren, Meghan, Amanda, and Olivia Carye, Mark and Jared Hausman.
Burial services will be private and a memorial service held at a later date.
At the family's request, remembrances may be made to: St Anthony Shrine, 100 Arch Street, Boston, MA 02110
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home and 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 Thursday, 12 June 2014 07:37
BARE FOOT BAY, Fla. — Raymond L. Roux, 92, of Barefoot Bay, Fla. passed away at Clare Bridge Vero Beach, a Brookdale Senior Living community, in Vero Beach, Fla. on May 30, 2014.
A native of Laconia, Raymond was born April 29, 1922 to Pierre R. and Rose Anne (Maltais) Roux. Raymond was a World War II veteran having served with the 10th Mountain Division.
Upon returning from active duty, Raymond joined his father and brothers in the family business - Roux Brothers - together they built many houses in Laconia. Raymond was also an active member of the Winnipesaukee Yacht Club, helped build their clubhouse and later served as Commodore. He was a Past Senior Vice Commander, American Legion Wilkins Smith Post No 1 and a Past Senior Vice Commander, District #7, American Legion. Raymond was very proud to achieve the status of Eagle Scout and became very active with the Boy Scouts serving as a Scout Master.
In 1952, he moved his family to Meredith and purchased the Boyd Cabins, which were renamed Stel-Raye Cottages, on Pleasant Street. Raymond was active in his community, serving as its tax appraiser and rural mail carrier until his retirement from the U. S. Postal Service after serving 28 years. For fun, Raymond was a member of the Waukewan Golf Club, serving as a Range Master, had an acting role in the Village Players "A Close Shave" and was a member of the General Committee for the Bicentennial celebration. Raymond retired to Barefoot Bay, Fla, in 1982 where he continued to play golf and tennis.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, brothers - Leo, Armand, Robert and Philip. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Stella (Cormier) Roux, daughter, Kathryn J. Forristall-King, Vero Beach, Fla.; son, Francis R. Roux and wife Nancy, Cambridge, MD; son, John P. Roux and wife Brenda, Alachua, FL; seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren and his sister, Madeline McGrath, and husband, Patrick, Laconia, N.H.
A memorial service was held June 5, 2014 at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Micco, Fla. Interment will be held at a later date at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Laconia, N.H.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the local arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
BELMONT — Gertrude E. "Trudy" Jordan, 76, of 12 Cherry Street, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Sunday, June 8, 2014.
Mrs. Jordan was born July 19, 1937 in Laconia, N.H, the daughter of the late Joseph and Doris (Wilson) Fowler. She was a lifelong resident of the Laconia/Belmont area and had been a resident of the Belknap County Nursing Home for a brief period of time. She had been employed as a LNA since 1968, working at the Lakes Region General Hospital and various nursing homes. She retired in 1992.
Mrs. Jordan was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Red Hatters and was crafty. She enjoyed playing Mrs. Santa at Church and at Golden View Health Care Center and loved to give hugs.
Mrs. Jordan is survived by two daughters, Wendy Lindsey of Belmont and Joanne Benoit and her husband, Mark, of Meredith; two grandchildren, Heidi Kimball of Gilmanton and Sean Kimball of Laconia; a step granddaughter, Haillie Bessonnett, of Meredith; one great granddaughter, Emily Roberts, of Gilmanton and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jordan was predeceased by her husband of fifty-five years, C. Cecile Jordan, on November 24, 2012, by four sisters and by a son-in-law, James Lindsey, in 2006.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church, 18 Wesley Way (Rte. 11A) Gilford, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at 6 p.m. also at the church. Rev. Thomas M. Getchell-Lacey, Pastor of the church, will officiate.
Burial Services will be private.
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 Tuesday, 10 June 2014 06:20