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Daniel J. Dignan, IV, 51

GILFORD — Daniel Joseph Dignan IV, 51, of 345 Weirs Road, died at home, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, May 11, 2015.

Daniel was born February 25, 1964 in Somerville, Mass., the son of Daniel Dignan III and Mary Ann (Tardif) Ryan.

Daniel worked as a pipe fitter for the Local 131 Pipe Fitters Union. He served in the United States Coast Guard. Daniel was a member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks #876 and American Legion Wilkins-Smith Post 1.

Survivors include his wife, Janice (Chapman) Dignan, of Gilford; two daughters, Mollie Dignan, of Gilford and Candace Knowlton, and her husband, Toby, of Laconia; three grandchildren, Jackson, Samuel and Elizabeth Knowlton, all of Laconia; his mother, Mary Ann Ryan, and her husband, Bill, of Alton; one sister, Karen Brosnahan, of Alton; one sister-in-law, Teri Ceriello, and her husband, Tony, of Epsom, a niece, Emily Brosnahan, of Alton; his mother-in-law, Lorraine Day, of Laconia. He was predeceased by his father, Daniel Dignan III.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH using the Carriage House entrance.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at noon, at the Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, N.H.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & 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, 11 May 2015 09:17

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Patricia G. Hamel Feeney (Service)

Patricia G. Hamel Feeney

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GILFORD — Graveside services for Patricia Gwyn Hamel Feeney, 67, of Breton Road, who died Jan. 11, 2015, will be held in South Road Cemetery, Belmont

on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 11:30 a.m.

She was born June 8, 1947, in Laconia, daughter of the late Gwendolyn (MacLennan) and Lawrence E. Hamel.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph M. Feeney Jr. of Franklin; a brother, Guy L. Hamel II and his wife, Kathleen of Augusta, Maine; a sister, Kathy Hamel of Meredith; two nieces and three nephews.

For those that wish, memorial donations may be made to the Lakeport United Baptist Church Food Pantry, 23 Park St., Lakeport NH 03246.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family. For more information and to

view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 09:17

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Louise Mitchell

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PITTSBURG — A memorial service for Louise Mitchell, 93, of Pittsburg, who died Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Coos County Nursing Hospital will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 1 p.m. A time to greet the family will be 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family lot at Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia.

She was born Oct. 24, 1921, in Laconia, the daughter of Pearl and Oscar Joseph Gauthier. She was raised by her beloved grandparents, Perley and Josephine Cross.

Louise is survived by four daughters, Nancy Renaudette and husband Leo of Canaan, Vt., Marsha Clifford and husband Earle of Pittsburg, Terry Reynard and husband David of Las Vegas, Nev., and Heather Mitchell and husband Mark Amey of Clarksville; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, John E. Gauthier, USAF (Retired) of Laconia, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Edmund Mitchell, in 1993.

A memorial celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Methodist church hall in Pittsburg .

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, 11 May 2015 09:10

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Sheila B. Livingstone, 73

Sheila B. Livingstone, 73

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SANBORNTON — Sheila Bolton Livingstone, 73, of Sanbornton passed away on Sunday morning, May 3, 2015, after a brief illness.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Alex, of Sanbornton; two sons, Alexander Leslie, 46, of Sanbornton and Barry, 44, of Plymouth; daughter-in-law Angela; granddaughter Caylee Anne; an older brother David, 76, of Leicester, England, and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Livingstone was the fourth child of Richard Leslie and Lillian Wharmby Bolton of Liverpool, England. Mrs. Livingstone attended nursing school at St. Catherine's Hospital in Birkenhead, England, immigrated to the U.S. in 1964, proudly becoming a U.S. citizen in early July 1976.

Her first job in the U.S. was at Lynn (Mass.) Hospital, and over the years worked at Choate Hospital in Woburn, Mass., and several places in New Hampshire, including Franklin Regional Hospital, Merrimack County Nursing Home, and the Peabody Home where she was well loved by patients and colleagues alike.

Mrs. Livingstone enjoyed knitting and ceramics, and loved doing the daily crossword puzzles. She also enjoyed traveling to see her sons perform in concerts and stage shows, and she became quite a Red Sox fan. She enjoyed making several trips back to England to see family, and saw a good portion of the United States as well, including Florida, California, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.

A celebration of Sheila's life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.), Tilton.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Franklin Opera House, PO Box 172, Franklin, NH 03235.

For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 09:07

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