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Donald Teed Sr., 92

LACONIA — Donald W. Teed Sr., 92, of 52 Hillcrest Drive, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Belknap County Nursing Home.

He was born in Boston on March 22, 1921, the son of Walter B. and Ellen R. (Henderson) Teed. Donald graduated from Oliver Ames High School in Easton, Mass. He graduated from Wentworth University and also attended MIT. He achieved a mechanical engineering degree and also after retirement went on to attain an electrician's license. Donald worked at Stop and Shop in the bakery division, heading a plant in Boston for more than 30 years. He also served in the Navy during World War II.

Donald was married for 58 years to his loving wife, Melba A. Teed.

Don was an inventor, a pianist, electrician, runner, church man, auto enthusiast and a respectable singer both as soloist and choir member and was a man completely devoted to his family and friends.

Donald was a 50 year Master Mason and an active member of his Masonic lodge. In his final years, he became everyone's beloved "Grampa" and "Pop Pop". His sparkling blue eyes and beautiful smile will live on in our hearts forever.

Don's family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Belknap County Nursing Home and Lakes Region Community Services for their kindness and caring help.

He is survived by two daughters, Roberta "Robbie" Prescott-Neylon of Laconia and Lois B. Bender of Chicago; his son, Donald W. Teed Jr. of Minneapolis; 15 grandchildren, Shannon, Mary Ann, Kelly, Kristen, David, Shawn, Jen, Gregg, Don, Derek, Eric, Andrea, Pam, Tammy and Michelle; and 21 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Melba A. Teed in 1999; and one daughter, Sandra J. Johnson.

Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the carriage house entrance. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Congregational Church of Laconia, 69 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family plot at Pine Grove Cemetery in Gilford.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Central NH VNA and 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 Monday, 19 August 2013 07:49

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Kay Sawyer, 59

LACONIA — Kay Ellen Sawyer, 59, of 1156 North Main St., died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Monty Duval Heslop and Erline (Moreau) Reilly. Kay worked as a nursing assistant for many years.

Kay was a loving, gentle, kind spirited daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend. Family and friends were the focus of her life. Kay was selfless and generous to a fault. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

In addition to her mother of Penacook, she is survived by one son, David Virgue of Gilmanton; one daughter, Teresa Burgado of New York City; one brother, Rex Reilly of Penacook; one sister, Fay Reilly of Conway; four grandchildren; Angelina Matos, Yansi Matos, Jolia Curry and Mason Virgue.

In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her husband, Michael Virgue; and one brother, Andrew Reilly.

A celebration of life will be celebrated from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Burial will be private.

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, 19 August 2013 07:29

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Carol Pissinis, 77

TILTON — Carol Pissinis, 77, of 61 Gaslight Road, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on Aug. 15, 2013.

Mrs. Pissinis was born Oct. 5, 1935, in Attleboro, Mass., daughter of the late Austin Williams and Dolly (Doyle) Street. She resided in Plainville, Mass., for 16 years before moving to Tilton 17 years ago. She had been employed at Sweet Manufacturing in Attleboro, Mass., for seven years before retiring in 1987.

Carol and her husband loved their retirement in Tilton and the many friends they made there. She thoroughly enjoyed knitting and had a special love for clowns, of which she had an extensive collection.

Carol is survived by her husband of 30 years, John A. Pissinis, of Tilton; a daughter, Susan Bottan, and her husband, Gustavo, of Lexington, Mass.; two sons, Mark L. Williams and his wife, Holly, of Sacramento, Calif., and David Williams and his wife, Helén, of Kansas City, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Vicki O'Neill and her husband, Steven, of Tyngsboro, Mass., and Beverly Grimes and her husband, Jimmie, of Largo, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother, George Street, of Gardner, Mass.; a sister, Iris O'Brien, and her husband, Donald, of Attleboro, Mass.; four nieces and three nephews. An animal lover, she also leaves behind her special friends, Sparky and Coco.

In complying with Carol's wishes, there will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at St. Mary's of the Assumption Church, 16 Chestnut St., Tilton.

The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for Carol during her illness.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Carol's memory to Geisel School of Medicine with "Pulmonary Research" written in the memo. Checks can be mailed to Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital Gift Recording Office, c/o Michele Clark 1 Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial please visit www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 August 2013 07:19

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Alta Mudgett, 99

GILFORD — Alta Elizabeth Mudgett, 99, of 12 Lake Breeze, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Laconia Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Rouses Point, N.Y., the daughter of E. Thomson and Cornelia (Corbin) Stearns. She was a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Alta worked as a proof reader for the Laconia Citizen during the 1960s. She also wrote a number of opinion letters published in local papers for more than 30 years.

She loved politics, flowers, and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her two sons, Merrill Mudgett of Winnisquam, and Tom S. Corbin and his wife Lela of Sanbornton; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and her beloved cat, Sarah.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband A. Bernard Mudgett in 1999; and one son, Charles Leonard "Len" Corbin in 2011; one brother, Alex Stearns; and one sister, Helen Stearns.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church, 18 Wesley Way, Gilford. Burial will be private.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to 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 Monday, 19 August 2013 07:13

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