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Hugh Muller, 37

CRANSTON, R.I. — Hugh Muller 37, of Cranston, R.I. died February 17, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in South Kingstown, R.I. on April 13, 1976, the son of the late Felix and Lois (Capwell) Muller. He attended Exeter-West Greenwich Schools. He grew up in Exeter, R.I. and lived in Rhode Island, Florida and New Hampshire. From an early age he had a love of nature and the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, tree climbing and peaceful walks in the woods. He worked as a tree climber for many companies throughout his career. He was very proud of earning his Arborist Certificate in Boston, Mass. Hugh had a magnetic personality and was loved by everyone he touched in his life.

He leaves behind four brothers, Eric Muller, Kurt Muller, Kris Muller, all of Rhode Island and Dan Muller of Maine. Three sisters, Lynn Lloyd and Hope Muller of Rhode Island, Alison Gargano of Gilford, N.H. Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Hugh also leaves behind an extensive network of friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his grandparents, and two brothers, Phil and Mark Muller.

A celebration of Hugh's life will take place April 27, 2014 at the Gilford Youth Center, 19 Potter Hill Rd, Gilford, N.H. For those who wish, the family suggests memorial donations be made to The National Parks Foundation at www.nationalparks.org or your favorite nature related charity. Winfield & Sons Funeral Home of North Scituate, R.I. has provided his services.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 08:39

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David L. Olewine, 83

LACONIA — David Louis Olewine, 83, of 298 Darby Drive, died Sunday, April 20, 2014 in his home.

He was born on June 8, 1930 in Kearny, New Jersey, the son of George and Dorothy (Shope) Olewine. He served in the USAF from 1951 to 1955. David was the owner and operator of Dave's Sunoco and also Cornwell Tools. He also worked for Napa Auto Parts in Laconia. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and NASCAR.

He is survived by his son, Dwight Olewine and his wife Mary of Laconia, one brother, Melvin Olewine of Clarksville, Tennessee, two grandchildren; Timothy and Rebecca, two nieces and two nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Joan Olewine in 2006.

There will be no calling hours.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at a later date at Bayside Cemetery in Laconia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main St, Laconia, N. H. 03246.

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 Monday, 21 April 2014 08:36

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Mercedes V. Bunce, 88

MOULTONBOROUGH — Mercedes V. Bunce, 88, passed away peacefully at Summit Place Nursing Home, in Little River, South Carolina, on February 13, 2014.

Born on March 6, 1925, in Huntington, N.Y., she was the daughter of Esbon J. and Charlotte A. (Maurer) Tucker.

She was a 30 year resident of Moultonborough and loved to listen to the loons on the pond. She loved nature and enjoyed reading. She also enjoyed knitting and sewing for her family.

Mercedes was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Elwood M. Bunce in 2005.

She survived by her brother, William B. Tucker, and her daughters, Barbara Anne Bunce-Rosier and Donna P Hansen. She is also survived by her dear son-in-law, Hendrik E. Rosier, six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Mayhew Funeral Home, (Routes 3 & 104), Meredith. Rev. Carol Asher, pastor of the Center Harbor Congregational Church will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Holland Hill Cemetery, Moultonborough, where she will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Heifer International, an organization that supplies animals for villages around the world.

Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Mercedes's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 08:33

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Anita E. Harris, 92

LACONIA — Anita Elizabeth (Lepage) Harris, 92, of 85 Clinton Street, Lakeport, died at the Laconia Rehabilitation Center on Sunday, April 20, 2014. The Lord rose and took our mother home on Easter day.
Mrs. Harris was born January 24, 1922 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Alfred and Pomela (Gilbert) Lepage. She was a lifetime resident of Laconia and was a communicant of Our Lady of the Lakes Church, Lakeport. She had been employed at Barberry Mills, Sweaterville and Molex. She was 81 years old when she retired from Molex.
Mrs. Harris loved her home and family. She had many different animals over the years and loved them all.
Survivors include a son, Peter L. Harris, and his wife, Donna, of Moses Lake, Washington, a daughter, Priscilla L. Harris, of Lakeport, five grandchildren, Cynthia Cooney and her husband Jeff of Laconia, Cheryl Normandin and her husband, Allan of Center Conway, Peter Nowood of Morrisville, N.C., Peter Harris Jr. and his wife Kristine of Woodbridge, Va. and Patrick Harris and his wife Sarah of Spokane Valley, Wash.; ten great grandchildren; Justin, Brianna, Alex, Crysta, Katelyn, Avery, Brandon, Skyler, Bostyn and Lawson, two nieces; Jane Irish and Diane Johnson and three nephews; Richard Lovett Jr., Eddy Gryes and Joseph Gryes.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Harris was predeceased by her husband of forty years, Roger L. Harris, in 1981, by a sister, Elizabeth Lovett, two brothers in law; Richard Lovett and Frank Gryes and a sister in law, Lucy Gryes.

There will be no calling hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.

Burial will follow in the family lot in Bayside Cemetery where Mrs. Harris will be buried next to her husband.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, P.O. Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.

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 Monday, 21 April 2014 08:19

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