LACONIA — John Victor Shayeb Jr., 75, of 10 Estates Circle Laconia, N.H. passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Genesis Health Care Center after a long illness.
Victor was born July 23, 1939 in Winthrop, Mass., the son of John Victor Shayeb, Sr. and Barbara (Harding) Shayeb of Revere, Mass. Victor served in the US Air Force. He resided in Revere, Long Meadow and Springfield, Mass., Warner and Bow, N.H. and, Lutz, Fla. before moving to Laconia, N.H. He studied marketing at Babson Institute and Suffolk University and worked for Mass Mutual of Springfield, Mass. and Canada Life, formerly Crown Life Insurance, in Concord, N.H. Victor was a Call Fireman with various towns around New England and retired as Call Lieutenant from Bow, N.H. Fire Department. Victor enjoyed listening to his fire scanner, reading and his dog, Lady.
Survivors include his companion of many years, Michelle F. McCarthy, of Laconia, N.H., his son, John Victor Shayeb III, and his wife, Anita L. Suhanin, of Medford, Mass. and many friends. Victor was predeceased by his wife, Cathleen M. (Hickey) Shayeb, of Laconia, N.H.
Memorial calling hours will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to The Bow Volunteer Fire Department 10 Grandview Road Bow, NH 03304 or to the N.H. Humane Society PO Box 572 Laconia, NH 03247.
To Victor's friends and family, please raise a glass and toast Victor, it would be what he would have wanted.
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, 28 October 2014 09:04
MOULTONBOROUGH — Tazewell Brooke Amiss, 74, died peacefully Oct. 23, 2014 as a result of Alzheimer's disease, with his wife of 51 years, Susan by his side.
Brooke was born in Malden, Mass., but spent his youth in Kingston, N.H. and Melrose, Mass. He was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked in the auto industry for over fifty years in positions of sales, management and ownership receiving many awards during his career. His love of cars was demonstrated by his enthusiasm for his work as well as by his enjoyment of the cars he collected.
Brooke and Susan spent over 35 years at their home on Winnipesaukee's Long Island and while there, he loved working around the yard with the birds, animals and his daffodils. His reverence for nature was a subject often expressed through his poetry. He loved to read and enjoyed many travel adventures. Brooke's keen sense of humor will be remembered as a highlight of his personality among his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Susan; his son, Brooke and granddaughter, Shannon of Mass.; sisters Adele Foley of Wakefield, Mass., Carol Gibbons, of Chelmsford, Mass., Gertrude Gray and husband Arthur of Leesburg, Fla. and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Got Lunch Program P.O. Box 635, Meredith, N.H. 03253 or to The Wounded Warrior Project, Processing Center, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS.66675.
A celebration of Brooke's life will be held at 11am on Saturday, November 8th at the Mayhew Funeral Home 204 D.W. Highway Meredith, N.H.
Mayhew Funeral Homes and Meredith Bay Crematorium are assisting the family with arrangements.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 08:56
DANBURY — David S. Fielding, 57, of Brockton, Mass. and Danbury, N.H., died on Oct 18. David was the loving son of the late Stanley and Georgina Fielding and grew up in Braintree, Mass. He was a graduate of Braintree High, class of 1975 and attended Amherst College. David was an electromechanical engineer and also a truck driver for many years. He was passionate about his motorcycles and loved to play pool, however his true happiness came from being with his son Dylan. He was the loving father of Dylan S. Fielding of Laconia N.H., and brother of Diane L. Boivin and her husband Jon of Lakeville, Mass., Linda Laskey and her husband John of Halifax, Mass., and Guy Fielding and his wife Maryellen of Wareham, Mass. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Home Service will be held at the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. Bridgewater on Sat. Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. with visitation starting at noon. For online guestbook and dir.'s visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 08:53
CANTERBURY — Donald Lee Temple II, 41, a resident of Canterbury since 2001 died suddenly, Sunday, October 19, 2014. He was born in Concord, Mass., November 22, 1972, son of Donald L. and Kathryn M. (Bolger) Temple. He resided in Laconia for several years before moving to Canterbury. He spent his youth in Concord, Mass., Billerica, Mass. and Sullivan, N.H. and graduated from Monadnock Regional High School in Swanzy, N.H. in 1991. He went on to the University of New Hampshire to study mechanical engineering and then to Southern New Hampshire University graduating with a degree in business administration. A brilliant inventor and engineer, Donald holds several patents. As an entrepreneur, Donald formed and was President of Quick Draw Corp. in Canterbury where he provided patent drawing and engineering services, assisting inventors with making their dreams a reality. An avid skier and snowboarder, he touched the lives of many during his years teaching at Pats Peak, Loon Mountain, Tenney Mountain and Gunstock Mountain. One of his greatest passions was riding his mountain bikes. He could be found most weekends from May to November riding at Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, N.H., where he also worked as a mountain biking instructor. He also rode the local trails as well as trails all over the United States. Donald travelled the world and enjoyed learning new languages, cultures and meeting new people. A lover of animals, he provided a forever home to many cats needing a second chance. He was a strong supporter and member of the National Rifle Association and served as a Safety Officer with the Sunset Mountain Fish and Game Club in Canterbury. He was never afraid to take chances and met every challenge head on. To Donald, it was worth the risk to experience all that life has to offer. He worked hard at everything he put his hand to and gave fully his heart and soul in his work, play and personal relationships. He was a dear and highly valued friend to everyone who knew him.
His family includes his wife of fourteen years, Michelle "Shelly" (Saquet) Temple of Canterbury; parents Donald and Kathryn (Bolger) Temple of Canterbury; brother Christian Temple of Canterbury; maternal grandmother Marie (Hodel) Bolger of Canterbury and paternal grandmother, Doris (Hall) Temple of Uxbridge, Mass.; 13 aunts and uncles and 16 first cousins.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton, N.H. A service will be held Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11 a.m.. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 21 Centre Street in Concord, N.H. Private burial will be at a later date.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Donald's name to the New Hampshire Humane Society, P.O. Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247-0572.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 08:41