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
CAMPTON — Linden A. King, 89, passed away at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center on Sunday June 8, 2014.
Linden was born in Arlington, Massachusetts on August 21, 1924 the son Albert V. and Mae (Brown) King. Linden was raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, later moving to Nahant, Massachusetts before moving to Campton, New Hampshire some 60 years ago.
Linden enlisted with the Army in 1942, proudly serving his country during World War II. He received the Silver Star and Purple Heart during his time of service to his country. Linden then went to work for New England Erecting Company for more than 40 years before he decided to retire some time ago. Linden was a proud member of the American Legion and member of the VFW in Plymouth, New Hampshire.
Linden is predeceased by his beloved wife, Martha (Peg) Powell; a son Linden King; and a daughter Linda King; one brother Albert King; one sister Dorothy (Johnson) King; as well as his parents.
Linden is survived by his son; James King and his wife Elizabeth, of Warren, New Hampshire, as well as several nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the family plot at the Blair Cemetery, Blair Road Campton, New Hampshire.
At Linden's request, donations may be made to a charity of one's choosing.
Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with arrangements. To view Linden's on line book of memories visit; www. Mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
CENTER BARNSTEAD — Peter John MacIsaac, 54, of 102 Holmes Road, formerly of Cranston, R.I., died Thursday, June 5, 2014 in his home after a long illness.
He was born on November 9, 1959 in Dorcester, Mass., the son of Edward J. and Joanne (Tompkins) MacIsaac. Peter worked for several years as a painter/wallpaper hanger. He loved racing street stock while living in Rhode Island and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and karaoke.
In addition to his mother of Farmington, N.H., he is survived by his wife of 33 years, Salley (Chambers) MacIsaac of Center Barnstead, one son, Corey MacIsaac of Cranston, R.I., two daughters; Alicia and Kaylee MacIsaac, both of Cranston, R.I., one brother, Edward MacIsaac of Farmington, N.H., three sisters; Kitty Brown of Putnam, CT, Lynn Blount of Center Barnstead and Debbie LaFond of Randolph, Mass., eight grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his father.
Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A memorial service will immediately follow the calling hours at 7 p.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to
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, 09 June 2014 09:55