SANBORNTON — Carole E. "Chip" Blaisdell, 71, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 10, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on March 10, 1943, in Concord, N.H., and was a lifelong resident of the Lakes Region, living in Sanbornton on Lake Winnisquam for the last 20 years.
Chip was the daughter of Thomas Perrier and Warma Renfors Perrier. She was employed as a bookkeeper for the Laconia School District and later worked for the Belmont School District in the Special Education Department. Prior to her retirement she was employed as a bookkeeper for Young Auto Sales in Laconia.
She is survived by her soul mate and husband of 23 years, Willard Blaisdell, her daughter Janice Nick of Nashua, William "Hinckley" Nick and his wife Debbie of Pewee Valley, Ky., her stepchildren Jennifer Blaisdell of Edgartown, Mass., Susan Blaisdell Dodge and her husband Jason Dodge of Stuttgart, Germany, and John Blaisdell of Attleboro, Mass.; also her nine grandchildren Sarah, Christopher, Laura, Hannah, Calvin, Lyla, Corinne, Ella, and Sam, her great-grand daughter Zoe, and her special little friend Kaitlyn, and all of whom were the joy of her life; also her nieces Michelle, Lisa, and Samantha.
More than anything, Chip will be remembered for being an incredibly caring and loving person to everyone she met.
A private remembrance will be held with family and friends at a later date.
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Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014 07:56
LACONIA — Ellen Mary (O'Rourke) Daub, 87, of Garfield Street, died peacefully on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a year of failing health.
She was born on February 26, 1927 in Ferns, County Wexford, Ireland, the youngest of six siblings. She came to America in 1953 on the Queen Mary and lived for many years in New York City, where she worked as an au pair on Long Island. Ellen was married to Robert L. Daub in 1957 and moved to Laconia in 1965 with their two children. Ellen worked for over 20 years at the Margate Resort as the head of housekeeping. She then worked at Lakes Region General Hospital for almost 20 more years, retiring in 2012 at the age of 84. She was well known for her love of gardening, baking and of course the Boston Red Sox.
She is survived by one son, Robert Francis Daub of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. and one daughter, Susan Alice (Daub) Ayers of Laconia, one grandson, John Liam Ayers of Laconia, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews in England. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her six siblings and one grandson, Luke Lawrence O'Rourke in 1990.
Sue and John Liam would like to thank all the staff of LRGH for their wonderful care over the past year and a special thanks to all the doctors and staff at the Vascular Office, especially Dr. Sam.
There will be no calling hours.
Funeral 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.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
LACONIA — Howard P. "Chuck" Beever, 90, of 2 Boulder Lane, Laconia, NH died on April 9, 2014 at the Genesis Rehabilitation Facility in Laconia.
He was born in Plymouth, Mass. on July 9, 1923, the son of the late William H. Beever and Lilian F (Burke) Beever. A longtime resident at Webster Lake in Franklin, NH, he moved to Laconia in 2003. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the US Air Force.
After a retail sales/management career, he pursued his strong interest in music, performing most recently as a member of the Plymouth State University Symphonic Band, Gilford Town Band and Center Harbor Town Band. As the founding member of "Jazz, Plus," Chuck could be heard at the William Tell Restaurant, The Homestead and Fratellos of Laconia and Manchester.
Predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Rose Marie "Re" Beever of Laconia, he is survived by daughters Gail Cook and Caroline Connelly and son William E. Beever, as well as six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
There are no calling hours and funeral services will be private with burial in the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H.
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014 09:59
LACONIA — Edith A. Jacques, 89, of 22 Riverside Court, died at the Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was the widow of Raymond A. Jacques who died in 2008.
Mrs. Jacques was born June 5, 1924 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Marshall and Agnes (Jaclard) Grant. She had been a lifetime resident of Laconia and had been employed at Laconia Shoe for 40 years.
Mrs. Jacques was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. She loved reading, embroidery, her big yellow cat and favorite show....Judge Judy.
Survivors include a daughter, Janet S. Stitt, and her husband, Thomas, of Center Harbor; a son, Steven R. Jacques, of Laconia; two grandchildren, Christopher Kimball of Meredith and Nicole Renee Jacques of Hutto, Texas; two great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.
A calling hour will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. followed by a Prayer Service at 11:30 a.m. also at the Funeral Home. Mrs. Jacques' nephew, Rev. Marc Gagne, Pastor of Saint Anne Parish of Hampstead, N.H., will offer the prayers.
Burial will follow in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations 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 Thursday, 10 April 2014 09:57