SAINT AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. — Rita Marie DeProspo, 89, of St Augustine Beach Florida, formerly of Laconia, passed away on January 31 after a period of declining health.
Rita was born to the late James and Anna McGillick on December 12, 1924 in Patterson NJ. Rita was an only child. Her father was from a large Irish-Catholic family of 16. Rita grew up with aunts and uncles who were like siblings to her. She had an ear for music and a lovely singing voice. Throughout her years in school she was in the chorus and various productions. After graduating from Central HS, Rita worked for the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company as a supervisor. In 1954 she married Carl DeProspo and resided in Clifton, NJ. Eventually they settled at the Jersey Shore where they raised three children.
Rita is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Carl. Rita is also survived by her children: Carl DeProspo and his wife Mary Ann of Gilford, NH; Nancy Swain and her husband James of Saint Augustine Beach, Fla.; Mark DeProspo and his wife Lynne of Flagler Beach, Fla. Rita also leaves behind two grandchildren: Jenna DeProspo of Gilford and James De Prospo of Santa Cruz, Calif.
A celebration of life was held on February 9 in St. Augustine Beach, Fla, which was attended by dozens of Rita's friends and family. Local arrangements are pending.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 08:25
LACONIA — Robert Charles Bolton, 70, of 22 Strafford Street, died at his home on Friday, January 17, 2014. He was the widower of Carol V. (Johnston) Bolton who died December 29, 2012.
Mr. Bolton was born April 1, 1943 in Waltham, Mass., the son of Charles and Marion (Goodale) Bolton.
Mr. Bolton served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had been employed as a cook at a number of nursing homes in the area and was also self-employed as a painter.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Barbara Moore and William and Jennifer Moore all of Laconia; a daughter, Wendy Barker, of Arizona and ten grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held in the spring at the family lot in Agawam Cemetery, Agawam, Mass.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donation be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street, Second Floor, Framingham, MA 01701.
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, 11 February 2014 09:13
ASHLAND, RUMNEY — Terrence Alan Noack, Sr., 67, of Ashland, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the Catholic Medical Center, in Manchester, after a lengthy illness.
Born on June 7, 1946, in Meriden, CT., he was one of eleven children of Frederick and Velma (Farwell) Noack. Terry was raised throughout New England, graduating from the East Hampton High School, in Connecticut, Class of 1964. After graduation Terry enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served with honor during the Vietnam War, in Thailand.
Upon his honorable discharge from the Air Force, Terry and his family moved to Virginia where they resided a short while before relocating to Rumney where he finished raising his family.
Terry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He enjoyed photography, hiking, canoeing, nature, and fishing. He was a long-time employee with the Manchester Union Leader where he worked as a news distributor. Terry was well known for his great sense of humor; he had a knack for making people smile and laugh whenever he could. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends throughout the area.
He is predeceased by his parents, three brothers, a sister-in-law, a niece, and a nephew.
Terry is survived by his beloved wife of forty five years, Barbara (Moon) Noack, of Ashland; son, Terrence A. Noack, Jr., of Meredith; daughter, Wendy Lee Medeiros and husband Earl, of Fall River, MA; four grandchildren, Holden Irving, Tyler Irving, Cullen Bourgault, and Kylie Medeiros; great-granddaughter, Sara Irving; seven brothers, Dennis, Kim, Kerri, Gerri, Tammy, and Tucker (Noack), and Legrand Irwin. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (12 Langdon St.), Plymouth, on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 6 through 8 p.m. Interment will be private. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Terry's name may be made to the Pemi-Baker Community Health, 101 Boulder Point Dr., Suite 3, Plymouth, NH 03264 or the NH Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03246
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Terry's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014 09:07
LACONIA — A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Rose (LaPlante) Paquette, who died February 1, 2014, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on February 14, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church of St. André Bessette Parish, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH. Following the Mass, there will be a reception for family and friends at the Belknap Mill, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, NH.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations, in Mrs. Paquette's name, may be made to: The Belknap Mill Society, 25 Beacon St. East, Laconia, NH 03246, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Meghan McCarthy Research Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 or the Dame Scholarship of the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 7312, Gilford, NH 03247-7312.
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, 11 February 2014 09:05