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Charles Rogers, 72

MEREDITH — Charles "Chuck" Rogers, 72 of Spring Hill, Florida formerly of Meredith, New Hampshire passed away Friday October 25, 2013 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born January 26, 1941 in Newburyport, MA he was the son of the late Ralph and Erma Rogers. Chuck worked for over 20 years as a machinist in the Lakes Region; he was also a landscaper and all around handy man.

Chuck was always very proud of his involvement as a Shriner with the Bektash Temple and as a Mason with the Masonic Lodge.

Chuck's greatest joy in life was his family; he is survived by his wife of 45 years Linda (Bragg) Rogers, a daughter Tammy (Rogers) Kidd and her fiancé Michael Mowery, two sons Douglas Rogers and his girlfriend Melissa Wintringham and Kenny Rogers. Four granddaughters Brittney, Emily, and Kelsea Boeckler, Savannah Mowery, three grandsons Billy Rogers, Brandon and Mikey Mowery, and three great-grandchildren Jordan, Alyiah and Audrey. He is also survived by one sister, three brothers, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Chuck will always be remembered by his family and friends as a funny, caring, hardworking, selfless man who was always willing to help anyone. Through his battle with cancer he remained a comedian, a fighter and a true inspiration to all who had the privilege of knowing him.

A funeral service will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Routes 3 & 104), Meredith, on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. Rev. Edward J. Charest, pastor emeritus of the Plymouth United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be held at the Trinity Churchyard Cemetery, Holderness following the service.

For those who wish the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Office of Development 2900 Rocky Point Dr Tampa, Florida 33607

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

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013 11:36

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Carl V. Segelstrom, III, 58

BELMONT – Carl V. Segelstrom III, 58, of 17 Spring Street, died Friday, October 25, 2013 in his home after a sudden illness.

He was born on January 27, 1955 in Beverly, Mass., the son of Carl V. Jr. and Barbara M. (Carey) Segelstrom. Carl worked for several years as a motorcycle riding instructor for the State of New Hampshire, also serving as mentoring coach. He also worked as site manager for the motorcycle range at Lakes Region Community College in Laconia. Carl was an avid motorcyclist.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Susan (Barros) Segelstrom of Belmont, two sons; Adam Segelstrom and Christopher Segelstrom, both of Belmont, two daughters; Rachel Segelstrom of Belmont and Jennifer Duffy of Ohio, three sisters; Carolyn Segelstrom of Arlington, Mass., Marcia Siracusa of Woburn, Mass. and Jill Kervick of Stoneham, Mass., one granddaughter, Lylyan Rose Mahoney of Belmont and several nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Gail Lepenven.

Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the carriage house entrance. Funeral services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 2 Wall Street, Manchester, NH 03101.

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, 28 October 2013 11:34

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Leroy T. 'Lee' Michaud, 58

BELMONT – Leroy "Lee" T. Michaud, 58, of 162 Farrarville Road, died Friday, October 25, 2013 after a brief illness.

Leroy was born in Nashua, the son of Normand and Marcella (Theiss) Michaud. He worked for over 26 years as a firefighter for the Nashua Fire Department. He most recently worked at Needham Electric Supply for the past 16 years. He was known as a man of great humor and a lover of Boston sports teams. He was an amazing gardener and chef, who loved to cook for his family and fellow firefighters.

Lee is survived by his wife of 34 years, Lynne (Adams) Michaud of Belmont, two daughters; Meredith Horton and her husband, Walter, of Laconia and Stephanie Michaud and her partner, Anthony Signorine, of Laconia. He is also survived by two brothers; Charlie Michaud and his wife, Lil, of Nashua, and Kenny Michaud of Nashua. Leroy also had two sisters; Kathy Walter and her husband, John, of Hudson, and Karen Levesque and her husband, Gary, of Nashua. He leaves behind two granddaughters, Emma and Abigail Horton, whom he adored, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.

There will be no calling hours.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Burial will be private.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO BOX 572, Laconia, NH 03247 or to CHaD, (Children's Hospital at Dartmouth), D-H/Geisel Office of Development, Office of Gift Recording, One Medical Center Drive, Hinman Box 7070 Lebanon, NH 03756-0001.
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 Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Francis P. Kuchinsky, 85

RUMNEY — Francis Philip Kuchinsky, 85, of Buffalo Road, died October 21, 2013 at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Laconia, NH on April 27, 1928, Phil was the son of Frank and Christina (Bisson) Kuchinsky. He grew up in Laconia and attended Laconia schools. He has been a resident of Rumney for many years.

Before finishing high school in the summer of 1945, Phil joined the US Army. Phil completed his basic training and technical school at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was sent overseas where he worked as a mechanic on tanks and motor vehicles. Phil returned to Laconia and married Virginia B. (Reed), of Rumney, on November 19, 1949.

Phil worked as a mechanic at Bartlett's Garage, in Rumney Depot and then for twenty-two years at E.L. Heal Chrysler-Dodge Dealership, in Plymouth. In the 1970s, he worked for Short's Garage, and also for Gilman's Outdoor Equipment, both were in Rumney.

In the 1950s and 60s, Phil built several hot rods and Model T Fords from parts he had collected over the years. He also enjoyed building and flying model airplanes. He was a member of the Prop Busters Airplane Club, in N. Haverhill, NH. He spent many hours flying planes he built over the corn fields of N. Haverhill. Phil loved to spend time watching old Laurel and Hardy movies with his family.

Phil was predeceased by his younger brother, George A. Kuchinsky.

Phil was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather, and will be missed by all his family and many friends.

Phil is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Virginia B. (Reed) Kuchinsky of Rumney, sons, Gordon Kuchinsky, William Kuchinsky, both of Rumney, Jeffery Kuchinsky of Bullard, TX, grandchildren, Philip and Ananda Kuchinsky of Tyler, TX, sisters, Agnes Robertson and Elaine Anderson, both of Campton, and several nieces and nephews.

It was Phil's wishes that no service be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NH Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH. 03247.

Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the cremation. www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 October 2013 08:14

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