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Barbara Davidson, 76

NORTHFIELD — Mrs. Barbara Davidson, 76, of Northfield, died at Mtn. Ridge Healthcare Center in Franklin on March 2, 2014.
She was born in Laconia on Sept. 6, 1937 the daughter of Lawrence and Vitaline (Granger) Robinson. Barbara was raised in Laconia and was a graduate of Laconia High School.
Several years ago, she was employed at Woolworth's in Laconia. She was later employed at The Arthur S. Brown Co. in Tilton.
Barbara was active in the South Baptist Church in Laconia where she was a Sunday School teacher. She later was a parishioner of the Tilton-Northfield Congregational Church. Barbara was a great cook and also enjoyed canning.

Family members include her husband of 52 years, John W. Davidson of Northfield, three children: Robin A. King and husband Anthony , Judith D. Davidson, and Roger R. Davidson and wife Ami, all of Northfield, three grandchildren: Lincoln Xavier King, Elizabeth V. King, and Emma Marie Blanche Davidson, all of Northfield, and nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Donald Robinson and a sister, Alice Duguay.

A graveside funeral service will be held in the spring in Park Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Barbara may be made to Franklin VNA and Hospice, 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235.
Paquette-Neun Funeral Home in Northfield (www.neunfuneralhomes.com) is assisting her family with arrangements.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014 11:38

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George V. Minnon, 88

LACONIA — George V. Minnon, 88, of 90 Merrimack Street, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Laconia.

He was born on January 4, 1926 in Laconia, the son of Joseph C. and Emma (Picard) Minnon. He served in the US Navy during World War II serving in Okinawa and was part of the greatest generation. George worked for many years as the head custodian for Laconia High School and had formerly been employed at Laconia Shoe Co.

George was a member of the Laconia Elks #876, a member and past commander of the American Legion Wilkins-Smith Post #1 in Laconia and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1670 of Laconia. He was also a member of the Lakeview Country Club and the Laconia Country Club. He had the distinction of getting a hole-in-one twice in his life with 50 years in between. George played with excellent golfers and won numerous trophies and awards. He won the Championship of the Laconia Country Club in the early fifties.

George had other interests especially at Christmas where he spent time in lighting up his house with multiple decorations each year. He also had interests in miniature trains.

He is survived by his wife of sixty six years, Madeline (Doyon) Minnon of Laconia and several nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph C. Minnon and Albert H. Minnon and two sisters, Margaret Goodwin and Constant Gale.

Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014 at St. Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.

Graveside services will be held in the spring in the family lot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Laconia Lodge of Elks Building Fund, PO Box 676 Laconia, NH 03247

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, 03 March 2014 11:36

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Rosanna F. White, 55

LACONIA — Rosanna F. White, 55, of 25 Grove Street, died Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Laconia Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on November 25, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Ronald E. Sr. and Sandra (PiPrimio) English.

In addition to her parents of Rochester, she is survived by two sons; Brandon Long of Laconia and Anthony Stuelke, one daughter, Angela Gagnon, two grandchildren, Trinity and Christopher, two brothers, Darren English and Ronald E. English Jr and one sister, Annette English.

There will be no calling hours or services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

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, 03 March 2014 11:34

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Joseph E. A. Morin, 88

LACONIA — Joseph Ernest Adrien Morin, lovingly known by many as "Joe" and "Andy", entered into eternal life on February 27th 2014. He was born on August 31st, 1925 to Ralph and Beatrice (Lapointe) Morin of Laconia. He and his family were lifelong members of Sacred Heart Parish where he attended elementary school and served as an altar boy. Midway into his senior year at Laconia High School, in 1943, Joseph enlisted in the Navy and served admirably as a Navy Seabee in the 134th &135th Naval Construction Battalion in the Pacific on the islands of Tinian and Okinawa until April of 1946. His service to the country and his community continued long after active duty as a respected member of the American Legion Post #1, Veterans of Foreign Wars in Laconia and the Island X-4 Navy Seabees. He was also a 4th degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Council #428 and member of the League of 1000 Men of the Precious Blood Monastery.
In 1967, Joseph completed his studies earning his high school diploma in September of that year. From 1950 to 1983, he was employed by Arthur and Richard Twombley of Northern Heating and Plumbing where he began his career in the sheet metal shop and worked his way up to residential and commercial oil burner installations and service. He was a member of Local #131 Plumbers & Steamfitters for 61 years.
Joseph joins his parents, his brother, Sylvio Morin and sister-in-law Julie all of Laconia. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patrecia M. Morin, granddaughter Patrecia and husband Steve Boutwell, great grandchildren Dylan and Ashley, nieces Claire Posner and husband Arthur of Sanborton, Donna Davison and husband George of Laconia, Brenda Morin and husband Robert of Effingham, nephews Philip Morin and wife Carole of Laconia, Roger Morin of Holderness, Robert Morin and wife Paula of Windham, and Charles H. Williams III of Laconia. His loving family also includes many grandnieces and nephews, Paul, Keegan and Taylor Morin, Julie Armstrong, Jay Davison, Melissa Gianino, Bethany Wieczorek, and Jessica Shupe. He is also survived by his Aunt Simone Lapointe, several cousins, and a number of great grand nieces and nephews.
Joseph was an early recipient of heart bypass surgery that enabled him to live a full and joyous life. He and Patrecia traveled the world, bringing back stories and treasures to share with all that love them. He enjoyed family gatherings, gardening, camping, reading and his computer and will be missed by the countless lives he touched with his warm sense of humor and generous heart.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.
Spring burial will be in the family lot at Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to St. Andre Bessette Parish – Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, 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 Monday, 03 March 2014 11:31

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