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Genevieve F. Basiliere, 90

TILTON — Genevieve F. (Deveau) Basiliere, 90, a permanent resident of Tilton since 1991, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, following a period of failing health. She was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, September 1, 1922, daughter of Henry and Beatrice (Comeau) Deveau. Genevieve and her husband summered in Tilton since 1969, moving permanently to Tilton from Saugus, MA in 1991. Over the years she worked at NECCO Confectionary Co, American Optical and General Electric in the aircraft department, all in Massachusetts. In later years, as a stay at home mom, she continued her employment from home until her retirement, following 30 years with William S. Haynes Company in Boston (manufacturers of flutes and piccolos). She was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Tilton.
Genevieve was predeceased by siblings, Lewis Deveau and Barbara Exel.
Her family includes her husband of 66 years, Clarence "Buzz" L. Basiliere of Tilton; her son, John H. Basiliere and his wife Patricia of Tilton; sisters, Dorothy Fitzgibbons of Tilton and Virginia Arnault of Montverde, FL; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, May 20th at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery in Tilton.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Genevieve's name to the Franklin VNA and Hospice, 75 Chestnut Street, Franklin, NH 03235.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Friday, 17 May 2013 10:18

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Stanley W. Whitney, Sr.

GILFORD — Stanley W. Whitney, Sr., 81, of Bear Creek, Ormond Beach, Florida and formerly of Laconia, NH died November 30,2012. He was born in Concord, NH on April 11, 1931 to the late Mr. Elverton Wheeler Whitney and Mrs. Madelene Laura (Palmer) Whitney. Stan was married for 48 years to his late wife, Mrs. Justine M. (DeYoung) Whitney. He was a member of the Gilford Community Church.
Thre will be a graveside burial at Pine Grove Cemetery in Gilford, NH on Friday, May 31 at 11 a.m.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:28

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George H. Moore, 80

NORTH BROOKFIELD, Mass. — George H. Moore, 80, of North Brookfield, MA passed away on May 10, 2013 at Worcester, MA Hospital.
George, the son of Fred and Beatrice Moore, grew up in a "Little Canada" a section of Lakeport. He played some football at Laconia High School and spent his summers in Massachussetts at his grandparents home. George joined the U.S. Marines and served four years.
Survivors include his wife Lousie of 60 years; three children, Sherrie, Mike and Glen Moore; and three grandchildren all living in North Brookfield MA. He also leaves his brother Charles Moore and his wife Brenda of New Hampton; and his sister Carol L. Welch and husband Bob of Gilmanton Iron Works.
Family services at a later date. No calling hours.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 10:21

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Gladys H. Foote, 88

BELMONT — Gladys H. Foote, 88, of 114 Mile Hill Road, died at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith on Monday, May 13, 2013.
Ginger was born April 28, 1925 in Beverly, Mass., the daughter of the late James and Ada Houston. She resided in Danvers, Mass. for several years before moving to Belmont, N.H. twelve years ago.
Following her graduation from high school, Ginger worked as a machinist during WWII. After marriage and raising a family, at age 40 she earned a degree as a medical technician and worked many years for the State of Massachusetts Division of Health and Human Services. During retirement, she enjoyed traveling and volunteering at local hospitals. She loved her family, friends and writing poetry. She also liked to garden and play scrabble.
Survivors include son, Daniel Foote, and his wife, Jean, a daughter, Cynthia Foote,; two grandchildren, Corey Foote and his wife, Melissa, and Alex Foote; one great grandchild, Willem Foote, ; a brother, Charlie Houston, and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Burak . In addition to her parents, Ginger was predeceased by her husband, Ellsworth H. Foote, and sisters-in-law, Loraine Houston and Gerrie Burnett.
Memorial calling hours will be held on Thursday May 16, 2013 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Reception will follow at the Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, N.H.
Instead of flowers, "Find A Happy Thought" and pass it on.
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, 15 May 2013 10:19

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