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Ruth L. Hilliard, 87

BELMONT — Ruth L. Hilliard, 87, of 81 Depot Street, died at her home on Friday, December 13, 2013 surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Hilliard was born April 22, 1926 in Belmont, N.H., the daughter of the late Everett and Ethel (Hilliard) Ellsworth. She was a lifelong resident of Belmont and had been employed at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia and for the Laconia State School. Ruth loved flowers, birds, playing bingo and especially spending time with her family.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sharon Hilliard, of California, Kentucky and two daughters and sons-in-law, Joanne and "Kip" Guay of Belmont and Alice and Stanley Huntoon of Meredith Center; two brothers; Leon Ellsworth of Belmont and Walter Ellsworth of Belmont, four grandchildren, Tara, Joshua, Brent and Melaine; three step grandchildren; Samantha, Megan, and Becky; four great grandchildren; four great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hilliard was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, George Hilliard, in 2008, three brothers; Everett Ellsworth, Raymond Ellsworth and Wendell Ellsworth and one sister, Bernice Miller.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held in the Spring at the family lot in South Road Cemetery, Belmont.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 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, 16 December 2013 10:43

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Henry M. MacDonald, 86

NEW HAMPTON — Henry Morris MacDonald, 86 died at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia on December 13, 2013. He was born in Thornton, New Hampshire on November 22, 1927, the son of Alexander and Ruth (Sawyer) MacDonald.

He spent his early years in Thornton and relocated to New Hampton. While living in New Hampton he was employed at LW Packard Woolen Co in Ashland, at Bergen and Patterson in Laconia and in his retirement years he worked at Bobby's Girl Diner.

He enjoyed working in his garden, woodworking and building bird houses. He was a member of the Ashland Baptist Church, and also the New Hampton Volunteer Fire Dept.

He was predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Rebecca "Ada" MacDonald in November 2012.

He is survived by two sons, Wayne W. Nichols of Antrim, and Robert C. Boynton of Concord; Six daughters Barbara L. Skeats of Bristol, Ruth E. McClay of New Hampton, Vera E. Thurber of Hill, Nancy O. Fogg of Bridgewater, Priscilla A. Dow of Campton, and Rebecca J. Heath of Warren; many grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, December 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dupuis Funeral Home, Hill Avenue in Ashland. Funeral Service will be held at the Ashland Baptist Church, Main Street in Ashland on Wednesday, December 18 at 11 a.m. Spring burial will be in the New Hampton Village Cemetery, in New Hampton. Dupuis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. For more information, go to www.dupuisfuneralhome.com

The family would like to thank Lakes Region General Hospital for their wonderful care. Donations may be made to Newfound Area Nursing Association, Hospice Program, 214 Lake St., Bristol, NH 03222 or to Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 December 2013 10:41

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Chad C. Dinsmore, 34

BELMONT — Chad Christian Dinsmore, 34, of 54 Diane Drive, died after a long illness at his home on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
Chad was born July 27, 1979 in Laconia, N.H., the son of Stanley and Donna (Nickerson) Dinsmore. He was a lifelong resident of Belmont and had been employed at AutoServ of Tilton, N.H. for thirteen years.
Chad loved to golf. In his younger years, he enjoyed skiing and playing high school baseball.
Survivors include his son, Brett Michael Shore, of Belmont; his parents, Stanley and Donna (Nickerson) Dinsmore, of Belmont; three brothers, Eric Dinsmore of Belmont, N.H., Craig Dinsmore of Lake Placid, N.Y. and Scott Dinsmore of Provincetown, Mass.; two nieces; an uncle, James Nickerson, of Folsom, Calif.; three aunts, Glennis Holt of Benton, Maine, Beverly Fowler of Waterville, Maine and Shirley Chadwick of Branford, Conn. He was predeceased by a sister, Sharee Fitton, and by his grandmother, Madeline Nickerson.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at 7 p.m. also at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Nathan Brody Program at Horizons Counseling Center, 25 Country Club Road, Gilford, NH 03249.
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 Friday, 13 December 2013 10:56

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Paul D. 'PJ' Hathaway, 55

LACONIA — Paul "PJ" David Hathaway 55, of Church Street, Laconia passed away suddenly at his mothers home on December 4, 2013. Paul was born in Laconia on February 13, 1958.

He was the son of Eleanor (Hathaway) Kennard of Union Ave, Laconia, and William Hathaway of Suttons Bay, Mich.

Paul "PJ" as he liked to be called, attended schools in Tilton,NH. He was a machinist all of his adult life.

He worked at IPC, (now Fruedenberg NOK) and Lakes Region Manafacturing of Belmont, NH

Paul enjoyed building and working on computers. He had a photographic memory and could repeat whatever he read verbatim. He was known to be able to align a car with concrete blocks and string.

He enjoyed watching TV and relaxing with his cat Hillary.

Paul is survived by his mother Eleanor Kennard and stepfather Delano Kennard of Laconia, his brother Mark of Lancaster, NH his life long friend Joel Smith of Concord, NH, and his father, William Hathaway of Suttons Bay, Mich.

At Paul's request there are no calling hours or services. Burial will be in Barnstead, NH at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made in Paul's name to the American Heart Association, 20 Merrimack Street, Manchester, NH.

Wilkinson-Bean-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Laconia, NH is in charge of arrangements.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013 10:53

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