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Edward F. O'Brien, 88

MEREDITH — Edward Francis O'Brien, 88, of Gould Ave., died peacefully January 7, 2014 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital, in Lebanon, after long illness.

Born in New York City, New York, on February 17, 1925, he was the son of John J. and Mary Ellen (Moriarty) O'Brien. He grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School. He also was a graduate of University of Connecticut. Edward resided in Bronx, NY and Queens, NY for many years and has been a resident of Meredith for the past six years.

Edward worked for thirty years as a clerk of the court for the State of New York.

Edward was a World War II US Army veteran.

He was predeceased by his wife Frances M. (O'Donnell) O'Brien, who died in 1976 and his brother John O'Brien.

Edward is survived by his daughters, Barbara J. O'Brien of Meredith, Joan O'Brien of Danbury, CT, and son John O'Brien of West Chester, NY.

Edward brought much love and laughter to his family and everyone he met. He will be very much missed.

Calling hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Routes 3 and 104), Meredith, on Sunday, January 12, 2014 from 1 p.m. through 3 p.m. A graveside committal service will be held in the NH Veterans Cemetery, Route 3, Boscawen, on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Raymond Potvin, pastor of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, will officiate.

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

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Paul D. Russell, 54

BELMONT — Paul D. Russell, 54, of Province Road, died on Sunday, November 24, 2013 in Laconia from injuries sustained in an accident.
Mr. Russell was born on June 24, 1959 in Medford, Mass., the son of Leonard and Roena Russell. Paul loved cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles and was an avid woodworker.
In addition to his father of Goffstown, he is survived by one son, Nicholas, of Connecticut, one daughter, Ashley, of Laconia, four brothers; Lenny Russell of Goffstown, Scott Russell of Rumney, Dave Russell of Mount Dora, Florida and Darren Russell of Laconia, one sister, Renee Cox of Dover, NH and two grandchildren. Paul was predeceased by his mother.
Funeral services will be private.
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, 08 January 2014 09:19

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Nelson P. Cassavaugh II, 84

LACONIA — Nelson P. Cassavaugh II, 84, of 83 Belmont Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Monday, January 6, 2014.
Nelson was born January 30, 1929 in New London, N. H. the son of the late Bernice (Dow) and Nelson P. Cassavaugh, Sr.
Nelson was a longtime resident of the Lakes Region and worked in the construction industry. He had also been employed at Bergen-Paterson and later retired from New Hampshire Ball Bearings. He enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-five years, Donna (Murphy) Cassavaugh, of Laconia; three sons, Nelson P. Cassavaugh III of Methuen, Mass., Michael Cassavaugh of Exeter and Gregory Cassavaugh of Laconia; a daughter, Bonnie McKinney, of Laconia; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; a brother, Terry Cassavaugh, of Barnstead; five sisters, Priscilla A. Wills of Lee, Sheila Haven, Marsha Byers and Sandy Bolduc, all of Laconia and Pam Beaudoin of Belmont and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Nelson was predeceased by a daughter, Diana (Cassavaugh) Vallee; his brothers, Eugene, Kirkman, Raymond, Wayne and Clifford and by a sister, Gale Bartlett.
According to Nelson's wishes, there will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held in the spring at the family lot in South Road, Cemetery, Belmont, N.H. Rev. James Smith, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Belmont, will officiate.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the First Baptist Church of Belmont, General Fund, 49 Church Street, Belmont, NH 03220.
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, 08 January 2014 09:08

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Jason F. Nichols, 44

GILFORD — Jason F. Nichols, 44, of 175 Weirs Road, died in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 4, 2014.
Jason was born May 9, 1969 in Phoenix, Arizona, the son of William Nichols and Joanna (Belair) Snow. He was pre-deceased by his dad, George Snow, in 2006. Jason had lived in Gilford for many years before returning to Tucson, Arizona. Among the many things close to Jason's heart was his love of fishing, gardening, hockey, the outdoors and, above all, his love for his friends and family. Jason's sincere compassion for all that crossed his path will long be remembered. Jason's one true love in life was Ruby, a wonderful Chocolate Lab.
Jason is survived by his mother, Joanna N. Snow, of Gilford; his father, William Nichols, of Tucson, Arizona; his aunt Jane Belair of New Rochelle, N.Y.; two sisters, Hether Gauvin of Orlando, Florida and Heidi Corriveau of Dover; two brothers, Christopher Snow of Raymond, N.H. and Joshua Nichols of Wrentham, Mass.; two nieces, Joslyn and Lillian Snow; and long-time companion Deborah Vaughn.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on January 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.
Jason will be returned to the earth this spring on his birthday in the family plot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Jason's memory to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO BOX 572, 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 Wednesday, 08 January 2014 09:06

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