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Margaret L. Hoyt, 76

Margaret L. Hoyt, 76

FRANKLIN — Margaret L. Hoyt, 76, of Franklin, died at her home on April 11, 2014.

She was born in Augusta, Maine, on July 10, 1937, the daughter of Wilson and Louise May (Chase) Seeley. She resided in Weare and lived in Franklin for several years. Prior to retirement, Margaret was employed as a nurse's aide in the area.

Family members include her husband, Richard J. Hoyt of Franklin; sons, Harold Haskell Jr. of Boscawen, Douglas Haskell and his wife Robin of Brownsville, Vt., Jerry Haskell and his wife Wendelyn of Belmont; stepsons, Scott Hoyt and his wife Mary of Strafford, Jon Hoyt of Nevada; daughters, Mae Wise of Boscawen, Norma Liesner of Belmont, and Elsie Rapoza and her husband Mark of Gilmanton; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

She was predeceased by three children, David Haskell, Larry Haskell, and Bonnie Stiehl.

Funeral services will be private.

Thibault-Neun Funeral Home (www.neunfuneralhomes.com) is assisting with arrangements.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 05:58

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Stephen A. Small, 60

THORNTON — Stephen Allen Small, 60, of Upper Mad River Road, died suddenly on April 12, 2014, in Campton.

Born in Salem, Massachusetts on May 22, 1953, Stephen was the son of Leonard and Edna (Bell) Small.

Stephen grew up in Peabody, Mass. and graduated from Peabody High School. He went on the attended two years at Essex Agricultural School, in Middleton, Mass. He resided in the Peabody area for many years and has been a resident of Thornton for the past sixteen years.

Stephen worked as truck driver for the Persons Concrete Company in Campton for over fifteen years. He also owned and operated S.A. Small, a wood and yard maintenance business, in Campton.

Stephen had a love for drag racing. He owned his own dragster and enjoyed racing at Epping Drag way, in Epping, N.H. Stephen also enjoyed mentoring children who were interested in working on cars and trucks.

Stephen is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Maureen (O'Brien) Small of Thornton, a sister, Virginia Shelton, and a niece, Ruth Freitas, both of Haverhill, Mass., many cousins and friends.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, April 17, in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St., Plymouth. Funeral Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

To sign Stephen's Book of Memories, please go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 06:45

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Wilma Snow, 86

SANBORNTON — Wilma Snow, 86, of 7 Beechwood Avenue, died at her home on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Wilma was born February 23, 1928 in Cambridge, Mass., the daughter of the late George and Mary (Coutoumas) McPherson.
Wilma resided in Everett, Mass. for eight years before moving to Sanbornton where she lived for nine years with her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia (Snow) and Stephen Johnson. She had been employed at H. P. Hood in Charlestown, Mass. for over twenty years, retiring in 1992.
Wilma was a member of the Friendship Club in Laconia. Her hobbies included reading books, crossword puzzles, crocheting and listening to music. She also enjoyed shopping and accordion concerts.
Most of all she loved animals, especially her cats.
Wilma is survived by four daughters, Barbara J. and her husband John Crosby, Sylvia E. and her husband Mike Sears, and Janice Breault, all of Massachusetts. Cynthia L. and her husband Stephen Johnson of Sanbornton. Also by four sons, David Snow, Marc Snow and his wife Judy, Jeffrey Snow and his wife Carol, and Steven Snow and his wife, Ellen, all of Massachusetts along with many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of over forty-eight years, Herbert Snow, and by her daughter, Phyllis A. Machnik.
There will be no calling hours.
A Funeral Service will be held at a later date.
Burial will be in the family lot in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
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 Tuesday, 15 April 2014 06:37

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John E. Leonard, 75

GILFORD — John E. Leonard, 75, of 41 Potter Hill Road, died at his home on Monday, April 14, 2014.
Mr. Leonard was born December 17, 1938 in Norwood, Mass., the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (McCabe) Leonard.
Mr. Leonard was a longtime resident of the Lakes Region and had been employed at Hebert Foundry for eighteen years, retiring in 2006. He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Laconia.
Survivors include his wife, Florence (Smith) Leonard, of Gilford; a son, Earl T. Leonard, of Belmont; two daughters, Deborah Ridgeway of Kentucky, and Ann Sweatt of Gilford; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Paul Leonard of Canton, Mass. and Robert Leonard of Norwood, Mass. and several nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Mr. Leonard was predeceased by a son, John "Pee Wee" R. Leonard, in 1993 and by a brother, Thomas Leonard.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
Burial will be in the family lot at Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, N.H. at a later date.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246 or to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Donations, 2 Commerce Drive, Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110.
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 Tuesday, 15 April 2014 06:34

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