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Rachel R. Perkins, 82

CHATEAUGAY, N.Y. — Rachel T. Perkins, 82, of 679 #5 Road, and formerly of Gilmanton Iron Works, died at her home on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. She was the widow of Harold Perkins who died in 2007.
Mrs. Perkins was born September 25, 1931 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Anna (Renillard) Goupil. She was a longtime resident of Gilmanton Iron Works before moving to New York.
Survivors include her daughter, Rose Saley, of Florida; three sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Julie Perkins and Paul and Ellen Perkins, all of Gilmanton, N.H. and Daniel Perkins and his wife, Sara, of Chateaugay, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a brother, Pete Goupil, of Laconia, N.H. and several nephews and nieces.
Calling hours will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.
A Graveside Service will be held in the spring at the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Stage Road, Gilmanton, N.H.
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 Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:35

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Terry D. Noyes, 62

LACONIA — Mr. Terry D. Noyes, 62, of 91 Sheridan Street, Lakeport, died Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at the Lakes Region General Hospital.

Mr. Noyes was born on February 8, 1951 in Manchester, the son of the late Donald H. and Elizabeth (Hoadley) Noyes. He resided in Laconia most of his life.
Mr. Noyes worked at Bergen-Paterson for approximately thirty-five years. He loved fishing, hiking and music.

Mr. Noyes is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Bonnie (Blackey) Noyes of Laconia; one son, Kirk Noyes, of Laconia; one daughter, Carla Brewer, of Gilford; two grandsons, Taidge Mathew of California and Kayden Noyes of Laconia; his brother, Peter Noyes, of Laconia; two sisters, Wilhemina Millis of Canterbury and Stella Noyes of Belmont and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one brother, Donald Noyes.
Memorial calling hours will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.

Memorial services will be private. Burial will be at a later date.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Central New Hampshire Kidney Center, 87 Spring 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 Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:32

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Irene M. Avery, 87

BRISTOL — Irene May Avery, 87, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Belknap County Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness.

Irene was born on January 28, 1927, in Bristol, the daughter of Leslie and Eva May (Evans) Bliss. She was raised in Bristol, attending local schools and graduated from the Newfound High School.

She was a long-time employee of I.P.C., Co, of Bristol.

In her life she was a loving wife and aunt to her numerous nieces and nephews, she was also long-time member of the Bristol Baptist Church. Irene loved to shop and dine out. She had many friends throughout the greater Bristol area.

She was predeceased by her husband, Wendell Berry Avery, of Bristol, in 2002, two brothers, Daniel and Gerald Bliss, both of Bristol, and a sister, Natalie Bliss – Jewell, also of Bristol.

Irene is survived by her sister, Jeanine Bliss Copp, of Meredith, and numerous nieces and nephews throughout the area.

A calling hour will be held at the Bristol Baptist Church, (30 Summer St./Rte. 104) on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 3 p.m. through 4 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the church following the calling hour at 4 p.m. Rev. Wayne Toutaint, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be held in the spring at the Homeland Cemetery, in Bristol and will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Irene's memory may be made to the Bristol Baptist Church, or to a charity of one's choice.

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

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Mary 'May' Prior, 91

MEREDITH — Mary "May" Prior, 91 of 21 Upper Mile Point Road, Meredith, died Tuesday, January, 28th, peacefully at Lakes Region General Hospital surrounded by her family.
Born on July 10, 1922 at her grandmother's home in Kilburny, Scotland, she was the daughter of James and Mary (Cochrane) Jackson. May grew up in Flint, MI, where she met and married her late husband of 59 years, Jerry Prior. They raised their four children in Flint before relocating to the Lakes Region in NH in 1998 to be closer to family.

May embraced life fully and was happiest when in the presence of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved her various hobbies, a good card game, and challenging crossword puzzles and boy could she make a pie! May was a passionate reader and passed on her love of books to her children and grandchildren. May led by example and saw her family through many difficult times, always with strength and dignity.

May is predeceased by her devoted husband, Jerry Prior, beloved daughter, DeeAnne Stein, sister Ann Burke, and brother, James Jackson. She is survived by her brother John Jackson of Brighton, MI, her sons, Fred Prior and partner, Diana Griffith, of Frederick, CO, Mark Prior and his partner Karen Roney of Aurora, CO, her daughter, Dawn Coleman of Meredith, NH, sons-in-Law, Nicholas Stein of New Albany, IN, and John Coleman of Portsmouth, NH, seven grandchildren, Katherine Conley, Amy Stein, Nicholas Stein Jr, Jillian Coleman Croteau, Adrienne Coleman, Alan Prior and Austin Prior, and four great grandchildren, Joseph Conley, Theodore Conley, Conrad Wheat, and Maeve Croteau.
There will a celebration of May's life at Center Harbor Christian Church, 80 Bean Rd. Center Harbor, NH 03226 on Saturday February 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. A reception will follow at Meredith Bay Colony Club 21 Upper Mile Point Rd, Meredith, NH where a light lunch will be served.

For those who wish, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to: LRGH Eldercare Services 80 Highland St Laconia, NH 03246 or Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association186 Waukewan St Meredith, NH 03253. Bennett's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 209 N. Main St, of Concord, NH 03301 will be assisting the family with the arrangements.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 08:45

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