LACONIA — Henry H. Littlefield, 70, of 99 Merrimac Street, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
Mr. Litttlefield was born March 18, 1943 in Laconia, N.H., the son of the late Norris E. and Emma (Pitman) Littlefield and had been a lifelong resident of Laconia. He served in the U. S. Army 101st Airborne. He was a truck driver for over forty years and owned and operated C & H Transport in Belmont for many years.
Mr. Littlefield was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. He loved his kids, grandkids, great grandkids, camping, and NASCAR and loved to go to Bailey's for the summers.
Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Theresa Marie (LaChance) Littlefield, of Laconia; two daughters, Debra L. Littlefield and Tracy L. Littlefield, both of Laconia; six grandchildren, Richard Littlefield, Ronnie Abbott, Amanda Littlefield, Charles Weatherbee, Jocelyn Dubois and Emmie Landry; five great grandchildren; a brother, Wilford DeBlois, of Belmont; a sister, Evelyn Child, of Ocala, Florida and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Littlefield was predeceased by a sister, Amy Picard.
A Calling Hour will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 1 to 2 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 hour at 2 p.m. also at the Funeral Home.
Burial, with military honors, will follow in the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to LNH Children's Auction, PO Box 7326, Gilford, NH 03247-7326.
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, 11 December 2013 09:02
GILFORD —Paul A. Little of Gilford, NH, beloved husband to Carol Santos Little, died on Monday Dec. 9, 2013. He was born on April 19, 1920 in Winchester, MA, son of the late Robert H. and Mechtilde V. (Donovan) Little.
Paul is survived by his brother David Little of Billerica, MA; six children, Paula Andrews of Chelmsford, MA; Patricia and husband Allan Hann of Meredith NH; Richard Little of Chelmsford, MA; Joan Ogg of Bow NH; Jeanne and husband Nick Raffaelo of Chelmsford, MA and Donna Little of Arlington, MA; three stepsons, Dan Santos and wife Karen of Bedford, MA; Brian Santos of CA; James Santos and wife Judy of Hollis, NH; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Paul was predeceased by his first wife Elizabeth (Cooper) Little; two sisters, Anne Folsom and June Gallahan; two sons, David and Robert Little; and son-in-law James Ogg.
Paul served the Town of Bedford in many capacities. He will truly be missed by those who knew and love him.
Visiting hours will be held in Shawsheen Funeral Home, 281 Great Rd., BEDFORD, MA on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 4 to 8 p.m. A private funeral will be held on Sat. Dec. 14, 2013. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the charitable organization of your choice. More info and directions: www.shawsheenfuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 09:07
HEBRON — Sherwood Maurice Kidder, 82, of Hebron, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2013 after a lengthy illness at the Peabody Home, Franklin.
Born in Franklin, NH on February 27, 1931, he was the son of Maurice and Lyla (Barnard) Kidder. Sherwood was raised in East Hebron, graduating from the Plymouth High School, Class of 1949. After graduating from high school Sherwood enlisted with the U.S. Air Force, where he served until his honorable discharge in 1955. He went on to attend Northeastern University, graduating in 1962 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Sherwood furthered his education throughout the years earning a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration earning both degrees from Franklin Pierce.
Sherwood resided in Sudbury, MA, while living there he worked for the Raytheon Co., in both their Wayland and Norwood, MA labs. After returning to New Hampshire he was employed by the Meggitt Aero-Space Co., in Manchester, as an Electrical Engineer for ten years. Between engineering jobs he developed The Flying Saucer restaurant and the Tenney Mountain Mobil station opening the door for development along the Tenney Mountain Highway.
Sherwood is predeceased by his beloved wife of 40 years, Carol (Barnett) Kidder, in 1997. He is also predeceased by his second wife Emily (Hanscom) Kidder, in 2012.
Sherwood is survived by his son Steven of Plymouth, NH, son, David of Benson, VT; grandchildren, Crystal Williams, of Hebron, NH, Brennan, Ethan, and Myrabelle Kidder, all of Benson, VT, and great-grandchildren, Nathaniel and Kimmy Williams, both of Hebron, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to The Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, NH 03235, where Sherwood spent the last years of his life in comfort surrounded by caring staff and friends.
Calling hours will be held at Mayhew funeral Home (12 Langdon St.), Plymouth, on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 6 p.m. through 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. John M. Fischer, pastor of the Hebron Congregational Church will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Sherwood's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
BRISTOL — H. Allen Fletcher, 72, of Summer Street, died Sunday, December 8, 2013 after a short illness. He was born in Boston, MA, the son of Howard and Mary (Flores) Fletcher. He was a graduate of Bristol High School. Allen lived most of his life in Alexandria and Bristol.
Prior to his retirement, Allen worked as a machinist for Webster Valve and Freudenburg. He had served as a Selectman for the town of Alexandria.
Allen had a love of the outdoors and enjoyed his time hunting and fishing. He also spent a great deal of time in his workshop as he was a very talented wood worker.
Family members include his wife, Bonnie (Schofield) Fletcher; a son Shawn Fletcher of Danbury and daughter Tricia O'Hara of Bristol; granddaughter Alisha Fletcher of Bristol and great granddaughters Annabelle and Amelia; a sister Barbara Greenwood of Bristol and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters Virginia Plummer and Marilyn Winnett.
At Allen's request, there will be no public services. A family gathering will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 08:04