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Janet Clark Conner, 62

Janet R. Clark Conner, 62

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Janet R. Clark Conner, 62, a long-time resident of the Lakes Region, died at Methodist Hospital in Oak Ridge on June 10 at 11:59 p.m. due to complications from cancer.

Janet was born in Greenfield, Mass., on Dec. 27, 1951, daughter of Kenneth and Cora Clark.

Janet moved with her son Joseph Clark to Belmont, N.H., in the early 1980s. Here she had many jobs to support her only son. Janet was easy-going, very caring, and most importantly a great mother. She then met and married Timothy Conner and together they moved to LaFollette in 2008.

Janet leaves behind her husband, Timothy Conner; son Joseph M. Clark; her brother, Kenneth Clark of Massachusetts; sisters Judy Tarterinni of Massachusetts, Karen Dodge of Tulsa, Okla.; and many nieces and nephews.

Janet will be laid to rest in her home town of birth, Greenfield, Mass., with her father and mother on June 26, 2014. There will be a memorial on June 28, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Center Harbor Christian Fellowship on Bean Road, Center Harbor, N.H. This is the second memorial for Janet and will be held at this church that she considered home for a long time. This is what Janet would have wanted. Light refreshments served after service.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 07:37

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Paul Champaigne, 64

Paul Champaigne, 64


GREENWOOD, S.C. — F. Paul Champaigne, 64, resident of 104 Madison St., Greenwood, S.C., died March 24, 2014, at Self Regional Medical Center.

Born July 6, 1949, in Wolfeboro, N.H., he was a son of the late Franklin Percy and Mildred Glidden Champaigne.

Surviving are a son Kevin Champaigne and his wife Neena of Greenwood; two grandchildren, Sydney Champaigne and Ryan Champaigne; a sister, Sandra Arduino of Natick, Mass.; and a brother, Stephen Champaigne of Salem, Mass.

Mr. Champaigne was preceded by two sisters, Norma Winston and Sylvia Horton.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Champaigne was the owner and chef of The Dari-Maid Drive-In, in Center Harbor, N.H. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren after school and taking care of his dog, Sunny.

A graveside memorial service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Mason Cemetery on Sheridan Road in Moultonborough, N.H.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 07:33

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Mary Peno, 79

Mary Peno, 79

CONCORD — Mary Bertha Peno, 79, of Concord, died June 12, 2014.

She was born in Nashua on Jan. 17, 1935, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Aubut) Pineault.

She is survived by her brother, Frank Peno and his wife Gloria of Nashua.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, June 30, 2014, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will be private.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, 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, 25 June 2014 07:33

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Gloria I. Watts, 76

Gloria I. Watts, 76

ALEXANDRIA — Gloria I. Watts, 76, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at home after a period of declining health.

She was born in Marlborough, Mass., the daughter of Vincenzo and Helen (Brodeur) Torraco. Gloria graduated from St. Michael's in Hudson, Mass.

Gloria married Roger Watts and raised a family of seven children. They moved from Marlborough, Mass., to Bristol in 1970. Together Gloria and Roger ran Buzzy's Market. In addition she did tax preparation for many people.

Gloria's greatest loves were her family and gardening.

Family members include three daughters, DiAnne Sharp of Stubenville, Ohio, Susan Gerbert of Alexandria, and Amy Vealey of Laconia; for sons, Roger Watts Jr. of Bristol, Timothy Watts of New Hampton, Raymond Watts of Laconia, and Thomas Watts of Bristol; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Thursday, June 26, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the Emmons Funeral Home, 115 South Main St., Bristol. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 27, 2014, at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Chapel of the Holy Trinity Parish, 2 West Shore Road, Bristol. The Rev. Leo A. LeBlanc, pastor, will be the celebrant. Burial will follow in Homeland Cemetery, Bristol.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:03

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