LACONIA — Leo Robert "Robbie" Lachance, Jr., 52, of Laconia, passed away at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Robbie was born November 25, 1961 in Laconia, the son of Patricia (Ramsay) and Leo Lachance, Sr. of Laconia.
Robbie was a lifelong resident of Laconia and was a self-employed carpenter. He was an avid golfer and cribbage player and loved camping.
Survivors include three children, Angela Stewart , Sydney Stewart and Mackenzie Stewart, all of Laconia; his parents of Laconia; a sister and brother-in-law, Melissa and Joe Pelletier, and nieces and nephew, Liberty, Kaleb, and Reese Pelletier, all of Litchfield.
Memorial calling hours will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 4 to 6 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 hours at 6 p.m. also at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Laconia Rod & Gun Club -Santa Fund, 358 South Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or to a charity of your choice.
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, 13 February 2014 09:19
LACONIA — Daniel K. Virgin, 52, of 25 Union Ave, died Monday, February 10, 2014 in his home in Laconia.
Daniel was born June 9, 1961 in Concord, N.H., the son of Linda (Angwin) and William T. Virgin, Jr. He worked for both the Glove Hollow Tree Farm and Rochester Shoe Tree in Plymouth and also for Allen-Rogers in Laconia. Dan loved the ocean, lighthouses and especially loons. He was known as a great conversationalist. Daniel enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid NCIS fan. He especially enjoyed family functions and trips to Las Vegas. Dan received an enormous amount of satisfaction creating things and working with his hands.
Daniel is survived by his mother, Linda Acorace of Belmont, two step-fathers; John Acorace of Belmont and Arthur Durette of Columbia, his biological father William T. Virgin, Jr. of Epsom, NH, two brothers; David Virgin and companion Donna Gibson of Bristol, NH, and Timothy Virgin and wife Julie of Bristol, NH, two sisters; Heidi (Durette) Holt of Wolfeboro, NH and Cathleen (Durette) LaPierre and husband Christopher LaPierre of New Durham, NH; nephews Gregory Virgin, Zackary and Nicholas Holt and Lawson LaPierre; nieces Darcy Virgin, Sierra Holt, Lillian and Lindsey LaPierre, Cristina Rich, Carlina and Gabrielle Virgin and many aunts and uncles. Daniel was pre-deceased by his brother, William T. Virgin III in 2013, maternal grandparents Paul and Rachel Angwin A.K.A Nana and Gump; paternal grandparents William and Ella Virgin and Uncle Steven Angwin.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at noon also at the Funeral Home.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire, 109 North State Street, Suite 2, Concord NH 03301 or to the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
The family would like to thank Dan's doctors, Dr. Sam Aldridge, Dr. John Vignati and staff, Dr. Mark Aronson and staff and Central N.H. VNA & Hospice and their nurses for the excellent care and understanding shown to Dan.
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, 12 February 2014 08:56
SAINT AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. — Rita Marie DeProspo, 89, of St Augustine Beach Florida, formerly of Laconia, passed away on January 31 after a period of declining health.
Rita was born to the late James and Anna McGillick on December 12, 1924 in Patterson NJ. Rita was an only child. Her father was from a large Irish-Catholic family of 16. Rita grew up with aunts and uncles who were like siblings to her. She had an ear for music and a lovely singing voice. Throughout her years in school she was in the chorus and various productions. After graduating from Central HS, Rita worked for the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company as a supervisor. In 1954 she married Carl DeProspo and resided in Clifton, NJ. Eventually they settled at the Jersey Shore where they raised three children.
Rita is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Carl. Rita is also survived by her children: Carl DeProspo and his wife Mary Ann of Gilford, NH; Nancy Swain and her husband James of Saint Augustine Beach, Fla.; Mark DeProspo and his wife Lynne of Flagler Beach, Fla. Rita also leaves behind two grandchildren: Jenna DeProspo of Gilford and James De Prospo of Santa Cruz, Calif.
A celebration of life was held on February 9 in St. Augustine Beach, Fla, which was attended by dozens of Rita's friends and family. Local arrangements are pending.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 08:25
LACONIA — Robert Charles Bolton, 70, of 22 Strafford Street, died at his home on Friday, January 17, 2014. He was the widower of Carol V. (Johnston) Bolton who died December 29, 2012.
Mr. Bolton was born April 1, 1943 in Waltham, Mass., the son of Charles and Marion (Goodale) Bolton.
Mr. Bolton served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had been employed as a cook at a number of nursing homes in the area and was also self-employed as a painter.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Barbara Moore and William and Jennifer Moore all of Laconia; a daughter, Wendy Barker, of Arizona and ten grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held in the spring at the family lot in Agawam Cemetery, Agawam, Mass.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donation be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street, Second Floor, Framingham, MA 01701.
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, 11 February 2014 09:13