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Linden A. King, 89

CAMPTON — Linden A. King, 89, passed away at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center on Sunday June 8, 2014.

Linden was born in Arlington, Massachusetts on August 21, 1924 the son Albert V. and Mae (Brown) King. Linden was raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, later moving to Nahant, Massachusetts before moving to Campton, New Hampshire some 60 years ago.
Linden enlisted with the Army in 1942, proudly serving his country during World War II. He received the Silver Star and Purple Heart during his time of service to his country. Linden then went to work for New England Erecting Company for more than 40 years before he decided to retire some time ago. Linden was a proud member of the American Legion and member of the VFW in Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Linden is predeceased by his beloved wife, Martha (Peg) Powell; a son Linden King; and a daughter Linda King; one brother Albert King; one sister Dorothy (Johnson) King; as well as his parents.

Linden is survived by his son; James King and his wife Elizabeth, of Warren, New Hampshire, as well as several nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the family plot at the Blair Cemetery, Blair Road Campton, New Hampshire.

At Linden's request, donations may be made to a charity of one's choosing.

Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with arrangements. To view Linden's on line book of memories visit; www. Mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Peter J. MacIsaac, 54

CENTER BARNSTEAD — Peter John MacIsaac, 54, of 102 Holmes Road, formerly of Cranston, R.I., died Thursday, June 5, 2014 in his home after a long illness.

He was born on November 9, 1959 in Dorcester, Mass., the son of Edward J. and Joanne (Tompkins) MacIsaac. Peter worked for several years as a painter/wallpaper hanger. He loved racing street stock while living in Rhode Island and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and karaoke.

In addition to his mother of Farmington, N.H., he is survived by his wife of 33 years, Salley (Chambers) MacIsaac of Center Barnstead, one son, Corey MacIsaac of Cranston, R.I., two daughters; Alicia and Kaylee MacIsaac, both of Cranston, R.I., one brother, Edward MacIsaac of Farmington, N.H., three sisters; Kitty Brown of Putnam, CT, Lynn Blount of Center Barnstead and Debbie LaFond of Randolph, Mass., eight grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his father.

Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A memorial service will immediately follow the calling hours at 7 p.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to

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 Monday, 09 June 2014 09:55

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Olive E. Thompson, 85

LACONIA — Olive Esther Thompson, 85, of 25 Union Ave, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Friday, June 6, 2014.

Mrs. Thompson was born on March 31, 1929 in Charlotte, Vermont, the daughter of the late Floyd and Alma (Parker) Sorrell. She was a member of the Association for the Blind. Olive enjoyed spending time with her friends at Sunrise Towers in Laconia.

She was a longtime resident of Laconia and Vermont and had been employed at Wilcom.

Survivors include two daughters; Linda Newton and her husband Jerry of Hinesburg, Vt. and St. Petersburg, Fla. and Dorothy Hubert of St. Petersburg, Fla., five grandchildren; Amy Averill, William Suchoski, Lisa Durffee, Malanie Amoriello and David Mooney Jr., several great grandchildren, three sisters; Lucia Plante and Louise Plante, both of Charlotte, Vt. and Dawn Reynolds of Alburg, Vt. and her special friends; Dennis and Virginia Dearborn of Laconia, N.H. and Tina Goss. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Thompson was predeceased by her husbands, Melvin Paro in 1955 and James C. Thompson in October, 2009 and a granddaughter, Alison Grieve.

There will be no calling hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at St. John Vianney Parish, 160 Hinesburg Road, South Burlington, Vermont.

Burial will follow in the family lot in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington, Vermont.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Laconia Senior Center, 17 Church St, Laconia, NH 03246 or to the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH 03301.

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 Monday, 09 June 2014 09:51

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James Pennock, 99

GILMANTON — James G. Pennock, 99, of Gilmanton, died on Feb. 20, 2014, at the home of his son Larry Miller in Cleveland, Tenn.

Mr. Pennock, the son of James Glynn Pennock and Cynthia Nelson Pennock Brown, was born June 27, 1914, in Woodsville. He lived in Gilmanton, for more than 70 years.

He was an army veteran of World War II and was awarded the Victory Medal for his service. He was a proud member of the American Legion for more than 50 years.

Mr. Pennock was an accomplished musician and played several stringed instruments, including guitar, violin and double bass fiddle.

Mr. Pennock was the great-great grandson of Luke Brooks, who was part of the Franconia surveying crew which are credited with being the first white settlers to observe the Old Man of the Mountains.

Mr. Pennock was employed by Scott & Williams in Laconia, Eastman Foundry in Concord, and Laconia Ball Bearing. He also cut rights-of-way for Public Service of New Hampshire.

He had been holder of the Boston Post Cane (the presentation of which was originated by the Boston Post newspaper), which is presented to Gilmanton's eldest resident. It was deemed especially fitting that Mr. Pennock received the cane, as he delivered the Boston Post newspaper when he was 10 years old.

He is survived by four sons and three daughters-in-law, James Pennock of Laconia, Larry and Naomi Miller of Cleveland, Tenn., Norman "Buzzy" and Carol Miller of Idaho, and Dennis and Barbara Miller of Oregon. Other survivors include daughters Winnie

Martin of Derry, Joy MacDonald of Connecticut, and Elaine Fontes of California; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his late son John's widow, Kathy Pennock of Pittsfield.

Mr. Pennock was predeceased by his first wife, Florence, his second wife, Doris, and a son, John.

A graveside memorial service in celebration of Mr. Pennock's life will be held at the Smith Meeting House Cemetery in Gilmanton, on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 10 a.m.

For those who wish to make a memorial donation, the family suggests that it be made to Feed the Poor Disaster Relief, 304 20th

Street SE, Cleveland, TN 37320.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 June 2014 09:47

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