LACONIA — Jeanine T. (Peavey) Leonard, 68, of 91 Highland Street, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Mrs. Leonard was the widow of Arlo George Leonard who died in 1999.
Mrs. Leonard was born May 11, 1945 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of James and Helen (Chabot) Peavey and was a lifelong resident of Laconia.
Mrs. Leonard enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors include a son, Mark Greenwood and his wife Vicki, of Franklin: two daughters, Tina M Kelly of Manchester and Kathleen Fitzgerald of Laconia; two step children; Howard Leonard of Allenstown, and Melody Clark of Belmont; four grandchildren, Jocelyn Greenwood of Franklin, Dustin Greenwood of Franklin, Melissa Kimball of Laconia and William Kimball of Pembroke; six great grandchildren; her mother, Helen Peavey, of Laconia; a sister, Patricia Moody, of Laconia and one nephew, Rodney Moody of Warner. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Leonard was predeceased by her father, James Peavey of Laconia; Theresa and Paul Baker of Laconia, Charles and Irene Root of Laconia.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service for Jeanine and Arlo "Len" G. Leonard will be held at the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the N.H. Humane Society, P.O. Box 572 Laconia, N.H. 03247.
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, 29 October 2013 08:34
MEREDITH — Dorothy Louise Pike Perkins, 79, formerly of Meredith, died October 28, 2013, at Lakes Region General Hospital, in Laconia.
Born in Concord, NH on May 20, 1934, she was the daughter of Roy and Hilda (Duford) Wescomb. She grew up in Bow and attended Bow schools and Concord High School. She had resided in Weare, and Colebrook, NH. Dorothy has been a resident of Meredith since 1960.
She worked in the housekeeping department at Colebrook Hospital, until her retirement.
Dorothy was a past member of the First Baptist church of Meredith.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Charles F. Perkins, who died in December of 2001.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Betty Pike Fink and her husband Charles of Belmont, Dolores Humiston and her husband John, Cindy Plummer and her husband Bruce, Rosie Blake, all of Meredith, Doris Gessler of Boynton Beach, FL, Tina Pike of Sandwich, Richard Pike of Moultonborough, stepson, Timothy Perkins of Bow, twelve grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, step brother and step sisters, many nieces and nephews, and a very close family friend, Hank Jarvis of Sandwich.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, Route #3 and #104, Meredith, on Thursday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m. Rev. James Smith, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Belmont, will officiate.. Burial will be in the Alexander Cemetery, Bow, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Community Health and Hospice, 780 N. Main St, Laconia, NH. 03246 or www.centralvna.org
To sign Dot's Book of Memories, pleases go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 08:29
LACONIA — Carol L. Cartier, 75, of 25 Union Ave., passed away peacefully at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Sunday, October 27, 2013 with her family by her side.
Carol was born August 23, 1938 in Laconia, N.H. She was the daughter of Arthur and Ellen Bean.
Carol worked for Lakes Region General Hospital, Metz Electronics and recently worked as a senior service companion. Carol enjoyed quality time with her family and friends. She cherished her trips to Old Orchard Beach with her family and Bingo was also a favorite. Carol was an extremely loving, caring and generous woman whom really enjoyed her role as a mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
From the family to our great matriarch, we appreciate your time and, most importantly, the love you chose to share and forever we thank you. Carol will be missed and forever in our hearts.
Carol was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Ellen Bean, and her brothers, Jeff and Gregg Bean. She is survived by her six children; Terri Marceau and her husband, Peter, David Cartier, Susan Cartier, Elizabeth Edmonson, Amy Briggs and her husband, Richard, and Kimberly Snow and her husband, Peter; one sister, Bev Glidden, and her husband, Jim; fourteen grandchildren; Tami Horan, Timothy Marchand, Tommi Marchand, Tippany Marceau, David Cartier, Ben Cartier, Darren Cartier, Jason Denoncour, Ashley Beck, Beckylea Simonds, John Cartier, Christopher Edmonson, Melissa-Lee Edmonson and Nicole Edmonson and many nieces, nephews and friends, including longtime best friend, Pat Huckins.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tardif Park House, 51 Crescent Street, Laconia, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Santa Fund of the Greater Lakes Region, PO Box 7454, Laconia, NH 03247.
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 and online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 08:26
TILTON — Clara G. Hardy, 91, a longtime resident of Tilton died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia following a period of failing health. Clara was born in the Bronx, N.Y., January 5, 1922, daughter of Henry and Katherine (Schleimer) Staplefield. Clara spent her youth in the Bronx, graduating from high school there. She with her family summered in the Tilton area for several years before moving here permanently in 1966. For a time before her marriage, she was employed with Metropolitan Life in New York, later in sales with the Macy Department Store. After moving to Tilton she worked as a housekeeper with several area families. For several years she worked in food service at the local middle school. Clara was active with her greenhouses and growing flowers. She was a member of the NH Plant Growers Association. For several years Clara was a member of the Tilton-Northfield Garden Club, serving as treasurer and secretary. She was also active with the former Winnisquam Vitalization Committee. An Episcopalian, Clara was a longtime member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Tilton. She was predeceased by her husband, E. Robert Hardy in 1983, a grandson, Kevin Conolly and her niece Kathy Hallow-Goguen.
She leaves her daughter, Clara E. Lynde of Bernardston, MA; son Robert E. Hardy of Tilton; great-granddaughter Tristen Conolly of Bernardston, MA.
Calling hours will be held Friday, November 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A service will be held Saturday, November 2nd at 11 a.m. in the Memorial Home with burial following in Park Cemetery in Tilton.
In lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorial contributions in Clara's name to the E. Robert Hardy Scholarship Fund, at any Franklin Savings Bank Branch.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com
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