PLYMOUTH — John Alan MacDonald, 76, of a Plymouth, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014 at Mountain Ridge Health Care Center, in Franklin, after a lengthy illness.
A lifelong resident of Plymouth, he was born on January 16, 1938, the son of Alan and Arlene (Kimball) MacDonald. John attended Plymouth schools.
John was a friend to many and will be dearly missed by his family.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 57 years, Joan F. MacDonald, in June 2014; his grandson, Brendan J. MacDonald; two brothers, Donnie and Kim; his two sisters, Sue Soderon and Sandy Greenwood.
John is lovingly survived by his four sons, John J. MacDonald and his wife Monique, of Thornton, Jamie MacDonald, of Plymouth, Jeff MacDonald, of Plymouth, Joey MacDonald, also of Plymouth; a daughter, Melissa Goodwin and her husband Tim, of St. John, Virgin Islands; eleven grandchildren, Nick, Matt, Brad, Kylee, Owen, Christian, Callista, Logan, Brittany, Phillip, Bridget; and his great-granddaughter, Addison.
Please join the family to celebrate John's life at Mayhew Funeral Home (12 Langdon St.), Plymouth, on Sunday, November 9, 2014 from noon until 2 p.m. Interment will be private and held at a later date.
Donations in John's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For John's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 09:22
MEREDITH — Roy Riggs, 95, passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Forestview Manor.
Born in Kittery, Maine, Mr. Riggs was a long time resident of Laconia. He graduated from Classen High School in Oklahoma City, Okla. and attended the University of Oklahoma. Roy served in World War II as a Navy Corpsman with the Fleet Marines in the Pacific Theater. He also served during the Korean War. Roy worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and retired as Director of the Systems Analyst Department at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC.
Roy is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Gorden and Barbara Riggs, of Princeton Junction, N.J.; nieces, Stephanie Whitney of Norfolk, Mass. and Susan Geller of Princeton, N.J. He was predeceased by his parents, Leone M. Riggs of Laconia, N.H. and Roy Riggs Sr. of Oklahoma City, Okla.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 7, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H., using the Whipple Avenue entrance.
The Family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Forestview Manor and Central NH VNA & Hospice for their extraordinary care on Roy's behalf.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Forestview Manor, 153 Parade Rd., Meredith, NH 03253 or Central NH VNA & Hospice , 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home and Cremation Services 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, 04 November 2014 10:19
LACONIA — Tiffany Marie (Scanlon Frassica) Nieves, 28, of 24 Estates Circle, died as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
Tiffany was born June 30, 1986 in Haverhill, Mass., the daughter of Kathleen Scanlon-Frassica and Joseph Frassica. Tiffany resided in Streamwood, Ill. and Haverhill, Mass. for a number of years before moving to Laconia. She had been employed as a medical assistant at Caring for Women for eighteen months.
In addition to her parents of Meredith, Tiffany is survived by her husband, Juan Nieves, of Laconia; her two sons, Xander and Cristian, of Laconia; her in-laws, Juan and Blanca Nieves; three brothers, Ryan Frassica and his significant other, Sara Orlando, Cole McLane and Corey Frassica; two sisters, Kelcey Frassica and her significant other, Cam Blanchette, and Devan Goodrich; her maternal grandparents, Robert and Louise Scanlon of Laconia; one niece and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Prayer Service will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. also at the Funeral Home.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the TD Bank, 1402 Lake Shore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Tiffany's Children's Education Fund.
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, 04 November 2014 10:16
SANBORNTON — Wayne Stephen Elliott, 68, a lifelong resident of Sanbornton, died Sunday, November 2, 2014 following a period of failing health. Wayne was born in Laconia, April 16, 1946.
He attended Sanbornton Central School and later graduated in 1964 from the Tilton-Northfield High School. He went on to study Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire. He became a heavy equipment operator after working several years on the Hersey Family Farm. Wayne worked with the Sanbornton Highway Department and Gilford Highway Department. He was a member of the Sanbornton Fire Department as a firefighter and EMT for 29 years. He was a member of The Harmony Grange and also was a Boy Scout Leader. He was a member of several Sanbornton Committees including the Housing Advisory Committee, Library Trustee, Planning Board, Recreation Committee, Budget Committee, Community Action Program, Highway Safety Committee, Zoning Board, Capital Improvement Committee and Emergency Management Committee. He was a member of the Conservation Commission and was honored by the commission by naming a trail, "The Wayne Elliott Trail."
Wayne was a devout member of the First Baptist Church of Sanbornton, serving as trustee. His family includes his wife since July 10, 1970,
Dolores "Dolly" (McLaughlin) Elliott of Sanbornton; daughter, Cindy Elliott and her husband Wayne Bourgeois of Killarney, Canada; a son, Chad Elliott of Northfield; grandchildren, Kaite Elliott, Kenna Elliott and Levi Weeks, a great-granddaughter, Isabelle Weeks.
In following his wishes, no calling hours are planned. A service will be held, Friday, November 28, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Route 127 in Sanbornton with a private burial in the Sanbornton Public Cemetery, upper Tower Hill.
The William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home of Tilton is assisting the Elliott family.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Wayne's name to First Baptist Church Camp Sentinel Fund.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:13