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Wayne R. Chase, Sr., 70

MEREDITH — Wayne Russel Chase Sr., 70 of Highland St. died suddenly June 7, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital, in Laconia, with his wife at his side.
Born in Meredith, NH on July 16, 1942, he was the son of Carl A. Sr. and Marion Mae (Watson) Chase.
Wayne was a life-long resident of Meredith. He graduated from Meredith High School, Class of 1960 and he also attended Michigan State University.
Wayne operated and later owned Chase's Country Towne House Restaurant, in Meredith from 1970 to 1997.
Wayne was the President of Oakland Cemetery Association for forty-two years. He also a member and past President of the Meredith Rotary Club, member and past Master of the Chocorua Lodge of Masons F&AM, past President of the Winnipesaukee Shiners', past member of the Ellacoya Chapter #43Order of Eastern Star, and past commander of the Griggs Wyatt Post #33 American Legion, in Meredith. Wayne also had coached for the Meredith Youth League.
Wayne was a US Navy Veteran and had served on the USS Cavalla submarine.
Wayne was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was always one to give and never expected anything in return.
Wayne is served by his wife of forty-three years, Wendy A. (Robertson) Chase of Meredith, son Wayne "Rusty" R. Chase Jr, and his wife Melissa of Kittery, ME, daughters, Heather George and her husband Charles Jr, of Laconia, Jennifer Dorsett and her husband Chris of Austin, TX, Heidi Clark and her husband Dave of Haverhill, MA, grandchildren Emily, Katie, Molly and Sophie George, Riley, Finley, and Lucy Chase, Alastair and Callum Dorsett, brothers, Carl A. Chase Sr, Errol S. Chase both of Meredith, sister, Marilyn C. Shaw of Manomet, MA, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home and Crematorium, Routes #3 and #104, Meredith, on Tuesday 6pm to 9pm. A Masonic Service will be performed by the Chocorua Lodge at 6pm. A funeral service will be held in the First Congregational of Meredith, Highland St, on Wednesday at 1pm. The Rev. Russell Rowland, pastor of the First Congregational Church, and the Rev. Edward J. Charest, pastor of the Plymouth United Methodist church, will both officiate. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery, Meredith Center, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the USS Cavalla Historical Foundation, 601 Tremont St. Galveston, TX. 77550
To sign Wayne's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Monday, 10 June 2013 10:10

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Ronald J. Cormier, 80

GILFORD – Ronald J. Cormier, 80 of 303 Old Lake Shore Road, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a sudden illness.
He was born on February 26, 1933 in Laconia, the son of Leo A. and Emma (Boudreau) Cormier. Ronald served in the US Navy from 1951 to 1953 and also served in the US Army Reserves for close to 30 years, retiring as Master Sergeant.
He worked for over 40 years as a plumber for J.H. Valliere Company. He served as Vice President for the Lakes Region Mobile Home Village Cooperative in Gilford and enjoyed spending time in his woodworking shop, making gifts for his family and friends. Ronald also enjoyed the challenge of crossword and Sudoku puzzles.
He most enjoyed spending time with his family and neighborhood friends.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Frances B. (Chamberlain) Cormier of Gilford, three daughters; Susan M. Cote and her husband Roger of Laconia, Barbara A. Webb and her husband Gary of Harwich, MA and Kathleen T. Morin and her husband Michael of Sanbornton, one son, Ronald J. Cormier and his fiancé Serena Moody of Belmont, ten grandchildren; Kerry Dubois and her husband Max of Meredith, Kelly Bickford of Laconia, Corey Bickford of Laconia, Nicholas J. Webb of Harwich, MA, Maleeka Dellinger and her husband Steve of Portsmouth, RI, Nicholas M. Webb of Harwich, MA, Jamie Morin of Sanbornton, Nicole Jaskiewicz and her husband Justin of Manchester, Brandon Sheppard of Belmont and Kaylee Cormier of Belmont and 5 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held from 4PM to 7PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1PM on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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, 10 June 2013 10:04

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Roger F. Prentice, Sr., 67

CANAAN — Roger Fay Prentice, Sr. passed away on May 21, 2013 after a long illness. Roger was born July 23, 1945 in Starkboro, Vermont.
He leaves behind Justine, his wife of 40 years, three brothers, two sisters and five children. Children, Mary Mossey and her husband Pete from Canaan, Roland McPhail and his wife Mary from South Carolina, Roger Prentice, Jr. and his wife Diane from Grafton, Wade Prentice from Rumney, Justine Florek and her husband Stanley from New York. He also leaves grandson Damean Prentice, who lived with Roger, Sr. and Justine. In addition to Damean, he leaves nine other grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, Roger wishes donations to be made to his wife Justine Prentice, 523 Jerusalem Rd., Canaan, NH 03741-7313. Burial is at Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 47 Randolph, Vt on Monday June 10 at 9:30 a.m.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 June 2013 10:59

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Jacqueline H. St. Laurent, 81

FRANKLIN — Jacqueline H. St. Laurent, 81, of Franklin, NH and formerly of Berlin, NH died at her home on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, following a period of failing health.
She was born in Berlin, October 17, 1931, daughter of the late Joseph and Bella (Larochelle) Goudreau. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest J. St. Laurent who died January 23, 1996. She graduated from Notre Dame High School, class of 1949 and worked at the Brown Company in the stenographic department for five years. She then worked at the St. Louis Hospital as a nurse's aide for 10 years. She attended the NH Vocational Technical Nursing Program in 1971 and passed her State Boards as an LPN. She was employed at St. Vincent DePaul Nursing Home for 28 years and retired in 1994. She moved to Franklin in 2001. She was a communicant of St. Paul Church in Franklin and volunteered at the Franklin Regional Hospital.
Her family includes two sons: Richard St. Laurent and his wife Marcia of Davenport, Iowa and Michael St. Laurent of Danvers, MA. Two daughters: Marguerite Crowell and her husband Stuart of Plymouth, NH, Denise Bowen of Belmont, NH. Seven grandchildren: Sara, Kate, Hannah, Hailey, Chelsea, Nicholas and Jonathan. Also, her precious cats, Cuddles and Meringue.
She also leaves her sister, Simonne Goudreau of Franklin, NH, two nephews and one niece and her aunt, Marguerite Goudreau and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by, brothers, Lionel and his wife Therese Goudreau and Normand Goudreau, sisters, Florence and her husband Andrew Salzer and Cecile Goudreau. Also, a son in law, Cory Bowen.
According to Jacqueline's wishes, there are no calling hours.
Her family will get together at a later date at their mother's favorite summer place in Ogunquit, ME to celebrate her life.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton. Donations in her memory may be made to the Payson Center for Cancer, 250 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301 or the Pemi-Baker Community Health and Hospice, 101 Boulder Point Dr., Suite 2, Plymouth, NH 03264.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 10:33

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