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Roberta Boynton, 74

Roberta Boynton, 74


MEREDITH — Roberta Anne Boynton, 74, of 125 Livingston Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

Mrs. Boynton was born Oct. 3, 1939 in Laconia, the daughter of the late Bertha (Benoit) and Lorenzo "Larry" Beaudoin.

She was raised in Laconia and had been a resident of Virginia for more than 30 years before returning to Laconia. She had been employed by the Lakes Region General Hospital as a LNA for a number of years.

Mrs. Boynton was a member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks 876 and was a member of the Rebekahs in Ashland and also a member of the Meredith Center Grange.

Survivors include her husband, Lester W. Boynton, of Meredith; a son, Roy Vanover, of Reidsville, Ga.; two daughters, Tina Handerson of Grayson, Ga., and Lisa Paulson of Holbrook, Mass.; a stepson, Daniel Boynton, of Danbury; a stepdaughter, Teresa Girlets, of Vale, N.C.; many grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a brother, Richard Beaudoin, of Laconia; one niece and one nephew.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Boynton was predeceased by a son, Shawn Tobey; two daughters, Bonnie Tobey and Karen Cassavaugh; and a brother, Robert Beaudoin.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family lot at Green Grove Cemetery, Ashland.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, Po Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, 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, 08 May 2014 09:30

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Bradford Butler, 83

Bradford Butler, 83

BELMONT — Bradford F. Butler, 83, of Belmont, died at his home on Monday, May 5, 2014.

Mr. Butler was born July 16, 1930, in Newton, Mass., the son of the late Leonard W. and Emily (Fuller) Butler.

Mr. Butler served in the Army. He resided in Portland, Maine, before moving to Laconia in 1961 and later to Belmont.

He was employed by Truesdale Company in Boston for 30 years, retiring in 1991.

Mr. Butler was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church, and the Laconia Athletic Club.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lois K. Butler, of Belmont; a son, David L. Butler, of Bedford; two daughters and their husbands, Janet E. Butler of Raymond, and Diane J. Butler of Scarborough, Maine; two grandchildren, Paul and Jeffrey; a sister, Elizabeth Scott, of Naples, Fla.; two nieces and three nephews.

Friends and family are invited to meet for a Celebration of Life on May 17, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Belmont. Burial will be in the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Falmouth, Maine, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247, or Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 No. Main Street, Laconia, N.H. 03246.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, 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, 08 May 2014 09:21

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Herbert Martin Jr., 71

Herbert Martin Jr., 71


LACONIA — Herbert E. Martin Jr. 71, of Laconia, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 1, 2014, after a lengthy illness.

Born on May 5, 1942, in Laconia, he was the son of Herbert E. Sr. and Gertrude M. (Howland) Martin. Herb was raised in Center Harbor, attending local schools, graduating from the Inter-Lakes High School. He went on to further his education, earning an Associate's Degree in business.

Herb was drafted in the Army and served with great courage in Vietnam, during the Vietnam War.

Upon returning home from his service, he started his career as an accountant working for several area businesses before his employment with the Ambrose Bros. Construction Co., of Meredith, retiring in 2006 after 35 years with the company.

Herb had many hobbies and interests. He loved the game of chess and attended many tournaments throughout the years. He also loved traveling, bus trips to Foxwoods Casino, sports (his favorite teams were the Red Sox and New England Patriots). Herb also enjoyed candlepin bowling in his younger years.

Above all, Herb was a kind-hearted man who was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and he will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is lovingly survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Susan (Keranen) Martin, of Laconia; sons, Jeffrey Martin, of Meredith, Ryan Martin and his wife Kelly, of Concord; daughter, Jennifer Moquin, of Manchester; granddaughters, Jada Moquin and Sofia K. Martin; brother, Dennis Martin and his wife Jackie, of Florida; cousin, Cathy Knell and her husband Bob, of Moultonborough; nieces, Michelle, of Florida, and Terri Chance and her husband Bob, of Center Harbor.

A memorial gathering will be held in the church hall at the Center Harbor Congregational Church (Rte. 25), Center Harbor; on Thursday, May 15, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be at the State Veterans Cemetery, in Boscawen and will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Herb's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the arrangements. For Herb's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:14

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Matthew Bonaccolto, 33

Matthew Bonaccolto

CAMPTON — Matthew Bonaccolto, 33, of 16 Beaver Brook Road died suddenly at home on Monday May 5, 2014.

Matthew was born on Feb. 5, 1981, in Cambridge, Mass., the son of Joseph J. Bonaccolto, Sr. and Barbara Ann (Hardin) Marchand.

Matthew grew up in Watertown, Mass., and the Plymouth area. He graduated from Plymouth Regional High School, where played football, graduating in the class of 1999. He also attended Saint Anselm College for two years.

He worked as cook at Lakeside Deli and was also a self-employed building contractor.

Matthew is survived by his two children, Sydney and Austin Bonaccolto of Campton; his parents, Joseph Sr. of Campton and Barbara A. of Maynard, Mass.; his brothers, Joseph Bonaccolto Jr., of Winchendon, Mass., Andrew Bonaccolto of Campton; sisters, Michele Bonaccolto of Plymouth, and Christine Callinan, of Fall River, Mass.; a half brother, Roberto Ruffini of Dedham, Mass.; and half sister, Arliya M. Marchand of Maynard, Mass.; his maternal grandparents, Phyllis and Lawrence Hardin, of Arlington, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St., Plymouth on Friday, May 9, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. A prayer service will be held in the funeral home at 4:30 p.m. Deacon Michael Guy, of the Holy Trinity Parish, will officiate. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Matthew's memory to the Plymouth Regional High School, 86 Old Ward Bridge Road, Plymouth, NH. 03264

To sign Matthew's Book of Memories, please go to; www.mayhewfunealhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 May 2014 10:41

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