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William R. Glover, Jr., 84

HYANNIS, Mass. — William R. Glover, Jr., 84, died Monday, October 28, 2013 in the comfort of his Hyannis home. He was the husband of Sally A. (Wright) Glover to whom he was married 56 years.

Born in Quincy on November 23, 1928, he was the son of the late William R. and Katherine (Donovan) Glover. After graduating from North Quincy High School in 1946, he proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II and Korea. In 1951 he was honorably discharged and he continued his education at Thayer Academy in Braintree and then at Boston College, graduating with the class of 1954.

William worked in corporate America for over 40 years. He worked as a Trust/Investment Officer Vice President for Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company, now known as Mellon Bank. He was a very successful and dedicated employee and retired after 33 years of service with the bank.

He was a humble man, a loyal friend, and a devout Roman Catholic who attended Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church for over 40 years. He loved his God, his family, and his work. Simple relaxation, talking about the weather, reading the newspaper, and following the stock market were things he enjoyed. If you knew him, you liked him. He was very easy to talk to.

He was also an avid Boston sports fan, a lifelong Republican, and had a great affinity for his BC Eagles. His Alma Mater granted him Golden Eagle status in honor and appreciation of his 50 years of loyalty to Boston College. Ronald Reagan was his hero.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Nancy Girard and her husband Jeffrey of Marstons Mills, William R. Glover, III and his wife Maria of Harwich, and James L. Glover and his wife KarolBeth of Gilford, NH; his sister, Marylou MacDonald of Wollaston; and his grandchildren, Christopher Girard of Marstons Mills, Keeley Glover and Riley Glover, both of Gilford, NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA of Cape Cod - Hospice, 434 Route 134, Suite D3, South Dennis, MA, 02660. Arrangements by John-Lawrence Funeral Home. For on-line guest book and directions, please visit www.johnlawrencefuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:49

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Glenna H. R. Carine, 90

GILFORD — Glenna Hope Rossi Carine, 90, of 113 Belknap Point Road, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at her home on Saturday, October 26, 2013.
Mrs. Carine was born September 23, 1923 in Providence, RI, the daughter of Elizabeth and Joseph Rossi.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in -law, Janice Carine Farley and David Farley, of Gilford. Also step children, Eugene, Eleanor, Anna and William and two step grandchildren, Brianna and Marissa.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, 300 NH Route 25, Meredith, N. H. by the Very Reverend Dennis J. Audet, V.F., Pastor of the Church.
Burial will be at a later date in the family lot in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham, Mass.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Drive, Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110.
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 on line memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Harry L. Bryant, Jr., 87

LACONIA — Harry L. Bryant, Jr., 87, of Laconia, NH, and Naples, Florida, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Lakes Region General Hospital. Mr. Bryant was the widower of Nancy (Head) Bryant who died in 2010.
Mr. Bryant was born May 17, 1926 in Laconia, N.H., the son of the late Thelma (Pickering) and Harry L. Bryant, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Laconia and was a 1950 graduate of the University of New Hampshire.
Mr. Bryant served in the Pacific during World War II and served 35 years in the U. S. Army 368th Engineering Battalion retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He was owner and president of Head's Electric for fifty-seven years, retiring in 1998.
Mr. Bryant was a communicant of St. Andre Bessette Parish. He was a member of the Laconia Rotary Club and enjoyed boating, reading, and golfing.
Survivors include three daughters, Anne Nute and her husband, Jonathan, of Canterbury, Ellen Peters and her husband, Allen, of Laconia and Susan Nadeau also of Laconia; two grandchildren, Sarah Nute of Canterbury, Brenden Nadeau and his wife, Marlinda, and step-great-grandson Kameron of Gilford; two sisters, Marilyn Bryant and Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Goss and her husband Arnold, both of Laconia and one niece, Holly (Goss) Fish and two nephews, Steve Goss and Glen Goss.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
Burial, with Military Honors, will follow at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 7312, Gilford, NH 03247-7312.
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 Wednesday, 30 October 2013 07:07

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Benjamin C. Carter, 97

PLYMOUTH — Benjamin C. Carter, 97, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2013 at the home of his daughter, Judie, surrounded by a loving family.

He was born July 22, 1916 in Sandwich, N.H. the youngest of ten children of Almon E. and Addie Louise (Webster) Carter.

Ben attended Ashland schools and graduated from Ashland High School in 1934. In 1935 he married the love of his life, Geneva Alice (Bennett) Carter. He was employed as a supervisor for many years at the Ashland Paper Mill. Later in life he obtained his master plumber's license and worked for a number of years in the Plymouth area. He was a Jack of all trades and a master of many – a great problem solver for all things mechanical.

Ben was a lifetime member of the IOOF Lodge in Plymouth and a member of the Plymouth Volunteer Fire Department from 1943 – 1967.

He was an avid antique car fan, had restored several and enjoyed attending car shows with his best friend, Carl Doe.

Ben will be greatly missed by his devoted family members – two daughters, Janet Broker and her husband, Clifford of Webster, Judith Chary and her husband, Henry of Newmarket and one son, Timothy L. Carter and his wife, Wendy, of Windham, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Geneva in June 1984, all of his siblings and his granddaughter, Tristin (Carter) Roy.

The family is particularly grateful for the kind care extended to Dad by "Visiting Angels" and the Hospice program of the Rockingham County VNA.

Calling hours will be held at the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St, Plymouth, on Thursday 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A graveside service will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Fairgrounds Road, Plymouth, on Friday at 11 p.m. The Rev. Edward J. Charest will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

To sign Ben's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 08:39

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