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Larry R. Smith, Sr., 72

LACONIA — Larry R. Smith Sr., 72, of 293 Mechanic Street, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in his home.
He was born in Laconia, the son of Willard R. and Greta L. (Giverson) Smith. He worked for several years as a supervisor for Molex Corporation. Larry anjoyed hunting and fishing, loved country rides and walking.  The family would like to thank Lakes Region Nursing Care and Comfort and the Central New Hampshire  VNA & Hospice for their care and compassion.
He is survived by two sons; Larry Richard Smith Jr. and his wife Rose of Rochester and James Wayne Smith of Gilmanton, two daughters;  Cori Lynn Smith of Laconia and Robin Heidi Tully of Laconia, two brothers; Leonard Smith and his wife Dawn of , NY and Willard R. Smith Jr. and his wife Dolly of Meredith, three sisters; Barbara McCloud of Laconia, Greta Hanson and her husband Walter of Laconia and Dottie Runells and her husband Noel of Laconia, nine grandchildren; Bobbi Joe, Casey, Charlene, Brandon, Stephanie, Lucie, Kelsea, Jordan and Cody, five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers; Donald Smith and Gary Smith and one sister, Bertha Hardy.
There will be no calling hours.
A private graveside service will be held at Bayside Cemetery.
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 Friday, 10 May 2013 12:14

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William K. Dietrich, Sr., 92

GILFORD — A Graveside Service for William K. Dietrich, Sr., 92, formerly of Ridgewood Avenue, Gilford, N.H., will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Pine Grove Cemetery, Belknap Mt. Road, Gilford, N.H.
Mr. Dietrich died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Villa Crest Nursing Home in Manchester, N.H. where he had been a resident for the past four years.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO 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 Friday, 10 May 2013 12:12

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Ernest R. Hunt, Jr., 90

LACONIA — Ernest R. Hunt Jr., 90, of 9 Mistwood Lane, died May 7, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH.
Ernie was born July 24, 1922 in Worcester, MA., the son of the late Ernest Hunt Sr. and Hazel (LaRock) Hunt. He raised his family in Lynnfield, MA and was co-owner of Colorgraphics, a silk screen-printing company located in Malden, MA.
Ernie lived in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire for more than 30 years. He was an avid golfer having memberships at Waukewan Golf Club in Meredith, NH and Continental Country Club in Florida.
Ernie was a talented artist working in oils, pastels and several other mediums. He loved to play cribbage, and work on crossword and jumble puzzles. He was a grateful member of Alcohol Anonymous where his quiet strength touched so many people. One of Ernie's greatest gifts was his ability to listen.
Survivors include his daughter Nancy Porosky of Gilford, NH; step children Susan Berry, David Berry and wife Kari, Richard Berry and wife Laurie; grandchildren Abby Porosky and Tim Porosky and step grandchildren Christopher Langsten, Owen Berry, Jordan Berry, Neal Berry and Oliver Berry.
Ernie was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie L. Hunt, his son Phillip Hunt, and his second wife, Solange Berry.
Friends may call at the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 4:00-7:00.
A memorial service will be held Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Gilmanton Community Church, Rt. 107, Gilmanton, NH. Pastor Chris Stevens will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to "The Nathan Brody Program @Horizons", 25 Country Club Road, Gilford, NH 03249
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2013 12:07

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Anthony Pazasis, 88

BELMONT — Anthony Pazasis, (88), of 22 Heritage Terrace, died at home on May 2, 2013.
Anthony was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 10, 1924 to Felix and Justina (Gatoveckas) Pazasis. Anthony resided in Canton, Massachusetts before moving to the Lakes Region 35 years ago. He was an advertising executive for many companies including Turnstyle department stores; he established Pazasis publications in Canton, Massachusetts and owned three newspapers, including the Canton Reporter. Anthony was a singer and musician, acting as music director and organist for several Catholic churches around Massachusetts. He and his wife were owners of the Winnisquam Market for many years in Winnisquam, New Hampshire. Anthony was known for doing many things, but was especially fond of composing music for church services.
Anthony is survived by two sons; Richard A. Pazasis and his wife Lee, and Frank W. Pazasis; a daughter, Janice B. Arsenault, and her husband James; one grandchild, Ryan Pazasis.
Anthony was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Bernadette, in 2009.
There will be no calling hours. Graveside memorial services will be set for a later date on the family lot in South Road cemetery in Belmont, New Hampshire.
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 Friday, 10 May 2013 11:04

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