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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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Michael J. Oldeman, 52

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Michael John Oldeman, 52, of Prescott, Arizona died on April 23, 2013. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, He lived in California as a young boy, grew up in Georgetown, Massachusetts, and spent his boyhood summers at the family cottage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, New Hampshire. He loved water skiing and downhill skiing. Michael worked as a foreman in residential construction and was passionate about building homes for other people. He enjoyed the outdoors and the cooler weather of northern Arizona, where he spent much of his free time.
Michael is survived by his fiancée, Kim Ladig, and her children, Jessie and Jenna, of Prescott, Arizona; his parents, John and Christine Oldeman, of Meredith, New Hampshire; his brother, Andrew Oldeman, his wife Melanie, and their children, Sylvie and Cooper, of Manchester, Massachusetts; his sister, Lynn Oldeman Crane of Oregon.
A private celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 10:30

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