ALTON BAY — David Teele Sheldon, 89, of 1584 Mount Major Highway, passed away at the Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Laconia on Saturday, August 24, 2013. He was the widower of Marilyn (Carter) Sheldon who passed away on July 4, 2010.
Mr. Sheldon was born January 22, 1924 in Cambridge, MA, the son of Edward Parsons and Ruth (Teele) Sheldon. He was a longtime resident of Sudbury, MA from 1957 to 2010, before moving to Alton Bay 2½ years ago to live with his daughter Laurie until the time of his death.
Mr. Sheldon served in the U. S. Navy during World War II as an aircraft mechanic in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and was stationed on the Island of Saipan. As a young man he was a very talented distance runner, cyclist, hiker and marksman. He loved spending weekends and vacations at the family summer home in the White Mountains of NH. David owned his own drapery hardware business for a number of years, before he went to work for a competitor until his retirement in 1989.
Survivors include his daughters, Laurie Sheldon Bemis and her husband Michael of Alton Bay, Bonnie Lynn Schofield and her husband Bernard of Nottingham; six grandchildren, Erin Clark, Meredith Segit, Christina Schofield, David Mello, Daniel Bemis and Megan Bemis; and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn Carter Sheldon, his parents, Edward and Ruth Sheldon and his sister, Patricia Sheldon.
There will be no calling hours. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11 a.m. at The New North Cemetery, Pantry Road, Sudbury, MA. All are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Doctors without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001-5004 or to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at St. Francis Nursing Home for their loving and compassionate care.
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, 18 September 2013 08:00
THORNTON — Charlotte Marie Uhlman, 69, of Upper Mad River Road, died September 13, 2013, at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith, after a battle with cancer.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts on February 6, 1944, she was the daughter of David F. and Loretta Maryjane (Gregoire) Valorose. She grew up in Lowell and graduated from Lowell High School. She has been a resident of Thornton for over fifty years.
Charlotte owned and operated North Country Cleaning Professionals for many years and also had worked as a housekeeper for The Valley Inn, in Waterville Valley, NH.
She was a member of the American Legion Post Auxiliary, Springvale, ME.
Charlotte is survived by her children, Brenda M. Campagna, Lynne M. Campbell, Robert C. Uhlman, and David A. Uhlman, all of Thornton, grandchildren, Joseph David Armand Campagna, Adrienne Leigh Campbell, Marissa Lynne Campagna, Justin Alan Campbell, brother, David J. Valorose of Thornton, sisters, Teresa Y. LaRoche of Merrimack, Elizabeth Ann Ryan of Cary, Il, Janet R. Murray, of Ashland, many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St, Plymouth, on Tuesday, Sept. 17th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Liturgy of the Word Service will held in the Holy Trinity Parish Saint Matthews Church, School St, Plymouth, on Wednesday, Sept. 18th, at 1pm. The Re. Gene Kelso will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mad River Cemetery, Thornton.
To sign Charlotte's Book of Memories, please go to, www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 09:39
CAMPTON — Leavitt "Ike" John Barton, Sr., 74, of Squeaky Lane, Campton, died September 10, 2013, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon.
Born in Newport NH on September 6, 1939, Ike was the son of Harold Ralph and Ruth Catharine (Beals) Barton. He grew up in Springfield and attended Newport and Claremont Schools. Ike has been residing in Campton since 1971.
Ike worked in road construction most all his life for various NH companies. In 1985, Ike started Ike Barton Construction, Inc. in Campton, which he operated until just two years ago.
Ike was a fifty-one year member (Life Member) of the Franklin Lodge #1280 of Elks.
Ike was predeceased by his son John R., who died in 2009 and his brother Wayne.
Ike is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Catherine Lucy (Gravelle) Barton of Campton, sons, Leavitt "Ikie" Barton, Jr., of Plymouth, Sydney Barton of Northfield, daughter, Tammy Barton of Daytona Beach, FL, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, brothers, Charles Barton of Fort Worth, TX, Gene Barton of Grantham, NH, sister, Geraldine Cote of Franklin, many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St, Plymouth, on Monday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. A celebration of Ike's life was held at the Plymouth Lodge of Elks, Route #175, Holderness, on Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
To sign Ike's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 09:35
TILTON — James (Jim) Wiley Dodge, 86, died Sunday September 15, 2013.
The Son of James Barrett and Elizabeth (Wiley) Dodge, he was born on August 18, 1928, in Laconia, NH.
Jim was a longtime resident of the Lakes Region and in later years, Naples, Fla. He was a partner in his family's resort hotels, The Inn at Steele Hill, The Squam Lakes Club & Inn and others, he oversaw the management and preservation of the Dodge Woodlands. In the 1960's formed the excavating contracting business of J.W. Dodge and Son, with son John T. Dodge III. Later, Jim and his wife Janet, established the J.W. Dodge Restaurant Equipment supply store in Lochmere.
He was active in local and state politics; serving for close to two decades as selectman of Tilton, a member of the State of New Hampshire Constitutional Convention and numerous local committees and boards. A recipient of the Lakes Region Mental Health Center Community Service Award. As an avid ox- and horse-man, and collector of antique vehicles, wagons and steam engines, he was a regular participant in local parades and celebrations.
James was predeceased by his parents, bother John T. Dodge II, son Stephen E. Dodge, Father in-law Byron Hedblom, Son in-law Mark Dawson and first wife Arlene A. Lawrence.
He is survived by his wife Janet Hedblom Dodge of Naples, Fla, his children Sheila Dodge Guillette of Plainfield, Vt., John T. Dodge III and his wife, Sheila, of Sanbornton, Katherine Dodge Dawson of Tilton, James B. Dodge II of San Francisco, Calf., Daniel R. Dodge of Hillsboro Beach, Fla. and Campton, Wendy L. Obara and her husband Gerry of Genève, Switzerland, Byron L. Minor and his wife Carrie of Sanbornton, Michael P. Dodge of Naples Fla, Kelly Dodge of Naples, Fla, mother-in-law Doris Hedblom of Naples, Fla., daughters-in-laws Charlotte Dodge of Fulton, N.Y., and Ella Bucklin Dodge of Hill, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
There will be a private family service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations can be made to NH Hospice & Palliative Care Org, 125 Airport Road, Concord, NH 03331
Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 09:31