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Charlotte M. Lee, 75

LACONIA — Charlotte M. (Briggs) Lee, 75, of 24 Dillon Way #12, died at home in Laconia on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Charlotte was born on August 2, 1937 in Trenton, New Jersey. She was the Daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Dringus) Briggs. She resided on Cow Island in Tuftonboro for 18 winters before moving to Laconia 2 winters ago with her husband. She was a great homemaker and wife and mother, taking care of her home and family.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ralph, two sons; Ralph III and his wife Barbara Lee of Brigantine, New Jersey, William Lee of Albany California, one sister Sheila and her husband Steven Mikita of Lake Worth, Florida, one grandson, Max Lee of Bradenton, Florida.
Charlotte enjoyed working part-time at Peterson's Nursery in N.J. which went hand in hand with her love for plants, nature and animals. She also enjoyed living the "Island Life".
She was also predeceased by her dog, Willow, who died in February.
Donations in Charlotte's name may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society P.O. Box 572, Laconia, New Hampshire 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH 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, 03 May 2013 10:04

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Marguerite R. 'Midge' Brown, 92

HOLDERNESS — Marguerite "Midge" Ruth Brown, 92, of School St., died May 2, 2013, at the Genesis Elder Care Center, in Laconia, surrounded by her family.
Born in Concord, NH, on June, 6, 1920, she was the daughter of Chester Bernard and Myrtle Belle (Rollins) Clifford. She moved to Holderness at an early age and has resided in Holderness most all her life. Midge was a 1938 graduate of Plymouth High School and married her high school sweetheart, Earle "Trapper" Brown, who died in October of 2003.
Midge worked sewing baseball at the former Draper-Maynard Company, at O'Brien's Department Store and as a bookkeeper and school bus driver for the Holderness Central School. She also was the Secretary and Treasurer of Trapper Brown Construction Company.
Midge enjoyed golf, quilting, knitting, traveling, but her passion was her family. Midge has a long and beautiful life and is now reunited in heaven with her husband and other loved ones.
Marguerite was predeceased by her husband, her siblings, a son-in-law Elwin Melanson, grandsons, Michael and Tommy.
Midge is survived by her daughter Gale D. Melanson and Ed Boswell, son, Frederick E. Brown and Dawn Boomhower,of Holderness, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St, Plymouth on Saturday, May 4, from 4pm to 6pm. A funeral service will be held in the Holderness Community Church, Route #3, Holderness, on Sunday at 2pm. The Rev. Sidney Lovett will officiate. Burial will follow in the Trinity Churchyard Cemetery, Holderness.
To sign Midge's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Barbara L. Brehm, 83

MEREDITH, MOULTONBOROUGH — Barbara Louise Brehm, 83, of Meredith, passed away at her home on April 18, 2013 after a long battle with lung cancer.
Born in E. Hartford, CT, on March 26, 1930, she was the daughter of Albert Chester and Ottilia A. (Aninger) Hebb. She was raised in E. Hartford, CT graduating from the E. Hartford High School. She married Frederick C. Brehm in 1952 and from there the US Air Force took them to Biloxi, MS and Tachikawa Air Base, Japan where they enjoyed their life as a military family. After leaving the US Air Force, Fred and Barbara returned to Syosset, NY where they settled for many years before relocating to Duxbury, MA, in 1966 and then in 1975 to Lloyd Harbor, NY. In 1995 Fred and Barbara moved to Moultonborough, NH where they spent many wonderful years enjoying their boat and the view of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. They also spent winters from 1996-2012 at their condo in Naples, FL where they appreciated nature and beautiful sunsets. In 2011 Fred and Barbara moved to Meredith, NH permanently.
Barbara was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Frederick C. Brehm, of Meredith; daughters, Susan Brehm, of Naples, FL, Barbara Ann Falkenberg, of Lafayette, CA, Mary Jo Mahnke, of Cumming, GA, Caroline Brehm, of Kailua, HI; a son, Frederick C. Brehm, III, of Aston, PA; sister, Lois Metz, of Sarasota, FL; brother, Dean R. Hebb, of Collinsville, CT; six grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Those who knew Barbara well know how much she was devoted to her family, her friends, her church and the US Military. Her children were her top priority and she was a mentor, advisor, confidante and cheerleader for each one of them.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara's memory to http://www.homesforourtroops.org/site/TR/Events/General?pxfid=4210&fr_id=1030&pg=fund where a fund has been set up in her name. Services will be private.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the arrangements. For Barbara's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Patricia M. Jamison, 92

LACONIA – Patricia M. Jamison, 92, of Parade Road, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Forestview Manor in Meredith.
Patricia was born in Gracemont, Oklahoma, the daughter of Dr. C. B. and Velah (Bonham) McMillan. She resided in Oklahoma and Colorado for many years before moving to Laconia in 2002. Her great passion was education for herself and others. She held many academic degrees, including a doctorate in public health. She spent her career in nursing and teaching, serving in many capacities, culminating as Assistant Dean of Continuing Education at Oklahoma State University.
Using the skills from her career, she spent her retirement years volunteering in programs supporting literacy and women's rights. She also had a great love of hiking the mountains of Colorado with her husband, Alfred, and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her two daughters, Jean Jamison, and her husband Glenn Smith, of Sanbornton, N.H.; and Judith Jamison Marshall, and her husband, Robert Marshall, of Escondido, California; and two grandchildren, Tish Mandeville and Malcolm Mandeville; four great grandchildren; three nieces and three nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Alfred M. Jamison, in May of 2012. In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by one brother and three sisters.
A private memorial service will be held on a future date in the family lot in Gracemont Cemetery, Gracemont, Oklahoma.
For those who wish, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, N.H. 03246.
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, 31 December 1969 07:00

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