LACONIA — Harold "Hal" E. Tefft, Jr. 77, of Lakeport died onMonday, July 15, 2013 at the CRVNA Hospice House in Concord after
a brief illness.
Harold was born in Laconia on May 22, 1936 the son of the late Councilman Harold E. and Callista (Oswell) Tefft.
After graduation from Laconia High School class of 1954 he received a Bachelor's Degree from Lafayette College in 1958 and
attended Rutgers's University for post-graduate studies in chemistry.
Harold retired after working as a chemist for the State of New Hampshire in Concord.
An avid animal lover and protector he rescued many cats and was especially fond of German shepherd dogs, having many over the years.
Harold is survived by Diane E. Tefft; two sisters, Mary-Alice Kapplain and Patricia "Ginger" Ryan and twelve nieces and nephews.
Harold was a communicant of Our Lady of the Lakes Church and in accordance with his wishes there will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the family plot at Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, NH.
Harold requested that memorial donations be made on his behalf to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia,
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.
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MOULTONBOROUGH — Robert Alfred Muise, Sr., of Moultonborough, NH, died July 15, 2013 with his family at his side at age 83. He was born in Boston on December 11, 1929 to Eloi and Natalie (Surette) Muise. He was raised and educated in East Boston. He married Katherine Estelle Miller on August 4, 1951 and weeks later was drafted into the US Army and served two years in Korea. They raised their children in Saugus, MA for 41 years, before moving to Moultonborough, NH ten years ago.
He is survived by Katherine E. (Miller) his wife of 62 years and their six children: Robert and Patricia Muise of Saugus, Jeanne and David Baril of Fryburg, ME, Daniel and Bette Muise of Meredith, NH, Linda and Russell Howse of Reading, Ann and Tom Crilley and David and Sandy Muise, all of Saugus. He also leaves a daughter of his heart Amber Fawson and her husband Rodney of Tamworth, NH.
He was grandfather of Sean, Caitlin and Megan Slattery, Erin Harris, Jason, Kellie and Jenna Howse, Brenna and Jackson Crilley, Amanda Housden, Katherine, Justin, Stephanie, Daniel and Nicholas Muise and the late Kristy Howse. Great-grandfather of Jonathan Slattery, Christina and Gabrielle Harris, Braden and Emma Housden and Olivia Howse.
Brother of Carol Peaugh and her husband Jerry of Evansville, IN and the late Marcella Cheney and Lillian Libbey.
Funeral Services with Military Honors in the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St [at Day Sq] EAST BOSTON, MA Saturday morning, July 20, at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday, July 19, 4 - 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations in his memory to a children's charity of our choice would be appreciated.
Veteran US Army, Korean Conflict.
Indoor parking and entrance to funeral home available from 340 Bremen St.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 06:53
MEREDITH — Robert Frances Field, 83, of Meredith, NH, passed at his home surrounded by his family on July 12, 2013. He was born on March 22, 1930 in Billerica, MA, and was a long time resident of Chelmsford, MA. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Muriel (Pynn) Field, his brother Frederick Field, of Holiday, FL, and his four children: Donna Bordwell of Chantilly, VA, Gail Foley of Reston, VA, Robert Field, of Hollis, NH, and James Field, of Holden, MA.
Additionally, his life was enriched by his ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by his parents, Evan and Margaret (Roloff) Field, sister, Florence Field, and four brothers: Clement Field, Lloyd Field, Stanley Field and Edward Field. Prior to retirement, Robert was CEO of Field Machine and Tool Company and Field and Kelly Reality. He served in the Navy on the USS Newman K. Perry destroyer and was an active member of the Masonic Grand Lodge, of MA. In addition, he was involved in Chelmsford Pop Warner football, hockey, and Little League baseball. He served as president of Patrician Shores Homeowners Association and was a board member of the Willow Brook Association in Naples, Florida. Robert enjoyed traveling, boating, and managing real estate, but his most cherished time was spent with his family.
A memorial service will be held at the Congregational Church of Laconia-United Church of Christ, 69 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH, at 11:00 a.m. on July 19, 2013. Relatives and friends are respectively invited.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to: Hospice Care of Central New Hampshire, In Memory of Robert F. Field, 780 Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the arrangements. To view Robert's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 06:43
MOULTONBOROUGH — Jennifer Kathleen Kemper, 41, of Moultonborough, NH passed away July 13, 2013.
Jennifer was born in Dusseldorf, Germany on June 19, 1972. She lived in Germany, Holland and Kuwait before moving to Manhasset, NY at the age of seven. She attended Shelter Rock Elementary School and Manhasset Junior and Senior High Schools through 9th grade. She graduated from Williston Northampton School in Easthampton, MA in 1990. Jennifer went on to earn a B.A. in Sociology and Religion from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1994 and a M.A. in Elementary Education from Long Island University in 1997.
Jennifer worked as a teacher at Pierce Country Day School and as a Ski Instructor at Stratton Mountain Resort before finding her calling as a 2nd grade teacher. For the past several years she has been a valued member of the Meredith, NH community as a teacher at Inter-Lakes Elementary School. She was a life-long tennis player and loved to walk the trails around Lake Winnipesaukee with her two dogs, Bear and Kayla. She enjoyed spending time with friends, reading, relaxing and kayaking at the beach and of course playing with her dogs.
Jennifer is survived by parents, Hugh and Nancy Kemper; siblings, Alexandra Kemper, John Kemper and his wife Amy, and their four children, all of South Londonderry, VT.
Calling Hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Rtes. 3 & 104), Meredith, on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. An additional service will be held in Jennifer's hometown of Manhasset, NY at Fairchild Sons Funeral Chapel on July 18, 2013 from 7:00-9:00 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, 1305 Meredith Center, Laconia, NH 603-524-3252.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 06:39