SANBORNTON — Irene Clement Richardson passed away April 26, 2013 in Jupiter Florida at the age of 92 after a brief illness.
She was born March 8, 1921 along with her twin sister Eileen Clement Novicki to Ralph and Catherine (Hannagan) Clement.
Irene was well known in the Lakes Region and was sometimes called "twinnie" because people often had a difficult time differentiating between her and her identical twin sister Eileen.
She was raised on the Clement family horse farm in Meredith, NH. along with three sisters and three brothers, Myrtle, Frank, Ralph, Eileen, Norman and Kathleen (Dolly).
She attended Catholic school as a young girl before attending and graduating from Laconia High School in 1939.
She originally married the late Chester L. Novicki of Lakeport, NH. They divorced and she married the love of her life, the late Robert Lee Richardson, Sr. of Lakeport, NH.
Irene and Robert moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 1950 to start a new life. They retired and returned to New Hampshire in the 1980s and settled in Sanbornton on Lake Winnissquam, NH. They wintered in Tequesta, Florida.
Irene is survived by three sons, Chester J. Novicki of Fort Meade, Fla., William Clement Richardson of Tequesta, Fla., and Robert L. Richardson, Jr. of Tuolumne, Ca.; six grandchildren, Alan Novicki of the Philippines, Edward Novicki and Kyle Richardson of Honolulu, Hi, and Robert Richardson III, Jennifer (Richardson) Radetich, and Glen Richardson, and two great grandchildren Teddy and Abby Radetich, all of Tuolumne, Ca. as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Frank Riley, Ralph Clement, Jr., and Norman Clement, and her sisters Myrtle McIntyre and Kathleen "Dolly" Williams.
She loved family and friends and had many relatives on both the Clement and Richardson sides of the family, as well as many friends in the NH Lakes Region, California and Florida.
Irene was a homemaker her whole life and a devoted Catholic. She loved to keep in touch and loved to write letters to family and friends.
Irene lived a comfortable full life.
Irene has one surviving sibling, her twin sister Eileen Novicki of The Manors Nursing Home, Hobe Sound, Florida.
Funeral service was held at St. Jude Catholic Church in Jupiter Florida in May.
Graveside service and interment will be held Sat Aug 24, 2013 at Bayside cemetery at 10 a.m.
Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 07:22
TILTON — Arthur W. Sanborn, 77, a longtime resident of Tilton died Monday, August 19, 2013 at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia following a period of failing health. Arthur was born in Everett, MA, April 3, 1936, son of Forest and Iris (Langley) Sanborn. He spent most of his life in Tilton and was a graduate of the Tilton-Northfield High School, class of 1954. Arthur had recently moved to Gilford to be closer to his daughter and family. Following graduation Arthur enlisted in the U. S. Air Force, serving from 1954 until 1958, as an Airman 1st Class. Over the years Arthur worked in various area maintenance departments and complexes. A longtime Mason, Arthur was a member and Past Master of Doric Centre Lodge, # 20 of Tilton. He was Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 8th Masonic District in the State of New Hampshire. He was also a member of the Peabody Mt. Washington Chapter #35, Order of Eastern Star.
His family includes his daughter Alyssa M. George and her husband Don of Gilford; step-daughters Teri Mathers of Walnut Creek, California and Anne Parks of Salida, Colorado; six grandchildren; brother Erwin Sanborn of Laconia; Nieces and nephews.
Masonic and Eastern Star services will be Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Doric Centre Lodge, 410 West Main St., in Tilton. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery in Tilton with Military Honors. Refreshments will be served at the Lodge following the honors at the cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton. Those wishing may make contributions in Arthur's name to Doric Centre Lodge, F & AM #20, Attn. Kenneth Allen, Sec., P. O. Box 354, Tilton, NH 03276-0354.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 08:14
MEREDITH — Joe Nardone, who died in the spring of this year in Florida, will be buried at 11 a.m. on August 23, 2013 at the Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. Joe was a Navy veteran who volunteered for many years for the Town of Meredith. He was on the Planning Board for many years. Joe held many positions in the Post 33 American Legion in Meredith. He did everything and more!
On August 23, 2013 at noon, American Legion Post 33 at 6 Plymouth St in Meredith will be having a celebration of Joe's life.
All are invited to share in this celebration.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 08:10
LACONIA — Joyce Pooler Chaplin, 89, of the Taylor Community, died on Sunday, August 18, 2013. Joyce was born November 30, 1923 in Laconia, N.H. the daughter of the late Joseph and Mable (Felch) Pooler. She graduated from Laconia High School, Class of 1942 and was a graduate of the Laconia Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1945.
Joyce worked for a number of years for the Laconia Hospital (now Lakes Region General Hospital) as an Operating Room Nurse, attending nurse. She was the first Director of Volunteer Services for Laconia Hospital. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Home Administration. She was the accountant for her first husband in James M. Carroll Investments. She was employed by the Taylor Community as Administrator and as the Administrator for the Hunt Homes of Nashua.
Joyce is survived by two sons- Judge James M. Carroll IV and daughter-in-law, Janet Carroll, and John C.J. Carroll of Laconia and a sister, Norma Colby of Florida. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren- Christina M. Carroll of Virginia, Michael J. Carroll, USAF retired, of Oklahoma, Tamara L. Carroll of Brooklyn, New York, Joshua J. Carroll of North Carolina, and great grandchildren- Nolan, Alexis, Daylen, Bostyn, and Kallan Mae.
Joyce was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Chaplin.
The family extends great thanks for the compassion and care given to their mother, grandmother and great grandmother by the staffs of the Taylor Community, of Lakes Region General Hospital, and of the Central N.H. VNA & Hospice, who were all angels of love.
There shall be no calling hours per her request.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 11:00AM at St. Andre Bessette Parish at St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
Burial will follow in the family lot in St. Lambert Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
No flowers please. Donations in Joyce's memory, per her request, may be made to the Santa Fund of the Greater Lakes Region, PO Box 7454, Laconia, NH 03247 or 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 Wednesday, 21 August 2013 08:08