PORT DICKINSON, N.Y. — Richard (Dick) Lewis, age 90, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Fairview Home after a prolonged illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Myron and Hazel (Ford) Lewis and his loving wife of 59 years, Beverly (Zillic) Lewis. Dick was born on March 5, 1923, in Greene, NY, lived in Johnson City briefly, then moved to Port Dickinson in 1929 where he resided for 84 years. He served in WWII in Europe as part of the 95th Infantry Division Signal Company from 1943-45 and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with three stars. Upon his return home, he worked at Links Aviation, helped construct the transmitter for WBNG, and was "an IBMer" for over 35 years.
He was active in Boy Scouts, Christian Businessmen's Committee, Ogden-Hillcrest United Methodist Church where he served his Lord for over half a century, and other civic organizations. After his retirement he could be seen picking up litter on his "daily constitutional" at his beloved Port Dick Village Park.
He is survived by two sons, Richard (wife Barbara) of Laconia, NH, James (wife Sarah) of Raleigh, NC; two daughters, Linda Corey (husband Richard) of Vestal, NY, Kay Cox (husband Hugh is deceased) of Panama City Beach, FL, and son-in-law Judd Hitchcock (wife Alexis) of Vestal, NY. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Mike Hitchcock (wife Kathy), Becky Whitney (husband Chris), Jamie Loughry (husband Donny), Matt Lewis (wife Rachel), Joshua Lewis (wife Mattie), Jennifer Lipsky (husband Cory), and Daniel Lewis. He is also survived by seven great-grandchildren with one more "in the oven".
Viewing hours were on Sunday, October 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St. An additional viewing hour was held at 10 a.m. at Ogden-Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 1061 Chenango St. before the 11 a.m. funeral service. A graveside service with military honors followed at the C.V. Cemetery in Hillcrest. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the John D. and Jeanne Wilfley Park. Make out checks to "Village of Port Dickinson" with "Wilfley Park" in the memo line. Please send donations to the Village of Port Dickinson, 786 Chenango St., Binghamton, NY 13901. All donations will be applied toward a memorial bench and a gazebo/band stand.
Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 07:53
HYANNIS, Mass. — William R. Glover, Jr., 84, died Monday, October 28, 2013 in the comfort of his Hyannis home. He was the husband of Sally A. (Wright) Glover to whom he was married 56 years.
Born in Quincy on November 23, 1928, he was the son of the late William R. and Katherine (Donovan) Glover. After graduating from North Quincy High School in 1946, he proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II and Korea. In 1951 he was honorably discharged and he continued his education at Thayer Academy in Braintree and then at Boston College, graduating with the class of 1954.
William worked in corporate America for over 40 years. He worked as a Trust/Investment Officer Vice President for Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company, now known as Mellon Bank. He was a very successful and dedicated employee and retired after 33 years of service with the bank.
He was a humble man, a loyal friend, and a devout Roman Catholic who attended Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church for over 40 years. He loved his God, his family, and his work. Simple relaxation, talking about the weather, reading the newspaper, and following the stock market were things he enjoyed. If you knew him, you liked him. He was very easy to talk to.
He was also an avid Boston sports fan, a lifelong Republican, and had a great affinity for his BC Eagles. His Alma Mater granted him Golden Eagle status in honor and appreciation of his 50 years of loyalty to Boston College. Ronald Reagan was his hero.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Nancy Girard and her husband Jeffrey of Marstons Mills, William R. Glover, III and his wife Maria of Harwich, and James L. Glover and his wife KarolBeth of Gilford, NH; his sister, Marylou MacDonald of Wollaston; and his grandchildren, Christopher Girard of Marstons Mills, Keeley Glover and Riley Glover, both of Gilford, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA of Cape Cod - Hospice, 434 Route 134, Suite D3, South Dennis, MA, 02660. Arrangements by John-Lawrence Funeral Home. For on-line guest book and directions, please visit www.johnlawrencefuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:49
GILFORD — Glenna Hope Rossi Carine, 90, of 113 Belknap Point Road, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at her home on Saturday, October 26, 2013.
Mrs. Carine was born September 23, 1923 in Providence, RI, the daughter of Elizabeth and Joseph Rossi.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in -law, Janice Carine Farley and David Farley, of Gilford. Also step children, Eugene, Eleanor, Anna and William and two step grandchildren, Brianna and Marissa.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, 300 NH Route 25, Meredith, N. H. by the Very Reverend Dennis J. Audet, V.F., Pastor of the Church.
Burial will be at a later date in the family lot in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham, Mass.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Drive, Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110.
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 on line memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
LACONIA — Harry L. Bryant, Jr., 87, of Laconia, NH, and Naples, Florida, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Lakes Region General Hospital. Mr. Bryant was the widower of Nancy (Head) Bryant who died in 2010.
Mr. Bryant was born May 17, 1926 in Laconia, N.H., the son of the late Thelma (Pickering) and Harry L. Bryant, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Laconia and was a 1950 graduate of the University of New Hampshire.
Mr. Bryant served in the Pacific during World War II and served 35 years in the U. S. Army 368th Engineering Battalion retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He was owner and president of Head's Electric for fifty-seven years, retiring in 1998.
Mr. Bryant was a communicant of St. Andre Bessette Parish. He was a member of the Laconia Rotary Club and enjoyed boating, reading, and golfing.
Survivors include three daughters, Anne Nute and her husband, Jonathan, of Canterbury, Ellen Peters and her husband, Allen, of Laconia and Susan Nadeau also of Laconia; two grandchildren, Sarah Nute of Canterbury, Brenden Nadeau and his wife, Marlinda, and step-great-grandson Kameron of Gilford; two sisters, Marilyn Bryant and Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Goss and her husband Arnold, both of Laconia and one niece, Holly (Goss) Fish and two nephews, Steve Goss and Glen Goss.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
Burial, with Military Honors, will follow at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 7312, Gilford, NH 03247-7312.
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, 30 October 2013 07:07