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Pauline L. Fogarty, 89

LACONIA — Pauline Lowell Fogarty, 89, passed in her home surrounded by her loving family after a brave battle with cancer on Friday April 18, 2014. Pauline was a resident of Laconia since 1955. Pauline was born in Andover, March 18, 1925, daughter of Harry C. and Elizabeth S. (Keniston) Taylor. She graduated from the former Andover High School, class of 1944. Pauline lived in Northfield for 8 years before moving to Lakeport. She retired in 1987 as a psychiatric aide from the Laconia State School where she was employed for over 23 years. Pauline was active with the Lakeport Community Association. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Sanbornton, always available with that helping hand. Pauline was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Carleton D. Fogarty who passed in 1998. She was also predeceased by two sisters and three brothers. Her family includes, sons, Bruce D. Fogarty of Sanbornton, Dale V. Fogarty of Sanbornton, and Brett J. Fogarty of Lakeport. Daughters, Kathleen Fogarty-Rice of Millington, Tenn., Sharon Lee Frazier of New Hampton, and Carleen Rae Fontaine of Tilton, 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Her brother Maurice G. Taylor of Unity and sisters, Geraldine Sargent of Belmont and Emily LaPlante of Lochmere, numerous nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A graveside service, with burial, will follow in the family lot in Lakeside Cemetery in East Andover. Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Pauline's name to the Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 08:42

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Hugh Muller, 37

CRANSTON, R.I. — Hugh Muller 37, of Cranston, R.I. died February 17, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in South Kingstown, R.I. on April 13, 1976, the son of the late Felix and Lois (Capwell) Muller. He attended Exeter-West Greenwich Schools. He grew up in Exeter, R.I. and lived in Rhode Island, Florida and New Hampshire. From an early age he had a love of nature and the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, tree climbing and peaceful walks in the woods. He worked as a tree climber for many companies throughout his career. He was very proud of earning his Arborist Certificate in Boston, Mass. Hugh had a magnetic personality and was loved by everyone he touched in his life.

He leaves behind four brothers, Eric Muller, Kurt Muller, Kris Muller, all of Rhode Island and Dan Muller of Maine. Three sisters, Lynn Lloyd and Hope Muller of Rhode Island, Alison Gargano of Gilford, N.H. Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Hugh also leaves behind an extensive network of friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his grandparents, and two brothers, Phil and Mark Muller.

A celebration of Hugh's life will take place April 27, 2014 at the Gilford Youth Center, 19 Potter Hill Rd, Gilford, N.H. For those who wish, the family suggests memorial donations be made to The National Parks Foundation at www.nationalparks.org or your favorite nature related charity. Winfield & Sons Funeral Home of North Scituate, R.I. has provided his services.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 08:39

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David L. Olewine, 83

LACONIA — David Louis Olewine, 83, of 298 Darby Drive, died Sunday, April 20, 2014 in his home.

He was born on June 8, 1930 in Kearny, New Jersey, the son of George and Dorothy (Shope) Olewine. He served in the USAF from 1951 to 1955. David was the owner and operator of Dave's Sunoco and also Cornwell Tools. He also worked for Napa Auto Parts in Laconia. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and NASCAR.

He is survived by his son, Dwight Olewine and his wife Mary of Laconia, one brother, Melvin Olewine of Clarksville, Tennessee, two grandchildren; Timothy and Rebecca, two nieces and two nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Joan Olewine in 2006.

There will be no calling hours.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at a later date at Bayside Cemetery in Laconia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main St, 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 Monday, 21 April 2014 08:36

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Mercedes V. Bunce, 88

MOULTONBOROUGH — Mercedes V. Bunce, 88, passed away peacefully at Summit Place Nursing Home, in Little River, South Carolina, on February 13, 2014.

Born on March 6, 1925, in Huntington, N.Y., she was the daughter of Esbon J. and Charlotte A. (Maurer) Tucker.

She was a 30 year resident of Moultonborough and loved to listen to the loons on the pond. She loved nature and enjoyed reading. She also enjoyed knitting and sewing for her family.

Mercedes was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Elwood M. Bunce in 2005.

She survived by her brother, William B. Tucker, and her daughters, Barbara Anne Bunce-Rosier and Donna P Hansen. She is also survived by her dear son-in-law, Hendrik E. Rosier, six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Mayhew Funeral Home, (Routes 3 & 104), Meredith. Rev. Carol Asher, pastor of the Center Harbor Congregational Church will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Holland Hill Cemetery, Moultonborough, where she will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Heifer International, an organization that supplies animals for villages around the world.

Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Mercedes's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 08:33

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