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Dominic Marino, 89

Dominic P. Marino, 89

LACONIA — Domenic P. Marino, 89, of Laconia, New Port Richey, Fla., and formerly of Winthrop, Mass., passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital on April 21, 2014, after a brief illness.

Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Louise (Tennaro) and Prospero Marino. A resident of Winthrop for many years, he was an All Scholastic High School Athlete who signed his first professional baseball contract as a pitcher in 1946 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was employed at Prudential Insurance, working his way up to Regional Manager prior to his retirement. After his retirement, he split time between his homes in Laconia  and New Port Richey, Fla. He was also a former member of the Holy Name Society.

He was the devoted husband of the late Temi (Guidi) and the loving father of Mary Doolan and her husband Peter of Marshfield Hills, Mass., Stephen Marino and is wife Mary of Reading, Mass., and Domenic Marino Jr. and his wife Kathy of Methuen, Mass. Dear brother of Frances Cataldo of Revere, Mass. He was the cherished grandfather of Elizabeth, Jennifer, Jessica, Kimberly, Victoria and Matthew. He was the longtime friend of Virginia O'Connell of Meredith, and he is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Caggiano Funeral Home, Winthrop Mass., on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10 a.m. Interment to follow the Mass in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery.

For directions, memorial donations or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 07:18

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Martha H. Simmons, 93

LACONIA — Martha H. Simmons, 93, of 21 Ledges Drive, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Taylor Community at Ledgeview.

She was born on February 22, 1921 in Manchester, NH, the daughter of Dr. Lewis F. and Alice L. (Haskell) Heath. She worked for many years for her father as a Dental Assistant. Martha was a member of the Opechee Garden Club, the Mary Butler Chapter of the D.A.R., a member of the Gilford Hills Tennis Club and was a talented decorative artist. She also worked as a volunteer for the Lakes Region General Hospital.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lewis and Suzanne Simmons of Alton, and a daughter, Tina C. Simmons of Aiken, S.C., four grandchildren, Mark Simmons and his wife Tracey, Ian Hoelzel, Rachel Donnelly and Shannon Donnelly; two great grandchildren Lauren and Grace; numerous nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Vernon A. Simmons in 2005, sister Carolyn Kennedy and brother Fuller Heath.

There will be no calling hours.

A private graveside service will be held at Bayside Cemetery in Laconia.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 or to Breathe New Hampshire, 145 Hollis St. Unit C, Manchester, NH 03101.

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, 23 April 2014 05:32

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Dorothy R. Malkoski, 92

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dorothy Richardson Malkoski, age 92, passed away in her sleep Monday, April 14, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dorothy was born January 10, 1922 in Laconia, New Hampshire, the daughter of Alice and Merle Richardson. She graduated from Laconia High School and worked for Pyrofax Gas and WLNH Radio, where she met her husband, Stanley Malkoski, who also worked at the Radio Station. They had three sons – Mark, Jim and Tom – and lived in Gilford until Stan's retirement when they moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico to be closer to their two older boys and Jim's family.

Dorothy loved to sing and was a member of the Mellow Mom's Quartet, Sweet Adeline's and was always found to be singing or playing piano with family and friends. Even after moving to Albuquerque she continued to sing with local groups. Dot was quite good at crafts and created a following of customers including a pet store in New York City. Her clients would buy her creations including baby outfits, dog sweaters, gem trees, jewelry and Christmas stockings. Dorothy and Stan also enjoyed traveling across the United States and made friends wherever they stopped. Dorothy was known for always being happy, upbeat and never cross or angry.

She is survived by sons Jim Malkoski, his wife Denise and daughters Alex and Lili and Tom Malkoski, his wife Kris and children Kaelyn, John and Mark as well as sister Anne Parsons and brother John Richardson. Dorothy was preceded in death by husband Stanley, son Mark and brothers Robert and Allan.

A memorial service will be held at on May 31 at 11 a.m. at United Baptist Church of Lakeport with a buffet following the service for family and friends. Memorials should go to United Baptist Church of Lakeport at 23 Park Street, Lakeport, New Hampshire 03246.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 05:30

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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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