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Joyce P. Chaplin, 89

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

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William W. Cushing, 88

PLYMOUTH — William Wilson Cushing, 88, of Merrill St. died August 17, 2013 at Golden View Health Care Center, in Meredith.

Born in Plymouth on May 10, 1925, he was the son of Wallace C. Sr. and Elizabeth (MacManus) Cushing. He was a life-long resident of Plymouth and a graduate of Plymouth High School, class of 1943.

Bill worked as a self employed painting contractor for many years and also worked on the Waterville Valley Ski Resort Ski Patrol for thirty plus years. He was a member of the national Ski Patrol Association.

William was predeceased by his wife of sixty-three years, Theda F. (Lougee) Cushing, who died in April of 2010.

William is survived by his sons, Tim Cushing of Ashland, Greg Cushing of Holderness, daughter Pamela Goddard of Concord, eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, a nephew, Butch Cushing of Plymouth.

A graveside service will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Fairgrounds Road, Plymouth, on Saturday, Aug. 24th, at 10 a.m. The Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium, of Plymouth and Meredith, are in charge of the arrangements.

To sign Bill's Book of Memories and for more information, please go to, www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 07:27

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Rose L. Hassler, 84

BELMONT — Rose Lucy (Giamarino) Hassler, 84 years young, of 54-A Magnolia Lane, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Sunday, August 18, 2013. She was the widow of Gerhard Hassler, who passed away in November 0f 2012.

Mrs. Hassler was born December 13, 1928 in Naples, Italy, the daughter of Carmine and Antoinette Giamarino. She was a long-time resident of Framingham, Mass. before moving to Belmont, N.H. eight years ago where she was a communicant of St. Joseph Parish.

Mrs. Hassler had been employed at the Walk-in Medical Care in Framingham, Mass. for over thirty years before retiring in 2003. As an allergist, Rosie was well respected and loved by her patients who sought her advices even after retirement.

Mrs. Hassler was a dedicated wife, mother, grandparent and friend. She will remain in our hearts forever. She is survived by two sons, Richard Hassler and his wife, Jolie, of Gilford, NH and Gerard Hassler and his wife, Karen, of Switzerland; seven grandchildren, Danielle Hassler, R.J. Hassler, Michael Hassler, Mark Hassler and Janelle Hassler, all of Gilford, NH and Max Hassler and Nick Hassler from Switzerland and a niece, Jeanette DiFillipo, of New York.

There will be no calling hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 96 Main Street, Belmont, N.H. Following the Mass, a luncheon will be held in the lower level of the Parish.

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, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Donald Teed Sr., 92

LACONIA — Donald W. Teed Sr., 92, of 52 Hillcrest Drive, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Belknap County Nursing Home.

He was born in Boston on March 22, 1921, the son of Walter B. and Ellen R. (Henderson) Teed. Donald graduated from Oliver Ames High School in Easton, Mass. He graduated from Wentworth University and also attended MIT. He achieved a mechanical engineering degree and also after retirement went on to attain an electrician's license. Donald worked at Stop and Shop in the bakery division, heading a plant in Boston for more than 30 years. He also served in the Navy during World War II.

Donald was married for 58 years to his loving wife, Melba A. Teed.

Don was an inventor, a pianist, electrician, runner, church man, auto enthusiast and a respectable singer both as soloist and choir member and was a man completely devoted to his family and friends.

Donald was a 50 year Master Mason and an active member of his Masonic lodge. In his final years, he became everyone's beloved "Grampa" and "Pop Pop". His sparkling blue eyes and beautiful smile will live on in our hearts forever.

Don's family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Belknap County Nursing Home and Lakes Region Community Services for their kindness and caring help.

He is survived by two daughters, Roberta "Robbie" Prescott-Neylon of Laconia and Lois B. Bender of Chicago; his son, Donald W. Teed Jr. of Minneapolis; 15 grandchildren, Shannon, Mary Ann, Kelly, Kristen, David, Shawn, Jen, Gregg, Don, Derek, Eric, Andrea, Pam, Tammy and Michelle; and 21 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Melba A. Teed in 1999; and one daughter, Sandra J. Johnson.

Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the carriage house entrance. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Congregational Church of Laconia, 69 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family plot at Pine Grove Cemetery in Gilford.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Central NH VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, 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, 19 August 2013 07:49

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