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Madeline E. Bean, 102

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Madeline Elizabeth Bean passed away at Indigo Manor, Daytona Beach Fl. on May 6, 2013 at the age of 102.
She was born in Cambridge, MA and attended Mount Auburn Hospital where she graduated as a Registered Nurse. After reading the book "Florence Nightingale" she decided this was to be her profession which she truly loved and personified throughout her life.
After Marrying Walter J. Bean in 1939 she moved to Laconia, NH and had one child, Maryann in 1941.
She worked in her profession for many years finally retiring from Laconia State School.
Upon having two grandchildren, she became known as "NANA" to all who knew her. There were many overnights at Nana's house for Tom and Tina Leonard and then the Great Grandchildren, Andrea & Gregory McClary.
In 1975 she and her husband, Walter, moved to Gilmanton, NH where they lived above The Corner Store, which was owned and operated by their daughter and son-in-law, Paul & Maryann Leonard.
She participated as a member of the Gilmanton Women's club, The Garden Club and also in many community events.
She was also a member of St. Josephs Church in Belmont, NH where she was a member of that ladies club, being very active in many "church" suppers etc.
Upon the sale of the The Corner Store in 1989, she moved to New Smyrna Beach, Fl. with her daughter and son-in-law as her husband had been deceased for several years. She had many good times their including a 100th Birthday Party given by one of her doctors who made her a cake from "scratch". She was so proud of that.
She leaves behind her daughter, Maryan Leonard, Grandson Tom Leonard and wife Sharon, Tina McClary & husband Frank along with their children Greg McClary & Andrea Doherty. Two great great Grandchildren, Cameron McClary and Ayden Doherty.
She will be greatly missed by all as she was the Matriarch of this family.
There will be a celebration of Mass at 10:00 am on May 21, at St. Josephs Church in Belmont, NH.
Interement will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Penacook, NH where she will be placed in peace with her husband of 42 years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 10:18

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Elizabeth A. Feener, 86

TILTON — Mrs. Elizabeth Alice Feener, 86, a longtime Tilton resident, died at Belknap County Nursing Home in Laconia on May 13, 2013.
She was born in Gloucester, MA on Sept. 7, 1926 the daughter of Capt. Cecil J. Moulton, Sr. and Ida (Brewer) Moulton. She was raised in Gloucester and was a graduate of Gloucester High School and later Salem State College. Mrs. Feener worked as a secretary for Gale Insurance for many years prior to retiring.
Mrs. Feener enjoyed knitting, reading, crossword puzzles and playing cribbage. She had a great sense of humor, always appreciated hearing or telling a good joke. And, she found great pleasure listening to her granddaughters play their musical instruments and watching them play softball. She was a member of Eastern Star in Gloucester. Mrs. Feener was an Election Supervisor in Tilton
Family members include her husband of 57 years, Heber J. Feener of Belknap County Nursing Home, her son and his wife, Glen and Tammy Feener of Franklin, 2 grandchildren: Kyrstin A, Feener of Virginia Beach and Alexa B. Feener of Franklin, two great grandchildren: Madison and Haley, 2 brothers, Cecil J. Moulton, Jr. of North Andover, MA and Russell Moulton of Gloucester, and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at NH State Veterans Cemetery Chapel in Boscawen on Friday, May 17th at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the America Diabetes Association.
Paquette-Neun Funeral Home in Northfield (www.neunfuneralhomes.com) is assisting with arrangements.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:44

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Len J. Shorey, Jr., 48

LACONIA — Len J. Shorey, Jr., 48, of 96 Fair Street, died at his home on Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Mr. Shorey was born May 23, 1964 in Derry, N.H., the son of the late Beverly J. (Root) and Len J. Shorey, Sr. He resided in Derry before moving to Laconia over twenty years ago.
Mr. Shorey loved spending time with grandson, Jayden, and having family time with everyone. He loved fishing, hunting, the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Bruins and the New England Patriots.
Survivors include a son, Ryan Shorey; two daughters, Ashley Shorey and Aliza Shorey; two grandchildren, Jayden Smith and Paytin Erickson; three brothers, Gene, Scott and Carl; two sisters, Bonnie and Kim; twelve nieces and six nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Shorey was predeceased by a daughter, Misty Shorey and a sister, Betty.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
There will be no funeral service.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations, to assist the family, be made to the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, PO Box 67, Laconia, NH 03247-0067.
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 Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:43

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Rick E. Marshall, 77

FRANKLIN — Rick E. Marshall, 57, of 35 River St., Franklin, passed away at home on May 3, 2013.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1955 in Franklin the son of Robert E. and Gladys H. (Shaw) Marshall of Tilton. Rick attended Tilton-Northfield High School and enlisted in the US Army at the age of 17 during the Vietnam War. Rick completed his basic training and graduated with Company A, 5th Battalion on Nov. 29, 1973 from Fort Dix, NJ. He then went on to Fort Gordon, GA to the US Army Southeastern Signal School to become a lineman (36C20) and graduated on May 2, 1974 with the rank of SP4. Rick also served 20 years in the NH Army National Guard, 197th Field Artillery Regiment, Det. 1 Btry C 2D, being honorably discharged on Oct. 19, 1995.
In the private sector, Rick completed the Northeast Career School Tractor Trailer driving program and drove cross country for the Shaffer Trucking Co. of NE and most recently upon his passing with the local firm Vitex Extrusion of Franklin. Over the years, he was employed by the Franklin Foundry, Webster Valve, Polyclad Laminates, and Franklin Regional Hospital.
Rick received numerous citations for his volunteer work for the Adopt-A-Hwy program, Muscular Dystrophy Assn., and the Hurricane Katrina Relief Project. Rick enjoyed membership in the Whiteman-Davidson American Legion Post #49, was a life member in the Franklin VFW Post #1698, and a Past Exalted Ruler of the Franklin Lodge of Elks #1280 from 2004-05.
Rick especially enjoyed his time with family and friends camping, traveling the US, listening to country western music and reading.
Family members include 2 children, Shawn (Marshall) Cote of Rollinsford, Shari (Marshall) Cote of Amesbury, MA, his father and mother, Robert E. and Gladys H. Marshall of Tilton, brother, Conrad (Butch) V. Ekstrom Jr. and wife Carolyn of Tilton, sisters, Vicki (Marshall) Hussman and husband Charles of Tilton, Dr. Lisa (Marshall) Schwiebert and husband Dr. Erik Schwiebert of Birmingham, AL, his "together forever" companion, Stella (Noyes) Marshall of Franklin, sister, Bonnie (Knight) Sewall and Jay Walsh of Ft. Myers, FL, brother, Roland Ekstrom and wife Debbie of Northfield, sisters, Debbie (Ekstrom) Rowell and Tom Stevens of Franklin, Donna (Ekstrom) Bean and Steve Gottardi of Sanbornton, brother, Bentley Ekstrom of Warren, and sister, Dedi (Ekstrom) Sampson and husband Doug of Bow, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service to honor Rick's life will be held Sat. May 18, 2013 from 2-4 pm at the Tilton-Northfield Fraternal Assn. building (Masonic Hall), 410 West Main St. Tilton with burial to follow at Park Cemetery, Tilton with Military Honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Marshall, 7 Calef Hill Rd., Tilton, NH 03276. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home in Franklin (www.neunfuneralhomes.com) is assisting with arrangements.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:41

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