TILTON — Arthur W. Sanborn, 77, a longtime resident of Tilton died Monday, August 19, 2013 at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia following a period of failing health. Arthur was born in Everett, MA, April 3, 1936, son of Forest and Iris (Langley) Sanborn. He spent most of his life in Tilton and was a graduate of the Tilton-Northfield High School, class of 1954. Arthur had recently moved to Gilford to be closer to his daughter and family. Following graduation Arthur enlisted in the U. S. Air Force, serving from 1954 until 1958, as an Airman 1st Class. Over the years Arthur worked in various area maintenance departments and complexes. A longtime Mason, Arthur was a member and Past Master of Doric Centre Lodge, # 20 of Tilton. He was Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 8th Masonic District in the State of New Hampshire. He was also a member of the Peabody Mt. Washington Chapter #35, Order of Eastern Star.
His family includes his daughter Alyssa M. George and her husband Don of Gilford; step-daughters Teri Mathers of Walnut Creek, California and Anne Parks of Salida, Colorado; six grandchildren; brother Erwin Sanborn of Laconia; Nieces and nephews.
Masonic and Eastern Star services will be Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Doric Centre Lodge, 410 West Main St., in Tilton. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery in Tilton with Military Honors. Refreshments will be served at the Lodge following the honors at the cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton. Those wishing may make contributions in Arthur's name to Doric Centre Lodge, F & AM #20, Attn. Kenneth Allen, Sec., P. O. Box 354, Tilton, NH 03276-0354.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 08:14
MEREDITH — Joe Nardone, who died in the spring of this year in Florida, will be buried at 11 a.m. on August 23, 2013 at the Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. Joe was a Navy veteran who volunteered for many years for the Town of Meredith. He was on the Planning Board for many years. Joe held many positions in the Post 33 American Legion in Meredith. He did everything and more!
On August 23, 2013 at noon, American Legion Post 33 at 6 Plymouth St in Meredith will be having a celebration of Joe's life.
All are invited to share in this celebration.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 08:10
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
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