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Barbara L. Brehm, 83

MEREDITH, MOULTONBOROUGH — Barbara Louise Brehm, 83, of Meredith, passed away at her home on April 18, 2013 after a long battle with lung cancer.
Born in E. Hartford, CT, on March 26, 1930, she was the daughter of Albert Chester and Ottilia A. (Aninger) Hebb. She was raised in E. Hartford, CT graduating from the E. Hartford High School. She married Frederick C. Brehm in 1952 and from there the US Air Force took them to Biloxi, MS and Tachikawa Air Base, Japan where they enjoyed their life as a military family. After leaving the US Air Force, Fred and Barbara returned to Syosset, NY where they settled for many years before relocating to Duxbury, MA, in 1966 and then in 1975 to Lloyd Harbor, NY. In 1995 Fred and Barbara moved to Moultonborough, NH where they spent many wonderful years enjoying their boat and the view of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. They also spent winters from 1996-2012 at their condo in Naples, FL where they appreciated nature and beautiful sunsets. In 2011 Fred and Barbara moved to Meredith, NH permanently.
Barbara was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Frederick C. Brehm, of Meredith; daughters, Susan Brehm, of Naples, FL, Barbara Ann Falkenberg, of Lafayette, CA, Mary Jo Mahnke, of Cumming, GA, Caroline Brehm, of Kailua, HI; a son, Frederick C. Brehm, III, of Aston, PA; sister, Lois Metz, of Sarasota, FL; brother, Dean R. Hebb, of Collinsville, CT; six grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Those who knew Barbara well know how much she was devoted to her family, her friends, her church and the US Military. Her children were her top priority and she was a mentor, advisor, confidante and cheerleader for each one of them.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara's memory to http://www.homesforourtroops.org/site/TR/Events/General?pxfid=4210&fr_id=1030&pg=fund where a fund has been set up in her name. Services will be private.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the arrangements. For Barbara's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Patricia M. Jamison, 92

LACONIA – Patricia M. Jamison, 92, of Parade Road, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Forestview Manor in Meredith.
Patricia was born in Gracemont, Oklahoma, the daughter of Dr. C. B. and Velah (Bonham) McMillan. She resided in Oklahoma and Colorado for many years before moving to Laconia in 2002. Her great passion was education for herself and others. She held many academic degrees, including a doctorate in public health. She spent her career in nursing and teaching, serving in many capacities, culminating as Assistant Dean of Continuing Education at Oklahoma State University.
Using the skills from her career, she spent her retirement years volunteering in programs supporting literacy and women's rights. She also had a great love of hiking the mountains of Colorado with her husband, Alfred, and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her two daughters, Jean Jamison, and her husband Glenn Smith, of Sanbornton, N.H.; and Judith Jamison Marshall, and her husband, Robert Marshall, of Escondido, California; and two grandchildren, Tish Mandeville and Malcolm Mandeville; four great grandchildren; three nieces and three nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Alfred M. Jamison, in May of 2012. In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by one brother and three sisters.
A private memorial service will be held on a future date in the family lot in Gracemont Cemetery, Gracemont, Oklahoma.
For those who wish, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, 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 Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Dean A. Cameron, 87

LACONIA — Dean A. Cameron, 87, of Belknap Street died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Sunday April 28, 2013. He was the widower of Laura Spooner Cameron who died in 1980.
Dean was born January 17, 1926 in Pittsfield, the son of Edward J. and Gladys Richardson Cameron. He was a graduate of Pittsfield High School, class of 1944. Dean went into the Army Air Corp. during World War II he was a Sargent and Tail Gunner of a B-17 bomber crew in the fifth (5th) Air Force. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre, and also in the occupation forces of Japan.
Dean was a member of the American Legion Post#75 in Pittsfield and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post# 1670 in Laconia.
Dean was a district manager for Endicott Johnson Shoe Corporation for 34 years. He supervised retail store operations in northern New England.
Family members include two sons; Dean S. Cameron and his wife Robin, of Barrington and Timothy J. Cameron and his wife Laura, of Gilford; three grandchildren, Amber Cameron of Manchester, Kyle Cameron and his wife Kalauna, of Kittery, ME., and Mandy Cameron of Barrington; two great grandchildren, Lily Mae Prystas and Dominick J. Cameron; a sister, Doris Bedell, of Pittsburg; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents Dean was predeceased by his brothers; Donald, Daniel and Richard Cameron and sisters Dorothy LeDuc and Therese Silva.
There are no calling hours.
A private Graveside Service will be held on Friday May 3, 2013 in Floral Park Cemetery, Pittsfield, NH.
In his memory, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Two Commerce Dr. Ste 110 Bedford, NH 03110 or the New Hampshire Food Bank Dept. F PO Box 9510 Manchester, NH 03108-9510.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH 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, 01 May 2013 12:20

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David E. Chamberlain, 76

BELMONT — David E. Chamberlain, 76, of 341 Ladd Hill Road, died on Sunday April 28, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital after a long illness.
He leaves behind his loving family including his wife of 55 years, Beverly A. Hart; two daughters, Denise Lynn Betourne, and her husband, Norman A. of Gilmanton, Deborah C. Lee, and her husband, Theodore, of Bedford; two grandchildren, Ashley Smith and Lee Smith; 3 step grandchildren, Elisabeth Lee, Allison Lee, and Prescott Lee; a brother, Raymond Chamberlain, and his wife, June, of Gilford; a sister, Frances Cormier, and her husband, Ronald, of Gilford and several nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by a brother Alfred J. Chamberlain, Jr. and by two sisters, Theresa Pelkie and Elaine Harbour.
David was born November 23, 1936 in Franklin the son of Alfred J. and Ida R. (Bergeron) Chamberlain, Sr. He had been a resident of Belmont for the past fifty years.
David was head of maintenance for the Belknap County Nursing Home for many years and also for the Holy Trinity Catholic School. He was a life long member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks No. 876.
David was an avid wood-worker and enjoyed many hours working on family projects at his home. He also enjoyed spending time fishing on his boat with his wife and dog that he loved dearly. He loved to ride his motorcycle with his wife and their best friends.
David served in the New Hampshire National Guard from 1956 to 1963.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday May 4, 2013 at 12:30PM in the Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia, NH.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 6 Chenell Drive Ste. 260 Concord, NH 03301 and New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 and to American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St. Second Floor, Framingham, MA 01701.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:13

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