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Nellie C. 'Nell' Bryenton, 93

LAKEPORT — Nellie Clark "Nell" Bryenton, 93, of 167 Belvidere Street, died Friday, March 1, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital.
She was born in Laconia, the daughter of Herbert C. and Nellie M. (Clark) Bryant. Nell worked in younger years for Gile Mill and JJ Newberry's. She worked for several years in the hot lunch program for the Elm Street School in Laconia. She was a member of the Lakeport Historical Museum and was a lifelong member of the United Baptist Church in Lakeport. She loved reading, dancing, golfing and camping. Nell also enjoyed refinishing furniture. She enjoyed traveling and baking for her wonderful neighbors, but most of all Nell enjoyed being with family the most.
She is survived by her son, Robert E. Bryenton and his wife Debra of Asheville, NC; one daughter, Fay E. Nutter and her husband Robert of Northfield and Sebring, FL; one brother-in-law, George E. Bryenton and his wife Ruth of Laconia; five grandchildren, Christopher C. Nutter and his wife Dawn, Kimberly E. Perron and her husband Adam, Amy L. Burke and her husband Gary, Travis J. Bryenton and Kibby J. Fergusson and her husband Donald; nine great grandchildren, Tyler and Zachary Nutter, Anthony, Eliese and Joseph Perron, Rachel and Kevin Burke and Iain and Anna Margaret Fergusson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Edith Bryant and Queen Ozog and two brothers, Herbert and Victor Bryant.
Memorial calling hours will be held from 10AM to 11AM on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the carriage house entrance. A celebration of life will follow at 11AM at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Festus Kavale officiating. Burial will be held at Bayside Cemetery in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lakeport Community Association, PO Box 6015, Lakeport NH 03246or to the Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 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 Tuesday, 05 March 2013 00:15

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Richard Beaupre, 66

LACONIA — Richard Beaupre, 66, of 23 Holiday Lane, died at Belknap County Nursing Home on Monday February 25, 2013.
Richard was born in Laconia on December, 07, 1946, the son of the late Roland and Rita (Cloutier) Beaupre.
Richard was a lifelong resident of Belknap County, living in Laconia, before moving to Belmont 30 years ago.
Richard was self employed as a neuro muscular therapist for the past 30 years, working out of home, making home visits to his clients. He enjoyed watching old movies and was avid reader.
He is survived by his sister Terry Gordon, of Belmont, New Hampshire, one nephew Kevin Gordon and his wife Barbara of Goffstown, New Hampshire and a close friend of 12 years, Ann Sprague.
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at the family in Sacred Heart Cemetery on Garfield Street., Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish donations may be made to the Belknap County Nursing Home 30 County Drive Laconia, New Hampshire 03246, or the New Hampshire Humane Society P.O. Box 572 Laconia, N.H. 03247.
The 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, 05 March 2013 00:10

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Eleanor B. Baker, 97

LACONIA — Mrs. Eleanor B. Baker, a resident of Laconia, New Hampshire and formerly of Melrose, Massachusetts passed away peacefully at home on Saturday morning, March 2, 2013, at the age of 97.  
Mrs. Baker was born in Malden, MA on April 15, 1915, daughter of the late Richard C. and Agnes E. (Pearson) Baker.  She resided for the first half of her life in the adjacent city of Melrose.  She first vacationed on Lake Winnipesaukee in the 1920’s and later spent many delightful summers in the Lakes Region.  She and her husband, H. Allan Baker, built their home in Laconia in 1973 and moved there permanently in 1977.  She was a professional decorative painter and taught these skills for many years, with classes in Melrose and Laconia.  Her accomplishments ranged broadly across other craft-related fields including quilting, cross stitching, rug braiding, rug hooking, ceramics, and card stamping.


She was predeceased by her husband, H. Allan Baker and is survived by her two sons, Richard A. Baker, and his wife Patricia of Kensington, MD, and Robert N. Baker of Weymouth, MA and Laconia, NH; by two grandsons, Christopher Baker and his wife Michelle Baker of Bethesda, MD, and David Baker and his partner Anthony Castelbuono of Hanover, NH; and by three great-grandchildren, Matthew, Lauren, and Andrew Baker of Bethesda, MD.
Relatives and friends will gather in honor and remembrance of Eleanor’s life for her Funeral Service at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose, on Friday, March 15 at a time to be announced.  Interment in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.  Gifts in Eleanor’s memory may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03246.  For obituary, directions, or to express condolences online, visit RobinsonFuneralHome.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 00:03

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Marshall D. Whedon, Jr., 92

LACONIA — Marshall D. Whedon, Jr., 92, of 177 Morningside Drive, died at the St. Francis Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, February 28, 2013.
Mr. Whedon was born August 31, 1920 in Franklin, N.H., the son of the late Myrtle L. (Haley) and Marshall D. Whedon, Sr. He was a longtime resident of Laconia and was a 1939 graduate of Laconia High School. He served in the U. S. Army during WWII and had been employed by Willey's Express, Inc., for forty-two years.
Survivors include three daughters, Marcia A. St. Louis of Tilton, N.H, Jean M. Baker of Elizabeth City, N. C. and Ginger A. Ainsworth and her husband, Bill, of Port St. Lucie, Florida; a son, James M. Whedon and his wife, Kathy, of Loudon, N.H.; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia Batchelder of Whiting, New Jersey and Deanna Joyce of Hudson, N.H. and many nephews and nieces.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Whedon was predeceased by his wife of sixty-five years, Eugenia "Dolly" (O'Mara) Whedon, in 2007, by a son, Thomas M. Whedon, in 2003 and by a sister, Priscilla F. Mazzaschi, in 2003.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 from 5:00-8:00PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 10:00AM.
Spring burial will be in the family lot at St. Lambert Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, McGreal Sight Center, 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH 03301 or to the Holy Trinity Catholic School, 50 Church Street, Laconia, NH 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 Monday, 04 March 2013 23:59

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