GILFORD — Veronica "Momma" Mae LaPointe, 70, of 428 Morrill Street, died at her home on Sunday, October 27, 2013.
Veronica was born January 10, 1943 in Wolfeboro, N.H., the daughter of the late Raymond E. and Doris Mae (Hayden) LaPointe. She had been a resident of Laconia for several years before moving to Gilford in 2003.
Survivors include two brothers, Carl LaPointe of Laconia, NH and Raymond LaPointe of New London, Conn.; four sisters, Mary Anne Hill and husband Wayne, of Maine, Rachel Hill and husband Clarence of New London, Conn., Irene Anderson and husband Richard of New London, Conn and Marie LaPointe of New London, Conn.; many nieces and nephews. Veronica's care-giving family of more than ten years includes Carrie and Ron Spooner and their children, Jackson, Jazmine, Julia and Jordan, all of Gilford along with many extended family members who cared greatly for Veronica.
Veronica is pre-deceased by four brothers: John, Walter, Roger and Jerry LaPointe as well as two sisters: Carol and Doris LaPointe.
The family wishes to express heartfelt appreciation to Central NH VNA and Hospice as well as Lakes Region Community Services for the tender care Veronica consistently received.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Lakes Region Community Services PO Box 509, Laconia, NH 03247 or to 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 Monday, 04 November 2013 10:53
PENACOOK, GILFORD — Alec Dale Boucher, 21, died Monday October 28 unexpectedly at his home in Concord. Alec was born in Concord in the fall of 1992 and lived between Penacook, Concord and Gilford all his life.
Alec attended Gilford High School, where he graduated with the class of 2011. He took courses at the New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord. Alec was an exceptional athlete, playing varsity football and lacrosse all four years of high school. His junior year he received the MVP award for his performance on the football field and he made the New Hampshire Div. VI All State Football Team in both his junior and senior years. Alec loved to be outdoors. His favorite past time was to find a nice body of water for fishing. He was also an avid music lover and a great snowboarder. Alec adored his younger brother and sisters and will be missed by them very much.
Alec is survived by his mother Jane Dale of Concord; his father and step-mother Matthew Boucher and Jennifer Nash-Boucher of Gilford; his brother Charles Azotea of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; his sisters Catlyn, Zoey, and Lauryn Nash-Boucher all of Gilford; his maternal grandmother Margaret Walker and her husband Fred of Northwood; his memere and pepere Lawrence & Linda Boucher of Penacook; his great grandmother Marjorie Burris of Penacook; aunts and uncles Amy and Nate Lambert, Andrea and Dan Newton, Michelle and Mark Boucher, Maria and Frank Dale; his first cousins America, Karly Jane, Allison, Nicholas, Miah, Rylee, Benjamin and Millie; and many more great aunts, uncles and cousins in his extended family.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday November 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wendell Butt Funeral Home 42 Washington Street Penacook NH, 03303. A graveside Celebration Of Life Service will be held the following day Friday November 8 at 1 p.m. in the Calvary Cemetery Village Street Penacook, NH 03303
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Alec's name to Friends of Gilford Football PO Box 7431 Gilford NH 03247.
Last Updated on Monday, 04 November 2013 10:49
PORT DICKINSON, N.Y. — Richard (Dick) Lewis, age 90, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Fairview Home after a prolonged illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Myron and Hazel (Ford) Lewis and his loving wife of 59 years, Beverly (Zillic) Lewis. Dick was born on March 5, 1923, in Greene, NY, lived in Johnson City briefly, then moved to Port Dickinson in 1929 where he resided for 84 years. He served in WWII in Europe as part of the 95th Infantry Division Signal Company from 1943-45 and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with three stars. Upon his return home, he worked at Links Aviation, helped construct the transmitter for WBNG, and was "an IBMer" for over 35 years.
He was active in Boy Scouts, Christian Businessmen's Committee, Ogden-Hillcrest United Methodist Church where he served his Lord for over half a century, and other civic organizations. After his retirement he could be seen picking up litter on his "daily constitutional" at his beloved Port Dick Village Park.
He is survived by two sons, Richard (wife Barbara) of Laconia, NH, James (wife Sarah) of Raleigh, NC; two daughters, Linda Corey (husband Richard) of Vestal, NY, Kay Cox (husband Hugh is deceased) of Panama City Beach, FL, and son-in-law Judd Hitchcock (wife Alexis) of Vestal, NY. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Mike Hitchcock (wife Kathy), Becky Whitney (husband Chris), Jamie Loughry (husband Donny), Matt Lewis (wife Rachel), Joshua Lewis (wife Mattie), Jennifer Lipsky (husband Cory), and Daniel Lewis. He is also survived by seven great-grandchildren with one more "in the oven".
Viewing hours were on Sunday, October 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St. An additional viewing hour was held at 10 a.m. at Ogden-Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 1061 Chenango St. before the 11 a.m. funeral service. A graveside service with military honors followed at the C.V. Cemetery in Hillcrest. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the John D. and Jeanne Wilfley Park. Make out checks to "Village of Port Dickinson" with "Wilfley Park" in the memo line. Please send donations to the Village of Port Dickinson, 786 Chenango St., Binghamton, NY 13901. All donations will be applied toward a memorial bench and a gazebo/band stand.
Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 07:53
HYANNIS, Mass. — William R. Glover, Jr., 84, died Monday, October 28, 2013 in the comfort of his Hyannis home. He was the husband of Sally A. (Wright) Glover to whom he was married 56 years.
Born in Quincy on November 23, 1928, he was the son of the late William R. and Katherine (Donovan) Glover. After graduating from North Quincy High School in 1946, he proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II and Korea. In 1951 he was honorably discharged and he continued his education at Thayer Academy in Braintree and then at Boston College, graduating with the class of 1954.
William worked in corporate America for over 40 years. He worked as a Trust/Investment Officer Vice President for Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company, now known as Mellon Bank. He was a very successful and dedicated employee and retired after 33 years of service with the bank.
He was a humble man, a loyal friend, and a devout Roman Catholic who attended Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church for over 40 years. He loved his God, his family, and his work. Simple relaxation, talking about the weather, reading the newspaper, and following the stock market were things he enjoyed. If you knew him, you liked him. He was very easy to talk to.
He was also an avid Boston sports fan, a lifelong Republican, and had a great affinity for his BC Eagles. His Alma Mater granted him Golden Eagle status in honor and appreciation of his 50 years of loyalty to Boston College. Ronald Reagan was his hero.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Nancy Girard and her husband Jeffrey of Marstons Mills, William R. Glover, III and his wife Maria of Harwich, and James L. Glover and his wife KarolBeth of Gilford, NH; his sister, Marylou MacDonald of Wollaston; and his grandchildren, Christopher Girard of Marstons Mills, Keeley Glover and Riley Glover, both of Gilford, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA of Cape Cod - Hospice, 434 Route 134, Suite D3, South Dennis, MA, 02660. Arrangements by John-Lawrence Funeral Home. For on-line guest book and directions, please visit www.johnlawrencefuneralhome.com
Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:49