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Jacqueline H. St. Laurent, 81

FRANKLIN — Jacqueline H. St. Laurent, 81, of Franklin, NH and formerly of Berlin, NH died at her home on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, following a period of failing health.
She was born in Berlin, October 17, 1931, daughter of the late Joseph and Bella (Larochelle) Goudreau. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest J. St. Laurent who died January 23, 1996. She graduated from Notre Dame High School, class of 1949 and worked at the Brown Company in the stenographic department for five years. She then worked at the St. Louis Hospital as a nurse's aide for 10 years. She attended the NH Vocational Technical Nursing Program in 1971 and passed her State Boards as an LPN. She was employed at St. Vincent DePaul Nursing Home for 28 years and retired in 1994. She moved to Franklin in 2001. She was a communicant of St. Paul Church in Franklin and volunteered at the Franklin Regional Hospital.
Her family includes two sons: Richard St. Laurent and his wife Marcia of Davenport, Iowa and Michael St. Laurent of Danvers, MA. Two daughters: Marguerite Crowell and her husband Stuart of Plymouth, NH, Denise Bowen of Belmont, NH. Seven grandchildren: Sara, Kate, Hannah, Hailey, Chelsea, Nicholas and Jonathan. Also, her precious cats, Cuddles and Meringue.
She also leaves her sister, Simonne Goudreau of Franklin, NH, two nephews and one niece and her aunt, Marguerite Goudreau and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by, brothers, Lionel and his wife Therese Goudreau and Normand Goudreau, sisters, Florence and her husband Andrew Salzer and Cecile Goudreau. Also, a son in law, Cory Bowen.
According to Jacqueline's wishes, there are no calling hours.
Her family will get together at a later date at their mother's favorite summer place in Ogunquit, ME to celebrate her life.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton. Donations in her memory may be made to the Payson Center for Cancer, 250 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301 or the Pemi-Baker Community Health and Hospice, 101 Boulder Point Dr., Suite 2, Plymouth, NH 03264.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 10:33

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Michael J. Oldeman, 52

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Michael John Oldeman, 52, of Prescott, Arizona died on April 23, 2013. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, He lived in California as a young boy, grew up in Georgetown, Massachusetts, and spent his boyhood summers at the family cottage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, New Hampshire. He loved water skiing and downhill skiing. Michael worked as a foreman in residential construction and was passionate about building homes for other people. He enjoyed the outdoors and the cooler weather of northern Arizona, where he spent much of his free time.
Michael is survived by his fiancée, Kim Ladig, and her children, Jessie and Jenna, of Prescott, Arizona; his parents, John and Christine Oldeman, of Meredith, New Hampshire; his brother, Andrew Oldeman, his wife Melanie, and their children, Sylvie and Cooper, of Manchester, Massachusetts; his sister, Lynn Oldeman Crane of Oregon.
A private celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 10:30

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Margaret M. Skinner, 92

TEWKSBURY, Mass. — Margaret M. Skinner, 92 of Tewksbury, MA was welcomed back to the arms of her loving late husband and daughter as she passed away peacefully in her sleep at her granddaughters home at 9 Hill St. Laconia, NH on June 2, 2013.
Margaret was born to John and Annie Mcgarry (Gralton) on July 10, 1920 and had 3 brothers, John, Francis and William McGarry. She was educated in Lowell and worked in the local textile mills in Lowell before finishing her career at Megowan-Educator in Lowell.
She married her soul mate, Robert Skinner and purchased their home in Tewksbury where they welcomed two daughters, the late Linda M. Skinner (Sweeney) and Catherine Skinner whom she adored and became her life as a loving stay at home mom and wife in Tewksbury, MA on Edwards St. for almost 50 years
Margaret was a very strong faithful Irish-Catholic, descended from Galway Bay, Ireland and a communicant of St. Williams Church who attended church every Sunday when her health allowed and would never miss a candlelit midnight mass.
She leaves behind a daughter, Catherine Skinner.Grandchildren, Karen Smart and her late husband Carl Smart of Laconia, Richard Sweeney and his wife Beverly Sweeney of Gilmanton, NH, 8 great grandchildren, Cody, Kaitlyn, Kelsea, Courtney, Chloe, Cameron Smart of Laconia, NH, Justin Strickland of Pepperell,MA, Cameron Crane of Gilmanton, NH, Niece Marilyn Dyermond of Salem, NH and Sister in Law, Frances McGarry and her dear lifelong friend, Pat Driscoll of Jaffrey, NH. She is predeceased by her loving husband and soul mate of 45 years, Robert Skinner, Daughter Linda Sweeney (Skinner), brothers Frances, William and John Mcgarry and parents John and Annie Mcgarry (Gralton).
You are invited to her visitation, 10 a.m. until noon on Friday, June 7, at the McDonough Funeral Home, 14 Highland Street, Lowell, 978-458-6816. Her Funeral Mass will be offered at St. William's Church, 1351 Main Street, Tewksbury, Mass., at 1 p.m. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolence site: www.mcdonoughfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 10:29

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Judith A. Kaiser, 61

LACONIA — Judith Ann (Bodwell) Kaiser, 61, of 42 Joilet Street, died surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, June 2nd. Born in Wolfeboro NH on December 24th, 1951, to Emily (Pike) Bodwell and Walter Calvin Bodwell, she grew up in Wolfeboro and graduated with honors from Kingswood High School in 1970. Soon thereafter she met the man who would bring her happiness, Ron Kaiser, and settled down in Laconia, where she lived for more than 30 years.
Judy was a staunch patriot and passionate Republican, volunteering for both John McCain and Mitt Romney's presidential campaigns. She worked for many years at both Allen Rogers and Risdon as well. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and loved nothing more than spending time with her loving husband. She treasured her granddaughter Emma, to whom she acted as a second mother. She also enjoyed trips to the White Mountains, gardening, interior decorating and playing with her grandchildren.
She leaves behind the love of her life and husband of 40 years, Ron Kaiser. She is also survived by her daughter Mary Ann Kaiser of Laconia; her daughter, Heidi Jacques, and husband Duane of Dover; her son, Ron Jr. and wife, Meghan of Bristol; her sister Diane and husband Harold of Freedom; as well as her loving niece Lori Denisco and husband Jim of Peabody Massachusetts. She was also blessed with four grandchildren: Emma, Owen, Tyler and William.
Memorial calling hours will be held from 12 Noon to 2PM on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Memorial services will follow at 2PM also at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
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, 04 June 2013 09:14

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