Harold M. Murray Sr., 84
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. — Harold M. Murray Sr. passed away on Feb. 25, 2015, at the home of his daughter in Charlestown.
He was born in Lynn, Mass., on Oct. 24, 1930.
He was predeceased by his two sons, Ronald and Richard Murray; a grandson, Brandon Angell; and also a brother, Chester Murray.
He leaves his daughter, Donna Angell and her husband Frank of Charlestown; sons, Harold M. Murray Jr. of Alton, N.H., and James Murray of Gautier, Moch; grandchildren, Leeanne Angell and fiance Brenton Lamar, Maine, Heather Murray Houle of Illinois, James Murray Houle of Alabama, Hunter Murray of New Hampshire, and Crystal Murray and friend Brent Currier, Massachusetts; one great-granddaughter Cire Currier of Massachusetts; two sisters, Marcia Gilbert of Florida, and Virginia Beck of Arizona; many fond nieces and nephews and cousins. He is also survived by his former wife Mary Murray.
He was a longtime member of the American Legion Post 72 in Alton, N.H., and a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 490. He worked at the Seabrook Nuclear Plant from the beginning of its construction until it was finished.
Harold was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed these activities with family members and friends.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 07:44
James A Bammarito, 86
CANTERBURY — James A Bammarito, 86, of Robin Shore Drive died at Lakes Region Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, with his beloved wife by his side after a long courageous battle with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).
James was born in Gloucester, Mass., on Dec. 22, 1928, the son of Anthony and Katherine (Dandelo) Bammarito. He had been a longtime resident of Canterbury for the past 40 years.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Mary D. (Duggan) Bammarito, of Canterbury; five sisters and one brother of Gloucester, Mass.; a stepson, Lawrence Record and wife Maureen Record of Belmont; a stepdaughter, Jacklyn Cuesta and husband Miguel Cuesta of Lowell, Mass.; five grandchildren, Todd McLaughlin, James Agrusso, Shawn McLaughlin, Tina Fleming, Jason Record; and 11 great-grandchildren.
James was predeceased by his parents.
James was a graduate of Gloucester High School, class of 1947 where he studied carpentry and was the captain of his football team and ROTC.
James owned and operated Reindeer Construction and had been a carpenter for 60 years.
James cherished and loved his three great-grandchildren Tyler, Lizzie and Becca, they were his greatest form of love, enjoyment and happiness. His fondest memories were teaching them how to fish at his private pond.
James leaves behind his beloved wife Mary who was his best friend and love of his life. Mary was James's 24/7 caretaker for the past 14 years. They loved traveling, trips to Atlantic City, shuffleboard tournaments in Sarasota, Fla., and dancing together to big band music that will live on forever. James's kind voice and his loving last words, "I love you now and forever Mary," will always be cherished.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, 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, 04 March 2015 07:32
ASHLAND — Leonard Thomas "Tommy" Brace 86, a longtime resident of Ashland, died at the Grafton County Nursing Home in North Haverhill, New Hampshire on February 26, 2015.
He was born in Lochmere, New Hampshire on November 6, 1928, the son of Leonard F and Rena (Welch) Brace.
Tom moved to Ashland at a young age. In 1946, Tom enlisted in the US Navy to serve his country. After serving his country, he returned to Ashland. He was employed by LW Packard Company for 43 years in the Card Room. He also worked for Ray Burke Light Trucking for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, his grandchildren, and sports. He was an avid NY Yankee Fan and Miami Dolphin Fan. He was a member of the BPOE Lodge #2312 Elks in Holderness and Dupuis Cross Post #15 in Ashland.
He was pre-deceased by his wife Shirley. He is survived by his children Mark Brace of Plymouth and Kim Holt of Ashland; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held in the spring in the Green Grove Cemetery at a time to be announced. Donations may be made to the Dupuis-Cross Post # 15 American Legion Scholarship Fund PO Box 423 Ashland, NH 03217 Dupuis Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. For more info go to Dupuisfuneralhome.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
GILFORD — Pauline "Polly" Dunham Sanfaçon, of 38 Hawthorne Way, died on Saturday February 21, 2015 at Lakes Region Hospital.
Polly was born on October 17, 1932 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the daughter of Paul O. and Kathryn (Kashik) Dunham. She was a graduate of Cranford High School in Cranford, N.J. and attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Penn.
Polly was a paralegal for Wescott, Millham and Dyer Law firm of Laconia for many years.
Polly is survived by her husband of 34 years, Leo B. Sanfaçon, of Gilford; a son Michael Richardson, of Farmington; three daughters, Amy Richardson Brown of Casco, Maine, Addie Richardson O'Brien, of York, Maine, and Pam Richardson, of Wakefield, R.I.; eleven grandchildren; two sisters, Pamela Root, of Eastham, Mass. and Penny Burrell, of Brick, N.J. and several nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents she was predeceased a son Fred Richardson, Jr. in 1994 and by a brother Paul Dunham.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, NH.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, N.H. 03249 or the Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, NH 03249.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 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, 31 December 1969 07:00