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Obit Noonan

Margaret 'Maggie' Noonan, 65

LACONIA — Margaret T. "Maggie" Noonan, formerly of 66A Davis Place Laconia, died on July 10, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Maggie was born Oct. 18, 1947, in Lawrence, Mass., to the late Mary and Arthur Thompson. She grew up in Lawrence, Mass., and Old Saybrook, Conn., having graduated high school in Old Saybrook in 1965. She then went on to attend nursing school at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Conn. Maggie also owned and operated several businesses throughout her life including pet shops, a painting and wallpapering business, and, for the last 14 years, had run Maggie's Taxi in Laconia.
Maggie loved watching sports and was a lifelong Red Sox fan. She also loved the ocean, especially trips to York Beach.
Maggie survived by her four children, Craig Barkal of Belmont, Kimberly Gentile and her husband, Joe, of Laconia, Michael Noonan of Laconia and David Noonan of Laconia. Maggie also has two beautiful granddaughters, Jillian Gentile of Laconia and Hayleigh Willette of Gilford.
She will also be missed by her many loyal customers who have gotten to know Maggie over the years, by many of her family friends and by her cat, 'Mr. Big."
Per Maggie's request, there will be no calling hours. There will be a graveside service for family and friends at Bayside Cemetery at a later date.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & 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 Thursday, 11 July 2013 07:55

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Evelyn Shortt, 88

Evelyn Shortt, 88

ASHLAND — Evelyn Florence [Dicey] Shortt, 88, died at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen on July 9, 2013, following a period of failing health.
Born in Ashland on June 14, 1925, she was the daughter of Arthur R. and Ellen L. [Cross] Dicey.
Evelyn was a lifelong citizen of Ashland. She attended Ashland schools and graduated from Ashland High School in the class of 1943. She was employed as a supervisor at IPC in Bristol for many years.
Evelyn was a member of the Eastern Star, and the Ashland Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening, and her family.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Haven Heath and Lewis Shortt; her daughter, Susan Tanguay on Feb. 5, 1980; a sister, Hilda Smith; and her brother, Arthur Dicey Jr.
She is survived by her son, Charles Heath of Bridgewater; her daughter, Joan Smart of Bristol; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday July 13, 2013, at Green Grove Cemetery, Main Street, Ashland, at 2 p.m.
Dupuis Funeral Home Ashland is handling arrangements.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 07:45

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Michael Bailey Service

Michael J. Bailey passed away June 19, 2013. There will be a celebration of Mike's life at the American Legion on Park Street in Northfield on Sunday July 14, 2013, starting at 3 p.m.
Please join his family and friends. There will be live entertainment and cash bar. Bring a dish and an instrument, if you play one.
For further information you can call or text Jessie 393-5414 or Debby 393-7805.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 06:34

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Obit Albro

David L. Albro, 63

TILTON — David L. Albro, 63, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 3, 2013, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton after a long fight with diabetes and Parkinson's disease. He resided at home with his wife Joyce in the Tilton-Northfield and Laconia areas until five years ago when he became a resident of the Veterans Home.
David was born in Cambridge, Mass., July 7, 1949, son of William and Ruth (Olson) Albro. He attended school in Belmont, Mass., Hebron Academy in Maine, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts.
He worked as an engineer and was employed by several construction and engineering companies in the Boston area including, Columbia Construction, S & R Construction Co. Inc. and Beaver Builders Inc. David also opened his own auto repair business in Marlborough, Mass., before moving to the Tilton-Northfield area more than 20 years ago. He owned and operated several auto repair businesses in the Tilton-Franklin areas, including, The Auto Clinic and Dave Albro's Auto Repair.
David was proud of his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America and becoming an Eagle Scout years ago. He served four years in the Army during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his mother, Ruth Albro who lives in Delaware, David leaves, his wife of 27 years, Joyce D. (Ursin) Albro of Tilton Jonathan and Jennifer (Albro) Miller of Massachusetts, Jamie Dalessio and husband Michael of Tilton, Gary Andrews and wife Cheryl of Northfield, Patricia Andrews of Hudson, Mass., Robert Andrews Jr. and wife Tina of Los Angeles,
Lara Andrews of West Palm Beach, Fla.; grand and great-grandchildren; a sister, Janet DallePazze and husband James of Hockessin, Del.; a sister-in-law, Denise Albro of Reading, Mass.; an aunt, Vivian Miniter of Belmont, Mass.; a cousin, Gayle Miniter of Greenfield, Mass.; a niece, Laura; and a nephew, Mark.
A calling hour will be held Sunday, July 14, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A service will be held immediately at 2 p.m. A committal service with military honors will be held Monday, July 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 D.W. Highway in Boscawen. Burial will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in David's name to the Resident Fund, NH Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, NH 03276.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 06:52

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