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Barbara J. Maxner, 81

GILFORD — Barbara Janice (Whitney-Clark) Maxner, 81, of 136 Watson Road, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Barbara was the widow of Richard B. Maxner who died May 23, 1999. They were married on July 8, 1951.
Barbara was born March 8, 1932 in Springfield, Mass., the daughter of Bert A. Whitney and Clara (Hill) Clark. Barabara was raised by her mother Clara and her step father Horace Clark. She resided in Amherst, NH for 12, moved to Danvers, Mass. where she resided for 13 years before moving to Gilford in 1987.
In 2001, Barbara was reunited with a long time high school friend, Jimmy Stewart, who she enjoyed traveling with until 2008. They would winter in Mexico and summer at Lake Winnipesaukee.
Barbara had many occupations over her lifetime. She worked at Putnam Pantry in Danvers, Mass and went to school at Essex Aggie Cosmetology School in Massachusetts graduating at the top of her class. She was a hairdresser for many years, a Bell Telephone Operator in Massachusetts, a medical clerk at Danvers Hunt Hospital and a Notary Public & Justice of the Peace in New Hampshire.
Barbara was a member of the Gilford Community Church where she was the Head of Diaconate. She volunteered at the Veterans Home in Massachusetts and Hunt Memorial Hospital in Massachusetts. Her other activities and hobbies include being a Sunday school teacher, member of Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the Samuel Fuller Society and the Red Hat Society.
Survivors include a son, Carl B. Maxner and his wife, Deborah Maxner; two daughters, Karen Golder and Joy Maxner; ten grandchildren, Holly, Joya, Justin, Christopher, Lyndsey, Taylor, Shelby, Jessie, John, and Bradley; ten great grandchildren, Dakota, Destiny, Jade, Sedona, Andrew, Brandon, Teagan, Ross, Chelsea and Lillian; a brother and sister-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Clark; a sister and brother- in- law, Fay and Elmer Voisine, and many nieces and nephews. Barbara leaves many wonderful friends and neighbors too many to list but as she said "They know who they are..." In addition to her husband and her parents, Barbara was predeceased by her friend, Jimmy Stewart.
There will be no calling hours.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 11:00 at the Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, N.H. Rev. Michael Graham, Pastor of the Church, will officiate. A reception will follow the service in the Gilford Community Church Hall.
Burial will be in the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Gilford, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Lupus Foundation of America wwww.lupus.org; The Neuropathy Association www.neuropathy.org; American Cancer Society www.cancer.org.
Wlkinson-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 Wednesday, 03 April 2013 10:32

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Kimberly A. Warren, 49

MALONE, New York — Kimberly Anne Warren 49, of Malone NY died suddenly on March 13, at herhome. She was born in Lynn, MA on March 11, 1964. She is the daughter of Danielle (Roy) LeBlanc of Exeter, NH and the late George H Warren Jr. of Lynn,MA. In addition to her mother she is survived by her children Tiffiny Warren of Winter Springs FL, Stephanie Warren and Victoria Cintron of Malone, NY, one granddaughter Ariana of Winter Springs, FL, one sister Kelly J. Hatfield of Laconia, NH. Two nieces and a nephew, Jamie, Jenna and Robert Hatfield.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 6 at 2:00 pm at Heritage Free Will Baptist Church, 349 Meredith Center Road, Laconia NH.www.foundedontheword.com
In lieu of flowers, a fund has been established to help with the care of Kimberly's children. Donations may be sent to Kelly Hatfield, 23 Jackson Street Laconia NH 03246.

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Robert L. Govoni, 78

SANBORNTON — Robert L. Govoni, 78, of 32 Huber Drive, died at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Mr. Govoni was born April 27, 1934 in New Bedford, Mass., the son of the late Louis and Juliette (Dias) Govoni. He graduated from Fair Haven (Mass.) High School in 1952 and served four years in the U. S. Coast Guard,
Mr.Govoni resided in Fair Haven, Mass. before moving to Sanbornton, N.H. thirty-five years ago. He had been employed at Acushnet Mfg. in New Bedford, Mass. and at the Anchorage of Lake Winnisquam Resort. For eighteen years, he was employed at Steel Hill Resort in Sanbornton. After retiring, he worked for a short time at Boulia –Gorrell Lumber Co. and was a gunsmith.
Survivors include his wife of twenty-six years, Nina Pearl (Hall) Govoni, of Sanbornton, N.H.; five sons, David Govoni and his wife, Denise, of Southington, Conn., Robert Govoni and his wife, Micheal, of Bristol, Conn., Michael Govoni of Southington, Conn., Steven Govoni of Bristol, Conn; two stepsons, Jason Storey and his wife, Karen, of Laconia, N.H. and Clayton Storey and his wife, Samantha, also of Laconia, N.H.; five grandchildren, Mathew & Ryan Govoni of Southington, Conn., Jimmy Govoni of Bristol, Conn., Mark of Southington, Conn. and Kasandra Govoni of Bristol, Conn.; a step grandson, Mason Storey, of Laconia, N.H. and a sister, Patricia Allard, and her husband, Warner, of Mattapoisett, Mass.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at 1:00 PM also at the Funeral Home.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Ste 201, Bedford, NH 03110.
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 Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:12

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George R. Murtagh, 94

GILFORD — George R. Murtagh, 94, of 9 Sargent Place, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Monday, April 1, 2013.
Mr. Murtagh was born March 31, 1919 in Natick, Mass., the son of the late George E. and Agnes Ellen (McGrath) Murtagh. He was raised in Natick and graduated from Natick High School in 1936.
Mr. Murtagh had been employed at Twin Maple Farm, Saxonville, Mass. for eight years and worked for H. P. Hood, Boston, Mass. for twenty-two years. He also worked at Boston Digital for sixteen years and worked part-time at Lake Breeze Park in Gilford for over twelve years. He resided in Ashland, Mass. for several years before moving to Gilford 28 years ago. He was a former member of the Ashland Fish & Game Club.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Ruth T. (Matthews) Murtagh of Gilford; two sons, John H. Murtagh and his wife, Marilyn, of Houston, Texas and Thomas W. Murtagh and his wife, Carol, of Alton, N.H.; a daughter, Dorothy A. Sausville and her husband Alfred, of Belmont, several grandchildren, great grandchildren; and great great grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Peterson of Natick, Mass., one daughter-in-law, Patricia Murtagh of Ashland, Mass. and many nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Mr. Murtagh was predeceased by one son, George R. Murtagh, Jr., a daughter, Patricia Richardson, and by five sisters and one brother.
Calling hours will be held from 2 PM to 5 PM on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.
Graveside services will be held at a later date in the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street, Second Floor, Framingham, MA 01701
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 Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:07

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