MOULTONBOROUGH — Herbert Leon Farnham, Jr., 79, of Ossipee Mountain Road, died July 8, 2014, at the Wolfeboro Bay Center, in Wolfeboro, after a brief illness.
Born in Quincy, Massachusetts on January 4, 1935, Herbert was the son of Herbert Leon, Sr. and Lillian (Peters) Farnham.
Herbert grew up in Quincy and Melrose, Mass. and graduated from Melrose High School, class of 1954. He also graduated from Suffolk University, in Boston, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He resided in Melrose for many years and was a summer resident of Moultonborough for many years. He moved to Moultonborough permanently in the early 1990s.
Herbert worked for many years with the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority in the Highway Beautification Department, until his retirement in the late 1990s.
Herbert was very involved in the community of Moultonborough and belonged to many organizations including; the Moultonborough Conservation Committee, the Moultonborough Parade Organization committee, the Moultonborough Lions Club, the Moultonborough Grange and the Lakes Region Planning Commission. He was also a member of the Olive Branch Mount Prospect Lodge #16, F&AM, in Holderness and a communicant of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, in Meredith.
Herbert was a US Coast Guard veteran, where he had served three years and also served for ten years in the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Herbert loved the outdoors and enjoyed boating.
Herbert is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Joanne M. (Carlson) Farnham of Moultonborough, daughters, Kathleen F. Lamoureux of Irvin, Calif., Mary Farnham Norton of Beverly, Mass., grandchildren, Jonathan and Kevin Lamoureux.
A calling hour will be held at St. Charles Church, NH Route #25, Meredith, on Friday, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow. The Very Rev. Dennis J. Audet, pastor, will officiate.
Burial will be held at a later date in the NH Veterans Cemetery, in Boscawen.
The Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium, in Meredith and Plymouth, are assisting the family with the cremation and arrangements. To sign Herbert's Book of Memories, go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:54
PORTSMOUTH — Sylvia A. Cundy, 90, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2014 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital with her family by her side. The daughter of Philip and Gladys Tobey, she was born in Medford, Mass. and was one of 11 siblings. A former resident of Peabody, Mass., Rochester and Laconia, she had recently been a resident at the Mark Wentworth Home in Portsmouth. She enjoyed over 56 summers at her camp in Alton Bay.
A graduate of Malden Hospital School of Nursing, she worked as an RN at Frisbie Memorial Hospital and ended her long nursing career as a volunteer at Lakes Regional General Hospital at the age of 85. She enjoyed mentoring nursing students, always giving words of encouragement as they completed their training.
She had been a member of the Church of the Redeemer in Rochester and enjoyed singing in the choir.
With her quick wit, she lit up any room she entered, connecting easily with friends and strangers alike. She loved to tell a good joke. Anyone that knew her was better for it. She enjoyed a good book, a hot cup of tea, her homemade soups and visits with friends and family.
She is predeceased by her husband Donald W. Cundy and is survived by two sons; Donald F. (Sharon) Cundy of Old Lyme, Conn. and Douglas A. Cundy of Fayette, Maine and one daughter, Nancy J. (Herbert) Ueda of Rollinsford, N.H., 6 grandchildren: Megan Cundy, Andrew Cundy, Colin Cundy, Kiefer Cundy, Samuel Ueda and Ty Ueda.
A celebration of Sylvia's life will be held at her daughter's home on July 19th.
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:52
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Richard A Dorval, 65, died July 5, 2014 at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco, Calif. following a brief illness. He was born October 4, 1948 in Franklin, N.H., son of Raymond and Rita (Brouillard) Dorval. Richard grew up in Franklin, N.H. and graduated from Franklin High School. He later graduated from NH Technical Institute in Concord with a degree in computer programming.
Richard served his country in Vietnam with the US Air Force as a computer operator from 1969-1972 and was stationed in Denver, Colo. He later moved to San Francisco and worked for 32 years at Pacific Bell which later became AT&T until he retired in 2011.
He was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his partner of 5 years Hector Pedro Trejo and his brothers Raymond Dorval, Jr. of Belmont, Robert Dorval of Northfield, Roger Dorval of Franklin and sisters Bonnie Gates of Belmont and Brenda Dorval of Franklin and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: There will be no services. Interment will be at the Neptune Society of Northern California, One Loraine Court, San Francisco, CA.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 08:23
BELMONT — Dennis N. Isabelle, 59, of Belmont, died at his home on Monday, July 7, 2014.
Dennis was born May 19, 1955 in Laconia, N.H., the son of the late Eli and Eva (Bolduc) Isabelle.
Dennis was raised in Laconia and was a graduate of Laconia High School. He moved to Belmont thirty years ago and had been employed by ADA Traffic Control for the last three years.
Dennis was a former volunteer for the Belmont Fire Department and was involved with the Boy Scouts.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Maheux) Isabelle, of Belmont; a son, Nathan Isabelle; a daughter, Tasha Isabelle; one grandchild, Kayleigh Thompson; a sister, Deloris Jay, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dennis was predeceased by a sister, Debbra Parent.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.
Burial will be at a later date in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central New Hampshire 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 Tuesday, 08 July 2014 08:13