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Martha W. Heath, 68

SALISBURY – Martha Weeks Heath, 68, of 185 Old Turnpike Road, died Friday, August 2, 2013 at Concord Hospital after a courageous battle with Multiple Systems Atrophy Disease.

She was born in Laconia on August 13, 1944, the daughter of Robert and Bernice (Bernard) Weeks. Martha grew up in Meredith and was a 1962 graduate of Inter-Lakes High School. In earlier years she helped operate her family dairy farm in upstate New York. After returning to NH, she worked as a real estate broker for Maxfield Real Estate. She was an active member of the Salisbury Congregational Community Church and also the Salisbury Historical Society.

She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Roger Heath of Salisbury, one son, Robert Ryman and his wife Karen of York, PA, three daughters; Sherry Davenport and her husband Craig of Homer, NY, Ruth Tomczyk and her husband Mark of Miami, Fl and Beth Cone and her husband Shawn of Medford Lakes, NJ, one brother, Robert Weeks and his wife June of Center Harbor, one sister, Elizabeth Welch of Berwick, ME., eight grandchildren; Cassidy Ryman and Shea Ryman, both of York, PA, Jennifer Sosa and her husband John of Columbus, OH, Christopher Davenport of New Pultz, NY, Corrine Brittain and Taylor Brittain, both of Pennsylvania and Dylan Cone and Trey Cone, both of Medford Lakes, NJ.

Calling hours will be held from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Maplewood Cemetery, Old Turnpike Road, Salisbury.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Salisbury Historical Society, PO Box 263, Salisbury, NH 03268 or to the Salisbury Congregational Community Church, 13 Franklin Rd, Salisbury, NH 03268

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.


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Carol G. Bickford

CENTER HARBOR — A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 3, for Carol Goldthwait Bickford, who passed away on February 2, 2013. The celebration will be held at the Center Harbor Congregational Church beginning at 11 a.m.

Born in Melrose, Mass., in 1928, Carol spend all of her summers at her family camp, Pineneedles, in Center Harbor Bay.

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Madeline M. Lovely

Madeline M. Lovely, 84
Burial will be in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, on Saturday August 3rd at 11am.
Following the service in celebration of her life a BBQ cookout will be held at the family camp on Pickerel Pond Road.

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Michael S. Dillon, 46

LACONIA — Michael "Mike" Sanford Dillon, 46, of 1480 Old North Main Street #30, died suddenly in a single automobile accident on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama while on business.

Mike was born October 31, 1966 in Wilmington, Delaware, the youngest  son of Glen E. and Mary A. (Sanford) Dillon. He was raised in Concord, N.H. with his brothers, Thomas A. Dillon, Steven G. Dillon and Gary S. Dillon. He graduated from Concord High School in 1985 and from the New Hampshire Technical Institute in 1990.

Michael and Holly Stafford were married June 2, 1990 at St. James Episcopal Church in Laconia. He was a devoted employee of twenty-two years at Graphic Packaging, Concord, N.H. as National Packaging Manager of the Laminations Division. Michael & Holly primarily raised their children, Carter (17) and Katia (16) in Bow, N. H., having recently moved to Laconia to be closer to family.

Mike's biggest joy was his family. He was an avid sports fan, whether he was watching professional sports or more importantly his children's sports. He took great pride as a coach and also enjoyed golfing, boating, participating in sporting events with his family and just hanging with "the fam".

Mike is survived by his wife of twenty-three years, Holly (Stafford) Dillon, a son, Carter, and daughter, Katia, all of Laconia; his parents, Glen and Mary Dillon, of Meredith; a brother, Thomas H. Dillon, and his wife, Mary Beth Dillon, and their daughter, Zanna Dillon, all of Findlay, Ohio; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Sandra and Carroll Stafford and two brothers-in-law, Scott Stafford and his wife, Martha, and their son, Sam, and James Stafford and his wife, Kathy, and their children, Meghan and Jack, all of Laconia; niece Tammy Carusone and her husband George of Portland, Maine; a nephew, John Dillon and his wife Shayna and their daughter Olivia, all of Fairbanks, Alaska; one niece and two nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Steven G. Dillon of Nashua, NH and Cpt. Gary S. Dillon, USMC.

There will be no calling hours.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 11:00AM at the Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, N.H. Rev. Michael Graham, Pastor of the Church, will officiate.

Burial will be in the family lot in Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia, N.H.

For those who wish, the family suggests that donations be made in Mike's memory to the New Hampton School, c/o Sandy Calhoun, 70 Main Street, New Hampton, N.H. 03256.

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.


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