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Edmond P. Roucher, Jr.

GILFORD — A Graveside Service for Edmond Phillip "Bob" Roucher, Jr. of 27 Hatch Drive, will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10:00AM at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield St., Laconia, N.H.
Bob passed away at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA on January 11th, 2013 after a sudden illness.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Andre-Bessette Parish for Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia. NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

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Ronald F. Cate, 51

EPSOM — Mr. Ronald "Ron" F. Cate, 51, of New Orchard Road, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Lakes Regional General Hospital in Laconia.
Born in Laconia, Ron was the son of Beverly Sargent of Decatur, AL and the late Howard Cate. He was raised in Franklin, graduating from Franklin High School in 1979. He and his wife had been residents of Epsom for the past 20 years.
Ron was passionate about his milk cows and spent some time in Strafford running a dairy farm. Later he spent several years driving a milk transport tractor trailer for DMS. Most recently he had been employed for Hiltz Construction.
In their free time, he and his wife Julie shared a love of bicycling and cross country skiing.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Cate is survived by his wife, Julie (Bellerose) Cate of Epsom; his siblings and their spouses, Robert Cate and Diane of Nashua, Linda Hutchins and Greg of Northfield, and Brian Cate and Vicky of Decatur, AL; his maternal grandmother, Gertrude Sargent of Franklin; aunts, uncles, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, May 7th from 5-8 p.m. at the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home, 1217 Suncook Valley Hwy. in Epsom. Services will be held Wednesday at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., followed by burial in the Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord.
For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
An on-line guestbook is available at stilloaks.com

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Charles 'Mac' Keysar, 82

LACONIA — Charles 'Mac' Keysar, 82, formerly of 10 Carver Street, died on Friday, May 3, 2013 at his
daughter's home on Emerald Drive.
Mac was born January 29, 1931 in Colebrook, N.H., the son of the late Jesse and Jessie (McAllister) Keysar. He served in the New Hampshire National Guard and had been a resident of Laconia for over sixty years. He had been employed by IBM for thirty years before retiring in 1987.
Mac was an active and long time member of the First United Methodist Church and was a co-founder of the free Christmas dinner at the Church. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America as well as the Streetcar Co. and was a drummer for several local bands.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Jessica K. & Scott Alward of Laconia and two grandchildren, Braeden Alward and Riley Alward all of Laconia; a sister, Betty Hounsell, of Conway and many nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Barbara "Maude" (Woodbury) Keysar, who died in 2004.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 18 Wesley Way, Gilford, N.H. on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:00AM. Rev. Dr. Victoria Wood Parrish, Pastor of the Church, will officiate.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Boy Scouts of America Troop #243, 275 Morrill Street, Gilford, NH 03249 or to the Streetcar Company, PO Box 795, Laconia, NH 032487-0795.
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 Monday, 06 May 2013 11:06

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Alice M. Melcher, 94

LACONIA — Alice M. (O'Donnell) Melcher, 94, of 406 Court Street, died peacefully at the St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.
Alice was born November 14, 1918 in Medina, New York, the daughter of the late Francis and Louise (Britton) O'Donnell. She graduated from College of New Rochelle in 1940 with a B.A. Degree in French and graduated from Columbia Presbyterian with a Degree in Nursing in 1942. She was a registered nurse for over thirty years and had been employed as a Head Nurse at Columbia Presbyterian in New York City, Medical Surgical Nurse at Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, and employed at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach, Florida, before retiring in 1988.
Alice resided in Mashpee, Massachusetts for several years before moving to Laconia in September, 2010. She was a devout Catholic and was a former member of Christ the King parish in Mashpee, where she was a volunteer in the Church Library. She also volunteered at the St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store in Mashpee.
Alice loved to travel with her children taking them on several summer camping trips across the U. S. visiting 48 of 50 states. The family also traveled across Europe during the summer of 1966. She was an avid reader and loved the theatre and the ocean.
Survivors include a son, Rick Melcher, of Reno, Nevada; two daughters, Laura Lynch, of Waimea, Hawaii and Paula Sircin, of Laramie, Wyoming and seven grandsons, Jacob and Michael Lynch of Hanapepe, Hawaii; Zachary Lynch, of Brighton, Massachusetts; William and David Sircin of Laramie, WY, and Nathan and Raymond Johnson, of Tucson, Ariz. In addition to her parents, Alice was predeceased by a daughter, Ellen Johnson , a brother, Dr. Francis O'Donnell, a sister, Louise Brownell, and by her former husband, Dr. George W. Melcher, Jr.
Funeral Services and burial will be held in Medina, New York at a later date.
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 Monday, 06 May 2013 11:03

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