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John H. McDonald, II, 63

ANDOVER — John H. McDonald II, 63, of Plains Rd., Andover, NH, died unexpectedly on May 26, 2013.
John was born on June 24, 1949 the son of Roland and Evelyn (Keyser) McDonald. He grew up in Franklin and resided in Andover since 1997.
John worked at Polyclad Laminates for 28 years and was currently employed at Webster Foundry for the last 5 years.
His favorite pastimes were fishing and spending quality time with his grandchildren.
John was predeceased by his parents, Roland and Evelyn McDonald, a sister, Winnie Mansfield of Franklin, 3 brothers: Roland McDonald of Franklin, Raymond McDonald of Andover, and Brian McDonald of Andover.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Susan (Zanes) McDonald of Andover, his children: Brian "Turk" McDonald and his companion Kim Smith, Bryan Fredette of Northfield, and Michelle Azam and husband Nawaz "Dave" Azam of Franklin, and Lisa and Keith Wilkins of SC.
Also, 5 grandchildren: Madyson McDonald, Jahnzaeb Azam, Zohaib Azam, Jonathan Wilkins and Christopher Wilkins, a sister: Geri and Tom Atwood of Franklin, 3 brothers: Bruce and Marie McDonald of Franklin, Wayne and Brenda McDonald of Andover, and Sid and Dawn McDonald of Franklin, Budd and Hope McDonald of Andover.
Visiting hours will be held Friday (May 31) from 5-8 pm at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home, (www.neunfuneralhomes.com)Obit 104 Park St., Northfield. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home Saturday (June 1) at 11 am.
Burial will follow in Franklin Cemetery. A reception will follow the cemetery services at the Franklin Elks Lodge, Central St., Franklin, from 1-5:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Andover Fish & Game Club, PO Box 253, Andover, NH 03216.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 08:47

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Kathleen 'Kathy' Wilson, 63

LACONIA — Kathleen "Kathy" (Rogers) Wilson, 63, of Laconia died suddenly Friday, May 24, 2013 at the Franklin Regional Hospital in Franklin. She was born July 31, 1949 in Rochester, NH, daughter of the late Leo and Josephine (Mikelonis) Rogers. Kathy was employed as a registered nurse for the Franklin Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice in Franklin. She was raised and schooled in Millbury, MA and graduated from the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Worchester, MA. Kathleen lived in several places before moving to Laconia where she has been a resident for 34 years. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, counted cross stitch and traveling. Kathy was especially fond of her grandchildren and loved spending time with them. Kathy was predeceased by her two brothers.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Robert D. Wilson of Laconia; her children, Debra L. Wilson of Hardwick, VT, Andrea L. Wilson of Laconia, NH, Stephen R. Wilson of Campton, NH and Jonathan S. Ashby of Centennial, CO; seven grandchildren and several cousins and nieces.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A service will follow in the Memorial Home. Burial will be held at the convenience of Kathy's family.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in memory of Kathy to the Franklin Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice at 75 Chestnut St., Franklin, NH 03235 or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 114 Perimeter Road, Nashua, NH 03063.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 01:38

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Kathryn L. 'Kay' Champoux, 91

LACONIA — Kathryn "Kay" L. Champoux, 91, of Laconia, died Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Forestview Manor, Meredith.
She was born on August 1, 1921 in Weatherford, OK, the daughter of Edgar and Anna (Weast) Collins. She was the 8th of nine children. She grew up in El Campo, TX and attended Seaton School of Nursing in Austin, TX. She was wed to Laconia native Francis Champoux and moved to Laconia in 1945. She worked at Scott & Williams and Indian Head Bank, retiring in 1980. Kay was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Laconia. She loved all of her children and grandchildren. They all miss her, they were her life.
She is survived by her son, Don and his wife Nancy, her son Rick and his wife Donna, her son Duane and his fiancé Marla, her step-daughter-in-law, Eileen, 13 grandchildren; Jennifer, Kristin, Crystalee, Ericka, Jacki, Pamela, Rebecca, Bret, Suzi, Kelly, Jackie, Christy and Lori, 15 great grandchildren and 28 nieces and nephews and her dear friends George and Dee Trethewey. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Francis Champoux in 1989, 6 brothers, 2 sisters and a step son, Frank.
Calling hours will be held from 4PM to 7PM on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10AM on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at St. Andre Bessette Parish –St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H. Burial will follow in the family lot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul PO BOX 6123-Lakeport, NH 03247
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, 28 May 2013 01:35

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Gertrude D. Beadle, 75

SANBORNTON — Gertrude D. (Harnois) Beadle, 75, a longtime Sanbornton resident died on May 22, 2013 after a period of failing health. Gertrude was born in Manchester, NH, October 9, 1937, daughter of the late Ovila and Odila (Sicard) Harnois. Gertrude grew up in Hooksett and lived most of her life in Sanbornton. She and her family owned and operated the Sanbornton General Store for over 20 years. She was later employed at Annalee Dolls and J. Jill. She enjoyed feeding birds, watching wildlife and all that nature offered. Gertrude was an avid puzzle-maker and made thousands of puzzles. Gert's life was dedicated to helping friends and family by making the quality of everyone's life around her better. She was cherished and will be missed by many.
She was predeceased by her sisters Pauline Gagnon and Helen Gomez and her grandchildren Joseph and Bernadette Beadle.
Her family includes her children, Michael Beadle, Barbara Proulx of Tilton, Dorothy Beadle of Bridgewater, Daniel Beadle of Marysville, MT, Katherine Beadle of Essex, MA and Mary Beadle of Franklin; thirteen grandchildren, Michelle, Christina, Sarah, Joshua, Elizabeth, Peter and William Beadle, Matthew and Kimberly Proulx, Danielle and Edward O'Malley and Nadine and Levi Long; her sister: Anita Nadeau of Derry, her brother: Paul Harnois of Hooksett; many nieces and nephews.
According to Gertrude's wishes, calling hours will not be held. A service will be held on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. Burial will be at a later date.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Gertrude's name to either, the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or to the Activities Fund, Peabody Home, 24 Peabody Place, Franklin, NH 03235.For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Friday, 24 May 2013 10:39

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