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William G. 'Bill' Sturgeon, 88

LACONIA — William "Bill" G. Sturgeon, 88, of 1207 Old North Main Street died at his home on Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Bill was born October 12, 1924 in Belmont, N.H., the son of the late Joseph and Mary Sturgeon. He was a longtime resident of Laconia and had served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
For forty years, Bill had been employed as a flooring installer, working at Lougee Robinson in Laconia and at Lumbertown in Meredith, N.H. He retired in 1988.
Bill was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Laconia Post #1670 and enjoyed motorcycling, carpentry and ice fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Fern (Landry) Sturgeon, of Laconia, NH; two daughters, Nancy Morgan of Wilton, NSW, Australia and Debra Lacroix of Plymouth, N.H.; four grandchildren, Eric Lacroix, Joshua Lacroix, Danielle Rowe and Megan Lacroix; five great grandchildren, Emily, Sara, Zoriayn, Rosalyn and Ronan Lacroix and many nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by four brothers, Leo, Arthur, "Bunny" Gerard and Lou Sturgeon and by two sisters, Marie Snow and Irene Ouellette.
Memorial calling hours will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 10:30 AM at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 or to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
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, 01 April 2013 11:33

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Donald E. Hewett, 70

BELMONT — Donald E. Hewett, 70, of Durrell Mtn Road, died at the Lakes
Region General Hospital, Laconia on Monday, March 25, 2013.
Mr. Hewett was born August 26, 1942 in Spofford, N.H., the son of the late 
Sadie (Wharf) and Kenneth Hewett, Sr.
Mr. Hewett resided in Bristol, N.H. before moving to Belmont eight years
ago. He was a logger for most of his life, and was employed at Freudenberg for 9 years. He enjoyed walks in the woods with
his grandkids, gardening, fishing and animals.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Elizabeth "Betty"  Hewett,
of Belmont; five daughters, Kym , Heidi, Jenny, Monica and Kelly ; six
grandchildren, Jasmin, Devon, Izabel, Genevie, Avery and Olivia; two brothers, Kenneth Jr.
and Robert and a sister, Dorothy.
At Donald's request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service.
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 Friday, 29 March 2013 10:21

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Douglas C. Ehmann

GILFORD — Douglas C. Ehmann, of 31 Henderson Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Friday, March 29, 2013.
Doug was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of the late William and Constance (Hoagland) Ehmann. He had been a resident of the Lakes Region for forty-two years. He had been employed at New Jersey Telephone and New England Telephone and for Verizon for twenty-seven years prior to retirement.
Mr. Ehmann was an avid snowmobile and Harley-Davidson enthusiast. He was a member of the Belknap Snowmobile Club and also New England Telephone Pioneers. He loved woodworking and building Christmas ornaments and furniture.
Survivors include his wife, Connie (O'Brien) Ehmann, of Gilford; a son, Jay Ehmann, and his wife, Diane, of New Hampton; a daughter, Lindsay Cota-Robles, and her husband, David, of Gilford; seven grandchildren, Catherine, Tyler, Adrian, Jack, Cameron, Carter and Austin and two brothers, Evan Ehmann and his wife Anna Mae of Massachusetts and Richard Ehmann and his wife Sue of Pennsylvania.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 1, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H.
A Private Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, N.H.
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 Friday, 29 March 2013 10:19

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Linda E. Sampson, 62

LACONIA — Linda E. Sampson, 62, a resident of Laconia for the past 10 years, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Concord Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Attleboro, MA on June 2, 1950, she was the daughter of Frank and Dorothy (Kettel) Jannerelli. Linda was raised in Attleboro attending local schools. After graduating high school she went on to attend a trade school focusing on cosmetology and beautification. She then worked for Emile's Hairstyling in Attleboro as a hairdresser for over 25 years.
Linda was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She really enjoyed cooking and gardening. Linda routinely volunteered at the Belknap/Merrimack Community Action Program Food Pantry.
Linda is predeceased by her husband, Raymond A. Sampson, Jr., in 1997.
She is survived by her beloved daughter, Joia R. Hughes and husband Tom, of Meredith; sister, Gail Jannerelli, of N. Attleboro, MA; brother, Paul Jannerelli and wife Cindy, of Smithfield, RI; two grandchildren, Grace and Tommy Hughes, both of Meredith; niece and nephew, Christina and Michael Jannerelli, both of Smithfield, RI.
A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Inn at Church Landing's Carriage House (Rte 3, Meredith) from 4:00 pm through 6:00 pm. Friends are respectfully invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda's memory to the Friends of Meredith Community Center, One Circle Drive, Meredith, NH 03253
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family. For Linda's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:37

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