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David T. Barry, 84

MEREDITH — David Thomas Barry, 84, of Meredith, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Golden View Health Care Center, after a lengthy illness.

Born on September 13, 1928, in Providence, RI, he was the son of Philip C. and Celeste (Cinq-Mars) Barry. David was raised in Providence, attending local schools. After graduating high school he joined the U.S. Navy and served with honor and courage during World War II. Upon returning from the war he entered Brown University and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.

Throughout his career, David worked in a variety of positions primarily on the design and testing of weapons systems, particularly those associated with nuclear submarines. He worked for the Ordinance Research Lab at Penn State University, the Federal Product Company, of RI, the Naval Underwater Systems Center, in Newport, RI, the Geosciences Department at Texas Instruments, in Dallas, he ran a small defense contracting firm, and worked for Martin Marietta's Navy Systems Department, in Baltimore.

He retired in 1991 to Houston, TX with his wife Ruth and oldest son. In 1996, they moved to Bandera, TX where he resided until 2007. With the passing of his son Philip, and his deteriorating health, David was forced to move to Meredith to be closer to his surviving family members.

David was an avid reader of history, politics, military strategy and tactics, and he liked to research genealogy.

He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 29 years, Ruth E. (Tullgren), in January, 1997; his son Philip, in 2007, and his daughter, Pamela, in 2013.

David is survived by his six children, Susan Black and her husband Doug, of Coos Bay, OR, Allison, of Cranston, RI, Theodore and his wife Patty, of Milford, NH, Dennis and his wife Janet, of Newport News, VA, Christine of Chesapeake, VA, and Jonathan and his wife Ann, of Meredith, NH; 11 grandchildren, Adrienne, Sam, Patrick, Kyle, Derek, Samantha, Donovan, Patrick, Jessica, Elizabeth, and Victoria, and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project: www.woundedwarriorproject.org, or to Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 N. Main St., Laconia, 03246.

Calling Hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Rtes. 3&104), Meredith, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 from 10 a.m. to noon. A prayer service with military honors will be held in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Rev. Edward J. Charest, Pastor Emeritus of the Plymouth United Methodist Church will officiate. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For David's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

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Jeannine C. Dutile, 79

BEDFORD — Jeannine C. (Dutil) Dutile, 79, of 17 Privet Hedge Lane, formerly of 36 Rowell Street, Laconia, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 after a period of declining health.

Jeannine was born May 12, 1934 in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of the late Emile and Generia (Gilbert) Dutil.

Jeannine was raised in Lewiston and graduated from St. Mary's General Hospital School of Nursing. She had been a longtime resident of Laconia before moving to Bedford six years ago.

Jeannine was a registered nurse for over forty years and had been employed at Lakes Region General Hospital and at Lakes Region OB-GYN Professional Association, retiring in 2001.

Jeannine was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and was a former member of the Ladies Guild of Sacred Heart. She was also a member of the Graduate Nurses' Association of Lakes Region General Hospital.

Jeannine loved and enjoyed being with her grandchildren and family gatherings. She enjoyed flower gardening, reading and keeping up with new developments in nursing and medicine.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, J. Norman Dutile, of Bedford; three sons, David Dutile and his wife Kathleen of Greenville, SC , Donald Dutile and his wife Noreen of Merrimack and Thomas Dutile and his wife Linda of Manchester; a daughter, Deborah Plante, and her husband, John, of Barre, VT; six grandchildren, Matthew, Kevin, Michael, Emily and Rebecca Dutile and Monika Plante; a brother, Maurice Dutil and his wife, Monique, of Lewiston, ME ; three nieces and six nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dutile was predeceased by a son, Michael Dutile, in 1965.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Wilkinson-BeaneSimoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia using the Carriage House entrance.

Following the visiting hours, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H. Burial will follow in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Manchester VNA/Hospice, 1070 Holt Avenue, Suite 1400, Manchester, NH 03109.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family of Jeannine. For more information and to view an online memorial please visit www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

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Adam P. Andrews, 30

GILFORD — Adam P. Andrews, 30, of Gilford, died on Saturday, August 24, 2013. He was born November 20, 1982, in Concord, NH., the middle son of Phil and Sharon (Barker) Andrews. He was raised in Lochmere with his siblings and attended the schools of Winnisquam Regional School District.

He was employed by Lakes Region Heating & Air Conditioning and also worked for Puckett Heating & Cooling. Adam enjoyed fishing, and was an avid sports fan, attending many Red Sox & Bruin's games and also was at the infamous, "Snow-Bowl," at Foxboro  Stadium, Patriots – Raiders, January 2002. He loved annual camping trips on the Saco River with his best friend Kevin. Adam also loved teaching his nieces Alyzabeth and Molly how to hone their softball skills.

Adam was quick witted, full of energy, always willing to help anyone. He had an infectious smile and sense of humor that did include pranks. His greatest enjoyment came from being with his family and best friends or just petting a dog.

Adam took great pride in his family and had a devoted circle of friends.

Adam is survived by his parents, Phil and Sharon Andrews of Gilford, NH., fiancee' Katie LaPlante of Lochmere, daughters, Kalina and Alyna. Sisters; Susan Andrews and Kevin O'Connell, their children, Alyzabeth, Molly and Maximus of Gilford. Allison and Ryan Constant and their son Ryan of Dover, Carol McIntyre of Diamond Bar, CA. Brothers; Craig Andrews of Ohio and his children, Seth Decato of Canterbury, Kailey Andrews of FL. and Matthew Andrews of Gilford. He is also survived by many aunts and uncles and his grandmother Nicky Stavros Barker of Concord.

Adam has taken his final journey to join with his departed family and catch the "Big one" with his grampa, Robert Barker, Sr. You'll be in our heart forever and missed so very much. We will see you again, our precious son.

Calling hours are Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St,

Laconia, NH. Bring a favorite memory to share.

There will be no 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.

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Erla H. Dalrymple, 89

ALTON — Erla Hope Dalrymple age 89 of Farmington Road in Alton Bay died peacefully on August 23.

Born April 2nd 1924 in Sutton, NH the Daughter of Charles Laforest Davis and Alice Hope (Whitney) Davis. She grew up in Alton Bay where she met her husband, the late Horace Osborne "Dal" Dalrymple at the Pavilion Roller Skating Rink. They married in 1942.

Erla and Dal settled in Tolland, Connecticut where they lived and raised a family all the while spending summers at Alton Bay. Erla attended church regularly at the Christian Conference Center and The Bay Church, which she loved dearly.

Erla loved spending time with family and friends at the lake, picking blueberries on Mt. Major and in later years doing puzzles and sitting on her porch watching the loons on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Erla is survived by her son Kevin M. Dalrymple of Stafford, CT. and his daughter Jessica; her son Jay A. Dalrymple, his wife Deborah and her grandchildren Alec and Ashlyn Dalrymple of Alton; her sister Jeanette Fletcher of Vernon, CT and her brother Mahlon Davis of Tilton, along with many nieces and nephews.

Calling Hour will be Monday August 26, 2013 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Peaslee Alton Funeral Home, 12 School Street, Alton, NH. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral Home. Interment will follow at the New Riverside Cemetery on Route 28 South, Alton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alton Bay Christian Conference Center P.O.Box 321 Alton Bay NH 03810. To express condolences, please visit www.peasleefuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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