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James H. McElroy, 89

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — James H. McElroy, age 89 of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Laconia, New Hampshire passed away October 16, 2013. James was born October 30, 1923 in Cambridge, MA and educated in Canterbury and Concord, NH. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946 where he served in the Ammunition Depot and Utility Squadron in the American and Asiatic-Pacific areas. James retired in 1989 from General Electric Air Propulsion Division in Hooksett, NH then relocated to Sarasota, FL where he worked as a postal clerk in the USPS Contract Stations. In 2004, he moved to Farragut, TN to enjoy fishing the lakes and streams of Northeast Tennessee. James was a life member of the Laconia, NH Benevolent Protective Order of Elk (BPOE). He was also a former member of the following organizations; Masonic Lodge, Order of Odd Fellows, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. James is survived by his wife, Jeanne Roucher McElroy; children and spouses, James and Lynn McElroy of Gilmanton, NH, Kathleen and Jonathan Borden of Dartmouth, MA and Scott and Susan McElroy of Delray Beach, FL; step-children, Bonnie Douglas of Chesapeake, Va, Stephen McElroy of Farragut, TN and Jeffrey McElroy of Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren, Garth McElroy and wife, Megan of Anson, ME, Ian McElroy and wife Jody of Belmont, NH, Andrew Borden of Dartmouth, MA, Leanne Borden of Boston, MA, Zachary McElroy and William McElroy, both of Delray Beach, FL; great-grandchildren, Jordyn and Tristan McElroy of Belmont, NH; siblings, Beatrice Hilton of Kittery Point, ME, Margaret Boyan of Riverview, FL and Russell Kenney of Orange City, IO; special relatives to Jim, George McElroy and wife, Edith of Arcadia, FL and Stuart Ramsay of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The family appreciates the staff of Summit View of Farragut for their compassionate care of Jim. Services will be private with inurnment in the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery at Boscawen, NH. Memorials may be made in his memory to Laconia Elks Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 676, Laconia, NH 03247. www.clickfh.com

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013 07:21

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Guy F. Trefethen, 60

LACONIA — Guy F. Trefethen, 60, of 640 Benton Drive, died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
Mr. Trefethen was born February 22, 1953 in Kittery, Maine, the son of Lorraine (Garnett) and Guy F. Trefethen, Sr.
Mr. Trefethen served in the U. S. Army 82nd Air Borne for eight years and served in the U. S. Navy for twelve years before retiring in 1993. He resided in North Port, Florida for ten years before moving to Laconia in 2011.
Survivors include a son, William Trefethen, of Virginia Beach, Virginia; a daughter, Karry Landis, of Boswell, Penn.; four grandchildren K.J. Trefethen, Issabella Landis, Skyler Trefethen, and Landen Trefethen; his mother, Lorraine Trefethen, of Laconia and two brothers, Kevin Trefethen of Laconia and Dan Trefethen of Ohio, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Guy F. Trefethen, Sr. in 2006 and by a brother, Randy Trefethen, in 2007.
There will be no calling hours or funeral service at this time.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 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 Friday, 18 October 2013 07:19

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Julia F. Carnivale, 93

GILFORD — Julia F. Carnivale, 93, of 38 Colonial Drive, Gilford, N.H. and formerly of Westwood, Mass., died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, on Monday, October 7, 2013.

Mrs. Carnivale was born June 23, 1920 in Walpole, Mass., the daughter of the late Domonic and Rose (Mancini) Lori.

Mrs. Carnivale had been a longtime resident of Westwood, Mass. before moving to Gilford five years ago. She had been employed by the Town of Westwood for over thirty years before retiring in 1982. She was a communicant of St. Denis Parish in Westwood. Julia also attended St. Andre Bessette Parish - St. Josephs Church in Laconia and was a longtime member of the Friendship Club in Laconia.

Survivors include a son, Wallace W. "Wally" Carnivale, Jr., of Gilford; two grandchildren, Jeff Carnivale of Asheville, NC and Dina Carnivale of Concord, two great grandchildren, Olivia and Sawyer; five nieces and four nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Carnivale was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Wallace W. Carnivale Sr., and by three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral Services were held in Massachusetts.

Burial was in the family lot in Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham, Mass.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, Two Commerce Dr. Ste 110, Bedford, NH 03110.

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, 18 October 2013 07:17

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Kenneth F. Cegelski, Sr., 69

NORTHFIELD — Kenneth F. Cegelski, Sr. 69, of Northfield and Port Charlotte, FL, beloved husband of Mary L. Cegelski died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Nottingham. Ken was born in Brooklyn, NY, October 9, 1944, son of the late Martin and Helen (Wajda) Cegelski. He spent his youth in Queens Village, Long Island, New York and was a graduate of

St. Pascal Baylon High School in St. Albans, NY. He later attended St. John University and Queens College both of New York. Ken lived in Sanbornton for over 32 years and served as a volunteer firefighter and selectman before moving to Northfield 11 years ago. He was a self employed commercial master electrician contractor and machinist for various companies over the years. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, boating and aviation. As a Mason, Ken was a member of the Doric-Centre Lodge # 20, F & AM in Tilton and was involved with the Scottish Rite. A lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, Ken was a participant in the Pemi-Valley Fish and Game Club in Holderness. He was a parishioner of St. Gabriel Parish-St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Tilton. He was predeceased by sister Lorraine Powells, brother Ronald Cegelski, and is survived by his brothers Casimer and Douglas Cegelski and their families. His family includes, his devoted wife of 48 years: Mary L. (Golding) Cegelski of Northfield, sons Kenneth F. Cegelski, Jr. and his husband, Daniel Twombly of Hampton Falls; Steven M. Cegelski and his wife Christy and grandchildren Karissa and Kaelin of Gilford and daughter Susan Rubbe and her husband Vincent and grandchildren Christopher and Jillian of Campton. Ken will always be remembered as a hardworking man who would do anything for his family and friends.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. Masonic services will be held at 4 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Gabriel Parish, St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Chestnut St. in Tilton with burial following in Smith Meeting House Cemetery in Gilmanton. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions in Ken's name to the Doric Centre Lodge, F & AM # 20, in care of Kenneth Allen, Secretary, P. O. Box 354, Tilton, NH 03276-0354.

For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 08:02

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