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Robert L. Govoni, 78

SANBORNTON — Robert L. Govoni, 78, of 32 Huber Drive, died at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Mr. Govoni was born April 27, 1934 in New Bedford, Mass., the son of the late Louis and Juliette (Dias) Govoni. He graduated from Fair Haven (Mass.) High School in 1952 and served four years in the U. S. Coast Guard,
Mr.Govoni resided in Fair Haven, Mass. before moving to Sanbornton, N.H. thirty-five years ago. He had been employed at Acushnet Mfg. in New Bedford, Mass. and at the Anchorage of Lake Winnisquam Resort. For eighteen years, he was employed at Steel Hill Resort in Sanbornton. After retiring, he worked for a short time at Boulia –Gorrell Lumber Co. and was a gunsmith.
Survivors include his wife of twenty-six years, Nina Pearl (Hall) Govoni, of Sanbornton, N.H.; five sons, David Govoni and his wife, Denise, of Southington, Conn., Robert Govoni and his wife, Micheal, of Bristol, Conn., Michael Govoni of Southington, Conn., Steven Govoni of Bristol, Conn; two stepsons, Jason Storey and his wife, Karen, of Laconia, N.H. and Clayton Storey and his wife, Samantha, also of Laconia, N.H.; five grandchildren, Mathew & Ryan Govoni of Southington, Conn., Jimmy Govoni of Bristol, Conn., Mark of Southington, Conn. and Kasandra Govoni of Bristol, Conn.; a step grandson, Mason Storey, of Laconia, N.H. and a sister, Patricia Allard, and her husband, Warner, of Mattapoisett, Mass.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at 1:00 PM also at the Funeral Home.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Ste 201, 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 Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:12

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George R. Murtagh, 94

GILFORD — George R. Murtagh, 94, of 9 Sargent Place, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Monday, April 1, 2013.
Mr. Murtagh was born March 31, 1919 in Natick, Mass., the son of the late George E. and Agnes Ellen (McGrath) Murtagh. He was raised in Natick and graduated from Natick High School in 1936.
Mr. Murtagh had been employed at Twin Maple Farm, Saxonville, Mass. for eight years and worked for H. P. Hood, Boston, Mass. for twenty-two years. He also worked at Boston Digital for sixteen years and worked part-time at Lake Breeze Park in Gilford for over twelve years. He resided in Ashland, Mass. for several years before moving to Gilford 28 years ago. He was a former member of the Ashland Fish & Game Club.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Ruth T. (Matthews) Murtagh of Gilford; two sons, John H. Murtagh and his wife, Marilyn, of Houston, Texas and Thomas W. Murtagh and his wife, Carol, of Alton, N.H.; a daughter, Dorothy A. Sausville and her husband Alfred, of Belmont, several grandchildren, great grandchildren; and great great grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Peterson of Natick, Mass., one daughter-in-law, Patricia Murtagh of Ashland, Mass. and many nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Mr. Murtagh was predeceased by one son, George R. Murtagh, Jr., a daughter, Patricia Richardson, and by five sisters and one brother.
Calling hours will be held from 2 PM to 5 PM on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.
Graveside services will be held at a later date in the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street, Second Floor, Framingham, MA 01701
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 Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:07

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Edmund D. Oswalt, Jr., 70

CENTER TUFTONBORO — Edmund D. Oswalt, Jr., 70, or "Rusty" as his loved ones called him, passed away on April 1. He was the son of the late Edmund Oswalt, Sr. and Mary (Siefring) Oswalt of Meredith, NH. He leaves his wife Cindy Oswalt, his four children; U.S. Army Major Edmund Oswalt, U.S. Air Force (retired) Major Sean Oswalt, Brian M. Oswalt, Melanie (Oswalt) Gradsky and his step-sons U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jacob Smith and Patrick Smith. Edmund also leaves behind his four grandsons. He was a loving brother to his four siblings; Mary Oswalt, Patricia (Oswalt) Pfeifer, Kathryn (Oswalt) Waldron and the late Kenneth Oswalt.
Edmund was born January 17, 1943 in Washington D.C. while his father was serving in the U.S. Army. Edmund grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and his love for New Hampshire began during family summer vacations to Lake Winnipesaukee. Edmund married Margaret O'Kane in 1966 and after starting a family of their own, he made the choice to make New Hampshire his permanent home.
Edmund worked for the NYNEX telephone company for 30 years and loved providing for his family. After retiring from the NYNEX he went on to pursue other occupations and interests. He always enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, cooking and he was an avid baseball and football fan. He had a passion for good food, good humor and he was a remarkable story teller. Edmund was a great family man and will be dearly missed by all who loved him.
Friends and family are invited to a memorial service to celebrate Edmund's life on Friday, April 5, at the Mayhew Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Route 3, Meredith.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edmund's memory may be made to: Ossipee Concerned Citizens, 3 Dore St. Center Ossipee, NH 03814.
Calling Hours will be held at Mayhew Funeral Home (Rtes 3 & 104), Meredith, on Friday, April 5, 2013 from 11:00 am through 2:00 pm. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Ed's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:05

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Leonie C. Kolinski, 92

LACONIA — Leonie C. (Betourne) Kolinski passed away on April 1, 2013 in Laconia at the Belknap County Nursing Home. She was born in Kankakee County, Illinois on June 25, 1920.
The family moved to Laconia in 1927 and eventually settled in Belmont. After her father passed away, as the oldest of eight children, she went to work for the Belmont Cormier Mills. She was a long time employee of the former Double Decker Restaurant, as well as having worked at electronic mills in Belmont and Tilton. Her favorite job was "The Egg Lady" for her brother, at Weeks Farm.
She was predeceased by her husband Albert A Kolinski, her parents Arthur Betourne and Lena (Parent) Betourne Weeks and her stepfather, Everett M Weeks Sr. Also, her brothers, Arthur and Francis Betourne of Belmont and Norman Betourne of Manchester. As well as, her sisters, Lauretta Fallon of MD, Grace Smith of FL and Flora Betourne of Belmont.
Surviving family include her children Michele and Frank Bauer of Deerfield and Albert C. Kolinski of Dunbarton. She has three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Also, her brothers, Everett Weeks Jr. of Belmont and Bill Betourne of Atkinson.
Leonie was active in the Altar Society at St Joseph, Friendly Club, PTA and the
American Legion Auxiliary. An active participant in the Old Home Day parade for many years, she and her brother, Everett Weeks Jr., were the Parade Marshalls in 2009. At the Belknap County Nursing Home, she was vice-president of the Residents Council.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Parish, 96 Main Street, Belmont, N.H.
Burial will be later this spring in the family lot in South Road Cemetery, Belmont, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Parish, PO Box 285, Belmont, NH 03220.
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 Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:02

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