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Alline M. Floyd, 87

TILTON — Alline M. Floyd, 87, died Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Laconia Rehabilitation Genesis Center following a period of failing health.
She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, May 13, 1925, daughter of Joseph E. Wheeler, M. D. and Alline (Maxville) Wheeler.
Mrs. Floyd's mother, Alline, died shortly after giving birth to Mrs. Floyd. She was later brought up by her stepmother, Jane (Cannell) Wheeler.
Alline spent her youth and grew up in Togus, Maine. She later graduated from the University of Missouri and then went on to study for a degree in social work. She married in Washington, D. C. and moved to Concord in 1956. She lived in Warner from 1970 to 1985, moving to Sanbornton where she resided for 15 years. She then moved to Tilton, living there for 6 years before moving to Franklin, living there until her husband's death. She moved to Concord in 1994. Alline worked as a secretary for many years with the NH Employment Security Office in Concord, NH State House and later with the NH Health and Human Services in Concord. For several years she volunteered as a nursing assistant at the St. Francis Home in Laconia. She was a member of the Congregational Christian Church, UCC in Sanbornton. Alline was predeceased by a daughter, Cynthia Floyd, her husband, Benjamin G. Floyd who died in 1994 and twin sister Martha W. Smith who died in 2008.
Her family includes daughter Karen E. Floyd Shepherd and husband James of Tilton; sons Benjamin A. Floyd and wife Susan of Northfield, Peter M. Floyd of Brighton, MA; grandchildren Frank H. and Elizabeth Alline Shepherd, Benjamin N. and Alexander J. Floyd; half-sister Elizabeth Harrington of Louisiana; nieces and nephews.
A calling hour will be held Saturday, February 16th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM with a service following at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton.
Burial will be later in the spring at Park Cemetery in Tilton.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made in Alline's name to the Franklin VN A and Hospice, 75 Chestnut Street, Franklin, NH 03276.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 23:06

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Lucille T. Lafond, 82

LACONIA — Lucille T. (Cormier) Lafond, 82, of Laconia, died at the Mountain Ridge Nursing Home on Sunday, February 10, 2013.
Mrs. Lafond was born February 4, 1931 in Laconia, the daughter of Alcide and Lena (Lebel) Cormier. Mrs. Lafond resided in Laconia for over forty years before moving to Sanbornton in 1978. She returned to Laconia in 2008.
Mrs. Lafond was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed quilting, camping, genealogy and travelling. She was a quilting teacher for many years in Belmont, Tilton, Franklin, Sanbornton, and Laconia.
Mrs. Lafond is survived by two sons, Donald T. Lafond of Laconia and Robert L. Lafond of Seattle, Washington; a daughter and son-in-law, Terese L. and Douglas R. Veysey, of Franklin; two grandchildren, Katherine Veysey of Derry, and Daniel Veysey of Franklin; four sisters; Lorette Piche, Doris Simoneau and Lucille's twin sister, Cecile St. Gelais, all of Laconia and Stella Roux of Barefoot Bay, Florida; a brother, Odilon Cormier, of Sanbornton; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lafond was predeceased by her husband of fifty-six years, Thomas Lafond, who died October 23, 2008.
Calling hours will be held from 4PM to 7PM on Friday, February 15, 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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at St. Andre Bessette Parish - Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia. Burial will follow in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield St., Laconia.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is in charge of the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 00:33

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Walter C. Witzgall, 89

NORTHFIELD — Walter Conrad Witzgall, 89, a resident of Northfield since 2010 died, Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Genesis Center in Franklin following a period of failing health. Walter was born in Lawrence, MA, May 7, 1923, son of Conrad and Louise (Goller) Witzgall. He had resided in Lawrence for most of his life, moving to Northfield with his wife to live with their son and daughter in law in 2010. Walter attended schools in Lawrence and graduated from Lawrence High School as Salutatorian in 1940. He went on to the Wentworth Institute in Boston, studying carpentry and architecture, graduating in 1942. He served with the 47th Liaison Squadron, 8th Army Hqts., U. S. Army Air Corps, discharged as a Staff Sergeant. The recipient of the bronze star, Walter served during the European Theater. He was a self employed carpenter and general contractor and owned Walter C. Witzgall Contractor and Builder Company. Walter loved fishing on his many vacations while at his home on Cape Cod. He enjoyed photography and was a member of the Merrimack Valley Camera Club and Turn Verein German Club in Lawrence.
He leaves his wife, Helen Martha (Mellonakos) Witzgall of Northfield; sons, Michael C. Witzgall and his wife Holly Elizabeth of Northfield and Paul C. Witzgall of Dennisport, MA; four grandchildren, Matthew, Brian, Sarah and Jennifer Witzgall; two step grandchildren, Patrick Riutta and Michael Silvestri. his sister, Doris McGurren of Rochester.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road, Tilton, NH.
Internment with military honors will be in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 D. W. Highway, Boscawen, NH at a later date.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton, NH.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Walter's name to the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation at 100 Park Ave., Suite 108, Rockville, MD 20850.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 00:25

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William N. Depuy, 80

MOULTONBOROUGH — William Norwood Depuy, 80, of Moultonborough, NH and most recently Dover, NH died unexpectedly February 6, 2013.
Bill Depuy was born March 21, 1932 in Needham, MA, the only child of the late Fred Norwood and Sarah Elizabeth (Dearborn) Depuy. He was predeceased by the love of his life and wife of 38 years Nancy Holmes Marsh Depuy in November of 2012.
Bill graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1954. He was active in ROTC and was the president of SAE fraternity. He was a pilot and Major in the US Air Force and was a member of the first flight class to fly jet planes.
Bill's career included management positions of several airports including Manchester, Bangor International and Logan prior to joining the FAA as a New England Airport Safety Inspector. He also ran a small Taxidermy shop out of his Moultonborough home and ended his career driving a school bus for the children of Moultonborough and chopping onions for the women of the Moultonborough Methodist Church.
Bill and Nancy were very involved with their much loved Moultonborough United Methodist Church family and served as Lay Preachers in South Tamworth and surrounding communities. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and had a great love for most everything about the North Country outdoors.
Bill is survived by his four children and their spouses, Lisa and Jim Coles of Newmarket, NH, John Depuy and Brenda Locke of Brewster, MA, Fred and Nancy Depuy of Newtown, CT, and Linda and Kevin Tuttle of Newfields, NH. He also leaves 10 grandchildren and their spouses, Jamie and Kristen Coles, Ericka Coles and Chris Asaro, Wesley Locke, Paige Locke, Cole Depuy, Wyatt Depuy, Harrison Depuy, Tucker Depuy, Ben Tuttle and Chris Tuttle and one great grandson, Jaxon Asaro. In addition, he leaves four step children and their families, David and Debbie Marsh, Janan and Wes Hays and their 2 daughters and families, Jenlian, McGregor, Jackson and Izabelle Chadwick and Allia Hays and John Connors, Julie Cudworth and her daughter Sheridan Cudworth and Jennifer Marsh Vaughn and her son Oliver Matte. Finally, he leaves behind his beloved cousin Nancy Knipe and her family.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 16, at 11:00 a.m. at the Moultonborough United Methodist Church, 1018 Whittier Highway, Moultonborough, NH.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Bill's name to the charity of your choice.
Visit www.kentandpelczarfh.com to sign an online guestbook.
Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter Street, Newmarket, NH 03857. 603-659-3344.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 February 2013 21:30

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