Jean E. Bergeron, 65

01-17 obit Jean BergeronBELMONT — Jean E. (Sproule) Bergeron, 65, formerly of Quincy, Massachusetts, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, surrounded by her loving family.

Jean was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, on Oct. 31, 1951, to the late Claude F. "Frank" and Jean M. (Gordon) Sproule. She was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1969. She also graduated from the former Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing in 1972. She had lived in Belmont, for 15 years and previously had lived in Webster, Massachusetts, and Center Harbor.

She was proud to be a registered nurse and as a nurse, gave over 40 years of her life in service to others. During her career, she worked in various hospital environments, with elementary school students and with seniors at St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Laconia. She served as president of the Lions Club in Webster, Massachusetts, from 2002 to 2003.

Jean was dedicated to her profession and to her family.

Beloved wife for 27 years of Richard E. Bergeron Jr., a former Quincy Police detective and sergeant and retired Webster, Massachusetts, Chief of Police.

Devoted mother of the late Meredith J. Bergeron and stepmother of Amy Chenette and her husband Dave of Braintree, Maryjane Bergeron and her husband Adrien Descarpentries of Boston's North End, and Richard E. Bergeron III of Belmont.

Loving grandmother of Emma Chenette.

Jean is also survived by cousins Peggy O'Neil, Kathy Cavanaugh, James Cavanaugh, Ginny Mullin and Cally Schneiderhan.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave., Quincy on Friday, Jan. 20, at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Heidi Johnston, Pastor of the Faith Lutheran Church in Quincy will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment is at Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts.

For those who wish, donations in Jean's memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

You are invited to visit www.thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.

Stanley R. Powell, 87

Stanley R. Powell, 87

TILTON — Stanley R. Powell, 87, formerly of Gilford, Laconia, and Sudbury, Massachusetts, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton.

He was born on Jan. 16, 1929, in Boston, the son of the late Adam and Anna (Barry) Powell.

Stanley served in the Army during World War II. He was a life member of the D.A.V., a member of the VFW and a member and past president of the Sudbury Rod & Gun Club.

He is survived by his three daughters, Susan E. Church of Groton, Massachusetts, Cheryl A. Carley of Harrington Park, New Jersey,and Deborah A Nilo of West New York, New Jersey; and eight loving grandchildren, Joseph III, Patrick and Shannon Carley, Meredith, Melissa and Robert Church and Samantha and Anthony Nilo.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Doris A. (Mills) Powell in 2010.

There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Hampshire Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, NH 03276

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Patricia A. Field, 80

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Patricia A. Field, 80

LACONIA — Patricia Ann Field, 80, of 30 County Drive, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital.

She was born on April 28, 1936, in Waterbury, Connecticut, the daughter of the late William and Ruth (Roswell) Lofthouse.

Patricia was a devoted, loving mother. Her grandkids affectionately knew her as "Ma." She had a sense of humor that always kept her going in life. All her caregivers loved her and her funny antics. Patricia will truly be missed by all.

God saw you getting tired when a cure was not to be, he wrapped his arms around you and whispered "come to me." You didn't deserve what you went through, so he gave you needed rest. God's garden must be beautiful, he only takes the best. Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.

She is survived by her son, Michael Field of Belmont; two daughters, Nancy DeVivo and her husband Peter of Belmont, and Laurie Field of Belmont; three grandchildren, Gabrielle Guyer, Andrew Decormier and Reese DeVivo; one great grandchild, Jaylynne McClellan; nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, George Field.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held for family, close friends and caregivers at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will be held at St. Lambert Cemetery in Laconia in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Andre Bessette Parish-Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia, NH 03246, or to the Belknap County Nursing Home-Activities Fund, 30 County Drive, Laconia, NH 03246.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Mary B. Frohock, 56

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Mary B. Frohock, 56

GILFORD — Mary B. Frohock, 56, of Cumberland Road, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in her home.

She was born on May 14, 1960, in Laconia, the daughter of Betty (Pike) and Richard Frohock.

Mary attended Tufts University and was a graduate of Plymouth State University. During this time she was also an au pair, notably in France, for a year. This love of travel fueled her desire to join the Peace Corps. She looked forward to returning to West Africa.

Mary worked as a Registered Nurse for nearly 20 years, most recently as an emergency room nurse for Concord Hospital. Mary was an active CASA volunteer, yoga teacher and reiki healer.

She is lovingly remembered as "Aunty Mary" to many and will be dearly missed. Mary was one of the kindest, most positive, loving and generous people you could meet. She could be found in the summer, soaking up the sun, swimming and enjoying the "lake life" on her beloved Winnipesaukee or hiking up Riley Road to visit her neighbors. In the winter, Mary could be found snuggling with her cats and reading.

She is survived by her mother, Betty Frohock of Alton Bay; one brother, Paul Frohock of Lakeport; aunts, uncles and cousins, many from Rocheste.

She was predeceased by her father.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, at St. Andre Bessette Parish-Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia. Burial will be held in the spring at New Riverside Cemetery in Alton.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to CASA of New Hampshire Inc., P.O. Box 1327, Manchester, NH 03105-1327, or to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO BOX 572, Laconia, NH 03247.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.