John D. Mahan, 66
LACONIA — John Dennis Mahan, 66, of Laconia, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital.
He was born on January 29, 1950, in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of the late Bryan C. and Mary L. (Dineen) Mahan.
He worked as a machinist for more than 40 years at Lewis & Saunders. John was local entrepreneur and avid gardener who enjoyed all things green.
He enjoyed fishing, camping and pulling pranks. John was a member of the Elks Club and the Laconia Rod & Gun Club.
He is survived by his three daughters, Amy L. Ojikutu of Sanbornton, Elizabeth M. Johnson of Sanbornton, and Jill E. Mahan of Belmont; six grandchildren, Kathleen, Edward, Grace and Alex Ojikutu and Madeline and Gavin Johnson; one sister, Mary E. Mahan of Center Barnstead; and two nephews, Trevor White of Manchester, and Bryan S. Mahan of St. Augustine, Florida.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his three brothers, Bryan B. Mahan, Thomas J. Mahan and James C. Mahan; along with his beloved dogs, Chester and Otis.
There will be no calling hours. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Laconia Rod & Gun Club, 358 South Main St, Laconia. Burial will be held in the spring in the family plot at the Great Hill Cemetery in Chester.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Central New Hampshire Kidney Center, 87 Spring St, 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.
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