Published DateLACONIA — Mary Lou (Defosses) Sanad, 83, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012 at Belknap County Nursing Home. She was a lifelong resident of Laconia.
Born August 7, 1929 to the late Leonard and Phyllis (Colby) MacQuarrie. Prior to her retirement, she worked at various jobs in the Lakes Region including bookkeeper at Norm Marsh's Garage, Quality Foods and Pike Industries.
Mary Lou was a member of both the VFW and American Legion Women's Auxiliary in Laconia. One of her favorite things was Monday night bingo at the VFW. In her younger years she enjoyed motorcycle riding and snowmobiling.
She was married to the late Richard Defosses Sr. of Laconia.
She is survived by two sons; Tony and Nathan Defosses of Laconia, one daughter, Missy Defosses and her husband Ron Judkins of Belmont, seven grandchildren; Crystral Defosses and Bob Scerra of Gilford, Ashley Defosses of Laconia, Skyler Judkins of Belmont, Frank, Stewart, Alana and Samantha Defosses, all of Laconia, one sister, Judy Shanley of Connecticut, sisters in law Beverly, Lee and Sharon MacQuarrie, one daughter in law, Caroline Defosses and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Ahmed Sanad, one son, Richard Defosses Jr. and three brothers; Walter, James and Robert MacQuarrie.
There will be a celebration of life on Thursday, January 24th from 5-7 pm at the VFW Hall on Court Street in Laconia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Court Street, Laconia, NH 03246.