Published DateLACONIA — Louise Arlene Young, 88, of 70 Stark Street, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in her home.
She was born in Laconia, the daughter of Earl G. and Louise V. (Hurd) Clough. She worked for several years as a food service assistant in Laconia, retiring as Food Service Manager from Sacred Heart School. After Louise retired, she enjoyed traveling with her best friend, Gloria Swain. Every year they went to Florida and enjoyed many bingo trips to Indian Bingo in Maine. She spent many hours with her grandchildren. She loved camping, cooking and family gatherings. Louise was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #1670 Ladies Auxiliary in Laconia.
She is survived by her son, Garey Hawkins and his wife Terri of Gilmanton, one daughter, Linda Fitts of Laconia, five grandchildren; Randy Fitts, Sherry Hawkins, Frank Hyslop, Melissa Bivens and Shawn Vaillant , four great grandchildren; Nicole Fitts, Jacob Bivens, Whitney Vaillant and Brynn Vailant, one great-great grandchild, Memphis Desbiens and one brother, Earl L. Clough and his wife Shirley of Laconia. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Young and one brother, Richard Clough.
There will be no calling hours.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, N. H. 03246.
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 .