Published DateLACONIA — Madeline M. Lovely, 84, of 29 Pickerel Pond Road, died at her daughter's home in Loudon on Saturday, February 23, 2013.
Madeline was born in Laconia on July 20, 1928, the daughter of the late Leo P. and Leda (Payeur) Gaudet.
Madeline was a lifelong resident of Laconia and was a 1946 graduate of Laconia High School.
Madeline was a communicant of St. Andre Bessette Parish. She had been employed at Hopkins & Barlow Hardware Store, Superior Gas and the Laconia State School, where she worked in the business office for over twenty years.
Madeline enjoyed her family, traveling, playing cards, raising chickens and spending quality time at the Camp. She sent cards to all of her family and friends on special occasions. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, the Married Farmers, the St. Vincent de Paul Society and the Sewing Club. She was also a 4-H Leader and was a volunteer for the American Red Cross where she was in charge of the kitchen during the Blood Drives.
Survivors include her children, Linda Golden and her husband, Pat, of Loudon, Matthew Lovely of Laconia and Michael Lovely of Moon, PA; nine grandchildren. Nicholas, Jared and Ryan Champagne, Jason Boyle, Kevin and Keith Lovely and Jordan, Taylor and Madeline Lovely; ten great grandchildren; six brothers, Robert Gaudet from the state of Washington, Edward Gaudet of Gilford, Normand Gaudet of Belmont, Raymond Gaudet of Gilmanton and Andrew Gaudet and Paul Gaudet both of Belmont; three sisters, Gertrude DeBlois of Gilford, Jeannette Buckley of Meredith and Theresa Arndt from the state of Wisconsin and many nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lovely was predeceased by her husband of forty-seven years, Lionel L. Lovely, in May, 1997 and by her brother, J. Eugene Gaudet, in February, 2011.
A calling hour will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM at Sacred Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow the calling hour at 11:00AM also at the Church.
Burial will be in the summer, 2013 in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield St., Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central N.H. VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, PO Box 6123, Laconia, NH 03247.
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.