LACONIA — Laura Michaelis, the youngest sibling of Kathy Michaelis (John Metro), Susan Michaelis Gunther (Bob Gunther), Maryanne Michaelis, William Michaelis, and Brian Michaelis (Kim Foss), passed away Friday, June 5, 2015 surrounded by her family.
Born in Smithtown, New York on December 20, 1969 – a Christmas gift – to the late Gertrude (Gerry) and the late William Michaelis, Laura moved to New Hampshire in June, 1998. She lived in Laconia, worked at New Beginnings in Laconia, and volunteered at a food pantry in Franklin and the Gilford Public Library. Watching movies and listening to music in her apartment, going out for dinner, mini golf, and tenpin bowling were favorite pastimes. Over the past several years, Laura was a member of The Down Syndrome Team, the Winnipesaukee Warriors Special Olympics team, testified before New Hampshire House and Senate committees on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities, and voted.
Family was important to Laura. She loved her nephew Jarrad Gunther, his wife Sarah Gunther, and their daughters, Morgan and Maggie. It was heartwarming to see Laura cuddling with and singing to the girls. Every Thanksgiving, Laura looked forward to the tradition of playing Uno with everyone, especially her nephews Ben and Russ Foss-Michaelis. Laura also leaves behind a niece, Lisa Carrier of Washington, and a nephew, Tim Cassel of Nevada.
Laura's vibrant smile, quick wit, generosity, and joy will be remembered. A celebration of Laura's life will be held for family and friends at the Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia on Saturday, June 20, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Ladies: wear a favorite dress, a string of pearls if you have one, and pin up your hair, all things Laura did when she went out for a special occasion.
Rather than flowers, memorial contributions to New Beginnings, 832 North Main Street, Laconia, or Lakes Region Community Services, 719 North Main Street, Laconia are preferred.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 07:40
BELMONT — James Ernest Beaudoin, 65, of 11 Spruce Drive passed away, Saturday morning, June 13, 2015 with his wife Pamela at his side. He was her loving husband, best friend, and soul mate for thirty seven years.
He was born in Laconia and graduated from Laconia High School in 1968. Jim resided in Belmont for the past thirty years.
James proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electrician's mate aboard the USS John F. Kennedy, CVA 67, aircraft carrier. He spent three tours in the Mediterranean Sea from 1969-1973.
Jim worked for many years at Bergen-Paterson as a steelworker and Molex as a stock clerk. Mr. Beaudoin was a long time member of First Baptist Church in Belmont where he served on the Executive Board. He was also a member of the B&M Railroad Historical Society.
Jim's biggest passion was to be jeepn in his Jeep Rubicon Wrangler and watching the big ships pass through Eisenhower Lock in Massena, N.Y.
James was pre-deceased by his grandmother, Ruth Kimball Prescott, his mother, Elizabeth Lavoie, and his brother, Bernard Lavoie.
His wife, Pamela (Cassavaugh) Beaudoin will miss him dearly, but knows he is with his Lord.
Per Mr. Beaudoin's wishes, there will be no calling hours.
A Funeral Service will be held at the First Baptist Church, 49 Church Hill, Belmont, NH on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Burial will immediately follow at noon at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church 49 Church Hill, Belmont, NH 03220.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 07:31
PALM CITY, Fla. — Patricia A. "Pat" O'Neill Sutton, 86, Palm City and Port St Lucie passed away June 2, 2015 at Home.
Born in Philadelphia, Penn., married Skip and for 25 years raised their children in White Plains, N.Y., for over 50 years summered on Governor's Island, Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H. For 30 years winters were spent in Palm City, Fla., where they retired at Harbour Ridge YCC, enjoying their passion for Golf and spending time with many great friends.
While in New York she was a member of the St. Agnes Auxiliary and Westchester Hills GC. In N.H. a member of Bald Peak and Laconia Country Club. Pat and Skip were members of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Palm City and Our Lady of Sorrows, White Plains, N.Y.
Pat enjoyed providing a beautiful home for her family and hosting many elegant parties and social activities. Survivors include her son, Edward A. "Skip" Sutton, Jr. (Meg) of White Plains, N.Y.; her daughters, Sally Brereton (George) of Mahopac, N.Y. and Cathleen Sutton of Stuart, Fla.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Edward A. "Skip" Sutton in 2013; her brothers, Arthur O'Neill and Peter O'Neill and her sister Sally Bannon.
Calling hours will be on Monday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, White Plains, followed by burial at Kensico Cemetery.
For those who wish, contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in Pat's memory.
An online registry is available at: www.foresthillspalmcityflorida.com. Or condolences can be left on www.mcmahonfuneralhome.com
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Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015 08:12
GOFFSTOWN — Armand J. Morin, 95 of Goffstown, passed away on June 11, 2015, after a period of declining health. He was born in Laconia on March 4, 1920, one of eight sons to Alphonse and Leda (Camire) Morin. He attended Sacred Heart Parochial School and graduated from Laconia High School in 1939. He married the love of his life, Mary H. Perry on May 2, 1942, and was a devoted husband for 70 years until her death on January 13, 2013
Armand was inducted into military service on January 11, 1943, served in the South Pacific and New Guinea, and ended in Yokohama, Japan. He was discharged on January 11, 1946 He was an Industrial Engineer for 36 years with Scott & Williams and he was also president of the Tri State Industrial Engineer Association.
Armand moved to Dexter, Maine in 1975, and retired in 1982 to Wells, Maine where he was an active member of St. Mary's church community. He enjoyed golfing with Mary and cross country skiing. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus council since 1946.
Armand was a loving father and is survived by his three children. Son Leo and wife Wanda of Sanford, N.C., daughter Jane and her husband Michael Lovett of Goffstown, and daughter Kathy and her husband John Ball of Nashua. He was a kind and patient Grampy of eight, and Great Grampy of six. He also leaves two brothers, Roger and Rene and his wife Aurelia both of Gilford, and sister in law Evelyn of Laconia, and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of C4 at the Hillsborough County nursing Home for their loving care of our Dad as well as the additional care given by Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to Home Health and Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054
Calling hours are from 9 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 18th using the Carriage House Entrance at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia. Followed by a mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave. Laconia N.H.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00