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Joshua R. Lacasse, 30

BRISTOL — Joshua R. Lacasse, 30, of 69 Akerman Rd, died Sunday June 7th, 2015. He was born in Concord, the son of Norman and Thyann (VanDerPutten) Lacasse.
There isn't one word to describe this amazing human being. He was a joy to be around and was the light in many people's lives. He had an infectious laugh, a bright smile, and a free spirit.
He touched the lives of every person he came in contact with and will always be remembered for that.
Josh will always be our son, brother, uncle, cousin, and best friend..please remember him this way!
In addition to his parents of Danbury, family members include: Sarrah and Kaydencce Thurston of Danbury, Zacc, Crystal, and Dominic Lacasse of Bristol.
A celebration of life will be held for Joshua at his parents' home on Sunday, June 14th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public, any donations can be sent to 22 Lilac Lane Danbury, NH 03230 or sent by the go fund me account at http://www.gofundme.com/wm4m2tc
The family would like to thank all of you for your support in this extremely emotional time.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 06:27

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Michael T. Ray, 63


NORTH WOODSTOCK — Michael Timothy Ray, 63, of Lost River Road, North Woodstock, died May 26, 2015, at Mountain Ridge Center, in Franklin, N.H., after a brief illness.

Born in Plymouth, N.H. on January 23, 1952, he was the son of Timothy A. and Evelyn L. (Dunklee) Ray.

Mike grew up in Rumney and attended Rumney schools. He was a long time resident of the Pemi-Baker Valley.

Michael worked for many years as a truck driver for Yeaton Oil Company.

Michael was predeceased by his sister, Margaret E. Muzzey.

Michael is survived by his parents, Timothy A. and Evelyn L. (Dunklee) Ray, of Rumney, his brothers, Matthew E. Ray and Richard A. Ray, both of Rumney, his sisters, Ramona A. Mack and Rachel E. Miller both of Campton, nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Rumney, N.H., on Saturday, June 27, at 10 a.m. The Rev. Margaret Bickford will officiate.

The Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium, in Plymouth and Meredith, are assisting the family with the arrangements. To sign Michael's Bok of Memories go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 06:24

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Amy M. Clinch, 97


LACONIA — Amy M. (Graham) Clinch, 97, beloved mother and grandmother, of Laconia, N.H., formerly of Norwood and East Falmouth, Mass., passed through death to eternal life on June 5, 2015 at home.

Amy was born in Williamstown, Penn., on May 31, 1918, daughter of the late James L. and Amy (Miller) Graham. She was a graduate of Williamstown High School and Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing. She worked for many years as a registered nurse. A kind and gentle woman, Amy enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, sewing and gardening. Most of all she was the heart of our family, a loving and devoted mother to her children. Whether making plaster of Paris molds with Jack and his friends in the kitchen, creating green jelly rolls with Anne, teaching Marilyn to sew, or taking David to buy motorcycle parts, Amy approached life with joy and good humor. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Belmont, N.H.

She was the widow of John G. Clinch who died in 2008. Amy is survived by her children, John W. Clinch of San Jose, Calif., Anne E. Grant of Laconia, N.H., and David M. Clinch and his wife Michelle of Wrentham, Mass. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Daniel J. Saltzberg and his wife Anna-Victoria of San Francisco, Calif., Stephanie DeBoer of Walpole, Mass., and Michael and Kyle Clinch of Wrentham, Mass. A great-granddaughter, Leah V. DeBoer of Walpole, Mass. and a son-in-law Robert A. Saltzberg of Hull, Mass. And several nieces and nephews also survive.

Besides her husband and parents, Amy was predeceased by her sisted Emma Raudenbusch, her most beloved daughter, Marilyn F. Saltzberg and daughter-in-law Dolores Clinch.

Funeral services and burial were held in Massachusetts. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Food Pantry, PO Box 285, Belmont, N.H. 03220 or the N.H. Humane Society, Meredith Center Road, Laconia, N.H., 03246.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Margaret M. Beach, 92

LACONIA — Margaret M. Beach, 92, of 406 Court Street, died Sunday, June 7, 2015 at St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Laconia.

She was born on May 19, 1923 in St. Albans, Vt., the daughter of the late Noel and Dorothy (Horskin) Mullen. Margaret was a graduate of Westbrook College in Portland, Maine. She worked for a number of years as a secretary for the Belknap County Nursing Home in Laconia. Margaret was a past member of the Meredith Congregational Church and a former member of the Lakeport Women's Club and the LRGH Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Blake of Concord and two grandchildren; Christopher Plourde of Alaska and James Blake of Bristol. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Perley A. Beach in 1976 and one son, Phillip M. Beach.

Calling hours will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in the family plot at the Meredith Village Cemetery.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Lakes Region Community Services, 719 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or to New Hampshire Catholic Charities, INC. PO Box 686 Manchester, NH 03105.

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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 07:51

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