MOULTONBOROUGH — Joshua Pitman Keller, born February 8, 1980, a very beautiful and talented man, artist, painter, father, son, brother and friend said his final goodbye on October 17, 2014.
Josh is remembered for his beautiful brown eyes, his calm, attentive and loving nature, his passion for words, a gentle love of animals and love for his family and friends.
He loved being outdoors and hiking the cliffs and woods around Colorado and New England, driving his jeep through the mountains and hiking with his daughter, Izabel.
Josh was born in Livingston, Montana on the shores of the Yellowstone River. He spent his early years in Gilford, N.H. where he attended Gilford High School. He also lived in Jupiter, Fla. and Longmont, Colo. His last year was spent living in Moultonborough and proudly working with his brother Shane Halsey, painting houses in the Lakes Region.
Josh is survived by his two young children, Izabel and Benjamin of Scottsdale, Ariz.; his parents, Joseph and Carole Keller of Moultonborough; and his three brothers, Andrew, Otto and Shane. He is also survived by beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and extended family and friends.
Family and close friends are invited to a Celebration of Life in honor of Josh on Wednesday, October 22 from 3 to 5 p.m. at 555 Dane Road in Center Harbor, N.H.
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 08:35
LACONIA — Helen M. Cameron, 98, of 247 Wellington Drive, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Forestview Manor in Meredith, N.H.
Born in 1916, Helen Fowler Cameron lived most of her 98 years in Saugus, Mass., moving to N.H. to be with her family in 2003. Helen's life centered around her two great loves; her husband of 59 years, Irving, and her hairdressing career. She operated Helen's Beauty Shoppe in Saugus Center for many years.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna Carmilia Sullivan and her husband Jack of Laconia, five grandchildren and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. "Gigi" had a special love for the children, and will be missed by all. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Irving Cameron and one son, Daniel Cameron.
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held at 3 P.M. on Friday, October 24, 2014 in the family plot at Riverside Cemetery in Saugus, Mass.
Friends and family who wish to help remember Helen are also invited to the Community Center at Briarcrest Estates in Laconia at 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 26th.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SmileTrain, PO Box 96231, Washington, DC 20090-6231.
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 Monday, 20 October 2014 08:33
SANBORNTON — Helen A. Duquette of Sanborn road passed away peacefully Saturday morning, October 18, 2014 at home with her loving daughter, Elizabeth Kroll and her very good friend, Princess Grace at her side.
Helen was born in Lincoln, New Hampshire and has lived in Sanbornton for the last 3 years, prior to living in New York. She was a coach bus driver for leprechaun and leisure bus lines for several years. Helen was a great cook and a loved to share her delicious creations with friends and family so much so, that they nicknamed her the "food pusher" by those who surrounded her. She also enjoyed spending time with her loving family as well as, attending and providing food for family gatherings.
Helen is survived by four sons; James, David, Danny and Ronnie, two daughters; Elizabeth and Jeanie, a brother; Leo of Franklin, N.H., grandchildren; Richard, Paul, Jeff, Megan and several more as well as several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a good friend, Princess Grace. In addition to her parents, Alphonse and Elizabeth (Hamel) Duquette, she is predeceased by two brothers, Phil and Robert.
There will be a Memorial Service held at Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family asks a donation in Helen's name be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia N.H.
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 and online memorial please visit, www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 08:31
BELMONT — Scott Thomas Goulette, 40, died on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at his home in Belmont.
Scott was born February 15, 1974 in Barre, Vermont, the son of Thomas and Janet (Simoneau) Goulette. He grew up in Belmont and graduated from Belmont High School.
After high school he attended college and then served a tour of duty in the United States Army, stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.
After the service Scott traveled. He lived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming where he loved meeting people from all over the world and working as a snowmobile guide in the mountains. He moved on to live in Cleveland Ohio, where he enjoyed the professional sports teams and the numerous golf courses that gave him a chance to play the game that he loved.
Scott loved people and was always interested in jobs where he could help someone. After moving back to New Hampshire he worked as a car salesman at White Mountain Chrysler /Plymouth/Jeep in Plymouth for a number of years and then moved on to become a Corrections Officer for Merrimack County for a number of years. He was working most recently at Bow Auto Parts.
Survivors include Scott's parents, brother Eric of Hillsboro, his maternal grandmother Doris Simoneau of Laconia, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is predeceased by his brother Jim, paternal grandmother Margaret Goulette of Barre, Vermont, and his maternal grandfather, Raymond Simoneau of Laconia, and his cousin Kyle Kabachis of Laconia.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. using the carriage house entrance of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia. A mass of christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 25th, 10 a.m., at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia.
Burial will be in South Road Cemetery, Belmont.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 in recognition of Scott's love of animals.
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 Monday, 20 October 2014 10:20