Obituaries November 2, 2016

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Jacqueline Ann Audet 

Jacqueline Ann Audet, 73, died peacefully on Friday, October 28, at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Concord, New Hampshire.

She was born in Barton and grew up in Orleans, a daughter of the late Bernie and Marjorie (Labor) Lafoe. She received her associate’s degree from Franklin Pierce College.

Mrs. Audet worked for the state of New Hampshire in the Department of Environment. She also spent time working with her husband, Paul, on their food truck, Paul Jr. and Sons Quick Lunch. She worked at Pine Bough Unfinished Furniture, and also bartended events for New Hampshire College. 
She was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan, and coached baseball for her sons’ teams when they were young. Mostly she loved spending time with her family, especially her two granddaughters. She will be remembered as a loving and very giving person.

She is survived by her sons: Mathew Audet and his wife, Sarah, Christopher Audet and his wife, Jeannine; two granddaughters: Ava and Wiloe Audet. She also leaves many close friends.

She was predeceased by her brother Stacey Lafoe.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, November 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Waters Funeral Home, 50 South Main Street, Concord New Hampshire. Funeral services will follow in the Chapel of the Waters at 1 p.m.
 Burial will take place on Friday, November 4, at 11 a.m. at the Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord.

 

Winston Leroy

Winston Leroy, 91, died at his home in Winnabow, North Carolina, on September 14, 2016.

Known as “Win” by his friends, Mr. Leroy was born in Barre on August 13, 1925. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy before finishing high school in April of 1943.

After military service, he spent two years at Vermont Junior College, graduating from UVM with a bachelor of science degree.

He taught at Newport High School for over 20 years. While there, he coached baseball, and won a state championship coaching the ski team.

He served with U.S. Customs from 1970 to 1993 at many different ports of entry, retiring in Buffalo, New York.

Upon retirement, he built a little house in Grassy Key, Florida, where he lived from 1993 to 2000.

While living in Newport, he was a member of the United Church of Newport. He was also the first certified ski instructor at Jay Peak.

He leaves two children: Karen of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Linda, of Cedar Key, Florida. He also leaves a longtime friend and companion, Shelley Santos.

Robert “Bob” Nadeau Jr.

Robert “Bob” Nadeau Jr., 60, of Coventry, beloved husband of Shirley (Blanchard) Nadeau, died at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

He was born on November 19, 1955, in Ipswich, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Nadeau Sr. and Priscilla (Sweeney) Nadeau, of Ipswich.

On May 8, 1996, he married Shirley Blanchard who survives him.

He was the owner of R. Nadeau Jr. Metal Salvage. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling to the ocean, boating, watching football — especially the New England Patriots — and NASCAR.

He is survived by his wife; and by his children: Lewis Nadeau and Casey Nadeau, both of Coventry; a grandson, Jack Janci, of Coventry; a brother, Ronald Nadeau, of Rowley, Massachusetts; sisters: Karen Comeau of Ipswich, and Kim Cotreau and her husband, Ken, of Beverly, Massachusetts; goddaughter, Katelyn Comeau of Campton, New Hampshire; aunts Ann Barclay of Seabrook, New Hampshire, and Theresa Jensen of Ipswich; uncle Charles Nadeau of Coventry; and also by many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother-in-law Michael Comeau.

A Mass was celebrated on October 29, at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Newport.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Nadeau’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association of Vermont, 300 Corner Stone Drive, Suite 128, Williston, Vermont 05495.

Online condolences may be made at www.curtis-britch.com.

Connie Lee Roberts

Connie Lee Roberts, 60, of Albany died at her home on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, with her family by her side.

She was born on December 20, 1955, the daughter of Lawrence and Dorothy (Durgin) Mason.

Ms. Roberts loved animals, and finding treasures at yard sales and in old buildings. She enjoyed baking chocolate chip cookies and peanut butter fudge, and taking care of her home and family.

She especially loved her grandchildren, who were her life. She had an open door policy and welcomed in anyone who showed up.

In her younger years she enjoyed going for motorcycle rides with her husband, Rene.

She is survived by her husband, Rene; her mother, Dorothy Mason; her two daughters: Lorie LaBounty and her husband, James Jr., and Bobbie Jo Roberts-McManus and her husband, Christopher; her grandchildren: Alex and Dustin LaBounty, Nicholas and Trevor Miller, and Bailey McManus. She is also survived by her brothers: Terry Mason and his wife, Emma, Edmond Mason and his wife, Laurie, and Craig Mason (who was more like a son) and his wife, Stephanie; sisters Rebecca Lemieux and her husband, Armand, Sherry Pion and her husband, Richard, and Virginia Anderson and her husband, Roy.

Besides her father, she was predeceased by her sister Theresa.

A celebration of life was held on October 29 at the Irasburg Town Hall in Irasburg.

Online condolences may be made at www.curtis-brtich.com.

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