Living Word Assembly of God Church on Stage
Road in Gilmanton Iron Works, would like to invite all military
veterans and their families to join us for a free pancake breakfast
on Sunday, May 28th at 9am.
This is just a small token to show
our appreciation for all the sacrafices both you and your families
have made for us and this country.
All are cordially welcomed to
fellowship with veterans from our church at the breakfast, and also
to join in the service which follows at 10:30am.
To The Editor
Gilmanton will be celebrating Memorial Day on
Sunday, May 28th at Smith Meeting House on Meetinghouse Road
in Gilmanton. There will be a Church service there, led
by Pastor Christopher Stevens of the Gilmanton Community Church
starting at 10:30 a.m. Immediately thereafter, American Legion
Post 102 will conduct Commemorative Ceremonies remembering military
men and women who served in the armed forces. Music will be
provided by the Gilmanton School Band.
Members of the American
Legion Auxiliary Unit 102 will be offering poppies for a donation
and will also provide refreshments at the end of the ceremonies.
On behalf of the American Legion, Ellis-Geddes-Levitt Post 102 and
the American Legion Auxiliary, Ellis-Geddes-Levitt Unit 102 of
Gilmanton, we hope you will be able to attend and look forward to
seeing you there.
American Legion Commander Morton E. Young
American Legion Auxiliary President Raelyn Cottrell
Gilmanton- Jeremy Scott Plourde, 42 passed away
peacefully at home in his wife’s arms following a long battle with
cancer on Thursday May 11, 2017. Born October 10, 1974 in Laconia,
He was a lifelong resident of Gilmanton, NH. Attending
Gilmanton school, and graduating Gilford high school in 1993.
Jeremy was employed at Hannaford for over 25 years holding many
positions at several stores, but most recently as the Produce
Manager at the Meredith NH store.
All who knew Jeremy enjoyed his
sense of humor and kind heart. The joy he brought to all will be
Jeremy is survived by his wife of 20 years, but
partners for many more, Rebecca “Becky” Plourde, sons Jordon 22,
Parker 19, Griffin 14 and Cooper 6. He lived and cared for his
family till the end.
Jeremy enjoyed family time most. The family
was often found on the slopes of Gunstock, ripping it up. Jeremy
loved riding his motorcycle and fixing up his many great finds which
included boats, bicycles and other free or nearly free treasures.
Above all else Jeremy always made sure that his wife Becky had no
wish left ungranted.
He learned to appreciate city living with
his son Jordon. Parker taught him that with a boo stick you could
grow up to be a brave man. Griffin showed him that you can tell a
good story with a lot of singing. With Cooper the steps with Lego
builds are just an option to get to the destination. His family
showed him that with fun and chaos comes great men.
He was the
son of Gary Plourde and the late Valerie Plourde, brother of Jason
Plourde and uncle to Zachary Plourde. Jeremy was a brother in law to
Norma & Kasey Kortz and uncle to Kaeden Kortz.
predeceased by his grandfathers Robert Begin and Alphonse Plourde
and his “moms” Valerie Plourde and Becky’s mother Judith Bordeau
A Celebration of Jeremys life was held at the Gilford Community
Church, 19 Potter Hill Road Gilford NH on Saturday May 20, 2017.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Bank of
New Hampshire, 62 Pleasant St Laconia NH 03246. Checks made payable
to Norma Kortz with Plourde Family Fund on the memo line.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services,
164 Pleasant St., Laconia NH is assisting the family with
arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial
got to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.