Evelyn May Tremblay
LACONIA — Evelyn May (Winget) Tremblay of Laconia passed away on May 16, 2012, at the age of 98. She was born on May 1, 1914, in Ayers Cliff, Quebec, Canada to parents, Annie Julia (Goodsell) and Herbert Winget.
When Evelyn was young, her family emigrated to Littleton where she attended school with her siblings, Clarence, Charles and Ruth.
A long time resident of Laconia, Evelyn graduated from the Laconia School of Nursing and went to work at Lakes Region General Hospital where she met her husband, Harold Tremblay. Evelyn and Harold had two sons. Evelyn worked at Lakes Region General Hospital in obstetrics for more than 30 years, with some time off to raise her children, and retired in 1979. Evelyn May was devoted to her family and known by all for her generous ways. She was an avid reader who enjoyed both poetry and history and she had a wonderful sense of humor and a quick wit. Evelyn was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Laconia.
Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, parents and brothers. She is survived by son, John, and his wife, Claire, of Tilton; grandchildren, Jason and Laura of Rindge, Karen and Jeff Sipes of North Carolina, Jean-Paul of New York and Michel of California; and great-grandchildren, Marguerite, Natalie, Drew and Sophia Mae; her sister, Ruth Pelletier, and husband, Lucien; cousins from the Goodsell family and nieces and nephews from the Pelletier and Winget families. She is also survived by a son, James, of California.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, May 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home at 164 Pleasant Street in Laconia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 21, at 1 p.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church at 30 Church Street in Laconia. Burial will follow in the family lot in St. Lambert Cemetery in Laconia.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Evelyn's name to: Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.