Gilford, NH — David Louis “Babe” Beaudoin, 69, of 57 Terrace Hill Road, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
David was born in Haverhill, Mass., on September 15, 1944, to the late Florence (Dole) and Alfred Beaudoin. He lived and was educated in Georgetown, Mass., and North Andover, Mass.
David lived in Salem, N.H., for several years before moving to Gilford 15 years ago.
Besides his love for his children, family and friends, he loved deep sea fishing, snowmobiling and being outdoors. He will surely be missed by everyone including his bingo friends and his beloved dog, Gino.
David is survived by his wife of 31 years, Sandy (Szelest) Beaudoin of Gilford; beloved father to Amy and Amanda Beaudoin and step-daughters, Barbara Patuto and Paula Crudale; brother, Noel, and sister-in-law, Sheila; eight grandchildren, Christopher Beaudoin, Austin Cote, Ashley and J.R. Patuto, Michael Theberge, Anthony and Zachary Crudale and Dylan Hughes; one great-granddaughter, Lexi Patuto; aunt, Lorraine Beaudoin; three nephews, Mark, Wayne and Scott Beaudoin; and many cousins and in-laws. Besides David’s parents, he was predeceased by step-son, Anthony Crudale and step-daughter, Donna Hughes.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2014, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
A Memorial Service will follow the calling hours at 5 p.m., also at the Funeral Home.
Burial will be private.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire, 814 Elm Street, Suite #300, Manchester, NH 03101 or to St. Baldrick’s Foundation, 1333 So. Mayflower Avenue, Suite 400, Monrovia, CA 91016.
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.