Laconia---- Edwin “Sonny” E. Harbour, Jr., 70, of 30 Beaman Street, Laconia, died at his home on Sunday February 20, 2005.
Mr. Harbour was born March 12, 1934 in Franklin, NH the son of the late Edwin E. and Bertha (Danforth) Harbour, Sr. He had lived in Laconia for over 50 years coming from Franklin.
Mr. Harbour was a former member of the LaconiaLodge of Elks #876 and a Life member of the Laconia Rod & Gun. He had been employed as a milkman for Franklin Dairy for 13 years and a bus driver for the Lakes Region Transit Company. He was also a taxi driver in Laconia for 40 years and he also was the head of housekeeping at the Belknap County Nursing Home for 15 years before retiring. He was an avid bowler for many years until his illness.
Survivors include his wife Arlene C. (Provencal) Harbour of Laconia; a son Gary Harbour of Laconia; 2 daughters Lisa Shepard of Belmont and Gail Romprey of Laconia; 2 step-daughters Patrecia Hilson of Laconia and Joanne Brodtman of Laconia; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; a brother Joseph Harbour of Franklin; a sister Gloria Shaw of Fla.; many nephews and nieces. Beside his parents he was predeceased by a son Danny Harbour in 2002 and 2 step-sons Karl Chase in 1976 and Stephen J. Chase in 1995.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday February 23, 2005 from 7-9 PM at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home 164 Pleasant Street., Laconia, NH using the Carriage House entrance.
Spring burial will be held in the Union Cemetery, Laconia.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Belknap County Nursing Home, Activities Fund, 30 County Drive, Laconia NH 03246.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.