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Patricia Bushong

Laconia----- Patricia Bushong, 74, of 260 Court Street, died at her home on Saturday, February 13, 2010. She was the widow of Richard Bushong who died in 2006.

Mrs. Bushong was born April 13, 1935 in Gardner, Mass. the daughter of Lionel and Bessie (Noel) Cleveland. She had been a resident of Haverhill, Mass. for many years moving to Laconia in 2005.

Mrs. Bushong had been employed by the Methuen Mass. Answering Service for 20 years retiring in April 2000. She was a puzzle master an avid reader enjoyed the theater, Bingo and playing cards.

Survivors include her three sons, Glenn Bushong of Madbury, Gary Bushong of Trenton, MO and Cory Bushong and his wife Michelle of Rochester; two daughters, Deb Shorter and her husband Ron of Grafton and Nina Carroll and her husband Kevin of Laconia; sixteen grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two brothers Robert Cleveland and his wife Agnes of Providence, RI and Richard Cleveland and his wife Winnie of Hudson, NH; two sisters Wanda Gosselin of Buxton, Maine and Pauline Redlon of Kennebunk, Maine and many nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by a son, Howard Bushong.

Calling hours will be held Thursday February 18, 2010 from 6-9 PM at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH using the Carriage House entrance.

A funeral service will be held during calling hours at 7:00 PM. also at the funeral home.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.