Belmont, NH---Graveside Services for Gerald R. Batstone, 84 of 150 Farrarville Road who died December 27, 2005 will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2006 at 11:00AM in the family lot in Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia.
He was the widower of Norma L. (Payne) Batstone who died in 1993.
Mr. Batstone was born December 23, 1921 in Silver Dale Newfoundland, Canada the son of Oswald K. and Una (Baker) Batstone. He served in the US Navy during WWII.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Belmont and a former Deacon. He enjoyed gardening and sports.
Survivors include 3 sons Alan P. Batstone of Allentown, PA, Richard I. Batstone of Belmont and Gary O. Batstone of Laconia; 2 daughters Louise A. Malone of Hanson, MA and Gail M. Batstone of Laconia; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; a sister Lorraine Hagen of Gilmanton Iron Works; many nephews and nieces. Besides his parents he was pre-deceased by a sister Vivian Cadger.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Belmont, 49 Church Hill Belmont, NH 03220 or to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572 Laconia, NH 03247-0572.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH 03246 is in charge of the arrangements.