Edward “Ed” J. Allard, 60, of Laconia, died June 30th at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia following a brief illness.
Born in Manchester, NH, Ed was the adoptive son of the late Edward N. and Mary (Decelles) Allard formerly of New Hampton Rd. in Franklin. He grew up in Franklin where he attended local schools. After serving in the US Army, he moved to Laconia where he lived for 26 years and owned and operated EJ Trucking & Son of Laconia. Ed also worked at Laconia Shoe Co. and for The Laconia Congregational Church.
He leaves a son, John N. Allard and an aunt, Dot Stevens, both of Laconia, a devoted neighbor and lifelong friend, Bobbi Prescott of Laconia, and longtime friend Lucy Crowley Auclair formerly of Franklin now residing in Clearwater, Fla.
Ed will be remembered as an avid hunter and fisherman who took many trips throughout the North pursuing his passion. He was a lifetime member of the Sportsmen’s Den in Laconia, and, for many years, oversaw their fishing derbies. He was a devoted NASCAR fan and attended many races.
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2004 at 11 am in the Congregational Church of Laconia.
Donations in memory of Eddie may be made to Community Health & Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin, NH is in charge of arrangements.
To view an online guestbook, please access www.neunfuneralhomes.com