Bernard L. "Ben" Arguin

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Bernard L. "Ben" Arguin

Dover – Bernard L. "Ben" Arguin, 83, formerly of Hampton, died peacefully Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Strafford County Nursing Home in Dover, with his wife and daughters by his side.

He was born in Berlin, November 14, 1930, a son of the late Willie N. and AnnMarie (Gosselin) Arguin. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the U.S. Army.

Ben excelled in ice hockey and played for the Berlin Maroons. He was later inducted into the New Hampshire Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.

He was employed as a sales representative for HD Baumann, Inc. of Portsmouth, a manufacturer of valves for many years; as well as GTE Sylvania in Exeter prior to that.

Ben moved to Hampton in 1966, coming from Berlin and was a communicant of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish, OLMM Men's Choir, Holy Name Society and St. Vincent de Paul Society. He was also a member of the Hampton's American Legion Post 35.

He was an avid Montreal Canadiens and Boston Red Sox fan.

He shared nearly 62 years of marriage with his wife, Margaret M. (Ottolini) Arguin.

In addition to his wife, family members include two daughters; Audrey A. Arguin and her husband C.E. "Mac" McGinley of Bethel, ME, Amy A. Pender and her husband Jim of Hampton, six grandchildren, Abigail and Anna Pender, Alison, Timothy Erica and Nathan Arguin, two great-grandchildren, Mason Giles and Ava Arguin, two step-granddaughters, three great step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son, Peter Arguin in 2007.

Visiting hours will be from 5-7 P.M. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014 in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Hampton. Burial will be in the High Street Cemetery, Hampton at a later date. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, 289 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842 or Beacon Hospice, 10 Brewery Lane, Unit 10, Portsmouth, NH 03801. Please visit to view Ben's memorial Web site, sign the tribute wall or for directions.

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Remick & Gendron Funeral Home
811 Lafayette Road
Hampton, NH 03842
(603) 926-6500
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