Roland X. Beaudoin

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Laconia - Roland Xavier Beaudoin, 86, of 30 Cherry St., died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.Roland was born in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, on March 27, 1928, the son of the late Lionel and LucieAnna (Morin) Beaudoin. A lifelong resident of Laconia, Roland attended Ecole St. Joseph, graduated from Laconia High School in 1948 and attended Manchester Technical College. A U.S. Army veteran, Roland served in the Korean Conflict. Roland was the co-owner of Union Avenue Exxon in Laconia until his retirement, after which he worked part time for the Taylor Home and then the Laconia Clinic.He was a dedicated and active parishioner of Sacred Heart Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Laconia Council 428. Roland will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who cherished the time spent with family.Family members include his wife of 53 years, Marlene (Fortin) Beaudoin of Laconia; their five children, Michelle Dean and her husband, Timothy, of Laconia, Denise Beaudoin-Kehl and her husband, Dennis, of Laconia, Rosanne Beaudoin and her husband, Anthony Gamache, of Candia, Marie Cohen and her husband, John, of Laconia and Mark Beaudoin and his wife, Stacy, of Meredith; his grandchildren, Olivia, Aidan and Victoria Dean, Rachel and Allison Gamache, and Eliza and Benoit Beaudoin; his brothers, Edgar Beaudoin and his wife, Virginia, of Laconia, and Paul Beaudoin and his wife, Emiliette, of Meredith; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Irene Bedard..

SERVICES: A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at St. André Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Ave., Laconia. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.For those who wish, donations in Roland's memory may be made to the Sacred Heart Church Operational Trust, 291 Union Ave., Laconia, NH 03246.Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, please visit

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Published in Union Leader on Aug. 20, 2014
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