Thomas E. Peaslee, 63, of 77 Potter Road, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 29, 2012.
Born July 1, 1949, Thomas was predeceased by his parents, Charles Peaslee and Charlotte and Normand Tourigny.
A graduate of Laconia High School, 1967, Tom was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War
serving with the United States Marine Corps
, 2nd Battalion 5th Marines (1967-1973). He was also the recipient of the Purple Heart
An avid hunter, outdoorsman and golfer, he enjoyed his time in the woods and on the lakes as well as time spent with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Susanne Peaslee, of Gilmanton Iron Works, his son, Aaron Peaslee, and his wife, Trisha, of Highwood, Ill., his son, Benjamin Peaslee, of Gilmanton Iron Works, his daughter, Monique Peaslee Foote, and her husband, Zachary, of Dover, NH, a sister, Linda Plourde, brother, Charles Peaslee, brother, Normand Tourigny Jr., sister, Yvonne Taylor, sister, Debbie Crowell, brother, Philip Peaslee, sister, Sandy Peaslee, brother, Michael Peaslee, sister, Christina Peaslee; grandchildren, Hayden and Garrett Peaslee and Wesley and Corey Peaslee, and a large extended family.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, January 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia.
A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, January 4, at 10 a.m. St. Andre Bessette Parish – St. Joseph Church, 30 Church St., Laconia. Burial will follow services at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301.
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, go to wilkinsonbeane.com.