Joseph F. Conklin

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  • "Joe was a great guy and very good friend. We shared the..."
    - Walt Koda
  • "I met Joe on the water this July and we both shared the..."
    - Vladan Milenkovic
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    - Carl L. (Buddy) Braun III
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Joseph F. Conklin

PORTSMOUTH - Joseph F. Conklin, 51, died at Memorial Hospital, North Conway on Sunday, November 3, 2013 doing what he loved, his passion for river and stream restoration.

Joseph was born November 15, 1961 in Haverhill, Mass., the son of Marie J. (Shea) and Joseph F. Conklin, Jr. He served in the U.S. Army and had been employed at Trout Unlimited.

Joseph enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a fishing guide in the State of New Hampshire.

Survivors include his two sisters, Anne M. Conklin of Brighton, Mass. and Moira J. Campbell of Canterbury and two beloved nieces, Kaitlin Gagnon and Nicole Gagnon, both of Canterbury.

There will be no calling hours.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, N.H. A Time of Reflection will be held at 2 p.m.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Trout Unlimited New England Culverts Project, 54 Portsmouth St., Concord, N.H. 03301.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to

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Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home
164 Pleasant Street
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 524-4300
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Published in Fosters from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10, 2013