ELLENDALE, N.D. - Lawrence J. Kearns, 90, of Ellendale, N.D. and formerly of 141 Winter St. Ext., Laconia, N.H., died at his home in North Dakota after a long battle with cancer on Oct. 1, 2013. He was the widower of Florence C. (Paquette) Kearns who died in 2002.
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Mr. Kearns was born April 15, 1923, in Meriden, Conn., the son of the late James and Marion (Dufault) Kearns. He resided in Meriden, Conn., for several years before moving to Laconia in 1946. Mr. Kearns served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had been employed at Scott & Williams for 29 years.
Mr. Kearns is survived by his daughter, Ann Marie (Dustin) Wagner, of Ellendale, N.D. His granddaughter, Alyxandra Wagner of Fargo, N.D. and his great granddaughter, Houston Marie Wagner, also of Fargo, N.D.
services: There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia, N.H. Cemetery, Garfield St., Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Hospice of the Red River Valley in Fargo, N.D.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home
164 Pleasant Street
Laconia, NH 03246
Published in Union Leader on July 22, 2014