William A. "Billy" Chavanelle

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TILTON - William A. "Billy" Chavanelle, 56, of Ashuelot Drive, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after complications from a massive stroke.

He was born on September 25, 1961 in Manchester, the son of Donald W. and Geraldine M. (Mahoney) Chavanelle. Billy was a graduate of Central High School in Manchester. He worked for many years as a self employed tile contractor in the Lakes Region. In earlier years, he also worked as a bartender for the Back Room Restaurant in Manchester and also the Lochmere Golf & Country Club in Tilton. Billy was a basketball coach for the Pines Community Center in Northfield and was an avid New England sports lover. He was the former champion of the Silver Lake Open Golf Tournament and also champion of the Silver Lake Horseshoe Tournaments. Billy loved boating and was known throughout the Silver Lake community, especially when piloting his favorite boat, "Thunder." He also enjoyed vacationing with his family on Anna Maria Island in Florida. For those who knew him, Billy had the biggest heart and would do anything to help people. He has been known and will continue to be known for his Silver Lake legacy.

He is survived by his wife, his sweetheart and best friend, Marylynne "Mindy" (Campbell) Chavanelle of Tilton, his two sons, Billy Chavanelle and Ryan Chavanelle, both of Tilton, his mother, Geraldine M. Huckins of Belmont, two brothers, Michael Chavanelle of Belmont and Scott Chavanelle of Tilton and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Donald W. Chavanelle.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be held from 4PM to 8PM on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Saint Joseph Parish, 96 Main Street, Belmont.

A celebration of life will also be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Lochmere Golf & Country Club, 360 Laconia Road, Tilton, beginning at 1PM.

Burial will be private.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the National , 9707 East Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112.

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 www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
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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 Union Leader on Feb. 9, 2018
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