BELMONT-----John A. York, 72, passed away at Laconia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Laconia on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
John was born on September 18, 1946, in Littleton, NH the son of the late Horace J. and Jennie A. (Ingalls) York.
John frequented the casino in Belmont where he loved to play Texas Hold'em and make bets on the races. His chair was and always will be number 12. He loved listening to the oldies and watching westerns and game shows. He made friends easily, and will be missed by many.
John is survived by his nieces and nephews, Allan Gilbert and his wife, Diana of Belmont, Brian Farland of Laconia, Jodi Taylor and her husband, Tom of Meredith, Andrea Gilbert of Laconia and Nanette Sanborn and her husband, Todd of Belmont along with many grand nieces and nephews. John also leaves behind his 107 year old aunt, Theo Ricker of Woodsville, his beloved cat, Maggie and many other extended family members and dear friends.
In addition to his parents John was preceded in death by his siblings, David Wayne York and Michelle "Goldie" Gilbert.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 3:30pm-5:30pm at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia using the carriage house entrance. A funeral service will follow the calling hours at 5:30pm also at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Spring at the St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Littleton, NH.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.