LACONIA-----Robert Adelard Giguere, 93, of Summer Street, died on Monday, January 13, 2020, with his family by his side at the New Hampshire Veterans Home, Tilton.
Robert was born on June 10, 1926 in Laconia, the son of Adelard and Ruth (Brough) Giguere. He was a lifelong resident of Laconia.
Robert served in the United States Navy in the 6th Beach Battalion D-Day on Omaha Beach. He served with the Scouts and Raiders in the Pacific Theater.
Robert was a machinist for Scott & Williams. He was on call for the Fire Department for 40 years, a member of the VFW Post 1670, American Legion Post#1, Purple Heart Association, 6th Beach Battalion, and the disabled American Veterans. Robert liked to golf, fish and hunt.
Robert is survived by his wife of 42 years, Claire Leona (Nadeau) Giguere, of Laconia; sons, Michael Giguere and his wife, Ellen, Steven Giguere and his wife, Patty and Dennis Giguere and his wife, Elaine; daughters, Linda Hazzard and her husband, John and Denise Rollins and her husband, Bill; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; brothers, Maurice, William and David and his sister Joann Price . In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his first wife, Rachel (Simoneau) Giguere, brothers, Donald, Norman, John, and George Harris and by his sisters, Marguerite Fanny and Arlene Little.
Calling Hours will be held on Friday, January, 17, 2020 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH using the Carriage House entrance.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at10:00am at St. Andre Bessette Parish- St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia NH.
Burial with Military Honors will be held at a later date in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia NH
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.