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American Patriotic 10

Edmond D. Gionet

July 29, 2019

State Representative, Edmond D. Gionet, a lifetime native of Lincoln, NH past away July 29th, 2019.

Born in Lincoln on April 18th 1931 to Louis Gionet & Edna (Jean) Gionet. Preceded in death by his sister Cecile Mary.

He graduated in 1949 from Lincoln High School.; served in the US Military until 1954 when he returned home to Lincoln from Saulsburg, Austria.

He served 15 yrs in Lincoln as Town Selectman, 14 yrs as New Hampshire State House of Representatives, Head of the Canadian Trade Council, Member of the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Eagles, Elks , American Legion and New Hampshire Fish & Game.

His love of world travel took him many places making life long friends along the way. No matter what continent or country. He never strayed from his Acadian roots and frequented Caraquet, New Brunswick.

He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church.

He was a passionate pilot and enjoyed flying his airplane. He rescued many a lost hiker in the North Country. A true pioneer who will be greatly missed by all who experienced his love for family and life.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Priscilla (Cote) Gionet, 3 daughters Pamela & Richard Bliss of Arvada, CO, Teri Gionet of Nashua, Tammy and Bill Dutilly of Lincoln.

Nine grandchildren Hayley, Courtney, Heather, David, Josh, Brittany, Alexis, Morgan and Edna

Ten Great Grandchildren: Devon, Austin, Jacob, Taylor, Carter, Kaylee, Colton, Roman, Jonathan and Baze. As well as beloved cousins Sandra Jean Savage and Sheila Meyer, nieces and nephews.

There will be no public services or calling hours per his wishes.

Arrangements are by Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, North Woodstock, NH.

Online guestbook at www.fournier-hale.com.

 

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