Raymond Player Ambrose

 

7-19-17-ray-ambroseRaymond Player Ambrose, 81, of Berlin, N.H., and Okeechobee, Fla., passed away on June 16, 2017, after a brief illness in Okeechobee.

Ray was born on July 15, 1935, in Conway, N.H., to L. Raymond and Thincy Ambrose. He grew up in Conway, graduating from Kennett High School, Class of 1953. Ray was also in the Air Force in the late 1950s.

Ray was a member of the Order of the Red Men; he owned his own taxi service; he worked for A.J. Colemans with good friend Buzz Coleman; and also owned a gas station at the current Cumberland Farms in Conway. In 1974, he started working for the state of N.H. Department of Transportation until his retirement in 1994.

 

Janice G. Weinraub


7-20-17-janice-g.-weinraubJanice G. Weinraub of Conway N.H., died July 15, 2017, at the Mineral Springs health care facility in North Conway N.H., on her 86th birthday, or as she put it, "ran out of go power."

Jan was born July 15, 1931 in Syracuse, N.Y., to Alfred and Mary Gaylord and is survived by one daughter, Gayle Weinraub of San Antonio, Texas.

 

James 'Jim' Fountain


7-20-17-jim-fountainJames "Jim" Fountain, 76, of Silver Lake, N.H., passed away peacefully on July 16, 2017, after a brief illness.

Lovingly known as Butch to his family, he was the son of the late James and Dorothy Fountain and raised by his uncle and aunt, the late Lawrence and Helen Barton.

Jim leaves behind his wife of 51 years, Judith; his daughters, Kathleen Golding and her husband, Matthew, of Albany, N.H.; and Ann Maribito and her husband, Walter, of Georgetown, Mass.; his grandchildren, Krystina, Jennifer and Danielle Vizard, Taylor and Kaylie Golding, Dante and Damon Maribito; his four sisters; two brothers; and many nieces and nephews.

Jim was born and raised in Lynn, Mass., and moved to Silver Lake in 1995 after retiring from the General Electric Co.

Jim graduated from Lynn Classical High School in 1958 and enlisted in the Army serving as a mechanic from 1959 until 1965. He was also a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus in Lynn.

In recent years, Jim and Judy wintered in Port Charlotte, FL where Jim would often be found singing karaoke at the Moose Club, singing Sweet Caroline. He was an avid golfer and loved camping and fishing.

Family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 21, at the Solimine Funeral Home (www.solimine.com) at 426 Broadway (Route 129) in Lynn.

A burial ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 22, at noon at the Madison Cemetery at East Madison Road (Route 113). There will be a celebration of life immediately afterward at the Albany Town Hall, 1972 NH Route 16, Albany, N.H.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory can be made to the Manchester VA Medical Center, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, NH 03104.

The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of local arrangements.

To send a message of condolence, or for more information visit www.furberandwhite.com.

John F. Parillo


7-19-17-john-f.-parilloJohn F. Parillo, 74, of New Hampshire and formerly of Cranston, R.I., and Johnston, R.I., passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence, R.I.

He was the beloved husband of Margaret A. (Moszocki) Parillo. Born in Providence on Jan. 15, 1943, John was the son of the late John and Anna (Remus) Parillo. Mr. Parillo was a toolmaker for many years.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his three children, Gina M. Rocchio and her husband, Robert; John M. Parillo; and Kevin J. Parillo and his wife, Joanne all of Cranston. John was the stepfather of Colleen A. DiCostanzo of Barrington, R.I., and Thomas A. DiCostanzo of Florida. He was the cherished grandfather of Nicholas and Steven Rocchio, Antonio, Vittoria and Sophia DiCostanzo, Rae and Nicolaus Hewitt, and Jamie and Emily Parillo.

His funeral was held at the Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory at 1278 Park Ave. in Cranston on Saturday, July 15, at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Immaculate Conception Church at Oaklawn Avenue in Cranston at 10 a.m. Burial was held in St. Ann Cemetery in Cranston.

Charitable donations may be made to: Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.