Newport, NH: Norbert W. Beauchaine, 86, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on November 30, 2019 at Sullivan County Nursing Home after several years of declining health. He was born on January 31, 1933 in Guild, NH to the late Louis and Emma (Henault) Beauchaine. On June 15, 1957 he married Jean Woodhull and they shared 62 years together. Norbert worked at Micro Precision in Sunapee for 38 years as a machinist. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He and Jean owned and operated Beauchaine's Bait Shop in Guild for 47 years. He loved fishing and chartered many boats for deep sea fishing trips. He enjoyed sports, especially watching the Patriots and Red Sox.
Norbert was predeceased by his parents, siblings, Rita Gross, Maurice and Leo Beauchaine, Elaine Orcutt, Margaret George, and Priscilla Colby, and baby grandson, Stephen Beauchaine.
Norbert is survived by his loving wife, Jean (Woodhull) Beauchaine, children, Sheree Charland and her husband David, John Beauchaine, William Beauchaine and his wife Janice, Alan Beauchaine, and Kris Beauchaine and his wife Kay, grandchildren, Jeffrey Beauchaine, Seth Prew, Stephanie Ayotte, David Beauchaine, Justin Beauchaine, Jacklyn Beauchaine, and Pamela Beauchaine, and 5 great-grandchildren and other extended family members.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sullivan County Nursing Home, Resident's Fund, or the Wounded Warriors Foundation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday December 7, 2019 at 1PM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Newport. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery. A reception will follow the burial at the Newport Senior Center at 76 South Main Street.
Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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