Dorothy (Carrier) LaClair Nies

Unity, N.H. — Dorothy LaClair Nies, 85, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Sullivan County Nursing Home.

She was born in Claremont, N.H. on July 14, 1929, a daughter of Edward and Mary Currier.

She was married to Lawrence “Pat” LaClair who predeceased her. She was then married to and predeceased by Fredrick Nies. She worked as a nutrition aide at Sullivan County Nursing Home.

She enjoyed bingo with friends, visiting flea markets with her husband, and spending time with her many grandchildren. She was an avid collector.

She is survived by two sons, Melvin LaClair (partner, Marie Bakitas) of Birmingham, Ala. and Carlton LaClair of Unity, N.H. She is predeceased by a son, Alan LaClair of Cornish, N.H.

She is survived by sisters, Josephine Davis (husband, David) of Charlestown, N.H., Priscilla Mathews of Unity, N.H.; and brothers, Laurence and James Carrier of Sunapee. She is predeceased by two brothers Clifford and Francis Carrier.

She is survived by grandchildren, Samantha Simonin (husband, Jessie), Goffstown, N.H., Jessica LaClair, West Chesterfield, N.H., and Patrick LaClair, Claremont, N.H.; and great grandchildren, Simon, Amber Sunday, Jane, Fiona, Hunter, Landen and RJ; and by many nieces and nephews.

The will be a graveside service at St. Mary’s Cemetery on Tuesday, July 8 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Friends of Activities Fund, Sullivan County Health Care, 5 Nursing Home Dr., Claremont, NH 03743.