Jean G. Foote, 65 | Obituary

BELMONT — Jean G. Foote, 65, of Mile Hill Road, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Concord Hospital-Laconia.

Jean was born July 5, 1956 in Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of the late John T. and Ethel “Maggie” (Ainsworth) Butler.

Jean moved to the Lake District about 30 years ago and worked for many years in sales for the Laconia Citizen and the Meredith News, she was then known as Jean Seraiva.

Jean volunteered for the Laconia Land & Trust in her early years and later for the NH Association of the Blind. After losing her sight, she created Visually Psychic. Jean loved his family and his garden as much as riding his Harley and later his guide dog UKIE.

Jean is survived by her loving and caring husband, Dan Foote of Belmont; his daughter, Jessica Seraiva of Pasadena, California; two grandchildren, Willem and Willow Foote; siblings, Paul Butler and his wife, Atsko-Ishiwa, of E. Moriches, NY, Peter Butler, of Franklin; Janet Ainsworth of Elkhorn, NE and her children, Angela and Edward, Ann Schofield, of Laconia and her son, Joshua; his stepchildren, Alex and Covey Foote. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her beloved son, Jason Seraiva; and by his siblings, Jack, Kathy, Bob and Ken.

Calling hours will be Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the shed at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations in Jean’s name be made to Freedom Guide for Dogs for the Blind Inc., 1210 Hardscrabble Road, Cassville, NY 13318, [email protected]

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services and, Laconia, NH, are helping the family make arrangements. For more information and to view a memorial online, please visit

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