Bruce Allen Bezanson1

M, #23221, b. 5 April 1985, d. 5 April 1985
Father*Edward Bezanson1
Mother*Patricia MacDonald1
Relationship6th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Bruce Allen Bezanson was born on 5 April 1985 at Kentville, Nova Scotia.1 He died on 5 April 1985 at Kentville, Nova Scotia.1,2 He was stillborn.1 He was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited29 Sep 2001


  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 264.
  2. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Berwick Cemetery, Section 12, Stone 181, "Bruce Alan Bezanson, beloved son of Edward and Patricia, 5 April 1985."

Neil Allen MacFarlane1

M, #23228, b. 1962, d. 17 July 1969
Father*Gerald MacFarlane1
Mother*Shirley May Bezanson1
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Neil Allen MacFarlane was born in 1962 at Nova Scotia.1 He drowned on 17 July 1969 at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited28 Sep 2001


  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 245.

Kenneth Murray Bezanson1

M, #23232, b. 25 October 1937, d. 12 November 1989
Father*James Andrew Bezanson1 b. 1 Jul 1893, d. 10 Oct 1958
Mother*Florence E. Bouchie1 b. 30 Jun 1904, d. 30 Sep 1992


Betty Blair
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Kenneth Murray Bezanson was born on 25 October 1937.1 He married Betty Blair.1 Kenneth Murray Bezanson died on 12 November 1989 at Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 52.1 His estate was probated at Kings County, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited29 Sep 2001


  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 188, 245.
  2. [S352] Family History Committee, Probate Records of Kings County, Name=BEZANSON, Kenneth Murray, Date=12 Nov 1989, PlaceOfDeath=Kentville, Residence=Waterville, FileID=9910.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 245.

Janet Lee Hitchcock1,2

F, #23237, b. 25 June 1943, d. 25 July 2009

Family 1

Antho L. Fons

Family 2

Gordon Hoffman Bezanson Jr. b. 10 Feb 1935, d. 12 Apr 2015
     Janet Lee Hitchcock was also known as Janet Hitchcock.1 She was born on 25 June 1943 at Hartford, Connecticut.3 She married Antho L. Fons on 20 August 1971 at North Canaan, Connecticut. She was 28.2 Janet Lee Hitchcock and Antho L. Fons were divorced on 14 April 1977 at Connecticut.4 Janet Lee Hitchcock married Gordon Hoffman Bezanson Jr. on 9 March 1979 at Connecticut. She was 35. He was 44.5,1 Janet Lee Hitchcock died on 25 July 2009 at age 66.3

Meredith, N.H.-BEZANSON, Janet "Lee", 66, of Meredith, NH , died on July 25, 2009.

Born June 25, 1943 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of Alfred Newell Hitchcock and Janet (Stuart) Hitchcock.

Lee is survived by her beloved husband, Gordon H. Bezanson, Jr. of Meredith; two sisters, Gail Gentle and her husband, Ray Gentle, of Claremont, NH and Pamela Ingraham and her husband, Don Ingraham, of Woodbridge, CT; a daughter, Brett Martin, and her husband, Joe, and their children, Molly Evelyn and Jack Gordon of Bolton, CT; a son, Brian Fons, and his wife, Tonya, and their children, Katya Elizabeth and Dasha Marie, of Auburn, ME; several step-children and their children; Donna Stalley and her children, Samantha and Kirby of Vernon, CT., Cynthia Trenholm and her husband, Scott, and their children, Thomas (Joe), Kyle, and Erica of Manchester, CT., Thomas Gordon Bezanson and his wife, Kathy, and their children, Julie and Lori of Ellington, CT., and Anthony Ludwig Fons III and his daughters, Kelsey, Hailey, and Mallory of Farmington CT.

Lee was an Associate Research Professor at the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, was the Director of the Community Living Exchange Collaborative Clearinghouse that manages the website and she was a member of the management team for the ILRU Technical Exchange for Community Living. She provided support to Cash & Counseling states as a part of the National Program Office at Boston College.

Lee was formerly the National Project Director of the HCBS Resource Network and served as Co-Chair of the HCBS Resource Network Board. She was a faculty member for the national Olmstead trainings sponsored by ILRU. Lee was a former Medicaid Director for the State of New Hampshire.

Both a psychiatric nurse and an attorney by training, Lee had a broad and eclectic background in the human services field. She had been the Director of a Senior Citizens Law Project, an Assistant Attorney General for the state of Connecticut, a member of the Ethics Committee for the federal Bar in Connecticut, a Charge Nurse in a chemical dependency unit for adults with dual diagnoses, and the Legal Coordinator for the state of New Hampshire Division of Human Services.

Lee served on the Executive Committee for the National Association of State Medicaid Directors (NASMD) and as Chair of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Long Term Care Technical Advisory Group. She was a founder of the New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCSO) and served on its Board of Directors. She was a former member of the Board of Directors of Granite State Independent Living.

Funeral service will be private.

The family would like to thank the staff, aids, and nurses at Community Health and Hospice, Laconia, N.H. for their excellent care and compassion especially during the past few difficult weeks.3
Last Edited15 Apr 2016


  1. [S2] Bezanson, Gordon Hoffman, Jr. Death Notice, The Citizen (Laconia, New Hampshire), 14 April 2015.
  2. [S888], "Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2012", Janet L. Hitchcock; Antho L Rons; Date: 20 August 1971.
  3. [S2] Janet "Lee" Bezanson Death Notice, Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home (Laconia, New Hampshire).
  4. [S889], "Connecticut, Divorce Index, 1968-1997", Jane; Antho Fons; Date: 14 April 1977.
  5. [S888], "Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2012", Gordo H. Bezanson; Janet L Fons; Date: 9 March 1979.

(?) Bezanson1

M, #23238, b. circa 1974, d. 1974
Father*Donald Carman Bezanson1
Mother*Betty Mansfield1
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     (?) Bezanson was born circa 1974.1 He died in 1974 as an infant.1
Last Edited29 Sep 2001


  1. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Lakeview Cemetery, Billtown, Section 1, Stone 92, "Infant son of Donald and Jane Bezanson, 1947.", but see Lakeview Cemetery, Billtown, Section 1, Stone 93, "Donald Carmen Bezanson, 1943- , wife, Jane E. Mansfield, infant son, 1974.", where it appears that the 1947 date is a transcription error.