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Jean Elizabeth Fontaine

April 26, 1934 - October 18, 2020

Jean Elizabeth (Roche) Fontaine, 86, died peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours of October 18, 2020. She was born April 26, 1934 in Springfield, MA, the only child of Norbert and Helen Roche. She was the wife of David Fontaine, Sr. Jean moved to Newfane at an early age. She met David at Leland & Gray Seminary and they married in 1954 in Louisiana where David served with the US...
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Laurence M. Bart

November 6, 1949 - October 13, 2020


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Yong J. Howery

April 17, 1940 - October 7, 2020


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Barbara Anne Stevens

December 14, 1938 - September 29, 2020

Barbara Ann Stevens age 81 died on Tuesday September 29 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter's home in Franklin NH. She was born in Montague Massachusetts on December 14 1938 to Michael and Stella (Kruzlic) Branka. She was the oldest of three daughters and raised in the Fort Dummer neighborhood of Brattleboro, VT. graduating from Brattleboro Union High School in 1956. Barbara met...
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Peter F. Jeffries

July 22, 1933 - September 24, 2020

Dr. Jeffries was born in Milton, MA and graduated from Hebron Academy in 1952, Harvard College in 1956, and BU School of Medicine in 1960. He married Dr. Jeanne Fessenden Arnold, of Saylseville, RI. Honorably discharged as Army Captain in 1965 from Fairbanks, AK, he, and his wife practiced and taught Family Medicine together in Peterborough, NH until 1979. Dr. Jeffries served on the faculty of...
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Thomas G. Gruber

April 23, 1942 - September 12, 2020


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Evelyn R. Bent

March 30, 1951 - September 9, 2020


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Barbara N. Webb

July 19, 1945 - September 8, 2020


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Dorothea Brissette

November 18, 1954 - September 3, 2020

Dorothea May Parker Brissette, 65, died September 3, 2020 at her home in Newfane Vt. She was born on November 18, 1954 in Brattleboro VT. She is the daughter of Alice Dufield. She was the wife of Robert Brissette. They were married on July 13, 1996. She enjoyed doing holiday dinners for her family. She liked doing crafts and arts. She really enjoyed horseback riding. She is survived by...
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Louise Richey

February 18, 1957 - August 24, 2020


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Marcia M. Leversee

November 22, 1947 - August 23, 2020

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James L. Ehler

March 27, 1935 - August 10, 2020


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Glenn M. Gershaneck

October 6, 1947 - August 10, 2020

Glenn Gershaneck โ€” family man, baseball fan, man with a pen, collector of hats and bolos โ€” lost his battle with early-onset Alzheimer's on Aug. 10, 2020. A longtime resident of Montpelier, he died at Woodstock Terrace, his home since 2018, with his wife of 42 years by his side. He was born in Washington, DC, on Oct. 6, 1947, to Viola (Keeler) and Harold Gershaneck. He was raised in DC and...
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Daniel J. Hayes

April 16, 1952 - August 8, 2020

Daniel J Hayes was born on April 16, 1952 and passed away peacefully at home on August 8, 2020 surrounded by his loved ones after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was a long-time resident of Manchester, NH. He was a proud veteran and served many years in the Air Force. He loved the outdoors and was very close to his family. He loved to see his grandkids as well as his two great grandkids. He...
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Robert L. Underhill

February 21, 1943 - August 3, 2020


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Melony R. Raitto

June 23, 1960 - July 30, 2020


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George L. Garvey

January 22, 1953 - July 30, 2020


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Arlene Colichio

April 22, 1942 - July 29, 2020


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Matthew Vose

January 18, 1958 - July 28, 2020

Matthew E. Vose, 62, died at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on July 28, 2020, from complications arising from trauma caused by repeated falls. He was born on January 18, 1958 in Raleigh, NC, and grew up from the age of four in Troy, NH. He graduated from Monadnock Regional HS in Swansey in 1976 and forever remained a Troy boy. He served in the US Air Force after high school. ...
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Clyde Green

September 26, 1954 - July 11, 2020


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Robert L. Bowers

September 26, 1936 - July 7, 2020


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Theodor E. Schreyer

March 3, 1932 - July 5, 2020


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Lillian Jeanette Rafferty

September 18, 1922 - July 5, 2020


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Doris Joan Mirucki

August 26, 1944 - June 30, 2020

Doris Joan (Skidgell) Mirucki, 75, died peacefully at home on June 30, 2020 in West Halifax, VT. Dorie was born on August 26, 1944, in Hartford, CT, the daughter of Thornton M. Skidgell and Mildred G. (Fish) Palmieri and stepdaughter of Mario B. Palmieri of South Glastonbury, CT. She was the beloved wife of Richard Mirucki, who she married in East Hartford, CT on January 9, 1983. By her side at...
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Donna M. Lawlor

January 4, 1957 - June 25, 2020


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Beverly J. Hanson

September 22, 1937 - June 21, 2020


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Vincent Malmstrom

March 6, 1926 - June 18, 2020


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David Roy Ferguson, Sr.

March 9, 1946 - June 15, 2020


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Scott W. Smart

April 15, 1969 - June 14, 2020


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Raymond Allen Hall

July 6, 1941 - June 12, 2020


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Francis Xavier Quinlan

September 19, 1928 - June 12, 2020

Francis Xavier "Fran" Quinlan, 91, died peacefully on June 12, 2020. He will be remembered for his warmth, his wonderful wit, and his zest for life. A longtime resident of Jaffrey and Peterborough NH, he was born on September 19, 1928 in Winchester, MA. He attended Reading High School in Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard College in 1950. Fran served in the US Navy during the Korean War,...
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Walter Robert Schubert

October 24, 1931 - May 27, 2020

Walter R Schubert, 88, of Troy, NH and Nevis W.I. passed away peacefully at home, with family and friends by his side on, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. He was born in Manchester, CT on October 24, 1931. He joined the Army in June 1949 and served in Korea until November 1952. He went on to attend Lowell Tech from 1952 to 1954, where he met his future wife, Elaine Kenney from Lowell, MA. They were...
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Lawrence N. Watson, Jr.

October 26, 1951 - May 21, 2020


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Judith F. Hilliard

September 8, 1943 - May 18, 2020


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Roscoe "Win" Nelson, Jr.

May 25, 1925 - May 15, 2020

The Rev. R. Winthrop 'Win' Nelson, Jr. passed away, May 15th, 2020, just 10 days shy of his 95th birthday. Win grew up in West Hartford, CT, graduating from The Loomis School in Windsor, CT, in 1943. In July 1943 he entered Harvard (Class of 1947), and that October was drafted into the Navy. Win served as a sonarman on a minesweeper, and was injured in a mine explosion on duty in the South...
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Linda Osmer

March 21, 1958 - May 9, 2020


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Ronald Kurz

November 27, 1940 - May 7, 2020

Ronald G. Kurz, 79, of Hancock NH passed away suddenly of heart failure early May 7. Ron was born in Baltimore, MD, on November 27, 1940 to Gordon L. Kurz and Dorothy D. (Driver) Kurz. He graduated Parkville High School, Parkville, MD, in 1958, at 17 years old. He hitchhiked around the country after high school. Still 17, he joined the U.S. Army. He served from 1958โ€“1961 in the 82nd...
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Judith W. Johnston

August 24, 1937 - April 10, 2020

Judy Johnston died April 10,2020 in Concord, NH of natural causes. She was born and raised in the Rutland area. Spending the last 14 years living in Deerfield, NH. She worked for many years in the insurance industry and also at the Rutland Housing Authority. Judy was a long time member of the Rutland Alliance Church fulfilling many responsibilities there. She was predeceased by her parents Walter...
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Francine Ashley LaFave

February 4, 1940 - April 9, 2020

Francine Ashley (Walker) LaFave, 80, died on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Genesis Healthcare in Keene, NH. She was born on February 4, 1940 in Plattsburgh, NY, daughter of Greer and Veronica (Bates) Walker. She was the wife of Kenneth A. LaFave. They were married on November 25, 1961 in Dannemora, NY. She attended Dannemora High School. In 1963, she moved to Jaffrey, NH where she raised her family...
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Peter A. Johnson

October 1, 1937 - April 3, 2020

Peter Albin Johnson, 82 of Newport, NH, formerly of Vineyard Haven, Ma passed away on April 3, 2020. He was born October 1, 1937, to Albin and Helen (Petersen) Johnson of Norwood, MA and graduated from Norwood High School. He was a 1959 graduate of Dartmouth College where he majored in Physics. Peter was in Navy ROTC in college and received his commission upon graduation. He was assigned...
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Anne Daly Brown

July 8, 1936 - April 2, 2020

It is with the greatest sadness that we announce the passing of our mom on April 2nd, 2020, at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend, VT. Anne Marie Daly Brown was Born July 8, 1936, in Stamford CT. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy high school and Southern Connecticut State College. She raised four boys with her husband, Tom Brown, in Darien, CT. Her career was centered around her...
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Dorothy Ann Trickett

January 6, 1942 - April 2, 2020


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Sylvia G. Glenn

July 8, 1921 - March 31, 2020

Sylvia Grauer Glenn was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1921 to Samuel Wolff Grauer and Ida Farber Grauer. Her family endured hard times during the Depression, but she was a talented student and started college at the Cooper Union. Sylvia obtained a BA in fine arts from Brooklyn College, then worked as a draftsperson and layout artist for magazines, including Life. She was in college when she began...
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Bruce W. Chamberlain

December 11, 1950 - March 13, 2020

Bruce Wayne Chamberlain, 69, of Troy, passed away on March 13, 2020 in Keene, NH with his family by his side. He was born on December 11, 1950 in Keene, NH to Ernest William and Thelma Arline Chamberlain (Moody). He grew up in Chesham, NH, attended Wells Memorial Elementary School and then Marlborough High School. He worked for many years at Arthur Whitcomb in North Swanzey and then was a self...
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Louis Jonathan Bobee

January 6, 1931 - March 11, 2020

Louis Jonathan Bobee,89, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at his home in Readsboro, VT. He was born on January 6, 1931 in Brattleboro, VT son of Albert and Minnie Bobee. He was he husband of Nancy Bobee, they married on November 7, 1964 in Brattleboro. Louis enjoyed being with his family. He enjoyed playing harmonica, fishing, reminiscing about the good old days. He was predeceased by...
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Seth Perry

December 12, 1934 - March 7, 2020

Seth Perry, 85, of Alstead, died at Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland, March 7, 2020. He was born in North Conway, NH, the third son of Errol and Priscilla Benson Perry. For most of his childhood the family lived in Durham and he attended Dover High School. At the University of New Hampshire, he earned a degree in geology which included a period of data collection in Norway. After two...
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Jan Marie Ryan

August 19, 1959 - February 18, 2020

Jan Marie Ryan, 60, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at her home in Hinsdale, NH. She was born on August 19, 1959 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Harold and Shirley Ryan. Jan went to Cathedral High School in Springfield, Massachusetts, graduating in 1977. She also attended Thompson School of Nursing to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. She nursed people in both Massachusetts and...
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Marcia Knuepfer

July 13, 1951 - February 4, 2020

Today another angel grew wings. Born July 13, 1951 Marcia Lee (Cobb) Knuepfer left this world and took flight. Marcia was an amazing woman. She was loving and caring and would do anything for anybody. Marcia married her high school sweetheart Calvin Cobb shortly after high school and is survived by their three children Denise Cobb and her husband David Spaulding, Rebecca Smith and her...
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Randy Paul Frechette

August 27, 1950 - January 21, 2020

Randy Paul Frechette, 69, passed away Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at his home in Brattleboro. He was born on August 27th, 1950 in Brattleboro, Vermont, the son of Paul Harvey and Louisa (Leonard) Frechette. He was a lifetime resident of Brattleboro, Vermont and graduated from Brattleboro Union High School in the class of 1969. Randy was employed with the Brattleboro Housing Authority for about...
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Walter T. Raleigh

December 15, 1951 - January 9, 2020

Walter Thomas Raleigh (Chip) died peacefully on January 9, 2020, at his home surrounded by his beloved wife and children. He had fought a nearly 3 year battle with cancer, not giving in for a minute, until he finally couldn't fight any longer. Chip was born Dec. 15, 1951 to Walter D. and Alyce Raleigh, and grew up in Monson, Mass. After high school graduation he enlisted in the US Navy and...
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Dorothy E. Thomas

February 8, 1923 - January 2, 2020


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Leon J. Cooper

October 25, 1947 - December 31, 2019


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Jesse L. Hamilton

September 30, 1972 - December 30, 2019

Jesse Lee Hamilton, 47 died December 30, 2019 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in Brattleboro. He was born on September 30, 1972 in Brattleboro, VT, the son of Dean and Linda Hamilton. He was the husband of Jody Oakman-Hamilton. They were married on February 9, 2013 in Marlboro, VT. Jesse attended Brattleboro Union High School and graduated in 1990. Jesse first served with the United States...
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Ernest L. Haskell

December 18, 1961 - December 28, 2019


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Alton R. Wentworth

September 14, 1927 - December 26, 2019


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Brenda Lee Adams Woods

July 25, 1962 - December 16, 2019

Brenda Lee Adams Woods, 57, died Monday, December 16, 2019 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH. She was born on July 25,1962 in Keene ,NH, the daughter of Bruce W Adams Sr and Linda Lee (Rines) Adams. She was the loving wife of Darel J Woods. They were married on June 7,1997 in Dublin, NH. After graduating high school she attended Word of Life Bible Institute,...
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Gladys (Scott) Sellew

September 13, 1923 - December 16, 2019


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Leo Putnam

October 3, 1937 - December 10, 2019

Leo Putnam, 82, passed away on Dec. 10, 2019. Son of William and Dorothy (Boyd) Putnam. He was a heavy machine operator and a truck driver. He drove both over the road and dump trucks locally. His greatest pleasure was working, never sitting still. When he wasn't working, he spent his spare time talking about working. Also, teaching his several grandchildren how to drive. He spent time with...
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Joann Woodman

March 16, 1936 - November 27, 2019


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Joanne F. Lorette

November 21, 1946 - November 24, 2019


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Gertrude Rose Belliveau

January 13, 1947 - November 7, 2019


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Willard H. Jost

January 15, 1939 - November 5, 2019


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Michael Montgomery

August 14, 1948 - November 4, 2019


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Shirley D. Godfrey

April 17, 1932 - October 30, 2019


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Nancy L. Miles

December 27, 1947 - October 24, 2019


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Howard Simoneau

December 15, 1930 - October 20, 2019


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Michel Comeau

March 23, 1952 - October 18, 2019

South Royalton, VT- Michel R. Comeau, of South Royalton, died October 18, 2019 at Genesis Nursing Home in Lebanon, NH. Michel was born in Trieste, Italy at the military DOD hospital on March 23, 1952, the son of Edward and Carmella Comeau. He graduated from Munich American High School Germany in 1970, he attended Lyndon State College where he graduated in 1995 with a BS in Human Services...
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David Voorhis

December 30, 1943 - October 16, 2019


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Emilia Dubriske

January 5, 1933 - October 11, 2019

Emilia Dubriske 86, passed peacefully in her home on 10/11/19. She was born in Poland and survived the Nazi invasion. She loved dancing, flowers, yard sales and country fairs. She is survived by 2 daughters, 2 grandsons, one brother and Harry her significant other that was with her for 22 years. Friends may gather at the Cremation Society of New Hampshire located at 57 High Street,...
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Leslie M. Ford, Jr.

January 7, 1946 - October 8, 2019

Leslie Martin Ford, Jr, "Skip", 73, died October 8th at the Veterans Administration in White River Junction, Vermont after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was born on January 7th, 1946 in Quincy, Mass, the eldest son and second born to Leslie Martin Ford, Sr and Dorothy Oakley Schrader Ford. He attended Andover High School and at the age of 17 enlisted in the Navy where he obtained...
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James Langdon

April 14, 1930 - October 4, 2019


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Norman Milton

February 18, 1929 - September 25, 2019


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Donna Woolridge

July 2, 1955 - September 16, 2019


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Arthur D. Brnger

January 12, 1940 - September 6, 2019


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Clair A. Lambert

November 9, 1964 - September 5, 2019


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Patrice J. Bouchie

January 19, 1933 - August 31, 2019

Patrice Jean (Secord) Bouchie, 86, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Applewood Nursing Home in Winchester NH. She was born on January 19, 1933 in Lowell MA. Daughter of Minot P. Secord and Elizabeth M.Buswell She was the wife of Edward J. Bouchie. They were married on May 15, 1965 in Winchester, NH. She started school in Lowell, MA before her family moved to Winchester, where she...
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Joseph S. Machowski

December 16, 1941 - August 29, 2019

Joseph S. Machowski, of Marlborough, NH age 77, passed away at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene on August 29, 2019, following a sudden illness. Joe was born in Winsted, CT on December 16, 1941 to Joseph Francis and Bernice (Tatro) Machowski. While serving in the US Air Force in Omaha, NE he met Neloma Last and married her June 30, 1962. When he finished his eight years in the Air Force,...
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Penny E. Harrington

July 1, 1954 - August 29, 2019


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Jeannette M. Ryder

May 23, 1946 - August 29, 2019


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Priscilla M. Wylie

March 6, 1925 - August 26, 2019


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Martin 'Marty" Paul Grover

February 26, 1962 - August 21, 2019

Martin "Marty" Paul Grover (57) of Manchester, VT, unexpectedly passed away at his home on August 21st, following a brief period of illness. Marty was born on Feb 26th, 1962, to Frances Renaud Grover and Earl Grover Jr., in Holyoke MA. Marty leaves behind his three children, in whom he took much pride, Cassidy Grover of Putney, VT, Kristen Grover and Dane Grover, both of Wallingford, VT. He...
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Dolores E. Blanchard

February 6, 1929 - August 19, 2019


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Leland W. Hall

November 2, 1928 - August 19, 2019


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Patricia J. Clark

January 28, 1965 - August 18, 2019


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Sandra L. Strang

October 26, 1951 - August 18, 2019


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Linda N. Maray

March 17, 1953 - August 15, 2019


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John MacDonald

June 28, 1931 - August 15, 2019


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Louise M. Rinehart

April 13, 1933 - July 29, 2019


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Arthur S. Snarski

November 11, 1950 - July 29, 2019


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Janet P. Ducharme

November 18, 1939 - July 28, 2019


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Janet P. Ducharme

November 18, 1939 - July 28, 2019

Janet P. Ducharme, age 79 , died July 28th, 2019, at Westwood Center in Keene, New Hampshire. She was born on November, 18th, 1939 in Dracut, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Russel and Hellen Beauchemin. She was the wife of Arthur N. Ducharme, They were married on May 3rd, 1969 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell, Massachussetts. Janet was a devout Catholic who loved gardening,...
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Timothy J. Leach

September 4, 1956 - July 26, 2019

Timothy James Leach, 62, died July 26,2019 at Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, NH. after a long battle with cardiac disease and more recently bladder cancer. Timothy was born September 4th, 1956, the son of Herbert Allen Leach and Elizabeth Adel Fournier Leach. He leaves behind two sons, Scott McPhee and Maxwell McPhee. He lived a simple life in Swansey, NH where he shared his home with lifetime...
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Scott A Kratovil

December 11, 1960 - July 23, 2019


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Mark E. Billetdeaux

April 4, 1961 - July 18, 2019


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Joseph Michael Hunt

December 11, 1941 - July 11, 2019

Joseph Michael Hunt, 77, passed away at DHMC in Lebanon, NH on July 11, 2019 surrounded by his family. Joseph was born in Mt. Clemens, MI on December 11,1941. He was the son of Joseph Ira Hunt and Betty Jane (McCoy) Hunt. He graduated from Mt. Clemens High School in 1960. From there, he went on to serve his country in the United States Navy in the SEABEE's as a First Class Electrician (CE1)...
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Joseph P. McDonald

December 23, 1962 - July 1, 2019


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Christopher P. Gassett

November 28, 1965 - June 29, 2019


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Anita Dick

May 31, 1925 - June 29, 2019


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Ann Eaton

July 11, 1961 - June 25, 2019


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