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Valerie Bailey SOUTH CHARLESTOWN — Valerie Bailey, 65, of South Charlestown, passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 11, 2019, after a nearly three-year battle with cancer. Valerie is survived by her loving husband Michael Gallagher; her three children, Jeremy Shand, Jamie Shand and wife …

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Scott D. Podwin WALPOLE — Scott D. Podwin, 57, of Valley Road, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Scott was born in Keene on March 22, 1962. Scott attended Bellows Falls Union High School and worked the last 30 years as a property caretaker. He enjoyed racing dirt bikes in Winchester. He …

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Randy J. Stankevich Sr. CLAREMONT — Randy J. Stankevich Sr., 56, of Claremont, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. He died peacefully at his home following a period of failing health. He was born Aug. 28, 1963, in Springfield, Vermont, the son of John and Carla (Clark) Stankevich. He marri…

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Audrey Maynard ACWORTH — Audrey Maynard, 95, died peacefully Oct. 18, 2019, at her daughter’s home. She was born Audrey Breitenbach to August and Gertrude Breitenbach on Jan. 31, 1924, in Baltimore, Maryland. Her brother was Norman C. Breitenbach. She was the loving wife of Captain Allison L…

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Kathleen M. Hutchinson CHARLESTOWN — Kathleen Marie Hutchinson, 79, of Charlestown, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at her home. She was born in Charlestown on July 23, 1940, the daughter of Harry and Evelyn (Rolfe) Davis. She enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and crocheting. …

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Roberta C. Booth UNITY — Roberta C. Booth, 73, of Unity, died on Oct. 15, 2019, at Genesis-Lebanon Center, after a period of failing health. She was born on Sept. 10, 1946, in Norwalk, Connecticut, the daughter of James and Muriel (Prunyi) Cole. Roberta worked for many years as a Registered …

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Duane Hjulstrom CLAREMONT - Duane Hjulstrom, 80, of Claremont, NH, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, after a lengthy struggle with lung disease. He was born in Presque Isle, Maine, the son of Thelma Ellis and Guy Hjulstrom. He was a 1957 graduate of Presque Isle High School where he was recognized…

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Theodore M. Monetta BARRINGTON TERRACE, FL — Theodore (Ted) Michael Monetta, 97, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at Barrington Terrace, Naples, FL. Born in Pietragalla, Potenza, Italy, July 7, 1922, the first son of Michael Monetta and Carmela (Statuto) Monetta. His father im…

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Oscar C. Templeton CLAREMONT — Oscar C. Templeton, 80, of Claremont died on October 12, 2019 following a period of failing health. He was born in Claremont, New Hampshire on March 30, 1939, the son of Dana and Lois (Rogers) Templeton. He was a graduate of Stevens High School and the Concord …

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Danielle M. Griffin CHESTER, VT — Danielle M. Griffin, 39, passed away unexpectedly at her home on October 9, 2019. She was born on February 11, 1980 in Waterbury, CT to Dennis and Catherine (Urcinas) Griffin. She grew up in the Wilder, VT area attending Hartford High School. Danielle enjoye…

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Thomas S. Batchelder CLAREMONT — Thomas Smith Batchelder, Jr., 69, of Claremont, NH passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at his home. He was born in Claremont on April 16, 1950, the son of Thomas and Veronica Batchelder. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Claremont in 1968. Upon g…

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William C. Atkins CHARLESTOWN — William C. Atkins, 74, of Scenic Hill Road passed away Monday, October 7, 2019. Bill was born in Bellows Falls, VT on February 24, 1945, the son of Paul and Helen (Narkiewicz) Atkins. He has been a resident of Charlestown since he graduated from Bellows Falls …

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Duane E. Hjulstrom CLAREMONT — Duane E. Hjulstrom, 80, of Claremont, NH died Sunday morning, October 13, 2019 at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon. He was born on April 20, 1939, the son of Guy R. Hjulstrom and Thelma B. Ellis Hjulstrom in Presque Isle, ME and lived in Presque Isle for about …

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Elizabeth (O'Brien) Ward CHARLESTOWN — The funeral service for Elizabeth Ward, 102, who died Sept. 7, 2019, will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at St. Catherine Church in Charlestown.

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Lezlie C. Dutton LEBANON — Lezlie C. Dutton, 78, died Monday evening, Sept. 30, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon. She was born April 27, 1941, in Enfield, the daughter of Vernon and Cynthia (Wilson) Hall. Lezlie grew up in Canaan and graduated from Canaan High School. She…

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Daniel O'Neil HARTLAND, Vt. — Daniel "Dan" O’Neil, 55, died peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at the home he shared with his girlfriend, Carol Lycett, in Hartland, Vermont. Dan was born June 19, 1964, in Springfield, Vermont, to John O’Neil and Genevieve (Matthews) O’Neil. He shared one s…

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Dr. Rainé Riggs WINDSOR, Vt. — How do you go on day by day when your heart just keeps breaking over and over? How do you get out of bed in the morning when every breath you take is so painful you just want to cover your head with your blanket and hide away from the world? How can the laughte…

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Ramona Hastings CLAREMONT — Ramona Hastings, 77, passed away on Oct. 4, 2019, at Sullivan County Health Care in Unity. She was born on May 4, 1942, in Claremont. She was the daughter of Edwin and Virginia (Austin) Simpson. She worked for Top Stone Furniture, Sylvania, Pep Industries, Holson …

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Elizabeth Z. "Betty" Stetson NEWPORT — Elizabeth Z. "Betty" Stetson, 101, of Raymond, Maine, and Newport, passed peacefully Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. She was born on March 21, 1918, and raised in Hatfield, Massachusetts. She attended Smith Academy and Smith College. After marrying Maurice Nels…

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Winthrop H. Langill NEWPORT — Winthrop Howard Langill, age 68, passed away Sept. 27, 2019, after a long battle with diabetes. Winthrop was born on Aug. 28, 1951. He lived a private life while residing at Luxury Drive apartments in Newport. In his early career, he worked as an EMT for New Lon…

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Pauline M. Cougle CLAREMONT — Pauline M. Cougle, 60, of Lincoln Heights in Claremont, died at her home on Friday, Oct 4, 2019, following a period of failing health. She was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, on June 25, 1959, the daughter of Robert L. and Gleora May (Abbott) Cougle. Pauline w…

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Jean V. Bergeron UNITY — Jean Varney Lefebvre Bergeron, age 96, passed away Oct. 6, 2019, at the Sullivan County Health Care, Unity. She was born in January 1923 to Harry and Doris (Nowell) Varney in Franklin, the second of five daughters. She attended Franklin High School, graduating in 194…

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Alice M. Powers BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. — Alice M. Powers, 102, of School Street, passed away peacefully on Oct. 2, 2019. She was born Alexandra Maria Woynar on Feb. 26, 1917, in Bellows Falls, the daughter of Andrew and Bernice (Niemczura) Woynar. A 1935 graduate of Bellows Falls High School, Mr…

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Calvin George Gelineau PERKINSVILLE — Calvin George Gelineau, 85, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 5, 2019, at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. He was born on July 4, 1934, in Springfield, the son of Edgar and Pearl (Watkins) Gelineau. Calvin graduated from Springfield High School in 1…

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Gary L. Freeman CHARLESTOWN — Gary L. Freeman, 68, of Charlestown, passed away peacefully on Sept. 17, 2019. He was born on Dec. 27, 1950, in California, son of Virginia Gibson. Gary is survived by the community that he made home, Charlestown. He was a familiar face in town, always saying he…

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Eliane D. Whitney CLAREMONT — Eliane D. Whitney, 91, of Claremont, passed away on Sept. 27, 2019. She was born in Istanbul, Turkey, on Aug. 29, 1928, the daughter of Antoine and Corinne (Caloteo) Daleggio. She graduated from French Parochial School, Istanbul, Turkey. Eliane worked for Ottoma…

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Shirley Webster CLAREMONT — Shirley Jones Webster, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, formerly of Claremont, passed away at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 11, 2019. She was born in Valparaiso, Indiana, on July 29, 1930. When she was a teenager, her family moved to Bass Harb…

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Ernest J. "Bud" Nadeau Jr. BARTONSVILLE, Vt. — Ernest J. “Bud” Nadeau Jr., 68, of Bartonsville, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Bud was born on Jan. 29, 1951, in Brattleboro, only son to Ernest J. Nadeau Sr. and Marguerite (Garrapy) Nadeau. He was a member of th…

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Yvon G. Jacques CLAREMONT — Yvon Gerald “Frenchy” Jacques, 78, of Claremont, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. He was born in East Angus, PQ, Canada on June 14, 1941. He was the son of George and Diana (Ryan) Jacques and had been a longtime Claremo…

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Pastor Robert James Hills CLAREMONT — Early on Sept. 28, 2019, Pastor Robert James Hills, 64, sang with his band Middle River Gospel at the Jesus Revival Concert in Newport. That afternoon, he woke up singing in the presence of his Lord. Robert James Hills was born the youngest family member…

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Frederick P. Roentsch LANGDON — Frederick Paul Roentsch, 81, son of Elmer and Mary (Johnston) Roentsch, born Jan. 26, 1938, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sept. 28, 2019, after a long battle with dementia. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Robert "Tiffy," Charl…

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Marilyn J. Kissell WESTMINSTER, Vt. — Marilyn J. Kissell, 86, of Pine Banks Road, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at her home. Marilyn was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Jan. 24, 1933, the daughter of Charles and Thelma (Purrington) Sawyer. She was a graduate of Claremont High Sc…

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Earl F. Gregoire CLAREMONT — Earl F. Gregoire, 84, of North Street, Claremont, died at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, following a period of failing health. He was born in Claremont on Dec. 2, 1934, the son of Fred I. and Annie C. (Lizotte) Gregoire. …

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Danielle Hoyt CLAREMONT — Danielle Hoyt, 26, of Claremont, born on Sept. 23, 1992, passed away peacefully in her home on Sept. 21, 2019, with her parents at her side. Danielle loved to spend her time coloring her books, traveling, eating out, spending time with family and friends, watching L…

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Danielle L. Bridge CLAREMONT — It is with great sadness that the family of Danielle L. (Ferland) Bridge, 35, of Charlestown Road in Claremont, announces her unexpected passing on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont. She was born in Lebanon on Nov. 4, 1983, along…

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Harry C. Snow SUNAPEE — Harry Charles Snow died peacefully with his family at his side at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at the age of 95. Harry was born on Feb. 17, 1924, in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Walter Snow and Helen (Pardy) Snow. He was a U.S. Navy veteran…

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Paul S. Spicer SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Paul S. Spicer, 75, of Pleasant Valley Road, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by his family. Paul was born in Springfield on Feb. 25, 1944, the son of Gordon and Eugenie (Waldo) Spicer. He was…

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Patricia M. Bushway CHARLESTOWN — Patricia M. “Pat” Bushway, 83, of Charlestown, passed away on Sunday morning, Sept. 22, 2019, at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vermont. She was born in Claremont on Jan. 24, 1936, the daughter of Daniel E. and Ruby (McArthur) Clifford. Pat grew up in …

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Ruth M. Skelton UNITY — Ruth M. Skelton, 92, passed away on September 7, 2019 at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, NH. She was born in Hagerstown, Maryland on April 12, 1927 the daughter of George and Mary Miller. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, making candy and sweets to…

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JAFFREY — Gary Lee Vittum, 39, of Jaffrey passed away at Catholic Medical Center on September 5, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born in Merced, California on September 25, 1979, the son of Gary E. Vittum and Annette Stiles. He was reared in Charlestown, NH by his paternal grandmother, M…

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ALSTEAD — Glenn Fiske Taylor, 65, of Plympton, Massachusetts, formerly of Alstead, died peacefully on Sept. 13, 2019. Glenn was born Aug. 14, 1954, in Brockton, Massachusetts, the son of William M. and Louise (Fiske) Taylor. He was raised in Stoughton, graduated from Stoughton High School, a…

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MANCHESTER — Ashley F. Januszewski, 30, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Boston Medical Center. Ashley was born in Harris, New York, on Nov. 8, 1988, the daughter of Eric and Roni Januszewski of Weathersfield, Vermont. Ashley Januszewski was the Digital Mark…

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Gregory G. Wragg ASCUTNEY, Vt. — Gregory G. Wragg, 64, of Ascutney, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at his home. He was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, on Oct. 2, 1954, the son of George and Jacqueline (Ryder) Wragg. Gregg was the co-owner of Wragg Bros. with his brother Jay a…

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Elizabeth (O'Brien) Ward CHARLESTOWN — Elizabeth (O'Brien) Ward died Sept. 7, 2019. She was born in Rockingham, Vermont, on May 10, 1917, to Katherine (Hennessey) and Hugh F. O'Brien. She attended school in Bellows Falls and Northeastern College in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1940, she married…

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Samuel LaLiberty CHARLESTOWN — The family of Sam LaLiberty, who died July 22, 2019, invite you to join us in a Celebration of his Life on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 1-3 p.m. at the Springfield, Vermont, VFW. In a spirit of remembrance, we will come together to share our memories of happier day…

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Hugh J. Williams CLEARWATER, Fla. — On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Hugh John Williams, loving husband and stepfather, passed away just prior to his 84th birthday, in Clearwater, Florida. Hugh, son of Harry and Ula Williams, was born on June 15, 1935, in Ypsilanti, Michigan. His family moved to M…

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Emily C. Fairweather LEMPSTER — Emily C. Fairweather, 87, of Lempster, died peacefully at her home on Aug. 27, 2019. She was born in New Haven, Connecticut, to Richard B. Diehl and Madeleine (Wayne) Diehl on Jan. 29, 1932. Emily’s early years were spent exploring the fields and forests of Le…

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Normand L. Beaulieu ROCKINGHAM — Normand Louis Beaulieu passed away quietly in the Rockingham County Complex, Sunday morning, Aug. 11, 2019. He was 74. He had been well cared for by the staff and was a constant source of joy to them, as well as to his family. Norm was the son of Normand Dona…

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Pauline Marie Farris CLAREMONT — In loving memory, Pauline Marie Farris of Claremont passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Claremont, the daughter of Harry L. Vashaw and Annie (Belanger) Vashaw. Pauline worked many year…

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Ruth Agnes Stone CHARLESTOWN — Ruth Agnes Stone, 94, of Old Claremont Road in Charlestown, died Aug. 30, 2019, at Elmwood in Claremont. Born in Cornish on Nov. 13, 1924, the daughter of Joseph C. and Josephine (Pinkham) Tierney, she attended Cornish schools, graduated from Lebanon High and r…

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Stacy L. Ingalls SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Stacy L. Ingalls, 55, passed away on Thursday evening, Aug. 29, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born Feb. 21, 1964, in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Paul B. Sr. and Elinor K. (Jones ) Ingalls. She graduated from Green Mountain High School …