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Betty Ann Parrotte CHARLESTOWN — Betty Ann Parrotte, 85, of Charlestown, passed away on Dec. 4, 2019, at her home. She was born in Bakersfield, Vermont, on July 7, 1934, the daughter of Ralph and Eunice (Mitchell) Pelkey. Betty had lived in Simsbury, Connecticut. While living in Connecticut,…

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John N. "Jack" Freak CLAREMONT — John N. “Jack” Freak, 69, of Claremont, left this world peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Nov. 25, 2019, after a brief battle with cancer. Jack was born on March 17, 1950, to the late John E. and Beverley J. (Chevrier) Freak, in Palmer, Massachu…

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John C. Montgomery, DDS LUDLOW, Vt. — John C. Montgomery, DDS, 76, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's, at Mount Ascutney Health Care in Windsor on Saturday evening, Nov. 30, 2019. John was born on Oct. 30, 1943, in Willimantic, Connecticut, the son of John and Elizabeth (Colbur…

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Donald M. Swinyer CLAREMONT — Donald M. Swinyer, formerly of Claremont, died Nov. 26, 2019, in Titusville, Florida. He was born on Aug. 2, 1930, in Claremont, the son of Max and Mary Swinyer. Don graduated as an honor student from Stevens High School in 1948. He then joined the U.S. Navy and…

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Jonathan A. "Bob" Bulkeley CORNISH — Jonathan Adams "Bob" Bulkeley, 65, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at home at Dingleton House, of complications from glioblastoma and multiple sclerosis. Bob was born April 22, 1954, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Grace Morris Bulkeley and William E.C. Bulkel…

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Betty Ann Parrotte CHARLESTOWN — Betty Ann Parrotte, 85, of Charlestown, passed away on Dec. 4, 2019, at her home. She was born in Bakersfield, Vermont, on July 7, 1934, the daughter of Ralph and Eunice (Mitchell) Pelkey. Betty had lived in Simsbury, Connecticut. While living in Connecticut,…

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John C. Montgomery, DDS LUDLOW, Vt. — John C. Montgomery, DDS, 76, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's, at Mount Ascutney Health Care in Windsor on Saturday evening, Nov. 30, 2019. John was born on Oct. 30, 1943, in Willimantic, Connecticut, the son of John and Elizabeth (Colbur…

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Edith J. Therrien CLAREMONT — Edith J. Therrien, 74, of Congress Street in Claremont, died unexpectedly at her home on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. She was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, on May 10, 1945, the daughter of Alfred and Charlotte (Abare) Borey, and had been a longtime area resident. …

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Pamela Ann Bergeron CLAREMONT — Pamela Ann Bergeron, 70, of Claremont, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 2, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born in Claremont on Feb. 26, 1949, the daughter of Normand Joseph and Theresa Blanche (Melcher) Bergeron. Pam had attend…

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Davis V. Hemingway NEWPORT — Davis V. Hemingway, 86, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, when he stopped breathing. He was born in Highgate Springs, Vermont, to Raymond and Carrie (Partlow) Hemingway. The family moved to Newport, New Hampshire, in 1942. He married Valerie Shepard on March 7, …

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Marilyn P. Rice CLAREMONT — Mrs. Marilyn P. Rice, 96 years young, of Francis Street in Claremont, beloved Mom, Nana and GeeGee, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, of natural causes. Marilyn was born on Jan. 1, 1923, in Exeter, to Clarence "CP" and Katharine Ryan Parker. Mari…

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Zachary J. Campbell EAST ALSTEAD — "In the end it's not the years in your life that count it's the life in your years.” Zachary James Campbell of East Alstead died on Nov. 27, 2019, due to an unexpected health issue. Jessica Campbell Smith welcomed her son Zac on Sept. 20, 2001, in Claremont…

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Jean F. Weed CLAREMONT — Jean Frances Weed, 82, of Claremont, died Friday morning, Nov. 29, 2019, at Valley Regional Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born at Claremont General Hospital on May 13, 1937, the daughter of Owen J. and Florence C. (Mohan) Murphy. As a teenager, she wor…

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Nancy York Towle THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The lights went out for Nancy York Towle on Nov. 29, 2019. Nancy grew up in Springfield, Vermont, graduating from SHS in 1947. In 1955, she and Milton Towle were married at Springfield’s Calvary Baptist Church. They then relocated to California, settl…

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NEWPORT — Norbert W. Beauchaine, 86, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family, on Nov. 30, 2019, at Sullivan County Nursing Home after several years of declining health. He was born on Jan. 31, 1933, in Guild, to the late Louis and Emma (Henault) Beauchaine. On June 15, 1957, he marri…

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NORTH WALPOLE — Norman F. LaCoille, 77, of Spruce Street, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. Norman was born on June 23, 1942, the son of Henri and Mildred (Croteau) LaCoille. He was a 1960 graduate of Keene High School, served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, and worked 33 years…

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NEWPORT — Marjorie Louise (Fisher) Bell, 62, of Newport, passed away suddenly at home on Nov. 23, 2019. She was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, on Feb. 6, 1957, the daughter of Barbara A. (Barnes) and John K. Fisher. She grew up in Holbrook, Massachusetts, graduated from Holbrook High Schoo…

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CLAREMONT — Jean Frances Weed, 82, of Claremont died Friday morning, Nov. 29, 2019, at Valley Regional Hospital. She was born in Claremont on May 13, 1937, the daughter of Owen J. and Florence C. (Moahn) Murphy. Jean was a dietary aide at Stevens High School Annex and then most of her years …

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NORTH CHARLESTOWN — Steve Zaleski, 77, passed away at his home in North Charlestown on Sunday morning, Nov. 24, 2019. He was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Claremont, the son of Steven and Doris (Estey) Zaleski. He attended Springfield, Vermont, schools, graduating from Springfield High School class …

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BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. — Helen Pleisch, 92, of Westminster Street, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Pine Heights in Brattleboro. Helen was born in Mount Holly on Aug. 28, 1927, the daughter of Henry and Alice (Silloway) Lackey. She attended school in Wallingford, attended Bible College in…

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BALTIMORE, Vt. — Delbert E. Foster, 80, passed away at his home in Baltimore on Saturday morning, Nov. 23, 2019. He was born in Springfield on Aug. 27, 1939, the son of Leon and Clarabelle Foster. He attended Springfield schools and graduated from Springfield High School. He served in the Na…

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CLAREMONT — Agnes Crossman passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. She missed her 90th birthday by four-plus hours. She was born Nov. 15, 1929, at College Point, New York. She was the daughter of Vincent James and Elizabeth (Roesel) Crowe. Ag…

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WESTMINSTER, Vt. — Ruth P. Stevens, 100, of Route 121, passed away Nov. 19, 2019, at Sterling House, surrounded by her dear friends and beloved dog, Bo. Ruth was born in Brandon on Oct. 20, 1919, the daughter of Clarence and Chloe (Moore) Douglas. She attended school in Brandon and worked as…

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GOSHEN — Eleanor Mae Trommsdorff, a Goshen resident, passed away peacefully of natural causes while at New London Hospital, Thursday evening, Nov. 21, 2019. Eleanor is survived by her brother Harold Barker Jr. of Florida; her loving son Mark Trommsdorff, grandson Stephen Trommsdorff, both of…

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CHARLESTOWN — Casandra Mae “Cassie” Lufkin, 27, of Charlestown, passed away at her home Saturday morning, Nov. 23, 2019, after an almost-three-year battle with cancer. She was born on Jan. 14, 1992, in Springfield, Vermont, the daughter of Arthur and Ada (Maxham) Lufkin. Casandra attended sc…

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Robert Raymond Hebert, 79, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. He was born on May 14, 1940, in Burlington, Vermont, the son of Albert and Marie (Parent) Hebert. He atte…

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CLAREMONT — Darlene Kebalka, 58, of Claremont, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 18, 2019, surrounded by family, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Claremont on June 17, 1961. Darlene enjoyed being with her loved ones the most, spending time in nature and making memories to last…

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WALPOLE — "Love the people God gave you because he will need them back one day." Adam Michael Muchmore, 35, of Walpole, was called home to the Lord on Nov. 13, 2019, due to injuries sustained from a vehicle accident. Lisa (Punt) and Michael Muchmore welcomed their son into the world in Keene…

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Darlene Kebalka CLAREMONT — Darlene Kebalka, 58, of Claremont, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 18, 2019, surrounded by family, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Claremont on June 17, 1961. Darlene enjoyed being with her loved ones the most, spending time in nature and making …

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Robert J. "Bob" Collins SUNAPEE — Robert James “Bob” Collins lived a life full of love, adventure and fun. He celebrated his 84th birthday with his family full of smiles. Four days later on Aug. 18, 2019, Bob passed away peacefully from heart failure. Bob was born Aug. 14, 1935, in Sunapee, …

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Everett A. Sanborn Sr. NEWPORT — Everett A. Sanborn Sr., 55, passed away on Nov. 8, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, after a brief illness. Everett was born on Dec. 12, 1963, in Newport, to the late Arthur Sanborn Sr. and Jane (Parker) Sanborn. He grew up in Sunapee in his younge…

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Bonnie L. Flint SUNAPEE — Bonnie L. (Fortune) Flint passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Nov. 18, 2019, at the age of 70. Bonnie was born on Dec. 23, 1948, in Newport, to the late Lester and Ilona (Wiggins) Fortune. After graduating from Towle High School, she went to Keene…

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Sandra J. Lord SOUTH ACWORTH — Sandra Jean Lord, born in Barre, Vermont, on March 16, 1941, passed away peacefully at her home in South Acworth on Nov. 14, 2019. She was known as “Geegee” to her grandchildren, “Sis” to her siblings, “Sandy” to her close friends, “Mrs. Lord” to her many stude…

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LEBANON — On Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, Morgan Renee Patten, renowned “pretty big deal,” was taken from the world at the age of 24. Morgan was born in Lebanon on Oct. 1, 1995 (a glorious day by all accounts), to Steven and Renee (Duquette) Patten. She attended and graduated from Kearsarge Regiona…

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CORNISH — Mildred F. Richardson, 90, of Cornish, passed away at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity on Nov. 9, 2019. “Millie” was born in Groton, Vermont, on Aug. 17, 1929, the daughter of Florence and Ernest Whitehill. She spent most of her early years in Groton, later moving to Cornis…

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CLAREMONT — Karlie Lynn Shaw, 64, lost her battle with health issues on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. She was born on May 20, 1955, in Nutley, New Jersey, and graduated from Nutley High School in 1973. Karlie married Glenn Shaw in Claremont on April 11, 1976. Her greatest source of pride was 12 yea…

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WINDSOR, Vt. — Jeremy Whitman Sayles died peacefully at home on Nov. 12, 2019, in Windsor, at the age of 82. Jeremy was born on June 9, 1937, in Schenectady, New York, to Phil and Mildred Sayles. He graduated high school from Albany Academy in 1956 and earned his B.A. from Allegheny College …

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KEENE — Jesse Maxton French, age 49, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 6, 2019. Jesse had an adventurous spirit and traveled around the country in his younger years, returning to his home state of New Hampshire in 2000. He loved rock music and attending live concerts whenever he could. He was…

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WALTERBORO, S.C. — Mrs. Nancy Lou Fox Stenstrom, 93, of Walterboro, South Carolina, entered into rest Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at the Colleton County Medical Center. She was the wife of the late George A. Stenstrom. Born Nov. 20, 1925, in Newark, New Jersey, she was a daughter to the late Hermo…

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CLAREMONT — On Nov. 5, 2019, Edward Joseph Rice, loving son, husband and father, passed away at age 90. Ed was born on April 11, 1929, in Danville, Illinois, to Joseph and Helen (Weaver) Rice. On Sept. 15, 1951, he married Wilma Marie Duell. Together, they raised a loving family, which is hi…

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Joan H. Daniels CHESTER, Vt. — Joan H. Daniels, 88, passed away on Sunday morning, Nov. 10, 2019, at the Jack Byrne Hospice Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. She was born Aug. 31, 1931, in Middletown, Connecticut, the daughter of John and Sophie (Wolters) Heidtmann. She attended schools in C…

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CHARLESTOWN — Roberta L. "Bobbie" Martineau Pebbles, 60, of Charlestown, died unexpectedly at home after a short illness on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. It is impossible to understate the love that surrounded Bobbie every day: the love she gave to others, and the love her family and friends will …

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NEW LONDON — Lena M. (Romagnoli) Kiefer, 80, of Parkside Road, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the New London Hospital, with her family by her side. She was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, on April 23, 1939, the daughter of Adamo and Annunziata (Moroni) Romagnoli. She spent her early years…

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CHARLESTOWN — Marie A. (Babbitt) Lumbra, age 65, passed away at Springfield Hospital on Nov. 5, 2019, after years of declining health, surrounded by her family. Marie was born Sept. 16, 1954, to Lynwood and Lillian (Johnson) Babbitt in Newport. She was raised in Charlestown where she spent h…

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WINDSOR, Conn. — Fernand Victor "Fred" Coderre, 91, born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Aug. 19, 1928, the son of Armand and Rose (Gerard) Coderre, passed away peacefully at Kimberly Hall in Windsor on Nov. 9, 2019, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia (LBD). He resided in Hartford a…

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CHARLESTOWN — Patricia Olive Hardy, 85, of Charlestown, died Sunday morning, Nov. 3, 2019, at Westwood Nursing Home in Keene. She was born in Bellows Falls, Vermont, on March 3, 1934, the daughter of Arnold and Rosamond (Pollard) Fish, and was a lifelong resident of Charlestown. Pat graduate…

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CLAREMONT — William George "Bill" Oliver, 63, of Claremont, passed away on Nov. 1, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, after a period of failing health. He was born in Claremont on Jan. 18, 1956, the son of George H. and Mary E. (Thibault) Oliver. He was a member of the A…

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Harry K. Shepard Jr. died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, at the age of 71. Harry was born Jan. 22, 1948, in Springfield, the son of Harry Sr. and B. Virginia (Miller) Maxfield. He graduated from Springfield High School in 1967 an…

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CLAREMONT — Patricia Ann Labrecque, 64, of Claremont, died peacefully at her home in West Unity on Nov. 5, 2019. Pat courageously faced breast cancer and lived her life to the fullest and fiercely loved those close to her. She was born on June 14, 1955, in Fort Kent, Maine, and spent her tim…

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CLAREMONT — Yvette Louise Dion, 89, of Claremont, passed away on Nov. 5, 2019, at Sullivan County Health Care, after a long illness. She was born in Claremont on Sept. 20, 1930, as Yvette Dufrense, to William and Bunny Dufrense. She was the loving wife of Paul Dion who passed away in 1980. Y…

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ROCKINGHAM, Vt. — Edith R. (Moul) Barnett of Darby Hill Road went home to her heavenly Father on Nov. 1, 2019, being cared for by her loving family, in her home, after a long illness. She was born Jan. 9, 1926, in Antrim, New Hampshire, the daughter of Edward and Esther (Smart) Moul. She att…