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Patricia (Stearns) Pickul CHARLESTOWN — On Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, Patricia (Stearns) Pickul, loving wife and mother of four children, passed away suddenly at age 78. Patricia was born on Dec. 12, 1942, in Bellows Falls, Vermont, to Clayton and Julia Stearns. On June 10, 1961, she married Jo…

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Amber (Lyon) Dwinell BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. — Amber Jean (Lyon) Dwinell, born on June 9, 1987, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 11, 2021. Amber was a very talented young woman with a heart of gold. She could brighten up the darkest of days with her brilliant personality and humor. Amber leaves b…

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Douglas McClay Sr. UNITY — Douglas McClay Sr., 76, of Unity, New Hampshire, passed away the morning of Jan. 17, 2021, at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, New Hampshire. A beloved husband, father and grandfather, Doug was born on April 1, 1944, in Hope Valley, Rhode Island, and attended…

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Christine E. McElreavy LEBANON — Christine E. McElreavy, 87, of Maple Avenue in Claremont, New Hampshire, formerly of Clay Hill Road, died on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, following a period of failing health. She was born in Spring…

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Richard A. Haines CLAREMONT — Richard A. Haines, 81, of Coventry, Connecticut, and formerly of Claremont, New Hampshire, beloved husband of Eileen Dexter, passed away on Saturday, Jan, 16, 2021, at Hartford Hospital. He was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, the son of the late Clarence and E…

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Patricia M. Markle CLAREMONT — Patricia M. Markle, 101, of Wenham, Massachusetts, and Claremont, New Hampshire, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at the home of her daughter, following a period of failing health. She was born in Bangor, Maine, on Aug. 15, 1919, the daughter of Daniel and Rowena …

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Constance (Burns) Bailey CLAREMONT — Constance May (Burns) Bailey passed peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care. Constance was born on Feb. 8, 1946, in Manhattan, New York, to her parents, Frank Burns and Arlene Burns-Boughton (decease…

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Elizabeth "Lee" Lantas NEWPORT — Elizabeth “Lee” Lantas died peacefully in Exeter, New Hampshire, on Jan. 12, 2021, at the age of 93. Lee was born in Newport, New Hampshire, to Evangelos T. Lantas and Vaia (Gokas) Lantas, who had immigrated from the Meteora region of Kastraki, Greece. She li…

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Viola E. LaFont CLAREMONT — Viola E. LaFont, 86, formerly of Elm Street in Claremont, New Hampshire, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at the Elmwood Center at Claremont, following a period of failing health. She was born in Hanover, New Hampshire, on March 14, 1934, the daughter of Louis and Edith…

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Christopher Thomas Calkins CHARLESTOWN — Christopher Thomas Calkins, 56, formerly of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 14, 2021, at his home in Charlestown, New Hampshire. He was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts, on Sept. 8, 1964, the son of Samuel and Carol (Baker) C…

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James M. Newell NEWPORT — James M. Newell, 82, of Newport, New Hampshire, passed away Jan. 7, 2021, at his home after a long period of illnesses, He sure was a strong fighter. He was born March 7, 1938, the son of Ronald S. Newell and May (Jordan) Newell of Newport, New Hampshire. He was one…

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Barbara Mae Jones CHARLESTOWN — Barbara Mae Jones passed away peacefully on Christmas Day 2020 in Burlington, Vermont, at the age of 86. She was born Jan. 26, 1934, in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Lt. Col. Charles L. Bullock USA Ret. and Mae Ende Bullock. She resided in Springfield until g…

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Juanita Kingsbury Pollard CHESTER, Vt. — Juanita Ashsah Kingsbury Pollard, nicknamed Toots, Nita, 83, a resident of Chester, Vermont, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, following a long battle with cancer. She was born on Nov. 27, 1936, in Chester, Vermont, the daughter…

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Judy (Montalto) Ruggiero SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. — Judy G. (Montalto) Ruggiero, 78, of Saxtons River, Vermont, formerly of North Haven, Connecticut, passed from this life Dec. 31, 2020, to be with loved ones who passed before her. Born Judy G. Montalto on Oct. 15, 1942, in New Haven, Connecticut,…

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Bruce Robinson CHARLESTOWN — Arnold Bruce Robinson, 71, of Cobb Road passed away in the early morning of Jan. 6, 2021, at his daughter's house in Springfield, Vermont. He was born Oct. 8, 1949, in Bellows Falls, Vermont, to Lila (Colburn) and Roland Robinson. He was predeceased by his wife, …

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Mary (McLaughlin) Currie CHARLESTOWN — Mary Margaret (McLaughlin) Currie, 94, passed away Jan. 8, 2021, after a recent decline in her health, at the Sullivan County Health Care. She was born Nov. 16, 1926, to Antoinette and John McLaughlin in Proctor, Vermont. Mary grew up in Florence, Vermo…

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Arhontou "Dolly" Gokas NEWPORT — Arhontou "Dolly" Gokas, 91, passed away at the Partridge House Assisted Living Facility in Hampton, New Hampshire, on Jan. 3, 2021. She was born on Sept. 27, 1929, the daughter of Charles S. and Kitsa (Psirras) Gokas. After graduating from high school in Newp…

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Loretta Lydia Caliri CLAREMONT — Loretta Lydia Caliri, 99, died on Jan. 6, 2021, at Woodlawn Care Center, Newport, New Hampshire, after a brief illness. She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on June 18, 1921, the daughter of Wilfred and Laurina (Giguere) St. Martin LaRoche, and resided i…

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Dwaine Joseph LaBarge WADESBORO, N.C. — On Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, Mr. Dwaine Joseph LaBarge, 63, passed away peacefully at his home. Dwaine was born Aug.4, 1957, at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and was a son of Betty Ann (Hobart) LaBarge and the late Kenneth Joseph LaBarge Jr. Dwaine graduated from…

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Cammie Lynne Dalke CHARLESTOWN — Cammie Lynne Dalke, 55, of Charlestown, New Hampshire, passed away Jan. 3, 2021, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by loved ones. Cammie was born July 23, 1965, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She had a deep love for the ocean, lighthouses and turtles. She lived…

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Beverley Bradley Keneson CLAREMONT — Beverley Bradley Keneson, 97, died Jan. 1, 2021, at Elmwood Center. Beverley Hazel Keneson was born to Allen Knight Jr. and Hazel May (Antle) Knight, March 16, 1923, in Amherst, Massachusetts. Growing up in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, she attended local publi…

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Gloria Jean Champney CLAREMONT — Gloria Jean Jiselle “Glo” Vincent Champney, born Jan. 13, 1942, passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. After a courageous four-year battle with lung cancer, she has now been reunited with her loving husband, Bob. Bob passed a…

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Veronica Ann Cronin NEWPORT — Veronica Ann Cronin of Newport, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully on Dec. 12, 2020, due to complications associated with Alzheimer's disease. Veronica "Roni" was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, on June 2, 1941, to Daniel and Dorothy Connolly. Her father w…

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Boleslaw "Bill" Koziell NEWPORT — Boleslaw "Bill" Koziell passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, New Hampshire, on Dec. 31, 2020, at the age of 85. Bill was born on Sept. 18, 1935, in the village of Sutoki, Poland, and was the second son of Ko…

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Sandra Jane Woodward ASCUTNEY, Vt. — Sandra Jane Woodward, 78, passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Springfield, Vermont. She was born March 5, 1942, in Springfield, Vermont, the daughter of Clifford and Pearl (Biathrow) Woodward. Sandy graduated from Springfield High School with the cla…

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Richard T. Bonner SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Richard T. Bonner, 81, entered into his final rest on Dec. 27, 2020. He was born in Burlington, Vermont, to the late John P. and Georgette (Perras) Bonner on Dec. 22, 1939. He graduated from Milford High School, Milford, Connecticut, in 1957. On July 19, …

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Paul Franklin Rogers WALPOLE — Paul Franklin Rogers, 79, of Old Drewsville Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born July 7, 1941, in Walpole, New Hampshire, the son of Paul Canning and Marjorie Alice (Rhodes) Rogers. Paul grew up, and attended s…

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Michael R. Jones NEWPORT — Michael R. Jones, 41, passed away at his home in Newport on Dec. 26, 2020, from complications of a brain tumor. He was born on Feb. 28, 1979, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Barbara (Toothill) Jones and the late John R. Jones. Mike grew up in Goshen and lived in the…

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Elizabeth (Berry) Manos PEABODY, Mass. — Elizabeth Emily “Bette” (Berry) Manos died Dec. 20, 2020, at Brooksby Village in Peabody, Massachusetts, where she had lived for over five years, the final seven months in their continuing care facility. She was born Nov. 20, 1928, in Portsmouth, New …

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Edward Charles Shinn SUNAPEE — Edward Charles Shinn, 80, of Sunapee, New Hampshire, and formerly of Marblehead, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Dec. 11, 2020, at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care in Lebanon, New Hampshire, after a brief illness. Ned was born in…

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Milford Earl Butterfield CLAREMONT — Milford Earl Butterfield, 94, a longtime resident of Claremont, New Hampshire, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at the Sullivan County Nursing Home. Milford was born Feb. 1, 1926, in Claremont, the son of Claude and Elva Butterfield of Ascutney, Vermont. He…

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Dennis J. Filiault NEWPORT — Dennis J. Filiault, 73, passed away on Dec, 21, 2020, at the Bedford Hills Center in Bedford, New Hampshire. He was born on Feb. 27, 1947, in Claremont, New Hampshire, to Pearl (Raymond) LaFountain and the late Joseph Filiault. Dennis grew up in California. He jo…

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Tammy L. Simms ALSTEAD — Tammy L. Simms, 52, of Alstead, New Hampshire, passed away on Dec. 20, 2020, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Aug. 19, 1968, the daughter of Robert and Gloria (Fisher) Simms. She graduated f…

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Robert Leete Emery CLAREMONT — Robert Leete Emery, age 50, of Claremont, New Hampshire, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. Rob was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Sept. 22, 1970, and owned a home there. He attended Stevens High School in Claremont, New Hampshire. Rob had been…

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Alice (Kendall) Sombric CHARLESTOWN — Alice A. (Kendall) Sombric, 74, passed away Thursday afternoon, Dec. 17, 2020, at the Sullivan County Health Center in Unity, New Hampshire. Alice was born in Gassetts, Vermont, on June 26, 1946, and moved to Charlestown, New Hampshire in 1969 and lived …

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Myrtle Mae Benoit-Pollari GUILD — Myrtle Mae Benoit-Pollari passed in her home in Guild, New Hampshire, on Dec. 8, 2020, at the age of 87. Myrtle was born on Sept. 10, 1933, in the Samuel Morse historic farmhouse in Croydon, New Hampshire, to Joseph D. Benoit and Lottie Adjutant. She graduat…

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Harold M. Chase Jr. LEBANON — Harold Montague Chase Jr., 82, of Lebanon, New Hampshire, passed away on Dec. 19, 2020, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born in La Grange, Illinois, on Dec. 28, 1937, the son of Harold and Frances (Bear) Chase. He was in the U.S. Army, i…

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Carol Dixon NEWPORT — Retired nurse Carol Ann Dixon's love of life did not end with her death. Carol passed away in December of 2020 at the age of 78 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease, in the loving arms of her husband, Michael. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Carol stu…

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Patricia B. Chamberlain LANGDON — Surrounded in life by love, laughs and family, Patricia B. Chamberlain, born in New Haven, Connecticut, on Sept. 4, 1944, an adoring mother, grandmother and wife, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in the company of her family and the love of her life, Rob…

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Lillian Edith Cote GRANTHAM — Lillian Edith Cote, 98, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. She was born in Grantham, New Hampshire, on Miller Pond Road, on March 23, 1922, to Gladys and Lawrence Wright. Throughout her childhood and teenage years, she lived in multiple homes aro…

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Wayne A. Holden Jr. GRANTHAM — Wayne A. Holden Jr., 89, formerly of Colebrook, Twin Mountain and Charlestown, New Hampshire, passed away early Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, 2020, at his daughter's home in Grantham. Mr. Holden was born in Colebrook on July 28, 1931, the son of the late Wayne A. Ho…

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Gene H. Williams SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Due to Thursday's snowfall, the service for Gene H. Williams, 88, who died Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, has been relocated to Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19.

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Albert Lepitre CLAREMONT — Albert Lepitre, 83, of Marcotte Avenue in Claremont passed away Tuesday evening, Dec. 15, 2020, peacefully at home. He was born in 1937 at Claremont General Hospital to Henry and Alice (Provencher) Lepitre. He was predeceased by his siblings, Edward Lepitre, Irene …

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Gene H. Williams SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Gene H. Williams, 88, formerly of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Monday evening, Dec. 14, 2020, at his home in Saxtons River, Vermont, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 6, 1932, in Springfield, Vermont, the son of Wendell and Alber…

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Patricia Beach Sullivan NEWBURY — Patricia Beach Sullivan, 92, formerly of Blodgett Landing in Newbury, New Hampshire, died on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, in Unity, New Hampshire. Pat was born in Kent, Ohio, on Nov. 19, 1928, to Everett Orr and Florence Viola (Utley) Beach. She spent her early …

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Matthew Albert Rivard CLAREMONT — Matthew Albert Rivard, 91, formerly of Francis Street in Claremont, New Hampshire, passed into eternal life on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, at Fairview Nursing Home, Hudson, New Hampshire, from Alzheimer’s. He was a native and lifelong resident of Claremont, New H…

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John O’Sullivan CLAREMONT — John “Jack” O’Sullivan lost his battle with cancer on Dec. 14, 2020. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Nancy; his three children, Margaret, Michael and Carolyn from his first marriage; a stepdaughter, Angela Coster; five brothers and sisters. He was predeceased b…

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Nancianne D. Houghton WALPOLE — Nancianne D. Houghton, 82, of Walpole, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully on the morning of Dec. 13, 2020, at home, with her loving family by her side. Nancianne was born on July 9, 1938, in Brattleboro, Vermont, to the late Blake S. and Nancy (Fish) Darlin…

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Claire (Ferland) Ryan WINDSOR, Vt. — Claire Flora (Ferland) Ryan went into the arms of our Lord on Dec. 9, 2020, at The Village at Cedar Hill in Windsor, Vermont, after a period of declining health, with her loving husband, Harry, by her side. She was born on Sept. 4, 1929, in North Troy, Ve…

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Charles R. Holmes Jr. DORCHESTER, Mass. — Charles R. Holmes Jr. of Dorchester, died Dec. 7, 2020, age 64 years. Charlie was born Nov. 7, 1956, in Claremont, New Hampshire, the third of nine children. He attended St. Mary Catholic School, Stevens High School and Boston University. He was prec…

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William Morrow NEWPORT — William "Bill" Morrow, 78, passed away peacefully on Dec. 10, 2020. He was born in Newport, New Hampshire, on Sept. 7, 1942, to the late Gilbert and Ellen (Santti) Morrow. Bill lived in Guild and Newport for almost all of his life. He served his country in the United…