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Donna J. Smith SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt. — Donna Jean Smith, 63, of South Londonderry, Vermont, passed away suddenly on Oct. 13, 2021. Donna was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, on Jan. 15, 1958, to Gloria (Barnes) and Larry Beswick. She attended school at Fall Mountain Regional and Bellows Fall…

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Jane A. Stannard CLAREMONT — Jane A. Stannard, of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away on Oct. 17, 2021, at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, New Hampshire. She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Jan. 23, 1948, the daughter of Laurence and Florestine Stone. She is survived by…

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John G. Nichols NEWPORT — John G. Nichols, 80, passed away peacefully at DHMC in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on Oct. 11, 2021. He was born in 1941 in Rochester, New Hampshire. He loved hunting, fishing and all wildlife shows. After many years of service, he retired from Joy Foundry. He enjoyed h…

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Evelyn (Marshall) Stearns CLAREMONT — Evelyn Frances (Marshall) Stearns, a longtime resident of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away on Oct. 9, 2021, at 104 years of age, at the Vernon (Vermont) Green Nursing Home, after a brief illness. Evelyn was born in South Berwick, Maine, on March 31,…

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Constance (Willis) Ellis THOMASTON, Maine — Devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Constance Marie “Connie” (Willis) Ellis, 89, of Thomaston, Maine, was called home by the Lord on Oct. 11, 2021. Connie was born on Aug. 10, 1932, in Brockton, Massachusetts, to Carleton and Grace (Farnsworth) W…

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Walter C. Critchfield GRAFTON, Vt. — Walter C. Critchfield, 73, of Middletown Road, died suddenly at his residence Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. He was born Sept. 7, 1948, in Bellows Falls, Vermont, the son of Charles and Marion Swain Critchfield. Walt attended schools in Walpole, New Hampshire…

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Dustin B. Burnett WEST FAIRLEE, Vt. — Dustin Bruce Burnett (DBB#15) died peacefully at his home in West Fairlee, Vermont, on Dec. 15, 2020. Dustin was born Feb. 21, 1969, in Claremont, New Hampshire. He attended Claremont schools and graduated from Stevens High School in 1987. Dustin further…

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Yvette Densmore CLAREMONT — Yvette Densmore, 84, lifelong resident of Claremont, New Hampshire, died Sept. 28, 2021, with her two sons and her caregiver, Lynn West, by her side. She was born Aug. 12, 1937, to Elisa and Alfred Nadeau. She graduated from St. Mary's and worked various jobs thro…

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Pearl A. LaValley NEWPORT — Pearl Amelia LaValley, 88, passed away comfortably Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. She was born to Harold and Eunice (Putnam) LaValley on May 10, 1933. Pearl attended Claremont schools, graduating from St. Mary’s High School in 1951. Upon graduating, she worked as a bookkee…

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Ann (Fellows) Lovett NEWPORT — Ann Mae (Fellows) Lovett, 77, passed away Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Ann was born Dec. 20, 1943, in Claremont, New Hampshire, the daughter of Marion Elizabeth (Callum) Fellows and John Robert Fellows.…

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James P. Aiken CLAREMONT — It is with profound sadness that the family of James P. Aiken announce his passing into the arms of heavenly angles on Oct. 8, 2021; he was 68. James was born June 17, 1953, the fifth child of Charles L. Aiken Sr. and Yvonne Alice (Sylvester) Aiken, in Claremont, N…

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Elissa A. Rannisto NORTH CONWAY — Elissa Ann Rannisto, 66, of North Conway, New Hampshire, passed away suddenly on Oct. 7, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in North Conway. She was born in Newport, New Hampshire, on Oct. 14, 1954, youngest of seven children, to Veikko and Gladys "Dolly" Rannisto. …

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Louis L. Ansart Jr. SUNAPEE— Louis L. Ansart Jr. passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. He was born April 11, 1940, in Concord, New Hampshire, to Louis L. Ansart Sr. and Carolyn (Bagley) Ansart, who have both predeceased him. Louis is sur…

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Sr. Gloria Morin CLAREMONT — Sister Gloria Morin (formerly Sister Mary Matthias Peter), 80, a Sister of Mercy for 62 years, died Oct. 3, 2021, after a period of declining health. A native of Claremont, New Hampshire, she was born Feb. 2, 1941, the daughter of the late Ernest and Adele Rosia …

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Carolyn Blake-Bashaw SPRINGFIELD – Carolyn Blake-Bashaw, 81, died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at the Springfield Hospital. She was born Oct. 31, 1939, in Bellows Falls, the daughter of Carol and Marion Fair Blake. Carolyn attended school at Kurn Hattin and was a graduate of Walpole (N…

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George E. Pebbles Jr. CHARLESTOWN, NH – George Eugene Pebbles Jr., 75, died peacefully after a long illness on Oct. 8, 2021, at Springfield Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born on Aug. 27, 1946, he was the son of George Sr. and Marjorie Smith. A lifelong resident of Charlestown, New Hampsh…

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Rachel C. Kilburn ALSTEAD, NH – Rachel Clark Kilburn, 79, passed away Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at the Cheshire Medical Center in Keene surrounded by her family. She was born April 10, 1942, in Walpole, the daughter of Hugh and Anna (Callowhill) Clark. She attended schools in Alstead and the Kee…

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Ronald D. Clough Sr. NEWPORT — Ronald David "Ronnie" Clough Sr. died unexpectedly at his home on Sept. 29, 2021, at the age of 69. Ronnie was born on July 4, 1952, in Claremont, New Hampshire, to Roger and June Clough. Ronnie graduated from Newport High in 1971. He just attended his 50th Cla…

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Shirley A. Jennings GOSHEN — Shirley A. Jennings, 82, of Lear Hill Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, surrounded by her children at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. She was born in Unity, New Hampshire, on July 5, 1939, the daughter of Fred and Josephine (Spau…

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John Vertone CLAREMONT — While the family is saddened by the peaceful passing of John Vertone, of Claremont, New Hampshire, on Sept. 30, 2021, we take comfort in knowing that he has reached his heavenly home. John was born on July 4, 1928, in Pietragalla, Italy, to Donato and Maria Vertone. …

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Elinor J. Olson DEEP RIVER, Conn. — Elinor Jane Olson, 89, of Deep River, Connecticut, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at her home, surrounded by loved ones. She was the beloved wife of John Francis Olson, a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. The family ha…

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Edward M. Allen III ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Edward M. Allen III, 77, the eldest son of Edward M. Allen Jr. and Dorothy (LaBombarde) Allen, passed away at his home in Zephyrhills, Florida, with his girlfriend, Betty Dunham, by his side, on Sept 12, 2021. He will be sorely missed by his whole fami…

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Harold M. Chase Jr. LEBANON — The graveside service with military honors for Harold Montague Chase Jr., who died Dec. 19, 2020, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in St. Augustine’s Cemetery in Peru, New York.

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Patricia A. Twine RUTLAND, Vt. — Patricia A. Twine, 83, died Sept. 25, 2021, in Rutland. She was born in Springfield, March 17, 1938, the daughter of Irene H. (Belski) and Guy A. Blood Jr. Patricia worked at General Electric in Ludlow and Rutland. She was a farmer and also worked at the John…

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Victoria Barbo Miyara CLAREMONT — Victoria J. "Vicki" Barbo Miyara, 89, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away on Sept. 21, 2021, in Naples. Vicki was born in Newton, Massachusetts, on April 19, 1932, to Charles Barbo and Mary Jeraldi Barbo. As the first in her…

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Kevin J. Monahan NEWPORT — Kevin John Monahan, 59, of Newport, New Hampshire, passed away from pancreatic cancer on Sept. 26, 2021. His loving wife and daughter were by his side at home. Although too short, he lived his life to its fullest. After graduating from Whitman-Hanson Regional High …

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Audrey Daniels CHESTER, Vt. — Audrey "Aud" Daniels, 67, of Chester, Vermont, beloved mother of Laura Daniels, passed away on Sept. 17, 2021, from a sudden illness, at UVM Medical Center. Audrey was born in Springfield, Vermont, daughter of the late Melville and Joan Heidtmann Daniels. She li…

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Ronald P. Morin NEWPORT — On Sept. 4, 2021, Ronald P. Morin died unexpectedly at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He was 77 years old. Ronald P. Morin is survived by his wife, Sandra L. Morin, of Newport, New Hampshire; his children, Eric D. Morin and wife Robyn, of Sunapee, New Hampshire…

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Harry W. Ryan WINDSOR, Vt. — Harry William Ryan, 91, went into the arms of our Lord on Sept. 21, 2021, at the Village at Cedar Hill in Windsor, Vermont. Harry was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Feb. 3, 1930, the second son of Fred and Marion (Horton) Ryan. He was educated in Claremont …

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Ruth Rutledge Schneider CLAREMONT — Ruth Rutledge Schneider, 85, of 45 Brandon Place, Claremont, New Hampshire, died peacefully Sept. 19, 2021, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born May 15, 1936, daughter of Kenneth and Muriel Rutledge. She was a devoted stay-at-home mother raising…

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Timothy J. Kingsbury PUTNEY, Vt. — Timothy John Kingsbury, 69, of Putney, Vermont, passed away on Sept. 7, 2021, in the loving arms of his daughter, Billie-Jo. He was born on Jan. 4, 1952, to Fred and Evelyn (Vavney) Kingsbury, in Bellows Falls, Vermont. Tim survived many struggles during hi…

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Kimberly L. Fowler CROYDON — Kimberly L. Fowler, 58, passed away on Sept. 15, 2021, at DHMC, after an illness. Kim was born on May 28, 1963, in Newport, New Hampshire, to Robert Fowler and Shirley (Linton) Fowler. She lived in the Newport area her whole life and worked at Reney's General Sto…

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Barbara Lockwood PERKINSVILLE, Vt. — Barbara Lockwood passed away on Sept. 14, 2021, at the home of her son, Brad, in Berlin, Vermont. She was born on Dec. 22, 1934, in Charlestown, New Hampshire, to Walter and Gladys Gates. She attended schools in Charlestown, New Hampshire, East Ryegate, V…

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Robert J. Hurd NEWPORT — Robert James Hurd, 85, beloved husband, father, grandfather, Opa and friend, passed away on Sept. 13, 2021, at New London Hospital. He was born in Newport on April 27, 1936, to the late Frank and Gertrude (Allen) Hurd. Robert was raised in Newport and lived in the ar…

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James A. Menard Sr. NEWPORT — James A. Menard Sr. died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at home in Newport, New Hampshire, at the age of 62. He enjoyed many outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and ice fishing. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and playing horses…

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Natalie (Lasky) Wilson NEWPORT — Natalie (Lasky) Wilson, 91, of Newport, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Sept. 19, 2021, while holding her daughter Paula's hand. She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Aug. 19, 1930, to Alexander and Mary (Kuzmich) Lasky. She…

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Barbara Richardson SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Calling hours for Barbara Richardson, who died April 7, 2021, will be from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont.

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David W. Kibling BARRE, Vt. — David Wendell Kibling, age 62, originally from Windsor, Vermont, passed away on Sept. 1, 2021, at his home in Barre, Vermont. He was born in Windsor, Vermont, on April 3, 1959, the son of Wendell and Shirley (Burnham) Kibling. He grew up in Windsor, Vermont, and…

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Michael Cheeney WESTMINSTER, Vt. — Michael Cheeney, 63, passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at his brother’s home in Westminster, Vermont. He was born Feb. 25, 1958, the son of Joseph and Marjorie Cheeney. He graduated from Fall Mountain Regional High School in 1976. He is survived by four…

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Charles Bush SOUTH ACWORTH — Charles “Charlie” Bush passed away in the comfort of his home on Sept. 15, 2021, at the age of 72, after scuffling with cancer. He was born Feb. 25, 1949, in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Harry and Marguerite (Sugrue) Bush. He attended Hamden High Sc…

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Cassie Blodgett CHARLESTOWN — The celebration of life for Cassie Blodgett, who died Feb. 9, 2020, will be 11 a.m. Sept. 25, 2021, at Charlestown Town Hall, Summer Street, Charlestown, New Hampshire.

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Lorraine I. St. Aubin CLAREMONT — The graveside service for Lorraine Irene St. Aubin, who died April 28, 2020, will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in St. Mary Cemetery, preceded by a calling hour beginning 10 a.m. at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad St., Claremont, New Hampshire.

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Matthew R. Zachowski ROCKINGHAM, Vt. — Matthew Raymond Zachowski, 68, of Rockingham, Vermont, formerly of New Canaan and Darien, Connecticut, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, surrounded by family. A private memorial will be held. Matt was an executive and founding partner of Intermarke…

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James E. Goodhue KEENE — James Edward "Jim" Goodhue, 72, born May 21, 1949, passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Keene, New Hampshire. Jim grew up in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and went to Sacred Heart School. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1967 and Providence College in 1971 with…

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Frances L. Pinsonault LEBANON — Frances L. Pinsonault, 77, formerly of Charlestown, New Hampshire, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, following a period of failing health. She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Dec. 15, 1943, the daughter o…

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Edrice V. Blewitt UNITY — Edrice V. Blewitt, 102, formerly of Forest Street in Claremont, New Hampshire, died Sept. 7, 2021, at Sullivan County Healthcare in Unity, New Hampshire. She was born on Oct. 31, 1918, the daughter of William and Marjorie (Page) Kittredge and had been a lifetime are…

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Lois (Baldwin) Kenan VANCOUVER, Wash. — May 18, 2021, Journal Entry by Kelly Kenan-Scott: Our beautiful mom, Lois Marie (Baldwin) Kenan, passed away on April 1, 2021, at age 78, from ovarian cancer, in Vancouver, Washington, at Community Home Health & Hospice. As always, she was surround…

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Shirley (Elfstrom) Patten WARNER — Shirley (Elfstrom) Patten, 88, formerly of Newport, passed away on Sept. 5, 2021, at Pine Rock Manor, after several years of declining health. She was born on Jan. 30, 1933, in Greenville, New Hampshire, to the late B. Rudolph and Mamie (Wesoja) Elfstrom. S…

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Annabelle M. Ellingwood CROYDON — Annabelle M. Ellingwood, 83, passed away at her home in Croydon on Sept. 8, 2021. She was born on Aug. 17, 1938, in Newport, New Hampshire, to the late Pleamon and Lavesta (Fenton) Clark. Annabelle lived in the Newport area her entire life. She worked at Sug…

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Rosemary Nelson Garfield UNITY — Rosemary Nelson Garfield, 83, of Charlestown, New Hampshire, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Sullivan County Healthcare in Unity, New Hampshire. She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Oct. 23, 1937, the daughter of Edward and Gladys (Soucy) Nelson. Me…

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Irene Whalen NEWPORT — Irene Whalen, 81, of Newport, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully on Sept. 8, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Irene was born on Dec. 30, 1939, in Newport, New Hampshire, to the late Fred and Doris Johnson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Whal…