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Lisbeth Eko Champagne LONGMONT, Colo. — Lisbeth Sandra Eko Champagne, age 78, of Longmont, Colorado, passed away Jan. 15, 2022, due to complications with COPD. Born Nov. 23, 1943, in Springfield, Vermont, Lisbeth was a true New Englander and loved the changing seasons, especially autumn. Upo…

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Grace Cheney Thurston CLAREMONT — Grace Edith Cheney Thurston, 81, of Claremont, New Hampshire, died peacefully in her home on Jan. 10, 2022, after a long, and courageous battle with cancer. Grace was born in Newport, New Hampshire, on March 12, 1940, to Angie May Finch and Vernard Matthews.…

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Charles E. Come Sr. CLAREMONT — Charles E. Come Sr., of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away suddenly on Jan. 7, 2022, in Floral City, Florida. Charles and his wife enjoyed 21 special winters in Florida. He was born in Wells River, Vermont, on May 21, 1935, son of James and Rita (Gilbert) C…

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Margaret L. Deyo CLAREMONT — Margaret Louise Deyo, 95, of Claremont, New Hampshire, died at home on Jan. 12, 2022, following a period of declining health. She was born in Woodstock, Vermont, on July 25, 1926, the only child of Leodina (Lacasse) Gaudreau and Antonio Gaudreau. The family later…

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Suzanne Grobe PLAINFIELD — Suzanne "Sue" Grobe passed away Jan. 8, 2022, in the comfort of her home, with her husband and daughter at her side. Sue was born March 23, 1961, to Kenneth and Joyce (Levesque) Robert. She spent her childhood growing up in Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon High S…

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Nancy Jachim NEWPORT — Nancy Jachim passed away on Jan. 10, 2022. It's not often that life brings us someone as special as Nancy Jachim. I feel more than fortunate to have had her as my bestie and loving spouse. It was painful to say goodbye after her long struggle with gallbladder cancer. N…

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Eunice (Collins) Proper NEWPORT — The memorial service for Eunice A. (Collins) Proper, 74, who died Nov. 16, 2021, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, at the Newport Moose Club. Burial will follow in Eastman Cemetery on North Road in Sunapee.

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Evangeline Couture Lambert CLAREMONT — Evangeline M. Couture Lambert passed away on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, after a brief illness. She was born on July 3, 1925, to Auguste and Leona (Bonneau) Girard. Vangie married Robert O. Couture on June 9, 1945, and they had many happy years together un…

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Peter J. Bascom SARASOTA, Fla. — Peter John Bascom, 65, of Sarasota, Florida, ascended to God on Dec. 16, 2021, after a brief illness. Peter was born on May 5, 1956, to Harvey and Edith (Landers) Bascom, in Bellows Falls, Vermont. He was raised in Acworth, New Hampshire, with his four older …

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Arnold "Spunky" Dodge NEWPORT — Arnold E. "Spunky" Dodge, 86, passed away on Jan. 10, 2022, at Bartow Hospital in Bartow, Florida. Spunky was born in Newport on Jan. 17, 1935, to the late Frank and Dorothy (Morris) Dodge. After graduating from Towle High School in 1955, he opened and ran his…

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Donald L. Richardson CLAREMONT — Donald L. Richardson, 73, of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away on Jan. 12, 2022, after several years of declining health. He was born in Glens Falls, New York, the son of Donald and Betty (Gifford) Richardson. He was a graduate of South High in South Glen…

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Daniel Budd NEWPORT — Daniel Budd, age 88, of Clearwater, Florida, formerly of Newport, New Hampshire, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. He was born to the late Isaac and Mildred Budd on March 13, 1933. Dan was a spirited human being loved by all. He was most known to the community for his love …

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Velma "Tina" Newton SPRINGFIELD — Velma May "Tina" Newton, passed away on Jan. 11, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 20, 1946, in Newport, New Hampshire, to the late Herman Walker Sr. and Emma (Laforest) Walker. Tina married Randolph "Gig" Newton and th…

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Peter C. Neilsen PENACOOK — Peter C. Neilsen, 51, of Penacook, New Hampshire, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Granite VNA Hospice House in Concord, following a brief illness. Peter was welcomed into the world on April 13, 1970, by parents, Richard A. Neilsen Sr. and Jane G. Neilsen…

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Charles Caswell SUNAPEE — Charles "Charlie" Caswell, entrepreneur, outdoorsman, problem solver and leader, of Sunapee, New Hampshire, and Holmes Beach, Florida, passed Jan. 2, 2022, in New London, New Hampshire, of natural causes. He was 88 years old. Charles was born Nov. 3, 1933, in Montre…

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Karen Boucher EAST HAVEN, Conn. — Karen Boucher, 75, of East Haven (formerly of Guilford), passed away Jan. 3, 2022, at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was born July 3, 1946, in Binghamton, New York, to Marshall Blatchley Stevens and Helen (Okerwall) Stevens. Karen is survived by her daughter, …

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Virginia Weed Wiggins UNITY — Virginia Wiggins (born Virginia Grace Weed on Dec. 13, 1928) passed away Dec. 31, 2021. She graduated from Towle High School and worked at the telephone company in Newport before she married Burt Wiggins Jr., of Sunapee, New Hampshire, on Aug. 16, 1947. They had…

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Janet M. Read PLAINFIELD — Janet Mae Read, 82, of Plainfield, New Hampshire, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at Springfield Hospital, following a period of failing health. She was born in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on Feb, 13, 1939, the daughter of Arlington and Pearl (St. Hilare) Dawson. She gradua…

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John L. Dodge SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — John L. Dodge passed away on Dec. 31, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. John was born on Oct. 9, 1940, in Boston, Massachusetts, to the late William "Bill" and Cecile (Leavitt) Dodge. He grew up in Springfield, Vermont, graduating from high school in 195…

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Brett H. Ploss NEWPORT — Brett H. Ploss, resident of Newport, New Hampshire, passed away on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, peacefully at home, at the age of 63. Brett Henry Ploss was born on March 12, 1958, in Newport, New Hampshire. Brett and his four older siblings were raised by their mother, Gra…

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Debbie Ouellette St. Pierre CHARLESTOWN — Debbie E. Ouellette St. Pierre, of Charlestown, New Hampshire, passed away Dec. 30, 2021, with her family by her side, after a quick diagnosis of cancer.

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Ryan DuPont JEFFERSON — On Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, Ryan DuPont, loving husband, father, beloved son and brother, passed away in his home in Jefferson, New Hampshire, at the age of 25. Ryan was born on Feb. 27, 1996, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Richard and Marie DuPont. He had just graduated…

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Timothy N. Patch CLAREMONT — Timothy Norman Patch, of Paisley, Florida, was born on Sept. 15, 1962, in Claremont, New Hampshire. He was strong, honorable, prideful, and he always aimed to be and do the best for his family. He was an experienced freshwater angler, regular cat whisperer, maste…

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Chester Thibault UNITY — Chester Thibault, 70, of Unity, New Hampshire, passed away on Dec. 30, 2021. He was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on Aug. 12, 1951, the son of Paul E. and Verna May (Roy) Thibault. He was a graduate of St. Mary High School. He had worked for United Construction f…

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Ronald J. Narducci SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. — Legends never die. Their bodies may leave this earth, but the examples live on forever. Ronald James Narducci, only son of Eugene Narducci and Lucille Sheperd Goodspeed Narducci, was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on March 21, 1930. He crossed his …

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Jerry V. Duford Jr. CHARLESTOWN — Jerry Vaughn Duford Jr., from Charlestown, New Hampshire, died on Dec. 20, 2021, at his home. It is with profound sadness that Jerry’s (J.V.) family needs to acknowledge his passing. Jerry was born March 7, 1970, to Marion (Adolph) (Dezan) Duford and Jerry V…

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Gary D. House CLAREMONT — Gary D. House, 73, passed away unexpectedly at home on Dec. 20, 2021. He was born on May 10, 1948, in Oklahoma City, to the late Denver Ray and Mary Jane Pearson House. Gary was proud to serve his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He loved litera…

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Raymond O. Tewksbury CLAREMONT — Raymond Oscar Tewksbury, 84, of Claremont, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. He was born in Cornish, New Hampshire, on Aug. 7, 1937, a son of Paul and Isabella (Clow) Tewksbury. Following graduation from Windsor (Vermont) High School, he marr…

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Joan B. Allen CLAREMONT — Joan B. Allen, age 72, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by loved ones, on Dec. 23, 2021, due to complication from a multiyear battle with acute myeloid leukemia. She was born to Steven J. and Lucille (Dodier) Milan at Claremont General Hospital on March 7, 19…

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Carolyn Redden Lorandeau CLAREMONT — Carolyn Redden Lorandeau, of Claremont, who died on Dec. 25, 2021, lived with the joys of an open heart for 87 years. As one of nine children born to Blanche and Leo Redden in Dover, New Hampshire, she was raised in Rollinsford, New Hampshire, graduated f…

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Patricia Garrigus Porter HANOVER — Patricia Garrigus Porter, 97, died on Dec. 21, 2021, in Hanover, New Hampshire. She was born Aug. 28, 1924, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Woodford M. and Dorothy (Brown) Garrigus. Patricia married Philip Wayland Porter on Sept. 5, 1950, in Ashland, Ohio.…

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Patricia A. King CROYDON — Patricia Alice "Trish" King passed away suddenly at DHMC on Dec. 22, 2021. Trish was born on May 4, 1943, in Washington, D.C., to the late George and Beverly (Murphy) O'Bryant. Trish loved our Lord with all her heart and loved studying his word. She liked singing w…

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Keith R. Fulton LEMPSTER — Keith Robert Fulton, 86, of Lempster, New Hampshire, died peacefully in New London on Dec. 22, 2021. Keith was born at his home in Mexico, Maine, on Jan. 9, 1935, the son of Hugh Joseph and Velma (Spaulding) Fulton. Keith loved to work hard and spent his early year…

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Faith Ferguson SUNAPEE — Faith Edith Ames McLean Ferguson, 81, of Ormond Beach, Florida, formerly of Sunapee, New Hampshire, entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at Advent Health Medical Center in Ormond Beach, Florida, comforted by her family. Faith was born …

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Shelley E. Decoteau CLAREMONT — Shelley E. Decoteau (Olivia Somers) passed suddenly on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at Valley Regional Hospital. She was predeceased by her mother, Veronica Joslyn; father, Charles R. Safford; and a brother, Thomas King. She leaves behind two daughters, Hannah De…

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Lee R. Chamberlain CLAREMONT — Lee R. Chamberlain passed away on Dec. 17, 2021, in Claremont, New Hampshire, after a brief illness. Lee was born on March 27, 1960, in Claremont. He was the son of the late Paul and Jenny Chamberlain and was one of six siblings. Described as good-natured and h…

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Gage A. Harris NEWPORT — Gage A. Harris, 24, of Newport, New Hampshire, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. Born on June 25, 1997, to Joel Harris and Trista Turgeon, Gage lived in Newport, New Hampshire, his entire life. After graduating from Newport Middle High Sc…

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Aimee C. Olson LEBANON — Aimee Cecile Olson, 46, passed away at her home in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, due to complications of disease progression. She fought bravely for many years and had her longtime boyfriend, true love and personal "Superman" by her side, as well …

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Jerry V. Duford Jr. CHARLESTOWN — Jerry V. Duford Jr., 51, died Dec. 20, 2021, at his home. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Stringer Funeral Homes and Crematorium in Claremont.

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Nancy M. Courtemanche UNITY — Nancy M. Courtemanche, 73, of Unity, New Hampshire, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, following a period of failing health. She was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, on March 6, 1948, the daughter of …

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Janice E. Aiken SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Janice E. Aiken, 78, passed away on Dec. 14, 2021, at the Springfield Health & Rehab. Center in Springfield, Vermont. She was born April 22, 1943, in Quincy, Massachusetts, the daughter of Charles and Connie Wentworth. She attended school and graduated …

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Stuart L. Stone CLAREMONT — Stuart L. Stone, 71, of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away at home on Dec. 17, 2021, surrounded by his family. Stuart was born on Aug. 15, 1950, in Claremont. Stuart graduated from Stevens High School in 1968. He graduated with an associate degree from New Hamp…

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Rachel M. Chastenay CLAREMONT — Rachel Mae Chastenay, 71, of 3703 Deepwood Drive, Johnson City, Tennessee, was born March 19, 1950, and went to be with the Lord on Dec. 1, 2021, at 5:50 a.m. She was an avid quilter and enjoyed restoring old antique items. She loved her cats, Murphie and Josi…

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Evelyn (Garneau) Wilson CLAREMONT — Evelyn (Garneau) Wilson passed away peacefully at Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, New Hampshire, on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, following a long struggle with dementia. Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Claremont. She graduated from St. Mary School, becam…

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Oscar R. Cross WINDSOR, Vt. — Oscar R. Cross, 88, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, surrounded by family members, at the Stoughton House in Windsor, Vermont, after a period of declining health. Oscar was born June 23, 1933, in Springfield, Vermont, a son of Floyd and Lois (Spafford) Cross. He gre…

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Nathan B. Martell CHARLESTOWN — Nathan B. Martell, 38, of Charlestown, New Hampshire, gained his angel wings on Dec. 14, 2021, peacefully in his sleep, after many years of illness. Nate, “the hammer” as he was known by many, was born June 22, 1983, to Brad and Gloria (Granger) Martell. He ma…

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Robert “Keith” Hall GOSHEN — Robert “Keith” Hall, 69, of Goshen, New Hampshire, passed away on Dec. 12, 2021, surrounded by his three favorite children, after an arduous year-long battle with cancer. Keith was born on May 6, 1952, to Evart “Curt” and Helenmarie (Peterson) Hall, in Springfiel…

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Louise Crone Russell THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Louise Crone Russell, of Thousand Oaks, California, passed away on May 17, 2021, at home, at the grand age of 93. She was born on Jan. 4, 1928, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Helen and Stanley Crone. From the age of 6 months old, Louise was raised…

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Roderick N. Tarbell SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Roderick N. Tarbell, 76, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at the Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vermont. He was born March 21, 1945, in Bellows Falls, Vermont. the son of Sidney and Nellie (Kinney) Tarbell. He lived in Saxtons River, Vermont…

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Leo A. Cusanelli NEWPORT — Leo A. Cusanelli, 72, passed away on Dec. 12, 2021, at Mount Ascutney Hospital, after a brief illness. Born on Nov. 18, 1949, to the late Rocco and Loretta (Turcotte) Cusanelli, Leo lived in the Newport area his entire life. After graduating from St. Mary's High Sc…

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Dora Eitapence CASTLETON, Vt. — Dora “Dorrie” Eitapence passed away Dec. 8, 2021, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born in Springfield, Vermont, to Dale and Virginia (Morris) Pike. She was a graduate of Black River High School. Dorrie resided in Newport, New Hampshire, and the Rut…