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Earle S. Vaughan

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Earle S. Vaughan, 80, of Brunswick, Maine, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at this home in Brunswick.
He was born in Newton, Mass., the son of Willard and Gladys Keesler Vaughan. He graduated from Newton High School in the class of 1938.
He started work in restaurant management for H.J. Sailer Catering and Restaurant, and from 1940 to 1947 he was a field service representative for United Aircraft Corp. in U.S., Australia and New Guinea. He was a disabled Army Air Force veteran of World War II, and for 21 years he was plant manager of D'Avey Co., in Dover, responsible for 120 jobs.
From 1968 to 1972, he was president of Ocean Industries, and from 1972 to 1976 he was plant manager of Carroll Industries. He lived in Fryeburg for eight years and was president of Saco Valley Manufacturing. His activities included president of YMCA Management Club; commodore of the Portsmouth Yacht Club; member of the board of directors of the Piscataqua Yacht Squadron; Whale Back Ocean Race Committee; member of the U.S. Power Squadron; member of the ski patrol; parents' advisory council of Fryeburg Academy; Rotarian; member of the board of directors of the Fryeburg Chamber of Commerce; director of the parent' council of Curry College; and a private pilot.
For the past 20 years, he and his wife of 42 years, Elizabeth Craig Vaughan, spent summers on their boat or in their motor home. Winters were spent in St. Maarten, where they are the proprietors of the Horny Toad Guest House.
He is survived by his wife, one daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Douglas Gorton, and three grandchildren, Stephanie, Heather and John Gorton, all of Rochester, Vt.
A memorial graveside service will be held Thursday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery in Fryeburg.
Donations in his memory may be made to Gary's House at 97 State Road, Portland, Maine 04101.
Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.

Ruby Wentworth

CONWAY - Ruby Virginia Wentworth, 65, of East Conway, died Saturday, August 19, 2000 at the Maine Medical Center.
She was born in Madison, the daughter of Harry and Mary Bickford Ward, and was educated in Madison and Conway schools. She married Harold E. Wentworth Jr. 45 years ago and has lived in East Conway ever since. She enjoyed being a homemaker and helping her husband in the meat shop. Besides her husband, the family includes two sons, Douglas H. Wentworth of Conway and Richard L. Wentworth of East Conway; two daughters, Virginia L. Wentworth of Brownfield, Maine, and Bonnie F. Wentworth of Standish, Maine; one brother, Sam Ward of New Jersey; three half brothers, Merle Webster of Tamworth, George Webster and Charles Webster, both of Florida; one half sister, Ann Robertson of Tamworth; and four grandchildren. Her brother Raymond Ward died last week.
A memorial graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery in Fryeburg.
Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.

Karl G. Seidenstuecker

AUGUSTA, Maine - Karl G. Seidenstuecker, 86, died Aug. 10, 2000, at Maine General Rehabilitation and Nursing Care.
Seidenstuecker was born in 1914 in Winstead, Conn. He graduated from Torrington High School, Stearns School, Dartmouth College and received a masters degree from Plymouth State College.
He captained the football and basketball teams at Torrington High School and Stearns School and played both sports at Dartmouth. He was a member of the Torrington and Kennett High Athletic Halls of Fame.
He was a teacher, coach and history department head at Kennett High over his 40 year tenure. His basketball teams won five state championships. The Kennett High gymnasium is named in his honor.
He and Hugena Dunbar, a fellow teacher, were married for 59 years. Together they owned and operated Pine Hill Cabins and Restaurant for 20 years. Upon retirement from Kennett High, his residence was divided between Intervale and Sun City, Fla. He was a member of the Air Force from 1942 to 1945.
He is survived by a daughter, Lynn Gail, and her husband, of Augusta, Maine, and two grandsons, Jason and Ryan Gail.
Graveside services will be held Aug. 31, 2000, at 3 p.m., at the Conway Village Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kennett High School, Alumni Scholarship Fund, Conway, NH 03818.

Merton L. Yeaton Jr.

SPOFFORD - Merton L. Yeaton Jr., 79, of Spofford, died Aug. 13, 2000, at the Harborside-Pheasant Wood Nursing Home in Peterborough after a period of failing health.
He was born in Conway on June 25, 1921, the son of Merton L. and Nettie (Lombard) Yeaton.
Yeaton attended schools in Conway and was a graduate of Kennett High School. He attended the University of New Hampshire in Durham.
He was a World War II veteran and served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the South Pacific.
He was employed for 15 years by the Kingsbury Corp., in Keene and also had worked for the Cheshire Transportation Co., in Keene following his retirement. He was a member of the Gordon-Bissell Post 4 American Legion and a former member of the Keene Post 799 VFW.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marion E. (Charland) Yeaton of Spofford; one son, Leslie A. Yeaton of Keene; six sisters, Ruth Tuttle of Dover, Arlene Nason, Barbara Bray, Dorothy Garland, Eleanor Sutton and Marion Bickford, all of Conway; three brothers, George Yeaton of Conway, Leonard Yeaton of Florida and Raymond Yeaton of Connecticut; three grandchildren, Karen A. LaBelle, Christopher M. Yeaton and Jason A. Yeaton; three great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial was held in St. Bernards Church in Keene. The Rev. John Hurley, associate pastor, was the celebrant. Music was directed by Kathleen Summer. The burial took place in the St. Joseph Cemetery, where Rev. Hurley offered committal prayers.
The Foley Funeral Home of Keene was in charge of arrangements.

John C. Torosian

John C. Torosian, 53, of Lee, died suddenly on Aug. 5, 2000, at the Exeter Hospital in Exeter. He was born in Lynn, Mass.
Torosian lived in Lee for the past 15 years. He graduated from Lynn Vocational High School, and was then employed as a machinist with General Electric for over a decade. He taught machine shop at Peabody Vocational Tech for 12 years. In 1997, he and his son started T&T Machine in Center Conway. Torosian was also a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the American Legion.
His family includes two sons, Brian John Torosian of Madison and Steven Lee Torosian of Lee; two granddaughters, Danielle Fay Torosian of Madison and Ariana Rose Torosian of Bartlett; and his father, John Torosian of Lynn.
He was predeceased by his mother, Pearl (Herzog) Torosian.
Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, Aug. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway. Funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Barbara Fall (Charles) Losier

GORHAM - Mrs. Barbara Fall (Charles) Losier, 76, of Gorham, passed away on Thursday Aug. 10, 2000, at her home.
She was born on April 14, 1924, in North Conway, the daughter of John and Martha (Fall) Charles. She moved to Gilead, Maine, after she was married and then to Shelburne, where she resided for many years. She moved to Gorham in 1990.
Mrs. Losier was a member of Holy Family Church and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II where she was employed as an X-ray technician. She was employed as a licensed practical nurse at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin and also did private duty nursing. She loved her flower gardens and was a bird watcher.
Mrs. Losier was a graduate of New Hampshire Vocational Technical College with a LPN degree in 1973; College for Lifelong Learning with an Associate of Art degree in 1993; and University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of General Studies in 1997 with a major of women's literature.
Family members include two daughters, Carmen McKelvey of Shelburne and Ann Losier of Gorham; three sons, Lazare Losier III, of Berlin, Jean Losier and Heidi of Shelburne, and Patrick Losier and wife Nancy of Berlin; four grandchildren, Zack Wight and Jacob Wight of Shelburne, Brooke Losier of Hollis, Maine, and Brett Losier of Berlin; four sisters, Eleanor Garland and her husband Grover of Bartlett, Dorothy Burton of Dedham, Mass.; M. Joan Munroe and her husband Woodrow of South Chatham, and Evelyn Burke of North Conway; two brothers, Lester Charles and his wife Alice of Glen, and John Charles of Glen; several nieces and nephews; and in-laws, Charles and Frances Losier, Elizabeth Losier, Beatrice Losier, Katherine and Leo Woods.
She was predeceased by her husband Lazare Losier Jr., and a son Robert Lorraine Losier.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church in Gorham, with interment in the Wheeler Cemetery in Shelburne. Anyone who wishes may donate in her memory to the Androscoggin Valley Hospital Home Health and Hospice, 59 Page Hill Road, Berlin, NH, 03570.

Joyce N. Irish

CONWAY - Joyce N. Irish, 68, of North Conway, died on Aug. 12, 2000, at Merriman House in North Conway following a long illness.
She was born in Newport, NH, and was the daughter of Rev. Paul and Rosalie (Ott) Nystedt.
Mrs. Irish grew up in East Andover and Meredith. She moved to North Conway in 1955 and had lived in Center Conway since 1963. She was a graduate of Meredith High School, class of 1950, and then attended Providence Bible Institute that same year. Mrs. Irish graduated from Laconia Hospital School of Nursing in 1955, and she was a RN at Memorial Hospital for 18 years, subsequently doing private duty nursing for a few years.
She was also a charter member of the White Mountain Chapel, taught child evangelism in various homes throughout Mount Washington Valley during the summer and also taught at the chapel's Vacation Bible School.
Mrs. Irish died on her 45th wedding anniversary.
The family includes her husband of 45 years, Charles D. Irish, of Center Conway; her daughter, Rebecca M. Nelson, of Milton, Vt.; two sons, Daniel C. Irish, of Goffstown, and Timothy G. Irish, of North Conway; three grandchildren; two brothers, David Nystedt, of Tamworth, and Walter Nystedt, of West Ossipee; four sisters, Martha Kelsey, of New Jersey, Nellie Teasdale, of Illinois, Caroline Nystedt, of New York City, and Karen Nystedt, of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. at the White Mountain Chapel in Conway, with the Rev. Nelson Houston and Rev. Robert Irish officiating. Burial will be in the Conway Village Cemetery. Visiting hours are today (Monday) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway.
Donations may be sent to the White Mountain Chapel, Conway, NH 03818.

Alpheus H. Hibbard Sr.

BRIDGTON, Maine - Alpheus H. Hibbard Sr., 65, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at his home on Cross Street in Bridgton.
He was born in Bridgton, Maine, the son of Clarence and Priscilla Hobbs Hibbard. He was educated in Fryeburg and Bridgton schools and graduated from Bridgton High School. He was a self-employed carpenter and plumber. He enjoyed going to the town beach to watch the sunsets.
He is survived by three sons; Alpheus H. Hibbard Jr. and Michael Hibbard, both of Poland, Maine, and Mark Hibbard of Lewiston, Maine; one daughter, Julie Shane of Poland; one brother, John Hibbard of Augusta, Maine; one sister, Charlotte Wentworth of Bridgton; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial graveside service at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18, at the Ingalls Hills Cemetery in West Bridgton with the Rev. Richard Male officiating.
Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.

Reba (Vittum) Eldridge

CENTER OSSIPEE - Reba (Vittum) Eldridge, 77, of Dore Street in Center Ossipee, died Aug. 14, 2000, in Tamworth.
She was the daughter of the late Herbert and Alice (Clark) Vittum and had lived in Center Ossipee for the past 58 years. She was a past member of the South Tamworth United Methodist Church.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved and lived for her family. As a proud mother, she cherished every moment spent with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Charles P. Eldridge, of Center Ossipee; her children, Charles P. Eldridge Jr., of Center Tuftonboro, Rodney Eldridge, of Center Ossipee, Beverly Ryder, of Center Ossipee, Michael Eldridge, of Center Ossipee, Gordon Eldridge, of Center Ossipee, and John Eldridge, of Westbrook, Maine; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; a sister, Mary Gibson, of Tamworth; and many nieces and nephews.
She was pre-deceased by a brother, Merton "Hop" Vittum, and sisters Margaret Tappan and Thelma Larrabee.
Calling hours will be today (Wednesday) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home on Moultonville Road in Center Ossipee. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Moultonville United Methodist Church in Center Ossipee. Burial will be in the Chickville Cemetery in Center Ossipee.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association of Southern Carroll County, P.O. Box 1620, Wolfeboro, NH 03894.

Mildred B. Cansdale

TAMWORTH - Mildred B. Cansdale, 88, of Mays Way in Tamworth, died Aug. 12, 2000, at the Sunbridge Nursing Home in Wolfeboro.
She was born on March 4, 1912, in Middleboro, Mass., the daughter of the late Howard and Maybel A. (Osborn) Reed.
Mrs. Cansdale had lived in Glen for many years. She moved to Conway in 1981, then to Tamworth in 1994. She and her late husband, Earldon Lindquist, owned Reed's Coffee Shop in Glen for many years. She also owned her own shoe business.
Mrs. Cansdale was predeceased by four husbands, Woodrow Munroe, Cliff Hefner, Earldon Lindquist and James Cansdale.
A private graveside service will be in Conway Village Cemetery.
The Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service of West Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.
Donations may be made to the Lakes Region Humane Society or the Activity Center at Sunbridge Nursing Home.

William J. Ayasse Jr.

William J. Ayasse Jr., 73, of Center Conway, died suddenly on Aug. 6, 2000, at Memorial Hospital in North Conway.
He was born in Queens, N.Y., the son of the late William and Anna Ayasse Sr.
Ayasse was employed by Carroll Industries Inc. for 16 years before retiring as vice-president.
His family includes his wife, Marlene Ayasse of Center Conway; two sons; three stepchildren; and several grandchildren.
The burial will be private with no visiting hours. The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy R. Betts

CONWAY - Mrs. Dorothy R. Betts, 72, of 33 Wildflower Trail, North Conway, passed away on August 9 at the Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lynn, Mass. on Sept. 20, 1927, the daughter of Frank I. and Elsie (Hatch) Childs. She resided in Greenwood, Maine, following her retirement and moved to North Conway a year ago. Mrs. Betts was a member of the Salem Chapter No. 98 Order of the Eastern Star in Salem, Mass. She was an avid reader and donated hundreds of books to local schools. Mrs. Betts was a former member of the board of directors of the Northeast Credit Union. Prior to her retirement she was employed by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth as a comptroller. She was predeceased by her husband, John Betts, a son, B. Betts and a son-in-law, Stephen P. Spofford.
Members of the family include a daughter, Barbara A. Spofford of Conway; a son, Robert B. Betts and his wife Theresa I. Betts of Rochester; a daughter-in-law Joy. D. Betts of Cape Neddick, Maine; a brother-in-law, Leland B. Betts of Portsmouth; a sister, Barbara Dee of Salem, Mass. and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday morning, August 12 at 11 a.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home on North Main Street in North Conway. Interment will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Bethel, Maine. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral service. Anyone who wishes may make donations in her memory to the Harvest Hills Animal Shelter on Route 302 in Fryeburg, Maine.

Jack C. Hosman

Jack C. Hosman, 67, of Napa, Calif., died Aug. 5, 2000, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
He was born April 7, 1933, in Lincoln, Neb., the son of the late Stuart and Wilma Hosman. He has lived in California for most of his life, while spending vacations in Center Ossipee for the past 35 years.
Hosman had been employed as a pilot for Eastern Airlines for 23 years, and later worked for Arrow Air for five years.
He served in the U.S. Air Force as a lieutenant colonel during Vietnam. He loved to fly and was in the process of building his second airplane.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Judith (Neill) Hosman of Napa, Calif.; three daughters, Dana Jones of Port Varre, La., Kelly Mills of Alpharetta, Ga., and Mary-Stuart Hosman of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a granddaughter, Tate Hosman Mills; his stepfather, Paul Farla of Oakland, Calif.; a brother, Bart Hosman of Lafayette, Calif.; nieces and nephews.
At his request, there will be no calling hours. Memorial services will be held in California at the convenience of the family.
Donations in his memory may be made to either the American Cancer Society or the Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro, N.H. 03894.
Lord Funeral Home in Center Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth E. Dahl

SHELBURNE, Vt. - Ruth E. Dahl, 80, of Shelburne, Vt., died Aug. 3, 2000, after a period of failing health at her summer residence in Eaton.
Born in Conway, the daughter of Charles O. and Bertha (Ellis) Dahl, she was a lifelong resident before moving to a continuing care retirement community - Wake Robin - in Shelburne, Vt., in October 1993.
Miss Dahl graduated from Kennett High School in Conway. She also graduated from Wellesley College in 1941 and attended Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston, Mass.
She was manager of Charles O. Dahl Insurance Agency prior to World War II. During the war she was legal secretary in Chance Vaught Aircraft Factory in Connecticut and worked on contracts for the F-14 fighter aircraft. She was also a research writer at the Association of Casualty and Surety Executives in New York City. She did research for a pamphlet called A Career in Insurance For You, which was written for GIs being discharged from the service.
Following World War II, she returned to Conway and became a partner with the Charles O. Dahl Insurance Agency, with her sister Helen, until her retirement.
Miss Dahl was a longtime member of the Conway Village Congregational Church, served as financial secretary and secretary of the building committee.
The family includes her sister, Helen S. Dahl of Shelburne, Vt.; a nephew, Robert P. Cote of Gorham; and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Conway Village Congregational Church in Conway with the Rev. Dr. Richard F. Wilcox, of Eaton, officiating. Burial will be in the Conway Village Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours. Donations may be sent to Wake Robin Residence Association, 200 Wake Robin Drive, Shelburne, Vt. 05482, or to the N.H Audubon Society, 3 Silk Farm Road, Concord 03301.
The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.

Blanche L. King

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine - Blanche L. King, 86, of Damariscotta, Maine, died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at her home.
She was born in Needham, Mass., the daughter of David and Lillian Beastall Hamilton. She attended local schools and also graduated from Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School. She lived in Falmouth, Maine, for many years and was active with the Lark Society String Quartet. She lived in Damariscotta, Maine for the past two and a half years and owned a summer home in Center Chatham since 1960. Her husband, John E. King, died in September of 1999. She is survived by one son, D. Kenyon King of Center Chatham; one daughter, Joan Louise French of Colorado; one sister, Connie Hall of Exeter; four grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, Aug. 6, at 2:30 p.m. at the Center Chatham Cemetery, with the Rev. George Westerberg officiating. Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg, Maine.

Marilyn (Smith) McDonald

ALBANY - Marilyn (Smith) McDonald, 59, of Cross Over Road, died suddenly August 3, 2000. She was born on January 2, 1941, the daughter of the late Raymond and Gertrude (Collie) Smith and had lived in the Conway area all of her life.
Marilyn loved animals and watching wildlife.
She is survived by her children, Cheryl Ames of Albany, June Smith of East Conway, Eric McDonald of Fryeburg, Brad MacDonald of Tamworth, Etta King of Knoxsville, Ark., Holly MacDonald of Conway and Leo Riel Jr. of Conway. She is also survived by a sister, Doris McKimm of Driftwood, Pa.
Calling hours will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home, 50 Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the High Street Cemetery in Albany.

Iva K. Fox

NORTH LOVELL, Maine - Iva K. Fox, 82, a lifelong resident of Slab city North Lovell, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at the Bridgton Hospital.
She was the daughter of Albert and Marion McAllister Kendall and was educated in local schools. She was a member of the Lovell United Church of Christ, and a former member of the Ladies Firemen's Auxiliary of Lovell. She enjoyed knitting and donated many pairs of mittens to the hospital gift shop. She also enjoyed flowers.
Her husband, Charles H. Fox, died in 1977.
She is survived by six sons, Paul C. Fox, of Monmouth, Maine, Fred C. Fox, Lawrence L. Fox and Stephen F. Fox, all of Lovell, and Albert J. Fox and Peter K. Fox, both of Stoneham; two daughters, Linda M. Allen, of Lovell, and Rosemary Stackhouse, of Bethel; one sister, Pauline Smith, of Lovell; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was pre-deceased by a sister, Esther Harriman.
A funeral service will be held today (Monday) at 2 p.m. at the Lovell United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Ronald Ashworth and Rev. Herb Adams. Burial will be in the West Lovell Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home.

Wesley S. Gleason

SARASOTA, Fla. - Wesley S. Gleason, 76, Sarasota, Fla., died July 28, 2000.
He was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Dover and lived in Alton Bay. He moved to North Conway in his teenage years and graduated from Kennett High School. He then enlisted in the Army Air Force, was a veteran of World War II, retired in 1962 and returned to North Conway.
During his years in North Conway he was a member of the First Church of Christ Congregational, the Mount Washington Valley Association, the North Conway Rotary Club, the North Conway American Legion and the Masons. He served in the Conway Police Department, the North Conway Fire Department, the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, on the Conway School Board, as a Conway police commissioner and as the North Conway Water Precinct commissioner. He was general manager at the Mount Cranmore Skimobile, then manager of Mountain Motors Co., and was later a salesman at Crest Chevrolet. In 1986 he retired to Sarasota, Fla.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Jackson Gleason.; a son, Scott of Westford, Mass.; two daughters, Sue of Nashua, and Sharon of Sarasota, Fla.; a niece, Susan LaBonte of York, Maine, two stepdaughters, Marsha Grawunde of Sarasota, Fla., and Karen Weglage of Miamisburg, Ohio; a grandson Shawn of Burlington, Vt.; and four step grandchildren.
At his request there are no memorial services planned. Memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association, 2201 Cantu Court, No 119, Sarasota, Fla. 34232.

Lewis E. Fernald

JACKSON - Lewis E. Fernald, 80, of Jackson, died July 29, 2000, at the Merriman House in North Conway following a long illness. Born in Jackson, the son of Arthur and Alice (Wentworth) Fernald, he was a lifelong resident of Jackson.
Fernald was a logger, farmer, carpenter and ski-lift operator. He had been a ski technician at the Jack Frost Shop in Jackson for many years and he worked at Black Mountain in Jackson for many winters as a lift operator. During the summer months, he mowed the fairways at the North Conway Country Club.
He was the Jackson fire chief for one year and had been a national forest fire warden for many years, during which time he fought many forest fires.
His happiest hours were while he was in the woods.
His family includes his wife Roberta (Illsley) Fernald of Jackson; a son, Arthur Fernald of Jackson; three daughters, Fedora Gatcomb of Jonesport, Maine, Rosalie Prince of Danvers, Mass., and Eleanor Speirs of Jackson; two stepdaughters, Anita Patch of Glen and Marion Morgan of Moultonborough; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Gray of Eaton.
His first wife, Eunice (Griffin) Fernald, predeceased him in 1982.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m. in the Jackson Community Church with the Rev. Sandy Kravate, pastor of the Christian Fellowship of New England in Center Conway, officiating. There will be no visiting hours. Burial will be in the Jackson Village Cemetery.
Donations may be sent to the Jackson Fire Department, Jackson, NH 03846, or to the Christian Fellowship of New England, Center Conway, 03813.
The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.

Lilian Emily Wylie Emerson

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada - Lilian Emily Wylie Emerson, 92, formerly of Jackson, and widow of Dr. Ashton Emerson, died in Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 26, 2000, after a brief illness.
A family funeral was held at The Kearney Funeral Chapel in Vancouver on July 4, 2000.
A long-term resident of Jackson, Lilian was a dedicated supporter of the Jackson Community Church and of its sewing club and of Memorial Hospital in North Conway.
Born on March 10, 1908, at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Lilian was the daughter of Joseph and Helen Wylie. The Wylies emigrated to Canada in 1913, and in 1914 Lilian's father joined the Canadian Army, serving in World War I. Joseph was wounded in England in 1916 and in order to reunite the family, the Canadian government sent Helen and her children back to Newcastle where they remained for the next three years. In 1919, the Wylies returned to Canada and lived in Montreal, where Lilian met Ashton Emerson, a U.S. medical student at McGill University.
Lilian and Ashton were married in 1941 and for the next 14 years they led a migratory life in the U.S. Navy. Lilian lived in Bremerton, Wash., and then in San Francisco, Calif., during World War II, while Ashton served on the Pacific. In 1945, the Navy posted the Emersons first to Newport, R.I. and then to Washington, D.C., where Ashton served as President Truman's doctor on board the presidential yacht, The Williamsberg. In 1952, Lilian went with Ashton to live in Naples, Italy, for two years, where Ashton served as Chief of Surgery at the NATO hospital.
In 1955, Ashton retired from the Navy, and the Emersons moved to Jackson, where they lived for 40 years, until Ashton's death in 1995. Shortly thereafter, Lilian moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, to be near her large and loving family.
Lilian is survived by her sister, Mrs. Grace M. McKay, of Vancouver, British Columbia; her brother, Mr. Edward J. Wylie, of Vernon, British Columbia; by her sister-in-law, Mrs Mary Emerson Stevens, of Newfields, NH; by six Canadian and seven American nieces and nephews; and by numerous Canadian and American grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
Contributions in Lilian's memory may be made to the Jackson Community Church, or its sewing club, or to the North Conway Memorial Hospital.

July 2000

Ruth A. Hill

FRYEBURG - Ruth A. Hill, 82, formerly of Chatham, died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at the Fryeburg Health Care Center.
She was born in Chatham, the daughter of Perley and Amy Hill Head, and graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1936. She worked for many years at the Clover Motel in North Conway and also for Saunders Brothers Mill in Fryeburg. She lived most of her life in Chatham and a few years in Greenville with her daughter. Most recently she lived in Hick Assisted Living Center in Fryeburg.
She is survived by one daughter, Kathleen Ela of Greenville; three step daughters, Lena Dean of West Paris, Eleanor Bunker of Kearsarge and Louise Sargent of Bath; two sisters, Elizabeth Mirick of Simbury, Conn., and Marjorie Emery of North Fryeburg; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Neal.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harold A. Hill; a granddaughter, Heather Ela; a step son, Albert Hill; a brother, Richard Head; and two sisters, Louise Cherry and Marion Charles.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. Green Hill Cemetery in East Conway.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Heather Ela Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 104, Greenville Junction, Maine 04442.
Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.

Shirley J. Shibles

CONWAY - Shirley J. Shibles, 79, of Conway, died July 30, 2000, at the SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in North Conway after a long illness.
Shibles was born in Richibucto, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of William and Ethel (Libby) Michaud. She lived in Portland, Maine, for over 45 years before moving to Conway in 1968.
Shibles had been a dance instructor in Portland and had been the arts and crafts coordinator at the Gibson Center for Senior Services in North Conway. She was also a member of the Elmwood Grange in Conway.
Her family includes a son, Dennis W. Shibles of Bangor, Maine; and four grandchildren, Stephen T. Shibles of Deltona, Fla., Matthew W. Shibles of Gainesville, Fla., and Mary L. Shibles and Myra L. Shibles, both of Bangor, Maine.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Conway Village Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff Swayze officiating. There will be no visiting hours.
Donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society, c/o Yvette Levesque, Volunteer Memorial Chairperson, P.O. Box 214, Glen, N.H. 03838-0214.
The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.

Henry S. Tupeck

TUFTONBORO - Henry S. Tupeck, 75, of Middle Road in Tuftonboro, died July 29, 2000, at his home following a brief illness.
He was born Aug. 11, 1924, the son of the late Steven and Bernice (Ayers) Tupeck.
Tupeck was a native and life-long resident of Tuftonboro and had worked for A.J. Coleman & Son Construction Co., in Conway for 33 years. He served as a "Buck" Sergeant in the U.S. Army, 25th Quarter Master Company, in Japan during World War II.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Caroline (Nudd) Tupeck of Tuftonboro; his loving daughter, Gloria Carter, also of Tuftonboro; several grandchildren; and a brother, Russell Tupeck of Tuftonboro.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, Aug. 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home on Route 28 in Wolfeboro. Graveside services will be Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Townhouse Cemetery in Tuftonboro.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Hospice of Southern Carroll County, P.O. Box 1620, Wolfeboro, 03894.

William "Bill" M. Ainsworth

BELMONT - William "Bill" M. Ainsworth Sr., 81, of Belmont, died Saturday, July 29, 2000, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia.
Born in Manchester on Dec. 14, 1918, he was the son of the late Archie and Dorothy (Stocker) Ainsworth Sr. He had lived in Belmont for the past 46 years.
Mr. Ainsworth served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion of Belmont.
He worked for Persons Concrete as a construction worker for 32 years.
Family members include his wife of 54 years, Gladys (Butterfield) Ainsworth of Laconia; three sons, Dana L. Ainsworth of Belmont, Herbie R. Ainsworth of Belmont and William M. Ainsworth Jr. of Meredith; two stepsons, Robert Davis of Laconia and John D. Monahan of Laconia; 23 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Archie Ainsworth Jr. of Bartlett and Tinker Ainsworth of Bartlett; two sisters, Marion Morton of North Conway and Agnes Judge of Pittsburg; and many nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by a son, Douglas Ainsworth, in 1989, and by a grandson, Dana L. Ainsworth Jr., in 1984.
Callings hours are today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Bartlett Union Congregational Church in Bartlett. Burial will follow in the family lot in Bartlett Village Cemetery.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

David E. Foote

GORHAM - Mr. David E. Foote, 67, of Gorham passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin.
He was born April 29, 1933, in Springfield, Mass., the son of Onie A. and Helen R. Rathbun Foote, and he moved to Pittsburg where he was a graduate of Pittsburg High School. After graduation from high school, he attended trade school for carpentry and started to work in the Berlin-Gorham area in the construction industry for about 15 years. He was head carpenter at the Mount Washington Hotel, and he also helped to build the New Hampshire Vocational-Technical College's new wing; the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin; the new Mount Washington Observatory; and the Berlin Senior High School. He also was part of the building process at the Berlin Post Office. Upon leaving the construction industry, he then went to work for the Brown Company and James River Corp., where he retired in 1995.
Mr. Foote was a member of the union Local 75. He spent his retirement doing the many things that he was interested in. He enjoyed playing horse shoes and spending time with his grandchildren.
Members of the family include his son Timothy Foote of Kearsarge; three daughters, Wendy Foote of Easton, Conn., Judi Montgomery of Williston, Vt., and Lori Meserve of Standish, Maine; one grandson; five granddaughters; a sister, Ruth Covell of Pittsburg; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Thursday evening, July 27, at 7 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Avenue, Berlin.

Helen Mae Legge

NORFOLK - Funeral services are private for Helen Mae Legge, 70, who died July 15 at Caritas Norwood Hospital. She was the wife of Vernon Legge.
Born in North Conway, NH on December 4, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John and Maude Munroe. She had also resided in Brooksville, Florida.
Mrs. Legge had been employed as a licensed practical nurse for many years at Medfield State Hospital.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Paul Legge of Norfolk and Robb Legge of Hickory, NC; two daughters, Lyn Legge of De Land, Florida, and Diana Legge of Sanford, Florida; three brothers, Ernest Munroe of North Conway, NH, Woodie Munroe of Chatham, NH, and Clayton Munroe of Rochester, NH; a sister, Isabel Devold of Brooksville; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Arrangements are by the National Cremation Service, 86 Copeland St., Quincy.

Tillie McCarthy

TAMWORTH - Tillie McCarthy of Remick Acres in Tamworth, died July 18, 2000, at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro after a long illness.
A memorial service will be held at South Tamworth United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 29 at 10 a.m.

William David Quinn

Madison-William David Quinn, 58, of Rr. 113, Madison, died July 27, at his home in Madison.
Born March 3, 1942 in Pine Hill, New Jersey son of the late William D. and Jacquelin (Foster) Quinn.
Mr. Quinn worked for Wagner Homes and Inglis Engineering in New Jersey and later worked for North Conway Lumber when he moved to Madison 18 years ago.
Survivors include his wife Margaret (Whalen) Quinn of Madison, three sons Matthew Quinn of Madison, David Quinn of Madison, Brain Quinn of Westmont, NJ and six grandsons.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
The Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service of West Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.

Clayton A. "Buzz" Sawyer

BARRE TOWN, Vt. - Clayton A. "Buzz" Sawyer, 72, died July 13, 2000, in Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, Vt.
He was born in Hanover, N.H. on May 18, 1928, the son of Philip and Lucy (Williams) Sawyer.
Sawyer graduated from Kennett High School in Conway, N.H. in 1947 and from the New Hampshire Barber College in Manchester in 1985.
On Oct. 3, 1954, he married Phyllis G. Robinson in Post Mills. They had been long-time Barre Town residents.
Sawyer was a carpenter, a barber at Norwich University and most recently, a steward at the Masonic Temple in Barre.
He was an avid history reader, enjoyed outdoor activities and working in the Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs.
He served in the U.S. Army in Korea, and was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge.
He was a member and had been a deacon and usher at Barre Congregational Church and had served on other church committees. He was a past master of Granite Lodge 35 of Barre and was voted Mason of the Year in 1997. He was also a member of Granite Chapter 26 RAM, St. Aldemar Commandery 11 K.T., all of Barre and Mount Sinai Shrine Temple 3 of Montpelier, the Barre Square and Compass Club, the Past Masters Assoc., Ruth Chapter 33 OES, Barre American Legion Post 10, MacKenzie Webster VFW Post 790 and the Vermont Society of Mayflower Descendants.
Survivors include his wife of Barre Town; two sons, Gary Sawyer of Underhill, Vt., and Michael Sawyer of Barre Town; two daughters, Debra Sawyer of Portland, Maine, and Donna LaFountain of East Barre, Vt.; four grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Sawyer of Athol, Mass; three sisters, Barbara Fillian of Oakhurst, N.J., Marion Dragon of Haverhill, Vt., and Beverly Cummings of East Pepperell, Mass.
He was predeceased by four brothers; Arthur Sawyer, Archie Sawyer, Ralph Sawyer and Roland Sawyer.
The funeral was held at Barre Congregational Church. The burial took place in Post Mills Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Building Association, care of Paul Tyler, 2 Academy St., Barre, Vt. 05641, or to the Book of Remembrance of the Barre Congregational Church, 35 Church St., Barre, Vt. 05641.
Contributions may also be made to the Kennett High School Class of 1947 Scholarship Fund in the name of Clayton Sawyer. Kennett was very dear to Sawyer. He and his wife, Phyllis, would make a trip to visit the school every year.

Bernard L. White

Center Ossipee
Bernard L. White, 74, of Marble Road, died July 28, 2000 at the Mt. View Nursing Home, Ossipee after a long illness. He was native and life long resident of Ossipee, the son of the late Belmont and Grace (Eldridge) White. Bernard had been employed as a laborer for various restaurants in the area and later worked for the E. D. Swett Construction Company. Most recently he had worked for the J. F. Chick & Son Lumber Company, Madison, NH.
Bernard loved to fish and hunt. He was a past member of the Fish & Game Club in Dover, NH.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years Margueritte (Truchon) White, Ossipee, NH four step daughters Patricia Frost, Tamworth, NH, Priscilla Wolf, Andover, NH, Carol Guiotte, Laconia, NH and Frances Hyslop, Ossipee of NH a stepson Leslie Tilton, Conway NH, three brothers Ervin White, Harold White and Norman White all of Center Ossipee, NH, five sisters Beaulah White, Center Ossipee, NH, Winifred Mitchell, Center Ossipee, NH, Barbara Heil, Ossipee, NH, Geraldine Eldridge, West Ossipee, NH, and June Shackford, Center Ossipee, NH, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Rodney A. White of Center Ossipee, NH.
Calling hours will be Tuesday 6-8 PM at the Lord Funeral Home, Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee, NH. A prayer will be held at the Funeral home during calling hours.

Mildred C. Curtis

OSSIPEE - Mildred C. Curtis, 96, of 10 County Farm Drive in Ossipee, , died on Friday, July 21, 2000, at the Mountain View Nursing Home.
She was predeceased by her husband, Nelson M. Curtis, who died in 1967. They resided on Elm Street in Lakeport for many years.
Curtis was born on May 12, 1904, in Sanbornton, the daughter of Wilber A. and Carra (Plaisted) Clark.
She was employed at the Laconia Savings Bank for almost 50 years and was named the first woman bank officer in the state of New Hampshire. At the time of her retirement, she held the office of assistant treasurer. She was very active in the Laconia Business and Professional Women's Club and was also past Noble Grand of the Esther Rebekah Lodge.
Following her retirement, her greatest joys were summering at her cottage on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. She also enjoyed traveling.
Surviving relatives include her son, Alden B. Curtis and his wife, Terry, of Glen; six grandchildren, Penelope Robinson of Freeport, Maine, Scott N. Curtis of Concord, Prudence Fisher of Lyme, Eliza Juliano of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Clark B. Curtis of Pawtucket, R.I., and Abigail Hewitt of Stow, Maine; 11 great-grandchildren; a cousin, Marion Clark of Laconia; and a nephew, Allen Clark of Florida.
Private family graveside services will be held at the family lot in Union Cemetery in Laconia.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street in Laconia, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, N.H. 03110-5032.

Patricia Ann (Slade) Marston

BOSTON, Mass. - Patricia Ann (Slade) Marston of Taunton, Mass., and Annisquam, Mass., died June 21, 2000, at Boston Medical Center after a two-year battle with leukemia. She was 68.
Marston was a 1949 graduate of Taunton High School and received bachelor's and master's degrees from Bridgewater State College. She had taught special education and adaptive physical education in Taunton schools.
Marston held leadership positions in Morton Hospital Auxiliary, Taunton Girls Club, League of Women's Voters and Star Players. She also attended St. Thomas Episcopal Church and served as a member of the Annisquam Yacht Club and the Annisquam Theatre Group.
She was an avid folk dancer, gardener, tennis player and sailor. She was also known for her love of animals.
She was the wife of Norris Marston, and the daughter of Alice (Morris) Slade and the late Winfield Slade.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by four sons; Christopher Marston and Norris "Tiger" Marston both of Annisquam, Mass., Klaus Cross of Wis. and J. Brooks Marston of Duxbury, Mass.; four daughters, Heidi Marston of Annisquam, Mass., Shera Marston of Vt., Deborah Lejins and Shelby Ainley both of Calif.; one sister, Mabel Tschol Kolln of North Conway; one brother, W. Scott Slade of Marshfield and 11 grandchildren.
Her funeral was held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Taunton, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Hematology Research Fund, c/o Dr. Lewis Weintraub, Boston Medical Center, 1 Boston Medical Place, Boston, MA 02118.

Adeline A. (Sarro) Ippolito

CONWAY - Adeline A. (Sarro) Ippolito, 83, died on July 12, 2000, at the SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation Center of North Conway after a long illness.
She was born in Revere, Mass., and lived there until moving to Conway with her grandson, David J. DiMatteo, in February.
She was a member and treasurer of the Anthonian Society of St. Anthony's Parish in Revere for a number of years.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frank "Pat" Ippolito, who died on June 26, 1999; her daughter, Sandra C. Selvitella, and her sisters, Margaret A. Sarro, Francis Sarro and Lillian Gallucci.
She is survived by her grandson, David J. DiMatteo and his wife, Deborah A. of Glen; two great granddaughters, Alicia S. and Marissa "Missy" DiMatteo of Glen; and her sister, Helen LaScola and husband, Peter of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral beginning at Vertuccio Funeral Home on 773 Broadway in Revere, Mass., on Saturday, July 15 at 9 a.m. The funeral mass will be at St. Anthony's Church in Revere at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are Friday only from 5 to 9 p.m. Parking is available in the lot to the left of the funeral home. The burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Sandra C. Selvitella Scholarship Fund, c/o David J. DiMatteo, P.O. Box 396, Glen, N.H. 03838.

Ethel M. Virgilio

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Ethel M. Virgilio, 92, of Ridgeland Avenue in South Portland, died July 7, 2000, at Cape Elizabeth Nursing Home.
Born in Warsaw, Poland, she was the daughter of Stephen and Pauline Melta Maslowski. She came to the Portland area as a young child and attended local schools.
Virgilio worked in the family store in Portland until she married and began raising her children.
She was a long-time communicant of St. Louis Polish Church and a member of its women's society. She was also an active volunteer and fund raiser for the church. Virgilio helped organize the Polish suppers, holiday fairs and other parish activities.
Her husband, John Virgilio, died in 1978.
Family members include a daughter, Barbara Rines of Conway; three sons, James C. Virgilio of Portland, Dr. John P. Virgilio of Pennsauken, N.J., and Dr. Stephen P. Virgilio of Cape Elizabeth; 12 grandchildren including Kathleen Carruthers, Teresa Riddle and Gregory Rines of Conway and Thomas Rines of Vero Beach, Fla.; and eight great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in South Portland.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Louis Church, 279 Danforth Street, Portland, Maine 04102.

Gene Artis

Tamworth - Gene Artis, 56, died June 7, 2000 in Wolfeboro.
Artis had lived in Tamworth since 1994, having moved from Vineland, N.J.
He served his country with the U.S. Army from May 1968 to May 1970. He retired from the Willingboro, Va. school district after 28 years of service in June of 1994, where he was a teacher librarian with a master's degree plus 30 in library science. In New Hampshire, he worked for Carroll County Mental Health as an outreach worker and most recently he was a director in the Farmington library. He also held certificates in polarity therapy and reiki I and II.
He was active in chess since college and he held offices. He also wrote chess magazines and was active in playing bridge and in bowling.
His survivors include his wife Connie (Delp) Wastell Artis of Tamworth; a daughter, Lori A. Gaskill and a grandson from Williamsburg, Va.

John I. Jenness

BROWNFIELD, Maine - John I. Jenness, 86, of Route 160 in Brownfield, died July 7, 2000, at Bridgton Health Care Center.
He was born Nov. 22, 1913 in Wolfeboro, the son of Addie Cook and Irving Jenness.
Jenness was educated in Wolfeboro schools and Pigeonbrook School House of East Baldwin, Maine. He also went to the Boston Art School with Norman Rockwell and took art classes in Portland.
He was a self-employed carpenter and painter. He also worked at the Yield House of North Conway for 15 years, retiring in 1980.
Jenness was an avid reader. He also enjoyed scenery painting and woodworking.
Jenness was predeceased by one son, Harvey Jenness. Surviving family are his daughter, Lana Roberts of Woolwich, Maine; his son, William Jenness of Sublimity, Ore.; and several grandchildren.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of his friends. Arrangements are by Neal & York Funeral Home of Kezar Falls.

Shirley Rae Walker Moon

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Shirley Rae Walker Moon, 81, past on during her afternoon nap on June 22, 2000 at Heartland Nursing Home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
She was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, daughter of Raymond A. Walker and Winnebelle Horne Severance. Attending Haverhill schools and graduating from Haverhill High School in 1936. She was also involved in Rainbow and Eastern Star as a young woman and helped her parents in their individual enterprises, Walker Letter Service and Cabin Trails Vacation Guide.
She made her home in Miami, Florida during World War II, returning to Haverhill while her husband, Jack R. Moon attended Boston University through the G.I. Bill. Upon his graduation the family returned to Miami, Florida where she resided until her illness in 1998 took her to Palm Beach Gardens.
An extensive trip through Europe during the Fall of 1962 provided Shirley with the impetus to start an importing business which through the years expanded into a fabric design and dress manufacturing enterprise doing business as Rae-Petersen, Ltd. She was always grateful to Carroll Reed, Joe Jones Ski Shop and Jack Frost Ski Shop for placing the first orders her fledgling business received in 1962. After thirty three years of growing her business into a nationally recognized label she retired in 1995.
One of Shirleys most successful sidelines and one she was very proud of was her skill at matchmaking. Understanding the loneliness of individuals who have lost their spouse or having never found one she founded the Singles Club at the Coral Gables Country Club in Miami, Florida. She was personally responsible for introducing over thirty couples who found happiness in marriage as well as providing a venue that still exists to date as a viable aspect of the country clubs varied programs.
She was an avid genealogist taking great pride in the fact that her ancestors could be traced to Haverhill as far back as the early 1600s. She was also proud to trace her lineage to Hannah Dustin a well known Haverhill heroine.
Shirley was pleased to support the Conway Area Humane Society by sponsoring one of the proposed cat rooms in honor of her beloved cat Hindy Ming and dog Freckles. She has also provided generous sums to Jens Friends to be used to provide assistance to Breast Cancer patients and to Gifts From the Heart 03860 to be used so that no woman denies herself access to a mammogram due to insufficient funds.
She is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline Moon Stankard and husband Harold Stankard of Jupiter, Florida and her daughter Janice Moon Crawford and husband James E. Crawford of Porter, Maine. She is also survived by three grandchildren Jennifer Hill DelaGarza, Jeffrey Hill and Jaimie Eaton Crawford.
Calling hours will be on July 10 at 10 a.m. at the Dole and Childs Funeral Home in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Funeral services will commence at 11 a.m. The burial will follow at the Linwood Cemetery in Haverhill. Massachusetts.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Conway Area Humane Society at PO Box 789, Center Conway 03813, Jens Friends Breast Cancer Support Fund at PO Box 1842, North Conway 03860, or Gifts from the Heart, PO Box 1460, North Conway.

Jeanne (Stocks) Wentworth

West Ossipee - Jeanne (Stocks) Wentworth, 72, died July 6, 2000 at her home after a long illness. She lived in West Ossipee since 1995.
Wentworth was born in South Hiram, Maine and lived in Goffstown for 25 years. She later moved to Squam Lake where she managed the West Winds Cottages for 12 years, until moving to Amherst.
She was active in the Girl Scouts and the Methodist Church in Goffstown. She loved the outdoors, camping and most importantly, her family. She was very active in the mother's club in Goffstown, as well as RSVP.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Gordon "Bud" Wentworth, Jr. of West Ossipee; her three children, Paul F. Wentworth, Peter S. Wentworth and Pamela Jeanne Farnum, all of Weare; two grandchildren; three sisters, Joanne Hartford of Cornish, Maine, Nancy Smith of Parsonfield, Maine and Janet Richardson of Bridgton; a half brother, Philip Fadden of South Hiram; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Saturday, July 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lord Funeral Home on 50 Moultonville Road in Center Ossipee. Burial will be later in the week at the Forest Glade Cemetery in Somersworth.
Memorial donations may be made to VNA/Hospice of Southern Carroll County, P.O. Box 1620, Wolfeboro 03894.

June 2000

Jason T. R. Notargiacomo

JACKSON - Jason T. R. Notargiacomo, 21, of Jackson, died suddenly on Friday, June 30, 2000.
He was born in Bridgton, Maine, on Jan. 7, 1979. Jason was best known for his sense of humor and his artistic abilities. Jason loved cooking and was very musically inclined.
He is survived by his father, Donald Notargiacomo of Newburyport, Mass.; his mother and step-father, Shirlie and Steven Perry of Jackson; one daughter, Colby; one brother, Channing Perry of Jackson; three sisters, Summer Perry of Jackson, Cally Notargiacomo and Kyla Notargiacomo both of Newburyport, Mass., his maternal grandmother, Jean Eaton of Salisbury, Mass.; his paternal grandfather, Richard T. Eaton of Center Ossipee; his step-grandmother, Lelia Eaton of Center Ossipee; his great-grandmother, Shirley Battles of East Kingston; and cousins, aunts and uncles.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Educational Resources Jason Fund, 102 North State Street, Concord 03301.
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of arrangements

Leonard E. Vail

EFFINGHAM - Leonard E. Vail, 79, of Townhouse Road, died June 15, 2000, at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.
He was born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of the late Garfield A. and Frances (Thoms) Vail. He attended schools in Brighton, Mass., and later worked as "jack of all trades." He worked for Lewis & Shepherd until 1960, and he owned and operated the Sunset Acres Rest Home in Hampstead until he retired in 1975.
Mr. Vail served as a private in the U.S. Army during World War II with the Army Corps of Engineers. He was also a member of the Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed country western music, playing the guitar professionally in Boston and all over New England for 40 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Vail, of Effingham; two sons, Donald E. Vail, of Auburn, and Garfield "Gary" Vail, of Pascagula, Miss.; two daughters, Carolyn Vail, of Denver, Colo., and Frances L. Vail-Sheldon, of Troy; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Gaudet, of North Berwick, Maine.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held today, Monday, at 11 a.m. in the Woodland Cemetery, Effingham.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.
Lord Funeral Home in Center Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.

John Dickinson

CENTER OSSIPEE - John Dickinson, 45, of Sunset Place, Center Ossipee, died July 2, 2000, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after an accident in Center Ossipee.
He was the son of Leona Vinton of Chocorua and Forrest Dickinson Sr. of Chocorua.
He will always be remembered by those lives he touched for his smile, quick humor and willingness to help anyone in need.
He will be greatly missed by his siblings; Joe Dickinson of Conway, Lee Boyle of Wolfeboro, Andrew Dickinson of Claremont and Virginia Dickinson of Chocorua. He is also survived by his paternal grandmother, Dorothy Dickinson of Campton, and his maternal grandmother, Leona Madeline Avery of Meredith; several aunts, uncles, cousins, two nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 6, at 10 a.m. at the Lord Funeral Home on Route 28 in Wolfeboro.

Francis L. Gregston

Denmark, Maine - Francis L. Gregston, 72, of Route 160, died July 2, 2000 at his home following a long illness. He was born in Wolf City, Texas on April 28, 1928, the son of Howard and Etta White Gregston.
Gregston served 10 years with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Prior to moving to Denmark, he had lived in Somerville, Mass. He retired in 1991 from the Moir Company in Denmark where he had worked for 30 years repairing electric motors.
Gregston enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and spending time with his many friends and family. He is survived by six sons; Michael F. of Lewiston, Mt., William H. of North Conway, Patrick S. of Denmark, Kevin T. of Conway, John S. of Hamilton, Mt. and Christopher L. of Venice, Fla.
Also surviving are two grandsons and his former wife, Maureen Sullivan Gregston of Denmark. He was predeceased by four brothers.
It was the request of Mr. Gregston that there be no funeral service.
The family requests that donations be made to Camp Sunshine, P.O. Box 829, Casco, Maine 04077.
Independent Death Care of Maine in Cornish are in charge of arrangements.

Leon W. Kennett

LOWELL, Mass. - Leon W. Kennett, Sr., 74, of Dracut, Mass., died July 2, 2000 at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, Mass. after a long illness. Born in Framingham, Mass., the son of Ervil and Lina (Kingsbury) Kennett Sr., he attended schools in Needham, Mass., and Chatham. Kennett lived in Claremont for six years, Tewksbury, Mass., for 33 years and in Farmington, Maine for four years before moving back to Mass. in 1997.
He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.
Mr. Kennett worked in the maintenance department, as a millwright, for Raytheon Corp. for 33 years.
He was an avid fisherman, woodworker, wood carver and Boston Red Sox fan. He also enjoyed his grandchildren very much and he was very active with youth hockey for many years.
The family includes: three sons, Bradley A. Kennett Sr. and his wife Leona of Rangeley, Maine, Gary M. Kennett and his wife Karen of Dracut, Mass., and Leon W. Kennett of Lowell, Mass.; four grandchildren, Rebecca (Kennett) Welton and her husband Brandon of San Angelo, Texas, Bradley A. Kennett Jr. and Jennifer A. Kennett, both of Rangeley, Maine and Leah-Jean Kennett of MErrimack; two great grandchildren, Ian and Brianna Welton, both of San Angelo, Texas; a brother, Charles G. Kennett Sr. of Vergennes, Vt.; two sisters, Natalie Worrey of Glen and Chilla MacDonald of Newbury and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his wife, Blanche (Jangel) Kennett on Sept. 5, 1977, a brother, Ervil C. Kennett Jr. on August 22, 1988, and a sister, Cora Mae Sisk on Sept. 10, 1984.
Graveside services will be held on tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Kennett Family Cemetery in Center Chatham. Visiting hours will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway.

Donald R. Nason

Wolfeboro - Donald R. Nason, 72, of Pine Hill Road, died June 28, 2000 at his home after a period of failing health. He was born on Aug. 19, 1927 in Sanbornville. The son of the late Fred H. and Evelyn (Weymouth) Nason, he lived in Sanbornville until he married and moved to Wolfeboro in 1950.
During World War II, Nason served in the U.S. Navy, spending part of his duty in Okinowa. He also served with the Wolfeboro Police Department for 14 years as well as the Town of Wolfeboro Highway Department. He was a long time member of the Wolfeboro Fire and Rescue, being assigned as a captain with the ladder company for many years.
He also worked for E.V. Moody Construction in Wolfeboro and most recently with Dow Sand & Gravel in Ossipee. He was a member of the American Legion Harriman Hale Post #18 in Wolfeboro and the Lake Shore Grange in Wolfeboro.
Nason also took great pride in working as an auxiliary trooper with the N.H. State Police for 21 years.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marion (Walter) Nason of Wolfeboro; a son, Walter D. Nason of Wolfeboro; a daughter, Ellen Goss of West Ossipee; four granddaughters; five great grandsons and a brother, Fred E. Nason of Sanbornville. He was predeceased by a daughter, Bonita Nason and a brother, Lawrence Nason.
Calling hours will be on Friday, June 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home on Route 28 in Wolfeboro. Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 1 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. The burial will be private.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Hospice/VNA of Southern Carroll County, P.O. Box 1620, Wolfeboro 03894 or the Wolfeboro Firemen's Relief Association, c/o Wolfeboro Fire and Rescue, Wolfeboro 03894.

Arlene Lois Pecola

CONWAY - Arlene Lois Pecola, 66, of Hobbs Street in Conway, died on July 4, 2000, at the Hospice House in Concord after a long battle with cancer.
She was born on Aug. 14, 1933, in Center Harbor, the daughter of the late Harry and Lois (Copp) Abbott Sr.
She resided in Conway for the last 15 years, and formerly resided in Raymond from 1964 to 1986.
Pecola grew up in North Conway and graduated from Kennett High School. She was employed at Gemini Valve in Raymond and the Eastern Slope Inn in North Conway.
She was predeceased by her husband, Paul J. Pecola Sr., who died July 30, 1983; and two brothers, Harry Abbott Jr. and Arnold Abbott.
She is survived by two sons; David (and wife, Ann) Pecola of Hampton, Paul J. (and wife, Claire) Pecola Jr. of Raymond; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Malcolm (and wife, Jane) Abbott of Conway, and George (and wife, Polly) Abbott of Albany; one sister, Frances (and husband, Albert) Turgeon of Princeton, Maine; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on July 8 At 10 a.m. at the Conway Village Cemetery in Conway.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Hospice House, 240 Pleasant Street, Concord, N.H. 03302.
Brewitt Funeral Home in Exeter is handling the arrangements.

Gerald Michael Rubino

Fryeburg, Maine - Gerald Michael Rubino, 76, of 7 River Street, died June 29, 2000 at Bridgeton Hospital after a long fight with cancer. Gerry was born on July 22, 1923 in Monson, Massachusetts to Michael and Rose Rubino. He grew up in Worcester Massachusetts and was the youngest of five children to first generation immigrate parents. Gerry is a graduate of Commence High School in Worcester. He was employed as a Technical Assistant with John Hancock Insurance Company in Boston, Massachusetts until is retirement in 1983 after 40 years of employment.
Gerry was born a veteran of WWII and the Korean War servicing in both the United States Navy and the United States Coast Guard. He was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal for his participation in Operation Blue Jay for working under severe weather conditions off the Thule Greenland. He was instrumental in the leadership of many civic and community organizations. He was an active member in the following: the OKO's Fireman Association and Bag Pipe Band, the AMVETS, the Gerry #5 Fireman Combat Association and the Disabled American Veterans. Gerry was also a past Commander for the Lovell chapter of the VFW. He was also involved in many volunteer community projects for the town of Fryeburg including the Fryeburg Re-cycling Committee, the Annual Memorial Day Parade and the DARE program.
Gerry is survived by his wife of 37 years, Ginny Goulet Rubino of Fryeburg, three sons Michael Rubino of Marblehead, MA, David Rubino of Portland, Paul Rubino of Chesapeake, VA, one brother Arthur Rubino of Spencer, MA, two sisters Camille Monfreda of Worcester, MA, Laura Soloperto of Stuart, FL, and four grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held 1 PM Wednesday July 5, 2000 at the Fryeburg-Lovell VFW Hall in Lovell. Burial will be in Worcester Memorial Park in Paxton, MA - July 8, 2000. Donations may be made in memory of Gerry to the Oncology Clinic at Bridgeton Hospital, or to the Fryeburg Rescue. Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.

Frances Stevens

TAMWORTH - Frances Stevens, 30, of Mountain View Estates Rd., died Sunday July 2, at Lakes Region Hospital In Laconia.
Born April 25, 1920 in Boston, Mass., daughter of the late Chester W. and Marion (Chaffee) Barnard. She grew up in Boston, lived in Lexington, Mass., for many years and lived in Phoenix, Ariz., for 25 years, moving to Tamworth two years ago.
Predeceased by her husband Edward Stevens, a brother Chester S. Barnard late of Winthrop, Mass., and a sister Ruth Farnum late of Arlington, Mass., she is survived by a son, Wayne Sargent Stevens of Sacramento, Calif., a daughter Cynthia Stevens Lamont of Tamworth, a brother Charles H. Barnard of Lorain, Ohio, a sister Phyllis Barnard Testa of Tamworth, and four grandsons.
A Memorial Service will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at the Tamworth Congregational Church in Tamworth.
The Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service of West Ossipee is in charge of the arrangements

John H. Targett Jr.

MEREDITH - John H. Targett Jr., 77, died Tuesday, June 27, 2000 at the Golden View Health Care Center where she resided for the past six years. He was born in North Conway, the son of John and Gertrude Howard Targett. He grew up and was educated in Fryeburg, Maine and was a WW II Army veteran.
He worked many years for Diamond National Lumber which later became Bailey Manufacturing. He later moved to Bridgton where he worked for the R. J. Mains Mill. He was a member of Pythagorean Lodge of Masons and the Pythagorean Chapter Order of Eastern Star. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and just being outdoors.
He is survived by one daughter Phyllis Fisher of Moultonboro; three grandchildren, Eric Sparks, Thomas Fisher IV and Emily Fisher.
Visiting hours will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Wood Funeral Home in Fryeburg, Maine. Pythagorean Lodge of Masons will conduct a Masonic Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Fish St. Cemetery.
Donations may be made in memory of John to the Golden View Health Care Center, Activity Fund, 19 Route 104, Meredith, 03253.

Everett S. Appleby

TAMWORTH - Everett S. Appleby, 97, of Chinook Trail died June 16, 2000 at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro. He was born October 19, 1902 in Seekonk, Mass., and lived in Swansea, Mass., for many years. In 1991 Appleby moved to Tamworth to live with his daughter, Miriam Appleby.
He was a 1924 graduate of Bryant College and was employed as a controller at Fleet Bank for 50 years.
Appleby was predeceased by his wife Bertha (Farrington) Appleby and is survived by his daughter, Miriam Appleby of Tamworth and a son, Phillip Appleby, Bennington, Vt., six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, June 20 in the Seekonk Cemetery, Seekonk, Mass.

Mildred F. Calley

FRYEBURG, Maine - Mildred F. Calley, 94, formerly of Pequawket Village Fryeburg died Friday June 23, 2000 at the Merriman House in North Conway.
She was born in Somerville Mass. the daughter of Herbert and Hattie Mae Page Moses. She graduated from Somerville High School and upon graduation started work as a secretary at Somerville High School. She also was secretary at Tufts College and Lesley Ellis School. Later in her career she moved on to the executive officers of Lesley College. She lived in Belmont for many years and was active with the Belmont Woman's Club and Bridge Club. She married John Ewart Calley Sr. in 1932, he died in 1979, at which time she moved to Fryeburg, Maine. She enjoyed her work, spending time with her family, lunches with her friends and playing bridge.
She leaves her dearly loves son John E. Calley Jr. and his wife Judith of Fryeburg, a grandson John E. Calley III of Concord, and granddaughter Janet E. Kiesman of Fryeburg, three great grandchildren Brandon Calley, Amanda and Aric Kiesman and a cousin Judith Johnson of North Hampton.
Services will be private burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Mass.
Donations may be made in memory of Mildred to the Fryeburg Rescue, P.O. Box 177, Fryeburg, Maine 04037.
Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.

Genevieve T. Ekman

Hale's Location - Genevieve T. Ekman, 76, of 13 Fairway Drive, Hale's Location, died June 21, 2000 at Memorial Hospital in North Conway. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on April 18, 1924, she was the daughter of Hugh and Florence (Gaffney) Farrell.
Prior to her marriage, Ekman was employed by Colonial Airlines as a flight attendant. She leaves behind her family that includes her husband, John B. Ekman; three daughters, Sally Pelletier of Epping, Linda Piazza of Red Bank, N.J. and Susan Ekman of Conway; a son, Brian Ekman of Alexandria, Va.; four grandchildren and one great granddaughter. She is survived by three brothers; Hugh Farrell of Garden City, N.Y., Michael Farrell of Gladstone, N.J. and William Farrell of Candlewood Isle, Conn.; a sister, Margaret Verity of Melville, N.Y. and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Florence Diefenbach of Sarasota, Fla.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Saint Joseph's Cemetery in Bartlett.

Lorraine N. Garcia

Marlboro, Mass. - Lorraine N. Garcia, 70, of 110 Houghton Street, died on Friday, June 23, 2000 at Westridge Healthcare in Marlboro, Mass. after a short illness. Garcia was born in Worcester, Mass., the daughter of Alfred and Hilda (Miron) Belanger.
Garcia, the wife of Raymond J. Garcia for 49 years, worked as a print room coordinator at Gen Rad in Concord, N.H. before retiring. She is survived by five daughters; Sandra Newman of East Douglas, Mass., Paula Genovese of Bow, N.H., Linda Freeman of Holden, Mass., Sheila McCarthy of San Francisco, Calif. and Lisa Sewall of Larkspur, Calif.
She is survived by four brothers; Raymond and Robert Belanger both of Worcester, Mass., Norman and Alfred Belanger both from Leicester, Mass.; two sisters, Theresa Bertrand of Oxford, Mass. and Dolores Belanger of Leicester, Mass. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, one great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral was held on Monday, June 26, 2000 at St. Michael Church in Mass. Her burial was held in Forestvale Cemetery. Tighe Hamilton Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.

Wendell R. Eldridge

CENTER OSSIPEE - Wendell R. Eldridge, 61, of Dorrs Corner Road, died June 26, 2000 at his home. A native and lifelong resident of Center Ossipee, he was born Feb. 22, 1939, the son of the late Raymond and Etta Eldridge. He had been employed as a chipper operator for Middleton Building Supply for 29 years. He was a past member of the Center Ossipee Fire Department and had served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.
Eldridge was a loving husband and a devoted father and grandfather. He enjoyed hunting with his children and sharing family stories with his friends.
He is survived by his wife Brenda (Libby) Eldridge of Center Ossipee and two sons, Tony Eldridge of New Durham and Greg Eldridge of Sanborn; a daughter, Tina Bregg of Alton; two step-daughters Starr Hill of West Ossipee and Kim Grace of Tamworth; nine grandchildren; four brothers, Guy Eldridge, Dennis Eldridge and Robert Eldridge, all of Center Ossipee; three sisters, Elizabeth Frost of Center Ossipee, Mary Seguin of Ossipee and Jeannette Eldridge of Center Ossipee.
Calling hours will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home on Moultonville Road in Center Ossipee. Funeral services will be on Wed. at 11 a.m. at the Moultonville Methodist Church in Center Ossipee. Burial will be at the Chickville Cemetery in Center Ossipee.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Hospice/VNA of Southern Carroll County, PO Box 1620, Wolfeboro, 03894.

Paul W. Hutchins Sr.

Chocorua - Paul W. Hutchins Sr., 79, formerly of Route 16 in Chocorua, died June 20, 2000 at the Seacoast Healthcare Center in Hampton. He was born Aug. 19, 1921 in Tamworth where he lived for many years. He was the son of the late Walter and Grace (Roberge) Hutchins.
Hutchins was a U.S. World War II veteran. He later operated the Chocorua Esso, and was also a caretaker at Camp Cody in Freedom for many years.
He is survived by three sons; Conrad Hutchins of Gorham, Paul W. Hutchins, Jr. of Conway and Bruce Hutchins of Ruskin, Fla.; one daughter, Linda Frechette of Sun City, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and a brother, Donald Hutchins of South Tamworth.
At his request, there will be no services. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Tamworth.
Lord Funeral Home in Center Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.

Peter Limmer Jr.

INTERVALE - Peter Limmer Jr. 79, of Intervale, died June 15, 2000, at the Memorial Hospital in North Conway after a long illness.
A devoted father and husband, he was born in Vachendorf, Bavaria-Germany, the son of Peter Limmer Sr. and Maria (Buecherl) Limmer. He was predeceased by his brother, Francis Limmer, in 1997. Peter served with distinction at Roosevelt Field in Amarillo, Texas, and Maxwell Field in Cortland, Ala., and attained the rank of staff sergeant and crew chief of six B-29s in the Strategetic Air Command. After his tour he joined his father in the custom footwear business in Jamaica Plains, Mass. As the family came from the mountains in Germany, they decided to relocate to the Mount Washington Valley in 1950. They purchased the Harmony Acres property and continued the business.
Peter Jr. was active in the community and served on several boards: the Bartlett School Board, the Bartlett Planning Board, board of directors at the Gibson Center, a deacon at the Congregational Church and with the board of the Reverence for Life Center. He was also involved with the Boy Scouts and Civil Air Patrol.
He is survived by his wife Marianne; daughter Anita Collins; son Peter and wife Jeanne Limber; son Erik Limmer; grandchildren Heather and Brian Collins and Trevor and Lucas Limmer; and many friends.
A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held today at 10 a.m. at the First Church of Christ Congregational in North Conway. Rev. William Gardiner officiating.
Donations may be sent to First Church of Christ Congregational, P.O. Box 401, North Conway, NH 03860.

Everett S. Appleby

TAMWORTH - Everett S. Appleby, 97, of Chinook Trail in Tamworth, died June 16, 2000, at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.
He was born Oct. 19, 1902, in Seekonk, Mass., and lived in Swansea, Mass., for many years. In 1991, he moved to Tamworth to live with his daughter, Miriam Appleby.
He was employed as a controller at Fleet Bank for 50 years.
Mr. Appleby was predeceased by his wife, Berta (Farrington) Appleby. He is survived by is daughter, Miriam Appleby, of Tamworth; a son, Philip Appleby, of Bennington, Vt.; five grandsons; six great grandsons; one great-great granddaughter; and a niece, Laurie Appleby.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services are today, Monday, at 2 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home, 50 Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Seekonk Cemetery, Seekonk Mass.

Robert (Bob) F. Dinsmore

SHELBURNE - Robert (Bob) F. Dinsmore, 76, passed away June 15, 2000, after a long battle with cancer.
He was born in Providence, R.I., on Jan. 25, 1924, the son of Frank L. and Dorothy R. Dinsmore. He grew up in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School in l941. He attended the University of Maine (Orono) until enlisting in the Army as part of the Army Specialized Training Program. Attaining the rank of sergeant, he served in the European Theater during World War II, and was wounded in action in France.
Following his Army service, Dinsmore returned to the University of Maine and finished his bachelors and masters degrees in chemical engineering. He was a member and served as a trustee of the Gorham Congregational Church, and recently as the church financial secretary. He was involved with the Boy Scout Council for several years. He retired from Brown Co./James River/Crown Vantage in 1986 as quality control engineer, after working for 37 years.
A long-time resident of Shelburne, Dinsmore served as the tax collector for 16 years. An avid skier, he was one of the founding members of the Gorham Outing Club. He taught skiing at the GOC's rope tow hill in Gorham for many years. Despite Parkinson's disease, and asthma, Bob enjoyed cross-country skiing, bicycling and downhill skiing until his latest illness.
Mr. Dinsmore is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lala J. Dinsmore of Shelburne, a daughter, Sally Dinsmore Baldwin of East Conway; son Page Dinsmore, DVM, of Fort Collins, Colo.; a daughter, Amy Rogan, of Wayland, Mass.; a son, Phil Dinsmore, of Port Townsend, Wash.; a brother, Roger Dinsmore, of South Portland, Maine; a sister, Nancy Mudge, of Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Jean Fields, of West Hartford, Conn.; five grandchildren, Sam Baldwin of East Conway, Will and Matt Rogan of Wayland, Mass., Hope and Tad Dinsmore of Fort Collins, Colo.; and many niees and nephews.
Bob loved finding the best and most practical ways to get things done. He cherished his family, the mountains, and sailing his small boat at the family camp on Sebago Lake, Maine.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 20, at 2 p.m. at the Shelburne Union Church. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, friends may send donations to the AVH Home Nursing Service, Berlin, NH, 03570.

Anne V. Smith

North Conway - Anne V. Smith of Echo Acres, North Conway, passed away on June 14, 2000 from natural causes, at the age of 86 at the Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center in North Conway.
Smith (or "Queenie" as she was better known to her friends) moved to North Conway in 1980. She was an avid golfer and loved gardening. She was also well known for her energetic character.
Smith was born and raised in Stamford, Conn. After marrying, she and her husband moved to New Canaan, Conn. where they owned "The Town Pharmacy" for almost 30 years.
After her husband passed away, Smith owned and operated an antique shop in New Canaan for five years and then moved to North Conway to be near her younger son.
Smith is survived by two sons; Warren G. Mattiello of North Conway and Matthew F. Mattiello of New York, N.Y. and a brother, Jerry Vorlick of Summerville, S.C. Services will be privately held by the family in Connecticut.

Bertha (Niemi) Spayd

CHOCORUA - Bertha (Niemi) Spayd , 75, of 60 Chocorua River Drive in Chocorua, died June 14, 2000, at the Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro. Spayd was the wife of the late Frank E. Spayd.
Born Nov. 12, 1924, in Gloucester, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Marti and Lempi (Mackey) Niemi.
Prior to moving to Chocorua 25 years ago, she had lived in Walpole, Mass. She was a graduate of Peabody School in Norwood, Mass.
Spayd worked for South Shore National Bank in Norwood, Mass., as a bank manager for many years. In Chocorua, she was a very active volunteer with the Friends of the Tamworth Library and the Greater Ossipee Area Chamber of Commerce information booth. She was a lioness with the Mount Whittier Lioness Club and the treasurer of the Chocorua Ski and Beach Association.
Survivors include a son and daughter in-law. James M. Bittick and Martha Malinauskas, and two granddaughters, Meghan Bittick and Barbara Bittick, all from Sykesville, Md.
A memorial service was held Sunday at Saint Andrew's in the Valley Church in Tamworth. Reverend Peg Custer will officiate. Burial followed in the Chocorua Cemetery in Chocorua.
Donations may be made in her memory to Saint Andrew's in the Valley Church or the Tamworth Library.
The Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service of West Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Tynemouth

LUBEC, Maine - Robert Tynemouth, 81, died May 27, 2000, in Lubec, Maine.
He was born in Blyth, England on Nov. 4, 1918. He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Tynemouth of Lubec; son, Brian Tynemouth and his wife, Suzanne, and daughter, Sarah of Medford , Mass.; daughter, Gail Reardon, and her husband, Donald, of Yarmouth, Maine.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated in memory of Robert Tynemouth to the Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, or the Cancer Clinic at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine 04402-0404.

Leonard E. Vail

EFFINGHAM - Leonard E. Vail, 79, of Townhouse Road, died June 15, 2000, at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.
He was born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of the late Garfield A. and Frances (Thoms) Vail. He attended schools in Brighton, Mass., and later worked as "jack of all trades." He worked for Lewis & Shepherd until 1960, and he owned and operated the Sunset Acres Rest Home in Hampstead until he retired in 1975.
Mr. Vail served as a private in the U.S. Army during World War II with the Army Corps of Engineers. He was also a member of the Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed country western music, playing the guitar professionally in Boston and all over New England for 40 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Vail, of Effingham; two sons, Donald E. Vail, of Auburn, and Garfield "Gary" Vail, of Pascagula, Miss.; two daughters, Carolyn Vail, of Denver, Colo., and Frances L. Vail-Sheldon, of Troy; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Gaudet, of North Berwick, Maine.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held today, Monday, at 11 a.m. in the Woodland Cemetery, Effingham.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.
Lord Funeral Home in Center Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.

Eleanor (Ellie) M. Baybutt

CONWAY - Eleanor (Ellie) M. Baybutt, 84, passed away June 19, 2000 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Somerville, Mass., on July 4, 1915, the daughter of John and Caroline (Carrie) Hogquist.
She married Richard Baybutt (deceased 4/8/80) on Sept. 4, 1937. They lived in Billerica, Mass., where she was the assistant librarian for many years. The family spent many summers on Conway Lake and they fell in love with the area. Baybutt was active in the local AARP, Gibson Center, County Extension. She was an avid bridge player and a regular at the Monday Bridge Club at the Fryeburg Library.
Baybutt is survived by her son Richard Baybutt of Concord, married to Lucille Gagnon; her son, James Baybutt of Tamworth, married to Cathy (Duston) Ladieu; her daughter Sally Marr, married to John Marr of East Conway; grandchildren, Laurie Henry of Conway, Richard Marr of East Conway, Shar Laporte of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Stephen Baybutt of Brooklyn, N.Y.; step grandchildren, Jennifer Ladieu and Joshua Ladieu of Tamworth and Duston Ladieu of Newton, Mass.; three great grandsons, David Marr and James Marr of East Conway and Haven Laporte of Brooklyn, N.Y.; her sister, Phyllis Wallace of Boscowen; two nieces, two nephews and many grand nieces and nephews. Per Baybutt's wishes, there will be no memorial service. Her family will gather privately to celebrate her life. If anyone wishes to make a donation in her memory, please consider the VNA & Hospice Care, P.O. Box 432, North Conway 03860, who gave her loving care for many months, the Gibson Center of North Conway or the American Cancer Society.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements. To view an on-line memorial, go to www.csnh.com.

Ezra L. Shipman

BARTLETT - Ezra L. Shipman, 26, of Bartlett, died suddenly on June 14, 2000 at the Memorial Hospital in North Conway. He was born in Waterville, Maine.
Shipman grew up in Carrboro, N.C. and China, Maine. He lived in South Portland, Maine for two years prior to moving to the Mount Washington Valley in 1994. He worked making snow at Attitash Mountain for the past six years.
His family includes his wife, Sarah M. Shipman of Bartlett; his son, Jacob L. Shipman also of Bartlett; his parents, David and Susan (Kiralis) Shipman of China, Maine; his sister, Johanna Shipman of New York City, N.Y.; his paternal grandfather, Jerome Shipman of Potomac, Md.; his maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Kiralis of East Vassalboro, Maine; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at a later date. There will be no visiting hours. The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.

Anne V. Smith

CONWAY - Anne V. Smith of Echo Acres, North Conway, passed away on June 14, 2000 from natural causes, at the age of 86 at the Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center in North Conway.
Smith (or "Queenie" as she was better known to her friends) moved to North Conway in 1980. She was an avid golfer and loved gardening.
Smith was born and raised in Stamford, Conn. After marrying, she and her husband moved to New Canaan, Conn. where they owned "The Town Pharmacy" for almost 30 years.
After her husband passed away, Smith owned and operated an antique shop in New Canaan for five years and then moved to North Conway.
Smith is survived by two sons; Warren G. Mattiello of North Conway and Matthew F. Mattiello of New York, N.Y. and a brother, Jerry Vorlick of Summerville, S.C.

Earle P. Williams

BROWNFIELD - Earle P. Williams, 92, of Route 160 in Brownfield, Maine, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000, at the Fryeburg Health Care Center.
He was born in Ossipee, N.H., the son of Frank and Sarah Eldridge Williams. He attended schools in New Hampshire and Denmark, Maine. He lived in Brownfield most of his life and was a long-time woodsman. He also worked for Frankson's Furniture and Box Shop in Ossipee. He enjoyed being around kids and animals and just being outdoors.
He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Mildred Lane Williams, in 1996.
His family includes three sons; Earle P. Williams Jr. of Newfield, NH, Ralph Williams of Bridgton, Maine, and Rodney Williams of Brownfield; one daughter, Beverly Foster, of Brownfield, Maine; nine grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be Friday, June 9, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Wood Funeral Home on 12 Warren Street in Fryeburg, Maine. A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 10, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Violet Eastman officiating. The burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Brownfield.

Helen Susan Cooper

Helen Susan Cooper, 87, died Wednesday May 31,2000 in Lewiston, Maine. She was born March 8, 1913 in Bethany, Conn. She lived most of her life in West Haven, Conn. She relocated to Silver Pines in Fryeburg, Me. after an active life which included being President of the West Haven Women's Club and President of the West Haven Chapter of the AARP as well as involvement with the Red Cross, West Haven Historical Society, West Haven Community House, Adult Education, and the West Haven Seniors. She was also a top sales representative for Avon for a number of years. The past two months of her life were spent with her granddaughter, Linda Candelora her husband Michael and her family in Lovell, Maine.
She is survived by a daughter, Joan Derosier of Tamworth, NH, a daughter, Susan Froelich of Kingfield, Me., a sister, Dot Hackett of West Haven, Conn., a sister, Minnie Downs of Hamden, CT., a sister, Hazel Hoppe of Southington, Conn., 7 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husband Fred Cooper, a grandson, Eric Froehlich, a granddaughter, Karen Birkbeck, a granddaughter, Diane Meagher, and a sister, Florence Johnson.
A funeral service will be held Monday, June 5, at 10 AM at Wilson Funeral Home in Gray, Maine. Burial will follow in E. New Portland Cemetery, East New Portland, Me.

May 2000

Gladys Jackson Paret

CHESHIRE, Conn. - Gladys Jackson Paret, 79, of Cheshire, Conn., died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the Masonic Healthcare Center in Wallingford, Conn.
She was born May 3, 1921, in Babylon, Long Island, and was the daughter of the late Rev. William S. Jackson and Evangeline Harper Jackson.
She attended school in Connecticut and graduated from Hamden High School in 1938. She attended Douglas College of Rutgers University, receiving a bachelor of science degree in 1942. After teaching mathematics in Perthamboy and Haddonfield high schools for several years, she was employed by Equitable Life Insurance Co., and Vick Chemical Co., in New York City as an accountant, from which she retired.
She was the wife of the late Frank L. Paret, M.D.
She lived in Piscataway, N.J., for 23 years and raised four children. She was active in Christ Episcopal Church and in the League of Women Voters, chairman of the Shade Tree Commission and in the PTA, the Junior Guild of Christ Church, the Trowel Club and became an accomplished artist.
Mrs. Paret moved to Silver Lake, NH, with her family in 1969 and became active in the Silver Lake Sailing Club, Madison Garden Club and volunteered at Madison Library, and she was a founding member of the St. Margaret's Anglican Church in Conway.
She is survived by four children, Dr. Ronald S. Paret, MD, of Cheshire, Conn., Brian K. Paret, of Conway, Karen Arnold, of Littleton, Colo., and Dana Charles, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 13, at 11 a.m. in St. Margaret's Church in Conway. The Stempien Funeral Home in Meriden, Conn., is in charge of arrangements.

Vera "B" Smith Fisher Kiburtz

MADISON - Vera "B" Smith Fisher Kiburtz, 90, of Madison, died on June 1, 2000, at her daughter's home.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1909, in Lunenburg, Vt., the daughter of the late George and Clytie (Hartshorn) Smith.
She attended Laconia High School at the same time as her daughter in the early 1940s. She was one of the first adults ever admitted to attend classes with high school students. She had a varied work history from her youth on. In the late 1930s, she and her first husband operated the laundry for the Eastern Slope Inn in North Conway. She was a ship fitter or welder working on the Liberty Ships at the Portland Shipyard during World War II. She later worked at the Kezar Falls Woolen Mill in Kezar Falls, Maine, and at the GE plant in Limerick, Maine. She was a member of Anna Stickney Chapter of the DAR in North Conway and a member of the Eastern Star in Maine.
Family members include her husband, Robert Kiburtz; one son, Bernard (Joyce) Fisher of Middletown, Conn. and Yuma, Ariz.; two daughters, Beverly Boyden of Claremont, and Florida, and Bernadette Edmunds of Madison; two stepsons, Allan Kiburtz of Simi Valley, Calif., and Robert S. Kiburtz of Fla.; 16 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, William K. Fisher Sr. in 1957, and a son, William K. Fisher Jr. in 1973.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care of Northern Carroll County, P.O. Box 432, North Conway, N.H. 03860. There will be no memorial service at this time.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.

James Howard Farrington

James Howard Farrington, 52, formerly of Lovell, Maine died Friday May 12, 2000 in Coshocton, Ohio. He was born June 13, 1947 in Lovell the son of Ralph and Barbara Poole Farrington and was educated in Fryeburg schools. He worked in a sawmill until he became disabled.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by two brothers, Lawrence and Ralph Farrington Sr. Survivors include two daughters Lisa M. Farrington of Fryeburg and Wendy Whitelaw and husband Donald Jr., of Center Conway; two brothers Robert Farrington of Lovell and Richard Farrington of Lovell; one sister, Dottie Smith of Fryeburg; two grandchildren, Olivia and Nicolas.
A memorial graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday May 23, 2000 at No. 4 Cemetery in Lovell, with the Rev. Violet Eastman officiating. Arrangement are with Wood Funeral Home.

James D. Cahill Jr.

JACKSON - James D. Cahill Jr., of Jackson, died at home on May 16, 2000, after a long struggle with cancer.
He was born in 1926, in Bradford, Mass., the son of the late J. Dalton Cahill and the late Bertha (Dickens) Cahill. He attended Haverhill High School and graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover in 1944. He entered the U.S. Naval Officers' Program at Tufts College in that year and received his commission and bachelors' degree in mechanical engineering in 1947.
After active duty aboard the U.S.S. Pasadena in 1948, he joined his father at the J. D. Cahill Company, a paperboard manufacturing concern established in 1939, which has been headquartered in Hampton since 1960. He served as president of the company from 1960-87, and from then until his death as its chairman and CEO. During the 1970s he served as a director of the Specialty Packaging and Industrial Division of the American Paper Institute and as a trustee of the Mayhew Program of Bristol.
He ran track at Andover and sang with the glee clubs at Andover and Tufts. He was a respectable pianist, self-taught, playing by ear. In the late 1940s, he began skiing at Thorn Mountain and Cranmore in the Mount Washington Valley, and returned to the valley with his family in 1966 to ski many more years at Tyrol and Black. In 1987, he made Jackson his home after having lived in North Hampton for more than 25 years.
In July 1966, with a 3 wood and a Titleist 6, he hit a hole-in-one on the 192-yard old ninth hole at Abenaqui Country Club in Rye Beach. He served as the club's treasurer for several years. He was also a member of the North River Club in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish and of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, and a Third Degree Knight of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Elizabeth (Boland) Cahill; his sister, Virginia Weldon of North Hampton; sons, Jim III of Concord and Bill and Jake of North Hampton; daughters, Ann Garry of North Hampton and Mary Beth Warlick of Kennebunkport, Maine; 11 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of sending flowers, please honor his memory with contributions to the charities of your choice.
A private Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Mountains in North Conway and a commitment service for immediate family will be held in Jackson. Memorial masses will be offered during the summer in Jackson and in Rye Beach, to which friends will be welcome.
The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.

Ethelwyn L. Steadman

WOLFEBORO - Ethelwyn L. Steadman, 92, of Sun Bridge Healthcare of Wolfeboro of Wolfeboro, died May 14, 2000, at Huggins Hospital.
She was born December 16, 1907, in Quebec, Canada. Ethelwyn graduated from Burdett College, Boston, Mass. She and her husband moved to New Hampshire in 1953, where she had been the tax collector in Tuftonboro for 21 years before retiring. She was a member of the Hikers Club, Helping Hand Hall and various church organizations.
She is survived by two granddaughters, Linda G. Eldridge, Tamworth and Lori Steadman, Northfield; a grandson, Steve Steadman, Wolfeboro; three great-grandsons, Kenny Steadman, T. J. Eldridge, Gary Diamond; two great-granddaughters, Sasha Steadman and Asia Leigh Steadman. She was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Kenton E. Steadman Sr., a son, Kenton E. Steadman Jr., and a grandson, Ricky A. Steadman.
Calling hours will be Thursday, May 18, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Lord Funeral Home, Route 28, Wolfeboro. A funeral service will be Friday, May 19, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Townhouse Cemetery, Tuftonboro.

Ernest C. Warren

EAST BALDWIN, Maine - Ernest C. Warren, 76, of Old Piquawket Road, died Sunday, May 14, 2000, at Northern Cumberland Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 13 1924, in Baldwin, Maine, a son of Neil and Clara L. Bauchman Warren.
Mr. Warren was educated in Baldwin schools. He worked as a truck driver at Beal's Furniture of Portland, Maine; and as a night watchman at Beal's Furniture of East Baldwin and at Pulsifer Feed of East Baldwin. He was a member of the East Baldwin Congregational Church.
He is survived by his former wife, Isabel A. Chick Warren, Sanford, Maine; a son and daughter in law, Alton N. and Leta Warren, Windsor, Maine; three daughters, Louise I. Burgess, Long Beach Calif., Arlene G. Albert, Sanford, Maine, and Elsie M. Warren, Fryeburg; one brother and sister in law, Carl and Barbara Warren, Fryeburg; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A visiting hour will be held at 11 a.m. Friday followed by a funeral service at noon at the East Baldwin Congregational Church. Pastor Gregory Young will officiate. Arrangements are by Neal and York Funeral Home, Kezar Falls, Maine.

Paul D. Ward

CONWAY - Paul D. Ward, 73, of Conway died May 15, 2000, at his home following a long illness.
Born in Providence, R.I., the son of Paul and Wilda (Neal) Ward, he lived in the Quincy, Mass., area most of his life before moving to Conway in 1987.
He graduated from Boston Technical High School in 1945.
Mr. Ward had been employed by the Boston Gas Company for 23 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of North Conway American Legion Post 95 and the VFW in Albany. He was also an avid golfer and a member of the North Conway Club.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ruth (Kilpatrick) Ward of Conway, and several cousins and aunts, including Helen Hill of Fryeburg.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be sent to the MDA/ALS Association, 275 Turnpike Street, Suite 201, Canton, Mass. 02021, or to the American Cancer Society, c/o Yvette Levesque, Volunteer Memorial Chairperson, P.O. Box 214, Glen, NH 03838.
The Furber and White Funeral Home, in North Conway, is in charge of arrangements.

Donald Walter Publicover

Donald Walter Publicover, of Bradford, NH, died May 5, 2000, at Concord Hospital. He was 72.
Mr. Publicover was born on May 26, 1927, in Wellesley, Mass., to Henry and Beulah (Hebb) Publicover of Newton, Mass. After serving in the U.S. Army he returned to Newton, and in 1951 he married Joanne Low of Hanover. In 1961 the couple moved to Framingham, Mass., where they raised their two sons. In 1975 they moved to Nashua, NH. Following his wife's death in 1992, Mr. Publicover moved to Bradford, NH.
Mr. Publicover spent over 40 years working in the construction industry. He supervised the construction of dozens of commercial and residential buildings in eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, including the Park Square Plaza complex in Boston, which at the time of its construction included the largest piece of pre-cast concrete ever installed anywhere in the world. At the end of his career he worked as an independent consultant in the field of construction safety, conducting training sessions and job site inspections.
Throughout his life Mr. Publicover gave freely of his time as a volunteer. During his sons' youth he spent many years as a Boy Scout leader and taught Sunday school at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Framingham. Following his retirement he served for many years with New Hampshire's Long Term Care Volunteer Ombudsman Program. He was well known to residents of the Merriman House and the Clipper Home, where he visited with residents and served as an advocate for residents' concerns. He also volunteered with New Hampshire's Meals on Wheels and Hospice Care programs and was active in the Bradford Seniors Rally.
Mr. Publicover enjoyed traveling and made several trips to both Bermuda and Nova Scotia, his family's ancestral homeland. He also enjoyed camping and deep-sea fishing and was an avid stamp collector.
Mr. Publicover leaves his two sons, David A. Publicover of Bartlett, NH, and Matthew S. Publicover of Merrimack, NH; two grandchildren, Andrew S. and Ian M. Publicover of Merrimack; and several nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service is planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10019.

Alan Knox

BARRE, Vt. - Alan Knox, 53, of Vermont, died April 27, 2000.
He graduated from Spaulding High School in Rochester where he was born.
Knox received a Purple Heart while serving in Vietnam with the Marine Corps.
Knox was predeceased by his father, Edward C. Knox, who died in a farm accident in 1964. He was also predeceased by a brother, Carl Knox, who died in a car accident in 1965.
Family members include his mother, Elaine E. Knox of Newmarket; two brothers, Bruce E. Knox of Haverhill, Mass., and Brent E. Knox of Moultonboro; and two sisters, Brenda E. Anthony of Tamworth, and Donna E. Knox of Conway.

Robert O. Sylvia

TAMWORTH - Robert O. Sylvia, 86, died Friday May 12 2000 after a brief illness. He was the husband of Martha Turner Sylvia and the son of the later Roger J. and Ione T. Sylvia.
Born in Medford, Mass., he was a longtime resident of South Dartmouth, Mass. where he was a successful Charter Life Underwriter, one of the areas first, for Guardian Life Insurance until his retirement to Tamworth in 1977.
Mr. Sylvia was a W.W. II veteran where he was a Chief Warrant Officer in the Army Aircorp in command of an Air Sea Rescue craft.
He graduated from Proctor Academy and St. Lawrence University where he was a wrestler and all around athlete. During his college ears he was a big band leader while playing the drums. Mr. Sylvia set a record at the age of 15 for swimming the mouth of the Sakonnet River in Rhode Island. He loved tennis, golf and coaching his four sons in basketball. He was also an Eagle Scout.
Mr. Sylvia was a member of the Tamworth Historical Society, the Board of Directors of Carroll County Health and the New Hampshire League of Craftsmen. He was appointed by the Governor of New Hampshire to the Board of Overseers of New Hampshire Nursing Homes. In South Dartmouth he was a member of the New Bedford Yacht Club, Wamsutta Club and the Kiwannis Club.
He was well known around Tamworth for making wooden children's toys and more often than not giving them away to needy children.
He survived by his wife and three sons, Tim Sylvia of Mattapoisett, Andy Sylvia of Athens, Ohio and Bob Sylvia of Damariscotta, Maine; two granddaughters and five grandsons and one great-grandsons.
His memorial service will be Sunday, May 21 at 4 p.m. at the Congregation Church in Tamworth.
Arrangements by Furber and White, North Conway.

Nancy S. Meader

OSSIPEE - Nancy S. Meader, 59, of Ossipee, died May 20, 2000, at the SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation in North Conway following a long illness.
Born in North Conway, the daughter of Stuart and Gladys (Budroe) Robertson Sr., she moved to Ossipee in 1973.
She graduated from Kennett High School, class of 1959.
She worked at the former Robertson's Store in North Conway for over 10 years in the 1960s and early 1970s and then worked at the Pizza Barn in Ossipee in 1973.
Mrs. Meader was a member and past matron of the former Washington Chapter No. 44 O.E.S. in North Conway.
The family includes a daughter, Tracey A.S. Margeson, of North Hamptom; a granddaughter, Heather N. Margeson, of North Hampton; her father, Stuart F. Robertson Sr., of North Conway; and her brother, Stuart F. Robertson Jr., of Invervale.
Her husband, Douglas W. Meader, predeceased her in 1999.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway, with the Rev. David A. Lloyd officiating. There will be no visiting hours.
Donations may be sent to Stratham S.P.C.A., Stratham, NH 03885.

Richard B. Dunbar

OSSIPEE - Richard B. Dunbar, 76, of Ossipee died on Saturday, May 20, 2000.
Born Nov. 9, 1923 in Newport, son of the late Roy C. amd Bernice E. (Rogers) Dunbar, Mr. Dunbar was a graduate of the Keene State College Class of 1951.
Dunbar was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran of World War II who served his country in the Pacific Theater and a 28-year employee of Western Electric Co. in North Andover, Mass.
Surviviors include his wife Irene Marguerite (Jones) Dunbar of Ossipee; four children, Chalres L. Dunbar of Exeter, David C. Dunbar of Jefferson, Mass., Betty Gaudet of Middleton, Peter K. Dunbar of Berwick; one grandchild, Tess Amy Gaudet; a brother, Donald F. Dunbar of Groveland, Mass.; a sister Charlotte L. Lyon of Newfairfield, Conn.; several beloved adopted sons and daughters, several nieces and nephews.
At his request there will be no calling hours or services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Dore Street, Center Ossipee, NH 03814, or a charity of the donor's choosing.
Arrangements entrusted to Baker-Cagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, West Ossipee.

Norman M. Doe

BEECHER FALLS, Vt. - Norman M. Doe; 29, of Beecher Falls, Vt. died May 14, 2000 in Colebrook from a boating accident. He was born in Rochester and lived in Fryeburg, Maine and the Conway area for many years before moving to Beecher Fails, Vt. one year ago. He attended Fryeburg Academy, Fryeburg, Maine. He had been employed as a laborer for Godzyk Tree Farm, Colebrook. Norman loved the outdoors and loved hunting and fishing. He had been a volunteer fireman for the North Fryeburg Fire Department,
He is survived by his mother, Patricia Doe, Rochester; six brothers, Roy Scott Doe, Milton, John C. Doe, Conway, Glenn R. Doe, Center Conway, Russell J. Doe, North Fryeburg, Maine, Edwin A. Doe, Jr., Madison and Albion C. Doe, Sr., Conway; a sister, Joyce M. Watson, Freedom; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Ernest F. Doe.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Friday, May 19, 2000, at 11 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, Freedom. Lord Funeral Home, 50 Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee is in charge of arrangements.

Benjamin Levi Hadley, III

BARTLETT - Benjamin Levi Hadley, III, 53, of Bartlett, died May 9, 2000, at the University Medical Center of Baltimore.
He was born Oct. 31, 1946, in Northampton, Mass., the son of Susan Cook Hadley and the late Benjamin Levi Hadley Jr.
He received his bachelor's degree from the University of New Hampshire. He worked for Systex Company as a force protection analyst, and he also was a retired major from the U.S. Marine Corps. He served in Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War. Hadley received a Navy Achievement Medal for professional achievement in Desert Storm.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Hadley, of Bartlett; two daughters, Tara and Megan, of Bartlett; his mother, Susan Hadley, of Wolfeboro; a brother, Jim Hadley, of Mount Snow, Vt.; and a sister, Elizabeth Wilson, of Ridgefield, Conn.
Services were held May 12 at Quantico National Cemetery in Quantico, Va.
Contributions can be made to New Hampshire Veterans' Association and the New Hampshire Veterans' Home in Tilton.

Arthur D. Cullinan

INTERVALE - Arthur D. Cullinan, 71, of Intervale, died May 10, 2000 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland. Born in Boston, the son of Francis and Anna (Hines) Cullinan, he grew up in Dorcester, Mass., and lived in Natick, Mass., for ten years before moving to the Mount Washington Valley in 1972.
Mr. Cullinan graduated from Boston High School of Commerce. He graduated from Bentley School of Accounting in Boston and the University of New Hampshire.
He had been an accountant with S.F. White Company in Boston, owned and operated A.D. Cullinan and Company in Natick, Mass., until 1972. He was business manager for Northern N.H. Mental Health and Developmental Services until 1989.
Mr. Cullinan was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He was a member of Our Lady of the Mountains Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
The family includes his wife of 42 years, Ann (McGrath) Cullinan of Intervale; four sons, Christopher Cullinan of San Francisco; Brian Cullinan of The Woodlands, Texas; David Cullinan of North Conway and John Cullinan of New Hampton; a daughter, Cathleen O'Neill of Federal Way, Wash.; eight grandchildren; a sister, Rita Sheehy of Carver, Mass. and a niece and a nephew.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Mountains Church in North Conway. Burial will be in North Conway Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway.

Ralph E. Noble

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - Ralph E. Noble, 91, of Pompano Beach died on Tuesday, May 9, 2000. He was a longtime resident of North Conway.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred; brother, Paul Noble; sister-in-law, Grace Robertson; and nephew, Ron Noble.

Alfred E. Swett

ROCHESTER - Alfred E. Swett, 84, of Milton, died May 9, 2000, at the Rochester Manor in Rochester after a long illness.
Born in North Conway, the son of Everton and Ella (Bryant) Swett, he moved to Milton in 1948.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the European Theatre as a medical dispatcher.
Mr. Swett worked for over 20 years as a mechanic at the former Towle's Garage in Rochester.
He was a member of the Milton Community Church and served as a deacon.
Alfred was an avid hunter and fisherman and he enjoyed camping.
The family includes: his wife of 63 years, Dorothy (Robertson) Swett of Milton; three daughters, Mary Ann Moulton of Milton, Geraldine Littler of Plymouth and Susan Reams of Lebanon, Maine; a son, Frederick K. Swett of White River Junction, Vt.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a half-brother, Gordon Kendall of Franklin; and several nieces and nephews, including Jean Rancourt of North Conway.
His sister, Edith S. Jenness, predeceased him in 1981.
Private graveside services will be held in the North Conway Cemetery later. There will be no visiting hours.
The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret May Brown

FRYEBURG, Maine - Margaret May Brown, 88, formerly of Pequawket Village died Monday, May 8, at the Fryeburg Health Care Center.
She was born in Austin Texas the daughter of James and Etta Campbell and was educated in Texas schools.
She is survived by one daughter, Lynn Moulton of Sweden, Maine; one sister, Rosa Pearson of Escondido, Cal.; one brother, Talbot Campbell of Fulton, Mo.; two grand daughters, Terrie Smith of Bridgton and Christal Gagnon of Lewiston.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Wood Funeral Home, 12 Warren St. Fryeburg, Maine with the Rev. Richard Male officiating.

David Barnard Henry

MADISON - Memorial Services for David Barnard Henry, 69, of Conway Road, a champion local tennis player, will be held at the Madison Church on Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m. Henry died of a heart attack on April 16 at Maine Medical Center in Portland Maine.
Interment will be held later at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Mass.
A resident of Madison for more than 40 years, he was a former employee of the U. S. Forest Service. He had previously worked at the Union Warren Savings Bank in Boston.
For a number of years he won the first prize trophy during the Madison Old Home Week tennis tournament. He was a regular Friday evening player at the Cranmore Sport Center as well as on courts in Conway and East Madison during the summer.
Born in New York City, he was the son of federal economist John Jay Henry. His mother, Ruth Hamilton Henry also of Madison, was an art and language teacher at the old Quimby School in Sandwich.
He attended St. Alban's prep school in Washington, D. C., Tokyo American High School in Tokyo, Japan and earned is B. A. from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.
He was a member of the Madison Historical Society and a regular attendee at Madison's weekly senior lunches. He was a former member of the Trinity Church singles club in Boston.
He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Mary (Henry) Meier and is brother-in-law Joseph Meier, both of Wellesley, Mass.; a nephew and two nieces.

Charles E. Smith Jr.

OSSIPEE - Charles E. Smith Jr., 77, of Pond Road died Tuesday, May 9 at his home. He was born in Ossipee, one of ten children the son of Charles and Charlotte Sawyer Smith.
Smith family moved to this area when he was young and e attended local schools. He was a W.W. II Army Air Force Veteran. For many years he owned and ran a saw mill and logging company, he later worked for the State Highway Department.
His wife Sadie E. Hamilton Smith died last December. He is survived by one daughter Cynthia McKeough of Dover; two step-sons, Roland Watson of Zephyrhills, Fla. and Fred Watson of Rochester; one step-daughter, Patricia Strong of Mississippi; one brother Austin Smith of Center Conway; two sisters Violet Fox and Viola Cram both of Fryeburg; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Pine Grove Cemetery in Fryeburg with the Rev. Violet Eastman officiating.
Donations may be made in memory of Charles to the Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, RR 1 Box 69, Fryeburg, Maine 04037.
Arrangements are with Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg.

Brogan John McDowell

TEMECULA, Calif. - Brogan John McDowell, the youngest son of Tim and Katie (Warren) McDowell of Temecula, Calif., died Thursday, April 27, 2000 after an accident in his family's backyard swimming pool.
Brogan, who would have been two years old in June, is survived by his parents, his older brothers Ryan, Taylor, Myles, Morgan, and Kody, his grandmothers Frieda McDowell of Pennsylvania and Willi Warren of Murrieta, Calif. and North Conway, and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins from all over the country. Brogan's life was celebrated in two separate ceremonies, one in his family's front yard for more than 25 small children who were his neighbors and playmates, and another (at the United Methodist Church in Murrieta) on May 1 for his extended family and friends.
The church ceremony was co-preached by Brogan's uncle, the Reverend Dan McDowell. The family donated Brogan's eyes, heart valves, and skin tissue to the San Diego Children's Hospital organ-donor program, and in lieu of flowers would be grateful for donations in honor of Brogan sent to People Helping People, c/o Paradise Chevrolet, 26845 Ynez Street, Temecula, CA 92591, attn: Denny Mighell. The McDowell family may be reached at 40107 Holden Circle, Temecula, CA 92591.

David R. "Bump" Phinney

CONWAY - David R. "Bump" Phinney, 76, of Conway, died May 5, 2000, at the Memorial Hospital in North Conway following an automobile accident.
Born in Conway, the son of Benjamin and Ora (Sennett) Phinney, he was a lifelong resident of Conway.
Mr. Phinney had worked for the former F.W. Mears Heel Company in Conway. In the 1940s and 1950s, he had been a lifeguard during the winter months in Florida and he had worked for the Tuberculosis Sanitarium in Fairfield, Maine. He also worked for the Conway Highway Department for many years before retiring as assistant foreman.
The family includes a son, Benjamin D. Phinney, of Concord; a brother, Raymond L. Phinney, of Conway; a sister, Dorothy McKinley, of Salem, Ohio; a half-brother, Carroll Phinney, of Payton, Arizona; several nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and a great grand nephew, Seth H. Bailey.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Conway United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Wesley E. Palmer, pastor, officiating. Visiting hours will be today, Monday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway.

Marilyn Virginia (Spiers) Brown

EFFINGHAM - Marilyn Virginia (Spiers) Brown, 71, Of Simon Hill Road, Effingham died May 4, 2000 at Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro. she was born in Milton, Mass. the daughter of John W. and Emma (Van Wart) Spiers and lived in Lexington, Mass. for many years before moving to Etfingham in Juiy 1995.
Marilyn presided as the school secretary for 30 years at Harrington Elementary School, Lexington, Mass. Upon her retirement to Effingham she participated in many community activities. Her quiet courage, sense of fairness and open mind will be sorelv missed.
she is survived by her beloved husband, George W. Brown, Jr.,
Effingham; son, G. Steven Brown, Hyde Park, Mass. and daughter, Lois P. Cozzi, Leesburg, Va; grandsons, George R. Cozzi III, Nashua, NH and Steven R. Cozzi, Leesburg, Va.
Calling hours will be Saturday, May 6, 2000, 6 to 8 p.m. at Lord Funeral Home, Route 28, Wolfeboro. A prayer service will be held at the end of visitation.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VNA/Hospice of Southern carroll county, P0 Box 1620, Wolfeboro 03894.

Elizabeth (Hidden) Sutherland

TAMWORTH - Elizabeth (Hidden) Sutherland, 88, of Great Hill Road, died May 4, 2000 at the Eliot Hospital in Manchester, N.H. She was a native of Tamworth the daughter of the Late S. Harold and Helen (Bassen) Hidden of Tamworth and had lived in North Hampton and Manchester for several years. She was a graduate of Danvers High School, Danvers Mass and the Keene Normal School where she received an Bachelor of Education degree. She taught as an elementary education teacher in Chesterfield before moving back to Tamworth in 1952. She later moved to West Hampton where she taught until 1956 when she moved to Manchester where she taught in the school system for 21 years, retiring back to Tamworth in 1978.
She was the widow of the late Donald M. Sutherland. Mrs. Sutherland was a member of the Tamworth Congregational Church as well as the Tamworth Historical Society. and numerous other clubs and organizations.
Mrs. Sutherland loved the outdoors, annually climbing Mount Chocorua until the age of 81. She also played the piano for square dances for many years.
She is survived by her children Donald H Sutherland of Nashua; Edward H Sutherland of Worcester, Mass.; James O. Sutherland, Goffstown and Dorothy Sutherland Kelley of Amherst. She has 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren, two sisters, Kathleen Louise Bourgault of Belmont and Frances Roberts, Springfield, Vt. and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visiting hours for Mrs. Sutherland will be Sat. 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lord Funeral Home, 50 Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee. A funeral service will be Sunday 3 p.m. at the Tamworth Congregational Church, Tamworth. Rev. Richard Russell Pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the Ordination Rock Cemetery, Tamworth.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Tamworth Congregational Church Building Fund, Tamworth or the Cook Memorial Library, Tamworth, 03886.

Gladys (Watson) Rich

OSSIPEE - Gladys (Watson) Rich, 80, of Route 16, Ossipee, died Thursday morning May 4, at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.
Born in Orono, Maine the daughter of the late C. W. and Myra (Morrisette) Watson.
She graduated from West High School in Manchester and attended Plymouth Teachers College. Serving in the United States Navy she was stationed in San Francisco.
After the service she and her husband settled in Marshfield, Mass. where she worked for the town of Marshfield for over 20 years as a clerk for the town clerk and treasurers office, secretary to the head of D.P.W. was also elected to and chaired the planning board before retiring living there for 30 years before moving to Ossipee in 1976.
She is survived by her husband Albion "Bud" Rich of Ossipee, a sister Lois Parmenter of Merrimack and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no services. The Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Marion (Williams) Sargent

FREEDOM - Marion (Williams) Sargent, 66, of Swett's Hill Road, died May 3, 2000, at Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro.
A native and lifelong resident of Freedom, she was born Sept. 8, 1933, the daughter of Raymond and Hazel (Brown) Williams.
Her family includes her husband of 52 years, Merton H. Sargent, Freedom; a son, Merton H. Sargent Jr., Freedom; two sisters, Violet Libby, Porter, Maine, and Verna Libby, Center Ossipee; two brothers, Raymond Williams Jr., Freedom, and Harold Libby, Waterboro, Maine; and nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Thursday, May 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lord Funeral Home, 50 Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee. The funeral service will be Friday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Freedom, with the Rev. Robert Cedar officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Freedom.

Ethel (Bean) Fernald

OSSIPEE - Ethel (Bean) Fernald, 95, formerly of Center Ossipee, died May 1, 2000, at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.
She was born on May 31, 1904, in Chester, Vt. and had lived in Ossipee for most of her life. She was a member of the Moultonville Methodist Church in Center Ossipee and a past member of the Moultonville Methodist Church Ladies Club.
She was the widow of the late Leon F. Fernald of Ossipee.
Mrs. Fernald had worked as a salesperson for the Avon and Fuller Brush Company for six years.
She is survived by several cousins and a special friend and her guardian for many years, Sandra J. Montgomery.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Moultonville Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Chickville Cemetery in Center Ossipee.
Donation in her memory may be made to the Hospice of Southern Carroll County, PO Box 1620, Wolfeboro 03894.

Charles E. "Ed" Houghton Jr.

PORTSMOUTH - Charles E. "Ed" Houghton Jr., 87, of Wolfeboro, died April 28, 2000, at Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth after a sudden illness.
Born in Hyde Park, Mass., the son of Charles and Helen (Aborn) Houghton, he grew up in Norwood, Mass., and had lived in Shreveport, La., for four years and in Westwood, Mass., for seven years. Mr. Houghton lived in Intervale for 47 years before moving to Wolfeboro in 1998.
He graduated from Norwood (Mass.) High School, Class of 1930, attended Pratt Institute in New York City and graduated from Colby College, Waterville, Maine, in 1935. He also attended Harvard Law School.
Mr. Houghton had been plant manager in the roofing industry for 13 years and he owned and operated the Holiday Inn in Intervale for 26 years before returning in 1976.
He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega at Colby College, a charter member of the Optimist Club in Shreveport, La., a member and past president of the North Conway Rotary Club and former treasurer of the Lower Bartlett Water Precinct.
Mr. Houghton was an avid skier, a charter member of the Westwood (Mass.) Ski Club and a member and instructor at the Eastern Slope Ski Club Junior Ski Program.
The family includes his wife of 65 years, Winnifred (White) Houghton of Wolfeboro; a daughter, Patricia A. "Patsy" Marr of South Natick, Mass.; a son, Charles E. "Ted" Houghton III of Port Republic, Md.; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Center Ossipee with the Rev. Leon Cone officiating. Private burial will be in the Intervale Cemetery in Bartlett. There will be no visiting hours.
Contributions may be sent to Donations - Mount Washington Observatory, P.O. Box 2310, North Conway 03860.
The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.


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