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Dorothy M. Crown
Dorothy Metcalfe Crown, formerly of Wilton, died May 2, 2000, at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, Conn. She was 87.
Mrs. Crown was born in Peacham, Vt. She was a teacher’s aide in Wilton elementary school and a Sunday school teacher at Wilton Congregational Church.
She was predeceased by her husband, John E. Crown, whom she married in January 1934. She is survived by a son, John I. Crown of Old Lyme, Conn., a daughter, Joan Martin of Swanton, Vt., a foster son, Madison Parker of Orem, Utah, and a foster daughter, Hannah Parker of Hudson; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held in North Monroe in June.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Lyme Volunteer Ambulance Association, 22 Cross Lane, Old Lyme, CT 06371.

John H. Dunleavy Sr.
John Hurley "Dunny" Dunleavy, 82, of Williston Street, Brattleboro, Vt., died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at Grace Cottage Hospltal in Townshend, Vt., following a brief illness.
Mr. Dunleavy was born in Brattleboro on Nov. 14, 1917, the son of Charles and Rosemary (Fillion) Dunleavy.
He attended St. Michaels School and was a graduate of St. Michaels High School, class of 1936.
A gifted athlete, he excelled in both baseball and basketball, and was a member of St. Michaels varsity championship teams. He also played semi-pro basketball with the Spaulding Cardinals during the late 1930s.
For 28 years he was employed at the BookPress in Brattleboro, Vt., retiring as head plate maker in the printing department in 1983. Following retirement he worked part time for five years as a courier for C & S Grocers Wholesale in Brattleboro.
Previously he had worked as a foreman for the Greenfield (Mass.) Tap & Die Co., and was employed for several years for the A.G. Spalding Co. and C. F. Church Mfg., Co., both formerly of Brattleboro, Vt. He initially started work as a sales representative for the Westinghouse Corp.
Mr. Dunleavy was member of the B.P.O Elks, Brattleboro Lodge 1499, a former member of the Knights of Columbus, Leo Council 917, the Brattleboro Country Club, Pine Grove Springs Country Club in Spofford, N.H., and a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Greenfield Lodge 997.
He was a communicant of St. Michaels Catholic Church in Brattleboro, Vt.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf and candlepin bowling of which he was a past champion in Brattleboro, Vt.
Mr. Dunleavy was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Helen Mary (Baronas) Dunleavy, who died Aug. 7, 1997; his daughter, Susan Jane Dunleavy, who died April 27, 2000; and two brothers, Richard Dunleavy and Edward Dunleavy.
Survivors include, three sons, John H. Dunleavy Jr. of Milford, James W. Dunleavy of Hinsdale, and Frances E. Dunleavy of Brattleboro, Vt.; two daughters, Carol Ann Smith of Greenfield, Mass., and Rosemary George of Milford; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Officers of the Brattleboro Elks Club conducted a memorial service at the Atamaniuk Funeral Home on May 12. The liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated May 13 at St. Michaels Catholic Church and burial followed in the Dunleavy family lot in St. Michaels Cemetery, Brattleboro, Vt.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Rescue Inc., PO Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05301; or to St. Michaels School, Walnut Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301, Attn: Mr. Frank Vara, Principal.

Angelina A. Quinno
Angelina A. "Angie" Quinno, 73, of Woburn, Mass., died at her home on Monday, May 15, 2000, morning after a short illness.
Born in Milford on Feb. 3, 1927, the daughter of the late John and Emelia (Croce) Calderara, she graduated from Milford High School with the class of 1945. She moved to Woburn when she married her husband of 46 years, James Quinno.
Mrs. Quinno worked as a waitress for many years at the Hillview Country Club in North Reading, and for the past 18 years was employed as a bookbinder at Publishers Book Bindery in Winchester, Mass.
She also was a member of the Woburn Ladies Lodge, Sons of Italy.
Mrs. Quinno was predeceased by a two brothers, John Calderara and Joseph Calderara.
She is survived by her husband; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Donna Quinno of Woburn, Mass., Lory Cotton and her husband, Michael, of Dracut, Mass., and Beth Lynch and her husband, Jay, of Billerica, Mass.; and seven grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, May 18, 9 a.m., in the P.J. Cox and Sons Funeral Home, 14 Highland Street, Woburn, Mass., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Charles Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn, Mass.
Donations may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, c/o Lung Cancer Research, 1 Binney St., Boston, MA.

Marjorie E. Richardson
Marjorie E. Richardson, 78, of Warner, died May 10, 2000, at the Hospice House, Concord.
She was born in Bridgeport, Conn., on Aug. 16, 1921, a daughter of the late Charles A. and Emma L. (Melvin) Richardson.
Ms. Richardson had been a resident of Warner, for the past six years and had formerly resided in Milford for more than 35 years and Cambridge, Mass., for many years.
She was employed in the executive offices of A&P Stores, Boston, Mass., for more than 25 years and had retired in 1994 from Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Milford, after 26 years.
She volunteered much of her time at the Pillsbury Free Library, Warner.
Ms. Richardson was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Contoocook, and had been a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Milford.
She was predeceased by her sister, Mary G. Brown, who died in 1994.
Family members include two nephews, Richard A. Brown of Dunbarton, Charles A. Richardson of Holden, Mass.; a niece, Nancy Richardson Redman of Andover, Mass.; Several grandnieces and grandnephews; and many great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 15 in St. Patrick Church, Milford. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Milford.
Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society-Lymphoma Research, Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 Route 101, Unit 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.

Louise C. Scheibelhut
Louise C. Scheibelhut, 78, of South Main Street, Mishawaka, Ind., passed away on May 8, 2000, at her residence after an illness.
Mrs. Scheibelhut was born on Sept. 26, 1921, in Mishawaka, Ind., the daughter of the late Romolo and Antonia (Savadori) Baldoni. She Scheibelhut graduated from Mishawalca High School and New York University School of Interior Design.
She married Joseph Scheibelhut on Nov. 27, 1952, in Emanuel Baptist Church, Mishawaka, Ind.
Mrs. Scheibelhut was preceded by her husband on Dec. 1, 1980; four sisters Angeline Mercantini, Bina Garatoni, Carla Baldoni and Diva Baldini; and a brother, Edward Baldoni.
Mrs. Scheibelhut is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanne and Dave Hanlon of Amherst; four grandsons, Joshua Allen, Justin Allen, Bruce Hanlon and Edward Hanlon; two granddaughters, Carlene Stewart and Jennifer Lamber; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a self employed interior decorator.
Mrs. Scheibelhut was a member of St. Bavo’s Catholic Church, Mishawaka, Ind., and a member of A.A.R.P.
She enjoyed working in her yard, reading, and traveling. She loved sports, enjoyed life and new experiences.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 12 in St. Bavo’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. James Shafer officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka, Ind.
Contributions in her memory may be made to: Hospice of St. Joseph County, Inc., 111 Sunnybrook Ct., South Bend, IN 46637-3437.

Sylvia E. Swenson
Sylvia E. Swenson, 82, resident of Brookline, died May 12, 2000, at Southern New Hampshire Regional Medical Center in Nashua.
She was born in Somerville, Mass., on Oct. 3, 1917, a daughter of the late J. Erhard and Syster (Nelson) Johnson.
Mrs. Swenson was a graduate of Belmont High School, class of 1935, Belmont, Mass.
She had been a resident of Brookline, for the past 25 years and had formerly resided in Waltham, Mass., for 36 years.
Mrs. Swenson was a member and past chairman of Fylgia Lodge, Order of VASA, Somerville, Mass. She was a den mother for Cub Scouts.
She was an excellent cook and enjoyed gardening, sewing and decorating. In addition, she and her husband enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and Europe.
Mrs. Swenson was a member of the Brookline Church of Christ and had served on the altar committee, flower committee and was active in the church fairs.
Family members include her husband with whom she would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on June 24, Lennart A. Swenson Sr., of Brookline; two sons, Lennart A. Swenson Jr., of New Ipswich, and Joel W. Swenson of Brookline; two daughters, Linda L. Holmes of Brookline and Lisa B. Woodward of Franconia; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held May 16 in the Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Brookline.
Memorial donations may be made to Brookline Ambulance Association, PO Box 360, Brookline, NH 03033; or to Home Health and Hospice Care, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060.

Robert A. Wishart II
Robert A. Wishart II, 97, of Nashua, died Dec. 23, 1999, at the Hunt Community in Nashua.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., he lived at the Hunt Community for 11 years. He moved to Nashua from Amherst.
Before retirement in 1967, he worked for Paul Revere Life Insurance Company in New York City. He was past president the N.H. American Association of Retired People (AARP) and the Amherst Historical Society. He was a 75-year member of the Masonic Reliance Lodge 776 F A M, Floral Park, N.Y., and 1976 Man-of-the-Year for the Brooklyn, N.Y. YMCA, where he served as a director.
In Amherst, he was a member of the Weary Men’s Club.
His wife, Effa Jane (Farnham) Wishart, predeceased him in 1985. Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Jean Tisdale of Valencia, Pa.; a son, Robert A Wishart III of Stuart, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A graveside celebration of his life will be held Sunday, June 4, 1 p.m., at the Danby, Vt., cemetery.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Philip Ayotte
Philip A. Ayotte, 74, formerly of Milford, died Tuesday, April 18, 2000, in Venice, Fla.
He was born in Brockton, Mass. on Sept. 23, 1925, the son of the late Manuel J. and Evelyn (Sturtevant) Iotte.
He served in the U.S. Navy on a LST during World War II and in the Army as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. He worked as the chief engineer for Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, before retiring and moving to Florida in 1986.
Members of his family include his wife, Lorraine; two sons, David Ayotte of Hudson and Roy Ayotte of Lyndeborough; a stepdaughter, Lesly Abbot of Nashua; four sisters, Sue Beam of Wilton, Ruth Sullivan of Englewood, Fla., Phyllis Stowe of Sarasota, Fla., Claire Boyer of Wyandotte, Mich., and; a brother Rodney Lotte of Ecore, Mich., and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph M. Iotte.
A memorial service was held April 26 at the beach in Venice , Fla.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 360 Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH 03110-5032.
The Farley Funeral Home and Crematory, Venice, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.

Waino J. Junkala
Waino J. Junkala, 58, resident of Cottage Street, Milford, died May 9, 2000, at his home. He was born in Fitchburg, Mass., on Dec. 21, 1941, a son of the late Waino J. Junkala Sr. and Gertrude (Leppala) Junkala.
Mr. Junkala had been a resident of Milford for several years and formerly resided in Hillsborough for 16 years, and also Peterborough. He was employed at Junkala’s Garage, Lunenburg, Mass., for 20 years. Mr. Junkala was a longtime member and sponsor of Alcoholic’s Anonymous.
Family members include a daughter, Florence V. Junkala of Hillsborough; a son, Thomas P. Junkala of Hillsborough; two sisters, Anita LeClair of Moreno Valley, Calif.; Maryann Mathieu of Ashby, Mass.; three brothers, Walter Stacevich of Arlington, Va., George Junkala of Milford, John Junkala of Framingham, Mass.; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held May 22 in the Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fitchburg, Mass., at a later date.

Gladys W. Kullgren
Gladys W. Kullgren, 84, of Proctor Road, Wilton, died May 18, 2000, in the Harborside Crestwood Healthcare Center of Milford, after a brief illness.
She was born in Deerfield March 7, 1916, the daughter of the late Ross L. and Cora (Ellis) Tilton. She had lived in Wilton for 48 years. She had attended schools in Wilton and Greenfield and had lived in Temple before moving to Wilton in 1942.
She was a member of the Second Congregational Church of Wilton and a former member of the Greenfield Grange.
Members of her family include her husband of 65 years, Frank G. Kullgren of Wilton; a daughter Edith Lamminen of Wilton; three grandsons and one granddaughter; a great-grandson; three great-granddaughters; and a sister Bernice Brown of Claremont. Mrs. Kullgren was predeceased by a son, Lawrence R. Kullgren, in 1983.
A graveside service was held May 22 in the Number 3 Cemetery in Francestown.
Memorial donations may be made to the Second Congregational Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 246, Wilton, NH 03086; or the Wilton Lyndeborough Temple EMS, PO Box 584, Wilton, NH 03086.
The Nelson Funeral Home, Wilton, was in charge of arrangements.

Lot Phillips
Lot Phillips, 68, resident of Brookline, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at his home. He lived with a high quality of life for more than 20 years after being diagnosed with emphysema.
He was born in Brockton, Mass., on Sept. 9, 1931, the son of the late Lot Phillips II and Sigrid (Silvia) Phillips.
He was the husband of the late Geraldine Phillips.
Mr. Phillips was a graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in electrical engineering.
He was employed by Sanders and Nortel, and was the recipient of several patents in telecommunications.
He was a Korean era Army veteran and an active member of the Kilduff-Wirtanen American Legion Post 74 in Brookline.
Mr. Phillips actively supported the Brookline Historical Society, the Brookline Public Library and other town organizations.
He enjoyed learning that he was a descendent of more than 10 Mayflower passengers. His interest in his family led him to the Internet where he surfed the web for sites on genealogy and American antiques.
Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Beth Phillips; three grandchildren, Hunter, Kiele and Cameron; his loving companion, Barbara Austin.
A graveside service will be held today (Friday, May 12), at 11 a.m., in Pine Grove Cemetery, Brookline.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Brookline Public Library, 16 Main Street, Brookline, NH 03033; or the Brookline Historical Society, Chuck Bunker, Treasurer, PO Box 595, Brookline, NH 03033.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, visit wwwlegacy.com.

Carl A. Wheeler
Carl A. Wheeler, 58, Pettingale Road, Amherst, died May 19, 2000, at his home following an eight-year battle with colon cancer.
He was born in Keene, on Oct. 31, 1941, a son of the late Howard M. and Frances (Beverstock) Wheeler.
Mr. Wheeler was a graduate of Milford High School, class of 1959, and received his bachelor’s degree in science and history from the University of New Hampshire, class of 1963.
He had been a resident of Amherst for 27 years, and had formerly resided in Milford for many years.
Mr. Wheeler had worked as a science teacher at the Milford Middle School for 36 years and had planned to retire in June.
He enjoyed 43 seasons of coaching a variety of sports. At the Milford Middle School, he coached boys’ and girls’ basketball, softball and baseball. At Milford High School he coached varsity boys’ soccer, junior varsity boys’ basketball, softball and football. He also served many years on the Amherst Recreation Commission where he worked as the recreation director and coach of the girls’ basketball and softball leagues.
Mr. Wheeler was a loving and dedicated husband, father and brother. He enjoyed collecting sports cards, woodworking and gardening.
Family members include his wife, Linda M. (Bouchard) Wheeler of Amherst (they would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on June 27); two daughters, Pamela Wheeler and Andrea Wheeler, both of Amherst; a sister, Mary Sousa of Greenville; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday, May 24) at 10 a.m., in the First Baptist Church, West Street, Milford. Burial will be private at a later date in Riverside Cemetery, Milford.
Donations in Mr. Wheeler’s memory may be made to Home, Health and Hospice Care, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Maurice J. Williams
Retired Air Force Master Sergeant, Maurice J. Williams, 67, resident of Pond Parish Road, Amherst, died May 17, 2000, at Elliot Hospital, Manchester.
He was born in Hampton, N.Y. on March 8, 1933, a son of the late Maurice D. and Edna L. (Hoague) Williams.
Mr. Williams had been a resident of Amherst for the past 23 years and had formerly resided in Hudson, Mass., for several years.
Mr. Williams was a 20-year veteran of the Air Force, retiring in 1973, with the rank of Master Sergeant, and having served during the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
He was awarded the Soldier’s Medal for Bravery in 1959.
After retiring from the service, he was employed as an engineer for Digital Equipment Corporation, Merrimack, for 19 years.
He was a communicant of St. John Neumann Church, Merrimack.
Mr. Williams was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Family members include his wife of 42 years, Loretta (Malloy) Williams of Amherst; four daughters, Judith W. Ceria of Windham, Sharon T. Paris of Goffstown, Margaret A. Brown of Weare, and Kathleen J. O’Malley of Millville, Mass.; a son, Mark J. Williams of Milford; eight grandchildren; four sisters, Dorothy Maslack, Elizabeth Cooper, Patricia Williams and Joyce Williams, all of Poultney, Vt.; and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 19 in St. John Neumann Church, Merrimack. Burial followed in St. Patrick Cemetery, Amherst, with military honors.
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, was in charge of arrangements.

William E. Balcom Jr.
William Everett Balcom Jr., 84, of Craftsman Lane, Amherst, died Thursday evening, May 25, 2000, in Nashua.
He was the husband of Eleanor R. (Sager) Balcom. They celebrated their 59th anniversary on May 21.
Mr. Balcom was born in South Merrimack on Nov. 3, 1915, a son of William E. and Alice L. (Shattuck) Balcom. He had resided in South Merrimack area his entire life and since 1952, had lived across Stump Pond from his birthplace.
He attended Schoolhouse 12 in South Merrimack, and the former Temple Street Junior High and Spring Street High School in Nashua.
Mr. Balcom was employed in the textile industry for many years with the former Nashua Manufacturing Co., and Textron, Inc. He retired from the Abbott Machine Company in Wilton, where he was employed as a machinist.
Active in the First Baptist Church of Nashua for 20 years, he had served as a deacon with the former South Merrimack Congregational Church. Fraternally, he was a member of Granite Grange of Milford and county, state and national Granges.
He was an avid gardener and wildlife observer.
Mr. Balcom was predeceased by a brother, John Balcom; two sisters, Alice Starkey and Evelyn Lamontagne; and a grandson, Michael Wayne Balcom. He and his wife were also parents of two sets of twins who died at birth.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne E. and Sylvia E. Balcom of Nashua; a daughter, Carol A. Balcom of Nashua; two grandchildren, Sara K. Morse and her husband, James, of Hudson, and Thomas Wayne Balcom of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; a sister, Lillian Gauthier of Nashua; two brothers-in-law, Roger Livermore and his wife, Ann, and Rosario Lamontagne; a sister-in-law, Clara Livermore of Connecticut; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held at the Farwell Funeral Home, 18 Lock St., Nashua, on Thursday, June 1, 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be in the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St., Nashua, on Friday, June 2, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Community Hospice House, c/o Home Health and Hospice Care, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060; or to the First Baptist Church, A.B.C., 121 Manchester St., Nashua, NH 03064. 

Beatrice I. Bennett
Beatrice Isabel Bennett, 88, of Silver Lake Road, Hollis, died Friday, May 19, 2000, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, following a brief illness.
Mrs. Bennett was born July 22, 1911, in Saugus, Mass., daughter of the late Winfred T. and Leona (Lanctot) Townsend.
She was the wife of Kenneth R. Bennett of Hollis, with whom she would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on June 24.
A resident of Hollis for many years, she had also lived in Saugus and Lowell, Mass., during her youth and later in Dunstable, Mass. 
She was a 1929 graduate of Lowell High School, and attended a secretarial school in Lowell.
Mrs. Bennett worked as a secretary for many years and had been employed at the former Nashua Trust Co. and Whitney Screw Co., both in Nashua, and the Hollis Telephone Co.
She was a member of the Congregational Church of Hollis and a former member of the Hollis Women’s Club.
In addition to her husband, survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Winthrop and Carol Anne Bennett of Mason; a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Paul Levesque of Amherst; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Bowmar and her husband, Scott, of Nashua, Karen Levesque and her fiancé, James Mitchell of Milford, Laura Levesque of Nashua, Julie and Matthew Levesque of Amherst, David Bennett of Weare and Heather Bennett of Arizona; a great-grandson, Cody; two sisters, Ruth Bell of Limerick, Maine, and Dorothy Nichols of Nashua; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral was held May 29 at The Congregational Church of Hollis. The Rev. Dr. John A. Terry officiated. There was a private committal service at East Cemetery in Hollis.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, New England Affiliate, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. The Farwell Funeral Home, Nashua, was in charge of arrangements.

Michael S. McBriarty
Michael Simeon McBriarty, 33, of Raleigh, N.C., died Sunday morning, May 28, 2000, after a courageous battle with leukemia.
He was born in Manchester, the son of James and Phyllis McBriarty. He had lived in Raleigh for more than six years, where he was an active member of St. Raphael Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Mr. McBriarty was employed as a regional account manager by Onion Peel, a NETPLEX company.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Kathleen McBriarty; a sister, Anna "Lolly" Hall and her husband, Tom, of Herndon, Va.; aunts and uncles, Jack and Judy McBriarty of Milford, Gerry Gianni and the late Mary Gianni of San Rafael, Calif., Jack and Anna Coppinger of Hingham, Mass., and Joseph and the late June LoSciuto of Norwell, Mass.
A funeral service will be held today (Wednesday, May 31), at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Raleigh. Fr. David Brockman will officiate. Interment will follow in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest.
Memorial donations may be the American Cancer Society, 620 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, NC 27603.

Gertrude Murphy
Gertrude (Yenlin) Murphy, 89, of Capron Road, Milford, and formerly of South Hadley, Mass., died May 22, 2000, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua. She was born in Holyoke, and educated in the Perpetual Help schools of Holyoke.
Mrs. Murphy had resided in Milford for three years, after moving here from South Hadley where she had lived for 12 years.
She was a communicant of St. Theresa’s Church, South Hadley, for 14 years, and a member of the Catholic Daughters of America for 52 years. She was also a member of Bishop M. Molley Court of Nashua.
Mrs. Murphy was predeceased by her husband, Robert A. Murphy, who died in 1980.
She is survived by three sons, Francis G. Murphy of Wilton, Emmett Murphy of Boston, Mass., and James M. Murphy of Columbia, S.C.; three sisters, Cecile Gagne of South Hadley, Mass., Sister Sebastian Marie of the Order of the Presentation of Mary, Manchester, and Jeannette Houle of Lansdale, Pa.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held May 25 from the Ryder Funeral Home, South Hadley, Mass., followed by a Mass in the church, with burial in Notre Dame Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Theresa Durst for Exceptional Children, 7 Winwood Ave., Nashua NH 03060; or the charity of one’s choice. 

Phyllis O’Neil
Phyllis (Dodge) O’Neil, 85, of Santa Barbara, Calif., died Oct. 19, 1999. She was the wife of the late Charles A. O’Neil.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. in Riverside Cemetery, Nashua Street, Milford. Family and friends are invited. 
The Smith and Heald Funeral Home, Milford, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy M. Warner
Dorothy M. Warner, 98, formerly of Lyndeborough, died May 19, 2000, at Alderwood Park Convalescent Home in Bellingham, Wash., after a short illness.
She was born on March 13, 1902, in North Baltimore, Ohio, the daughter of Fred J. and Flora A. (Metcalf) Hill. She lived in Lyndeborough from 1947 to 1958, and from 1965 until 1974.
While living in Lyndeborough, she belonged to the United Church of Lyndeborough, the Friends of the J.A. Tarbell Library, and the former Pinnacle Grange 18.
A memorial service was held May 21 at the First Church of Bellingham, to which she belonged for more than 60 years.
Mrs. Warner was the widow of Charles O. Warner, who died in 1973.
She is survived by a son, John Warner of Williamsport, Md.; a daughter, Jessie Salisbury of Lyndeborough; seven grandchildren, Jason Warner of Needham, Mass., Jeremy Warner of Greenbelt, Md.; Leslie Hopps of Chester, S.C., Wanda Hirtle, Alan Salisbury and Verna Porter, all of Lyndeborough, and TSgt. Joel Salisbury of Fairfield, Calif; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Westover of Bellingham, Wash.; and two nieces.
Memorial donations may be made to the J.A. Tarbell Library Building Fund, PO Box 54, Lyndeborough 03082.
The Jones-Moles Funeral Home of Bellingham was in charge of arrangements.


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