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Anne Harrington, 51
CHESTER -- Anne Kristine Harrington, 51, died Monda (May 26, 1997) at her home.
Mrs. Harrington had been Chester resident for 21 years.

She had been the payrol coordinator at Springfield Hos pital for 24 years.

Mrs. Harrington was a mern ber of the Chester Congrega tional Church for several years She was a member of th American Legion Post No. 6 Auxiliary for several years.

Mrs. Harrington enjoye reading, riding country bac roads of Vermont, and entertaining.

She was born in Kvinesdal, Norway, on Aug. 11, 1945, the daughter of Sven and Ragnhild (Egeland) Hagelund.

Mrs. Harrington was a 1963 graduate of Fort Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, N.Y.

On Oct. 11, 1986, she married Stuart Harrington in Weston, Vt.

Survivors include her husband of Chester; her mother of Pompano Beach, Fla.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Congregational Church of Chester with the Rev. John Mahler and Rev. John VanSiclen officiating.

Burial will be in the Simmonsville Cemtery.

Visiting hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the AdamsGendron Funeral Home on Main Street in Chester.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Visiting Nurses Association, 366 River St., Springfield, Vt. 05156; or Hospice, P.O. Box 784, Springfield, Vt. 05156. 

Arthur Pilotte, 76
UNITY -- Arthur E. Pilotte, 76, of Crescent Lake, died Thursday (May 29, 1997) at Laurel Genest Health Care in Bedford, N.H., after a long illness.
He had been a Unity resident for most of his life.

His parents had built and operated the Del-E-Motel and he had operated it for seven years. He owned and operated U-DO-WE-DO Laundry and Dry Cleaning business from 1952 to 1978 and he also had an arts and crafts shop.

During World War II he served in the Army as radar technician in New Guinea and the southern Philippines.

Mr. Pilotte was a member of American Legion Post No. 29 of Claremont.

He was born in Whitefield, N.H., on Oct. 19, 1920, the son of Elery E. and Delvina (Lavelle) Pilotte.

Mr. Pilotte was a 1939 graduate of Stevens High School.

On June 30, 1945, he married Ruth Flint Joslin. She died on Dec. 13, 1994.

Survivors include one son, Lewis L. "Moe" Pilotte of Nashua, N.H.; one daughter, Kathleen A. Pilotte Lupa of Manchester, N.H.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Mary Church in Claremont.

Interment with full military services by the American Legion Post No. 29 of Claremont will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Stringer Funeral Home at 146 Broad St. in Claremont prior to the Mass. 

Caroline Streeter, 85
LAKEHURST, N.J. -Caroline F. Streeter, 85, formerly of Springfield, died suddenly Sunday (May 25, 1997) at the Community General Hospital in Toms River, N.J.
Mrs. Streeter had been a Springfield resident from 1936 until the 1980s. She then resided in Venice, Fla., until moving to New Jersey a year and a half ago.

She was employed locally as a floral designer for Woodbury Florist for many years.

Mrs. Streeter was a member of the First Congregational Church and Crown Point Country Club, both of Springfield.

She was born in Springfield, Mass., on Nov. 25, 1911, the daughter of William and Annie (Pomeroy) Frey.

Mrs. Streeter attended schools in Springfield, Mass., and later graduated from Vermont Academy in Saxtons River.

She married Lawrence E. Pulsipher earlier and he died in 1980. Later she married Raymond N. Streeter.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond Streeter of Lakehurst; one stepson, Harry N. Streeter of Rutland, Vt.; two stepdaughters, Sylvia Daudelin of Colts Neck, N.J., and Rebecca Ford of Green Harbor, Mass.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Donald Frey of California, William Frey and Edgar Frey, both of Saxtons River, and Ralph Frey of Tennessee; one sister, Phyllis Osgood of Saxtons River; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She also was predeceased by two brothers, Arthur Frey and Philip Frey; and one sister, Mary Campbell.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Davis Memorial Chapel at 99 Summer St. in Springfield with the Rev. Peter V. Marsden, pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery in Springfield.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association of Southeastern Vermont, 366 River St., Springfield, Vt. 05156. 

David Berquist Sr., 66
CLAREMONT -- David A.
Berquist Sr., 66, of Heritage Drive, died Monday (May 26, 1997) at the Valley Regional Hospital.

He had resided in Goshen and the local area for most of his life.

Prior to his retirement, he owned and operated the Airport Taxi Co. in Lebanon, N.H.

During the Korean Conflict, he served in the Marine Corps.

He was a member of the Hartford, Vt., Grange and worked his way throught seven degrees.

Mr. Berquist was a volunteer at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Valley Regional Hospital for several years.

He was born in Framingham, Mass., on May 21, 1931, the son of Frank and Gladys (Roper) Berquist.

Mr. Berquist attended schools in Goshen and Newport.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia (Hamilton) Berquist of Claremont; two sons, Allen Eugene Berquist of Burlington, Vt., and Rickey Lee Berquist of Canaan, N.H.; four sisters, Carolyn Blankenship and Phyllis Meloney, both of Claremont, Marion Baker of Charlestown and Claire Sargent of Newport; two brothers, Gordon Berquist of Charlestown and Burton Berquist of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by one son, David Allen Jr., and one brother, Donald.

A committal service will be held at the Mill Village Cemetery in Goshen, the day and time to be announced.

Memorial donations may be made to: American Heart Association, 20 Merrimack St., Suite 1, Manchester, N.H. 03101-2244; or to: American Diabetes Association, 104 Middle St., Manchester, N.H. 03101; or to: My Father's House Ministries, 233 North Main St., Newport, N.H. 03773.

The Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home of Main Street in Newport is handling the arrangements. 

Carroll Leone, 86
COURTLAND, Va. -- Carroll McKenzie Leone, 86, died May 23, 1997, in Courtland Health Care Center. Mr. Leone was a native of Sunapee and had resided in Courtland for more than 20 years.
He was a maintenance workr at Sanders Associates in anchester, N.H., prior to his etirement.

Mr. Leone was a member of mmanuel Episcopal Church 'n Franklin, N.H., and a former ember and past master of the atrons of Husbandry, Naukeag Grange, Litchfield, N.H.

He was the son of James Sewall and Annie (McKenzie) Leone.

He married Mary Cady in 1934.

Survivors include: his wife; three daughters, Elizabeth Mason of Tucson, Ariz., Nancy Magoon of Merrimack, N.H., and Frances Flythe of Courtland; three sons, Burton Leone of Littleton, N.C., Carroll Leone Jr. of Tatamagouch, Nova Scotia, and John Leone of Henniker, N.H.; 21 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

He was pre-deceased by a brother.

Mr. Leone's body is being donated to science.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Franklin, Va., with the Rev. Edmund Pickup Jr. officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Rector's Discretionary Fund, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Franklin, Va. 23851.

The Wright Funeral Home in Franklin is in charge of arrangements. 

Charles Boyle Sr., 76
NEWPORT -- Charles J.
Boyle Sr., 76, of Maple Street, died Sunday (May 25, 1997) at the New London Hospital.

He was a lifelong Newport resident.

Mr. Boyle was employed as a weaver and fixer at the Claremont Woven Label Co. for more than 35 years.

During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps.

He was born in Newport on March 14, 1921, the son of William and Edna (Sanborn) Boyle.

Mr. Boyle attended school in Newport and was a graduate of Newport High School.

Survivors include three sons, Charles J. Boyle Jr. of Newton, Ala., Michael A. Boyle of Claremont and Timothy S. Boyle of Newport; one brother, Donald Boyle of Marlboro, Mass.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, newphews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Bertha Terrien in 1992.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.

There will be no visiting hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Merrimack St., Suite 1, Manchester, N.H. 03101-2244.

The Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home of Newport is handling the arrangements. 

Lilyan Crowe, 83
HUDSON, N.H. -- Lilyan Crowe, 83, of Pelham Road, died Friday (May 23, 1997) at her home.
Mrs. Crowe had resided in Hudson for 18 years and previously resided in West Roxbury, Mass., for 28 years.

She was employed, prior tc her retirement, as a busines agent with CIO Textile Union and then worked for Honeywell Corp.

She was born in Columbia, N.H., on July 10, 1913, the daughter of Twing and Maria (Tibbitts) DeLong.

Survivors include two daughters, Joanne Murgatroy of Charlestown and Jolene Nolin, with whom she resided in Hudson; two brothers, Willard DeLong of Waverly, Ill., and Albert DeLong of Carsonville, Mich.; one sister, Pearl Conn, of Concord, N.H.; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, George Crowe.

A funeral service will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home at 50 Ferry St., in Hudson. All are invited to attend and may meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Home Health and Hospice, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, N.H. 03060. 

Duane Ellingwood, 61
CROYDON -- Duane A. Ellingwood, 61, died suddenly Saturday (May 24, 1997).
He was employed for Sturm, Ruger & Co. in Guild for 22 years. He recently was a greeter at Wal-Mart in Claremont.

Mr. Ellingwood was an avid hunter and sportsman.

He was born in Croydon Flat on March 18, 1936, the son of Leona and Douglas Ellingwood.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Annabell (Clark) Ellingwood of Croydon; two sons, Ralph P. Ellingwood and Clark D. Ellingwood, both of Newport; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at the Croydon Flat Church. 

Francis Cawfield, 73
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -Word has been received that Francis Robert Cawfield, 73, died May 3, 1997, at his home.
Originally from Springfield, Mr. Cawfield had resided in Texas for many years.

He taught math and electronics at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi. He also owned and operated Capital Television for more than 30 years.

Mr. Cawfield was a charter member of the Lexington Baptist Church.

He was past president of the Texas Electronics Association.

During World War II and the Korean Conflict he served in the Marine Corps as a fighter pilot, flying more than 100 combat missions.

He was born in Springfield on Feb. 14, 1924, the son of James and Rose Cawfield.

Mr. Cawfield was a graduate of Springfield High School.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mildred Cawfield of Corpus Christi; one daughter, Linda Louise Stewart of Lawton, Okla.; his mother, Rose Robinson of Chadsworth, Calif.; one half brother, Glenn Robinson of Chadsworth; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his father and one daughter, Sally Cawfield.

Funeral services were conducted May 7, 1997, in Texas.

Interment was in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Texas. 

Graceann Ridlon, 65
HARTLAND -- Graceann Ridlon, 65, died Thursday (May 22, 1997) at the DartmouthHitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.
Mrs. Ridlon was a teacher and taught school at Oak Grove School in Vassalbora, Maine and at Hampton High School in Hampton, N.H., for one year prior to coming to Woodstock Union High School in 1963, where she taught English until her retirement in 1990.

Mrs. Ridlon prided herself on grammar and style in writing, and was known as the grammarian for the faculty of WUHS.

She was the Chairman of the English Department and faculty advisor for the National Honor Society.

After her retirement, she was an active environmentalist, member of the Hartland Conservation Commission, worked to preserve ESQUA bog in Hartland and was past president of the Hartland Nature Club.

Mrs. Ridlon loved identifying birds, wildflowers and plants.

She enjoyed horseback riding and reading.

Mrs. Ridlon was very active in different committees at Our Lady of The Snows Church.

She was born in Seattle, Washington on Dec. 30, 1931.

Mrs. Ridlon received her early education in Reading, Mass., and graduated from Oak Grove School in Maine. She recieved her bachelors degree at Mount Holyoke College and her masters in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin.

A Liturgy of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m.

Monday in Our Lady of The Snows Church in Woodstock with the Rev. William P. Gallagher, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Hartland Village Cemetery.

There will be no visiting hours.

Memorial donation may be made to Our Lady of The Snows Church, 7 South St., Woodstock, Vt. 05091.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home at 1 Rose Hill in Woodstock. 

Janet Duncan, 45
CHESTER -- Janet Geraldine Duncan, 45, of Hidden Heights, died Monday (May 26, 1997) at her home after a long illness.
Mrs. Duncan resided in the Chester-Andover area with her family for the past 17 years.

She was employed for several years ar the Brandon Training School and later worked at the Springfield Convalescent Center for 15 years. More recently she worked at the Lincoln Street School in Springfield for six years until 1993, when ill health caused her to stop.

She was born in Springfield on May 30, 1951, the daughter of Anthony and Josephine (LaCentra) Staruski.

Mrs. Duncan attended school in Springfield and was a 1969 graduate of Springfield High School. She later went on to attend the New England School of Art in Boston.

On March 1, 1980, she married Thomas J. Duncan in Andover.

Survivors include her husband of Chester; one son, Dylan J. Duncan of Chester; one daughter, Maura B. Duncan of Chester; her father and stepmother, Anthony and Beverly Staruski of Rutland, Vt.; one sister, Joan Laitres of Springfield; two stepsisters, Paula Larocque of Brandon, Vt., and Kathy Capitanski of Rutland; one stepbrother, Bruce Webster of Goshen, Vt.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her mother; one sister, Cynthia Staruski; and one brother, Robert Staruski.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Church in Springfield with the Rev. James M. Shea, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the Priory Cemetery after a memorial service to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Weston Priory.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Davis Memorial Chapel at 99 Summer St. in Springfield, and at 7:30 p.m. a prayer service will be conducted by the Rev. Shea.

Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association of Southeastern Vermont, 366 River St., Springfield, Vt. 05156. 

Lillian Devine, 87
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -Lillian Deal Devine, 87, of Tarragona Way, died Sunday at home.
Mrs. Devine was a native of Davenport, Neb., and a longtime resident of Medford, Mass., and of Springfield, where she was cared for by family members, Robert and Leslie Harrison.

She was a teacher, involved in elementary education throughout her career, beginning in a one-room school house in Davenport, serving as a teacher and later a principal in Norfolk, Neb., and following her move to New England in 1938, as a teacher in the Medford public school until her retirement in 1970.

Mrs. Devine was an active member of the Unitarian and Unitarian-Universalist congregations in Norfolk, Medford, Springfield and Daytona Beach.

Mrs. Devine was a lifelong supporter of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Survivors include one daughter, Alison Devine Nordstrom, with whom she had last lived in Daytona Beach; one son, Dyson Devine of Tucabia, New South Wales, Australia; and three grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Norman Devine, a professor at Tufts University; one daughter, Ellen Devine Harrison; six brothers and one sister.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday June 1, at the Community Unitarian Universalist Church in Nova Village, 1124 Beville Road in Daytona Beach.

Memorial services will also be held in August in Springfield.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, 25 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 02108. 

John Perry, 77
CLAREMONT -- John A.
Perry, 77, of Lincoln Heights, died Wednesday (May 21, 1997) at his home.

He had been a Claremont resident since 1987 and was formerly of Milford, N.H.

Mr. Perry was a film processor for Royaltone Film Corp.

He was a member and past president of the National Federation of the Blind in Manchester, N.H.

He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 9, 1919, the son of Anthony and Josephine (Escobar) Perry.

Survivors include one brother, Joseph Perry of Santa Maria, Calif.; one sister, Anne Dolan of Marlborough, Mass.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Calvary Cemetery in Concord, N.H., with the Rev. Dennis Broussard, of St. John the Evangelist Church in Concord, officiating.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at St. Mary Church in Claremont.

Memorial donations may be made to the National Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson St., Baltimore, Md. 21230.

The Peabody Funeral Home at 15 Birch St. in Derry, N.H., is handling the arrangements. 

Margaret Jsniak, 84
NORTH WALPOLE Margaret C. Janiak, 84, of Center Street, died Wednesday (May 28, 1997) at Springfield Hospital.
Mrs. Janiak was a Bellows Falls area resident for many years.

She was a member of St. 
Peter's Church in North Walpole.

Mrs. Janiak was also a mem ber of the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 37 in Bellows Falls.

She was born in Holyoke, Mass., on May 16, 1913, the daughter of Timothy and Katie (Carroll) O'Shea.

Mrs. Janiak was educated at Saint Charles School in Bellows Falls and was a 1933 graduate of Bellows Falls High School.

On Nov. 11, 1940, she married Wallace Janiak in Bellows Falls. He died in 1991.

Survivors include one son Michael Janiak of Boston, Mass.; two granddaughters; one sister, Katherine Borkowski of Claremont; also nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Church in North Walpole with the Rev. Anthony DiRusso as celebrant.

Burial will follow the service in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Westminster.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 tonight at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home at 55 Westminster St. in Bellows Falls. 

Marie Braden, 49
HARTFORD, Vt. -- Marie Josephine Braden, 49, died Tuesday (May 27, 1997) at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
She had resided in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York as a child.

Mrs. Braden had worked as a nurse's aide at Cedar Hill Nursing Home in Windsor for a short time. She also worked at several area restaurants.

Mrs. Braden was a member of the Cancer Support Group at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

She was born in Glenn Falls, N.Y., on Feb. 8, 1948, the daughter of Merle and Myrtle (Goodell) Blake.

On Feb. 11, 1997, she married her companion of 17 years, Paul Braden II.

Survivors include her husband of Hartford; four sons, Norman Gifford Jr., Richard GiKord and Joseph Gifford, all of Springfield, and Paul M. Braden III of Hartford; four daughters, Diane Rogers of Springfield, Laurie Gifford and Karlene Gifford, both of Windsor, and Amy Gifford of Hartford; her mother of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; three brothers Merle Blake of Windsor, Larry Blake of Saratoga Springs and Lewis Blake; one sister, Irene Gonzales of Pasadena, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Knight Funeral Home of White River Junction.

Visiting hours are from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home prior to the service. 

Marshall Hall, 71
SPRINGFIELD -- Marshall K. Hall of East Lane died Sunday morning (May 25, 1997) at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor after a long illness.
Mr. Hall was a lifelong resident of Springfield.

For several years he worked at Buswell's Garage and later worked for the Fellows Gear Shaper Co. as an inspector, retiring in 1987 after 38 years of service. After his retirement, he worked for several years as a mechanic for his son's business, K.D. Hall Construction.

Mr. Hall served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and was stationed in both Australia and the Philippines.

Mr. Hall was an avid motorcycle enthusiast. He was a life member of the Robert L. Johnson Post 771 VFW and belonged to the Ostomy Support Group.

He was born Aug. 22, 1925, in Keene, N.H., the son of William and Sadie (Lepage) Hall.

He attended Springfield schools.

He married Elizabeth Kelly on May 29, 1952, in Reading.

Survivors include: his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Hall; four sons, Kenneth D. Hall of Rutland, Vt., Keith A. Hall of Claremont, John B. Hall and Kelly S. Hall, both of Springfield; a daughter, Elizabeth Hall Meunier of Claremont; two sisters, Florence Farnsworth of Springfield and Norma Burke of Charlotte, N.C.; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was pre-deceased by three brothers, William Hall Jr., Fred Hall and Frank Hall.

Visiting hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Davis Chapel A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Davis Memorial Chapel with Rev. Richard Cederholm, pastor of the North Springfield Baptist Church officiating.

Burial will be in the Taftsville Cemetery in Woodstock, Vt.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lahey Hitchcock Clinic, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, N.H. 03766. 

Marion Phelps, 77
SPRINGFIELD -- Marion A.
Phelps, 77, of Eureka Road, died Thursday (May 29, 1997) at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow after a long illness.

Mrs. Phelps had worked at the Long Trail Lodge in Sherburne, Vt., for several years.

She was employed at Springfield Dry Cleaners, retiring after 36 years in 1981.

She was a member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary No. 18.

Mrs. Phelps was a member of the Springfield Senior Center and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

In 1988, she was elected as the Senior of the Year.

Mrs. Phelps was a member of the North American Campers Association and a life member of the Precision Valley Squares.

She was born in Putney, Vt., on Feb. 25, 1920, the daughter of Ray and Emma (Lord) Willard.

Mrs. Phelps attended schools in Rutland (Vt.) and was a graduate of Rutland High School.

Survivors include her husband, Charles R. Phelps Sr. of Springfield; one son, Charles R. Phelps Jr. of Springfield; one sister, Frances Fitzgerald of Proctor, Vt.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Davis Memorial Chapel at 99 Summer St. in Springfield with the Rev. Gerard Kilyk, pastor of the United Church of Franklin, Vt., officiating.

Burial will be held in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Putney at the convenience of the family.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Visiting Nurses Association of Southeastern Vermont, 366 River St., Springfield, Vt. 05156; or to: Springfield Senior Center, 139 Main St.,Springfield, Vt. 05156. 

Maude Stanley, 64
PLAINFIELD -- Maude A.
Stanley, 64, died suddenly Thursday (May 22, 1997) at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor.

Mrs. Stanley was a lifelong area resident.

She was employed at the former Petco Oil Company in Lebanon, N.H. for several years.

Mrs. Stanley was a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter No. 629 in Claremont.

She was a member of the Blow-Me-Down Grange of Plainfield.

Mrs. Stanley greatly enjoyed her family and friends and will be remembered for her generosity in helping others.

She was born in Windsor on Aug. 4, 1932, the daughter of Robert and Ruth (Hatch) Earle.

Mrs. Stanley attended schools in Hartland and Cornish.

On Aug. 16, 1987, she married Phillip Stanley in Plainfield.

Survivors include her husband of Plainfield; one son, Mikeal Earle of Canaan, N.H.; two daughters, Mary Durgin of Tuscon, Ariz., and Mable McGranaghan of Enfield, N.H.; three stepsons, Shane Stanley and Jason Stanley, both of White River Junction, Vt., and Nicholas Stanley of Newport; three brothers, Robert Earle Jr., of Plainfield, Albert Earle Sr., of Cornish and Alvin Earle Sr., of Grants Pass, Ore.; one sister, Hannah Griffiths of Claremont; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by one sister, Helen Woodbeck in 1986.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Comings Cemetery in Cornish.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. 03766. 

Pauline Ross, 87
CLAREMONT -- Pauline T.
Ross, 87, formerly of Sullivan Street, died Monday (May 26, 1997) at the Sullivan County Nursing Home in Unity.

She had been a Claremont resident for most of her life.

Mrs. Ross was a very caring and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Mrs. Ross enjoyed music and movies, and loved the beach.

She was born in Bethel, Vt., on March 26, 1910, the daughter of Samuel and Eugenic (Thibodeau) Wight.

Survivors include her husband, Wilfred L. Ross of the Sullivan County Nursing Home; three daughters, Barbara Mabie of Claremont, Patricia Ross of Manchester, N.H., and Debra MacAskill of Cavendish; three grandsons; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Leon Wight of Claremont; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by one sister, Blanche Blais in 1993.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m.

Thursday in the St. Mary Church of Claremont with the Rev. Arthur Obin, pastor, as celebrant.

Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 tonight in the Roy Funeral Home at 93 Sullivan St. in Claremont. 

Richard Stevens, 85 
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- Dr. Richard A. Stevens, 85, died Sunday (May 25, 1997).

Dr. Stevens was a dentist and practiced dentistry in Brattleboro for 18 years in the American Building and for 22 years on Western Avenue.

He was a life member of the American Dental Association.

He was an expert billiard player and he once played with Willy Musconie and other top professional players of the time.

Dr. Stevens was a member and treasurer of the Sportsmen Club for 20 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman all his life.

He was a member and director of Hogback Ski Area from its opening to the time it was sold.

Dr. Stevens was a 20-year member of the Brattleboro Ski Patrol, a charter member of the National Ski Patrol No. 813, and a member of the Snowmobile clubs in Vernon, Vt., Brattleboro, Putney, Vt., and West Chesterfield, N.H.

Dr. Stevens was a 60-year member of the Brattleboro Lodge No. 102 Masons. He was also a former member of the Camera Club.

He was born in Ludlow on May 22, 1912, the son of Murrell and Mary (Sabin) Stevens.

Dr. Stevens was a 1930 graduate of Rutland (Vt.) High School and a 1935 graduate from the University of Maryland School of Dentristy where he was very active in ice hockey, track and tennis.

On May 13, 1933, he married Elizabeth Crum of Baltimore, Md. She died on Nov. 24, 1969.

Survivors include one son, Richard A. Stevens of Wakefield, Mass.; one daughter, Mary Ann Donovan of Vernon; two grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m Wednesday at the Centre Congregational Church in Brattleboro.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 593, Brattleboro, Vt. 05302.

The Eternal Flame Crematorium in Brattleboro is in charge of arrangements. 

Spiro Coronis, 72
CHARLESTOWN -- Spiro C.
Coronis, 72, of Charlestown Road, died Tuesday (May 27, 1997) at Valley Regional Hospital.

He had been a Newport resident for most of his life.

Mr. Coronis was employed at Coronis Market in Newport for many years. He also worked in construction in Ontario for several years.

During World War II, he served in the Marine Corps.

He was born in Newport on Aug. 4, 1924, the son of Charles and Efstathia (Constantacopoulous) Coronis.

Mr. Coronis attended school in Newport and was a graduate of Towle High School.

Survivors include five brothers, John Coronis and James Coronis, both of Newport, George Coronis of Concord, N.H., Angelo Coronis and Christos Coronis, both of New York state; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Bettie (Brown) Coronis in 1981.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home at 42 Main St. in Newport.

Burial and military rites will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport with the Rev. Niconar Kutules officiating.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the American Legion Brewster-LeeGould Post No. 25, 39 Cheney St., Newport, N.H. 03773. 

Stuart Baldwin, 36
NEWPORT -- Stuart M.
Baldwin, 36, of Laurel Street, died Saturday (May 17, 1997) in Newport.

He had been a Newport area resident for most of his life.

Mr. Baldwin was employed as a flagger for M.D.A. Security.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing horseshoes.

Mr. Baldwin also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He was born in Shortt Gap, Va., on July 21, 1960, the son of Christain "Paul" and Wilma (Shrader) Baldwin.

Mr. Baldwin attended school in Newport and received his G.E.D. in July 1983.

Survivors include one daughter, Shae Baldwin Glidden of Newport; his girlfriend of eight years, Patricia Glidden of Newport; his parents, Paul and Wilma Baldwin of Newport; five brothers, Chris Baldwin of Elon College, N.C., Brain Baldwin of Beaver, W. Va., Russell Baldwin of Claremont, Marian Baldwin of Newport and Gregg Baldwin of Lempster; one sister, Kim Tanguay of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Baldwins cremation took place on May 21, 1997.

Interment will be private in Virginia.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hope Fellowship & Evangelical Church at 70 Laurel St., in Newport with the Rev. Eric Ramage, pastor, officiating. 

Rudolph 'Stubby Porter' Rogers, 71
LANG DON -- Rudolph "Stubby Porter" Rogers, 71, formerly of Village Road, died Friday (May 23, 1997) at the Sullivan County Nursing Home in Unity.
He had been employed by Blancheflower Lumber Mill in Alstead for many years, retiring several years ago.

Mr. Rogers attended school in Marlow, N.H.

There will be a graveside funeral service at 10 a.m.

Wednesday at the Lower Langdon Cemetery in Langdon with the Rev. Harold Noyes officiating.

The Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. 

Susan Haskell, 47
BELLOWS FALLS -- Susan Irene Haskell, 47, of Laurel Avenue, died suddenly Saturday (May 24, 1997) at the Springfield Hospital in Springfield.
Mrs. Haskell was lifelong Bellows Falls resident.

She was led by her love of children into a career in child care for many years, in her home.

Mrs. Haskell was also an animal lover.

She was born in Bellows Falls on March 18, 1950, the daughter of Park and Priscilla (Fletcher) Mellish.

Mrs. Haskell attended schools in Bellows Falls and was a 1969 graduate of Bellows Falls Union High School.

On Nov. 20, 1971, she married Brian Haskell in Bellows Falls.

Survivors include her husband of Bellows Falls; two sons, Casey Haskell of Bellows Falls and Cory Haskell of Providence, R.I.; two brothers, Wayne Mellish of North Walpole and Lynn Mellish of Bellows Falls; and three sisters, Sandra Adams of Glen Burnie, Md., Debra Monahan of Bellows Falls and Renea Allwood of Virginia.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the United Church of Bellows Falls with the Rev. Kaye Hult officiating.

Burial will be after the service in the Oak Hiil Cemetery in Bellows Falls.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home at 55 Westminster St., in Bellows Falls.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Springfield Humane Society, Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield, Vt. 05156.


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