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Alfred Alto, 73
NEWPORT -- Alfred E. Alto, 73, of Reeds Mill Road, died Wednesday at New London Hospital.
He was born in Newport on July 7, 1923, a son of Laurie Alto and Verna (Santaparka) Alto and had resided in Sunapee and Newport all his life.

Mr. Alto attended schools in Sunapee and was employed with the Boston & Maine Railroad for six years, Dorr Woolen Mill for three years, and as a carpenter for Alto Bros. for more than 20 years.

During World War II, he served in the Army.

Mr. Alto was a past member of the Newport American Legion Post.

Survivors include two daughters, Dawn Collins and Lisa Nelson, both of Newport; four brothers, Reino, Oliver and Harold, all of Newport, and Edward of Vero Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Bertha Stevens and Beulah Benson, both of Newport; three grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visiting will be for one hour prior to the service.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home at 42 Main St. in Newport with the Rev. Richard Wallace officiating.

Burial with military rites will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of Eileen Eroszonak, 8 Marcotte Ave., Claremont, N.H. 03743. 

Albert Wood Sr., 66
WEST SPRINGFIELD, N.H. -- Albert G. Wood Sr., 66, of Town Farm Extension, died Saturday (May 31, 1997) at the White River Junction Veterans Administration hospital.

A Newport native, he was raised there and lived for a short time in Croydon and Grantham, and for the past 40 years had resided in West Springfield.

Mr. Wood was an assembler for Sturm, Ruger for 19 years.

During the Korean conflict he served in the Army.

He was a Boy Scout master in Grantham and had been with the District Boy Scouts for Sullivan County.

Mr. Wood donated flags to memorials in Grantham for 42 years for the love of his country.

He was born in Newport on June 9, 1930, the son of Frederick O. and Abbie (Davis) Wood.

Survivors include his wife of more than 42 years, Sally (Shank) Wood of West Springfield; two sons, Albert G. Wood Jr. and Wayne A. Wood, both of West Springfield; one daughter, Linda Welch of Cochranville, Pa.; six grandchildren; one sister, Ann Brown of Croydon; also nieces, nephews and cousins.

Burial will be in the Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H, at a later date.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial donations may pp made in lieu of flowers to: Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301; or to: American Heart Association, New Hampshire Affiliate, 20 Merrimack, St., Suite Manchester, N.H. 03101-2244 The Chadwick Funeral Ser ivice of New London is handling the arrangements. 

Carol Smith, 60
BRADFORD, Vt. -- Carol A.
Smith, 60, of Route 5, died Thursday at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, N.H.

She was born in Peoria, Ill., on Dec. 1, 1936. In October 1980, she married Perley E. Smith Jr.

Mrs. Smith loved her family and the many local youngsters who looked to her for support as a mother figure.

Survivors include her husband of Bradford; one son, Randy Yanick of Claremont; one daughter, Pamela Yanick of West Virginia; three stepsons, Curtis Smith, Jason Cheney and Nicholas Cheney, all of Bradford; one stepdaughter, Stephanie Smith of Bradford; two grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.

She was predeceased by one infant son, Jimmy.

There will be no calling hours.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Upper Plain Cemetery in Bradford.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hale Funeral Home of Bradford. 

Cindy Leneau, 52
WEATHERSFIELD CENTER -- Cindy Leneau, 52, died Wednesday at the Valley Regional Hospital emergency room in Claremont.
She was born in Windsor on Nov. 14, 1944, a daughter of Arthur and Geneva Silloway.

She graduated from Windsor High School in 1962 and married Robert A. Leneau Jr. on June 30, 1962.

They lived in Windsor for a short while and moved to Weathersfield Center where they resided for the past 30 years.

Mrs. Leneau was employed as a secretary at the St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor for 10 years and was a lifelong member of the church.

Survivors include her husband of Weathersfield Center; two daughters, Holly Leneau of Colchester, Vt., and Michelle Leneau of Ascutney; a foster daughter, Charity Emery of Claremont; and five grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in the St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor with the Rev. Joseph Lagor as celebrant.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Food Shelf at the St. Francis of Assisi Church, 30 Union St., Windsor, Vt. 05089.

The Knight Funeral Home of Windsor is handling the arrangements. 

Clifford Petelle, 88
LUDLOW -- Clifford H. Petelle, 83, died Wednesday in Springfield Hospital.

He was born in Ludlow on Jan. 18, 1914, a son of Edmond Petelle and Ida Provo.

Mr. Petelle received his education from Ludlow schools and had worked at Jewell Woolen Mill for several years as well as Dartmouth Woolen Mill in Claremont.

In 1937, he married Florence Shaw in Ludlow. She died in 1996.

Mr. Petelle was a member of the Church of Annunciation and enjoyed traveling.

Survivors include one sister, Florida Emery of Sringfield; and nieces and nephews.

He was also predeceased by four brothers, Alfred, Francis, Wilfred and Arthur, and one sister, Bertha Manley.

Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the AdamsGendron Funeral Home at 12 Meadow St. in Ludlow.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with the Rev. Betty Berlenbach officiating.

Burial will be in the Pleasantview Cemetery in Ludlow.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ludlow Ambulance Squad, P.O. Box 911, Ludlow, Vt. 05149. 

Daniel Durham, 70
HAMPTON, N.Y. -- Daniel LeRoy Durham, 70, died suddenly Tuesday (June 3, 1997) at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Vermont.
Mr. Durham was a self-employed dairy farmer for many years. For 13 years he served as superintendent of highways for the town of Hampton, and as a representative on the town board.

He was a member of Our Lady of the Seven Dolars Catholic Church in Fair Haven, Vt.

During World War II, he served in the Army throughout the European Theatre.

Mr. Durham was a member of the J. Claire Carmody Post No. 39 American Legion in Poultney, Vt.

He was a member of the Pine Tree Camp No. 10244 and a member of the Modern Woodman of America of Wells, Vt.

Mr. Durham was a past president of the Washington County Highway Superintendent Association.

He was born in East Poultney, Vt., on Oct. 28, 1926, the son of LeRoy and Mary (Krall) Durham.

Mr. Durham was a 1944 graduate of Poultney High School.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Esther (Waite) Durham of Hampton; two daughters, Janice Smith of Hampton and Jennifer Durham of Rutland; one son, Joseph Durham of Hampton; two sisters, Dolores Loomis of East Poultney and Mary Ella Brough of Bloomfield, Conn.; two brothers, Edward Durham of East Poultney and James Durham in Springfield; four grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by one sister, Catherine Brayton and one brother, Walter Durham.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Seven Dolars Catholic Church in Fair Haven with the Rev. Raymond G. Maloney, pastor, officiating.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Roberts-Aubin Funeral Home at 17 Allen Ave, in Poultney.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to one's local food shelves 

Evelyn Roy, 87 ACWORTH -- Evelyn Ethel Roy, 87, of the AcworthCharlestown Road, died Thursday at Valley Regional Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born in Charlestown on April 5, 1910, an adopted daughter of Peter and Margaret Pecor and had resided in Charlestown and Acworth all her life.

On Nov. 3, 1939, she married Raymond W. Roy. They owned and operated a dairy farm and produced maple syrup. He died on Oct. 29, 1993.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Verna M.) Thibault of Claremont; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Dorothy Paris Brooks of C1aremont; also nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by two sons, Chester E. Roy and Clayton G. Roy, and two brothers and two sisters.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Stringer's Charlestown Memorial Chapel at 34 Main St. in Charlestown.

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

Monday in the St. Catherine of Siena Church in Charlestown with the Rev. Shawn M. Therrien, pastor, officiating.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to: American Diabetes Association, New Hampshire Affiliate Inc., 1001 Elm St., Manchester, N.H.

03101; or to: Home Health Care and Community Services, Fall Mountain Branch, Arborway, P.O. Box 316, Charlestown, N.H. 03603. 

Harvey Pasquin, 19
LISBON, N.H. -- PFC Harvey James Paquin Jr., U.S.
Army, 19, of Atwood Street and Fort Lewis, Wash., died Sunday (May 25, 1997) as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Vancouver, Canada.

He joined the Army after high school.

Mr. Paquin enjoyed comics, computers, music, art, especially drawing, and most of all spending time with his friends.

He was born in Claremont on July 23, 1977, the son of Harvey J. and Karen (Munnett) Paquin Sr.

Mr. Paquin graduated from Lisbon High School.

Survivors include his parents of Lisbon; one sister, Danielle Paquin of Lisbon; grandparents Harry and Brenda Paquin of Danville, Vt.; grandmother Jane Spaniol of Magnolia, Ky.; his fiancee, Jennifer Rugar of Lisbon; also aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the United Methodist Church in Lisbon with the Rev. Lyn McIntosh officiating.

Burial will follow with full military honors at the Grove Hill Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 6 to 8 tonight at the Ross Funeral Home of Lisbon.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lisbon High School Art Fund in care of Mary Heath, Guidance Counselor, Lisbon High School, 24 Highland Ave., Lisbon, N.H. 03585. 

Helen Kuzmich, 87
CLAREMONT -- Helen Kuzmich, 87, of Maple Street, died Thursday at Integrated Health Services of New Hampshire at Claremont after a long illness.
She was born in Claremont on June 16, 1909, a daughter of John and Anna (Zluchick) Kuzmich. She resided in Claremont most of her life.

Miss Kuznich had lived and worked in Hartford, Conn., for 35 years. She worked as a secretary for the J.G. Mozzochi Engineering Co., retiring in 1974.

Miss Kuzmich was a member of the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church and a member of the Sisterhood of the Church.

Survivors include one sister, Virgie Spasink of Claremont; one nephew; and one niece.

She was predeceased by one brother, John Kuzmich and two sisters, Nellie K. Gaydo and Sonya Kuzmich.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday with requiem services at 7:30 p.m. at the Stringer Funeral Home at 146 Broad St. in Claremont.

Funeral services will be held at noon Sunday in the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church with the Rev. Andrew Tregubov, pastor, officiating.

Interment will follow in Mount View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church Memorial Fund, 99 Sullivan St., Claremont, N.H. 03743. 

Herbert Ripley, 54
SUNAPEE -- Herbert R.
Ripley, 54, of Chippendale Drive, died Saturday (May 31, 1997) at New London Hospital.

He had resided in Sunapee since 1976 and had previously resided for a short time in Peabody, Mass., and in Lynn Mass., for many years.

Mr. Ripley had worked for Lawson Machine i Tewksbury, Mass., and was also employed by General Electric in Massachusetts for 12 years. After moving to New Hampshire, he was employed with Sturm, Ruger as a machine operator for 19 years in Newport until receiving disability retirement in 1995.

He attended Community United Methodist Church of Sunapee.

Mr. Ripley had been a baseball coach for all ages and last year he received a trophy for the No. 1 Fan. He had been the assistant baseball coach for the Sunapee varsity team for several years.

He was born in Melrose, Mass., on Dec. 10, 1942, the son of Herbert and Margaret (O'Connor) Ripley.

He was a graduate of Saugus, Mass., High School.

Survivers include his wife of 31 years, Marilyn (Jenkins) Ripley of Sunapee; one son, Michael S. Ripley of Sunapee; two daughters, Robin M. Ripley of Enfield, N.H., and Kristen L. Ripley of Marlboro, Mass.; two sisters, Linda O'Hare of Georgetown, Mass., and Louise Osborne of Tiverton, R.I.; also nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by one son, Mark R. Ripley in 1972.

Funeral services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Community United Methodist Church in Sunapee with the Rev. Wayne McDonald, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn, Mass.

Calling is for one hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. prior to the service in the church.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to: New Hampshire Diabetes Association, 1001 Elm St., Suite 106, Manchester, N.H. 03101; or to the Kidney Foundation of New Hampshire, One Tremont, Concord, N.H. 03301. 

John Kelly, 89
KEENE, N.H. -- John "Jack" J. Kelly, 89, of Baker Street, died Wednesday at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene.
He was born in Bellows Falls on April 21, 1908, a son of Michael Kelly and Annie (Brennan) Kelly. He attended Saint Charles School and graduated from Bellows Falls High School.

Mr. Kelly resided in Keene since 1928 and worked at the Kingston Corp. as purchasing agent, retiring in 1973 after 45 years.

He was a member of the MacDowell Men's Chorus and was also a well-known soloist and member of the church choir at St. Bernard's Parish in Keene for more than 50 years.

He was past president of the Keene Barbershoppers, and a member of the Wheelers Band in Bellows Falls.

Mr. Kelly was a charter member of the Gordon-Bissell American Legion Post No. 4 Band, a life member of the Knights of Columbus, Council No 819, and an honorary member of the John F. Kennedy Fourth Degree Assembly Knights of Columbus.

Mr. Kelly was a former member of the Keene Senior Citizens Swingers and a life member of the Keene Lodge of Elks No. 927.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Geraldine (Lawler) Kelly of Keene; one daughter, Barbara K. Symonds of Keene; two sisters, Theresa Croteau and Ann Blain, both of Keene; and five nieces and nephews and several great-nieces, greatnephews and great-greatnieces and great-greatnephews.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court St., in Keene.

A concelebrated Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Bernard's Church, 185 Main St., Keene.

Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Vincent de Paul Society, in care of St. Bernard's Parish, 173 Main St., Keene, N.H. 03431. 

Lawrence Knowles, 56
LYNDONVILLE, Vt. -- Lawrence G. Knowles, 56, died Friday (May 30, 1997) at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.
Mr. Knowles was a resident with his wife of Woodstock, Vt., from 1962 to 1969, then movedto Windsor until 1977, when they moved to Lyndonville.

He had been employed from 1962 to 1964 for Bob's Texaco, in Woodstock and the Woodstock Police Department. He then worked for the New England Telephone Co. for 31 years, retiring in 1995.

He and his wife traveled the country after his retirement.

Mr. Knowles while in Windsor was a Cub Scout master, Boy Scout master and a district commissioner as well as being on the staff at Camp Plymouth, Vt.

Mr. Knowles attended St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church.

He joined the Army and served from 1959 to 1962.

Mr. Knowles was a member of the Lyndon Outing Club ski area, serving as president. He was on the Board of Directors as well as a volunteer for many years with this organization.

He was born in Rutland, Vt., on April 1, 1941, the son of G. Clark and Della Fay (Pinney) Knowles.

Mr. Knowles was a 1959 graduate of Woodstock High School.

On June 6, 1964, he married Sandra J. Smith at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in White River Junction, Vt.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra J. Knowles of Lyndonville and Zephyrhills, Fla.; two sons, Michael J. Knowles of Proctor, Vt., and Patrick A. Knowles of Providence, R.I.; one daughter, Shannon L.

Howe of South Royalton, Vt.; five grandchildren; two sisters, Diana DeLorenzo of Littleton, Mass., and Sharon Edwards of Claremont; one sister-in-law; also aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one half brother, William Knowles.

A Liturgy of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Woodstock with the Rev. William P. Gallagher, pastor, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock.

Visiting hours are from 6 to 8 tonight at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock.

Memorial donations may be made to: Wellspring Foundation, P.O. Box 317, Lyme, N.H. 03768; or to: Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, N.H. 03766. 

Melvin Stewart, 83
BELLOWS FALLS -- Melvin Edward Stewart, 83, of Center Street, died Thursday in Springfield Hospital.
He was born in North Walpole on Jan. 11, 1914, a son of Edward Stewart and Ahelena (Moore) Stewart.

Mr. Stewart attended schools in Bellows Falls and worked for many years for the Thomas Turner Furniture Co. of Bellows Falls.

On Dec. 29, 1945, he married Alberta (Fair) Stewart. She died on Dec. 6, 1995.

Mr. Stewart was a member of the King Solomon's Temple, Masonic Lodge in Bellows Falls.

Survivors include one daughter, Gail Stewart of Bellows Falls, and one sister, Doris Gogliormella of Bellows Falls.

He was also predeceased by two brothers, Clarence Stewart and Charles Stewart, and two sisters, Marion Stewart Burt and Iona Stewart Philbrick.

There will be no calling hours.

Masonic services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home of 55 Westminster St. in Bellows Falls followed by a funeral service by the Rev. Margaret Crane.

Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Bellows Falls.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the visiting Nurses Association, One Hospital Court, Bellows Falls, Vt. 05101. 

Niklaus Pleisch, 78
BELLOWS FALLS -Niklaus Pleisch, 73, of Riverview Apartments, died Saturday (May 31, 1997) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.
Mr. Pleisch had worked for the Swiss Railway and in farming and retired in 1985 from Flock Fiber in North Walpole.

He was a member of the Beth-El Bible Church in Surry, N.H.

Mr. Pleisch enjoyed nature, animals, gardening and walking.

He was born in Luzein, Switzerland, on June 30, 1923, the son of Christian and Fida (Putzi) Pleisch.

On Oct. 18, 1958, he married Helen Lackey in East Wallingford, Vt.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Pleisch of Bellows Falls; three sons, Henry Pleisch and Timothy Pleisch, both of Charlestown, and Norman Pleisch of Bellows Falls; five grandchildren; three brothers, Heinrick Pleisch of Klosters, Switzerland, Willie Pleisch of Peist, Switzerland, and Lieni Frick of Prutz, Switzerland; four sisters, Luzia Dight of Davos, Switzerland, Annie Winzer of Kublis, Switzerland, Nargerith Rehli of Nuienfeld, Switzerland, and Fida Thomy of Trimmis, Switzerland.

He was predeceased by One son, Stephen Pleisch in 1981.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home at 55 Westminster St. in Bellows Falls with the Rev. Stephen Button officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Bellows Falls.

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

Norman Harty, 78
BELLOWS FALLS -- Norman Cornelius Harty, 78, of Green Street, died Tuesday at Springfield Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born in Saxtons River on Jan. 22, 1919, a son of Edward Harty and Flora (McDonald) Harty.

Mr. Harty attended schools in Bellows Falls and was a 1936 graduate of John the Baptist High School in Bangor, Maine.

Mr. Harty graduated from officer candidate school at Fort Benning, Ga., in 1943 and served in Europe. While serving in Europe he was badly injured, losing his leg. After a long hospitalization, he retired from military service as a first lieutenant.

On Aug. 16, 1943, he married Geraldine Lorange. He worked for the Railway Express, F.W. Whitcomb and the U.S. Postal Service in Bellows Falls until retirement in 1985.

Mr. Harty was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the American Legion and the Veterans of E. Company.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Harty; three sons, Michael Harty and Dennis Harty, both of Bellows Falls, and Thomas Harty of Randolph, Vt.; six grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth Twining of Longmeadow, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 tonight at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home at 55 Westminster St. in Bellows Falls with the Knights of Columbus attending at 7:30 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Saint Charles Church in Bellows Falls.

Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the charity of one's choice. 

Patricia Dailey, 59
SOMERS, Conn. -- Patricia Dailey, 59, died Sunday ( June 1, 1997) at her home.
Mrs. Dailey had been a Somers resident for the past 24 years.

She was a communicant of All Saints Church.

Mrs. Dailey was a registered nurse and worked at Evergreen Health Care Center in Stafford, Conn., for six years. She served as a hospice volunteer for five years and volunteered her time for two years with the Meals on Wheels Program in Somers.

She was born in Hanover, N.H.

Survivors include four sons, Edward T. Dailey and Paul A. Dailey, both of Somers, Timothy J. Dailey of Appalachian, N.Y., and Robert M.
Dailey of Coventry, Conn.; four daughters, Mary Dailey of Watertown, S.D., Theresa Foley of Goshen, Conn., Michelle Dailey of Boulder, Colo., and Susanne Mezger of Granby, Conn.; one sister, Margaret Knoras of Springfield; seven grandchildren; and her former husband, Timothy Dailey of Stafford.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Somers Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. in All Saints Church in Somersville, Conn.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Mary's Cemetery in Springfield.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: All Saints Youth Program, in care of All Saints Church, 25 School St., Somersville, Conn. 06072; or to: Evergreen Health Care Center Chapel Fund, 205 Chestnut Hill Road, Stafford, Conn. 06076. 

Roger Cosseboom, 62
CANAAN, Maine -- Roger A.
Cosseboom, 62, died Friday (May 30, 1997) at a Waterville, Maine, hospital.

Mr. Cosseboom was employed by Bank Builders Corp. of St. Louis for 30 years as superintendent of construction.

During the Korean conflict he served in the Army.

He was born in Bristol, Conn., on Sept. 10, 1934, the son of William Henry and Lucille Kathleen (Madigan) Cosseboom.

In 1978, he married Diane Albert Pooler.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Cosseboom of Canaan; two sons, Christopher Cosseboom of Wilkesboro, N.C., and Roger A. Cosseboom of Canaan; one brother, Ralph Cosseboom of Cornish; two sisters, Brenda Mortenson and Beverly Cray, both of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be 1 held at a later date.

There will be no visiting hours.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers in his name to Cornish Fire and Rescue, Cornish Flat, N.H. 03746.

The Smart and Edwards Funeral Home of Skowhegan, Maine, is handling the arrangements. 

Rodney Harras,65
TAMWORTH, N.H. -Rodney Grey Harris, 65, died Sunday at the veterans hospital in White River Junction after a long illness.
He was born in Townshend, Vt., on June 30, 1931, a son of Guy Harris and Ella (Bratton) Harris. He had resided there until moving to Tamworth nine years ago.

Mr. Harris enjoyed reading westerns and playing cribbage.

Survivors include two daughters, Charlene Pennell of Tamworth and Roxanne Reddy of Westminster; four sisters, Thelma Neff of Derbarry, Fla., Bernice Bratton of Southerland, Ore., Charlene Libby of Napa, Calif., and June Martocci of Brattleboro, Vt.; two brothers, Derwood Harris of Townshend and Ronald Harris of East Jamaica, Vt.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one son, Rodney; four brothers, Donell, Oliver, Berrnell and Kenneth; and one sister, Theda Pike.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at G.P. Auto Salvage in Tamworth, where Mr. Harris enjoyed spending time with his firends. The Rev. Richard Russell will officiate. 

Robert Wyman, 65
ORFORD, N.H. -- Robert Wyman, 65, a longtime Orford resident, died Tuesday at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
He was born in Newark, N.J., on July 15, 1931, a son of Joseph and Margaret Wyman.

He received his education in Newark.

On Aug. 29, 1953, he married Florence Plazzo in South Orange, N.J. He was a laboratory technician and worked for companies in New Jersey.

Mr. Wyman moved to Orford in 1956 to work for Johnson & Johnson Co. in its talc facility in Brownsville until 1981, when he began working for Plymouth Rochester Shoe Tree Co. in Ashland N.H., developing wax products for shoes. He retired last year.

He was a charter member of the North Country Hounds Club in Lyme, N.H., and he enjoyed fox hunting. He loved to care for his five horses and two dogs.

Survivors include his wife, Florence Wyman of Orford; a daughter, Suzette Fegan of Plainfield; and three granddaughters.

At his request, there will be The Hale Funeral Home of Bradford, Vt., is handling the arrangements. 

Susan Emery, 35
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. -Susan E. Emery, 35, died Saturday (May 31, 1997) at her home.
Miss Emery had been a Florida resident since 1971 and previously resided in Lebanon, N.H.

She was a nurse's aide.

Miss Emery was a member of the Pinellas Park Baptist Temple.

She was born in Lebanon on July 8, 1961, the daughter of Clyde H. and Mary (McDow) Emery Sr.

Miss Emery was a graduate of Tarpon Springs High School in Tarpon Springs, Fla., and attended St. Petersburg Junior College in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Survivors include her father, Clyde H. Emery Sr. of Pinellas Park; six brothers, Clyde Emery Jr. of Largo, Fla., Bernard Emery of Jacksonville, Fla., Forest Emery of Zephyrhills, Fla., Michael Emery of Guild, Dennis Emery and Scott Emery, both of Pinellas; and one sister, Linda Bouchard of Jacksonville.

She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Emery.

A funeral service was scheduled at 4 p.m. today in the Pinellas Park Baptist Temple.

There were no visiting hours.

The E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home & Cremation Services in St. Petersburg is in charge of arrangements. 

Thelma Carpenter, 85
WASHINGTON, Vt. -Thelma Mae Carpenter, 85, died Saturday (May 31, 1997) at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. She had lived there since 1991.
Miss Carpenter had cared for her invalid mother until her death in 1945, and for a few years worked at the Gill Home in Ludlow and as a camp cook in Springfield.

She returned to Washington, helping her father with the family farm and served as assistant town clerk. She also represented her town in the Legislature from 1961-64.

In 1968, she was elected town clerk and treasurer, a role that she served until her retirement in 1983, making it a total of 43 years of public service to the town.

Miss Carpenter was an active member of the Washington Baptist Church and later the Independent Gospel Church on Chelsea West Hill in Chelsea, Vt.

She was born in Washington on Nov. 1, 1911, the daughter of Delmar E. and Irene (Flint) Carpenter.

Miss Carpenter attended school in Washington and Spaulding High School in Barre, Vt.

Survivors include several cousins.

She was predeceased by one brother, Lindol H. Carpenter, who died in infancy in 1919.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Washington Baptist Church with the Rev. Albert P. Collins, pastor of the Websterville Baptist Church, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Terry W. Dorsett, pastor of the Washington Baptist Church.

Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Washington.

There will be no visiting hours.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Boardway and Cilley Funeral Home of Chelsea. 

Theresa Doucet, 92
CLAREMONT -- Theresa R.
"Tessie" Doucet, 92, formerly of Central Street, died Saturday (May 31, 1997) at the Sullivan County Nursing Home in Unity after a long illness.

She had been a Claremont resident for 84 years.

Miss Doucet had been employed at Joy Manufacturing for six years and for a short time at the Sylvania Plant in Hillsboro.

Miss Doucet was a communicant of St. Mary Church.

She was born in Marlborough, N.H., on Dec. 5, 1904, the daughter of Henry and Rosa (Melancon) Doucet.

Survivors include several cousins.

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

Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Sullivan County Nursing Home, Alzheimer's Unit, RR 1, Box 392, Claremont, N.H. 03743. 

Weldon Barton, 78
NEWPORT -- Weldon E.
Barton, 78, of Roseland Road, died Friday (May 30, 1997) at his home.

He had been a Newport resident for the past 14 years.

He was employed as a carpenter with the Carpenter's Union No. 210 in Stratford, Conn.

Mr. Barton was a member of the Connecticut Genealogy Society in West Hartford, Conn.

During World War II, he served in the Canadian Army from 1941 to 1946 in the European Theater.

Mr. Barton enjoyed visiting with friends and family.

He was born in Coal Creek, New Brunswick, Canada, on Jan. 18, 1919, the son of Albert and Amy (Jenkins) Barton.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Ella (Gilmore) Barton; one daughter, Gladys Lazurek of Seymour, Conn.; three brothers, Arnold Barton and Harold Barton, both of Chipman, N.B., and Robert Barton of Tracy, N.B.; three sisters, Ida Clark of Chipman, N.B., Bertha Coughlin of St. John, N.B., and Ruby Estey of Toronto, Ontario; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by four brothers, Walter Barton, Sydney Barton, Harvey Barton and Stanley Barton, and one sister, Pearl Woodcock.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the York Funeral Home, 362 Broodside Drive in Fredrickton, New Brunswick.

Visiting will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in New Brunswick.

A memorial service will be held locally at a later date to be announced.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lake Sunapee Visiting Nurse Association, P.O. Box 2209, New London, N.H. 03257.

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

William King, 81
CHARLESTOWN -- William Henry King, 81, of Eaton Street, died Saturday (May 31, 1997) at Springfield Hospital in Springfield after a brief illness.
He had been a Charlestown resident for 42 years.

Mr. King retired from the Fellows Gear Shaper Co. in Springfield after 20 years as a tool grinder and was formerly employed by the Vermont State Prison in Windsor for eight years. He also worked part time as a printer for the Daily Eagle and was associated with various dance bands in Vermont, New York, Florida and New Hampshire.

He was a member of the Charlestown Congregational Church.

During World War II, he served in the European Theatre and in the Korean Conflict in the Army.

Mr. King was a life member of the Claremont Post No. 20 Disabled American Veterans, the Charlestown Post No. 8497 Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Charlestown Post No. 53 American Legion.

He was born in Brandon, Vt., on Jan. 31, 1916, the son of William G. and Grace E. (Fuller) King.

Mr. King received his education in Brandon and Proctor, Vt., schools, graduating from Proctor High School in 1934 and Rutland (Vt.) Business College in 1935.

On May 6, 1950, he married Ruth (Belden) Keeler in Brandon.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Keeler King of Charlestown; one daughter, Kallie A. Knight of Charlestown; one stepson, Edward Keeler of Phoenix, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.

He was predeceased by one stepdaughter, Joyce Keeler Genier-Smith on Jan. 27, 1979.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Charlestown Congregational Church with the Rev. Mary Elizabeth Seals, pastor of the Claremont First Congregational Church, officiating.

Interment will be at 2 p.m.

Thursday in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon.

There will be a time of fellowship after the church services in the Pine Room of the church.

Memorial donations may be made to: Charlestown Congregational Church, P.O. Box E, Charlestown, N.H. 03603; or to: Charlestown Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 369, Charlestown, N.H. 03603.

The Stringers' Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements.


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