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Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is the largest provider of funeral services in New Hampshire. Phaneuf Funeral Home has been serving the public since 1906 and is one of the oldest continually-owned family funeral homes in the state. Please visit our website at www.phaneuf.net to learn more.

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Our Obituaries

Joan H. Shimer

November 20, 1927 - August 7, 2019

Joan Hersey Carr Shimer November 29th, 1927 August 7, 2019 Joan was born the eldest of three children to Robert and Jean Hersey of Spuyten Duyvel, New York. She attended high school at the Putney School and Riverdale Country Day, graduating from Mills College with a BA in Dance, Drama, and Music. She lived in numerous places, including San Francisco, San Rafael, and Cupertino,...
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Nancy Ellen Yeaw

July 4, 1933 - August 6, 2019

Nancy E. Yeaw of Guilford, Vermont passed away unexpectedly on August 6, 2019 in her home. She was 86. She was born on the 4th of July 1933 in Fair Haven, VT to her parents Joseph Francis Topa and Hilda Nichols (Ketchum) Topa. Nancy proudly referred to her father Joe, as the son of a polish immigrant who came to America on a boat. Nancy attended and graduated Keene High School in NH. As a...
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Edward J. Taylor, Sr.

April 17, 1944 - August 3, 2019


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Robert J. Hescock

May 11, 1977 - June 17, 2019

Robert "Bob" J. Hescock, 42, of Wardsboro, VT, son of Lissa (Holman) and James Hescock, left us suddenly on June 17, 2019. Bob was born in Townshend, VT on May 11, 1977. During his high school days, he met his wife of 19 ½ years, Angela Kehoe. Throughout their high school career, she watched and cheered him on while playing sports, and later playing on an adult soft ball league. He attended...
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Kathleen Cass Bradbury

April 9, 1949 - May 11, 2019

Cass was born in Dearborn Michigan. She attended high school in Aurora Ohio and attended Kent State University in Ohio. After college she moved East to New Hampshire and eventually Vermont where she lived out the rest of her days, happily in Brattleboro. Cass passed peacefully in the home of her very dearest friends, Linda and Dean Hamilton of Brattleboro. Cass is survived by her brother David...
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Leo H. Barrows, Jr.

August 7, 1947 - April 25, 2019

Leo Henry Barrows, Jr, age 71, unexpectedly passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. He was born on August 7, 1947 in Windsor, VT and was the eldest son of Leo Henry Barrows, Sr. and Ruth I (Simonds) Barrows. He was the husband of Martha Donahue and widower of Carol L (Kalinen) Barrows. Leo graduated from Black River High School, class of...
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Carol Hoyt

December 20, 1939 - April 19, 2019


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Wilma E. Smith

April 13, 1925 - April 3, 2019

Wilma Egle Smith of Brattleboro, Vermont passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 3rd, 2019 after a period of declining health. Wilma was born April 13th, 1925 to parents John and Alma Egle of Nantucket, Massachusetts. She graduated from Nantucket High School in 1943. Wilma "Billie" married the late Robert Royal Smith in 1946. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Smith Tuite and Cheryl...
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Carter Van Iderstine

May 2, 1956 - March 27, 2019

It is with sadness that the family of Carter Van Iderstine announces his passing on March 27, 2019, following an illness. Carter was born in Brattleboro on May 2, 1956, to Mary (Anderson) Van Iderstine and Peter Havens Van Iderstine. When Carter was seven, the family moved from Brattleboro to the former Baxter farm in Newfane. There, he and his friends and siblings spent many hours running...
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Shauna J. Wall

July 1, 1977 - February 27, 2019

Shauna Jeanne Wall, 41, of Putney, Vermont passed away on Wednesday, February 27th in her home, surrounded by her children and loved ones. Shauna was born in Concord, MA on July 1, 1977, the daughter of Mary Neville-Wall and Stephen Wall. Shauna called Massachusetts her home throughout her youth, living in Salem and eventually moving to Warwick/Northfield where she was graduated from Pioneer...
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Robyn Lynn Dunham

November 22, 1983 - February 27, 2019

Robyn Lynn Dunham passed peacefully Wed February 27 2019 at home after a long illness. She is survived by Her husband of 17 years Jeremy Dunham and her 3 beautiful boys who were her entire world Connor, Dakota,and Bayley Dunham. Also survived by Her Mother Caroline Smith and Her stepfather John West of Winchester NH Her siblings Kyrie Davison, Casey Smith ,Logan West and step sister Ashley...
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Daniel "Dan" Varilly

May 26, 1963 - February 17, 2019

Daniel " Dan" Varilly, 55, of Brattleboro, VT passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital on February 17th, 2019. He was born on May 26th, 1963 in Turners Falls, MA. He was the son of James Varilly Sr and Patricia (Creek) Varilly. He was a graduate of the Greenfield High School in 1981, and in 2005 he met his soulmate Ann (Chase) Varilly who survives him. He was an avid Boston...
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Joseph Schlembach

February 23, 1946 - January 1, 2019

Joe Schlembach of Hinsdale, N.H. passed away on Tuesday, January 1st, 2019. He was born on February 23, 1946 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Joseph and Anna Mae (Zinmeister) Schlembach. Joe and his family resided in Queens, NY where he later enlisted in the United States Army on January 18th, 1966, and served 2 years leaving with an honorable discharge and the rank of SP4 in January of 1968. ...
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Clara May Stone

May 26, 1929 - November 26, 2018

Clara was born to Dwight A. and Ruth (Murden) Monson on May 26 1929 in New Haven Connecticut. At age 8 Clara became the adopted daughter of her beloved "Nana", Lillie Fortes. At 21, Clara dedicated her life to the Bahia faith and taught the faith till the end of her life in both words and deeds. Clara married Oscar Stone in 1959 and had two children, Stephen Stone of Connecticut and Lynna...
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William R. Peeso

October 28, 1952 - November 3, 2018

William R. Peeso of Brattleboro, VT. Passed away on November 3, 2018 from medical reasons. William was born on October 28, 1952 in Bellows Falls, VT. To Francis and Ralph Peeso. He attended school in Bellows Fall and was employed at Cersosimo Lumber Co. in Vernon VT. for many years. William was a private person but loved to hunt and fish. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Mary,...
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Theresa M. Shaw

October 16, 2018

Theresa M. Shaw of Greenfield, MA, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018. She was born in Winchester, NH to the late Stanislaus and Angeline (Minatt) Wasieleski. She attended and graduated from Thayer High School. Theresa belonged to the Women's Club, the American Legion Auxiliary in Winchester, NH, and volunteered her time to helping cats in the community. She is...
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Margaret Hunter

May 4, 1925 - October 6, 2018

Margaret J. Hunter passed away at on home Saturday October 6, 2018. She was born on the family farm in Guilford in May of 1925, the daughter of Arthur Wilson Jennison and Helen Betsy Howe Jennison. She attended Higley School, a one-room schoolhouse, graduating in 1940. In 1944 she graduated from Brattleboro Union High School. She worked for American Optical Company until old enough to join the...
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Donald E. Powers

June 23, 1943 - September 26, 2018

Donald Everett Powers, 75, of East Dummerston VT passed away peacefully on September 26, 2018 at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care, Dartmouth-Hitchcock with his daughters by his side. He was born on June 23, 1943 the 8th child of Leon and Gertrude (Johnson) Powers of Vernon Vermont. On October 13, 1962, he married the love of his life, Kathleen Rose Boyd and had 4 daughters...
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Wilma B. Higgins

October 18, 1926 - August 26, 2018

Wilma Beth (Higley) Higgins, age 91, died on August 26, 2018 at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, NH. She was born October 18, 1926 in Guilford, Vermont, youngest daughter of William Elliot Higley and Bessie Elida (Davis) Higley. She was predeceased by her parents, her brothers Harry Mervin Higley and Herbert William Higley, her half-brother George E. Higley, her half-sisters Lucy Isabel Higley and...
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Paula L. Ryan

December 14, 1931 - August 14, 2018

Paula L. Ryan, 86, devoted and loving mother and grandmother, died in Hinsdale, NH on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Paula had deep roots in New England; she was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts on December 14, 1931 and had the lovely, lilting accent–particular vowels and dropped "r"s–to prove it. It was there, in third grade, where she met her life-long, best friend Norma Judson, whom she will...
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Ernest Ernie Leonard

July 15, 1929 - July 20, 2018

On Friday, July 20, 2018, Ernie Leonard, passed away. Ernie was 89 years old and is survived by his loving wife and devoted caring partner of 63 years, Shirley Colby Leonard. Ernie was born in Pelham, NH, in the home of Earl and Rose Leonard. He worked in his 20's on the Colby brother's farm in Litchfield, NH. Where he met Shirley Colby, they married in 1955 at the Litchfield community church....
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Paul E Carlisle

September 19, 1933 - May 19, 2018


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Patricia L Williams

November 4, 1942 - April 23, 2018


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Andrew Brian Louis Hale

May 17, 2005 - March 12, 2018

Andrew Brian Louis Hale, 12 of Brattleboro, died at home unexpectedly on Monday, March 12, 2018. Andrew was born in Brattleboro, Vermont on May 17, 2005, the son of Justin L. Hale and Crystal M. Willard. He attended Guilford Central School, followed by the Green Street School and was currently attending Brattleboro Area Middle School. He enjoyed basketball, football, bowling, and skateboarding...
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Merrill R. Yeaw

September 4, 1941 - March 5, 2018

Merrill R. Yeaw, 76, of West Chesterfield, NH, died unexpectedly at his home Monday. He was born on September 4, 1941 in Brattleboro, son of Warren and Eva (Cooke) Yeaw, and was a graduate of Brattleboro High School with the class of 1960. A veteran of the United States Army, Merrill served three years and had been stationed in France. His wife of 36 years, Linda L. (Ashworth) Yeaw, died in 2001....
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Stanley Thomas

July 9, 1944 - February 20, 2018

Stanley Thomas passed away on February 20, 2018. Funeral Home Services for Stanley are being provided by Ker Westerlund Funeral Home of Brattleboro, VT.
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Douglas D. Bailey, Sr.

November 26, 1920 - February 14, 2018

Douglas D. Bailey Sr., age 97, from Wardsboro, VT passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 14th, 2018 at Vernon Green Nursing Home. Doug was born November 26th, 1920 in Suffield, CT to George D. Bailey and Florence (Birge). He graduated from Agawam High School and later married Anita Amor of Barre, VT in 1942. They had four children together; Lorna, Douglas Jr., Calle (Paula) and Carol....
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Josephine (Young) Lee

September 4, 1923 - February 2, 2018

Josephine Y. Lea passed away on February 2, 018 at the age of 94. She was the daughter of Charles and Mildred (Sweet) Young of East Corinth, VT. Josephine graduated high school from the Bradford Academy. She earned her nursing degree as a Registered Nurse from Mary Hitchcock School of Nursing. She married Robert K. Lea and the lived in Brattleboro all of their adult lives. Josephine was employed...
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Carol Guilford

September 13, 1945 - February 1, 2018

Carol Guilford passed away on February 01, 2018 at the age of 72. Funeral Home Services for Carol are being provided by Ker Westerlund Funeral Home of Brattleboro, VT.
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Mamie Louise Doleszny

June 7, 1931 - January 28, 2018

Mamie Louise Doleszny 86, of Brattleboro Vt. Passed away peacefully on January 28, 2018. She was born in Brandon Vermont on June 7, 1931. She was predeceased by her husband Mike Sr. and son Tony. She is survived by her daughter Maria Peters of West Brattleboro, two sons, John of Brattleboro and Mike Jr. of Guilford, and a brother Howard Peer of New York. She was blessed with 9 grandchildren and...
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Barbara Merritt

July 19, 1929 - December 27, 2017

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Barbara Merritt

July 19, 1929 - December 27, 2017

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Eileen Joyce Trowbridge

April 24, 1946 - November 29, 2017

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Eileen Joyce Trowbridge

April 24, 1946 - November 29, 2017

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Marie Evelyn Lee

January 3, 1934 - November 28, 2017

Marie Evelyn Sprague Lee, of Seminole, FL / Guilford, VT, succumbed to a brief illness on the afternoon November 28th surrounded by her family at her daughter's home in Guilford, VT . Born to Leroy and Jane (Duplissia) Sprague on 1/3/1934, she was the youngest of 21 children.Her marriage to Erwin Lee of Guilford took place on 2/14/1953 and they were blessed with only 4 children; Barbara of...
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Colleen Elizabeth McCloskey-Meyer

May 14, 1990 - November 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Colleen Elizabeth McCloskey-Meyer

May 14, 1990 - November 28, 2017

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Marie Evelyn Lee

January 3, 1934 - November 28, 2017

Marie Evelyn Sprague Lee, of Seminole, FL / Guilford, VT, succumbed to a brief illness on the afternoon November 28th surrounded by her family at her daughter's home in Guilford, VT . Born to Leroy and Jane (Duplissia) Sprague on 1/3/1934, she was the youngest of 21 children.Her marriage to Erwin Lee of Guilford took place on 2/14/1953 and they were blessed with only 4 children; Barbara of...
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Philip Henry Welker

April 12, 1931 - November 25, 2017

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Philip Henry Welker

April 12, 1931 - November 25, 2017

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Robert Burton Chamberlin

April 18, 1937 - November 2, 2017

Robert B. Chamberlin, 80 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on November 2, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Northfield, VT on April 18, 1937; the son of the late Burton and Bernice (Bailey) Chamberlin. Robert was educated in the Northfield school system. He worked as a fork lift driver for many years at Cersosimo Lumber Company until his retirement. He is predeceased by his wife, Mildred ...
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Robert Burton Chamberlin

April 18, 1937 - November 2, 2017

Robert B. Chamberlin, 80 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on November 2, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Northfield, VT on April 18, 1937; the son of the late Burton and Bernice (Bailey) Chamberlin. Robert was educated in the Northfield school system. He worked as a fork lift driver for many years at Cersosimo Lumber Company until his retirement. He is predeceased by his wife, Mildred ...
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Adrienne Rae Lamb

April 24, 1949 - October 12, 2017

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Adrienne Rae Lamb

April 24, 1949 - October 12, 2017

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Olive Marguerite DeMartine

April 25, 1919 - October 7, 2017

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Olive Marguerite DeMartine

April 25, 1919 - October 7, 2017

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Dorothy Wright Bush

January 31, 1921 - October 6, 2017

Dorothy "Dot" Helen Wright Bush, 96 of Townshend, VT died peacefully Friday morning, October 6, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home. She was born in Townshend on January 31, 1921 to Arthur and Emma (Parker) Wright. Mrs. Bush was raised in Grafton, VT and graduated from Leland and Gray High School in 1938. She went on to attend Vermont College, graduating in 1940 with a degree in Hotel Management...
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Dorothy Wright Bush

January 31, 1921 - October 6, 2017

Dorothy "Dot" Helen Wright Bush, 96 of Townshend, VT died peacefully Friday morning, October 6, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home. She was born in Townshend on January 31, 1921 to Arthur and Emma (Parker) Wright. Mrs. Bush was raised in Grafton, VT and graduated from Leland and Gray High School in 1938. She went on to attend Vermont College, graduating in 1940 with a degree in Hotel Management...
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Jane MacDonald Nam

December 27, 1929 - October 5, 2017

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Jane MacDonald Nam

December 27, 1929 - October 5, 2017

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Karson Louise Weaver

April 17, 1947 - October 3, 2017

Karson "Corky" L. Weaver, 70 of Dummerston, Vermont, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 17, 1947; the daughter of the late Cleon and Matilda (Carson) Cady. Corky relocated to VT 2 ½ years ago to be with her daughter, previously residing in Sarasota, FL. There, she was employed as a Real Estate Agent....
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Karson Louise Weaver

April 17, 1947 - October 3, 2017

Karson "Corky" L. Weaver, 70 of Dummerston, Vermont, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 17, 1947; the daughter of the late Cleon and Matilda (Carson) Cady. Corky relocated to VT 2 ½ years ago to be with her daughter, previously residing in Sarasota, FL. There, she was employed as a Real Estate Agent....
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Joanne Bernice Richstone

January 25, 1927 - September 30, 2017

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Joanne Bernice Richstone

January 25, 1927 - September 30, 2017

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Charles George Blake

February 20, 1936 - September 24, 2017

Charles G. Blake, 81 passed away on September 24, 2017 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Born in Gardner, MA on February 20, 1936; the son of the late Charles and Helen M. (Bosworth) Blake. Charles was a lifelong Brattleboro resident. He enjoyed spending time with his children and doing crossword puzzles. He is survived by a two sons, Charles Blake of Bellows Falls and Norman...
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Charles George Blake

February 20, 1936 - September 24, 2017

Charles G. Blake, 81 passed away on September 24, 2017 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Born in Gardner, MA on February 20, 1936; the son of the late Charles and Helen M. (Bosworth) Blake. Charles was a lifelong Brattleboro resident. He enjoyed spending time with his children and doing crossword puzzles. He is survived by a two sons, Charles Blake of Bellows Falls and Norman...
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Gary Raymond Barton

June 3, 1957 - September 18, 2017

Gary R. Barton, 60 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in Springfield, MA on June, 3 1957; the son of the late Raymond and Bernice (Vielleux) Barton. Gary graduated from Brattleboro Union High School. He was employed in construction for Tim Severance Builder. Gary loved hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and cooking, everyone...
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Ruth Agnes Wood

March 26, 1926 - September 18, 2017

Ruth A. Wood, 91 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Brattleboro on March 26, 1926; the daughter of the late Dwight H. and Fannie (Prouty) Doyle. Ruth was a lifelong Brattleboro resident, residing on Hayes Court, and Garfield Drive for many years. She was educated in the local school system, graduating from Brattleboro...
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Ruth Agnes Wood

March 26, 1926 - September 18, 2017

Ruth A. Wood, 91 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Brattleboro on March 26, 1926; the daughter of the late Dwight H. and Fannie (Prouty) Doyle. Ruth was a lifelong Brattleboro resident, residing on Hayes Court, and Garfield Drive for many years. She was educated in the local school system, graduating from Brattleboro...
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Gary Raymond Barton

June 3, 1957 - September 18, 2017

Gary R. Barton, 60 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in Springfield, MA on June, 3 1957; the son of the late Raymond and Bernice (Vielleux) Barton. Gary graduated from Brattleboro Union High School. He was employed in construction for Tim Severance Builder. Gary loved hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and cooking, everyone...
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Kathleen Gunther

November 18, 1921 - September 15, 2017

Kathleen "Kay" H. Gunther, 95 of Grafton, VT passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Pine Heights Nursing Home in Brattleboro, VT. She was born on November 8, 1921 in Baltimore, MD; the daughter of the late Frank H. and Mary (Robinson) Gunther. Kay has been a Grafton resident for over 25 years. She was employed as a Realtor until her retirement. She was an avid bridge player and a member of...
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Carol Sue Powers

December 19, 1941 - September 15, 2017

Carol S. Powers, 75 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 19, 1941 in Lyndon Center, VT; the daughter of the late William F. and Gertrude (Batchleder) Powers. Carol was educated at the Austin School in Brattleboro and later at the Lyndon Institute. She has been a Brattleboro resident since 1992. She enjoyed doing...
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Carol Sue Powers

December 19, 1941 - September 15, 2017

Carol S. Powers, 75 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 19, 1941 in Lyndon Center, VT; the daughter of the late William F. and Gertrude (Batchleder) Powers. Carol was educated at the Austin School in Brattleboro and later at the Lyndon Institute. She has been a Brattleboro resident since 1992. She enjoyed doing...
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Kathleen Gunther

November 18, 1921 - September 15, 2017

Kathleen "Kay" H. Gunther, 95 of Grafton, VT passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Pine Heights Nursing Home in Brattleboro, VT. She was born on November 8, 1921 in Baltimore, MD; the daughter of the late Frank H. and Mary (Robinson) Gunther. Kay has been a Grafton resident for over 25 years. She was employed as a Realtor until her retirement. She was an avid bridge player and a member of...
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Roy Murel Putnam

March 8, 1937 - September 9, 2017

Roy M. Putnam, 80 of Elliot St., Brattleboro, VT died on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Pine Heights Nursing Home. He was born in Andover, VT on March 8, 1937; the son of the late Archie G. and Mary H. Putnam of W. Brattleboro. Mr. Putnam attended the Brattleboro school system. He was married to Alice Viens, whom later divorced. Alice predeceased him on August 12, 2010. He is survived by a sister...
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Roy Murel Putnam

March 8, 1937 - September 9, 2017

Roy M. Putnam, 80 of Elliot St., Brattleboro, VT died on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Pine Heights Nursing Home. He was born in Andover, VT on March 8, 1937; the son of the late Archie G. and Mary H. Putnam of W. Brattleboro. Mr. Putnam attended the Brattleboro school system. He was married to Alice Viens, whom later divorced. Alice predeceased him on August 12, 2010. He is survived by a sister...
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Sherwin St. Clair Grannum

February 7, 1925 - September 8, 2017

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Sherwin St. Clair Grannum

February 7, 1925 - September 8, 2017

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Joan M. Waite

January 13, 1941 - September 2, 2017

Joan M. (Burrington) Waite, 76 of Westmoreland, NH passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She is the wife of Millard Waite, Jr. Services will be private. The KER-WESTERLUND FUNERAL HOME, Brattleboro, VT is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice at HCS, PO Box 564, Keene NH 03431.
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Joan M. Waite

January 13, 1941 - September 2, 2017

Joan M. (Burrington) Waite, 76 of Westmoreland, NH passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She is the wife of Millard Waite, Jr. Services will be private. The KER-WESTERLUND FUNERAL HOME, Brattleboro, VT is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice at HCS, PO Box 564, Keene NH 03431.
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Margaret Green Torrey

March 15, 1928 - August 19, 2017

Margaret Green Torrey died peacefully in her home in Putney, Vermont on August 19, 2017 at the age of 89, following a brief period of illness.Margot was born on March 15, 1928 in Hartford, Connecticut to Chandler and Margaret Hitchcock Green. Reflecting on her childhood, she fondly recalled playing in the stream behind her house in then- rural West Harford, raising both poodles and goats, and...
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Margaret Green Torrey

March 15, 1928 - August 19, 2017

Margaret Green Torrey died peacefully in her home in Putney, Vermont on August 19, 2017 at the age of 89, following a brief period of illness.Margot was born on March 15, 1928 in Hartford, Connecticut to Chandler and Margaret Hitchcock Green. Reflecting on her childhood, she fondly recalled playing in the stream behind her house in then- rural West Harford, raising both poodles and goats, and...
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Lynn Beuth Matera

October 11, 1930 - August 11, 2017

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Lynn Beuth Matera

October 11, 1930 - August 11, 2017

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Nancy A.J. Buehler

December 21, 1934 - July 31, 2017

Nancy Buehler of Boston died on July 31st at her daughter's home in Vernon, VT after a long battle with lung cancer. Nancy, daughter of Anne and Eduardo Gonzalez of Jaronu Cuba, and sister to June, Eduardo, and Billy, graduated from Simmons College in 1956 and lived in Wellesley Hills, before moving to Boston. She worked for the English Speaking Union, Data Education, Woman's World and was a...
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Nancy A.J. Buehler

December 21, 1934 - July 31, 2017

Nancy Buehler of Boston died on July 31st at her daughter's home in Vernon, VT after a long battle with lung cancer. Nancy, daughter of Anne and Eduardo Gonzalez of Jaronu Cuba, and sister to June, Eduardo, and Billy, graduated from Simmons College in 1956 and lived in Wellesley Hills, before moving to Boston. She worked for the English Speaking Union, Data Education, Woman's World and was a...
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Helen T. Thomas

May 18, 1946 - July 28, 2017

Helen T. Thomas, 71 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, July 29, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Brattleboro on May 18, 1946; the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (McDonald) Taraska. Helen was educated in the Brattleboro school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1964. She then went on to attend the Beauty Academy in Burlington, VT. She was...
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Helen T. Thomas

May 18, 1946 - July 28, 2017

Helen T. Thomas, 71 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, July 29, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Brattleboro on May 18, 1946; the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (McDonald) Taraska. Helen was educated in the Brattleboro school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1964. She then went on to attend the Beauty Academy in Burlington, VT. She was...
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Diane Edith Gold

June 23, 1953 - July 23, 2017

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Gloria Helen Priest

February 26, 1932 - July 23, 2017

Gloria H. Priest, 85 of Putney, VT passed away on July 23, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Putney on February 26, 1932; the daughter of the late Berton M. and Edna (Morse) Holway. Gloria spent most of her life in Putney. She was educated in the Putney, VT and Northampton, MA school systems. She worked as a caregiver for several families. Gloria was a master crafter and...
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Gloria Helen Priest

February 26, 1932 - July 23, 2017

Gloria H. Priest, 85 of Putney, VT passed away on July 23, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Putney on February 26, 1932; the daughter of the late Berton M. and Edna (Morse) Holway. Gloria spent most of her life in Putney. She was educated in the Putney, VT and Northampton, MA school systems. She worked as a caregiver for several families. Gloria was a master crafter and...
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Diane Edith Gold

June 23, 1953 - July 23, 2017

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Elizabeth Julia Gilson

December 18, 1922 - July 21, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Gilson, 94 of E. Dummerston, VT passed away on July 21, 2017 at the home of her daughter with whom she resided. She was born in Rockingham, VT on December 18, 1922; the daughter of the late Albet O. and Mabel (Nichols) Barnes. Betty was a lifelong area resident and attended the local school systems. She grew up on the family farm in Westminister West. Betty was very proud of her...
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Elizabeth Julia Gilson

December 18, 1922 - July 21, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Gilson, 94 of E. Dummerston, VT passed away on July 21, 2017 at the home of her daughter with whom she resided. She was born in Rockingham, VT on December 18, 1922; the daughter of the late Albet O. and Mabel (Nichols) Barnes. Betty was a lifelong area resident and attended the local school systems. She grew up on the family farm in Westminister West. Betty was very proud of her...
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Arabelle Claire Dix

February 23, 1920 - July 13, 2017

Arabelle C. Dix, 97 of Vernon, VT passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home in Vernon, VT. She was born in Bellows Falls, VT on February 23, 1920; the daughter of the late Clifford N. and Mae (Reed) Hill. Arabelle was a lifelong area resident. She was educated in the Bellows Falls school system, graduating from Bellows Falls High School, Class of 1940. She was employed...
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Arabelle Claire Dix

February 23, 1920 - July 13, 2017

Arabelle C. Dix, 97 of Vernon, VT passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home in Vernon, VT. She was born in Bellows Falls, VT on February 23, 1920; the daughter of the late Clifford N. and Mae (Reed) Hill. Arabelle was a lifelong area resident. She was educated in the Bellows Falls school system, graduating from Bellows Falls High School, Class of 1940. She was employed...
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Orman A. Holden

June 2, 1934 - July 6, 2017

Orman A. Holden of Brattleboro, VT passed away on July 6, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital after a long term illness. He was born on June 2, 1934.He attended Norwich University and graduated as 2nd Lieutenant in 1956. He married Lillia (Ginger) Stowell of Bellows Falls in 1958. In 1958 he started working for Joseph Kestnor as a consulting engineer working on water and sewer projects in...
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Mallory Oldroyd Lake

May 21, 1950 - July 6, 2017

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Mallory Oldroyd Lake

May 21, 1950 - July 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Orman A. Holden

June 2, 1934 - July 6, 2017

Orman A. Holden of Brattleboro, VT passed away on July 6, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital after a long term illness. He was born on June 2, 1934.He attended Norwich University and graduated as 2nd Lieutenant in 1956. He married Lillia (Ginger) Stowell of Bellows Falls in 1958. In 1958 he started working for Joseph Kestnor as a consulting engineer working on water and sewer projects in...
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Lucy Putnam Howard

February 2, 1938 - July 4, 2017

Lucy P. Howard, 79 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Greenfield, MA on February 2, 1938; the daughter of the late Ernest and Julia (Millington) Putnam. Lucy was a lifelong area resident. She was employed as a Waitress at the Putney Inn until her retirement. She enjoyed doing crosswords, going to the beach, traveling; especially to Nantucket...
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Lucy Putnam Howard

February 2, 1938 - July 4, 2017

Lucy P. Howard, 79 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Greenfield, MA on February 2, 1938; the daughter of the late Ernest and Julia (Millington) Putnam. Lucy was a lifelong area resident. She was employed as a Waitress at the Putney Inn until her retirement. She enjoyed doing crosswords, going to the beach, traveling; especially to Nantucket...
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Arlayne Edgewood Pierce

May 26, 1934 - July 1, 2017

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Arlayne Edgewood Pierce

May 26, 1934 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Mayolyn Laura Elolyn Arsenault

November 21, 1922 - June 16, 2017

Mayolyn L. (Winter) (Smith) Arsenault, 94 of Swanzey, NH formerly of Vernon, VT passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Spofford, NH on November 21, 1922; the daughter of the late Herman F. and Mayolyn (Farnham) Winter. She was educated in the area school system. Mrs. Arsenault married the late Norman H. Smith, Sr. on Dec. 27, 1938; together they had seven...
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Mayolyn Laura Elolyn Arsenault

November 21, 1922 - June 16, 2017

Mayolyn L. (Winter) (Smith) Arsenault, 94 of Swanzey, NH formerly of Vernon, VT passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Spofford, NH on November 21, 1922; the daughter of the late Herman F. and Mayolyn (Farnham) Winter. She was educated in the area school system. Mrs. Arsenault married the late Norman H. Smith, Sr. on Dec. 27, 1938; together they had seven...
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Laura Elizabeth Bolster

November 21, 1963 - June 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Laura Elizabeth Bolster

November 21, 1963 - June 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Lee Edson Merrill

March 15, 1949 - June 6, 2017

Lee E. Merrill, 68 of Brattleboro passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Genesis Lebanon Center in Lebanon, NH. He was born in Brattleboro, VT on March 15 1949; the son of the late Henry E. and Marjorie Bandlow Merrill. Lee was a lifelong Brattleboro resident. He was educated in the Brattleboro school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1967. He then went on to earn his...
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Robin Jean Jones

April 8, 1945 - June 6, 2017

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