Joseph A. Dion

Walpole, N.H. — Joseph A. Dion, 75, formerly of South Woodstock, Vermont, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

Joe was born on May 2, 1938, in Attleborough, Mass. the son of Joseph W. and Margaret (Voikos) Dion.

Joe graduated from Attleborough High School in 1956 and the University of Maine in 1960 phi Beta Cappa and a member of Theta Chi.

Joe’s career began at L.G. Balfour Company in New York. Moving to Vermont in 1972, Joe continued his professional life with his own company, Vermont Associated Brokers, and with the Ford Insurance Company both of Woodstock, Vt. Joe and Peggy moved to Walpole in 2002.

Joe was involved in Town and Community organizations and Governance in both Woodstock and Walpole. In addition to his other involvements he was a dedicated and involved Mason, member of the Eastern Star, the American Legion Ora E Paul Post # 24 in Woodstock, and the Walpole Grange. Joe enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Joe is survived by his wife of 50 years, Peggy; his two children, Beth Hoffman and Joseph A. Dion; and his three grandchildren, Michael and Grace Hoffman and Matthew Dion.

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday evening, Nov. 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. at our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Woodstock followed by burial in the Methodist Cemetery in South Woodstock.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. Condolences may be offered by visiting